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Training: Oli graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2019. Previous Theatre credits include: The Haystack (Hampstead Theatre); Napoleon Blown Apart (Arcola Theatre), The Assassination of Marcus Garvey (Theatre 503), The Last Five Years (Southwark Playhouse), Maggie & Ted (White ... (read complete bio)
 
Oli Higginson Headshot

Bio:
Training: Oli graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2019. Previous Theatre credits include: The Haystack (Hampstead Theatre); Napoleon Blown Apart (Arcola Theatre), The Assassination of Marcus Garvey (Theatre 503), The Last Five Years (Southwark Playhouse), Maggie & Ted (White ... (read complete bio)
Casting Announced For A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Old Vic Photo Casting Announced For A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Old Vic
by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2021

The Old Vic has announced the casting for Matthew Warchus’ big-hearted, smash hit production of Charles Dickens’ immortal classic A Christmas Carol, joyously adapted for the stage by Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child). The Old Vic’s A Christmas Carol returns with a live audience on 24 November, with previews from 13 November. 

BWW Review: THE LAST FIVE YEARS, Garrick Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE LAST FIVE YEARS, Garrick Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Sep 24, 2021

There is something unexplainable and idiosyncratically intimate about Aria Entertainment’s The Last 5 Years. In a journey begun at Southwark Playhouse right before the pandemic hit our stages, Jonathan O’Boyle’s production of Jason Robert Brown’s beloved musical has redefined the piece itself to the point where now there probably isn’t a purest way to make the show.

Photos: Inside Press Night For the West End Transfer of THE LAST FIVE YEARS Photo Photos: Inside Press Night For the West End Transfer of THE LAST FIVE YEARS
by Stephi Wild - Sep 24, 2021

Last night was the press night of the West End transfer of Jason Robert Brown's Drama Desk Award-winning musical THE LAST FIVE YEARS at the Garrick Theatre.

Photos: First Look at the West End Transfer of THE LAST FIVE YEARS Photo Photos: First Look at the West End Transfer of THE LAST FIVE YEARS
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2021

All new production images have been released of the West End transfer of Jason Robert Brown's Drama Desk Award-winning musical THE LAST FIVE YEARS which began performances at the Garrick Theatre on Friday 17 September with an official opening night tonight, Thursday 23 September.

Photos/Video: Inside Rehearsal For THE LAST 5 YEARS Photo Photos/Video: Inside Rehearsal For THE LAST 5 YEARS
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2021

All new rehearsal images and behind the scenes rehearsal video have been released of the West End transfer of Jason Robert Brown's Drama Desk Award-winning musical THE LAST FIVE YEARS.

THE LAST FIVE YEARS to Open at the Garrick Theatre in September Photo THE LAST FIVE YEARS to Open at the Garrick Theatre in September
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2021

Jason Robert Brown’s Drama Desk Award-winning musical, The Last Five Years, will now be opening at the larger Garrick Theatre for an extended limited season, previewing from 17 September, with an opening night on Thursday 23 September and now running until 17 October 2021.

MAGGIE & TED Will Be Performed at the Garrick Theatre Next Week Photo MAGGIE & TED Will Be Performed at the Garrick Theatre Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2021

Maggie & Ted is a highly acclaimed comedy-drama which lifts the lid on the rivalry between two formidable political figures from the same party. The West End début follows a hugely successful sell-out run at the White Bear Theatre in Kennington in 2019 and is the first political play to debut in the West End post lockdown. 

VIDEO: LAST FIVE YEARS' Molly Lynch & Oli Higginson Visit Backstage LIVE with Richard Photo VIDEO: LAST FIVE YEARS' Molly Lynch & Oli Higginson Visit Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - May 22, 2021

Watch below as he chats with West End stars Molly Lynch and Oli Higginson, who appear in Aria Entertainment's The Last Five Years, which is now available to stream on Broadway HD! The musical will run at the Vaudeville Theatre from September 17 through October 13.

Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, May 21- Andrea McArdle, Frank 'Fraver' Verlizzo, and M Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, May 21- Andrea McArdle, Frank 'Fraver' Verlizzo, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - May 21, 2021

Today (May 21) in live streaming: Frank 'Fraver' Verlizzo visits Backstage Live, the Next on Stage Top 10, an Annie reunion on Stars in the House, and more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, May 20- Oli Higginson, Molly Lynch, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, May 20- Oli Higginson, Molly Lynch, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - May 20, 2021

Today (May 20) in live streaming: your last chance to watch Miscast, Oli Higginson and Molly Lynch visit Backstage Live, the Next on Stage Top 10, and more!

