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Photo Flash: First Look at THE PRINCE OF EGYPT in the West End

Brand-new musical THE PRINCE OF EGYPT is now in previews at London's Dominion Theatre.Get a first look at the cast in action in the photographs below [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: London, Theatre, Egypt, West End, BWW News Desk


BWW Exclusive: See Behind-the-Scenes Photos From NT Live & Fathom Events' CYRANO DE BERGERAC Starring James McAvoy

US audiences can see theNational Theatre's'CyranodeBergerac,'starringJames McAvoy, live from the West End at their neighborhood theater for one night only, today, February 20 [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, US, James McAvoy, West End, McAvoy, BWW News Desk


Best shows to see in London in 2020

Putting on the world’s greatest shows since Shakespeare made his mark in the 1500s, London is right up there with Broadway as the most iconic place in the world to watch theater. If you’ve made your way through the long list of West End giants like The Lion King and Mamma Mia, don’t worry — you’re not done just yet. From the dark, heart-wrenching melodrama to the all-singing, all-dancing musicals, here’s our pick of London’s hottest new shows for 2020. 1. Romeo & Juliet, Shakespeare’s Globe...
Tags: Travel, Elsa, Jessica Chastain, UK, New York, Hollywood, London, Theatre, Disney, Bbc, Julia Roberts, Jake Gyllenhaal, New York Times, Stephen Sondheim, Yann Martel, Broadway


BWW TV: Watch Lizzie Bea and Marisha Wallace Perform Songs From HAIRSPRAY

You can't stop the beatHairspray is coming back to the West End, and to celebrate this exciting return, two of the show's cast members performed numbers from the show.Watch the video below [Author: BroadwayWorld UK TV]
Tags: Theatre, West End, BroadwayWorld UK TV, Lizzie Bea, Marisha Wallace


New Bob Marley Musical GET UP, STAND UP is Headed to the West End in 2021

A new Bob Marley musical is headed to London's West End in 2021 [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: London, Theatre, Bob Marley, West End, BWW News Desk


Carrie Hope Fletcher Will Lead Andrew Lloyd Webber's New Production of CINDERELLA in the West End

Carrie Hope Fletcher will play Cinderella in Andrew Lloyd Webber's highly anticipated new production at the Gillian Lynne Theatre, with performances confirmed to begin on Friday 28 August Press Night Wednesday 23 September, producers have announced today. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Cinderella, West End, Andrew Lloyd Webber, BWW News Desk, Carrie Hope Fletcher, New Production of CINDERELLA, Gillian Lynne Theatre


Photo Flash: First Look at Danny Mac and Aimie Atkinson in PRETTY WOMAN in the West End

Aimie Atkinsonas 'Vivian Ward' andDanny Macas 'Edward Lewis' will star in the West End production ofPretty Woman THE MUSICAL.THE MUSICAL begins performances at the Piccadilly Theatre on 13 February 2020, where it will play for a strictly limited engagement. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, West End, BWW News Desk, Danny Mac, Piccadilly Theatre, Aimie Atkinson, Aimie Atkinsonas Vivian Ward, Macas Edward Lewis


BWW Interview: Debbie Kurup Talks THE PRINCE OF EGYPT in the West End

Debbie Kurup's recent roles include Blues in the Night at theKiln Theatre, Sweet Charity at Donmar Warehouse, and Girl from the North Countryat the Old Vic and in the West End. Kurup is now in Stephen Schwartz's The Prince of Egypt at the Dominion Theatre, playing the role of Queen Tuya.She spoke to BroadwayWorld about self-representation, the large scale of the show, and the theatrical magic that awaits audiences. [Author: Anthony Walker-Cook]
Tags: Theatre, Egypt, Blues, West End, Donmar Warehouse, BroadwayWorld, Vic, Stephen Schwartz, Tuya, Anthony Walker Cook, Debbie Kurup, West End Kurup


Sex Education's Aimee Lou Wood: 'I confronted my own school bully'

