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Sunday, May 24, 2020

West End Live 2020 – a virtual celebration not to be missed. by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo West End Live 2020 is to celebrate the best of the West End with two highlights programmes featuring performances from the last five years on 20-21 June. This post West End L…

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The Drive In launches at Troubadour Meridian Water by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Drive-In is a new contact-free way to experience film, pre-recorded theatre and live events at Troubadour Meridian Village in Enfield. This post The Drive In launches at …

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

School Of Rock conducts online casting search for UK Tour by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Andrew Lloyd Webber's School Of Rock is holding an online talent search for young musicians to take part in the 2021 UK Tour of the hit musical. This post School Of Rock cond…

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

The Shows Must Go On continues with Carrie Underwood in The Sound Of Music by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Shows Must Go On are back this week with the streaming of Rogers and Hammerstein's The Sound of Music Live starring Carrie Underwood. This post The Shows Must Go On conti…

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Alan Ayckbourn to star with his wife in new play written in lockdown by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Alan Ayckbourn and his wife Heather Stoney are to star in the World Premiere of his play Anno Domino written in lockdown. This post Alan Ayckbourn to star with his wife in ne…

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Mountview bring Judi Dench and Giles Terera together for a chat by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Dame Judi Dench, Mountview’s President, shares insights into the acting profession with Olivier Award-winner and Mountview alumnus Giles Terera on 1 June This post Mountvie…

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Monday, May 18, 2020

Sheffield Theatres announce Shakespeare to Sheffield outdoor shows by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Sheffield Theatre announces that it hopes to bring Shakespeare to Sheffield's outdoor spaces later this year. This post Sheffield Theatres announce Shakespeare to Sheffield o…

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Bush Theatre announces Monday Monologues by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Bush Theatre London is releasing a series of filmed monologues by UK and Irish writers under the title of Monday Monologues which started this week. This post Bush Theatr…

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Actor’s Fund Isolation Players present You Can’t Stop The Beat by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Actor's Fund Isolation Players made up of International Hairspray cast members and All Stars present You Can't Stop The Beat from Hairspray. This post Actor’s Fund Isol…

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Friday, May 15, 2020

Iris Theatre launch fundraising appeal to ensure company’s future by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Iris Theatre announced the launch of a fundraising appeal to guarantee the company's future following the cancellation and rescheduling of its 2020 season. This post Iris The…

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Frozen on Broadway will not re-open post pandemic by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Disney Theatrical have announced that Frozen on Broadway played its final performance at the St James Theatre on 11 March 2020. This post Frozen on Broadway will not re-open …

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Young Vic’s A Streetcar Named Desire streamed as part of National Theatre at home by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Young Vic's production of A Streetcar Named Desire starring Gillian Anderson is to be streamed on YouTube on Thursday 21 May at 7pm BST This post Young Vic’s A Streetca…

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Broadway re-opening postponed again into September by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Broadway's re-opening date has once again be moved. The Broadway League cancels all performances before or on 6 September 2020. This post Broadway re-opening postponed again …

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Fame the musical now streaming on BroadwayHD by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Fame the musical is now streaming on BroadwayHD.  Created by David De Silva this live recording was created at Sadler's Wells London in 2019. This post Fame the musical now …

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Hamilton Broadway cast recording will hit Disney+ on 3 July 2020 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Disney+ are to release the film of the original Hamilton Broadway cast a year early starting on 3 July 2020. This post Hamilton Broadway cast recording will hit Disney+ on 3 …

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Back To The Future musical cast perform The Power Of Love by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The UK Cast of new musical Back To The Future performed The Power Of Love on US actor and comedian Josh Gad's Reunited Apart on You Tube This post Back To The Future musical …

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Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Mercury Theatre to stream award winning musical Pieces Of String for free by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Mercury Theatre are proud to be able to share the award-winning musical Pieces of String, with online audiences, for free, via video platform Vimeo. This post Mercury The…

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Sunday In The Park With George with Jake Gyllenhaal postpones London season by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Sunday In The Park With George starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford which was to have played the Savoy Theatre, London has been postponed to 2021. This post Sunday …

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Lucille Lortel Awards 2020 Winners announced – Virtually! by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Check out the complete list of winners of the Lucille Lortel Awards 2020 Announced via virtual broadcast hosted by Mario Cantone. This post Lucille Lortel Awards 2020 Winners…

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Before The Curtain Rises – Helen Mirren, Miranda Hart, Michael Ball front West End fundraiser by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Helen Mirren, Miranda Hart and Michael Ball are fronting When The Curtain Rises - a fundraiser for the West End theatre community affected by COVID-19, launching today. This …

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Monday, May 4, 2020

Chichester Festival cancels all remaining 2020 productions due to COVID-19 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Chichester Festival, now closed since the UK went into lockdown has announced that all remaining productions will be cancelled for 2020. This post Chichester Festival cancels…

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Saturday, May 2, 2020

Rags the musical London Cast Album released digitally on 15 May. by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Rags the musical London Cast Album which features the cast of the 2020 production which was staged at the Park Theatre. The album is being released on Ghostlight Records.…

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Thursday, April 30, 2020

Legally Blonde Original Broadway Cast remind people to hand sanitise by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Original Broadway Cast of Legally Blonde have released a YouTube video reminding everyone to hand sanitise during the COVID-19 Pandemic. This post Legally Blonde Origina…

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Avenue Q UK Tour Cast release a Quarantine version of For Now by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Avenue Q UK Tour Cast have released a Quarantine version of the show's finale For Now in isolation and it's everything you could hope for. This post Avenue Q UK Tour Cast…

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Wednesday, April 29, 2020

White Christmas Tour 2020 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo White Christmas Tour 2020 - Irving Berlin's classic family musical will undertake a tour in late 2020. White Christmas the musical tickets are on sale now. This post White Ch…

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Titanic the musical cast sing out for charity by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo A combined cast performance of We'll Meet Tomorrow from Thom Southerland's acclaimed production of Maury Yeston and Peter Stone's Titanic the musical has been released to aid…

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Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Remainder of Royal Opera House season cancelled due to Covid-19 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Royal Opera House management has cancelled the remaining shows in its season, which was due to conclude in late July 2020. This post Remainder of Royal Opera House season…

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Thriller Live Cast incl Peter Andre farewell 11 year West End run with Earth Song video by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Thriller Live was due to exit the West End last Sunday after an eleven year run. The cast have released this video of Michael Jackson's Earth Song with Peter Andre. This post…

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Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads to be remade for BBC by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The BBC and Nick Hytner's London Theatre Company are to remake Alan Bennett's Talking Heads featuring Imelda Staunton and Martin Freeman and more This post Alan Bennett’s T…

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Monday, April 27, 2020

RSC actors help students studying Shakespeare under lockdown by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The RSC have launched a new initiative giving Uk Students who are studying Shakespeare under lockdown a chance to get a helping hand from some of the UK's finest acting talen…

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The Midnight Gang and Beauty and the Beast to be streamed by Chichester Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Chichester Festival Theatre has announced that they will stream David Walliams's The Midnight Gand and Beauty and the Beast following the success of Flowers For Mrs Harris. T…

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