Adam Cooper News

John Dagleish, George Maguire & More to Star in Hampstead Theatre's SUNNY AFTERNOON
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

Hampstead Theatre brings the talents of an exciting young cast to Sunny Afternoon, the story of the early life of Ray Davies and the rise to stardom of The Kinks. Featuring some of The Kinks' best loved songs, including You Really Got Me, Waterloo Sunset and Lola, and with choreographer Adam Cooper joining the creative team, Sunny Afternoon marks the 50th Anniversary year of the band's debut release. (more...)

Anabel Kutay, Simon Hardwick and More Star in DRUNK at Leicester's Curve Theatre, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

The McOnie Company presents its inaugural production DRUNK, a theatre-dance revue which will premiere at Leicester's Curve Theatre tonight 28 January 2014 before transferring to London'sBridewell Theatre from Wednesday 5 February 2014. On sale now. (more...)

CANDIDE Announces Eight Extra Performances, Until Mar 1
by Carrie Dunn - Jan 15, 2014

From Westphalia to the far reaches of the New World, Candide's journey of discovery is anything but dull. Through anguish, happiness, loss and love this is a whirlwind adventure that seeks to prove 'life is happiness indeed'. Leonard Bernstein's joyous musical comedy features a now-classic Overture, 'Make Our Garden Grow' and 'Glitter and Be Gay'. (more...)

Anabel Kutay, Simon Hardwick and More Star in DRUNK at Leicester's Curve Theatre, Jan 28 - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

The McOnie Company is delighted to announce the cast for its inaugural production DRUNK, a theatre-dance revue which will premiere at Leicester's Curve Theatre on Tuesday 28 January 2014 before transferring to London'sBridewell Theatre from Wednesday 5 February 2014. On sale now. (more...)

Menier Chocolate Factory Presents CANDIDE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2013

Following on from Sunday in the Park with George, Little Shop of Horrors, La Cage aux Folles, A Little Night Music, Sweet Charity, Pippinand Merrily We Roll Along, the Menier Chocolate Factory is delighted to announce that its Christmas musical will be Candide with music by Leonard Bernstein, book adapted from Voltaire by Hugh Wheeler, lyrics by Richard Wilbur and additional lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, John Latouche, Lillian Hellman, Dorothy Park and Leonard Bernstein. (more...)

Tom Bateman, Daniel Crossley and More Join Emma West in LIZZIE SIDDAL - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

Full casting is announced today for Lizzie Siddal, a new play about the woman who was 'Ophelia' in Millais' famous painting, which will open at the Arcola Theatre on Wednesday 20 November 2013 (press night Friday 22 November). (more...)

Clune and Dreyfuss Join Cast of Chocolate Factory's CANDIDE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 09, 2013

Jackie Clune is to play the Old Lady and James Dreyfus is to play Dr Pangloss in the Menier Chocolate Factory's upcoming production of Candide. (more...)

Strallen, Thaxton and Janson To Star In Chocolate Factory's CANDIDE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2013

Fra Fee, Cassidy Janson, Ben Lewis, Scarlett Strallen and David Thaxton have been cast in the Menier Chocolate Factory's Christmas musical Candide with music by Leonard Bernstein, book adapted from Voltaire by Hugh Wheeler, lyrics by Richard Wilbur and additional lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, John Latouche, Lillian Hellman, Dorothy Parker and Leonard Bernstein. (more...)

Menier Chocolate Factory Presents CANDIDE, Nov. 22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2013

Following on from Sunday in the Park with George, Little Shop of Horrors, La Cage aux Folles, A Little Night Music, Sweet Charity, Pippinand Merrily We Roll Along, the Menier Chocolate Factory is delighted to announce that its Christmas musical will be Candide with music by Leonard Bernstein, book adapted from Voltaire by Hugh Wheeler, lyrics by Richard Wilbur and additional lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, John Latouche, Lillian Hellman, Dorothy Park and Leonard Bernstein. (more...)

Sigourney Weaver & Ridley Scott to Reunite on EXODUS
by Movies News Desk - Aug 27, 2013

Weaver joins previously announced Joel Edgerton, who will play Ramses, and Christian Bale, set to take on the role of Moses. The film was originally written by Adam Cooper and Bill Collage, with Steve Zaillian providing a rewrite. (more...)

