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Helen Mirren, Miranda Hart and Michael Ball Front UNTIL THE CURTAINS RISE Fundraiser Photo Helen Mirren, Miranda Hart and Michael Ball Front UNTIL THE CURTAINS RISE Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2020

West End creatives and beloved celebrity favourites are rallying behind a fundraising initiative for the UK theatre community embattled by the COVID-19 epidemic to keep theatre alive Until the Curtains Rise.

Benjamin Rauhala, William J Connolly and Darren Bell Launch THEATRE CAMP: LIVE! Photo Benjamin Rauhala, William J Connolly and Darren Bell Launch THEATRE CAMP: LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2020

Benjamin Rauhala, William J Connolly and Darren Bell for Club 11 London have officially launched free daily live conversations with global stars from the arts supporting LGBTQ and vulnerable young people.

HAIRSPRAY West End Revival Postponed to Autumn 2020 Photo HAIRSPRAY West End Revival Postponed to Autumn 2020
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2020

The multi-award-winning smash hit musical Hairspray has announced new dates for its limited West End return.

Photo Flash: Exclusive First Look at The New Cast of FRIENDSICAL Photo Photo Flash: Exclusive First Look at The New Cast of FRIENDSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020

The 2019 Edinburgh Festival smash-hit, Friendsical, returns to the stage in 2020 on an extensive UK tour. Get an exclusive first look at all-new production photographs below!

Photo Flash: First Look at Rehearsals for the New UK Tour of FRIENDSICAL Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Rehearsals for the New UK Tour of FRIENDSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020

The 2019 Edinburgh Festival smash-hit, Friendsical, returns to the stage in 2020 on an extensive UK tour, opening at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley on 20 February.

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by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020

FRIENDSICAL, The Parody Musical Inspired by 'Friends', Returns to UK For 2020 Tour Photo FRIENDSICAL, The Parody Musical Inspired by 'Friends', Returns to UK For 2020 Tour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2019

The 2019 Edinburgh Festival smash-hit, Friendsical, returns to the stage in 2020 on an extensive UK tour, opening at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley on 20 February.

An Evening With Mark Petty And Friends Announced At The Union Theatre Photo An Evening With Mark Petty And Friends Announced At The Union Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019

Mark Petty of the transatlantic writing team of Anderson & Petty will be presenting an evening of his collaborations as part of Kieran Brown's 'Sunday Night Socials' at The Union Theatre this Sunday 10th November at 8pm.

FRIENDSICAL THE MUSICAL Comes to the Darlington Hippodrome Photo FRIENDSICAL THE MUSICAL Comes to the Darlington Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2019

There's no need to travel up to Edinburgh to enjoy the best of the Fringe Festival - it's right here on your doorstep.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal With FRIENDSICAL - A NEW PARODY MUSICAL Photo Photo Flash: In Rehearsal With FRIENDSICAL - A NEW PARODY MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2019

FRIENDSICAL, the hilarious parody musical written by Miranda Larson, will embark on a extensive UK tour, opening at the Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham on 15 July 2019 followed by: Darlington, Derry, Newcastle, Kingston, Malvern, Blackpool, Chelmsford, Southampton and Croydon. Friendsical will also enjoy a full run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe from 1 - 25 August as part of the Assembly Festival programme in The Assembly Rooms' Music Hall.

FRIENDSICAL THE MUSICAL Announces Casting at Darlington Hippodrome Photo FRIENDSICAL THE MUSICAL Announces Casting at Darlington Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2019

Full casting has been announced for the eagerly awaited world premiere of Friendsical the Musical coming to Darlington Hippodrome from 24 to 27 July.

Full Casting Announced For The World Premiere Of FRIENDS Parody Musical, FRIENDSICAL Photo Full Casting Announced For The World Premiere Of FRIENDS Parody Musical, FRIENDSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2019

Full casting has been announced for the eagerly awaited world premiere of Friendsical. Playing everyone's favourite friends are Jordan Fox (Joey), Sarah Goggin (Monica), Jamie Lee-Morgan (Ross), Thomas Mitchells (Chandler), Ally Retberg (Phoebe) and Charlotte Elisabeth York (Rachel). They will be joined by Duncan Burt (Ensemble) and Rebecca Withers (Ensemble).

