We Will Rock You on Tour

Schedule
Fall 2013


Australian Premiere Of The Broadway Hit BRING IT ON THE MUSICAL! Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

From the Tony Award winning minds of Jeff Whitty (Avenue Q) and Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton), comes a hilarious, high-energy spectacle. David Venn, in association with Stage Masters, presents the Australian professional premiere of BRING IT ON THE MUSICAL. (more...)

The Novello Orchestra To Tour The UK With 'A Night At The Musicals' Starring Kerry Ellis, Ray Quinn And Lucie Jones
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

The musicals spectacular led by David Mahoney will feature The Novello Orchestra and some of the West End's most acclaimed singers. The star-studded line up will include leading lady Kerry Ellis (whose credits include Wicked and Les Miserables), Dancing on Ice winner and X Factor star Ray Quinn, and Lucie Jones (Legally Blonde, Ghost, Rent, We Will Rock You), fresh from representing the UK in last year's Eurovision Song Contest. (more...)

Broadway's Paulo Szot and West End's Kurt Kansley Join Tina Arena in EVITA
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

Opera Australia Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini, Australian theatre producer John Frost and leading UK theatre producer David Ian today announced the full cast for their upcoming production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's EVITA. One of the most celebrated musicals of all time, the original West End and Broadway production of EVITA, directed by Hal Prince, will return to Australia from 13 September this year, playing at the Joan Sutherland Theatre at the Sydney Opera House. (more...)

Mamie Parris, Josh Breckenridge, and More Join Drew Gehling in DAVE at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

Arena Stage announces the full cast and creative team for Dave. By Thomas Meehan, Nell Benjaminand Tom Kitt, Dave is inspired by the Academy Award-nominated American political comedy film. (more...)

Tony Danza, Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley, Paulo Szot, and More Feature This June at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2018

This June, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

BUDDY - THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY To Embark On 30th Anniversary Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

Having just completed a hugely successful 6-month tour of the US & Canada, smash hit rock & roll musical Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story is set to celebrate its 30th anniversary next year by making a triumphant return to its original opening venue and spiritual home, Theatre Royal Plymouth. Buddy will open on Tuesday 3rd September 2019 and play for 1 week before embarking on a UK wide tour. (more...)

JUKEBOX HERO THE MUSICAL Comes to Canada
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

Foreigner are back on the road for their 40th anniversary tour - just as a brand new musical based on the timeless hits of the band prepares to open in Canada. (more...)

BWW Interview: Oliver Tompsett, Simon-Anthony Rhoden and Natalie McQueen Talk KINKY BOOTS
by Nicole Ackman - May 29, 2018

On 4 June, Kinky Boots will gain several new cast members including Oliver Tompsett and Natalie McQueen. The show, about shoe factory owner Charlie Price and drag queen Lola, has been running at the Adelphi Theatre since 2015. Simon-Anthony Rhoden continues in the role of Lola. (more...)

EVITA Starring Tina Arena Will Be Melbourne's Next Summer Musical
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2018

Opera Australia Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini, Australian theatre producer John Frost and leading UK theatre producer David Ian today announced that their upcoming production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's EVITA will be Melbourne's Summer Musical in 2018-9.  (more...)

Tony Danza, Broadway Loves Gwen Stefani, and More Lead Next Week at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

The Best Of The West End Comes to The Royal Albert Hall
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

Seventh Sense presents a stunning collection of some of the greatest stars of musical theatre celebrating the very best of the West End with classic songs (more...)

Di Botcher Announced As Special Guest Performer At The West End Gala Of The 12th Annual Stephen Sondheim Society
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

The Stephen Sondheim Society and Mercury Musical Developments today announce Welsh actress Di Botcher as the special guest performer at the 12th annual West End Gala for The Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year and the 11th anniversary of The Stiles + Drewe Prize. (more...)

BRING IT ON THE MUSICAL Season Extended in Melbourne!
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

Due to overwhelming popular demand, the Australian professional premiere season of the Broadway hit BRING IT ON THE MUSICAL has been extended. Stage Masters is thrilled to announce three additional shows: 7.30pm Friday 22 June, 2.00pm and 7.30pm Saturday 23 June. (more...)

Shakespeare In The Squares Announces Full Casting For AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

Shakespeare in the Squares today announces full casting for its 2018 production of As You Like It, touring to London's squares and parks from 20 June to 13 July. Tatty Hennessy directs Jack Brett (Orlando), Comfort Fabian (Celia), Jodie Jacobs (Audrey/Adam), Sian Martin (Jaques), Katharine Moraz (Rosalind), Stanton Plummer Cambridge (Oliver/Corin), Julia Righton (Duchess Senior/ Duchess Frederick), Sydney K. Smith (Touchstone) Emmy Stonelake (Phoebe/Amiens) and Lamin Touray (Charles/Silvius). (more...)

