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28 Sep

It brought a slice of Parisian romance to London's West End but it's time for the new musical, inspired by the Hollywood classic of the same name, to bid a fond farewell. AN AMERICAN IN PARIS is now playing its fina 14 weeks, anding on 6 January 2018. But fear not, it has been filmed for future release...

07 Aug

Here's a #StageFaves question for you - can you guess how many toilets are inside the Dominion Theatre? And how much it might cost to refurbish them all? Well, £6 million goes a long way towards sprucing all 95 of them. And in addition, they've also added the West End's largest and swankiest double-sided LED screen onto the facade alongside a host of other improvements.

27 Apr

What happens when you gather no fewer than 28, glowing five-star reviews? You extend, bien sur! AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, which had its West End premiere on 21 March (our Perry was there!), has extended its booking at the Dominion Theatre through to the new year...

10 Apr

What a weekend! Our #StageFaves vlogger Perry O'Bree spent Sunday afternoon at the Royal Albert Hall on the red carpet at the 2017 Olivier Awards! Catch his interviews with the likes of Tim Minchin, Audra McDonald, Tyrone Huntley and the cast of Gary Barlow's THE GIRLS...

Just hours to go until this year's Olivier Awards, which take place this Sunday 9 April. The 2017 Oliviers aren't just the biggest ever - held for the first time at the Royal Albert Hall and broadcast primetime on ITV - they're also the most social ever with lots of innovations in the mix. We're counting down this week. Each day, we'll be rounding up the best awards content being shared on social media. Final update on Saturday 8 April...

Audra McDonald will perform exclusively for the Memoriam section of this year's Olivier Awards on Sunday, while further #StageFaves presenters announced for the final line-up include Amanda Holden and Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda...

22 Mar

Here’s what London is crying out for: an escape to Paris, the Hollywood Golden Age version. It’s a slew of five-star reviews today for AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, which officially opened last night at the West End's Dominion Theatre after runs in New York and, appropriately, Paris...

Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Perry O'Bree attending the West End premiere (on 20 March 2017) of the lavish screen-to-stage musical spectacular AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at the Dominion Theatre. Was it 'S Wonderful?

21 Mar

Tonight's the night: opening night for the Broadway transfer of sumptuous screen-to-stage musical AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, that is. Get an eyeful for just how stunning Christopher Wheeldon's reinvention of the Oscar-winning film is with this new production footage just released of the new London production. And check out the gallery on the show's #StageFaves page for newly released production photography too!

We tried to limit our choices to just ten but we just couldn't, even after we separated out the kids' excellent tweets from the show account into a second blog. Opening night of SCHOOL OF ROCK just looked like too much fun. So here are top twenty (ish) tweets that encapsulate the night - from the cast and others working on the show, from celebs, from other punters in the audience and from the Lord himself, Andrew Lloyd Webber. Are you in the band on Twitter?

09 Sep

You're never too old to become a #StageFave. At the age of 70, Jane Asher is adding her West End musical debut to an extraordinary list of credits in a career spanning six decades. She'll play Madame Baurel in the Broadway transfer of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS. She joins the show's already-announced Broadway stars and a host of other #StageFaves, including Haydn Oakley, Zoe Rainey, David Seadon-Young and Ashley Day...

22 Apr

The Tony Award-winning screen-to-stage adaptation of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS receives its West End premiere at the Dominion Theatre in March 2017, with its Broadway stars Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope recreating their roles in London.