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22 Feb
2019

On 12 May 2019 at London’s Eventim Apollo there will be two concerts of The Best of… Rock Musicals for the benefit of The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust and there are plenty of West End and international stars lining up to take part. They include Adam Pascal, Kerry Ellis, Judy Kuhn, Debbie Kurup, Rob Houchen, and that’s just a few. Are you trying out your air guitar in readiness?

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 attending the West End opening of GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY, which has transferred for a limited season at the Noel Coward Theatre following its lauded world premiere at the Old Vic. Can you name all the celebs Perry spotted on the red carpet? (Hint: They include Hollywood royalty Cate Blanchett!)

09 Nov
2017

Casting has been announced for the West End transfer of the Old Vic's production of GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY, which begins its run at the Noel Coward Theatre in December. With many of the original cast being joined by some fantastic new faces, we can already tell it's going to be wonderful! Check out the full cast, watch the new trailer and send them some StageFaves cheer!

04 Oct
2017

It's been a sell-out at the Old Vic, where it finishes this Saturday, now more theatregoers will have the chance to see Conor McPherson's amazing musical makeover of Bob Dylan classics in GIRL FROM THE COUNTRY. It transfers to the West End for a limited season from 29 December 2017. We've got the new show trailer to remind you just how stunning it is...

03 Aug
2017

Faves founder Terri Paddock has been raving about Conor McPherson's new musical GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY, inspired by Bob Dylan songs, and judging by this video of Sheila Atim's performance in the show at the Old Vic Theatre, we can understand why! Have a watch...

19 May
2017

It was the first day of rehearsals for #StageFaves COMMITTEE, HOLY CRAP, and GIRLS FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY as well as first day in the QUEENS THEATRE for the new cast of LES MISERABLES this week! Here are our 10 top rehearsal tweets!

05 May
2017

What do Bob Dylan and ABBA have in common? Well...they've both got 'jukebox' musicals! Bob Dylan's 1963 song "Girl from the North Country", from his second studio album, provided inspiration for this world premiere new musical (or is it a play with music?) opening at the Old Vic Theatre this July. We've got two fab songs for you from GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY (wonder how they came up with the title?!), sung by the cast, to whet your whistle. It certainly doesn't sound like MAMMA MIA!

28 Apr
2017

Bob Dylan's 1963 song "Girl from the North Country", from his second studio album, provided inspiration for writer-director Conor McPherson for this world premiere new musical (or is it a play with music?) at the Old Vic Theatre. Who'll be singing that and other classic Dylan tracks?