Wake Up With BWW 5/20: DRAMA BOOK SHOP Will Reopen Next Month, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 5/20: DRAMA BOOK SHOP Will Reopen Next Month, and More!
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2021

Today's top stories: Billy Porter reveals he is HIV-positive, the Drama Book Shop will reopen on June 10, and more!

THE LAST FIVE YEARS, SATURDAY CHURCH, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS and More to Stream in May Photo THE LAST FIVE YEARS, SATURDAY CHURCH, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS and More to Stream in May
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2021

BroadwayHD today announced their diverse lineup of new content, from musical classics to visually innovative new favorites.  On May 1st, the Academy Award Best Picture winner An American in Paris starring Gene Kelly dances its way onto the platform, while theater spectacle Over There starring Harry and Luke Treadaway, joins the library on May 6th.

THE LAST FIVE YEARS Will Transfer to The West End in September Photo THE LAST FIVE YEARS Will Transfer to The West End in September
by Stephi Wild - Apr 12, 2021

After a critically acclaimed run at Southwark Playhouse last year and a highly successful worldwide stream with stream.theatre, Jason Robert Brown's Drama Desk Award-winning musical, The Last Five Years, will play a limited season at the Vaudeville Theatre, previewing from 17 September, with an opening night on 23 September and running until 13 October 2021. 

Broadway and West End Stars Share Their Theatre Memories in Celebration of World Thea Photo Broadway and West End Stars Share Their Theatre Memories in Celebration of World Theatre Day
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Mar 27, 2021

March 27 marks World Theatre Day! Although we can't be together to celebrate, we can still reminisce on the fun of theatre in our lives.

THE LAST FIVE YEARS, F*CK 7TH GRADE, and More Come to Broadway on Demand Photo THE LAST FIVE YEARS, F*CK 7TH GRADE, and More Come to Broadway on Demand
by Stephi Wild - Feb 10, 2021

Broadway On Demand will several special events perfect for at-home celebrations of Galentine's Day, Palentine's Day and/or Valentine's Day, including Jill Sobule's one woman show from City Theatre F*ck 7th Grade and the Southwark Playhouse production of Jason Robert Brown's Drama Desk Award-winning musical, The Last Five Years.

BWW Feature: Count Down To Christmas With Our 2020 BWW UK Advent Calendar Photo BWW Feature: Count Down To Christmas With Our 2020 BWW UK Advent Calendar
by Fiona Scott - Dec 24, 2020

It’s been a bit of a year hasn’t it? To see out the last of 2020, we shared 24 theatre memories from this year on our Instagram account (if you’re not already following us, come on over!) to count down to Christmas. Here is the entire calendar in all its glory with some links to our favourite articles from 2020.

SANTA CLAUS IS COMIN' TO TOWN: THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT to Be Presented on YouTube Photo SANTA CLAUS IS COMIN' TO TOWN: THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT to Be Presented on YouTube
by Stephi Wild - Dec 10, 2020

RAINBOW SUN PRODUCTIONS presents Santa Claus is Comin' To Town: The 50th Anniversary Event, a special video presentation commemorating the 50th anniversary of the classic Rankin/Bass stop-motion holiday special. 

Southwark Playhouse's THE LAST FIVE YEARS to Stream Thanksgiving Weekend Photo Southwark Playhouse's THE LAST FIVE YEARS to Stream Thanksgiving Weekend
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2020

Broadway On Demand will present the first-ever streamed production of Jason Robert Brown's Drama Desk Award-winning musical, The Last Five Years, recorded live at the Southwark Playhouse, for five performances only this Thanksgiving weekend, Thursday, November 26 - Sunday, November 29 only on Broadway On Demand.

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.

Review Roundup: THE LAST FIVE YEARS Opens at The Southwark Playhouse Photo Review Roundup: THE LAST FIVE YEARS Opens at The Southwark Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 9, 2020

The production is directed by Jonathan O'Boyle and stars Molly Lynch and Oli Higginson. It is produced by Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment in association with Edward Prophet and People Entertainment Group.

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