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by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014
Craig Revel Horwood will hit the road in the upcoming UK tour of ANNIE - as orphanage caretaker Miss Hannigan, it was announced today. This marks the first time the role has been played drag in any major production.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2013
Nigel Harman leads cast as Simon Cowell Joined by rising starts Cynthia Erivo & Alan Morrissey Opening at the London Palladium spring 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014
The Watermill Theatre has announced details of the premiere of But First This, a musical homage to Radio 4, written by BBC newsreader Kathy Clugston, playing from Thursday 23 October to Saturday 8 November 2014 (press night Monday 27 October, 7.30pm). On sale now.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2013
This Christmas, actors from West End Shows as diverse as Merrily We Roll Along, Avenue Q, Les Miserables, Spamalot, and Reduced Shakespeare will join forces in DICKENS ABRIDGED, a fast-paced musical comedy from the co-creator of The Complete Works of Shakespeare (abridged), which will open in the West End for a limited Christmas Season at The Arts Theatre from Wednesday 27 November 2013 toSunday 5 January 2014 (press night Monday 2 December).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015
The producers of Chichester Festival Theatre's production of Goodnight Mister Tom are delighted to announce today that the Oliver award-winning stage adaptation of Michelle Magorian's classic novel will embark on a UK Tour in 2016 after its strictly limited West End run at the Duke of York's Theatre this Christmas.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2013
The full cast for The El. Train, joining the previously announced Ruth Wilson, is Simon Coombs, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Christian Edwards, Nicola Hughes, Adam Sopp, Ony Uhiara and Zubin Varla.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2015
Now, for the first time ever, all of Barbara Dickson's major theatre recordings are released together in a special limited edition CD set.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015
Curve today announces casting for the theatre's productions of Roald Dahl's THE WITCHES and Lionel Bart's classic musical, OLIVER!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014
Stage Door Records has announced the Original London Cast Recording of Alan Price and Trevor Peacock's 1982 musical 'Andy Capp' is released on CD today, March 31st. The landmark CD release continues Stage Door's London cast album reissue series and commitment to preserve and celebrate British theatre scores from the past 50 years.
by Gary Naylor - Mar 30, 2015
Gary Naylor sees a musical adaptation of one of the icons of British 20th-century tabloid media, Viv Nicholson, who won the pools, lost a husband (or five) and gained the wisdom of late middle age - and survived.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2015
The cast is set for Rumpy Pumpy!, playing the King's Head Theatre, 115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 1QN from tonight 28th March, Today 4th April & Thursday 9th April 2015 and the Landor Theatre, 70 Landor Road, London SW9 9PH from Tuesday 14th - Sunday 19th April 2015.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014
Nigel Harman, Cynthia Erivo, and Alan Morrisey are joined by Simon Cowell at I CAN'T SING: THE X FACTOR MUSICAL, which opens at the London Palladium tonight, March 26, 2014.
by Review Roundups - Mar 26, 2014
I Can't Sing! The X Factor Musical opened tonight, March 26 at the London Palladium. Irreverent, mischievous, packed full of side-splittingly funny songs and eye-popping sets, I CAN'T SING! is the irrepressible new musical comedy that goes behind the microphones and under the judges' desks to reveal big bust-ups, huge voices and the cutest young love story the West End has ever seen. Let's see what the critics had to say...
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016
THESE TREES ARE MADE OF BLOOD, a new play about Argentina's Dirty War, premiered in The Little at Southwark Playhouse in April 2015 to sold out audiences and rave reviews. A limited edition cast recording of the songs from the show was recorded live at Southwark Playhouse on a sunny bank holiday afternoon in April 2015 in between shows and is now available for purchase!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015
The cast is set for Rumpy Pumpy!, playing the King's Head Theatre, 115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 1QN from Saturday 28th March, Saturday 4th April & Thursday 9th April 2015 and the Landor Theatre, 70 Landor Road, London SW9 9PH from Tuesday 14th - Sunday 19th April 2015.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015
Rumpy Pumpy! comes to the King's Head Theatre, 115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 1QN from Saturday 28th March, Saturday 4th April & Thursday 9th April 2015 and the Landor Theatre, 70 Landor Road, London SW9 9PH from Tuesday 14th - Sunday 19th April 2015. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal!
