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BBC CHILDREN IN NEED'S POP GOES THE MUSICAL

Thursday 01 September 2011

Tune into the BBC on 18th November for the annual Children In Need night and watch how popstars perform in some of the biggest West End shows for one off performances in September.

SHOW OF THE WEEK: DISNEY'S THE LION KING AT THE LYCEUM THEATRE

The Lion King Thursday 01 September 2011

If you haven't yet seen Disney's smash hit musical THE LION KING at the Lyceum Theatre, then what the jungle are you waiting for?!

THE LION KING EXTENDS BOOKING PERIOD UNTIL SEPTEMBER 2012

The Lion King Thursday 01 September 2011

Disney Theatrical have announced that the ever-popular The Lion King will extend its booking period at the Lyceum Theatre until September 2012.

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Wednesday 31 August 2011

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Tuesday 30 August 2011

CHICAGO TO REOPEN AT GARRICK THEATRE

Chicago Tuesday 30 August 2011

After closing at The Cambridge Theatre at the weekend, CHICAGO is to reopen at The Garrick Theatre in November.

VIDEO: JUSTIN LEE COLLINS AND SHAYNE WARD IN ROCK OF AGES

Rock Of Ages Tuesday 30 August 2011

Watch a clip of Justin Lee Collins and Shayne Ward preparing for the new musical ROCK OF AGES at the Shaftesbury Theatre

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Monday 29 August 2011

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Friday 26 August 2011

NEW CAST FOR LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL

Legally Blonde Friday 26 August 2011

2011 LAURENCE OLIVIER AWARD “BEST NEW MUSICAL” LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL NEW CAST FROM 10 OCTOBER 2011 

CHICAGO ENDS RUN AT THE CAMBRIDGE THEATRE

Chicago Friday 26 August 2011

Chicago ends its run at London's Cambridge Theatre, no news yet about a possible transfer.

LOVE NEVER DIES CLOSES AT THE ADELPHI THEATRE

Love Never Dies Friday 26 August 2011

Andrew Lloyd Webber's troubled musical, LOVE NEVER DIES, finally takes its final bow at London's Adelphi Theatre

KIMBERLEY WALSH AS PRINCESS FIONA IN SHREK THE MUSICAL

Shrek The Musical Thursday 25 August 2011

Following current star, Amanda Holden who has announced she is expecting a baby girl, is Girls Aloud singer Kimberley Walsh who will join Shrek The Musical from 3rd October at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.

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Wednesday 24 August 2011

TICKET OFFER: THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD

Wednesday 24 August 2011

Opening the new season at The Old Vic, John Crowley directs J M Synge's irreverent comic masterpiece THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD starring Niamh Cusack, Ruth Negga and Robert Sheehan.

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Tuesday 23 August 2011

BETTY BLUE EYES CLOSING 24TH SEPTEMBER AT THE NOVELLO THEATRE

Tuesday 23 August 2011

Cameron Mackintosh's BETTY BLUE EYES is to close at the end of September as it is struggling to cover its costs.

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Monday 22 August 2011

DON'T MISS: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET AT NOEL COWARD THEATRE

Monday 22 August 2011

Get your Million Dollar Quartet tickets today and expect to be dancing in the aisles to this smash hit show now in its sixth month at the Noel Coward Theatre In London's West End.

GHOST THE MUSICAL TO OPEN ON BROADWAY IN SPRING 2012

Monday 22 August 2011

Following the success of its London opening, a New York production of Ghost The Musical is to open on Broadway in April 2012 at a Nederlander Theatre to be announced, with previews beginning in March. 

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Sunday 21 August 2011

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Saturday 20 August 2011

CAST ANNOUNCEMENT FOR DEATH AND THE MAIDEN

Friday 19 August 2011

Joining Thandie Newton on stage at the Comedy Theatre from 13th October will be Tom Goodman-Hill and Anthony Calf.  The Ariel Dorfman play, Death And The Maiden is a 3 hander political drama that will be showing until 21st January 2012.

