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23 Feb

It's hard to imagine a StageFave more perfect for the role of Sammy Davis Jr than Olivier Award winner Giles Terera. After years of development, he'll star in Leslie Bricusse's new musical about the Rat Packer, directed by Clarke Peters.

14 Nov

And if the world premiere production of Leave to Remain – running from 18 January to 16 February 2019 – isn’t enough to get excited about, you could also check out the details of the show’s soundtrack, performed by Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke, which will be released on press night…

16 Mar

A true classic that sparked a revolution of school productions the world over, BUGSY MALONE is one for the history books. A few years ago it returned to London at the Lyric Hammersmith to packed houses rave reviews. This week, your #PalladiumPicks is the incredibly talented young cast performing a selection of songs from the show live at the London Palladium...

16 Jan

#BlueMonday became HAMILTON DAY as priority list tickets for the London production went on sale. We just can’t ‘Wait For It’! Public booking opens on 30th January so there’s still a chance to get yours if you forgot to sign up to the priority list. And there are still lots of other great musicals to see in London before HAMILTON comes along. We’ve made a list of some of our favourites for you to put in the diary. Make 2017 your #YearofTheatre! We're starting with Part One: The First 11. That's how many great musicals we've found for you to enjoy in January and February 2017!

04 Jan

Happy New Year! 2017 is fast upon us and it’s time to sort out those New Year’s Resolutions! If you’re looking for inspiration, check out our 10 fave tweets from our #StageFaves to give you some ideas!

23 Dec

We’re nearly there…Santa is packing the sleigh, Rudolph is polishing his nose and Christmas Day is right around the corner! All of our #StageFaves are hard at work but happily they’ve managed to fit in some festive cheer between the extra matinees! Here are 10 of our favourite Christmas tweets.

18 Aug

Every four years, we go absolutely wild for sports we know next to nothing about. Fencing? Get it on the telly. Synchronised swimming? Absolutely. Dressage? Bring it. We all love the Olympics and our #StageFaves performers are no exception. We've gathered a few of our favourite Olympics tweets from our performers who've been keeping up with all the action in Rio.

28 Jul

The stars of 38 shows across Theatreland - including 20 #StageFaves musicals - joined in the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan's campaign to declare to the world that #LondonIsOpen - to business, to creativity, to talent, following last month's EU Referendum. See all the musical cast photos here...

07 Apr

My Theatre Mates, also founded by Stage Faves creator Terri Paddock, today announces the winners of the second-annual Also Recognised Awards. What overlap is there with the Stage Faves database? And with a certain other prize-giving held earlier this week?

04 Apr

UPDATED: Winners' conversion rate now added to this story... There are 13 musical productions in the 2016 Olivier Awards running, all but three of them still running (or, in the case of Bugsy Malone, soon to be returning). Brush up on the tallies and #GetSocial with them all here.

Here's a reminder of all the full shortlists in the 2016 Olivier Awards, with a Stage Faves focus on musicals. Plus, watch Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton read the nominations at the star-studded nominations event in February.