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BELONGINGS TRANSFERS FROM HAMPSTEAD TO TRAFALGAR STUDIOS

Wednesday 01 June 2011

Belongings by Morgan Lloyd Malcolm, which ends its run at the fringe venue, Hampstead Downstairs, on 11 June, will transfer to the Trafalgar Studios 2 theatre with previews from 16 June, opening on 21st June to 9 July 2011.

FROM STREET TO AVENUE – GRAY O’BRIEN STARS IN PARK AVENUE CAT

Wednesday 01 June 2011

Coronation Street star Gray O’Brien is joined by Tessa Peake-Jones, Josefina Gabrielle and Daniel Weyman, in the world premiere of Los Angeles comedy Park Avenue Cat at the Arts Theatre.

MORE CAST JOIN CAROLINE SHEEN, MATT LUCAS, ALFIE BOE IN LES MISERABLES

Les Miserables Wednesday 01 June 2011

Les Miserables has undergone a full cast change and the eagerly anticipated list of new cast members has been officially confirmed.

BETWIXT! OPENING AT THE TRAFALGAR STUDIOS SOON!

Wednesday 01 June 2011

Betwixt! a musical comedy by Ian McFarlane, will open at Trafalgar Studios 2 on 28 July with previews from 26 July 2011.

TICKET OFFER: LEGALLY BLONDE STARRING LEE MEAD

Legally Blonde Wednesday 01 June 2011

Fantastic ticket offer for LEGALLY BLONDE. Hurry while stocks last!

TICKET OFFER: DOMINIC WEST IN BUTLEY £20 OFF TOP PRICE TICKETS

Tuesday 31 May 2011

Dominic West, star of hit US drama The Wire, plays rapier-tongued lecturer Ben Butley in a major new revival of Simon Gray's award-winning comedy, BUTLEY.

SADLER'S WELLS, BARBICAN AND YOUNG VIC TO HOST ARAB FESTIVAL

Tuesday 31 May 2011

The first ever pan-London festival of contemporary Arab culture will take place in London from 4-24 of July this year. The festival is named "Shubbak" and the cross art form event will feature organisations from the sectors of dance, theatre, literature, architecture, film, visual arts and music. Sadler's Wells, The Barbican Centre and the Young Vic are among the many venues taking part.

WEST END THEATRE AUDIENCES DOWN 10% IN FIRST QUARTER 2011

Tuesday 31 May 2011

London West End box office returns were down 6% in the first quarter of 2011, according to figures released by SOLT, the Society of London Theatre.

ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ACTOR LEAVES PRODUCTION

Tuesday 31 May 2011

Rocky Horror show star Tim Curry, due to take on the role of The Player in Trevor Nunn's production of the Tom Stoppard comedy play Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from 16th June to 20th August, has withdrawn from the play due to ongoing health problems.

WE STILL ROCK YOU: ROGER TAYLOR LOOKS BACK ON 40 YEARS OF QUEEN

We Will Rock You Friday 27 May 2011

Queen drummer Roger Taylor on We Will Rock You at the Dominion Theatre, Queen's legacy, Michael Jackson and remastering

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Thursday 26 May 2011

KARA TOINTON MAKES WEST END DEBUT IN PYGMALION

Pygmalion Thursday 26 May 2011

After previews, last night marked the official opening of Pygmalion at the Garrick Theatre showing in the West End until 3rd September.

GOSSIP: BEACHES - THE MUSICAL HEADING TO BROADWAY?

Dirty Dancing Wednesday 25 May 2011

A musical adaptation of the much-loved Bette Midler movie Beaches is currently in the works by the author of the film's original novel.

WEST END COUTURE FOR BETRAYAL

Wednesday 25 May 2011

Eagerly awaited new play Betrayal opens with previews on 27th May at the Comedy Theatre and it is going to be a stylishly fashionable production.

CATE BLANCHETT AND JULIETTE BINOCHE AT THE BARBICAN IN 2012

Tuesday 24 May 2011

The Barbican theatre today announced it's programme to celebrate it's 30th anniversary next year and as part of the London 2012 Festival celebrating the Olympic Games in London.  The exciting line up includes Oscar winning actresses Cate Blanchett and Juliette Binoche in two separate projects.

CAN LOVE NEVER DIES BE SAVED?

Love Never Dies Tuesday 24 May 2011

A year after the long-awaited West End show failed to impress, and a four day closure last winter to "retool" still didn't get audiences flocking or appease the critics, a third incarnation of Love Never Dies gears itself up for the critics on the other side of the world.

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Monday 23 May 2011

THE BATTLE OF BETTE & JOAN

Monday 23 May 2011

Described in this month's Cosmopolitan as the Play of the Week, the World premiere of Bette & Joan is on stage at the Arts Theatre for a limited run until 25th June.

TICKET OFFER: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

Monday 23 May 2011

Trevor Nunn continues his electrifying season as Artistic Director of the West End's most prestigious Theatre Royal Haymarket. Book discounted Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead tickets now!

TICKET OFFER: Thrill Me tickets just £11.50!

Monday 23 May 2011

Incredible ticket offer for the hit musical THRILL ME at the Charing Cross Theatre

NEW LONDON THEATRE EVACUATED

Monday 23 May 2011

The audience getting ready to enjoy the play War Horse at the New London Theatre in the West End had a bit of a scare this weekend when being evacuated due to a potential fire.

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Sunday 22 May 2011

THRILLER LIVE CELEBRATES 1000TH PERFORMANCE

Thriller Live Friday 20 May 2011

Thriller - Live, the spectacular concert show that celebrates the music of the world's greatest entertainer and undisputed King of Pop, Michael Jackson, is to celebrate its 1,000th performance in the West End at the Lyric Theatre on Thursday May 26.

