Blog / Rehearsals

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13 Mar

"If you like seeing somebody torture themselves for 75 minutes, this is the show for you!" Star Jak Malone and director Joe McNeice take us behind the scenes at rehearsals for Diva: Live from Hell and tell us a little about the award-winning musical. Watch what they have to say, then book your tickets!

05 Apr

There's no watery fog in these rehearsal images from Queen of the Mist, just reams of sheet music, plenty of cases, the odd juggling ball and a host of performers, which all makes us very intrigued about the UK premiere that comes to the Jack Studio Theatre from 9 to 27 April 2019. Take a look, then book your tickets!

02 Jun

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...

22 Feb

This week we were given an exciting sneak peek into rehearsals for the tour of A SPOONFUL OF SHERMAN! And we enjoyed it so much we thought we’d check out what was happening in some other rehearsal rooms! Thanks to our #StageFaves for sharing! Here are our top 10 rehearsal tweets…

20 Feb

The cast of SPOONFUL OF SHERMAN are off on the show's first tour now, wowing audiences all over the UK and Ireland. A few weeks ago with the hype growing and rehearsals drawing to a close, Caroline Hanks-Farmer was lucky enough to see a sneak preview of what's in store and she shares her thoughts (and a few video clips!) on what to expect...

02 Dec

Marc Pickering's Doctor Gloom has a "really rather evil plan" in BANANAMAN - and he lays it out brilliantly in "Call to Action", the first song release from the comic book page-to-stage premiere, staring this month at London's Southwark Playhouse. (Psst! Have you also seen our gallery of rehearsal photos?)...

27 Nov

The West End cast of HAMILTON has at last moved into the room where it happens, aka the beautifully refurbished Victoria Palace Theatre! Previews now start from 6 December 2017 and we just can’t wait for it. In the meantime, we’ve rounded up our 10 top cast tweets from technical rehearsals to keep us going!

22 Aug

It’s less than a month until HAMILTON rehearsals start and we can’t contain our excitement! Even better, there are so many other great #StageFaves shows to catch over the next few months as well. Take a sneak peek at what’s coming up with our top ten rehearsal tweets…

21 Aug

Rehearsals are already under way for the new production of THE SWORD AND THE DOPE opening at the Waterloo East Theatre next month and it's already sounding fantastic! They sent us over a little clip from behind the scenes and it's made us even more excited to see it for ourselves...

23 Jun

All the #StageFaves in the company of Committee...A New Musical are gearing up for their first preview this weekend, so we're pleased to be able to share this video clip of them rehearsing the song 'We Want To Learn'. Hadley Fraser, Josie Rourke and composer Tom Deering have transformed part of an inquiry into ‘The collapse of Kids Company’ in to a brand-new musical which looks very interesting indeed.

19 May

It was the first day of rehearsals for #StageFaves COMMITTEE, HOLY CRAP, and GIRLS FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY as well as first day in the QUEENS THEATRE for the new cast of LES MISERABLES this week! Here are our 10 top rehearsal tweets!

07 Mar

How are preparations going for the long-awaited UK premiere of Cy Coleman's Tony Award-winning masterpiece THE LIFE? We sent fellow #StageFave and Backstage Jam creator Michael Watson along for a sneak-peek at rehearsals. Check out his mini video interviews including with stars Sharon D Clarke, Cornell John and the musical's legendary original director Michael Blakemore...