Photo Coverage: Gaumond and Pitt-Pulford In Rehearsal For SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS!
by BWW News Desk on July 06, 2015

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers has set and costume design by Peter McKintosh, choreography by Alistair David, musical supervision and dance arrangements by Gareth Valentine, musical direction by Step... (more...)
BWW Reviews: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, Barbican, July 2 2015
by Laura Jones on July 06, 2015

I first saw To Kill a Mockingbird on stage at my first ever visit to Regent's Park Open Air Theatre two years ago and Christopher Sergel's adaptation directed by Timothy Sheader did not disappoint. No... (more...)
The Supreme Fabulettes to Open Residency at Leicester Square Theatre
by BWW News Desk on July 06, 2015

The Supreme Fabulettes - Miss Vicki Vivacious, Miss Portia De Fosse, Miss Silver Summers and Miss Vanilla Lush - are to take the West End by storm this summer, with 13 spectacular evenings of entertai... (more...)
THE RAILWAY CHILDREN Extends Into 2016 at King's Cross Theatre
by BWW News Desk on July 06, 2015

The Olivier Award-winning production of Mike Kenny's stage adaptation of E. Nesbit's novel The Railway Children - Live on Stage will be extending its run at King's Cross Theatre until Sunday 3 January... (more...)
ELF THE MUSICAL to Host Gala Night to Support Alzheimer's Society, Nov 5
by BWW News Desk on July 03, 2015

Michael Rose and U-Live, the producers of Elf The Musical, will be donating all ticket sales at the Gala Opening Night at the Dominion Theatre on Thursday 5 November to Alzheimer's Society. The London... (more...)
Southwark's IN THE HEIGHTS Headed to London
by BWW News Desk on July 03, 2015

WhatsOnStage has confirmed that Southwark Playhouse's IN THE HEIGHTS will transfer to London. No word yet on dates or a venue, but BroadwayWorld will bring you the news as soon as we have the official... (more...)
Official: Rufus Hound and More Join THE WARS OF THE ROSES at Rose Theatre, Kingston
by BWW News Desk on July 03, 2015

It's official! Joining previously announced Joely Richardson, Robert Sheehan and Kare Conradi in THE WARS OF THE ROSES at Rose Theatre, Kingston are: Rufus Hound (Bedford & Bolingbroke), Jack Cade (Ri... (more...)
West End's BILLY ELLIOT Welcomes New 'Billy'
by BWW News Desk on July 03, 2015

Nat Sweeney, 12 years old from Birmingham, will make his West End stage debut this evening (3 July 2015) when he becomes the forty-first boy to play the title role in the iconic British musical Billy ... (more...)
MATILDA Partners with Radisson Blu Edwardian, London for New Show Packages
by BWW News Desk on July 03, 2015

In celebration of the new partnership between the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Matilda the Musical and Radisson Blu Edwardian, London, members of the cast of the award-winning musical wer... (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 7/3; HEATHERS in Austin, KINKY BOOTS in Canada and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 03, 2015

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Austin, Milwaukee, Toronto, and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include HEATHERS in Austin, T... (more...)
DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS' Rufus Hound Joins Trevor Nunn's THE WARS OF THE ROSES at Kingston
by BWW News Desk on July 02, 2015

The Daily Mail writes that DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS and ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS star Rufus Hound has signed on for Trevor Nunn's THE WARS OF THE ROSES at the Rose Theatre, Kingston, this fall.... (more...)
Gugu Mbatha-Raw to Play 'Nell Gwynn' in New Play at Shakespeare's Globe
by Jessica Showers on July 02, 2015

From a Disney classic to new work onstage, Gugu Mbatha-Raw is stretching her range this year. According to the Daily Mail, the upcoming live-action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST star will lead a new play by Je... (more...)
Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Ben Forster & Kimberley Walsh in West End's ELF
by BWW News Desk on July 02, 2015

The Daily Mail unveiled new photos of ELF stars Ben Forster and Kimberley Walsh in costume for their winter run at the Dominion Theatre. Scroll down for a first look!... (more...)
Jim Broadbent to Play 'Scrooge' in A CHRISTMAS CAROL in London This Winter?
by Jessica Showers on July 02, 2015

Bah humbug! The Daily Mail reports that Jim Broadbent is in talks to play 'Scrooge' in A CHRISTMAS CAROL in the West End this winter. The show is slated for the Noel Coward Theatre after the Nicole Ki... (more...)
'Grittier' OLIVER! Reboot Headed to the Big Screen Soon?
by Jessica Showers on July 02, 2015

