Jon Robyns News

Photo Flash: First Look at Beverley Knight & More in Rehearsal for London's MEMPHIS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Rehearsals have now begun for the West End production of hit Broadway musical MEMPHIS, which will have preview performances at the Shaftesbury Theatre, London from 9 October 2014 with Opening Night on 23 October 2014. Winner of four 2010 Tony Awards® including Best Musical, MEMPHIS has a Grammy® Award-winning original score by Bon Jovi founding member David Bryan and book by Joe DiPietro. (more...)

Staveley Theatre Academy to Host Free Musical Theatre Workshops This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Staveley Theatre Academy are holding FREE musical theatre workshops this August. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE GREAT BRITISH MUSICALS - IN CONCERT, St James Theatre, July 5 2014
by Gary Naylor - Jul 06, 2014

Gary Naylor takes a magnificently entertaining trip through the history of the British Musical, a show brimming with intelligence, wit and great tunes delivered with great skill and warmth. (more...)

Cynthia Erivo and Cassidy Janson to Star in Ahrens & Flaherty's DESSA ROSE European Debut; Show Runs July 29-Aug 30 at Trafalgar Studios
by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

Cynthia Erivo (I Can't Sing!, The Color Purple) returns to the West End alongside Cassidy Janson (Avenue Q, Wicked, Candide) in the European premiere of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty's Dessa Rose, running at Trafalgar Studios (Studio 2), Tuesday 29th July - Saturday 30th August 2014. Press night is Thursday, 31st July, 7pm. (more...)

Louise Dearman and Jon Robyns to Headline THE GREAT BRITISH MUSICALS at the St. James Theatre, July 4-5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

West End stars Louise Dearman and Jon Robyns are joining the cast of The Great British Musicals - In Concert at St. James Theatre, in a production that celebrates the very best of British musicals over the decades. (more...)

As Told By Productions Launches 'As Told By Kids' with THE TALE OF THE DASTARDLY DEFROST, July 30-Aug 24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

As Told By Productions, the company behind the acclaimed production of The Last Five Years at Greenwich Theatre as well as the European premiere of Ryan Scott Oliver's 35MM: A Musical Exhibition, have launched a new arm producing theatre for families. (more...)

Jon Robyns, Rebecca Trehearn & More Set for THE CONFESSION ROOM Concert at St. James Studio
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

The Confession Room will return to London this summer in a special one-off concert at the St. James Studio on Sunday 13th July. It is now confirmed that the production will star Jon Robyns, Rebecca Trehearn and Stuart Matthew Price with West End performers Matthew Rowland, Stephanie Clift and Rebecca Jayne-Davies amongst others. The production will be directed by Paul Foster with musical direction by Tim Evans. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: May 24-30
by BWW Special Coverage - May 30, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'this week in pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include Bryan Cranston's caricature unveiling at Sardi's, Barrett Foa in 'Buyer and Cellar,' Katie Finneran at 54 Below, and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sierra Boggess, Kerry Ellis and Jon Robyns Mentor at Staveley Theatre Academy
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

Staveley Theatre Academy is a new musical theatre school based at The Hertford Theatre. The program is an amazing opportunity for budding performers who are interested in West End theatre and want to enter the profession as a 'triple threat'. Sierra Boggess flew over to the UK during a short break in her rehearsal period for Broadway's Phantom of the Opera to lead an amazing master class with the students. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: May 3-9
by BWW Special Coverage - May 09, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include a look at rehearsals for HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, the Lucille Lortel Awards Red Carpet, and the upcoming West End production of THE LAST FIVE YEARS! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Danielle Hope and Jon Robyns in Promo Shots for THE LAST FIVE YEARS at Greenwich Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2014

Danielle Hope and Jon Robyns star as Cathy Hiatt and Jamie Wellerstein in Jason Robert Brown's acclaimed musical The Last Five Years at Greenwich Theatre London from 15th to 17th May and The Warren, Brighton from 21st to 24th May. The show will be directed by Katie Pesskin with musical direction from Michael Riley. It is produced by As Told By Productions and Susan Winter for Greenwich Theatre. Check out a sneak peek below! (more...)

THE CONFESSION ROOM, Starring Jon Robyns, to Play in Concert at the St. James Studio, July 13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The Confession Room will return to London this summer in a special one-off concert at the St. James Studio on Sunday 13th July. This production will be directed by Paul Foster with musical direction by Tim Evans and will star Jon Robyns. (more...)

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Monday, March 31, 2014 - Galas Galore! Kristin Chenoweth, HEATHERS and More!
by Jessica Showers - Mar 31, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Kristin Chenoweth will be honored at tonight's NCTF Gala, MCC is hosting its MISCAST celebration, and HEATHERS opens off-Broadway! (more...)

OVER THE RAINBOW Winner Danielle Hope & Jon Robyns to Star in U.K.'s THE LAST FIVE YEARS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Danielle Hope, who won BBC1's 'Over The Rainbow', will star as Catherine Hiatt in Jason Robert Brown's award-winning musical, The Last Five Years at Greenwich Theatre, London and The Warren Theatre, Brighton this May. She will appear alongside West End star Jon Robyns, whose credits include Spamalot, Les Miserables and Avenue Q. (more...)

BWW CD Reviews: LES MISERABLES LIVE! DREAM THE DREAM (The 2010 Cast Album) Showcases Exciting New Orchestrations
by David Clarke - Mar 19, 2014

In anticipation of LES MISERABLES coming back home to Broadway, I've been listening to LES MISERABLES LIVE! DREAM THE DREAM (The 2010 Cast Album). The beautiful, exciting, and comprehensive recording was captured at the Wales Millennium Centre in 2009. For those curious about what they can expect from the new Broadway production, this recording serves as the perfect introduction to Chris Jahnke's new orchestrations. (more...)

Photo Flash: AVENUE Q Cast, Blake, Gok Wan and More in YOU'LL NEVER WALK ALONE - THE WEST END UNITES FOR THE PHILIPPINES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 05, 2014

The special one-night-only concert You'll Never Walk Alone took place on Sunday 2 March at the Queen's Theatre in aid of the Philippines Typhoon Appeal, with all proceeds going directly to the Disasters Emergency Committee. Scroll down for photos from the show! (more...)

Tracie Bennett, Michael Matus, Katie Rowley Jones and Gareth Snook Complete WEST END RECAST Lineup, March 16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 03, 2014

Tracie Bennett, Michael Matus, Katie Rowley Jones and Gareth Snook complete the all-star cast for West End Recast. (more...)

Luke Evans Returns To West End For YOU'LL NEVER WALK ALONE Gala, Mar 2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

Blake and Juliet Stevenson also to appear at charity concert in aid of the Philippines Typhoon Appeal along with Joanna Riding, Michael Xavier and Danielle Hope. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Jon Robyns About FROM PAGE TO STAGE Showcase!
by Carrie Dunn - Feb 22, 2014

We talk to Jon Robyns about his involvement in the From Page to Stage new musical theatre showcase at the Landor Theatre next week (more...)

Cynthia Erivo, Laura Pitt-Pulford, Frances Ruffelle and More Set for WEST END RECAST at Duke of York's Theatre, March 16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY, some of our finest West End musical theatre stars will be performing songs from roles they have always wanted to sing but will NEVER be cast in. (more...)

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