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Photo Flash: First Look at Steven Webb and Zoe George in QUASIMODO at King's Head TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at Steven Webb and Zoe George in QUASIMODO at King's Head Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2013

Quasimodo, the last great unproduced musical by Oliver! composer Lionel Bart, is getting its World Premiere, 50 years after it was written. In a major coup for the King's Head Theatre in London, Quasimodo will play for a 4-week season from last night, 20 March through 13 April 2013. Scroll below for a first look at the show's stars Steven Webb and Zoe George! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes - Steven Webb, Richard Chevara and More in King's Head QUASIMODO World Premiere!STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes - Steven Webb, Richard Chevara and More in King's Head QUASIMODO World Premiere!
by Stage Tube - Mar 20, 2013

Ahead of the first public preview tonight, producers have released rehearsal footage and creative interviews for Quasimodo, the last great unproduced musical by Oliver! composer Lionel Bart, which is getting its World Premiere, 50 years after it was written. In a major coup for the King's Head Theatre in London, Quasimodo will play for a 4-week season from Wednesday 20 March - Saturday 13 April. Click below to watch the behind-the-scenes video! (more...)

Lionel Bart's Final Great Musical QUASIMODO Makes London Premiere TonightLionel Bart's Final Great Musical QUASIMODO Makes London Premiere Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2013

Fifty years after he started writing it, Quasimodo, a major musical by Oliver! composer Lionel Bart, will finally get its World Premiere at the King's Head Theatre in London this month, March 2013. (more...)

Steven Webb to Lead QUASIMODO's World Premiere at King's Head TheatreSteven Webb to Lead QUASIMODO's World Premiere at King's Head Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2013

Casting is now complete for Quasimodo, the last great unproduced musical by Oliver! composer Lionel Bart, which is getting its World Premiere, 50 years after it was written. (more...)

London Producers Search for New Talent to Play 'Quasimodo' in Lionel Bart's World Premiere; Open Auditions Begin TodayLondon Producers Search for New Talent to Play 'Quasimodo' in Lionel Bart's World Premiere; Open Auditions Begin Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2013

Producers are hunting for an undiscovered singing talent for the role of a lifetime to star as the infamous and tragic Parisian hunchback Quasimodo in the last great unproduced musical by Oliver! composer Lionel Bart. (more...)

London Producers Search for New Talent to Play 'Quasimodo' in Lionel Bart's World Premiere; Open Auditions Begin Jan 15London Producers Search for New Talent to Play 'Quasimodo' in Lionel Bart's World Premiere; Open Auditions Begin Jan 15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2013

Producers are hunting for an undiscovered singing talent for the role of a lifetime to star as the infamous and tragic Parisian hunchback Quasimodo in the last great unproduced musical by Oliver! composer Lionel Bart. (more...)

Jazz, Comedy, Cabaret, Play Festival and More Set for St. James Studio Jan-Feb 2013Jazz, Comedy, Cabaret, Play Festival and More Set for St. James Studio Jan-Feb 2013
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2013

Following a successful first season with events spanning all genres of entertainment, from stand-up comedy and musical cabaret to jazz trios and West End favourites - and featuring artists such as Frisky and Mannish, Sharon D. Clarke and Hadley Fraser - the second season of events in the St. James Studio is officially announced today. (more...)

Jazz, Comedy, Cabaret, Play Festival and More Set for St. James Studio Jan-Feb 2013Jazz, Comedy, Cabaret, Play Festival and More Set for St. James Studio Jan-Feb 2013
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2013

Following a successful first season with events spanning all genres of entertainment, from stand-up comedy and musical cabaret to jazz trios and West End favourites - and featuring artists such as Frisky and Mannish, Sharon D. Clarke and Hadley Fraser - the second season of events in the St. James Studio is officially announced today. (more...)

Lionel Bart's Final Musical QUASIMODO Premieres in London, March 20Lionel Bart's Final Musical QUASIMODO Premieres in London, March 20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2012

Fifty years after he started writing it, Quasimodo, a major musical by Oliver! composer Lionel?Bart,will finally get its World Premiere at the King's Head Theatre in London in March 2013. (more...)

Cast Announced for THE GLORIOUS ONES, Runs at Landor From Mar 6 to Apr 7Cast Announced for THE GLORIOUS ONES, Runs at Landor From Mar 6 to Apr 7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2012

Casting is now complete for the European premiere of Lynn Ahrens' and Stephen Flaherty's multiple Drama Desk-nominated Off-Broadway musical, The Glorious Ones, which will play at the Landor Theatre, London, from Tuesday March 6 to Saturday April 7. (more...)

