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The 2019 Olivier Awards may be over, but this year's categories were so strong they will never be forgotten! Amongst loads of cool photos and tidbits to get us all excited, the team also launched a "Road to the Oliviers" segment. Here are all the videos featuring Musical Theatre shows and stars...

09 Apr

As Queen of the Mist begins performances at Brockley's Jack Studio Theatre, discover more about this UK premiere of Michael John LaChiusa's historical musical from its leading lady, Trudi Camilleri. Check out the brilliant interview, then book your tickets for the show running from 9 to 27 April 2019!

01 Nov

From Emmerdale to her musical theatre debut, Sophie Powles was won over by the message in FANATICAL: be a good person. She tells us about the fun she's been having in rehearsals, her childhood Power Ranger obsession and why she's a patron of When You Wish Upon a Star...

30 Oct

How many Stargate conventions have you been to? Suanne Braun, who played Goddess Hathor, has been to, and been feted at, quite a few. Her sci-fi experiences have been a boon while preparing for her new stage role in the world premiere of FANATICAL...

23 Oct

In musical two-hander BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR, Oliver Beamish plays the Older version of titular World War One hero and Canadian ace pilot opposite Charles Aitken as his younger, dare-devil self. In our latest featured interview, he discusses how they seep into each other's performance. And Blackadder gets a nod too...

23 Oct

Charles Aitken plays the titular World War One hero and Canadian ace pilot in Proud Haddock's production of musical two-hander BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR at London's Jermyn Street Theatre. Having been raised in the US, he was shocked to discover how little he knew about the Great War before: he's making up for it now. Check out this must-read interview...

03 Sep

Letitia Hector stars as Lewis Hamilton in racy new parody HAMILTON (LEWIS). Is she a fan of the Lin-Manuel Miranda blockbuster that it lovingly spoofs? How much did she know about F1 before she got the job? Find out in our interview here - and then get booking!

01 Aug

There's a brand new musical in town! BROKEN WINGS, co-written by StageFaves superstar Nadim Naaman, plays a strictly limited number of semi-staged shows this week at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London's West End. Faves founder Terri Paddock got to ask the cast and creatives some questions recently during the rehearsal period...

Fantastic StageFaves blogger Caroline Hanks-Farmer has been very busy lately and one of the super-exciting things she's been up to was attending the official launch of THE KING AND I ahead of its West End run. She took some awesome footage from the performance that'll get you really hyped to visit the show for real...

As Canadian vocal impressionist Véronic Dicaire brings her stage show to the UK, with dates at the London Hippodrome, guest blogger Caroline Hanks-Farmer was lucky enough to catch up with her, grab a coffee and see her in action. You may have seen her in such shows as Chicago and Grease ... But now Veronic is taking to stage to give us an impression of all our favourite performers - have a watch...

21 Feb

He's a big movie star, but Cuba Gooding Jr is set to make his London stage (and Musical Theatre) debut next month in the triumphant West End return of CHICAGO at the Phoenix Theatre. He stopped by the Graham Norton Show to hang out on the famous sofa, chat about his character Billy Flynn and even gave a short rendition of one of the songs...

03 Nov

StageFave superstar Alexandra Silber has been in FIDLER ON THE ROOF both on Broadway and the West End. Her connection to the show was so deep she's written a novel, "After Anatevka", imagining what happens after the famous musical ends. She chatted to about the novel, the show that inspired it and what it all means to her...

06 Sep

September has come around so fast but we're still in the mood for some summer talk! It's back to school time for many this week, so we though who better to chat to than SCHOOL OF ROCK's leading man Gary Trainor!? Gary told us about his time at Glastonbury, his plans to head out to France and how he's partial to a bit of Swedish country music...

30 Aug

We're spending our summer chatting to StageFaves about their holiday plans and this week we have an exciting exclusive video! Our #SummerMusicalMoment interview series continues with the talented Mamma Mia! star Richard Carson who chatted to us about his holiday plans and his eclectic taste in music...

21 Aug

We saw them melt hearts at the London Theatre Workshop, but the cast of ORDINARY DAYS have brought the show up to the Edinburgh Fringe for a full run. Making a new home at C Venues, the show is now in a more intimate setting, on a thrust stage, with the barrier between audience and performers distinctly smaller. We chatted to the wonderful Nora Perone about their reasons for transfering the show to Edinburgh, their time at the fringe and, of course, her ultimate StageFave...

21 Jul

They may have finished their West End run earlier this month but it's far from the end of the line for THE GIRLS. This August will see the fab cast embark on a 42-venue tour, sharing their wonderful story with the rest of the UK. Most of the coverage for the show has focussed on the leading ladies but there is also an injection of youth to the cast which shouldn't be forgotten. Becky Mary, from our friends at the Musical Theatre Appreciation Society met the younger cast and had a chat about the run and their experiences as young actors in the business...

26 Jun

Who'd our vlogger Perry O'Bree catch up with at West End Live? Watch all his backstage video interviews from both days with West End stars including Ben Forster, Jade Ewen, Danny Mac, Cassidy Janson, Marisha Wallace, Kerry Ellis, Rachel Tucker, Tyrone Huntley, John Partridge (in drag!), Lucie Jones, Jason Manford and many others from Aladdin, An American in Paris, The Phantom of the Opera, Mamma Mia!, Five Guys Named Moe, On the Town, The Lion King, Everybody Loves Jamie, Half a Sixpence and The Wind in the Willows - to name a few!

11 Jul

Faves founder Terri Paddock chaired a Q&A with #StageFaves Landi Oshinowo, Nicolas Colicos and Rosanna Hyland after yesterday's matinee performance of I'M GETTING MY ACT TOGETHER AND TAKING IT ON THE ROAD at Jermyn Street Theatre. Catch up on podcast, photos and video here...