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BWW Review: SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, Sadler's Wells Photo BWW Review: SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, Sadler's Wells
by Emma Watkins - Aug 6, 2021

The two main supporting roles steal the show, along with the spectacular set-piece choreography. The big showstopper remains the title number, which has become one of those modern iconic stage moments that any theatre fan should see.

Photos: First Look at SINGIN' IN THE RAIN at Sadler's Wells Photo Photos: First Look at SINGIN' IN THE RAIN at Sadler's Wells
by Stephi Wild - Aug 5, 2021

This production of Singin' in the Rain opened at Chichester Festival Theatre and extended due to unprecedented public demand, before a transfer to London which received huge critical acclaim and four Olivier Award nominations.

Full Casting Announced For SINGIN' IN THE RAIN at Sadlers Wells Theatre Photo Full Casting Announced For SINGIN' IN THE RAIN at Sadlers Wells Theatre
by Stephi Wild - May 19, 2021

Today Michael Harrison and Jonathan Church announce that Kevin Clifton, Faye Tozer, Charlotte Gooch and Cavin Cornwall are to join Adam Cooper to lead the Chichester Festival Theatre and Stage Entertainment production of the Olivier Award-nominated musical Singin' in the Rain.

The Turbine Theatre Announces 2020 Spring Season Photo The Turbine Theatre Announces 2020 Spring Season
by Stephi Wild - Dec 20, 2019

The Turbine Theatre in Circus West Village, the first chapter in the regeneration of the iconic Battersea Power Station, announces an exciting and diverse Spring 2020 season, which includes the programming of a variety of new work and emerging talent from visiting companies, as well as the transfer of one of the Edinburgh Festival's 2019 hit shows, #HonestAmy.

Last Chance to Catch STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL Photo Last Chance to Catch STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL
by Stephi Wild - Sep 10, 2018

Best-selling recording artist, X-Factor winner and West End star Matt Cardle stars with the cast of Strictly Ballroom The Musical through until the end of the celebrated run at the Piccadilly Theatre, on Saturday 27 October. Based on Baz Luhrmann's acclaimed film and now transformed into a spectacular and joyous West End musical, Matt plays the role of band leader Wally Strand.

STRICTLY BALLROOM Will Dance Out of the West End October 27 Photo STRICTLY BALLROOM Will Dance Out of the West End October 27
by Julie Musbach - Aug 29, 2018

Strictly Ballroom The Musical is based on Baz Luhrmann's acclaimed film and was transformed into a spectacular and joyous West End musical, opening April 24 at London's Piccadilly Theatre. The dance tale will end its run on October 27.

Photo Flash: Matt Cardle Joins STRICTLY BALLROOM Tonight Photo Photo Flash: Matt Cardle Joins STRICTLY BALLROOM Tonight
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2018

New images have been released as best-selling recording artist, X-Factor winner and West End star Matt Cardle officially joins the cast of Strictly Ballroom The Musical. Based on Baz Luhrmann's acclaimed film and now transformed into a spectacular and joyous West End musical, Matt plays the role of band leader Wally Strand at the Piccadilly Theatre.

Matt Cardle To Join Cast Of STRICTLY BALLROOM The Musical Photo Matt Cardle To Join Cast Of STRICTLY BALLROOM The Musical
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2018

Best-selling recording artist, X-Factor winner and West End star Matt Cardle is to join the cast of Strictly Ballroom The Musical. Based on Baz Luhrmann's acclaimed film and now transformed into a spectacular and joyous West End musical, Matt will play the role of band leader Wally Strand, from Tuesday 31st July at the Piccadilly Theatre. He takes over the role from Will Young.

BWW Review: STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL, Piccadilly Theatre Photo BWW Review: STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL, Piccadilly Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Apr 24, 2018

Love is in the air, and revolution too. Baz Luhrmann's beloved 1992 film (originally a student play, now back on stage as a musical) is even more adamantly anti-establishment in this latest incarnation, opening out a delicious satire of 1980s Australian competitive ballroom into a more universal story of the fight for fearless self-expression. In short: 'Love, freedom and sequins'.

Photo Flash: First Look at the UK Premiere of STRICTLY BALLROOM Photo Photo Flash: First Look at the UK Premiere of STRICTLY BALLROOM
by Julie Musbach - Apr 23, 2018

Strictly Ballroom is waltzing its way to the West End, get a first look at the production below!

