Monday, April 22, 2019

Immersive 90s musical Cruel Intentions will get its UK premiere at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe

Cruel Intentions: The ‘90s Musical is based on a cult Hollywood movie, it’s packed with 90s pop classics from Britney Spears, Boyz II Men, Christina Aguilera, Natalie Imbruglia, *NSYNC, …

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"A musical triumph" Check out what's being said about Queen of the Mist on Twitter

"To find a production as good as this one with singer/actors of this calibre is a joy." Audiences and critics have taken to Twitter to praise the UK premiere of Queen of the Mist at Brockley…

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Friday, April 19, 2019

What a cast! Who's joining Broadway's Andy Mientus for the Euro premiere of LGBTQ+ musical The View Upstairs?

Hold on to your hats, Smash fans! Andy Mientus is making his UK stage debut in the European premiere of new LGBTQ+ musical THE VIEW UPSTAIRS at Soho Theatre in July. And he's joined by a hot…

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Casting announced for the Queens Theatre, Hornchurch revival of The Hired Man

The landmark revival of Howard Goodal's THE HIRED MAN, running at the Queens Theatre Hornchurch this month (before touring to Hull and Oldham) has announced a cast of fantastic StageFaves. T…

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

From page to screen to stage: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button goes Celtic in Southwark

F Scott Fitzgerald's 1922 short story, set in Baltimore, was made into a 2008 Hollywood film starring Brad Pitt, set in New Orleans. Now this epic, reverse-ageing fantasy gets a British stag…

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Join Faves founder Terri to quiz the director & cast of Michel Legrand's Amour

Oscar-winning French musical composer, conductor and pianist Michel Legrand passed away in January. Join Faves founder Terri Paddock on Monday 13 May 2019 at the posthumous UK premiere of hi…

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

NEWS: Frances Barber will star in the premiere of Pet Shop Boys & Jonathan Harvey’s new cabaret musical Musik at Edinburgh Fringe 2019

Something special is coming: The Pet Shop Boys and Jonathan Harvey are collaborating once more, this time on the world premiere of cabaret show MUSIK at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Frin…

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Watch: Which musicals are fighting it out for your video votes in the run up to West End Eurovision 2019?

The battle is on for your votes in the run up to West End Eurovision 2019 including ‘The Best ident Movie’. From previous winner The Phantom of the Opera to new kid on the block Only Foo…

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

How are preparations going for Amour? Loveable theatre dogs & first-listen video

We love these snapshots of activity as we count down to the much-anticipated UK premiere of the late, great Michel Legrand's AMOUR. Did you know that the Charing Cross has a theatre pug?! Pl…

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Monday, April 15, 2019

The European premiere of Falsettos arrives at The Other Palace in August 2019

Our day in Falsettoland is finally here thanks to Selladoor Worldwide who is presenting the European premiere of William Finn and James Lapine’s Falsettos at The Other Palace from 30 Augus…

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Friday, April 12, 2019

Main roles are cast in Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s productions of Evita & Jesus Chris Superstar

It’s a double whammy from Regent’s Park Theatre as the venue reveals casting for its Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber double bill – Evita and Jesus Christ Superstar – playing at t…

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Watch: The finale & curtain call at the Mamma Mia! 20th West End birthday performance

Global smash hit musical Mamma Mia! celebrated its 20th anniversary in London’s West End at the Novello Theatre on 6 April 2019. At the special performance, 13 former ‘Dynamos’ joined …

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

WATCH: Did you catch these behind the scenes clips from the road to the Olivier Awards?

The 2019 Olivier Awards may be over, but this year's categories were so strong they will never be forgotten! Amongst loads of cool photos and tidbits to get us all excited, the team also lau…

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

WATCH: Trudi Camilleri tells us all about the UK premiere of Queen of the Mist

As Queen of the Mist begins performances at Brockley's Jack Studio Theatre, discover more about this UK premiere of Michael John LaChiusa's historical musical from its leading lady, Trudi Ca…

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Our fave gifs from the 2019 Olivier Awards

On Sunday, the 2019 Olivier Awards ceremony brought together the great and the good of the British Theatre world in one place. As usual, both the ceremony and the red carpet brought us ALL t…

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Monday, April 8, 2019

Olivier Awards 2019 Red Carpet Round-up – Perry O’Bree’s full video interviews plus the best photos & clips of your fave musical theatre sta

