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 Michael Crawford To Star In The Go-Between London Premiere At The Apollo Theatre http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1740/Michael-Crawford-To-Star-In-The-Go-Between-London-Premiere-At-The-Apollo-Theatre.aspx

It has been announced that a new musical version of The Go-Between will premiere on stage at London's Apollo Theatre.

Michael Crawford will star in this new British musical.

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Fri, 05 Feb 2016 10:11:18 GMT
BREAKING: THE BODYGUARD RETURNS TO WEST END WITH BEVERLEY KNIGHT SUMMER 2016 http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1739/BREAKING--THE-BODYGUARD-RETURNS-TO-WEST-END-WITH-BEVERLEY-KNIGHT-SUMMER-2016.aspx

The international hit musical The Bodyguard will return to the West End for a limited six month run with Beverley Knight playing the title role of Oscar-nominated superstar Rachel Marron.  Public booking will open on 12 February 2016 for performances beginning at the Dominion Theatre on 15 July 2016 playing in this strictly limited season to 7 January 2017.  

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Fri, 05 Feb 2016 09:52:51 GMT
BREAKING: Amber Riley will star as ‘Effie White’ in the West End production of DREAMGIRLS http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1738/BREAKING--Amber-Riley-will-star-as--Effie-White--in-the-West-End-production-of-DREAMGIRLS.aspx

Amber Riley will star as ‘Effie White’ in the West End production of Dreamgirls at the Savoy Theatre. Dreamgirls will be directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw. Dreamgirls at London’s Savoy Theatre with performances from November 2016. Tickets go on sale spring 2016.

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Fri, 05 Feb 2016 07:54:07 GMT
Full Casting For Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's New Comedy The Painkiller http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1737/Full-Casting-For-Kenneth-Branagh-Theatre-Company-s-New-Comedy-The-Painkiller.aspx

It is announced that Claudie Blakley, Marcus Fraser, Mark Hadfield and Alex Macqueen will join previously confirmed cast members Kenneth Branagh and Rob Brydon in the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company’s new comedy The Painkiller. The fifth production in the Plays at the Garrick season will play from 5 March until 30 April with press night on 17 March.

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Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:17:42 GMT
Mark Curry To Join The Cast Of Wicked As 'The Wizard' From 25 March 2016 http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1736/Mark-Curry-To-Join-The-Cast-Of-Wicked-As--The-Wizard--From-25-March-2016.aspx

WICKED, the West End musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is pleased to announce that the actor and presenter Mark Curry will play The Wizard from 25 March 2016. Tom McGowan will play his final performance as The Wizard on 12 March 2016. From 14-24 March 2016, the role will be played by Sean Kearns.
 

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Thu, 04 Feb 2016 15:50:52 GMT
The Railway Children At London's King's Cross Theatre Extends Run For Fourth Time Due To Popular Demand http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1735/The-Railway-Children-At-London-s-King-s-Cross-Theatre-Extends-Run-For-Fourth-Time-Due-To-Popular-Demand.aspx

Due to popular demand, the Olivier Award-winning production of Mike Kenny’s stage adaptation of E. Nesbit’s novel The Railway Children – Live on Stage will be extending its run at King’s Cross Theatre for a fourth time until 30 October 2016, with tickets on sale Friday 5 February. 

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Thu, 04 Feb 2016 15:43:03 GMT
Wicked To Host Dedicated Autism-Friendly Performance http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1734/Wicked-To-Host-Dedicated-Autism-Friendly-Performance.aspx

WICKED, the spellbinding classic West End musical that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is proud to announce its first ever Autism-Friendly performance on Saturday 14 May 2016 at 1:30pm.

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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 12:38:58 GMT
Casting Announced For Jeff Wayne's Musical Phenomenon The War Of The Worlds With Liam Neeson In 3D Hologram http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1733/Casting-Announced-For-Jeff-Wayne-s-Musical-Phenomenon-The-War-Of-The-Worlds-With-Liam-Neeson-In-3D-Hologram.aspx

Casting has been announced for upcoming West End spectacular The War Of The Worlds!

