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BWW Reviews: HAPPY DAYS, Wolverhampton Grand, June 10 2014BWW Reviews: HAPPY DAYS, Wolverhampton Grand, June 10 2014
by Jenny Antill - Jun 11, 2014

Happy Days - the Musical is set in a colourful 1959 on a backdrop of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Based on the popular US sitcom which ran for ten years from 1974-1984, the TV show still harbours a mass number of fans on a worldwide scale. Garry Marshall, the creator of Happy Days, decided to write a book for stage some twenty years after the sitcom ended and since has played to vast audiences across the States and Canada. Amy Anzel, who played one of the Pinkettes in an early US production, wanted to bring the production to British audiences and with the help of Channel 4's The Sound of Musicals got the exposure she needed. (more...)

HAPPY DAYS Tour to Play Marlowe Theatre, 27-31 MayHAPPY DAYS Tour to Play Marlowe Theatre, 27-31 May
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

FORTY years since it first appeared on television screens, Happy Days comes to The Marlowe Theatre later this month. (more...)

HAPPY DAYS Cast Visits Birmingham's Ed's DinerHAPPY DAYS Cast Visits Birmingham's Ed's Diner
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Happy Days are here again as this brand-new musical arrives at Birmingham Hippodrome Tuesday 22 - Saturday 26 April 2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews: HAPPY DAYS, King's Theatre, Glasgow, February 24 2014BWW Reviews: HAPPY DAYS, King's Theatre, Glasgow, February 24 2014
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Feb 25, 2014

The new musical based on the hit tv series opens at Glasgow's King's theatre as part of its UK tour. (more...)

WEST SIDE STORY, SWAN LAKE, ROCK OF AGES and More Set for King's and Theatre Royal Glasgow in 2014WEST SIDE STORY, SWAN LAKE, ROCK OF AGES and More Set for King's and Theatre Royal Glasgow in 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

The King's Theatre and Theatre Royal Glasgow are proud to present a show-stopping season for 2014 that includes Defying Gravity performances and takes the audience on a musical journey through the decades. (more...)

HAPPY DAYS Musical Opens at Churchill Theatre Bromley TonightHAPPY DAYS Musical Opens at Churchill Theatre Bromley Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

Amy Anzel for Sunday Monday Ltd in association with Todd Ruppert of RTR International, announced that Happy Days - A New Musical will open at the Churchill Theatre Bromley tonight, 14 January 2014, on the eve of the 40th anniversary of the first ever broadcast of the classic and much loved sitcom (which aired on US TV on 15 January 1974). (more...)

Ben Freeman, Cheryl Baker & Heidi Range Open In HAPPY DAYS UK Premiere This WeekendBen Freeman, Cheryl Baker & Heidi Range Open In HAPPY DAYS UK Premiere This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

Ben Freeman will take on the iconic role of 'The Fonz' in the UK Premiere and national tour of HAPPY DAYS - A New Musical, alongside Cheryl Baker as 'Mrs Cunningham' and Heidi Range as 'Pinky Tuscadero'. (more...)

BWW Interviews: The Cast Of HAPPY DAYS!BWW Interviews: The Cast Of HAPPY DAYS!
by Carrie Dunn - Jan 9, 2014

A behind-the-scenes chat with Ben Freeman (the Fonz), Heidi Range (Pinky) and Cheryl Baker (Mrs Cunningham), talking about the new musical and the forthcoming UK tour (more...)

Photo Coverage: HAPPY DAYS - Sneak Peek!Photo Coverage: HAPPY DAYS - Sneak Peek!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

BWW:UK were invited to the Happy Days rehearsal room for a sneak peek at the show before it opens at the Churchill Theatre in Bromley! (more...)

HAPPY DAYS Musical to Open at Churchill Theatre Bromley on January 14HAPPY DAYS Musical to Open at Churchill Theatre Bromley on January 14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

Amy Anzel for Sunday Monday Ltd in association with Todd Ruppert of RTR International, just announced that Happy Days - A New Musical will open at the Churchill Theatre Bromley on 14 January 2014, on the eve of the 40th anniversary of the first ever broadcast of the classic and much loved sitcom (which aired on US TV on 15 January 1974). (more...)

WEST SIDE STORY, SWAN LAKE, ROCK OF AGES and More Set for King's and Theatre Royal Glasgow in 2014WEST SIDE STORY, SWAN LAKE, ROCK OF AGES and More Set for King's and Theatre Royal Glasgow in 2014
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

The King's Theatre and Theatre Royal Glasgow are proud to present a show-stopping season for 2014 that includes Defying Gravity performances and takes the audience on a musical journey through the decades. (more...)

