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Twitter Watch: Lin-Manuel Miranda Wishes Happy Opening to IN THE HEIGHTS in London
by BWW Staff - May 15, 2014

On Twitter Watch, Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote 'Happy opening night @intheheightsldn !!! (more...)

Sam Mackay, Christina Modestou to Star in London Premiere of IN THE HEIGHTS; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Full casting is announced today for Tony Award-winning Broadway musical In The Heights, which receives its London Premiere in a brand new production in The Large at Southwark Playhouse from Friday 9 May (more...)

SWEENEY TODD Plays Final Performance at the Adelphi Theatre Today, Sept 22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2012

Widely acknowledged as Stephen Sondheim's musical masterpiece, Sweeney Todd stars Michael Ball as the eponymous demon barber of Fleet Street and Oscar-nominated actress Imelda Staunton as the devoted Mrs Lovett. Jonathan Kent's acclaimed production will have its final performance today, Saturday, 22 September. (more...)

Photo Flash: New Artwork Revealed for West End SWEENEY TODD's Final Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2012

Sweeney Todd stars Michael Ball as the eponymous demon barber of Fleet Street and Oscar-nominated actress Imelda Staunton as the devoted Mrs Lovett. Jonathan Kent's acclaimed production will have its final performance on Saturday 22 September. View the new artwork, just revealed for the show's final weeks, below! (more...)

SWEENEY TODD to Play Final Performance at the Adelphi Theatre, Sept 22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 09, 2012

Widely acknowledged as Stephen Sondheim's musical masterpiece, Sweeney Todd stars Michael Ball as the eponymous demon barber of Fleet Street and Oscar-nominated actress Imelda Staunton as the devoted Mrs Lovett. Jonathan Kent's acclaimed production will have its final performance on Saturday 22 September. (more...)

Jason Manford to Make West-End Debut as Pirelli in SWEENY TODD, 2 – 27 July - 'Anything can happen!'
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2012

Stephen Sondheim's musical masterpiece, Sweeney Todd, stars Olivier Award winner Michael Ball as the infamous demon barber of Fleet Street and Oscar-nominated actress Imelda Staunton as his devoted accomplice Mrs. Lovett. Following sell-out success at Chichester Festival Theatre, the production transferred to London's West End on 10 March, 2012 for a limited season only, and must end on 22 September, 2012. Comedian Jason Manford will join the company as "Italian" barber Pirelli for four weeks in July this year, covering for Robert Burt, who is scheduled to sing at Glyndebourne Festival 2012. (more...)

First Listen! Clips Posted from New London SWEENEY TODD Cast Album
by BWW - Mar 25, 2012

In advance of the cast album's March 30th release date, Amazon UK has posted the first audio preivew clips. Click here to listen! (more...)

BWW Video Teaser: Catch a Glimpse of Michael Ball in SWEENEY TODD - New Footage!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 23, 2012

The West-End production of SWEENEY TODD, starring Michael Ball as Sweeney Todd and Imelda Staunton as Mrs. Lovett, opened to raves on March 20 at the Adelphi Theatre following its sell-out success at the Chichester Festival Theatre. BroadwayWorld has just gotten ahold of the very first clip of Michael Ball as the demon barber himself singing 'Pretty Women.' Click below to catch a glimpse! (more...)

Sondheim Grants Approval for Michael Ball & Imelda Staunton Led SWEENEY TODD for Broadway
by BWW - Mar 22, 2012

Now, Baz Bamigboye of the UK Daily Mail has revealed that 'Stephen Sondheim has given director Jonathan Kent's Chichester Festival Theatre production of Sweeney Todd (with Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton delivering the stage performances of their lives) his seal of approval. He'd love the two stars to take the deliciously grisly musical to Broadway when they complete their run at the Adelphi Theatre. There's no official word this will happen yet, because both actors have crazy schedules, but it would be fantastic if they did manage to cross the Atlantic with this Sweeney.' (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Opening Night of SWEENEY TODD Starring Ball and Staunton
by Stage Tube - Mar 22, 2012

Oh yes! We've got a red carpet video for the opening night of SWEENEY TODD, which opened on the 20th on the West End. The video features interviews with stars Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton as well as Jason Manford, David Mitchell, Jim Broadbent and Tom Jones. Plus, there's a little peek of an onstage kiss. (more...)

