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06 May
2019

Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Marika Visser attending the West End opening of Man Of La Mancha at the London Coliseum. Marika was there on the Red Carpet, ready to ‘dream the impossible dream’ and finally tick the show off her bucket list as this is the first West End production of the show for 50 years. Shall we see how she got on?

16 Mar
2019

Did you hear the gossip? The multi-talented Peter Polycarpou – well-known for his stage, film and TV performances – has been cast in the role of Don Quixote’s squire, Sancho Panza, alongside Kelsey Grammer’s Don Quixote in the first West End production of Man of the Mancha for 50 years, running at the London Coliseum from 26 April to 8 June 2019. Could that be double trouble?

11 Feb
2019

It’s going to be a Shakespeare-style tale with a twist featuring Max Martin tunes and there are now a stream of West End stars lining up alongside Miriam-Teak Lee (in the title role) for new musical & Juliet, including Cassidy Janson, Oliver Tompsett, Arun Blair-Mangat Melanie La Barrie, Jordan Luke Gage and Tim Mahendran. But, soft! what light through yonder window breaks…?

03 Feb
2019

It’s the first West End production of much-loved musical Man of La Mancha in over 50 years and it’s turning into quite a cast line-up. Nicholas Lyndhurst and Cassidy Janson have joined Kelsey Grammer and Danielle de Niese for the limited season which runs at the London Coliseum from 26 April to 8 June 2019. Will you be living the dream?

Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Perry O’Bree at the West End premiere of CHESS, starring Michael Ball, Alexandra Burke, Cedric Neal, Tim Howar, Cassidy Janson and Philip Browne at the London Coliseum (on 1 May 2018). Did Perry thank Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus and Tim Rice for the music at the after party?

24 Apr
2018

The next year is an exciting and busy period for musical revivals, as some beloved shows return to the West End. Here are four of the biggest ones that guest blogger Nicole Ackman advises you to get booking now...

26 Mar
2018

Full cast details have been revealed for the star-studded London revival of Chess, the first West End production of Chess since 1986 – plus there’s a new rehearsal photo featuring the cast and creative team…

16 Feb
2018

OFFICIAL! Michael Ball returns to the West End stage in the first revival in over 30 years of CHESS, and he's leading a top-notch cast at the London Coliseum that also includes Alexandra Burke, Cassidy Janson, Tim Howar and Superstar legend Murray Head...

05 Jan
2018

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
2017

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
2017

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
2017

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
2017

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...

07 Aug
2017

How can time have flown by so quickly? On Saturday 5th August BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL bowed out after more than two fabulous years in the West End and we were so sad to see it go! The good news is that a UK tour with a new cast kicks off in September! In the meantime, we counted down 10 top tweets from the final night. Warning: you may need a box of tissues handy…

26 Jun
2017

Who'd our vlogger Perry O'Bree catch up with at West End Live? Watch all his backstage video interviews from both days with West End stars including Ben Forster, Jade Ewen, Danny Mac, Cassidy Janson, Marisha Wallace, Kerry Ellis, Rachel Tucker, Tyrone Huntley, John Partridge (in drag!), Lucie Jones, Jason Manford and many others from Aladdin, An American in Paris, The Phantom of the Opera, Mamma Mia!, Five Guys Named Moe, On the Town, The Lion King, Everybody Loves Jamie, Half a Sixpence and The Wind in the Willows - to name a few!

20 Jun
2017

The mark of true #StageFaves is that not only are they great performers onstage, but that they are also great people offstage. So it is amazing to see how many performers have answered the call from Giles Terera and Danielle Tarento to join Songs and Solidarity on Sunday 25th June. Taking place at Trafalgar Studios 1 at 7.30pm, Songs and Solidarity is a West End fundraising gala evening of song, dance and comedy for the hundreds of families made homeless and the relatives of those who lost their lives in the Grenfell Tower fire.

BEAUTIFUL - The Carole King Musical has posted closing notices for 5 August 2017 at the West End's Aldwych Theatre, just before its planned UK tour opens. Will you visit the London production before it finishes? Watch here what happened when King herself visited in March...

18 Apr
2017

How did you spend the long Bank Holiday weekend? For the nine #StageFaves who made our favourite in our Easter tweets round-up, there were stately homes and adorable pooches, not to mention chocolates and bunnies...

23 Mar
2017

Composer and lyricist Alexander S Bermange has attracted scored of #StageFaves performers for his new album Wit & Whimsy, produced by legendary musical director Mike Dixon. Comic songs include "Stuck in the Ensemble", "It's Lovely Being a Luvvie" and "I Wish That My Life Were Like A Musical" - a #StageFaves anthem for the sequel, please?

21 Jun
2016

Perry O'Bree had a ball at WEST END LIVE 2016. In this vlog from Day 1, he captures the crowd fun - and initiates a resounding group 'woo! - and captures performance snippets from shows including Motown, Wicked, Show Boat, Kinky Boots, Sunny Afternoon and many more...