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27 Jun
2018

Another Hamilton will be hitting the London stage this September after a run at the Edinburgh Fringe. HAMILTON (LEWIS) is the musical parody that'll have you laughing in your (driver's) seat! It tells the story of Lewis Hamilton, the most successful British F1 driver ever and it sounds hilarious...

25 Jun
2018

Divorced, Beheaded, Died, Divorced, Beheaded... #WestEndLIVE! The six wives of Henry VIII made history last weekend with a kick-ass performance at the annual two-day extravaganza in Trafalgar Square. All in preparation for a new tour and returns to first Edinburgh Fringe and then the Arts Theatre, with several new queens...

24 Jun
2018

Want uplifting? Want soul-searching? Want life-affirming? Want five brilliant #StageFaves in the UK premiere of an award-winning US song cycle? Check, check, check, check. Now check out this new trailer for John Bucchino's IT'S ONLY LIFE, now running at London's Union Theatre until 7 July. Plus, brand-new production shots of Noel Sullivan and co-stars...

22 Jun
2018

BROKEN WINGS, the new musical penned by PHANTOM OF THE OPERA alum and superstar StageFave Nadim Naaman, will get its West End Premiere this August with a strictly limited run of four days! Check out the beautiful song "Selma" from this new show, sung by Rob Houchen...

19 Jun
2018

As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Friday 20 July 2018, Faves founder Terri Paddock returns to the Barn Theatre to quiz the team behind a major new revival of Jim Cartwright’s Olivier Award-winning 1992 play with music The Rise and Fall of Little Voice. Can you get yourself to the Cotswolds to join her? Got any questions to send even if you can't make it?

14 Jun
2018

StageFaves founder Terri Paddock hosted a post-show Q&A at Tristan Bates Theatre with the creatives and cast of SAN DOMINO, an original British musical about a real-life Italian atrocity that is too easily, and dangerously, forgotten...

13 Jun
2018

Newcomer Sarah Louise Hughes takes the title role of Little Voice in a brand-new production of Jim Cartwright's 1992 modern classic THE RISE & FALL OF LITTLE VOICE. In this exclusive first interview, Sarah tells us more about her audition experience for such a big role, her time at Italia Conti and her advice for other performers... plus, are you ready for the documentary? Watch a sneak-peek here...

12 Jun
2018

Cirencester's Barn Theatre put itself firmly on #StageFaves' map with its inaugural production of The Secret Garden earlier this year. Its next music theatre offering has now been announced: Michael Strassen will direct a major new revival of Jim Cartwright's Olivier Award-winning THE RISE & FALL OF LITTLE VOICE with newcomer Sarah Louise Hughes taking on the title role immortalised by Jane Horrocks...

So many questions arise from the synopsis alone! How many musicals have you seen that star a corpse...as the love interest? Join Faves founder Terri Paddock at Charing Cross Theatre on Wednesday 11 July 2018 to find out everything about new US musical comedy IT HAPPENED IN KEY WEST...

06 Jun
2018

Turn up the volume. We've got TWO thrilling videos for Stephen Dolginoff's THRILL ME: The Leopold & Loeb Story, which returns to London this month after a major tour and international success. Watch the new show trailer plus an extract of Ellis Dackombe and Harry Downes' killer performances in Guy Retallack’s production...

05 Jun
2018

We're counting down to the much-anticipated UK premiere of John Bucchino's IT'S ONLY LIFE, running at London's Union Theatre on 13 June 2018. From across the pond, the award-winning American composer and lyricist himself has sent this special message for London theatregoers and #StageFaves fans...

02 Jun
2018

We're counting down to the UK premiere of John Bucchino's award-winning American musical revue IT'S ONLY LIFE, starting at London's Union Theatre on 13 June 2018. Watch what Noel Sullivan and his co-stars have been getting up to in the rehearsal room, including a beautiful rendition of the title song...

31 May
2018

Did you miss murderous musical hit Thrill Me: The Leopold & Loeb Story in its previous London dates or at last year's Edinburgh Fringe? Then get your diary out now and plan to catch it at The Other Palace, where it returns for one week only at the end of June...

30 May
2018

Rehearsals are in full swing for the UK premiere of John Bucchino's award-winning American musical revue IT'S ONLY LIFE. But how do you prepare for a show when there is - literally - NO SCRIPT? Director Tania Azevedo took a break from putting the cast through their paces to tell us...

22 May
2018

What's the secret to a modern librettist-composer relationship? How did an episode of BBC Radio Four's From Our Own Correspondent lead to an original British musical? Ahead of SAN DOMINO's full-scale run at London's Tristan Bates Theatre, we catch up with collaborators and former bandmates Tim Anfilogoff and Alan Whittaker about their partnership and the show's journey to date...

22 May
2018

As part of the Finborough's Celebrating British Music Theatre series, David Heneker and Warner Brown's love letter to Hollywood's first movie stars THE BIOGRAPH GIRL receives its first revival since its 1980 West End premiere. We caught up with #StageFaves Sophie Linder-Lee and Lauren Chinery about the show and the real-life Hollywood legends they play: Mary Pickford and Dorothy Gish...

22 May
2018

As part of the Finborough's Celebrating British Music Theatre series, David Heneker and Warner Brown's love letter to Hollywood's first movie stars THE BIOGRAPH GIRL receives its first revival since its 1980 West End premiere. We caught up with #StageFaves Sophie Linder-Lee and Lauren Chinery about the show and the real-life Hollywood legends they play: Mary Pickford and Dorothy Gish...

17 May
2018

'A show viewed through a microscope may also be seen through a magnifying glass': Warner Brown had consigned THE BIOGRAPH GIRL, which he co-wrote with the late David Heneker in 1980, to the history of his youth. Mercurius artistic director Jenny Eastop and the Finborough Theatre have made him consider it anew. Here, he explains the 'small is sublime' approach and new additions to the material...

17 May
2018

'A show viewed through a microscope may also be seen through a magnifying glass': Warner Brown had consigned THE BIOGRAPH GIRL, which he co-wrote with the late David Heneker in 1980, to the history of his youth. Mercurius artistic director Jenny Eastop and the Finborough Theatre have made him consider it anew. Here, he explains the 'small is sublime' approach and new additions to the material...

16 May
2018

They could be the Golden Girls of the 1920s. Check out these fantastic publicity photos of Emily Langham and Lauren Chinery as sisters Lillian and Dorothy Gish, who became two of Hollywood's first movie stars, with Nova Skipp as Momma. They're celebrated in 1980s West End musical THE BIOGRAPH GIRL, revived next week at the Finborough Theatre...