Francesca Jackson News

New Casting Information Announced for Premiere of Tina Turner Musical TINANew Casting Information Announced for Premiere of Tina Turner Musical TINA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

Joining the previously announced Adrienne Warren, who plays the title role, are Kobna Holdbrook-Smith as Ike Turner, Madeline Appiah as Tina's mother Zelma Bullock, Jenny Fitzpatrick as the alternate Tina, Lorna Gayle as Tina's Grandmother GG, Tom Godwin as Record Producer Phil Spector and Lyricist Terry Britten, Francesca Jackson as Ike and Tina's manager Rhonda Graam, Aisha Jawando as Tina's sister Alline Bullock, Natey Jones as Tina's father Richard Bullock and Tina's first love Raymond Hill, Gerard McCarthy as record company Marketing Manager Erwin Bach and Ryan O'Donnell as Tina's Manager Roger Davies. They are joined by ensemble members Tsemaye Bob-Egbe, Keisher Downie, Kit Esuruoso who also plays Tina's son Craig Hill, Jammy Kasongo, Sia Kiwa, Jason Langley, Kayleigh McKnight, Baker Mukasa and Tanisha Spring and swings Derek Aidoo, Gavin Alex, Edward Bourne, Candace Furbert, Hannah Jay-Allan and Rodney Vubya. (more...)

Photo Exclusive: First Look at DUSTY Starring Alison ArnoppPhoto Exclusive: First Look at DUSTY Starring Alison Arnopp
by Roy Tan - Sep 2, 2015

DUSTY puts Dusty herself and her amazing voice in the heart of the action. It tells the incredible story of how Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien became Dusty Springfield, one of the biggest selling female artists and an icon of the 60s, as seen through the eyes of Nancy Jones, one of her childhood friends.  Below, BroadwayWorld has a first look at exclusive shots of the show! (more...)

Soprano Alison Arnopp to Lead West End's DUSTY; Full Cast & Dates SetSoprano Alison Arnopp to Lead West End's DUSTY; Full Cast & Dates Set
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

DUSTY puts Dusty herself and her amazing voice in the heart of the action. It tells the incredible story of how Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien became Dusty Springfield, one of the biggest selling female artists and an icon of the 60s, as seen through the eyes of Nancy Jones, one of her childhood friends.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Ellie Ann Lowe & More in UK's DUSTYPhoto Flash: First Look at Ellie Ann Lowe & More in UK's DUSTY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

Dusty, a multi-media show celebrating the musical icon Dusty Springfield, today announces an extension to its run at the Charing Cross Theatre with tickets now on sale to 21 November 2015.  The revised press night will now take place on Monday 7 September 2015. (more...)

UK Multimedia Event DUSTY Announces ExtensionUK Multimedia Event DUSTY Announces Extension
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

Dusty, a multi-media show celebrating the musical icon Dusty Springfield, today announces an extension to its run at the Charing Cross Theatre with tickets now on sale to 21 November 2015.  The revised press night will now take place on Monday 7 September 2015. (more...)

DUSTY Extends at Charing Cross TheatreDUSTY Extends at Charing Cross Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

Dusty, a multi-media show celebrating the musical icon Dusty Springfield, today announces an extension to its run at the Charing Cross Theatre with tickets now on sale to 21 November 2015.  The revised press night will now take place on Monday 7 September 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: Stars Align at Media Night for West End's DUSTYPhoto Flash: Stars Align at Media Night for West End's DUSTY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

Dusty, a unique new multi-media show celebrating the musical icon Dusty Springfield, last night (15 July 2015) held a V.I.P. media night at the Charing Cross Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at DUSTY at Charing Cross TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at DUSTY at Charing Cross Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

Dusty, a unique new multi-media show celebrating the musical icon Dusty Springfield, will receive its world premiere at the Charing Cross Theatre.  Now previewing with press night on 12 June 2015, tickets are now on sale with booking to 22 August 2015.  (more...)

Cast Announced for Dusty Springfield Musical at Charing Cross TheatreCast Announced for Dusty Springfield Musical at Charing Cross Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Dusty, a unique new multi-media show celebrating the musical icon Dusty Springfield, will receive its world premiere at the Charing Cross Theatre next month with previews beginning 25 May 2015 and press night on 3 June 2015. Tickets are now on sale for this thirteen week run with booking to 22 August 2015. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for New Multi-Media Show, DUSTYFull Casting Announced for New Multi-Media Show, DUSTY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Dusty, a unique new multi-media show celebrating the musical icon Dusty Springfield, will receive its world premiere at the Charing Cross Theatre next month with previews beginning 25 May 2015 and press night on 3 June 2015.  Tickets are now on sale for this thirteen week run with booking to 22 August 2015.  (more...)