She loved her nude scenes in the Netflix hit but the West End’s Uncle Vanya gave her stage fright. The Stockport star remembers being the class clown and tracking down her tormentor Aimee Lou Wood wasn’t sure she wanted to be in Uncle Vanya, even as she made her way to the audition. Having trained at Rada, she knew the lineage of actors who had played the prized part of Sonya, and what an honour it would be to star in a West End Chekhov at the age of 25. “But I just thought it was so the opposit...
Tags: Television, Theatre, Netflix, Culture, Television & radio, Stage, West End, Anton Chekhov, Sonya, Rada, Uncle Vanya, Vanya, TV Comedy, Connor Swindells, Russia Wood, Aimee Lou Wood


Save Up to $40 on Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway Revival of CAROLINE, OR CHANGE

Direct from a smash-hit run on London's West End, this new production of Tony Kushner Angels in America and Jeanine Tesori's Fun Home explosive musical launches to 'the titanic dimensions of greatness' Ben Brantley, The New York Times. In a triumphant, Olivier Award-winning performance, the 'incandescent' Holly Williams, Time Out London Sharon D Clarke stars as an African-American maid working for a Jewish family, as their colliding worlds in 1963 Louisiana ripple with change, both large and sma...
Tags: London, Theatre, America, New York Times, Broadway, Clarke, Louisiana, West End, Jeanine Tesori, Ben Brantley, Contests - Broadway, Tony Kushner Angels, Holly Williams Time Out London Sharon


Carrie Hope Fletcher Talks LES MISERABLES & More On The IN THE FRAME Podcast

Carrie Hope Fletcher is currently playing Fantine in the West End production ofLes Miserablesat the newly renovated Sondheim Theatre. She has previously played Fantine in the all-star concert version of the show, as well as both Eponine and Young Eponine. She discusses her Les Mis journey on the In The Frame podcast - listen now [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, West End, Les Mis, FANTINE, BWW News Desk, Carrie Hope Fletcher


BWW Interview: Sierra Boggess Discusses Her Upcoming UK Concert at Cadogan Hall!

Sierra Boggess is known for originating the roles of Ariel in The Little Mermaid on Broadway and Christine in Love Never Dies in the West End, as well as multiple stints playing her in The Phantom of the Opera. Most recently she portrayed Cinderella in the Hollywood Bowl's production ofInto the Woods, and also in new musicalEver After. She spoke to BroadwayWorld UK about her upcoming solo concerts at Cadogan Hall on Sunday 2 [Author: Fiona Scott]
Tags: UK, Theatre, Broadway, Cinderella, Little Mermaid, West End, Christine, Hollywood Bowl, Sierra Boggess, Fiona Scott, Cadogan Hall, BroadwayWorld UK


COME FROM AWAY Announces New West End Cast

As the Olivier Award-winning aoeBest New Musicala Come From Away enters its second year in the West End, it welcomes new cast members from Monday 10 February 2020. This joyous musical tells the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded air passengers during the wake of 911, and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed, and nerves ran high, but as uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night and gratitude grew into enduring friendships. [Author: BWW News Desk...
Tags: Theatre, Newfoundland, West End, BWW News Desk


Andrew Lloyd Webber CINDERELLA To Hit the West End This Fall

aaaaaaaThe world premiere ofAndrew Lloyd Webbernew musical adaptation of Cinderella. is set to open on London's West End this fall [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: London, Theatre, Cinderella, West End, Andrew Lloyd Webber, BWW News Desk


Nicola Roberts: ‘My therapist said I was one of the most resilient people she’d ever met’

The former Girls Aloud singer is preparing to star in the West End for the first time. It’s a bold new start after years of harassment by her ex-partnerLast year was one of the happiest of Nicola Roberts’ life. She signed off on the repossession of her home in Surrey and moved to London, close to friends, into a “gorgeous, French-style apartment, with flowers and plants everywhere and so much light,” she says, eyes widening. She had 12 months of trauma therapy, which she describes as “the best g...
Tags: Music, London, Theatre, Stage, Surrey, West End, Roberts, Nicola Roberts, Girls Aloud