Cast Announced for THE GLORIOUS ONES, Runs at Landor From Mar 6 to Apr 7Cast Announced for THE GLORIOUS ONES, Runs at Landor From Mar 6 to Apr 7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2012

Casting is now complete for the European premiere of Lynn Ahrens' and Stephen Flaherty's multiple Drama Desk-nominated Off-Broadway musical, The Glorious Ones, which will play at the Landor Theatre, London, from Tuesday March 6 to Saturday April 7. (more...)

Cast Announced for THE GLORIOUS ONES, Runs at Landor From Mar 6 to Apr 7Cast Announced for THE GLORIOUS ONES, Runs at Landor From Mar 6 to Apr 7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2012

Casting is now complete for the European premiere of Lynn Ahrens' and Stephen Flaherty's multiple Drama Desk-nominated Off-Broadway musical, The Glorious Ones, which will play at the Landor Theatre, London, from Tuesday March 6 to Saturday April 7. (more...)

KORCZAK Plays Rose Theater Kingston August 31-September 3KORCZAK Plays Rose Theater Kingston August 31-September 3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2011

This new production of the Theatre Royal Plymouth's critically acclaimed KORCZAK will play at at the Rose Theatre Kingston from 31 August to 3 September. (more...)

KORCZAK Plays Rose Theater Kingston August 31-September 3KORCZAK Plays Rose Theater Kingston August 31-September 3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2011

This new production of the Theatre Royal Plymouth's critically acclaimed KORCZAK will play at at the Rose Theatre Kingston from 31 August to 3 September. (more...)

KORCZAK Plays Rose Theater Kingston August 31-September 3KORCZAK Plays Rose Theater Kingston August 31-September 3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2011

This new production of the Theatre Royal Plymouth's critically acclaimed KORCZAK will play at at the Rose Theatre Kingston from 31 August to 3 September. (more...)

THE WIZ to Play Leeds & Birmingham this Summer; Cohen, Rowe, Straker et al. Lead CastTHE WIZ to Play Leeds & Birmingham this Summer; Cohen, Rowe, Straker et al. Lead Cast
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2011

The musical theater classic, The Wiz, the iconic African-American re-telling of The Wizard Of Oz made famous by Motown Productions' cult movie starring Diana Ross as Dorothy, Michael Jackson as The Scarecrow and Richard Pryor as The Wiz, will be revived in a new production that will tour Birmingham and Leeds this summer. In Birmingham, the production will The New Alexandria Theatre from Friday, 10 Jun 2011 through Saturday 18 Jun 2011. From there, the production will play Leeds at the West Yorkshire Playhouse from June 24 through July 16. (more...)

THE WIZ to Play Leeds & Birmingham this Summer; Cohen, Rowe, Straker et al. Lead CastTHE WIZ to Play Leeds & Birmingham this Summer; Cohen, Rowe, Straker et al. Lead Cast
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2011

The musical theater classic, The Wiz, the iconic African-American re-telling of The Wizard Of Oz made famous by Motown Productions' cult movie starring Diana Ross as Dorothy, Michael Jackson as The Scarecrow and Richard Pryor as The Wiz, will be revived in a new production that will tour Birmingham and Leeds this summer. In Birmingham, the production will The New Alexandria Theatre from Friday, 10 Jun 2011 through Saturday 18 Jun 2011. From there, the production will play Leeds at the West Yorkshire Playhouse from June 24 through July 16. (more...)

ELOQUENT PROTEST Against War Returns to the West End, November 8ELOQUENT PROTEST Against War Returns to the West End, November 8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2009

ELOQUENT PROTEST - a human response to war - returns to the West End on Remembrance Sunday, 8 November 2008 at 3 pm. This year's event will be held at the prestigious Duke of York's Theatre in St. Martin's Lane with the aide of the Ambassador Theatre Group. (more...)

ELOQENT PROTEST Against War Returns to the West End, 11/8ELOQENT PROTEST Against War Returns to the West End, 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2009

ELOQUENT PROTEST - a human response to war - returns to the West End on Remembrance Sunday, 8 November 2008 at 3 pm. This year's event will be held at the prestigious Duke of York's Theatre in St. Martin's Lane with the aide of the Ambassador Theatre Group. (more...)

Lionel Bart's Final Great Musical QUASIMODO to Get London PremiereLionel Bart's Final Great Musical QUASIMODO to Get London Premiere
by Emily Stubbs - Jan 1, 2001

Fifty years after he started writing it, Quasimodo, a major musical by Oliver! composer Lionel Bart, will finally get it's World Premiere at the King's Head Theatre in London in March 2013. (more...)