Our founder Terri Paddock was on heading mission control for @StageFaves live-tweeting of the 2016 #OlivierAwards - while also juggling awards coverage of additional non-musical categories for her other sites @MyTheatreMates and @TerriPaddock. Here she rounds up the key tweets as they happened across the three accounts plus the official @OlivierAwards Twitter feed.
Kerry Ellis stars in the UK premiere of cult Off-Broadway musical Murder Ballad, which opens at the West End's in October.
Paul Taylor-Mills will join Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group as advisory producer. Whilst continuing to work independently on his own productions, Paul will also begin working on selected Really Useful Group titles, and supporting the programming and incubation of new work at the St James Theatre.
The world premiere of Exposure The Musical – Life Through A Lens will run at London’s St James Theatre, for a limited season, from 16 July until 27 August 2016, with press night on Thursday 28 July 2016. The book for this new musical was written by Mike Dyer, with Quentin Russell as script consultant and dramaturgy by Phil Willmott, who is also directing this World Premiere.
This time last week I was coming down from the buzz of BEAM:2016. Today, as I was re-reading my notes and other people’s write-ups for this blog, I received news on casting for The Toxic Avenger, starring Mark Anderson (who I saw performing at Beam) and produced by Aria Entertainment’s Katy Lipson (one of the producers who had their portfolios showcased at Beam). So that seems pretty apt.