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[West End]
The Young Vic's Original West End Production, 2019

[West End]
London Revival, 2006

[London Fringe]
Original London Production, 2003
Poster Nurse

[London Fringe]
Original London Production, 2003

[West End]
London Production, 2000

[West End]
London Production, 1996
The Acid Queen

[West End]
London Production, 1993

Nicola Hughes Awards and Nominations

Olivier Awards - 2007 - Best Actress In A Musical

Nicola HughesGershwins' Porgy And Bess

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Photos: First Look at INTO THE WOODS at Theatre Royal Bath

Into The Woods is now playing at Theatre Royal Bath. Check out first look photos here!

Review: INTO THE WOODS, Theatre Royal Bath

A terrifically trippy child's world on speed in a Victorian toy theatre within a theatre, conjured up by inventive 81-year-old Gilliam, and his co-director and choreographer, Leah Hausman.

Cast Announced For INTO THE WOODS at Theatre Royal Bath; Julian Bleach, Audrey Brisson, and More!

The award-winning, experienced West End cast includes Julian Bleach [co-creator of the Olivier Award-winning Shockheaded Peter, The Grinning Man] as Mysterious Man, Audrey Brisson [Olivier nominee for Amélie, Outlander] as Cinderella, Nicola Hughes [Olivier nominee for Fosse and Porgy and Bess] as the Witch, Rhashan Stone [All About Eve at the Noël Coward, Finding Alice] as the Baker, and Alex Young [Follies at the National Theatre, South Pacific] as the Baker's Wife.  

GYPSY Concert Production is Coming to Alexandra Palace  Theatre, With Seven Women Sharing the Role of Rose

For one night only, the iconic musical GYPSY will play a concert performance at Alexandra Palace  Theatre. The evening will feature seven leading ladies sharing the role of Rose. 

UN DÍA COMO HOY: THE COLOR PURPLE se estrenaba en Broadway

Basado en la novela de Alice Walker, este musical subía el telón en el The Broadway Theatre el 1 de diciembre de 2005. Bajo la dirección de Gary Griffin y con la aclamada presentadora de televisión Oprah Winfrey entre sus productores, THE COLOR PURPLE estuvo en cartel más de tres años

The Young Vic's Sold Out Run Of FAIRVIEW Extends

Due to public demand, the Young Vic today announces that the currently sold out production of Jackie Sibblies Drury's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Fairview will extend until Thursday 23 January 2020 for six additional performances. These additional performances are on sale now, Friday 6 December, with tickets priced from £10 - £43.

BWW Review: FAIRVIEW, Young Vic

This is no ordinary play. Though it begins in a fairly conventional manner, setting up for a hearty family drama, there are little things to pick up on which tell you that something's not quite right a?' it's unsettling and you can't quite put your finger on it, but you know that the play has something up its sleeve. Playwright Jackie Sibblies Drury says in the programme, a?oeOh, to not spoil Fairview I can basically tell you nothing!a?? a?' that makes it a challenge to review, but having now witnessed it I have to endorse her statement. You must step into the unknown with this one.

Photo Flash: First Look at Production Photos of FAIRVIEW at Young Vic

The Young Vic today releases production images for Jackie Sibblies Drury's Fairview, directed by the Young Vic's Genesis Fellow and Associate Director Nadia Latif. 

CYRANO DE BERGERAC Leads December's Top 10 New London Shows

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a starry revival to musical comedies and an incendiary Pulitzer winner, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews, interviews and features!

Young Vic Announces Complete Cast For FAIRVIEW

The Young Vic today announces the complete cast for Jackie Sibblies Drury's Fairview, directed by the Young Vic's Genesis Fellow and Associate Director Nadia Latif.


If you are struggling to get into the festive spirit this year, a visit to London's Old Vic theatre is highly recommended. After the roaring success of Jack Thorne's charming adaptation of Charles Dickens' yuletide classic last year, the decision to stage A Christmas Carol again is as warm and welcoming as a hug from St Nicholas himself.

Alan Bennett's ALLELUJAH! To Be Shown In UK Cinemas This November

Allelujah! - the new play by Alan Bennett which received its world premiere at the Bridge Theatre last month - will be in cinemas on 1st November with National Theatre Live.

Photo Flash: First Look at Alan Bennett's ALLELUJAH! at the Bridge Theatre

Production images are released for the world premiere of Nicholas Hytner's production of Alan Bennett's Allelujah! at the Bridge Theatre. Check out a first look at the production in the photos below!

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for World Premiere of Alan Bennett's ALLELUJAH!

Rehearsal images have been released today for the world premiere of Nicholas Hytner's production of Alan Bennett's Allelujah! at the Bridge Theatre. Check them out below!

Rehearsals Begin For World Premiere Of Alan Bennett's ALLELUJAH! At The Bridge Theatre

As rehearsals begin, casting is announced for the world premiere of Nicholas Hytner's production of Alan Bennett's Allelujah! at the Bridge Theatre.

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of Jim Steinman's BAT OUT OF HELL

Jim Steinman's Bat Out of Hell - The Musical is a romantic adventure about rebellious youth and passionate love, set against the backdrop of a post-cataclysmic city adrift from the mainland. Strat, the forever young leader of The Lost, has fallen for Raven, daughter of Falco, the tyrannical, ruler of Obsidian. The show made its world premiere last night at the London Coliseum. Take a look at photos from opening night below!

Chichester Festival Theatre Announces Casting Updates for 2017 Season

???????Further casting has been announced for the opening productions of Chichester Festival Theatre's 2017 season, FORTY YEARS ON and CAROLINE, OR CHANGE.

Oscar Winner Jennifer Hudson to Make Broadway Debut in THE COLOR PURPLE Revival!

According to the New York Post, Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson will soon make her Broadway debut in an upcoming revival of THE COLOR PURPLE. Produced by Oprah Winfrey, who also produced the original 2005 production, this version of the show started at London's Menier Chocolate Factory, directed by John Doyle. Michael Riedel writes that Winfrey called Hudson personally to ask her to play Celie in the musical.

BWW TV: Sneak Peek of Rufus Bonds Jr., Nicola Hughes and More in Open Air's PORGY AND BESS!

Timothy Sheader's critically acclaimed production of Porgy and Bess which ends its strictly limited run at Regents Park Open Air Theatre on 23 August, draws on talent from both sides of the Atlantic, Rufus Bonds Jr plays Porgy and Nicola Hughes plays Bess, with Phillip Boykin as Crown, Cedric Neal as Sportin' Life and Olivier Award-winning Sharon D Clarke as Mariah. Check out highlights from the production below!

Photo Flash: First Look at Rufus Bonds Jr, Nicola Hughes and More in Opening Night of PORGY AND BESS at Regents Park Open Air

Last night, Monday 28 July, was the Opening Night of the Gershwins' Porgy and Bess which runs at Regents Park Open Air Theatre until 23 August. After the show, cast, creative team and invited guests enjoyed a summer drink of Canard Duchene Champagne on the lawn of Regents Park Open Air Theatre, accompanied by Belly Pork Croquettes with Roasted Corn Cream and Lemon Cone Trees. Check out the photos below!


Nicola Hughes has not appeared on Broadway.

Nicola Hughes has appeared on London's West End in 5 shows.

Nicola Hughes's first West End show was Crazy for You which opened in 1993

Nicola Hughes has been nominated for the following awards: Best Actress In A Musical at the Olivier Awards for her roles in Gershwins' Porgy And Bess and Fosse.

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