Sunday, July 24, 2022


(Miriam Gillinsons’article appeared in the Guardian, 7/24.)  Leicester Curve Nikolai Foster’s new version is more like a play with dance and songs, giving ideas around love and loss, co…

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Billy Elliot the Musical review – the boy who just wants to dance is back in an electric new production by Miriam Gillinson

Leicester CurveNikolai Foster’s new version is more like a play with dance and songs, giving ideas around love and loss, community and isolation, passion and violence room to breathe In di…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:03AM

‘Foster & co have injected the musical with new vitality’: BILLY ELLIOT – Leicester by Not Exactly Billington

Nikolai Foster’s vision beautifully evokes a sense of community against a delicately balanced backdrop of political and emotional turmoil in Lee Hall and Elton John’s Billy Elliot The Mu…

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Saturday, July 23, 2022

REVIEW: Billy Elliot the musical, Leicester Curve ✭✭✭✭✭ by Gary Stringer

By Gary Stringer Gary Stringer reviews a new production of Billy Elliot the musical now playing the Leicester's Curve Theatre. Until 20 August. This post REVIEW: Billy Elliot the musical, Le…

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Thursday, July 21, 2022

Reviews: What Do Critics Think of Curve Leicester's Billy Elliot the Musical? by Leah Putnam

Nikolai Foster directs the production starring Sally-Ann Triplett, Joe Caffrey, Luke Baker, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:54PM
Thursday, July 7, 2022

Jeff Kready Steps in as Temporary Replacement in Broadway's Company Alongside Wife Nikki Renée Daniels by Logan Culwell-Block

The Billy Elliot and Gentleman's Guide star is playing David, filling in for Christopher Fitzgerald, through July 24.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:42AM

S6 Ep9: Sally Ann Triplett by Automatic Episode Import

The Guys and Dolls, Grease and Anything Goes leading lady on fighting to play Mrs. Wilkinson in the new Curve production of Billy Elliot – and why she’d like to see the show return to th…

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Wednesday, July 6, 2022

STRANGER THINGS Stage Play in the Works

Netflix announced their new partnership with The Duffer Brothers, the creators of Stranger Things. The new play will be will be set within the 'world and mythology of Stranger Things' and p…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:30PM
Sunday, June 26, 2022

Get the Latest Stage News on This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show Elaine Paige on Sunday. This week, Paige is giving theater fans an update on all …

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Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Watch Now: Matilda the Musical Netflix Film Teaser by Broadway Direct

Revolting children are heading to the screen! Matilda the Musical is heading to Netflix in a new film adaptation this holiday season and we've got your first look at the exciting movie bas…

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 11:10AM
Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Cancellations, costs and chaos: UK theatres grapple with rising Covid cases by Chris Wiegand Stage Editor

Infections among workforce lead theatres to cancel performances, with loan repayments, soaring energy prices and the cost of living crisis adding to their woes With infections on the rise in…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:06PM
Monday, June 13, 2022

Curve’s Billy Elliot is delayed due to COVID – Extenstion week annnounced by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Leicester's Curve has announced that their new production of Billy Elliot will be delaying its opening night until 13 July due to COVID This post Curve’s Billy Elliot is de…

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Sunday, April 24, 2022

The Corn Is Green review – an inspirational heart-warmer in praise of grammar school education by Arifa Akbar

National Theatre, LondonEmlyn Williams’ 1938 play is a kind of Billy Elliot of the Valleys: the old-fashioned but hugely entertaining and affecting story of a Welsh miner’s son who escap…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:33AM
Friday, April 22, 2022

Sally-Ann Triplett, Joe Caffrey, Luke Baker, More Will Star in Curve's Billy Elliot the Musical by Andrew Gans

Nikolai Foster will direct the summer production at the Leicester venue.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:42AM
Thursday, April 21, 2022

Sally Ann Triplett and More Announced for BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL at Curve Leicester

New details are in for the brand new production of the award-winning musical Billy Elliot at Curve Leicester.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:29PM
Tuesday, January 25, 2022

L.A. Theater: “Everybody’s Talking about Jamie” Comes from London with Soaring Songs and Lots of Heart by Leah Sydney

“Everybody’s Talking About Jamie” at downtown Los Angeles’s Ahmanson Theater is a mash up of “Kinky Boots,” “Billy Elliot” with a bit

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 08:03PM
Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Vinny Sainato, Broadway Advertising Visionary, Dies at 55 by Paul Wontorek

Broadway advertising visionary Vinny Sainato, 55, died on January 8 in Ipswich, Massachusetts after a battle with cancer. As Art Director at SpotCo and Vice President of Creative Services …

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Thursday, January 6, 2022

Checking In With… Everybody's Talking About Jamie Star Layton Williams by Andrew Gans

The former Rent and Billy Elliot star will soon be seen in the title role of the Los Angeles premiere of Jamie.

