Blog / Year Of The Woman
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What a Christmas present for Olivier Award winners Giles Terera (well known to musical theatre fans for playing Aaron Burr in the original West End production of Hamilton) and director and choreographer Stephen Mear (Mary Poppins, White Christmas, Hello, Dolly!, Gypsy) who have received a MBE and CBE respectively in the New Year Honours List. Not to forget The Lion King and Billy Elliot composer (and general superstar) Elton John who becomes a Companion of Honour.
Stagey weekend alert. There’s only ‘One Day More’ until a glorious selection of West End and touring musicals will congregate in one place – London’s Trafalgar Square – to entertain in a free event that grows ever popular year after year. So have you planned your tactics for getting the most out of the experience? One Woman West End Show (@OneWomanWEShow) offers Ten Top Tips to boost your enjoyment, whether you are a West End Live first-timer or an old hand. Although the most important thing is obviously to have fun!
The Curtain Up Show announces the nominees for the 2018 "Album of The Year!" Who are you voting for?
It's that time of year again! The Curtain Up Show have announced the nominations for Album Of The Year, 2018! What's your favourite UK & US cast recording? What about your fave solo album of 2018? It's time for you to cast your vote...
If 2018 is year of the woman (and it is!), then it all seems to be coming together now. This September, there are a host of fantastic musicals with women right in the centre of the action. Even more exciting, they all bring something totally new to the theatre scene, telling stories we rarely get to hear in commercial productions. Here are our Top 5 Feminist Picks opening over the next month...
2018 is the year of the woman and it's also the year we answer the question "are women funny?" with a resounding YES!! The ladies of NOTFLIX - The Improvised Musical are back this March for five dates at the prestigious Vaults Festival. So grab your tickets to see the funniest women in improv turn your favourite movies into a once-in-a lifetime musical...because let's be honest...EVERYTHING'S better as a musical!
Welcome to 2018! What’s the best way to start the New Year? By checking out our sparkling top 20 #StageFave New Year tweets of course! Here's to another #stagey year of fantastic theatre!
In celebration of International Women's Day 2017, Musical Theatre Appreciation Society's Dawn Bush comments on how female roles in musicals have changed so dramatically over the years...