AN INTERVIEW WITH BETTY BLUE EYES STAR SARAH LANCASHIRE

Friday 20 May 2011

TV favourite swaps the cobbles of Coronation Street for a talking pig on the West End stage at the Novello Theatre in Betty Blue Eyes.

COULD YOU SPEND A NIGHT IN A COFFIN?

Ghost Stories Wednesday 18 May 2011

Four plucky souls attempt to last the night sealed in a coffin to promote spooky West End hit Ghost Stories currently playing at the Duke Of Yorks Theatre …and win a trip to New York!

MICHAEL FEAST JOINS PYGMALION

Pygmalion Wednesday 18 May 2011

After the withdrawl of Simon Ward due to illness during the previews of Pygmalion at the Garrick Theatre, Michael Feast takes over in the role of Alfred Doolittle, the dustman father of Cockney flower girl Eliza, played by Kara Tointon.

REALLY USEFUL GROUP UNFAIR DISMISSAL CASE IS DROPPED

Wednesday 18 May 2011

A case against Andrew Lloyd Webber's theatre group has been cleared by the Central London Employment Tribunal.

SIMON WARD WITHDRAWS FROM PYGMALION

Pygmalion Tuesday 17 May 2011

Actor Simon Ward who was confirmed last month for the role of Alfred Doolittle in Pygmalion at the Garrick Theatre has confirmed he will no longer take on the role due to virus.

COMEDY MUSICAL BETWIXT OPENS IN WEST END

Monday 16 May 2011

The musical Betwixt! by Ian McFarlane will make a West End transfer this summer when it opens at the Trafalgar Studios  on Thursday 28th July 2011, following previews from Tuesday 26th July for a limited run until 20th August.

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Saturday 14 May 2011

WEST END GOIN' HOLLYWOOD TONIGHT?

Thursday 12 May 2011

Eva Mendes wants to, R-Patz is wary and Gwyneth can't right now. A load of Hollywood stars are talking the talk about getting onstage in the West End, but will they also walk the walk?

INTERNATIONAL CABERET ARTIST MEOW MEOW IN CONCERT AT THE APOLLO THEATRE

Tuesday 10 May 2011

Cabaret star, international singing sensation and post-modern showgirl, Meow Meow, acclaimed for her current performance in The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, returns to the stage with her solo West End debut, Meow Meow In Concert for three nights only on 23, 24 and 25 June, with a press performance on the 23 June. Presented by Nica Burns in association with the Soho Theatre, Meow Meow In Concert has musical direction by her frequent collaborator, Emmy Award winning Lance Horne.

TOM CHAMBERS AND SUMMER STRALLEN TO STAR IN IRVING BERLIN’S TOP HAT

Monday 09 May 2011

Seventy six years after its movie release, Top Hat will receive its world stage premiere at the Milton Keynes Theatre on 16 August 2011 where it opens for the start of an initial 17 UK week tour prior to an anticipated West End transfer in spring 2012.  With music and lyrics by Irving Berlin and based on the RKO motion picture, the screenplay by Dwight Taylor and Allan Scott has been adapted for the stage by Matthew White and Howard Jacques and is presented by arrangement with RKO Pictures LLC, Warner Bros Theatre Ventures Inc. and the Irving Berlin Music Company. 

ANGELA LANSBURY YEARNS TO PERFORM AT THEATRE ROYAL HAYMARKET

Monday 09 May 2011

Legendary actress Angela Lansbury, whose career spans over six decades best known for her turn as canny TV sleuth and Cabot Cove resident Jessica Fletcher, wants to perform in the West End. 

GOSSIP: KYLIE MUSICAL FINALLY HEADS TO THE WEST END?

Monday 09 May 2011

After years of rumours and a few smaller independent productions that never quite broke through to the big time, it looks like the Kylie Minogue musical is finally, officially, underway.  After the smash hit successes of We Will Rock You, Mamma Mia and Thriller Live! a musical based on the diminutive pop princess' back catalogue has often been rumoured.  Speaking to the Irish Echo Minogue has now confirmed the thrilling news that plans are afoot.  "It's definitely happening" she says.  "We've brought a scriptwriter in and are working on a few synopses.  And the critics…music critics are one thing but theatre critics are something else.  I suppose if it doesn't work then that's it - it's a closed book."

COMPLETE CAST ANNOUNCED FOR LEND ME A TENOR

Monday 09 May 2011

Full casting has been announced for the West End premiere of Lend Me a Tenor – the Musical,  which will begin performances June 2 at the Gielgud Theatre, prior to an official opening June 15.

BIG DANCE 2012 FESTIVAL

Thursday 05 May 2011

Royal Ballet resident choreographer Wayne McGregor announced yesterday details of Big Dance 2012 which will include a performance of 2000 people in Trafalgar Square next year.

CATCH GHOST STORIES BEFORE IT CLOSES!

Ghost Stories Thursday 05 May 2011

It has been announced that Ghost Stories will end it's current run at the Duke of York's Theatre on 19th June.

Chase The Dream!

Thursday 05 May 2011

Join dance sensations Flawless on their tour, Chase The Dream at Sadler's Wells Peacock Theatre from 10th May to 28th May.

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Wednesday 04 May 2011

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Wednesday 04 May 2011

THRILL ME TRANSFERS TO THE WEST END

Wednesday 04 May 2011

After receiving rave reviews and selling out at the Tristan Bates Theatre, Thrill Me - The Leopold & Loeb Story makes a transfer for a limited run only to the Charing Cross Theatre from 17th May to 11th June.

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Monday 02 May 2011

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