Big The Musical

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Josh Baskin is twelve and life sucks, until one night at a carnival his wish to be big is granted. Now, trapped in an adult body in a grown-up world, he’s asking: is being big all it’s cracked up to be?



Jay McGuiness (Strictly champion, Rip it Up and of course The Wanted) plays Josh and is joined by some of the West End’s most popular stars: Wendi Peters (Coronation Street, Hetty Feather and most recently, White Christmas), Kimberley Walsh (Shrek the Musical, Elf the Musical, Strictly Come Dancing and Girls Aloud) and the Olivier Award-winning actor Matthew Kelly (Waiting for Godot, Of Mice and Men and Spamalot).



With new musical numbers this will be the first time BIG the Musical has been presented in the West End and with a cast and orchestra of over 50 complete a truly BIG production. Don’t miss the hilarious and heart-warming musical as it lights up London’s Dominion Theatre for nine weeks only this Autumn.

Schedule

Monday - 7:30

Tuesday - 7:30

Wednesday - 7:30

Thursday - 2:30, 7:30

Friday - 7:30

Saturday - 2:30, 7:30

Dominion Theatre

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Tottenham Court Road
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018
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by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018
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by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018
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by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018
The York Theatre Company has announced that Tony Award-winner Matthew Broderickwill host a company of 60 performers honoring Five-time Tony Award-winning musical theatre director/choreographer Susan Stroman (Oklahoma!; The Producers; Crazy For You; Showboat; Big, The Musical) with the 2018 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018
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by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018
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by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018
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by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2018
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by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018
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by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018
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by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2018
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by Marika O'Hara - Nov 15, 2018
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by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2019
Wendi Peters, Kimberley Walsh and Matthew Kelly will star as Mrs Baskin, Susan Lawrence and George MacMillan respectively. They join the previously announced Jay McGuiness as Josh Baskin. Based on the smash-hit movie starring Tom Hanks, BIG The Musical makes its West End premiere at the Dominion Theatre for a strictly limited nine-week season from 6 September to 2 November 2019, with a Gala Night in aid of Make-A-Wish on Tuesday 17 September.
by Don Grigware - May 8, 2018
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by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018
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by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019
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by BWW - May 20, 2018
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by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018
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by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018
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by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019
Joining the previously announced Jay McGuiness, Wendi Peters, Kimberley Walsh and Matthew Kelly as Josh Baskin, Mrs Baskin, Susan Lawrence and George MacMillan respectively in BIG The Musical, will be Lori Haley Fox as Mrs KopeckiMiss Watson and Edward Handoll as Paul Seymour, with Harrison Dadswell, Jamie O'Connor and Jake Simon sharing the role of Young Josh and Jobe Hart, Austen Phelan and Theo Wilkinson sharing the role of Billy.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018
Erich Bergen made his first Broadway bow at last earlier this month as Waitress' new Dr. Pomatter. Just last week, BroadwayWorld's Steve Schonberg checked in with Broadway's newest MD to find out what's cookin' at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2019
Berkeley Playhouse closes their dynamic eleventh season of professional theater with this delightful remake of the classic '80s comedy.
by BWW - Jul 20, 2018
Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/20/2018 for Salt Lake City
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2019
Shadow Lawn Stage, the professional theater of Monmouth University proudly presents a swinging tribute to Ol' Blue Eyes, My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra, running from July 18 through July 28 at Lauren K. Woods Theatre. Sheri Anderson is the Producer/Artistic Director of Shadow Lawn Stage, located minutes from the New Jersey shore in West Long Branch on the historic campus the university.
by Courtney Savoia - Jul 17, 2018
Acclaimed director and choreographer, Spencer Liff, has made a name for himself in the worlds of theater, television, and film and is flexing his creative muscles once again for the new Broadway musical featuring the music of the Go-Go's - Head Over Heels! Receiving two Emmy nominations for his work on "So You Think You Can Dance," Spencer has choreographed routines that have been viewed by millions across the globe and brings his artistry and talent to this high-energy and fun show that emphasizes messages of love and acceptance for our world, no matter the time period!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2018
NewArts presents Newsies, the Tony Award-winning Broadway phenomenon, August 3 -12 at Masuk High School in Monroe, CT. The musical is based on the historical newsboy strike of 1899 that shook the ivory towers of William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer. The history lesson leaps onto the stage with soul-stirring music, amazing heart, and stunning choreography and stars over 120 area youth onstage, backstage and in the orchestra.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018
Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, Robert Hastie, today announces the full cast for Paul Foster's major revival of Kiss Me, Kate. Foster directs Delroy Atkinson (Gangster 1), Edward Baker-Duly (Fred), Cindy Belliot (Hattie), John Conroy (Baptista), Dafydd Emyr (Harrison Howell), Dex Lee (Bill), Rebecca Lock (Lilli), Ross McLaren (Gremio), Joel Montague (Gangster 2), Adam Rhys-Charles (Hortensio), Amy Ellen Richardson (Lois), Matthew Whennell-Clark (Ralph) and Layton Williams (Paul), with Jessica Buckby, Ronan Burns, Louis Gaunt, Ruby Greenwood, Tash Holway (also Assistant Choreographer and Dance Captain), Jennifer Louise Jones, Bobbie Little, Emmanuele N'Zuzi, Simon Oskarsson and Clancy Ryan. The production opens on 12 December, with previews from 7 December, and runs until 12 January 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2019
The Barn is bringing this classic 1987 motion picture fantasy to the stage! With laughter, music, and heartfelt moments, Josh learns to be careful what you wish for because being big isn't child's play.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018
Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the second production in its 2017 2018 season of Chicago's hit musical revue series, New Faces Sing Broadway 1959, hosted by Gene Weygandt, directed by Adrian Abel Azevedo with music direction by David Fiorello, Monday, Feb. 26 at Skokie Theatre, 7924 Lincoln Ave in Skokie at 7:30 p.m. In tribute to the original New Faces series that ran on Broadway and on film from 1934 1968, Porchlight Music Theatre created the Chicago musical revue series, New Faces Sing Broadway as a showcase for the best emerging music talent now performing on Chicago stages.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2019
Fraser Entertainment Group's An Evening of Classic Broadway, a recent nominee for BWW.com's Los Angeles Regional Award for Best Special Theatre Event, makes a return engagement at Rockwell Table and Stage in Los Angeles. The show tune songfest will take place on Tuesday, January 29th at 8PM (doors open at 6:30).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018
The Ordway Center for Performing Arts announced today that producer and director Rod Kaats will assume the position of Producing Artistic Director beginning February 1, 2018. Mr. Kaats succeeds James A. Rocco, who stepped down from the Ordway last year.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019
First Stage MATILDA The Musical, featuring music and lyrics by Tim Minchin and book by Dennis Kelly is now on stage. This is the first full-length musical First Stage has produced, performing at the Marcus Center's Todd Wehr Theater January 11 - February 24, 2019.  Get a first look at the production below!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019
First Stage MATILDA The Musical, featuring music and lyrics by Tim Minchin and book by Dennis Kelly is now on stage. This is the first full-length musical First Stage has produced, performing at the Marcus Center's Todd Wehr Theater January 11 - February 24, 2019.  Get a first look at the production below!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019
Milwaukee theater audiences young and old are in for a real treat this January when First Stage proudly presents Roald Dahl's MATILDA The Musical, Book by Dennis Kelly and Music & Lyrics by Tim Minchin.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019
The York Theatre Company as part of its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series will present a staged reading of the new musical In the Theatre with book by Joan Ross Sorkin (The Black Swan) and music and lyrics by Steven Fisher (The Little Dancer). In the Theatre will play two performances only on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018
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by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2018
A fun, new musical adaptation of an audience favorite comes to First Stage this holiday season. Created by the talented husband/wife team of Jahnna Beecham (Playwright/Lyricist) and Malcolm Hillgartner (Composer/Lyricist) and based on the play by Barbara Robinson, THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER: THE MUSICAL is filled with catchy,'60s-inspired original music and a delightful story that both young and old will enjoy. The horrible Herdmans are the worst kids in the history of the world. The entire town panics when these rowdy six siblings are cast in the church's annual Christmas pageant. It's up to good-hearted Mrs. Bradley to help the Herdmans - and the rest of the town - discover the true meaning of Christmas before it's too late. Silent night? Not a chance, but sometimes a little joyful noise is just right for Christmas. Sponsored by Associated Bank and Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017
The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2018
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by BWW - Aug 20, 2018
Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/20/2018 for Indianapolis
by Elliot Lanes - Apr 30, 2018
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by Jordan Higginbotham - Apr 3, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018
Qdos Entertainment today (27 April 2018) announces that they will return to the West End for a third year with Snow White at the London Palladium for a strictly limited 5 week run. Performances will begin at the iconic pantomime venue on Saturday 8 December 2018 running until Sunday 13 January 2019. Directed by Michael Harrison, public booking opens on Friday 4 May 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018
Actors Co-op Theatre Company (Ovation Award-Winner 2017 Best Play, Intimate Theatre for 33 Variations) is proud to present the Tony nominated musical VIOLET, with music by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics by Brian Crawley, based on the short story 'The Ugliest Pilgrim' by Doris Betts, directed by Richard Israel, produced by Thomas Chavira. Violet opens Friday, May 11 at 8:00 pm, and will run through Sunday, June 17 at the Actors Co-op Crossley Theatre, 1760 N. Gower Street, 90028 (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood.