The winners of the Olivier Awards 2020 with Mastercard were announced in a special ITV programme filmed at The London Palladium, and on Official London Theatre’s YouTube channel.
Wendell Pierce, Robbie Williams, David Mitchell, Aimee Lou Wood and the stars of West End musical Dear Evan Hansen are among the nominees for The Stage Debut Awards 2020, in association with Access Entertainment.
Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the highly anticipated transfer of Dear Evan Hansen from Broadway.
Following a sell-out priority booking period, the West End production of Dear Evan Hansen has announced a second additional ticket release will take place at 10am on 10 June 2019.
The Tony Award-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen will begin previews at the Noël Coward Theatre on 29 October 2019 with opening night on Tuesday 19 November. Casting will be announced at a later date.
Tony Award-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen will open at the Noël Coward Theatre in autumn 2019, reuniting the original Broadway creative team for this West End production.
Two new music releases – Renée Fleming tackles Broadway classics in style, and The Quentin Dentin Show releases its cast recording
It’s an amazing time for diversity of style in “musicals” on both sides of the pond. Hamilton’s hip-hop, street poetry, storytelling, David Yazbek’s middle-eastern infused charmer The Band’s Visit, Jeanine Tesori’s Fun Home (newly arrived at London’s Young Vic while her dazzlingly original Caroline Or Change plays at the Playhouse Theatre).
The unique selling feature of a $200-a-ticket Broadway musical which sets it apart from our homemade West End ones is often a vast stage filled with 40 hoofers and a dozen ginormous sets. What makes Dear Evan Hansen so good and special is it has none of these.
Proving that you don’t need to win the reality show that you’re in to set your career, and that it’s your talent that matters, Rachel Tucker’s success is testament to just how far hard work and a hella big voice can take.
Released in time for Christmas, From The Top contains zero surprises. If you were thinking of getting for someone who likes him, then they are going to be satisfied.
There are returns to the material that has justly made her reputation. Her impassioned take on Cilla Black’s swinging ‘Anyone Who Had a Heart’ remains an absolute joy and a full-throated rendition of Funny Girl’s ‘My Man’ recalls the energy of her Fanny Brice.
There are few divas for whom you would queue an hour in the pouring rain on a cold night in January, but it was almost worth getting trench foot to witness the extraordinary, uplifting, generous and eclectic ‘comeback’ concert with which Cynthia Erivo chose to favour her loyal London mailing list.
Just opened in UK cinemas this past weekend, screen musical La La Land has already been tipped for a stage adaptation destined for Broadway and the West End. Mate Jonathan Baz reviews the film…
As Danielle Tarento’s award winning production of Dogfight returns to London’s St James Theatre for one day only on Sunday 11th October, here is an opportunity to re-visit my my interview from last year with the show’s acclaimed star, Laura Jane Matthewson.