With so many brilliant musicals closing this month, and many theatres going into refurbishment periods, we took a sit down and decided what musicals we’d like to see take to the West End stage in the next few years.
It was early 2017 when new musical Come From Away opened on Broadway, so it will have been an impatient two-year wait by the time we get to see it on this side of the pond. The West End launch party was a reminder of this sorry fact, whilst also serving to ramp up our […]
It has been announced that Adrienne Warren is to make her West End debut in Tina – The Tina Turner Musical, stepping into the shoes of legendary rock ‘n’ roll star Tina Turner. Produced by Stage Entertainment, Joop van den Ende and Tali Pelman, the musical charts the singer’s rise from humble beginnings in Nutbush, […]
“I’m telling you that ‘thing’ upstairs isn’t my daughter…” Exactly forty-five years after William Peter Blatty’s best-selling novel petrified a whole generation, his spine-chilling story The Exorcist is unleashed into the West End. Receiving its London premiere at the Phoenix Theatre, the production sees the stage host an entirely new genre of show, following the […]
Amber Riley has confirmed dates for her annual leave from Dreamgirls at the Savoy Theatre. Currently performing as the iconic Effie White, the Glee actress recently picked up the gong for Best Actress in a Musical at the 17th annual WhatsOnStage Awards, beating out West End heavyweights such as Glenn Close and Sheridan Smith. Making her […]
It’s almost that time of year again; when you keep a bowl of sweets by your front door, when pumpkins stand guard outside the house and when you can legitimately dress up as Elphaba with the excuse that it’s Halloween. Now that we’re a bit old for trick-or-treating (or not, you decide), we have to find […]
Following Sheridan Smith’s temporary departure from smash-hit musical Funny Girl, now playing at the Savoy Theatre, first cover Natasha J Barnes is stepping up to fill Smith’s shoes in the iconic role of Fanny Brice. Smith’s role in the show has been well-documented in the past few days, with the producers of Funny Girl releasing […]
With rumours rife that Hamilton is set to re-open the Victoria Palace Theatre in 2017, and that Lin-Manuel Miranda himself may not be in the cast, we thought we’d let you know our dream casting! We’ve covered every part… Let us know your thoughts by commenting below! Alexander Hamilton (Lin-Manuel Miranda) – Sam Mackay Sam Mackay is […]
A stage production of The Hunger Games has has been rumoured since November 2014. With the recent approval of plans to build a theatre in Wembley, it’s likely the show will go ahead.
I love a bit of magic! It is rare that you get the chance to be truly amazed as an adult, but after to my trip to see a sneak peak of Impossible, I was downright dumbfounded.