Monday, June 17, 2019

Sunday in the Park with George, Starring Jake Gyllenhaal & Annaleigh Ashford, Will Transfer to London by Andy Lefkowitz

On the heels of an acclaimed 2017 Broadway production, Sarna Lapine's new staging of Sunday in the Park with George has scheduled a move to London's Savoy Theatre next spring. Jake Gyllenhaa…

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Friday, June 14, 2019

Oliver Savile, Daniel Boys & More to Lead European Premiere of Falsettos by Andy Lefkowitz

London's Falsettos has found its tight-knit family. Initial casting is set for the European premiere of the beloved musical by William Finn and James Lapine. The previously announced product…

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Tony Kushner's New Version of The Visit, or The Old Lady Comes to Call Set for London's National; Lesley Manville Will Star by Andy Lefkowitz

London's National Theatre has announced a new staging of Friedrich Dürrenmatt's dark comic play The Visit, or The Old Lady Comes to Call, featuring a new adaptation by Tony and Pulitzer wi…

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Dates Set for Old Vic's Lungs Starring The Crown's Claire Foy & Matt Smith by Andy Lefkowitz

London's Old Vic theater has announced dates for its upcoming mounting of Duncan Macmillan's comedic drama Lungs. The previously announced production, directed by Matthew Warchus, will star…

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Monday, June 3, 2019

London's The Light in the Piazza Star Dove Cameron on Her Friendship with Ariana Grande and Dream of Playing Wicked's Glinda by Matt Wolf

Onetime Disney Channel teen queen Dove Cameron has been spreading her theatrical wings of late. Last December the 23-year-old performer opened off-Broadway in the New Group production of the…

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Helen Woolf & Nikki Bentley to Join Alistair Brammer Among New London Wicked Stars by Andy Lefkowitz

More new stars are joining the hit West End production of Wicked. UK and Ireland tour alums Helen Woolf (Beauty and the Beast) and Nikki Bentley (Ghost The Musical) have signed on to repeat …

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

The Life I Lead, Featuring Miles Jupp as Mary Poppins Film Star David Tomlinson, Sets West End Transfer by Andy Lefkowitz

Following an acclaimed U.K. premiere, The Life I Lead, a solo play starring Miles Jupp as Disney film star David Tomlinson, will move to London's West End this fall. Written by James Kettle …

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Ned Bennett's Bold Revival of Equus, Starring Ethan Kai, Sets West End Transfer by Andy Lefkowitz

Peter Shaffer's dark psychological drama Equus is returning to the West End. Director Ned Bennett's acclaimed English Touring Theatre and Theatre Royal Stratford East production will move in…

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Monday, May 20, 2019

Full West End Cast Announced for David Mamet's Bitter Wheat Starring John Malkovich by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for Bitter Wheat, a new play written and directed by David Mamet, set to make its world premiere in London this spring. The previously reported production is slated to be…

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

The Ferryman's Jez Butterworth & Laura Donnelly on Turning a Family Secret into a Tony-Nominated Drama by Beth Stevens

As awards season barrels toward its culmination at the 73rd Annual Tonys on June 9, Jez Butterworth’s The Ferryman is picking up speed and tchotchkes along the way. The family and politica…

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Monday, May 13, 2019

Touching the Void Stage Adaptation Will Transfer to the West End by Andy Lefkowitz

Following celebrated runs at the Bristol Old Vic, Royal & Derngate, Northampton, Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh, Hong Kong Festival and on tour throughout the U.K., the acclaimed staging…

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Completes Cast for West End Return by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting is here for the highly anticipated West End revival of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The previously announced production, starring Jac Yarrow as Joseph, Sherida…

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Florian Zeller's The Son Will Transfer to London's West End by Andy Lefkowitz

Following a sold-out run at London's Kiln Theatre, Florian Zeller's The Son, translated by Christopher Hampton, will move to the West End for a limited run later this summer. Michael Longhu…

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Kimberley Walsh & More Join West End Premiere of Big The Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

More casting is here for the upcoming West End premiere staging of Big, the celebrated 1996 Broadway musical based on the 1988 film. Morgan Young will direct and choreograph the previously a…

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Friday, May 3, 2019

Maria Friedman & Anita Dobson to Join Trevor Nunn's Fiddler in the West End by Andy Lefkowitz

