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15 Aug

We heard it through the grapevine... and we're not happy about it at all. MOTOWN will finish its three-year West End run in April next year when the Shaftesbury Theatre closes for major refurbishment. Ahead of that, a separate UK tour will launch this October...

21 Jul

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?

23 Jun

All the #StageFaves in the company of Committee...A New Musical are gearing up for their first preview this weekend, so we're pleased to be able to share this video clip of them rehearsing the song 'We Want To Learn'. Hadley Fraser, Josie Rourke and composer Tom Deering have transformed part of an inquiry into ‘The collapse of Kids Company’ in to a brand-new musical which looks very interesting indeed.

08 May

As their real-life counterparts gear up towards the snap election, a cast of highly electable #StageFaves are preparing to play the Parliamentarians in the Donmar Warehouse's premiere of Tom Deering and Hadley Fraser's new documentary musical with the impossibly long full title: The Public Administration and Constitution Affairs Committee Take Oral Evidence on Whitehall’s Relationship with Kids Company. And we can't wait to see Sandra Marvin's choice of Camila Batmanghelidjh-style colourful kaftan...

03 Apr

He has been in the business for almost 70 years, but Michael Blakemore is back at the helm of THE LIFE, a Broadway show he first tackled more than 20 years ago and is now receiving its long-overdue UK premiere. Musical Theatre Review's Scott Matthewman caught up with Blakemore to see if the show was as daunting second time round...

07 Mar

How are preparations going for the long-awaited UK premiere of Cy Coleman's Tony Award-winning masterpiece THE LIFE? We sent fellow #StageFave and Backstage Jam creator Michael Watson along for a sneak-peek at rehearsals. Check out his mini video interviews including with stars Sharon D Clarke, Cornell John and the musical's legendary original director Michael Blakemore...

29 Jul

Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Perry O'Bree attending the world premiere of EXPOSURE THE MUSICAL - Life Through a Lens at the St James Theatre. This new photo-mad musical, supported by Getty Images, is written by Mike Dyer with a cast including Michael Greco, Natalie Anderson, Niamh Perry and, in the starring role as a young photographer on a dangerous commission to shoot the seven deadly sins, David Albury...

31 May

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...