CHICAGO BECOMES LONGEST RUNNING BROADWAY MUSICAL

Chicago Friday 19 August 2011

The production of the world famous hit musical Chicago will next week become the longest running American musical in Broadway history.

RALPH FIENNES IN THE TEMPEST

Friday 19 August 2011

Only a week of rehearsals left for Ralph Fiennes and fellow cast members until the opening of The Tempest at the Theatre Royal Haymarket  from 27th August to 29th October.

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Wednesday 17 August 2011

BRIDGET JONES THE MUSICAL IN 2012?

Wednesday 17 August 2011

Still there has been no official announcement of when the stage production of Bridget Jones the Musical will reach the West End, but it appears the workshop rehearsals are going well and the official announcement should be any day soon.

TOP GIRLS AT THE TRAFALGAR STUDIOS

Top Girls Wednesday 17 August 2011

A modern classic, the play Top Girls is now showing at the Trafalgar Studios until 15th October.

PREMIERE OF THIRD FLOOR AT TRAFALGAR STUDIOS

Tuesday 16 August 2011

The thriller Third Floor will star Craig Gazey and Emily Head at the Trafalgar Studios with previews from 11th October, opening on 13th October to 5th November.

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Monday 15 August 2011

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Friday 12 August 2011

POTTED PANTO RETURNS TO WEST END

Potted Potter Friday 12 August 2011

The popular duo, Dan and Jeff will return to the West End at the Vaudeville Theatre from 18th December to 8th January with their Potted Panto show that was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Entertainment this year.

LIZZIE ROPER TO REPLACE ELLEN GREEN IN BETWIXT

Friday 12 August 2011

Currently on at the Trafalgar Studios,the comedy musical Betwixt has been extended until 10th September with Ellen Green playing her final performance on 20th August.

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Thursday 11 August 2011

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Thursday 11 August 2011

GOSSIP: DIRTY DANCING REMAKE

Thursday 11 August 2011

"Nobody puts baby in the corner"...We all know the famous lines from the 80's musical Dirty Dancing, which became a huge hit and later got made into a sell out  West End stage show.  Now a big screen remake is being lined up.  It seems we can't get enough of "having the time of our lives"!  

GOSSIP: KYLIE SEES GHOST THE MUSICAL IN LONDON

Thursday 11 August 2011

Looking as stunning as ever, Australian Pop Princess Kylie Minogue was at the Piccadilly Theatre on Tuesday night to attend the new show Ghost: The Musical.

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Wednesday 10 August 2011

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Tuesday 09 August 2011

GOSSIP: KINGS SPEECH TO BE STAGED IN WEST END?

Tuesday 09 August 2011

According to reports, there is to be a stage production of The Kings Speech at Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre next January, which would then transfer to theWest End and maybe Broadway.

NEW WEST END MUSICAL EXPOSURE SEES MONROE BACK ON STAGE!

Tuesday 09 August 2011

Spring 2012 will see a new West End musical production, Exposure, come to the stage, where a rare archive of Marilyn Monroe images will be shared.

ALL WEST END PERFORMANCES GOING AHEAD AS SCHEDULED THIS EVENING

Tuesday 09 August 2011

On the advice of the Metropolitan Police, customers are advised that all West End performances are to go ahead as normal this evening.

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Monday 08 August 2011

SHOW OF THE WEEK: CHICAGO THE MUSICAL

Chicago Monday 08 August 2011

CHICAGO THE MUSICAL is soon to end it's run at London's Cambridge Theatre to make way for Matilda. No news has been released about a transfer to another London theatre, but watch this space!

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Sunday 07 August 2011

YES PRIME MINISTER CONTINUES AT THE GIELGUD

Yes, Prime Minister Friday 05 August 2011

Currently back in the West End for a limited run at the Apollo Theatre, it has been announced that Yes Prime Minister will continue at the Gielgud Theatre from 20th September.

SHOW OF THE WEEK: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET

Friday 05 August 2011

Get your Million Dollar Quartet tickets today and expect to be dancing in the aisles to this smash hit show now in its sixth month at the Noel Coward Theatre In London's West End.

