Sunset Boulevard: Casting

Every show needs the ‘Greatest Star of All’ (or two), and the UK and Ireland tour of Sunset Boulevard has just announced two star castings. Danny Mac is set to star as Joe Gillis in the forthcoming tour of Curve’s production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s award-winning musical Sunset Boulevard. Ria Jones is to play Norma Desmond, and full casting will be announced shortly. Most recently Danny … Continue reading Sunset Boulevard: Casting

Nativity! The Musical: Casting

Nativity! The Musical opens at Birmingham Repertory Theatre later this year, and how better to make it ‘Sparkle and Shine’ than a cast of shining stars. Daniel Boys will play ‘Paul Maddens’, Sarah Earnshaw ‘Jennifer Lore’ and Simon Lipkin ‘Mr Poppy’. They will be joined by Andy Barke, Jamie Chapman, Jemma Churchill, Gary Davis and Katia Sartini. Further casting and childrens casting to be announced soon. Debbie … Continue reading Nativity! The Musical: Casting

Half A Sixpence: Final Performances

Join audiences in clapping their hands and stamping their feet, as the West End bids farewell to Half A Sixpence. Closing on Saturday 2nd September 2017. And you can be sure it will be out with a ‘Flash, Bang, Wallop’! Producer Cameron Mackintosh says: “I’m delighted that this new Half A Sixpence has been greeted so rapturously by audiences and critics and discovered a new star in Charlie Stemp.  It is … Continue reading Half A Sixpence: Final Performances

Casting: Les Miserables

Here’s yet one reason more for audiences to see Les Misérables… From 12 June 2017, Killian Donnelly and Carley Stenson will join the cast as Jean Valjean and Fantine, while Hayden Tee returns as Javert from 17 July. Such news will ensure there won’t be any empty chairs, not that that’s an issue; the current production still plays to standing room only! Donnelly returns to the London … Continue reading Casting: Les Miserables

Casting: Miss Saigon UK & Ireland Tour

Principal casting has been announced for the UK and Ireland tour of Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed new production of Miss Saigon. Boublil and Schönberg’s legendary musical will perform at the Curve Leicester, where it will play from Saturday 1 July – Saturday 22 July 2017.  Red Concepcion (Priscilla Queen of the Desert, The Normal Heart) will play ‘The Engineer’, Sooha Kim (Miss Saigon, London) ‘Kim’, Ashley Gilmour (Miss Saigon, London) ‘Chris’, … Continue reading Casting: Miss Saigon UK & Ireland Tour

Rose Theatre Kingston – Alice in Wonderland Auditions

It’s only four months into the year, but planning for Christmas Pantos is already underway! The Rose Theatre Kingston has announced that their winter show will be Alice in Wonderland, adapted and directed by Ciaran McConville. Based on the much loved stories of Lewis Carroll, audiences will step through the Looking Glass with Alice this Christmas and join her in this glorious adventure. And this year, you could … Continue reading Rose Theatre Kingston – Alice in Wonderland Auditions

Dreamgirls – Original London Cast Recording

Fans of the new, hit West End musical Dreamgirls won’t have just One Night Only to listen to their favourite songs! Sonia Friedman Productions is delighted to announce that the Original London Cast Recording of Dreamgirls will be released on Sony Classical in mid-April. , the Original London Cast Recording is available to pre-order today on Amazon, you will be able to…Listen to them again and again! Produced by Henry Krieger and … Continue reading Dreamgirls – Original London Cast Recording

Junior Theatre Celebration

Music Theatre International (Europe) is proud to announce the Inaugural Junior Theatre Celebration (JTC). Taking place on Sunday 12 March at Leicester Curve, the day-long programme will feature performances from schools and youth groups from across the UK and Ireland. Performances will feature excerpts from specially-created Broadway Junior™ shows including: Guys & Dolls, Hairspray,Disney’s The Little Mermaid and Aladdin, and more. Participants will also enjoy: Workshops … Continue reading Junior Theatre Celebration

WhatsOnStage Awards 2017: Results

This weekend, the annual WhatsOnStage Awards were held at the Prince of Wales theatre. Now in its 17th year, the awards celebrate the best of theatre in the UK as voted for by the public. Host Simon Lipkin (Miss Atomic Bomb, Assassins) oversaw proceedings on the night, which saw Harry Potter and the Cursed Child win eight awards including Best New Play. Best New Musical went to … Continue reading WhatsOnStage Awards 2017: Results

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