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New Billys Announced for BILLY ELLIOT UK/Ireland TourNew Billys Announced for BILLY ELLIOT UK/Ireland Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

The producers of the multi award-winning smash hit†Billy Elliot the Musical†are delighted to announce that the four boys who will play the title role in the first ever UK and Ireland tour of the iconic musical are†Adam Abbou†(12 years old from Liverpool),†Matthew Lyons†(11 years old from Leeds),†Haydn May†(11 years old from Bath) and†Lewis Smallman†(12 years old from West Bromwich). The boys were cast following nationwide auditions and after months of intensive rehearsals will alternate in the role when the show opens at the†Theatre Royal Plymouth†on†Wednesday 24 February 2016. (more...)

Tickets to JUDAS KISS with Rupert Everett in Toronto on Sale TomorrowTickets to JUDAS KISS with Rupert Everett in Toronto on Sale Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

David Mirvish will†present Rupert Everett starring in the North American premiere of Neil Armfield's production of David Hare's The Judas Kiss. This production began at London's Hampstead Theatre in 2012, where it received unanimous raves and broke the theatre's box office record. Due to popular demand, it transferred to London's West End, where it also had a brilliant engagement. (more...)

AN INSPECTOR CALLS to Play The Marlowe Theatre, CanterburyAN INSPECTOR CALLS to Play The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

THE NATIONAL Theatre's multi-award-winning production of JB Priestley's An Inspector Calls comes to The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, this month (January). (more...)

Annette McLaughlin, Martin Walsh and Scott Garnham to Lead BILLY ELLIOT UK TourAnnette McLaughlin, Martin Walsh and Scott Garnham to Lead BILLY ELLIOT UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

The Daily Mail reports that Annette McLaughlin, Martin Walsh and Scott Garnham will star in the first UK and Ireland tour of Billy Elliot THE MUSICAL, opening at the Theatre Royal Plymouth on February 24.† (more...)

SUNNY AFTERNOON to Tour the West End; Launches at Manchester Opera House, Aug 19SUNNY AFTERNOON to Tour the West End; Launches at Manchester Opera House, Aug 19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

As the West End multi Olivier award-winning hit musical continues to excite audiences into its second year, Sonia Friedman Productions and Ambassador Theatre Group are delighted to announce the national tour of†SUNNY AFTERNOON.Recipient of four awards at the 2015 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical and Outstanding Achievement in Music for Ray Davies,†SUNNY AFTERNOON†will open at the†Manchester Opera House†on†Friday 19 August 2016.www.sunnyafternoonthemusical.com (more...)

Photo Flash: West End's BILLY ELLIOT Posts Closing Date; A Look Back at the Show's Run!Photo Flash: West End's BILLY ELLIOT Posts Closing Date; A Look Back at the Show's Run!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

Universal Stage Productions, Working Title Films†and†Old Vic Productions†today (10 December 2015) announce that after 4,600 performances, due†to the†theatre's†previously announced†refurbishment programme, the multi award-winning West End production ofBilly†Elliot the Musical†will†play its final performance at the†Victoria Palace Theatre†on 9 April 2016 as the production celebrates its eleventh birthday. The show has been seen to date by over 5.25 million people in London and nearly 11 million people worldwide,†has grossed over $800 million worldwide and is the winner of over 80 theatre awards internationally. (more...)

Euan Garrett, Matthew Seadon-Young Join West End's BILLY ELLIOTEuan Garrett, Matthew Seadon-Young Join West End's BILLY ELLIOT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

Billy Elliot the Musical†today (16 November 2015) welcomes†Euan Garrett, 12 years old from East Lothian, Scotland, who will make his West End stage debut at the Victoria Palace Theatre as the forty-second boy to play the title role in the iconic British musical in London.† Also joining the cast today is†Matthew Seadon-Young†who will play Billy's older brother Tony. (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL LIVE Leaps onto THIRTEEN's GREAT PERFORMANCES TonightBILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL LIVE Leaps onto THIRTEEN's GREAT PERFORMANCES Tonight
by TV News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

Elton John and Lee Hall's adaptation of the acclaimed 2000 film, written by Hall and directed by Stephen Daldry, won multiple awards on both sides of the Atlantic, including 10 TONY AWARDS Billy Elliot THE MUSICAL LIVE, the long-running hit both on Broadway and in London's West End (where it is still playing), comes to THIRTEEN's GREAT PERFORMANCES tonight, October 23 at 9 p.m. on PBS. (Check local listings.) (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT Coming to Edinburgh in 2016BILLY ELLIOT Coming to Edinburgh in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

Universal Stage Productions, Working Title Films and Old Vic Productions are delighted to announce the first ever UK and Ireland tour of Billy Elliot the Musical comes to the Edinburgh Playhouse from 20th September to 22nd October 2016. (more...)

