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Photo Flash: First Look at SLEEPLESS, A MUSICAL ROMANCE, at the Troubadour Wembley Pa Photo Photo Flash: First Look at SLEEPLESS, A MUSICAL ROMANCE, at the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2020

SLEEPLESS, A Musical Romance, began socially distanced indoor performances at the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre on 25 August. The show opens officially tonight.

VIDEO: Check Out the Trailer for the World Premiere of SLEEPLESS, A MUSICAL ROMANCE Photo VIDEO: Check Out the Trailer for the World Premiere of SLEEPLESS, A MUSICAL ROMANCE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2020

SLEEPLESS, A Musical Romance, which announced last month it would begin socially distanced indoor performances at the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre from 25 August, will begin using a new accurate COVID-19 test on cast, musicians, crew and theatre staff on a daily basis during rehearsals and during the run of the show.

SLEEPLESS Musical Will Use New Fast COVID-19 Test Backstage Photo SLEEPLESS Musical Will Use New Fast COVID-19 Test Backstage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020

SLEEPLESS, which will begin socially distanced indoor performances at the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre on 25 August, will begin using a new accurate COVID-19 test on cast, musicians, crew and theatre staff on a daily basis during rehearsals and during the run of the show. ests results will be sent directly to crew, cast and staff phones via a secure app within an hour of a swab being taken.

SLEEPLESS Premiere Postponed to August 2020 at London's Troubadour Wembley Park Thea Photo SLEEPLESS Premiere Postponed to August 2020 at London's Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2020

Sleepless, the musical based on the film Sleepless in Seattle, has been postponed, due to the extension of the West End's shutdown through the end of June. Sleepless was set to premiere in London on 25 March 2020 at the newly opened Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre.

Carry On Costumes and SLEEPLESS Producers Fund Fabric To Make NHS Scrubs Photo Carry On Costumes and SLEEPLESS Producers Fund Fabric To Make NHS Scrubs
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2020

Sue Simmerling, owner of costume design company Carry on Costumes, is doing her bit to help the NHS in its battle against COVID-19. Sue was contacted by fellow designer Dulcie Scott, who started the crowdfunding group 'Helping Dress Medics'. The group's aim is to purchase fabrics that are then made into scrubs for the NHS medics dealing with the virus in hospitals.

Jay McGuiness and Kimberley Walsh Star In SLEEPLESS Photo Jay McGuiness and Kimberley Walsh Star In SLEEPLESS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2020

Jay McGuiness, Kimberley Walsh and Daniel Casey will star as Sam, Annie and Walter respectively in SLEEPLESS, A Musical Romance, based on the original screenplay Sleepless in Seattle. They are joined by Harriet Thorpe as Eleanor, Tania Mathurin as Becky and Jake Sharp as Rob. SLEEPLESS will premiere in London on 1 April 2020 at the newly opened Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre, London, with previews from 24 March.

Photo Flash: First Look at Sheffield Theatres' GUYS AND DOLLS Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Sheffield Theatres' GUYS AND DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019

Guys and Dolls stars Natalie Casey (Miss Adelaide), Darragh Cowley (Lt Brannigan), Dafydd Emyr (Big Jule), Jacob Fisher (Harry the Horse), Adrian Hansel (Benny Southstreet), Dawn Hope (General Cartwright), Kadiff Kirwan (Sky Masterson), TJ Lloyd (Nicely-Nicely Johnson), Matthew Malthouse (Rusty Charlie), Martin Marquez (Nathan Detroit), Ross McLaren (Angie the Ox), Garry Robson (Arvide Abernathy), and Alex Young (Sarah Brown) with Shaquille Brush (Havana Boy), Frances Camier (Havana Girl), Charlotte Coggin, Adam Denman, Emily Dunn, Tash Holway, Samantha Hull, Kate Playdon and Anthony Starr.

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For GUYS AND DOLLS at Sheffield Theatres Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For GUYS AND DOLLS at Sheffield Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2019

Sheffield Theatres presents Guys and Dolls, starring Natalie Casey (Miss Adelaide), Darragh Cowley (Lt Brannigan), Dafydd Emyr (Big Jule), Jacob Fisher (Harry the Horse), Adrian Hansel (Benny Southstreet), Dawn Hope (General Cartwright), Kadiff Kirwan (Sky Masterson), TJ Lloyd (Nicely-Nicely Johnson), Matthew Malthouse (Rusty Charlie), Martin Marquez (Nathan Detroit), Ross McLaren (Angie the Ox), Garry Robson (Arvide Abernathy), and Alex Young (Sarah Brown) with Shaquille Brush (Havana Boy), Frances Camier (Havana Girl), Charlotte Coggin, Adam Denman, Emily Dunn, Tash Holway, Samantha Hull, Kate Playdon and Anthony Starr.

Full Casting Announced For Sheffield Theatres' Major Revival Of GUYS AND DOLLS Photo Full Casting Announced For Sheffield Theatres' Major Revival Of GUYS AND DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, Robert Hastie today announces the full casting for his revival of Guys and Dolls - Natalie Casey (Miss Adelaide), Darragh Cowley (Lt Brannigan), Dafydd Emyr (Big Jule), Jacob Fisher (Harry the Horse), Adrian Hansel (Benny Southstreet), Dawn Hope (General Cartwright), Kadiff Kirwan (Sky Masterson), TJ Lloyd (Nicely-Nicely Johnson), Matthew Malthouse (Rusty Charlie), Martin Marquez (Nathan Detroit), Ross McLaren (Angie the Ox), Garry Robson (Arvide Abernathy), and Alex Young (Sarah Brown) with Shaquille Brush (Havana Boy), Frances Camier (Havana Girl), Charlotte Coggin, Adam Denman, Emily Dunn, Tash Holway, Samantha Hull, Kate Playdon and Anthony Starr. The production opens on 12 December, with previews from 7 December, and runs until 18 January 2020.

