Friday, June 22, 2018

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Wilton's Music Hall by BroadwayWorld

Linda Marlowe EastEnders, BBC 1 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, Working Title Films Greek, Decadence, East, The Trial, Metamorphosis by Steven Berkoff, Lowri Izzard HiddenCraith, BBCS4C Votes …

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Top London Stage This Week: UB40, “Miss Brodie,” “Sea Wall,” More by Mark Beech

Many star-vehicle shows are opening over the next week in London. Watch out for a lot of reviews hailing young and acclaimed performers. Lia Williams is in the title role for an adaptation o…

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Thursday, June 21, 2018

PROM QUEEN: THE MUSICAL to Get Public UK Workshop at the Other Palace by BroadwayWorld

Baz Bamigboye of The Daily Mail has reported that Prom Queen The Musical, the story of a landmark win for gay rights, will receive a public UK workshop this fall at Andrew Lloyd Webber's Oth…

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Friday, June 15, 2018

Top London Stage This Week: Robert Smith’s Meltdown, Last-Chance “Quiz” by Mark Beech

London’s busy schedule for performing arts is led by the opening of this year’s Meltdown Festival curated by Robert Smith of The Cure and including The Libertines, Manic Street Preachers…

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Monday, June 11, 2018

VIDEO: SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANT's Foley Artist Mike Dobson Entertained the Tony Awards Crowd by Stage Tube

One of the unsung heroes of SpongeBob SquarePants' success on Broadway is the show's foley artist Mike Dobson. Providing whimsical sound effects to the zany action in Bikini Bottom, Dobson h…

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Thursday, June 7, 2018

Top London Stage This Week: “Killer Joe” to Paloma Faith by Mark Beech

Orlando Bloom completes the transformation from movie elf to stage baddie in “Killer Joe.” Circolombia brings sexy circus to the Southbank.Summer music festivals continue with Lionel Rit…

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Photo Flash: Get a First Look at the New West End Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD by BroadwayWorld

The new West End cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child began performances at the Palace Theatre in London's West End on 23 May 2018. Jamie Ballard plays Harry Potter, Susie Trayling play…

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Tom Wells’ ‘Drip’ Makes its Edinburgh Festival Fringe Debut ahead of UK Autumn Tour by Blouin Artinfo

Following its world premiere last year as part of the Hull UK City of Culture, Tom Wells’ “Drip,” co-produced by Script Club and Boundless Theatre, makes its Edinburgh Festival Fringe …

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Linda Marlowe Joins Gender Balanced Cast for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM by BroadwayWorld

Linda Marlowe EastEnders, BBC 1 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, Working Title Films Greek, Decadence, East, The Trial, Metamorphosis by Steven Berkoff, Lowri Izzard HiddenCraith, BBCS4C Votes …

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Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Lloyd Webber’s Other Palace drops musicals-only remit in leadership shake-up by Georgia Snow

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Other Palace Theatre is to undergo a shake-up of its leadership team and will no longer be a dedicated

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Thursday, May 31, 2018

Top London Stage This Week: “Translations,” Nick Cave, Patti Smith by Mark Beech

Nick Cave and Patti Smith move the London summer rock-festival season into top gear. Opera Holland Park starts its season with its first “La Traviata” in a decade. Brian Friel’s “Tra…

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Hamilton announces extension into 2019 by Georgia Snow

Hamilton has extended its booking period in the West End until March 2019. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical opened at the Victoria Palace Theatre

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

SpongeBob SquarePants' Ethan Slater Talks Tonys, the YouTube Account He Can't Delete & More on Show People by

Skeptics who rolled their eyes at the thought of Nickelodeon’s hit animated series SpongeBob SquarePants heading to Broadway were quickly silenced when they experienced the talent of t…

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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Top London Stage This Week: Rolling Stones; Michelle Terry Plays Hamlet by Mark Beech

 The Rolling Stones return to the London stage after five years away. The new boss of the Globe Theatre, Michelle Terry, plays Hamlet.Among theatrical previews starting up, Orlando Bloo…

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Keith Jack, Mica Paris, and Jorgie Porter to Star in FAME - THE MUSICAL 30th Anniversary Tour by BroadwayWorld

Selladoor Productions announce today that Keith Jack, Mica Paris and Jorgie Porter will star in the stunning new UK Tour of Fame - The Musical opening at Manchester's Palace Theatre on 20 Ju…

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

London Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Welcomes New Principal Cast, Including Jamie Ballard in Title Role by Andrew Gans

The new cast members begin performances May 23 at the West End's Palace Theatre.

