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BWW Review: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, 21 July 2016BWW Review: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, 21 July 2016
by Carrie Dunn - Jul 23, 2016

Has it really been two decades since that definitive Lyceum production of Jesus Christ Superstar? Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's collaboration is in residence at the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre this summer, and it is a production the like of which I have never seen before.  (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Celebrating 45 years since Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's seminal musical first hit the stage, Jesus Christ Superstar just opened at Regent's Park's Open Air Theatre, and already the production is eying the West End, according to the New York Post's Michael Riedel. He writes: 'I'm told Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice wouldn't mind a Broadway production either.' (more...)

Photo Flash: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR At Regent's Park Open Air TheatrePhoto Flash: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR At Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by Edward Baker - Jul 21, 2016

Celebrating 45 years since Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's seminal musical first hit the stage, Jesus Christ Superstar is directed by Artistic Director Timothy Sheader. With a legendary score which includes I Don't Know How to Love Him, Gethsemane and Superstar, musical direction is by Tom Deering (Wonder.land, In the Heights and The Color Purple), design by Tom Scutt (Constellations, Les Liaisons Dangereuses and King Charles III, for which he has received a Tony Award nomination) and choreography by Drew McOnie (Jekyll & Hyde, The Lorax and In The Heights, for which he won the Olivier Award for Best Theatre Choreography). (more...)

BWW Blog: Actor Brendan Cowell On Simon Stone's YERMA at Young VicBWW Blog: Actor Brendan Cowell On Simon Stone's YERMA at Young Vic
by Guest Blogger: Brendan Cowell - Jul 18, 2016

Actor Brendan Cowell discusses Simon Stone's Yerma at the Young Vic (more...)

BWW Interview: Declan Bennett on JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTARBWW Interview: Declan Bennett on JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by Marianka Swain - Jul 14, 2016

Actor and musician Declan Bennett has successfully maintained dual, often intersecting careers as a singer-songwriter and musical theatre performer. He's had chart hits both with band Point Break and as a solo artist, and has tackled several iconic roles, including Roger in a US tour and Broadway run of Rent, Guy in the UK premiere of Once, and now Jesus in Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Jesus Christ Superstar. This new production at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre celebrates 45 years since the show first opened, and the intimate, gig-like experience - with performers playing instruments - promises to be very different to the recent arena tour. (more...)

Cast Recording Of FUNNY GIRL Featuring Sheridan Smith To Be Released 5 August 2016Cast Recording Of FUNNY GIRL Featuring Sheridan Smith To Be Released 5 August 2016
by Edward Baker - Jul 13, 2016

Sheridan Smith brings her unique vocals and phenomenal performance as Fanny Brice to the London cast recording of the critically-acclaimed West End production of Funny Girl, to be released on Decca Records on 5th August. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: July 2-8THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: July 2-8
by Marissa Sblendorio - Jul 8, 2016

Too sad about the principles leaving HAMILTON that you can't focus on anything else? Well don't worry BroadwayWorld has rounded up some of the biggest stories from this week from Broadway and beyond with BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures.' Highlights from this week include the NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL THEATRE AWARDS,  DUST CAN'T KILL ME at NYMF, Megan Hilty and Matthew Morrison with The New York Pops and SO much more!  (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Billie Piper for YERMA at the Young VicPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with Billie Piper for YERMA at the Young Vic
by Marianka Swain - Jul 8, 2016

Rehearsal images have been released for Simon Stone's YERMA at the Young Vic, starring Billie Piper as the title character. The cast also features Brendan Cowell, Maureen Beattie, John MacMillan, Charlotte Randle and Thalissa Teixeira, with design by Lizzy Clachan, music and sound by Stefan Gregory, light by James Farncombe and costumes by Alice Babidge. (more...)

Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's ROMEO AND JULIET to Be Broadcast Live in Theaters Worldwide TonightKenneth Branagh Theatre Company's ROMEO AND JULIET to Be Broadcast Live in Theaters Worldwide Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company in partnership with Picturehouse Entertainment, will broadcast Romeo and Juliet to more than 1200 cinemas worldwide live from the West End's Garrick Theatre at 19:00 on Thursday 7 July. Participating cinemas and screening dates can be found at branaghtheatrelive.com (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Delcan Bennett and More for JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at Regent's Park Open Air TheatrePhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with Delcan Bennett and More for JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

As rehearsals start for Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, full casting is announced, and BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! Jesus Christ Superstar begins previews 15 July for an opening 21 July 2016.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Rebel Wilson Opening in GUYS AND DOLLSPhoto Flash: First Look at Rebel Wilson Opening in GUYS AND DOLLS
by Marianka Swain - Jul 5, 2016

Rebel Wilson has made her London stage debut in GUYS AND DOLLS at the Phoenix Theatre, where she appears as Miss Adelaide for a strictly limited run until August 21. The cast also features Simon Lipkin, Oliver Tompsett, Gavin Spokes and Siubhan Harrison. (more...)

GUYS AND DOLLS Comes to Wolverhampton Grand TheatreGUYS AND DOLLS Comes to Wolverhampton Grand Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Jul 4, 2016

GUYS AND DOLLS is currently taking the West End by storm, and now the sizzling New York tale of gamblers, gangsters and nightclub singers comes to Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from Tuesday 19 to Saturday 23 July. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS' Killian Donnelly to Lead New Frank McGuinness's New Play DONEGAL This AutumnKINKY BOOTS' Killian Donnelly to Lead New Frank McGuinness's New Play DONEGAL This Autumn
by Jessica Khan - Jun 30, 2016

KINKY BOOTS' Killian Donnelly will return to Ireland to star in Frank McGuinness's new play DONEGAL at the Abbey Theatre this autumn. (more...)

GYPSY's Imelda Staunton in Talks for WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? in LondonGYPSY's Imelda Staunton in Talks for WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? in London
by Jessica Khan - Jun 30, 2016

Imelda Staunton might be taking on another very strong personality on the London stage. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at HENRY V at Regent's Park Open AirPhoto Flash: First Look at HENRY V at Regent's Park Open Air
by Marianka Swain - Jun 21, 2016

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre presents HENRY V, starring Olivier Award-winning actress Michelle Terry in the title role. The production is now in previews, with press night tomorrow, and runs until 9 July. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 6/20/2016 - Elly Awards and More!Broadway AM Report, 6/20/2016 - Elly Awards and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jun 20, 2016

Today's big news: The 6th annual Elly Awards luncheon will honor HAMILTON's Phillipa Soo and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's HENRY VPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal for Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's HENRY V
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre presents Henry V, now in rehearsal. Check out photos below! (more...)

Sheridan Smith Expected to Return to West End's FUNNY GIRL in JulySheridan Smith Expected to Return to West End's FUNNY GIRL in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Sheridan Smith has taken a leave of absence from Funny Girl at the Savoy Theatre due to 'stress and exhaustion.' (more...)

Review Roundup: THE GO-BETWEEN, with Michael CrawfordReview Roundup: THE GO-BETWEEN, with Michael Crawford
by Review Roundups - Jun 8, 2016

Michael Crawford returns to the London Stage in a new musical, based on the famed novel The Go-Between. (more...)

Video + Photo Flash: First Look at Michael Crawford, Gemma Sutton, Stuart Ward & More in THE GO-BETWEENVideo + Photo Flash: First Look at Michael Crawford, Gemma Sutton, Stuart Ward & More in THE GO-BETWEEN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2016

Tonight is the night in London as Michael Crawford officially opens in the West End this evening in a new musical, based on the famed novel The Go-Between. (more...)

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