Film, glorious film! According to the Daily Mail, a 'grittier' big screen version of Lionel Bart's OLIVER! will likely go into production next year, via Cameron Mackintosh and Working Title Films.... (more...)
Disney, National Theatre Wishing Upon a Star for PINOCCHIO Musical from ONCE's John Tiffany & Enda Walsh
by Jessica Showers on July 02, 2015

The Blue Fairy has answered the world's wishes for a new Disney musical! ... (more...)
Photo Flash: Frankie Valli Meets West End, UK Touring Casts of JERSEY BOYS
by BWW News Desk on July 02, 2015

Legendary singer Frankie Valli took time out from his sold-out concert tour this week to meet the casts of both UK productions of the smash-hit musical Jersey Boys, which tells the true-life story of ... (more...)
Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the Cast of THE GATHERED LEAVES at Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk on July 02, 2015

Casting has been announced for the world premiere of Andrew Keatley's THE GATHERED LEAVES, directed by Antony Eden, at Park Theatre from Wednesday 15 July - Saturday 15 August, with a press night on T... (more...)
WICKED Awarded 2015 Tripadvisor 'Certificate Of Excellence'
by BWW News Desk on July 02, 2015

WICKED, the award-winning classic musical that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is proud to announce that the long-running West End production has received a TripAdvisor Certifi... (more...)
UK Tour of ANNIE Announces Full Cast, Featuring Lesley Joseph & Craig Revel Horwood
by BWW News Desk on July 02, 2015

Michael Harrison and David Ian are delighted to announce further dates and full casting for the brand new production of the musical "ANNIE" starring Craig Revel Horwood and Lesley Joseph as 'Miss Hann... (more...)
RICHTER / PART, WONDER.LAND, Bjork, AGE OF STARLIGHT and More Set for Manchester International Festival's 2015 Programme, Launching Today
by BWW News Desk on July 02, 2015

Manchester International Festival launches the programme for the 2015 event (today 2 - Sunday 19 July), which celebrates a decade of the world's only festival of original new work. The programme inclu... (more...)
Review Roundup: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Opens in the West End
by Review Roundups on July 01, 2015

Don't miss national treasure and Poirot star David Suchet as the formidable Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde's much loved masterpiece THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, which opens tonight, 1 July 2015 at ... (more...)
Florian Zeller's THE FATHER to Make West End Transfer
by BWW News Desk on July 01, 2015

Following successful runs at the Ustinov Studio in Bath and the Tricycle Theatre in London, Theatre Royal Bath Productions and the Tricycle Theatre will transfer Florian Zeller's Moliere award-winning... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Tony Maudsley, Freya Sutton & More Cast of UK Tour's HAIRSPRAY
by BWW News Desk on July 01, 2015

Hairspray will star Tony Maudsley (ITV1's Benidorm) as Edna Turnblad, TV and stage actress and presenter Claire Sweeney (Educating Rita, Guys and Dolls) as Velma Von Tussle, Olivier Award nominated ac... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at CURIOUS INCIDENT New Cast & Celebration Party!
by BWW News Desk on July 01, 2015

The National Theatre's production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time has welcomed a new cast to the West End production, and last night (30 June 2015) held a special gala performance... (more...)
UK & Ireland Tour of JERSEY BOYS Announces New Cast Members
by BWW News Desk on July 01, 2015

From Tuesday 18 August 2015, Matt Corner will play the role of Frankie Valli in the ongoing UK and Ireland tour of Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical JERSEY BOYS. Matt previously play... (more...)
BWW Previews: The London Stage, July 2015
by Alice Chappell on July 01, 2015

A quick glance into what's entering and departing the West End this month. Happy viewing!... (more...)
PRESENTING SHAKESPEARE Poster Book Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 9/29
by Pat Cerasaro on June 30, 2015

A collection of posters worthy of the Bard!... (more...)
by Pat Cerasaro on June 30, 2015

A West End diva takes center stage at the Royal Albert Hall!... (more...)
BWW Reviews: TWELFTH NIGHT, St Paul's Church, Covent Garden, June 29 2015
by Gary Naylor on June 30, 2015

Gary Naylor sees another Shakespearean treat from Iris Theatre in an oasis of calm in the very heart of bustling London.... (more...)
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