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SONG FOR NATURE Will Air on Sky Arts, Featuring David Suchet, Rob Brydon, Brian May,  Photo SONG FOR NATURE Will Air on Sky Arts, Featuring David Suchet, Rob Brydon, Brian May, Kerry Ellis, and More
by Stephi Wild - Apr 13, 2021

The London Climate Change Festival will present SONG FOR NATURE, a specially created concert to raise awareness of Climate Change. SONG FOR NATURE  was filmed over three days on stage at the London Coliseum, and all around this iconic building.

Dave Stewart and Joss Stone Write New Musical THE TIME TRAVELLER'S WIFE Photo Dave Stewart and Joss Stone Write New Musical THE TIME TRAVELLER'S WIFE
by Stephi Wild - Mar 5, 2021

The Time Traveller's Wife, the best-selling novel by Audrey Niffenegger and the New Line Cinema film screenplay by Bruce Joel Rubin, will become a new musical and premiere in the UK in late 2021/early 2022. 

THE TIME TRAVELLER'S WIFE Musical Currently In Development Photo THE TIME TRAVELLER'S WIFE Musical Currently In Development
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 4, 2021

A musical adaptation of the bestselling novel turned hit film, The Time Traveler's Wife, is currently in development in the UK, under the title The Time Traveller's Wife. 

West End SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL Postponed Until 2022; Whoopi Goldberg Departs Cast Photo West End SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL Postponed Until 2022; Whoopi Goldberg Departs Cast
by Stephi Wild - Feb 16, 2021

Due to the current and ongoing pandemic restrictions and the knock-on effect this has had to the international production's schedule, Jamie Wilson and Whoopi Goldberg, the producers of Sister Act The Musical, have come to the decision that it is impossible to open the show in London this summer and have postponed performances at the Eventim Apollo until 2022.

Tracy-Ann Oberman, Janie Dee, Tyrone Huntley and More Join Lineup For Bard From The B Photo Tracy-Ann Oberman, Janie Dee, Tyrone Huntley and More Join Lineup For Bard From The Barn Series Three
by Stephi Wild - Sep 9, 2020

The Barn Theatre and Aaron Sidwell have announced the cast and creatives for the third and final series of their re-imagined Shakespeare series, Bard From The Barn.

SISTER ACT Starring Whoopi Goldberg & Jennifer Saunders Pushes to Summer 2021 Photo SISTER ACT Starring Whoopi Goldberg & Jennifer Saunders Pushes to Summer 2021
by Stephi Wild - Apr 24, 2020

Due to current government guidelines resulting in a delay to the production, the producers of SISTER ACT announced today that performances in London and on tour have now been rescheduled.

Photo Flash: London's Independent, Fringe & Alternative Theatres Celebrated at THE OF Photo Photo Flash: London's Independent, Fringe & Alternative Theatres Celebrated at THE OFFIE AWARDS 2020
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 9, 2020

Celebrating its 10th anniversary with a ceremony held in the iconic Grand Hall of Battersea Arts Centre on Sunday 8 March 2020, the Off West End Awards once again celebrated the best of independent, fringe and alternative theatres across London.

Lesley Joseph Will Star In SISTER ACT UK and Ireland Tour Photo Lesley Joseph Will Star In SISTER ACT UK and Ireland Tour
by Stephi Wild - Feb 10, 2020

Lesley Joseph will join the cast for the UK and Ireland tour of the smash-hit musical, a?oeSISTER ACTa??. The show will open on 21 April 2020 at Leicester Curve and will visit Leeds, Newcastle, Sheffield and Manchester. The UK and Ireland tour will re-open on 15 September at Birmingham Hippodrome and will finish its run in Milton Keynes on 5 December 2020. Full tour listings and casting details below.

Clive Rowe Will Join the Cast Of SISTER ACT With Whoopi Goldberg Photo Clive Rowe Will Join the Cast Of SISTER ACT With Whoopi Goldberg
by Stephi Wild - Feb 5, 2020

Olivier award- winning actor Clive Rowe will join the cast as 'Eddie Souther' in the smash-hit musical a?oeSISTER ACTa??. He will play the part in Leicester, Leeds, Newcastle, Sheffield, Manchester and London. In London, Clive will star opposite Whoopi Goldberg as 'Deloris Van Cartier' and Jennifer Saunders and 'Mother Superior'. Brenda Edwards will play 'Deloris Van Cartier' at selected performances during the London season and all venues on the UK and Ireland tour. Casting for the role of Mother Superior on the UK and Ireland tour and the full company will be announced soon.

