Michael Morpungo's I BELIEVE IN UNICORNS Opens in the West End Tonight Michael Morpungo's I BELIEVE IN UNICORNS Opens in the West End Tonight
by BWW News Desk on August 01, 2015

With World Book Day this week, Olivier Award nominated Wizards Presents is excited to announce that their hit production I Believe in Unicorns, Michael Morpurgo's best-selling children's story, will r... (more...)
Extended Video! Beverley Knight Sings & Talks CATS With Andrew Lloyd Webber Extended Video! Beverley Knight Sings & Talks CATS With Andrew Lloyd Webber
by Pat Cerasaro on August 01, 2015

A new leading lady prepares to star in the West End CATS revival!... (more...)
Tom McGowan to Join Cast of West End's WICKED Tom McGowan to Join Cast of West End's WICKED
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2015

WICKED, the award-winning classic musical that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is delighted to welcome the American stage, television and film actor Tom McGowan to the role of ... (more...)
Official: Almeida Theatre's ORESTEIA to Transfer to West End Official: Almeida Theatre's ORESTEIA to Transfer to West End
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2015

The Almeida Theatre's critically acclaimed, sold out production of Oresteia, by Aeschylus, re-imagined for the modern stage by Almeida Associate Director Robert Icke (The Fever, Mr Burns, 1984) will t... (more...)
Eddie Izzard and More to Star in Film Remake of WHISKY GALORE! Eddie Izzard and More to Star in Film Remake of WHISKY GALORE!
by Jessica Khan on July 30, 2015

Comic stars Gregor Fisher, Eddie Izzard and John Sessions will be wetting their whistle in the upcoming film reboot of WHISKY GALORE!... (more...)
Benedict Cumberbatch-Led HAMLET Eyeing West End, Stateside Runs? Benedict Cumberbatch-Led HAMLET Eyeing West End, Stateside Runs?
by Jessica Khan on July 30, 2015

Lyndsey Turner's production of William Shakespeare's HAMLET, starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role, will begin performances at the Barbican Theatre next month. But with hundreds of fans trav... (more...)
Natascha McElhone, Jodhi May to Star in New Play QUEEN ANNE at the RSC's Swan Theatre This Winter Natascha McElhone, Jodhi May to Star in New Play QUEEN ANNE at the RSC's Swan Theatre This Winter
by Jessica Khan on July 30, 2015

Natascha McElhone, perhaps best known for THE TRUMAN SHOW and the more recent TV series CALIFORNICATION, will star in Helen Edmundson's new play QUEEN ANNE at the Royal Shakespeare Company's Swan Thea... (more...)
Abigail Lawrie to Make Stage Debut in WHEN WE WERE WOMEN This Autumn Abigail Lawrie to Make Stage Debut in WHEN WE WERE WOMEN This Autumn
by Jessica Khan on July 30, 2015

Abigail Lawrie, breakout star of BBC's TV adaptation of J.K. Rowling's THE CASUAL VACANCY, is set to hit the stage this autumn at the Orange Tree Theatre.... (more...)
The Almeida's ORESTEIA, Starring Lia Williams and Jessica Findlay Brown, Headed to Trafalgar Studios The Almeida's ORESTEIA, Starring Lia Williams and Jessica Findlay Brown, Headed to Trafalgar Studios
by BWW News Desk on July 30, 2015

ORESTEIA, in a modern reimagining by Almeida Associate Director Robert Icke, will be transferring to Trafalgar Studios late next month -- original company intact.... (more...)
Nine Performers Depart UK's DUSTY Amidst Backstage Drama Nine Performers Depart UK's DUSTY Amidst Backstage Drama
by BWW News Desk on July 30, 2015

Dusty, a multi-media show celebrating the musical icon Dusty Springfield, is currently playing at London's Charing Cross Theatre, and according to the Stage, the show is experiencing some drama both o... (more...)
Andrew Lloyd Webber Reveals Glenn Close 'Wants To Do' SUNSET BOULEVARD in West End Andrew Lloyd Webber Reveals Glenn Close 'Wants To Do' SUNSET BOULEVARD in West End
by BWW News Desk on July 30, 2015

Glenn Close may be returning to the stage to star in a new West End production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's SUNSET BOULEVARD.... (more...)
Sonia Friedman Promises 'Timeless', 'Rock-and-Roll' HAMLET With Benedict Cumberbatch Sonia Friedman Promises 'Timeless', 'Rock-and-Roll' HAMLET With Benedict Cumberbatch
by Jessica Khan on July 29, 2015

Lyndsey Turner's production of William Shakespeare's HAMLET, starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role, will begin performances at the Barbican Theatre next month. And Producer Sonia Friedman is... (more...)
Clive Rowe & Debbie Kurup to Climb Hackney Empire's JACK AND THE BEANSTALK, Nov. 21 Clive Rowe & Debbie Kurup to Climb Hackney Empire's JACK AND THE BEANSTALK, Nov. 21
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2015

He's back! Clive Rowe is to tread the boards at Hackney Empire once again starring as Dame Daisy Trottin their 2015 pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk, from 21 November 2015 to 3 January 2016. ... (more...)
Willemijn Verkaik to Perform Solo Concert at Ambassadors Theatre, August 25 Willemijn Verkaik to Perform Solo Concert at Ambassadors Theatre, August 25
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2015

 Dutch vocal powerhouse Willemijn Verkaik will play a one-off solo concert at the Ambassadors Theatre on Tuesday 25 August 2015.... (more...)
Sky Arts to Screen UK's THE CAR MAN, August 3 Sky Arts to Screen UK's THE CAR MAN, August 3
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2015

