Monday, September 24, 2018

[email protected] is finally on its way to the West End & now we know who is joining #SharonDClarke on the journey to the @ThePlayhouseLDN

Following sell-out seasons at Chichester and Hampstead, Jeanine Tesori & Tony Kushner’s celebrated musical will run at London’s Playhouse Theatre from 20 November 2018 to 9 February 2019…

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Prize night: @lesmisofficial’s #AmaraOkereke, actor #LouisGaunt & composer @GusGowland win big at The Stage Debut Awards

It was smiles all round as The Stage Debut Awards 2018 recognised breakthrough talent in the shape of Amara Okereke, the first actress of colour to play the role of Cosette, Louis Gaunt for …

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Sunday, September 23, 2018

What do @sixthemusical's creators @marlowandmoss think of being labelled the British answer to #HamiltonLDN? Who's everyone's fave queen? WATCH Faves

Are you a diehard fan of the SIX queens yet? You'll love them even more after watching this fun-filled post-show Q&A that Faves founder Terri Paddock chaired with the cast (still in costume)…

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Saturday, September 22, 2018

Would you condemn your nearest & dearest? WATCH Faves founder @TerriPaddock’s post-show Q&A with the writers & stars of @MidnightLDN at @theunionthe

Have you watched the post-show Q&A Faves founder Terri Paddock hosted this week at MIDNIGHT? Catch up here to find out how this brand-new British musical adapted from an Azerbaijani play cam…

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What does Unexpected Joy tell us about healing society's divisions? Watch Faves founder Terri Paddock's post-show Q&A

If you follow political news from the US, you'll know that Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is generating headlines for all sorts of reasons. Closer to home, the implications of…

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Friday, September 21, 2018

#BlastFromThePast - WATCH: @ZiziStrallen & The cast of @MaryPoppins at the 2015 Royal Variety Performance

With the new Mary Poppins film coming to cinemas this Christmas (starring ultimate StageFave and honorary Brit Lin-Manuel Miranda!) we thought we'd go back in time to 2015 when the cast of t…

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Hitting the big time: @lauratigertyrer wins the role of Velma Kelly in the #WestEnd’s @ChicagoOnStage & her audition was even filmed for a new @

There’s already plenty of pressure on a performer when looking out for the next West End role… but when Laura Tyrer tried out for the West End cast of Chicago at the Phoenix Theatre, it …

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Listen to @LanaDelRey's haunting rendition of @AndrewLW's "You Must Love Me" from @OfficialEvita

With the soon to be released "Unmasked: The Platinum Collection" LP, Andrew Llloyd Webber has collaborated with some fabulous pop artists to reimagine classic songs. Lana Del Rey was one of …

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Back to the future: Can you believe @sixthemusical’s @marlowandmoss have another hit – @hotgaytheatre – on its way to the #WestEnd? @TrafStudios

Award-winning comedy duo Zak Ghazi-Torbati and Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss (co-writers of West End smash Six) will be bringing Hot Gay Time Machine to London’s Trafalgar Studios for some fes…

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#HamiltonHumpDay - A (not quite) British invasion! Lin-Manuel Miranda breaks out his best English accent in Mary Poppins trailer

He's become somewhat of an American icon, but now he's going Brit! The original HAMILTON, world-renowned Musical Theatre writer and StageFaves superstar Lin-manuel Miranda is breaking into H…

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Crowning glory: @YoungThacko & @SavannahSt are just two of the West End names starring in @LMTOrch’s #Camelot at @LondonPalladium

David Thaxton’s Arthur and Savannah Stevenson’s Guenevere will not only be joined by the likes of Celinde Schoenmaker, Emmanuel Kojo & Oliver Savile in London Musical Theatre Orchestra…

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Brave at heart: Watch @HeathersMusical star @RebeccaLock22 sing @nick_butch’s new song ‘Alive’

British theatre composer Nick Butcher has released a new video featuring Heathers actress Rebecca Lock singing his song ‘Alive’. The original song is the third video in Nick’s YouTube …

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[email protected] releases "Unmasked: The Platinum Collection" album this September including @Beyonce, @LanaDelRay & @Madonna #TheatreNews

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new album UNMASKED: THE PLATINUM COLLECTION is soon to be released as a deluxe five LP box set. The performers on this mammoth new box set include *draws breath* Lana…

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WATCH: Have you seen this awesome video of @zukihoyle singing "You Should See Her Fly" from @FanaticalShow. #Featured @playgroundW10

Fans of musical theatre and Sci-fi are in for a treat with FANATICAL, the new musical coming to the Playground Theatre this November. Earlier this year, superstar StageFave Izuka Hoyle perfo…

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Time to dig out those leg-warmers: The touring production of @famemusicaluk is heading for the #WestEnd’s @peacocktheatre in 2019

It may be 30 years since the original Miami production, but Fame The Musical continues to hit the spot with generation after generation. After a mega tour, the newest production will transf…