Further Casting Announced For STRICTLY BALLROOM The Musical Photo Further Casting Announced For STRICTLY BALLROOM The Musical
by Stephi Wild - Jan 24, 2018

Anna Francolini and Gerard Horan will join previously announced Jonny Labey, Zizi Strallen and Will Young in the company for Baz Luhrmann's Strictly Ballroom The Musical. Based on Baz Luhrmann's classic film that inspired the world to dance, Strictly Ballroom The Musical will begin performances at the Piccadilly Theatre on Thursday 29th March 2018 (Press Night Tuesday 24th April).

Will Young, Jonny Labey and Zizi Strallen to Lead Baz Luhrmann's STRICTLY BALLROOM TH Photo Will Young, Jonny Labey and Zizi Strallen to Lead Baz Luhrmann's STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

Will Young, Jonny Labey and Zizi Strallen will lead the cast of Baz Luhrmann's Strictly Ballroom The Musical when it makes its West End debut in 2018.

North American Premiere of Baz Luhrmann's STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL Begins 4/26
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 18, 2017

David Mirvish and Global Creatures in association with West Yorkshire Playhouse are delighted to present the North American Premiere of Baz Luhrmann's STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL in Toronto.   Based on the beloved 1992 film that inspired the world to dance and that took the People's Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival that year, STRICTLY BALLROOM begins performances Wednesday April 26 and plays through Sunday June 25 at the Princess of Wales Theatre.  Media night is Wednesday May 3 at 8PM.

Anton du Beke and Joanne Clifton to Appear at THE GOLDEN AGE OF DANCE at Drury Lane
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

As excitement builds on stage for The Golden Age Of Dance, two of the dance world's finest, Anton du Beke and Joanne Clifton, have been announced as very special guests to add even more sparkle to what will no doubt be an evening of fabulous dance, glamour and music, joining a fabulous cast of West End dancers and performers.

BWW Interview: Russell Grant Talks STRICTLY and THE GOLDEN AGE OF DANCE
by Marianka Swain - Oct 28, 2016

Since winning hearts during his stint on Strictly Come Dancing, partnered by Flavia Cacace, actor and astrologer Russell Grant has starred in Hairspray, Grease and The Wizard of Oz. He's now hosting The Golden Age of Dance, a celebration of great dance numbers from classic films like Top Hat, Follow the Fleet, Swing Time and Shall We Dance, featuring a company of West End dancers and The Novello Orchestra. The show is at Theatre Royal Drury Lane on 13 November and Wales Millennium Centre on 15 November.

STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL - Full Casting Announced
by Rebecca Russo - Jul 29, 2016

The full cast has been announced for STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL, with an international company coming together ahead of the first UK staging of the musical, which is to premiere onWednesday 30 November at West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds. (PressNight: Tuesday 6 December at 7.30pm).

Photo Flash: LET'S DANCE AGAIN Musical Revue Plays Royal Festival Hall
by Roy Tan - Nov 15, 2015

Nostalgic musical revue, LET'S DANCE AGAIN recently performeda at the Royal Festival Hall, and BroadwayWorld was on the scene to snap some photos. Check them out below!

BWW Interviews: Choreographer Nick Winston On LET'S DANCE AGAIN
by Carrie Dunn - Sep 16, 2015

Nick Winston began his career as a performer, appearing in the West End productions of Chicago, Fosse, Kiss Me Kate and Disney's Beauty & The Beast. His extensive choreographic work has been seen across Europe, America and Asia. Credits include, Annie (National Tour), Flash Mob (Sadler's Wells), White Christmas (West Yorkshire Playhouse), Calamity Jane (National Tour), Sweeney Todd (The Royal Exchange), Sondheim at 80 (Royal Albert Hall), Loserville (West End), The Wizard of Oz (Royal Festival Hall), The Adventures of Pinocchio (Opera North), Il Turco in Italia (Garsington Opera) & Fortunio (Grange Park Opera). 

TOP HAT to Play Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 18, 2015

Winner of three Olivier Awards (Best New Musical, Best Choreography, Best Costume Design) from its seven nominations, and winner of the Evening Standard Award for Best Night Out, the musical comes to Canterbury as part of a 47-week tour.

BWW Reviews: TOP HAT, Manchester Opera House, February 10 2015
by Adrian Bradley - Feb 11, 2015

After wowing crowds and the Olivier Award judges, Top Hat is touring the country bringing its infectious enthusiasm and the spirit of Fred Astaire around the country. Manchester's Opera House theatre hosted the latest leg of this affectionate adaption of irving Berlin's 1935 film staring Astaire and his long time collaborator Ginger Rogers.

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