New Adventures are delighted to announce that a new HD film of Matthew Bourne's internationally acclaimed and multi-award winning dance thriller "THE CAR MAN" will be screened on Sky Arts onMONDAY 3 A... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Natalie Dew, Lauren Samuels and More in West End's BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM Photo Flash: First Look at Natalie Dew, Lauren Samuels and More in West End's BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2015

Bend It Like Beckham, the critically acclaimed 5 star new British musical, is currently booking at thePhoenix Theatre to 24 October 2015. Check out a first look at the cast in action below!... (more...)
Tom Conti and Gwen Taylor to Lead BEFORE THE PARTY Tom Conti and Gwen Taylor to Lead BEFORE THE PARTY
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2015

hey are two of the UK's best-loved stars of stage and screen, but have never performed together - until now. For the first time in their celebrated careers, TOM CONTI and GWEN TAYLOR are set to take t... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Rehearsals of West End's McQUEEN Starring Stephen Wight Photo Flash: First Look at Rehearsals of West End's McQUEEN Starring Stephen Wight
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2015

?McQUEEN, which received its world premiere in May at St. James Theatre, where it broke box office records, will transfer to London's West End, opening at the Theatre Royal Haymarket on Thursday 27 Au... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: First Look at Highights of BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM STAGE TUBE: First Look at Highights of BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM
by Stage Tube on July 29, 2015

Bend It Like Beckham, the critically acclaimed 5 star new British musical, is currently booking at the Phoenix Theatre to 24 October 2015.  Check out a first look at highlights below!... (more...)
Review Roundup: SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD at London's St. James Theatre Review Roundup: SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD at London's St. James Theatre
by Review Roundups on July 28, 2015

Celebrating 20 years since its first performance off-Broadway, an all-new London production of triple-Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown's first musical, Songs for a New World is at the St. James Th... (more...)
Review Roundup: MACK & MABEL with Michael Ball and Rebecca LaChance Review Roundup: MACK & MABEL with Michael Ball and Rebecca LaChance
by Review Roundups on July 28, 2015

Mack & Mabel, which will embark on a UK & Ireland Tour in Autumn 2015 following its premiere at Chichester Festival Theatre, stars double Oliver award-winning Michael Ball and Rebecca LaChance. Based ... (more...)
London Theatre Workshop to Present Jason Robert Brown's PARADE in September London Theatre Workshop to Present Jason Robert Brown's PARADE in September
by BWW News Desk on July 28, 2015

For a strictly-limited two week run (1-13 September), this exciting new revival will play the intimate London Theatre Workshop with a talented and versatile cast of 13 actors in multiple roles. This a... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Kerry Ellis! BWW Interviews: Kerry Ellis!
by Liz Cearns on July 28, 2015

Ellis will soon return to the West End stage with Sweet Charity at Cadogan Hall. Kerry took the time to discuss some of her wealth of experience, her latest project and what she loves about the indust... (more...)
Photo Flash: The Bard Heads to the Bayou for Ruby in the Dust's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Photo Flash: The Bard Heads to the Bayou for Ruby in the Dust's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk on July 27, 2015

The magic of Shakespeare is derived from the fact that the renowned plays written by the Bard of Avon can nimbly be transported from London's Globe Theater in Elizabethan England to the spell-casting ... (more...)
Transport Theatre Company to Launch UK Tour of THE EDGE Transport Theatre Company to Launch UK Tour of THE EDGE
by BWW News Desk on July 27, 2015

From 8 October to 14 November, Transport, the critically acclaimed Folkstone-based theatre company behind Invisible, 1001 Nights and Elegy will present a brand new devised production, The Edge, with o... (more...)
Will Attenborough, Patrick Kennedy & More Will Join Nicole Kidman in PHOTOGRAPH 51 Will Attenborough, Patrick Kennedy & More Will Join Nicole Kidman in PHOTOGRAPH 51
by BWW News Desk on July 27, 2015

The Michael Grandage Company today announces the full company for the UK premiere of Anna Ziegler's Photograph 51. Nicole Kidman who leads the company as Rosalind Franklin is joined by Will Attenborou... (more...)
Will Barratt And Guests To Launch CONFESSIONS OF A JUSTIFIED SINNER at Hippodrome Casino, Aug 9 Will Barratt And Guests To Launch CONFESSIONS OF A JUSTIFIED SINNER at Hippodrome Casino, Aug 9
by Robert Gould on July 26, 2015

Robert Gould reports for BWW on the album release and launch concert of Will Barratt's Confessions Of A Justified Sinner.... (more...)
Natasha Parry, Actress and Wife of Peter Brook, Dies at 84 Natasha Parry, Actress and Wife of Peter Brook, Dies at 84
by BWW News Desk on July 24, 2015

The Telegraph writes that Natasha Parry, wife of theatre director Peter Brook and a stage and screen actress in her own right, passed away after having a stroke while vacationing in France. She was 84... (more...)
Photo Flash: WEST END BARES 2015 'Take Off' Strips Down for First Pics Photo Flash: WEST END BARES 2015 'Take Off' Strips Down for First Pics
by BWW News Desk on July 24, 2015

Theatre MAD (Make A Difference Trust) will present WEST END BARES 2015 'TAKE OFF' at the Cafe De Paris, Coventry Street, W1 on Sunday 20 September 2015 at 9.30pm and Midnight. Tickets are available fr... (more...)
London's Union Theatre Premieres THE SPITFIRE GRILL Tonight London's Union Theatre Premieres THE SPITFIRE GRILL Tonight
by BWW News Desk on July 24, 2015

The Spitfire Grill, a musical based on the 1986 film of the same name that was seen Off-Broadway in a production by Playwrights' Horizons at the Duke Theatre on 42nd Street in 2001, is receiving its U... (more...)
   
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