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23 May
2017

Theatre and cakes together – what could be better? This year’s West End Bake Off raised more than £5000 for Acting for Others as teams from 17 shows baked a host of sugary delights! 42ND STREET took the prize but there were spectacular cakes from lots of #StageFaves! We’ve rounded up 10 tweets from the day.

22 May
2017

Were you at #WestEndBakeOff on Saturday? Our fantastic vlogger Perry O'Bree was, and he spent the day meeting #StageFaves and hanging out by the beautiful baking creations. Read our round-up of the fab morning, see who won and check out Perry's video diary...

15 May
2017

It's that time of year again! Just one week to go until the third annual WEST END BAKE OFF. The judges have been announced: hoin Babs, Arlene and Janie Dee - as well as #StageFaves' own Perry O'Bree - next Saturday 20 May 2017 as they judge this year's competition. (Will The Girls of the Women's Institute have too unfair an advantage?!) We'd better not spot any soggy bottoms...

03 May
2017

After rocking his role as alternate Dewey since Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Olivier award-winning SCHOOL OF ROCK opened last year, #StageFaves superstar Gary Trainor will lead the cast from 17 May 2017 with Stephen Leask 'joining the band' as the alternate Dewey. We think Gary will truly blow the roof off the New London Theatre and we can't wait to hear Stephen hit the high notes when he makes his debut...

03 May
2017

Any SCHOOL OF ROCK fans will know Jerry and Kevin, the proud gay dads of Tomika, the shy but talented vocalist in the school band. But did you know they have their own viral video series!? "Jerry and Kevin's Musical Interlude" is a weekly snippet starring #StageFaves Joel Montague and Nadeem Crowe who chat in-character and perform funny snippets of your favourite showtunes with the help of a 16-key keyboard. Here are five hilarious recent videos in their series...

01 May
2017

Whether enjoying a leisurely day or hard at work, our #StageFaves were ready to celebrate #MayDay and #BankHolidayMonday! We rounded up our 10 favourite tweets...

Last night was the primetime broadcast of the 2017 Olivier Awards on ITV! Fans finally got to see for themselves the glitz and glamour of Sunday's star-studded event and watch their #StageFaves perform songs from nominated shows. There was an awful lot of fan love in particular for Gary Barlow, Amber Riley and Lin-Manuel Miranda, but they were far from being the only stars worthy of praise. Here are our 18 favourite (and some of the funniest) audience tweets while watching the show. (You must scroll down to see young Jena's reaction to Amber!)...

How did #StageFaves celebrate their Olivier Award wins on social media? Reactions from Andy Karl, Amber Riley, Adam J Bernard, Rebecca Trehearn, Andrew Lloyd Webber and the teams behind this year's award-winning shows...

The #OlivierAwards ceremony may have ended at 10pm, but the night went on until morning! Here's our collection of favourite tweets from the party bus, the celebration, and the aftermath!

10 Apr
2017

We were blown away by the performances from last night's Olivier Awards ceremony at the Royal Albert Hall! Check out these photos of five #StageFave musicals vying for top spot - taken by people in the room! Who's jealous!?

10 Apr
2017

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...

In the play and design categories, Harry Potter & the Cursed Child swept the board with a record nine wins at the 2017 Olivier Awards. In the musical categories, there were double wins for Dreamgirls, Groundhog Day and Andrew Lloyd Webber, but Half a Sixpence and The Girls went home empty-handed...

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...

08 Apr
2017

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...

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...

Only a few days (or are you already counting the hours) to the 2017 Olivier Awards ceremony this Sunday (9 April) at the Royal Albert Hall, but today we want to wind the clock back rather than forward. Do you remember just how much excitement was generated around the openings of the Best New Musical nominees: DREAMGIRLS, THE GIRLS, GROUNDHOG DAY and SCHOOL OF ROCK?

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 Olivier Awards are going primetime on ITV this year. And that's in addition to other coverage on radio and social media on the night. Which #StageFaves performances are you most looking forward to as part of the show?

24 Mar
2017

On Wednesday this week (22 March 2017), two of our greatest living musical theatre composers, Andrew Lloyd Webber (69) and Stephen Sondheim (87) both had birthdays. Fellow multi award-winning composer and #StageFave Lin-Manuel Miranda celebrated by throwing a party on Twitter and causing a viral sensation. We invite you to the #SondWebParty here...

21 Mar
2017
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With school holidays fast approaching, what is there to do to keep the kids occupied? Musical Theatre Appreciation Society's Keira Dulake is a big advocate of children's theatre and provides some child-friendly suggestions for all ages to enjoy...