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It has been announced that a brand new production of classic musical 42nd Street will be heading to London's West End, beginning previews at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane on 20th March and officially opening on 4th April 2017.

The musical features a score by Harry Warren and Al Dubin and book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble and is based on the novel by Bradford Ropes and the subsequent 1933 Hollywood film adaptation of the same name. This brand new production is directed by Mark Bramble, choreographed by Randy Skinner and will feature scenic design by Douglas W Schmidt and costume design by Roger Kirk.

Billed as a "Broadway fable", 42nd Street is a classic backstage musical that show follows famed director Julian Marsh as he attempts to put on a brand new musical production during the height of the Great Depression. Peggy Sawyer, an unknown chorus girl, gets her big break and goes out on the stage a "youngster" and comes back a "star". With a classic score of musical theatre standards including "We're in the Money", "Lullaby of Broadway", "42nd Street" and "About a Quarter to Nine", this heart-warming musical provides exceptional tap routines and classic comedy.

The original Broadway production opened at the Winter Garden Theater in 1980 produced by David Merrick and directed by Gower Champion and went on to win the Tony Award for Best Musical, running for 3,486 performances to January 1989. A West End production opened at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane on 8 August 1984 starring Catherine Zeta Jones and went on to win the Olivier Award for Best Musical. It was last seen in the West End at the Dominion Theatre in 1990.


Bonnie Langford Will Join the Cast of 42ND STREETBonnie Langford Will Join the Cast of 42ND STREET
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2018

Bonnie Langford, the much-loved star of stage and screen, is to join the cast of 42nd Street, the spectacular homage to the world of musical theatre, as the production extends its residency at Theatre Royal Drury Lane for a final time, through to Saturday 5 January 2019. (more...)

Save 46% On Tickets for 42ND STREET in the West EndSave 46% On Tickets for 42ND STREET in the West End
by BWW News Desk - June 15, 2018

Hit musical 42nd Street is playing at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in London's West End, and currently stars Lulu, Tom Lister, Clare Halse and Ashley Day. In our sale, save up to 46% on tickets - book here! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Neil Sean Meets the Star of 42ND STREET, Lulu!BWW TV Exclusive: Neil Sean Meets the Star of 42ND STREET, Lulu!
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 5, 2018

Lulu returns to the West End after 30 years to join the cast of 42nd Street, the dazzling and romantic homage to the world of musical theatre in the iconic role of 'Dorothy Brock' in this five star production. In this exclusive interview, she reveals why she took the role, acting lessons and the dramatic part she wants to take on next! (more...)

Official: Lulu To Join Cast Of 42ND STREET as Dorothy BrockOfficial: Lulu To Join Cast Of 42ND STREET as Dorothy Brock
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2018

Lulu returns to the West End after 30 years to join the cast of 42nd Street, the dazzling and romantic homage to the world of musical theatre in the iconic role of 'Dorothy Brock' in this five star production. (more...)

Pop Singer Lulu to Join the Cast of 42ND STREET on the West EndPop Singer Lulu to Join the Cast of 42ND STREET on the West End
by Alexa Criscitiello - February 22, 2018

Baz Bamigboye of the Daily Mail has reported that British pop singer and media personality, Lulu, will be taking over the leading role of Dorothy Brock in the West End production of 42nd Street currently playing at Theatre Royal Drury Lane, for sixteen weeks beginning March 19. (more...)

BWW Review: 42ND STREET 2017 London Cast RecordingBWW Review: 42ND STREET 2017 London Cast Recording
by Jenny Ell - December 13, 2017

Currently enjoying a West End revival at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, 42nd Street has also released a brand new cast recording. (more...)

Photo Flash: West End's 42ND STREET Taps at Covent Garden's Christmas Lights Switch-OnPhoto Flash: West End's 42ND STREET Taps at Covent Garden's Christmas Lights Switch-On
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2017

Tom Lister and the cast of London's 42nd Street staged a special performance in Covent Garden Market yesterday as part of the ceremony for the Christmas lights switch-on, featuring Kylie Minogue and Charlotte Tilbury. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

VIDEO: 42ND STREET Pounds the Pavement at West End LiveVIDEO: 42ND STREET Pounds the Pavement at West End Live
by Stage Tube - June 25, 2017

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 comes to a close today. Watch the cast of 42nd Street coo the Lullaby of Broadway! (more...)

VIDEO: 42ND STREET Stars Show Off Their Dancing Feet on 'Tonight at the London Palladium'VIDEO: 42ND STREET Stars Show Off Their Dancing Feet on 'Tonight at the London Palladium'
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

42nd Street, the quintessential backstage musical comedy classic, is now playing at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. The cast showed off their dancing feet on 'Tonight at the London Palladium' and we've got the video below! (more...)

Photo Flash: The Duchess of Cambridge, Morgan Freeman & More at 42ND STREET West End OpeningPhoto Flash: The Duchess of Cambridge, Morgan Freeman & More at 42ND STREET West End Opening
by BWW News Desk - April 5, 2017

Last night, musical 42nd Street opened at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London's West End. The show received a royal seal of approval from Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, who was given a pair of golden tap shoes by the producers and writer/director Mark Bramble. The Duchess attended the show in her role as Royal Patron of East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH). (more...)

BWW Review: 42ND STREET, Theatre Royal Drury LaneBWW Review: 42ND STREET, Theatre Royal Drury Lane
by Marianka Swain - April 4, 2017

The curtain rises just high enough to reveal a long line of tapping feet: a thoroughly appropriate intro, as those feet are the real stars of the show. The plot might centre around a leading lady battle, but this loving backstage fairy tale is really a paean to the chorus - the hard-working, unceasingly toe-tapping foundation upon which musical comedy ('the two most glorious words in the English language,' per the show) is built. (more...)

Photo Flash: Shuffle Off with Brand-New Shots of 42ND STREET in LondonPhoto Flash: Shuffle Off with Brand-New Shots of 42ND STREET in London
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

42nd Street, the quintessential backstage musical comedy classic, is currently in previews at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane for an opening on 4 April 2017. BroadwayWorld has a fresh batch of production photos below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Tom Lister Talks West End Revival of 42ND STREETBWW Interview: Tom Lister Talks West End Revival of 42ND STREET
by Marianka Swain - March 15, 2017

Actor Tom Lister is best known for playing Carl King on Emmerdale, but he's also amassed a number of stage credits, including Legally Blonde, Calamity Jane and Water Babies. He's currently starring in the West End revival of 42nd Street, alongside Sheena Easton, Clare Halse and Stuart Neal. The show begins previews on 20 March. (more...)