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14 Nov
2019

What's new British musical The Green Fairy all about? Discover more with the brilliant trailer for the show, then book your tickets as there's only a week and a half left to see the show!

05 Nov
2019

Get a taste for new pub-set musical The Green Fairy, with footage of the cast's fantastic performance at Theatre Cafe and just released production images. Book your tickets now!

21 Oct
2019

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes gets a rare London revival at the Union Theatre with a vibrant young cast that revitalises this Broadway and Hollywood classic. It's "classy, sassy and perfectly performed" - no wonder it's received no fewer than six Offies nominations, including for its two leading ladies. We've rounded up some of the review highlights. Time to get booking!

17 Oct
2019

Any pub where you get to hear Julie Atherton singing is our kind of drinking esablishment, so we're excited about new hostiliery-set musical The Green Fairy, which has its UK premiere at The Union Theatre later this month. Book your tickets now!

12 Oct
2019

Two of the theatres on my doorsteps in south London are Southwark Playhouse and the Union Theatre. So when I planned my visits to two musicals I've been working on Featured Show campaigns for StageFaves, I couldn't resist taking my theatre-loving, octogenarian neighbour Dudley as my plus-one. Two memorable nights out for me and Dudley!

02 Oct
2019

Did you catch the cast of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes giving a sneak-peek of this much-anticipated revival at the Theatre Cafe? Have a watch here... and then see them strut their stuff live. Performances start tonight (2 October 2019) at the Union Theatre, where the show is booking until 26 October.

09 Sep
2019

Do gentlemen really prefer blondes? The Union Theatre seeks to answer the question as it revives the classic Broadway musical that also spawned the classic film. Who’ll play the blonde bombshell immortalised onscreen by Marilyn Monroe? Full cast announced.

05 Nov
2018

Joining Declan and Bronté in the cast for Striking 12, written by Tony Award-winning Rachel Sheinkin and musical duo Brendan Milburn and Valerie Vigoda, will be Danielle Kassaraté, Kate Robson-Stuart and Leon Scott. Is it a date in your diary?

31 Oct
2018

A modern take on Hans Christian Andersen’s short story The Little Match Girl, Striking 12 heads for London’s Union Theatre from 28 November to 23 December 2018. Will you be joining in the celebrations?

22 Sep
2018

Have you watched the post-show Q&A Faves founder Terri Paddock hosted this week at MIDNIGHT? Catch up here to find out how this brand-new British musical adapted from an Azerbaijani play came about, what Stalin's Great Terror was all about, how you balance natural and supernatural, how lighting frames the stage... but no spoilers! And ask yourself: what would you do if the secret police knocked on your door?

30 Aug
2018

New British musical thriller MIDNIGHT, written by Timothy Knapman and Laurence Mark Wythe, is based on an Azerbaijani story about life in the Soviet Union in the 1930s at the height of Stalin's Great Terror. See who's in the seven-strong cast of actor-musicians bringing it to the Union Theatre this September...

As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Thursday 20 September 2018, Faves founder Terri Paddock makes her Union Theatre debut to talk to the writers and the stars of new actor-musician British musical MIDNIGHT. Got any questions?

09 Aug
2018

After an extended summer season at the Union Theatre last year, 1950s British musical classic SALAD DAYS is returning for an autumn tour featuring a host of #StageFaves including Wendi Peters and Mark Anderson. WATCH the trailer, filmed by fellow #StageFave Chris Kiely, here...

19 Jul
2018

It's time to take a trip this summer...AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS returns to London at the Union Theatre this August and casting has now been announced...

24 Jun
2018

Want uplifting? Want soul-searching? Want life-affirming? Want five brilliant #StageFaves in the UK premiere of an award-winning US song cycle? Check, check, check, check. Now check out this new trailer for John Bucchino's IT'S ONLY LIFE, now running at London's Union Theatre until 7 July. Plus, brand-new production shots of Noel Sullivan and co-stars...

05 Jun
2018

We're counting down to the much-anticipated UK premiere of John Bucchino's IT'S ONLY LIFE, running at London's Union Theatre on 13 June 2018. From across the pond, the award-winning American composer and lyricist himself has sent this special message for London theatregoers and #StageFaves fans...

02 Jun
2018

We're counting down to the UK premiere of John Bucchino's award-winning American musical revue IT'S ONLY LIFE, starting at London's Union Theatre on 13 June 2018. Watch what Noel Sullivan and his co-stars have been getting up to in the rehearsal room, including a beautiful rendition of the title song...

30 May
2018

Rehearsals are in full swing for the UK premiere of John Bucchino's award-winning American musical revue IT'S ONLY LIFE. But how do you prepare for a show when there is - literally - NO SCRIPT? Director Tania Azevedo took a break from putting the cast through their paces to tell us...

03 May
2018

Just in time for this year's Royal Wedding, right royal musical comedy H.R.Haitch gets its full-length premiere at the Union Theatre, where Tori Allen-Martin (who bears an uncanny resemblance to Megan Markle, we reckon) stars...

02 May
2018

Award-winning American musical revue IT'S ONLY LIFE gets its UK premiere at London's Union Theatre this summer care of Aria Entertainment's Katy Lipson with a fantastic five-strong ensemble cast including Noel Sullivan...