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 The Old Vic production of Sylvia announces its main cast members http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1975/The-Old-Vic-production-of-Sylvia-announces-its-main-cast-members.aspx Casting has just been announced for the new musical entitled Sylvia, which is set to open at The Old Vic Theatre in September. The musical is directed and choreographed by Kate Prince and fuses soul and funk, hip-hop and dance in one show that revolves around the women's suffrage movement.

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Thu, 24 May 2018 16:50:35 GMT
Gerard Alessandrini's Spamilton, which spoofs smash-hit musical Hamilton, transfers to London's West End  http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1974/Gerard-Alessandrini-s-Spamilton--which-spoofs-smash-hit-musical-Hamilton--transfers-to-London-s-West-End-.aspx Hamilton, Spamilton! Gerard Alessandrini's spoof musical (Shall we say spoofical?), Spamilton: An American Parody, is set to take the West End by storm when it premieres at the Menier Chocolate Factory this summer. In addition to parodying Hamiltonthe show also spoofs other hit musicals, the likes of which include The King and I, Gypsy, Chicago, Camelot, The Book of Mormon, Sweeney Todd, and Assassins.

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Thu, 24 May 2018 15:54:47 GMT
Lead character in Knights of the Rose rock musical has been cast http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1973/Lead-character-in-Knights-of-the-Rose-rock-musical-has-been-cast.aspx Knights of the Rose, the upcoming electrically charged rock musical of Shakespearean proportions, has just announced further casting. This unique production, which fuses modern rock hits from the likes of Gwen Stefani's No Doubt, Bon Jovi, Meat Loaf, Bonnie Tyler, Black Sabbath, Enrique Iglesias and Muse with classical literature by Shakespeare, Marlowe and Chaucer, is set to premiere at the Arts Theatre on 29 June 2018.

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Thu, 24 May 2018 14:02:02 GMT
Andrew Scott is to reprise his role in Simon Stephens' Sea Wall at The Old Vic this summer http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1972/Andrew-Scott-is-to-reprise-his-role-in-Simon-Stephens--Sea-Wall-at-The-Old-Vic-this-summer.aspx It has just been confirmed that award-winning Irish actor Andrew Scott is set to star in critically acclaimed monologue Sea Wall, which was written by English playwright  Simon Stephens. The new Old Vic Theatre production was originally performed by Scott at the Bush Theatre in 2008 and he has expressed his excitement in returning to the role of Alex in this one-man play.

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Wed, 23 May 2018 15:06:21 GMT
Matilda announces a West End extension, alters weekday start time to 7pm http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1971/Matilda-announces-a-West-End-extension--alters-weekday-start-time-to-7pm.aspx

Matilda The Musical, which has been running at the Cambridge Theatre for an astonishing 8 years, has just announced an extension.

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Wed, 23 May 2018 14:26:30 GMT
West End production of Chicago announces Martin Kemp as the new Billy Flynn http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1970/West-End-production-of-Chicago-announces-Martin-Kemp-as-the-new-Billy-Flynn.aspx English actor, musician, and director Martin Kemp (Let It Shine judge, Celebrity Big Brother 2012, EastEnders, The Krays) has been confirmed to be taking over the role of Billy Flynn from Cuba Gooding Jr. for the West End revival of Chicago, which is currently running at the Phoenix Theatre

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Wed, 23 May 2018 13:37:52 GMT
Casting announced for Cordelia Lynn's new thought-provoking play One For Sorrow http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1969/Casting-announced-for-Cordelia-Lynn-s-new-thought-provoking-play-One-For-Sorrow.aspx Cordelia Lynn's new political drama, One For Sorrowwhich opens at the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs at The Royal Court this summer, has just announced its cast. The play is set to boost the young playwright's reputation following a great track record thus far.

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Tue, 22 May 2018 11:49:28 GMT
Thunderbirds: Beyond the Horizon is heading to London's West End http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1968/Thunderbirds--Beyond-the-Horizon-is-heading-to-London-s-West-End.aspx 'Thunderbirds are go!' A new interactive theatre production entitled Thunderbirds: Beyond the Horizon and based on the popular British sci-fi television series that ran in the 1960s will be heading to London this autumn at a brand-new, custom-made venue called The Buzz. It will be an immersive theatrical experience unlike any you've ever experienced before!

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Mon, 21 May 2018 16:33:52 GMT
Full casting announced for Other Palace production of Heathers http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1967/Full-casting-announced-for-Other-Palace-production-of-Heathers.aspx The West End production of Heathers has just announced its full casting, joining the previously announced Carrie Hope Fletcher as Veronica Sawyer, Jamie Muscato as Jason Dean, and T'Shan Willimans, Jodie Steele and Sophie Isaacs as the three Heathers.