Nigel Lythgoe & Cat Deeley React to SYTYCD Emmy Nominations
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2013

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE received seven Emmy nominations today - below are co-creator Nigel Lythgoe and host Cat Deeley's reactions! (more...)

The BWW Q&A: Rebecca Caine Talks THREE PHANTOMS
by Carrie Dunn - Jun 25, 2013

The soprano tells us about life on the road with the trio of masked men, and reflects on her favourite roles... (more...)

Emily Tierney, Nikki Davis-Jones & More Lead UK Tour of WICKED - Principal Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 07, 2013

WICKED, the global musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is pleased to announce that former West End cast members Nikki Davis-Jones, Emily Tierney and George Ure will all join the UK & Ireland Tour cast as Elphaba, Glinda and Boq respectively. Also heading the forthcoming tour cast will be: Liam Doyle (Fiyero), Marilyn Cutts (Madame Morrible), Dale Rapley (The Wizard and Doctor Dillamond), Carina Gillespie (Nessarose) and Jemma Alexander (Standby Elphaba). (more...)

SINGIN' IN THE RAIN To Close At Palace In June Prior To UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2013

The West End production of SINGIN' IN THE RAIN will have its final performance at the Palace Theatre on Saturday 8 June 2013 ahead of an extensive UK tour. The production will open at Manchester's Opera House on Wednesday 13 November and move to Cardiff's Wales Millennium Centre for a Christmas and New Year season. (more...)

Jennifer Ellison Joins SINGIN' IN THE RAIN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2013

From 18 February 2013 television and West End star Jennifer Ellison will join Adam Cooper in the award-winning, critical smash revival of SINGIN' IN THE RAIN at the Palace Theatre. Ellison joins the cast to play silent movie screen siren, and owner of a voice never meant for the ‘talkies', Lina Lamont. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Ellison Joins SINGIN' IN THE RAIN!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2013

She will star alongside Adam Cooper, who continues to lead the cast as Don Lockwood, joined by new cast members Louise Bowden playing Kathy Selden and Stephane Annelli who will play Cosmo Brown, completing the iconic trio made famous by Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds and Donald O'Connor in 1952 MGM musical film. (more...)

Jennifer Ellison Joins SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, Feb 2013
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2013

Ellison joins the cast to play silent movie screen siren, and owner of a voice never meant for the ‘talkies', Lina Lamont. (more...)

ANYTHING GOES Docks at EPAC, 12/6-22
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2012

In 1934, thousands of American theatergoers found refuge from the Great Depression under the blissfully escapist spell of Cole Porter's Anything Goes. On December 6, 2012, Ephrata Performing Arts Center is uncorking that vintage elixir once more to chase away the hangover of the recent Great Recession. (more...)

Photo Flash: Robert Powell, Adam Cooper and More in West End's SINGIN' IN THE RAIN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2012

Robert Powell, who plays studio boss RF Simpson, joined original cast members Adam Cooper (Don Lockwood), Daniel Crossley (Cosmo Brown), Scarlett Strallen (Olivier nominated as Kathy Selden), Katherine Kingsley (Olivier nominated as Lina Lamont) and Sandra Dickinson (Dora Bailey & Miss Dinsmore) in Jonathan Church's Chichester Festival Theatre production. The show, which transferred to London's Palace Theatre in February this year, also features Peter Forbes, David Lucas, Brendan Cull, Kelly Ewins, Nancy Wei George, David Birch, Matthew Croke, Danielle Crockford, Jennifer Davison, Jaye Juliette Elster, Luke Fetherston, Gemma Fuller, Francis Haugen, Daniel Iannou, Peter Le Brun, Charlie Martin, Scott Mobley, Gillian Parkhouse, Sherrie Pennington, Lisa Ritchie and Jack Wilcox. Check out the photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Adam Cooper, Daniel Crossley and More in SINGIN IN THE RAIN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 06, 2012

Singin' in the Rain is currently taking bookings at the Palace Theatre to 1 September 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the show below. (more...)

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