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King Richard's minstrel, Blondel, embarks on a quest to find the king but tries to make it big as a pop singer and songwriter at the same time.

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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 Caryn Robbins - Sep 26, 2016
The Alliance Francaise, in partnership with STUDIOCANAL and in association with Mercury Cinema, is proud to present the Alliance Francaise Classic Film Festival 14-15 October at the Mercury cinema, 13 Morphett Street, Adelaide.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017
The rock musical HAIR opens at London's fully immersive Off-West-End theatre, The Vaults, from Wednesday 4 October 2017 and is now to run to Saturday 13 January 2018. Opening night will be on Wednesday 11 October 2017, and the 50th Anniversary Gala will be held on Tuesday 17 October. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017
Andy Coxon has been cast in the iconic role of Berger, in the new 50th anniversary production of HAIR.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 8, 2020
A new spine-chilling ghost story, WHEN DARKNESS FALLS, will play a limited season, from 23 November to 12 December 2020, at The Union Theatre in London.  Written by James Milton and Paul Morrissey and directed by Paul Morrissey, Will Barton will play John Blondel and Alex Phelps The Speaker.  The audience will be socially distanced.
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 A.A. Cristi - Oct 14, 2021
With two unique programs spanning four performances, SHEEP #1 delivers a one-of-a-kind object-theater performance performed live with musical accompaniment.  Performances take place Thursday, November 4 – Sunday, November 7 at Japan Society (333 East 47th Street). 
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 12, 2021
Japan Society presents SHEEP #1, an inventive minimalist performance by NYC-based Japanese artist Sachiyo Takahashi. With two unique programs spanning four performances, SHEEP #1 delivers a one-of-a-kind object-theater performance performed live with musical accompaniment.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017
Opening tonight 11 October is the new production of the first protest musical HAIR at The Vaults. 85-year-old Tony- and Grammy Award-winning writer/lyricist of HAIR, James Rado, told young producer Katy Lipson and young director of HAIR Jonathan O'Boyle, 'I'd like this production to have the definitive script of HAIR - there's never been one in 50 years.' Scroll down to see some of the new script lines, as well as programme notes from both O'Boyle and Rado!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017
Andy Coxon plays the iconic role of Berger in the new 50th anniversary production of HAIR. The rock musical HAIR opened at London's fully immersive Off-West-End theatre, The Vaults, from Wednesday 4 October 2017 and is now to run to Saturday 13 January 2018 (Press Night Wednesday 11 October 2017 at 7.30pm & 50th Anniversary Gala Tuesday 17 October at 7.30pm). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 4, 2020
Following the Government's announcement on 31 October 2020 of new national restrictions from 5 November 2020, the new spine-chilling ghost story, WHEN DARKNESS FALLS, which was due to play a limited season from 25 November to 12 December 2020 at The Union Theatre in London, will now be postponed. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2020
Introducing Sasha Regan's ALL-MALE THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE cast. They have boarded the pirate ship and are on route to the Palace Theatre for 2 nights, on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th December. The ship is carrying a star crew of burly pirates and an abundance of lasses in petticoats and plenty of rum! What's not to love!
by Kristen Morale - Nov 13, 2021
SHEEP #1 is the third program of the Japan Society’s current season, which focuses on New York City - based, female theater-makers. The piece first premiered at The Tank three years ago, then caught Japan Society’s Artistic Director Yoko Shioya’s attention. Prior to its most recent engagement, Takahashi (who uses Okamoto Miya as her stage name) has brought her “microscopic live cinema-theatre” to various venues both here and across the world - these include St. Ann’s Warehouse, La MaMa and the Prague Quadrennial.
by Stephi Wild - May 7, 2021
The new musical adaptation of D.H. Lawrence's infamous literary classic, Lady Chatterley's Lover, will come to the West End for a strictly limited run this summer.
by David Fick - May 29, 2017
Pieter Toerien and David Ian will present a South African season of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's musical, EVITA, in directed by Broadway legend Harold Prince. The seven-time Tony Award-winning musical charts the rags-to-riches rise of the First Lady of Argentina, who won the love of her countrymen after marrying military leader-turned-president, Juan Peron.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017
Producers have announced the cast for the world premiere of a spanking new version of the Tim Rice musical comedy Blondel.
by Stephi Wild - May 21, 2021
Lady Chatterley's Lover will be brought to life by a cast of experienced talent with new up-and-coming star Georgia Lennon (One Enchanted Evening, Glastonbury Abbey; Beauty and the Beast, Grand Opera House, Belfast) playing the role of Lady Chatterley. 
