A Cappella and Beatboxing Show GOBSMACKED! Comes to Udderbelly A Cappella and Beatboxing Show GOBSMACKED! Comes to Udderbelly
by Marianka Swain on May 24, 2016

Two girls, five boys, mind-blowing beatboxing, breathtaking harmonies, superlative arrangements, stunning choreography, visual technicolor and one helluva show. GOBSMACKED! is set to blast into London... (more...)
Breaking News: Rebel Wilson To Play Miss Adelaide In London GUYS AND DOLLS Breaking News: Rebel Wilson To Play Miss Adelaide In London GUYS AND DOLLS
by BWW News Desk on May 24, 2016

It was announced today that Rebel Wilson will play Miss Adelaide in the West End production of GUYS AND DOLLS. The Australian actress joins the show at the Phoenix Theatre on June 28 for a strictly li... (more...)
Nigel Lindsay to Replace Richard Kind in GUYS AND DOLLS in the West End, Performances Begin Tonight Nigel Lindsay to Replace Richard Kind in GUYS AND DOLLS in the West End, Performances Begin Tonight
by BWW News Desk on May 24, 2016

Nigel Lindsay will take over for Richard Kind as 'Nathan Detroit' in GUYS AND DOLLS at the Phoenix Theatre, beginning tonight May 24, the Daily Mail reports.... (more...)
CALL THE MIDWIFE's Helen George to Star in West End-Hopeful AFTER MISS JULIE on Tour, Opening Tonight! CALL THE MIDWIFE's Helen George to Star in West End-Hopeful AFTER MISS JULIE on Tour, Opening Tonight!
by Jessica Khan on May 24, 2016

Helen George, well known as 'Trixie' from BBC's CALL THE MIDWIFE, will star onstage in AFTER MISS JULIE, Patrick Marber's adaptation of August Strindberg's classic.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Jemma Alexander on THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL BWW Interview: Jemma Alexander on THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL
by Jenny Ell on May 23, 2016

Having opened Off-Broadway in 2005, The Great American Trailer Park Musical has been performed across the US, Australia and Europe. It's had a bit of a hiatus over the last couple of years but Garry L... (more...)
Howard Panter, Rosemary Squire Step Down From Ambassador Theatre Group, Plan 'Distinguished Theatre Productions' For Trafalgar Howard Panter, Rosemary Squire Step Down From Ambassador Theatre Group, Plan 'Distinguished Theatre Productions' For Trafalgar
by Michael Dale on May 23, 2016

They say the international theatre management and production company they founded has gone 'very mainstream.'... (more...)
THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW to Open at Ambassadors Theatre THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW to Open at Ambassadors Theatre
by BWW News Desk on May 23, 2016

?One of the most iconic characters in children's literature will make his West End debut this Christmas, when The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show opens for a limited 5-week season at the Ambassadors Thea... (more...)
NT LIVE's THE AUDIENCE, ONE MAN TWO GUVNORS & More Returning to Select Theaters NT LIVE's THE AUDIENCE, ONE MAN TWO GUVNORS & More Returning to Select Theaters
by BWW News Desk on May 23, 2016

A selection of National Theatre Live's most celebrated and acclaimed broadcasts will be returning to cinemas in 2016.... (more...)
KEEP DANCING Announces UK Tour, August KEEP DANCING Announces UK Tour, August
by BWW News Desk on May 23, 2016

KEEP DANCING is a brand new dance show celebrating the ever popular world of Ballroom and Latin dance and is set to wow the UK on a major tour from August 2016.... (more...)
Local Residents Star in Bush Theatre's THE NEIGHBOURHOOD PROJECT at BBC Television Centre Local Residents Star in Bush Theatre's THE NEIGHBOURHOOD PROJECT at BBC Television Centre
by Marianka Swain on May 23, 2016

Last week, the Bush Theatre joined forces with theatre company Look Left Look Right to present devised original work THE NEIGHBOURHOOD PROJECT. Local Hammersmith & Fulham residents, who collaborated w... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: First Listen to New London Cast of TITANIC, Starting Previews Next Weekend! STAGE TUBE: First Listen to New London Cast of TITANIC, Starting Previews Next Weekend!
by Stage Tube on May 22, 2016

Take a first listen to the London Premiere Cast of TITANIC in this exclusive video! Titanic starts previews at Charing Cross Theatre next weekend, Saturday 28 May.... (more...)
ALADDIN's Alan Menken Chimes In His Choices For The Next Disney Film On Broadway ALADDIN's Alan Menken Chimes In His Choices For The Next Disney Film On Broadway
by Michael Dale on May 20, 2016

Three of his Disney musicals have transferred from film to stage. Which do you think should be next?... (more...)
London's National Theatre Will Limit Critics To Just One Press Comp London's National Theatre Will Limit Critics To Just One Press Comp
by Michael Dale on May 20, 2016

The long-time tradition of offering two press comps to reviewers will be discontinued in August.... (more...)
West End's SUNNY AFTERNOON Now Booking Into October 2016 West End's SUNNY AFTERNOON Now Booking Into October 2016
by BWW News Desk on May 20, 2016

Due to public demand, the multi-Olivier award-winning hit British musical SUNNY AFTERNOON has announced another extension to its West End run, until 29 October 2016. The extension will take the show's... (more...)
BWW Review: BLUE/ORANGE, Young Vic, May 19 2016 BWW Review: BLUE/ORANGE, Young Vic, May 19 2016
by Gary Naylor on May 20, 2016

Gary Naylor sees a play that promised much and delivered for 90 minutes before falling away in a poorly constructed last half-hour.... (more...)
Claude-Michel Schönberg Named Visiting Professor at Oxford Claude-Michel Schönberg Named Visiting Professor at Oxford
by BWW News Desk on May 20, 2016

