Friday, 31 March 2017

Mark Shenton’s top 10 musical theatre venues

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Mark Shenton’s top 10 musical theatre venues

Classics such as Show Boat, which subsequently transferred to the New London Theatre) and what is surely an instant classic with Everybody's Talking About Jamie, premiered there in February, have resonated on its stage. A relatively recent arrival ...

New ‘Cursed Child’ Cast Announced!

Official London Theatre reports on their previous appearances: “Jamie Glover’s recent credits include The Rehearsal, An Ideal Husband and If Only, all for Chichester Festival Theatre, as well as Noises Off (at The Old Vic and Novello Theatre ...

Five Guys Named Moe Tickets

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Five Guys Named Moe opens Marble Arch Spiegeltent - Official London Theatre


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Five Guys Named Moe opens Marble Arch Spiegeltent
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Underbelly Productions have today confirmed that a brand new production of Clarke Peters' Olivier Award-winning and Tony-Award nominated musical, Five Guys Named Moe, will open in September 2017 in a brand new pop-up theatre for London in Marble ...

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child unveils new cast | Official ... - Official London Theatre


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Harry Potter And The Cursed Child unveils new cast | Official ...
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Rehearsals began this week for the new West End cast of Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, who will start their performances at the Palace Theatre in ...
New cast announced for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in the ...LondonTheatre.co.uk
First look at the new cast for Harry Potter and the Cursed ChildRadio Times

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Video: Honouring Dance at the Oliviers - Official London Theatre


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Video: Honouring Dance at the Oliviers
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Theatre comes in many forms, but not many can be quite as universally poignant as the world-class dance productions performed in and around London. And it's the achievement of such sheer quality that the Olivier Awards with Mastercard will be ...

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Thursday, 30 March 2017

NEWS: Judy! confirms full cast & creatives for transfer to West End’s Arts Theatre

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NEWS: Judy! confirms full cast & creatives for transfer to West End’s Arts Theatre

Commenting on casting for the show’s new dates, writer and director Ray Rackham told our sister site StageFaves.com: “It’s with no uncertain amount of pride that London Theatre Workshop has its first West End transfer with a show that started its ...

ITV to show Olivier Awards ceremony

Julian Bird, Executive Producer of the Olivier Awards and Chief Executive of Society of London Theatre, said: “ITV is the perfect home to theatre’s biggest night and together we have seen the ceremony grow each year. The Olivier Awards are a ...

Olivier Awards Broadcast Date Announced; Performers Include Amber Riley, Tim Minchin, Gary Barlow

Julian Bird, Executive Producer of the Olivier Awards and Chief Executive of Society of London Theatre, said: "ITV is the perfect home to theatre's biggest night and together we have seen the ceremony grow each year. The Olivier Awards are a celebration of ...

Lord of the Rings star Sir Ian McKellen to reprise his role as Gandalf to save London theatre

Sir Ian McKellen will play Gandalf, Macbeth, King Lear and more in upcoming one-man show for charityTristan Fewings / Getty Sir Ian McKellen is set to stage some of his most iconic characters, from Macbeth to Gandalf, as part of an upcoming one-man stage ...

Sir Ian McKellen is bringing back Gandalf to raise funds for a London theatre

He found a special place in our hearts forever when he told the Balrog “you shall not pass” and now Ian McKellen’s bringing back Lord of The Rings’ Gandalf for a very good cause indeed. The actor is performing in a one-man show titled Shakespeare ...
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Kiss Me transfers to the Trafalgar Studios - Official London Theatre


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Kiss Me transfers to the Trafalgar Studios
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Multi-award winning writer Richard Bean's Kiss Me transfers to Trafalgar Studios from Tuesday 6 June until Saturday 8 July 2017 after a sold out run at Hampstead Theatre Downstairs in 2016. ... This new play is a beautiful and unorthodox love story ...
Richard Bean's Kiss Me transfers to Trafalgar Studios 2 this SummerLondonTheatre.co.uk

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Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Video: Honouring Dance at the Oliviers

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Video: Honouring Dance at the Oliviers

but also across London theatre as a whole. We spoke to Alistair Spalding CBE, Artistic Director and Chief Executive of Sadler’s Wells, about how he’ll be celebrating its continuing achievements and recognition at the Olivier Awards ceremony on Sunday 9 ...
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Don Juan in Soho is 'a forthright and sharp production' - London Theatre 1


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Don Juan in Soho is 'a forthright and sharp production'
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The 2006 Donmar Warehouse production was an update of Moliere's 1665 original Don Juan, and clearly the show has been updated again for this 2017 Wyndham's Theatre run. But it doesn't say much for DJ if all he can say for himself is to be compared ...
Review: Don Juan in Soho (Wyndham's Theatre)WhatsOnStage.com
Don Juan in Soho review – David Tennant dazzles as a desolate hedonistThe Guardian
'Don Juan in Soho': Theater ReviewHollywood Reporter

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Opening Night: The Wipers Times - Official London Theatre