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Monday, September 17, 2018

#StageFavesSongOfTheWeek - Jonathan Groff & the original cast of #SpringAwakening perform "The Bitch of Living" on @Letterman

With its cast producing hand-held microphones and the band always fully visible onstage, SPRING AWAKENING exploded onto Broadway in 2006, reminding everyone that musicals could be cool! Our …

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First Night Takeover: Heathers The Musical at Theatre Royal Haymarket

Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Perry O’Bree attending the West End gala opening of Heathers The Musical at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, transferring from The Other Palace. W…

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Sunday, September 16, 2018

Critics are raving about... SIX at the Arts Theatre

The first wave of press lost their heads over SIX The Musical during its sell-out Edinburgh Fringe season last month. Now it's the turn of London reviewers. And, my queen, have they been rav…

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Critics are raving about... @UnexpectedLDN at @swkplay! What do @BroadwayWorldUK @British_Theatre @MusicalTheatreR @LondonTheatre1 @TheReviewsHub @Lon

It's time for the women to shine! UNEXPECTED JOY is stealing hearts and changing minds at the Southwark Playhouse this month and it's not just audiences who have been won over. The critics a…

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Friday, September 14, 2018

Watch: @Sheridansmith1 in the official trailer for @FunnyGirl_UK’s worldwide cinema release in October

The weather will just be fine on your parade if you catch this sneak peek of the cinema trailer for Funny Girl starring Sheridan Smith. The Menier Chocolate Factory production, which had a W…

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As if in a dream: @MrPeterAndre becomes Teen Angel when @CurveLeicester’s production of @greaseuktour begins touring in June 2019

It doesn’t seem like the musical Grease ever gets old as the first new production in 25 years, directed by Nikolai Foster and choreographed by Arlene Phillips, prepares to hit the road nex…

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It’s a practically perfect pairing: @ZiziStrallen & @Charlie_Stemp will star in @MaryPoppins when it returns to the #WestEnd in autumn 2019

Fifteen years after its critically-acclaimed stage premiere, Mary Poppins is flying back to its original West End home, the Prince Edward Theatre, when Disney’s Aladdin ends its run in Aug…

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Heavens above: @MrDDyer & #JoBrand have been cast in the festive London run of @nativityuk

This is one Christmas present you weren’t expecting! Danny Dyer will star as Hollywood Producer and Jo Brand as The Critic in the London run of Nativity! The Musical at the Eventim Apollo,…

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#BlastFromThePast - the original #Broadway cast of Rent perform at the 1996 Tony Awards

It doesn't matter where you're from, if you're a fan of musical theatre you've heard of RENT! The gritty, important and incredibly poignant show defined a generation and changed Broadway for…

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

#ItsBoeTime! @alfieboe announces new album #AsTimeGoesBy celebrating the golden age of music. #theatrenews

We love a new album release! And we love the classics. So this seems like the perfect announcement. Alfie Boe will release his new album "As Time Goes By" this November which includes classi…

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Work it girls! @LouiseRedknapp @nataliemcqueen @Amber_Davies & @RealBrianConley star in the #WestEnd production of #DollyParton’s @9to5MusicalUK

It’s nearly 40 years since the classic movie was released, but the themes in 9 to 5 will strike a chord with a whole new audience when the musical version opens at London’s Savoy Theatre…

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

WATCH: #HamiltonHumpDay - @IbeyiOfficial releases "Rise Up Wise Up Eyes Up" as part of #HamilDrop

We've found your new favourite #Hamildrop track! The ladies of Ibeyi have released "Rise Up Wise Up Eyes Up" inspired by HAMILTON, and those beats just make us want to get up and dance...

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The cast of Guys & Dolls at @RoyalAlbertHall just got starrier with @larapulver @StephenMangan #SharonDClarke & #PaulNicholas joining the line

The gang of four join the previously announced Adrian Lester, Jason Manford, Meow Meow, Clive Rowe & Joe Stilgoe in the much-anticipated semi-staged concert of the classic musical, directed …

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Calling all sci-fi fans: Suanne Braun & Stephen Frost star in Fanatical premiere. Full cast announced!

"Don't tell me to get a life -
 I have one now, and it's called sci-fi!" If you love Eugenius, we reckon you won't want to miss London's next brand-new sci-fi geek-out musical, FANATICAL.…

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

WATCH: #StageFavesSongOfTheWeek - @CynthiaEriVo & the cast of @BwayColorPurple sing the show's title song

First it was a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, then it was a Spielberg-directed film, finally it became a musical! The 2015 revival of The Color Purple starred English StageFave Cynthia Erivo …

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Monday, September 10, 2018

Walking wounded: An injured denise_vanouten is forced to pull out of rehearsals for @chicagoonstage but she will be back!

On the day that Denise Van Outen was due to start rehearsals as Velma Kelly in Chicago at the Phoenix Theatre, it was discovered that she had suffered a stress fracture in her heel. Her repl…

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