Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Q&A with City of Angels cast and director Josie Rourke

The Olivier Award-winning revival of City of Angels was a complete sell-out at the Donmar Warehouse and a West End transfer has been eagerly awaited by all those who missed out the first ti…

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Full cast for 4000 Miles announced to join Timothée Chalamet and Eileen Atkins onstage

The London cast of 4000 Miles is now complete with the announcement of additional cast members set to join Eileen Atkins and Timothée Chalamet. The star-studded play opens at the Old Vic T…

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National Theatre's The Ocean at the End of the Lane play to transfer to the West End in autumn 2020! (Photo Gallery)

The National Theatre adaptation of Neil Gaiman's best-selling novel The Ocean at the End of the Lane will transfer to London's West End this autumn, it has been confirmed. The hit play en…

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London Theatre Review: Be More Chill

Be More Chill is popularly known for its cult following due to its soundtrack which without its masses of streams, may have let this thrilling musical be swept under a rug. Well, thank god f…

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(WATCH VIDEO) First Look: West End Hairspray sneak peek clip

Yesterday morning (18 February 2020) we were fortunate enough to catch an exclusive sneak peek of the cast of Hairspray as they prepare to bring the house down at the London Coliseum come Ap…

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Full casting announced for London premiere of 'Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike'

The full cast set to join the previously confirmed Janie Dee (The Boy Friend, Follies) has been announced for the upcoming premiere of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. The play will…

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First Look: London ENO production of Carmen at The Coliseum

The 2019/20 ENO season is beginning to heat up with the release of first-look production photos of Georges Bizet's Carmen alongside a breathtaking video of Lithuanian operatic mezzo-soprano…

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First Look: Luisa Miller ENO production at London's Coliseum

First-look photos have been released for the fresh ENO staging of Luisa Miller — the riveting and highly refined opera by one of the greatest operatic composers of all time: Giuseppe Ve…

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First Look Photos: Pass Over at the Kiln Theatre in London

Production photos of Paapa Essiedu in Pass Over have been released. The London Kiln Theatre production of Antoinette Nwandu's chilling play is directed by the venue's Artistic Director, In…

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First Look: The Upstart Crow play production photos released

First-look photos of The Upstart Crow play have been released after the cast and crew celebrated the show's official opening night at London's Gielgud Theatre last night (17 February 2020).…

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Sara Bareilles and Gavin Creel extend West End Waitress run

If you’ve been fortunate enough to witness the spectacle that is Waitress composer Sara Bareilles along with Gavin Creel in the lead roles of Jenna Hunterson and Dr Pomatter, respectively…

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Full cast announced for Clybourne Park at the Park Theatre

Full casting for the tenth-anniversary production of Bruce Norris's Clybourne Park has been announced. The play — which is noted for winning both an Olivier and Pulitzer Award — ope…

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Monday, February 17, 2020

First Look: Laura Pick as the new West End Elphaba in Wicked

The West End production team of Wicked have released a new set of production photos featuring new lead Laura Pick in an Ozmpolitan new look as Elphaba. The actress has officially taken ove…

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Our top 5 shows to see this half term (February 2020)!

The weather is somehow even more awful than normal for a February half term and any plans you did have for family time may have gone out the window… Well, you needn’t worry because we’…

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New musical based on Bob Marley's life Get Up, Stand Up! to run at the Lyric Theatre in 2021!

Multi-Olivier-Award-nominated actor Arinzé Kene (Misty) will take on the role of the iconic reggae singer Bob Marley in the brand-new upcoming musical Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley …

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(Photo Gallery): Be More Chill production photos released!

The hit Broadway musical opened in London last week and fans simply can't keep their cool when it comes to Be More Chill. The West End production team have released first-look photos of …

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Friday, February 14, 2020

Carrie Hope Fletcher to play title role in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella

This Valentine’s Day brings the exciting news that Carrie Hope Fletcher will be going to the ball this September when Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical Cinderella premieres at the West End…

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New Loco Chanelle and Miss Hedge announced for Everybody's Talking About Jamie

English comedians Rufus Hound (RSC's The Provoked Wife) and Katy Brand (Katy Brand's Big Ass Show on ITV2) have been confirmed to join the cast of Everybody's Talking About Jamie, which c…

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Jay McGuiness and Kimberley Walsh to star in Sleepless: A Musical Romance

Based on the beloved hit film Sleepless in Seattle starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan, the new musical adaptation, Sleepless, is set to win our hearts all over again. Jay McGuiness and Kimberle…

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

First Look: Opera Undone Tosca/La bohème production shots

Here is your first look at the Opera Undone double bill of Tosca & La bohème. Check out the new production photos of the opera that opened just last week at Trafalgar Studios 2 below.…

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First Look: Leopoldstadt production shots

Here is your first look at the world premiere of Leopoldstadt which is now playing at the West End's Wyndham's Theatre. The show opened a couple of weeks back on 25 January and is booking …

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Casting announced to join Juliet Stevenson in The Doctor

The Doctor starring Juliet Stevenson had a sell-out run at the Almeida Theatre and was very well received. The production will be transferring to the West End’s Duke of York’s Theatre f…

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Full casting announced for West End musical The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden announces the full cast to be joining the previously announced Lucie Jones, Ramin Karimloo and Jac Yarrow. The concert-style production will be performed for just two shows…

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Mischief Theatre’s Magic Goes Wrong announces new West End cast

The latest “Goes Wrong” show from Mischief Theatre, popular for The Play That Goes Wrong (Duchess Theatre) and The Comedy About A Bank Robbery (Criterion Theatre), Magic Goes Wrong (…

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David Tennant returns to the stage to star in Good at The Playhouse

World-renowned Doctor Who actor David Tennant is set to return to the West End stage to star in Good at the Playhouse Theatre in London, it has been confirmed. The C.P. Taylor play is the l…

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Monday, February 10, 2020

Last minute: Shows for Valentine’s Day Alternatives

Not everyone is a Valentine's person, for whatever reason, but that doesn’t mean you don’t get to celebrate or, if you’d rather, avoid the day altogether. Thankfully, we have the perfe…

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Last minute: Perfect shows for Valentine’s Day

January seemed like it lasted forever and at the same time, it still feels like Valentine’s Day has crept up on us. If you haven’t booked anything and you’re feeling the rush all of a …

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Friday, February 7, 2020

Full cast announced for Jamie Lloyd’s The Seagull at London’s Playhouse Theatre

Jamie Lloyd’s season at the West End’s Playhouse Theatre has already been the talk of British Theatre thus far. Cyrano De Bergerac starring James McAvoy is selling out night after nigh…

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& Juliet announces sing-a-long at the West End’s Shaftesbury Theatre this spring!

If you’ve seen the incredible new musical & Juliet that has had the West End buzzing, then you’ll know that the Max Martin pop songs it features are hard to resist singing along to.…

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New Mamma Mia The Party Tickets on sale now!

If you want to dance, jive and have the time of your life then there is nowhere more perfect than The O2 in London, which is home to the new immersive experience; Mamma Mia The Party. Havin…

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

First Look: Kevin Clifton in The Wedding Singer musical

The Wedding Singer starring Kevin Clifton (Burn The Floor) is now playing at London's Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre for a strictly limited run with tickets booking until 1 March 2020. Chec…

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