AN INSPECTOR CALLS Set for Theatre Royal GlasgowAN INSPECTOR CALLS Set for Theatre Royal Glasgow
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

Winner of 19 major international awards, Stephen Daldry's legendary production of J.B Priestley's classic thriller AN INSPECTOR CALLS returns for a 28-week national tour this autumn, coming to the Theatre Royal Glasgow from Tuesday 3 until Saturday 7 November. (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT Announces First Ever UK and Ireland Tour -  Opens at Theatre Royal Plymouth, Feb. 24BILLY ELLIOT Announces First Ever UK and Ireland Tour - Opens at Theatre Royal Plymouth, Feb. 24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2015

Universal Stage Productions,†Working Title Films†and†Old Vic Productions†are delighted to announce the complete list of dates for the first ever UK and Ireland tour of†Billy Elliot the Musical. (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL LIVE to Leap onto THIRTEEN's GREAT PERFORMANCES Next MonthBILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL LIVE to Leap onto THIRTEEN's GREAT PERFORMANCES Next Month
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2015

Elton John and Lee Hall's adaptation of the acclaimed 2000 film, written by Hall and directed by Stephen Daldry, won multiple awards on both sides of the Atlantic, including 10 TONY AWARDS BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL LIVE, the long-running hit both on Broadway and in London's West End (where it is still playing), comes to THIRTEEN's GREAT PERFORMANCES Friday, October 23 at 9 p.m. on PBS. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the New Cast of SUNNY AFTERNOON in the West EndPhoto Flash: Meet the New Cast of SUNNY AFTERNOON in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2015

The first images of the new cast of SUNNY AFTERNOON, the multi-Olivier Award-winning hit British musical based on the music of The Kinks, have been released today. The original cast, including Olivier Award winners John Dagleish and George Maguire, will remain in the show until 3 October 2015.†Scroll down to check them out! (more...)

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Billy Elliot: The Musical LiveFrom Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Billy Elliot: The Musical Live
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2015

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San Francisco Opera Presents SWEENEY TODD for the First Time, Starting TonightSan Francisco Opera Presents SWEENEY TODD for the First Time, Starting Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2015

Stephen Sondheim's macabre musical thriller Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street receives its highly anticipated San Francisco Opera premiere in a production featuring a cast of notable operatic stars and performed with Sondheim's original score for the lyric stage. (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT Welcomes New Cast Members in Roles of Michael and DebbieBILLY ELLIOT Welcomes New Cast Members in Roles of Michael and Debbie
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2015

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West End's SUNNY AFTERNOON to Welcome New CastWest End's SUNNY AFTERNOON to Welcome New Cast
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

The multi-Olivier Award-winning hit British musical SUNNY AFTERNOON, which tells the story of the rise to fame of The Kinks, has announced the actors taking over from its award-winning original cast. (more...)

San Francisco Opera to Present SWEENEY TODD for the First Time This FallSan Francisco Opera to Present SWEENEY TODD for the First Time This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

Stephen Sondheim's macabre musical thriller Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street receives its highly anticipated San Francisco Opera premiere in a production featuring a cast of notable operatic stars and performed with Sondheim's original score for the lyric stage. (more...)

West End's THE AUDIENCE, with Kristin Scott Thomas, Closes TodayWest End's THE AUDIENCE, with Kristin Scott Thomas, Closes Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2015

Stephen Daldry's hit production of Peter Morgan's The Audience†completes its run at the Apollo Theatre today 25 July 2015.† (more...)

SUNNY AFTERNOON Extends Booking PeriodSUNNY AFTERNOON Extends Booking Period
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2015

The multi-Olivier Award-winning hit British musical SUNNY AFTERNOON, which tells the story of the rise to fame of The Kinks, has extended its booking period by six months, now on sale until 16 April 2016. (more...)

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