She got to perform 'And I Am Telling You' with Jennifer Hudson on The Voice... and soon Nicole Raquel Dennis will get a chance to sing all of Effie White's songs every night as she is cast to lead Dreamgirls' first-ever UK tour. Watch her in action here.
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!
In the lengthly process of creating a musical (one which sometimes takes decades!), there are always a few tunes that don't make the cut. It's a rare moment though, when we actually get to hear any of them! In a very special London performance, DREAMGIRLS creator Henry Krieger talks about the cut song "I'm The New Girl" and then performs it with West End Lorrell, Asmeret Ghebremichael.
Were you at West End Live!? Brilliant wasn't it!? Don't you wish it was still going on? Were you unable to attend? Gutted, right? WELL FEAR NOT!! West End Live 2018 have put together a comprehensive YouTube playlist of the performances from over the weekend....
Bet you are keen to find out who our vlogger Perry O'Bree caught up with at West End Live 2018? Watch all his backstage video interviews from Day One with West End stars including Louise Dearman, Trevor Dion Nicholas, Marisha Wallace and Danielle Steers and many others from Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, Aladdin The Musical, Motown The Musical, Bat Out of Hell and Eugenius! – to name a few!
SO MANY SHOWS TO SEE! Everybody's Talking About Jamie officially opens West End Live's 2018 proceedings at 11am this Saturday 16 June. The Saturday schedule continues with a slew of other West End big-hitters, with plenty other #StageFaves musicals and stars including Nathan Amzi, Trevor Dion Nicholas, Emma Kingston and Danielle Hope...
Two years after London audiences welcomed DREAMGIRLS to the Savoy Theatre, the much-loved musical will play its final performance on Saturday 12 January 2019, before news of a UK tour. Are you going to squeeze in an extra visit before it’s too late?
West End LIVE 2018 is back – for an incredible 14th year – and we will be making sure you know everything there is to know about the event in Trafalgar Square on 16 and 17 June 2018. Starting with the packed list of shows queuing up to take part.
No one was going to rain on the parades of all the stars lining to walk the Red Carpet at the Royal Albert Hall for the Olivier Awards 2018. So whether you want a chance to catch up with Patti LuPone or the cast of Hamilton – here’s your chance…
It’s the biggest occasion in the theatre industry calendar and, slowly but surely, we are finding out which artists will be presenting those life-changing 2018 Olivier Awards this Sunday 8 April at the Royal Albert Hall.
This year, the legendary charity production, WEST END EUROVISION returns to London for the first time in four years. This April, eight West End shows will compete at the Shaftesbury Theatre. The shows have now unveiled their Ident Movies and are seeking public votes to win the coveted "Best Video Ident" trophy. Watch them all and giggle along with your StageFaves...
It's back and better than ever! ‘Magic at the Musicals with Cadbury Dairy Milk’ is set to return to London’s Royal Albert Hall for one night only on 21st May 2018 with a brand new show and a 60 piece orchestra...
One of our fave musical theatre directors interviewing a series of our #StageFaves... starting with Tyrone Huntley, Alice Fearn, Fra Fee, Harriet Thorpe, Lara Denning, Julie Atherton and Mark Anderson? That's a weekly podcast we'll be tuning in to for sure... care of the new IMDB of theatre app, Stagedoor.
Mousetrap Theatre Projects’ 21st-anniversary gala celebration this month will feature musical excerpts from Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, Mamma Mia! and Dreamgirls as well as appearances from Michael Xavier Tyrone Huntley and Rachel Tucker. It's all happening Sunday 18 March 2018 at the West End's Prince of Wales Theatre.
Get your Sequins, spandex and glitter balls at the ready and prepare for a raucous night of fun because after four whole years away, West End Eurovision is back for one night only this April!!
The fabulous DREAMGIRLS, currently enjoying a West End run at the Savoy Theatre, has released a brand new trailer for 2018 and it's so slick we feel like we're in a movie!
They're powerhouse vocalists in their own right but now Amber Riley, Cassidy Jansen and Beverley Knight have teamed up, they're unstoppable! The three stunning #StageFaves go by the "Leading Ladies" and in November, released their debut album "Songs from the Stage". The trio stopped by BBC's Children In Need last month to sing an absolutely beautiful rendition of the Bette Midler classic "Wind Beneath my Wings". Be honest, you cried...
Welcome to 2018! What’s the best way to start the New Year? By checking out our sparkling top 20 #StageFave New Year tweets of course! Here's to another #stagey year of fantastic theatre!
We once again salute all the #StageFaves performers and show shortlisted in this year's Evening Standard Theatre Awards, but it was Dreamgirls star Amber Riley and the world premiere of Jim Steinman's BAT OUT OF HELL that took home the musical gongs at tonight's star-studded performance at the West End's Theatre Royal Drury Lane...
As we come to the end of the year, it's time to start celebrating what our #StageFaves have been getting up to this year, and the brilliant guys over at The Curtain Up Show have just announced the nominees for their Album of the Year 2017, in association with TodayTix.