View Post

NEWS: A reworked Sister Act starring Brenda Edwards will open at Curve in 2020 before tour & London season

In London theatre, Musicals, Native, News, Press Releases, Quotes, Regional theatre, Touring by Press Releases

A brand new production of the musical Sister Act, starring Brenda Edwards, will open at Curve Leicester on 21 April 2020, where it will play until 2 May, ahead of further UK venues and a London season. More details and full creative team to be announced soon.

View Post

NEWS: Camelot, Girlfriends & A Christmas Carol all feature in London Musical Theatre Orchestra’s new season

In Concerts, London theatre, Musicals, Native, News by Press ReleasesLeave a Comment

London Musical Theatre Orchestra’s 2018 season features three musicals in concert: Lerner and Loewe’s Camelot at the London Palladium; Girlfriends, composed by Howard Goodall and starring Lucie Jones and Lauren Samuels, at Bishopsgate Institute; and the return of festive favourite A Christmas Carol at the Lyceum Theatre.

View Post

NEWS: Open Air Theatre’s 2018 summer includes Peter Pan return, Little Shop Of Horrors & ENO

In London theatre, Musicals, Native, News, Plays, Press Releases, Sticky by Press ReleasesLeave a Comment

The Open Air Theatre has announced the programme for its 2018 summer season, under the continuing artistic directorship of Timothy Sheader. The headline productions are Peter Pan, As You Like It, Dinosaur World Live, Little Shop of Horrors, and The Turn of the Screw, a co-production with English National Opera.

View Post

SISTER ACT – Touring

In Manchester, Musicals, Opinion, Regional theatre, Reviews, Touring by Kristy StottLeave a Comment

Craig Revel Horwood’s adaptation of Sister Act remains faithful to the previous Broadway and West End productions of the show. The musical, taken away from the varying locations of Las Vegas and San Francisco in the 1992 film, is instead set solely in Philadelphia, USA – heightening the danger and the limitations that the play’s protagonist, Deloris Van Cartier.

View Post

ALADDIN – West End

In London theatre, Musicals, Opinion, Reviews by Caroline Hanks-FarmerLeave a Comment

The moment you arrive at the Prince Edward Theatre it feels as if it has been “Disneyfied”. I mean that in the nicest possible way. All the staff are super-friendly and helpful. Now it might just be the Disney magic or extra training. Whatever the reason, by the time you take your seat you are already regressing to childhood and beaming from ear to ear.

View Post

PHOTOS: West End production shots released for Disney’s Aladdin

In Features, London theatre, Musicals, Native, News, Photos, Press Releases by Press ReleasesLeave a Comment

First production images for ALADDIN have been released today ahead of its official opening night at the Prince Edward Theatre on Wednesday 15 June 2016. Disney’s new West End musical began preview performances on Friday 27 May and tickets for the spectacular production are now on sale for performances up to and including 11 February 2017.