Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Perry O’Bree attending the London premiere of Broadway musical The Light In The Piazza at the Royal Festival Hall. Perry gets goosebumps from the beauty and style of the show and has the added bonus of catching up with several members of the cast afterwards including Dove Cameron, Rob Houchen, Celinde Schoenmaker and Liam Tamne. Oh and did we mention that he bumped into Tony Award-winner Ben Platt too?
Billed as a touching and inspiring sidewalk-fairy tale, and featuring the famous song ‘Once Upon A Time’, Mark Schoenfeld and Barri McPherson’s Broadway musical Brooklyn will have its European premiere at London’s Greenwich Theatre from 27 September to 9 October 2019. Will it be streets ahead?
First it was exciting that London audiences were going to finally get a chance to see a full staging of Craig Lucas and Adam Guettel’s The Light in the Piazza, starring Renée Fleming and Dove Cameron, no less. Now the anticipation has intensified with the news that Rob Houchen, Celinde Schoenmaker, Liam Tamne, Malcolm Sinclair and Olivier-nominated international soprano Marie McLaughlin have also been cast in the production which runs for just 20 performances from 14 June to 5 July 2019.
The world premiere production of Wasted – giving an access-all-areas account of the struggles, heartbreaks and triumphs of the three Bronte sisters Charlotte, Emily, Anne, and their brother Branwell – opens at Southwark Playhouse this autumn.
Plenty of StageFaves will be joining the cast of the first London revival in 20 years of Kander and Ebb’s The Rink when it opens next month.
Gemma Sutton has been cast as Angel, opposite Caroline O’Connor as her mum Anna, in the first London revival in 20 years of Kander and Ebb’s The Rink at Southwark Playhouse
Broadway, West End and film actress Caroline O'Connor and legendary star of stage and screen Chita Rivera have got together for a chat about their roles in the forthcoming London revival of Kander and Ebb’s The Rink.
Olivier Award-winning actress Rebecca Trehearn will take on the title role in Nottingham Playhouse’s revival of the Broadway musical classic SWEET CHARITY this summer. Check out this fabulous video of her transforming into Charity Valentine...