Thea Sharrock News

COME FROM AWAY, STRICTLY BALLROOM, MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS and More Set for Mirvish Theatre's 2016-17 SeasonCOME FROM AWAY, STRICTLY BALLROOM, MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS and More Set for Mirvish Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

David Mirvish has announced the 17 shows in the 2016 - 2017 Mirvish Theatre Season.  There will be seven shows in the Mainstage Subscription Series, three in the Off-Mirvish Subscription Series, and seven bonus shows not on subscription. (more...)

Romantic Drama ME BEFORE YOU Crosses $200 Million at Global Box OfficeRomantic Drama ME BEFORE YOU Crosses $200 Million at Global Box Office
by Movies News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

New Line Cinema's and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures' romantic drama ME BEFORE YOU crossed a major milestone over the weekend, reaching the $200 million mark worldwide and wrapping up a hot summer season at the box office for the film's distributor, Warner Bros. Pictures. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2016

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BWW Review: THE BODYGUARD, Dominion Theatre, 21 July 2016BWW Review: THE BODYGUARD, Dominion Theatre, 21 July 2016
by Marianka Swain - Jul 22, 2016

Gunshots! Flames! Shirtless dancing hunks! And that's just the first five minutes. This eye-wateringly bombastic musical has all subtlety, production values and narrative logic of a Donald Trump rally. Thoughtful, incisive drama? Er, no. Winningly OTT kitsch with killer song delivery? Hell yes. Come for the copious dry ice and cheese-tastic effects - stay for the 'I Wanna Dance With Somebody' encore singalong. (more...)

Photo Flash: Celebrities Attend THE BODYGUARD Gala PerformancePhoto Flash: Celebrities Attend THE BODYGUARD Gala Performance
by Edward Baker - Jul 22, 2016

Last night the international hit musical The Bodyguard celebrated Beverley Knight reprising the role of Oscar-nominated superstar Rachel Marron. Knight plays opposite Ben Richards as Frank Farmer, Marron's bodyguard. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Beverley Knight and Ben Richards in West End's THE BODYGUARDPhoto Flash: First Look at Beverley Knight and Ben Richards in West End's THE BODYGUARD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Beverley Knight returns to the international hit musical The Bodyguard for a strictly limited six month run West End run to play Oscar-nominated superstar Rachel Marron with Ben Richards as Frank Farmer, Marron's bodyguard. Performances continue at the Dominion Theatre for this strictly limited season to 7 January 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Sean Campion, Niamh Cusack, Ruta Gedmintas, Matthew Lewis Set to Star in the London Premiere of UNFAITHFUL at Found111Sean Campion, Niamh Cusack, Ruta Gedmintas, Matthew Lewis Set to Star in the London Premiere of UNFAITHFUL at Found111
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Following the critically acclaimed, sold out productions of The Dazzle and Bug at Found111, Emily Dobbs Productions is thrilled to present the London premiere of Unfaithful, a blackly comic new play starring Sean Campion (The Borgias, Stones in his Pockets), Niamh Cusack (Heartbeat, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time), Ruta Gedmintas (The Strain, The Tudors) and Matthew Lewis (Harry Potter film series, The Syndicate). (more...)

Final Casting Announced To Join Beverley Knight in THE BODYGUARDFinal Casting Announced To Join Beverley Knight in THE BODYGUARD
by Edward Baker - Jul 4, 2016

As previously announced, Beverley Knight returns to the international hit musical The Bodyguard for a strictly limited six month run West End run to play Oscar-nominated superstar Rachel Marron with Ben Richards as Frank Farmer, Marron's bodyguard. Performances begin at the Dominion Theatre on 15 July 2016 for this strictly limited season to 7 January 2017. (more...)

