It’s going to be a Shakespeare-style tale with a twist featuring Max Martin tunes and there are now a stream of West End stars lining up alongside Miriam-Teak Lee (in the title role) for new musical & Juliet, including Cassidy Janson, Oliver Tompsett, Arun Blair-Mangat Melanie La Barrie, Jordan Luke Gage and Tim Mahendran. But, soft! what light through yonder window breaks…?
Michelle Visage seems to have liked Everybody’s Talking About Jamie so much that she fancied joining the cast! Best known to TV audiences for RuPaul’s Drag Race and Ireland’s Got Talent, now she will make her West End debut as Miss Hedge from 18 October 2018 to 26 January 2019.
Actress Shobna Gulati, best known for playing Sunita Alahan in ITV’s Coronation Street, is joining the award-winning London cast of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, taking on the role of Ray from 7 May 2018.
After a hugely successful opening night, everyone really is talking about Everybody's Talking About Jamie! Coming to the West End after a sold-out run in Sheffield, this new British musical opened at the Apollo Theatre on 22 November 2017 and just take a look at all these 4- and 5-star reviews. We've rounded up some of the best reviews from press night here.
Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Perry O'Bree attending the West End premiere (on 22 November 2017) of EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE at the Apollo Theatre. What happened when he met the real-life teen drag queen Jamie Campbell, who inspired the musical?
EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE, inspired by the real-life story of teen drag queen Jamie Campbell, receives its much-anticipated West End premiere tonight (22 November 2017) at the Apollo Theatre and our fave first-night vlogger Perry O'Bree will be there. Ahead of that, here are eight videos you should watch to get you good and excited about seeing this show...
Everybody’s talking about the #StageFaves that have just been announced in the full cast for Everybody's Talking About Jamie. In total, 12 cast members return from the show's critically acclaimed run at Sheffield Crucible and are joined by 12 new faces for the West End transfer. Directed by Jonathan Butterell and written by Dan Gillespie Sells and Tom MacRae, the new British musical will play a limited season at the London’s Apollo Theatre from 6 November 2017 to 21 April 2018, with a press night on 22 November.
The full cast has been announced for this summer's return of the Open Air Theatre's Olivier Award-winning revival of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. In addition to the previously announced Declan Bennett, Tyrone Huntley and Peter Caulfield - all reprising their performances as Jesus, Judas, Pilate and Herod, respectively - who's back and who's new?
They told us to #keeptalkingaboutJamie and our wishes would come true... It’s not every press release that begins with a fairy tale, still less one that actually comes true. But thanks to Jamie Campbell, Firecracker Films, Michael Ball, Sheffield Theatres and Nica Burns, a new British musical by a new British theatre writing and directing team, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie opens at the Apollo Theatre on Wednesday 22 November 2017.
On Friday, Haydn Oakley was announced for the UK premiere of An American in Paris in the West End. Five days later, he's announced to star in another UK premiere of another Broadway musical, SIDE SHOW, in which he'll star next month alongside 'conjoined twins' Louise Dearman and Laura Pitt Pulford at Southwark Playhouse. Busy man! Full SIDE SHOW casting is announced today...