Nottingham Playhouse Has Announced Their 2020 Season Photo Nottingham Playhouse Has Announced Their 2020 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 4, 2020

Nottingham Playhouse has revealed a brand new set of shows for Autumn 2020 and Spring 2021 - including a chilling retelling of a classic ghost story, a Broadway hit making its way to Nottingham, exciting changes to the Playhouse's quintessential pantomime, and a political juggernaut brought to life.

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by Stephi Wild - Feb 3, 2020

Extra Week Added To SISTER ACT Starring Whoopi Goldberg At London's Eventim Apollo Photo Extra Week Added To SISTER ACT Starring Whoopi Goldberg At London's Eventim Apollo
by Stephi Wild - Jan 31, 2020

Following a record breaking on sale, where SISTER ACT became one of London's fastest selling musicals, the musical will now open a week earlier. Performances now start on Tuesday 21 July 2020. The show runs until Sunday 30 August 2020. Tickets for the extra week go on sale at 10.00am on 7 February 2020.

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of GHOST QUARTET Perform 'Starchild' Photo VIDEO: Watch the Cast of GHOST QUARTET Perform 'Starchild'
by Stage Tube - Dec 17, 2019

Check out the London cast of Dave Malloy's Ghost Quartet, directed by Bill Buckhurst, performing Starchild. Video below!

SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL With Whoopi Goldberg and Jennifer Saunders Has Broken On Sale  Photo SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL With Whoopi Goldberg and Jennifer Saunders Has Broken On Sale Records at Eventim Apollo
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 6, 2019

Since it went on sale Sister Act The Musical starring Whoopi Goldberg and Jennifer Saunders has broken all on sale records for a run at the Eventim Apollo having already sold over 95,000 tickets so far for the five week run. During the first day of on sale, demand was so high that several ticket agent websites crashed!

BWW TV: Go Backstage With The Cast and Creatives of GHOST QUARTET Photo BWW TV: Go Backstage With The Cast and Creatives of GHOST QUARTET
by BroadwayWorld UK TV - Nov 5, 2019

The UK premiere of Dave Malloy's Ghost Quartet has taken up a winter residency at the newly opened Boulevard Theatre. BroadwayWorld UK reporter Jamie Body went along to chat to the cast and some of the creatives behind this chilling show - watch the video below!

Review Roundup: Dave Malloy's GHOST QUARTET in London - Read the Reviews! Photo Review Roundup: Dave Malloy's GHOST QUARTET in London - Read the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Nov 1, 2019

Dave Malloy's Ghost Quartet recently opened in London at the Boulevard Theatre!

BWW Review: GHOST QUARTET, Boulevard Theatre Photo BWW Review: GHOST QUARTET, Boulevard Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Nov 1, 2019

Deep in the stomach of Soho, the Boulevard Theatre is the newest addition in the panorama of London's studio theatres. The exceptionally versatile and sleek venue has just opened its doors with the UK premiere of Dave Malloy's Ghost Quartet. The show is a celebration of ancestral storytelling: characters and storylines intersect and transcend time in what feels more like a song cycle or a staged concept album of sorts. The numbers push the narrative while Carly Bawden, Niccolò Curradi, Maimuna Memon, and Zubin Varla take their audience on a primordial journey.

Photo Flash: First Look at the Brand New Boulevard Theatre Photo Photo Flash: First Look at the Brand New Boulevard Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Oct 28, 2019

Stunning new images of the Boulevard theatre have today been released days after the theatre opened its doors to the public for the first time for the London premiere of Dave Malloy's Ghost Quartet, directed by Bill Buckhurst. Press night for Ghost Quartet is 31 October. The restaurant is also now open from 8am daily. Alongside this is a vibrant late night and Sunday programme including a wide range of jazz, comedy, poetry, and more.

Whoopi Goldberg Returns to the Role of Deloris Van Cartier in SISTER ACT London Reviv Photo Whoopi Goldberg Returns to the Role of Deloris Van Cartier in SISTER ACT London Revival
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 23, 2019

Whoopi Goldberg will reprise her starring role as Deloris Van Cartier for the first time on stage with Jennifer Saunders as Mother Superior in a newly adapted production of the smash hit musical SISTER ACT at London's Eventim Apollo from 29 July to 30 August 2020. Tickets on sale now.

BWW Review: ASSASSINS, Watermill Theatre Photo BWW Review: ASSASSINS, Watermill Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Oct 15, 2019

Assassins is never less than engaging and interesting, for all its structural flaws. Worth the ticket price just to see the virtuosity of this super-talented cast.

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