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Photos: Inside Rehearsal For NYE at the National Theatre

The National Theatre and Wales Millennium Centre have released rehearsal photos for Nye. Check out the photos here!

Review: THE KING AND I, Dominion Theatre

What is classic for some feels dated to others. Those who were horrified by Daniel Fish’s starkly stripped back version of Oklahoma! should rush to the Dominion Theatre for something much more traditional. After a UK tour, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I settles in for a brief six week run.

Feature: MILAN VAN WAARDENBURG SPEELT HOOFDROL IN LES MISERABLES IN LONDEN!

Producent Cameron Mackintosh is verheugd te melden dat Milan van Waardenburg, vanaf maandag 11 maart 2024, de hoofdrol van Jean Valjean gaat spelen in Les Misérables in het Londense Sondheim Theatre. Milan maakt zijn West End debuut nadat hij onlangs nog in Nederland en België in Les Misérables te zien was. Voor zijn vertolking van de hoofdrol van Jean Valjean ontving hij lovende kritieken en een Musical Award nominatie voor Beste Hoofdrolspeler in een Grote Musical. Milan was eerder oa te zien als Prins Hans in Disney's Frozen in Duitsland, Dimitri in Anastasia zowel in Duitsland als in Nederland, luitenant Frederic Charles en Quasimodo in Disney's The Hunchback of Notre Dame en Herbert in Tanz der Vampire, beide op tournee door Duitsland. Naast Milan zijn ook de Nederlanders Djavan van de Fliert en Anouk van Laake in de Londense versie van Les Misérables te zien. 

HADESTOWN Extends in London to December 2024; Check Out New Rehearsal Photos!

Due to popular demand, the multi award-winning Hadestown, which opens at the Lyric Theatre, London with performances from Saturday 10 February 2024, has already announced its extension in the West End with tickets now available through to 22 December 2024.  Plus, check out all new rehearsal photos here!

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For the West End Transfer of STANDING AT THE SKY'S EDGE

All new rehearsal photos have been released of the new cast of the West End transfer of Sheffield Theatres’ smash-hit production, Standing at the Sky’s Edge.  Check out the photos here!

Photos: See New Production Images of LES MISERABLES in the West End

Check out new production photos of Les Miserables in the West End!

Review: WEST SIDE STORY at Châtelet

For the 6th time since the beginning of the 80s, West Side Story, the Berstein-Sondheim Laurents masterpiece, was back in Paris for a limited run as part of a French tour before going to Sydney in April. In sync with the release of the Bradley Cooper biopic Maestro, it is great that younger generations are able to get a look at the real original thing.

Photos: First Look at the UK Tour of 2:22 - A GHOST STORY

All new production images have been released from the UK tour of Danny Robins’ thriller 2:22 - A Ghost Story. Check out the photos here!

Photos: Get A First Look At The WEST SIDE STORY International Tour

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the International Tour of West Side Story, directed by Lonny Price. The production recently finished a run in France which was attended by 138,385 audience members playing to 98% capacity over 85 performances.

Critics' Pick: Aliya Al-Hassan's Best Theatre of 2023

The pure joy of theatre is its ability to constantly renew and surprise. For me, 2023 saw a plethora of excellent musicals. Notoriously hard to get right, this year seemed to feature both clever revivals and future successes, many of which remained in my thoughts long after I left the theatre.

Critics' Pick: Gary Naylor's Best of 2023 in Review

Some highlights of the last year and some optimism for an uncertain future

Review: 42ND STREET at Princess Of Wales

If you're looking for a holiday musical to entertain the whole family, 42nd Street is full of  song and dance, sparkling costumes, and toe-tapping spectacle. The Tony Award-winning production is playing at the Princess of Wales Theatre into the New Year.

Review: EDWARD SCISSORHANDS, Sadler's Wells

No Sugarplum Fairy at Sadler’s Wells this Christmas…they've got Edward Scissorhands instead! Specifically Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures production running until 20 January.

'2023 Was the Year The National Theatre Stood Up to the Plate' - Alexander Cohen's Best Theatre of 2023

The National Theatre somewhat mutedly celebrated its 60th anniversary this year. There was ostensibly little fanfare. No public flotillas, no audiences with royal patrons or forty-one gun salutes. Instead we have been on the receiving end of presents, and a plethora of them in the form of one knockout production after another.

Photos: First Look at Woody Harrelson, Andy Serkis and Louisa Harland in ULSTER AMERICAN

Second Half Productions has released production photos for award-winning playwright David Ireland’s (Cyprus Avenue, The Lovers) Ulster American directed by Jeremy Herrin (A Mirror and Best of Enemies).

Review: THE NATIONAL YOUTH THEATRE: ADA, Workshop Theatre

Ada tells the story of the neglected pioneer of computing and, if you look a little, also the story of a foundation stone of English Theatre

Park Ave Armory Unveils 2024 Season Featuring ILLINOISE NYC Premiere & More

Park Avenue Armory has revealed its 2024 season, which will include exuberant performances created by groundbreaking choreographers, enveloping musical experiences, and more.

Review: BACKSTAIRS BILLY, Duke of York's Theatre

As the curtain rises, we’re met with a sea of pink – pink damask walls and heavy pink velvet curtains, with pink and white flowers adorning every available surface. This is the Garden Room at Clarence House (brilliantly designed by Christopher Oram), and the year is 1979.

Review: THE TIME TRAVELLER'S WIFE, Apollo Theatre

Premiering at the Storyhouse in Chester last year, the new musical has now made its West End home at the Apollo.

Interview: 'Everyone is Blown Away By the Spectacle': Actor Oliver Ormson on FROZEN THE MUSICAL, Audience Reaction and Acting with Sincerity

BroadwayWorld spoke with Oliver Ormson, who returns for a second year to play the role of Prince Hans of the Southern Isles. We discussed what it has been like taking on a character from the beloved animated movie, how the musical expands upon the original, and fun audience reactions!

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