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Bio:
Multi Award-winning comedian, screenwriter, actor and singer, Matt Lucas, will reprise the role of Thénardier, a role he previously played in the critically-acclaimed West End production Les Misérables at the Queen’s Theatre as well as in the show’s 25th Anniversary Concert at the O2 Arena and ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Multi Award-winning comedian, screenwriter, actor and singer, Matt Lucas, will reprise the role of Thénardier, a role he previously played in the critically-acclaimed West End production Les Misérables at the Queen’s Theatre as well as in the show’s 25th Anniversary Concert at the O2 Arena and ... (read complete bio)
Tom Seals to Hit the Road With Debut UK Theatre Tour THE 45s TOUR Photo Tom Seals to Hit the Road With Debut UK Theatre Tour THE 45s TOUR
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2021

Boogie woogie piano genius and vocalist Tom Seals is hitting the road with his debut UK theatre tour. The 45s Tour will see Tom travel to venues across England and Scotland as he entertains audiences with a variety of genres from blues and jazz to swing and soul with his much-celebrated boogie-woogie style.

Gina Beck and Alex Young Will Share the Role of Nellie Forbush in SOUTH PACIFIC at Ch Photo Gina Beck and Alex Young Will Share the Role of Nellie Forbush in SOUTH PACIFIC at Chichester Festival Theatre
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2021

Following the news that Gina Beck is pregnant, Chichester Festival Theatre has announced that in the forthcoming production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific, she will rehearse and open the role of Nellie Forbush as planned with performances from 5 July and a press night on 13 July. From 5 August, Alex Young will share the role of Nellie and take over full-time from 23 August for the remainder of the run.

130 Musicals That You Can Stream Now! Photo 130 Musicals That You Can Stream Now!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 4, 2021

BroadwayWorld has made a list of the best musicals and shows that you can watch from the comfort of your couch! Whether it's Netflix, Hulu, Disney+ or BroadwayHD, we have got you covered with all the must-watch titles! 

Musical Podcast WHAT WILL SHE DO NEXT? Releases New Episodes Photo Musical Podcast WHAT WILL SHE DO NEXT? Releases New Episodes
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 2, 2021

New York-based musical theatre writing team Bird & Mirabella have announced two new episodes of their free, family-friendly musical podcast “What Will She Do Next?,” celebrating key moments in the lives of history's greatest women.

LES MISERABLES: THE STAGED CONCERT Cancels February Performances Photo LES MISERABLES: THE STAGED CONCERT Cancels February Performances
by Stephi Wild - Jan 21, 2021

Performances of Les Miserables: The Staged Concert have been cancelled between 16 – 28 February 2021.

Wake Up With BWW 1/20: James Corden, Patti LuPone & More Sing Trump-Themed 'One Day M Photo Wake Up With BWW 1/20: James Corden, Patti LuPone & More Sing Trump-Themed 'One Day More' and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 20, 2021

Today's top stories: James Corden is joined by Patti LuPone and more in Trump-themed 'One Day More', Laura Benanti returns as Melania Trump one final time, and more!

VIDEO: James Corden, Patti LuPone, and More Celebrate 'One Day More' of the Trump Era Photo VIDEO: James Corden, Patti LuPone, and More Celebrate 'One Day More' of the Trump Era with a LES MISERABLES Parody
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 19, 2021

James Corden is celebrating the imminent departure of the Trump administration with a Les Miserables parody!

Musical Podcast for Kids WHAT WILL SHE DO NEXT? Releases New Episodes Photo Musical Podcast for Kids WHAT WILL SHE DO NEXT? Releases New Episodes
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 14, 2020

New York-based musical theatre writing team Bird & Mirabella have announced two new episodes of their free musical podcast “What Will She Do Next?,” both celebrating notable women in the military. These family-friendly podcasts use interactive storytelling and Broadway-style songs to celebrate key moments in the lives of history's greatest women.

BWW Review: LES MISERABLES - THE STAGED CONCERT, Sondheim Theatre Photo BWW Review: LES MISERABLES - THE STAGED CONCERT, Sondheim Theatre
by Eleni Cashell - Dec 12, 2020

Moving into the Sondheim Theatre for a limited run, Les Misérables – The Staged Concert brings the barricades back to the West End.

Musical Podcast 'WHAT WILL SHE DO NEXT?' Releases New Episodes For December Photo Musical Podcast 'WHAT WILL SHE DO NEXT?' Releases New Episodes For December
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 10, 2020

New York-based musical theatre writing team Bird & Mirabella are pleased to announce two new episodes of their free musical podcast “What Will She Do Next?,” both celebrating notable women in the military. Performed by Broadway, film and TV stars, these family-friendly podcasts use interactive storytelling and Broadway-style songs to celebrate key moments in the lives of history's greatest women. The educational and entertaining series also features 'Bite-Sized Biographies,” all-spoken, full length biographies (no singing or actors) – perfect for bedtime!

