Cameron Mackintosh has announced that in honour of Stephen Sondheim’s 90th birthday in March 2020, the Queen’s Theatre will be renamed the Sondheim Theatre, making him the only living artist to have a theatre named in his honour both in the West End and on Broadway.
While London’s Queen’s Theatre is being restored, the West End production of Les Misérables will continue in performance on Shaftesbury Avenue with plans being announced shortly for a four-month season at the Gielgud Theatre from the end of July 2019.
At Hornchurch, artistic director Douglas Rintoul seems to have gone for the faithful-to-the-first-production approach: for example, Melanie Gutteridge’s Beverly is a neatly dutiful homage to Alison Steadman.
Having recently completed the restoration of the Victoria Palace Theatre, Delfont Mackintosh Theatres (DMT) are turning their attention to implementing a recommended programme of restorative works. This will result in the relocation of Les Miserables while repairs to the Queen’s Theatre are undertaken.
There will be major cast changes at the West End production of Les Misérables at the Queen’s Theatre from 11 June 2018. The musical is now in its record-breaking 33rd year.
“It’s really hard to find the words to describe it – I’ve been lucky to be in it since I left drama school. I went in as second cover and then progressed to lead role.”
Now into its 32nd year in the West End, the hit musical Les Miserables will have several cast changes from Monday 5 December 2016 at the Queen’s Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenu
Douglas Rintoul presents his first season at the Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch, which launches with the first-ever revival of the screen-to-stage musical Made in Dagenham. Bringing the West End hit back to its roots just a stone’s throw from The Ford Factory Dagenham in which it is set.
Growing up, she was the youngest sibling of two. But today Carrie Hope Fletcher is a virtual big sister to thousands of young girls across the world. A stage star – currently she is an acclaimed Eponine in London’s Les Miserables – Fletcher is also a hugely successful YouTube vlogger, with a wildly loyal fanbase. On top of this she is a songwriter, illustrator and now, a published author.