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Monday, December 6, 2021

Spider-Man Star Tom Holland Tapped to Play Fred Astaire in Upcoming Biopic by Caitlin Moynihan

West End alum and movie star Tom Holland will be putting on his dancing shoes. The Spider-Man star has been tapped to play Fred Astaire in an upcoming biopic, the actor confirmed to the As…

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Tom Holland Says He’ll Play Fred Astaire in Upcoming Biopic by Dan Meyer

Looks like the former Billy Elliot will put on some dancing shoes again.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:45AM
Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Review: An Inconvenient Black History of British Musical Theatre (1900-1950) by Trevor Boffone

The Boy Friend. Oliver!. Cats. Blood Brothers. The Phantom of the Opera. Les Miserables. Billy Elliot. Matilda. If British musical theatre conjures images of whiteness, this is not by chance…

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Sunday, October 24, 2021

The week in theatre: Get Up, Stand Up!; Value Engineering: Scenes from the Grenfell Inquiry; Love and Other Acts of Violence by Susannah Clapp

Lyric; Tabernacle; Donmar Warehouse LondonMagnetic Arinzé Kene as Bob Marley powers the West End’s latest jukebox musical. And a verbatim play drawn from the Grenfell inquiry bears unstin…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:48AM
Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Call Redialed: NEW Ryan Bauer-Walsh Interview: The Rainbow Lullaby, First LGBTQIA+ Lullaby album, Ali Forney Center, Banana Duck (gender neutral cloth by Adam Rothenberg

I have been a fan of Ryan Bauer-Walsh ever since we met back in 2012. Prior to the global pandemic, I got to see Ryan in Seven Angel’s Theatre 2019 production of my all time favorite music…

SOURCE: Call Me Adam at 08:54PM
Friday, October 1, 2021

Broadway Games: The Broadway 10 by JK

With the 74th Tony Awards behind us, we thought we'd test your Tony winner knowledge. As you probably know, Moulin Rouge! The Musical won 10, including Best Musical, and as such becomes one…

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Thursday, September 23, 2021

S2 Ep4: Gregory Jbara by Automatic Episode Import

Best known for his Tony Award-winning role as “Dad” in the hit musical BILLY ELLIOT, Gregory Jba

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Thursday, September 16, 2021

Brand New Production of BILLY ELLIOT Announced at Curve Leicester

The Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical, Billy Elliot, will receive a brand-new production at Curve Leicester in summer 2022. 

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 07:51PM
Tuesday, September 14, 2021

‘Bob Marley songs are my DNA!’ – behind the scenes at the Get Up, Stand Up! musical by Alexis Petridis

Clint Dyer was asked to direct the eagerly awaited reggae rollercoaster the night before he started cancer treatment. He explains why he couldn’t say no Clint Dyer walks into the cafe of…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:54AM
Saturday, September 4, 2021

The Digital Meighen Forum | Meet the Festival ft. Beau Dixon and Camille Eanga-Selenge by Stratford Festival

Welcome to this week's Meet the Festival, with guests Beau Dixon and Camille Eanga-Selenge, hosted by Lois Adamson. In this fun and informal digital Q&A sessions, they discuss the Freedom Ca…

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:32PM
Saturday, August 7, 2021

The Digital Meighen Forum | Meet the Festival ft. Gabriel Antonacci and Jacob MacInnis by Stratford Festival

Welcome to this week's Meet the Festival, with guests Gabriel Antonacci and Jacob MacInnis, hosted by Lois Adamson. In this fun and informal digital Q&A sessions, they discuss the Play On! C…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:54PM
Saturday, July 24, 2021

The Digital Meighen Forum | Meet the Festival ft. Evangelia Kambites and Thom Allison by Stratford Festival

Welcome to this week's Meet the Festival, with guests Evangelia Kambites and Thom Allison, hosted by Stephanie Johns. In this fun and informal digital Q&A sessions, they discuss the You Can'…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:54AM
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: June 1 - 7 by JK

This Week in Broadway History: June 1 - 7 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭   June 1, 1971: Good grief! You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, a smash hit off-Broadway, opened at the Golden Theatre, w…

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