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I have to say I've spent many happy hours in the Shaftebury Theatre. It is so perfectly formed with its delightful foyer and for me it always invokes a joy to be there, in the knowledge I will witness something special.
 
I'd wanted to see Memphis The Musical for some time and when the kind people at LondonTheatreDirect offered me the chance to realise my trip I was ecstatic!

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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:39:00 GMT
Nicole Kidman Returns To The West End In Photograph 51, Tickets On Sale Now! http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1648/Nicole-Kidman-Returns-To-The-West-End-In-Photograph-51--Tickets-On-Sale-Now-.aspx

Nicole Kidman will make her much-anticipated return to the London stage in September when she stars in the UK premiere of Anna Ziegler’s Photograph 51 at the Noël Coward Theatre.

Directed by Michael Grandage, the Academy Award-winning actress will play British scientist Rosalind Franklin in the production from 5 September (press night 14 September) to 21 November.

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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:12:29 GMT
Press Release: Casting Announced For UK Première Of Kinky Boots http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1647/Press-Release--Casting-Announced-For-UK-Première-Of-Kinky-Boots.aspx

Casting Announced For UK Première Of
Kinky Boots
By Harvey Fierstein & Cyndi Lauper
Directed & Choreographed By Jerry Mitchell
Previews From 21 August 2015 
Press Night 15 September 2015

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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:13:50 GMT
The Boots Are Filled! Initial Casting for Kinky Boots At The Adelphi Theatre Announced #KinkyBoots #LondonGetsKinky http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1646/The-Boots-Are-Filled--Initial-Casting-for-Kinky-Boots-At-The-Adelphi-Theatre-Announced--KinkyBoots--LondonGetsKinky.aspx

The West End premiere of the Broadway smash hit KINKY BOOTS by Cyndi Lauper has been announced with Matt Henry and Killian Donnelly leading the cast.

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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:03:39 GMT
Final Season Announced For Record-Breaking Revival Of Cats At The London Palladium http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1645/Final-Season-Announced-For-Record-Breaking-Revival-Of-Cats-At-The-London-Palladium.aspx

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record breaking Cats will return to the London Palladium for a final ten week season from 23 October 2015 – 2 January 2016.  Tickets are released for sale on Thursday 14 May 2015. Casting for this strictly limited season will be announced shortly.

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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:42:36 GMT
Kristin Scott Thomas Begins West End Reign, Imelda Staunton Extends In Gypsy + More #WestEndUpdate http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1644/Kristin-Scott-Thomas-Begins-West-End-Reign--Imelda-Staunton-Extends-In-Gypsy---More--WestEndUpdate.aspx

Kristin Scott Thomas has begun her reign over the West End, starring as The Queen in the West End revival of Peter Morgan’s The Audience. The play, which premiered in the West End in February 2013 starring Helen Mirren, is now in previews at the Apollo Theatre. The piece has been adapted especially for Scott Thomas who recently starred in Electra at the Old Vic.

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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:38:02 GMT
The Old Vic Announces Exciting New Season Under Matthew Warchus Featuring Ralph Fiennes, Timothy Spall And More http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1643/The-Old-Vic-Announces-Exciting-New-Season-Under-Matthew-Warchus-Featuring-Ralph-Fiennes--Timothy-Spall-And-More.aspx

The Old Vic Theatre has announced the productions for the inaugural season of new Artistic Director Mattew Warchus.

Matthew Warchus' new season at the Old Vic will feature an eclectic program ranging from a newly-adapted Ibsen classic starring Ralph Fiennes to the world premiere of new musical Groundhog Day with new commissions including a stage adaptation of Dr. Seuss' The Lorax, a dance production and a series of Variety Nights embracing The Old Vic's history and its roots in music, dance and vaudeville.

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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 19:22:39 GMT
The Buzz from the Bardette: Kenneth Branagh, Two Dames, Gorgeous Gowns And A Sing-Along http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1642/The-Buzz-from-the-Bardette--Kenneth-Branagh--Two-Dames--Gorgeous-Gowns-And-A-Sing-Along.aspx

Two Dames, gorgeous gowns and a sing-along – A new panto? No, I’m talking about the Olivier Awards.

After a glittering evening, the winners are in and what an exciting evening it was at the annual Olivier Awards

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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:23:59 GMT
New Cast Join Award-Winning Jon Jon Briones and Eva Noblezada For Second Year In Miss Saigon http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1641/New-Cast-Join-Award-Winning-Jon-Jon-Briones-and-Eva-Noblezada-For-Second-Year-In-Miss-Saigon.aspx

Cameron Mackintosh is delighted to announce key cast changes for Boublil and Schönberg’s legendary musical Miss Saigon at the Prince Edward Theatre as the show enters its second triumphant year.

