It’s hard to believe but a decade has passed since Stephen Clark and Howard Goodall’s musical adaptation of Erich Segal’s novel Love Story premiered at Chichester Festival Theatre before a run at the West End’s Duchess Theatre. To mark the anniversary, original cast members Michael D. Xavier, Emma Williams and Peter Polycarpou will star in a special concert at the Cadogan Hall on 17 May 2020.
Just look at the fairy tale cast for the UK premiere of the Broadway version of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, in concert at Cadogan Hall on 20 October. Joining Christine Allado’s Ella will be Jodie Jacobs, Dean John-Wilson, Cedric Neal, Dianne Pilkington, Zoe Rainey and Jac Yarrow. Will you be going to the ball?
They dreamed a dream of performing in the West End and it has come true for Brit School graduate Shan Ako & the Royal Academy of Music’s Lily Kerhoas as they take on the roles of Eponine and Cosette alongside a star-studded cast in Les Misérables – The Staged Concert, running at London’s Gielgud Theatre from 10 August to 30 November 2019.
On 12 May 2019 at London’s Eventim Apollo there will be two concerts of The Best of… Rock Musicals for the benefit of The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust and there are plenty of West End and international stars lining up to take part. They include Adam Pascal, Kerry Ellis, Judy Kuhn, Debbie Kurup, Rob Houchen, and that’s just a few. Are you trying out your air guitar in readiness?
A gala concert performance of award-winning composer and lyricist Alexander S. Bermange’s musical Thirteen Days will feature a yet-to-be-announced West End cast at London’s Leicester Square Theatre on Sunday 17 March 2019, all in aid of The Make A Difference Trust.
Olivier Award winner and Tony Award nominee Jenna Russell and four-time Tony nominee Judy Kuhn will join Seth Rudetsky as music director/host for two intimate concerts on Sunday 3 February as part of the long-running Broadway @ Leicester Square Theatre series. Two treats in one day!
The Sherlock star and Sunset Boulevard leading man are the first stars confirmed for Tony-nominated composer Andrew Lippa’s new show at London’s Royal Festival Hall in May.
Our friends north of the border are always a lot of fun, but those Scottish lads and lassies are a talented bunch too! After a hugely successful one-night-only show at the Arts Theatre on St Andrews Day in November, Scots In The City - aka #StageFaves Kieran Brown and Shona White - returns for a Burns Night special at The Other Palace...
He shot to fame in 2007 as the winner of TV series "Any Dream Will Do," and has gone on to become a bonafide West End superstar! Now, 10 years after he won the hearts of the nation, Lee Mead returns with his acclaimed Christmas show. There'll be showtunes, tracks off his album and even some new songs, so get your tickets, grab a glass of eggnog and get ready for Christmas 2017!
From West-End shows to major tours; UK premiers to exciting new musicals, George Rae has certainly been around the block when it comes to Musical Theatre in the UK, but now for the first time, he's heading across the pond! For one night only next February 2018, George will perform “Life is a Caba-RAE: A Scot in New York!” sharing poignant songs and interesting anecdotes from his incredible career with a host of Tony and Olivier award winning special guests! George sent over a special vlog to tell us more about what he has planned for the show at the legendary Feinstein's 54 Below. We wish we lived in NYC!!
The fabulous Ryan Carter isn't just a brilliant performer. The StageFaves superstar, currently raising the roof in MOTOWN THE MUSICAL also runs creative company Ryca Creative who are currently rehearsing for an exciting new event, a new type of Musical Theatre cabaret - 'RyCa : Refresh' - on 20 August...
It's less than a month until #WestEndLIVE 2017 begins and we can't wait to spend a day hanging out in the sun watching our #StageFaves perform the best showtunes in front of an audience of thousands - FOR FREE!! To whet our appetites, the lovely organisers have released the shows that will be taking part. One thing's for sure, it's going to be a star studded line-up, and it's going to be GREAT! So don't wait a second longer, see if your favourite show is going to be there...
Last night, THE COLOR PURPLE returned to the London stage with a concert at Cadogan Hall. The cast was filled with loads of #StageFaves, featurning Marisha Wallace, Rachel John, Wendy Mae Brown, Tyrone Huntley, Cavin Cornwall, Hugh Maynard, Seyi Omooba, T'Shan Williams, Bernadette Bangura, Rochelle Jackman and Krishana Parker. It was staged to raised funds for The British Theatre Academy, a unique performing arts programme that has inspired and nurtured the talent of thousands of young performers over the past 30 years. We've got some fantastic photos from the night...
What is Sondheim without some "old friends"? Spanish performer Joan Vázquez brings some West End glitz to his Live at Zédel show by adding special guests Madalena Alberto, Kieran Brown and Rebecca Trehearn to ‘Something’s Coming – a Sondheim tribute’
It's time to flex those muscles and don your rip-off trousers because West End Bares is back this October for another night of debauchery at the Novello Theatre. This autumn your favourite West End stars are back, oiling themselves up and shakin' some booty for charity and you can see it all with your very eyes! West End Bares 8, in aid of the Make A Difference Trust, will take place on Sunday October 29 to The Novello Theatre at 7pm and 9.30pm. So get ready for a night of hunky men and gorgeous women. We ABS-olutely can't wait!
It seems like London is the place to be for Glee alumni right now! Following the lead of co-stars Leah Michelle (previewing her musical theatre album this week at Shoreditch Town Hall) and #StageFave Amber Riley (2017 Olivier Award winner for her role in DREAMGIRLS), the actor who famously starred as heart-throb teacher Will Schuester will play three concerts in the heart of London next month.
What a #StageFaves company! Legend Summer Strallen returns along with current stage stars David Bedella, Amy Lennox and Samuel Holmes, as well as Michael Jibson co-directing along with producer and star Warwick Davis. Plus, narration by comedian Marcus Brigstocke and voiceover from Brian Blessed. Genius assemblage for EUGENIUS! musical...