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Full Casting Announced For UK And Ireland Tour Of LES MISERABLES, Lead By Killian DonnellyFull Casting Announced For UK And Ireland Tour Of LES MISERABLES, Lead By Killian Donnelly
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Cameron Mackintosh announced full casting for the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of his acclaimed production of the Boublil and Schonberg musical "LES MISERABLES" playing at Manchester's Palace Theatre from 19 February - 30 March 2019. (more...)

Nic Greenshields, Katie Hall, and More Join LES MISERABLES TourNic Greenshields, Katie Hall, and More Join LES MISERABLES Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Cameron Mackintosh's forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of his acclaimed production of the Boublil and Schonberg musical "LES MISERABLES" is already set to break records ahead of opening at Curve, Leicester on Saturday 3 November 2018. (more...)

The UK Premiere Of SPAMILTON: AN AMERICAN PARODY Extends Due To Public DemandThe UK Premiere Of SPAMILTON: AN AMERICAN PARODY Extends Due To Public Demand
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announces that the run of Gerard Alessandrini's Spamilton: An American Parody extends due to public demand - the production now runs until 15 September. (more...)

BWW Review: SPAMILTON, Menier Chocolate FactoryBWW Review: SPAMILTON, Menier Chocolate Factory
by Marianka Swain - Jul 25, 2018

Gerard Alessandrini is not throwing away his shot. The creator of satirical revue Forbidden Broadway realised that the unprecedented success of Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical warranted a standalone show, and thus Spamilton was born. A 2016 Off-Broadway hit, the affectionate spoof now follows Hamilton over the pond. (more...)

SPAMILTON: AN AMERICAN PARODY Opens Tonight At London's Menier Chocolate FactorySPAMILTON: AN AMERICAN PARODY Opens Tonight At London's Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

Spamilton, the musical comedy sensation that already has had New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles rolling in the aisles opens tonight at London's Menier Chocolate Factory. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SPAMILTON at the Menier Chocolate FactoryPhoto Flash: First Look at SPAMILTON at the Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

Hamilton - Olivier, Tony, Pulitzer and Grammy Award-winning musical. Very few tickets available. Spamilton: An American Parody - Hamilton and much more. With tickets available… (more...)

BWW Interview: Damian Humbley Talks SPAMILTONBWW Interview: Damian Humbley Talks SPAMILTON
by Marianka Swain - Jul 17, 2018

Australian actor Damian Humbley's past work includes Merrily We Roll Along, The Woman in White and The Last 5 Years. He's currently starring in Spamilton, an affectionate spoof of the all-conquering Hamilton, at Menier Chocolate Factory. (more...)

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Leads July's Top 10 New London ShowsTHE LEHMAN TRILOGY Leads July's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Jul 5, 2018

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a new theatrical epic to Shakespeare and musical spoof, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld reviews, interviews and features! (more...)

Menier Chocolate Factory Announces Casting For The UK Premiere Of Gerard Alessandrini's SPAMILTON: AN AMERICAN PARODYMenier Chocolate Factory Announces Casting For The UK Premiere Of Gerard Alessandrini's SPAMILTON: AN AMERICAN PARODY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

With the UK premiere of The Gronholm Method running at the Menier, Travesties running on Broadway and The Color Purple on tour in the US, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announces the cast for UK premiere of Gerard Alessandrini's Spamilton: An American Parody which opens at the theatre on 24 July, with previews from 12 July and runs until 8 September. Alessandrini directs Marc Akinfolarin, Jason Denton, Eddie Elliott, Liam Tamne and Julie Yammanee, with special guests Sophie-Louise Dann and Damian Humbley. The production renews Alessandrini's collaboration with the Menier following Forbidden Broadway which ran both at the theatre and in the West End. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the UK Tour of A SPOONFUL OF SHERMANPhoto Flash: First Look at the UK Tour of A SPOONFUL OF SHERMAN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2018

Singing and dancing through 100 years of Sherman Family music; and you already know all of the songs by heart! A compelling musical stage show for all the family, celebrating the life and music of multi-award-winning Disney songwriters The Sherman Brothers (Mary Poppins, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Jungle Book, Winnie the Pooh), Tin Pan Alley songwriter Al Sherman (writer for artists including Frank Sinatra, Billie Holliday and Ella Fitzgerald), and present-day composer, Robert J. Sherman. Come with us on a journey through the songbook of your childhood! (more...)

