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08 Nov
2019

As the RSC's much-anticipated musical adaptation of David Walliams' children's novel THE BOY IN THE DRESS starts performances, check out what Walliams revealed to Faves founder Terri Paddock during rehearsals... including his love of Matilda and desire to play Miss Trunchbull! (Can you see it?)

25 Sep
2019

Surely we are not heading towards awards season yet again? We had better hurry up then and check out the musical theatre nominees in this year’s UK Theatre Awards. Who will you be rooting for?

23 Aug
2019

It’s a pretty exciting combination: Robbie Williams, Guy Chambers and Mark Ravenhill all creating a brand new musical adaptation of David Walliams’ novel The Boy In The Dress for the RSC in November 2019, directed by Gregory Doran. But now we know some of the casting too with Rufus Hound, Irvine Iqbal, Natasha Lewis and Forbes Masson all taking lead roles in the much-anticipated production.

23 Aug
2019

It’s a pretty exciting combination: Robbie Williams, Guy Chambers and Mark Ravenhill all creating a brand new musical adaptation of David Walliams’ novel The Boy In The Dress for the RSC in November 2019, directed by Gregory Doran. But now we know some of the casting too with Rufus Hound, Irvine Iqbal, Natasha Lewis and Forbes Masson all taking lead roles in the much-anticipated production.

11 Feb
2019

It’s going to be a Shakespeare-style tale with a twist featuring Max Martin tunes and there are now a stream of West End stars lining up alongside Miriam-Teak Lee (in the title role) for new musical & Juliet, including Cassidy Janson, Oliver Tompsett, Arun Blair-Mangat Melanie La Barrie, Jordan Luke Gage and Tim Mahendran. But, soft! what light through yonder window breaks…?

17 Jan
2019

Mob Wife, A Mafia Comedy, Michael Mott and Corey Skaggs' criminally funny musical, receives a handful of developmental performances at Cockpit Theatre later this month. Get a flavour for the wiseguy-filled tale with these clips of a trio of songs being performed at New York's 54 Below.

21 Sep
2018

With the new Mary Poppins film coming to cinemas this Christmas (starring ultimate StageFave and honorary Brit Lin-Manuel Miranda!) and a West End return announced for next year, we thought we'd go back in time to 2015 when the cast of the touring production performed at the Royal Variety Performance. It was practically perfect in every way...

13 Aug
2018

Cast changes see Hayden Tee playing Miss Trunchbull alongside Rob Compton and Holly Dale Spencer as Mr and Mrs Wormwood in the RSC’s Matilda The Musical with Gina Beck continuing as Miss Honey. There are also two new Matildas joining the cast, but where have they got to?

27 Apr
2018

Kwame Kwei-Armah, the new artistic director of London's Young Vic Theatre, will open his inaugural season with the London premiere of his and Shaina Taub's community musical version of TWELFTH NIGHT, first seen in New York in 2016. Find out why, and who will star, here...

06 Apr
2018

The Sherlock star and Sunset Boulevard leading man are the first stars confirmed for Tony-nominated composer Andrew Lippa’s new show at London’s Royal Festival Hall in May.

18 Feb
2017
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We all wish for that magical night we get called onto stage to spontaneously perform the lead role. Musical Theatre Appreciation Society's Dawn Bush wonders if being an understudy is just the same thing...

18 Feb
2017
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We all wish for that magical night we get called onto stage to spontaneously perform the lead role. Musical Theatre Appreciation Society's Dawn Bush wonders if being an understudy is just the same thing...

The Olivier Awards 2016 with MasterCard – the most prestigious event in the UK’s theatrical calendar – has revealed further details of the star-studded ceremony, hosted by two-time Olivier Award winner Michael Ball on Sunday 3 April at the Royal Opera House.