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11 Apr

Another lockdown must-watch for musical theatre fans takes place on Tuesday 14 April 2020. And the producers of CURTAINS are inviting fans to get involved too with their own #ShowPeople videos. Get filming!

23 Dec

Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Perry O’Bree attending the opening of Curtains at London’s Wyndham’s Theatre. Perry is wowed by the incredible dance numbers, fabulous vocals & on the edge of his seat as he tries to solve such an entertaining musical whodunnit. Plus he gets to chat post-show to the stars including Jason Manford, Carley Stenson, Rebecca Lock, Samuel Holmes and lan Burkitt. It’s certainly a musical to lift your spirits.

Curtains, the murder mystery musical comedy by Chicago and Cabaret creators Kander & Ebb, had its Broadway premiere in 2007 in a production starring Frasier's David Hyde Pierce. Why has it taken so long for it to at last receive its West End premiere? And why is it so very perfect for the West End?

26 Nov

'Laugh-out-loud'... 'a show for people who love musical theatre'. That's definitely us! And everyone who visits #StageFaves, of course. As we get ready for the West End premiere of Kander & Ebb's musical whodunnit CURTAINS, we've rounded up review highlights from the show's tour to date. Time to get booking!

How good are you at solving mysteries and loving musical theatre? Join Faves founder Terri Paddock on Sunday 15 December 2019 for the West End premiere of Kander & Ebb's hilarious Broadway musical whodunnit CURTAINS to find out how good Jason Manford is! An unmissable post-show Q&A for musical lovers.

13 Nov

We're getting mighty excited about the forthcoming West End premiere of Kander & Ebb's 2007 Broadway musical whodunnit CURTAINS! Especially after watching these videos with Jason Manford, Rebecca Lock and other members of the #StageFaves cast. Have a watch!

03 Nov

Fans of Kander and Ebb shows will be excited to hear that the current touring production of the award-winning musical Curtains, starring Jason Manford, will have a West End premiere run at London’s Wyndham”s Theatre from 13 December 2019 to 11 January 2020.

06 Jun

Jason Manford is going to be in good company when the UK tour of musical Curtains opens at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley on 4 October 2019, with Ore Oduba and Carley Stenson among the new cast members just announced. Let’s hope they pull it together!

14 Feb

It'll make you a believer for sure! The UK tour of SHREK have released a trailer to get us even MORE excited about the show! Amelia Lily (in selected venues) and Steffan Harri lead the cast in the tour currently making its way around the UK...

12 May

Never Give Up on Her: After Lucie Jones represents the UK at the Eurovision Song Contest tomorrow night (13 May 2017), she'll return home and hit the road for a six-week stint with The Wedding Singer. All of which is before she then headlines the major new tour of Legally Blonde from September. Lady in demand...

25 May

What a #StageFaves company! Legend Summer Strallen returns along with current stage stars David Bedella, Amy Lennox and Samuel Holmes, as well as Michael Jibson co-directing along with producer and star Warwick Davis. Plus, narration by comedian Marcus Brigstocke and voiceover from Brian Blessed. Genius assemblage for EUGENIUS! musical...

03 May

We hate it when musicals post early closing notices, but we especially hate it when it happens to a homegrown British musical that we absolutely adore. Sad but true: Mrs Henderson Presents will close at the West End's Noel Coward Theatre on 18 June 2016...