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017
A brand new version of the Tim Rice musical comedy Blondel, which follows the trials and triumphs of an ambitious minstrel in King Richard the Lionheart's court, will get its London premiere at the Union Theatre from Wednesday 21 June - Saturday 15 July.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 16, 2022
Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre have today announced principal casting for their forthcoming production of Legally Blonde (13 May-2 July), along with the full creative team.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 8, 2021
Lady Chatterley’s Lover will be brought to life by a cast of experienced talent with new up-and  coming star Georgia Lennon (One Enchanted Evening, Glastonbury Abbey; Beauty and the   Beast, Grand Opera House, Belfast) playing the role of Lady Chatterley. Lennon’s voice is not to be missed and this is the chance to catch her in the West End for a strictly limited run before she  goes onto be a regular West End leading lady! 
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2020
With the launch of her new online dance course, award winning bellydancer Helen Blondel unveils the mystique of belly dancing while at the same time empowering women and girls to feel great about their body. 
by Gary Naylor - Jun 28, 2017
Blondel The Musical has elements of pantomime and elements of the real punch of musical theatre in a show that works well only intermittently.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017
The world premiere of a spanking new version of the Tim Rice musical comedy Blondel gets its London premiere at the Union Theatre, now through Saturday 15 July. Press night is tonight 23 June 2017.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2021
WHEN DARKNESS FALLS was due to play a limited season at The Union Theatre in London last November, but was unable to open due to the Government's decision to close theatres in lockdown 2.0. Written by James Milton and Paul Morrissey, the production will be directed by Paul Morrissey. The audience will be socially distanced.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017
Producers have announced the cast for the world premiere of a spanking new version of the Tim Rice musical comedy Blondel. Check out photos from the show below!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 20, 2017
Chess might make a move back to Broadway! According to a recent interview with Whatsonstage, creator Tim Rice is hard at work on a revised version of the original 1986 show. 'We've got a new team in who helped to restructure the storyline and it seemed to work really well as a tabletop production, but the plan is to bring it to Broadway late next year,' says Rice.
by Nicky Sweetland - Jun 18, 2017
It's been over 10 years since the comedy musical Blondel was last seen on stage in London and with a new production about to open at the Union Theatre, Stage Door Records has released the Original London Cast album as a timely reminder of the wonderfully wacky show.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017
Celebrating the premiere of Blondel, multi award-winning composer Tim Rice is to take part in a special evening to talk about his life and career in the West End, on Broadway and Hollywood movies.
by Marianka Swain - Jul 4, 2017
Making his Live at Zedel debut on 19th July 2017 at 9.15pm, multi-award winning composer, lyricist and pianist TIM GILVIN leads an inspirational evening of musical theatre sharing his acclaimed scores with the help of a stellar cast of West End performers including JONATHAN ANDREW HUME (The Lion King), KATE MARLAIS (War Horse, The Human Comedy), LAURA JANE MATTHEWSON (Beyond The Fence, Dogfight, 2014 Evening Standard Emerging Talent Award) and CALUM MELVILLE (Blondel, Moliere's Le Misanthrope).  It will be a brilliant and varied night of entertainment including exclusive performances of new work. 
by Stephi Wild - Jul 29, 2021
All new rehearsal images have been releaesd for the spine-chilling ghost story, WHEN DARKNESS FALLS, opening at the Park Theatre, London from 18 August playing through to 4 September with a press night on 23 August 2021, before going on tour.
by Rebecca Russo - Jul 29, 2016
Stage Door Records' compilation CD LOST WEST END 2 - LONDON'S FORGOTTEN MUSICALS is released in stores today July 29th.
