Alex Parker News

STEPHEN WARD's Alex Parker and More to Celebrate Marvin Hamlisch With Concert at the St. James, Aug 24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Alex Parker (Putting It Together, Stephen Ward, The Pajama Game) brings a concert of the music of the Oscar, Tony, Grammy, Emmy and Pulitzer prize-winning composer Marvin Hamlisch to the St James Theatre for two performances only, Sunday, 24 August at 3.30pm and 7pm in 'HAMLISCH: The Music Of The Legendary Marvin Hamlisch'. (more...)

EVERYTHING'S COMING UP ROSES, SIMPLY BARBRA, Joe Stilgoe and More Set for The Crazy Coqs, Sept 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

The Crazy Coqs has announced its September 2014 schedule in Piccadilly, London. Details below! (more...)

World Premiere Staged Reading of BARNARDINE to Be Presented on 7/30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Barnardine will have a staged reading on Wednesday, July 30th at 7pm at The Group Rep at The Lonny Chapman Theatre, 10900 Burbank Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601. The reading will run approximately 90 minutes with no intermission. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Stephen Sondheim Society's GOD at The London Theatre Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Cast members Emma Odell ( Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer OfTheYear [SSSSPOTY] finalist 2009), Kris Olsen ( SSSSPOTY Winner 2012), Corrine Priest (SSSSPOTY Winner 2014) and Jay Worley ( SSSSPOTY finalist 2014) showcase a range of songs from Jonathan Larson (Sunday) and Andrew Lippa ( Marshall Levin) to Alan Chapman (Everybody Wants to be Sondheim) and many more besides in Stephen Sondheim Society's GOD. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

Photo Flash: Rehearsals Underway for Stephen Sondheim Society's GOD, July 8-12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 05, 2014

Rehearsals are now well underway for GOD, the 20th anniversary celebration show from the Stephen Sondheim Society, which pays tribute to Mr Sondheim and his genius. (more...)

Stephen Sondheim Society and London Theatre Workshop Present Musical Parody of Sondheim GOD,
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

As part of the 20th anniversary celebration of the Stephen Sondheim Society, we will be paying tribute to Mr Sondheim and his genius, with a collection of material which affectionately celebrates and reflects our love for the great man himself in a brand new show GOD, premiering at London Theatre Workshop for only 6 performances this July. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Teens Amaze at 92Y's DANCE UP!
by Jessica Abejar - Apr 15, 2014

In the very center where many dance legends have performed, thirteen teenaged choreographers presented pieces as part of Dance Up! The Next Generation at the 92nd Street YMHA Harkness Dance Center on Saturday, April 12 and Sunday, April 13. The performance was followed by a Q&A session with the choreographers. The event showcased a vast array of talent, creativity, and maturity among the teens but also showed a commonality across all generations. (more...)

West End Stars Support Target Ovarian Cancer in 'PLAYING OUR PART', May 18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

On Sunday 18 May 2014, stars of the West End will come together for an evening of pop and musical theatre at the prestigious Cadogan Hall, Chelsea, to raise funds and celebrate the work of Target Ovarian Cancer (registered charity numbers 1125038 England/Wales and SC042920 Scotland). (more...)

BWW Reviews: Once More Unto the Breach, Dear Porters, in HENRY V
by Ellen Dostal - Feb 22, 2014

If 'all the youth of England are on fire,' as the first speech of HENRY V's Act II declares, then all the Porters of Hellsgate have carried the torch forward with guns blazing. Without a doubt, this is the Porters' finest stage work to date and a testament to the kind of theatre magic that can be created out of thin air by the willing and able. (more...)

PUTTING IT TOGETHER UK Cast Q&A Now Available
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 28, 2014

A fascinating Q&A session with the cast and director of the recent West End premiere production of the Stephen Sondheim 'musical review' PUTTING IT TOGETHER is now available to view. (more...)

Photo Coverage: PUTTING IT TOGETHER Starring Dee, Bedella, Sheen, Humbley and Crossley!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

First produced by Cameron Mackintosh in New York, with Julie Andrews over 20 years ago, the London premiere of Putting It Together stars a stellar, award-winning cast including: David Bedella, Daniel Crossley, Janie Dee, Damian Humbley and Caroline Sheen. (more...)

David Bedella, Daniel Crossley, Janie Dee and More Set for PUTTING IT TOGETHER at the St. James, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

Robert Mackintosh, the St. James Theatre and Hilary A Williams are thrilled to announce that they will be presenting by arrangement of Cameron Mackintosh, Alex Parker's production of the London premiere of Stephen Sondheim's Putting it Together from today, 14 January - 1 February 2014. (more...)

