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07 Jan

Rehearsals begin this week for Pretty Woman: The Musical, opening at London’s Piccadilly Theatre on 13 February 2020, so it’s the perfect time to share the news of full casting for the show. Aimie Atkinson and Danny Mac, playing the roles of Vivian and Edward, will be joined by Rachael Wooding, Bob Harms, Neil McDermott and Mark Holden. We have to go shopping now...

11 Dec

We want the fairy tale when Pretty Woman: The Musical opens for a 46-week season on 13 February 2020 and we now know that it will be Aimie Atkinson as Vivian and Danny Mac as Edward who will be bringing it to London’s Piccadilly Theatre.

21 Oct

The spectacular Broadway production of Moulin Rouge! The Musical, that has already created a big buzz across the pond, will have its West End opening at the Piccadilly Theatre in March 2021. Come what may, we’re excited. Baz Luhrmann’s revolutionary film comes to life onstage, remixed in a new musical mash-up extravaganza directed by Alex Timbers (Here Lies Love at National Theatre,...

09 Sep

‘Big new musical. Big. Huge’: Yes, it’s been confirmed, on the most romantic day of the calendar in 2020, much-anticipated Broadway show Pretty Woman: The Musical will begin previews at London’s Piccadilly Theatre, playing for a 46-week engagement. Now we can start speculating about whether Andy Karl and Samantha Barks will also make the journey.

30 Aug

After a seven-month run at the Piccadilly Theatre, Drew McOnie’s staging of Baz Luhrmann’s Strictly Ballroom The Musical, starring Jonny Labey, Zizi Strallen and recent addition Matt Cardle, will play its final performance on Saturday 27 October.

06 Jul

X Factor winner and best-selling recording artist Matt Cardle can’t resist the woo of the West End as he takes over from Will Young as bandleader Wally Strand from 31 July in Strictly Ballroom The Musical.

26 May

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.

04 May

Spring is here! And the UK has been experiencing what can only be described as a heat wave (aka, a little bit of sun followed by some rain and lots of clouds). So we decided, what better choice for this week's #PalladiumPicks segment than "Tomorrow" from the recent West End revival of ANNIE...

Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Perry O'Bree at the West End premiere of STRICTLY BALLROOM, starring Jonny Labey, Zizi Strallen and Will Young at the Piccadilly Theatre (on 24 April 2018). Did you spot Baz Luhrmann in the house? And who'd Perry rhumba with at the after-party?

22 Mar

We love a fresh take on a classic and we also love Will Young. That bodes well for this new music video released by the team behind STRICTLY BALLROOM. Listen to Will and the cast perform a beautiful rendition of "Time After Time" and get super excited for the show to open this month...

14 Feb

Strictly Ballroom the Musical has officially launched at the Cafe de Paris in London ahead of previews at the Piccadilly Theatre from 29 March. Love London Love Culture is excited… and gives five reasons why

25 Jan

No need to wait until winter 2018 to ‘keep dancing’, Olivier Award-winning DrewMcOnie’s spectacular production of Baz Luhrmann’s Strictly Ballroom The Musical is heading to the Piccadilly in March and here’s the latest casting news.

22 Dec

We'll have to wait just a little longer for them to show us their paso doble as it has been announced that the opening of Baz Luhrmann's STRICTLY BALLROOM will be delayed by two weeks. The first preview will now take place on Thursday 28th March, with the opening night moved to Thursday 24th April.

15 Nov

It’s time to celebrate all things theatre on #LoveTheatreDay 2017 in association with The Stage! Ever wondered happens backstage at your favourite musicals? Now is your chance to find out with our top ten #Backstage tweets!

11 Nov

Will Young, Jonny Labey and Zizi Strallen aren't the only ballroom beauties cast in Baz Luhrmann's screen-to-stage adaptation of his 1992 cult film hit. Find all the #StageFaves announced so far for Drew McOnie's West End transfer...

20 Oct

Just in time for Christmas: Meera Syal returns to the West End musical stage (who saw her in Bombay Dreams in 2004?) to follow in the footsteps of Craig Revel Horwood and Miranda Hart in ANNIE for the production's final months at the Piccadilly Theatre. Meet her Miss Hannigan in this new video released today...

08 Sep

Are you a fan of Baz Luhrmann's 1992 Australian film hit STRICTLY BALLROOM? Well, get your happy face on! It's finally coming to the West End, directed and choreographed by Brit wunderkind Drew McOnie. Have a look at the video trailer for the UK premiere and start dreaming about who you want on your West End dance card...

04 Aug

Tomorrow, tomorrow... or, to be more exact, six weeks from now, Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood will reprise his cross-dressing performance as Miss Hannigan in the West End production of ANNIE, taking over from Miranda Hart. Can you spot the difference?!

Last week was a busy one and not just because of the election! There were opening nights for ANNIE, WORKING and HOLY CRAP as well as a major cast change for ALADDIN! We’ve rounded up 12 #TopTweets from our #StageFaves!

09 Jun

There aren't many musicals you could call a true classic, but ANNIE is certainly one of those select few. The heartwarming story of the little ginger orphan in 1930's New York who won the heart of a billionaire - and an entire nation! - against all odds, has earned its place in Musical Theatre history. It's always a gamble though, when a show is so well loved, to bring in a revival, especially starring someone who's never been on the West End before... But tread those boards she did, and Miranda Hart has proven herself as a true #StageFave! And guess what...the critics are raving!