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Sally Ann Triplett Joins Jenna Russell in PIAF at Nottingham Playhouse Photo Sally Ann Triplett Joins Jenna Russell in PIAF at Nottingham Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2020

Nottingham Playhouse and Leeds Playhouse have announced more of the casting for their upcoming co-production, Piaf. It includes the news that Sally Ann Triplett is set to reunite with friend Jenna Russell for their first performance together since 1987, in the West End premiere of Sondheim's seminal musical, Follies.

Photo Flash: Pink Cadillac Rolls Into Town in Honor of GREASE at the Birmingham Hippo Photo Photo Flash: Pink Cadillac Rolls Into Town in Honor of GREASE at the Birmingham Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2019

This week, ahead of the arrival of the world's best-loved musical, GREASE a 1959 pink Cadillac rolled in to Birmingham's Brindley Place bringing those Summer Nights to the people of Brum.

Photo Flash: First Look at the UK and Ireland Tour of GREASE Photo Photo Flash: First Look at the UK and Ireland Tour of GREASE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019

The UK and Ireland tour of GREASE, which opened at Leeds Grand Theatre on Wednesday 19 June, is running there until 20 July 2019. The tour then continues until October 2019.

Photo Flash: The Cast of the UK and Ireland Tour of GREASE Meet the Press Photo Photo Flash: The Cast of the UK and Ireland Tour of GREASE Meet the Press
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2019

TV presenter and winner of Strictly Come Dancing, Ore Oduba, will play the role of Teen Angel at additional dates on the UK and Ireland tour of GREASE. Ore alternates the role with Peter Andre. As previously announced, Ore will play the role on 24 & 25 June and from 29 June to 16 July at Leeds Grand, the opening venue of the tour. In addition, Ore will perform at Birmingham Hippodrome on 19, 20 23 & 24 August and King's Theatre, Glasgow from 27 to 31 August.

Photo Flash: Inside Press Night For the UK and Ireland Tour of GREASE in Leeds Photo Photo Flash: Inside Press Night For the UK and Ireland Tour of GREASE in Leeds
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2019

The press night for the UK and Ireland tour of GREASE took place at Leeds Grand Theatre on Wednesday 26 June. The production runs in Leeds until 20 July 2019. The tour then continues until October 2019.

Samantha Mumba To Share Role Of Teen Angel With Peter Andre and Ore Oduba In The UK a Photo Samantha Mumba To Share Role Of Teen Angel With Peter Andre and Ore Oduba In The UK and Ireland Tour Of GREASE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019

TV presenter and winner of Strictly Come Dancing, Ore Oduba, will play the role of Teen Angel at additional dates on the UK and Ireland tour of GREASE. Ore alternates the role with Peter Andre. As previously announced, Ore will play the role on 24 & 25 June and from 29 June to 16 July at Leeds Grand, the opening venue of the tour. In addition, Ore will perform at Birmingham Hippodrome on 19, 20 23 & 24 August and King's Theatre, Glasgow from 27 to 31 August.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the UK and Ireland Tour of GREASE Photo Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the UK and Ireland Tour of GREASE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2019

Take a look inside rehearsals for the UK & Ireland tour of GREASE, which opens at Leeds Grand Theatre on 19 June, running there until 20 July 2019. The tour then continues until October 2019.

Ore Oduba To Play Teen Angel At Certain Performances In GREASE Tour Photo Ore Oduba To Play Teen Angel At Certain Performances In GREASE Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2019

TV presenter and winner of Strictly Come Dancing, Ore Oduba will play the role of Teen Angel at certain performances at Leeds Grand Theatre, the opening venue of the UK and Ireland tour of GREASE. Ore alternates the role with the previously announced Peter Andre. Ore will play the role on 24 & 25 June and from 29 June to 16 July. GREASE opens at Leeds Grand Theatre on 19 June, running there until 20 July 2019. The tour then continues until October 2019. This new production of GREASE is directed by Nikolai Foster and choreographed by Arlene Phillips.

Dan Partridge, Martha Kirby, and More Will Lead GREASE Tour Photo Dan Partridge, Martha Kirby, and More Will Lead GREASE Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2019

The producers of the 2019 UK and Ireland tour and first new production in 25 years of Jim Jacobs & Warren Casey's iconic musical GREASE are delighted to announce that Dan Partridge, Martha Kirby, Louis Gaunt and Rhianne-Louise McCaulsky will star as Danny, Sandy, Kenickie and Rizzo respectively. They join the previously announced Peter Andre playing Teen Angel at most performances.

Phil Daniels And Janie Dee Will Star In New Musical THE HAPPY PRINCE Photo Phil Daniels And Janie Dee Will Star In New Musical THE HAPPY PRINCE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019

A new musical based on Oscar Wilde's classic fairy tale will be presented in three showcase performances at The Place from 3 - 4 May 2019. The Happy Prince stars Janie Dee as Mrs Bentley, Phil Daniels as The Mayor, Sophia Hurdley as The Swallow and Sam Archer as The Prince. This heart-rending story about a Swallow's faithful love for the golden statue of a Prince is told through a seamless fusion of dance and song.