Photo Flash: LES MISERABLES - THE STAGED CONCERT Returns December 5 Photo Photo Flash: LES MISERABLES - THE STAGED CONCERT Returns December 5
by Stephi Wild - Dec 5, 2020

Performances began on 5 December 2020 for Les Misérables -The Staged Concert at the Sondheim Theatre with the run - which has been extended twice - now concluding on 28 February 2021. 

LES MISERABLES - THE STAGED CONCERT Extends in Response to Capacity Restrictions Photo LES MISERABLES - THE STAGED CONCERT Extends in Response to Capacity Restrictions
by Stephi Wild - Nov 30, 2020

Performances will begin on 5 December 2020 for Les Misérables -The Staged Concert at the Sondheim Theatre.  Today it is officially announced that the run will extend to 28 February 2021. 

129 Musicals & Shows You Can Stream From Home in 2021 Photo 129 Musicals & Shows You Can Stream From Home in 2021
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 21, 2020

BroadwayWorld put together a list of all the live action musicals you can stream on Netflix, Hulu, HBO Max, BroadwayHD, and Disney Plus. Are you looking for something to get your mind off… all of this? So are we. Because everyone needs some escape,

BWW Review: LES MISERABLES - THE STAGED CONCERT: THE SENSATIONAL 2020 LIVE RECORDING Photo BWW Review: LES MISERABLES - THE STAGED CONCERT: THE SENSATIONAL 2020 LIVE RECORDING
by Jenny Ell - Nov 20, 2020

Today marks the release of Les Miserables – The Staged Concert: The Sensational 2020 Live Recording. In its 35th year, the musical remains as electric as ever.

LES MISERABLES - THE STAGED CONCERT Cast Recording Released Today Photo LES MISERABLES - THE STAGED CONCERT Cast Recording Released Today
by Stephi Wild - Nov 20, 2020

Recorded live at the Gielgud Theatre last year with an all-star cast including Michael Ball as Javert, Alfie Boe as Jean Valjean, Carrie Hope Fletcher as Fantine, Matt Lucas as Thénardier, Rob Houchen as Marius, Bradley Jaden as Enjolras, Katy Secombe as Madame Thénardier, Shan Ako as Eponine and Lily Kerhoas as Cosette and an orchestra of over 65.

Musical Podcast WHAT WILL SHE DO NEXT? Celebrates History's Greatest Women Photo Musical Podcast WHAT WILL SHE DO NEXT? Celebrates History's Greatest Women
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 19, 2020

New York-based musical theatre writing team Bird & Mirabella have announced new episodes of their free musical podcast “What Will She Do Next?”.

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of November 16 - Lea Salonga, Josh Groban, LES Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of November 16 - Lea Salonga, Josh Groban, LES MISERABLES, HADESTOWN, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2020

Need something new to read, watch, or listen to? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases! This week's list includes new music from Josh Groban and Lea Salonga, plus the cast recording of Les Miserables: The Staged Concert, and a holiday album from the cast of Hadestown!

Kara Lindsay and More Join WHAT WILL SHE DO NEXT? Musical Podcast Photo Kara Lindsay and More Join WHAT WILL SHE DO NEXT? Musical Podcast
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 29, 2020

Broadway stars, historical women, and family-friendly showstoppers. Musical theatre writing team Bird & Mirabella present, 'What Will She Do Next?'; a musical podcast focused on key, decision making moments in the lives of history's greatest women.

VIDEO: Watch Alfie Boe: The Bring Him Home Tour with The Shows Must Go On- Live at 2p Photo VIDEO: Watch Alfie Boe: The Bring Him Home Tour with The Shows Must Go On- Live at 2pm!
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 16, 2020

THE SHOWS MUST GO ON is officially back this week with Michael Ball: PAST & PRESENT TOUR - LIVE as part of new season: 'THE GREATS ON TOUR'. There will be a new show every week including Alfie Boe LIVE - THE BRING HIM HOME TOUR and Jeff Wayne'S MUSICAL VERSION OF THE WAR OF THE WORLDS.

Roundup: Check Out These Socially Distanced Shows Photo Roundup: Check Out These Socially Distanced Shows
by Marianka Swain - Oct 15, 2020

Hurrah for the green shoots in our beleaguered industry. Lots of venues are mounting new shows and bringing back our favourites over the next few weeks and months - albeit with social distancing and safety measures in place. Here are some of the live theatrical goodies on offer.

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