Natalie Anderson to Join Cast of Kay Mellor's FAT FRIENDS THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Emmerdale and The Royal star Natalie Anderson will join the cast of Fat Friends - The Musical. Natalie has appeared in numerous other television programmes including Wire in the Blood and The Biz. (more...)

FAT FRIENDS THE MUSICAL Goes On Sale at Lyceum Theatre Sheffield
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2017

Sam Bailey (X Factor, Chicago) and Jodie Prenger (I'd Do Anything, Shirley Valentine) star alongside Former England cricket captain, and star of Sky's League of Their Own, Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff in Fat Friends - The Musical at the Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield from Mon 12 - Sat 17 February. Tickets go on sale to members on Sat 8 July and on general sale on Sat 15 July. (more...)

Sam Bailey and Elaine C Smith to Star in UK Tour of FAT FRIENDS THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Number one recording artist Sam Bailey, who rose to fame winning the tenth series of The X Factor, will join the previously announced Jodie Prenger in the original British musical Fat Friends - The Musical. Sam will share the much loved role of Betty, originated on screen by Alison Steadman, with award-winning comedian and actress Elaine C Smith (Two Doors Down, Rab C Nesbitt). Elaine will step into the role during three Scottish dates in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen.  (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Joshua Andrews and Adam Spiegel are delighted to announce the premiere of an original British musical Fat Friends. The much loved TV drama has been adapted for the stage by prolific writer Kay Mellor and with original music by Nicholas Lloyd Webber, Fat Friends will open at Leeds Grand Theatre on 7 November 2017.  (more...)

ANGEL'S FLIGHT to Play Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

ANGEL'S FLIGHT, a film noir caburlesque comedy written by Matt Ritchey and Benjamin Schwartz, will premiere at Three Clubs cocktail bar for the Hollywood Fringe Festival 2016. The hour-long comedic detective story partners Ritchey and Schwartz with the Cherry Poppins Caburlesque Company, residents at Three Clubs and winners of Hollywood Fringe's 2015 'Most Orgasmic Performance.' (more...)

ANGEL'S FLIGHT to Play Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2016

ANGEL'S FLIGHT, a film noir caburlesque comedy written by Matt Ritchey and Benjamin Schwartz, will premiere at Three Clubs cocktail bar for the Hollywood Fringe Festival 2016. The hour-long comedic detective story partners Ritchey and Schwartz with the Cherry Poppins Caburlesque Company, residents at Three Clubs and winners of Hollywood Fringe's 2015 'Most Orgasmic Performance.' (more...)

ANGEL'S FLIGHT to Play Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

ANGEL'S FLIGHT, a film noir caburlesque comedy written by Matt Ritchey and Benjamin Schwartz, will premiere at Three Clubs cocktail bar for the Hollywood Fringe Festival 2016. The hour-long comedic detective story partners Ritchey and Schwartz with the Cherry Poppins Caburlesque Company, residents at Three Clubs and winners of Hollywood Fringe's 2015 'Most Orgasmic Performance.' (more...)

BWW Reviews: DeSoto Family Theatre Storms the Barricades With LES MIS
by Joseph Baker - Jul 7, 2014

There were several reasons that I almost denied myself the pleasure of attending DeSoto Family Theatre's new production of Boublil and Schonberg's LES MISERABLES, the epic (and enduring) musical version of Victor Hugo's massive nineteenth century novel. I hereby state my preconceived notions - and hope to explain why I was so ill-opined. (more...)

Donna McKechnie, Kelly Bishop, and More Set for Marvin Hamlisch Tribute at Paper Mill Playhouse Tonight, 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2012

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee- Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director) has announced that the New Jersey Theater will tribute A Chorus Line composer Marvin Hamlisch at the official opening of the show tonight, October 7th at 7:00pm. (more...)

Donna McKechnie, Kelly Bishop, and More Set for Marvin Hamlisch Tribute at Paper Mill Playhouse, 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2012

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee- Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director) has just announced that the New Jersey Theater will tribute A Chorus Line composer Marvin Hamlisch at the official opening of the show on Sunday, October 7th at 7:00pm. Kelly Bishop joins director Mitzi Hamilton along with Donna McKechnie and dozens of A Chorus Line cast members from 1975 through 1990. Directly following the curtain call, A Chorus Line Broadway alumni will join the Paper Mill Playhouse cast on stage as they reprise a section of the "Finale" in tribute to Mr. Hamlisch. Any cast member from the Broadway production of A Chorus Line from 1975-1990 is encouraged to call Kelly Stevens at Paper Mill Playhouse at 973.315.1640 or email at kstevens@papermill.org to reserve their free tickets. Following the tribute there will be a red carpet, cast/reunion party in Downtown Millburn. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - Serena Williams Guest Stars on DROP DEAD DIVA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2012

Tennis legend Serena Williams will guest star on this Sunday's episode of Lifetime's DROP DEAD DIVA. Get a sneak peek below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - Serena Williams Guest Stars on DROP DEAD DIVA
by TV News Desk - Jul 6, 2012

Tennis legend Serena Williams will guest star on this Sunday's episode of Lifetime's DROP DEAD DIVA. Get a sneak peek below! (more...)