New casting alert for WICKED! There's a brand-new Boq in Oz in the new year. Welcome to Nicholas McLean. Do you know who else is in the current cast of this long-running blockbuster?
The feel-good musical sensation Everybody’s Talking About Jamie goes from strength to strength with the announcement of a new booking period at London’s Apollo Theatre until 29 August 2020. Plus producers launch a national search for ‘an outstandingly talented undiscovered young performer’ to play Jamie New after Layton Williams says his farewell on 4 January next year and joins the show’s touring production.
Flying into the London production of musical sensation Wicked from 22 July 2019 will be Nikki Bentley and Helen Woolf who will lead the new cast as Elphaba and Glinda, having played the roles on the recent UK and Ireland tour. They will be joined at the Apollo Victoria by Alistair Brammer as Fiyero, Kim Ismay’s Madame Morrible and Idriss Kargbo returns to play Boq. Do you see another visit to Oz in your future?
Yes, it’s that time of year again and we can’t wait for the free theatre festival West End Live to return to Trafalgar Square on the weekend of 22 and 23 June 2019. Want to know which shows are performing at this year’s event, from old favourites to first-timers? Then read on…
Miss Saigon star Alistair Brammer is back in the West End and flying high with the news that he will be playing Fiyero in the hit musical Wicked at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre from 22 July 2019.
The battle is on for your votes in the run up to West End Eurovision 2019 including ‘The Best ident Movie’. From previous winner The Phantom of the Opera to new kid on the block Only Fools and Horses – The Musical, #StageFaves has brought together several of the video contenders to help you make up your mind.
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.
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.
It's Wednesday and that means it's #HamiltonHumpDay! This week, we thought we'd learn a bit more about the man behind the musical, Lin-Manuel Miranda. Super-fans might know some of these facts already, but we bet there are a few new tidbits for even the most hardcore HAMILTON lover...
There are always cheers and tears at every awards ceremony and this year’s Oliviers were no exception. We’ve been trawling through Twitter to find some of the best reactions to who won and lost on the big night.
In a shock casting rumour, it's been suggested that 'Wicked' on Broadway has found their new green girl in international pop star Ariana Grande. Apparently current Elphaba, Jackie Burns (who has played the role on and off for 6 years), is ready to move on to pastures new so if you care to find her, be sure to look to the Western skies!
It's the middle of February and love is in the air! Wednesday was valentines day and thousands of lovebirds flew to theatres around the country to enjoy a musical together! There was also a lot of tweeting...like, a LOT a lot of tweeting...so we put together our top tweets from Valentines Day 2018. Some are funny, some are cool, some are...original, to say the least.
Musicals dominated the Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards in a ceremony held today at the West End's Prince of Wales Theatre (and organised by none other than Faves founder Terri Paddock). Full list of musical winners here. And have you seen our live-tweeting from the event itself?
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.)
December 21st may be the shortest day of the year but the stars were aligned and shining brightly for the fantastic opening night of HAMILTON in London! And as soon as the show finished the rapturous reviews started pouring in! Still on a HAMILTON high we’ve rounded up our top 15 tweets from the big night!
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!
Something WICKED this way comes...and it's going to keep coming back again and again, because the smash hit American Musical has announced it's now extended (for the 24th time!!) right up until December 2018...
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...
The Easter weekend is almost upon us! Everyone's getting ready to enjoy a glorious 4 day break, soak up the sun and take part in some festive fun. But what about your favourite stars and shows? They may be busy over the weekend entertaining us all but your #StageFaves are celebrating the Easter holidays in their own unique way!