Monday, August 19, 2019

Joel Montague takes over from Matt Cardle in the UK premiere of Falsettos

West End musical theatre performer Joel Montague will be stepping in to the role of Mendel in the upcoming production of the award-winning musical Falsettos at London’s The Other Palace Th…

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Watch: Jeremy Jordan sing a track from the soon-to-be-released What’s Not Inside: The Lost Songs from Waitress

Sara Bareilles has often spoken about the amount of music that had to be cut before the final version of Waitress made it to Broadway. Now fans of the show are going to get to hear ‘What…

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New adult musical comedy Tickle premieres at the King's Head in Oct

New adult musical comedy TICKLE, based on an incredible true story and documentary produced by Stephen Fry, premieres at London's King's Head Theatre this autumn. Casting is now announced. W…

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Watch: Keith Ramsay singing ‘Lilacs’ from the UK premiere of Dave Malloy’s Preludes at Southwark Playhouse

Not long now until the UK premiere of Tony Award-nominated Dave Malloy’s musical Preludes – running at London’s Southwark Playhouse from 6 September to 12 October – but in the meanti…

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Saturday, August 10, 2019

New post-show Q&A: Join Faves founder Terri on 29 Aug as Cabaret launches a new tour with John Partridge as the emcee

John Partridge & Kara Lily Hayworth star in the new tour of Kander & Ebb’s Cabaret I’ve loved Rufus Norris’ multi-award-winning production of Kander & Ebb musical classic …

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Friday, August 9, 2019

WATCH: The stars of Midlife Cowboy take to Twitter to tell us about the show

Why should you be getting excited about Tony Hawks' new musical Midlife Cowboy? Well, the show's cast, including Hawks, have leapt onto Twitter to answer exactly that question. Take a look a…

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Can a musical help us reclaim LGBTQ history? Watch Terri's The View Upstairs post-show Q&A

Do you know what happened in New Orleans on 24 June 1973? Why should we remember? Watch Faves founder Terri Paddock's post-show Q&A with Tyrone Huntley, Andy Mientus and Cedric Neal, thr…

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Shida, written & performed by Broadway Shorts creator Jeannette Bayardelle, gets its UK premiere

Off-Broadway musical SHIDA will get its UK premiere at The Vaults next month. It's written and performed by Jeanette Bayardelle, who we're a little obsessed with from her "Broadway Shorts" f…

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

Who are the musical contenders in The Stage Debut Awards this year?

The Stage today (8 August 2019) announces the shortlist for The Stage Debut Awards 2019. The awards, now in their third year and presented in association with Access Entertainment, celebrate…

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

After its 2013 Broadway outing, Rodgers & Hammerstein's reworked Cinderella makes UK debut in concert

Get your glass slippers ready. Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA is coming to London. The Broadway version of the screen-to-stage fairytale musical gets its UK premiere in a concert version…

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Who would you like to star in the Bridge House revival of Tick, Tick... Boom!?

Cast is yet to be announced but our minds here at #StageFaves can't stop racing with ideas. In what may be the last professional production in London before the much-anticipated screen versi…

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Monday, August 5, 2019

A new Judy & a new trailer as Chelsea Halfpenny makes her West End debut with 9 to 5 The Musical

This’ll get you tumbling out of bed (but carefully please!)… There’s a new Judy and a new trailer as Casualty star Chelsea Halfpenny takes over from Amber Davies in the West End cast o…

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Friday, August 2, 2019

From the Edinburgh Fringe to Broadway: Hit British musical Six heads to New York in 2020

How appropriate that Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss’ rockin’ Royal Tudor musical Six is going to make history. Two years to the day the show was first seen as a student production at the Edin…

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

Further casting for the West End production of The Prince Of Egypt includes Gary Wilmot & Debbie Kurup

We’re excited to hear more casting details for brand-new stage musical The Prince Of Egypt, previewing at London’s Dominion Theatre from 5 February 2020: Joe Dixon, Debbie Kurup, Gary W…

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Six writer Toby Marlow plays the role of Catherine Parr & ensures the West End show goes on

Toby Marlow, one of the writers of smash-hit West End musical Six, saved the day at the weekend when he donned high heels and leather hotpants to play the sixth Queen Catherine Parr. With ju…

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Friday, July 26, 2019

Adult casting is confirmed for the new London production of Mary Poppins at the West End’s Prince Edward Theatre

