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BWW Review: AFTER YOU, Live at ZedelBWW Review: AFTER YOU, Live at Zedel
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Apr 24, 2017

After You is the first musical to be performed at The Crazy Coqs venue, deep under Piccadilly Circus at Brasserie Zedel in London's West End. Childhood friends and musical collaborators Katie Lam and Alex Parker were commissioned to create a musical specifically for the venue and the result is a time-honoured story of strangers meeting and an irresistible connection being sparked. (more...)

Guest Blog: Katie Lam On Creating Musical AFTER YOU For Live At ZedelGuest Blog: Katie Lam On Creating Musical AFTER YOU For Live At Zedel
by Guest Blog: Katie Lam - Apr 12, 2017

Nearly a decade ago, my best friend - round at my house as he had been pretty much every day of the school summer holidays - had an idea. This year, for our school's drama competition, we should write and produce a musical. (more...)

Principal Cast Announced for European Premiere of WORKINGPrincipal Cast Announced for European Premiere of WORKING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

???????Gillian Bevan, Dean Chisnall, Krysten Cummings, Siubhan Harrison, Peter Polycarpou and Liam Tamne will lead the cast of the European Premiere of WORKING. (more...)

Liam Doyle and Laura Tebbutt to Star in Live at Zedel's First New Musical AFTER YOULiam Doyle and Laura Tebbutt to Star in Live at Zedel's First New Musical AFTER YOU
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Casting has just been announced for the first new musical to be staged at Live at Zedel at Crazy Coqs. Alex Parker Theatre Company, The Katie Lam Company and Fane Productions present AFTER YOU, with music by Alex Parker, book & lyrics by Katie Lam, and directed by Alastair Knights, Live at Zedel at Crazy Coqs, running 13 April - 22 April 2017. Press night is set for Friday, 14 April 2017 at 7pm. (more...)

Community Spirit and a Great Show at the WhatsOnStage AwardsCommunity Spirit and a Great Show at the WhatsOnStage Awards
by Debbie Gilpin - Feb 20, 2017

Awards season is in full swing now, so this weekend was the turn of the 17th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards. Held at the Prince of Wales Theatre, it prides itself on being the only event where winners are voted for exclusively by theatregoers. (more...)

Island City Stage Announces 2017-18 SeasonIsland City Stage Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Island City Stage, the Carbonell Award-winning theatre, is excited to announce it's season for 2017-2018.  (more...)

BWW Review: The Porters Reconstruct History in HENRY VI, PTS 1, 2 & 3BWW Review: The Porters Reconstruct History in HENRY VI, PTS 1, 2 & 3
by Ellen Dostal - May 13, 2016

Attempting to produce all of Shakespeare's plays would be daunting task for any theatre company but one young group of actors has continued to stay the course. Over a ten-year period, the Porters of Hellsgate have produced twenty of the playwright's thirty-eight plays, steadily working toward their goal of being the first in Los Angeles to mount the entire canon. This season, they tackle three at once with HENRY VI, Parts 1, 2 & 3. (more...)

MY FAIR LADY 60th Anniversary Celebration - Cast Announced!MY FAIR LADY 60th Anniversary Celebration - Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

A host of West End Stars gather at the iconic St. Pauls Church, Covent Garden, the location of Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins' memorable first encounter, to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the original Broadway production of one of the greatest musicals ever written, My Fair Lady. (more...)

Union Theatre Announces BEST OF BRITISH Celebrating the Best British Musical TheatreUnion Theatre Announces BEST OF BRITISH Celebrating the Best British Musical Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

A host West End stars gather together for "Best of British" - a one-night only celebration of the best of British Musical Theatre. A cabaret fundraiser for The Union Theatre "Best of British" will feature music from such well-known composers as Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lionel Bart, Stiles & Drewe and Howard Goodall, as well as showcasing exciting new work by the next generation of British Musical Theatre writers. (more...)

