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28 May

Despite five star reviews the UK professional premiere production of legendary composer Michel Legrand’s musical comedy Amour will end its run early, on 8 June 2019, having played 45 performances. There’s only two more weeks to see this “genuinely enchanting” and “utterly gorgeous” production so there’s no time to waste in booking your tickets.

20 May

How does Michel Legrand's score inspire the cast of AMOUR? The five-time Tony Award-nominated musical receives its UK professional premiere in this production, which is also the first staging since Legrand's death in January. Terri Paddock talked to the company as well as producer Danielle Tarento and director Hannah Chissick...

"C'est magnifique!" says The Stage and, across the board, critics are professing j'adore AMOUR. We've rounded up a few of the four- and five-star reviews as well as the latest show trailer. Are you ready to fall in love? Time to get booking!

10 May

Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Perry O’Bree attending the West End opening of AMOUR at the Charing Cross Theatre. Perry was there taking in the intimate atmosphere of Michel Legrand’s musical fantasy and of course fitting in some post-show chats with cast members Anna O’Byrne, Elissa Churchill and Claire Machin. It was a ‘chocolate box of delightful joy’ and Perry seems to have loved every bite!

29 Apr

'I don't deserve your attention / I'm hardly worthy of mention...' So sings Dusoleil in Michel Legrand's AMOUR - but we beg to differ. Especially after watching this full-length, sneak-peek into the rehearsal room, including interviews with stars Anna O'Byrne and Gary Tushaw and director Hannah Chissick. Have you entered our competition yet?

Oscar-winning French musical composer, conductor and pianist Michel Legrand passed away in January. Join Faves founder Terri Paddock on Monday 13 May 2019 at the posthumous UK premiere of his five-time Tony-nominated 2002 musical AMOUR to discuss Legrand, his legacy and the show with director and cast...

16 Apr

We love these snapshots of activity as we count down to the much-anticipated UK premiere of the late, great Michel Legrand's AMOUR. Did you know that the Charing Cross has a theatre pug?! Plus, have you watched Anna O'Bryne's first-listen video yet? Or entered our competition?

02 Apr

Just months after Michel Legrand passed away, at the age of 86 on 26 January 2019, his five-time Tony-nominated musical AMOUR receives its professional UK premiere at London's Charing Cross Theatre for a limited 12-week season. Gary Tushaw, Anna O'Byrne and Alisdair Harvey lead the cast. Who's joining them?

05 Sep

As rehearsals begin for Aria Entertainment’s prestigious festival of new musical theatre, From Page To Stage, returning for a sixth successful year and featuring seven new shows, we fill you in on everything you need to know – including all the full casting details.

18 Oct

Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Perry O'Bree attending the much-anticipated revival of Tony Award-winning Broadway musical RAGTIME, part of director Thom Southerland and producer Danielle Tarento's season of work at London's Charing Cross Theatre.

22 Aug

We've got him back! After his recent Broadway run, reprising his role as Javert in Les Miserables, Earl Carpenter returns to the London stage in October to star alongside Anita Louise Combe and a #StageFaves-stuffed ensemble cast in Thom Southerland's revival of RAGTIME at Charing Cross Theatre...

14 Jul

If this first song release is anything to go by, we are in for a mighty treat with Rodgers and Hammerstein's ALLEGRO. The 1947 Broadway musical receives its long-awaited European premiere next month. Watch and listen here as #StageFave Katie Bernstein sings "The Gentleman Is a Dope" from the show...

24 Jun

Not content with running a season of four major musicals at Charing Cross Theatre, director Thom Southerland and producer Danielle Tarento return to Southwark Playhouse with Rodgers & Hammerstein's ALLEGRO in August. Gary Tushaw stars as Joseph Taylor. The full cast also includes these #StageFaves...