The thrilling 2013 London premiere of the Broadway musical Titanic became one of the hottest must-see shows, winning a clutch of Best Musical awards, 4 and 5 star rave reviews across the board and it was Critics Choice in most national newspapers. Now the multi award-winning production, first seen at Southwark Playhouse, is coming back to London with director Thom Southerland once again at the helm. BroadwayWorld has a look at the cast in action - check it out below! (more...)
The World Premiere of Pure Imagination, which celebrates the songs of Leslie Bricusse, one of the most prolific and well loved film and musical theatre songwriters of our time, opened at St James Theatre, London. Below, we have a first look at the cast and VIP guests celebrating opening night! (more...)
It's not every day you're invited to the home of a bona fide legend - but BWW:UK editor-in-chief Carrie Dunn got the chance to do that when she visited songwriter Leslie Bricusse in London this week... (more...)
New official photo released as rehearsals end.
To mark the final day of rehearsals for PURE IMAGINATION - The Songs of Leslie Bricusse, we are releasing a new photo of legendary British songwriter Leslie Bricusse with the ridiculously talented cast of Dave Willetts, Julie Atherton, Niall Sheehy, Siobhan McCarthy and Giles Terera. (more...)
Final casting is today announced for the World Premiere of Pure Imagination, which celebrates the songs of Leslie Bricusse, one of the most prolific and well loved film and musical theatre songwriters of our time. (more...)
Miss Saigon, Les Miserables and Urinetown are all leading the musical theatre categories in this year's BWW:UK Awards - with Saigon stars Eva Noblezada, Kwang-Ho Hong, Rachelle Ann Go and Jon Jon Briones all out in front in the performance categories. (more...)
It's been a frantic fortnight for Emma Hatton, the Elphaba standby for Wicked in London. With Willemijn Verkaik leaving the show earlier than expected and Kerry Ellis going back into green in August, that means a short notice two-week run for Hatton - and she's also preparing for a concert version of song cycle Edges in the Delfont Room on August 1st. (more...)
Miss Saigon, currently booking for performances through to Saturday 25th October 2014, will make its highly anticipated return to the West End on Saturday 3 May 2014 at the Prince Edward Theatre, in the musical's 25th anniversary year. Cameron Mackintosh's new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's epic musical has played in 300 cities in 15 different languages, winning awards around the world since the sensational record-breaking run at London's Theatre Royal Drury Lane 25 years ago. This epic love story tells the tragic tale of young bar girl Kim, orphaned by war, who falls in love with an American GI Chris--but their lives are torn apart by the fall of Saigon.
Meet the full company below! (more...)
WestEndFest is back for its first concert of 2014 on 2 March at The Actors Church in Covent Garden. It was founded two years ago by West-End theatre actress Sabrina Aloueche and Parnell Page, and has since become a hugely popular bi-annual celebration combining dance, comedy, songs and raising money for charity. (more...)
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2014
Full casting is announced today for COOL RIDER, the cult musical sequel in concert, which will play two performances only on Monday 27 January2014 at the West End's Lyric Theatre. Due to popular demand, 100 additional seats have also been released for the 11.00pm performance, with the7.30pm performance sold out. First-look images are also released today of Reece Shearsmith as Mr Stuart, Ashleigh Gray as Stephanie and Aaron Sidwell as Michael. (more...)