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AMERICA FERRERA AND DARIUS CAMPBELL GET READY FOR LAUNCH OF CHICAGO

Chicago Tuesday 01 November 2011

With a week to go before opening night, the stars of Chicago opening on 7th November at the Garrick Theatre were out and about in London yesterday publicising the show.

NEW CAST FOR LONDON PRODUCTION OF WAR HORSE

War Horse Tuesday 01 November 2011

From 16 November 2011 a new cast of actors and puppeteers will join the National Theatre’s internationally award-winning production of War Horse at the New London Theatre. 

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Monday 31 October 2011

MARK BENTON JOINS CAST OF RAILWAY CHILDREN

Monday 31 October 2011

Mark Benton will join the London cast The Railway Children on 3 December to play Perks for the final six weeks of Damian Cruden’s Olivier award-winning production at Waterloo Station. 

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Friday 28 October 2011

NIMAX THEATRES SIGN TO OPERATE NEW THEATRE FORMERLY THE LONDON ASTORIA

Thriller Live Friday 28 October 2011

A new 350 seat West End theatre is planned as part of the Crossrail redevelopment around Tottenham Court Road Station.  Previously the site was home to the London Astoria which was demolished in 2009.  

POP STAR DARIUS CAMPBELL TO RETURN TO CHICAGO

Chicago Friday 28 October 2011

Darius Campbell, previously known as Darius Danesh, or simply Darius during his short-lived but surprisingly fruitful solo career first came to the public attention for a dubious version of Britney Spears' classic …Baby One More Time.

RAMIN KARIMLOO TO STAR AS ‘JEAN VALJEAN’ IN LES MISERABLES

Les Miserables Thursday 27 October 2011

Ramin Karimloo will star as ‘Jean Valjean’ in the legendary musical Les Miserables at the Queen’s Theatre from Tuesday 29 November 2011– Saturday 3 March 2012.

GOSSIP: SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE AS WEST END PLAY?

The Lion King Tuesday 25 October 2011

According to Variety magazine, Disney who hold the rights to the project are teaming up with Sonia Friedman to bring Oscar winning film Shakespeare in Love to the stage in the West End.

UGLY BETTY SMOULDERS IN NEW PHOTO FROM CHICAGO AT THE GARRICK

Chicago Tuesday 25 October 2011

Ugly Betty star America Ferrera will make her British stage debut in CHICAGO.

TICKET OFFER: BACKBEAT, THE BEATLES MUSICAL

Tuesday 25 October 2011

Backbeat is the story of how The Beatles 'became' The Beatles – when John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Pete Best and Stuart Sutcliffe embarked on their journey from the famous docks of Liverpool to search for success in the seedy red light district of Hamburg.

WEST END STARS PETITION AGAINST PARKING CHARGES

Tuesday 25 October 2011

A number of angered West End performers have added weight to a petition against Westminster Council's proposed plans to introduce parking charges of up to £4.80 an hour on evenings and Sundays.  

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Monday 24 October 2011

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Monday 24 October 2011

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Friday 21 October 2011

LONG LIST OF NOMINEES FOR EVENING STANDARD THEATRE AWARDS ANNOUNCED

Thursday 20 October 2011

The potential nominees yet to be short listed for the 57th annual Evening Standard Theatre Awards have been announced with the short list being published in the week beginning 7th November.  The actual ceremony will take place on the 20th November at the Savoy Theatre in heart of London's West End.

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Wednesday 19 October 2011

LAST CHANCE TO SEE THE TEMPEST WITH RALPH FIENNES

Wednesday 19 October 2011

The Tempest, the third production in the Trevor Nunn Season at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, will have its final performance on 29 October 2011 as previously announced.  A final, additional mid week matinee will take place on 25 October at 2.30pm.  

SHOW OF THE WEEK: OFFICE PARTY

Wednesday 19 October 2011

After sell-out runs at the Barbican Theatre and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the show that’s a party is back, bringing you an experiential theatrical extravaganza.

DON'T MISS: CHICAGO AT THE GARRICK THEATRE STARRING AMERICA FERRERA

Chicago Wednesday 19 October 2011

CHICAGO THE MUSICAL at the Garrick Theatre starring America Ferrera - book tickets now!

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Monday 17 October 2011

GILLIAN BEVAN AND DEKA WALMSLEY JOIN THE WEST END CAST OF BILLY ELLIOT

Billy Elliot Monday 17 October 2011

 On 14 November 2011 Gillian Bevan (Mrs Wilkinson) and Deka Walmsley (Dad) will join the West End production of Billy Elliot the Musical along with Ann Emery who returns to the cast to play Grandma, the role she originated on stage at the Victoria Palace in 2005 and played until 2010. 

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Saturday 15 October 2011

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Friday 14 October 2011

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Friday 14 October 2011

LINDSAY DUNCAN TO STAR IN HAY FEVER AT THE NOEL COWARD THEATRE

Hay Fever Friday 14 October 2011

COWARD AT THE COWARD: HOWARD DAVIES TO DIRECT LINDSAY DUNCAN, JEREMY NORTHAM, KEVIN MCNALLY & OLIVIA COLMAN IN NOËL COWARD’S HAY FEVER AT THE NOEL COWARD THEATRE

GOSSIP: PRINCE OF WALES THEATRE - ABBA OUT, SPICE GIRLS IN?

Mamma Mia! Friday 14 October 2011

With news that long running West End hit Mamma Mia! is to transfer from the Prince Of Wales theatre to the Novello theatre in September next year, rumours are already circulating about its possible replacement.  

