Carrie Dunn

Carrie Dunn Carrie is the UK editor-in-chief for BroadwayWorld. After spending her formative years reading books and ending up with a Masters degree in English literature from King's College London, it was inevitable that Carrie should be a journalist. Her pure and simple delight in the art-form of musical theatre led to the Guardian asking her to be their West End Girl. Since then, she's picked up a PhD, and also written for many other UK publications, including the Times and the Independent. She has many eclectic loves, including sport, karaoke, reality television, MMORPGs, three-volume Victorian novels, the British seaside, embroidery and Veronica Mars.





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BWW Review: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, 21 July 2016
BWW Review: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, 21 July 2016
July 23, 2016

Has it really been two decades since that definitive Lyceum production of Jesus Christ Superstar? Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's collaboration is in residence at the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre this summer, and it is a production the like of which I have never seen before. 

Photo Coverage: Kinnear and Syal at Ian Charleson Awards
Photo Coverage: Kinnear and Syal at Ian Charleson Awards
June 25, 2016

To commemorate and celebrate the life of Ian Charleson, The Sunday Times and the National Theatre collaborate annually to present these awards for outstanding performances anywhere in the UK by actors under the age of thirty in a classical role - defined as one in a play written before 1918.

Nadim Naaman's SIDES Reaches #1 In iTunes Vocal Charts!
BWW Interview: Chad Beguelin - Book Writer and Additional Lyricist For ALADDIN!
BWW Interview: Chad Beguelin - Book Writer and Additional Lyricist For ALADDIN!
June 19, 2016

We caught up with lyricist and book writer Chad Beguelin just as Aladdin opened in the West End last week - and he was very excited.

BWW Interview: David Langham, New Thenardier in LES MISERABLES!
BWW Interview: David Langham, New Thenardier in LES MISERABLES!
June 14, 2016

David Langham has just started his run as Thenardier in Les Miserables, currently at the Queens Theatre. We caught up with him...

Photo Flash: Hermione, Ron and Rose From HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD!
Photo Flash: Hermione, Ron and Rose From HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD!
June 1, 2016

In the second set of Charlie Gray's Harry Potter and the Cursed Child portraits, joining the previously announced Paul Thornley as Ron Weasley and Noma Dumezweni as Hermione Granger is Cherrelle Skeete who will play Rose Granger-Weasley. Previews for Part One of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will begin on 7 June with previews of Part Two starting 9 June 2016. The Official Opening performances of Part One and Part Two will take place on Saturday 30 July 2016.  BroadwayWorld has a first look below!

Exclusive: Victoria Hamilton-Barritt Talks About Joining Kerry Ellis In MURDER BALLAD!
Exclusive: Victoria Hamilton-Barritt Talks About Joining Kerry Ellis In MURDER BALLAD!
June 3, 2016

Victoria Hamilton-Barritt garnered fabulous reviews last year as she teetered about on heels, heavily pregnant, as Daniela in the Olivier-nominated 'In The Heights'. Now a new mum, she's returning to the stage as the Narrator in 'Murder Ballad' - starring Kerry Ellis.

Photo Flash: Portraits Of Harry, Ginny And Albus - HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD!
Photo Flash: Portraits Of Harry, Ginny And Albus - HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD!
May 31, 2016

In the first of three sets of Charlie Gray's Harry Potter and the Cursed Child portraits, joining the previously announced Jamie Parker as Harry Potter are Poppy Miller who will play Ginny Potter and Sam Clemmett who will play Albus Potter. Previews for Part One of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will begin on 7 June with previews of Part Two starting 9 June 2016. The Official Opening performances of Part One and Part Two will take place on Saturday 30 July 2016.  BroadwayWorld has a first look at the character portraits below!

AN INSPECTOR CALLS Returns To The West End From November!
AN INSPECTOR CALLS Returns To The West End From November!
May 27, 2016

Stephen Daldry's multi award-winning production of JB Priestley's An Inspector Calls makes its much-anticipated return to the West End this winter. This will mark the 70th anniversary of the first UK staging of the play and the 25th anniversary of its first appearance at the National Theatre

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
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 limited run, finishing on August 21. Guys and Dolls has also announced the opening of a new booking period, with tickets now available until January 7, 2017.

