The four premiere performances of James Beeny and Gina Georgio’s The Dreamers in December 2018 will mark the first time in history that a musical has been performed at Abbey Road Studios. The iconic Studio One, which has played host to the likes of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Stevie Wonder, Sting and U2, will be transformed into a theatre especially for the event. What an opportunity!
Actress Rosalie Craig and director Marianne Elliott celebrated their wins at the 64th Evening Standard Theatre Awards, while Best Musical went to Lin-Manuel Miranda’s groundbreaking musical and leading man Jamael Westman received the Emerging Talent Award
How much do you know about the British tradition of drag? British drag artists are the “punks of performance”, according to Ginger Johnson, who has written, directed, designed and performs in a show that brilliantly illustrates and celebrates this tradition. Faves founder Terri Paddock recently chaired a post-show Q&A with Johnson and the Sink the Pink cast of How to Catch a Krampus...
After extensive touring, including dates at Wilton's Music Hall and Cadogan Hall, and most recently, sell-outs at The Other Palace (where Faves founder Terri Paddock caught it), LIZA PULMAN SINGS STREISAND transfers to the West End's Shaftesbury Avenue for four new-year dates at the Lyric Theatre. Put these in your diary now!
Yes, it’s true, the West End production of the award-winning Kinky Boots is being filmed later this month for future worldwide screening and from 26-28 November original cast members Killian Donnelly and Matt Henry are going to revisit their roles of Charlie and Lola. It’s going to be emotional…
Do you need reminding why you love musical - or whatever else you happen to be a fan of? Then, you've got to check out the premiere production of Matt Board and Reina Hardy's comic-book show FANATICAL. It's got critics raving, including the one from Starburst, the world's longest-running magazine of cult entertainment...
Following the success of shows like Chess and Sunset Boulevard, the fifth collaboration between the ENO and Grade Linnit will be multi-Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Man Of La Mancha and what a cast already: Emmy award-winning Kelsey Grammer and international opera star and soprano Danielle de Niese. Will you be booking your tickets for April 2019?
What originally started as a concept album, then a community project, has over the passing of many years, found itself a record-breaking New York production, currently playing at the National Theatre ahead of a Broadway run! HADESTOWN is taking the musical theatre world by storm and if these reviews are anything to go by, it's got a long life ahead of it!
And if the world premiere production of Leave to Remain – running from 18 January to 16 February 2019 – isn’t enough to get excited about, you could also check out the details of the show’s soundtrack, performed by Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke, which will be released on press night…
It's so hot! It's so gay! Just imagine how hot and gay (and memorable) the post-show Q&A will be! As part of her ongoing event series, on Thursday 29 November 2018, Faves founder Terri Paddock is at Trafalgar Studios for HOT GAY TIME MACHINE, co-written by Six creators Toby Marlow (who also stars) and Lucy Moss. Got any questions?
Get your geek on! As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Tuesday 20 November 2018, Faves founder Terri Paddock is at the Playground Theatre for the world premiere of new British sci-fi convention musical FANATICAL. Got any questions for the show's creatives and stars?
From the Strictly Come Dancing ballroom to the West End, The Wanted’s Jay McGuiness returns to the Rip It Up family and joins Olympic gymnast Louis Smith, JLS’ Aston Merrigold and McFly’s Harry Judd at London’s Garrick Theatre from 7 February to 2 June 2019. Will you be checking out their moves?
Deck the halls with boughs of horror this festive season. As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, this Thursday 15 November 2018, Faves founder Terri Paddock heads to the Pleasance Theatre debut to talk to Sink the Pink about their very alternative Christmas show HOW TO CATCH A KRAMPUS. Got any questions?
Following on from successful productions of Jeanine Tesori’s Fun Home and Caroline, Or Change, London audiences are going to get to experience her collaboration with Brian Crawley, Violet, playing at the Charing Cross Theatre from 14 January Saturday to 6 April 2019. Will you be joining the journey?
It may not have been the Broadway smash Rosie O'Donnell hoped for back in 2003, but us Brits know a good thing when we see it and TABOO lives on in the hearts of anyone who saw the show or heard the beautiful score! Our Song of the Week is "Stranger in this World" from a musical we think deserves a revival REALLY soon!!
Craig Lucas and Adam Guettel’s lyrical and romantic Broadway musical The Light in the Piazza will shine brightly at the Royal Festival Hall from 14 June 2019 for just 20 performances, directed by Daniel Evans and featuring the Orchestra of Opera North. And with opera singer Renée Fleming and film and TV star Dove Cameron leading the cast, it’s going to be lush…
Dozens of musicals hit London every year but few receive the kind of devoted following of Half A Sixpence! Back in 2017, Charlie Stemp and the cast popped by West End Live to treat punters to a little taste of what they would see if they came to the show. We dare you not to grin the whole way through!
Even after two hugely successful seasons in 2016 and 2017, it was still hard to say our farewells to Regent’s Park’s memorable staging of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Chris Superstar. Now we are looking forward to welcoming it back next year when it transfers to the Barbican Theatre for 60 performances from 4 July to 24 August.
Critics have been left "literally breathless" by Proud Haddock's revival of rarely seen Canadian musical two-hander BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR, which pays tribute to the Commonwealth's contributions to England's World War One effort, and in particular the Canadian ace pilot of the title. We've rounded up highlights from the avalanche rave reviews...
Is this one of the funniest Carpool Karaoke segments of all time? Musical Theatre LEGEND Babs joined Late Late Show host (and let's not forget, West End star!) James Corden in the car to sing some epic classics! Only this time, Babe drove...