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 Adrienne Warren cast as Tina Turner in TINA http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1850/Adrienne-Warren-cast-as-Tina-Turner-in-TINA.aspx

Highly anticipated new musical TINA, based on the life, times and music of legendary performer Tina Turner has made their first casting announcement. Tony Award-nominated American actress Adrienne Warren (Bring It On, Shuffle Along, or, the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed) is the first to join the cast in the title role. 

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:26:08 GMT
Wicked the Musical poised to become 15th longest running show in the West end following its 11th birthday. http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1849/Wicked-the-Musical-poised-to-become-15th-longest-running-show-in-the-West-end-following-its-11th-birthday-.aspx

On Wednesday 27, September 2017 Wicked celebrated its 11th birthday and at the start of its 12th year running is about to overtake We Will Rock You as the 15th longest running show in the history of London’s West End.  The show is also the 8th longest running show currently in production on the West End.

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Fri, 29 Sep 2017 12:59:45 GMT
Cirque Eloize brings Saloon to the West End http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1848/Cirque-Eloize-brings-Saloon-to-the-West-End.aspx

Cirque Eloize, the contemporary Canadian circus troop that has wowed audiences around the world, is returning to the West End with their new production Saloon. Saddle up your horses and get ready for an evening full of live country and folk music, wild escapades and amazing feats of strength and agility.

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Fri, 08 Sep 2017 16:29:35 GMT
West End Hamilton Delays Opening, Makes Final Cast Announcement http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1847/West-End-Hamilton-Delays-Opening--Makes-Final-Cast-Announcement.aspx

Theatre fans who have waited on tenterhooks for the London premiere of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s sweeping success Hamilton will have to wait a bit longer.  It has been announced that due to delays with the multi-million pound refurbishment of Victoria Palace Theatre, specifically for the Hamilton run, the show will now open two weeks later than initially scheduled.

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Fri, 08 Sep 2017 14:44:16 GMT
Baz Luhrmann’s Strictly Ballroom The Musical announced to open at Piccadilly Theatre http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1846/Baz-Luhrmann-s-Strictly-Ballroom-The-Musical-announced-to-open-at-Piccadilly-Theatre.aspx

Baz Luhrmann’s award winning movie Strictly Ballroom has inspired Strictly Ballroom The Musical. The toe tapping story of a championship ballroom dancer who flouts convention to dance towards victory with his unlikely new partner features such classics as Love is in the Air, Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps and Time After Time.

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Fri, 08 Sep 2017 12:53:58 GMT
Jennifer Saunders returns to the West End in Kathy Burke’s Lady Windermere's Fan http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1845/Jennifer-Saunders-returns-to-the-West-End-in-Kathy-Burke-s-Lady-Windermere-s-Fan.aspx

For the first time in more than twenty years, Jennifer Saunders of Absolutely Fabulous fame is returning to London’s West End in Oscar Wilde’s Lady Windermere’s Fan, directed by Kathy Burke. Saunders is set to star as the Duchess of Berwick and will be joined in the comedy by Kevin Bishop and Samantha Spiro.

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Thu, 07 Sep 2017 16:35:13 GMT
Christian Slater returns to the West End in Revival of Mamet's Glengarry Glen Ross http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1844/Christian-Slater-returns-to-the-West-End-in-Revival-of-Mamet-s-Glengarry-Glen-Ross.aspx

Hollywood star Christian Slater (Mr. Robot, Interview with the Vampire, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves) is returning to London's West End in classic Mamet drama Glengarry Glen Ross.

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Wed, 06 Sep 2017 15:10:43 GMT
Craig Revel Horwood scheduled to replace Miranda Hart as Miss Hannigan in Annie http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1842/Craig-Revel-Horwood-scheduled-to-replace-Miranda-Hart-as-Miss-Hannigan-in-Annie.aspx

Craig Revel Horwood, the Strictly Come Dancing Judge, has been announced as Miranda Hart's replacement when she ends her run as Miss Hannigan in Annie 17 September.

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Fri, 11 Aug 2017 14:20:26 GMT
West End Bares 2017 Announced http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1841/West-End-Bares-2017-Announced.aspx

The West End Bares are definitely not in Kansas anymore. The fabulously camp musical charity revue has come to Oz for this, their eighth year. The group will feature over 100 performers and celebrity guest hosts throughout the performance.

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Thu, 27 Jul 2017 11:50:46 GMT
Beautiful: the Carole King Musical is ending its West End Run http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1840/Beautiful--the-Carole-King-Musical-is-ending-its-West-End-Run.aspx

Olivier, Tony and Grammy award winning show Beautiful: The Carole King Musical is ending its London run on 5 August 2017. The show, which has been a feature of the West End for over two years, will be going on a UK tour starting 9 September 2017 in Bradford.

