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BWW Review: THE ANDREW FISHER SONGBOOK Photo BWW Review: THE ANDREW FISHER SONGBOOK
by Jenny Ell - May 19, 2021

SimG Records are releasing a compilation of composer and lyricist Andrew Fisher’s original musical theatre material on 21 May, aptly named The Andrew Fisher Songbook.

THE LITTLE PRINCE Cast Album Crowdfunder Launches Today Photo THE LITTLE PRINCE Cast Album Crowdfunder Launches Today
by Stephi Wild - Oct 26, 2020

Nicholas Lloyd Webber and James D. Reid today launch a crowdfunding campaign to raise £200,000 for a special recording of The Little Prince musical album and provide over 70 people in the theatre industry with jobs during the current COVID-19 pandemic

CD Review: THE LITTLE FOX AND OTHER MONGOLIAN FOLKTALES Photo CD Review: THE LITTLE FOX AND OTHER MONGOLIAN FOLKTALES
by Jenny Ell - Sep 1, 2020

Two-act children's folk opera, The Little Fox And Other Mongolian Folktales, is the latest recording to be released by independent British label SimG Records.

GIRL IN A CRISIS Original Cast Recording to Be Released Photo GIRL IN A CRISIS Original Cast Recording to Be Released
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2019

On Monday 12th August 2019, SimG Records, the leading independent British label devoted to new musical theatre writers and artists, is to release GIRL IN A CRISIS.

CD Review: GIRL IN A CRISIS, Original Cast Recording Photo CD Review: GIRL IN A CRISIS, Original Cast Recording
by Jenny Ell - Jul 26, 2019

Girl in a Crisis is a brand new one-woman musical that premiered in November 2018, as part of the Live at the Zedel season at Crazy Coqs in London. Starring award-winning West End performer, Lorna Want, the show was developed and directed by Simon Greiff with Andrew Fisher providing the book, music and lyrics.

Live At Zedel Summer Season Announced Photo Live At Zedel Summer Season Announced
by Stephi Wild - May 8, 2019

Live At Zedel, Soho's unique live entertainment concept at Crazy Coqs, announces their new 2019 summer season produced in partnership with Fane Productions.

Olivier Award Winner Lorna Want Will Star In New Musical GIRL IN A CRISIS Photo Olivier Award Winner Lorna Want Will Star In New Musical GIRL IN A CRISIS
by Stephi Wild - Oct 11, 2018

SimG Productions is proud to present GIRL IN A CRISIS - a new one-woman musical by Andrew Fisher, directed by Simon Greiff, that tells a painfully funny story about growing up … or not. This brand new musical will premiere at the acclaimed Crazy Coqs, as part of the Live At Zedel Season, for two performances only on Monday 26th and Tuesday 27th November at 7pm, and will star Olivier Award winner Lorna Want.

Photo Flash: A Look Back at BEAUTIFUL, Now Playing Final Four Weeks in London
by Julie Musbach - Jul 5, 2017

The West End production of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, based on the early life and career of legendary singer songwriter Carole King, will complete its run at the Aldwych Theatre on 5 August 2017.

Photo Flash: Carole King Surprises West End Production of BEAUTIFUL- THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Last night (6 March 2017) in front of a sell-out performance, Carole King surprised the cast and audience when she made her second visit to see the West End production of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical. 

Photo Flash: BEAUTIFUL THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Celebrates Second Birthday in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Last night (9 February 2016) was Carole King's birthday and at the Aldwych Theatre the Olivier, Tony and Grammy award-winningBeautiful - The Carole King Musical celebrated its second birthday in the West End. 

Photo Flash: First Look at Matthew Seadon-Young, Barbara Drennan and Joseph Prouse in West End's BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Matthew Seadon-Young, Barbara Drennan and Joseph Prouse, recently joined the West End cast of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical to play Gerry Goffin (Carole King's husband and song-writing partner), Genie Klein (King's mother) and Donnie Kirshner (music publisher and producer). Cassidy Janson continues in the title role as well as Lorna Want as song-writer Cynthia Weil, a role for which she won the 2015 Olivier for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical, and Ian McIntosh as song-writer Barry Mann. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the new cast members in action below!

Barbara Drennan, Matthew Seadon-Young, and Joseph Prouse Join the West End Cast of BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

On 28 November 2016 Matthew Seadon-Young and Barbara Drennan will join the West End cast of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical to play Gerry Goffin (Carole King's husband and song-writing partner) and Genie Klein (King's mother) respectively.  

BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Extends Booking to July 2017
by Marianka Swain - Aug 22, 2016

Today, the producers of BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL release for sale a further 200,000 tickets taking booking at the Aldwych Theatre to 22 July 2017. The performance schedule is Monday at 7.30pm, Tuesday at 2.30pm, Wednesday at 7.30pm, Thursday at 2.30pm and 7.30pm, Friday at 7.30pm and Saturday at 2.30pm and 7.30pm.

Photo Flash: BEAUTIFUL Cast Join Carole King On Stage at British Summer Time Festival
by Marianka Swain - Jul 4, 2016

Last night (Sunday 3 July 2016) in Hyde Park at the Barclaycard British Summer Time Festival, the cast of the West End hit BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL joined Carole King on stage for the finale of her sell-out 'Tapestry' Concert.

BWW TV: BEAUTIFUL Celebrates One Year in London!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 25, 2016

The producers of the Olivier, Tony and Grammy award-winning Beautiful - The Carole King Musical announce the show will be extending booking in the West End to 18 February 2017. The show just celebrated one year in London and you can go inside the special night below!

Photo Flash: West End's BEAUTIFUL Celebrates First Birthday
by Christina Mancuso - Feb 24, 2016

Last night (23 February 2016) at the Aldwych Theatre the Olivier, Tony and Grammy award-winning Beautiful - The Carole King Musical celebrated its first birthday in the West End.  Celebrations included marking the February birthdays of Carole King, Barry Mann and the late Gerry Goffin, as well as the 45th anniversary of when King's Grammy- award winning album Tapestry was released.  Check out the pics of the bash below!

BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Extends in the West End, Thru Feb. 2017
by Christina Mancuso - Feb 24, 2016

Today, 24 February 2016, the producers of the Olivier, Tony and Grammy award-winning Beautiful - The Carole King Musical announce the show will be extending booking in the West End to 18 February 2017.

Photo Flash: New Production Shots of West End's BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
by Christina Mancuso - Dec 8, 2015

Cassidy Janson has recently joined the West End production of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical to play the title role alongside Diane Keen as Genie Klein, King's mother.   Alan Morrissey continues as King's husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin alongside Ian McIntosh as song-writer Barry Mann and Gary Trainor as music publisher and producer Don Kirshner.  Lorna Want continues as song-writer Cynthia Weil, a role for which she won the 2015 Olivier for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical.  Check out the new production shots below!

BWW Interview: Cassidy Janson - London's New Carole King In BEAUTIFUL!
by Carrie Dunn - Nov 30, 2015

We talk to Cassidy Janson, who takes over the role of Carole King in Beautiful TONIGHT!

Atherton, Maitland, Want and More To Perform At GIGGIN4GOOD: THE BEST OF BRITISH, Nov 15
by Robert Gould - Oct 18, 2015

Robert Gould reports on the upcoming Giggin4Good charity concert at the Actors' Church, which will celebrate the best of British musical theatre through the ages.

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