Thursday, December 13, 2018

Ever dreamt of performing on the West End stage? This could be your chance as ‘Cast Album Karaoke’ nights are announced for the London production

Theatre lovers who have always dreamt of singing on the West End stage will soon be able to make their dream a reality when ‘Cast Album Karaoke’ nights are held post-show on 19 February …

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

First Night Takeover: Just So at Cirencester’s Barn Theatre

Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Stage Door Joe attending the opening night of JUST SO at the Barn Theatre, Cirencester, a festive treat that brings an incredibly successful fir…

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Dynamic duo: Bat Out Of Hell’s Falco & Sloane – Rob Fowler & Sharon Sexton – have released their new duet album Vision Of You

When Sharon Sexton & Rob Fowler were cast as Falco and Sloane in Jim Steinman’s Bat Out Of Hell in 2016, who knew how beautifully their voices would gel & what chemistry they would have. N…

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Monday, December 10, 2018

Join Faves founder Terri to quiz the musical improv masters at Showstopper!

Guaranteed: when you see SHOWSTOPPER!, you'll see a new musical that you have never seen before. Join Faves founder Terri Paddock for the performance at The Other Palace on Wednesday 30 Janu…

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WATCH: Perry O'Bree hangs out with Take That & cast at The Band's gala night

StageFaves’ Perry O’Bree attended the West End charity gala opening of The Band at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, a special night raising money for the Elton John AIDS Foundation. Perry wa…

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Critics are raving about... Hot Gay Time Machine at Trafalgar Studios

Seven isn't the only thing that comes after SIX! Reviewers have been having 'so much bloody fun' at HOT GAY TIME MACHINE, the latest West End offering from Six co-writers Toby Marlow and Luc…

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Saturday, December 8, 2018

On her way: Kaisa Hammarlund takes the title role in Violet’s UK premiere

Kaisa Hammarlund must have enjoyed performing the work of Jeanine Tesori because she stars in Violet, having only recently appeared in the American composer’s Fun Home at the Young Vic. Th…

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Friday, December 7, 2018

From the East End to West End: Shane Richie is back onstage as the new Hugo/Loco Chanelle in London’s Everybody’s Talking About Jamie in early 201

It’s farewell Alfie Moon and hello drag artist Hugo/Loco for Shane Richie as he joins Everybody’s Talking About Jamie at the Apollo Theatre from 28 January until 4 May 2019 alongside a…

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

Flying high: Aladdin’s Matthew Croke releases his debut album Only Dreaming

Currently starring in the title role of Disney’s stage musical Aladdin, Matt Croke will release his debut album Only Dreaming – full of classic songs from stage and screen – on 7 Decem…

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

More treats on the menu as Marisha Wallace, David Hunter, Laura Baldwin & Peter Hannah are cast alongside Katharine McPhee in the West End product

Meet the four new principals – Marisha Wallace, David Hunter, Laura Baldwin and Peter Hannah – joining the much-anticipated London production of Sara Bareilles’ Tony Award-nominated mu…

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Monday, December 3, 2018

You must remember this… Alfie Boe brings 40s classics back to the charts with new solo album

Alfie Boe has claimed his fifth top 10 album as a solo artist in the UK chart, in at number 10, with the release of his vibrant album As Time Goes By via Decca Records. Will you be Sing Sing…

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Saturday, December 1, 2018

Guess Q’s back! Who'll be pulling the strings in the new UK tour of Avenue Q?

The naughtiest puppets in town are coming to a venue near you as comedy musical Avenue Q returns to tour the UK, opening at Portsmouth’s Kings Theatre on 25 January 2019. Will you be check…

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

Are your dancing shoes on? Catch up on casting, first song & video for new Club Mex immersive musical

CBBC regular Jade Johnson’s audition via Instagram must have been pretty successful because now she has a starring role in the world premiere of part-immersive, part-musical clubbing exper…

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

WATCH: Andrew Lloyd Webber's Aspects of Love marks its 30th anniversary with this stunning 2019 transfer

2019 marks 30 years since Andrew Lloyd Webber and Don Black's ASPECTS OF LOVE premiered at the West End's Prince of Wales Theatre. What do you have to look forward to when Jonathan O'Boyle's…

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Monday, November 26, 2018

Are you ready to go gaga for the return of We Will Rock You in a brand new UK & Ireland tour?

