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 AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, Broadway’s Tony Award-winning New Musical To Open March 2017 At London's Dominion Theatre http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1766/AN-AMERICAN-IN-PARIS--Broadway-s-Tony-Award-winning-New-Musical-To-Open-March-2017-At-London-s-Dominion-Theatre.aspx

An American in Paris bursts into life on the West End stage for the first time when Christopher Wheeldon’s multi award-winning new Broadway musical comes to London’s Dominion Theatre next spring.

An American In Paris tickets on sale NOW

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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 11:55:37 GMT
Britain's Got Talent Singing Sensation Beau Dermott Visits Wicked And Meets The Cast Backstage http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1765/Britain-s-Got-Talent-Singing-Sensation-Beau-Dermott-Visits-Wicked-And-Meets-The-Cast-Backstage.aspx

WICKED, the West End musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, was delighted to welcome Beau Dermott and her family to the Apollo Victoria Theatre at the weekend (Friday 15 April), where she met the cast after the show. 12 year old Beau’s rendition of Wicked’s hit song ‘Defying Gravity’ wowed the judges on ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent, winning her the ‘Golden Buzzer’ and immediately securing herself a place in the live semi-finals.

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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 14:06:17 GMT
Wicked Becomes 8th Longest-Running Show In The West End http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1764/Wicked-Becomes-8th-Longest-Running-Show-In-The-West-End.aspx

WICKED, the West End musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, has become the 8th longest-running show currently playing in the West End, following the closure on Saturday 9th April 2016 of Billy Elliot The Musical after an incredible run of 11 years. Wicked, which is now in its 10th year, is already the 19th longest-running show in West End theatre history.

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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 12:37:31 GMT
Casting Announcement: No Man's Land - Owen Teale To Play 'Briggs' http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1763/Casting-Announcement--No-Man-s-Land---Owen-Teale-To-Play--Briggs-.aspx

Welsh actor Owen Teale will play ‘Briggs’ in Sean Mathias’ production of Harold Pinter’s No Man’s Land, touring venues across the UK from 3 August prior to a limited engagement at London’s Wyndham’s Theatre from 8 September. Tony Award-winning Teale joins the already confirmed Ian McKellen as ‘Spooner’ and Patrick Stewart as ‘Hirst’ in the play, with further casting still to be announced.

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Fri, 08 Apr 2016 14:37:42 GMT
1984 Returns to West End For Limited 12 Week Season At Playhouse Theatre http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1762/1984-Returns-to-West-End-For-Limited-12-Week-Season-At-Playhouse-Theatre.aspx

Following a sell-out international tour, this critically and publicly acclaimed production of 1984 will return to the Playhouse Theatre in London’s West End this summer. George Orwell’s dystopian masterpiece, adapted by Olivier Award-winner Robert Icke and Olivier Award-nominee Duncan Macmillan, will preview from 14 June 2016, with the press night on 28 June 2016.

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Wed, 06 Apr 2016 12:41:47 GMT
The European Premiere Of The Critically Acclaimed Off-broadway Hit Comedy The Spoils. Written By & Starring Jesse Eisenberg. http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1761/The-European-Premiere-Of-The-Critically-Acclaimed-Off-broadway-Hit-Comedy-The-Spoils--Written-By---Starring-Jesse-Eisenberg-.aspx

The European premiere of The New Group’s critically acclaimed Off-Broadway production, The Spoils, a razor-sharp new comedy written by and starring internationally acclaimed actor Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network, Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice), will transfer for a strictly limited season at London’s Trafalgar Studios, from 27 May to 13 August, with press night on 2 June.

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Wed, 06 Apr 2016 11:50:48 GMT
The Olivier Awards 2016 Full List Of Winners #OlivierAwards http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1760/The-Olivier-Awards-2016-Full-List-Of-Winners--OlivierAwards.aspx

After a stunning Olivier Awards at the Royal Opera House, we present all the winners. But a special mention must go to Judi Dench who wins a record-breaking eighth prize at Olivier Awards 2016.

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Mon, 04 Apr 2016 14:23:52 GMT
Incredible standing ovation as Glenn Close and the cast of Sunset Boulevard blows the roof off the London Coliseum http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1759/Incredible-standing-ovation-as-Glenn-Close-and-the-cast-of-Sunset-Boulevard-blows-the-roof-off-the-London-Coliseum.aspx

The legendary Glenn Close wowed audiences at the London Coliseum last night, reprising the role of Norma Desmond in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard. Stunning audience members with a powerful and mesmerising performance, the Coliseum erupted into a standing ovation before Glenn Close finished her last note. With the official press night on 4th April, we've put together some of the best tweets following last night's first preview.

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Sat, 02 Apr 2016 09:08:35 GMT
Production Shots: Sunset Boulevard Starring Glenn Close http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1758/Production-Shots--Sunset-Boulevard-Starring-Glenn-Close.aspx

Don't miss these stunning production shots for Sunset Boulevard! (photo credit: Richard Hubert Smith)

Glenn Close, in her West End debut, reprises her Tony-Award winning role as Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard at the ENO.

In addition to Glenn Close, the cast also features Michael Xavier (Joe Gillis), Siobhan Dillon (Betty Shaefer) and Fred Johanson (Max Von Mayerling), Anna Woodside (Hedda Hopper), Emily Bull (Hedy Lamarr), Julian Forsyth (Cecil B DeMille), Mark Goldthorp (Sheldrake), Fenton Gray (Manfred), Haydn Oakley (Artie Green), and James Paterson (Jonesy). The company also includes Carly Anderson, Michelle Bishop, Jacob Chapman, Nadeem Crowe, Cornelia Farnsworth, Ria Jones, Katie Kerr, Aaron Lee Lambert, Matthew McKenna, Jo Morris, Tanya Robb, Ashley Robinson, Vicki Lee Taylor, Gary Tushaw, Adam Vaughan, and Stuart Winter.

