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by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017
Kids and their adult friends and families will love the WST for Kids' production of HONK! JR.. Based on Hans Christian Anderson's classic fairytale, The Ugly Duckling, this hour-long musical will be performed LIVE at Walnut Street Theatre September 23 through October 8, 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017
Underbelly Productions has today confirmed the new production of Clarke Peters' Olivier Award-winning and Tony-Award nominated musical, Five Guys Named Moe, will extend its run at The Marble Arch Theatre until Saturday 17th February 2018, due to overwhelming popular demand. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017
Producer Scott Rudin announced today that Charlie Stemp will make his Broadway debut as Barnaby Tucker in the most successful and beloved Broadway production of the year: Hello, Dolly!.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017
As BroadwayWorld reported this morning, Charlie Stemp will make his Broadway debut as Barnaby Tucker in the most successful and beloved Broadway production of the year: Hello, Dolly!. Mr. Stemp will begin performances opposite the previously announced stars Bernadette Peters and Victor Garber on Saturday evening, January 20, 2018, prior to a Thursday, February 22 opening night. Taylor Trensch will play his final performance as Barnaby Tucker on Sunday, January 14.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017
Aimee-Ffion Edwards, Paul Kaye, Sarah Niles and Danusia Samal have been cast in B by Guillermo Calderon translated by William Gregory and directed by Royal Court Associate Director (International) Sam Pritchard.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017
Best known as the illustrator of the American classic Eloise, Hilary Knight cites the performing arts as the single greatest influence on his life and career. Now for the first time, Knight's life-long love of the theatrical is the subject of a comprehensive exhibition, which has been extended through October 14, 2017 at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. Hilary Knight's Stage-Struck World includes original artwork for posters, illustrations for Vanity Fair magazine (where Knight is a contributing editor), Knight's most recent work - three-dimensional portraits in stage-like settings - and costume and set designs for performances and revues that reveal that for Knight, all the world is indeed a stage.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017
Theatre Blogger West End Wilma is delighted to announce that voting is open for the fourth annual West End Wilma Awards (this year in association with Free@Last TV Ltd), which will take place on Friday 3 November, 2pm at London's Delfont Room (Prince of Wales Theatre).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017
The Menier Chocolate Factory today announced casting for their forthcoming production of Barnum.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017
Voting for the fourth annual West End Wilma Awards (this year in association with Free@Last TV Ltd), closes tomorrow, Saturday 30 September 2017.
by Danielle Ashley - Sep 28, 2017
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: THE SHOW-OFF opens, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017
The Make A Difference Trust has just announced that following two triumphant years, Graham Norton will return as host of this year's WEST END BARES: RUBY STRIPPERS at the Novello Theatre on Sunday 29 October at 7.00pm and 9.30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017
Like a comet that burns far too brightly to last, Janis Joplin exploded onto the music scene in 1967 and, almost overnight, became the queen of rock 'n' roll. The unmistakable voice, filled with raw emotion and tinged with Southern Comfort, made her a must-see headliner from Monterey to Woodstock. 50 years after the Summer of Love, McCarter audiences will rediscover the sights, sounds, and soul of an unforgettable era with A Night with Janis Joplin, October 10 29 in McCarter's Matthews Theatre.
by - Sep 23, 2017
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 9/23/2017.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2017
First presented at Chichester's Festival Theatre, last summer's hit 'HALF A SIXPENCE' will play its final performance in London today 2 September, having extended its limited season twice.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017
Jamie Wilson, Entertainment One (eOne), Ramin Sabi and Belgrade Theatre Coventry have just announced the full casting for the World Premiere of the Birmingham Repertory Theatre's production of NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL opening at Birmingham Repertory Theatre on Friday 20 October 2017.
by Nicky Sweetland - Sep 18, 2017
I once had the honour of interviewing the legendary Tommy Steele at the New Wimbledon Theatre. It was the venue where Half A Sixpence was first performed, and the show - which acted as a star vehicle for the talented young performer - became a classic piece of British musical theatre.
by Roy Tan - Sep 13, 2017
A major new production of the Olivier Award-winning, smash-hit West End and Broadway musical Five Guys Named Moe swings into the new Marble Arch Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017
Public booking opens today at 9am today for the Menier Chocolate Factory's major revival of Barnum. Gordon Greenberg's production opens on 5 December, with previews from 25 November, and runs until 3 March 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017
Emma Williams and Lukus Alexander complete the principle casting for the London Palladium Pantomime this Christmas playing the role of Alice Fitzwarren and Eileen the Cat respectively. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2017
Lead casting is today announced for a 2018 UK tour of Terence Rattigan's classic family drama, The Winslow Boy - directed by Olivier Award-nominated Rachel Kavanaugh. Tessa Peake-Jones (Only Fools and Horses, Grantchester) stars as Grace Winslow wife of Arthur Winslow, played by Aden Gillett (House of Eliott, Holby City), the father who embarks on an extraordinary campaign for justice for his son.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017
Aimee-Ffion Edwards, Paul Kaye, Sarah Niles and Danusia Samal have been cast in B by Guillermo Calderon translated by William Gregory and directed by Royal Court Associate Director (International) Sam Pritchard.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017
Michelle Gayle and Alice Barlow will star in the heart-warming new musical Son of a Preacher Man when it visits Chester next year.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017
The multi award-winning musical theatre writing partnership George Stiles and Anthony Drewe will be joined by singer, radio and TV presenter Aled Jones on Sunday 15 October at 2.30pm at The Watermill Theatre for a special event to celebrate the theatre's 50th anniversary year.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017
Alice Barlow and Michelle Gayle will star in the heart-warming new musical Son of a Preacher Man. Alice will play the role of Kat from 16 January 2018 and Michelle will play the role of Alison from 6 March 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017
Dinosaurs will once again roam international soil when the globally-acclaimed production, WALKING WITH DINOSAURS - THE ARENA SPECTACULAR, based on the award-winning BBC Television Series, returns in 2018, starring Michaela Strachan as 'Huxley' the paleontologist.
