“It’s been an absolute dream come true! I’m having the most amazing experience getting to tell the Four Seasons’ story every night. This show has such a special place in my heart.”
REVIEW ROUND-UP: Jersey Boys at the Trafalgar Theatre
Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the return of popular musical Jersey Boys to the West End.
‘All you want to do is sit back & enjoy’: The Jersey Boys are back in the West End
If it weren’t for Covid-19, we probably wouldn’t have Jersey Boys back in the West End. The return of the blockbuster Broadway bio-musical about The Four Seasons closed in the West End in 2017 after nine years, first at the 1727-seat Prince Edward Theatre followed by the 1232-seat Piccadilly Theatre.
From Cinderella to the Court: Mark Shenton reflects on another eventful week in the theatre calendar
The week began with Andrew Lloyd Webber being mentioned by Boris Johnson, as he extended the lockdown from the originally hoped-for ‘Freedom Day’ of 21 June to 19 July, at which point theatres may be able to reopen without social distancing in place;
‘I think once you’re an entrepreneur, it’s in your DNA’: How Howard Panter & Rosemary Squire can’t resist building a theatre empire
It’s been announced that Howard Panter & Rosemary Squire’s Trafalgar Entertainment are joining forces with regional theatre operator HQ — who currently operate 11 venues from Bromley and Dartford to Southend, Swindon, Crewe and Guildford.
NEWS: Jersey Boys is set to open London’s new Trafalgar Theatre in April 2021
The Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning musical Jersey Boys returns to London’s West End, opening at the new multi-million pound reinstated Trafalgar Theatre, with a new, larger auditorium and stage (formerly known as Trafalgar Studios) on 21 April 2021, following previews from 14 April. Casting is to be announced.
NEWS: Trafalgar Studios will be relaunched as new West End venue Trafalgar Theatre
Leading theatre impresarios and joint CEOs of Trafalgar Entertainment, Howard Panter and Rosemary Squire have announced the launch of a new West End venue – Trafalgar Theatre – due to open spring 2021.