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12 Apr
2019

It’s a double whammy from Regent’s Park Theatre as the venue reveals casting for its Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber double bill – Evita and Jesus Christ Superstar – playing at the Open Air Theatre and the Barbican Centre. There’s plenty of #StageFaves lining up for the principal roles so waste no time in reading on…

05 Mar
2019

After much-anticipation actors Sheila Atim and Giles Terera announced the nominations for the Olivier Awards 2019 today and it wasn’t long before the celebrations began for two West End musicals in particular. The acclaimed gender-bending revival of Sondheim’s Company and powerful Canadian show Come From Away are recognised in nine categories each. The King and I and the Queens of Six The Musical are close behind with six and five nominations respectively. Who do you think will come out top on the night?

23 Nov
2018

It premiered in the West End in 1978 and features a chart-topping score, now Jamie Lloyd will direct a brand new production of Evita which will bring Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s 2019 season to close. Could it be as big a hit as Superstar and who do you see picking up those iconic lead roles?

08 Nov
2018

Even after two hugely successful seasons in 2016 and 2017, it was still hard to say our farewells to Regent’s Park’s memorable staging of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Chris Superstar. Now we are looking forward to welcoming it back next year when it transfers to the Barbican Theatre for 60 performances from 4 July to 24 August.

26 May
2018

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.

26 Apr
2018

Suddenly, we have a Seymour! And an Audrey too! Jemima Rooper and Marc Antolin will play the leads in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS this summer at the Regents Park Open Air Theatre. The full cast have now been announced, including American drag queen Vicky Vox...

31 Oct
2017

Guess who is hiding among the plants at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre? None other than Audrey II! LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS has been announced as the big 2018 summer musical at this beautiful outdoors theatre and it couldn't be a more perfect fit. Which of your #StageFaves would you like to see in the cast?

28 Jun
2017

The full cast has been announced for this summer's return of the Open Air Theatre's Olivier Award-winning revival of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. In addition to the previously announced Declan Bennett, Tyrone Huntley and Peter Caulfield - all reprising their performances as Jesus, Judas, Pilate and Herod, respectively - who's back and who's new?

It may have been a dramatic start to the current run of ON THE TOWN at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, with injuries and recasts pushing the Press Night back, but that hasn't stopped the show being a success! Watch the incredibly talented cast sing and dance their hearts out in the official trailer...

30 May
2017

Newcomer Fred Haig unfortunately won't now be making his official West End debut at the Open Air Theatre this summer as injury forces him out of Drew McOnie's production of ON THE TOWN. But the show goes on with #StageFaves stalwart Jacob Maynard stepping up into the role of Chip, alongside Lizzy Connolly and Danny Mac...

Perry O'Bree is gutted, especially in this heatwave, not to be heading to Regent's Park tonight for his latest #FirstNightTakeover. But while the show must go on, the press night has been cancelled for ON THE TOWN at the Open Air Theatre. Here's a short statement from the theatre...

04 May
2017

Hallelujah! Four of the male stars from last summer's Olivier and Evening Standard Award-winning production of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR are confirmed to return for this summer's return season at the Open Air Theatre, including Declan Bennett and Evening Standard Award winner and Olivier nominee Tyrone Huntley...

15 Mar
2017

Randy American sailors Gabey, Chip and Ozzie - immortalised in the 1949 Hollywood film of Leonard Bernstein's classic musical ON THE TOWN - will be played in this summer's much-anticipated Open Air Theatre production by Strictly Come Dancing and Hollyoaks star Danny Mac, newcomer Fred Haig and Jeremy Taylor. It's the biggest dance production in the theatre's history, directed and choreographed by Drew McOnie. Full cast of #StageFaves now announced...

30 Jan
2017

To celebrate HAMILTON public booking opening today we've got the the third and final part of our countdown of great new musicals coming to London in 2017! Make 2017 your #YearofTheatre...

18 Nov
2016

Another reason to visit Regent's Park next summer. Not only will artistic director Timothy Sheader's Evening Standard Award-winning revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar return; the Open Air is also mounting its bigger-ever dance musical, Broadway classic ON THE TOWN, directed and choreographed by hotter-than-hot Drew McOnie...

14 Nov
2016

What a night for Andrew Lloyd Webber at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards. He snapped pics with Joan Collins and Elizabeth Hurley and got to celebrate three times over for a clean sweep of musical gongs for revivals of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR and SUNSET BOULEVARD. See pics of all the stars plus Amber Riley, giving it some on behalf of Dreamgirls...

13 Nov
2016

Glenn Close, Tyrone Huntley and Jesus Christ Superstars were the musical winners at the 2016 Evening Standard Theatre Awards, announced tonight at the Old Vic Theatre, where guests also got a sneak-peek of Amber Riley's forthcoming Dreamgirls performance. Watch video highlights...

24 Oct
2016

Four of your #StageFaves performers are in the final shortlists in this year's Evening Standard Theatre Awards: Glenn Close, Andy Karl, Sheridan Smith and Tyrone Huntley. Congratulations to them all - and, once again, to all the longlisted performers as well. Winners are announced in November...

19 Oct
2016

Seven of your #StageFaves performers are in the long-list running for Best Musical Performance in this year's Evening Standard Theatre Awards - plus, audiences will decide which of six shows take home the Best Musical gong on 13 November 2016. Congratulations to them all, we say!

28 Jul
2016

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...