Tracie Bennett To Host West End Gala Of The 12th Annual Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer Of The Year And 11th Annual Stiles + Drewe Prize
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

The Stephen Sondheim Society and Mercury Musical Developments today announce the 12th annual West End Gala for The Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year and the 11th anniversary of The Stiles + Drewe Prize. The 2018 competition is being staged at the Savoy Theatre on Sunday 10 June at 3pm, hosted by Olivier Award winner Tracie Bennett. Chris Hocking returns to direct the annual gala, with musical direction by Mark Etherington and a special guest performer to be announced! (more...)

Full Casting Announced for Brand New Arena Spectacular HEAVEN ON EARTH UK Arena Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2018

Full casting has been announced for the brand-new arena spectacular Heaven on Earth which will be touring arenas across the UK from December 2017 to May 2018. (more...)

David Velardo estrena nuevo disco, 'Coleccion de Musicales'
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - May 11, 2018

El proximo 22 de mayo saldra a la venta Coleccion de musicales, el nuevo disco del actor y cantante David Velardo. (more...)

Cast Announced For MAMMA MIA! International Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

Full casting has been announced for the sensational feel-good musical MAMMA MIA! which comes to Palace Theatre, Manchester from 3rd - 14th July 2018 as part of its international tour. Shona White (Donna Sheridan), Nicky Swift (Rosie), Helen Anker (Tanya), Tamlyn Henderson (Sam Carmichael), Daniel Crowder (Harry Bright), Matthew Rutherford (Bill Austin), Lucy May Barker (Sophie Sheridan), Phillip Ryan (Sky), Leisha Mollyneaux (Ali), Lottie Henshall (Lisa), Matt Jordan-Pidgeon (Pepper) and Michael Nelson (Eddie) will star in the production. At certain performances the role of Donna Sheridan will be played by Natalie Langston. (more...)

Sydney Opera House Celebrates George Michael With Special Music Event
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018

The Sydney Opera House will bring a little faith to the Concert Hall stage this July with a special music event that celebrates the late and great pop genius, George Michael. George Michael: Listen to Your Heart is a glorious celebration of the transcendent musician and icon, performed by an incredible 31 piece orchestra with some of Australia's greatest voices. (more...)

Mark Williams Will Star in UK and Ireland Tour of DOCTOR DOLITTLE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

Mark Williams, star of The Fast Show, Father Brown, 101 Dalmatians, The Borrowers, Shakespeare in Love and seven of the Harry Potterfilms, will star as Doctor Dolittle at the first ten venues of the new UK & Ireland Tour of Doctor Dolittle, with book, music and lyrics by double Academy Award-winner Leslie Bricusse. Featuring stunning visual puppetry, this new production, with the book reworked by Leslie Bricusse, will be part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the original film starring Rex Harrison and will feature the same songs, including the Academy Award-winning Talk To The Animals. (more...)

VULCAN 7 by Adrian Edmondson and Nigel Planer Will Make its World Premiere and Embark On UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

Jonathan Church Productions and Theatre Royal Bath Productions in association with Yvonne Arnaud Theatre are delighted to announce brand new comedy Vulcan 7 written by and starring Adrian Edmondson and Nigel Planer, directed by Steven Marmion which will premiere this autumn before embarking on a UK tour. Vulcan 7 will open on Wednesday 19 September in Guildford and tour to Cambridge, Newcastle, Bath, Richmond, Malvern and Edinburgh. (more...)

The Legendary Multi Million Selling Spandau Ballet Return With New Singer Ross William Howard
by TV News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

Spandau Ballet have made a rapturous return to the stage introducing their new singer Ross William Wild at a very special club show at London's Subterania to prove that as the song goes they no longer 'find it hard to write the next line'. (more...)

BWW Review: The Broadway Star of the Future Awards Showcase at the Straz Center, Hosted by Justin Sargent
by Peter Nason - Jun 5, 2018

Blake High School, PCCA at Gibbs High School and Palm Harbor University High School emerge as the big winners. (more...)

