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Casting has been announced for the West End transfer of Caroline, or Change, joining Olivier-Award-winning actress Sharon D Clarke, who will be reprising her role as Caroline Thibodeaux from the Chichester Festival and Hampstead Theatre productions. Caroline, or Change premieres at the Playhouse Theatre on 20 November 2018.

Like father, like daughter! It has just been announced that Dani Dyer, this year’s winner of Love Island, will be making her stage debut in Nativity! The Musical. The young starlet will be joining her father, Danny Dyer, and the previously announced Jo Brand, Simon Lipkin and Scott Garnham. The festive, holiday musical opens at the Eventim Apollo on 19 December 2018 following its UK tour.

Fans of black-and-white movies were more than likely delighted with the announcement today that the highly anticipated adaptation of the multi-award-winning 1950 film, All About Eve, would be making its world premiere at the Noel Coward Theatre next year. X-Files star Gillian Anderson and Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again!’s Lily James have been confirmed to star in the lead roles of All About Eve as Margo Channing and Eve Harrington respectively. The film was adapted for the stage by Tony Award-winning Belgian director Ivo van Hove. For all you need to know about All About Eve, read our handy guide below.

It was announced today that Tina: The Tina Turner Musical will extend its booking period to 20 July 2019.

Sonia Friedman Productions and Fox Stage Productions have just announced that a brand new stage adaptation of the 1950 film All About Eve, directed by Ivo van Hove, is set to receive its premiere at the West End's Noel Coward Theatre in February 2019. All About Eve tickets will be available for purchase from Friday 28 September, 2018.

In case you haven’t heard, Bonnie Langford is the new Dorothy Brock in town, having made her debut as the 42nd Street character earlier this month. In celebration of her new role at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, we are casting the spotlight on the amazing… the magnificent Bonnie Langford!

The Old Vic Theatre has announced further casting for this year’s production of A Christmas Carol. This news comes after it was announced that Stephen Tompkinson would be starring as the cranky old miser, Ebenezer Scrooge.

The Old Vic Theatre, which celebrated its 200th birthday this year, has just announced the highly anticipated lineup for Part 2 of its 2018-2019 Season. The news comes months after the Part 1 announcement when we were teased with the brand-new Lucy Prebble play, A Very Expensive Poison. The Old Vic’s 2018-2019 Season marks the fourth season with Matthew Warchus as Artistic Director.

Are you living for the fame? It has just been announced that Fame The Musical will be making a stop in London as part of a leg in its 30th-anniversary tour.

Following the misfortunate news that Denis van Outen was forced to pull out of Chicago due to an injury discovered at rehearsals, it has been announced today that the role of Velma Kelly will be filled by Laura Tyrer, who will join the West End production next week. Her audition for the part will also be broadcast on national television.

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