The Observer Christmas puzzles special: bumper quiz of the year

Test your mettle against our writers’ questions on film, music, politics, theatre and more• Try your hand at the Observer’s literary picture quizWhich of these bestselling novels has not been seen on British stages this year?Life of Pi – Yann MartelThe Line of Beauty – Alan Hollinghurst Grief is the Thing with Feathers – Max Porter Small Island – Andrea LevyA hugely successful revival of Harold Pinter’s Betrayal transferred from the West End to Broadway this year. Tom Hiddleston's casting in the...
Tags: Utah, Books, Music, Florida, Politics, UK, New York, London, Lana Del Rey, Film, Youtube, Theatre, Christmas, Los Angeles, Life and style, UK News


Claire Foy and Matt Smith Will Bring LUNGS to the Brooklyn Academy of Music

Claire Foy and Matt Smith will bring the West End play Lungs to New York next year, according to Deadline. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: New York, Theatre, West End, Claire Foy, Matt Smith, Brooklyn Academy of Music, BWW News Desk


Exit Lines: “Tina: The Tina Turner Musical”

If Jersey Boys is the model for the pop biopic genre, then the West End import Tina: The Tina Turner Musical is the middle–another excuse, after The Cher Show and a jukebox full of others, for a soaring central performance swaddled in glitz and tinsel. Adrienne Warren is all that as Turner, but the show that surrounds her is as hoary and hokey as most of its predecessors, and as redundant as its title. (What other “Tina” is there?)  The R&B and rock goddess’ life has been packaged before, as the...
Tags: Music, Theatre, Tennessee, Broadway, Warren, West End, Turner, Phil Spector, Exit Lines, Bob Cashill, Broadway Musicals, Tina Turner, New York Theatre, Mamma Mia, Buddhist, Ike


WAITRESS Will Conclude West End Run in 2020

The producers of Waitress announced today a further extension to the West End run. The show will finish its run at the Adelphi Theatre on 4 July 2020. Following the West End, the production will embark on a UK-wide tour which will take in Manchester, Birmingham, Milton Keynes, Glasgow, Plymouth, Dartford, Eastbourne, Liverpool, Woking, Stoke, Ipswich, Aberdeen, Bristol, Canterbury, Dublin, Nottingham, Cardiff, Truro, Llandudno, Leeds, Hull, Southend, Wolverhampton, Oxford, Edinburgh, Southampton...
Tags: UK, Theatre, West End, BWW News Desk, Adelphi Theatre, Sheffield Full


Photo Flash: Christopher Meloni, Tate Donovan and More in CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY At Groundlings Theatre

Celebrity Autobiography returns to LA to the renowned Groundlings Theater direct from a successful limited run on Broadway. This is the critically acclaimed, international smash-hit comedy London's West End to the Sydney Opera House where jaw-dropping, outrageous, 'hard to believe they wrote them' celebrity memoirs are acted out live on-stage verbatim by other celebrities. Created by Eugene Pack and developed with Dayle Reyfel, the show opened in New York to rave reviews and won the Drama Desk A...
Tags: New York, London, La, Theatre, West End, Sydney Opera House, BWW News Desk, Eugene Pack, Dayle Reyfel, Christopher Meloni Tate Donovan


Photo Flash: Rob Reiner, Tate Donovan and More in CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY At Groundlings Theatre

Celebrity Autobiography returns to LA to the renowned Groundlings Theater direct from a successful limited run on Broadway. This is the critically acclaimed, international smash-hit comedy London's West End to the Sydney Opera House where jaw-dropping, outrageous, 'hard to believe they wrote them' celebrity memoirs are acted out live on-stage verbatim by other celebrities. Created by Eugene Pack and developed with Dayle Reyfel, the show opened in New York to rave reviews and won the Drama Desk A...
Tags: New York, London, La, Theatre, West End, Sydney Opera House, BWW News Desk, Eugene Pack, Dayle Reyfel, Rob Reiner Tate Donovan


