Blog / UK premieres

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19 Apr

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...

15 Apr

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.

13 Feb

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’.

08 Aug

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...

24 May

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...

30 Oct

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?

14 Jun

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!

07 Apr

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?

06 Apr

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...

15 Mar

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...

01 Apr

Kerry Ellis stars in the UK premiere of cult Off-Broadway musical Murder Ballad, which opens at the West End's in October.