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Check here for the latest musical news with links to all your #StageFaves performers, shows and theatres. Also look out for our regular #GetSocial features and contributions from our syndicate media partners including MyTheatreMates.com and the Musical Theatre Appreciation Society.

17 Jul
2016

While The Secret Garden took home the trophy, the sheer scale of the Titanic's cruiseliner cake astounded all at WEST END BAKE OFF this weekend. Here the cast shares its recipe for (near) success, inspired by lyrics from the show....

17 Jul
2016

The #StageFaves team had a blast at WEST END BAKE OFF on Saturday. Not only did we gorge ourselves on myriad sweet treats, we also won an Olivier Award for best-ever musical theatre social media directory and got to see the incomparable Christopher Biggins in full-on auction action. And we captured both incidents via Facebook Live. Watch here...

17 Jul
2016

The team from the upcoming West End production of The Secret Garden won the second annual WEST END BAKE OFF on Saturday 16 July 2016, with a blooming marvellous cake. More than £4,500 was raised for Acting for Others...

15 Jul
2016

If you haven't yet seen Thom Southerland's production of Broadway musical TITANIC, you'll definitely want to after watching this video footage of the stunning #StageFaves cast in action at the Charing Cross Theatre. The limited season has just extended by one extra week to 13 August 2016...

14 Jul
2016

If this first song release is anything to go by, we are in for a mighty treat with Rodgers and Hammerstein's ALLEGRO. The 1947 Broadway musical receives its long-awaited European premiere next month. Watch and listen here as #StageFave Katie Bernstein sings "The Gentleman Is a Dope" from the show...

08 Jul
2016

Prepare ye the way of the Lord! #StageFaves mega-stars Ramin Karimloo, Kerry Ellis and Preeya Kalidas are passing it on to a new generation of musical theatre performers in a special concert presentation of GODSPELL, which launches the new British Theatre Academy in August...

04 Jul
2016

Ever feel like killing your boss? Worried about being replaced by a machine? The hilariously dark anti-musical ADDING MACHINE, a 2008 Off-Broadway hit, may have the answers. It receives its UK premiere at London's Finborough Theatre in September...

13 Jun
2016

In case you didn't stay up ALL night (and we're pretty sure some of you did), you can watch Cynthia Erivo's full Tony Awards acceptance speech here and have a quick squizz through some of our #StageFaves tweets from the night...

19 May
2016

We're scanning Twitter every day to see which #StageFaves performers are sparkling with so much wit and wisdom that they deserve our #SFTweetOfTheDay trophy. Here are some recent ones that passed muster with our digital judges...

29 Apr
2016

From professional rugby to musical theatre... that may be the best second career change we've ever heard of. Former All Blacks star Nick Afoa makes his West End debut, playing Simba in The Lion King, a role he first played in Australia.

12 Apr
2016

Alex Green stars in new British musical comedy, DEVILISH!, which bills itself as "‘Pinocchio’ meets ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ – with jazz hands!". It has its world premiere at London's Landor Theatre, running 4 to 29 May 2016, with a press night on 10 May.

We've rounded up backstage pics of your musical #StageFaves winners at the 2016 #OlivierAwards. Plus, watch the video of winners' reactions on the night.

04 Apr
2016

We've created special merchandise to celebrate the #OlivierAwards success of #StageFaves performers including Imelda Staunton, Lara Pulver, Matt Henry, David Bedella and all the 2016 musical nominees.