West End Stars Line Up To Support Mayor's Of Croydon's Chosen CharitiesWest End Stars Line Up To Support Mayor's Of Croydon's Chosen Charities
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019

On the 3 November 2019 at 6:30pm, stars from the West End will come to Croydon's recently re-opened Fairfield Halls to support the Mayor of Croydon's five charities for 2019 in a one-off concert that celebrates musicals past and present in a jam-packed evening of entertainment. (more...)

BWW Interview: Bronté Barbé Talks STRIKING 12BWW Interview: Bronté Barbé Talks STRIKING 12
by Fiona Scott - Dec 8, 2018

Bronte Barbe has been seen tinkling the ivories as Carole King in the recent Beautiful tour and letting her 'Freak Flag' fly around the UK as Princess Fiona in Shrek the Musical. She speaks to BroadwayWorld about her current role as 'The Little Match Girl' in Striking 12. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for STRIKING 12 at Union TheatrePhoto Flash: In Rehearsal for STRIKING 12 at Union Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2018

Oliver Kaderbhai directs Declan Bennett (Brendan), Bronte Barbe (The Match Girl), Danielle Kassarate (Narrator), Kate Robson-Stuart and Leon Scott in hit Off-Broadway musical Striking 12 from Tony Award-winning Rachel Sheinkin and musical duo Brendan Milburn and Valerie Vigoda. Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Match Girl, Striking 12 will open at the Union Theatre on 3 December, with previews from 28 November and runs until 23 December. (more...)

Declan Bennett And Bronté Barbé Lead The Cast In Off-Broadway Hit Musical STRIKING 12Declan Bennett And Bronté Barbé Lead The Cast In Off-Broadway Hit Musical STRIKING 12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

Ben Lockwood, Rupert Henderson and Oliver Kaderbhai today announce the full cast for the hit Off-Broadway musical Striking 12 from Tony Award-winning Rachel Sheinkin and musical duo Brendan Milburn and Valerie Vigoda. Oliver Kaderbhai directs Declan Bennett (Brendan), Bronte Barbe (The Match Girl), Danielle Kassarate (Narrator), with Kate Robson-Stuart and Leon Scott completing the cast. Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Match Girl, Striking 12 will open at the Union Theatre on 3 December, with previews from 28 November and runs until 23 December. (more...)

Broadway Sessions Offers Open Mic With Special GuestsBroadway Sessions Offers Open Mic With Special Guests
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida and Footloose) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano. This Thursday night, April 12th, Broadway Sessions offers up it's one monthly open mic party featuring special guest vocalists. (more...)

BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Comes to The Bristol HippodromeBEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Comes to The Bristol Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

Paul Blake, Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Mike Bosner in association with Michael Harrison announce that Bronte Barbe will play 'Carole King' in the UK and Ireland tour of the Olivier, Tony and Grammy award-winning BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL. Bronte will be joined by Kane Oliver Parry as King's husband and song-writing partner 'Gerry Goffin', Amy Ellen Richardson as song-writer 'Cynthia Weil', Matthew Gonsalves as song-writer 'Barry Mann', Carol Royle as King's mother 'Genie Klein' and Adam Howden as music publisher and producer 'Donnie Kirshner'. At certain performances, 'Carole King' will be played by Leigh Lothian. BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL opens at the Bradford Alhambra on Saturday 9 September 2017. Tour dates below. (more...)

UK Tour of BEAUTIFUL Launches TonightUK Tour of BEAUTIFUL Launches Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2017

Paul Blake, Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Mike Bosner in association with Michael Harrison welcome Bronte Barbe as 'Carole King' in the UK and Ireland tour of the Olivier, Tony and Grammy award-winning BEAUTIFUL - THE Carole King MUSICAL. (more...)

BWW Flashback: Looking Back on the 'Some Kind of Wonderful' Leading Ladies of BEAUTIFUL!BWW Flashback: Looking Back on the 'Some Kind of Wonderful' Leading Ladies of BEAUTIFUL!
by Danielle Ashley - Sep 2, 2017

From the Great White Way to across the pond on the West End, the story of Carole King has continued to inspire audiences to find their true voice with the timeless music sung by talented leading ladies. (more...)

