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by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020

Extra Week Added To SISTER ACT Starring Whoopi Goldberg At London's Eventim Apollo Photo Extra Week Added To SISTER ACT Starring Whoopi Goldberg At London's Eventim Apollo
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020

Following a record breaking on sale, where SISTER ACT became one of London's fastest selling musicals, the musical will now open a week earlier. Performances now start on Tuesday 21 July 2020. The show runs until Sunday 30 August 2020. Tickets for the extra week go on sale at 10.00am on 7 February 2020.

Photo Flash: First Look at the UK Tour of GOD OF CARNAGE Photo Photo Flash: First Look at the UK Tour of GOD OF CARNAGE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020

Theatre Royal Bath Productions has released new production imagery for its hit comedy production of Yasmina Reza's God of Carnage which returns in a new UK tour following an acclaimed run as part of its Summer Season 2018. Directed by Lindsay Posner (A View from the Bridge, Carousel), the production stars Elizabeth McGovern (Downton Abbey, Ragtime) who reprises her dazzling performance as Veronica alongside Nigel Lindsay (Victoria, Four Lions) as bluff husband Michael with new cast members Samantha Spiro (Grandma's House, Lady Windermere's Fan) as Annette and Simon Paisley Day (Ralegh: The Treason Trial, The Crown) as her husband, Alan.

Richmond Theatre Announces A Star-Studded New Season Of Shows For 2020 Photo Richmond Theatre Announces A Star-Studded New Season Of Shows For 2020
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019

Following a hugely successful Autumn season where Richmond Theatre celebrated 120 years of inspiring theatre, Richmond Theatre announces its' Winter season, jam-packed with beloved classics, gripping adaptions and toe-tapping music nights.

Theatre Royal Brighton's What's On Guide Is Out Now Photo Theatre Royal Brighton's What's On Guide Is Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2019

Theatre Royal Brighton's new What's On Guide is out now! The season goes on general sale on Saturday 30 November.

VIDEO: Whoopi Goldberg Talks Returning to the Role of Dolores in SISTER ACT in London Photo VIDEO: Whoopi Goldberg Talks Returning to the Role of Dolores in SISTER ACT in London
by Stage Tube - Nov 12, 2019

Whoopi Goldberg was a guest on Monday night's episode of Late Night with Seth Meyers to talk about putting her own unique twist on hosting guests and her return to the stage for Sister Act. 

See The Current Standings In The 2019 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote! Photo See The Current Standings In The 2019 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2019

Check out the current standings in the 2019 BroadwayWorld UK Awards and cast your vote!

STICK MAN Adds Performance Due to Demand Photo STICK MAN Adds Performance Due to Demand
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2019

Stick Man is leaving his family tree and heading back out on tour this Autumn! Based on the book by Julia Donaldson with illustrations by Axel Scheffler, Stick Man will play at Theatre Royal Brighton from Thu 5 a?" Sat 7 Dec. Due to high demand the show has also added an extra performance at 4pm on Saturday 7 Dec.

SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL With Whoopi Goldberg and Jennifer Saunders Has Broken On Sale  Photo SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL With Whoopi Goldberg and Jennifer Saunders Has Broken On Sale Records at Eventim Apollo
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2019

Since it went on sale Sister Act The Musical starring Whoopi Goldberg and Jennifer Saunders has broken all on sale records for a run at the Eventim Apollo having already sold over 95,000 tickets so far for the five week run. During the first day of on sale, demand was so high that several ticket agent websites crashed!

Elizabeth McGovern, Nigel Lindsay to Reprise Roles in UK Tour of GOD OF CARNAGE Photo Elizabeth McGovern, Nigel Lindsay to Reprise Roles in UK Tour of GOD OF CARNAGE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2019

Following an acclaimed run as part of its Summer Season 2018, Theatre Royal Bath Productions is delighted to announced the return of its hit comedy production of Yasmina Reza's God of Carnage for a UK tour starting in January 2020. 

See The Current Standings In The 2019 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote! Photo See The Current Standings In The 2019 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2019

Voting continues for the 2019 BroadwayWorld UK Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favourites. Check out the current standings and cast your vote.