London Musical Theatre Orchestra Announces 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2018

London Musical Theatre Orchestra is proud to announce its 2018 season which features three spectacular musicals in concert: Tony Award-winning Camelot by Lerner and Loewe at the London Palladium; Girlfriends, composed by Emmy Award-winner Howard Goodall and starring Lucie Jones and Lauren Samuels, at Bishopsgate Institute; and the return of festive favourite A Christmas Carol at the Lyceum Theatre. The concerts follow London Musical Theatre Orchestra and Hackney Empire's presentation of Martin Smith's King at Hackney Empire. (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh, Rita Rudner, and More Next Month at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2018

Next month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Lambert Jackson Announce Debut Production THERE'S NOTHIN' LIKE A DAME
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

Lambert Jackson presents its debut show There's Nothin' Like a Dame - 100 Years of Women in Musical Theatre a one-night celebration of women in musical theatre. Louise Dearman, Ria Jones, Alexia Khadime and Rachel Tucker come together to perform songs from some of the most famous female roles over the past century. (more...)

Theatrical Rights Worldwide Launches Search To Discover The Next Generation Of Great British Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

Theatrical Rights Worldwide, the global company who represent some of the biggest musicals in the West End and Broadway, is launching a major search to discover the next generation of great British musicals to add to The British Musicals Collection. (more...)

Mazz Murray Joins Martin Kemp In CHICAGO, With New Booking Period Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

Mazz Murray will join the West End cast of CHICAGO at the Phoenix Theatre, playing the title role of Mama Morton from Monday 2 July. Also joining the cast on 2 July will be the previously announced Martin Kemp as Billy Flynn. They will join Sarah Soetaert, Josefina Gabrielle and Paul Rider as Roxie Hart, Velma Kelly and Amos Hart respectively. (more...)

Darlington Hippodrome Announces ROCK OF AGES Casting, Including Kevin Kennedy and Zoe Birkett
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

Dan Looney, Adam Paulden, Jason Haigh-Ellery, Selladoor Worldwide and Gavin Kalin announce initial casting for the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of the award-winning smash-hit musical Rock Of Ages which will run at Darlington Hippodrome from Monday 8 to Saturday 13 October. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Louisville - Week of 6/20/2018
by BWW - Jun 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/20/2018 for Louisville (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 6/20/2018
by BWW - Jun 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/20/2018 for Portland (more...)

Kevin Kennedy and Zoe Birkett To Star In UK Tour Of ROCK OF AGES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

Dan Looney, Adam Paulden, Jason Haigh-Ellery, Selladoor Worldwide and Gavin Kalin are delighted to announce initial casting for the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of the award-winning smash-hit musical "ROCK OF AGES" opening at The Churchill Theatre, Bromley on 20 September 2018. www.rockofagesmusical.co.uk (more...)

Carole Cook, Carrie St. Louis, and More Next Week at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Menier Chocolate Factory Announces Casting For The UK Premiere Of Gerard Alessandrini's SPAMILTON: AN AMERICAN PARODY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

With the UK premiere of The Gronholm Method running at the Menier, Travesties running on Broadway and The Color Purple on tour in the US, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announces the cast for UK premiere of Gerard Alessandrini's Spamilton: An American Parody which opens at the theatre on 24 July, with previews from 12 July and runs until 8 September. Alessandrini directs Marc Akinfolarin, Jason Denton, Eddie Elliott, Liam Tamne and Julie Yammanee, with special guests Sophie-Louise Dann and Damian Humbley. The production renews Alessandrini's collaboration with the Menier following Forbidden Broadway which ran both at the theatre and in the West End. (more...)

The Recording Academy Will Honor 2018 Special Merit Awards Recipients with GRAMMY Salute to Music Legends this July
by TV News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

The Recording Academy will honor its 2018 Special Merit Awards recipients with 'GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends®,' an awards ceremony and live tribute concert on Saturday, July 14, 2018, at Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. This year's Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are Hal Blaine, Neil Diamond, Emmylou Harris, Louis Jordan, the Meters, Queen, and Tina Turner. Additional Special Merit Awards honorees to be celebrated include Bill Graham, Seymour Stein, and John Williams, who are this year's Trustees Award honorees, and Tony Agnello and Richard Factor, who are the Technical GRAMMY Award recipients. Also being honored is Melissa Salguero, this year's recipient of the Music Educator Award. Led by GRAMMY®-nominated industry icon Greg Phillinganes as musical director, the tribute concert will feature rare performances by honorees and never-seen renditions by those they've inspired. Currently scheduled to appear are eight-time GRAMMY winner Herb Alpert, who will honor Blaine; past GRAMMY nominee Micky Dolenz, who will be honoring Diamond; GRAMMY winner Sammy Hagar, who will pay tribute to Graham; 13-time GRAMMY winner and Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Harris; past GRAMMY nominee Ledisi, who will salute Jordan; and three-time GRAMMY winner Trisha Yearwood, who will pay tribute to Harris. Presenters for the evening include actress Angela Bassett and GRAMMY winner Henry Rollins. Additional performers and presenters will be announced shortly. Tickets for the event will be on sale via Ticketmasterbeginning today.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Notheastern Regional Premiere Of WE WILL ROCK YOU At Smithtown Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

Get ready to ROCK this summer as Smithtown Performing Arts Center proudly presents We Will Rock You. Performances run July 7th-August 19th, 2018.  (more...)