Claude-Michel Schonberg has been named as the next Cameron Mackintosh Visiting Professor of Contemporary Theatre, based at St Catherine's College at the University of Oxford.  He will succeed Simon Ru... (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 5/20; BLOOD IN THE SNOW in Boston, Reimagined CATS in Columbus, I SEE YOU in S. Africa and More! Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 5/20; BLOOD IN THE SNOW in Boston, Reimagined CATS in Columbus, I SEE YOU in S. Africa and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on May 20, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Boston, Columbus, South Africa and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include the World Premiere... (more...)
Rachel Tucker Returns To West End WICKED! New Cast Announced! Rachel Tucker Returns To West End WICKED! New Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk on May 20, 2016

WICKED, the West End musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is proud to announce that, from Monday 5 September 2016, the new cast that will lead the award-winn... (more...)
SCHOOL OF ROCK Opens at New London Theatre in October SCHOOL OF ROCK Opens at New London Theatre in October
by Marianka Swain on May 20, 2016

The West End production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's SCHOOL OF ROCK: THE MUSICAL will begin previews at the New London Theatre on October 24, with opening night on November 14. It's initially booking unti... (more...)
Photo Flash: Drew McOnie's JEKYLL AND HYDE Begins Tonight at The Old Vic Photo Flash: Drew McOnie's JEKYLL AND HYDE Begins Tonight at The Old Vic
by BWW News Desk on May 20, 2016

The new dance thriller, JEKYLL AND HYDE opens at The Old Vic on May 25th, with previews beginning tonight, May 20th, for a limited run until May 28th, 2016. Devised, directed and choreographed by Drew... (more...)
SOME GIRLS' Tsion Habte and Adelayo Adedayo Lead CUTTIN' IT, Beginning Tonight at the Young Vic SOME GIRLS' Tsion Habte and Adelayo Adedayo Lead CUTTIN' IT, Beginning Tonight at the Young Vic
by BWW News Desk on May 20, 2016

The Young Vic's spring production of Charlene James's female genital mutilation drama CUTTIN' IT will feature SOME GIRLS stars Tsion Habte and Adelayo Adedayo, directed by Gbolahan Obisesan from tonig... (more...)
Louis Jenkins & Mark Rylance's NICE FISH Swimming to the West End Louis Jenkins & Mark Rylance's NICE FISH Swimming to the West End
by Jessica Khan on May 19, 2016

NICE FISH, written & adapted by and starring BRIDGE OF SPIES Oscar winner Mark Rylance and Louis Jenkins, is swimming from Brooklyn to London this fall.... (more...)
GAME OF THRONES' Rose Leslie and Stage Vet Sara Stewart to Lead CONTRACTIONS at the Crucible GAME OF THRONES' Rose Leslie and Stage Vet Sara Stewart to Lead CONTRACTIONS at the Crucible
by Jessica Khan on May 19, 2016

GAME OF THRONES star Rose Leslie and stage and screen actress Sara Stewart will star in Mike Barlett's CONTRACTIONS at the Crucible this summer.... (more...)
Obioma Ugoala to Play 'Smokey Robinson' in London's MOTOWN; Show Extends to Autumn 2017 Obioma Ugoala to Play 'Smokey Robinson' in London's MOTOWN; Show Extends to Autumn 2017
by BWW News Desk on May 19, 2016

MOTOWN is getting a new Smokey! Not only that, but the Daily Mail writes that the West End production of Motown the Musical is extending through October 2017. Obioma Ugoala will join the cast as 'Smok... (more...)
Menier Chocolate Factory's THE TRUTH Headed to West End with Frances O'Connor and More Menier Chocolate Factory's THE TRUTH Headed to West End with Frances O'Connor and More
by BWW News Desk on May 19, 2016

The latest play from French sensation Florian Zeller just finished its run at Menier Chocolate Factory and will now transfer to Wyndham's Theatre in the West End, beginning June 22nd, according to the... (more...)
VIDEO: THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES' Christina Bianco's Hilarious MARY POPPINS DIVA MEDLEY VIDEO: THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES' Christina Bianco's Hilarious MARY POPPINS DIVA MEDLEY
by Michael Dale on May 19, 2016

Filmed live at Usher Hall in Edinburgh, Bianco sings a medley of Sherman Brothers classics as Barbra Streisand, Britney Spears, Idina Menzel, Liza Minnelli and many more.... (more...)
Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals for THE GO-BETWEEN, with Michael Crawford Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals for THE GO-BETWEEN, with Michael Crawford
by BWW News Desk on May 19, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Michael Crawford will return to the London Stage in a new musical, based on the famed novel The Go-Between this spring. Joining the previously announced Michael C... (more...)
Ready to Jam Across the Pond, Andrew Lloyd Webber's SCHOOL OF ROCK Sets London Dates! Ready to Jam Across the Pond, Andrew Lloyd Webber's SCHOOL OF ROCK Sets London Dates!
by Jessica Khan on May 19, 2016

SCHOOL OF ROCK is officially headed to London this autumn!... (more...)
BWW Interview: Gemma Sutton Of THE GO-BETWEEN! BWW Interview: Gemma Sutton Of THE GO-BETWEEN!
by Carrie Dunn on May 19, 2016

We caught up with Gemma Sutton as she rehearses new show The Go-Between. She stars alongside Michael Crawford and Issy van Randwyck.... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Go Inside Opening Night of THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL UK Premiere STAGE TUBE: Go Inside Opening Night of THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL UK Premiere
by Stage Tube on May 19, 2016

Garry Lake and Waterloo East Theatre present THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL by David Nehls & Betsy Kelso. The hit off-Broadway show finally receives its London premiere, running now through 5... (more...)
   
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