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24 Apr
2018

The next year is an exciting and busy period for musical revivals, as some beloved shows return to the West End. Here are four of the biggest ones that guest blogger Nicole Ackman advises you to get booking now...

17 Apr
2018

Caroline Hanks-Farmer continues her series of interviews with the stars of CHICAGO, the award-winning show spreading plenty of razzle-dazzle at London’s Phoenix Theatre. Next in line is Cuba Gooding Jr, making his British stage and musical debut.

10 Apr
2018

No one was going to rain on the parades of all the stars lining to walk the Red Carpet at the Royal Albert Hall for the Olivier Awards 2018. So whether you want a chance to catch up with Patti LuPone or the cast of Hamilton – here’s your chance…

It’s the biggest occasion in the theatre industry calendar and, slowly but surely, we are finding out which artists will be presenting those life-changing 2018 Olivier Awards this Sunday 8 April at the Royal Albert Hall.

03 Apr
2018

What better in the run-up to the opening night for CHICAGO, back in the West End at London’s Phoenix Theatre, than a series of interviews from Caroline Hanks-Farmer with the show’s stars? We start with cellmates Sarah Soetaert (Roxie) and Josefina Gabrielle (Velma).

22 Mar
2018

No sooner had guest blogger Caroline Hanks-Farmer come back razzle-dazzled from the CHICAGO press launch than producers announced that, due to demand, they've now extended booking for the show's West End return through to October. Live-tweeting from this week's event - plus sneak-peek rehearsal photos of Cuba Gooding Jr and his murderesses!

12 Mar
2018

Paul Rider will join the previously announced Cuba Gooding Jr, Sarah Soetaert, Josefina Gabrielle and Ruthie Henshall in the multi award-winning Chicago at London’s Phoenix Theatre.

21 Feb
2018

He's a big movie star, but Cuba Gooding Jr is set to make his London stage (and Musical Theatre) debut next month in the triumphant West End return of CHICAGO at the Phoenix Theatre. He stopped by the Graham Norton Show to hang out on the famous sofa, chat about his character Billy Flynn and even gave a short rendition of one of the songs...

19 Feb
2018

We're feeling SASSY this week and damn powerful too! It's not valentines week anymore so we thought our #StageFaveSongOfTheWeek would be a stark contrast to the love ballads synonymous with romance. This week, our pick is the iconic, angry, all-female "Cell Block Tango", from the truly iconic musical CHICAGO.

16 Feb
2018

If looks could kill... These three veterans - Ruthie Henshall, Sarah Soetaert and Josefina Gabrielle, all now confirmed to headline the West End return of CHICAGO alongside Hollywood's Cuba Gooding Jr - smoulder in these new images released in the show's trademark black-and-white style...

12 Jan
2018

Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr is the first of the big-name casting for CHICAGO's West End return. The Jerry Maguire star will razzle-dazzle as lawyer Billy Flynn - who'll play his murderess clients Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly? Any bets on a few more Hollywood headline-grabbers...

15 Dec
2017

It's been more than five years since CHICAGO finished its record-breaking run in the West End. Producers promised then they'd bring it back - and they're true to their word. Murderesses Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly and their razzle-dazzle attorney Billy Flynn return to London in March. Who should play these iconic characters?

25 Jul
2017
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It's been a triumphant run, but Gary Barlow's THE GIRLS has now left London's West End. The show, which found a home at the Phoenix Theatre for six wonderful months will head on tour next summer, but the hole it's left in London's theatre district has been felt strongly by thousands of fans. Becky Mary from our friends at the Musical Theatre Appreciation Society, shares her thoughts on its closing...

21 Jul
2017
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They may have finished their West End run earlier this month but it's far from the end of the line for THE GIRLS. This August will see the fab cast embark on a 42-venue tour, sharing their wonderful story with the rest of the UK. Most of the coverage for the show has focussed on the leading ladies but there is also an injection of youth to the cast which shouldn't be forgotten. Becky Mary, from our friends at the Musical Theatre Appreciation Society met the younger cast and had a chat about the run and their experiences as young actors in the business...

23 Jun
2017

It is 65 years since Eva Perón died so what better way to celebrate her legacy than by welcoming Andrew Lloyd Webber's Evita back into the West End for 12 weeks this summer. Leading the cast are #StageFaves Emma Hatton and the Italian Gian Marco Schiaretti.

27 May
2017

After five months in the West End and three Olivier Award nominations, The Girls will be taking it all off for one last time at the Phoenix Theatre in July, before launching on a 42-venue UK tour.

04 May
2017

They may not have won at the #OlivierAwards last month but the cast of THE GIRLS are still on top form in this new trailer of the West End cast doing what they do best...

13 Apr
2017

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!

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?

The #OlivierAwards nomination celebrations continue today at the official Nominees Celebration lunch. Let's have a look at the reactions to the #StageFaves up for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical...