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Bio:
Arlene Phillips is a show business legend and a household name. Since creating the revolutionary dance group Hot Gossip, Arlene has gone on to work with superstars from across the world of entertainment and she has been nominated for Emmy, Tony and Laurence Olivier awards. Alongside Grease, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Arlene Phillips is a show business legend and a household name. Since creating the revolutionary dance group Hot Gossip, Arlene has gone on to work with superstars from across the world of entertainment and she has been nominated for Emmy, Tony and Laurence Olivier awards. Alongside Grease, ... (read complete bio)
BWW Interview: Dominic Andersen Talks WHAT'S NEW PUSSYCAT? at Birmingham Repertory Th Photo BWW Interview: Dominic Andersen Talks WHAT'S NEW PUSSYCAT? at Birmingham Repertory Theatre
by Eleni Cashell - Oct 6, 2021

Dominic Andersen reveals what audiences can expect from brand-new musical, What's New Pussycat?

Photos: Inside Press Night for BACK TO THE FUTURE - The Musical Photo Photos: Inside Press Night for BACK TO THE FUTURE - The Musical
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2021

Last night, guests and celebrities celebrated the opening night of BACK TO THE FUTURE The Musical at the Adelphi Theatre, with a pre-show drinks reception at the Corinthia hotel.

Photos/Video: First Look at the Cast of WHAT'S NEW PUSSYCAT? at Birmingham Repertory  Photo Photos/Video: First Look at the Cast of WHAT'S NEW PUSSYCAT? at Birmingham Repertory Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Sep 3, 2021

Get a first look at the show. Freely inspired by the novel The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling, this romantic musical comedy reimagines Fielding’s classic tale in London’s swinging sixties. Written by the Tony Award winning Joe DiPietro (Memphis The Musical), with a stellar creative team including director Luke Sheppard and legendary choreographer Dame Arlene Phillips.

Photos: See Peter Andre, Dan Partridge, Georgia Louise & More in the UK Tour of GREAS Photo Photos: See Peter Andre, Dan Partridge, Georgia Louise & More in the UK Tour of GREASE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2021

The first new production in 25 years of Jim Jacobs & Warren Casey’s iconic musical GREASE, directed by Nikolai Foster, choreographed by Arlene Phillips and starring Peter Andre as Teen Angel and Vince Fontaine opened at Curve, Leicester on 30 July and is currently touring the UK. 

Casting Announced for WHAT'S NEW PUSSYCAT? Premiering at  Birmingham Rep; Check Out N Photo Casting Announced for WHAT'S NEW PUSSYCAT? Premiering at Birmingham Rep; Check Out New Rehearsal Photos!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 6, 2021

Today the full cast and creative team has been announced for the highly anticipated, brand new musical, What’s New Pussycat? An exclusive first look video and images of the cast in rehearsals have also been released today.

GREASE Will Be Performed at the Milton Keynes Theatre This Summer Photo GREASE Will Be Performed at the Milton Keynes Theatre This Summer
by Stephi Wild - Jul 27, 2021

Dan Partridge will be reprising the role of Danny, having played the role on the UK and Ireland tour in 2019. Georgia Louise will play Sandy, with Paul French as Kenickie and Tendai Rinomhota as Rizzo. They are joined by Alex Christian as Doody, Josh Barnett as Roger, Inez Budd as Marty, Maeve Byrne as Jan, Marianna Neofitou as Frenchy, Corinna Powlesland as Miss Lynch and Cristian Zaccarini as Sonny.

SUMMER SHOWTIME ON THE COALING JETTY Announces Upcoming Performances Photo SUMMER SHOWTIME ON THE COALING JETTY Announces Upcoming Performances
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2021

Hosted on the historic Coaling Jetty on the River Thames in front of the Grade II* listed Battersea Power Station, London's only open-air cinema and theatre experience will feature special theatre and comedy performances from The Turbine Theatre and film screenings from The Cinema in The Arches, formerly known as Archlight Cinema.

Jonathan Pryce, Julian Lloyd Webber and More Receive Queen's Birthday Honours 2021 Photo Jonathan Pryce, Julian Lloyd Webber and More Receive Queen's Birthday Honours 2021
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 11, 2021

The 2021 Queen's Birthday Honours have been announced. Among this year's honorees are some theatrical luminaries, as well as influential figures in the worlds of dance, music, literature, and more. 

Full Cast Announced For The UK Tour of GREASE Photo Full Cast Announced For The UK Tour of GREASE
by Stephi Wild - May 27, 2021

Dan Partridge will be reprising the role of Danny in Grease, having played the role on the UK and Ireland tour in 2019. Georgia Louise will play Sandy, with Paul French as Kenickie and Tendai Rinomhota as Rizzo. They are joined by Alex Christian as Doody, Josh Barnett as Roger, Inez Budd as Marty, Maeve Byrne as Jan, Marianna Neofitou as Frenchy, Corinna Powlesland as Miss Lynch and Cristian Zaccarini as Sonny.

