Photo Flash: First Look at Nick Butcher's London Concert LIVE At Zedel'sPhoto Flash: First Look at Nick Butcher's London Concert LIVE At Zedel's
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2019

Contemporary theatre composer-lyricist Nick Butcher made his London concert debut with his sold out show on Tuesday 9th April at The Crazy Coqs in Piccadilly, London. (more...)

Guests Announced For Nick Butcher's Sold Out Concert - Rob Houchen, Rebecca Lock, Emma Kingston And More!Guests Announced For Nick Butcher's Sold Out Concert - Rob Houchen, Rebecca Lock, Emma Kingston And More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2019

Theatre composer Nick Butcher announces special guests for his sold out debut London Concert. (more...)

Photo Flash: SCHOOL OF ROCK Celebrates 1,000 Performances in LondonPhoto Flash: SCHOOL OF ROCK Celebrates 1,000 Performances in London
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

Last night (6 March 2019), Andrew Lloyd Webber's award-winning show School of Rock - The Musical celebrated its 1000th performance in the West End at the Gillian Lynne Theatre. The cast were joined in the celebrations by Julian Fellowes, who wrote the book for the show, director Laurence Connor and the show's choreographer JoAnn M. Hunter, as well as VIP guests. (more...)

New Kids Cast Announced For SCHOOL OF ROCK  As Show Celebrates 1000 West End PerformancesNew Kids Cast Announced For SCHOOL OF ROCK As Show Celebrates 1000 West End Performances
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

On 23 February 2019 Andrew Lloyd Webber's award-winning show School of Rock - The Musical will welcome a new kids cast to join Dewey's band and embrace the power of rock! The hit West End production, based on the iconic film of the same title which this month celebrated 15 years since its UK release, is now booking to January 2020 at the Gillian Lynne Theatre and on 6 March will celebrate 1000 performances. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch TINA Musical Star Kayleigh McKnight In Nick Butcher's Musical Film, LOVED BEFOREVIDEO: Watch TINA Musical Star Kayleigh McKnight In Nick Butcher's Musical Film, LOVED BEFORE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019

British theatre composer Nick Butcher releases his musical film, Loved Before, staring Kayleigh Mcknight (Tina, Jesus Christ Superstar) and directed by Stephen Whitson (Hamilton, 42nd Street). The cast also includes Prince Plocky (Coriolanus, Lazerus) and Anne Vanderelst (credit). The film features the original song, He's Been Loved Before, with Music by Nick Butcher and Lyrics by Nick Butcher and Tom Ling. (more...)

Watch London's West End HEATHERS Star Rebecca Lock Sing 'Alive'Watch London's West End HEATHERS Star Rebecca Lock Sing 'Alive'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

British theatre composer Nick Butcher has released a new video of 'Heathers' actress Rebecca Lock singing, 'Alive'. The original song is the third video in Nick's YouTube series, featuring stars of the West End. The song encourages us 'to dare and be brave.' (more...)

Craig Gallivan and the New Cast of SCHOOL OF ROCK Take the Stage Next MonthCraig Gallivan and the New Cast of SCHOOL OF ROCK Take the Stage Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

From 22 August 2018, term will begin for the year three cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Olivier award-winning production of School of Rock - The Musical at the newly named Gillian Lynne Theatre. Today sees the release of a further 350,000 tickets for this hit West End production, now booking to 20 October 2019. Based on the iconic film of the same title, School of Rock - The Musical sees the kids from Dewey's band compete in the legendary Battle of the Bands and embrace the power of rock! (more...)

Winners Annouced For The Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer Of The Year And Stiles + Drewe Prize At 12th Anniversary West End GalaWinners Annouced For The Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer Of The Year And Stiles + Drewe Prize At 12th Anniversary West End Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

This afternoon the winners of the Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year and Stiles + Drewe Prize were announced at the 12th anniversary West End Gala at the Savoy Theatre which was hosted Olivier Award winner Tracie Bennett. (more...)

SCHOOL OF ROCK to Hold Kids' Auditions in LondonSCHOOL OF ROCK to Hold Kids' Auditions in London
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

Continuing the countrywide search for the opportunity to 'join the band', further kids open auditions will take place later this year in London on 16 and 17 May for musicians and on 21 and 23 May for ensemble, in Plymouth on 8 September and in Manchester on 22 September 2018. If you are between 8 - 12 years old and play a rock instrument (guitar, bass, piano, and/or drums) or sing, registration and further details can be found by contacting Jessica Ronane Casting (more...)

New Kids Cast Joins West End's SCHOOL OF ROCKNew Kids Cast Joins West End's SCHOOL OF ROCK
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2018

Before school's out this February half term, Andrew Lloyd Webber announces that later this month (24 February 2018) he will welcome a new group of kids to his Olivier award-winning production of School of Rock - The Musical. Continuing in the West End at the New London Theatre, School of Rock - The Musical is currently booking to 13 January 2019. In October this year an Australian production will open at Her Majesty's Theatre in Melbourne, a Broadway production continues at the Winter Garden Theatre and the US national touring production is currently booking to September 2018. (more...)

