All stories by Louis Chilton on BroadwayStars

Monday, March 21, 2022

Ben Stiller in talks to play Jack Torrance in new West End adaptation of Stephen King’s The Shining by Louis Chilton

‘Zoolander’ star would take on the role made famous by Jack Nicholson

SOURCE: The Independent at 01:18PM
Thursday, January 20, 2022

Royal Shakespeare Company director criticises ‘disgraceful’ racist backlash to Black cast by Louis Chilton

RSC artistic director Erica Whyman said she was ‘saddened but not surprised’ by the comments received from a ‘minority’ of people

SOURCE: The Independent at 04:48AM
Sunday, November 14, 2021

Lin-Manuel Miranda: The musical luvvie we love to hate by Louis Chilton

The Broadway star and composer has been in high demand since the success of his 2015 musical sensation ‘Hamilton’. As Miranda makes his directorial film debut with ‘Tick, Tick... Boom!…

SOURCE: The Independent at 02:06AM
Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Actors to star in three plays at once in three different theatres by Louis Chilton

‘We’ve done a lot of spreadsheets and we’ve done a lot of sprinting between theatres,’ said artistic director Robert Hastie

SOURCE: The Independent at 05:54AM
Sunday, October 10, 2021

Performer dies on stage during opera in accident at Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre by Louis Chilton

Identity of the 37-year-old victim has not been disclosed

SOURCE: The Independent at 05:32AM
Monday, July 19, 2021
Monday, March 1, 2021

Cinderella: Andrew Lloyd Webber says new West End musical will open in July without social distancing by Louis Chilton

‘We’ll just open and if they arrest us all, well, fine,’ composer reportedly told cast members

SOURCE: The Independent at 09:54AM
Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Whoopi Goldberg drops out of Sister Act musical as UK run delayed to 2022 by Louis Chilton

Actor was set to reprise her role from the beloved 1992 comedy film on stage

SOURCE: The Independent at 10:33AM
Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Tony Blair’s life to be staged as a rock opera written by Harry Hill by Louis Chilton

Characters include John Prescott, Princess Diana and Osama bin Laden

SOURCE: The Independent at 04:06AM
Monday, December 7, 2020

Helen Mirren warns Covid pandemic could leave theatre workers homeless by Louis Chilton

‘The worry is simply people not being able to pay their rent,’ said the Oscar-winning actor

SOURCE: The Independent at 07:03AM
Thursday, November 26, 2020

TikTok and Evening Standard launch £120,000 fund for future theatre talent by Louis Chilton

Scheme is in partnership with the National Youth Theatre

SOURCE: The Independent at 12:36PM
Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Shakespeare shouldn’t just be ‘droned through’ in schools, says Helen Mirren by Louis Chilton

‘All young people’s experience of Shakespeare should be live theatre,’ Mirren said

SOURCE: The Independent at 04:54AM