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18 May

After ten weeks, 72 virtual shows and over £30,000 raised for musical theatre performers during lockdown, the hugely successful #LeaveALightOn online concert series will come to a close next Friday 26 May 2020 with Beverley Knight.

01 Nov

Save the last dance for Beverley Knight because she will be starring as Faye Treadwell, the legendary manager of one of the world’s greatest vocal groups, The Drifters, in the world premiere of The Drifters Girl, opening for a short season at Newcastle Theatre Royal in September 2020 before transferring to London’s Garrick Theatre the following month.

01 May

A year and a day after Gillian Lynne DBE sadly passed away, ‘To Gillie, With Love’ will see stars of the world of dance, theatre, film and TV come together on 2 July 2019 at London’s Gillian Lynne Theatre, to show their admiration and thanks. Already in the line-up are Sierra Boggess, Ben Forster, Linzi Hateley, Ramin Karimloo, Beverley Knight and the New Adventures Company. A special evening is in store.

08 Apr

What a night for musical theatre at the Olivier Awards with Come From Away and Company each winning four prizes and awards going to the Sondheim show’s Jonathan Bailey and Patti LuPone. Also in the acting honours though were Tina – The Tina Turner Musical’s Kobna Holdbrook-Smith and Caroline, Or Change’s Sharon D Clarke. Plus among the performances Six The Musical almost blew the roof off the Royal Albert Hall!

If 2018 is year of the woman (and it is!), then it all seems to be coming together now. This September, there are a host of fantastic musicals with women right in the centre of the action. Even more exciting, they all bring something totally new to the theatre scene, telling stories we rarely get to hear in commercial productions. Here are our Top 5 Feminist Picks opening over the next month...

20 Jul

The UK musical theatre scene is truly leading the pack at the moment. We have a thriving West End, wonderful UK tours, heightened interest in community and inclusive theatre, and now… a musical theatre cruise. Yes, you did hear that right. Later this year, Floating Festivals are premiering Stages At Sea, a 4 night immersive cruise experience with musical theatre appreciation at its’ core. WHAT A TIME TO BE ALIVE.

24 May

Beverley Knight and a host of fabulous StageFaves have been confirmed for the new musical SYLVIA which will play at London's Old Vic Theatre this September 2018. See the full casting below...

18 Apr

It's been 10 days now since the 2018 Olivier Awards took over our Twitter feed and we STILL can't stop talking about it! Our buddy (and fellow theatre-nut) Darren Ross shared some photos from the red carpet and we just HAD to share them with you guys too...

10 Apr

No one was going to rain on the parades of all the stars lining to walk the Red Carpet at the Royal Albert Hall for the Olivier Awards 2018. So whether you want a chance to catch up with Patti LuPone or the cast of Hamilton – here’s your chance…

09 Apr

We've got more photos from the year's Olivier Awards. Check out these of your #StageFaves winners in the press room with their trophies and the people who presented them those trophies, care of photographer Pamela Raith.

It’s the biggest occasion in the theatre industry calendar and, slowly but surely, we are finding out which artists will be presenting those life-changing 2018 Olivier Awards this Sunday 8 April at the Royal Albert Hall.

05 Jan

They're powerhouse vocalists in their own right but now Amber Riley, Cassidy Jansen and Beverley Knight have teamed up, they're unstoppable! The three stunning #StageFaves go by the "Leading Ladies" and in November, released their debut album "Songs from the Stage". The trio stopped by BBC's Children In Need last month to sing an absolutely beautiful rendition of the Bette Midler classic "Wind Beneath my Wings". Be honest, you cried...

30 Dec

It was Musicals week on Strictly Come Dancing and glorious gaggle of dynamic duos treated us to a host of brilliant dances to classic Showtunes! From CATS to PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, we were swept away by the marvellous moves, and we even spotted some familiar faces from the West End...

01 Dec

As we come to the end of the year, it's time to start celebrating what our #StageFaves have been getting up to this year, and the brilliant guys over at The Curtain Up Show have just announced the nominees for their Album of the Year 2017, in association with TodayTix.

20 Oct

They're the leading ladies of the West End and now they're a supergroup! Beverley Knight, Amber Riley and Cassidy Janson have teamed up and will be releasing their first album this November. They officially launched the group in September 2017 with a special concert where the terrific trio blew the roof off with their tremendous pipes...

18 Oct

The talented trio of Beverley Knight, Cassidy Janson and Amber Riley have teamed up to create a brand new all-female supergroup "Leading Ladies" and will release an album this November...

28 Jul

Here at #StageFaves HQ, we're delighted to introduce you to our new #StageFaves Performer Ambassador and vlogger: Shalana Serafina! Who is she? Where did we find her? What will she be bringing to the world of #StageFaves? Shalana explains all - and 10 facts you should know about her and her musical theatre world - in this launch video.

09 Jul

London’s biggest and most vibrant Pride Festival ever took place this July! From shared West End pre-show warm ups to messages of love we’ve rounded up our 20 top rainbow tweets! #LoveHappensHere

30 Jun

Ever fancied setting sail in a big ship surrounded by fellow musical theatre fans and a bunch of your favourite West-End stars? Well, if that's your oddly specific fantasy, 2018 could literally herald the realisation of all your dreams! A new musical theatre cruise "Stages" has been announced aboard the Royal Caribbean's Navigator of the Seas cruise ship. Michael Ball, Beverley Knight, Lee Mead, Sophie Evans, John Owen-Jones and musical theatre group Collabro will appear and we've gotta say, it sounds like a hell of a party...

02 Mar

With the Broadway smash hit Hamilton coming to the West End, a white actor has been cast into one of the previously black roles. Is this right? Musical Theatre Appreciation Society's Willy Mukendi-Wood discusses Colour Blind vs. Copycat casting...