Royal Ballet Dancer and West End Performer Stephen Beagley Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison For Child Sexual Assault Charges

According to the BBC, former Royal Ballet principal dancer, and West End performer, Stephen Beagley, has been jailed for 10 years for sexually abusing three girls. The girls were between the ages of 9 and 13. [Author: Stephi Wild]
Tags: Theatre, Bbc, Royal Ballet, West End, Stephi Wild, Stephen Beagley


Sara Bareilles and Gavin Creel Will Lead WAITRESS in the West End

Waitress is delighted to announce that international bestselling artist Sara Bareilles who wrote the music and lyrics for the hit musical will be making her West End debut next year and will be reuniting with Olivier and Tony Award-winning actor Gavin Creel following their hugely acclaimed reception in the Broadway production. Sara Bareilles will perform in the lead role of Jenna with Gavin Creel as Dr Pomatter from 27 January to 7 March 2020 for a strictly limited six-week run. [Author: BWW New...
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, West End, Olivier, Jenna, Sara Bareilles, Gavin Creel, BWW News Desk, Pomatter


Mustapha Matura obituary

Pioneering black British-based playwright who examined the effects of colonialism on his native TrinidadMustapha Matura, who has died aged 79 after a heart attack, was a pioneering black playwright who opened the doors for his successors. He was the first British-based dramatist of colour to have a play in the West End when in 1974 Play Mas, dealing with the annual Trinidad carnival, moved from the Royal Court to the Phoenix theatre on Charing Cross Road. It is also worth recalling, as Inua Ella...
Tags: Nigeria, Race, Americas, Theatre, World news, Culture, Heritage, Stage, Colonialism, West End, Trinidad And Tobago, Trinidad, Phoenix, Charing Cross Road, Chekhov, Royal Court


MOULIN ROUGE To Head To The West End in 2021

The blockbuster Broadway hit, Moulin Rouge, will be heading to the West End in 2021 [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, West End, Moulin Rouge, BWW News Desk


Acclaimed Adaption of LIFE OF PI Heads To The West End, Sets Its Sights On Broadway

The acclaimed stage adaptation of Life of Pi is headed to the West End and is aiming for Broadway in 2021 [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, West End, BWW News Desk


Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY's Limited Engagement in Toronto

After critically acclaimed, smash-hit runs at The Old Vic London, in London's West End, and at The Public Theater New York, Girl from the North Country comes to Toronto's Royal Alexandra Theatre for a strictly limited engagement. Performances are now on stage through Sunday, November 24. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: London, Theatre, Toronto, West End, North Country, BWW News Desk, Old Vic London, Alexandra Theatre, Public Theater New York


Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY's Limited Engagement in Toronto

After critically acclaimed, smash-hit runs at The Old Vic London, in London's West End, and at The Public Theater New York, Girl from the North Country comes to Toronto's Royal Alexandra Theatre for a strictly limited engagement. Performances are now on stage through Sunday, November 24. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: London, Theatre, Toronto, West End, North Country, BWW News Desk, Old Vic London, Alexandra Theatre, Public Theater New York


FLEABAG to be Broadcast in U.S. Cinemas For One Night

Fathom Events, BY Experience and National Theatre Live release aoeFleabaga in cinemas on Monday, November 18, 2019 at 700 p.m. local time, captured live from Wyndham's Theatre London during its sell out West End run. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: London, Theatre, West End, Wyndham, TV News Desk


VIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Shows Its Journey to the West End

Today is a great day, and here's why Dear Evan Hansen is giving us a look inside the show's journey to London's West End. Check out the video to get a peek at the West End cast chatting with Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, Michael Greif, and Steven Levenson, as well at the show's Broadway company [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: London, Theatre, Broadway, West End, EVAN HANSEN, Steven Levenson, Stage Tube, West End Check, Benj Pasek Justin Paul Michael Greif



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