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25 Feb
2018

We're all going on a summer holiday... starting in May. Singer-songwriter and X Factor favourite Ray Quinn takes on the lead role of Don, made famous onscreen by Cliff Richard, in the new stage musical version of 1963 classic film SUMMER HOLIDAY.

24 Feb
2018

When the casting of Freddie Flintoff in the current tour of Fat Friends the Musical was announced, there was a wide range of views and opinions from the public, as well as the theatre world. Mainly, people were complaining that it was an insult to theatre and to those who are studying and training in the Arts.

23 Feb
2018

It's time for another #PalladiumPicks and this week we're going classic with the cast of MOTOWN. If you love The Supremes, The Jackson Five or Stevie Wonder then this is the performance for you. Those talented StageFaves have got it all...

23 Feb
2018

You KNOW she's got the lungs for it. After a 30-year absence, British pop legend Lulu will return to the West End next month, taking over from fellow chart-topper Sheena Easton in 42nd Street. Other newcomers to the cast from 19 March include Ashley Day, who's just starred in fellow Broadway dance classic, An American in Paris...

22 Feb
2018

The world premiere musical adaptation of AN OFFICER & A GENTLEMAN includes a cast chock-full of #StageFaves led by Jonny Fines and Emma Williams. The tour opens in Leicester in April. Who's hoping for a London transfer? We are!

22 Feb
2018

This week we were given an exciting sneak peek into rehearsals for the tour of A SPOONFUL OF SHERMAN! And we enjoyed it so much we thought we’d check out what was happening in some other rehearsal rooms! Thanks to our #StageFaves for sharing! Here are our top 10 rehearsal tweets…

22 Feb
2018

There are so many reasons live theatre is a joy but the main one is the immediacy. It's all happening, right there, in front of you, so close you can almost touch it. Most of the time, that makes for flawless, emotionally electric entertainment but sometimes, just sometimes, that entertainment comes in the form of totally unintended, slapstick comedy fun! Today we bring you a selection of the funniest Musical Theatre fails. ...

21 Feb
2018

20 February 2018 marked the day Disney's THE LION KING celebrated the astonishing achievement of welcoming 15 million guests to the show. That's right...15 MILLION!!! To celebrate this awesome feat, they held a pop-up exhibition at London's Waterloo Station. We're sure it made the endless train delays that little bit more bearable!

21 Feb
2018

He's an award-winning composer and lyricist and a regular on the airwaves but Alexander S Bermange is back in London this March 2018 for one night at the London Hippodrome and he's joined by a stellar line-up of leading musical theatre artists including Christina Bennington, Haydn Oakley and Suzie Mathers...

21 Feb
2018

The mods are still in fashion. After previous London runs at The Vaults and extensive touring, ALL OR NOTHING – THE MOD MUSICAL will move direct from its current five-week season at the Arts Theatre to ten weeks at the West End's Ambassadors Theatre. Is that anywhere near Itchycoo Park?

21 Feb
2018

He's a big movie star, but Cuba Gooding Jr is set to make his London stage (and Musical Theatre) debut next month in the triumphant West End return of CHICAGO at the Phoenix Theatre. He stopped by the Graham Norton Show to hang out on the famous sofa, chat about his character Billy Flynn and even gave a short rendition of one of the songs...

20 Feb
2018

The cast of SPOONFUL OF SHERMAN are off on the show's first tour now, wowing audiences all over the UK and Ireland. A few weeks ago with the hype growing and rehearsals drawing to a close, Caroline Hanks-Farmer was lucky enough to see a sneak preview of what's in store and she shares her thoughts (and a few video clips!) on what to expect...

20 Feb
2018

It's no secret that Brit James Corden is a fan of musicals, but he stepped it up on his "Late Late Show", by inviting Tim Minchin, Ben Platt and Abigail Spencer onto his show for a special performance of DONALD: THE MUSICAL, inspired by Minchin's smash hit show MATILDA.

19 Feb
2018

We're feeling SASSY this week and damn powerful too! It's not valentines week anymore so we thought our #StageFaveSongOfTheWeek would be a stark contrast to the love ballads synonymous with romance. This week, our pick is the iconic, angry, all-female "Cell Block Tango", from the truly iconic musical CHICAGO.

17 Feb
2018

It's the middle of February and love is in the air! Wednesday was valentines day and thousands of lovebirds flew to theatres around the country to enjoy a musical together! There was also a lot of tweeting...like, a LOT a lot of tweeting...so we put together our top tweets from Valentines Day 2018. Some are funny, some are cool, some are...original, to say the least.

16 Feb
2018

Ahead of Company in the West End, Rosalie Craig will reprise her award-winning musical performance in Tori Amos musical The Light Princess, for one night only in concert alongside her real-life prince and fellow #StageFave, Hadley Fraser...

16 Feb
2018

Our #StageFavesSongOfTheWeek this week was from THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA so we thought we'd continue the trend! This weeks #PalladiumPicks is also from the Andrew Lloyd Webber classic, this time with Ben Forster singing "Music Of The Night".

16 Feb
2018

OFFICIAL! Michael Ball returns to the West End stage in the first revival in over 30 years of CHESS, and he's leading a top-notch cast at the London Coliseum that also includes Alexandra Burke, Cassidy Janson, Tim Howar and Superstar legend Murray Head...

16 Feb
2018

If looks could kill... These three veterans - Ruthie Henshall, Sarah Soetaert and Josefina Gabrielle, all now confirmed to headline the West End return of CHICAGO alongside Hollywood's Cuba Gooding Jr - smoulder in these new images released in the show's trademark black-and-white style...

15 Feb
2018

Polka Theatre is tempting audience’s taste buds with news of the eagerly-anticipated world premiere of the musical version of Michael Rosen’s Chocolate Cake.