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News: Mamma Mia, here we go again!

    11/06/14   539

The producer of Mamma Mia! has let slip that she’s hard at work with the team from the top West End show, after making a reported £90 million from the feel-good musical. In a recent interview, Judy Craymer, the brains behind the ABBA-inspired jukebox musical (and phenomenal flop Viva Forever, but we won’t mention that) […]

News: MEMPHIS casting revealed

    11/06/14   445

Beverley Knight and Killian Donnelly are going to be joined by Rolan Bell (EastEnders, We Will Rock You), Jason Pennycooke (Stomp, La Cage aux Folles) and more when the Tony Award winning show opens in the West End. The full casting has been announced for the West End production of Tony Award-winning Broadway musical MEMPHIS, […]

News: Tony Awards 2014

    10/06/14   713

Brits Mark Rylance, Sophie Okonedo and Warren Carlyle walked away with awards from the coveted Tony Awards ceremony on June 8th.   The most important night of the year for our friends on Broadway, the 68th Annual Tony Awards saw the biggest names in American theatre come together for a giant celebration of their successes. […]

News: Tony Awards Winners 2014 list

    10/06/14   386

Celebrating the best of Broadway, the Tony Awards are often full of surprises. Kent-born Shakespearean actor Mark Rylance won his third Tony, whilst fellow Brit Sophie Okonedo (Hotel Rwanda, Doctor Who) won for her Broadway debut in A Raisin in the Sun.     Check out the full list of winners below:    Best Play […]

Review: London Marriott Hotel Regent’s Park

    09/06/14   704

The London Marriott Hotel Regent’s Park is a little bit further out of the West End than some other Show & Stay London Hotels, but fans of the brand name won’t be disappointed by this 4-star stopover. After a night in the West End seeing Wicked The Musical I was looking forward to settling down […]

News: Ronan Keating joins Once

    06/06/14   630

Boyzone’s Ronan Keating is the latest actor to join the West End cast of Once The Musical at the Phoenix Theatre. The Irish singer-songwriter will be taking over the role of Guy from David Hunter on 17th November in what will be his first West End role. Speaking about his upcoming debut, Keating said: “When […]

News: Wind in the Willows returning to West End

    06/06/14   471

Family favourite and Olivier Award-winner The Wind in the Willows will play at London’s Vaudeville Theatre from November 26th. The classic tale, adapted from the classic children’s book by Kenneth Grahame, is all about the escapades of Toad, Ratty, Mole and Badger, and is brilliant for kids of all ages. The Royal Opera House production, […]

News: Les Mis vs Phantom in charity football match

    05/06/14   607

The World Cup might be just around the corner, but a far more important footie event will be happening this August.   Two of the best West End shows are swapping onstage for offside for one day only, and it’s all for a good cause.   For the third year running, Team Phantom will take […]

News: Line up revealed for West End LIVE 2014

    03/06/14   919

The tenth anniversary of the festival celebrating all things musical will feature performances from Wicked, Miss Saigon, Jersey Boys, Matilda the Musical and more.       More than half a million people descended on Trafalgar Square for last year’s West End LIVE, and this year’s event promises to be bigger and better. Now in […]

News: Mackintosh’s plans for Ambassadors Theatre quashed

    02/06/14   547

After an exciting few weeks, in which he was named on the Sunday Times’ Super-Rich List and celebrated by buying two West End theatres, it appears that Cameron Mackintosh’s luck has turned.   Mackintosh reportedly hoped to turn the Ambassadors Theatre, which currently houses dance show and West End long-runner Stomp, into a 450-seat studio […]