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21 Nov
2019

How many pies can you fit in before next summer? Following a final extension, WAITRESS has posted closing notices at the West End's Adelphi Theatre for 4 July 2020. Sweeter news? An extensive tour and London return is planned.

28 May
2019

Despite five star reviews the UK professional premiere production of legendary composer Michel Legrand’s musical comedy Amour will end its run early, on 8 June 2019, having played 45 performances. There’s only two more weeks to see this “genuinely enchanting” and “utterly gorgeous” production so there’s no time to waste in booking your tickets.

15 Oct
2018

Fans of BAT OUT OF HELL might be crying over the recent news that it'll be closing in January, but that still means we have a couple of months to enjoy it! So why not remind yourself why you love this blockbuster of a show, and check out this very special performance of the Jim Steinman and Meat Loaf song "I would do anything for Love'...

10 Oct
2018

While Jim Steinman’s Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical continues to be performed in Germany and on a North American tour, the award-winning production at the Dominion Theatre will bid farewell on 5 January 2019. BOOH fans prepare…

30 Aug
2018

After a seven-month run at the Piccadilly Theatre, Drew McOnie’s staging of Baz Luhrmann’s Strictly Ballroom The Musical, starring Jonny Labey, Zizi Strallen and recent addition Matt Cardle, will play its final performance on Saturday 27 October.

15 Aug
2018

We heard it through the grapevine... and we're not happy about it at all. MOTOWN will finish its three-year West End run in April next year when the Shaftesbury Theatre closes for major refurbishment. Ahead of that, a separate UK tour will launch this October...

18 Jul
2018

It's all-change at 42ND STREET as Bonnie Langford will take on the role of Dorothy Brock this September, before the show closes in January 2019 as the Theatre Royal Drury Lane also closes for refurb. That's three pieces of news in one! We can hardly keep up...

30 Apr
2018

It's been a wild ride! After two years of touring madness and multiple London runs, mod musical ALL OR NOTHING is now in its final fortnight of its West End run at the Ambassadors Theatre. It must now finish on 12 May 2018, rather than 2 June as previously scheduled. Can you help send off the Small Faces in fashion?

17 Oct
2017

It's been a loud and exciting 15 years but in January 2018 the record-breaking, worldwide phenomenon will put down its trash-can lids for one last time and take a final, raucous bow! But, is this the end for STOMP in the capital..?

28 Sep
2017

It brought a slice of Parisian romance to London's West End but it's time for the new musical, inspired by the Hollywood classic of the same name, to bid a fond farewell. AN AMERICAN IN PARIS is now playing its fina 14 weeks, anding on 6 January 2018. But fear not, it has been filmed for future release...

29 Aug
2017

It's been a dream run for the cast and crew of the stunning BAT OUT OF HELL. After TWO extensions and more standing ovations than you could possibly imagine, Andrew Polec made an emotional speech after its last show on 22 August 2017 before leaving the theatre with Christina Bennington on the back of a motorbike and announcing...it'll be back in 2018!! WATCH the full speech and the moment the team live-streamed their plans to return next year...

09 Aug
2017

The amazing Mr Toad and his furry friends are packing up and leaving us at the end of the summer. THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS will now finish its West End run at the London Palladium on 2 September. Will you have a chance to see it before it closes? Big plus: Kids go FREE!

07 Aug
2017

How can time have flown by so quickly? On Saturday 5th August BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL bowed out after more than two fabulous years in the West End and we were so sad to see it go! The good news is that a UK tour with a new cast kicks off in September! In the meantime, we counted down 10 top tweets from the final night. Warning: you may need a box of tissues handy…

25 Jul
2017
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It's been a triumphant run, but Gary Barlow's THE GIRLS has now left London's West End. The show, which found a home at the Phoenix Theatre for six wonderful months will head on tour next summer, but the hole it's left in London's theatre district has been felt strongly by thousands of fans. Becky Mary from our friends at the Musical Theatre Appreciation Society, shares her thoughts on its closing...

11 Jul
2017

It may be due to close in September, but HALF A SIXPENCE will live on in the hearts of its fans. Thousands of theatregoers of all ages have seen and fallen in love with this show during its West End run and many are mourning the news that it won't be running anymore. Becky Wallis is one of these superfans and she shares why she fell in love with the show and why she'll feel totally gutted when Charlie Stemp lays down his banjo for the last time...

27 May
2017

After five months in the West End and three Olivier Award nominations, The Girls will be taking it all off for one last time at the Phoenix Theatre in July, before launching on a 42-venue UK tour.

BEAUTIFUL - The Carole King Musical has posted closing notices for 5 August 2017 at the West End's Aldwych Theatre, just before its planned UK tour opens. Will you visit the London production before it finishes? Watch here what happened when King herself visited in March...

05 May
2017

Some sad news as we head into the weekend: HALF A SIXPENCE has posted West End closing notices for 2 September 2017. How many times do you reckon you can return to see Charlie Stemp do his thing in the next four months?!

28 Sep
2016

Oh what a sad night. The New York production of JERSEY BOYS, which tells the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, recently announced that it will be closing in January after more than 11 years on Broadway. And now the London production has confirmed that it will follow suit, closing in March after nine years in the West End...

02 Aug
2016

Show Boat won't be the only Broadway classic shuttering in the West End this month. Chichester Festival transfer GUYS AND DOLLS has posted closing notices at the Phoenix Theatre for 21 August 2016, at the end of Hollywood's Rebel Wilson acclaimed stint as Miss Adelaide...