Rosemary Ashe’s high-energy singing and delivery drive the action in this playful revival of Irving Berlin’s 1950 Broadway comedy, directed by Mark Giesser.
Rosemary Ashe and Richard Gibson open tonight in Irving Berlin’s Call Me Madam at north London’s Upstairs at the Gatehouse. First-look production shots gallery here.
When classic Irving Berlin musical Call Me Madam gets a rare London revival at Highgate’s Upstairs at the Gatehouse this month, Rosemary Ashe takes the title role written for Broadway legend Ethel Merman, who originated it on both screen and stage.
Preparations are underway for the much-anticipated revival of Irving Berlin’s 1950 Tony Award-winning musical Call Me Madam starring Rosemary Ashe and Richard Gibson. Get behind the scenes at rehearsals – and then get booking!
Olivier Award nominee Rosemary Ashe and ‘Allo ‘Allo!’s Richard Gibson headline a rare revival of Irving Berlin’s 1950 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Call Me Madam in September at Upstairs at the Gatehouse.
From the wicked Queen who can’t let go of her stupidly innocent son, from the dumbstruck King to the spunky swamp Princess who swims the moat and swashbuckles her way into favour, this is a show for the young, and the young at heart.
Do you remember The Princess and the Pea from childhood? Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy-tale kingdom has now come to musical life with Mark Giesser’s revival of Broadway classic Once Upon a Mattress at Upstairs at the Gatehouse.
Rehearsals have flown by for fairy-tale musical comedy Once Upon a Mattress, the Broadway classic revived this month at London’s Upstairs at the Gatehouse. Take a peek at final preparations from the very tuneful sitzprobe with our sneak-peek videos.
Offie nominee Beth Burrows stars as Princess Winnifred in rarely seen, 1959 Broadway fairy-tale musical comedy Once Upon a Mattress. It’s her fourth collaboration with director Mark Giesser, following Strike Up the Band, The Lady With a Dog and Sirens of the Silver Screen. What makes their collaboration so successful?
Full cast and creatives have been announced for Alces Productions’ new production of Mary Rodgers’ rarely seen, 1959 Broadway fairy-tale musical comedy Once Upon a Mattress. Tickets are now on sale. Time to get booking!
After its Christmas success with 42nd Street, Upstairs at the Gatehouse continues its string of Broadway revivals in 2020 with a brand-new production of Mary Rodgers’ rarely seen fairy-tale musical comedy Once Upon a Mattress in March, starring Offies nominee Beth Burrows. Tickets are now on sale. Time to get booking!
Directed by Mark Giesser and the inspiration for the Peter Sellers’ comedy The Mouse That Roared – where a small European country is at war with the United States – Strike Up The Band is a lesser-known Gershwin musical with a satirical edge.
Occasionally bewildering and frequently ridiculous, Strike Up The Band is nevertheless always great fun.
It’s opening night at London’s highest theatre – Highgate’s Upstairs at the Gatehouse – where the original 1927 version of Gershwin musical Strike Up The Band is now receiving a rare production til 31 March 2019. Check out our first-look gallery of production photography – and then get booking!
More than ninety years after it was first seen, the original version of Gershwin musical Strike Up The Band gets its London debut next week at Upstairs at the Gatehouse. Get a sneak peek behind the scenes with our rehearsal photograph and this great feature with director Mark Giesser. Time to get booking!
Casting has been announced for director Mark Giesser’s production of George and Ira Gershwin’s madcap musical hidden gem Strike Up The Band which runs at London’s Upstairs at the Gatehouse from 6 to 31 March 2019 (press night is 8 March).
If you had to choose just three Hollywood legends to build a theatre show around, who would you choose? For Sirens of the Silver Screen, Beth Burrows selected Judy Garland, Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe. At last week’s post-show discussion hosted by MyTheatreMates’ Terri Paddock at the Tabard Theatre, she explained why she did, how much fun she had researching each and to which she feels most connected.
Got your tickets yet for the return of Beth Burrows’ “exceptional” one-woman cabaret Sirens of the Silver Screen? Watch this fantastic video trailer from the show’s London premiere last year – with Burrows bringing to life the songs and stories of Judy Garland, Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe – and then get booking!
Of all the Hollywood Golden Age legends, Beth Burrows chose Judy Garland, Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe to celebrate in her acclaimed one-woman cabaret Sirens of the Silver Screen. In our latest in our Featured Show series, she explains what she’s found most inspiring and surprising about each – and shares her favourite signature songs for all three.
As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Thursday 5 July 2018, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock heads to the Tabard Theatre in Chiswick to talk to Beth Burrows about playing Judy Garland, Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe in her hit one-woman cabaret Sirens of the Silver Screen. Got any questions?
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