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05 Mar

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?

17 Jul

Casting has been announced for Kwame Kwei-Armah and Shaina Taub’s musical reworking of Twelfth Night. The production, heading to the Young Vic Theatre this October, is set in London’s Notting Hill...

06 Jul

Every once in while a truly unique, unlikely gem of a musical appears that reminds you why you love the form so much. After years of praying to the Musical Theatre Gods, the 2015 Tonu-Award winning FUN HOME has finally arrived in London and the hype is REAL. It's rare a musical receives such universally amazing reviews, but this one has...

18 Jun

This week, the utterly fantastic FUN HOME plays its first performances at the Young Vic. We've been waiting for this day since the show won big at the Tony Awards back in 2015. Our song of the week is from those awards. It's "Ring of Keys" - the moment a young Alison Bechdel sees a butch woman for the first time...

27 Apr

Kwame Kwei-Armah, the new artistic director of London's Young Vic Theatre, will open his inaugural season with the London premiere of his and Shaina Taub's community musical version of TWELFTH NIGHT, first seen in New York in 2016. Find out why, and who will star, here...

03 Apr

There’s plenty of girl power packed into the cast for Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron’s five-time Tony Award-winning musical, previewing at the Young Vic’s main house from 18 June 2018.

13 Feb

Continuing our series on affordable theatre, guest blogger Nicole Ackman runs through the best places in London for younger theatregoers to get the most out of their Student ID. Do YOU know which blockbuster West End musical you can see for just £5?!

14 Jul

Let the fun begin! FUN HOME is coming to the UK with its five Tony Awards in tow. It'll premiere at the Young Vic next summer, helmed by its original American director Sam Gold but with a new UK cast. Which of your #StageFaves would you cast? Watch this video from the Broadway production for inspiration!