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News for August 2014

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Interview: Let The Right One In’s Rebecca Benson & Martin Quinn

By Andrew Tomlins
Let The Right One In Friday 29 August 2014

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.

Full Casting Confirmed For Urinetown At The Apollo Theatre

By Andrew Tomlins
Urinetown Friday 29 August 2014

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.

Full Casting Announced For Splash Hit Musical Urinetown

Urinetown Friday 29 August 2014

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.

BLOG : The Return Of Miss Saigon - your reactions!

Miss Saigon Friday 29 August 2014

Our Twitter friends are rather excited about the return of Miss Saigon!

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By Tom Stratford
Tuesday 26 August 2014

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Shakespeare In Love Extends Booking Period Amid Overwhelming Popular Demand

By Jacob Porteous
Shakespeare In Love Friday 22 August 2014

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.

Michael Flatley's Lord Of The Dance: Dangerous Games At The London Palladium

By Jacob Porteous
Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games Thursday 21 August 2014

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.

Denise Van Outen & Lucy Punch Return To The West End Plus More #WestEndUpdate

By Andrew Tomlins
Some Girl I Used To Know Wednesday 20 August 2014

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.

Lucy Punch Leads Cast In West End Transfer of Great Britain at the Theatre Royal Haymarket

By Jacob Porteous
Great Britain Monday 11 August 2014

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.

Kerry Ellis’ Wicked Return & Made In Dagenham Completes Cast Plus More #WestEndUpdate

By Andrew Tomlins
Made in Dagenham Tuesday 05 August 2014

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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