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Fri, 01 Apr 2016 18:23:09 GMT
Tickets For Dreamgirls Starring Glee's Amber Riley On General Sale Friday 1 April, 2016 http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1757/Tickets-For-Dreamgirls-Starring-Glee-s-Amber-Riley-On-General-Sale-Friday-1-April--2016.aspx

Sonia Friedman Productions has announced that tickets for the long awaited UK premiere of Tony Award-winning musical Dreamgirls go on sale Friday, 1 April, 2016. The brand new production begins preview performances at the Savoy Theatre from 19 November with Opening Night on Wednesday 14 December 2016.

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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 18:12:30 GMT
First Look: Mark Curry As The Wizard In Wicked http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1756/First-Look--Mark-Curry-As-The-Wizard-In-Wicked.aspx

WICKED, the West End musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is pleased to release the first pictures (by photographer Matt Crockett) of Mark Curry as The Wizard. The popular actor and presenter played his first performance on Friday 25 March 2016.

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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 17:51:58 GMT
LTD NEWS: Time Out’s Mark Bower and Dewynters’ Anne Ewart join London Theatre Direct http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1755/LTD-NEWS--Time-Out-s-Mark-Bower-and-Dewynters--Anne-Ewart-join-London-Theatre-Direct.aspx

Today, 18 March 2016, London Theatre Direct announces that Mark Bower and Anne Ewart are joining London Theatre Direct in the roles of Business Development Director and Marketing Director respectively.

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Fri, 18 Mar 2016 16:48:18 GMT
The Critics Love Motown The Musical At The Shaftesbury Theatre http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1754/The-Critics-Love-Motown-The-Musical-At-The-Shaftesbury-Theatre.aspx

‘THE WEST END HAS NEVER SOUNDED SO GOOD’ Jamie Theakston, Heart FM
 
Discover the story behind the sound that moved the world. With just $800 borrowed from his family, Berry Gordy founded Motown records and launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, and many more.

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Wed, 16 Mar 2016 16:35:49 GMT
Golden Ticket Winners Get Once-In-A-Lifetime Opportunity On Hit West End Musical Charlie And The Chocolate Factory http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1753/Golden-Ticket-Winners-Get-Once-In-A-Lifetime-Opportunity-On-Hit-West-End-Musical-Charlie-And-The-Chocolate-Factory.aspx

Five aspiring stage managers have won their big break into the theatre industry after receiving a Golden Ticket to a week-long paid work placement on Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the record-breaking West End musical, directed by Sam Mendes.

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Wed, 16 Mar 2016 16:23:24 GMT
TICKET OFFER: The Maids at Trafalgar Studios. Book now! http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1752/TICKET-OFFER--The-Maids-at-Trafalgar-Studios--Book-now-.aspx

Jamie Lloyd directs a powerhouse trio of actors Uzo Aduba, Zawe Ashton & Laura Carmichael in The Maids. Book Now ->

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Mon, 14 Mar 2016 12:45:00 GMT
BACKSTAGE: The cast and creative of No Man's Land at Wyndhams Theatre http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1751/BACKSTAGE--The-cast-and-creative-of-No-Man-s-Land-at-Wyndhams-Theatre.aspx

Following their hit run on Broadway, Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart return to the London stage in Sean Mathias' acclaimed production of NO MAN'S LAND, one of the most brilliantly entertaining plays by Nobel Prize laureate Harold Pinter.

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Fri, 11 Mar 2016 23:18:08 GMT
Masters Of British Theatre, Ian McKellen And Patrick Stewart Star In No Man’s Land http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1750/Masters-Of-British-Theatre--Ian-McKellen-And-Patrick-Stewart-Star-In-No-Man-s-Land.aspx

Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart are to reunite on stage this year in Harold Pinter’s masterpiece, No Man’s Land which will embark on a UK tour, opening in Sheffield from 3 August, followed by dates in Newcastle, Brighton and Cardiff. The production will then head into London’s West End where it will play a limited 14 week engagement at the Wyndham’s Theatre from 8 September with opening night for press on 20 September. No Man’s Land was first performed at the iconic Wyndham’s Theatre in 1975 with Ralph Richardson and John Gielgud, following its premiere at the National Theatre.

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Fri, 11 Mar 2016 12:04:03 GMT
Royal Ballet's Longest Serving Principal Ballerina Returns Home To Australian Honours http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1749/Royal-Ballet-s-Longest-Serving-Principal-Ballerina-Returns-Home-To-Australian-Honours.aspx

More than three decades after she left regional Queensland as a teenager to pursue her dreams on the international stage, one of Australia’s most accomplished dancers, Leanne Benjamin, will return home to be appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM).

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Thu, 10 Mar 2016 12:20:30 GMT
Wicked Young Writer Awards Final Submission Deadline Extended http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1748/Wicked-Young-Writer-Awards-Final-Submission-Deadline-Extended.aspx

The WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS, created and supported by the award-winning musical Wicked, has extended the deadline for entries for an additional two weeks, giving young writers until 25th March 2016 to enter the awards.

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Thu, 10 Mar 2016 11:57:03 GMT
Full Casting For How The Other Half Loves http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1747/Full-Casting-For-How-The-Other-Half-Loves.aspx

Casting has been announced for Bill Kenwright’s new West End production of Alan Ayckbourn’s farcical tale of matrimonial mishaps, How The Other Half Loves. The 1969 classic – the first of Ayckbourn’s plays to be staged on Broadway – returns to London to play the Theatre Royal Haymarket from Wednesday 23 March 2016 – Saturday 25 June, with a press night on 31 March.

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Thu, 03 Mar 2016 12:28:54 GMT