Janie Dee, David Bedella and More to Bring PUTTING IT TOGETHER to the St. James,Today-Feb 1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

The Daily Mail reports that Olivier Award winners Janie Dee and David Bedella, as well as Daniel Crossley, Caroline Sheen and Damian Humbley (Merrily We Roll Along) will be PUTTING IT TOGETHER in a new production from producer Robert Mackintosh and director Alex Parker at the St. James this winter. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: In Rehearsal for West End's PUTTING IT TOGETHER
by Stage Tube - Jan 06, 2014

Robert Mackintosh, St James Theatre and Hilary A Williams by arrangement with Cameron Mackintosh will present the Alex Parker production of PUTTING IT TOGETHER by Stephen Sondheim. First produced by Cameron Mackintosh in New York, with Julie Andrews over 20 years ago, the London premiere will be performed by a stellar, award-winning cast including: David Bedella, Daniel Crossley, Janie Dee, Damian Humbley and Caroline Sheen. The video below documents the first week the Cast and Creatives spent in rehearsal for the 2014 London Premiere at the St James Theatre. Check it out below! (more...)

David Bedella, Janie Dee and More Set for a Night of 'Jule, Jerry & Steve' at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Feb 16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 09, 2013

After the success of A Little Night Music in Concert, Alex Parker returns to the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre for one night with a concert that features the music of three of Broadway's greatest composers. Some of the musicals represented in the evening include La Cage Aux Folles, Hello Dolly, Mame, Dear World, Mack & Mabel, Funny Girl, Gypsy, Follies, Company, Sunday In The Park With George, Road Show and many more. The music of Broadway legendary composers Jule Styne, Jerry Herman and Stephen Sondheim is set for Sunday, 16th February 2014 at 7 p.m. in Guildford. (more...)

David Bedella, Daniel Crossley, Janie Dee and More Set for PUTTING IT TOGETHER at the St. James, Jan 14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 08, 2013

Robert Mackintosh, the St. James Theatre and Hilary A Williams are thrilled to announce that they will be presenting by arrangement of Cameron Mackintosh, Alex Parker's production of the London premiere of Stephen Sondheim's Putting it Together from 14 January - 1 February 2014. Tickets go on sale at 10am on Friday 8 November. (more...)

Janie Dee, David Bedella and More to Bring PUTTING IT TOGETHER to the St. James, Jan 14-Feb 1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 07, 2013

The Daily Mail reports that Olivier Award winners Janie Dee and David Bedella, as well as Daniel Crossley, Caroline Sheen and Damian Humbley (Merrily We Roll Along) will be PUTTING IT TOGETHER in a new production from producer Robert Mackintosh and director Alex Parker at the St. James this winter. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Alex Parker's PUTTING IT TOGETHER, Opening Tonight at G LIVE Studio
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2013

Alex Parker Presents PUTTING IT TOGETHER, a Musical Revue with Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, starring David Badella, Daniel Crossley, Janie Dee, Damian Humbley and Caroline Sheen. The production is directed by Alastair Knights, with musical direction by Alex Parker and choreography by Matt Rowland, with associate direction and choreography by Scarlet Wilderink. The show runs tonight, 27-29 September 2013 at G LIVE Studio, Guildford. Press Night: TONIGHT, 27th September 2013 8pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Alex Parker's PUTTING IT TOGETHER at G LIVE Studio
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

Alex Parker Presents PUTTING IT TOGETHER, a Musical Revue with Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, starring David Badella, Daniel Crossley, Janie Dee, Damian Humbley and Caroline Sheen. The production is directed by Alastair Knights, with musical direction by Alex Parker and choreography by Matt Rowland, with associate direction and choreography by Scarlet Wilderink. The show runs 27-29 September 2013 at G LIVE Studio, Guildford. Press Night: Friday 27th September 2013 8pm. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

David Bedella, Daniel Crossley & More Set for PUTTING IT TOGETHER at G Live Studio
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2013

After the success of A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC IN CONCERT, Alex Parker and Alastair Knights will reunite to stage the Stephen Sondheim revue PUTTING IT TOGETHER. With an all-star cast including Olivier Awards Winners Janie Dee and David Bedella and a seven-piece band under the musical direction of Alex Parker, this is a revue with a difference… A revue that tells a story. (more...)

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