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TRAINED: Laine Theatre Arts, Kathleen Davis Centre, Sunderland. THEATRE INCLUDES: Hair (Ljubljana Festival, Slovenia); Mamma Mia! (International tour); Les Misérables (Queens Theatre); Cats (national tour); Evita (Adelphi); Saturday Night Fever (Apollo Victoria). TELEVISION INCLUDES: Olympic ... (read more)
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TRAINED: Laine Theatre Arts, Kathleen Davis Centre, Sunderland. THEATRE INCLUDES: Hair (Ljubljana Festival, Slovenia); Mamma Mia! (International tour); Les Misérables (Queens Theatre); Cats (national tour); Evita (Adelphi); Saturday Night Fever (Apollo Victoria). TELEVISION INCLUDES: Olympic ... (read more)
4th Wall Theatre Announce UP CLOSE COCKTAILS Fundraiser 20184th Wall Theatre Announce UP CLOSE COCKTAILS Fundraiser 2018
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

4th Wall Theatre Company - Philip Lehl and Kim Tobin-Lehl, Artistic Directors, and Tim Richey, Managing Director - are excited to announce the date for our Up Close Cocktails Fundraising Event. (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...)

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...)

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...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the UK Premiere of STRICTLY BALLROOMPhoto Flash: First Look at the UK Premiere of STRICTLY BALLROOM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

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

Photo Flash: Birmingham Hippodrome Releases Enchanting New Images From Behind the Scenes Of CINDERELLAPhoto Flash: Birmingham Hippodrome Releases Enchanting New Images From Behind the Scenes Of CINDERELLA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

Audiences from across the Midlands are having a ball at Birmingham Hippodrome this festive season with the fairy godmother of all pantomimes, Cinderella. To celebrate the show's residence in Birmingham, the Hippodrome has today released exclusive images shot from behind-the-scenes of this year's magical pantomime, which together capture the glamour, hard work and anticipation of life backstage during a busy show. Check out the photos below! (more...)

Birmingham Hippodrome Welcomes Stars Of Stage And Screen For The Fairy Godmother Of All PantomimesBirmingham Hippodrome Welcomes Stars Of Stage And Screen For The Fairy Godmother Of All Pantomimes
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2017

Birmingham shall go to the ball this Christmas as the fairy godmother of all pantomimes officially arrived in the city this week for the opening of Birmingham Hippodrome's 2017-18 pantomime spectacular Cinderella; the most magical panto of them all! (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...)

West End's JERSEY BOYS to Extend Booking Period
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2015

JERSEY BOYS, the smash hit musical, is extending its booking period at the Piccadilly Theatre until 23 October 2016, with tickets on sale now. JERSEY BOYS stars Michael Watson as Frankie Valli, Edd Post as Bob Gaudio, Jon Boydon as Tommy DeVito and Gary Watson as Nick Massi. Sandy Moffat plays the role of Frankie Valli at certain performances. Also in the cast are Simon Adkins, Nicola Brazil, Matthew Cutts, Stuart Dawes, Lucinda Gill, Thomas Goodridge, Nicky Griffiths, Matthew Hunt, Mark Isherwood, Charlotte Jeffery, Ben Jennings, Joseph Peters, Chris Stoddart, Helen Ternent, Matt Thorpe and Ben Wheeler. (more...)

Photo Flash: David Hasselhoff Visits JERSEY BOYS in London
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

David Hasselhoff visited Jersey Boys at the Piccadilly Theatre in London on Friday 28 August and popped backstage to meet the cast afterwards. Check out the phtoos below! (more...)

'A Midsummer Night's Dreambar' Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

Tonight, July 9, 2015 from 5pm to 9pm, The artists of Spring Street Studios invite the public to experience the world of dreams and visions at an open studio event called 'A Midsummer Night's Dreambar'. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Gary Watson of JERSEY BOYS
by Carrie Dunn - Jul 8, 2015

We talk to the West End's Nick Massi about the show, moving theatres, and what Frankie Valli is REALLY like... (more...)

Photo Flash: Frankie Valli Meets West End, UK Touring Casts of JERSEY BOYS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

Legendary singer Frankie Valli took time out from his sold-out concert tour this week to meet the casts of both UK productions of the smash-hit musical Jersey Boys, which tells the true-life story of Frankie's rise to fame along with his band The Four Seasons.  Frankie joined the UK and Ireland Tour cast in Manchester as they performed an excerpt from the show on BBC Breakfast, and visited the London show at the Piccadilly Theatre before going onstage to meet the cast and crew. Check out photos below! (more...)

JERSEY BOYS Extends West End Booking Period to February 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

JERSEY BOYS, the smash hit musical, is extending its booking period at the Piccadilly Theatre until 14 February 2016, with tickets now on sale. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at New Cast of West End's JERSEY BOYS!
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

From Tuesday 10 March, Gary Watson will be joining the cast of JERSEY BOYS at the Piccadilly Theatre, playing Nick Massi, as the smash hit musical celebrates its 7th London birthday on 18 March. (more...)

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