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 Mark Inscoe to replace Caulfield in Death Takes a Holiday http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1826/--Mark-Inscoe-to-replace-Caulfield-in-Death-Takes-a-Holiday.aspx

     Maxwell Caulfield has withdrawn from the London premiere of Death Takes a Holiday. Producers are citing "unforeseen circumstances" as the reason for the swift departure, scarcely a week before the show is scheduled to begin. 

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Wed, 11 Jan 2017 17:44:20 GMT
Whoopi Goldberg brings stand up comedy to London Palladium http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1825/Whoopi-Goldberg-brings-stand-up-comedy-to-London-Palladium.aspx

     This time she is leaving the habit behind and bringing the laughs. For one night only Whoopi Goldberg-Stand Up Live! will bring this iconic star of the screen to the West End's London Palladium 

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Fri, 06 Jan 2017 17:38:26 GMT
Tina the Musical has been confirmed http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1824/Tina-the-Musical-has-been-confirmed.aspx

     Tina Turner fans have been hoping for this for years, if not decades and for years it has been rumoured but on 16 December 2016 Stage Entertainment confirmed they are developing a new musical based on Tina Turner’s life. It was also announced that Tina Turner herself has joined the creative team, attending a workshop presentation of the new show in London.

 

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Thu, 29 Dec 2016 10:14:43 GMT
Pantomime returns to London Palladium in 2017 with Dick Whittington http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1823/Pantomime-returns-to-London-Palladium-in-2017-with-Dick-Whittington.aspx

     Qdos Entertainment brought pantomime back to the stage of the London Palladium this year with Cinderella. The success of the production has been undeniable, breaking the Box Office record for the highest grossing week in the West End. The run, which ends January 15, 2017, has been so successful that Qdos and the London Palladium have already announced plans to stage the pantomime Dick Whittington next Christmas season.

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Wed, 28 Dec 2016 13:30:34 GMT
Tickets now on sale for Brodsky/Baryshnikov in London's Apollo Theatre, West End http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1822/Tickets-now-on-sale-for-Brodsky-Baryshnikov-in-London-s-Apollo-Theatre--West-End.aspx

     Tickets are now on sale for the strictly limited 4 show run of Brodsky/Baryshnikov in London's Apollo Theatre, West End. Running from 3-6 May 2017, this one man show features famed ballet dancer and actor Mikhail Baryshnikov bringing to life the words of Nobel Prize winner and US Poet Laureate Joseph Brodsky. Brodsky and Baryshnikov each left the Soviet Union in the 1970s-- Brodsky to the United States and Baryshnikov to Canada. Baryshnikov met Brodsky in 1974, shortly after he was forced by Russian authorities to leave his home. The two remained close until Brodsky's death in 1996. 

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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:33:48 GMT
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