Blog / Revivals

Check here for the latest musical news with links to all your #StageFaves performers, shows and theatres. Also look out for our regular #GetSocial features and contributions from our syndicate media partners including MyTheatreMates.com and the Musical Theatre Appreciation Society.

17 Nov
2017

It's had a record-breaking run in the US and now, as tipped, Bartlett Sher's acclaimed revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein classic THE KING & I is coming to the West End's London Palladium, complete with original stars Kelli O'Hara as Anna Leonowens and Ken Watanabe as the King of Siam...

16 Nov
2017

The Queen's Theatre Hornchurch recently revealed their Spring programme and #StageFaves fans are in for a real treat as they will be producing the regional professional premiere of PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT. So once you've got the sequins, and the feather boas, and all that fabulous attitude out in the air, which of your #StageFaves would you like to see as the iconic Mitzi Mitosis, Bernadette Bassenger, and Felicia Jollygoodfellow?

31 Oct
2017

Guess who is hiding among the plants at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre? None other than Audrey II! LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS has been announced as the big 2018 summer musical at this beautiful outdoors theatre and it couldn't be a more perfect fit. Which of your #StageFaves would you like to see in the cast?

31 Oct
2017

Guess who is hiding among the plants at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre? None other than Audrey II! LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS has been announced as the big 2018 summer musical at this beautiful outdoors theatre and it couldn't be a more perfect fit. Which of your #StageFaves would you like to see in the cast?

26 Oct
2017

Hard to believe Hope Mill Theatre is just a little over a year old. This Manchester musical factory is already onto its third London transfer with today's news that its acclaimed revival of Stephen Schwartz's PIPPIN is coming to Southwark Playhouse in the new year...

20 Oct
2017

We can't wait to see how Southwark Playhouse is transformed for the first major London revival of Kander & Ebb's THE RINK. Adam Lenson will direct the new production next May, twenty years after the Broadway hit had its West End premiere...

10 Oct
2017

In recent years, Roger Allam and Simon Russell Beale have taken on the role of cross-dressing Captain Terri Dennis, at the Donmar Warehouse and West End's Noel Coward Theatre, respectively. Now, Simon Green steps into the role for this major Off-West End revival of Peter Nichols' 1977 farce PRIVATES ON PARADE at the Union Theatre next month...

28 Sep
2017

The Drayton Arms theatre are filling up their autumn/winter season with some great revivals and WHEN MIDNIGHT STRIKES is no exception! The show will enjoy a months run at the Kensington-based theatre from 17 October and the casting has now been announced...

26 Sep
2017

It was a famous flop when it had its West End premiere in 2008 at the New London Theatre, but now IMAGINE THIS is back. The Union Theatre has announced the first London revival of the ill-fated show which will run from October this year...

05 Sep
2017

LUCKY STIFF is back in London and it's coming to the Union Theatre this September! The 1988 show about a shoe salesman trying to gain the inheritance of his late uncle will play for a month and the full cast has now been announced, led by JUDY! star Tom Elliot Reade...

14 Jul
2017

Andrew Lloyd Webber and David Zippel have revisited their 2004 West End musical THE WOMAN IN WHITE; the new version will premiere later this year at London's Charing Cross Theatre, directed by Thom Southerland. Laura Pitt-Pulford is tipped to star in the role of Marian, created by Maria Friedman...

29 Jun
2017

It's been almost 30 years, but METROPOLIS is back! For the first time since its 1989 West End debut, All Star Productions are continuing their string of lesser-produced musicals with a full run this October at Ye Olde Rose And Crown. It's been a long wait and we're super psyched, but I'm sure we can wait a few months longer...right...RIGHT!?

02 Jun
2017

HAIRSPRAY is back on tour this summer and the cast, which has now been announced, is full of fantastic #StageFaves. Joining the previously announced Layton Williams are some great names including Normal Pace, Brenda Edwards and Gina Murray. They really are the nicest kids in town...

14 May
2017

Anything he can do she can better. Gemma MacLean and Blair Robertson star as Annie Oakley and Frank Butler in the Union Theatre's new production of ANNIE GET YOUR GUN. Do you know who else is who in this Irving Berlin classic?

13 May
2017

Streetlights, People!'s production of Adam Gwon's 2008 Off-Broadway musical four-hander ORDINARY DAYS is revived at London Theatre Workshop for three weeks only after sell-out performances last year at Hen and Chickens Theatre. Do you know who's who?

12 May
2017

BLONDEL was Tim Rice's first major project after his early career collaborations with Andrew Lloyd Webber. This lesser-seen musical comedy, set in medieval England with a rock opera twist, gets a fresh new makeover this summer at the Union Theatre...

21 Mar
2017

Gareth Gates and Maureen Nolan will reprise their performances in FOOTLOOSE when it returns to London in September as part of its latest UK-wide tour. They'll be joined by a cast of #StageFaves, including Joshua Dowen in the lead as Ren McCormack, the role of the city kid who's just gotta dance, immortalised in the 1984 film by Kevin Bacon. And you can #GetSocial for all of them here...

28 Feb
2017

As #StageFaves legends go, Peter Straker is right up there. Now he returns to one of the show's that helped launch his career: The Who's TOMMY. The rock opera is revived care of Ramps On the Moon, the consortium of seven major theatres that puts deaf and disabled artists centre stage, and it comes to London's Stratford East in June...

16 Feb
2017

Miranda Hart has 'a spring in her step' - thanks to being cast as villainess Miss Hannigan in the new West End production of ANNIE, which comes to the Piccadilly Theatre in May. We reckon she'll be as big a success on the musical stage as she is in comedy world...

15 Feb
2017

After its current premiere of new British musical My Land's Shore, All Star Productions will continue its 2017 season at east London's Ye Olde Rose & Crown in Walthamstow with a rarely seen 1963 musical 110 IN THE SHADE in May...