Monday, July 15, 2019

Jeremy Dyson & Andy Nyman's Ghost Stories Will Haunt West End Audiences Again This Fall by Andy Lefkowitz

After a celebrated prior West End run and the release of a smash-hit film, Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson's worldwide cult phenomenon Ghost Stories will return to the West End later this year.…

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West End Transfer of Touching the Void Announces Complete Casting by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting is set for the upcoming West End transfer of Touching the Void, David Greig's acclaimed stage adaptation of Joe Simpson's bestselling book, recently seen at the Bristol Old Vic …

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

Whoopi Goldberg Announces Reworked U.K. Staging of Sister Act Starring Brenda Edwards by Andy Lefkowitz

Whoopi Goldberg, the stage-and-screen star who played the role of Deloris Van Cartier in the 1992 film Sister Act and produced the 2011 Broadway musical adaptation, has announced a new prod…

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Amélie Musical Will Transfer to London's Other Palace Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

On the heels of an acclaimed U.K. premiere at the Watermill Theatre in Newbury, the fantastical new musical Amélie will move to the Other Palace Theatre this fall. The new production, direc…

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London's Falsettos Casts Elliot Morris, Albert Atack, George Kennedy & James Williams as Jason by Andy Lefkowitz

A foursome of emerging stars have been cast as Jason in the upcoming European-premiere staging of William Finn and James Lapine's Falsettos. The previously announced production, directed and…

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Andrew Langtree on How the New West End Musical The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 ¾ Brings Up Cringeworthy Memories by Matt Wolf

Andrew Langtree has appeared in the world premiere productions of the musicals Mamma Mia!, Ghost and Groundhog Day, receiving a 2017 Olivier nomination for his performance as Ned Ryerson in …

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Saturday, June 29, 2019

Alex Mugnaioni on the Thrill of Making His West End Debut in Captain Corelli’s Mandolin by Matt Wolf

Alex Mugnaioni has worked at Shakespeare’s Globe, touring the Bard to North and South America, but only now is the actor making his West End debut, and in a work well away from the Bard. B…

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Friday, June 21, 2019

Girl From the North Country Will Return to London's West End by Andy Lefkowitz

In advance of its recently announced Broadway transfer, the celebrated new musical Girl From the North Country will return home to London's West End for a limited run later this year. Th…

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

BBC Radio 2's Elaine Paige on Sunday to Be Broadcast Weekly on by is excited to announce the upcoming weekly broadcast of Elaine Paige on Sunday, the beloved BBC Radio 2 show featuring Olivier-winning stage icon Elaine Paige. Beginning on June…

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Monday, June 17, 2019

Sunday in the Park with George, Starring Jake Gyllenhaal & Annaleigh Ashford, Will Transfer to London by Andy Lefkowitz

On the heels of an acclaimed 2017 Broadway production, Sarna Lapine's new staging of Sunday in the Park with George has scheduled a move to London's Savoy Theatre next spring. Jake Gyllenhaa…

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Friday, June 14, 2019

Oliver Savile, Daniel Boys & More to Lead European Premiere of Falsettos by Andy Lefkowitz

London's Falsettos has found its tight-knit family. Initial casting is set for the European premiere of the beloved musical by William Finn and James Lapine. The previously announced product…

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Tony Kushner's New Version of The Visit, or The Old Lady Comes to Call Set for London's National; Lesley Manville Will Star by Andy Lefkowitz

London's National Theatre has announced a new staging of Friedrich Dürrenmatt's dark comic play The Visit, or The Old Lady Comes to Call, featuring a new adaptation by Tony and Pulitzer wi…

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Dates Set for Old Vic's Lungs Starring The Crown's Claire Foy & Matt Smith by Andy Lefkowitz

London's Old Vic theater has announced dates for its upcoming mounting of Duncan Macmillan's comedic drama Lungs. The previously announced production, directed by Matthew Warchus, will star…

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Monday, June 3, 2019

London's The Light in the Piazza Star Dove Cameron on Her Friendship with Ariana Grande and Dream of Playing Wicked's Glinda by Matt Wolf

Onetime Disney Channel teen queen Dove Cameron has been spreading her theatrical wings of late. Last December the 23-year-old performer opened off-Broadway in the New Group production of the…

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Helen Woolf & Nikki Bentley to Join Alistair Brammer Among New London Wicked Stars by Andy Lefkowitz

More new stars are joining the hit West End production of Wicked. UK and Ireland tour alums Helen Woolf (Beauty and the Beast) and Nikki Bentley (Ghost The Musical) have signed on to repeat …

