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03 Feb
2017

You'll have to wait a little longer to see Carley Stenson and her real-life fiance and Strictly Come Dancing star Danny Mac following in love onstage. Their planned pairing in the screen-to-stage musical adaptation of 1993 romcom Sleepless in Seattle, which was due to premiere in April in Plymouth ahead of a West End transfer, has been postponed...

03 Feb
2017

Maybe all good things do come to those who wait. After last year's postponement, Broadway legend Audra McDonald's West End debut is back on, with the transfer of her Tony Award-winning LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL now confirmed for this summer...

02 Feb
2017

She's a #StageFaves legend, the 'understudy' who saved the day last year when Hollywood star Glenn Close was taken ill at the London Coliseum. And now, Ria Jones, who originated the role at Andrew Lloyd Webber's private Sydmonton Festival workshop in 1991, will fully make Norma Desmond her own in a major new production that opens at Leicester Curve in September ahead of a UK-wide tour...

01 Feb
2017

Full casting has been announced for the London premiere of Neil Sedaka musical BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO, which opens at Upstairs at the Gatehouse in March...

31 Jan
2017

As WICKED welcomes cast changes this week - including Willemijn Verkaik returning to the role of Elphaba - yet-another new booking period for the long-running West End production at the Apollo Victoria Theatre...

31 Jan
2017

Tim Minchin's GROUNDHOG DAY has been named the Best Musical of 2016 by the people who really know - the critics. The annual Critics' Circle Theatre Awards, held today at the West End's Prince of Wales Theatre, also featured a sneak-peek performance of a musical that will be facing the critics in a few weeks...

31 Jan
2017

As it celebrated its 600th West End performance last night (30 January 2017), KINKY BOOTS has announced the opening of a new booking period until Saturday 30 September 2017...

30 Jan
2017

To celebrate HAMILTON public booking opening today we've got the the third and final part of our countdown of great new musicals coming to London in 2017! Make 2017 your #YearofTheatre...

30 Jan
2017

Stefan Bednarczyk, Claire-Marie Hall, Dale Rapley and Simon Willmont star in the world premiere of new Bateman and Conley musical THE SORROWS OF SATAN, which has a limited season starting next month at London's Tristan Bates Theatre...

30 Jan
2017

Broadway legend Lillias White makes her London stage debut in THIS JOINT IS JUMPIN', the concert show celebrating - and radically reinterpreting - the music of jazz icon Fats Waller, which comes to The Other Palace studio in April...

30 Jan
2017

We always suspected specs-tacular #StageFaves Michael Matus and George Rae were Greek gods - and here's the proof. They'll play Dionysus and Xanthias (well, ancient Greek characters anyway) in a version of THE FROGS (Stephen Sondheim and Nathan Lane after Aristophanes), receiving its UK premiere in March...

Any early predictions for which of your #StageFaves will be in the running for #OlivierAwards this year? Start planning for how you're going to congratulate and celebrate for theatre's biggest night of the year, which this year will be bigger than ever at the Royal Albert Hall...

27 Jan
2017

As part of the National Theatre's announcement of its wide-ranging plans for the next year, there are two productions that are cause for major excitement amongst musical lovers: a star-studded revival of Sondheim's FOLLIES and a world premiere stage adaptation of PINOCCHIO directed by John Tiffany (Once, Harry Potter)...

27 Jan
2017

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS is one of 2017's biggest musical openings in the West End. It will be led by Rufus Hound and, now confirmed and also reprising his performance from last year's tour, Neil McDermott as, respectively Mr Toad and Chief Weasel. Several other #StageFaves have also been announced to join them at the London Palladium...

27 Jan
2017

If you didn't manage to get HAMILTON tickets via last week's priority booking, you'll want them even more now with initial West End casting announced. #StageFaves stalwarts including Rachelle Ann Go, Jason Pennycooke, Giles Terera and more...

26 Jan
2017

'Oh, Mr Blue Sky, please tell us why you had to hide away for so long' ... But not for much longer. OUR LADIES OF PERPETUAL SUCCOUR, Lee Hall's adaptation of Alan Warner novel which features seminal hits from Electric Light Orchestra, has confirmed that it's coming to the West End in May after last year's London premiere at the National Theatre...

26 Jan
2017

What have Jews dominated the entertainment industry? And musical theatre in particular? New musical revue THAT'S JEWISH ENTERTAINMENT, which premieres at north London's Upstairs at the Gatehouse next month, has the answers...

23 Jan
2017

After making it as an X Factor finalist in 2009, RENT star Lucie Jones is once again in the running to fly the flag for the country in this year's Eurovision Song Contest. She'll compete with the new single Never Give Up On You, live on BBC Two this Friday night...

21 Jan
2017

It’s Part Two of our countdown of great new musicals coming to London in 2017! Spring is approaching, the days are getting longer, holidays and chocolate are on the horizon and there’s even more to add to your #YearofTheatre. Here are some #StageFaves shows we’re looking forward to seeing this March and April…

20 Jan
2017

If Alfie Boe and Katherine Jenkins as supernaturally separated lovers Billy and Julie wasn't enough to get you excited about CAROUSEL at English National Opera, today's further principal casting - including Only Fools and Horses' Nicholas Lyndhurst and #StageFaves favourites Brenda Edwards, Derek Hagen, Alex Young, Gavin Spokes and Martyn Ellis - is likely to do the trick...