Thespie has launched its newest concerts in celebration of Black musicians and composers, and of LGBTQIA+ performers. These are now available on demand, and their proceeds go to Black Lives Matter and Stonewall respectively.
The Secret Society of Leading Ladies is the brainchild of Ryan Carter and puts the viewer in control of a concert which sees five selected leading ladies brought together (digitally) under mysterious circumstances.
The Secret Society of Leading Ladies is the latest initiative from the Barn Theatre and it gives you, the viewer, the power to create your own concert.
Dazzling from start to finish, the high quality of the performances, music and of course the venue featured in Musicals: The Greatest Show reminded us why exactly we are missing the theatre.
Exploring the world of rock musicals, Episode 3 of The Theatre Channel features Alex Gaumond, Shan Ako, John Owen-Jones, Francesca Jackson, Aisha Jawando and Rob Houchen.
Filmed inside The Theatre Cafe and out and about, this latest episode of The Theatre Channel’s series of musical theatre showcases features songs from rock musicals.
The BBTAs have revealed the 2020 Black British Theatre Awards nominee list, voted almost entirely by the public and representing some of the finest work by Black performers and creatives in UK theatre. The 2020 awards ceremony will air on Sky Arts this autumn, as part of the channel’s free to air line-up.
Nkeki Obi-Melekwe will play Tina Turner in the West End production of Tina – The Tina Turner Musical from 15 April 2019. Joining the company from the same date will be Ashley Zhangazha as Ike Turner. Adrienne Warren, who has played the title role in London since the show’s world premiere, will lead the Broadway production opening in autumn 2019.
Currently one of London’s hottest tickets, Tina: The Tina Turner Musical is a solid entry in the bio-musical genre, combining an inspiring story with a terrific catalogue of hit songs.
With the almighty back catalogue of Tina Turner to call on, there’s a thrilling sense of energy in Tina the Musical which is perfectly encapsulated in the star-making performance of a fricking amazing Adrienne Warren.
The cast that will join Adrienne Warren, playing the title role in the world premiere of TINA The Tina Turner Musical has been announced, including, making his musical debut, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith as Ike Turner. The production, directed by Phyllida Lloyd, starts performances at the West End’s Aldwych Theatre on 21 March 2018, with a press night on 17 April. TINA also features Madeline …
There’s a moment early on in The Life where Sharon D Clarke’s been-around-the-block-and-then-some Sonja has a moment akin to Jenna Russell’s ‘The Revolutionary Costume for Today’ in Grey Gardens where she utterly and completely steals the show with an outstanding musical number, the likes of which will scarcely be bettered all year.