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17 May
2019

Fresh from his success directing Ain’t Misbehavin’ at Southwark Playhouse, Tyrone Huntley will be back in the spotlight, playing the role of Wes in the European premiere of new LGBTQ+ musical The View Upstairs, previewing from 18 July 2019 at London’s Soho Theatre. With Andy Mientus, Declan Bennett, Victoria Hamilton-Barritt, Cedric Neal and John Partridge already in the line-up, it’s turning into quite a cast!

19 Apr
2019

Hold on to your hats, Smash fans! Andy Mientus is making his UK stage debut in the European premiere of new LGBTQ+ musical THE VIEW UPSTAIRS at Soho Theatre in July. And he's joined by a hot, hot, hot cast of StageFaves for this limited summer season...

02 Nov
2018

Following sell-out performances in 2016 and 2017, the London Musical Theatre Orchestra returns to the Lyceum Theatre for three performances of Alan Menken, Lynn Ahrens & Mike Ockrent’s A Christmas Carol on 10 and 17 December 2018 & just look at the cast – full of #StageFaves. There’s no ‘Bah, humbug!’ from us!

27 Oct
2018

Has the date sneaked up on you too? Can you believe that tomorrow (Sunday 28 October 2018) is the night of the theatre’s hottest fundraiser? Comedian Tom Allen hosts this year’s WEST END BARES, while Eva Noblezada opens the show. And who’s stripping off? (Well, we’re stripping off 20% with a last-minute discount!)

15 May
2018

Fifty years on from the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr and 30 years since the first performance of the late Martin Smith’s musical, Hackney Empire joins forces with the London Musical Theatre Orchestra for performances on 30 June and 1 July 2018.

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?

21 Jul
2017

Stop! In the name of your love for musicals. MOTOWN has extended its booking at the West End's Shaftesbury Theatre until January 2019 and 500,000 tickets for new dates have now been released. Do you know who's in the current cast?

Just hours to go until this year's Olivier Awards, which take place this Sunday 9 April. The 2017 Oliviers aren't just the biggest ever - held for the first time at the Royal Albert Hall and broadcast primetime on ITV - they're also the most social ever with lots of innovations in the mix. We're counting down this week. Each day, we'll be rounding up the best awards content being shared on social media. Final update on Saturday 8 April...

20 Mar
2017

As AN AMERICAN IN PARIS prepares for its West End premiere tomorrow night (20 March 2017), we take a look at some of the Americans in London who are proving a hit with #StageFaves musical fans. And several of them have connections beyond their country of birth... Who have you seen onstage? Who are we missing to shout about?

10 Feb
2017

Cedric Neal and Lucy St Louis, a.k.a. 'Berry Gordy' and 'Diana Ross', continue to lead the cast (with a few changes) of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL into its second year at the West End's Shaftesbury Theatre, where it's celebrating its birthday by extending booking to February 2018...

04 Jul
2016

On the 4th of July, we're exploring #StageFaves' American connections: six musicals and six performers born in the US and onstage soon in London. How many more can you name?

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...