Photo Flash: First Look at the UK Tour of CAPTAIN CORELLI'S MANDOLINPhoto Flash: First Look at the UK Tour of CAPTAIN CORELLI'S MANDOLIN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019

Based on the best-selling novel by Louis de Bernieres, CAPTAIN CORELLI'S MANDOLIN is adapted by Evening Standard Award-winner and Golden Globe and BAFTA Award nominee Rona Munro and is directed by Olivier and Tony Award nominee Melly Still. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For the Tour of CAPTAIN CORELLI'S MANDOLINFull Casting Announced For the Tour of CAPTAIN CORELLI'S MANDOLIN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

The 2019 UK tour and first major stage production of CAPTAIN CORELLI'S MANDOLIN features an ensemble cast of 15 with Alex Mugnaioni playing the title character and Madison Clare, Fred Fergus and Joseph Long playing Pelagia, Francesco and Dr Iannis respectively. (more...)

A West End Christmas Celebrates its 15th Year With Stars From HEATHERS, EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE, and MoreA West End Christmas Celebrates its 15th Year With Stars From HEATHERS, EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE, and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2018

The Make A Difference Trust has been restoring the spirit of Christmas Since 2003, with casts and stars of West End shows coming together to be a part of A West End Christmas. With carols, Christmas songs and readings, Christmas is celebrated in true West End style. Once again this year we will be returning to the beautiful surroundings of St Paul's (The Actors) Church in Covent Garden on Sunday 2nd December 2018 at 7.30pm (more...)

Last Chance to Catch STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICALLast Chance to Catch STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

STRICTLY BALLROOM Will Dance Out of the West End October 27STRICTLY BALLROOM Will Dance Out of the West End October 27
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

Photo Flash: Matt Cardle Joins STRICTLY BALLROOM TonightPhoto Flash: Matt Cardle Joins STRICTLY BALLROOM Tonight
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

Cartoline da Londra Part #1: Strictly BallroomCartoline da Londra Part #1: Strictly Ballroom
by Fabrizio Magnani - Jul 16, 2018

Strictly Ballroom, la traspozione dell'omonimo film del 1992 di Baz Luhrmann ('Moulin Rouge', 'Romeo+Juliet', 'Il Grande Gatsby'), non convince del tutto il West End londinese. (more...)

Matt Cardle To Join Cast Of STRICTLY BALLROOM The MusicalMatt Cardle To Join Cast Of STRICTLY BALLROOM The Musical
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

Review Roundup: STRICTLY BALLROOM Waltzes to the West EndReview Roundup: STRICTLY BALLROOM Waltzes to the West End
by Review Roundups - Apr 25, 2018

Strictly Ballroom has waltzed its way to the West End! Strictly Ballroom is the romantic story that was embraced around the world, and went on to put the Strictly into Come Dancing! Based on the multi award-winning movie, the first installment from Baz Luhrmann's acclaimed Red Curtain Trilogy, the musical production is a kaleidoscope of color and fun.  (more...)

BWW Review: STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL, Piccadilly TheatreBWW 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'. (more...)

Further Casting Announced For STRICTLY BALLROOM The MusicalFurther Casting Announced For STRICTLY BALLROOM The Musical
by BWW News Desk - 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). (more...)

Will Young, Jonny Labey and Zizi Strallen to Lead Baz Luhrmann's STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICALWill 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. (more...)

North American Premiere of Baz Luhrmann's STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL Begins 4/26
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL - Full Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - 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). (more...)

Photo Flash: Ben Miles and Elizabeth McGovern Open in SUNSET AT THE VILLA THALIA at the National Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Jun 2, 2016

Last night Alexi Kaye Campbell's new play, SUNSET AT THE VILLA THALIA, directed by Simon Godwin, had its press night at the National's Dorfman Theatre. The show features design by Hildegard Bechtler, lighting design by Natasha Chivers, music by Michael Bruce, movement by Jonathan Goddard and sound design by Tom Gibbons. The cast includes Christos Callow, Sam Crane, Glykeria Dimou, Elizabeth McGovern, Ben Miles, Pippa Nixon and Eve Polycarpou.  (more...)

Ralph Fiennes's Richard III Leads June's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - May 30, 2016

London is never short of theatre temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From Shakespeare and Rattigan to new musicals and an Edward Snowden play, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews... (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Elizabeth McGovern, Ben Miles & More for National Theatre's SUNSET AT THE VILLA THALIA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Rehearsal images have been released for Alexi Kaye Campbell's new play, SUNSET AT THE VILLA THALIA, directed by Simon Godwin, which premieres at the Dorfman Theatre from 25 May, with press night 1 June. (more...)

IN THE HEIGHTS Extends at King's Cross Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

?Initially booking for a limited 4 week run, Tony Award-winning Broadway musical In The Heights has extended its run at King's Cross Theatre for a third time, now booking for an additional 6 months until Sunday 30 October 2016. Tickets for the new booking period are on sale now. In The Heights returns to London following a critically acclaimed sell-out UK premiere at Southwark Playhouse in 2014. (more...)

Nathan Amzi Returning to IN THE HEIGHTS at King's Cross Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

Nathan Amzi will return to In The Heights for a limited two-week run, playing Piragua Guy from Monday 21 December 2015 to Sunday 3 January 2016. Nathan originated the role in the London production when it premiered at Southwark Playhouse in 2014. In The Heights recently extended its run at King's Cross Theatre for a second time, now booking for an additional 3 months until Sunday 10 April 2016. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: IN THE HEIGHTS Extends at King's Cross; First Look at New Trailer!
by Stage Tube - Nov 13, 2015

Initially booking for a limited 4 week run, Tony Award-winning Broadway musical In The Heights has extended its run at King's Cross Theatre for a second time, now booking for an additional 3 months until Sunday 10 April 2016. In The Heights returns to London following a critically acclaimed sell-out UK premiere at Southwark Playhouse in 2014.   (more...)

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