Jeff Wayne’s global music phenomenon is reimagined and brought to spectacular life for its much anticipated world stage-premiere. This new production features a star cast, full supporting company, Liam Neeson in 3D holography and on screen, the iconic Martian Fighting Machine, special effects, and a live on-stage orchestra conducted by Jeff Wayne.

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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 14:09:47 GMT
Catherine Tate And Forthcoming Aladdin Star Dean John-Wilson To Lead World Premiere Of New Musical Comedy Miss Atomic Bomb http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1732/Catherine-Tate-And-Forthcoming-Aladdin-Star-Dean-John-Wilson-To-Lead-World-Premiere-Of-New-Musical-Comedy-Miss-Atomic-Bomb.aspx

Award winning star of TV and theatre, Catherine Tate (Assassins, The Catherine Tate Show, The Vote, Doctor Who) and Dean John-Wilson (Aladdin, Here Lies Love), who takes lead role in Disney’s Aladdin this summer, will lead the cast in the new musical comedy Miss Atomic Bomb, alongside musical theatre stars Florence Andrews (A Little Night Music, Annie Get Your Gun), Simon Lipkin (The Lorax, Assassins, Rock of Ages, Avenue Q) and Daniel Boys (Any Dream Will Do, Avenue Q, Spamalot) as it explodes into the UK for its World Premiere at the St James Theatre, Victoria, in Spring 2016.

The production will be running from 7 March for a strictly limited five week season, with press night on 14 March 2016.

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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 13:41:26 GMT
Record Six-Time Tony Award Winner Audra McDonald To Make West End Debut In Lady Day At Emerson's Bar And Grill http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1731/Record-Six-Time-Tony-Award-Winner-Audra-McDonald-To-Make-West-End-Debut-In-Lady-Day-At-Emerson-s-Bar-And-Grill.aspx

Tony, Grammy, and Emmy Award-winner Audra McDonald will make her long awaited West End debut this summer portraying legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday in the musical play Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill. This critically acclaimed production will play a limited engagement at the West End’s Wyndham’s Theatre from 25 June to 3 September, having broken box office records at the Circle in the Square in New York in a run that netted McDonald her record-setting sixth Tony Award.

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Fri, 15 Jan 2016 10:40:29 GMT
Bend It Like Beckham Set To Close March 2016 Ahead Of India, Dubai and UK Tours http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1730/Bend-It-Like-Beckham-Set-To-Close-March-2016-Ahead-Of-India--Dubai-and-UK-Tours.aspx

Bend It Like Beckham The Musical recently extended booking at the Phoenix Theatre to 5 March 2016 when the show will then play its final performance at the end of the cast’s year-long contract.  Rehearsals began for the critically acclaimed production in March 2015 with a company led by Natalie Dew as Jess and Lauren Samuels as Jules.  The Producers are currently finalising both national and international touring offers including a tour of India visiting multiple stadia.

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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 15:55:40 GMT
Full Cast Announced As Rehearsals Begin For West End Production of Motown The Musical http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1729/Full-Cast-Announced-As-Rehearsals-Begin-For-West-End-Production-of-Motown-The-Musical.aspx

As rehearsals begin for the West End production of Motown the Musical, full casting is announced  led by Cedric Neal as Berry Gordy, Lucy St. Louis as Diana Ross, Charl Brown as Smokey Robinson and Sifiso Mazibuko as Marvin Gaye. 

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Fri, 08 Jan 2016 10:17:09 GMT
Internationally Acclaimed Actor Matthew Perry Writes And Stars In World Premiere Of The End Of Longing At The Playhouse Theatre http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1728/Internationally-Acclaimed-Actor-Matthew-Perry-Writes-And-Stars-In-World-Premiere-Of-The-End-Of-Longing-At-The-Playhouse-Theatre.aspx

Internationally acclaimed actor Matthew Perry (Friends, The Odd Couple) leads the cast in the World Premiere of his playwriting debut, The End of Longing, at the Playhouse Theatre, London, from 2 February – 14 May 2016.  This fast paced, and bittersweet comic new play, will be directed by the critically acclaimed and award-winning director, Lindsay Posner (Speed-the-Plow, Other Desert Cities) reuniting the pair, following their first West End collaboration on Sexual Perversity in Chicago at the Comedy Theatre in 2003.

