Selladoor Worldwide has announced that Bring It On The Musical will play its delayed London season at the Southbank Centre’s Queen Elizabeth Hall from 8 December 2021 to 22 January 2022, following eight performances at the New Theatre, Peterborough from 30 November to 4 December 2021.
This capture of last summer’s West End Musical Drive In delivers much of the thrill of live performance, with Shan Ako and Layton Williams in particularly fine form.
Spectacularly unique and filled with passion, this filmed version of the hit Broadway musical Hamilton is exquisite to watch – no matter how many times you have seen it.
And so here it is… my top 10 musicals of the decade. It turned out to be a slightly emotional journey. But it turns out musicals meant a lot in that time and I’ll fight anyone who says musicals aren’t a serious artform.
Ever behind the curve, I present 10 of my top moments in a theatre over the last ten years (plus a few bonus extra ones because whittling down this list was hard, and it will probably be different tomorrow anyway!).
Fifty-four years is quite the wait for a sequel but the sweetness and charm with which Mary Poppins Returns lands on our screens makes it pretty much worth it.
The Hamilton track ‘The Room Where It Happens’ stands up well as a track to listen to on the cast recording, but something really special happens when you watch it being performed.
Ten new cast members will be joining the London company of Hamilton which is going into its second year at the Victoria Palace Theatre. The production is booking to 30 March 2019.
Mark Shenton rounds up the latest news, reviews, podcasts and more from London and Broadway, including Prince Harry at Hamilton and Lin-Manuel Miranda at Southwark Playhouse.
Mark Shenton rounds up news of singalong performances of Bat Out of Hell, reviews of Aristocrats, Bring It On and Little Shop of Horrors and an extract from an interview with Kathleen Turner.
If like me, you’re constantly in a state of missing In the Heights, then the British Theatre Academy’s production of Bring It On is just the energetic, humorous, heartfelt fix you need.
‘She’s a little bit Hairspray, he’s a little bit Glee …’ is not actually a lyric from Bring It On, a high school musical being given a sparky showcase by the British Theatre Academy at Southwark Playhouse, but it might as well be.
This lively and entertaining production showcases a whole wealth of talent from the British Theatre Academy. Loosely based on the film starring Kirsten Dunst, Bring It On makes for a lively and bubbly musical about friendship, betrayal and competition.
So if this period of American history doesn’t potentially have a wide appeal, in the first instance, and the context is a major British loss… Why is Hamilton so popular and so relevant to Britain today?
A sensational cast of rising talents gets vertical til they get vertigo in the Melbourne professional premiere of Bring It On the Musical.
In this episode of The Show People Podcast, host Andrew Keates is joined by two-time Olivier Award winner David Bedella. David talks about growing up in Gary, Lake County, Indiana to a family who worked in the steel industry, his showbiz inspirations and challenges.
A trio of West End cast recordings (well, one’s off-West-End…) show that it is sometimes hard to recapture the stage magic.
A new booking period for the London production of Hamilton will go on sale on Monday 4 June 2018 at 12 noon GMT.
In this episode of The Show People Podcast, host Andrew Keates spends the afternoon with director, producer and artistic director of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Other Palace, Paul Taylor Mills. Andrew also shares his theatrical tips for June 2018, including the transfer of Steven Dietz’s Lonely Planet at Trafalgar Studios 2.
The Menier Chocolate Factory has announced the UK premiere of Gerard Alessandrini’s Spamilton which opens at the theatre on 24 July 2018, with previews from 12 July and runs until 8 September.