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Donny Osmond Returns to JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT in Edinburgh This Christmas

Donny Osmond will return to Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat as the production opens its second UK tour at the Edinburgh Playhouse this Christmas. Making his first UK appearance in a stage version of the production, Osmond returns to play 'Pharaoh.'

Emmerdale Star Liam Fox To Join Adam Garcia In The Cast Of CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG

Emmerdale star Liam Fox joins Adam Garcia in the cast of CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG. Further casting announced, including Liam Fox as 'Grandpa Potts'.

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For THE ADDAMS FAMILY Concert, Starring Ramin Karimloo and Michelle Visage!

All new rehearsal images have been released from The Addams Family live in concert, starring Ramin Karimloo and Michelle Visage. The Addams Family will play at the London Palladium from 12-13 February 2024. Check out the photos here!

Full Cast and Additional Performances Revealed For GREASE UK and Ireland Tour

The full cast has been set for the UK and Ireland tour of Jim Jacobs & Warren Casey’s iconic musical GREASE, directed by Nikolai Foster and choreographed by Arlene Phillips. Additional performances have been added in Dublin, Manchester, Newcastle etc.

Full Cast Set For the UK Tour of AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN

Full casting has been announced for the UK tour of AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN THE MUSICAL, which opens at The Alexandra, Birmingham, on 23 February 2024 booking through to 9 November 2024.

Hannah Waddingham Will Return as Host of the 2024 Olivier Awards

Hannah Waddingham will return as host of the 2024 Olivier Awards, celebrating the best in London theatre with a starry ceremony at the Royal Albert Hall. This year's ceremony will take place on Sunday 14 April, and will be broadcast on ITV and Magic Radio.

Full Cast Set For THE ADDAMS FAMILY in London, Starring Ramin Karimloo and Michelle Visage

The full cast has been announced for THE ADDAMS FAMILY, A Musical Comedy at the London Palladium on 12 & 13 February. Find out who is joining the previously announced  Michelle Visage as Morticia Addams, Ramin Karimloo as Gomez Addams and Lesley Joseph as Grandma!

Review: THE DRIFTERS GIRL, Bristol Hippodrome

It’s hard to tell the entire story of The Drifters. Not least because the group became a revolving door of something like 60 different members over the decades. And therein lies the problem for The Drifters Girl – it tries to take on the whole story, mainly from the perspective of their trailblazing African American manager Faye Treadwell.

THE ADDAMS FAMILY Concert Starring Ramin Karimloo and Michelle Visage Adds Matinee Performance

A matinee performance has been added for the concert performance of THE ADDAMS FAMILY, A Musical Comedy at the London Palladium. The new performance has been added on Tuesday 13 February at 3pm due to demand.

Adam Garcia Will Star as Caractacus Potts in CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG UK Tour

Olivier-nominee Adam Garcia will star as Caractacus Potts in a new production of the most fantasmagorical musical of all time, CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG, opening at Mayflower Theatre, Southampton from Tuesday 30 April 2024, before embarking on a UK tour.

Ramin Karimloo and Michelle Visage Will Star in THE ADDAMS FAMILY in Concert in London

The Addams Family, A Musical Comedy will perform live in concert in the West End for the first time, playing at the London Palladium on Monday February 12 and Tuesday 13 2024. The show will star Michelle Visage as Morticia Addams, Ramin Karimloo as Gomez Addams.

Lead Cast Set For AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN UK and Ireland Tour

The producers of the Curve production of AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN THE MUSICAL have announced that Luke Baker, Georgia Lennon, Jamal Crawford, Paul French and Sinead Long will star as Zack Mayo, Paula Pokrifki, Gunnery Sergeant Emil Foley, Sid Worley and Lynette Pomeroy respectively.

West End Production of GREASE Will Tour the UK and Ireland From April 2024

After incredibly successful summer seasons in 2022 and 2023; Jim Jacobs & Warren Casey's iconic musical GREASE will tour the UK and Ireland in 2024. GREASE is directed by Nikolai Foster and choreographed by Arlene Phillips.

Craig Revel Horwood, The Vivienne, and Gary Wilmot Join UK Tour of THE WIZARD OF OZ at Select Dates

Strictly Come Dancing's longest-standing judge, Craig Revel Horwood, and RuPaul's Drag Race UK winner and Dancing on Ice finalist, The Vivienne will both play The Wicked Witch of the West in the upcoming tour of The Wizard of Oz. Gary Wilmot will reprise his West End role as The Wizard. Learn more about the tour and find out how to get tickets here!

Craig Revel Horwood Will Direct and Choreograph World Premiere of NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL A MUSICAL

The world premiere has been announced for  NOW That’s What I Call A Musical, a brand-new British musical written by award-winning comedian Pippa Evans and directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood. Learn more about the show here!

Photos: First Look at Carly Mercedes Dyer and More in THE DRIFTERS GIRL Tour

Michael Harrison and David Ian have announced casting for the first-ever UK and Ireland tour of The Drifters Girl, the acclaimed new West End musical which tells the remarkable story of one of the world's greatest vocal groups and the woman who made them.

THE DRIFTERS GIRL Comes to Milton Keynes in October

Witness the new musical, which tells the remarkable story of one of the world's greatest vocal groups and the woman who made them, which comes to Milton Keynes on its first UK tour! Learn more about the musical and find out how to get tickets here!

Aston Merrygold and The Vivienne Join THE WIZARD OF OZ at The Liverpool Empire; Full Tour Dates Announced

JLS star Aston Merrygold will play The Tin Man and Liverpool-raised, RuPaul's Drag Race UK winner and Dancing on Ice finalist, The Vivienne, The Wicked Witch of the West in The Wizard of Oz at the Liverpool Empire this Christmas. Learn more about the production and find out the full list of tour dates here!

DEATH NOTE THE MUSICAL In Concert Adds Extra West End Performance at the Lyric Theatre

After selling out 3 shows at the London Palladium in just hours and announcing an unprecedented immediate transfer to another West End Theatre, the Lyric, for 6 additional shows, Death Note THE MUSICAL in Concert today adds a 10th show due to overwhelming public demand.

Review: 42ND STREET, Theatre Royal, Glasgow

“Come and meet those dancing feet” on Hope Street, where the UK tour of 42nd Street is making its Glasgow stop at the Theatre Royal. This sparking revival of this show-within-a-show started life at the Leicester Curve earlier this year.

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