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Fri, 26 May 2017 15:40:17 GMT
Colm Meaney to join Sienna Miller and Jack O'Connell in Cat On A Hot Tin Roof http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1839/Colm-Meaney-to-join-Sienna-Miller-and-Jack-O-Connell-in-Cat-On-A-Hot-Tin-Roof.aspx

It has been announced that Colm Meaney will join Sienna Miller and Jack O'Connell in Benedict Andrews' Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, the Young Vic production which is set to begin previews at London's Apollo Theatre mid-July 2017.

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Fri, 12 May 2017 15:38:03 GMT
2017 Oliver Awards: Who Will Be Presenting? http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1838/2017-Oliver-Awards--Who-Will-Be-Presenting-.aspx The list of presenters for this year's Olivier Awards, which will be hosted by Jason Manford, has now been revealed.

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Fri, 07 Apr 2017 16:26:29 GMT
Robert Icke's Hamlet at Almeida to transfer to Harold Pinter http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1837/Robert-Icke-s-Hamlet-at-Almeida-to-transfer-to-Harold-Pinter.aspx

It has been announced that, following its sold-out run, the Almeida Theatre's production of Hamlet will be transferring to the West End's Harold Pinter Theatre.

 

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Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:09:33 GMT
Olivier awards 2017: who has been nominated? http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1836/-Olivier-awards-2017--who-has-been-nominated-.aspx The Olivier Awards with Mastercard 2017 are set to be the biggest yet, as they make their debut at the incredible Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 9 April.

The nominees were announced today at 12pm and the full list can be found below. 

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Mon, 06 Mar 2017 13:52:48 GMT
Sienna Miller and Jack O'Connell to star in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at the Apollo Theatre http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1835/Sienna-Miller-and-Jack-O-Connell-to-star-in-Cat-on-a-Hot-Tin-Roof-at-the-Apollo-Theatre.aspx

Opening in the West End in July 2017 Sienna Miller and Jack O'Connell will star in Benedict Andrews' (Young Vic) production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.

The Tennessee Williams masterpiece will be at the Apollo Theatre for a strictly limited 12-week run beginning previews 13 July, ahead of a 24 July press night. The run is set to end 7 October.

 

 

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Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:34:56 GMT
Miranda Hart to make West End debut as Miss Hannigan in Annie at the Piccadilly Theatre http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1834/Miranda-Hart-to-make-West-End-debut-as-Miss-Hannigan-in-Annie-at-the-Piccadilly-Theatre.aspx

Multi-award winning actress, writer and comedian Miranda Hart will make her West End debut bringing life to the role of Miss Hannigan in Nikolai Foster's production of Annie.

The musical, based on the Little Orphan Annie comic strips, has become a beloved classic spawning multiple award-winning Broadway and West End runs as well as critically acclaimed films. 

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:20:11 GMT
Jez Butterworth's The Ferryman to transfer to West End Gielgud Theatre following Royal Court Run http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1832/Jez-Butterworth-s-The-Ferryman-to-transfer-to-West-End-Gielgud-Theatre-following-Royal-Court-Run.aspx

     When Jez Butterworth’s new play The Ferryman was announced there was an immediate buzz around it. In fact, when tickets to the run at Royal Court Theatre, directed by Sam Mendes went on sale they broke the theatre’s box office record for fastest selling show. Tickets to the entire run sold out its first day on sale. 

 

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Wed, 08 Feb 2017 16:01:07 GMT
RSC's Queen Anne to transfer to Theatre Royal Haymarket in London's West End http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1831/RSC-s-Queen-Anne-to-transfer-to-Theatre-Royal-Haymarket-in-London-s-West-End.aspx

     It has been announced that the well-received Stratford-upon-Avon run of RSC’s Queen Anne is set to transfer to the West End’s Theatre Royal Haymarket. The London transfer will consist of a strictly limited 13 week run spanning 30 June to 30 September with a press night 10 July.  

 

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Thu, 02 Feb 2017 15:56:44 GMT
Initial Casting Announcements made for West End run of Hamilton http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1830/Initial-Casting-Announcements-made-for-West-End-run-of-Hamilton.aspx

     Initial casting for the highly anticipated West End run of Hamilton has been announced.  Lin-Manuel Miranda’s multi-award winning show will begin previews 21 November 2018 at London’s Victoria Palace Theatre ahead of its official open 7 December 2017. The show is set to open after a multi-million pound refurbishment of the theatre, which is currently in progress. 

 

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Fri, 27 Jan 2017 18:06:02 GMT
2017 Stage Awards Winners Announced http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1828/2017-Stage-Awards-Winners-Announced.aspx

     The Annual Stage Awards were presented today by Alister Cameron and Paul Shelley at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London. A list of the awards and their winners is presented below.

 

 

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Fri, 27 Jan 2017 16:37:16 GMT