Monday, October 21, 2019

Critics are raving about...Gentlemen Prefer Blondes at the Union Theatre

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes gets a rare London revival at the Union Theatre with a vibrant young cast that revitalises this Broadway and Hollywood classic. It's "classy, sassy and perfectly per…

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Moulin Rouge! The Musical will transfer to the West End in March 2021

The spectacular Broadway production of Moulin Rouge! The Musical, that has already created a big buzz across the pond, will have its West End opening at the Piccadilly Theatre in March 2021.…

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Friday, October 18, 2019

Karl Queensborough has got his shot in Hamilton. Who's joining him in the new cast?

We love it when understudies and alternates step into the main role. Now it's Karl Queensborough's time to take the lead on Alexander Hamilton and no one's taking away his shot. Full details…

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

NEWS: Julie Atherton leads the cast of immersive pub musical The Green Fairy at Union Theatre

Any pub where you get to hear Julie Atherton singing is our kind of drinking esablishment, so we're excited about new hostiliery-set musical The Green Fairy, which has its UK premiere at The…

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I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change opens season at renamed Chiswick Playhouse

All change in Chiswick! The Tabard Theatre has been renamed Chiswick Playhouse, ' in honour of the ara's illustrious theatrical heritage, and opens its inaugural season later this month with…

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Nicholas McLean takes over as Boq in Wicked from 20 January

New casting alert for WICKED! There's a brand-new Boq in Oz in the new year. Welcome to Nicholas McLean. Do you know who else is in the current cast of this long-running blockbuster?

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Hope Mill leads Park Theatre's 2020 with Rags transfer, including evening with Stephen Schwartz

Following its UK premiere at Manchester's Hope Mill Theatre this year, Stephen Schwartz’s RAGS The Musical transfers to London's Park Theatre from 9 January to 8 February 2020, with a pres…

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Saturday, October 12, 2019

Terri trips: Islander at Southwark Playhouse & Gentlemen Prefer Blondes at the Union

Two of the theatres on my doorsteps in south London are Southwark Playhouse and the Union Theatre. So when I planned my visits to two musicals I've been working on Featured Show campaigns fo…

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Friday, October 11, 2019

New London production of award-winning I Do! I Do! features never before seen material!

When Tony Award-winning musical I Do! I Do! receives a new production at London's Upstairs at the Gatehouse later this month, it will include brand new songs added more than 50 years after t…

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Oliver Ormson leads the cast for the UK premiere of High Fidelity A Musical at the Turbine Theatre

Time for vinyl to make a comeback. Full casting has been announced for The Turbine Theatre’s first musical production High Fidelity with Oliver Ormson leading the ensemble as record shop o…

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Sandra Marvin joins the West End production of Waitress in the role of Becky

Best known recently for her role in ITV’s Emmerdale, actress Sandra Marvin is the latest addition to the cast of West End musical Waitress, taking over as waitress Becky from original cast…

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Friday, October 4, 2019

Hit production of Heathers The Musical goes on UK tour in 2020

Following two record-breaking seasons at London’s The Other Palace and West End transfer to the Theatre Royal Haymarket in 2018 the award-winning Heathers the Musical will embark on a high…

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

WATCH: The cast of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes went down a storm at the Theatre Cafe

Did you catch the cast of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes giving a sneak-peek of this much-anticipated revival at the Theatre Cafe? Have a watch here... and then see them strut their stuff live. Pe…

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Luke Bayer & Millie O’Connell head the cast of Soho Cinders at Charing Cross Theatre

Audiences have already seen Luke Bayer as the alternate Jamie in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie and Millie O’Connell has enjoyed an Olivier Award-nominated reign as Anne Boleyn in the h…

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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

'I was surprised when the offer came through for a part I hadn’t even auditioned for': Kirsty Findlay on Islander

Kirsty Findlay's last London stage outing, Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour, led to the Olivier Awards stage at the Royal Albert Hall. The Scottish actor now stars in another genre-busting tr…

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Monday, September 30, 2019

UK premiere of Broadway musical Be More Chill is set for The Other Palace in February 2020

