BWW Review: ASSASSINS, Watermill Theatre 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. (more...)

Casting Announced For ASSASSINS at the Watermill Theatre and Nottingham Playhouse Casting Announced For ASSASSINS at the Watermill Theatre and Nottingham Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019

Full casting has been announced for The Watermill Theatre's / Nottingham Playhouse forthcoming co-production of Assassins. (more...)

The UK Premiere Of SPAMILTON: AN AMERICAN PARODY Extends Due To Public Demand The UK Premiere Of SPAMILTON: AN AMERICAN PARODY Extends Due To Public Demand
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announces that the run of Gerard Alessandrini's Spamilton: An American Parody extends due to public demand - the production now runs until 15 September. (more...)

BWW Review: SPAMILTON, Menier Chocolate Factory BWW Review: SPAMILTON, Menier Chocolate Factory
by Marianka Swain - Jul 25, 2018

Gerard Alessandrini is not throwing away his shot. The creator of satirical revue Forbidden Broadway realised that the unprecedented success of Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical warranted a standalone show, and thus Spamilton was born. A 2016 Off-Broadway hit, the affectionate spoof now follows Hamilton over the pond. (more...)

SPAMILTON: AN AMERICAN PARODY Opens Tonight At London's Menier Chocolate Factory SPAMILTON: AN AMERICAN PARODY Opens Tonight At London's Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

Spamilton, the musical comedy sensation that already has had New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles rolling in the aisles opens tonight at London's Menier Chocolate Factory. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SPAMILTON at the Menier Chocolate Factory Photo Flash: First Look at SPAMILTON at the Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

Hamilton - Olivier, Tony, Pulitzer and Grammy Award-winning musical. Very few tickets available. Spamilton: An American Parody - Hamilton and much more. With tickets available… (more...)

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Leads July's Top 10 New London Shows THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Leads July's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Jul 5, 2018

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a new theatrical epic to Shakespeare and musical spoof, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld reviews, interviews and features! (more...)

Menier Chocolate Factory Announces Casting For The UK Premiere Of Gerard Alessandrini's SPAMILTON: AN AMERICAN PARODY Menier Chocolate Factory Announces Casting For The UK Premiere Of Gerard Alessandrini's SPAMILTON: AN AMERICAN PARODY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

With the UK premiere of The Gronholm Method running at the Menier, Travesties running on Broadway and The Color Purple on tour in the US, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announces the cast for UK premiere of Gerard Alessandrini's Spamilton: An American Parody which opens at the theatre on 24 July, with previews from 12 July and runs until 8 September. Alessandrini directs Marc Akinfolarin, Jason Denton, Eddie Elliott, Liam Tamne and Julie Yammanee, with special guests Sophie-Louise Dann and Damian Humbley. The production renews Alessandrini's collaboration with the Menier following Forbidden Broadway which ran both at the theatre and in the West End. (more...)

Review Roundup: BACKBONE at Red Sky Performance - What Did The Critics Think? Review Roundup: BACKBONE at Red Sky Performance - What Did The Critics Think?
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

BACKBONE a Red Sky Performance runs through November 12, and the critics are weighing in! (more...)

Red Sky Performance to Premiere BACKBONE in Toronto Red Sky Performance to Premiere BACKBONE in Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2017

From November 2 - 12, 2017 Red Sky Performance, in partnership with Canadian Stage, will present the World Premiere of BACKBONE at Berkeley Street Theatre in Toronto. (more...)

Red Sky Performance to Premiere BACKBONE in Toronto Red Sky Performance to Premiere BACKBONE in Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

From November 2 - 12, 2017 Red Sky Performance, in partnership with Canadian Stage, will present the World Premiere of BACKBONE at Berkeley Street Theatre in Toronto. (more...)

Red Sky Performance presents World Premiere of MIIGIS Red Sky Performance presents World Premiere of MIIGIS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

  Red Sky Performance, Canada's leading company of contemporary Indigenous performing arts, founded by executive and artistic director Sandra Laronde, is proud to kick off their fall season with the World Premiere of MIIGIS on September 15 and 16, 2017 at Fort York National Historic Site. (more...)

West End's MOTOWN on Track to Recoup Investment This Year
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

The West End production of Motown the Musical has proven its popularity in London. (more...)

Obioma Ugoala to Play 'Smokey Robinson' in London's MOTOWN; Show Extends to Autumn 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

MOTOWN is getting a new Smokey! Not only that, but the Daily Mail writes that the West End production of Motown the Musical is extending through October 2017. Obioma Ugoala will join the cast as 'Smokey Robinson' starting July 4, 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: Opening Night of West End's MOTOWN THE MUSICAL - Berry Gordy, Smokey Robinson, Mary Wilson and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

Last night (8 March 2016) marked the opening of the West End production of Motown the Musical. With music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue and book by Motown founder Berry Gordy,Motown the Musical is directed by Charles Randolph-Wright. Last month, due to public demand, a further 200,000 tickets were released for sale taking bookings at the Shaftesbury Theatre to 18 February 2017.  BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the opening night bash below! (more...)

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Opens Tonight in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

The West End production of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL officially opens tonight 8 March 2016. With music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue and book by Motown founder Berry Gordy, MOTOWN THE MUSICALis directed by Charles Randolph-Wright.  (more...)

Photo Flash: MOTOWN Hits London! First Look at Lucy St. Louis, Cedric Neal & More Onstage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

The West End production of Motown the Musical is now in previews at the Shaftesbury Theatre, with press night on 8 March 2016. With music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue and book by Motown founder Berry Gordy, Motown the Musical is directed by Charles Randolph-Wright.   The show recently released a further 200,000 tickets for sale taking bookings to 18 February 2017. Check out a first look below! (more...)

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Extends Through February 2017 in London
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

Just in time for previews, which start tonight 11 February in the West End, MOTOWN THE MUSICAL has announced an extension through 18 February 2017. The Daily Mail revealed this evening that 200,000 new tickets are now on sale. (more...)

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Gets Into a London Groove Tonight in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

Charl Brown (Smokey Robinson) and Sifiso Mazibuko (Marvin Gaye) join Cedric Neal (Berry Gordy) and Lucy St. Louis (Diana Ross) in the West End production of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL, beginning tonight 11 February 2016 with press night on 8 March 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Lucy St. Louis, Cherelle Williams, Tanya Nicole Edwards in MOTOWN THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

As rehearsals begin for the West End production of Motown the Musical, full casting is announced  led by Cedric Neal as Berry Gordy, Lucy St. Louis as Diana Ross, Charl Brown as Smokey Robinson andSifiso Mazibuko as Marvin Gaye. Check out a sneak peek below! (more...)

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