Friday, November 22, 2019

First Look: These new White Christmas photos will jingle your bells

Looks like Christmas has come early this year with the latest release of production shots for Nikolai Foster's festive hit. White Christmas is now showing at London's Dominion Theatre (and…

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New cast announced for Fame at Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre

The 30th-anniversary production of Fame the Musical that recently had a run at the West End’s Peacock Theatre is moving to the all-new off-West End venue Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre…

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Hello, Dolly! transfer to star Imelda Staunton at the Adelphi Theatre

Four-time Olivier Award-winning actress Imelda Staunton is set to star in the lead role of the iconic musical, Hello, Dolly! The West End revival will run at London's Adelphi Theatre next ye…

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First Look: Cinderella panto at the Lyric Hammersmith

Ooh, lala. The first production shots for the new Cinderella pantomime have been unveiled. The show opens at the Lyric Hammersmith in London's West End tonight (22 November).

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

West End Waitress is closing up

This news is fresh out of the oven and whilst we’re excited to announce that Waitress at London’s Adelphi Theatre has been extended, we’re sad to say this will be the last extension. …

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

CMBYN actor Timothee Chalamet to star in 4000 Miles at The Old Vic opposite Eileen Atkins

A new revival of Amy Herzog's Pulitzer Prize-nominated play 4000 Miles has been announced and will run at London's Old Vic Theatre in April 2020. The production will star Call Me By Your Na…

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The Glee Club revival to star Bill Ward

Richard Cameron’s hit play is set to return in 2020, produced by London’s Kiln Theatre along with Out of Joint and Cast. It will come to the off-West End theatre for a strictly limited …

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Full cast announced for UK premiere of Leopoldstadt

Final casting has been announced for the highly-anticipated world premiere of Tom Stoppard's Leopoldstadt. Directed by Patrick Marber, the new stage play opens at Wyndham's Theatre in London…

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

New immersive 'Monopoly' production by Sellador to open in London

An immersive production of the popular board game Monopoly is set to open in London in 2020, marking a new partnership between Sellador and Hasbro Inc. The game has been making headlines in …

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Top 10 musicals UK theatregoers should be excited about (#WestEndWishList)

We're making our [wish] list and checking it twice. There's no better time than Christmas to hope for these fabulous musicals to transfer to the West End. Mrs Doubtfire is already on its me…

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The 2019 Alfred Fagon Award goes to Jasmine Lee-Jones

Jasmine Lee-Jones, the writer behind this year's seven methods of killing kylie jenner at the Royal Court took, home the prestigious Alfred Fagon Award.

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Joel Montague to join West End Waitress cast

Waitress in the West End has kept us on our toes with cast change announcements for this month. We’re aware that numerous cast members are leaving the pie show in the next couple of weeks,…

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New play 'A Museum in Baghdad' on Iraqi nationhood to run at The Kiln

Following its highly-anticipated premiere next year at the Swan Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, Hannah Khalil's new play A Museum in Baghdad will transfer to the Kiln Theatre in London in …

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Monday, November 18, 2019

First Look: Production shots for Dear Evan Hansen released

The first production shots have been released for the West End's Dear Evan Hansen, which stars Sam Tutty in the titular role. With six Tony Awards under its belt, including for Best Musical,…

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First Look: A Christmas Carol at The Old Vic Theatre for #OVSeason5

First-look photos have been released for A Christmas Carol at The Old Vic, now in rehearsals. The Matthew Warchus show opens for previews on 23 November and officially opens on 4 December.

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Friday, November 15, 2019

London Theatre Review: War Horse at Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre

I remember when War Horse first came to the stage twelve years ago. Eleven year old me read about it in ‘Pony’ Magazine and immediately wanted to go. Well, yesterday I finally got there.…

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NT Live set to broadcast James McAvoy in 'Cyrano de Bergerac', Maxine Peake, and more

It has just been announced that NT Live will be broadcasting X-Men star James McAvoy in Jamie Lloyd's production of Cyrano de Bergerac along with other big-name actors, including Maxine Pea…

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Broadway’s To Kill A Mockingbird West End transfer to star Rhys Ifans

After the announcement last month that Aaron Sorkin’s To Kill A Mockingbird would be transferring to the West End’s Gielgud Theatre from 21 May 2020, we now have the first piece of exc…

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Further Endgame cast announced to join Daniel Radcliffe and Alan Cumming at The Old Vic

Full casting has been announced for the upcoming double bill Endgame / Rough For Theatre II, which opens on 27 January 2020 at The Old Vic Theatre and stars Daniel Radcliffe and Alan Cummi…

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Noah Thomas is the new Jamie in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

After the musical everybody really is still talking about held open auditions in order to find their new lead, the announcement has arrived today. Noah Thomas, a student at Mountview Academy…

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

First Look: James McAvoy in rehearsals for Cyrano de Bergerac

Rehearsal images shot by Marc Brenner have been released for the upcoming Playhouse Theatre staging of Edmond Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac. Boasting a star-studded cast that features X-me…

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Full casting announced for Back to the Future The Musical

Back to the Future The Musical tickets for the West End are not yet available as this all-new stage adaptation based on the popular 80s classic film of the same name will have its world prem…

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Why & Juliet is worth the hype

After having the privilege of not just following the & Juliet journey from workshops back in March which got me very excited about the show, getting to ask the leading lady Miriam-Teak …

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London Theatre Review: Wicked at the Apollo Victoria

“Morag haven’t you seen enough shows by now?” a friend asked after my third performance in as many weeks. The answer was of course not. The magic of the theatre and being transported t…

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London Theatre Review: Mary Poppins Practically Perfect in Every Way

The brolly-clutching, super-nanny-of-dreams has flown into London’s Prince Edward Theatre. The classic tale of the Banks family and their encounter with Mary Poppins is brought to life wit…

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Last chance to see Joe Egg + Peter Nichols: A Celebration at Trafalgar Studios

The British Library in collaboration with the widely praised revival of A Day in the Death of Joe Egg have formally announced a special one-off event to honour the works of the play's autho…

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Dreamcast for the West End Moulin Rouge

Our new dreamcast was inspired by the recent announcement that Broadway’s Moulin Rouge would indeed be transferring to the West End. The journey over the pond won’t occur until March 202…

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Full cast for Coming Clean at Trafalgar Studios announced

Full casting has been announced for the King's Head Theatre's highly-anticipated revival of Kevin Elyot's Coming Clean, which is set to return to Trafalgar Studios on 8 January 2020 for a …

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The Watsons to transfer to the Harold Pinter Theatre in summer 2020

Following an ongoing highly successful run at the Menier Chocolate Factory, Laura Wade's stage play The Watsons, which is based on the unfinished novel of the same name by Jane Austen that W…

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Monday, November 11, 2019

Q&A with Will Fletcher from The Girl Who Fell

A show that is both hilarious and heart-wrenching; The Girl Who Fell by Sarah Rutherford is currently playing at the West End’s Trafalgar Studios 2 until 23 November. This poignant play …

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What's on at Sadler's Wells for the new 2020 season?

The latest season at Sadler's Wells is action-packed, to say the least. Featuring emerging talents, final farewells, and thrilling revivals, there's absolutely no excuse not to head to Ros…

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