There was so much love online for Joe Iconis’ Be More Chill score in 2018 that he creatives brought it back, first Off-Broadway and then for a run on the Great White Way. Now the show whi…

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Saturday, September 28, 2019

Everybody’s Talking About James extends booking & launches national search for the next Jamie New

The feel-good musical sensation Everybody’s Talking About Jamie goes from strength to strength with the announcement of a new booking period at London’s Apollo Theatre until 29 August 20…

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Thursday, September 26, 2019

'You will leave the theatre with a big smile on your face': Abigayle Honeywill on starring in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

In Sasha Regan's upcoming revival of classic Broadway and Hollywood Golden Age musical Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, which runs at the Union Theatre from 2 to 26 October, Abigayle Honeywill foll…

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

NEWS: West Side Story, Standing At The Sky’s Edge & The Color Purple fight it out at UK Theatre Awards 2019

Surely we are not heading towards awards season yet again? We had better hurry up then and check out the musical theatre nominees in this year’s UK Theatre Awards. Who will you be rooting …

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

First Night Takeover: Mamma Mia! The Party

Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Perry O’Bree attending the gala night for Mamma Mia! The Party, the immersive theatrical and dining experience being staged at The O2 London. …

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Monday, September 23, 2019

New production of Stiles and Drewe’s musical Soho Cinders heads to the Charing Cross Theatre

Stiles and Drewe and Elliot Davis’ musical Soho Cinders, a deliciously naughty satirical twist on the Cinderella fairy tale, will have a nine-week run at London’s Charing Cross Theatre.

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'I want audiences to be inspired & enlightened': Jeanette Bayardelle on bringing her New York hit Shida to London

Jeanette Bayardelle tells us about bringing her one-woman musical SHIDA, based on the redemptive story of her childhood best friend, and being overwhelmed by responses from London audiences …

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Friday, September 20, 2019

Sell-out new production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat will be back at the London Palladium in July 2020

It’s a dream come true for fans of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat with news that the recent hit production will return to the Lon…

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Terri trips: Preludes at Southwark Playhouse & Shida at The Vaults

I'm so pleased I was able to see for myself two Featured Show campaigns I've been working on recently on StageFaves, both UK premieres of lauded Off-Broadway musicals and now both recognised…

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Thursday, September 19, 2019

Michael Brandon, Brenda Edwards, Danielle Hope & Clare Halse complete the cast of White Christmas

Are you dreaming of a White Christmas featuring the talents of Danny Mac, Dan Burton, Michael Brandon, Brenda Edwards, Danielle Hope and Clare Halse? Then you are in for a treat when White C…

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Critics are raving about... Shida at The Vaults

Broadway star Jeanette Bayardelle has made her London stage debut in her highly personal one-woman musical SHIDA. It's an "astonishingly powerful performance" of a "visceral and unapologetic…

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Critics are raving about... Islander, now transferring to Southwark Playhouse

Two-hander musical ISLANDER, inspired by the wind-beaten coastline of the Western Isles, transfers from this year's Edinburgh Fringe to London on a wave of critical acclaim as well as a Best…

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Critics are raving about... Preludes at Southwark Playhouse

The UK premiere of Preludes has now opened at London's Southwark Playhouse. Alex Sutton's new production has won plaudits from the show's Tony Awards-lauded composer and lyricist. But what h…

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Stars line up for the UK premiere of Cinderella in Concert at the Cadogan Hall

Just look at the fairy tale cast for the UK premiere of the Broadway version of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, in concert at Cadogan Hall on 20 October. Joining Christine Allado…

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Monday, September 16, 2019

NEWS: The Stage’s Best West End Debut Award goes to Jac Yarrow for Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Jac Yarrow’s performance in the title role in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the London Palladium was obviously a big hit with audiences as it was the public who crowned h…

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Saturday, September 14, 2019

Jon Robyns will play Jean Valjean when Les Miserables reopens the Sondheim Theatre in December 2019

Can Boublil and Schönberg’s Les Misérables get any more popular? Perhaps it can with the just-announced new cast starring in the musical at the newly reburbished Sondheim Theatre, reopen…

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