Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Full casting announced for Mother of Him at Park Theatre, London.

The upcoming Off-West End theatre production of Mother of Him has found its cast. The stage play will run at London's Park Theatre for a strictly limited season from 18 September until 26 O…

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New revival of Sandy Wilson's The Boy Friend to run at the Menier Chocolate Factory

The Menier Chocolate Factory announced a major revival of The Boy Friend last month. The Sandy Wilson musical, which is to be directed by Matthew White, will open just in time for Christmas…

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Who won at The Stage Debut Awards 2019?

After a month of anticipation with the shortlist announcement, the 2019 Stage Debut Award winners were finally unveiled on Sunday, 15 September in a ceremony held at The Brewery in London. …

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2019 Knight of Illumination Award winners #KOI2019

The winners for the 2019 Knight of Illumination Awards in the theatre categories have been announced. The awards were held at the Eventim Apollo in London on 15 September in a ceremony that…

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Monday, September 16, 2019

Reopening of Les Miserables to star Carrie Hope Fletcher, Bradley Jaden and more!

The grand reopening of Les Miserables, which premieres on 18 December 2019 with a brand-new production at the Sondheim Theatre (formerly known as the Queen's Theatre and recently renamed), i…

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Further casting announced for Death of a Salesman at the Piccadilly Theatre

Further cast members, who are set to join Sharon D. Clarke and Wendell Pierce, have been announced for the upcoming West End transfer of Death of a Salesman. The show heads to the Piccadill…

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Joe Egg playwright Peter Nichols dies at 92

Acclaimed playwright Peter Nichols, author of the once-controversial A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, passed away in Oxford on 7 September 2019 at age 92, just two weeks ahead of the play's re…

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Friday, September 13, 2019

Nativity! The Musical announces Sharon Osbourne, Danny and Dani Dyer to join cast!

Last year this hit film turned musical was a roaring success so, of course, it only makes sense for it to return for the holiday season this year. Tickets for Nativity! The Musical are alre…

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Dear Evan Hansen cast announcement!

Today is going to be a good day and here’s why: the casting for the hit Broadway musical has finally been announced. From the second tickets for Dear Evan Hansen went on sale for the West…

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Thursday, September 12, 2019

& Juliet announces cast recording and new cast photos!

It’s been a big week for brand new musical & Juliet and here is what you’ve missed! The Romeo & Juliet remix that’s all about #herstory had its first performance at Opera Hous…

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Meeting Waitress’ Joe-gie; A Q&A

It’s safe to say that Waitress tickets are still hotter than fresh pie just out of the oven here in the West End! The romantic musical comedy is the kind of show that keeps you going back…

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

London Theatre Review: Heartbeat of Home

I vividly remember Riverdance. In fact, I think it’s still in a box in a loft somewhere on video and usually came out at Christmastime. So, Heartbeat of Home (from the producers of Riverda…

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London Theatre Review: The Play That Goes Wrong (5 Year Anniversary)

We knew we were in for something special when we attended the 5 year anniversary of The Play That Goes Wrong (tickets from £24), booking until November 1st at London’s Duchess Theatr…

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The Tiger Who Came to Tea tickets on sale now!

The widely loved children’s book we all fondly hold in our heart is set to come to life on stage this Christmas time at London’s Theatre Royal Haymarket. Get the kettle on and get your t…

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Monday, September 9, 2019

Pretty Woman West End venue and start date announced!

This Broadway hit recently closed on the other side of the pond and now the West End is set to welcome it with open arms in February 2020. The musical adaptation of the 1990 film has been ea…

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TINA: The Tina Turner Musical extends its run until summer 2020

The West End production of TINA: The Tina Turner Musical has officially announced that it will be extending its run at the Aldwych Theatre through to summer 2020. This stunning and moving …

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Friday, September 6, 2019

West End’s Matilda announces 100th Matilda

The multi-award-winning musical inspired by Roald Dahl’s beloved children’s book has been home in the West End for almost 9 years and yet the demand for Matilda The Musical tickets are …

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

Casting update for the West End’s Waitress

This Saturday 7 September will see the final performances for some beloved cast members, including Peter Hannah who originated in the role of Earl back in February. In case you’ve missed t…

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Full casting announced for The Prince of Egypt

Today saw not just the final casting announcement for the new musical The Prince of Egypt but also the fabulous press launch, which was the productions first public outing. The event saw th…

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

London Theatre Review: The Son at Duke of York's Theatre

'He's a teenager, it's only a phase, it will pass' Laurie Kynaston excels in what is, let's not make any bones about it, a difficult character to portray. There is a thread of mental illnes…

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Sunday, September 1, 2019

What’s Opening in London Theatre this month? (September 2019)

Goodbye summer – hello shiny new theatre shows! As a new season rolls in and the leaves begin to fall from the trees, new casts and crews are moving into the West End’s stunning theatres…

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What’s Closing in London Theatre this month? (September 2019)

It’s the start of a new season and time to head back to school, but with all the new starts that September is bringing, we still must wave goodbye to some wonderful West End shows! Family …

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Friday, August 23, 2019

Q&A With Ioanna Kimbook, Bitter Wheat

David Mamet’s divisive new play makes short work of those glittering statues and big hilltop signs - the former monuments of a pristine fantasy-land. In Bitter Wheat, Hollywood is a hell…

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West End transfer of The Son partners with YoungMinds

It has just been announced that Florian Zeller's The Son, which is set to open at London's Duke of York's Theatre on 2 September, will be partnering with YoungMinds for the show's highly ant…

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Celebrate GCSE results day with a West End show!

Congratulations to all who have received their GCSE results today! You’ve made it to the end of an era and hopefully, you’re celebrating your results. Whether you’re ecstatic with what…

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Cast announced for MUSHY: Lyrically Speaking at the Arcola Theatre

A new rap-infused play entitled MUSHY: Lyrically Speaking is set to run at the Arcola Theatre in Hackney for a strictly-limited, six-performance run from 1 October through 5 October 2019. …

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Casting announced for Peter Pan Goes Wrong

The multi-award-winning company Mischief Theatre is popularly known, both here in the West End and on Broadway for their hilarious hit The Play That Goes Wrong. The prolific theatre co…

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Full casting announced for The Watsons at Menier Chocolate Factory

The Menier Chocolate Factory production of Laura Wade's The Watsons has found its full cast. The new play, which was adapted from an unfinished Jane Austen novel, opens in London on 20 S…

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

The Great Gatsby to transfer to new West End venue Immersive LDN

Same party, different venue. It has just been announced that the immensely popular immersive theatre experience, The Great Gatsby, is set to transfer to the West End where it will run at …

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First 4 performances of BIG The Musical cancelled due to refurbishment delays

The production team for BIG The Musical have announced that the first four performances for the show have been cancelled due to unforeseen complications regarding refurbishment works at …

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Full casting announced for Our Lady Of Kibeho

Marking 25 years since the Rwandan genocide, this co-production from Theatre Royal Stratford East with Royal & Derngate, Northampton, will make its London premiere following James Dacre…

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