Full Cast Announced For BIG At Dominion Theatre Photo Full Cast Announced For BIG At Dominion Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019

Joining the previously announced Jay McGuiness, Wendi Peters, Kimberley Walsh and Matthew Kelly as Josh Baskin, Mrs Baskin, Susan Lawrence and George MacMillan respectively in BIG The Musical, will be Lori Haley Fox as Mrs KopeckiMiss Watson and Edward Handoll as Paul Seymour, with Harrison Dadswell, Jamie O'Connor and Jake Simon sharing the role of Young Josh and Jobe Hart, Austen Phelan and Theo Wilkinson sharing the role of Billy.

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.

Lara Pulver And Stephen Mangan Join GUYS AND DOLLS At The Royal Albert Hall Photo Lara Pulver And Stephen Mangan Join GUYS AND DOLLS At The Royal Albert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

It was today announced that Lara Pulver, Stephen Mangan, Sharon D. Clarke and Paul Nicholas will join the cast of Guys and Dolls at the Royal Albert Hall. Pulver who recently won an Olivier Award for her performance in Gypsy, and is known for her roles in Sherlock and Spooks, will play Sarah Brown. Stephen Mangan, who was in the West End earlier this year in an anniversary production of Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party, joins the cast as the narrator. Clarke, most recently on stage in acclaimed Caroline, or Change, will take the role of General Cartwright and Nicholas will be Arvide Abernathy. They join previously announced cast including Adrian Lester, Jason Manford, Meow Meow, Clive Rowe and Joe Stilgoe. Guys and Dolls will come to the iconic London venue for three performances between 19 - 20 October, directed and choreographed by Stephen Mear (Gypsy, Hello Dolly!, Mary Poppins) and featuring the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra. This will be the first time it has ever been presented in its entirety at the venue.

Original London Cast Recording Of IT HAPPENED IN KEY WEST to Be Released November 5 Photo Original London Cast Recording Of IT HAPPENED IN KEY WEST to Be Released November 5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

Producer Jeremiah James of Outside The Box LLC in association with Producer Cameron Smith will release the Original London Cast recording of 'It Happened in Key West' on November 5th on all digital and streaming formats.

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.

Photo Flash: First Look at the World Premiere of IT HAPPENED IN KEY WEST Photo Photo Flash: First Look at the World Premiere of IT HAPPENED IN KEY WEST
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2018

It Happened in Key West, a major new romantic comedy musical, will get its world premiere at London's Charing Cross Theatre in a strictly limited seven-week season from Wednesday 4 July.

Photo Flash: First Look At The Stars Of New West End American Romantic Musical Comedy Photo Photo Flash: First Look At The Stars Of New West End American Romantic Musical Comedy IT HAPPENED IN KEY WEST
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2018

It Happened in Key West, a major new romantic comedy musical, will get its world premiere at London's Charing Cross Theatre in a strictly limited seven-week season from Wednesday 4 July.

Final Cast Announced For The World Premiere Of New American Romantic Musical Comedy I Photo Final Cast Announced For The World Premiere Of New American Romantic Musical Comedy IT HAPPENED IN KEY WEST
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2018

Final casting is announced for It Happened in Key West, a major new romantic comedy musical, which will get its world premiere at London's Charing Cross Theatre in a strictly limited seven-week season from Wednesday 4 July.

Photo Flash: WHITE CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening in the West End - Part 2
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

The West End premiere of Irving Berlin's much-loved musical White Christmas is led by Aled Jones as Bob Wallace, Tom Chambers as Phil Davis, Wendi Peters as Martha, Graham Cole as General Waverley, Rachel Stanley as Betty Haynes and Louise Bowden as Judy Haynes, with Lori Haley Fox,Michelle Bishop, Phil Cole, Brendan Cull and Jonathan Halliwell. White Christmas opened at London's newly refurbished Dominion Theatre on Wednesday, 12 November, and continues for a strictly limited eight-week season, ending on 3 January 2015. BroadwayWorld has more photos from the opening night festivities below!

Photo Flash: WHITE CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening in the West End - Part 1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

The West End premiere of Irving Berlin's much-loved musical White Christmas is led by Aled Jones as Bob Wallace, Tom Chambers as Phil Davis, Wendi Peters as Martha, Graham Cole as General Waverley, Rachel Stanley as Betty Haynes and Louise Bowden as Judy Haynes, with Lori Haley Fox, Michelle Bishop, Phil Cole, Brendan Cull and Jonathan Halliwell. White Christmas opened at London's newly refurbished Dominion Theatre on Wednesday, 12 November, and continues for a strictly limited eight-week season, ending on 3 January 2015. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below!

Photo Flash: First Look at WHITE CHRISTMAS in the West End!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

The West End premiere of Irving Berlin's much-loved musical White Christmas will be led by Aled Jones as Bob Wallace, Tom Chambers as Phil Davis, Wendi Peters as Martha, Graham Cole as General Waverley, Rachel Stanley as Betty Haynes and Louise Bowden as Judy Haynes, with Lori Haley Fox, Michelle Bishop, Phil Cole, Brendan Cull and Jonathan Halliwell. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action!

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