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!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017
Full casting has been announced for the West End transfer of Everybody's Talking About Jamie, directed by Jonathan Butterell and written by Dan Gillespie Sells and Tom MacRae, which will play a limited season at the Apollo Theatre from Monday 6 November following a critically acclaimed run at Sheffield Crucible.
by Tim Wright - Oct 18, 2017
It's nearly that time of year (oh no it's not etc.) where we preview the Christmas theatre offerings across Bristol and Bath. We've got pantos, fairy tales and classic stories a plenty, so grab a mince pie while you ponder what to see this festive period.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017
Like a comet that burns far too brightly to last, Janis Joplin exploded onto the music scene in 1967 and, almost overnight, became the queen of rock 'n' roll. The unmistakable voice, filled with raw emotion and tinged with Southern Comfort, made her a must-see headliner from Monterey to Woodstock.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017
Like a comet that burns far too brightly to last, Janis Joplin exploded onto the music scene in 1967 and, almost overnight, became the queen of rock 'n' roll. The unmistakable voice, filled with raw emotion and tinged with Southern Comfort, made her a must-see headliner from Monterey to Woodstock. 50 years after the Summer of Love, McCarter audiences will rediscover the sights, sounds, and soul of an unforgettable era with A Night with Janis Joplin, October 10 29 in McCarter's Matthews Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017
Underbelly Productions has today confirmed the new production of Clarke Peters' Olivier Award-winning and Tony-Award nominated musical, Five Guys Named Moe, will extend its run at The Marble Arch Theatre until Saturday 24TH March 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2017
Yesterday, Friday 3 November 2017, the fourth annual West End Wilma Awards (this year in association with Free@Last TV Ltd), took place at London's Delfont Room in the Prince Of Wales Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017
Live At Zedel, Soho's unique live entertainment concept at The Crazy Coqs, will host a week-long residency by acclaimed international songwriter Scott Alan, who will be joined by a host of special musical theatre guests each evening.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017
Timothy Watson, best known for his role as the villainous Rob Titchener in BBC Radio 4's long-running dramatic favourite, The Archers, is to join the cast of The Winslow Boy which opens at Birmingham Repertory Theatre on 21 February 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017
Timothy Watson, best known for his role as the villainous Rob Titchener in BBC Radio 4's long-running dramatic favourite The Archers is today confirmed to join the cast of The Winslow Boy which opens at Chichester Festival Theatre on February 8th 2018 before touring to the country's most prestigious drama houses including Birmingham Rep, Bath Theatre Royal, Oxford Playhouse, Cambridge Arts Theatre, Salford Lowry, Cheltenham Everyman Theatre, Brighton Theatre Royal, Belfast Grand Opera House, Richmond Theatre and Canterbury's Marlowe Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 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.
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!
by Debbie Gilpin - Jun 29, 2017
Hot on the heels of the success of the reworked Half a Sixpence, Stiles & Drewe team up with Julian Fellowes once more to adapt a well-loved children's book for the stage. The Wind in the Willows has premiered at the end of last year in a short tour and now has a limited London season over the summer - just in time for the school holidays and Kids Go Free (now running for the entirety of August).
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017
James Graham's critically acclaimed and prescient political drama THIS HOUSE which played to sold-out houses at the National Theatre, Chichester Festival Theatre and in the West End will begin its first ever national tour at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017
The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 took place last weekend, and BroadwayWorld has photos of Rachel Tucker and Ben Forster performing as part of the thrilling outdoor experience below!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017
The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 took place last weekend, and BroadwayWorld has photos of the cast of THE WEDDING SINGER performing as part of the thrilling outdoor experience below!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017
The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 took place last weekend, and BroadwayWorld has photos of Marisha Wallace and John Owen Jones performing as part of the thrilling outdoor experience below!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017
The full cast is announced for heart-warming new musical Son of a Preacher Man. Joining Diana Vickers, Debra Stephenson and Ian Reddington in the 2017 tour are Michael Howe, Michelle Long, Kate Hardisty, Cassiopeia Berkeley-Agyepong, Lewis Kidd, Liam Vincent-Kilbride, Jon Bonner, Rachel McAllister, Ellie-Jane Goddard, Gary Mitchinson and Jess Barker.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017
London's status as the global leader for theatre was today celebrated by a host of top West End shows, as they came together to support the Mayor of London's campaign to tell the world that London is open for summer.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017
Marti Webb is to join John Partridge and Adrian Zmed in the first ever UK tour of the Tony and Olivier award-winning LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, when it arrives at the King's in Glasgow from, 25-29 July 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017
Now in its eighth year as the West End's hottest annual fundraiser, join the cast of WEST END BARES as they strip off to see the Wizard in WEST END BARES: RUBY STRIPPERS at The Novello Theatre on Sunday 29 October with performances at 7.00pm and 9.30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017
The Menier Chocolate Factory today announced the first major London revival of BARNUM. Gordon Greenberg's production opens on 5 December, with previews from 25 November, and runs until 3 March 2018. The production goes on sale to supporters of the Menier on 31 August, and to the general public on 11 September.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017
Stage Door Records are pleased to announce the previously unreleased studio demo recordings of David Heneker's musical HALF A SIXPENCE will be released on September 29th, 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017
The Stage today announced the shortlist for its inaugural The Stage Debut Awards. The awards recognise the best breakthrough actors and creatives in theatre.