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A Doctor and a Queen, namely Waitress’ Gavin Creel and Six The Musical’s Alexia McIntosh, were on hand today to announce the 2020 Olivier Awards nominations, just a month before the ceremony takes place on 5 April at the Royal Albert Hall. So now the celebrations have begun, particularly in the & Juliet, Fiddler On The Roof, Dear Evan Hansen and Mary Poppins camps, all of which have received plenty of love from the nominating panel. So who are you hoping leaves with the big prizes on the day?

11 Feb

So who were the musical theatre winners at one of the best loved events in the theatre awards calendar, the Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards? Step forward the much loved West End production of Come From Away, Most Promising Newcomer Sam Tutty for his Dear Evan Hansen debut and Best Director Jamie Lloyd who was recognised for three of his shows, including Evita at the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre.

13 Sep

They have been found. Meet the all-British full West End cast of London’s premiere production of Tony Award-winning Dear Evan Hansen which opens for previews at the Noël Coward Theatre on 29 October 2019.

07 Jun

Today is going to be a good day and here’s why: An extra ticket release for the West End production of Dear Evan Hansen goes ahead on 10 June 2019 (Pasek and Paul’s Tony Award-winning show begins previews at the Noël Coward Theatre on 29 October) and now fans have a chance to be part of the musical’s distinctive artwork.

23 Apr

We are just a little bit excited to hear that Pitch Perfect star and Dear Evan Hansen Tony Award winner Ben Platt will be bringing his Sing To Me Instead tour to London’s Eventim Apollo on 15 June 2019. Today is already a good day.

08 Feb

In the same week that queues of hopefuls lined up for the Dear Evan Hansen open auditions, dates have been confirmed for the Tony Award-winning Broadway show’s West End transfer, with previews at the Noël Coward Theatre set to begin on 29 October 2019 followed by an opening night on 19 November. Now it’s all about what the casting will be!

05 Oct

It probably seems like we have been waiting ‘For Forever’ for Dear Evan Hansen to travel across the pond from the Great White Way but now there’s a date to look forward to… sort of. The much-loved musical will open at the Noël Coward Theatre in autumn 2019, with the original Broadway creative team in place for the West End production. Now we can start speculating about the casting!

27 Jul

First it was the Victoria Palace Theatre in readiness for the opening of Hamilton, now Delfont Mackintosh Theatres is turning its attention to its other venues in need of a little TLC, and that includes the West End home of Les Miserables. Where do you think the musical will move to?

09 Apr

So it’s the morning after the night before and we are still thinking about some of the great musical performances from the Olivier Awards 2018 ceremony – The Girl From the North Country’s Sheila Atim and 42nd Street, to mention just two. Here’s a taste.

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’s John McCrea was on the sofa in the Oliviers Facebook studio, plus Girl From the North Country’s Sheila Atim gave viewers a quick sneak peek into her dressing room...

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?

Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Perry O'Bree attending the West End opening of GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY, which has transferred for a limited season at the Noel Coward Theatre following its lauded world premiere at the Old Vic. Can you name all the celebs Perry spotted on the red carpet? (Hint: They include Hollywood royalty Cate Blanchett!)

01 Dec

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.

09 Nov

Casting has been announced for the West End transfer of the Old Vic's production of GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY, which begins its run at the Noel Coward Theatre in December. With many of the original cast being joined by some fantastic new faces, we can already tell it's going to be wonderful! Check out the full cast, watch the new trailer and send them some StageFaves cheer!

04 Oct

It's been a sell-out at the Old Vic, where it finishes this Saturday, now more theatregoers will have the chance to see Conor McPherson's amazing musical makeover of Bob Dylan classics in GIRL FROM THE COUNTRY. It transfers to the West End for a limited season from 29 December 2017. We've got the new show trailer to remind you just how stunning it is...

01 Sep

For avid theatregoers, a night seeing their favourite musical on the West End can be tantamount to a religious experience! A rarer treat however, and one many can only dream about, is the chance to go backstage and...wait for the cast!! Becky Wallis, a theatre blogger and self-confessed HALF A SIXPENCE superfan, was one of the lucky few to take part in a MasterCard experience which involved just that, and shared her experience along with some cool insights into the production most of us weren't aware of...

22 May

The Stephen Sondheim Society and Mercury Musical Developments have just announced the 12 finalists for the annual West End Gala for The Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year and The Stiles + Drewe Prize. Olivier Award-winner and #StageFave Clive Rowe will host the event at the Noёl Coward Theatre on Sunday 11 June at 3pm and it's sure to be brimming with talent...

17 May

With the news of HALF A SIXPENCE sadly closing its doors this September, our friends at the Musical Theatre Appreciation Society look at what productions they'd like to see take its place at the Noel Coward Theatre…

12 May

It's their time. The Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year Awards is a great annual event highlighting some of the best talent coming up through UK drama schools - and they're all singing Sondheim plus new music too. This year's gala will also be overseen by West End legends including Clive Rowe, Janie Dee, Julia McKenzie and Stiles & Drewe...

05 May

Some sad news as we head into the weekend: HALF A SIXPENCE has posted West End closing notices for 2 September 2017. How many times do you reckon you can return to see Charlie Stemp do his thing in the next four months?!