Trevor Nunn's celebrated West End revival of Fiddler on the Roof will welcome stage veterans Maria Freidman and Anita Dobson as Golde and Yente, respectively, on June 18. They will succeed o…

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Hairspray Will Return to London's West End with Olivier-Winning Star Michael Ball by Andy Lefkowitz

He can't stop the beat! Michael Ball, the West End megastar who took home a 2008 Olivier Award for his turn as Edna Turnblad in Hairspray, will reprise his acclaimed performance in a remoun…

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

Phoebe Waller-Bridge's Fleabag to Play London's West End by Andy Lefkowitz

Fleabag, Phoebe Waller-Bridge's hit solo comedy which recently concluded its off-Broadway premiere, will arrive in London's West End for a limited run this summer. Vicky Jones will repeat he…

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The Prince of Egypt Stage Musical to Open in London's West End by Andy Lefkowitz

The Prince of Egypt, a new stage musical based on the celebrated DreamWorks film, has scheduled a 2020 U.K. premiere in London's West End. Directed by Scott Schwartz and featuring 10 new …

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Alan Cumming & Daniel Radcliffe to Star in Samuel Beckett Double Bill at London's Old Vic by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage veterans Alan Cumming and Daniel Radcliffe will team up for a pair of plays by Samuel Beckett at London's Old Vic as part of the company's 2019-2020 season. The newly announced docket …

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Director Phyllida Lloyd on 20 Years of Mamma Mia! in London and Broadway's Upcoming Tina: The Tina Turner Musical by Matt Wolf

Mamma Mia! has transformed the lives of a lot of people, not least its gifted and versatile director, Phyllida Lloyd, who came to the ABBA musical from a career in the British not-for-profit…

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Friday, April 12, 2019

Stephen Mangan & Kara Tointon to Lead World Premiere Stage Adaptation The Man in the White Suit by Andy Lefkowitz

Acclaimed stage stars Stephen Mangan and Kara Tointon have been cast in the upcoming world premiere play The Man in the White Suit, slated to arrive in the U.K. this fall. Adapted and direct…

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Ben Edelman on Starring in London's Admissions Amidst College Scandal Headlines by Matt Wolf

Ben Edelman burst onto the New York theater scene like a proverbial comet in last year’s Lincoln Center Theater production of Admissions, the fiery play about family dynamics and race from…

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Sunday, April 7, 2019

Patti LuPone Wins Third Olivier Award for Company; Come From Away & The Inheritance Also Triumph by Andy Lefkowitz

A celebrated group of London stage productions and stars were honored for their work at the 2019 Olivier Awards, held at the Royal Albert Hall on April 7. Leading the winners list is three p…

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

Alex Jennings Joins London's Light in the Piazza with Renée Fleming & Dove Cameron by Andy Lefkowitz

Three-time Olivier winner Alex Jennings has been cast in the highly anticipated London-debut production of Adam Guettel and Craig Lucas' six-time Tony-winning musical The Light in the Piazza…

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

The Worst Witch Will Fly into London's West End for Summer Run by Broadway.com

The Worst Witch, a theatrical experience based on Jill Murphy's beloved children's book series, has scheduled a summertime engagement at the West End's Vaudeville Theatre. The production, wh…

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Monday, March 25, 2019

Tina: The Tina Turner Musical & More to Perform at 2019 Olivier Awards; Presenters Announced by Andy Lefkowitz

Full details on presenters, performances and special appearances have been announced for the 2019 Olivier Awards. The previously announced event, celebrating the best of West End theater, wi…

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Finds West End Star in Jac Yarrow by Andy Lefkowitz

Joseph isn't the only one whose dreams are coming true. Talented newcomer Jac Yarrow has landed his first professional stage gig in the iconic title role of the upcoming Joseph and the Amaz…

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Monday, March 18, 2019

Disney's Frozen Sets Arrival in London's West End; Australia & Germany on Deck by Andy Lefkowitz

Frozen is bound for London! Disney Theatrical has scheduled a West End transfer of its 2018 Tony-nominated Broadway musical for fall of 2020 at the newly refurbished Theatre Royal Drury Lan…

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London Come From Away Star Rachel Tucker on Her First Olivier Award Nomination and Her Long History with Wicked by Matt Wolf

Rachel Tucker is known both sides of the Atlantic as an especially thrilling Elphaba in Wicked and as a singer who has enlivened various concert halls and cabaret rooms, performing both solo…

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Monday, May 25, 2015

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