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08 Apr

One day to go! Here's #StageFaves blogger Perry O'Bree to remind you of the key musical nominations in the 2017 Olivier Awards and what to look out for tomorrow...

It's 9 days until the 2017 Olivier Awards are held at Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 9 April. The #StageFaves team have put our heads together to come up with 9 things you should be doing to prepare for the big night...

The #OlivierAwards nominees were announced on Monday, and the celebrations continue today at the Nominee Celebration lunch! With everyone in high spirits, let's take a closer look at the reactions to the nominations.

In the 2017 Olivier Awards shortlists, which were announced today, the #StageFaves musicals battling for supremacy include Groundhog Day, Dreamgirls, The Girls, Half a Sixpence, Jesus Christ Superstar, School of Rock and Sunset Boulevard - the last three of which were all composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber...

01 Dec

Happy Vlogmas! On the 1st of December, we're officially launching our #ChristmasCountdown. In the second of Perry O'Bree's special festive videos, he belts out his #StageFaves version of "The 12 Days of Christmas". Also follow us on Twitter and Facebook where we'll be releasing the Perry's 12 days one day at a time and celebrating each of the #StageFaves shows (and the one privileged performer in the pear tree) named and numbered...

27 Nov

Black Friday 2016 (25 November) lived up to its name after a power surge plunged the West End into darkness. Several shows - including musicals ALADDIN, LES MISERABLES, JERSEY BOYS and THRILLER LIVE - had to be cancelled and many more were delayed. We’re rounded up some of our fave tweets - with videos, photos and other reactions - showing how #StageFaves were affected on the night...

23 Nov

In addition to our limited-edition festive "All I Want for Christmas" range, #StageFaves is delighted to unveil our brand-new, specially commissioned design celebrating musical theatre (meeting social media!) in the 21st century, which has now been rolled out across all 2200+ performers featured on the site...

22 Nov

Our first-night vlogger Perry O'Bree is getting ready for the holidays. In the first of Perry's special festive videos, he sings his own #StageFaves-style letter to Santa of some of the top performers on his "All I Want for Christmas" must-have merchandise list. Can you guess who Perry wants this season? Who's on your Christmas wish-list?

20 Nov

Jessica Russell was the lucky winner in our #KerryIsMyFave competition. Her killer prize? Not only tickets for two to MURDER BALLAD at Cadogan Hall, but a chance to meet star Kerry Ellis one-one-one for hugs, pics and video after the show... and a signed Kerry Ellis #StageFaves t-shirt, of course. Be sure to follow @StageFaves on Twitter and like us on Facebook, where we'll be announcing our next competition in the next few days....

21 Oct

We are wishing a speedy recovery to Queen guitarist legend Brian May, whose ill health has forced the cancellation of his upcoming Candlelit Christmas concert tour with #StageFave Kerry Ellis...

06 Oct

Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Perry O'Bree attending the UK premiere of MURDER BALLAD at the Arts Theatre. This deadly new rock musical is written by Julia Jordan and Juliana Nash with a killer cast including Kerry Ellis, Ramin Karimloo, Norman Bowman and Victoria Hamilton-Barritt. Don't forget to enter our competition too...

08 Jul

Prepare ye the way of the Lord! #StageFaves mega-stars Ramin Karimloo, Kerry Ellis and Preeya Kalidas are passing it on to a new generation of musical theatre performers in a special concert presentation of GODSPELL, which launches the new British Theatre Academy in August...

26 May

Samantha Barks and Tom Chambers back in the West End, Beverley Knight and Matt Cardle reuniting post-Memphis, sneak-peeks of new shows including Murder Ballad and The Secret Garden, plus TONS of other #StageFaves shows (25!) and performers (too many to count?!) will take part in this year's WEST END LIVE...

01 Apr

Kerry Ellis stars in the UK premiere of cult Off-Broadway musical Murder Ballad, which opens at the West End's in October.