Blog / Twitter

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.

The #OlivierAwards ceremony may have ended at 10pm, but the night went on until morning! Here's our collection of favourite tweets from the party bus, the celebration, and the aftermath!

10 Apr
2017

We were blown away by the performances from last night's Olivier Awards ceremony at the Royal Albert Hall! Check out these photos of five #StageFave musicals vying for top spot - taken by people in the room! Who's jealous!?

Just hours to go until this year's Olivier Awards, which take place this Sunday 9 April. The 2017 Oliviers aren't just the biggest ever - held for the first time at the Royal Albert Hall and broadcast primetime on ITV - they're also the most social ever with lots of innovations in the mix. We're counting down this week. Each day, we'll be rounding up the best awards content being shared on social media. Final update on Saturday 8 April...

On a sunny day in London the day before the 2017 Olivier Awards, what are the crew who make theatre's biggest night of the year doing? Working very very hard. Here's a little Twitter moment to give you a glimpse of what's happening behind the scenes in preparation...

As part of our #FirstNightTakeover series, Perry O'Bree joins the Duchess of Cambridge, Morgan Freeman and other celebrities at the West End opening (on 4 April 2017) of Broadway dance extravaganza 42nd STREET. Who'd he get selfies and interviews with this time?! Video and live-tweeting here...

27 Mar
2017

Today (27 March 2017) was #WorldTheatreDay! Let's shout out for theatre everywhere and for everyone who makes it happen! Here’s our guide to celebrating #WorldTheatreDay and a look at what our #StageFaves were up to in 12 tweets, including an apt goodbye to the boys from (New) Jersey…

24 Mar
2017

On Wednesday this week (22 March 2017), two of our greatest living musical theatre composers, Andrew Lloyd Webber (69) and Stephen Sondheim (87) both had birthdays. Fellow multi award-winning composer and #StageFave Lin-Manuel Miranda celebrated by throwing a party on Twitter and causing a viral sensation. We invite you to the #SondWebParty here...

21 Mar
2017

The sun is in the sky and it’s officially spring! Yesterday was the Spring Equinox and now we can look forward to the days getting longer and the weather getting better (hopefully!). We took a look at how some of our #StageFaves bid goodbye to winter…

28 Feb
2017

What happens when you get ten musical theatre performers in a room together and throw hashtags at them?! Have a look at who attended and what they got up to at our first #FavesWorkshop (including our own Twitter Moment)...

Musical theatre meets rock concert in LIZZIE, the tragic tale of American murderess Lizzie Borden. LIZZIE is four women fronting a six-piece rock band. LIZZIE is rage, sex, betrayal, and bloody murder. And LIZZIE is opening tonight at the Greenwich Theatre! Count down until curtain up with these ten tweets...

15 Feb
2017

Some of our more famous #StageFaves are capable of creating their own mini Twitterstorms. Here are the Top Tweets from this week, which have generated the most shares and likes. Amongst the performers making this week's list: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Cynthia Erivo, Carrie Hope Fletcher and Lea Salonga...

04 Jan
2017

Happy New Year! 2017 is fast upon us and it’s time to sort out those New Year’s Resolutions! If you’re looking for inspiration, check out our 10 fave tweets from our #StageFaves to give you some ideas!

23 Dec
2016

We’re nearly there…Santa is packing the sleigh, Rudolph is polishing his nose and Christmas Day is right around the corner! All of our #StageFaves are hard at work but happily they’ve managed to fit in some festive cheer between the extra matinees! Here are 10 of our favourite Christmas tweets.

It's fair to say the reception to DREAMGIRLS has been absolutely electric. Amber Riley and company are absolutely en fuego at the moment, so we gathered our ten favourite tweets from the glittering opening night at the Savoy Theatre. Audience members, agents and journalists all sang the show's praises, so check out our latest blog here!

14 Dec
2016

It’s a busy time for lots of our #StageFaves as rehearsals started this week for BAT OUT OF HELL, PROMISES and DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY as well as continuing for GIRLS and so many other productions we’re looking forward to in 2017! To celebrate all the long hours and energy that goes into making great shows here are some of our favourite rehearsal tweets...b

Dust off your dancing shoes and grab a watermelon! It’s the first performance of DIRTY DANCING at the West End's Phoenix Theatre tonight, returning for a Christmas run in London before another UK tour in 2017. We’re sending lots of #stagey love to everyone and rounding up our top ten countdown-to-opening tweets from #StageFaves cast members...

02 Dec
2016

In the past we’ve seen planking and the ice bucket challenge, and now the #MannequinChallenge is sweeping Twitter. Here are seven of the best #StageFaves making like musical statues. Well done to the cast of LES MISERABLES for managing two! Which of your #StageFaves would you like to see take the #MannequinChallenge next?

01 Dec
2016

It’s the 1st of December and we’re getting very excited at #StageFaves. It’s officially time to pull out your Christmas jumper, eat chocolate for breakfast and get shopping for presents. That’s where we can help out! There’s no better gift for your favourite musicals fan than our #StageFaves ‘All I Want for Christmas’ merchandise. So now your Christmas shopping is sorted, grab your tinsel and check out ten tweets from some #StageFaves getting into the festive spirit...

27 Nov
2016

Black Friday 2016 (25 November) lived up to its name after a power surge plunged the West End into darkness. Several shows - including musicals ALADDIN, LES MISERABLES, JERSEY BOYS and THRILLER LIVE - had to be cancelled and many more were delayed. We’re rounded up some of our fave tweets - with videos, photos and other reactions - showing how #StageFaves were affected on the night...

We tried to limit our choices to just ten but we just couldn't, even after we separated out the kids' excellent tweets from the show account into a second blog. Opening night of SCHOOL OF ROCK just looked like too much fun. So here are top twenty (ish) tweets that encapsulate the night - from the cast and others working on the show, from celebs, from other punters in the audience and from the Lord himself, Andrew Lloyd Webber. Are you in the band on Twitter?