BWW Review: Have a Toe-Tappin' Good Time in the RED ROCK DINER at Stage West Theatre
by Vicki Trask - Jul 8, 2018

What I expected to be an evening of upbeat music and fun-filled choreography did deliver, but not in a way that left me completely satisfied. (more...)

The Cleveland Premiere Of The Queen Musical WE WILL ROCK YOU Comes to the Blank Canvas Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2018

Blank Canvas Theatre presents The Professional Cleveland Premiere of We Will Rock You, with music and lyrics by QUEEN, and story and script by Ben Elton, August 3 - 18. (more...)

Casting Announced For UK Tour Of KINKY BOOTS At Birmingham Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2018

Birmingham Hippodrome has announced casting for the upcoming UK tour of Kinky Boots . Kayi Ushe will play the role of Lola, Paula Lane, known for her role as Kylie Platt in Coronation Street, will play Lauren and Joel Harper-Jackson will play Charlie. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For KINKY BOOTS In Wolverhampton
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2018

KINKY BOOTS, the winner of every major Best Musical award, is pleased to announce casting for the upcoming UK tour which visits Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from 16 - 27 October 2018. Award-winning Callum Francis will play Lola, Paula Lane, known for her role as Kylie Platt in Coronation Street, will play Lauren and Joel Harper-Jackson will play Charlie. (more...)

Full Dates and Casting Announced for World Premiere of Anna Jordan's POP MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2018

Paines Plough and Birmingham Repertory Theatre have today announced the full cast and UK tour dates for POP MUSIC, a World Premiere from Bruntwood Award-winner Anna Jordan (Yen). The new play, which promises to be a night at the theatre like no other, charts two wedding guests' rollercoaster journey through thirty epic years of pop. (more...)

Lee Ross and Rebecca McKinnis To Join the Cast of EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

Everybody's Talking About Jamie, the award-winning feel good new musical sensation, is pleased to announce that Rebecca McKinnis will be stepping into the role of Margaret New and Lee Ross will be joining the cast to play Hugo from 16 July. (more...)

Anthony Scundi Stars As Guido In StageArt's NINE The Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

StageArt has announced that Melbourne actor Anthony Scundi will be playing the lead role of Guido Contini in their upcoming production of the Broadway smash hit NINE The Musical. . (more...)

Complete Casting Announced for West End COMPANY Starring Patti LuPone
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

The complete cast was announced today for Marianne Elliott's highly anticipated new production of George Furth and Stephen Sondheim's COMPANY which opens at the Gielgud Theatre from 26 September 2018. (more...)

Eurovision: The Theatrical Connection
by Emma Watkins - Apr 30, 2018

It's almost time for this year's Eurovision Song Contest! BroadwayWorld was lucky enough to meet several of this year's contestants at a recent press event in London, and in this article we explore their theatrical pasts and how that experience might help them when they take to the stage in Lisbon in May. (more...)

BWW Review: GROUNDLINGS ROYAL WEDDING - An Absolutely Regal Laugh Fest
by Gil Kaan - Apr 28, 2018

With their latest Friday and Saturday night show GROUNDLINGS ROYAL WEDDING, the vastly talented Groundlings troupe has done it again with much responding side-splitting laughter to their funny, funny in-house scripts, their comic timing and expert delivery. The comedically gifted cast of ten whip through a program of fifteen entertaining skits sharply directed by Deanna Oliver. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Check Out this First Look of Rami Malek As Freddy Mercury in Upcoming BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY Film
by TV News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY is the story of how Freddie Mercury and his fellow band members Brian May, Roger Taylor and John Deacon formed Queen - one of the most iconic rock groups of all time. The film follows Queen as they produce hit after hit, topping the charts while constantly evolving their sound. Through disparate songs like Killer Queen, Bohemian Rhapsody, We Are the Champions, We Will Rock You and countless others, the band reaches unparalleled success and Freddie becomes one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/20/2018
by BWW - Apr 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/20/2018 for Los Angeles (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 4/20/2018
by BWW - Apr 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/20/2018 for Miami (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 4/20/2018
by BWW - Apr 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/20/2018 for Chicago (more...)

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