London Theatre Tickets - rss feed http://www.londontheatredirect.com London theatre tickets - London musicals, plays and attractions bookings with London Theatre Direct en-us London Theatre Direct 2009 - all rights reserved Rave Reviews for Evita's West End Return! http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1539/Rave-Reviews-for-Evita-s-West-End-Return-.aspx

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's much-loved musical Evita makes a West End return for a limited run at the Dominion Theatre this September. Wet Wet Wet frontman Marti Pellow stars as Che and Madalena Alberto plays Eva Peron.

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Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:39:18 GMT
Casting Announced For Beautiful - The Carole King Musical At The Aldwych Theatre http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1538/Casting-Announced-For-Beautiful---The-Carole-King-Musical-At-The-Aldwych-Theatre.aspx

Casting has been announced for Beautiful - The Carole King Musical at the Aldwych Theatre in February 2015.

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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:57:07 GMT
CASTING NEWS: Nicole Scherzinger To Star In Cats At The London Palladium. http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1537/CASTING-NEWS--Nicole-Scherzinger-To-Star-In-Cats-At-The-London-Palladium-.aspx

Nicole Scherzinger makes her West End stage debut in Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS at the London Palladium.

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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 10:32:37 GMT
Sweeney Todd starring Emma Thompson and Bryn Terfel. On Sale Today! http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1536/Sweeney-Todd-starring-Emma-Thompson-and-Bryn-Terfel--On-Sale-Today-.aspx

Sweeney Todd starring Emma Thompson and Bryn Terfel at the London Coliseum. Tickets On Sale Today!

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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:32:12 GMT
Breaking News: War Horse Releases Over 300,000 New Tickets http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1535/Breaking-News--War-Horse-Releases-Over-300-000-New-Tickets.aspx

Over 300,000 new tickets are released for sale today (22 September 2014) for the National Theatre’s acclaimed production War Horse, now booking at the New London Theatre to 24 October 2015. 

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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:05:07 GMT
Brian Gilligan Lands Leading Role In The Commitments, West End Shows Extend + More! #WestEndUpdate http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1534/Brian-Gilligan-Lands-Leading-Role-In-The-Commitments--West-End-Shows-Extend---More---WestEndUpdate.aspx

Jamie Lloyd’s West End production of The Commitments has confirmed its new cast. Following the departure of Killian Donnelly, the role of Deco is now being played by one of his former understudies Brian Gilligan. His casting came about after he was discovered singing ‘I Heard It Through The Grapevine’ backstage at the Palace Theatre by the show’s associate director C Jay Ranger. Ranger recommended Gilligan to Lloyd, who saw him for an audition and cast him a few weeks later.  

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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:33:52 GMT
Interview: Jeeves & Wooster’s James Lance & Robert Goodale http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1533/Interview--Jeeves---Wooster-s-James-Lance---Robert-Goodale.aspx

James Lance and Robert Goodale are currently starring as Bertie Wooster and Seppings in Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense at the Duke of York's Theatre. The show also stars John Gordon Sinclair as Jeeves.

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:14:56 GMT
Interview: The Woman In Black’s Stuart Fox http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1532/Interview--The-Woman-In-Black-s-Stuart-Fox.aspx

Stuart Fox is currently starring as Arthur Kipps in the West End production of The Woman in Black at the Fortune Theatre.

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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:44:47 GMT
Beautiful Confirms West End Run; Evita, Scoundrels & Women On The Verge Casting News + More #WestEndUpdate http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1531/Beautiful-Confirms-West-End-Run--Evita--Scoundrels---Women-On-The-Verge-Casting-News---More--WestEndUpdate.aspx

Following months of speculation it has been confirmed that Beautiful - The Carole King Musical will open at the Aldwych Theatre in February next year. The musical, which is based on the early life and career of legendary singer/songwriter Carole King, is currently one of the biggest shows on Broadway.

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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:26:59 GMT
Carole King's Two-Time Tony Award-Winning Musical To Open At Aldwych Theatre http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1530/Carole-King-s-Two-Time-Tony-Award-Winning-Musical-To-Open-At-Aldwych-Theatre.aspx

Beautiful, the two-time Tony award-winning Carole King musical is to open at London's Aldwych Theatre, it has been announced. The musical is set to open in February of next year.

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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:54:32 GMT
Ticket Tuesday winner Becky Dixon reviews Forbidden Broadway http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1529/Ticket-Tuesday-winner-Becky-Dixon-reviews-Forbidden-Broadway.aspx

Ticket Tuesday winner Becky Dixon saw the current West End revival of long-running off-Broadway cult hit Forbidden Broadway.  The ever-developing cabaret revue lovingly lampoons 28 musical juggernauts as well as a host of famous theatre-related stars.  

