Late Late Show host and lover of musicals James Corden teamed up with the stars of Mary Poppins Returns, Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda to celebrate some of the greatest musicals of all time, kicking off with Cabaret and finishing off with Mamma Mia! Kermit the Frog even stopped by to help James with ‘The Rainbow’ from The Muppet Movie. Oh, and did we mention they covered 22 musicals in 12 minutes? Is your favourite there?
As HAMILTON goes into its second year at the Victoria Palace Theatre, some performers are staying put – including Jamael Westman in the lead role – while another original cast member, Sifiso Mazibuko, has won the vital part of Aaron Burr. New to the room where it happens are Allyson Ava-Brown as Angelica Schuyler, Dom Hartley-Harris as George Washington, Jon Robyns as King George & alternate Hamilton Karl Queensborough. Could all this swapping around give us the perfect excuse to see the show again?!
Another Wednesday, another of our favourite HAMILTON videos! A couple of #HamiltonHumpDay's ago we shared the "Hamilton Polka", put together by the inimitable Weird Al Yankovic. We knew Lin-Manuel Miranda was super-psyched by it, and now all of the casts of Hamilton have been jamming out to the tune and released a video of all the fun...
It's #HamiltonHumpDay so it's time for your weekly slice of HAMILTON joy to get you through to the weekend. This week, we're going back to a legendary moment when composer (and original Hamilton) Lin-Manuel Miranda dropped by the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and dropped some utterly awesome improv rap with the "Wheel Of Freestyle"...
Can’t get a ticket for Hamilton, then why not pop along to the Menier for the UK premiere of Gerard Alessandrini’s Spamilton: An American Parody, opening on 24 July 2018. Marc Akinfolarin, Jason Denton, Eddie Elliott, Liam Tamne and Julie Yammanee also join the cast.
If there were ever any doubts that UK audiences wouldn’t embrace Lin-Manuel Miranda’s groundbreaking, award-winning musical HAMILTON they are quickly disappearing as another new booking period for the London production goes on sale on 4 June 2018 and the run extends to 30 March 2019.
Can’t get tickets for Hamilton at the VP? It might just be easier to pop along to the UK premiere of spoof Spamilton, playing later on this year at the Menier from 24 July to 8 September 2018.
There are always cheers and tears at every awards ceremony and this year’s Oliviers were no exception. We’ve been trawling through Twitter to find some of the best reactions to who won and lost on the big night.
The West End production of Hamilton may not have swept the board at the Olivier Awards 2018, but the show still dominated with a haul of seven. And of course the cast opened the ceremony – in style...
Musicals dominated the Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards in a ceremony held today at the West End's Prince of Wales Theatre (and organised by none other than Faves founder Terri Paddock). Full list of musical winners here. And have you seen our live-tweeting from the event itself?
To celebrate the smash-hit HAMILTON opening at the Victoria Palace theatre in December, the show's creator Lin-Manuel Miranda joined the West End cast for a very special British #Ham4Ham video, mashing up classic UK tunes with our favourite HAMILTON ones...