Last night was the biggest in British Theatre! The Olivier Awards celebrated the best of all things stagey and we reckon this was the best year yet. As all your favourite musical theatre sta…

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Sunday, April 7, 2019

Come From Away & Company each win four honours at the Olivier Awards 2019

What a night for musical theatre at the Olivier Awards with Come From Away and Company each winning four prizes and awards going to the Sondheim show’s Jonathan Bailey and Patti LuPone. Al…

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Happy Olivier Awards Day! Have a look at some of the Tweets from the build-up

So the big day has arrived. Olivier Awards rehearsals have been taking place at the Royal Albert Hall, the set is beginning to take shape, all the nominees are picking out their sparkly outf…

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Friday, April 5, 2019

Final performance for Katharine McPhee as Jenna in the West End’s Waitress is confirmed as 15 June 2019

It’s been confirmed that Katharine McPhee will be putting her apron down and bidding farewell to the West End production of Sara Bareilles’ musical Waitress on 15 June 2019. Cue speculat…

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WATCH: Olivier-Nominated Rachel Tucker sings acoustic medley from Come From Away & chats all-things Newfoundland

It's been a hell of a West End opening for COME FROM AWAY! The Broadway transfer flew into London after a run in Ireland and now it's nominated an astonishing NINE TIMES!!! In case you neede…

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PHOTOS: Check out what's happening in rehearsals for Queen of the Mist

There's no watery fog in these rehearsal images from Queen of the Mist, just reams of sheet music, plenty of cases, the odd juggling ball and a host of performers, which all makes us very in…

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

Sue Townsend's teen intellectual Adrian Mole makes his West End debut at last

Good things come to those who wait. Four years after it first opened at Leicester Curve and two years after its London premiere at the Menier Chocolate Factory, Jake Brunger and Pippa Cleary…

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Three-time Olivier Award winner Alex Jennings will play Signor Naccarelli in Light In The Piazza this June at the Royal Festival Hall

The cast for the forthcoming production of LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA at London's Royal Festival Hall is now complete and that cherry on top is the addition of Olivier Award-winner (and current BAF…

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Broadway's Christie Prades stars in On Your Feet in London. Who's joining her?

Christie Prades starred in ON YOUR FEET on Broadway and is currently touring the US in the conga-fied bio-musical. She now brings her 'Gloria Estefan' to Leicester and London for the UK prem…

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Critics are raving about...Fiddler on the Roof's West End transfer at the Playhouse Theatre

After a fantastic run at the Menier Chocolate Factory, Trevor Nunn's production of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF crossed the river to the Playhouse Theatre in London's West End. Then, in what seemed l…

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WATCH: Paul Taylor Mills, Susie McKenna and Ann Treneman discuss this year's Best Musical nominations at the Olivier Awards

The 2019 Olivier Awards are fast approaching and we're already super excited. The only problem is, we have to wait until the weekend to know who wins!!! If, like us, waiting is not your fort…

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Who's joining Gary Tushaw, Anna O'Byrne & Alisdair Harvey in Michel Legrand's Amour?

Just months after Michel Legrand passed away, at the age of 86 on 26 January 2019, his five-time Tony-nominated musical AMOUR receives its professional UK premiere at London's Charing Cross …

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Monday, April 1, 2019

First Night Takeover: Fiddler on the Roof at the Playhouse Theatre

After a sell-out run at the Menier Chocolate Factory, Trevor Nunn's critically acclaimed revival of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF has transferred to the West End's Playhouse Theatre for a limited seas…

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Friday, March 29, 2019

Another RuPaul's Drag Race star, Bianca Del Rio, joins Everybody's Talking About Jamie

A second RuPaul's Drag Race star is racing into their West End debut care of Everybody's Talking About Jamie. After Michele Visage made her premiere last autumn playing Miss Hedge, Bianca De…

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Ready to make a wish? Jay McGuiness brings Big The Musical to the West End

Are you ready to make a wish? We're wishing we can be at the Dominion Theatre for the West End premiere of BIG THE MUSICAL, starring Jay McGuiness! Watch the trailer and check out more photo…

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WATCH: Feast your eyes on the new trailer for musical premiere Queen of the Mist

"I will tempt my fate, take a chance." So says Anna Edson Taylor in this atmospheric, watery new trailer for musical Queen of the Mist, which comes to the Jack Studio Theatre from 9 to 27 Ap…

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