BWW Interview: Stuart Ward Of THE GO-BETWEEN!
BWW Interview: Stuart Ward Of THE GO-BETWEEN!
May 27, 2016

Stuart Ward returns to the UK to play Ted in new musical The Go-Between, alongside Michael Crawford and Gemma Sutton.

Rachel Tucker Returns To West End WICKED! New Cast Announced!
Rachel Tucker Returns To West End WICKED! New Cast Announced!
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-winning show through its 10th birthday celebrations at the Apollo Victoria Theatre will include: Rachel Tucker, who will return to the London production direct from a triumphant run on Broadway to play Elphaba; Suzie Mathers, who joins from the Australian production to star as Glinda; Oliver Savile, who continues as Fiyero; Anita Dobson, who joins to play Madame Morrible; Mark Curry, who continues as The Wizard; original cast member Martin Ball, who returns to play Doctor Dillamond; original cast member Katie Rowley Jones, who continues as Nessarose and Idriss Kargbo, who joins to play Boq.

BWW Interview: Gemma Sutton Of THE GO-BETWEEN!
BWW Interview: Gemma Sutton Of THE GO-BETWEEN!
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.

TV: Nicholas Afoa Of THE LION KING
TV: Nicholas Afoa Of THE LION KING
May 16, 2016

Nicholas Afoa made his stage debut as Simba in the Australian production of THE LION KING in 2013 and played Simba in the Sydney production of the landmark musical between 2013 and 2016 performing more than 860 times over that period. The opportunity to play the role in the West End production will bring Afoa to London for the first time, as he embarks on his second professional theatre engagement.

TV: Madden And James In ROMEO AND JULIET
TV: Madden And James In ROMEO AND JULIET
May 16, 2016

Directors Rob Ashford and Kenneth Branagh have reunited the stars of the celebrated film Cinderella, Richard Madden and Lily James, in Shakespeare?s heartbreaking tale of forbidden love, with Derek Jacobi as Mercutio and Meera Syal as The Nurse. Romeo and Juliet will play at the Garrick from 12 May to 13 August 2016.

Cast Of SUNNY AFTERNOON To Perform At WORLD CUP '66 LIVE!
Cast Of SUNNY AFTERNOON To Perform At WORLD CUP '66 LIVE!
May 16, 2016

WORLD CUP '66 LIVE is a spectacular live event taking place at The SSE Arena, Wembley on July 30th to celebrate the 50th anniversary of England winning the FIFA World Cup.  An audience of 10,000 at The SSE Arena, Wembley and many more at cinemas across the UK will be simultaneously treated to a minute-by-minute retelling of the historic game with a unique mix of film footage, live bands, personal appearances of special guests and a chance to take a trip back to the nostalgic and wonderful world that was Swinging London in 1966.

TV: Kenneth Branagh In THE ENTERTAINER!
TV: Kenneth Branagh In THE ENTERTAINER!
May 16, 2016

Set against the backdrop of post-war Britain, John Osborne's modern classic conjures the seedy glamour of the old music halls for an explosive examination of public masks and private torment. Rob Ashford directs Kenneth Branagh as the Archie Rice, with John Hurt as Billy Rice in the final production for Plays at the Garrick season.

Photo Coverage: Cole Kitchenn 10th Anniversary Party!
Photo Coverage: Cole Kitchenn 10th Anniversary Party!
May 11, 2016

Stars of stage and screen joined Cole Kitchenn at the National Theatre Deck to celebrate 10 years of the agency!

BWW Interview: GUYS AND DOLLS' Miss Adelaide, Samantha Spiro!
BWW Interview: GUYS AND DOLLS' Miss Adelaide, Samantha Spiro!
May 12, 2016

We talk to Samantha Spiro about playing Miss Adelaide in the West End production of Guys and Dolls!

Photo Coverage: First Look At Branagh And Hurt In THE ENTERTAINER
Photo Coverage: First Look At Branagh And Hurt In THE ENTERTAINER
May 10, 2016

The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company, in partnership with Picturehouse Entertainment, has confirmed that the date of the final Branagh Theatre Live cinema broadcast of this season will be The Entertainer at 19:00 on Thursday 27 October 2016. Tickets for the broadcast of The Entertainer and details of participating cinemas can be found at branaghtheatrelive.com



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