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 30, 2015
A West End diva takes center stage at the Royal Albert Hall!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015
Belgrade Theatre Coventry and Big Broad Productions present CRUSH, the brand new musical, which will premiere at Belgrade Theatre Coventry running from Friday 4 to Saturday 19 September 2015.   CRUSH will then run at Theatre Royal Brighton (22-26 September) and Richmond Theatre (29 September-3 October). 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2014
Rehearsals are now well underway for GOD, the 20th anniversary celebration show from the Stephen Sondheim Society, which pays tribute to Mr Sondheim and his genius.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014
From Thursday 4 to Saturday 27 September 2014, Ipswich's New Wolsey Theatre presents the World Premiere of their brand new musical MIDSUMMER SONGS by Peter Rowe and Ben Goddard. The full cast of actor-musicians has been announced today.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016
Jamie Wilson is delighted to announce that Alexandra Burke will star as 'Deloris Van Cartier' in the national tour of Curve's all new production of the hit musical comedy SISTER ACT, directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood with musical supervision and arrangements by Tony award-winning Sarah Travis. SISTER ACT will open at Curve on Saturday 30 July 2016. Tour schedule below with further dates and full casting to be announced shortly. Check out a sneak peek below!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2015
Paul Boyd's cult musical MOLLY WOBBLY is to get a 7-week West End run for at Leicester Square Theatre, Jan. 27-Mar. 14.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015
John Goodman and Tom Sturridge will join Damian Lewis in the major new revival of David Mamet's gripping 1975 playAmerican Buffalo. Directed by Daniel Evans, American Buffalo will play at Wyndham's Theatre for a strictly limited run from16 April - 27 June 2015.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016
Gary Sinyor announces casting for his play, NotMoses, which will begin previews at the Arts Theatre on 10 March 2016.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2015
Curve today announces the full cast for the world premiere of Sue Townsend's The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13¬ĺ - The Musical. The cast includes Rosemary Ashe (Grandma), Cameron Blakely (Mr Lucas), Amy Booth-Steel (Miss Elf/Doreen Slater/Mrs Lucas), Neil Ditt (George Mole),Kirsty Hoiles (Pauline Mole) and Neil Salvage (Bert Baxter).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014
The marquee is up at the London Palladium ready to welcome I Can't Sing!: The X Factor Musical, starring Nigel Harman and Cynthia Erivo!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014
Stage Entertainment and Syco Entertainment, the producers of I Can't Sing! at the London Palladium, have announced that the beginning of preview performances have again been postponed due to a technical problem with one of the show's set pieces. Performances were originally slated to begin yesterday, Feb. 27. As of now, the first preview is set for sometime next week.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014
Stage Door Records are pleased to announce the Original London Cast Recording of Alan Price and Trevor Peacock's musical 'Andy Capp' will be released on CD March 31st, 2014.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014
A just released statement reveals that Stage Entertainment and Syco Entertainment, producers of I Can't Sing! at the London Palladium, have decided to postpone the beginning of preview performances by 48 hours due to technical issues caused by the ambitious staging of the new musical comedy.
by Robert Gould - Feb 11, 2016
BWW reports on the charity concert, Snappy Title: Making History at The Pheasantry on February 21 in aid of MyAware (the Myasthenia Gravis Association).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2013
Ahead of a performance by cast members on next Monday's broadcast of the Royal Variety Performance, Stage Entertainment and Syco Entertainment have announced full casting for I CAN'T SING!, the brand new musical comedy from Harry Hill & Steve Brown which opens in the West End next Spring.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015
Now, for the first time ever, all of Barbara Dickson's major theatre recordings are released together in a special limited edition CD set.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2013
A new production of Johann Strauss Jr.'s New Year's Eve classic, the comedic operetta Die Fledermaus, will open at the Met tonight, December 31, with two Broadway stars appearing.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2013
A new production of Johann Strauss Jr.'s New Year's Eve classic, the comedic operetta Die Fledermaus, will open at the Met on December 31. Jeremy Sams, writer and creator of the Met's Baroque pastiche The Enchanted Island, makes his company debut as director with the new staging, which is set in Vienna at the turn of the 20th century. Sams also contributes new lyrics for Strauss's work, which will be performed entirely in English; Tony Award-nominated playwright Douglas Carter Beane makes his Met debut with new dialogue. Adam Fischer conducts a cast of rising opera stars and Broadway performers. The cast is led by Susanna Phillips and Christopher Maltman as the unhappily married Rosalinde and Eisenstein; Jane Archibald as Rosalinde's feisty maid, Adele; Anthony Roth Costanzo as Prince Orlofsky; Michael Fabiano as Rosalinde's former lover, Alfred; Paulo Szot as the bumbling Dr. Falke; and Patrick Carfizzi as the prison superintendent, Frank. Broadway stars Danny Burstein and Betsy Wolfe make Met debuts as the drunken jailer, Frosch, and Adele's sister, Ida. Robert Jones is set and costume designer for the production, with lighting design by Jennifer Schriever and choreography by Stephen Mear in their Met debuts.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2013
