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 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
Shakespeare In Love Extends Booking Period Amid Overwhelming Popular Demand http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1519/Shakespeare-In-Love-Extends-Booking-Period-Amid-Overwhelming-Popular-Demand.aspx

Releasing nearly 76,000 extra tickets, Disney's Shakespeare In Love has extended its booking period to January 2015! Extended due to overwhelming popular demand, tickets will be on sale to the general public from 1 September.

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:37:54 GMT
Michael Flatley's Lord Of The Dance: Dangerous Games At The London Palladium http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1518/Michael-Flatley-s-Lord-Of-The-Dance--Dangerous-Games-At-The-London-Palladium.aspx

Michael Flatley's Lord Of The Dance: Dangerous Games is set to have its West End premiere at the legendary London Palladium on 1 September, 2014. The spectacular new staging of the traditional masterpiece will have an exclusive and limited run, featuring Michael Flatley in his final West End performances.

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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:54:50 GMT
Denise Van Outen & Lucy Punch Return To The West End Plus More #WestEndUpdate http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1517/Denise-Van-Outen---Lucy-Punch-Return-To-The-West-End-Plus-More--WestEndUpdate.aspx

As the summer holidays come to an end, the West End is returning back to normal with a handful of big announcements and openings. Firstly, later this week leading lady Denise Van Outen returns to the West End with the transfer of her one woman musical Some Girl I Used To Know.

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:52:38 GMT
Lucy Punch Leads Cast In West End Transfer of Great Britain at the Theatre Royal Haymarket http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1516/Lucy-Punch-Leads-Cast-In-West-End-Transfer-of-Great-Britain-at-the-Theatre-Royal-Haymarket.aspx

Lucy Punch will star in the role of Paige Britain in the West End transfer of Richard Bean's new play, Great Britain, it has been announced. Bursting with razor sharp observations about today's society, this fast and furious new play is anarchic and foul-mouthed satire about the press, police, and the political establishment. Paige Britain is a feisty young news editor who is fiercely ambitious and determined to increase the sales of her 'red top' newspaper The Free Press.

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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 17:09:38 GMT
Kerry Ellis’ Wicked Return & Made In Dagenham Completes Cast Plus More #WestEndUpdate http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1515/Kerry-Ellis--Wicked-Return---Made-In-Dagenham-Completes-Cast-Plus-More--WestEndUpdate.aspx

Today marks the first day of rehearsals for new musical Made In Dagenham. Starring Gemma Arterton as Rita O’Grady, the musical opens at the Adelphi Theatre on Wednesday 5th November (previews from 9th October).

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Tue, 05 Aug 2014 10:44:55 GMT
Disney's The Lion King Welcomes 12 Millionth Visitor http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1514/Disney-s-The-Lion-King-Welcomes-12-Millionth-Visitor.aspx

This week, Disney’s award-winning musical The Lion King welcomed its 12 millionth visitor at London’s Lyceum Theatre. The show will celebrate its 15th anniversary in October in London, where the show remains the West End’s best-selling stage production. Tickets are currently on sale until 29 March 2015.

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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:56:23 GMT