THE CHER SHOW to Come to Manchester Opera House in 2022 Photo THE CHER SHOW to Come to Manchester Opera House in 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2021

A brand new production of The Cher Show will open next year, with book by Tony and Olivier Award-winning Rick Elice, direction by Arlene Phillips, choreography by Oti Mabuse, and costume design by Gabriella Slade.

THE CHER SHOW U.K./Ireland Tour to Kick Off in April 2022 Photo THE CHER SHOW U.K./Ireland Tour to Kick Off in April 2022
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2021

The Tony Award-winning musical The Cher Show is set to hit the road on a 2022 tour crossing the United Kingdom and Ireland. 

'An Evening with Arlene Phillips' Comes to the Duchess Theatre in Junee Photo 'An Evening with Arlene Phillips' Comes to the Duchess Theatre in Junee
by Stephi Wild - May 14, 2021

Now at an intimate event in the West End she promises to share her biggest secrets and lift the lid on what it was really like working withthe biggest pop and movie stars in 'An Evening with Arlene Phillips' at the Duchess Theatre on Monday 7 June.

Rising Stars Festival Showcases The Work Of 23 Producers Making Their West End Produc Photo Rising Stars Festival Showcases The Work Of 23 Producers Making Their West End Producing Debuts
by Stephi Wild - Apr 25, 2021

Twenty-three young theatre producers are being given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to present their work in the West End for the first time.

GREASE Sets New UK Tour Dates Kicking Off in July Photo GREASE Sets New UK Tour Dates Kicking Off in July
by Stephi Wild - Apr 7, 2021

The musical was due to tour in 2020 but had to be postponed due to COVID-19.  Directed by Nikolai Foster and choreographed by Arlene Phillips, the 2021 tour will now begin at Curve, Leicester from 30 – 31 July.

HAIR THE MUSICAL Concert Comes to London Palladium, Starring Luke Bayer, Millie O'Con Photo HAIR THE MUSICAL Concert Comes to London Palladium, Starring Luke Bayer, Millie O'Connell, Layton Williams, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 17, 2021

Following a sell-out run as part of The Turbine on the Jetty season, Hair The Musical (In Concert), directed by Arlene Phillips, will now play two performances at the London Palladium on Sunday 13 June, and two performances at Southampton Mayflower Theatre on 27 June 2021.

The Theatre Cafe and Mazz Murray Release Cookbook With Recipes From Kerry Ellis, Carr Photo The Theatre Cafe and Mazz Murray Release Cookbook With Recipes From Kerry Ellis, Carrie Hope Fletcher, Ruthie Henshall, and More
by Stephi Wild - Mar 16, 2021

The Theatre Cafe has announced that they have teamed up with West End legend Mazz Murray to release a 'stagey' cookbook, packed with food and drink from performers across the industry. The book is announced on 16 March 2021, one year since the West End went dark due to the global pandemic.

Aaron Tveit, Brian May & Kerry Ellis, Ricky Rojas, Robyn Hurder and More to Take Part Photo Aaron Tveit, Brian May & Kerry Ellis, Ricky Rojas, Robyn Hurder and More to Take Part in RISE UP WITH ARTS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2021

The Actors Fund announced today that the world’s first global variety show, Rise Up With Arts will broadcast virtually, live on World Theatre Day, Saturday, March 27, 2021 at 2:30 PM EST / 7:30 PM GMT. Founders and co-creators Anya Garnis and Pasha Kovalev created this special evening to help support the industry through dance, singing, and inspirational stories.

BKLYN - THE MUSICAL, Starring Marisha Wallace, Emma Kingston & More, Will Stream This Photo BKLYN - THE MUSICAL, Starring Marisha Wallace, Emma Kingston & More, Will Stream This Spring
by Stephi Wild - Feb 18, 2021

Dean Johnson directs Sejal Keshwala (Faith), Emma Kingston (Brooklyn), Newtion Matthews (Street Singer), Jamie Muscato (Taylor) and Marisha Wallace (Paradice), with musical direction from Leo Munby and video editing by Sam Diaz.

Nationwide Campaign 'It's Curtains For Theatre Without You' Launches Today Photo Nationwide Campaign 'It's Curtains For Theatre Without You' Launches Today
by Stephi Wild - Dec 8, 2020

Conceived by Feast Creative and spearheaded by WhatsOnStage, the It's Curtains For Theatre Without You campaign launches nationwide today.

REELZ Will Premiere a Series of New Music Documentaries Photo REELZ Will Premiere a Series of New Music Documentaries
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 18, 2020

REELZ today announced its December 2020 premieres with a music themed lineup of new specials, new episodes of returning original series and the REELZ premieres of music documentaries Queen and Adam Lambert: The Show Must Go On, ZZ Top: That Little Ol' Band from Texas and Keith Richards: You Can't Rock Me.

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