THE FLYING KARAMAZOV BROTHERS TO CLOSE EARLY!

Friday 05 August 2011

The multi skilled quartet that is The Flying Karamazov Brothers, will complete their circus act earlier than planned.  Its final performance at the Vaudeville Theatre will now be on 20th August 2011.

GOSSIP: GHOST THE MUSICAL HEADING TO BROADWAY?

Friday 05 August 2011

Only just opened in London's West End , The Piccadilly Theatre, there is already speculation across the pond that Ghost the Musical could be a production that makes the transfer to Broadway next Spring 2012.

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Thursday 04 August 2011

LAST CHANCE TO SEE MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING STARRING DAVID TENNANT AND CATHERINE TATE

Thursday 04 August 2011

Josie Rourke’s production of William Shakespeare’s timeless comedy Much Ado About Nothing starring David Tennant and Catherine Tate will complete its run at the Wyndham’s Theatre on 3 September 2011, as previously scheduled. 

BATMAN LIVE AT THE O2 ARENA

Thursday 04 August 2011

Batman Live is touring arenas for the first time ever across the UK opening in London's O2 arena on 24th August 2011 to 4th September.

THE RAT PACK BACK IN THE WEST END

Thursday 04 August 2011

In what is the 8th theatre to host The Rat Pack, Wyndhams Theatre is the next home to the tribute Christmas show to the legendary Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr from 20th December to 21st January.

WHEN DID YOU LAST SEE MY MOTHER? RETURNS TO WEST END

Wednesday 03 August 2011

A revival of the Christopher Hampton play, When Did You Last See My Mother? will be shown at the Trafalgar studios for a limited run from 14th September until 8th October.

MULTIPLE FIVE STAR REASONS WHY YOU NEED TO BOOK JERUSALEM TICKETS NOW!

Jerusalem Wednesday 03 August 2011

The smash-hit five star show JERUSALEM returns to the West End. Whatever you do, don't miss it!

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Tuesday 02 August 2011

TICKET OFFER: POTTED PANTO - THE UNAUTHORISED HARRY EXPERIENCE

Potted Potter Tuesday 02 August 2011

All seven Harry Potter books in seventy minutes. Watch CBBC's Dan and Jeff take on the ultimate challenge, with the help of endless costumes, brilliant songs, ridiculous props, and a generous helping of Hogwarts magic.

JERUSALEM -IT'S BACK. DON'T MISS IT. BOOK TICKETS NOW!

Jerusalem Tuesday 02 August 2011

It's the show that's not to be missed. Mark Rylance and Mackenzie Crook return in JERUSALEM at the Apollo Theatre

SHOWSTOPPER RETURNS TO THE WEST END

Tuesday 02 August 2011

The Ambassadors Theatre will see the improvised musical Showstopper! return to the stage this Autumn.

RACHEL TUCKER EXTENDS IN HIT MUSICAL WICKED

Wicked Tuesday 02 August 2011

WICKED, the smash hit musical that tells the untold story of the Witches of Oz, is pleased to announce that Rachel Tucker will continue in her acclaimed starring role as Elphaba into 2012 at the Apollo Victoria Theatre.

350,000 NEW TICKETS RELEASED FOR WEST END PRODUCTION OF GHOST THE MUSICAL

Tuesday 02 August 2011

More tickets released for sale at the Piccadilly Theatre for the West End production of Ghost The Musical, taking bookings to 13 October 2012

THANDIE NEWTON MAKES WEST END DEBUT

Monday 01 August 2011

First it was Keira, currently it's Kristin Scott Thomas, next up continuing the starry line up at the Comedy Theatre is film actress Thandie Newton making her West End Debut in the Ariel Dorfman thriller Death and the Maiden from 13th October to 21st January 2012, press night on 24th October.

WEST END PREMIERE FOR BACKBEAT

Monday 01 August 2011

The stage adaptation of the film Backbeat telling the story of the early days of The Beatles prior to going global will be coming to the Duke of Yorks theatre this autumn after first being shown at the Citizens Theatre in Glasgow in 2010.

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