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As if we weren't excited enough about the initial casting of Lucie Jones, Ramin Karimloo and Jac Yarrow, the full cast of StageFaves taking part in The Secret Garden concerts at the London Palladium are giving us palpitations!
Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Perry O’Bree attending the opening of & Juliet at London’s Shaftesbury Theatre, the Shakespeare-style tale with a twist featuring oodles of iconic Max Martin tunes. Read on to see who Perry caught up with on the Red Carpet and watch his awesome post-shows interviews with Max Martin, Jessie J and all the cast, including Juliet herself, Miriam-Teak Lee.
Cassidy Janson, Oliver Tompsett & Jordan Luke Gage are just three of the stars to be cast in the new West End musical & Juliet
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…?
Fresh from Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Chris Jarman joins the West End cast of Wicked from 23 July 2018 alongside current cast member Rosa O’Reilly who takes over the role of Nessarose.
Ex EastEnder David Witts has been wooed back from three years in LA to play Fiyero in Wicked at the Apollo Victoria Theatre this summer.
WICKED has announced the opening of its (wait for it!) 25th new booking period. Over 500,000 new tickets for the smash-hit, telling the untold story of the witches of Oz, are now being released, with booking extended to Saturday 24 May 2019. (And by the way, we love this romantic pic of current Glinda and Fiyero, Sophie Evans and Bradley Jaden.)
To celebrate #LoveTheatreDay, we rounded up 20 top #StageFaves tweets that show what makes theatre so special. We’ve got lots of love, magic, inspiration, debuts, surprises and even chin-lip-synching (thank you, BOOK Of MORMON!). We think every day should be #LoveTheatreDay!
Something WICKED this way comes...and keeps on coming, again and again! The worldwide smash-hit show that explores the untold story of the witches of Oz flew into its 12th year at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre on Wednesday 27 Septemberand is about to become the 15th longest running show in London theatre history!
We love it when an understudy steps fully into the spotlight so splendiforous congrats to Alice Fearn, who is a standby Elphaba no more. She's joined by Sophie Evans as Glinda and several other WICKED newbies from 24 July 2017 at the Apollo Victoria...