Everyone loves a good Broadway transfer, and that’s just one of the exciting news tidbits we’ve got for you this week! Game of Thrones stars on the West End stage, new Chicago casting, creepy outdoor productions, oh my!
Are you one of those people who saw Les Misérables on stage and then went home and read all 1400 pages of the novel? Do you know which famous Shakespeare play inspired The Lion King? If so, this quiz is for you!
Coming up, you’ll get plenty of opportunities to brush up your Shakespeare — whether you prefer to do that at the National Theatre, Shakespeare’s Globe, the London Coliseum, or all of the above!
You’d better throw on your kinky boots and dash over to the Adelphi Theatre, because the snazzy, feel-good show that’s won every major best musical award will soon give its last London performance.
After dazzling West End audiences for over two years, the hit musical Dreamgirls announced it will give its final performance before heading out on a UK tour.
To those of you not in the know, 5 June is the day the Les Miz fandom celebrates as Barricade Day: the day on which the ill-fated student rebellion featured in Les Misérables took place (5 and 6 June, 1832). And if you wonder why we choose to celebrate a day of mass death and bloodshed – well, that’s just the fandom.
Everybody loves a good movie musical. And extended show runs. But maybe not the new bilingual Tartuffe. Find out what’s going on this week in the ever-dazzling world of London theatre.
Orlando Bloom looks pretty happy with that gun, but if he seems a little deranged, it’s only because he’s playing a killer-for-hire in Tracy Letts’ blackly comic thriller Killer Joe. New production photos were just released for the show, which opened at Trafalgar Studios earlier this week.
Get ready to feel the rhythm, because On Your Feet! – the Gloria and Emilio Estefan musical – is conga-lining its way over to London.
Following last week’s announcement that EastEnders star David Witts will be joining the production, Wicked announces new casting for several other roles.
Welcome to Westerberg High! More casting is announced for Heathers – The Musical. Playing the most popular girls in school will be Jodie Steele, Sophie Isaacs, and T’Shan Williams.
Many of the cast and creatives involved in this season were Harold Pinter’s personal friends and collaborators, which makes Pinter at Pinter all the more relevant, immediate, and exciting.
2018 Tony Award nominations are in, and Brits are showing up strong. Nominated shows include the Broadway transfers of ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ and the National Theatre production of ‘Angels in America.’
From 23 July, former EastEnders star David Witts returns to London for his West End debut in Wicked. He’ll be playing Fiyero.
So, you think you’re a Shakespeare expert? You may know every big monologue, every little joke, and every famous line in the Bard’s canon. But do you know every stage direction?
The National Theatre announces its new season, which includes the UK premiere of Anaïs Mitchell’s musical ‘Hadestown’ and the return of this year’s award-winning production of ‘Follies.’
Before you ask, yes, we know Hadestown isn’t coming to London until November. But here in the theatre fandom, we have a tendency to get excited about things long before they actually happen.
RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran directs a cast that includes Olivier and Tony Award-winner Richard McCabe as Cicero and Joseph Kloska as Tiro, Cicero’s faithful secretary.
Anaïs Mitchell’s groundbreaking musical Hadestown is heading to London’s National Theatre this November ahead of a Broadway opening. Hadestown is a new take on the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, with music that’s a mix of American folk, New Orleans jazz, and indie. Casting has yet to be announced.
James Graham’s new play Quiz receives four and five star reviews, with Time Out calling it “an extremely fun evening.”