There’s going to be a lorra lorra laughs & maybe a few tears along the way when popular actress Sheridan Smith once again plays Cilla Black, a role which brought her much acclaim in Jeff Pope’s BAFTA award-winning ITV series. This time, though, audiences will have the chance to see her in Bill Kenwright’s touring stage production of Cilla The Musical, also written by Pope, and opening on 23 September for a four-week season.
What a range of winners there were at the 10th anniversary Offies 2020 presented by Off West End with Best Musical Production going to Gentlemen Prefer Blondes at the Union Theatre and Amour at the Charing Cross Theatre named as Best New Musical. Elsewhere Thrill Me lead actors Bart Lambert and Jack Reitman were both honoured for their performances at the Hope Theatre, while Oti Mabuse completed a victorious weekend with a prize for her choreography for Ain’t Misbehavin at Southwark Playhouse.
Have you heard the heavenly casting for the London run of Sister Act The Musical when it plays at the Eventim Apollo from 29 July to 30 August 2020? For the first time on stage Whoopi Goldberg will reprise the part of Deloris Van Cartier and Jennifer Saunders has been cast as Mother Superior. It’s going to be fabulous baby.
The Menier Chocolate Factory has announced further casting for Matthew White’s revival of Sandy Wilson’s The Boy Friend as the company begin rehearsals.
Following two record-breaking seasons at London’s The Other Palace and West End transfer to the Theatre Royal Haymarket in 2018 the award-winning Heathers the Musical will embark on a highly-anticipated UK tour from 2020. CornNuts across the country will be celebrating!
It’s never too late to fall in love with Sandy Wilson’s classic British musical and the Menier Chocolate Factory obviously feels the same, having just announced the first major London revival of The Boy Friend in ten years, running over Christmas at the theatre from 22 November 2019 until 7 March 2020.
It’s a newly-reimagined venue in the heart of Soho and its first show is going to be a musical. The Boulevard Theatre opens its doors to the public for the first time in October 2019 with the London premiere of Tony Award-nominated Dave Malloy’s celebrated song cycle Ghost Quartet. What’s not to like?
Cruel Intentions: The ‘90s Musical is based on a cult Hollywood movie, it’s packed with 90s pop classics from Britney Spears, Boyz II Men, Christina Aguilera, Natalie Imbruglia, *NSYNC, R.E.M and many more, and it’s having its UK premiere at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe. What else could we ask for?
In February 2019 the popular actors will join the cast as Ben and Sally in the award-winning production of Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman’s Follies opposite Janie Dee and Peter Forbes who reprise their roles as Phyllis and Buddy.
The Heathers are here and they mean business in the UK premiere of Heathers – The Musical from 9 June to 4 August 2018. Oh, and did you fancy seeing the cast’s old high school pictures, then go no further…
Here's a transfer for the history books: Tommy Steele is not only bringing his latest stage hit, celebrating the music of big band leader Glenn Miller, he's bringing it to the address where he made his own theatre debut sixty years ago. Yep, THE GLENN MILLER SHOW will be keeping time at the London Coliseum this summer...
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...
After her thoughts comparing The West End with Broadway, Musical Theatre Appreciation Society's Katie Rose turns her attention closer to home - West End shows vs their touring counterparts...
With a release date set for 2019, who will be cast in Wicked, one of the most iconic musicals of this century? Musical Theatre Appreciation Society's Dries Janssens picks his dream cast...