We love it when understudies and alternates step into the main role. Now it's Karl Queensborough's time to take the lead on Alexander Hamilton and no one's taking away his shot. Full details announced for Hamilton's new West End cast as the show enters its third year.
Phone rings, door chimes, in come the 2018 West End cast recording of Company. In the same week as Marianne Elliott’s groundbreaking production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s legendary musical comedy triumphed at the Critics’ Circle Awards, the digital download and streaming release has been made available and the fans can’t wait!
In yet another twist for the much-anticipated production of the Sondheim and George Furth classic, opening at the West End’s Gielgud Theatre from 26 September 2018, Jonathan Bailey will play Jamie (originally written as Amy) and Alex Gaumond is his devoted boyfriend. But don’t worry, the song ‘Not Getting Married’ today remains!
It's time for another #PalladiumPicks and this week we've chosen a true classic and one of the most famous musical theatre songs of all time, from a show that won the Olivier Award for "Outstanding Achievement of the Year in a Musical" way back in 1982! This week, we bring you the 2016 cast of GUYS AND DOLLS performing "Sit Down You're Rocking The Boat" live at the London Palladium...
Last night was the opening of ENO’s beautiful Rogers & Hammerstein’s CAROUSEL starring ALFIE BOE and KATHERINE JENKINS. We’ve gathered our ten favourite first night tweets including good luck wishes, post-show reactions and a few backstage moments…Check out more with our Carousel Cast Tweets!
If Alfie Boe and Katherine Jenkins as supernaturally separated lovers Billy and Julie wasn't enough to get you excited about CAROUSEL at English National Opera, today's further principal casting - including Only Fools and Horses' Nicholas Lyndhurst and #StageFaves favourites Brenda Edwards, Derek Hagen, Alex Young, Gavin Spokes and Martyn Ellis - is likely to do the trick...
Show Boat won't be the only Broadway classic shuttering in the West End this month. Chichester Festival transfer GUYS AND DOLLS has posted closing notices at the Phoenix Theatre for 21 August 2016, at the end of Hollywood's Rebel Wilson acclaimed stint as Miss Adelaide...
We've created special merchandise to celebrate the #OlivierAwards success of #StageFaves performers including Imelda Staunton, Lara Pulver, Matt Henry, David Bedella and all the 2016 musical nominees.
UPDATED: Winners' conversion rate now added to this story... There are 13 musical productions in the 2016 Olivier Awards running, all but three of them still running (or, in the case of Bugsy Malone, soon to be returning). Brush up on the tallies and #GetSocial with them all here.
Here's a reminder of all the full shortlists in the 2016 Olivier Awards, with a Stage Faves focus on musicals. Plus, watch Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton read the nominations at the star-studded nominations event in February.
UPDATED: David Bedella wins Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical for In the Heights. Brush up on your knowledge with our guide to him and the other men who wowed the judges with their supporting performances this year: Dan Burton, Gavin Spokes and Peter Davison.