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Opening Night: The Wipers Times
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The stage adaptation of Ian Hislop and Nick Newman's award-winning film The Wipers Times opened at the Arts Theatre on Monday. We caught up with the cast and creatives at press night. The Wipers Times tells the true and extraordinary story of the ...
Review of The Wipers Times by Nick Newman and Ian Hislop at the Arts TheatreLondonTheatre.co.uk
You've got to laugh: The Wipers Times, Arts Theatre, LondonFinancial Times
The Wipers Times – Arts Theatre, LondonThe Reviews Hub
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Q&A: Alfie Boe on Carousel - Official London Theatre


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Q&A: Alfie Boe on Carousel
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Starring alongside Katherine Jenkins and Nicholas Lyndhurst, Alfie is set to take centre stage in this summer's revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's brilliant musical at the London Coliseum, the third production in the partnership between The ...

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Top 10 London Musicals - LondonTheatre.co.uk


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Top 10 London Musicals
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Having played at the Apollo Victoria Theatre in the West End since September 2006 Wicked continues to be one of the world's most popular musicals and is a must see for any visitor to London. Based on the book by Gregory Maguire the musical takes a look ...

Disney's Aladdin announces cast change - Official London Theatre


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Disney's Aladdin announces cast change
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Disney Theatrical Productions announced today that Matthew Croke will star in the title role of Aladdin, as the new musical based on the classic Academy Award®-winning animated film approaches its first birthday in the West End. Matthew's first ...
Cast changes announced for Disney's Aladdin in the West EndLondonTheatre.co.uk
New casting announced for Disney's Aladdin in the West EndWhatsOnStage.com
Aladdin announces first major cast changeThe Stage

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Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are extending

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Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are extending

Painting a literary hallway of mirrors, this is Tom Stoppard at his brilliantly funny, existential finest, as the characters find themselves locked in the ultimate identity crisis. Official London Theatre described the show as "a wonderfully rewarding comedy."
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Shakespeare's Globe hosts Hamlet evening - Official London Theatre


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Shakespeare's Globe hosts Hamlet evening
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... Ian McEwan, author of Nutshell, a novel narrated by a character similar to Hamlet, who observes the familiar narrative unfold while still a foetus in his mother's womb; and Simon Russell Beale, who memorably performed the title role at the National ...

Cast announced for Royal Court's Nuclear War | Official London ... - Official London Theatre


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Cast announced for Royal Court's Nuclear War | Official London ...
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Full casting has been announced for the Royal Court production of Nuclear War, Simon Stephens' mysterious new play about a woman, a city, desire and time.

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Full casting announced for Life Of Galileo - Official London Theatre


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Full casting announced for Life Of Galileo
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Joe Wright is an acclaimed film and theatre director. He returns to the Young Vic following his 2013 production of A Season in the Congo. His film credits include the six-time Oscar nominated Atonement which premiered at the 2007 Venice Film Festival; ...

Park Theatre unveils Tick, Tick... BOOM! cast - Official London Theatre


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Park Theatre unveils Tick, Tick... BOOM! cast
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Full casting has been announced for Tick, Tick… BOOM! at Park Theatre: the autobiographical rock musical detailing the journey that led to Jonathan Larson's big break and Broadway blockbuster, Rent. As Jon frets over his inert career as a composer in ...
Cast announced for Jonathan Larson's tick...tick...BOOM! at the Park TheatreLondonTheatre.co.uk
Casting announced for Tick, Tick... Boom! at Park TheatreWhatsOnStage.com

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Love In Idleness transfers to Apollo Theatre | Official London Theatre - Official London Theatre


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Love In Idleness transfers to Apollo Theatre | Official London Theatre
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With Travesties and David Baddiel: My Family Not The Sitcom taking up residence in the West End, and Funny Girl on the road as part of a major national tour, ...
Love in Idleness transfers to the West End's Apollo Theatre with Eve ...LondonTheatre.co.uk
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Love in Idleness announces West End transfer - The StageThe Stage

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Monday, 27 March 2017

Montagues and Capulets – An Immersive Production – Review - London Theatre 1

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Montagues and Capulets – An Immersive Production – Review
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Romeo and Juliet is probably one of the World's most performed plays; I have seen at least ten productions over the years – it remains timeless and if performed well, is a beautiful production. When I heard that Colab Theatre were tackling the piece in ...

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Production photos: 42nd Street - Official London Theatre


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Production photos: 42nd Street
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"Come and meet those dancing feet!" 42nd Street has exploded onto the West End's oldest and biggest stage at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, with its spectacularly starry fable of Broadway, and the first beautiful production shots are in. The highly ...
First look at Sheena Easton and cast in 42nd StreetWhatsOnStage.com

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Full casting announced for Barber Shop Chronicles - Official London Theatre


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Full casting announced for Barber Shop Chronicles
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Casting has today been announced for Barber Shop Chronicles, a dynamic new play which journeys from a barber shop in London, to Johannesburg, Harare, Kampala, Lagos and Accra. These are places where the banter can be barbed and the truth is ...

