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30 Jan

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

22 Jul

It's time for another #StageFaves takeover! After his success at West End Live, we sent Perry O'Bree to the opening night of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre for the first in our new series of First Night Takeovers...

06 Jun

Is Tyrone Huntley the most in-demand actor in West End musical theatre at the moment? From Memphis to The Book of Mormon and, come the autumn, Dreamgirls, in the commercial West End in 12 months, he's also sneaking in some sunshine work this summer in Regent's Park to play Judas to Declan Bennett's Jesus in Timothy Sheader's Open Air Theatre revival of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. Also cast: jazz singer Anoushka Lucas, Olivier Award winner David Thaxton and many other #StageFaves stalwarts....

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.

01 Apr

UPDATED: Imelda Staunton wins Best Actress in a Musical for Gypsy. Brush up on all all you need to know about Imelda and other worthy contenders Laura Pitt-Pulford, Natalie Dew, Sophie Thompson and Tracie Bennett.