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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:28:08 GMT
Wicked Extends Booking Period, Enters 9th Spellbinding Year On Stage http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1528/Wicked-Extends-Booking-Period--Enters-9th-Spellbinding-Year-On-Stage.aspx

Wicked, the spellbinding smash-hit musicalis extending its booking period to 7 November 2015, it has been announced.

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Tue, 09 Sep 2014 12:37:28 GMT
Bonnie Langford & Gary Wilmot Join Dirty Rotten Scoundrels At The Savoy Theatre http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1526/Bonnie-Langford----Gary-Wilmot-Join-Dirty-Rotten-Scoundrels-At-The-Savoy-Theatre.aspx

It has been announced that Bonnie Langford (Spamalot) and Gary Wilmot (The Pajama Game) are joining the cast of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels at the Savoy Theatre from Tuesday 16th September.

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Mon, 08 Sep 2014 15:34:20 GMT
Last Chance To See Let It Be At The Garrick Theatre http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1527/Last-Chance-To-See-Let-It-Be-At-The-Garrick-Theatre.aspx

Let It Be, the international hit show celebrating the music of The Beatles, opened for a third run in London’s West End on 9th July for a limited 11-week run.  The final performance at the Garrick Theatre will take place on Saturday 20th September, before the production moves to Blackpool’s Winter Gardens, and then embarks on a World Tour visiting Singapore, Malaysia, Germany and Switzerland later this year. 

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Mon, 08 Sep 2014 15:32:15 GMT
New Openings, Back To The Future Gossip & Urinetown Casting News + More #WestEndUpdate http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1525/New-Openings--Back-To-The-Future-Gossip---Urinetown-Casting-News---More--WestEndUpdate.aspx

Producers of Once have confirmed that Jill Winternitz has extended her run in the musical which plays at the Phoenix Theatre. This means she will star opposite Boyzone's Ronan Keating who joins the cast as Guy on 17th November 2014.

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Fri, 05 Sep 2014 11:12:35 GMT
Michael Flatley Prepares For West End Return, Miss Saigon Gala Sells Out Plus More #WestEndUpdate http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1524/Michael-Flatley-Prepares-For-West-End-Return--Miss-Saigon-Gala-Sells-Out-Plus-More--WestEndUpdate.aspx

Last week Michael Flatley welcomed press to the London Palladium where his final West End show, entitled Lord Of The Dance: Dangerous Games, opens next Monday (1st September) for a limited run. Flatley’s productions have sold out in theatres around the world for years, and he insists this is due to such positive word of mouth.

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:15:30 GMT
Interview: Let The Right One In’s Rebecca Benson & Martin Quinn http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1523/Interview--Let-The-Right-One-In-s-Rebecca-Benson---Martin-Quinn.aspx

Many have named John Tiffany’s production of Let The Right One In as the best play of 2014. Following runs in Dundee and at the Royal Court, the National Theatre of Scotland’s production transferred to the Apollo Theatre in the West End.

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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:26:26 GMT
Full Casting Confirmed For Urinetown At The Apollo Theatre http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1522/Full-Casting-Confirmed-For-Urinetown-At-The-Apollo-Theatre.aspx

Full casting has been announced for the West End transfer of Urinetown. The show, which has music and lyrics by Mark Hollmann and book and lyrics by Greg Kotis, transfers to the Apollo Theatre from Monday 29th September following a sell-out run at the St James Theatre.

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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:18:29 GMT
Full Casting Announced For Splash Hit Musical Urinetown http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1521/Full-Casting-Announced-For-Splash-Hit-Musical-Urinetown.aspx

Simon Paisley Day (Musketeers, Doctor Who, Titanic, Sherlock, Spartacus, Being Human) will be reprising his critically-acclaimed role as the tyrannical Caldwell B. Cladwell, the machiavellian Head of UGC (Urine Good Company) in the West End transfer of Jamie Lloyd’s ground breaking, splash hit production of Urinetown The Musical at the Apollo Theatre.

Returning to the show after its sell out season at The St James Theatre, rising star Matthew Seadon-Young will be taking on a new role, as Bobby Strong, Urinetown’s most unlikely hero, alongside BBC’s The Voice star Nathan Amzi who will be playing the role of Officer Barrel.

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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:14:50 GMT
Get Our New London Theatre Tickets App On Your Mobile & Tablet! http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1520/Get-Our-New-London-Theatre-Tickets-App-On-Your-Mobile---Tablet-.aspx Brand New Free App by LondonTheatreDirect.com with Best Offers on London's West End Musicals, Plays, Dance and Attractions Tickets arrives on your iPhone, iPad and Android devices. Download Now!

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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:27:07 GMT