Ready to step in time? Amy Griffiths, Claire Moore, Claire Machin, Jack North and Barry James are doing just that as they join Zizi Strallen, Charlie Stemp, Joseph Millson and Petula Clark i…

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Thursday, July 25, 2019

Turn back the clock to the 1970s: Shane Richie’s Boogie Nights is revived at Camden Fringe

Shane Richie’s BOOGIE NIGHTS heads back to the London stage during Camden Fringe, care of JR Theatre Company with a week-long run from 5 to 11 August 2019 at Highgate’s Upstairs at the G…

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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Cast changes are announced for the West End cast of The Phantom of the Opera with Josh Piterman playing the title role

As The Phantom of the Opera heads into its incredible 34th year in the West End, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Cameron Mackintosh have announced that Australian singer and performer Josh Piterman …

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Monday, July 22, 2019

Layton Williams & Shane Richie will star in the first national tour of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

The classroom calls once again for Layton Williams as Jamie New and EastEnders’ Shane Richie as Hugo/Loco Chanelle with news that the ever-popular West End musical Everybody’s Talking Ab…

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Friday, July 19, 2019

NEWS: Shan Ako & Lily Kerhoas make their West End theatre debuts in Les Misérables – The Staged Concert

They dreamed a dream of performing in the West End and it has come true for Brit School graduate Shan Ako & the Royal Academy of Music’s Lily Kerhoas as they take on the roles of Eponi…

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Thursday, July 18, 2019

Luke Brady, Liam Tamne, Christine Allado & Alexia Khadime lead the West End cast of The Prince Of Egypt

Dreams really do come true when you believe. We’re excited to hear the first casting news for Stephen Schwartz and Philip LaZebnik’s stage musical The Prince Of Egypt, having its West E…

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Disney shows The Lion King, Aladdin, Mary Poppins & Frozen all feature in London pop-up experience this summer

Disney’s hit West End musicals The Lion King, Aladdin, the eagerly-anticipated Frozen, and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins will all take centre stage in the Disney in the West End Summ…

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Watch: Cedric Neal sing a new song from Back to the Future The Musical as further casting is announced

Rev up that flux capacitor because it’s time to find out more casting details for the world premiere production of Back to The Future The Musical with Hugh Coles as George McFly, Rosanna H…

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Monday, July 15, 2019

'She is one of the most brilliant individuals I've worked with': Bare star Darragh Cowley on what he's learned from director Julie Atherton

In the second of our two-part interview, Bare: A Pop Opera star Darragh Cowley shares his Shakespeare ambitions and dishes the dirt on co-star and drama school peer Lizzie Emery as well as d…

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Watch: Composer Stephen Schwartz attending orchestral rehearsals for the West End production of The Prince of Egypt

Here’s your chance to get a glimpse of composer Stephen Schwartz attending the orchestral recording of the music for the brand new production of The Prince Of Egypt, premiering at London…

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Friday, July 12, 2019

UK concert premiere of Doctor Zhivago will star Ramin Karimloo & Celinde Schoenmaker

Get ready to fight back the tears because Lambert Jackson Productions is bringing Doctor Zhivago – The UK Concert Premiere to London’s Cadogan Hall on 1 September with Ramin Karimloo as …

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

Brenda Edwards will star in brand new production of Sister Act set for tour & London run

If you are a fan of Sister Act, then producers Jamie Wilson and Whoopi Goldberg have answered your prayers with the announcement that a reworked version starring Brenda Edwards will open at …

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

NEWS: London transfer of Amélie The Musical leads to The Other Palace

Sometimes it’s hard for dreamers but it’s paid off for the team behind the successful touring production of Amélie The Musical as it journeys to London’s The Other Palace for a festiv…

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Yeehaw! Debra Stephenson stars in the world premiere of Tony Hawks new musical Midlife Cowboy

Throw your stetson high with excitement - Debra Stephenson and Tony Hawks will star in Hawks' new musical Midlife Cowboy when it receives its world premiere at The Pleasance Theatre in Septe…

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Monday, July 8, 2019

First Night Takeover: The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾ The Musical

Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Perry O’Bree attending the West End opening night of The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾ The Musical at the Ambassadors Theatre. Describ…

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Sunday, July 7, 2019

West End shows & performers celebrate Pride In London 2019

The flags have been flying this weekend for Pride In London 2019 and West End performers and shows have been playing their part. Are you ready for a colourful collaboration between 9 To 5 Th…

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