Redline Detection Announces NHRA Dragster SponsorshipRedline Detection Announces NHRA Dragster Sponsorship
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2016

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ONE NIGHT IN CHELSEA Holds Benefit Performance TonightONE NIGHT IN CHELSEA Holds Benefit Performance Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

Olivier Award Winner Janie Dee and star of BBC2's hit comedy 'Cradle To Grave' Laurie Kynaston star in ONE NIGHT IN CHELSEA - the story of the wartime bombing of Chelsea Old Church. (more...)

ONE NIGHT IN CHELSEA to Hold Benefit Performance 12/17ONE NIGHT IN CHELSEA to Hold Benefit Performance 12/17
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

Olivier Award Winner Janie Dee and star of BBC2's hit comedy 'Cradle To Grave' Laurie Kynaston star in ONE NIGHT IN CHELSEA - the story of the wartime bombing of Chelsea Old Church. (more...)

Nicholas Pound, Fra Fee and More Lead PUTTING IT TOGETHER Irish Premiere This ChristmasNicholas Pound, Fra Fee and More Lead PUTTING IT TOGETHER Irish Premiere This Christmas
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

The cast has been announced for the Irish premiere of PUTTING IT TOGETHER by Stephen Sondheim this Christmas in Belfast. (more...)

BWW Review: KINGS OF BROADWAY, Palace Theatre, November 29 2015BWW Review: KINGS OF BROADWAY, Palace Theatre, November 29 2015
by Gary Naylor - Nov 30, 2015

Gary Naylor sees the work of three Kings of Broadway, their gifts to fans of musical theatre as valuable as any gold, frankincense and myrrh. (more...)

Nicholas Pound, Fra Fee and More to Lead PUTTING IT TOGETHER Irish Premiere This ChristmasNicholas Pound, Fra Fee and More to Lead PUTTING IT TOGETHER Irish Premiere This Christmas
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2015

The cast has been announced for the Irish premiere of PUTTING IT TOGETHER by Stephen Sondheim this Christmas in Belfast. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Go Behind the Scenes of KINGS OF BROADWAY Concert Photo Shoot!STAGE TUBE: Go Behind the Scenes of KINGS OF BROADWAY Concert Photo Shoot!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2015

A spectacular concert Kings Of Broadway which celebrates the music of legendary Broadway composers Jerry Herman, Stephen Sondheim and Jule Styne will be performed for one night only  at The Palace Theatre, London on Sunday November 29. (more...)

One Night Only KINGS OF BROADWAY Concert to Celebrate Herman, Sondheim, and StyneOne Night Only KINGS OF BROADWAY Concert to Celebrate Herman, Sondheim, and Styne
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2015

A spectacular concert Kings Of Broadway which celebrates the music of legendary Broadway composers Jerry Herman, Stephen Sondheim and Jule Styne will be performed for one night only  at The Palace Theatre, London on Sunday November 29. (more...)

Richard Fleeshman, Janie Dee, Laura Pitt-Pulford and More Set for KINGS OF BROADWAYRichard Fleeshman, Janie Dee, Laura Pitt-Pulford and More Set for KINGS OF BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

The one-night-only concert KINGS OF BROADWAY will celebrate the music of Jerry Herman, Stephen Sondheim and Jule Styne on November 29, 2015 at the Palace Theatre. (more...)

Redline Detection Announces New Power Intake Adaptor SetRedline Detection Announces New Power Intake Adaptor Set
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

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BWW Reviews: The Porters Present a Prohibition Era OTHELLOBWW Reviews: The Porters Present a Prohibition Era OTHELLO
by Ellen Dostal - Mar 3, 2015

Why does Iago hate the Moor? That has always been the great question in OTHELLO and one for which Shakespeare provides no definitive answer. Yes, he feels slighted when Othello promotes Cassio over him but is that enough reason to plot the general's demise? Is it because he believes that Othello has slept with his wife, or because of the color of his skin? Or are Iago's actions fueled by something deeper like self-loathing? (more...)

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