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

The Life I Lead, Featuring Miles Jupp as Mary Poppins Film Star David Tomlinson, Sets West End Transfer by Andy Lefkowitz

Following an acclaimed U.K. premiere, The Life I Lead, a solo play starring Miles Jupp as Disney film star David Tomlinson, will move to London's West End this fall. Written by James Kettle …

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Ned Bennett's Bold Revival of Equus, Starring Ethan Kai, Sets West End Transfer by Andy Lefkowitz

Peter Shaffer's dark psychological drama Equus is returning to the West End. Director Ned Bennett's acclaimed English Touring Theatre and Theatre Royal Stratford East production will move in…

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Monday, May 20, 2019

Full West End Cast Announced for David Mamet's Bitter Wheat Starring John Malkovich by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for Bitter Wheat, a new play written and directed by David Mamet, set to make its world premiere in London this spring. The previously reported production is slated to be…

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

The Ferryman's Jez Butterworth & Laura Donnelly on Turning a Family Secret into a Tony-Nominated Drama by Beth Stevens

As awards season barrels toward its culmination at the 73rd Annual Tonys on June 9, Jez Butterworth’s The Ferryman is picking up speed and tchotchkes along the way. The family and politica…

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Monday, May 13, 2019

Touching the Void Stage Adaptation Will Transfer to the West End by Andy Lefkowitz

Following celebrated runs at the Bristol Old Vic, Royal & Derngate, Northampton, Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh, Hong Kong Festival and on tour throughout the U.K., the acclaimed staging…

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Completes Cast for West End Return by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting is here for the highly anticipated West End revival of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The previously announced production, starring Jac Yarrow as Joseph, Sherida…

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Florian Zeller's The Son Will Transfer to London's West End by Andy Lefkowitz

Following a sold-out run at London's Kiln Theatre, Florian Zeller's The Son, translated by Christopher Hampton, will move to the West End for a limited run later this summer. Michael Longhu…

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Kimberley Walsh & More Join West End Premiere of Big The Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

More casting is here for the upcoming West End premiere staging of Big, the celebrated 1996 Broadway musical based on the 1988 film. Morgan Young will direct and choreograph the previously a…

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Friday, May 3, 2019

Maria Friedman & Anita Dobson to Join Trevor Nunn's Fiddler in the West End by Andy Lefkowitz

Trevor Nunn's celebrated West End revival of Fiddler on the Roof will welcome stage veterans Maria Freidman and Anita Dobson as Golde and Yente, respectively, on June 18. They will succeed o…

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Hairspray Will Return to London's West End with Olivier-Winning Star Michael Ball by Andy Lefkowitz

He can't stop the beat! Michael Ball, the West End megastar who took home a 2008 Olivier Award for his turn as Edna Turnblad in Hairspray, will reprise his acclaimed performance in a remoun…

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

Phoebe Waller-Bridge's Fleabag to Play London's West End by Andy Lefkowitz

Fleabag, Phoebe Waller-Bridge's hit solo comedy which recently concluded its off-Broadway premiere, will arrive in London's West End for a limited run this summer. Vicky Jones will repeat he…

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The Prince of Egypt Stage Musical to Open in London's West End by Andy Lefkowitz

The Prince of Egypt, a new stage musical based on the celebrated DreamWorks film, has scheduled a 2020 U.K. premiere in London's West End. Directed by Scott Schwartz and featuring 10 new …

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Alan Cumming & Daniel Radcliffe to Star in Samuel Beckett Double Bill at London's Old Vic by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage veterans Alan Cumming and Daniel Radcliffe will team up for a pair of plays by Samuel Beckett at London's Old Vic as part of the company's 2019-2020 season. The newly announced docket …

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Director Phyllida Lloyd on 20 Years of Mamma Mia! in London and Broadway's Upcoming Tina: The Tina Turner Musical by Matt Wolf

Mamma Mia! has transformed the lives of a lot of people, not least its gifted and versatile director, Phyllida Lloyd, who came to the ABBA musical from a career in the British not-for-profit…

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Friday, April 12, 2019

Stephen Mangan & Kara Tointon to Lead World Premiere Stage Adaptation The Man in the White Suit by Andy Lefkowitz

Acclaimed stage stars Stephen Mangan and Kara Tointon have been cast in the upcoming world premiere play The Man in the White Suit, slated to arrive in the U.K. this fall. Adapted and direct…

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Ben Edelman on Starring in London's Admissions Amidst College Scandal Headlines by Matt Wolf

Ben Edelman burst onto the New York theater scene like a proverbial comet in last year’s Lincoln Center Theater production of Admissions, the fiery play about family dynamics and race from…

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