Stephen Leask to Lead SCHOOL OF ROCK in the West End; New Adult Cast AnnouncedStephen Leask to Lead SCHOOL OF ROCK in the West End; New Adult Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Today, 23 October 2017, rehearsals begin for the new West End cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Olivier award-winning production of School of Rock - The Musical. Stephen Leask, having played the role of alternate Dewey since May this year, will now lead the cast as Dewey Finn from 15 November 2017. (more...)

BARNUM to Play King's Theatre Glasgow, 31 March - 4 April
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

Cameron Mackintosh and Michael Harrison have announced the Cameron Mackintosh and Chichester Festival Theatre smash hit production of the musical "BARNUM" starring Brian Conley as 'PT Barnum' and Linzi Hateley as 'Chairy' is coming to the King's Theatre Glasgow from Tuesday 31 March until Saturday 4 April 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Christopher Fitzgerald in Chichester Festival Theatre's BARNUM
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2013

Christopher Fitzgerald and Tamsin Carroll star in BARNUM at the Chichester Festival Theatre. This exhilarating musical follows the irrepressible imagination and dreams of Phineas T Barnum, America's Greatest Showman. The story of his life and his marriage to Chairy reveals a couple who looked at the world from opposite sides of the spectrum, and also reveals that she was the practical one who made his dreams come true. We follow the legendary showman's life as he lit up the world with the colour, warmth and excitement of his imagination and finally teamed up with J A Bailey to create Barnum and Bailey's Circus - the Greatest Show on Earth. BroadwayWorld brings you just-released production shots of the cast in action below! (more...)

Amazing Look At Constructing Chichester's Theatre In The Park
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 15, 2013

A fascinating and quite astonishing look behind the scenes at the creation of the Chichester Festival's new theatrical facility, Theatre In The Park, current home of the new revival of BARNUM, has been unveiled. (more...)

Chichester Festival Theatre's Revised BARNUM with Christopher Fitzgerald Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2013

Chichester Festival Theatre will unveil its temporary state-of-the-art auditorium, Theatre in the Park, with a major new production of the musical Barnum, presented in association with Cameron Mackintosh. The production will be co-directed by Timothy Sheader, Artistic Director of the Open Air Theatre Regent's Park and Liam Steel, with rising Broadway star Christopher Fitzgerald in the title role, alongside the award-winning Tamsin Carroll as Barnum's wife, Chairy. (more...)

In Rehearsal With New UK BARNUM Revival
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 10, 2013

Popular Broadway headliner Christopher Fitzgerald leads the new Cameron Mackintosh revival/revisal of the celebrated Cy Coleman/Michael Stewart/Mark Bramble circus-themed musical BARNUM at the Chichester Festival in the UK and a new look behind-the-scenes has been unveiled. (more...)

Christopher Fitzgerald Headlines Chichester Festival Theatre's Revised BARNUM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2013

Chichester Festival Theatre will unveil its temporary state-of-the-art auditorium, Theatre in the Park, with a major new production of the musical Barnum, presented in association with Cameron Mackintosh. The production will be co-directed by Timothy Sheader, Artistic Director of the Open Air Theatre Regent's Park and Liam Steel, with rising Broadway star Christopher Fitzgerald in the title role, alongside the award-winning Tamsin Carroll as Barnum's wife, Chairy. (more...)

BULL, THE HISTORY BOYS & More Set for Sheffield's Spring 2013 Season; Full Cast of MY FAIR LADY Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2012

Artistic Director Daniel Evans today unveils Sheffield Theatres' spring season for 2013, which includes two world premieres - Bull, a new play by Mike Bartlett, and This Is My Family, a new musical comedy by Tim Firth; major revivals of D.H. Lawrence's masterpiece The Daughter-in-Law and Alan Bennett's The History Boys, and Sheffield People's Theatre present their second production, 20 Tiny Plays about Sheffield. Full casting for My Fair Lady, the Crucible Christmas musical is also announced today. (more...)

LEND ME A TENOR: THE MUSICAL To Close At Gielgud Theatre, Finishes August 6
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2011

The cast of Lend Me A Tenor: The Musical were reportedly given their two weeks' notice tonight, meaning that the show will close on August 6th. (more...)

Matthew Kelly Leads LEND ME A TENOR At Gielgud Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2011

The full cast has been announced for the West End production of LEND ME A TENOR THE MUSICAL, the uproarious new musical comedy by Peter Sham (book and lyrics) and Brad Carroll (music), which opens at the Gielgud Theatre on 15 June, with previews from 2 June. (more...)

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