It’s a double whammy for Queen fans. First, they have been able to enjoy the release of the new biopic movie Bohemian Rhapsody and now a reimagined production of the Queen and Ben Elton mu…

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Monday, September 24, 2018

[email protected] is finally on its way to the West End & now we know who is joining #SharonDClarke on the journey to the @ThePlayhouseLDN

Following sell-out seasons at Chichester and Hampstead, Jeanine Tesori & Tony Kushner’s celebrated musical will run at London’s Playhouse Theatre from 20 November 2018 to 9 February 2019…

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Prize night: @lesmisofficial’s #AmaraOkereke, actor #LouisGaunt & composer @GusGowland win big at The Stage Debut Awards

It was smiles all round as The Stage Debut Awards 2018 recognised breakthrough talent in the shape of Amara Okereke, the first actress of colour to play the role of Cosette, Louis Gaunt for …

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Sunday, September 23, 2018

What do @sixthemusical's creators @marlowandmoss think of being labelled the British answer to #HamiltonLDN? Who's everyone's fave queen? WATCH Faves

Are you a diehard fan of the SIX queens yet? You'll love them even more after watching this fun-filled post-show Q&A that Faves founder Terri Paddock chaired with the cast (still in costume)…

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Saturday, September 22, 2018

Would you condemn your nearest & dearest? WATCH Faves founder @TerriPaddock’s post-show Q&A with the writers & stars of @MidnightLDN at @theunionthe

Have you watched the post-show Q&A Faves founder Terri Paddock hosted this week at MIDNIGHT? Catch up here to find out how this brand-new British musical adapted from an Azerbaijani play cam…

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What does Unexpected Joy tell us about healing society's divisions? Watch Faves founder Terri Paddock's post-show Q&A

If you follow political news from the US, you'll know that Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is generating headlines for all sorts of reasons. Closer to home, the implications of…

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Friday, September 21, 2018

#BlastFromThePast - WATCH: @ZiziStrallen & The cast of @MaryPoppins at the 2015 Royal Variety Performance

With the new Mary Poppins film coming to cinemas this Christmas (starring ultimate StageFave and honorary Brit Lin-Manuel Miranda!) we thought we'd go back in time to 2015 when the cast of t…

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Hitting the big time: @lauratigertyrer wins the role of Velma Kelly in the #WestEnd’s @ChicagoOnStage & her audition was even filmed for a new @

There’s already plenty of pressure on a performer when looking out for the next West End role… but when Laura Tyrer tried out for the West End cast of Chicago at the Phoenix Theatre, it …

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Listen to @LanaDelRey's haunting rendition of @AndrewLW's "You Must Love Me" from @OfficialEvita

With the soon to be released "Unmasked: The Platinum Collection" LP, Andrew Llloyd Webber has collaborated with some fabulous pop artists to reimagine classic songs. Lana Del Rey was one of …

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Back to the future: Can you believe @sixthemusical’s @marlowandmoss have another hit – @hotgaytheatre – on its way to the #WestEnd? @TrafStudios

Award-winning comedy duo Zak Ghazi-Torbati and Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss (co-writers of West End smash Six) will be bringing Hot Gay Time Machine to London’s Trafalgar Studios for some fes…

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#HamiltonHumpDay - A (not quite) British invasion! Lin-Manuel Miranda breaks out his best English accent in Mary Poppins trailer

He's become somewhat of an American icon, but now he's going Brit! The original HAMILTON, world-renowned Musical Theatre writer and StageFaves superstar Lin-manuel Miranda is breaking into H…

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Crowning glory: @YoungThacko & @SavannahSt are just two of the West End names starring in @LMTOrch’s #Camelot at @LondonPalladium

David Thaxton’s Arthur and Savannah Stevenson’s Guenevere will not only be joined by the likes of Celinde Schoenmaker, Emmanuel Kojo & Oliver Savile in London Musical Theatre Orchestra…

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Brave at heart: Watch @HeathersMusical star @RebeccaLock22 sing @nick_butch’s new song ‘Alive’

British theatre composer Nick Butcher has released a new video featuring Heathers actress Rebecca Lock singing his song ‘Alive’. The original song is the third video in Nick’s YouTube …

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[email protected] releases "Unmasked: The Platinum Collection" album this September including @Beyonce, @LanaDelRay & @Madonna #TheatreNews

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new album UNMASKED: THE PLATINUM COLLECTION is soon to be released as a deluxe five LP box set. The performers on this mammoth new box set include *draws breath* Lana…

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WATCH: Have you seen this awesome video of @zukihoyle singing "You Should See Her Fly" from @FanaticalShow. #Featured @playgroundW10

Fans of musical theatre and Sci-fi are in for a treat with FANATICAL, the new musical coming to the Playground Theatre this November. Earlier this year, superstar StageFave Izuka Hoyle perfo…

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Time to dig out those leg-warmers: The touring production of @famemusicaluk is heading for the #WestEnd’s @peacocktheatre in 2019

It may be 30 years since the original Miami production, but Fame The Musical continues to hit the spot with generation after generation. After a mega tour, the newest production will transf…

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Monday, September 17, 2018

#StageFavesSongOfTheWeek - Jonathan Groff & the original cast of #SpringAwakening perform "The Bitch of Living" on @Letterman

With its cast producing hand-held microphones and the band always fully visible onstage, SPRING AWAKENING exploded onto Broadway in 2006, reminding everyone that musicals could be cool! Our …

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