There was so much love online for Joe Iconis’ Be More Chill score in 2018 that he creatives brought it back, first Off-Broadway and then for a run on the Great White Way. Now the show which boasts a Tony-nominated score is transferring to London’s The Other Palace, with the UK premiere production running from 12 February to 3 May 2020. Get ready because the Squips are coming.
As the excitement builds for the West End premiere production of The Prince Of Egypt, previewing at London’s Dominion Theatre from 5 February 2020, Stage Door Joe attends the launch for the much-anticipated Stephen Schwartz musical and catches up with all the stars. Are you ready to journey behind the ‘miracle’?
Dreams really do come true when you believe. We’re excited to hear the first casting news for Stephen Schwartz and Philip LaZebnik’s stage musical The Prince Of Egypt, having its West End premiere at London’s Dominion Theatre from 5 February to 12 September 2020. Leading the cast as Moses and Ramses will be Luke Brady and Liam Tamne and they will be joined by Christine Allado and Alexia Khadime, in the roles of Tzipporah and Miriam.
Here’s your chance to get a glimpse of composer Stephen Schwartz attending the orchestral recording of the music for the brand new production of The Prince Of Egypt, premiering at London’s Dominion Theatre on 5 February 2020 for a limited 32-week engagement.
Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Perry O’Bree attending the UK premiere of On Your Feet! – The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan – at the London Coliseum and what a night #StageFaves’ awesome vlogger had! After chatting to music legend Gloria Estefan herself on the Red Carpet before the show (as well as Beverley Knight and Christina Bennington) Perry also caught up with the show’s leading players Christie Prades and George Ioannides. Was Perry doing the conga all the way home? Read on to find out.
Just weeks prior to the just announced UK premiere of Ghost Quartet at Soho's new Boulevard Theatre, another hit New York musical by Tony Awards-lauded composer and lyricist Dave Malloy, the Rachmaninoff-inspired PRELUDES gets its UK premiere at Southwark Playhouse.
Today is going to be a good day and here’s why: An extra ticket release for the West End production of Dear Evan Hansen goes ahead on 10 June 2019 (Pasek and Paul’s Tony Award-winning show begins previews at the Noël Coward Theatre on 29 October) and now fans have a chance to be part of the musical’s distinctive artwork.
Billed as a touching and inspiring sidewalk-fairy tale, and featuring the famous song ‘Once Upon A Time’, Mark Schoenfeld and Barri McPherson’s Broadway musical Brooklyn will have its European premiere at London’s Greenwich Theatre from 27 September to 9 October 2019. Will it be streets ahead?
Hold on to your hats, Smash fans! Andy Mientus is making his UK stage debut in the European premiere of new LGBTQ+ musical THE VIEW UPSTAIRS at Soho Theatre in July. And he's joined by a hot, hot, hot cast of StageFaves for this limited summer season...
Our day in Falsettoland is finally here thanks to Selladoor Worldwide who is presenting the European premiere of William Finn and James Lapine’s Falsettos at The Other Palace from 30 August to 23 November 2019. It’s the first time UK audiences will have had the chance to see March of the Falsettos and Falsettoland professionally produced together here. We can’t wait.
It’s bitter sweet for producer Danielle Tarento as she brings the late Michel Legrand’s five-time Tony-nominated musical Amour – a musical fantasy about daring to dream and the power of self belief – to the Charing Cross Theatre from 2 May to 20 July 2019. She hopes the production will be ‘a fitting tribute to this extraordinary man’.
This promises to be operetta as you've never seen it before. PIRATES!, a new dance spectacular version of Gilbert & Sullivan's 1879 classic The Pirates of Penzance; or, The Slave of Duty is readying for a 2019 premiere in the UK...
Beverley Knight and a host of fabulous StageFaves have been confirmed for the new musical SYLVIA which will play at London's Old Vic Theatre this September 2018. See the full casting below...
Sting's debut musical THE LAST SHIP is coming home, opening in his native Newcastle in March ahead of a UK tour with Jimmy Nail reprising his Broadway starring role. But will it come to London? And which other #StageFaves will star this side of the pond?
The UK Premiere of TENDERLY - THE ROSEMARY CLOONEY MUSICAL is being produced at the New Wimbledon Studio this September and we're more than excited!
We at #StageFaves are big fans of A Chorus Line so we're very excited by the news of the European premiere of BALLROOM - developed by that show's co-creator Michael Bennett - at Waterloo East Theatre in May. Will it be another singular sensation?! And which #Stagefaves would you like to see in the cast?
We are having fun picturing Liam Tamne as a fireman... He joins Gillian Bevan, Dean Chisnall, Krysten Cummings, Siubhan Harrison, and Peter Polycarpou to show a variety of faces from the great American workforce in their daily grind in the European premiere of Stephen Schwartz's genre-defining musical WORKING this summer...
Off-Broadway musical PETE 'N' KEELY gets its European premiere at London's Tristan Bates Theatre in May, with David Bardsley and Katie Kerr playing the Swingin' Sixties TV sweethearts from the show's title...
Opening tonight (20 February 2017), Tony Award winner Frances Ruffelle leads the cast as Queenie in the UK premiere of Michael John LaChiusa’s musical version of THE WILD PARTY. Our friends at Musical Theatre Review talked to Frances about party preparations during rehearsals and how she feels about her career to date...
Kerry Ellis stars in the UK premiere of cult Off-Broadway musical Murder Ballad, which opens at the West End's in October.