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04 Dec
2019

The popularity of Disney’s Frozen goes from strength to strength, with the recent movie release of Frozen 2, and now a few more on sale details about the arrival of Frozen the Musical to the newly refurbished Theatre Royal Drury Lane in October 2020. The cold never bothered us anyway…

24 Oct
2019

As we count down to 42nd STREET hitting 650+ cinema screens via More2Screen in November, have a look at the official cinema trailer - and five other unmissable videos that trace the journey for the largest-ever staging of this Broadway classic, which ran at Theatre Royal Drury Lane until earlier this year.

22 Oct
2019

Is there anything more thrilling than the sound of a massive company tapping up a storm? Now you can experience the thrill of the largest-ever staging of Broadway classic 42nd STREET on the big screen. The recent acclaimed West End production, filmed live at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, hits 650+ cinemas across the UK from 10 November.

17 Jul
2019

Disney’s hit West End musicals The Lion King, Aladdin, the eagerly-anticipated Frozen, and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins will all take centre stage in the Disney in the West End Summer Pop-Up, set to open its doors to fans of all ages in Covent Garden from 23 July to 1 September 2019. It could open up a whole new world.

20 May
2019

Yes, it’s that time of year again and we can’t wait for the free theatre festival West End Live to return to Trafalgar Square on the weekend of 22 and 23 June 2019. Want to know which shows are performing at this year’s event, from old favourites to first-timers? Then read on…

19 Mar
2019

Wrap up warm because Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez and Jennifer Lee’s stage adaptation of the Disney favourite Frozen is on its way with the West End production named as the first to open at the newly refurbished Theatre Royal Drury Lane in autumn 2020. Are you ready to let it go?

17 Oct
2018

No plonkers here! Just more details about the cast line-up for the musical version of Only Fools & Horses The Musical, opening at the Theatre Royal Haymarket on 9 February 2019. Dianne Pilkington plays Raquel, Pippa Duffy is Cassandra, Jeff Nicholson plays Boycie and Peter Baker plays Trigger. Cushti...

18 Jul
2018

It's all-change at 42ND STREET as Bonnie Langford will take on the role of Dorothy Brock this September, before the show closes in January 2019 as the Theatre Royal Drury Lane also closes for refurb. That's three pieces of news in one! We can hardly keep up...

04 Jul
2018

Missed the sell-out European premiere production of HEATHERS? Don’t fret, grab a slushie and head down to see the dark tale of murderous teenage angst at the Theatre Royal Haymarket when the show transfers from 3 September to 24 November.

09 Apr
2018

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.

There’s the West End cast of Hamilton opening the Olivier Awards ceremony, US musical theatre legend Chita Rivera will lead a West Side Story tribute and past stars of Joseph are celebrating the show’s 50th anniversary – it’s going to be quite a night…

23 Feb
2018

You KNOW she's got the lungs for it. After a 30-year absence, British pop legend Lulu will return to the West End next month, taking over from fellow chart-topper Sheena Easton in 42nd Street. Other newcomers to the cast from 19 March include Ashley Day, who's just starred in fellow Broadway dance classic, An American in Paris...

04 Dec
2017

When we tweeted a quick pic of #StageFaves on the red carpet at last night's Evening Standard Awards, little did we expect to help break an international entertainment news story. But when Lin-Manuel Miranda retweeted it, showing he and his clearly heavily pregnant wife, that's just what happened...

03 Dec
2017

We once again salute all the #StageFaves performers and show shortlisted in this year's Evening Standard Theatre Awards, but it was Dreamgirls star Amber Riley and the world premiere of Jim Steinman's BAT OUT OF HELL that took home the musical gongs at tonight's star-studded performance at the West End's Theatre Royal Drury Lane...

01 Dec
2017

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.

15 Nov
2017

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!

What have the critics had to say about 42nd STREET - not to mention Kate Middleton in a red dress (and Morgan Freeman in jeans) on the red carpet? Here's Terri Paddock's round-up of all key overnight coverage for the West End's latest Broadway spectacular...

As part of our #FirstNightTakeover series, Perry O'Bree joins the Duchess of Cambridge, Morgan Freeman and other celebrities at the West End opening (on 4 April 2017) of Broadway dance extravaganza 42nd STREET. Who'd he get selfies and interviews with this time?! Video and live-tweeting here...

04 Apr
2017

The American dream fable of Broadway, 42nd STREET, officially opens in the West End tonight in a major new production directed by the show's co-author Mark Bramble and featuring a cast of over 50, led by Sheena Easton (making her West End debut) and Emmerdale's Tom Lister. We've gathered some of our favourite videos from the show's preparations to opening night...

12 Mar
2017
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In celebration of International Women's Day 2017, Musical Theatre Appreciation Society's Dawn Bush comments on how female roles in musicals have changed so dramatically over the years...