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Check here for the latest musical news with links to all your #StageFaves performers, shows and theatres. Also look out for our regular #GetSocial features and contributions from our syndicate media partners including MyTheatreMates.com and the Musical Theatre Appreciation Society.

08 Sep
2016

David Fynn is swapping his TV comedy roles in the likes of The Inbetweeners, Sherlock, Game of Thrones and Undateable to play Dewey Finn (a distant, fictional relation?) in the Broadway transfer of Andrew Lloyd Webber's SCHOOL OF ROCK. He's joined by a band of #StageFaves stalwarts and 39 child actor-musicians found after a nationwide search...

07 Sep
2016

After the death of Gene Wilder, Mel Brooks has earmarked 2017/8 for a London production of the Young Frankenstein, the musical based on his film which starred Wilder as the Doctor. Far ahead of that though, another American comedy horror from 1974 gets its UK premiere: Richard Foreman and Stanley Silverman's HOTEL FOR CRIMINALS...

07 Sep
2016
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Former Girls Aloud member Sarah Harding has been forced to temporarily depart her musical theatre debut role in Bill Kenwright’s touring production of Ghost – The Musical due to a throat infection...

07 Sep
2016

MUTED - a musical written by two multi-talented #StageFaves, Tim Prottey-Jones and Tori Allen-Martin - premieres as part of the inaugural season at brand new fringe theatre The Bunker, opening in a former underground car park near London Bridge...

07 Sep
2016

The hit West End production of Wicked is now booking until 4 November 2017, it has been announced as the new cast begin performances in the show...

02 Sep
2016

She became a star overnight stepping up as Sheridan Smith's understudy in FUNNY GIRL, and now Natasha J Barnes is headlining a West End show in her own right. This CINDERELLA will go to the ball at the London Palladium in December...

01 Sep
2016

On Golden Pond has inspired the new musical OUT THERE, which is written by Loserville's Elliot Davis and James Bourne and stars #StageFaves legend Dave Willetts. The full cast is announced for the premiere production, opening at the Union Theatre later this month...

31 Aug
2016

She just finished a long run in SHOW BOAT in the West End on Saturday and before than Sheffield, but Rebecca Trehearn isn't taking a break. She's back treading the musical boards in a few weeks starring alongside Ashley Robinson in Jonathan Butterell's new production of FLOYD COLLINS at Wilton's Music Hall. Full cast and creatives now announced...

31 Aug
2016

Joanne Clifton gave us a sneak-peek this past Sunday - singing "Gimme Gimme" from THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE as part the Summer at the Musicals concert line-up, supported by #StageFaves. Now the Strictly star is stepping into the role full-time, starring as Millie Dillmount in a major new UK tour of the Broadway hit...

31 Aug
2016

The musical hit factory that is Chichester Festival Theatre churns out one more West End transfer before outgoing artistic director Jonathan Church departs: the joyous new version of HALF A SIXPENCE with massive new #StageFaves star Charlie Stemp, just two years out of drama school, is confirmed for the Noel Coward Theatre this autumn...

30 Aug
2016

Do Broadway musicals get better than Bernstein? The great composer's 1953 classic WONDERFUL TOWN gets a chamber production overhaul care of All Star Productions and director Tim McArthur at Ye Olde Rose and Crown in October...

30 Aug
2016

We reckon the cast of the European premiere of ADDING MACHINE - including Joseph Alessi as Mr Zero, James Dinsmore as Mr One and George Rae as Mr Two - adds up pretty nicely. Offie Award winner Josh Seymour directs at Finborough Theatre in October...

29 Aug
2016

What a way to add some glamour to a Bank Holiday weekend. Summer at the Musicals brought the season to a near-close at the Phoenix Artists Club with 15 dazzling divas belting out songs from a diverse range of shows including Funny Girl, Avenue Q, Flower Drum Song, A Chorus Line and many more. #StageFaves, as media partner for the annual concert, was proud to be there with our photographer...

27 Aug
2016

Our #StageFaves get around. They're not just in London, there's a whole world out there and with summer holiday season upon us, Twitter's been playing host to some terrific shots of some of our favourite performers making waves around the world...

22 Aug
2016

How can you not have a whale of a time with a cast that includes powerhouse personalities like Brenda Edwards and Anton Stephans, both former X Factor finalists? They're amongst the full company of #StageFaves announced for the 25th anniversary revival of cult musical comedy MOBY DICK! at the Union Theatre...

22 Aug
2016

We've got him back! After his recent Broadway run, reprising his role as Javert in Les Miserables, Earl Carpenter returns to the London stage in October to star alongside Anita Louise Combe and a #StageFaves-stuffed ensemble cast in Thom Southerland's revival of RAGTIME at Charing Cross Theatre...

20 Aug
2016

Samantha Kirtley was the lucky winner in our inaugural #StageFaves competition. Her truly awesome prize? Not only tickets for two to SOME ENCHANTED EVENING at Cadogan Hall, but a chance to meet star Michael Xavier after the show... and get him to sign her new #MichaelIsMyFave #StageFaves t-shirt when she did.

18 Aug
2016

Every four years, we go absolutely wild for sports we know next to nothing about. Fencing? Get it on the telly. Synchronised swimming? Absolutely. Dressage? Bring it. We all love the Olympics and our #StageFaves performers are no exception. We've gathered a few of our favourite Olympics tweets from our performers who've been keeping up with all the action in Rio.

12 Aug
2016

Many #StageFaves make the running in this year's third annual West End Wilma Awards, for which the nominations are announced today ahead of public voting opening on 2 September 2016 and the awards ceremony on 4 November 2016.

11 Aug
2016

Following the success of Sunday at the Musicals, we at #StageFaves are delighted to once again team up with producer Paul Burton as digital media partner for his next London concert. SUMMER AT THE MUSICALS, held once again in aid of the Royal Variety Charity, takes place at the Phoenix Arts Club on Sunday 28 August 2016 at 5pm. And, in our latest line of events and first nights, #StageFaves will be there to cover it live! Will you?