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Full Cast Announced for New Spice Girls Musical - VIVA FOREVER!
by BWW - Sep 28, 2012

Producer JUDY CRAYMER has announced the cast of VIVA FOREVER!, the new musical written by one of Britain's most brilliant comediennes and BAFTA winning writers JENNIFER SAUNDERS, (Absolutely Fabulous, French & Saunders) and featuring the multi-million-selling songs of THE SPICE GIRLS. (more...)

Annette McLaughlin Joins Cast of MATILDA from Tonight, Aug 21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2012

Annette McLaughlin will join the company of Matilda as Mrs Wormwood from today, 21 August 2012. She will play alongside Haley Flaherty and Steve Furst, who have recently joined the Company as Miss Honey and Mr Wormwood. Josie Walker performed as Mrs Wormwood for the last time on Sunday 19 Augus (more...)

David Leonard Joins Cast of MATILDA from Today, July 3; Annette McLaughlin to Join Aug 21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2012

David Leonard will take over the role of Miss Trunchbull from today, 3 July 2012 and Annette McLaughlin will join the company as Mrs Wormwood from Tuesday 21 August 2012. They will play alongside Haley Flaherty and Steve Furst who have recently joined the Company as Miss Honey and Mr Wormwood. Bertie Carvel's last performance as Miss Trunchbull took place on Sunday 1 July and Josie Walker will perform as Mrs Wormwood for the last time on Sunday 19 August. (more...)

David Leonard & Annette McLaughlin to Join Cast of MATILDA this August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 01, 2012

David Leonard will take over the role of Miss Trunchbull from Tuesday 3 July 2012 and Annette McLaughlin will join the company as Mrs Wormwood from Tuesday 21 August 2012. They will play alongside Haley Flaherty and Steve Furst who have recently joined the Company as Miss Honey and Mr Wormwood. Bertie Carvel's last performance as Miss Trunchbull will take place on Sunday 1 July and Josie Walker will perform as Mrs Wormwood for the last time on Sunday 19 August. (more...)

West End's MATILDA Extends Booking Through February 2013; Cast Changes Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2012

The Royal Shakespeare Company's world premiere production of Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical offers more tickets go on sale offering access to performances through until Sunday 17 February 2013. (more...)

West End's MATILDA to Open on Broadway Spring 2013?
by Rialto Chatter - Feb 15, 2012

The show transfered to London's West End and opened November 24 to tremendous critical acclaim. Today, Michael Riedel reports in the New York Post that the show is now aiming to open on Broadway in the Spring of 2013, produced by the RSC themselves and overseen by Andre Ptaszynski, who formerly ran Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Really Useful Group. (more...)

Rialto Chatter: Royal Shakespeare Company to Bring MATILDA to Broadway?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2012

Following a sensational sell-out season at The Courtyard Theatre, the RSC's production of MATILDA THE MUSICAL transfered to London's West End and opened November 24 to tremendous critical acclaim, and according to Whatsonstage, plans will soon be made concerning bringing the new musical to Broadway. RSC artistic director Michael Boyd announced at a press conference last week that the Mailda team will travel to New York at the end of January to discuss future Broadway plans. Additionally the RSC will 'retain "absolute control" over the production.' (more...)

TV: First Look at West End's MATILDA!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 05, 2011

Following a sensational sell-out season at The Courtyard Theatre, the RSC's production of MATILDA THE MUSICAL transfered to London's West End and opened November 24 to tremendous critical acclaim. A potential Broadway transfer already being discussed. Last week, we brought you the official production shots and today, we bring you a first look at MATILDA onstage in the just released video montage! (more...)

MATILDA Now Booking Through October 2012!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2011

Following a triumphant opening at the Cambridge Theatre, the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical has extended its booking period. Tickets are now on sale up to, and including, 21 October 2012. The new stage musical, which has captured the imagination of young and old alike, transferred to the West End on Tuesday 25 October 2011. (more...)

Photo Flash: West End's MATILDA - Official Production Shots!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2011

Following a sensational sell-out season at The Courtyard Theatre, the RSC's production of MATILDA THE MUSICAL transfered to London's West End and opened last week to tremendous critical acclaim. A potential Broadway transfer already being discussed and below, BroadwayWorld is pleased to bring you a look at the official production photo coverage! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: MATILDA Makes its West End Debut! Broadway Next?
by Stage Tube - Nov 27, 2011

Following a sensational sell-out season at The Courtyard Theatre, the RSC's production of MATILDA THE MUSICAL transfered to London's West End and opened last week to RAVE reviews, with a potential Broadway transfer already being discussed. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Matthew Warchus, Tim Minchin, et al. on MALTILDA THE MUSICAL
by Stage Tube - Sep 26, 2011

The Royal Shakespeare Company's world premiere production of Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical will transfer to London's Cambridge Theatre, previewing from Tuesday 18 October. Bertie Carvel (Miss Trunchbull), Paul Kaye (Mr Wormwood) Josie Walker (Mrs Wormwood) and Lauren Ward (Miss Honey) will reprise their roles alongside Marc Antolin, Verity Bentham, Peter Howe, Michael Kent, Melanie La Barrie, Matthew Malthouse, Alastair Parker, Nick Searle and Emily Shaw who also appeared in the original production in Stratford. Click below to hear from the creative team on what to expect from the new show! (more...)

Bertie Carvel, Paul Kaye, et al. Set for Royal Shakespeare Company's MATILDA THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2011

The Royal Shakespeare Company's world premiere production of Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical will transfer to London's Cambridge Theatre, previewing from Tuesday 18 October. (more...)

New Musical 'Imagine This' to Premiere at New London Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2008

Peter Polycarpou will play 'Daniel Warshowsky', the head of a family of actors, in the new musical 'IMAGINE THIS', which will have its premiere at the New London Theatre in the West End on Wednesday 19 November, following previews from 4 November (more...)

New Musical 'Imagine This' to Premiere at New London Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2008

Peter Polycarpou will play 'Daniel Warshowsky', the head of a family of actors, in the new musical 'IMAGINE THIS', which will have its premiere at the New London Theatre in the West End on Wednesday 19 November, following previews from 4 November (more...)

Start Spreading the News, 'The Rat Pack' is Hot
by James Sims - Dec 05, 2007

Time to order a whiskey, straight up, because the ice might melt, it's that hot. Okay, clichéd lines aside, there is something heartening going down at the Wilshire Theatre, as showbusiness's three greatest crooners are on display in all their glory... (more...)

Eio and Thatcher to Play Theatre Museum Nov. 26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2006

Emerging performer Jonathan Eiø and West End regular Lucy Thatcher will join forces for Love Laugh and Live, a unique evening of song, on Sunday 26 and Tuesday 28 November 2006 at the Theatre Museum. (more...)