CHRISTINA AGUILERA VISITS THE LONDON DUNGEON

London Dungeon Thursday 13 October 2011

Pop megastar Christina Aguilera flew over to the UK in order to take part in the Michael Jackson Forever tribute concert in Cardiff last Saturday. 

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Wednesday 12 October 2011

AMERICA FERRERA A CONNIVING MURDERESS IN CHICAGO

Chicago Wednesday 12 October 2011

What would Wilhelmina Slater say?  Ugly Betty star America Ferrera is to lead the cast when Chicago moves to its new home at the Garrick Theatre from 7th November.

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Tuesday 11 October 2011

TICKET OFFER: SHREK THE MUSICAL

Shrek The Musical Tuesday 11 October 2011

There's a new princess taking ogre! Kimberley Walsh joins the cast of Shrek The Musical as Princess Fiona!

PRESS RELEASE: SOCIETY OF TICKET AGENTS AND RETAILERS: NEW KITEMARK AND AVOIDING TICKET FRAUD

Tuesday 11 October 2011

Industry kitemark launched as unscrupulous ticket fraudsters prey on Brits...

CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR NOISES OFF AT THE OLD VIC

Noises Off Tuesday 11 October 2011

Sardines! Sardines!  Casting announced for classic farce Noises Off. Deemed by many as the best comedy play of all time, the hilarious Noises Off will return to the West End for a winter spell at the Old Vic this December.

S.T.A.R. - SOCIETY OF TICKET AGENTS AND RETAILERS LAUNCH NEW LOGO

Monday 10 October 2011

STAR - the Society of Ticket Agents and Retailers - was formed in 1997 and is the leading self-regulatory body for the entertainment ticketing industry across the United Kingdom, with many of the biggest names in ticketing as members.

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET TO CLOSE

Monday 10 October 2011

MILLION DOLLAR QUARET will play its final performance at the Noël Coward Theatre on Saturday 14 January 2012 whilst producers make plans for a major tour of the UK and Ireland.

THRILLER LIVE HOLD FACEBOOK AUDITIONS

Thriller Live Monday 10 October 2011

The producers of the Michael Jackson tribute musical, Thriller Live, are to hold global auditions through Facebook to find talented dancers to join the show.

GOSSIP: WILL SISTER ACT RETURN TO THE WEST END?

Monday 10 October 2011

Sister Act the Musical was a big favourite in the West End last year at the London Palladium Theatre before making way for The Wizard of Oz and is now on a UK tour.  The rumour is that it could be coming back to the West End!

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Sunday 09 October 2011

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Friday 07 October 2011

PREVIEWS BEGIN FOR JERUSALEM AT THE APOLLO THEATRE

Jerusalem Friday 07 October 2011

Previews begin tomorrow, 8 October, for the West End return of Jerusalem at the Apollo Theatre.

VIDEO: FASCINATING AIDA - CHECK OUT THE YOUTUBE PHENOMENON

Friday 07 October 2011

Irrepressible cabaret trio Fascinating Aida will be making a long overdue return to the West End stage this winter with their latest revue, Cheap Flights at the Charing Cross Theatre

WAR HORSE HELPS NATIONAL THEATRE ACHIEVE RECORD YEAR

War Horse Friday 07 October 2011

The National Theatre's annual report for the year 2010/2011 has been published and revealed that War Horse took £13.9 million in the West End, up from £13.2 million in 2009/2010. The show has been seen by over 1.4 million people and averaged a very successful 97% attendance across the year.

JERSEY BOYS CELEBRATE 1500TH PERFORMANCE

Jersey Boys Wednesday 05 October 2011

The smash hit musical Jersey Boys celebrated an incredible 1500 performances in London on Wednesday 28 September at the Prince Edward Theatre.  

LA SOIRÉE IS BACK!

Wednesday 05 October 2011

We're back! LA SOIREE returns to London's Roundhouse

ROCK OF AGES TO STAGE CHILDREN IN NEED GALA PERFORMANCE

Rock Of Ages Wednesday 05 October 2011

Hit Broadway transfer Rock Of Ages, currently wowing audiences at the Shaftesbury Theatre, is to help raise money for this year's BBC Children In Need.

BILLY ELLIOT TO CLOSE ON BROADWAY

Billy Elliot Wednesday 05 October 2011

After playing 1304 performances and 40 previews, it has been announced by the producers that the Broadway production of Billy Elliot will close on January 8, 2012. 

VIDEO: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET AT NOEL COWARD THEATRE

Wednesday 05 October 2011

 Audience reviews of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at the Noel Coward

LA SOIRÉE CAST ANNOUNCED

Tuesday 04 October 2011

LA SOIRÉE is thrilled to announce a selection of the world-renowned performers who will be appearing during the run, including variety legends The Skating Willers in their final swan-song season!

MATILDA THE MUSICAL DELAYED BY A WEEK

Matilda The Musical Monday 03 October 2011

The eagerly awaited opening of The Royal Shakespeare Company's West End Transfer of Matilda has been delayed due to problems with finishing the shows set on time. 

DAVID HAIG TO STAR AS KING GEORGE III AT THE APOLLO

Madness Of George III Monday 03 October 2011

For a limited run only following on from Jeruslam is Alan Bennet's play, The Madness of King George will transfer to the West End at the Apollo Theatre from 18th January to 31st March with press night on 23rd January.

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Sunday 02 October 2011

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Saturday 01 October 2011

MARTI PELLOW JOINS CAST OF BLOOD BROTHERS

Blood Brothers Saturday 01 October 2011

Following in the steps of Sporty Spice Mel C and Atomic Kitten Natasha Hamilton to name a couple, Marti Pellow is the next pop star to join Blood Brothers taking on the role of Narrator at the West End Phoenix Theatre production.  

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