Aimie Atkinson will play Vivian and Danny Mac will play Edward in Pretty Woman: The Musical at the Piccadilly Theatre from 13 February 2020 where it will play for a strictly limited engagement of 46 weeks.
Casting for the UK premiere of Be More Chill, the hit Broadway musical has been announced. The lead roles of Jeremy Heere will be played by Scott Folan and Michael Mell by Blake Patrick Anderson
The beauty and rawness of Cyrano de Bergerac pull you in and envelopes you and the performances combined with the tragedy of the story haunted me for days.
It has been announced that British actress and singer Samantha Barks has been cast as Elsa in the West End production of Frozen The Musical, opening at the newly refurbished Theatre Royal Drury Lane in October 2020.
I had my own introduction to Ginger Johnson and Sink the Pink a year ago when I chaired a Q&A for How to Catch a Krampus, the first in a new queer trilogy at the Pleasance Theatre, which also marked the drag collective’s first-ever theatrical residency after a decade of mega club nights, festivals and glitter-doused parties.
How do you get SIX MILLION followers on Twitter? As someone who spends all day most days on social media, I’m staggered by the very notion. It must require divine intervention… of sorts. David Javerbaum has achieved it.
What part do costumes play in branding for The Play That Goes Wrong around the world? How are they made durable enough to survive eight performances a week of one of Theatreland’s most physical productions?
In our continuing series, our editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (to 2 December 2019), ranging from The Blog Of Theatre Things’ Liz Dyer feeling festive thanks to a joyful production of White Christmas at the Dominion Theatre.
Frozen The Musical will reopen the newly refurbished Theatre Royal Drury Lane, with previews commencing in October 2020.
The Lion & Unicorn Theatre, under the artistic directorship of David Brady, has today announced the theatre-makers who have been appointed as 2020 associate artists and will receive support to create and produce new work at the Kentish Town venue in its second year since reopening.
Rhys Ifans will play the iconic role of Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird, the new play by Aaron Sorkin based on Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, directed by Bartlett Sher, which will open in London’s West End in 2020. Further casting will be announced.
Headlong has announced its programme for 2020/21, the final season under current artistic director Jeremy Herrin.
Full casting has been announced for Ben Elton’s stage adaption of the critically-acclaimed BBC TV sitcom Upstart Crow which runs at the Gielgud Theatre from 7 February to 25 April 2020 (press night 18 February) and will see David Mitchell make his West End debut as Will Shakespeare. Joining Mitchell as Will Shakespeare and Gemma Whelan as Kate, in bringing their TV characters to …
In our continuing series, our editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre including Ben Dowell (for theatreCat) giving his verdict on the much-anticipated arrival of Dear Evan Hansen at the Noel Coward Theatre.
Acting honours go to Andrew Scott & Maggie Smith at the 2019 Evening Standard Theatre Awards while Sweat wins Best Play.
Imelda Staunton will star as Dolly Levi in Hello, Dolly!, alongside Jenna Russell as Irene Molloy, in a brand new London production of the musical at the Adelphi Theatre in 2020.
The producers of Waitress have announced the show’s final West End extension at the Adelphi Theatre, where it will finish on 4 July 2020 ahead of a UK tour and planned London return.
Sean Mathias has been appointed as the first artistic director of Theatre Royal Windsor where, starting in 2020, he will programme and annual summer season of new stage productions.
Late 90s pop is always my jam so a musical that features it is always going to be a winner. The brilliant & Juliet is so much more besides as well though.
The Old Vic has announced principal casting for Amy Herzog’s Pulitzer Prize-nominated play 4000 Miles. Eileen Atkins and Homeland star Timothée Chalamet, making his London stage debut, take the lead roles the UK premiere production.