Premiere UK Tour Of A SPOONFUL OF SHERMAN Comes To St Helens Theatre RoyalPremiere UK Tour Of A SPOONFUL OF SHERMAN Comes To St Helens Theatre Royal
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2018

A Spoonful of Sherman coming to St Helens Theatre Royal from Mon 26 - Wed 28 February, is a new musical stage show from Robert J Sherman which tells the compelling story of one family's century-long, award-winning musical journey. (more...)

Sherman Brothers Musical to Tour UKSherman Brothers Musical to Tour UK
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2017

UNITED THEATRICAL and MUSICWORLD (UK) announce a special 100 year anniversary UK tour of ROBERT J. SHERMAN's 'A SPOONFUL OF SHERMAN, the new musical stage show featuring the songs of the Oscar-winning brothers: Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman. (more...)

The Barricade Boys Add West End Guest Stars to Their Three-Week Run At The Other Palace!The Barricade Boys Add West End Guest Stars to Their Three-Week Run At The Other Palace!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

There's only one month to go until The Barricade Boys arrive at the Other Studio with their Christmas Cabaret, ringing in the season with show tunes and Christmas favourites, for the best party atmosphere in town! Today the special guests who will be joining the Boys are revealed - a different star from the West End or the world of music each night! (more...)

BWW TV: Getting Saucy for a Good Cause! Watch Highlights from Gary Barlow & Tim Firth's THE GIRLS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 28, 2017

Below, check out the new trailer featuring highlights from Gary Barlow and Tim Firth's new British musical, THE GIRLS, which is currently booking until 15 July 2017 at the Phoenix Theatre! (more...)

Olivier Awards 2017 - Full List Of Nominees and Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2017

Here's a full list of Olivier Award nominees and winners - updating LIVE (more...)

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Makes History in 2017 Olivier Awards Nominations; GROUNDHOG DAY Leads Musical Noms
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Today, past winners Denise Gough and Matt Henry announced the nominations for the Olivier Awards 2017 with Mastercard, the most prestigious event in the UK's theatrical calendar. The 2017 awards are set to be the biggest yet, as they make their debut at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 9 April. (more...)

BWW Feature: Take a Look at SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE's Road Back to Broadway
by Katherine Blauvelt - Feb 23, 2017

The most recent revitalization of Sunday in the Park with George, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford, opens this Thursday, February 23, at the Hudson Theatre. The beloved Stephen Sondheim musical made its Broadway debut May 2, 1984 at the Booth Theatre, where it ran for 604 performances. The original production starred Mandy Patinkin as George and Bernadette Peters as Dot/Marie. Although it did not win Best Musical at the Tony's, it did take home the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1985. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of Gary Barlow and Tim Firth's THE GIRLS at Phoenix Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

THE GIRLS, based on the true story, the film and the award-winning play byTim Firth, Calendar Girls, opened last night, Tuesday 21 February, at thePhoenix Theatre in London's West End, where it had previewed from 28 January 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: THE GIRLS, Phoenix Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Feb 22, 2017

Tim Firth can't keep away from the Calendar Girls. Following the 2003 film and 2008 play, he's back again adapting the real-life story of Yorkshire WI heroines stripping off for a charity calendar after one of their number loses her husband to cancer - this time in a musical adaptation with Gary Barlow. (more...)

Review Roundup: Gary Barlow and Tim Firth's THE GIRLS at Phoenix Theatre
by Review Roundups - Feb 22, 2017

THE GIRLS, based on the true story, the film and the award-winning play by Tim Firth, Calendar Girls, opened last night, Tuesday 21 February, at the Phoenix Theatre in London's West End, where it had previewed from 28 January 2017. (more...)

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