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21 Jun
2018

We thought it was going to be a close race for the title of Best Musical at the 2018 Tony Awards, but it turned out to be a total roast by THE BAND'S visit, a beautiful new musical about an Egyptian band that spends the night in a sleepy Israeli town. Fall in love with the show that stole the heart of Broadway and watch these clips and interviews about the show...

20 Jun
2018

Get ready for an 80s injection! CLUB TROPICANA THE MUSICAL is heading to a theatre near you! The World Premier of this new Jukebox musical begins touring in January 2018, ready to bring a taste of Summer to our Winter months...

20 Jun
2018

Another week has passed and another #HamilDrop has, well...dropped! This #HamiltonHumpDay, get down to the beats of Mobb Deep who have released "Boom goes the Cannon", inspired by HAMILTON and the song "Right Hand Man"...

19 Jun
2018

Stars from our favourite #StageFaves shows rocked out Trafalgar Square at this year's West End Live which was bigger and better than ever! We've rounded up some of our favourite moments in 10 top tweets! Check out our dedicated page for more coverage!

19 Jun
2018

We thought vlogger Perry O'Bree had met a vast array of West End stars on Day One of West End Live 2018, but there was no let up on Day Two as you can see! Watch all his backstage video interviews with #StageFaves including Killian Donnelly, Carrie Hope Fletcher, Danielle Hope, Suzie Mathers and many others. There’s even a great view of performances from Heathers The Musical, Eugenius! and Killian singing with The Barricade Boys – to name a few!

19 Jun
2018

As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Friday 20 July 2018, Faves founder Terri Paddock returns to the Barn Theatre to quiz the team behind a major new revival of Jim Cartwright’s Olivier Award-winning 1992 play with music The Rise and Fall of Little Voice. Can you get yourself to the Cotswolds to join her? Got any questions to send even if you can't make it?

18 Jun
2018

This week, the utterly fantastic FUN HOME plays its first performances at the Young Vic. We've been waiting for this day since the show won big at the Tony Awards back in 2015. Our song of the week is from those awards. It's "Ring of Keys" - the moment a young Alison Bechdel sees a butch woman for the first time...

17 Jun
2018

Bet you are keen to find out who our vlogger Perry O'Bree caught up with at West End Live 2018? Watch all his backstage video interviews from Day One with West End stars including Louise Dearman, Trevor Dion Nicholas, Marisha Wallace and Danielle Steers and many others from Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, Aladdin The Musical, Motown The Musical, Bat Out of Hell and Eugenius! – to name a few!

16 Jun
2018

Having already been in the news for going to the rescue of London’s Mamma Mia! when a leading actress became injured, Steph Parry has now been cast in the role of Dorothy Brook in 42nd Street, replacing Lulu, and opens in the toe-tapping show on 9 July. What a story!

15 Jun
2018

From Tudor queens to pop princesses, the SIX wives of Henry VIII are at the Arts Theatre in August – after a short tour – to take the mic to tell their tale and we know which actresses are giving it plenty of sisterly sass-itude...

15 Jun
2018

The wait is over! The full cast of Nottingham Playhouse's SWEET CHARITY has been announced. A host of awesome StageFaves will join Olivier-Award winner Rebecca Trehearn in the theatre's first musical since 2006...

14 Jun
2018

He may be best known as Mr Weasley in the Harry Potter film franchise along with a host of your other favourite films, but Mark Williams will now set off on the UK tour of DOCTOR DOOLITTLE, a new stage production based on the Hugh Lofting stories and the film of the same name. He will play the title role in the first 10 venues of the UK & Ireland tour which opens this November 2018...

14 Jun
2018

On June 10 2018 the 72nd Tony Awards kicked off with a song from co-hosts Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles. It started sweet, but hilariously took a turn for the silly as they dedicated the opening to Tony nominees past and present...who never actually won an award! Watch the full, hilarious opening here...

14 Jun
2018

StageFaves founder Terri Paddock hosted a post-show Q&A at Tristan Bates Theatre with the creatives and cast of SAN DOMINO, an original British musical about a real-life Italian atrocity that is too easily, and dangerously, forgotten...

13 Jun
2018

SO MANY SHOWS TO SEE! Everybody's Talking About Jamie officially opens West End Live's 2018 proceedings at 11am this Saturday 16 June. The Saturday schedule continues with a slew of other West End big-hitters, with plenty other #StageFaves musicals and stars including Nathan Amzi, Trevor Dion Nicholas, Emma Kingston and Danielle Hope...

13 Jun
2018

Newcomer Sarah Louise Hughes takes the title role of Little Voice in a brand-new production of Jim Cartwright's 1992 modern classic THE RISE & FALL OF LITTLE VOICE. In this exclusive first interview, Sarah tells us more about her audition experience for such a big role, her time at Italia Conti and her advice for other performers... plus, are you ready for the documentary? Watch a sneak-peek here...

13 Jun
2018

After the announcement of Dreamgirls last week, we're doubly gutted to hear that its neighbour along the Strand, fellow Broadway transfer KINKY BOOTS, will also be finishing its West End run on the very same day, 12 January 2019. How many times will you be able to see Charlie, Lola and the girls before the show closes? (Starting this weekend at West End Live perhaps?!)

12 Jun
2018

Can’t get a ticket for Hamilton, then why not pop along to the Menier for the UK premiere of Gerard Alessandrini’s Spamilton: An American Parody, opening on 24 July 2018. Marc Akinfolarin, Jason Denton, Eddie Elliott, Liam Tamne and Julie Yammanee also join the cast.

12 Jun
2018

Cirencester's Barn Theatre put itself firmly on #StageFaves' map with its inaugural production of The Secret Garden earlier this year. Its next music theatre offering has now been announced: Michael Strassen will direct a major new revival of Jim Cartwright's Olivier Award-winning THE RISE & FALL OF LITTLE VOICE with newcomer Sarah Louise Hughes taking on the title role immortalised by Jane Horrocks...

On 9 June, the 2018 Tony Awards took place and in an undeniably epic turn of events, THE BANDS VISIT blew all competition away winning 10 Tony Awards! Yep - TEN!!! To celebrate such a significant victory for the only show in its category of Best Musical (which of course, it won) not to have been based on a popular movie or TV show, we decided our song of the week would be "Answer Me", sung live on TODAY...