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Crazy for You: Casting Announcement

Caroline Flack will make her stage debut as Irene in the national tour Crazy for You. Directed by Paul Hart, this acclaimed production by the Watermill Theatre stars Tom Chambers as Bobby, and will open at Theatre Royal, Plymouth on 17 August 2017. High energy, high kicking and gloriously glamorous, Crazy for You is the ultimate feel-good musical with a fabulous score from the Gershwin brothers’ songbook. Mistaken identities, plot twists, heartbreak, … Continue reading Crazy for You: Casting Announcement

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Headline Boulevard: Sunset Boulevard UK & Ireland Tour

Getting here is only the beginning… Starring Ria Jones as Norma Desmond and directed by Nikolai Foster, the Curve production of Sunset Boulevard will tour around the UK and Ireland in 2017 – 2018. Last year, Jones played the role of Norma Desmond at the London Coliseum when Glenn Close was indisposed, receiving rave reviews and standing ovations for her performance.0 More dates are to … Continue reading Headline Boulevard: Sunset Boulevard UK & Ireland Tour

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25 Birthday Resolutions

Today is my Birthday! And I literally can’t think of any musical reference to tie into this…I must be getting older! I’m turning the big 25 and I’m celebrating in the most Theatre way possible: going to a club night which only plays Broadway tunes. Three things to note: 1) I haven’t been clubbing in…ever; 2) I didn’t know such club nights existed; and 3) … Continue reading 25 Birthday Resolutions

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The 10 Steps of Booking Hamilton Tickets

Public Booking opened yesterday for the London transfer of Hamilton, giving all of us on this tiny island across the sea the chance to see the hit show. To say people are excited about getting tickets is a bit of an understatement…myself included… WAIT FOR IT, I told myself for months. Now as I RISE UP the queue, I am glad I DID NOT THROW AWAY MY … Continue reading The 10 Steps of Booking Hamilton Tickets

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Fringe Festivals – London

EdFringe is one of the highlights of the theatrical year, a month long festival celebrating emerging and established comedic talent. Acts from all over the world appear at this month long festival in Edinburgh, where a number of writers, actors and comedians have got their starts. There are six months to go until EdFringe kicks off, but theatre-goers need not wait to see a variety … Continue reading Fringe Festivals – London

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Hamilton – London Casting

Angelica, Eliza, …and Peggy along with a whole bunch of revolutionary manumission abolitionists castings have been announced for the West End transfer of Hamilton. SO much Hamilton 🇬🇧 casting news! *pushes it toward you like a stack of poker chips* https://t.co/9I9Bh6Wxel — Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) January 27, 2017 Reported by The Daily Mail’s Baz Bamgboye (and seemingly confirmed by Lin Manuel Miranda), the Schuyler sisters will be played by … Continue reading Hamilton – London Casting

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My Theatre Picks – 2017

Earlier this month, I looked back at my favourite shows from 2016. 2017 promises to be an exciting year for theatre, and I already have one or two shows booked…and by one or two I mean per month…up to and including December…and it’s not even February! That’s essentially an average of booking two a day! Across the pond, Broadway bids farewell to a number of shows this … Continue reading My Theatre Picks – 2017

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Half a Sixpence – Extended Run

Smash hit, wallop what a triumph! Biff what a triumph! Following critical acclaim on the West End stage, Cameron Mackintosh’s Half a Sixpence is extending its run to the 2nd September 2017. After opening at Chichester Festival Theatre, the show transferred to the Noël Coward Theatre with the entire cast, including Charlie Stemp as Arthur Kipps and Devon-Elise Johnson as his sweetheart Ann. A story of love, broken hearts and a … Continue reading Half a Sixpence – Extended Run

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Alice’s Adventures Underground – Under 26 Deal

‘We’re all mad here…‘ And you would certainly be mad to miss this deal! Returning to the Vaults following an Olivier nominated run last year, Alice’s Adventures Underground is immersive experience at its maddest (and most accessible!) £25 tickets are available for under 26’s for certain performances, a decision which Writer/Director Oliver Lansley admitted ‘is unusual outside the subsidised sector, [but which they] felt was important … Continue reading Alice’s Adventures Underground – Under 26 Deal

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A Few of my Favourite…Shows of 2016

While 2016 was a pretty rubbish year on the pages of newspapers, on stage it was a great year for theatre. Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary was in full swing in the West End; popular plays included King Lear and for some reason Cymbeline…no really, I have seen three separate productions this year alone! Sir Kenneth Branagh’s season at the Garrick was critically acclaimed, while This House and other shows transferred to London after success … Continue reading A Few of my Favourite…Shows of 2016