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Asmeret Ghebremichael joins Dreamgirls - Official London Theatre


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Asmeret Ghebremichael joins Dreamgirls
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In 2006 it was adapted into an Oscar winning motion picture starring Beyoncé Knowles, Jennifer Hudson, Eddie Murphy and Jamie Foxx. The highly anticipated Original London Cast Recording of the new, hit West End musical Dreamgirls, will be released on ...

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Production photos: Don Juan In Soho - Official London Theatre


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Production photos: Don Juan In Soho
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David Tennant's eagerly anticipated return to the London stage sees him portray the debauched and hedonistic titular protagonist of tragicomedy Don Juan In Soho; take a look at these stunning first production photos. Loosely based on Molière's ...
First look at David Tennant and cast of Don Juan in SohoWhatsOnStage.com
David Tennant: 'I don't think of myself as a seducer'Stuff.co.nz

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Sunday, 26 March 2017

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Saturday, 25 March 2017

The Kite Runner transfers to The Playhouse Theatre in London's West End - LondonTheatre.co.uk

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The Kite Runner transfers to The Playhouse Theatre in London's West End - LondonTheatre.co.uk


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The Kite Runner transfers to The Playhouse Theatre in London's West End
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Opening in London following two previous regional runs and a UK tour, the show earned strong reviews including five stars from London Theatre: "It's a charmer as well as heartbreaking". The London production was seen by over 60,000 audience members ...

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Theatre supremo says terrorists are 'taking aim at enjoyment and happiness'

He praised the London theatre scene for not stopping production following the atrocity on Wednesday, and for having a “spirit which is indomitable”. Of the ceremony, held just minutes away from Westminster, he said it was “reassuring” to see the ...

The Glass Menagerie + FREE 2 Course Dinner

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Things to See and Do This Weekend

Discover what critics have been saying here. 5. School of Rock, New London Theatre: still wowing audiences at the New London Theatre, School of Rock is now booking its stay in the West End until January 2018. It has recently been nominated for three ...

Life echoes art for director making movie about the theatre business

In a desperate bid to save his financially ailing London theatre, the alcoholic stage veteran reluctantly agrees to cast a Hollywood action star, Blaise Remington (Glee’s Dean Geyer), in his production of Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull. Other recognizable ...

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Friday, 24 March 2017

Lord of the Rings star Sir Ian McKellen to reprise his role as Gandalf to save London theatre

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Lord of the Rings star Sir Ian McKellen to reprise his role as Gandalf to save London theatre

Sir Ian McKellen will play Gandalf, Macbeth, King Lear and more in upcoming one-man show for charityTristan Fewings / Getty Sir Ian McKellen is set to stage some of his most iconic characters, from Macbeth to Gandalf, as part of an upcoming one-man stage ...

The Editor’s View: Producers must play their part in tackling touts

Magazine. He is also the author of the London Theatre Report and a founder of the My Theatre Matters! campaign. Online ticketing has become a modern-day wild west, so it was satisfying to see Viagogo getting both barrels at the House of Commons culture ...
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Production photos: 42nd Street - Official London Theatre


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Production photos: 42nd Street
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"Come and meet those dancing feet!" 42nd Street has exploded onto the West End's oldest and biggest stage at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, with its spectacularly starry fable of Broadway, and the first beautiful production shots are in. The highly ...
First look at Sheena Easton and cast in 42nd Street - WhatsOnStage ...WhatsOnStage.com

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Full casting announced for Barber Shop Chronicles | Official London ... - Official London Theatre


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Full casting announced for Barber Shop Chronicles | Official London ...
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Casting has today been announced for Barber Shop Chronicles, a dynamic new play which journeys from a barber shop in London, to Johannesburg, Harare, ...

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Asmeret Ghebremichael joins Dreamgirls - Official London Theatre


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Asmeret Ghebremichael joins Dreamgirls
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In 2006 it was adapted into an Oscar winning motion picture starring Beyoncé Knowles, Jennifer Hudson, Eddie Murphy and Jamie Foxx. The highly anticipated Original London Cast Recording of the new, hit West End musical Dreamgirls, will be released on ...
Cast changes at Dreamgirls as Asmeret Ghebremichael joins the ...LondonTheatre.co.uk
Asmeret Ghebremichael joins cast of Dreamgirls as Lorrell ...WhatsOnStage.com
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Production photos: Don Juan In Soho | Official London Theatre
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David Tennant's eagerly anticipated return to the London stage sees him portray the debauched and hedonistic titular protagonist of tragicomedy Don Juan In ...
First Look at David Tennant in Don Juan in Soho at the Wyndham's ...LondonTheatre.co.uk
Don Juan in Soho production images released - London Theatre 1London Theatre 1
First look at David Tennant and cast of Don Juan in SohoWhatsOnStage.com
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Olivier Awards roll out Red Carpet Live Show | Official London Theatre - Official London Theatre


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Olivier Awards roll out Red Carpet Live Show | Official London Theatre
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The Olivier Awards with Mastercard has announced the first details of its inaugural Red Carpet Live Show. For the first time in the awards' history, the red carpet ...

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