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 Edward Baker - Jul 18, 2016
Stage Door Records are pleased to make available a 'first listen' of the complete track 'I've Always Had A Dream' from the forthcoming album 'Lost West End 2'. The song is from the 1977 musical 'Drake's Dream' which opened at the Shaftesbury Theatre on December 7th 1977 and ran for 82 performances. The track is performed by leading actor / singer (and former lead vocalist of Manfred Mann) Paul Jones.
by Nora Dominick - Jul 15, 2016
A gripping tragedy of love that transcends all, Elton John and Tim Rice's AIDA follows a courageous Nubian princess as she is forced to choose between passion and allegiance.  This poignant musical features HAMILTON's own Emmy Raver-Lampman as Aida and Broadway's Mark Evans as Radames.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2021
The London run will then tour to Theatre Royal Winchester, MAST Mayflower Studios in Southampton and Yvonne Arnaud Theatre in Guildford.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017
HAIR's new 50th anniversary production is to have a HAIR extension through to New Year 2018! The show was due to run until early December but already due to popular demand the show is now extending for a further 6 weeks to SUNDAY 14 JANUARY 2018 - the perfect night out especially over the Festive Season!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 31, 2018
Casting has been confirmed for the first ever UK & Ireland Tour of Titanic The Musical. Directed by returning director Thom Southerland, 25 actors from across the country will take the production on its maiden UK and Ireland tour, to visit the cities and communities whose forebears built, manned and sailed on the famous ship.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 11, 2022
Opera Atelier has announced its greatly anticipated return to live performance with All Is Love - a fully-staged production celebrating love in all its splendor at Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning - on stage Saturday, February 19, 2022 at 8pm and Sunday, February 20, 2022 at 2:30pm, in strict compliance with provincial health orders.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 11, 2021
Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on 4 January 2021 of a new national lockdown until at least the middle of February, Park Theatre and the producers of the new spine-chilling ghost story, WHEN DARKNESS FALLS, which was due to play a limited season from 24 February to 13 March 2021 at Park Theatre in London, have taken the difficult decision to postpone the run. 
by Stephi Wild - Feb 5, 2018
Casting has been confirmed for the first ever UK & Ireland tour of Titanic The Musical. Directed by returning director Thom Southerland, 25 actors from across the country will take the production on its maiden UK and Ireland tour, to visit the cities and communities whose forebears built, manned and sailed on the famous ship. Titanic the musical will dock at the King's Theatre, Glasgow from Monday 28 May 2018 until Saturday 2 June 2018.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 8, 2020
Park Theatre has plans to re-open its doors in the New Year, with socially distanced shows in both auditoria: a revival of comedy thriller CORPSE! in Park90 from Thursday 7 – Saturday 30 January.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 19, 2017
Come #JoinTheTribe one final time on Friday 12 January 2018 with their Hippie New Year/Closing Party post show from 2215hrs! After a hugely successful run at The Vaults, the 50th Anniversary production of HAIR is celebrating with a huge late night party the night before it closes.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 31, 2021
A spine chilling ghost story – When Darkness Falls – heads to Theatre Royal Winchester from Thursday 16 September to Saturday 18 September.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016
The Broadway at Birdland concert series presented Trent Armand Kendall and the band, Brass Illusion (under the direction of Marty Ash), in 'This Crazy Love' on the historic stage on August 29. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concert below!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 23, 2021
All new production images have been released for the spine-chilling ghost story, WHEN DARKNESS FALLS, which began previews on 18 August at Park Theatre, London and officially opens on Monday 23 August. It is playing at the Park Theatre until 4 September, before going on tour.
by David Fick - Aug 21, 2017
The full cast for the Harold Prince-directed production of EVITA in South Africa has been announced. Presented by Pieter Toerien and David Ian, this revival of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic musical will see the original West End and Broadway production presented on stage at The Teatro at Montecasino and the Artscape Opera House later this year.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017
Andy Coxon has been cast in the iconic role of Berger, in the new 50th anniversary production of HAIR.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 15, 2017
Following a critically acclaimed and sell-out tour across Wales last year, The Revlon Girl will come to PARK90 in September after a run at the Edinburgh Festival which is supported by The Arts Council of Wales. Written by composer and writer Neil Anthony Docking, The Revlon Girl is a poignant, heart-breaking and tender new play which explores a terrible episode in Welsh history and tells a story of amazing courage, hope and humour.
by Julie Musbach - Apr 9, 2018
The Tank (Meghan Finn and Rosalind Grush, Artistic Directors) will present the United States Premiere of Sachiyo Takahashi's SHEEP #1 at The Tank
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017
Stage Door Records has just announced the 'Blondel' Original London Cast Recording will be released on May 26th, 2017.