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Fri, 04 Dec 2015 12:01:58 GMT
The Reviews: Derren Brown - Miracle http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1727/The-Reviews--Derren-Brown---Miracle.aspx

The multi-award winning acknowledged master of psychological illusion is back with a brand new one-man show, Derren Brown: Miracle. And the reviews are in!

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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 15:44:36 GMT
How to avoid ticket fraud #LookForTheSTAR http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1726/How-to-avoid-ticket-fraud--LookForTheSTAR.aspx New figures from Action Fraud show that 2,885 people reported entertainment or sports related ticket fraud between May and October 2015, with losses totalling around £1.3 million.

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Tue, 24 Nov 2015 10:28:20 GMT
BACKSTAGE: Disney's Aladdin - A look at the Aladdin London cast http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1725/BACKSTAGE--Disney-s-Aladdin---A-look-at-the-Aladdin-London-cast.aspx

With Disney's Aladdin going on sale today at the Prince Edward Theatre, we take a look at the Aladdin London cast!

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Mon, 23 Nov 2015 15:27:40 GMT
Full Cast Announced For London Premiere Of Disney's Aladdin - Tickets On Sale from 8:00 AM http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1724/Full-Cast-Announced-For-London-Premiere-Of-Disney-s-Aladdin---Tickets-On-Sale-from-8-00-AM.aspx

Disney Theatrical Productions announced today that Dean John-Wilson will play the role of Aladdin alongside Jade Ewen as Jasmine in the West End premiere of the new musical based on the classic Academy Award-winning animated film. Aladdin opens at the Prince Edward Theatre on Wednesday 15 June 2016, with previews from Friday 27 May. Aladdin tickets are on general sale for performances up to and including 1 October 2016.

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Mon, 23 Nov 2015 08:03:11 GMT
Forty-Second Boy To Play Iconic Title Role In Billy Elliot At The Victoria Palace Theatre http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1723/Forty-Second-Boy-To-Play-Iconic-Title-Role-In-Billy-Elliot-At-The-Victoria-Palace-Theatre.aspx

Billy Elliot the Musical today (16 November 2015) welcomes Euan Garrett, 12 years old from East Lothian, Scotland, who will make his West End stage debut at the Victoria Palace Theatre as the forty-second boy to play the title role in the iconic British musical in London.  Also joining the cast today is Matthew Seadon-Young who will play Billy’s older brother Tony.

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Mon, 16 Nov 2015 14:20:54 GMT
Verity Rushworth To Star In Richard Greenberg's Adaption Of Breakfast At Tiffany's http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1721/Verity-Rushworth-To-Star-In-Richard-Greenberg-s-Adaption-Of-Breakfast-At-Tiffany-s.aspx

Verity Rushworth will play the role of Holly Golightly on the UK Tour of Breakfast at Tiffany’s from 2 May to 11 June 2016, appearing at His Majesty’s Aberdeen, Nottingham Theatre Royal, Theatre Royal Bath, Glasgow Theatre Royal, King’s Theatre Edinburgh and Wycombe Swan. She will be sharing the role with Pixie Lott, whose dates have been previously announced.

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Tue, 10 Nov 2015 13:37:42 GMT
Charlie And The Chocolate Factory Voted Theatre Show Of The Year http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1722/Charlie-And-The-Chocolate-Factory-Voted-Theatre-Show-Of-The-Year.aspx

The award-winning West End production of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, directed by Sam Mendes, has been named Theatre Show of the Year in the 2015 London Lifestyle Awards, voted for by readers of the London Evening Standard.

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Tue, 10 Nov 2015 11:22:09 GMT