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 Tickets go on Sale for Carousel at the London Coliseum http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1821/Tickets-go-on-Sale-for-Carousel-at-the-London-Coliseum.aspx

     Tomorrow, 30th November 2016 at 9am, tickets go on public sale for the highly anticipated five week run of Roger and Hammerstein's Carousel at English National Opera's London Coliseum. The third production in the partnership between English National Opera (ENO) and the GradeLinnit Company, Carousel marks the first time Alfie Boe and Katherine Jenkins will star together in the West End as Billy Bigelow and Julie Jordan.

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Tue, 29 Nov 2016 15:50:21 GMT
Full Cast Announced for RENT at The Other Palace (formerly St. James Theatre) http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1820/Full-Cast-Announced-for-RENT-at-The-Other-Palace--formerly-St--James-Theatre-.aspx

   Bruce Guthrie’s production of Jonathan Larson's heart rending multiple award winning rock musical RENT is set to run at The Other Palace (formerly the St. James Theatre) over Christmas, 8 December 2016 - 28 January 2017. After its limited run in London the show will continue to tour through the UK until closing in Kent at the end of May 2017.

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Fri, 18 Nov 2016 21:25:05 GMT
Announcements on new cast members joining David Tennant in Don Juan in Soho http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1819/Announcements-on-new-cast-members-joining-David-Tennant-in-Don-Juan-in-Soho.aspx

     David Tennat is slated to play the title role in Don Juan in Soho, loosely based on Moliere's tragicomedy Don Juan. The story follows the debauched adventures of our hedonistic protagonist. The show has been called "savagely funny and filthy", so leave the kids at home.
     It has been announced that Adrian Scarborough (Stan) and Gawn Grainger (Louis) will join the cast for the show's strictly limited eleven week run. 

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Fri, 18 Nov 2016 10:23:42 GMT
Lee Mack to make his West End debut alongside Griff Rhys Jones in The Miser http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1817/Lee-Mack-to-make-his-West-End-debut-alongside-Griff-Rhys-Jones-in-The-Miser.aspx

It has been announced that BAFTA winning comedian Lee Mack with make his West End debut in Sean Foley's revival of Moliere's classic comedy The Miser. 

 

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Tue, 15 Nov 2016 16:58:49 GMT
London's West End Cast of Disney's Aladdin to open Children in Need Appeal Show http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1816/London-s-West-End-Cast-of-Disney-s-Aladdin-to-open-Children-in-Need-Appeal-Show.aspx

Curious about Disney's Aladdin on London's West End?  Well don't be late when you tune in to Children in Need.

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Tue, 15 Nov 2016 14:25:36 GMT
The Wind in the Willows musical confirms run at London's Palladium http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1815/The-Wind-in-the-Willows-musical-confirms-run-at-London-s-Palladium.aspx

     Following its highly praised pre-West End run, major new musical The Wind in the Willows is set to return to the West End in London's Palladium Theatre. Brought to life by
Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes and Olivier Award-winning songwriting team George Stiles and Anthony Drewe the much anticipated musical promises to bring "an explosion of anarchy, humour and heart to the world-famous London Palladium." Director Jamie Hendry has also confirmed that he will continue his pledge to ensure that local readers have access to the story by sending free copies of Kenneth Grahame's classic novel to every school and library in London

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Tue, 08 Nov 2016 13:23:35 GMT
Grammy Winner Sheena Easton set to debut on West End in 42nd Street http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1814/Grammy-Winner-Sheena-Easton-set-to-debut-on-West-End-in-42nd-Street.aspx

It has been announced today that Grammy winning artist Sheena Easton will make her West End debut starring in 42nd Street at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. Easton, who has sold more than 20 million records worldwide and is still the only artist to have five records on five major billboard charts, will star in the iconic role of 'Dorothy Brock' in the glitzy and heartfelt homage to musical theatre. Mark Bramble, co-author and director of previous award-winning revivals of the show, will be directing the show's first production on the West End in over 30 years. 

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Fri, 04 Nov 2016 13:21:16 GMT
David Tennant to lead cast in Don Juan In Soho. Tickets now on sale for a limited 11-week run http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1811/David-Tennant-to-lead-cast-in-Don-Juan-In-Soho--Tickets-now-on-sale-for-a-limited-11-week-run.aspx

David Tennant returns to the West End in March 2017 to play the title role in Patrick Marber’s Don Juan in Soho. The production will preview at Wyndham’s Theatre from 17 March 2017, with press night on 28 March 2017.  It will complete its strictly limited eleven week run on 10 June 2017.  Don Juan in Soho tickets are on sale now!

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Wed, 02 Nov 2016 20:24:44 GMT
Tom Stoppard's Travesties makes the move to the West End http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1813/Tom-Stoppard-s-Travesties-makes-the-move-to-the-West-End-.aspx

Following a record breaking run at Menier Chocolate Factory where tickets sold-out in advance of the first preview, Stoppard's Travesties is transferring to the Apollo Theatre for a limited 12 week run. The show received 5-star reviews from numerous publications including the Sunday Times and Telegraph and was described by Sarah Compton as "a scintillating production. . . a thrilling mix of fact and fiction," in her own five-star review

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Wed, 02 Nov 2016 13:21:50 GMT
Imelda Staunton and Conleth Hill star in Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1810/Imelda-Staunton-and-Conleth-Hill-star-in-Edward-Albee-s-Who-s-Afraid-of-Virginia-Woolf-.aspx

Sonia Friedman Productions presents Imelda Staunton and Conleth Hill in Edward Albee’s landmark play Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at the Harold Pinter Theatre

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Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:51:51 GMT
School Of Rock West End Cast And Creative Announced http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1808/School-Of-Rock-West-End-Cast-And-Creative-Announced.aspx

Andrew Lloyd Webber is the composer of some of the world’s best known musicals including Cats, Evita, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Phantom of the Opera (which this year celebrates its 30th anniversary) and Sunset Boulevard. In New York, School of Rock – The Musical, a stage version of the movie, is currently running alongside Cats and Phantom of the Opera , equalling Lloyd Webber’s previous record of three shows running simultaneously on Broadway.

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Thu, 15 Sep 2016 11:29:29 GMT
Lillian Hellman's Acclaimed The Autumn Garden To Open At Jermyn Street Theatre This October http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1807/Lillian-Hellman-s-Acclaimed-The-Autumn-Garden-To-Open-At-Jermyn-Street-Theatre-This-October.aspx

This October, Jermyn Street Theatre presents the UK premiere of The Autumn Garden by acclaimed US playwright, screenwriter and political activist Lillian Hellman.  Nominated for the New York Critic’s Circle Award and considered by many as her best work (above the better known Little Foxes and Children’s Hour), the play opened on Broadway in 1951 to critical acclaim. 

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Thu, 15 Sep 2016 11:16:10 GMT
The Libertine Opens 22 September, Production Photos Released http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1809/The-Libertine-Opens-22-September--Production-Photos-Released.aspx

Dominic Cooper stars in Stephen Jeffreys’ sexually charged masterpiece The Libertine this autumn. Directed by Olivier and Tony Award-winning Terry Johnson, the play continues its limited run at Bath Theatre Royal until 17 September as part of the theatre’s 2016 summer season, prior to a West End engagement at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from 22 September to 3 December with opening night for press on 27 September.

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Thu, 15 Sep 2016 08:09:13 GMT
Mamma Mia! And Mousetrap Theatre Projects To Present Another 'Relaxed Performance' Following Huge Success Of Previous http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1806/Mamma-Mia--And-Mousetrap-Theatre-Projects-To-Present-Another--Relaxed-Performance--Following-Huge-Success-Of-Previous.aspx

Following the huge success of the previous ‘relaxed performance’ of MAMMA MIA! in 2013, the show’s producers and Mousetrap Theatre Projects (MTP) have decided to present a second ‘relaxed performance’ of the smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! at 6pm on Wednesday 16 November at London’s Novello Theatre. The performance will be for families with one or more children with special needs.

