Gillian Lynne News

BWW TV: OLIVIER AWARDS 2014 - The Royal Ballet's Marianela Nunez and Thiago Soares
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 14, 2014

From the world of dance, the Royal Ballet's Marianela Nunez and Thiago Soares talk to the cameras before the 2014 Olivier Awards. Nunez was a guest presenter along with Dame Gillian Lynne. (more...)

OLIVIERS 2014: Live Blog!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 13, 2014

It's the biggest night in the West End theatre calendar - the great and the good are gathered in Covent Garden to celebrate the best stage work of the last year. Stick with us throughout the night for all the winners, as well as gossip from the Party in the Piazza, and a running commentary on the TV highlights show! (more...)

Dame Gillian Lynne Launches DVD - The Secret To Her Youth
by Gary Naylor - Apr 10, 2014

To The Garrick Club where, in one of its opulent rooms ('It's like Downton Abbey,' I overheard one overawed guest remark), Dame Gillian Lynne told us of her secret to a long life. Turns out that if you want to look like you're in your mid-fifties when you're in you're mid-80s, exercise is the key! (more...)

Original ABBA Members to Perform with MAMMA MIA! Cast at 2014 Olivier Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

The Olivier Awards with MasterCard – the most prestigious event in the UK's theatrical calendar – has revealed further details of the 2014 awards ceremony to be held on Sunday 13 April at the Royal Opera House and broadcast from 22:15 that evening on ITV in a full highlights package. (more...)

Betty Buckley to Teach Song Interpretation & Monologue Master Class at Denver Summer Intensive in June
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

Tony Award winner, Theater Hall of Fame member and legendary Broadway star Betty Buckley returns to Denver to teach her third consecutive Summer Intensive Song Interpretation & Monologue Workshop, June 9-13th. The workshop is a master class for actors and singers of all levels: high school students, college students, professionals, educators and anyone aspiring to refine their communication skills in word or song. (more...)

BWW Reviews: CATS at Georgetown Palace Isn't Just for Feline Lovers
by Jeff Davis - Mar 23, 2014

I remember seeing the world phenomenon that is Cats back in the late 90s, and my response then could be summed up in four words: 'I didn't get it.' Sure, the set was cool, the costumes were fun, and the choreography was outstanding, but Andrew Lloyd Webber's score was among his worst and the 2 and a half hour show failed to have a point. How the hell did this show get nine lives and an 18 year run on Broadway? (more...)

Breaking News: Broadway Stars Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess to Take Over in PHANTOM This May!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

This just in! Producers Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group just announced that THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will welcome a starry leading combination beginning Monday, May 12. (more...)

Betty Buckley to Give Song Interpretation Workshop at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth on 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Theatre Hall of Fame honoree and legendary Broadway star Betty Buckley will be offering a three month Spring Intensive Song Interpretation Workshop at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth beginning April 7. The training will focus on preparations for Story Songs IV, two nights of concerts to be presented in June, starring participants in the workshop. (more...)

Michael Crawford Comments On Second Royal Appointment
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 31, 2013

International stage and screen superstar Michael Crawford shares his reaction to this week's news of his second royal appointment by Queen Elizabeth II, that of CBE in recognition of his ongoing children's charity work, in a new video statement. (more...)

Angela Lansbury, Gillian Lynne & Penelope Keith Named Dames & British Commanders
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 30, 2013

Three theatrical luminaries have been appointed special places in the royal order of the British Empire, with DBEs being awarded to legendary stage and screen star Angela Lansbury, noted choreographer Gillian Lynne and noted actress Penelope Keith by Queen Elizabeth II earlier today. (more...)

Michael Crawford Awarded CBE & Named British Commander For Charity Work
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 30, 2013

Internationally celebrated stage and screen performer Michael Crawford has been awarded a CBE this week in honor of his long-standing work with children's charities. (more...)

It's Dame Gillian! Lynne Receives DBE In New Year's Honours
by Carrie Dunn - Dec 30, 2013

Gillian Lynne CBE, 87, has had the title of Dame Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (DBE) conferred upon her in the 2014 New Year's Honours List for her services to Dance and Musical Theatre. (more...)

Sierra Boggess's AWAKENING: LIVE AT 54 BELOW Now Available
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 11, 2013

Popular Broadway and West End performer Sierra Boggess's eagerly anticipated new solo album recently recorded live at NYC cabaret venue 54 Below, AWAKENING: LIVE AT 54 BELOW, is now available to order. (more...)

2013 Year In Review: Carrie Dunn's Best And Worst Of Theatre
by Carrie Dunn - Dec 09, 2013

The UK editor-in-chief reflects on the ups and downs of West End theatre in 2013. So, another busy year in the West End - and a busy year for BWW:UK. I've been the editor-in-chief of BWW:UK for nearly five years now, working closely with our US newdesk (and dealing with that inconvenient time difference), and overseeing our ever-expanding reviewing squad (as well as our London writers, we also have a team at the Edinburgh Festival every year, and regional reviewers in cities around the UK including Glasgow, Birmingham, Sheffield and Bristol). (more...)

BWW Reviews: Reimagined PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Tour Makes US Debut in Providence
by Veronica Bruscini - Dec 07, 2013

The Opera Ghost is haunting again. Three years after the US touring company of 'The Phantom of the Opera' bowed for a final time in Los Angeles, a new anniversary production of 'Phantom' brings its curtain up in Providence, Rhode Island. (more...)

EXCLUSIVE! Cover & Track-Listing For Sierra Boggess's AWAKENING: LIVE AT 54 BELOW
by Pat Cerasaro - Nov 21, 2013

BroadwayWorld is thrilled to bring you the exclusive first look at the cover and track-listing for Broadway and West End star Sierra Boggess's eagerly anticipated new solo album recently recorded live at NYC cabaret venue 54 Below, titled AWAKENING: LIVE AT 54 BELOW. (more...)

Photo Flash: Mary Michael Patterson and Jeremy Hays Try Tasti D-Lite's PHANTOM-Inspired 'Marshmallow Masquerade'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

Current stars of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA on Broadway Mary Michael Patterson (Christine) and Jeremy Hays (Raoul) recently checked out Tasti D-Lite's limited-time, PHANTOM-inspired flavor 'Marshmallow Masquerade' at the Times Store location. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Celebrates 27 Years On West End Stage! Hart & Lynne Attend
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 10, 2013

While THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA is the longest-running Broadway musical of all time, it has to settle for the number two spot on the West End, where it is bested by almost exactly one year for the top long-run trophy - but, it still deserves a party in honor of its 27th birthday! (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 07, 2013

Musical Director and former member of Classical BRIT Award-winning choir Only Men Aloud Ross Leadbeater invites you to a 'Glamorous Night' in celebration of Ivor Novello - the most successful British musical theatre composer of the first half of the 20th century. (more...)

Elaine Paige Stars in High Def Blu-ray Edition of CATS, Now Available
by Movies News Desk - Sep 19, 2013

One of the longest-running musicals in West End and Broadway history, CATS has now been re-mastered in high definition for Blu-ray and is now available. (more...)

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