A new production of Johann Strauss Jr.'s New Year's Eve classic, the comedic operetta Die Fledermaus, will open at the Met on December 31. Jeremy Sams, writer and creator of the Met's Baroque pasticheThe Enchanted Island, makes his company debut as director with the new staging, which is set in Vienna at the turn of the 20thcentury. Sams also contributes new lyrics for Strauss's work, which will be performed entirely in English; Tony Award-nominated playwright Douglas Carter Beane makes his Met debut with new dialogue. Adam Fischer conducts a cast of rising opera stars and Broadway performers. The cast is led by Susanna Phillips and Christopher Maltman as the unhappily married Rosalinde and Eisenstein; Jane Archibald as Rosalinde's feisty maid, Adele; Anthony Roth Costanzo as Prince Orlofsky; Michael Fabiano as Rosalinde's former lover, Alfred; Paulo Szot as the bumbling Dr. Falke; and Patrick Carfizzi as the prison superintendent, Frank. Broadway stars Danny Burstein and Betsy Wolfe make Met debuts as the drunken jailer, Frosch, and Adele's sister, Ida. Robert Jones is set and costume designer for the production, with lighting design by Jennifer Schriever and choreography by Stephen Mear in their Met debuts.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015
Today, Monday 21 December 2015, the Producers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child are delighted to announce that Jamie Parker, Noma Dumezweni and Paul Thornley will lead the cast as Harry, Hermione and Ron, which we previously announced here.  
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014
One of the greatest musicals of all time, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, returns to the stage in a magnificent new production which opens on Thursday 15 January at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley ahead of a major national tour.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2015
Jamie Wilson has announced a national tour of an all new production of the hit musical comedy SISTER ACT, directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood with musical supervision and arrangements by Tony award-winning Sarah Travis. SISTER ACT UK tour opens at Curve, Leicester on Saturday 30 July 2016, coming to the King's Theatre Glasgow from Tuesday 4 until Saturday 8 October 2016. Tour schedule attached with further dates and casting to be announced soon.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015
Jamie Wilson has announced a national tour of an all new production of the hit musical comedy SISTER ACT, directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood with musical supervision and arrangements by Tony award-winning Sarah Travis. SISTER ACT will open at Curve, Leicester on Saturday 30 July 2016. Tickets go on sale Monday 10 August 2015. Tour schedule attached with further dates and casting to be announced soon.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015
Jamie Wilson is delighted to announce a national tour of an all new production of the hit musical comedySISTER ACT, directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood with musical supervision and arrangements by Tony award-winning Sarah Travis. SISTER ACT will open at Curve, Leicester on Saturday 30 July 2016. Tickets go on sale Monday 10 August 2015. Tour schedule attached with further dates and casting to be announced soon.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2015
A West End diva takes center stage at the Royal Albert Hall!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2015
John Goodman and Tom Sturridge join Damian Lewis in the major new revival of David Mamet's gripping 1975 play American Buffalo. Directed by Daniel Evans, American Buffalo will run at Wyndham's Theatre for a strictly limited, opening tonight, 27 April and playing through 27 June 2015.
by Gary Naylor - Apr 2, 2015
Gary Naylor talks to Sasha Regan ahead of the UK Tour of her All Male Pirates of Penzance. He learns that some people find that casting unusual, but soon settle into a unique experience.
by Stage Tube - Apr 2, 2015
One of the greatest musicals of all time, The Sound of Music, returns to the stage in a magnificent new production, which opened at New Wimbledon Theatre on Monday 30 March and will run until Saturday 11 April. Click below to watch a timelapse video of The Sound of Music set being built in Wimbledon!
by Stage Tube - Apr 2, 2014
I Can't Sing! The X Factor Musical opened just last week on March 26 at the London Palladium. Irreverent, mischievous, packed full of side-splittingly funny songs and eye-popping sets, I CAN'T SING! is the irrepressible new musical comedy that goes behind the microphones and under the judges' desks to reveal big bust-ups, huge voices and the cutest young love story the West End has ever seen. Today, the production has released an all new trailer - check it out below!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015
John Goodman and Tom Sturridge will join Damian Lewis in the major new revival of David Mamet's gripping 1975 playAmerican Buffalo. Directed by Daniel Evans, American Buffalo will play at Wyndham's Theatre for a strictly limited run from tonight 16 April - 27 June 2015.