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Monday, May 21, 2018

Photo Flash: Check Out All New Portraits of the Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD by BroadwayWorld

Ahead of the new cast's first performance at London's Palace Theatre on Wednesday 23 May 2018, the Producers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child release a first-look set of portraits by Cha…

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

Top London Stage This Week: Orlando Bloom, LCD Soundsystem, LIFT Festival by Mark Beech

 Two major festivals lead performing-arts events in London this coming week. There is the return of LIFT, also known as the London International Festival of Theatre. The new All Points …

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The HAMILTON Experience At Victoria Palace Theatre by Gary Naylor

Hamilton not reviewed, but experienced.

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Monday, May 14, 2018

Additional Casting Announced for “Cafe Society Swing” at Theatre Royal Stratford East, London by Blouin Artinfo

Additional casting was recently announced, through an official release, for “Cafe Society Swing” to be on stage at Theatre Royal Stratford East, London.Written by Alex Webb, the show is …

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Friday, May 11, 2018

Top London Stage This Week: “Red,” “Mood Music,” Fairport Convention, Ladysmith Black Mambazo by Mark Beech

One of the greatest new plays on the London stage is about to end. “The Ferryman” will be much missed. It is also your last chance to see “Harold and Maude,” “The Inheritance” an…

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Cast Announced For MAMMA MIA! International Tour by BroadwayWorld

Full casting has been announced for the sensational feel-good musical MAMMA MIA which comes to Palace Theatre, Manchester from 3rd - 14th July 2018 as part of its international tour. Shona W…

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Friday, May 4, 2018

Top London Stage This Week: “Red,” “Chess,” “Ideal Husband” and More by Mark Beech

“Chess” is back in London after decades away — just as the Cold War gets glacial again and ABBA reunites. Wilde’s “An Ideal Husband” opens shortly before a Royal Wedding. There a…

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Watch the Stars of SpongeBob SquarePants Sing 'Hero Is My Middle Name' on Today by

SpongeBob SquarePants is a newly anointed 12-time Tony nominee! Stars of the lively new musical have been celebrating the good news all week. To cap it off, the company of super talents…

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Thursday, May 3, 2018

Get a Backstage Look at London’s Hamilton by Playbill Staff

Playbill goes behind the scenes at the Victoria Palace Theatre before a performance of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony-, Pulitzer-, and Olivier-winning musical.

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Thursday, April 26, 2018

Top London Stage This Week: “Chess,” “Strictly Ballroom” and More by Mark Beech

London is going a little ‘nuts in May’ for musicals. “Strictly Ballroom” has opened. “Chess” is about to be revived. “Bat Out of Hell,” “Tina” and “Chicago” are also …

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Alexandra Palace theatre to reopen in December after 80 years by Georgia Snow

Alexandra Palace has confirmed that its Victorian theatre will reopen in December following a multimillion-pound restoration. The project has received £18.8 million

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Friday, April 20, 2018

New date added to Heathers The Musical by Carly-Ann Clements

Go grab a slushi because Heathers The Musical is hot, hot, hot! When tickets went on sale last week, The Other Palace Theatre's box office records were broken and left for dust. And, the Eu…

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Thursday, April 19, 2018

Soak Up Ethan Slater's Perfect Vocals in Brand-New SpongeBob SquarePants Music Video by

SpongeBob SquarePants has been delighting Broadway audiences since first arriving at the Palace Theatre last fall. At the center of the newly Drama League Award-nominated musical is a star-t…

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Top London Stage This Week: “Bat Out of Hell,” “Manon,” Gregory Porter; “Ferryman” Nears End by Mark Beech

London performing arts this week has an avalanche of new musicals – led of course by “Bat Out of Hell: The Musical. A revived “Chicago” and “Chess” join “Tina Turner” and “…

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Magic shows cast spell over London's West End by Hannah Ellis-Petersen

With hit shows including Derren Brown, Impossible and The Illusionists, the capital’s theatreland has some new tricks with which to lure audiences Walking through the West End of London an…

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