Willemijn Verkaik, Savannah Stevenson, Jeremy Taylor & More Join West End's WICKED TodayWillemijn Verkaik, Savannah Stevenson, Jeremy Taylor & More Join West End's WICKED Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

WICKED, the long-running hit West End musical that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, welcomes international Wicked star Willemijn Verkaik (Elphaba), Savannah Stevenson (Glinda), Jeremy Taylor (Fiyero); Sue Kelvin (Madame Morrible) and Olivier award-winning actor Paul Clarkson (Doctor Dillamond) to the new London cast at the Apollo Victoria Theatre, beginning today, Monday 18 November 2013. Sam Kelly returns to play The Wizard, a role he previously played in 2009/2010. Katie Rowley Jones (Nessarose) and Sam Lupton (Boq) continue in their current starring roles. Emma Hatton is the Standby Elphaba and current ensemble cast member Sophie Linder-Lee is now the Standby Glinda. (more...)

WICKED Extends Booking Through November 2, 2013!WICKED Extends Booking Through November 2, 2013!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2013

WICKED, the record-breaking West End musical now in its 7th smash hit year at the Apollo Victoria Theatre, is pleased to announce the opening of its 14th new booking period, on Monday October 1, 2012, with tickets going on sale until Today November 2, 2013. (more...)

TOM'S MIDNIGHT GARDEN, DREAMBOATS & PETTICOATS & More Added to Sheffield Theatres' 2014 SeasonTOM'S MIDNIGHT GARDEN, DREAMBOATS & PETTICOATS & More Added to Sheffield Theatres' 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2013

Sheffield Theatres today announces seven exciting shows that will visit Sheffield next year as part of the company's spring 2014 season. The shows will go on sale to Centre Stage Members on Saturday 21 September and to the public on Saturday 28 September. (more...)

Ben Freeman Joins HAPPY DAYS Tour as 'The Fonz'; Full Cast Announced!Ben Freeman Joins HAPPY DAYS Tour as 'The Fonz'; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2013

Amy Anzel for Sunday Monday Ltd in association with Todd Ruppert of RTR International, just announced that West End leading man and "Emmerdale" star, Ben Freeman, will take on the iconic role of 'The Fonz' in the UK Premiere and national tour of HAPPY DAYS - A New Musical, alongsideCheryl Baker as 'Mrs Cunningham' and the previously announced Heidi Range as 'Pinky Tuscadero'. (more...)

West End WICKED Launches 8th Year; Extends Booking Thru Nov. 2014West End WICKED Launches 8th Year; Extends Booking Thru Nov. 2014
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2013

WICKED, the Olivier Award-winning West End musical that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, flies into its 8th year at the Apollo Victoria Theatre and announces the launch of its 16th new booking period, on Monday 2 September 2013 at 10.00am, with tickets going on sale over a year in advance until Saturday 1 November 2014. (more...)

Savannah Stevenson, Jeremy Taylor & More Join West End's WICKED in NovemberSavannah Stevenson, Jeremy Taylor & More Join West End's WICKED in November
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2013

WICKED, the long-running hit West End musical that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is pleased to announce that Savannah Stevenson (Glinda), Jeremy Taylor (Fiyero); Sue Kelvin (Madame Morrible) and Olivier award-winning actor Paul Clarkson (Doctor Dillamond) will join the previously announced international Wicked star Willemijn Verkaik (Elphaba) in the new London cast at the Apollo Victoria Theatre from Monday 18 November 2013. Sam Kelly will return to play The Wizard, a role he previously played in 2009/2010. Katie Rowley Jones (Nessarose) and Sam Lupton (Boq) will continue in their current starring roles. Emma Hatton will be Standby Elphaba and current ensemble cast member Sophie Linder-Lee will become Standby Glinda. (more...)

Harriet Thorpe Returns to WICKED as 'Madame Morrible' TodayHarriet Thorpe Returns to WICKED as 'Madame Morrible' Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2013

WICKED, the record-breaking hit West End musical, will welcome back harriet thorpe to the role of 'Madame Morrible' from today 22 April until Saturday 16 November 2013. Louise Plowright has withdrawn from the role due to ill health and the entire company wish her a full and speedy recovery. (more...)

Harriet Thorpe Will Return to WICKED as 'Madame Morrible' From April 22Harriet Thorpe Will Return to WICKED as 'Madame Morrible' From April 22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2013

WICKED, the record-breaking hit West End musical, will welcome back Harriet Thorpe to the role of 'Madame Morrible' from Monday 22 April until Saturday 16 November 2013. Louise Plowright has withdrawn from the role due to ill health and the entire company wish her a full and speedy recovery. (more...)

Harriet Thorpe Returns to West End's WICKED as Madame MorribleHarriet Thorpe Returns to West End's WICKED as Madame Morrible
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2013

According to whatsonstage.com, Harriet Thorpe is returning to the role of Madame Morrible in Wicked from 22 April 2013 until new cast changes are implemented on 16 November 2013. (more...)

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