2018 FOLLIES Cast Recording is Now Available At The NT Bookshop Photo 2018 FOLLIES Cast Recording is Now Available At The NT Bookshop
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019

Following the final performance of Follies in the Olivier on 11 May, the National Theatre announces the CD release of Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical Follies - 2018 National Theatre Cast Recording this Friday, 17 May.

The Crazy Coqs Presents Concert Series Announces Upcoming Lineup Photo The Crazy Coqs Presents Concert Series Announces Upcoming Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

The Crazy Coqs Presents Concert Series Live at Zedel is presented on the last Sunday of every month. Each show features 5, sometimes 6 West End performers singing songs based on the theme of the night. Past themes have included Classic Musicals, LGBT Musicals, Disney, A New Writers' Showcase, 80s Movie Songs and Pasek & Paul. Performers so far have included Tom Hier, Gemma Sutton, Carolyn Maitland, David Shannon, Rebecca Trehearn, Paul Monaghan, Andy Coxon, Lewis Asquith, Belinda Wollaston, Jane Milligan, Chloe Hart, Charlotte Wakefield, Charlotte Jaconelli, Edward Baruwa, Michael Vinsen, Nathaniel Morrison, Nadim Naaman, Oliver Savile, Lauren James Ray, Christina Bennington, Suzie Mathers, Sophie Isaacs, Simon-Anthony Rhoden, Claudia Kariuki, Vicki Lee Taylor, Matthew Croke and Danny Becker.

Warner Classics and National Theatre Present the FOLLIES 2018 Cast Recording Photo Warner Classics and National Theatre Present the FOLLIES 2018 Cast Recording
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2019

WARNER CLASSICS and the NATIONAL THEATRE announce the digital download and streaming release of Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical FOLLIES - 2018 National Theatre Cast Recording today.

The Crazy Coqs Presents: The Greatest Movie Songs Of The 80s Photo The Crazy Coqs Presents: The Greatest Movie Songs Of The 80s
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018

Launching in June 'The Crazy Coqs Presents' is a new monthly showcase each with a different them hosted by lyricist Mark Petty, one half of the transatlantic writing team of Anderson & Petty. Show themes so far have included 'Classic Songs from the Musicals', 'Pride at the Musicals', 'The Disney Show' and last month 'The New Musical Theatre Showcase' which featured new material from Anderson & Petty, Kansley & Lidert, Oliver Boito, Kate Marlais & Alex Young and Webborn & Finn. These concerts have featured the cream of the West End including Rebecca Trehearn, Christina Bennington, Oliver Savile, Nadim Naaman, Charlotte Wakefield, David Shannon, Carolyn Maitland, Andy Coxon, Jane Milligan, Chloe Hart, Charlotte Jaconelli and Edward Baruwa to name but a few.

JUST ANOTHER LOVE STORY Brings Sondheim's Love Songs to Above the Arts Photo JUST ANOTHER LOVE STORY Brings Sondheim's Love Songs to Above the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

Ray Rackham Theatrical, in association with London Theatre Workshop, is delighted to announce its next show will be an evening concert celebration of Stephen Sondheim's love songs, "Just Another Love Story".

National Theatre Announces Casting for MACBETH, THE GREAT WAVE, JOHN and More Photo National Theatre Announces Casting for MACBETH, THE GREAT WAVE, JOHN and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

Dates and casting have announced for new National Theatre season!

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes with FOLLIES - What Is Sondheim's Classic Musical About? Photo VIDEO: Behind the Scenes with FOLLIES - What Is Sondheim's Classic Musical About?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Including such classic songs as Broadway Baby, I'm Still Here and Losing My Mind, Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical FOLLIES is being staged for the first time at the National Theatre. Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee and Imelda Staunton play the magnificent Follies in this dazzling new production. Featuring a cast of 37 and an orchestra of 21, the production is directed by Dominic Cooke (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom). In the video below, get a look behind the scenes with the company talking about what this classic musical is about!

Photo Flash: First Look At FOLLIES At The National Theatre! Photo Photo Flash: First Look At FOLLIES At The National Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2017

1971, New York. There's a party on the stage of the Weissman Theatre. Tomorrow the iconic building will be demolished. Thirty years after their final performance, the Follies girls gather to have a few drinks, sing a few songs and lie about themselves. See production pictures!

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