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News: Shakespeare In Love charity gala

    12/06/14   511

The producers of the hotly anticipated new play Shakespeare In Love are staging a charity gala performance on 24th July. Sonia Friedman Productions and The Walt Disney Company have announced that a special charity performance of Shakespeare In Love will be held to benefit two theatrical charities, The Rose Theatre Trust and Chickenshed Theatre. A […]

West End World Cup

    12/06/14   856

It’s not often that football and thespians cross over, but in the spirit of the World Cup we’ve created a West End World Cup with teams from all of our favourite shows.   England We’re kicking off our West End World Cup on good old English soil. We’d have the revolting children of Matilda The […]

News: Mrs Henderson Presents West End rumours

    12/06/14   450

A West End adaptation of the BAFTA-nominated film is reportedly in the pipeline. According to reports, John Reid, the former manager of Elton John, is “getting together” a production based on the 2005 film. Lyricist Don Black, who recently worked with Andrew Lloyd Webber on Stephen Ward, is reportedly involved with the project which is […]

Review: Matilda The Musical

    11/06/14   796

Roald Dahl is the master of tongue-twistingly witty words that leap off the page and capture your imagination. Dennis Kelly’s Matilda The Musical is the perfect visual representation of Dahl’s enchanting tale which has such a fond place in our hearts. Even before the show starts, theatregoers are transported to the vivid and magical world […]

News: Mamma Mia, here we go again!

    11/06/14   591

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   479

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   754

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   409

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   737

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   673

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 […]