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Tue, 13 Sep 2016 08:25:53 GMT
Natasha J Barnes To Play Title Role In London Palladium Cinderella As Final Casting Announced http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1805/Natasha-J-Barnes-To-Play-Title-Role-In-London-Palladium-Cinderella-As-Final-Casting-Announced.aspx

Natasha J Barnes who will play the title role of Cinderella, Suzie Chard and Wendy Sommerville who will play The Wicked Stepsisters complete the casting for the London Palladium Pantomime this Christmas. They join the previously announced Paul O’Grady (The Wicked Stepmother), Julian Clary (Dandini), Amanda Holden (The Fairy Godmother), Lee Mead (Prince Charming), Paul Zerdin (Buttons), Nigel Havers (Lord Chamberlain) and Count Arthur Strong (Baron Hardup).

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Thu, 08 Sep 2016 20:02:35 GMT
Golden Globe Winner And Five-Time Oscar Nominee Ed Harris To Make West End Debut In The Buried Child http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1804/Golden-Globe-Winner-And-Five-Time-Oscar-Nominee-Ed-Harris-To-Make-West-End-Debut-In-The-Buried-Child.aspx

For the first time, the multi award-winning, international star Ed Harris (Pollock, The Hours, The Truman Show and the forthcoming HBO series from J.J. Abrams & Jonathan Nolan; Westworld) will appear on the West End stage, to reprise his role of Dodge in Sam Shepard’s Pulitzer & Obie prize winning play, Buried Child, following a critically acclaimed New York run earlier this year. Harris will be joined by fellow Golden Globe winner, Amy Madigan (Twice in a Lifetime, Roe vs. Wade), who will also reprise her role of Halie, with further casting to be announced in due course.

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Thu, 08 Sep 2016 18:29:54 GMT
Even Before It Opens, The Full Monty Tour Is A Blockbuster With £5 Million Advance & Extra Performances Announced http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1803/Even-Before-It-Opens--The-Full-Monty-Tour-Is-A-Blockbuster-With--5-Million-Advance---Extra-Performances-Announced.aspx

As previously announced, the 2016/17 UK Tour of Simon Beaufoy’s THE FULL MONTY is led by Gary Lucy as Gaz, with Andrew Dunn as Gerald, Louis Emerick as Horse, Chris Fountain as Guy and Kai Owen as Dave.  Anthony Lewis will now be playing the role of Lomper, as Joe Absolom had to withdraw due to contractual filming commitments.

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Thu, 08 Sep 2016 18:19:22 GMT
Last Chance To See The Critically Acclaimed Smash Hit American Idiot Closing 25 September 2016 http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1802/Last-Chance-To-See-The-Critically-Acclaimed-Smash-Hit-American-Idiot-Closing-25-September-2016.aspx

In the immortal (and slightly edited) words of Green Day, it’s time to ‘Wake Up Before September Ends’ to catch the smash hit UK production of American Idiot at the Arts Theatre, before it closes on 25 September 2016. 

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Tue, 06 Sep 2016 16:42:22 GMT
West End Musical Phenomenon Wicked Extends Booking To November 2017, New Cast Takes To Stage http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1801/West-End-Musical-Phenomenon-Wicked-Extends-Booking-To-November-2017--New-Cast-Takes-To-Stage.aspx

WICKED, the award-winning West End musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is pleased to announce the opening of its 22nd new booking period, on Monday 5 September 2016 at 10am, with over 500,000 new tickets going on sale for performances until Saturday 4 November 2017.

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Tue, 06 Sep 2016 09:46:37 GMT
The Addams Family, A New Touring Production of the Musical Comedy In UK & Ireland http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1800/The-Addams-Family--A-New-Touring-Production-of-the-Musical-Comedy-In-UK---Ireland.aspx

United Theatrical, Aria Entertainment and Music & Lyrics Limited are delighted to present, in association with the Festival Theatre Edinburgh, the UK & Irish premiere a new touring production of THE ADDAMS FAMILY, a musical comedy, with book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, the creators of multi award-winning Jersey Boys, and music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, based on the characters created by Charles Addams.  The UK & Ireland Tour, which will open at the Festival Theatre, Edinburgh on 20 April 2017, will be directed by Matthew White.

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Tue, 06 Sep 2016 09:10:04 GMT