BWW Review: THE BOY FRIEND, Menier Chocolate Factory BWW Review: THE BOY FRIEND, Menier Chocolate Factory
by Marianka Swain - Dec 4, 2019

How ripping! A saucy French maid doing the Charleston with a handsome chap in tennis whites sets the scene for the most delightful escapism in town: Matthew White's gossamer-light revival of Sandy Wilson's 1953 love letter to the Roaring Twenties. It was once the third-longest-running stage musical, and boosted Julie Andrews' career on Broadway. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE BOY FRIEND at Menier Chocolate Factory Photo Flash: First Look at THE BOY FRIEND at Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2019

THE BOY FRIEND, Sandy Wilson's all-singing all-dancing love letter to 1920s musical comedies, returns for the first major London revival in over 10 years. Matthew White's revival runs at Menier Chocolate Factory until 7 March, 2020. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For THE BOY FRIEND at Menier Chocolate Factory Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For THE BOY FRIEND at Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019

Menier Chocolate Factory presents their major revival of Sandy Wilson's The Boy Friend running at the theatre over Christmas. Matthew White directs a cast including Jack Butterworth (Bobby van Husen), Janie Dee (Mme Dubonnet), Adrian Edmondson (Lord Brockhurst), Tiffany Graves (Hortense), Dylan Mason (Tony), Amara Okereke (Polly) and Issy van Randwyck (Lady Brockhurst). The production opens on 3 December, with previews from 22 November, and runs until 7 March 2020. (more...)

Menier Chocolate Factory Announces Further Casting For Revival Of THE BOY FRIEND Menier Chocolate Factory Announces Further Casting For Revival Of THE BOY FRIEND
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2019

With The Watsons currently running at the Menier and Fiddler on the Roof at the Playhouse Theatre, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announces further casting for Matthew White's revival of Sandy Wilson's The Boy Friend as the company begin rehearsals. Joining Jack Butterworth (Bobby van Husen), Janie Dee (Mme Dubonnet), Adrian Edmondson (Lord Brockhurst), Tiffany Graves (Hortense), Dylan Mason (Tony), Amara Okereke (Polly) and Issy van Randwyck (Lady Brockhurst) are Tom Bales (Alphonse), Ryan Carter (Pierre), Chloe Goodliffe (Nancy), Matthew Ives (Pépé), Bethany Huckle (Lolita), Emily Langham (Fay), Gabrielle Lewis-Dodson (Maisie), Annie Southall (Dulcie), Peter Nash (Marcel) and Robert Portal (Percival Brown). The production opens on 3 December, with previews from 22 November, and runs until 7 March 2020. (more...)

Thousands Queue for Open Auditions for 42ND STREET at Theatre Royal Thousands Queue for Open Auditions for 42ND STREET at Theatre Royal
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Thousands of hopefuls turned out at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane on Monday morning (18th September) for open auditions to join the cast of 42nd STREET. Queues wrapped around the iconic London theatre as the spectacular production was inundated with a new generation of dancers wanting to join the classic Broadway show. (more...)

Sheena Easton To Make West End Debut In 42ND STREET
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Sheena Easton - the Grammy Award winning artist who has sold over 20 million records around the world - is to make her West End debut in the forthcoming production of 42nd Street. (more...)