The week began with Andrew Lloyd Webber being mentioned by Boris Johnson, as he extended the lockdown from the originally hoped-for ‘Freedom Day’ of 21 June to 19 July, at which point theatres may be able to reopen without social distancing in place;
@LoveLDNLoveCul chatted to John Owen-Jones about marking his 50th birthday with a concert at the Cadogan Hall and his new podcast.
Featuring 18 West End musicals, The Show Must Go On is a concert to remember, featuring a whole host of theatrical talent both on and off the stage.
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.
The run of Les Misérables –The Staged Concert at London’s Sondheim Theatre has been extended to 28 February 2021, with performances beginning on 5 December.
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.
Covid-19 may have cut her time in Waitress short but Lucie Jones Live at the Adelphi is a great reminder of the leading lady she is and will surely continue to be.
Les Misérables – The Staged Concert will return to the West End for a six-week limited run, playing at London’s Sondheim Theatre from 5 December 2020 to 17 January 2021.
Les Misérables – The Staged Concert is released on digital download, along with a bonus featurette which is highly amusing.
Cameron Mackintosh has announced the debut of the hugely successful Les Misérables -The Staged Concert on digital download in the UK and Australia, which will also raise much-needed funds for performers, musicians and the NHS.
As rehearsals begin for Les Misérables – The Staged Concert, it has been announced that Shan Ako and Lily Kerhoas will complete the principal casting as Éponine and Cosette respectively.
Director Melly Still fills her stage with a cast of nearly 40 and Anna Fleischle’s looming industrial design, whilst a 15-piece orchestra led by David Mahoney fleshes out Daf James’ bold score.
The Wales Millennium Centre has come of age with its first major foray into story-telling on a truly epic scale. Tiger Bay The Musical is the most significant, largest and innovative production ever produced by WMC.
Tiger Bay is a prime example of ‘deeds not words’. I am a Cardiff girl myself so to be able to return to my home City and watch the most beautifully portrayed musical, about the history of my heritage was just magical.
Tiger Bay the Musical officially receives its world premiere tonight (15 November 2017) at Wales Millennium Centre, where its strictly limited season runs until 25 November 2017 at this iconic Cardiff venue. Check out these first-look production photos of the 39-strong cast, led by West End and Broadway star John Owen-Jones.
‘I really relate to Themba coming from a place that is different and finding himself here in Cardiff. My mum is mixed race. Her mum was from Yorkshire and her dad was from Barbados.’
Less than a month to go until the official world premiere of Tiger Bay the Musical! Specially commissioned by Wales Millennium Centre and with a 39-strong cast led by Welsh musical superstar John Owen-Jones, Tiger Bay has a strictly limited season at Cardiff’s iconic venue from 13 to 25 November 2017, with a press night on 15 November. Catch up on casting and have a listen to sample tracks – then get booking!
Ahoy sailors! If what you thought the world of musical theatre was missing was the opportunity to be trapped on a boat for four days with a load of wealthy musical theatre fans, then worry no more.
Not long left to see two Off-West End musicals I can recommend: The Wild Party at The Other Palace and The Sorrows of Satan at Tristan Bates Theatre. Here’s why I think you should.
There is an incredible array of top talent assembled – powerful singers, athletic dancers and intelligent actors – but The Wild Party lacks the wit and humour of Chicago so that its effect is limited because the book is so thin.
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