Full Casts Announced For Sheffield Theatres' HANG And STANDING AT THE SKY'S EDGE Photo Full Casts Announced For Sheffield Theatres' HANG And STANDING AT THE SKY'S EDGE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres Robert Hastie today announces the full casts for the debbie tucker green's hang; and the world premiere of his production of the new musical Standing at the Sky's Edge with music and lyrics by Richard Hawley and book by Chris Bush.

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For Sheffield Theatres' KISS ME, KATE Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For Sheffield Theatres' KISS ME, KATE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2018

Sheffield Theatres presents Paul Foster's major revival of Kiss Me, Kate.

Hope In The Face of Adversity Advised at The Stage Debut Awards Photo Hope In The Face of Adversity Advised at The Stage Debut Awards
by Cindy Marcolina - Sep 24, 2018

Spirits were high on Sunday 23 September when bright-eyed young artists and veterans gathered together to celebrate the rising stars of British theatre at The Stage Debut Awards.

Aidan Turner, Amara Okereke, and Katy Rudd Among Winners Of Stage Debut Awards Photo Aidan Turner, Amara Okereke, and Katy Rudd Among Winners Of Stage Debut Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2018

The Stage Debut Awards, in association with Access Entertainment, are thrilled to announce the 2018 winners, following the ceremony which took place at 8 Northumberland Avenue on Sunday 23 September, which was also streamed live on The Stage's Facebook Page.

Aidan Turner, Bryan Cranston And More Make Shortlist For The 2018 Stage Debut Awards Photo Aidan Turner, Bryan Cranston And More Make Shortlist For The 2018 Stage Debut Awards
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

Alistair Smith, Editor, The Stage said: 'After the huge success of The Stage Debut Awards' first outing in 2017, we're delighted to reveal another superb shortlist of emerging stars that ranges from first-time playwrights in pub theatres to regional directors and those making their debuts on the biggest West End stages. This list underlines the quite astonishing array of diverse talent breaking through in theatres of all scales and types across the UK.'

Rebecca Trehearn, Marc Elliot, Amy Ellen Richardson, and More Star in Nottingham Play Photo Rebecca Trehearn, Marc Elliot, Amy Ellen Richardson, and More Star in Nottingham Playhouse's SWEET CHARITY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018

Subsequently adapted into an Oscar-nominated film, Sweet Charity is a modern Broadway classic following the trials and tribulations of Charity Hope Valentine (played by Trehearn).

Full Cast Announced For Sheffield Theatres' Christmas Musical KISS ME, KATE Photo Full Cast Announced For Sheffield Theatres' Christmas Musical KISS ME, KATE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, Robert Hastie, today announces the full cast for Paul Foster's major revival of Kiss Me, Kate. Foster directs Delroy Atkinson (Gangster 1), Edward Baker-Duly (Fred), Cindy Belliot (Hattie), John Conroy (Baptista), Dafydd Emyr (Harrison Howell), Dex Lee (Bill), Rebecca Lock (Lilli), Ross McLaren (Gremio), Joel Montague (Gangster 2), Adam Rhys-Charles (Hortensio), Amy Ellen Richardson (Lois), Matthew Whennell-Clark (Ralph) and Layton Williams (Paul), with Jessica Buckby, Ronan Burns, Louis Gaunt, Ruby Greenwood, Tash Holway (also Assistant Choreographer and Dance Captain), Jennifer Louise Jones, Bobbie Little, Emmanuele N'Zuzi, Simon Oskarsson and Clancy Ryan. The production opens on 12 December, with previews from 7 December, and runs until 12 January 2019.

BWW Review: OKLAHOMA!, West Horsley Place Photo BWW Review: OKLAHOMA!, West Horsley Place
by Fiona Scott - Jun 9, 2018

Oh, what a beautiful evening in West Horsley! Grange Park Opera open their 2018 summer festival season with Rogers and Hammerstein's vintage musical (the first of its kind in 1943), set in the farming heartlands of America.

Cast Announced For SWEET CHARITY, Nottingham Playhouse's First Musical In More Than 1 Photo Cast Announced For SWEET CHARITY, Nottingham Playhouse's First Musical In More Than 10 Years
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

Subsequently adapted into an Oscar-nominated film, Sweet Charity is a modern Broadway classic following the trials and tribulations of Charity Hope Valentine (played by Trehearn).

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of DICK WHITTINGTON at the London Palladium Photo Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of DICK WHITTINGTON at the London Palladium
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

Last night, Wednesday 13 December, Qdos Entertainment's production of Dick Whittington opened at the London Palladium. The show runs for five weeks over the Festive season until Sunday 14 January 2018. Check out photos here!

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