UK Tour of BEAUTIFUL Finds Its Carole King; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Paul Blake, Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Mike Bosner in association with Michael Harrison are delighted to announce that Bronte Barbe will play 'Carole King' in the UK and Ireland tour of the Olivier, Tony and Grammy award-winning BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL. (more...)

Maguire, Kalidas, Tompsett And More To Perform At WEST END BIG BUSK Charity Show For London Homeless At the Ambassadors Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

West End Big Busk (in association with Joel Marvin)  will  present a charity gala evening at The Ambassadors Theatre in London's West End on Tuesday April 11 featuring stars of the West End and other special guests in aid of  the Passage Charity who support the homeless in London. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at JEST END 2016
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The hit comedy musical show exploring and 'exposing' the hits, flops and gossip of Theatreland  returns to Waterloo East Theatre after its sell-out season in 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: Exclusive look at Waterloo East Theatre's JEST END
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2016

The hit comedy musical show exploring and 'exposing' the hits, flops and gossip of Theatreland  returns to Waterloo East Theatre after its sell-out season in 2015. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for JEST END 2106 at Waterloo East Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

The hit comedy musical show exploring and 'exposing' the hits, flops and gossip of Theatreland, returns to Waterloo East Theatre after its sell-out season in 2015. (more...)

Jest End Cast 2016 Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

The hit comedy musical show exploring and 'exposing' the hits, flops and gossip of Theatreland  returns to Waterloo East Theatre after its sell-out season in 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE DONKEY SHOW - A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DISCO in London
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

Award winning comedian, Vikki Stone (Oberon/Mia) is joined by Siobhan Athwal (Dmitri/Vinnie), Bronte Barbe (Helen/Vinnie), Melissa Bayern (Tytania/Sander), Natalie Chua (Disco Girl), Samuel Fogell (DJ Hernando/Cobweb), James Gillan (Lady Puck), Dominique Kinisky(Peaseblossom), Nyron Levy (Moth), Adrian Martel (Mustardseed), Harry Morley (Fidget) and Jessica Spalis (Rico Suave) to complete the cast for The Donkey Show.  (more...)

Full Cast Announced for THE DONKEY SHOW - A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DISCO in London
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

?Award winning comedian, Vikki Stone (Oberon/Mia) is joined by Siobhan Athwal (Dmitri/Vinnie), Bronte Barbe (Helen/Vinnie), Melissa Bayern (Tytania/Sander), Natalie Chua (Disco Girl), Samuel Fogell (DJ Hernando/Cobweb), James Gillan (Lady Puck), Dominique Kinisky (Peaseblossom), Nyron Levy (Moth), Adrian Martel (Mustardseed), Harry Morley (Fidget) and Jessica Spalis (Rico Suave) to complete the cast for The Donkey Show.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Bronte Barbe, Princess Fiona In UK Tour Of SHREK!
by Carrie Dunn - Jan 17, 2016

We talk to Bronte Barbe, playing Princess Fiona in the UK tour of Shrek, about tap dancing, tour venues, and Grease 2! (more...)

Mark Benton, Niki Evans Star in COOL RIDER - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Full casting is announced today for Cool Rider, the cult musical sequel which will return to the West End, cool riding into the historic Duchess Theatre from Tuesday 15 to Saturday 19 April 2014 (press night Wednesday 16 April at 8.00pm) following the rapturous reception of the one-night-only concert at the Lyric Theatre. On sale now. (more...)

Anita Dobson Stars in CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS at Riverside, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2013

CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS is a new musical which will premiere at Riverside Studios in London from tonight, 4 to 14 July for 10 performances only. (more...)

New Musical Based on Saint-Saens's CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS to Play Riverside Studios, July 4-14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2013

CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS is a new musical which will premiere at Riverside Studios in London from 4 to 14 July for 10 performances only. (more...)

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