MADE IN DAGENHAM Searches For West End House; Gemma Arterton Is Top Pick For 'Rita', Fall 2014?
by Jessica Showers - August 8, 2013
After starring as 'Rita' in two workshop productions of the musical adaptation of the film Made in Dagenham, Gemma Arterton is officially the producers' top pick to star in the show when it comes to the West End. The Daily Mail reports that backer Stage Entertainment is meeting with theatre owners to scout a Fall 2014, mid-sized house for Made in Dagenham's stage debut. (more...)
Gemma Arterton Plays Lead in MADE IN DAGENHAM Workshop; Production Aims for West End 2013-14?
by BWW News Desk - September 27, 2012
According to the Daily Mail, Gemma Arterton played the lead role of 'Rita' in a workshop production of the musical adaptation of the film Made in Dagenham. There is not yet a London theater or deal drawn up for a full production, but the Mail reports that Arterton has expressed her 'keenness to move ahead with the project.' The show is aiming to take the stage in about a year. (more...)
MADE IN DAGENHAM Musical Aiming for West End in 2013
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2011
According to Baz Bamigboye for Daily Mail, a new musical based on the movie, 'Made in Dagenham,' is on its way to the West End in 2013. James Bond score writer David Arnold is on board to write the music for the show, with Richard Thomas writing the lyrics. A reading was held earlier this week, and a full workshop is set to take place in February. (more...)