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04 Oct

Here at StageFaves, we could spend hours arguing over our favourite musicals, performers and performances. YouTube channel MsMojo has put together their Top 10 list of the best Tony Awards performances of all time and although contentious, we think it's pretty good!

22 May

Idina Menzel made it one of the most iconic Disney songs ever. Demi Lovato made it rock out. Now it's Caissie Levy's turn to immortalise the tune for Broadway. Disney have now released the official music video for the Broadway version of Let It Go from FROZEN...

01 May

It's been FAR too long but CHESS is finally back in the West End and it officially opens this week!! We knew we wanted to celebrate with #StageFavesSongOfTheWeek but there are so many amazing songs in the show we had a hard time deciding! In the end we went with one we don't think gets enough recognition. Our #StageFavesSongOfTheWeek this week is Idina Menzel singing "Nobody's Side"...

21 Mar

In a shock casting rumour, it's been suggested that 'Wicked' on Broadway has found their new green girl in international pop star Ariana Grande. Apparently current Elphaba, Jackie Burns (who has played the role on and off for 6 years), is ready to move on to pastures new so if you care to find her, be sure to look to the Western skies!

27 Oct

In some amazing #StageFaves news, the ENO have announced that their next musical theatre production will be the first major West End revival of CHESS in over 30 years. The original production starred Elaine Paige and Murray Head, the 2008 Royal Albert Hall concert featured Idina Menzel and Kerry Ellis, and previous musicals here have attracted the likes of Alfie Boe and Glenn Close - which of your #StagesFaves would you like to see in this new revival?

15 Sep

We've found our new StageFave! Eleven-year-old Luke Chacko became a YouTube sensation when he was filmed flawlessly belting out the famous Frozen song "Let It Go" in front of Elsa herself, Idina Menzel on one of her recent tour dates. The video quickly went viral and he was soon asked to appear on The Ellen Show where he spoke about his love for singing and how that has meant he often gets bullied in school. What he didn't know was that Idina was waiting backstage to surprise him live in front of The Ellen Show studio audience...

14 Jun

It's been far too long, but the wait is almost over. Our favourite wicked witch Idina Menzel has landed on our shores and begins the UK leg of her #IdinaWorldTour this Wednesday 14 June in Bristol before heading down to the Royal Albert Hall and beyond. She recorded a video message to all her fans in the UK and we're SUPER excited! We can't wait to laugh and cry along with our original Elphaba. Get those voices warmed up guys, the belting-queen is BACK...

03 May

Any SCHOOL OF ROCK fans will know Jerry and Kevin, the proud gay dads of Tomika, the shy but talented vocalist in the school band. But did you know they have their own viral video series!? "Jerry and Kevin's Musical Interlude" is a weekly snippet starring #StageFaves Joel Montague and Nadeem Crowe who chat in-character and perform funny snippets of your favourite showtunes with the help of a 16-key keyboard. Here are five hilarious recent videos in their series...

06 Feb

Hold on to your Wicked witches' hats. One of our all-time favourite Broadway #StageFaves is crossing the pond with her latest concert show this summer. The one and only Idina Menzel will play the Royal Albert Hall in June as part of a handful of UK concert dates...

02 Dec

Albums are one of the best ways to keep a show alive in the memory - or to discover a new side of one of your favourite performers. There's some phenomenal scores and #StageFaves talent represented in the shortlists for The Curtain Up Show's second annual Album of the Year awards. Who gets your votes? Vote online by 4 January 2017...