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.”
After an unlucky first preview that got sabotaged by an equipment malfunction, Strictly Ballroom has apparently bounced back onto the dance floor. The musical has released several new photos, and the whole cast (especially Will Young) looks pretty jazzed.
If you missed Andrew Scott’s Hamlet at the Almeida Theatre, good news! You can watch it on BBC Two this Saturday at 9 pm.
‘The Play That Goes Wrong’ must be doing something right. It just announced a new extension until 7 April 2019. And starting 28 March, a new cast takes the helm.
Academy Award-winner Cuba Gooding Jr. plays Billy Flynn: the lawyer who’s never lost a case.
The Royal Shakespeare Company announces its new winter season at the Barbican, which will include many transfers from Stratford-upon-Avon: notably, an RSC production of ‘Macbeth’ starring Christopher Eccleston.
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If there’s one constant in this year’s Olivier Award nominations, it’s Hamilton. Passionately smashin’ every expectation, the Lin-Manuel Miranda musical rounded up a record-breaking 13 nominations.
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With the seeming contradiction between its name and tagline (“entertain something new”), it’s perhaps no surprise that The Old Vic has chosen to celebrate its bicentenary with a lineup of premieres that are, for the most part, a fusion of old and new.
Ever wished you could slip into some of those gorgeous theatre costumes that West End and Broadway actors get to wear every day? Well, Halloween is your chance to do just that!
Here are six Broadway musicals that may (if the rumors are true) debut on the West End stage within the next few years.
Is the budget of a show a predictor of its success? To find an answer, we looked into the most costly productions in musical theatre history and compared production cost to ticketing revenue – first in London’s West End, then on Broadway.