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Leads July's Top 10 New London ShowsHARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Leads July's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Jun 29, 2016

London is never short of theatre temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a magical mega-hit and musical revivals to plays with strong political resonance, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews… (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Playwright Peter ShafferPhoto Flash: Remembering Playwright Peter Shaffer
by Walter McBride - Jun 7, 2016

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, British playwright and screenwriter Peter Shaffer, best known for such works as AMADEUS and EQUUS, has passed away at the age of 90. The news was shared by his U.K. agent Rupert Lord who reported that the writer passed away this morning in Ireland following a short illness. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWTVWorld.com for 5/29/2016 - 6/5/2016Hottest Articles on BWWTVWorld.com for 5/29/2016 - 6/5/2016
by BWW - Jun 5, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWTVWorld.com from 5/29/2016 - 6/5/2016. (more...)

This Weeks New Movies - 6/3/2016 - 6/3/2016This Weeks New Movies - 6/3/2016 - 6/3/2016
by BWW - May 29, 2016

Information, posters, descriptions of all the upcoming movies being released from 6/3/2016 - 6/3/2016! (more...)

28-Year-Old Roy Alexander Weise Receives 2016 JMK Young Director Award28-Year-Old Roy Alexander Weise Receives 2016 JMK Young Director Award
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

The Trustees of the JMK Trust are happy to announce today that the winner of the 19th annual James Menzies-Kitchin Young Director Award is Roy Alexander Weise. (more...)

Photo Flash: 2016 Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year GalaPhoto Flash: 2016 Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

The Stephen Sondheim Society and Mercury Musical Developments recently announced the winners of the Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year and Stiles + Drewe Prize. The winners were revealed at the 10th anniversary West End Gala held at the Novello Theatre which was hosted by star of stage and screen Julian Ovenden. Scroll down for photos from the big event! (more...)

Winners Announced for the Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year & Stiles + Drewe PrizeWinners Announced for the Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year & Stiles + Drewe Prize
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2016

The Stephen Sondheim Society and Mercury Musical Developments today announce the winners of the Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year and Stiles + Drewe Prize. The winners were revealed at the 10th anniversary West End Gala held at the Novello Theatre which was hosted by star of stage and screen Julian Ovenden. (more...)

THE BODYGUARD National Tour Plots 2016-17 Stops: Chicago, Los Angeles & More!THE BODYGUARD National Tour Plots 2016-17 Stops: Chicago, Los Angeles & More!
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Michael Harrison, David Ian and Nederlander Presentations, Inc. have announced the 2016-17 U.S. National Tour route of the hit musical THE BODYGUARD. Directed by Thea Sharrock, the tour will commence at Paper Mill Playhouse in Milburn, NJ on November 25, 2016, prior to the official tour opening at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis, MN on January 10, 2017. (more...)

Interscope Records to Release Official Soundtrack Upcoming Film ME BEFORE YOU, 6/3Interscope Records to Release Official Soundtrack Upcoming Film ME BEFORE YOU, 6/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

Interscope Records will release the soundtrack to New Line Cinema's and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures' upcoming feature film ME BEFORE YOU on June 3 rd, the same day the film, released by Warner Bros. Pictures, hits theaters. (more...)

Chichester's THIS HOUSE to Transfer to the Garrick Theatre This AutumnChichester's THIS HOUSE to Transfer to the Garrick Theatre This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

James Graham's critically acclaimed political drama THIS HOUSE will transfer to the Garrick Theatre, following its upcoming run at Chichester's Minerva Theatre. (more...)

Official: Ben Richards Joins Beverley Knight in West End's THE BODYGUARD, July 15Official: Ben Richards Joins Beverley Knight in West End's THE BODYGUARD, July 15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

Ben Richards will join previously announced Beverley Knight in the international hit musical The Bodyguard when it returns to the West End for a limited six month run in July this year.  Richards will play Frank Farmer, Rachel Marron's bodyguard, alongside Beverley Knight in the leading role of the Oscar-nominated superstar Marron.   Performances begin at the Dominion Theatre on 15 July 2016 for this strictly limited season to 7 January 2017.  (more...)

Ben Richards to Star Alongside Beverley Knight in THE BODYGUARD's Return to LondonBen Richards to Star Alongside Beverley Knight in THE BODYGUARD's Return to London
by Jessica Khan - Mar 10, 2016

HOLLYOAKS' Ben Richards has signed on to play the title role in THE BODYGUARD's return to the West End this summer. (more...)

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