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18 Sep
2018

British theatre composer Nick Butcher has released a new video featuring Heathers actress Rebecca Lock singing his song ‘Alive’. The original song is the third video in Nick’s YouTube series, featuring stars of the West End. The song encourages us “to dare and be brave” so have a listen!

18 Sep
2018

Fans of musical theatre and Sci-fi are in for a treat with FANATICAL, the new musical coming to the Playground Theatre this November. Earlier this year, superstar StageFave Izuka Hoyle performed the song "You Should See Her Fly" from this awesome show. Check out the performance here...

18 Sep
2018

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new album UNMASKED: THE PLATINUM COLLECTION is soon to be released as a deluxe five LP box set. The performers on this mammoth new box set include *draws breath* Lana Del Rey, Beyonce, Nicole Scherzinger, Gregory Porter, Madonna, Barbra Streisand AND MORE!!! We know...it's a lot to take in...

18 Sep
2018

It may be 30 years since the original Miami production, but Fame The Musical continues to hit the spot with generation after generation. After a mega tour, the newest production will transfer to London’s Peacock Theatre from 11 September to 19 October 2019. So remember, remember, remember…

17 Sep
2018

With its cast producing hand-held microphones and the band always fully visible onstage, SPRING AWAKENING exploded onto Broadway in 2006, reminding everyone that musicals could be cool! Our StageFaves Song of the Week is "The Bitch of Living"...

Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Perry O’Bree attending the West End gala opening of Heathers The Musical at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, transferring from The Other Palace. Watch our awesome vlogger delving into the Heathers candy store as he catches with all the stars of the cast at the after-show party including Carrie Hope Fletcher (who thinks he’s the best!) & grabs a #StageFaves selfie with Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda. How very…

16 Sep
2018

The first wave of press lost their heads over SIX The Musical during its sell-out Edinburgh Fringe season last month. Now it's the turn of London reviewers. And, my queen, have they been raving! Didn't you know six-star reviews are now a thing? The real question: just how many can one show receive? Check out our - far from comprehensive - round-up to get an idea...

16 Sep
2018

It's time for the women to shine! UNEXPECTED JOY is stealing hearts and changing minds at the Southwark Playhouse this month and it's not just audiences who have been won over. The critics are raving about this heartwarming musical about the power of love, family and acceptance. Don't believe us? See for yourself...

14 Sep
2018

The weather will just be fine on your parade if you catch this sneak peek of the cinema trailer for Funny Girl starring Sheridan Smith. The Menier Chocolate Factory production, which had a West End run followed by a tour, was filmed during the final week of its run at the Manchester Palace Theatre and is released on 24 October 2018. Not long now…

14 Sep
2018

It doesn’t seem like the musical Grease ever gets old as the first new production in 25 years, directed by Nikolai Foster and choreographed by Arlene Phillips, prepares to hit the road next year with Peter Andre as Teen Angel at certain performances.

14 Sep
2018

Fifteen years after its critically-acclaimed stage premiere, Mary Poppins is flying back to its original West End home, the Prince Edward Theatre, when Disney’s Aladdin ends its run in August 2019. We can't wait to see Zizi Strallen & Charlie Stemp step in time!

14 Sep
2018

This is one Christmas present you weren’t expecting! Danny Dyer will star as Hollywood Producer and Jo Brand as The Critic in the London run of Nativity! The Musical at the Eventim Apollo, from 19 to 31 December 2018.

14 Sep
2018

It doesn't matter where you're from, if you're a fan of musical theatre you've heard of RENT! The gritty, important and incredibly poignant show defined a generation and changed Broadway forever. This Friday we're taking you back to 1996 when the original Broadway cast performed at the Tony Awards. This is certainly a piece of Musical Theatre for the history books...

13 Sep
2018

We love a new album release! And we love the classics. So this seems like the perfect announcement. Alfie Boe will release his new album "As Time Goes By" this November which includes classic tracks such as La Vie En Rose, My Funny Valentine and of course, When Time Goes By...

13 Sep
2018

It’s nearly 40 years since the classic movie was released, but the themes in 9 to 5 will strike a chord with a whole new audience when the musical version opens at London’s Savoy Theatre in January 2019. Are you looking forward to living the Dolly daydream?

12 Sep
2018

We've found your new favourite #Hamildrop track! The ladies of Ibeyi have released "Rise Up Wise Up Eyes Up" inspired by HAMILTON, and those beats just make us want to get up and dance...

12 Sep
2018

The gang of four join the previously announced Adrian Lester, Jason Manford, Meow Meow, Clive Rowe & Joe Stilgoe in the much-anticipated semi-staged concert of the classic musical, directed by Stephen Mear and running for three performances from 19-20 October 2018.

12 Sep
2018

"Don't tell me to get a life -
 I have one now, and it's called sci-fi!" If you love Eugenius, we reckon you won't want to miss London's next brand-new sci-fi geek-out musical, FANATICAL. A full cast of #StageFaves, led by sci-fi supremo Suanne Braun and comedy legend Stephen Frost, has been announced for the premiere production, opening at the Playground Theatre in November...

11 Sep
2018

First it was a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, then it was a Spielberg-directed film, finally it became a musical! The 2015 revival of The Color Purple starred English StageFave Cynthia Erivo and our song of the week is the title track from the show, sung by Cynthia and the company...

10 Sep
2018

On the day that Denise Van Outen was due to start rehearsals as Velma Kelly in Chicago at the Phoenix Theatre, it was discovered that she had suffered a stress fracture in her heel. Her replacement will be announced shortly as will dates for Van Outen’s return to the show.