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Mon, 21 May 2018 13:28:26 GMT
Gloria Estefan musical On Your Feet! will be on the London stage this summer  http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1966/Gloria-Estefan-musical-On-Your-Feet--will-be-on-the-London-stage-this-summer-.aspx It's time for hoochie coochie! The hit 2015 Broadway musical about Emilio and Gloria Estefan is set to conga its way to the London Coliseum next year following a seven-performance run at Curve, Leicester. Are you ready for the critically acclaimed Tina Turner musical's spicy Latina twin?

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Fri, 18 May 2018 15:33:33 GMT
Ballet, musical and film adaptations of BBC Two's Peaky Blinders in talks http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1965/Ballet--musical-and-film-adaptations-of-BBC-Two-s-Peaky-Blinders-in-talks.aspx Paul Anderson, who will be starring in Tartuffe at the Theatre Royal Haymarket starting next week, has confirmed that a stage adaptation of Peaky Blinders is in the works. Anderson has been playing Arthur Shelby in the BBC Two drama since 2013.

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Fri, 18 May 2018 13:52:31 GMT
Calling all NHS workers! The Old Vic Theatre will be celebrating 70 years of the NHS with a special performance of monologues http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1964/Calling-all-NHS-workers--The-Old-Vic-Theatre-will-be-celebrating-70-years-of-the-NHS-with-a-special-performance-of-monologues.aspx A special performance containing a series of monologues curated by Lolita Chakrabarti and directed by Adrian Lester will be taking place at the Old Vic this summer. The West End venue, which is currently celebrating its 200th birthday, will be offering 70 tickets to NHS workers at an astonishingly low price.

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Thu, 17 May 2018 14:12:26 GMT
Hit new play The Inheritance to transfer to London's West End http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1963/Hit-new-play-The-Inheritance-to-transfer-to-London-s-West-End.aspx The Inheritance, an original new play written by American playwright Matthew Lopez, is set to premiere in the West End at the Nöel Coward Theatre this autumn following a sold-out run at the Young Vic Theatre in South Bank.

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Wed, 16 May 2018 16:26:02 GMT
Buckland Theatre Company's Two For The Seesaw to make West End debut at Trafalgar Studios http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1962/Buckland-Theatre-Company-s-Two-For-The-Seesaw-to-make-West-End-debut-at-Trafalgar-Studios.aspx Buckland, a theatre company that was formed by Charlie Dorfman in 2015 with the purpose of staging high-end productions in more intimate spaces, will be staging its first West End production, Two For The Seesaw, at Trafalgar Studios this summer.

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Wed, 16 May 2018 13:51:09 GMT
It Happened in Key West is set to premiere in the West End http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1961/It-Happened-in-Key-West-is-set-to-premiere-in-the-West-End.aspx Come on down to Florida - in London! The production team for the new American romantic comedy musical, It Happened in Key West, has just announced its world premiere at London's Charing Cross Theatre for a strictly limited, seven-week run.

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Tue, 15 May 2018 12:21:18 GMT
Chris Jarman completes the cast for the 2018/19 season of Wicked http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1960/Chris-Jarman-completes-the-cast-for-the-2018-19-season-of-Wicked.aspx Harry Potter and the Cursed Child actor Chris Jarman is set to replace Martin Ball as Doctor Dillamond in Wicked come July. Ball is an original cast member who originated the role alongside Idina Menzel. He is leaving the production to pursue other projects.

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Tue, 15 May 2018 10:45:30 GMT
The Prince Edward Theatre is the first theatre in the West End to receive the National Autistic Society Award http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1959/The-Prince-Edward-Theatre-is-the-first-theatre-in-the-West-End-to-receive-the-National-Autistic-Society-Award.aspx Aladdin's place of residence, The Prince Edward Theatre, made history this month when it became the first ever West End theatre to be given a National Autistic Society Award for its efforts in holding autism-friendly performances.

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Tue, 15 May 2018 09:36:52 GMT
Game of Thrones actor Jonathan Pryce returns to the stage in The Height of the Storm http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1958/Game-of-Thrones-actor-Jonathan-Pryce-returns-to-the-stage-in-The-Height-of-the-Storm.aspx An original, new play by French playwright Florian Zeller and translated by Christopher Hampton is set to feature award-winning actor Jonathan Pryce, who has performed in countless roles both on and off stage.

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Mon, 14 May 2018 16:44:55 GMT
Anthony Horowitz's Mindgame set to return to the West End http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1957/Anthony-Horowitz-s-Mindgame-set-to-return-to-the-West-End.aspx The mind-warping psychodrama, Mindgame, is coming back for a much-anticipated encore after nearly two decades off the West End stage. 

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Mon, 14 May 2018 15:17:52 GMT
New cast announced for The Woman In Black http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1956/New-cast-announced-for-The-Woman-In-Black.aspx The Woman In Black at the Fortune Theatre has just announced new casting. The production is currently celebrating a remarkable 30 years on the West End stage.

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Mon, 14 May 2018 14:46:22 GMT