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Show Boat To Open At The New London Theatre April 2016

By Jacob Porteous
Show Boat Friday 12 February 2016

Having recently completed its run at the Sheffield Crucible, Show Boat opens at the New London Theatre on 9th April 2016. The Oscar Hammerstein II and Jerome Kern musical will be directed by Daniel Evans. Showboat tickets on sale soon.

Michael Crawford To Star In The Go-Between London Premiere At The Apollo Theatre

By Jacob Porteous
The Go-Between Friday 05 February 2016

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.

BREAKING: THE BODYGUARD RETURNS TO WEST END WITH BEVERLEY KNIGHT SUMMER 2016

By Tom Stratford
The Bodyguard Friday 05 February 2016

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.  

BREAKING: Amber Riley will star as ‘Effie White’ in the West End production of DREAMGIRLS

By Tom Stratford
Dreamgirls Friday 05 February 2016

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.

Full Casting For Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's New Comedy The Painkiller

By Jacob Porteous
The Painkiller Thursday 04 February 2016

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.

Mark Curry To Join The Cast Of Wicked As 'The Wizard' From 25 March 2016

By Jacob Porteous
Wicked Thursday 04 February 2016

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.  

The Railway Children At London's King's Cross Theatre Extends Run For Fourth Time Due To Popular Demand

By Jacob Porteous
The Railway Children Thursday 04 February 2016

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. 

BLOG : 8 Aladdin Quotes We Hope Made It Into The Musical

By Liz Dyer
Aladdin Thursday 04 February 2016

You may know there’s a new musical making its way to London’s West End - and there’s something familiar about it… Disney’s Aladdin touches down at the Prince Edward Theatre in June, after proving a hit on Broadway. The show revives the story we know and love from the 1992 film version, about a ‘diamond in the rough’, who, with the help of a magical wish-granting genie, finds love with a princess.

BLOG : The 15-Step Guide To Becoming A Thespian

By Harriet Wilson
Wicked Monday 01 February 2016

If you are experiencing the Symptoms of Thespianism (unsure? Check out the symptoms here, and have decided to indulge in your new-found passion, here are 15 things that you can do to establish yourself fully within the world of theatre.

BLOG : Aladdin In 12 Questions: The Ultimate Aladdin Quiz!

By Molly Richardson
Aladdin Monday 01 February 2016

Think you know the iconic story of Aladdin back-to-front? Well now is the time to test your knowledge on all things Aladdin: from the characters in Aladdin, to quotes from Aladdin, the infamous Aladdin songs such as A Whole New World or about the Broadway musical which is soon to fly over to the West End. Let this be the most testing of all Aladdin quizzes! The answers are at the bottom, try not to peak!

 

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