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Photo Flash: First Look at DRIFTWOOD by Casus at Underbelly FestivalPhoto Flash: First Look at DRIFTWOOD by Casus at Underbelly Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

International circus sensation, renowned for their aesthetic of delicately human circus, Casus bring their thrilling new show Driftwood to London for the first time, following rave reviews at the 2016 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Driftwood will run for a limited season, from today 4 May - 4 June, with press night on Friday 5 May. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the show below! (more...)

Gary Trainor to Lead the West End's SCHOOL OF ROCK THE MUSICALGary Trainor to Lead the West End's SCHOOL OF ROCK THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Olivier award-winning production of School of Rock - The Musical today announces that Gary Trainor, having played the role of alternate Dewey since the show's London premiere, will lead the cast as Dewey Finn from 17 May 2017, with Stephen Leask joining the cast as the alternate Dewey. (more...)

BWW Review: EVERYTHING BETWEEN US, Finborough TheatreBWW Review: EVERYTHING BETWEEN US, Finborough Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - May 2, 2017

In a captivating UK premiere, Sandra is preparing to take her seat on the first day of the Truth and Reconcilliation Commission for Northern Ireland at Stormont, when her estranged sister Teeni bursts in on a wave of racist and expletive-ridden anger. Everything Between Us is David Ireland's award-winning play, which follows the sisters for the next 70 minutes, as they wrestle with their own relationship, a brutal history of political violence and the seeming impossibility of resolution. (more...)

Simon McBurney's THE ENCOUNTER Starts Final U.S. Run Tonight at the CurranSimon McBurney's THE ENCOUNTER Starts Final U.S. Run Tonight at the Curran
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Carole Shorenstein Hays and the Curran theater have announced performances for THE ENCOUNTER begin tonight, Tuesday, April 25 for a strictly limited two week run, which marks the final U.S. engagement of the production. (more...)

BWW Review: NELL GWYNN, King's Theatre, EdinburghBWW Review: NELL GWYNN, King's Theatre, Edinburgh
by Gregor Dickson - Apr 21, 2017

Jessica Swale's play about the unlikely heroine who went from lowly orange seller to national treasure features a stand-out titular performance by Laura Pitt-Pulford. (more...)

BWW Review: CAROUSEL, London ColiseumBWW Review: CAROUSEL, London Coliseum
by Nicky Sweetland - Apr 12, 2017

The English National Opera (ENO) have been criticised in recent years for their staging of musicals. The last two years have seen the company-whose home is the London Coliseum-score huge success with their adaptations of Sweeney Todd and Sunset Boulevard (which starred Hollywood icon Glen Close) and in a recent interview with The Stage, Producer Michael Linnit claimed the ENO 'would not survive' were it not for the revenue generated by putting on more commercial musicals in the venue. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Alfie Boe and the Cast of CAROUSEL at London ColiseumPhoto Flash: First Look at Alfie Boe and the Cast of CAROUSEL at London Coliseum
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel continues at the London Coliseum, completing its strictly limited five week run on 13 May 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: JEWELS, Royal Opera HouseBWW Review: JEWELS, Royal Opera House
by Vikki Broad - Apr 3, 2017

It's plain to see why Jewels, Balanchine's work that marks it's half century this year, has an enduring appeal. It's a pure, glossy, glittering spectacle to be devoured and enjoyed by those viewing it. The advantage of a plotless ballet is that it allows one to sit back and absorb the beauty of the movements, costuming and staging and that's what good theatre for the masses is all about. (more...)

Photo Flash: Art and Exile Take the Stage in Robert Lepage's NEEDLES AND OPIUM at A.C.T.Photo Flash: Art and Exile Take the Stage in Robert Lepage's NEEDLES AND OPIUM at A.C.T.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

This spring, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) presents Robert Lepage's internationally acclaimed play, Needles and Opium, running now through April 23, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the stars onstage below, plus click here for highlights! (more...)

Photo Flash: Brand-New Shots from West End's MOTOWN THE MUSICALPhoto Flash: Brand-New Shots from West End's MOTOWN THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Motown The Musical, which recently celebrated its first birthday in London, is currently booking at the Shaftesbury Theatre to 24 February 2018. With music and lyrics from the Motown catalogue and book by Motown founder Berry Gordy, the production features a sixteen-piece orchestra playing 50 Motown tracks including Ain't No Mountain High Enough, I'll Be There, Dancing In The Street, Stop! In The Name Of Love, My Girl and I Heard It through the Grapevine. Charles Randolph-Wright's production tells the story behind the classic hits. Check out brand-new production shots below! (more...)

BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, Dominion TheatreBWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, Dominion Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Mar 21, 2017

It's 1945, and Paris is shakily emerging from Nazi occupation - celebrating, yes, with soldiers returning and families reuniting, but also confronting collaborators in their midst and post-war deprivation. Amidst this turmoil, two future lovers meet: an encounter of seismic power. (more...)

Photo Flash: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Opens Tonight in the West EndPhoto Flash: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Opens Tonight in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Production photography and footage has been released today for the highly anticipated West End musical An American in Paris. The critically acclaimed and multi award-winning new musical has its official London premiere tonight, Tuesday 21 March at the beautifully restored Dominion Theatre. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

???????Courtesy of a new partnership between Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) and Singapore Airlines, two lucky ballet lovers will be winging their way to London for a trip of a lifetime, as recipients of one of the biggest prize packages in QPAC's history. (more...)

BWW Interview: Laura Pitt-Pulford Talks NELL GWYNNBWW Interview: Laura Pitt-Pulford Talks NELL GWYNN
by Marianka Swain - Mar 7, 2017

Jessica Swale's account of Nell Gwynn premiered at Shakespeare Globe's in 2013 and then enjoyed a West End run, with Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Gemma Arterton respectively playing Nell. Now it's the turn of Laura Pitt-Pulford - whose musical credits include Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Flowers for Mrs Harris and Side Show - to play the titular character in a new UK tour. (more...)

HAMILTON, THE COLOR PURPLE, SCHOOL OF ROCK Headline Segerstrom Center's 2017-18 SeasonHAMILTON, THE COLOR PURPLE, SCHOOL OF ROCK Headline Segerstrom Center's 2017-18 Season
by Michael L. Quintos - Feb 16, 2017

A pair of fresh Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals, a couple of critically-acclaimed, Tony Award-winning revivals, plus Broadway's biggest hit of the century (hint: Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote it) will all be a part of the spectacular 2017-2018 Broadway season at Orange County's Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa. Announced earlier this week, SCFTA will be offering the following national tours for next season: SOMETHING ROTTEN • THE KING & I (2015 Revival) • LOVE NEVER DIES • HAMILTON • SCHOOL OF ROCK • ON YOUR FEET! • MOTOWN - THE MUSICAL • KINKY BOOTS • THE COLOR PURPLE (2016 Revival) • JERSEY BOYS • THE BOOK OF MORMON (more...)

Circa Announce Return Of DEPART, Touring To Cemeteries And Parks In Hull, Brighton And Blackpool From MayCirca Announce Return Of DEPART, Touring To Cemeteries And Parks In Hull, Brighton And Blackpool From May
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Commencing as part of the Roots and Routes season at Hull UK City of Culture 2017, Depart will play in the city's General Cemetery (18 - 21 May), the production will then take over the Woodvale Cemetery at Brighton Festival (25 - 28 May) and finally Blackpool's Stanley Park (1 - 4 June). (more...)

SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL Extended Booking In West End For a Third Time To January 2018SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL Extended Booking In West End For a Third Time To January 2018
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

For a third time since its West End premiere Andrew Lloyd Webber's production of School of Rock - The Musical today announces a further booking extension with tickets now available to 14 January 2018. (more...)

BWW Review: LA TRAVIATA, Royal Opera HouseBWW Review: LA TRAVIATA, Royal Opera House
by Gary Naylor - Jan 17, 2017

Gary Naylor enjoys a treat for eyes and ears with music and singing and love and hate coming together in opera's unique alchemy. (more...)

SCHOOL OF ROCK THE MUSICAL Extended Booking In West End To May 2017SCHOOL OF ROCK THE MUSICAL Extended Booking In West End To May 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Having recently twice smashed the house record at the New London Theatre, today, 9 January 2017, Andrew Lloyd Webber's West End production of School of Rock - The Musical announces the show is extending booking for a second time since its official opening.  Tickets are now available to 28 May 2017. (more...)

Last Chance To See NoFit State Circus' BIANCO In Southbank CentreLast Chance To See NoFit State Circus' BIANCO In Southbank Centre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Audiences have just a few weeks to go to enjoy NoFit State Circus' breathtaking hit show BIANCO before the UK's leading circus company bring the house lights up in its silver spaceship Big Top at London's Southbank Centre on Sunday 22 January 2017. (more...)

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