Bombay Dreams

Opened: June 19, 2002
Closing: June 13, 2004

Bombay Dreams - 2002 - West End History , Info & More

Apollo Victoria Theatre
(Victoria) 17 Wilton Road London

A love story set against the backdrop of Bollywood, the Indian movie industry in Bombay. Priya is the daughter of a wealthy Bollywood film director who falls in love with poor man Akaash.

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PACIFIC OVERTURES, CLOSE UP - THE TWIGGY MUSICAL, and More Set For Menier Chocolate Factory 2023 Season
by Stephi Wild - Apr 21, 2023

With Marjorie Prime currently running at the company's home base in South London and Funny Girl on Broadway, the Menier Chocolate Factory announced forthcoming programming for 2023. Learn more about the lineup here!

129 Musicals & Shows You Can Stream From Home in 2021
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 21, 2020

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Yale In Hollywood to Present Free Webinar With David Henry Hwang
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 6, 2020

Join Yale in Hollywood's free webinar “A Fireside Chat with Tony Winning Playwright David Henry Hwang,” live streaming worldwide at 12 pm PT & 3 pm ET on Thursday, April 23, 2020 via the Zoom link:

130+ Musicals That You Can Stream Now!
by Team BWW - Apr 4, 2021

Visit our list of the best musicals & shows you can watch from home! We've got you covered with all the must-sees on streaming sites.

BWW Feature: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND at The Smith Center
by Debbie Hall - Mar 6, 2020

An island girl with big dreams and a bigger heart brings her people together in the Tony Award-winning musical (2018 Best Revival of a Musical) Once On This Island. The revival will perform during its limited engagement tour at The Smith Center on March 10-15.

BOMBAY ROSE to Premiere at Venice International Film Festival
by Abigail Charpentier - Jul 22, 2019

Mumbai, July 19th, 2019: Cinestaan Film Company is delighted to announce that Gitanjali Rao's highly anticipated animated feature, Bombay Rose shall have its World Premiere as the opening film of Critics Week at the Venice International Film Festival this year on 29th August 2019.

Sheffield Theatres Announces New Season To Complete Programming For 2019
by Stephi Wild - Mar 22, 2019

As his production of Richard Hawley and Chris Bush's Standing at the Sky's Edge opens in the Crucible, Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, Robert Hastie, announces programming for 2019.

Broadway In Austin To Present JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 9, 2019

Producer Stephen Gabriel/Work Light Productions released today a music video in anticipation of the 50th Anniversary North American tour of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic musical Jesus Christ Superstar.  The Olivier Award-winning production first premiered in 2016 at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre in London.  The North American tour launches in Austin, TX in the fall of 2019 and celebrates fifty epic years since the original rock opera concept album release that began this musical theatre phenomenon.

Charles Strouse, Andy Karl, Ahrens & Flaherty, and More Will Celebrate The Life Of Thomas Meehan
by Stephi Wild - Oct 16, 2018

The Broadway community will celebrate the life of Thomas Meehan on Monday, November 5th at 2:00 PM at the St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street).

Photo Flash: Polka Theatre Presents Jacqueline Wilson's DOUBLE ACT
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 22, 2018

Polka Theatre's presents Double Act. Vicky Ireland, former Artistic Director of Polka Theatre, directs Ruby Ablett (Ruby), Lydia Orange (Garnet), Davina Moon (Rose), Erika Poole (Gran), Joseph Rowe (Jeremy, the blob) and Phil Yarrow (Dad).

Full Casting Announced For Polka Theatre's Production Of Jacqueline Wilson's DOUBLE ACT
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2018

Full casting is today announced for Polka Theatre's production of Double Act. Vicky Ireland, former Artistic Director of Polka Theatre, directs Ruby Ablett (Ruby), Lydia Orange (Garnet), Davina Moon (Rose), Erika Poole (Gran), Joseph Rowe (Jeremy, the blob) and Phil Yarrow (Dad).

Andrew Lloyd Webber Announces The New London Theatre Is To Be Renamed After Legendary Choreographer Dame Gillian Lynne
by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2018

Andrew Lloyd Webber has today announced that the New London Theatre is to be renamed in honour of the trailblazing choreographer Dame Gillian Lynne. The theatre will be formally recognized as the Gillian Lynne Theatre later this year and will be the first West End theatre to be named after a woman.

Kate Shindle, Janet Dacal, and More Will Join Harry Connick, Jr in Paper Mill's THE STING
by Julie Musbach - Feb 21, 2018

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Baayork Lee Sits Down With Robert Viagas And The League Of Professional Theatre Women
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 17, 2018

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Photo Coverage: A Final Farewell to Those We've Lost in 2017
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TWELVE ANGRY MEN Starts Tonight at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Laguna Playhouse has announced the third show in the Laguna Playhouse 2017-2018 and 97th season, TWELVE ANGRY MEN, written by Reginald Rose and directed by Ovation Award-winning director Michael Matthews.

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by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

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Photo Flash: Pittsburgh CLO Celebrates Van Kaplan and More at AN EVENING IN PARIS Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

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The Stage is delighted to announce five ambassadors for The Stage Supports - their campaign to celebrate and nurture on- and offstage talent in theatre and the performing arts.

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by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

HERE has announced its 2016-2017 producing season, featuring three HERE Resident Artist world premieres, two international presentations from HERE's renowned Dream Music Puppetry Program, the fifth annual PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/Now festival, and HERE's yearly CULTUREMART festival, where HERE serves up a first look at new work in process from artists in the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP).

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Salaa'm Bombay
Love's Never Easy
Lovely, Lovely Ladies
Shakalaka Baby
I Could Live Here
Is This Love?
Chaiyya Chaiyya
How Many Stars?
Ganesh Procession
The Journey Home
Wedding Qawali
Bombay Dreams has had 4 productions including West End which opened in 2002, Broadway which opened in 2004, Broadway which opened in 2004 and which opened in 2006.
Bombay Dreams has been nominated for several awards. It received nominations for Best Costume Design at the Olivier Awards, with Mark Thompson being recognized for his work. The show also received a nomination for The Hilton Award for Best New Musical at the Olivier Awards, with A R Rahman being acknowledged for his contribution.



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