View Post

NEWS: Verity Rushworth & Simon-Anthony Rhoden lead new Kinky Boots cast, Show extends to March 2018

In London theatre, Musicals, Native, News, Press Releases, Ticket recommendations by Press ReleasesLeave a Comment

KINKY BOOTS, the winner of every major Best Musical award, is pleased to announce that Simon-Anthony Rhoden will take on the role of Lola and Verity Rushworth, popular with TV viewers for her role as Donna Windsor in ITV’s Emmerdale, will star as Lauren from Monday 10 July 2017. KINKY BOOTS, which recently played its 700th performance at London’s Adelphi …

View Post

WATCH LIVE: #OlivierAwards shortlists announced today, Video & live-tweeting

In Awards, London theatre, Musicals, Native, News, Plays, Press Releases, Quotes, Special Events, Sticky, Ticket recommendations by Press ReleasesLeave a Comment

Shortlists for the 2017 Olivier Awards with Mastercard are announced at 12:00 GMT today. Watch the live video and follow along with @MyTheatreMates‘ live-tweets right here! Want to contribute? Tweet @MyTheatreMates also using the #OlivierAwards hashtag and we’ll pull you into our stream, all saved here for posterity! Today’s announcements are hosted by 2016 Olivier Award winners Denise Gough (Best Actress …

NEWS: #OlivierAwards & #AlsoRecognised winner Kinky Boots extends to 2017

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

Kinky Boots, the huge-hearted, high-heeled hit, today announces the opening of a new booking period, with tickets now available until Saturday 14 January. Since winning the 2016 Olivier Award for Best New Musical, Kinky Boots is now the winner of every major Best Musical award. Tickets for this extended period will go on sale from Monday 11 April 2016.

View Post

40th anniversary #OlivierAwards: What They Did For Love

In Awards, Features, Musicals, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Helen McWilliamsLeave a Comment

The glory of the night for me came in the form of 15 past Best Actress in a Musical winners filing onto the stage at the Royal Opera House to sing “What I Did for Love” from A Chorus Line. A wonderful mix of stars who each brought something to the emotional number. Among them were super-talented ladies and favourites: Joanna Riding, Katie Brayben, Maria Friedman, Ruthie Henshall, Janie Dee, Sharon D Clarke and Samantha Spiro. I was particularly overjoyed to see Sara Crowe and Nichola McAuliffe in the line-up, because you don’t necessarily link them with musical theatre, yet both are real triple threats.

View Post

NEWS: Gypsy, Kinky Boots & Dench among big #OlivierAwards winners

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

Dame Judi Dench wins record eighth award – receiving more Olivier Awards for acting than any other performer Chichester Festival Theatre’s transfer of Gypsy wins the most awards this year for a single production, including Best Actress in a Musical for Imelda Staunton and Best Musical Revival Kenneth Cranham and Denise Gough win Best Actor and Best Actress National Theatre …