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30 Apr
2019

Actor-turned-director Julie Atherton helms a new production of coming-of-age and coming-out hit Bare: A Pop Opera, coming to The Vaults this summer and marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. Casting has yet to be announced...

18 Apr
2019

F Scott Fitzgerald's 1922 short story, set in Baltimore, was made into a 2008 Hollywood film starring Brad Pitt, set in New Orleans. Now this epic, reverse-ageing fantasy gets a British stage musical makeover set in Cornwall with an original Celtic score. It's performed by a five-strong ensemble cast...

18 Apr
2019

F Scott Fitzgerald's 1922 short story, set in Baltimore, was made into a 2008 Hollywood film starring Brad Pitt, set in New Orleans. Now this epic, reverse-ageing fantasy gets a British stage musical makeover set in Cornwall with an original Celtic score. It's performed by a five-strong ensemble cast...

04 Apr
2019

Christie Prades starred in ON YOUR FEET on Broadway and is currently touring the US in the conga-fied bio-musical. She now brings her 'Gloria Estefan' to Leicester and London for the UK premiere. Full casting is now announced. Plus, have you watched the show's launch trailer yet?

Are you ready to make a wish? We're wishing we can be at the Dominion Theatre for the West End premiere of BIG THE MUSICAL, starring Jay McGuiness! Watch the trailer and check out more photos from the show here...

14 Mar
2019

One of a few big Broadway transfers to have hit the West End in recent months, WAITRESS is the irresistible musical from Sara Bareilles and the all-female creative team behind the original production. The show was a hit across the pond and judging by these reviews, it's going to be a success here too...

An unexpected hit when it originally opened on Broadway, COME FROM AWAY has flown the coop, finally landing in London's West End. Needless to say, this heartwarming new musical about the triumph of humanity in the face of tremendous evil stole the hearts of UK audiences as much as across the Atlantic. Nominated for a series of the biggest honours at this year's Olivier Awards, fans and critics alike would no doubt love to see it scoop some accolades. See what the critics are saying about it here...

An unexpected hit when it originally opened on Broadway, COME FROM AWAY has flown the coop, finally landing in London's West End. Needless to say, this heartwarming new musical about the triumph of humanity in the face of tremendous evil stole the hearts of UK audiences as much as across the Atlantic. Nominated for a series of the biggest honours at this year's Olivier Awards, fans and critics alike would no doubt love to see it scoop some accolades. See what the critics are saying about it here...

15 Feb
2019

Where the drinks are free, there's fun and sunshine...enough for everyone. Yup, CLUB TROPICANA has arrived! This fun-packed trip back in time to the electric 80’s stars Joe McElderry and tours into the summer (where there might be some ACTUAL sunshine around, if we're lucky). If the winter blues are winning, remind yourself of better weather with the new trailer for this fun-loving show...

19 Dec
2018

Get ready for the triumphant royal return of Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss’ hit musical Six at the Arts Theatre in January 2019. Fifty thousand seats are on sale for a 16-week season and many dates are already sold out so you had better get booking. Just don’t lose your head…

17 Dec
2018

From Monday 11 to Saturday 23 February 2019 MT Fest UK at The Other Palace will showcase emerging and established writers. The programme includes a Taster Menu series of eight new musicals alongside talks and concerts from some of the most celebrated industry figures currently working in musical theatre. Could this be just the boost new writers need?

25 Nov
2018

Are you as proud to call yourself a fan as we are here at #StageFaves? What does 'fandom' mean to you? Can you sum it up in a word? Vlogger Perry O'Bree was on hand to help Faves founder Terri Paddock ask the questions at her post-show Q&A at FANATICAL, a new British sci-fi musical that celebrates - and calls to - all fans everywhere. Watch the full Q&A, and Perry's take on it, here...

25 Nov
2018

There’s a party going at the Acropolis, or at least at London’s Charing Cross Theatre, as the world premiere production of Mythic has its run extended by three weeks to 15 December 2019. Plus the show’s cast recording will be released in two weeks’ time. Will you be adding the album to your Christmas wish list?

16 Nov
2018

What originally started as a concept album, then a community project, has over the passing of many years, found itself a record-breaking New York production, currently playing at the National Theatre ahead of a Broadway run! HADESTOWN is taking the musical theatre world by storm and if these reviews are anything to go by, it's got a long life ahead of it!

Get your geek on! As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Tuesday 20 November 2018, Faves founder Terri Paddock is at the Playground Theatre for the world premiere of new British sci-fi convention musical FANATICAL. Got any questions for the show's creatives and stars?

Deck the halls with boughs of horror this festive season. As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, this Thursday 15 November 2018, Faves founder Terri Paddock heads to the Pleasance Theatre debut to talk to Sink the Pink about their very alternative Christmas show HOW TO CATCH A KRAMPUS. Got any questions?

06 Nov
2018

Star of West End and Broadway, Kerry Ellis has recorded a song "A Million Dreams" from THE GREATEST SHOWMAN with 1000 students from West End Stage, in support of Childline. They also released a video which you can watch below...

05 Nov
2018

If you're a musical theatre fan and you haven't yet discovered Amy Lovatt's brilliant vlogs about her love of musicals, catch up quick right here. We've chosen five of our favourite instalments for another watch as Amy prepares to take to the stage herself in the world premiere of FANATICAL... (And don't forget to enter our competition to win tickets!)

05 Nov
2018

This November, a new American musical transfers to the National Theatre for the first time, bringing with it the two American leads. With a haunting folk-jazz score and a timeless story, HADESTOWN is Broadway-bound but the Brits are lucky enough to experience it first. Our Song of the week is the stunningly beautiful "All I've Ever Known" from this show...

30 Oct
2018

It's a graphic novel, it's an album, it's an interactive, virtual-reality-infused concert and, after success at NAMT's renowned 30th annual festival of new musicals in New York, it's coming to London. Rob Rokicki's MONSTERSONGS gets its UK premiere for two performances only next week at The Other Palace. Who's joining Tyrone Huntley in the cast? Plus, watch the trailer here...