Theatre Du Chatelet's INTO THE WOODS Now StreamingTheatre Du Chatelet's INTO THE WOODS Now Streaming
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 15, 2014

The elaborate new production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's celebrated fairy tale-themed musical INTO THE WOODS playing at renown Paris playhouse and opera venue Theatre du Chatelet is now available to hear in full. (more...)

Promo Trailer & Conductor Chat For Theatre Du Chatelet's INTO THE WOODSPromo Trailer & Conductor Chat For Theatre Du Chatelet's INTO THE WOODS
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 27, 2014

A first look at the elaborate new production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's beloved fairy tale-themed musical INTO THE WOODS playing at renown Paris playhouse and opera venue Theatre du Chatelet is now available to view. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

In a show structured around the famous essay by psychoanalyst Bruno Bettelheim, Stephen Sondheim gives us his interpretation of various fairy tales: Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Magic Beanstalk... audiences at Le Chatelet, however, aren't in for the standard trip down the nostalgic lanes of childhood. (more...)

INTO THE WOODS to Play Theatre du Chatelet in AprilINTO THE WOODS to Play Theatre du Chatelet in April
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

Next up at Theatre du Chatelet is Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods, which will run April 1-12 . The production will star Kimy Mc Laren (Cinderella), Leslie Clack (Narrator), Nicholas Garrett (Baker), Christine Buffle (Baker's wife), Beverley Klein (The witch), Pascal Charbonneau (Jack), Rebecca de Pont Davies (Jack's mother), Francesca Jackson (Little Red Riding Hood), David Curry (Rapunzel's Prince), Damian Thantrey (Steward) and Orchestre de chambre de Paris. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Julian Ovenden, Sophie-Louise Dann and More in SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGEPhoto Flash: First Look at Julian Ovenden, Sophie-Louise Dann and More in SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2013

After A Little Night Music in 2010 and Sweeney Todd in 2011, Chatelet presents another masterpiece from Stephen Sondheim, now running through April 25, 2013. The cast features Julian Ovenden (Georges / George), Sophie-Louise Dann (Dot / Marie), Nickolas Grace (Jules / Greenberg), Rebecca de Pont Davies (Old Lady / Elaine), with Jessica Walker, David Curry, Rebecca Bottone, Francesca Jackson, and Beverley Klein. (more...)

Julian Ovenden & More Star in SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE in Paris, Opening Tonight!Julian Ovenden & More Star in SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE in Paris, Opening Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2013

After A Little Night Music in 2010 and Sweeney Todd in 2011, Chatelet presents another masterpiece fromStephen Sondheim. The cast will feature Julian Ovenden (Georges / George), Sophie-Louise Dann (Dot / Marie), Nickolas Grace (Jules / Greenberg), Rebecca de Pont Davies (Old Lady / Elaine), with Jessica Walker, David Curry, Rebecca Bottone, Francesca Jackson, and Beverley Klein. For tickets, visit: http://chatelet-theatre.com (more...)

Julian Ovenden Set Stars in SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE in Paris, Opening TonightJulian Ovenden Set Stars in SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE in Paris, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2013

Julian Ovenden is set to star as George Seurat in the Theatre du Chatelet production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE, running tonight, April 15-25, 2013. (more...)

Julian Ovenden & More to Star in SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE in ParisJulian Ovenden & More to Star in SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE in Paris
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2013

After A Little Night Music in 2010 and Sweeney Todd in 2011, Chatelet presents another masterpiece fromStephen Sondheim. The cast will feature Julian Ovenden (Georges / George), Sophie-Louise Dann (Dot / Marie), Nickolas Grace (Jules / Greenberg), Rebecca de Pont Davies (Old Lady / Elaine), with Jessica Walker, David Curry, Rebecca Bottone, Francesca Jackson, and Beverley Klein. For tickets, visit: http://chatelet-theatre.com (more...)

Julian Ovenden Set to Star in SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE in Paris, April 15Julian Ovenden Set to Star in SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE in Paris, April 15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2013

Julian Ovenden is set to star as George Seurat in the Théâtre du Châtelet production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET To Close in West End on 14 Jan.MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET To Close in West End on 14 Jan.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2011

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET will play its final performance at London's Noël Coward Theatre on Saturday 14 January 2012 whilst producers make plans for a major tour of the UK and Ireland. The London production has already been seen by over 200,000 people, played over 250 performances and grossed in excess of £5 million at the Box Office since its West End premiere. (more...)

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