Photo Flash: Michael Ball & Imelda Staunton's Curtain Call for SWEENEY TODD in the West End!
by BWW - Mar 21, 2012

The West-End production of SWEENEY TODD, starring Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton, opened last night, March 20, at the Adelphi Theatre, following its sell-out success at the Chichester Festival Theatre. Check out these shots of the rapturous curtain call, featuring Michael Ball, Imelda Staunton and Lucy May Barker. (more...)

Review Roundup: SWEENEY TODD Starring Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton - All The Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Mar 21, 2012

The West-End production of SWEENEY TODD, starring Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton, opened last night, March 20, at the Adelphi Theatre, following its sell-out success at the Chichester Festival Theatre. We've collected together all the reviews for your enjoyment. (more...)

West End SWEENEY TODD Opens Tonight; Imelda Staunton and Michael Ball Star
by BWW - Mar 20, 2012

The West-End production of SWEENEY TODD, starring Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton, will officially open tonight, March 20, at the Adelphi Theatre. As Broadway World previously reported, Jonathan Kent's version of the musical opened in the West End for previews on March 10 following its sell-out success at the Chichester Festival Theatre. The show will feature British comedian Jason Manford as Signor Pirelli for one month while Robert Burt is on leave. (more...)

First Night to Release New SWEENEY TODD Album in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2012

Following sell-out success at Chichester Festival Theatre, Jonathan Kent's acclaimed production of Sweeney Todd just transferred to London's West End for a limited season on 10 March 2012. Widely acknowledged as Stephen Sondheim's musical masterpiece, Sweeney Todd stars distinguished musical performer Michael Ball as the eponymous demon barber of Fleet Street and Oscar-nominated actress Imelda Staunton as the devoted Mrs Lovett. First Night Records will release the new 2012 album in April. It is currently available for pre-order here. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Stephen Sondheim Talks New West End SWEENEY TODD!
by Stage Tube - Mar 11, 2012

Click below to watch an interview with composer Stephen Sondheim talking about the new West End production of SWEENEY TODD which began previews last night in London starring Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton. (more...)

Photo Flash: SWEENEY TODD Begins Previews; Michael Ball & Imelda Staunton Visit The Jonathan Ross Show!
by BWW - Mar 10, 2012

Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton stopped by The Jonathan Ross Show in honor of Sweeney Todd which begins previews tonight! They were joined by Rihanna and Lionel Richie. Check out the photos below! (more...)

Comedian Jason Manford to Join UK SWEENEY TODD As Pirelli for One Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 05, 2012

British comedian Jason Manford is to play Signor Pirelli in Jonathan Kent's West-End production of SWEENY TODD. Actor Michael Ball, who stars as Todd in the show, revealed on the Jonathan Ross Show on Saturday evening that Jason Manford will be taking the role while Robert Burt, who is currently playing the part, is on leave. (more...)

Photo Flash: Michael Ball, Imelda Staunton in Recording Studio for SWEENEY TODD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 01, 2012

Following sell-out success at Chichester Festival Theatre, Jonathan Kent's acclaimed production of Sweeney Todd transfers to London's West End for a limited season from 10 March 2012. Widely acknowledged as Stephen Sondheim's musical masterpiece, Sweeney Todd stars distinguished musical performer Michael Ball as the eponymous demon barber of Fleet Street and Oscar-nominated actress Imelda Staunton as the devoted Mrs Lovett. (more...)

New West End SWEENEY TODD with Michael Ball & Imelda Staunton to Receive Cast Recording
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2012

Following sell-out success at Chichester Festival Theatre, Jonathan Kent's acclaimed production of Sweeney Todd transfers to London's West End for a limited season from 10 March 2012. Widely acknowledged as Stephen Sondheim's musical masterpiece, Sweeney Todd stars distinguished musical performer Michael Ball as the eponymous demon barber of Fleet Street and Oscar-nominated actress Imelda Staunton as the devoted Mrs Lovett. (more...)

Photos and Video: First Look at West End's SWEENEY TODD with Michael Ball & Imelda Staunton
by Stage Tube - Jan 19, 2012

Following sell-out success at Chichester Festival Theatre, Jonathan Kent's acclaimed production of Sweeney Todd transfers to London's West End for a limited season from 10 March 2012. Widely acknowledged as Stephen Sondheim's musical masterpiece, Sweeney Todd stars distinguished musical performer Michael Ball as the eponymous demon barber of Fleet Street and Oscar-nominated actress Imelda Staunton as the devoted Mrs Lovett. Check out a video preview along with photos from the upcoming transfer below! (more...)

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