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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.

07 Jun
2016

Ross Hunter and Billy Cullum will play Roger and Mark to bring Jonathan Larson's modern Broadway classic RENT to mark the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical's 20th anniversary - and to bring it to a new generation... just in time for Christmas. Get ready to unwrap this present...

06 Jun
2016

A major new musical based on the life and career of Frank Sinatra is in the works, care of the Ambassador Theatre Group, and aiming for a 2018 world premiere. But the big question on our mind - apart from when exactly and where it will run - is: which of your #StageFaves should play Ol' Blue Eyes? Any ideas?

06 Jun
2016

Is Tyrone Huntley the most in-demand actor in West End musical theatre at the moment? From Memphis to The Book of Mormon and, come the autumn, Dreamgirls, in the commercial West End in 12 months, he's also sneaking in some sunshine work this summer in Regent's Park to play Judas to Declan Bennett's Jesus in Timothy Sheader's Open Air Theatre revival of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. Also cast: jazz singer Anoushka Lucas, Olivier Award winner David Thaxton and many other #StageFaves stalwarts....

03 Jun
2016

Let's hear it for the ladies! We've got a plethora of wonderful shows on tour and in the West End which put brilliant women centre stage. Here, we take a look at some trailers for shows either currently or soon to be in the West End where fantastic actresses do what they do best - eight times a week.

03 Jun
2016

Ibanabo Jack and Liisi LaFontaine join Glee's Amber Riley as the Dreams in DREAMGIRLS, with other #StageFaves casting including Tyrone Huntley, Joe Aaron Reid and Adam J Bernard. The Broadway classic receives its long-awaited West End premiere in December at the Savoy Theatre...

31 May
2016

No paparazzi fears here! Soap stars Michael Greco (EastEnders) and Natalie Anderson (Emmerdale) join stage regulars including Niamh Perry and, in the starring role, David Albury of EXPOSURE THE MUSICAL - Life Through a Lens, the photo-mad musical supported by Getty Images...

26 May
2016

Samantha Barks and Tom Chambers back in the West End, Beverley Knight and Matt Cardle reuniting post-Memphis, sneak-peeks of new shows including Murder Ballad and The Secret Garden, plus TONS of other #StageFaves shows (25!) and performers (too many to count?!) will take part in this year's WEST END LIVE...

25 May
2016

What a #StageFaves company! Legend Summer Strallen returns along with current stage stars David Bedella, Amy Lennox and Samuel Holmes, as well as Michael Jibson co-directing along with producer and star Warwick Davis. Plus, narration by comedian Marcus Brigstocke and voiceover from Brian Blessed. Genius assemblage for EUGENIUS! musical...

24 May
2016

We can't wait to witness this busty blonde bombshell's version of "Miss Adelaide's Lament"... Or better yet, her "Bushel and a Peck". The Hot Box won't know what hit it! Australian comedian turned Hollywood film star Rebel Wilson makes her West End debut, getting a cold as Miss Adelaide in GUYS AND DOLLS for a strictly limited eight-week season this summer...

23 May
2016

If you love the Sherman Brothers, then you must check out the work of the family's next generation: Robert J Sherman. After his critically acclaimed Love Birds (about penguins and parrots) was a hit at last year's Edinburgh Fringe, Sherman's new musical BUMBLESCRATCH (about rats!) arrives in the West End, for one night only, on Sunday 4 September 2016...

23 May
2016

When the sun comes out, everyone likes to play. Have a look at what some of your #StageFaves get up to when thoughts turn to summertime.

20 May
2016

She's coming home! After wowing Broadway audiences, Rachel Tucker returns to the UK to help celebrate the 10th anniversary of WICKED in the West End. She'll reprise her role as Elphaba alongside Australian import Suzie Mathers as Glinda from 5 September. Also joining the cast is Anita Dobson as Madame Morrible and some other familiar names return to mark the milestone...

20 May
2016

Already a mega-hit in New York, Andrew Lloyd Webber's screen-to-stage adaptation of SCHOOL OF ROCK will receive its West End premiere in November at the New London Theatre, following the early closure of Show Boat...

19 May
2016

We here at #StageFaves truly appreciate a strong effort on the make-up front. And some of our favourite performers on Instagram have not been letting us down lately. Do you recognise the West End star behind the eyeliner? Check out all these efforts...

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...

18 May
2016

The Menier Chocolate Factory has made its name in the US by transferring acclaimed Sondheim revivals - including Sunday in the Park with George and A Little Night Music - but the Sondheim traffic is coming the other way with Fiasco Theater's award-winning INTO THE WOODS...

13 May
2016

Two British talents spotted on rival British reality TV shows, The Voice and The X Factor, will cover American Glee star Amber Riley in DREAMGIRLS. Singer-songwriters Ruth Brown and Karen Mav will alternate as Effie White on Wednesday evening performances once the show commences at the West End's Savoy Theatre in November...

13 May
2016

After touring in Guys and Dolls and delivering Flowers for Mrs Harris in Sheffield, respectively, #StageFaves favourites Louise Dearman and Laura Pitt-Pulford will return to the London stage, working very closely together... as conjoined twins in the UK premiere of Broadway musical SIDE SHOW in October at Southwark Playhouse...

12 May
2016

Sheridan Smith is taking a leave of absence from FUNNY GIRL over the next few weeks. We know there will be many Sherifans out there disappointed that they won't get a chance to see her in the show. But we're sending the stressed-out star all our best for a much-needed rest and speedy recovery. And in the meantime, we are cheering to the rafters Smith's understudy who has stepped heroically into the limelight...

10 May
2016

We've waited a long time to catch six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald's West End debut... and unfortunately, we're all going to have to wait a little longer. She and her husband, fellow Broadway star Will Swenson, have just announced their having a baby. So the summer transfer of LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL has been unavoidably postponed...