Winners Announced At Today's Manchester Theatre AwardsWinners Announced At Today's Manchester Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

Sheridan Smith and Danny Mac were among the winners at the Manchester Theatre Awards - which were announced today at The Lowry. (more...)

BWW Review: BARNUM, Menier Chocolate FactoryBWW Review: BARNUM, Menier Chocolate Factory
by Marianka Swain - Dec 6, 2017

The Menier has a superb track record with breathing new life into classic musicals, but falls short with their latest revival: Cy Coleman's 1980 portrait of P.T. Barnum, creator of The Greatest Show on Earth . In stripping back some of the spectacle for this smaller space, Gordon Greenberg's production reveals the work's weaknesses as well as those of its leading man. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at BARNUM at Menier Chocolate FactoryPhoto Flash: First Look at BARNUM at Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

Menier Chocolate Factory's major revival of Barnum opens on 5 December, with previews from 25 November, and runs until 3 March 2018. Barnum tells the story of P.T. Barnum, the Greatest Showman on Earth, who combines razzle-dazzle with charm and brass to sell 'humbug' to cheering crowds. A joyful and moving musical portrait of the nineteenth century's greatest show-biz legend, Barnum is a colourful, dynamic spectacle full of circus, side-show legends and heart. Check out a first look at production photos below! (more...)

HAMILTON Leads December's Top 10 New London ShowsHAMILTON Leads December's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Nov 29, 2017

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a feverishly anticipated musical to sci-fi and Shakespeare, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews and find our top Christmas picks here! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of BARNUM at Menier Chocolate Factory in the Rehearsal Room!VIDEO: Watch the Cast of BARNUM at Menier Chocolate Factory in the Rehearsal Room!
by Stage Tube - Nov 24, 2017

Barnum begins performances at the Menier Chocolate Factory on November 25. Watch rehearsal footage of the cast in a video posted by the Official London Theatre Facebook page! (more...)

Photo Flash: BARNUM Gets Fiery in Rehearsal at Menier Chocolate FactoryPhoto Flash: BARNUM Gets Fiery in Rehearsal at Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017

The Menier Chocolate Factory will presents a major London revival of Barnum. Gordon Greenberg's production opens on 5 December, with previews from 25 November, and runs until 3 March 2018. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at fire consultant Kathryn McLaughlin-Hayes and company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Marcus Brigstocke and Laura Pitt-Pulford to Lead BARNUM at Menier Chocolate FactoryMarcus Brigstocke and Laura Pitt-Pulford to Lead BARNUM at Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announced casting for their forthcoming production of Barnum. (more...)

Original Rock 'n' Roll Musical, ROLL OVER BEETHOVEN, Launches in Coventry
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

?Audiences from across Coventry enjoyed a trip back in time to the golden age of rock 'n' roll earlier this week for the official launch of the Belgrade Theatre's brand new production of Roll Over Beethoven, an original British rock 'n' roll musical arriving on the Main Stage from Sat 3 - Sat 17 September 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: LEGALLY BLONDE, Curve Theatre Leicester, April 14 2016
by Jenny Ell - Apr 15, 2016

Legally Blonde the Musical has had an array of productions all over the world since its 2007 Broadway opening. Based on the 2001 film starring Reese Witherspoon, the story of love, faith and pushing past stereotypes has being capturing the hearts of theatregoers ever since. Famous for its outstanding quality of work, the Curve in Leicester is currently presenting a brand new version of the show, directed by Artistic Director Nikolai Foster. (more...)

Curve to Bring LEGALLY BLONDE to South Korea
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Curve is delighted to announce its new production of the award-winning West End and Broadway smash hit musical comedy Legally Blonde, playing at the theatre until Saturday the 14th May, will embark upon a two week run at Deagu Opera House in South Korea. Working with Richard Darbourne Ltd as part of the Deagu International Music Festival, the musical, directed by Curve Artistic Director Nikolai Foster, will perform internationally from 25th June to Saturday 2nd July. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Curve's LEGALLY BLONDE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

Nikolai Foster, Artistic Director at Curve, today announces the full company for his new production of the award-winning West End and Broadway smash hit musical comedy, Legally Blonde, including Tupele Dorgu who joins the cast as Paulette.  (more...)

Annual Liverpool Comedy Festival Returns Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

The annual outing of Liverpool Comedy Festival returns for a lucky 13th year and with 13 days of the finest UK comedy performers, from today 23 September until Sunday 5 October, in venues across Britain's funniest city. (more...)

Annual Liverpool Comedy Festival Returns in September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

The annual outing of Liverpool Comedy Festival returns for a lucky 13th year and with 13 days of the finest UK comedy performers, from Tuesday 23 September until Sunday 5 October, in venues across Britain's funniest city. (more...)

Dates Set for CHICAGO Tour; Bastian, Booth, Dorgu to Star
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2012

David Ian in Association with Barry and Fran Weissler Presents the UK National Tour of Chicago opening at the Bradford Alhambra Theatre on Friday, Feburary 10, 2012. (more...)

Dates Set for CHICAGO Tour; Bastian, Booth, Dorgu to Star
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2011

David Ian in Association with Barry and Fran Weissler Presents the UK National Tour of Chicago opening at the Bradford Alhambra Theatre on Friday, Feburary 10, 2012. (more...)

Singer Lisa Scott-Lee Joins Charity Concert at Leicester Square Theatre, 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2011

Steps member, Lisa Scott-Lee, Coronation st and Waterloo Rd actress Tupele Dorgu and Jazz singer Nina Ferro have confirmed that they will perform at the concert in aid of the baby loss awareness campaign on Tuesday 11th October at the Leicester Square theatre in London. (more...)

Singer Lisa Scott-Lee Joins Charity Concert at Leicester Square Theatre, 10/11
by Jennie Mamary - Oct 7, 2011

Steps member, Lisa Scott-Lee, Coronation st and Waterloo Rd actress Tupele Dorgu and Jazz singer Nina Ferro have confirmed that they will perform at the concert in aid of the baby loss awareness campaign on Tuesday 11th October at the Leicester Square theatre in London. (more...)