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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:02:50 GMT
Booking Extended For Gypsy Starring Imelda Staunton http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1640/Booking-Extended-For-Gypsy-Starring-Imelda-Staunton.aspx

Jonathan Kent’s critically acclaimed production of Gypsy starring Imelda Staunton as the indomitable Rose today announces an extension to the run at the Savoy Theatre with booking now to 28 November 2015. Kent’s production originally opened at the Chichester Festival Theatre in October last year with the West End transfer opening last week when the production received a second set of five star reviews.

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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:36:09 GMT
Ticket Alert: Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company On Sale, Judi Dench, Rob Brydon http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1638/Ticket-Alert--Kenneth-Branagh-Theatre-Company-On-Sale--Judi-Dench--Rob-Brydon.aspx

The first season of the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company promises a year of unmissable theatre.

Working in collaboration with artistic associates, director Rob Ashford and designer Christopher Oram, the acclaimed actor-director Kenneth Branaghpresents an exceptional series of five plays that bring together a remarkable group of actors, led by Rob Brydon, Judi Dench, Lily James and Richard Madden.

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:02:04 GMT
Plays At The Garrick Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company; A Year Of Unmissable Theatre http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1639/Plays-At-The-Garrick-Kenneth-Branagh-Theatre-Company--A-Year-Of-Unmissable-Theatre.aspx

THE WINTER’S TALE, HARLEQUINADE, THE PAINKILLER, ROMEO AND JULIET AND THE ENTERTAINER MAKE UP THE INAUGURAL SEASON OF WORK FOR THE KENNETH BRANAGH THEATRE COMPANY.
THE COMPANY WILL BE RESIDENT AT THE GARRICK THEATRE FOR A YEAR FROM OCTOBER 2015

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:01:20 GMT
FLASH SALE: Memphis The Musical – Save over 25% on tickets! http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1637/FLASH-SALE--Memphis-The-Musical---Save-over-25--on-tickets-.aspx

London's Olivier Award winning hit new musical MEMPHIS
Celebrate with us! Red hot prices for a limited time only.
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:07:50 GMT
Kerry Ellis teams up with Brian May for new single One Voice http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1635/Kerry-Ellis-teams-up-with-Brian-May-for-new-single-One-Voice.aspx

 

Currently wowing audiences as Grizabella in Cats, much-loved West End star Kerry Ellis has teamed up with Queen guitarist Brian May for new single One Voice, out this week.

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:39:19 GMT
Sunny Afternoon Comes Out On Top At 2015 Olivier Awards http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1634/Sunny-Afternoon-Comes-Out-On-Top-At-2015-Olivier-Awards.aspx

New hit British musical Sunny Afternoon was the best performing show at the 2015 Olivier Awards, winning four awards. The production won Best New Musical, John Dagleish won Best Actor in a Musical, George Maguire won Best Supporting Actor in a Musical, and Ray Davies of The Kinks won for Outstanding Achievement in Music.

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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 16:47:34 GMT
Marcelo Gomes To Guest Star In The Car Man At Sadler's Wells http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1633/Marcelo-Gomes-To-Guest-Star-In-The-Car-Man-At-Sadler-s-Wells.aspx

New Adventures is delighted to announce that international ballet superstar, Marcelo Gomes will guest star as ‘Luca’, the title role in the internationally acclaimed and multi-award winning dance thriller THE CAR MAN during the four week summer season at Sadler’s Wells from 14 July to 9 August 2015

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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:42:22 GMT
Full List Of 2015 Olivier Award Winners #Oliviers #OlivierAwards http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1632/Full-List-Of-2015-Olivier-Award-Winners--Oliviers--OlivierAwards.aspx

The Kinks musical Sunny Afternoon was the big winner at the Olivier Awards 2015, taking home a 4 awards in total.

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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 12:44:25 GMT
Spellbinding Hit Musical Wicked Wins 'This Morning Audience Award' At The 2015 Olivier Awards http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1631/Spellbinding-Hit-Musical-Wicked-Wins--This-Morning-Audience-Award--At-The-2015-Olivier-Awards.aspx

WICKED, the classic musical that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, has won the This Morning Audience Award. Presented by the Olivier Awards 2015 with Mastercard at The Royal Opera House on Sunday 12 April 2015, the This Morning Audience Award is the only Olivier Award that is voted for by the public. Wicked previously won the Olivier Audience Award in 2010.

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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 21:33:27 GMT
5 Must-See West End Shows This Spring http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1630/5-Must-See-West-End-Shows-This-Spring.aspx

It’s finally spring and do you know what that means? Lots of free time to go to the theatre! But what’s playing at the moment that’s good? What do you need to catch before it closes very soon? Here are 5 shows to consider...

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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 12:24:21 GMT
Arthur Miller Classic Death Of A Salesman To Make West End Transfer http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1629/Arthur-Miller-Classic-Death-Of-A-Salesman-To-Make-West-End-Transfer.aspx

Following critical acclaim for its run in Stratford-upon-Avon, the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Death Of A Salesman will transfer to the West End's Noel Coward Theatre. Starring Antony Sher, the play will open on May 9, 2015 and is part of the centenary celebrations for playwright Arthur Miller

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Wed, 08 Apr 2015 23:12:27 GMT