Whoopi Goldberg Returns to the Role of Deloris Van Cartier in SISTER ACT London Reviv Photo Whoopi Goldberg Returns to the Role of Deloris Van Cartier in SISTER ACT London Revival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019

Whoopi Goldberg will reprise her starring role as Deloris Van Cartier for the first time on stage with Jennifer Saunders as Mother Superior in a newly adapted production of the smash hit musical SISTER ACT at London's Eventim Apollo from 29 July to 30 August 2020. Tickets on sale now.

Shortlist Announced For The 2019 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Voting Now Open! Photo Shortlist Announced For The 2019 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Voting Now Open!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2019

Today, the shortlist is announced for the 2019 BroadwayWorld UK Awards, celebrating the best long-running West End productions and best new productions from around the country. CLICK HERE TO VOTE!

Jonathan Church Launches New Production Company Photo Jonathan Church Launches New Production Company
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019

Award-winning theatre director and producer Jonathan Church CBE, has announced the launch of a new production company Jonathan Church Theatre Productions supported by Trafalgar Entertainment's Joint CEOs Sir Howard Panter and Dame Rosemary Squire.

BWW Interview: Grace Molony Talks THE WATSONS at Menier Chocolate Factory Photo BWW Interview: Grace Molony Talks THE WATSONS at Menier Chocolate Factory
by Anthony Walker-Cook - Sep 30, 2019

After winning a Stage Debut Award in 2017 for The Country Girls and starring alongside Jennifer Saunders in Lady Windermere's Fan, Grace Molony can now be seen in the London transfer of Laura Wade's The Watsons, which opens tonight at the Menier Chocolate Factory. Directed by Samuel West, The Watsons tackls Jane Austen's unfinished final novel. BroadwayWorld spoke with Grace about Austen's legacy, returning to the show, and the play's unexpected relevance today.

BLITHE SPIRIT Starring Jennifer Saunders Will Embark on a UK Tour and Transfer to the Photo BLITHE SPIRIT Starring Jennifer Saunders Will Embark on a UK Tour and Transfer to the West End
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019

Noël Coward's classic comedy Blithe Spirit, directed by Sir Richard Eyre and starring Jennifer Saunders, will return next year for a UK tour followed by a strictly limited 6-week engagement at the West End's Duke of York's Theatre following a celebrated reception in Bath earlier this summer.

Record 48 Titles Announced For 2020 Fugard Bioscope World Arts Cinema Season Photo Record 48 Titles Announced For 2020 Fugard Bioscope World Arts Cinema Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019

Presented by Eric Abraham and Ken Forrester Vineyards, the 2020 Fugard Bioscope World Arts Cinema Season features a record 48 titles to be screened as part of its ninth successful year.

BWW Review: A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE, Richmond Theatre Photo BWW Review: A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE, Richmond Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Sep 18, 2019

After the broad success of his year-long Oscar Wilde Season, Classic Spring's Dominic Dromgoole has brought the first play in that series, A Woman Of No Importance, on a national tour that kicks off Richmond Theatre's new season this week.

Julia Donaldson's STICK MAN Returns For 10th Anniversary UK Tour Photo Julia Donaldson's STICK MAN Returns For 10th Anniversary UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019

Stick Man is leaving his family tree and heading back out on tour this week! Based on the book by Julia Donaldson with illustrations by Axel Scheffler, Stick Man returns for an Autumn tour, opening at Edinburgh King's Theatre this Friday 6 September, to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the production. Full tour schedule attached.

Jennifer Saunders Joins Michael Sheen as Team Captain on Sky's THERE'S SOMETHING ABOU Photo Jennifer Saunders Joins Michael Sheen as Team Captain on Sky's THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MOVIES
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2019

Jennifer Saunders will put her film knowledge to the ultimate test as she takes on the role of team captain in the second series of Sky original panel show, There's Something About Movies. She'll join fellow team captain Michael Sheen and host Alan Carr while comedian and friend of the show Tom Allen will be a regular member of Jennifer's team.

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