From this October, Proud Embankment’s sell-out show Cabaret All Stars welcomes the West End’s favourite leading lady, multi-award-winning Kerry Ellis. Kerry will headline this circus-cabaret spectacular every Friday in October and November alongside its show-stopping International Cirque de Soleil acts. At From The Box Office, we were lucky enough to get an exclusive interview with... Continue Reading →
This year we've teamed up with Tina - The Tina Turner Musical and Wicked to talk to the cast members and production teams about the importance of the day itself and the progress of women in theatre. Check out our exclusive quickfire interviews!
From The Box Office chatted with Misty writer and star Arinzé Kene about the success of the show, diversity in the West End and what we can expect from him next
Following an immensely successful run at the Almeida Theatre, we asked 'Summer and Smoke' director Rebecca Frecknall how it feels to see her latest production of the play transfer to the Duke of York's Theatre
It's the story that shaped not only a young man's life, but the understanding of life as we now know it. We asked playwright David Morton for all of the exciting details, ahead of the production's historic opening.
We talk to Janique Charles, Disney's The Lion King's new Nala, to find out how she got the role, what it's like to work for Disney and, ultimately, how it feels to be part of the world's most successful musical.
Astronaut John Spartan has finally made it into space...only it's not all he hoped for. We set off at warp speed in pursuit of Summer Nights In Space writer Henry Carpenter armed with just a phaser set to stun and a deep love of Science Fiction Musical Theatre.
We met writer & gifted performer Heloïse Werner to talk Opera, Performance and her new show Scenes From the End at the Tristan Bates Theatre.
West End stars of This House, playing now at the Garrick Theatre discuss their characters, which MP they'd date and their post-Brexit hopes and fears
We stepped out with Angela Griffin and Tracy-Ann Oberman and asked them to share their dance secrets with us before opening night!
We ask the stars of West End hit Peter Pan Goes Wrong to share their on-stage, backstage and real life disasters!
If you've ever had a bad hair day, you just HAVE to see this sensational new farce by one of the UK's hottest writing properties Anna Longaretti. Curlers in and off we go!
Have you ever thought about writing for children? Do you have a Fantastic Mr Fox, James and the Giant Peach or The Twits inside you? Join us for part two as David Wood takes us back inside a world of Whizzpoppers, Quogwinkles and Mugglewumps: If you've just arrived on our blog, check out part one of... Continue Reading →
Mark Dooley is an Australian Film & TV Producer who has worked on shows ranging from I'm A Celebrity to Gogglebox. Mark’s new documentary, Repeat Attenders, delves deep in to the world of Musical Theatre Superfans: fans who take theatregoing to a whole new level. Hi Mark. We know that you’ve worked extensively in TV... Continue Reading →
In the latest of our interviews with the UK’s top theatre bloggers, we asked Ian Foster who writes the excellent oughttobeclowns blog to share his thoughts on blogging for theatre. Ian’s blog includes Top Ten play listings and live links to reviews stretching back as far as 2009, oughttobecown's own “Best” Theatre Awards (and it’s a fascinating set) and, most... Continue Reading →
Ring the buzzer of a little black door just off Leicester Square, climb a flight of stairs and you may just glimpse the future of Musical Theatre: Perfect Pitch, a UK Theatre Company dedicated to the creation and development of the New British Musical. The passionate and focused team behind Perfect Pitch is husband and wife Andy and... Continue Reading →
If you've ever wondered how a West End Musical makes the leap from the page to the stage, then you'll love our interview with Olivier Award winning writer, David Wood. From Goodnight Mister Tom to Fantastic Mr Fox, David's career writing & adapting for Theatre and Children's Literature spans six decades. His latest show, The Go-Between opens next week at the Apollo Theatre starring... Continue Reading →
Ever thought about writing a theatre blog? In the past, we've chatted with top bloggers Mark Shenton and Libby Purves OBE about how they got started. Now, Matt Trueman, regular contributor to The Guardian, New Statesman, Time Out and The Stage has agreed to share his insider tips with us! How bloggers get started?... Continue Reading →
One Singular Sensation: The secret that could have saved the Dinosaurs has just gone viral. We met the man behind an instant Jurassic Classic - The Dancing T-Rex! How long have you been dancing and where did you train? I started off performing in musicals when I was about ten years old! I was mainly focused on singing... Continue Reading →
*Update - The Stage Review recently announced that Michael will be reprising the role of Joe Gillis on Broadway in 2017* It's the role every West End leading man wanted: On 1st April 2016 Michael Xavier will step onto the stage of the London Coliseum to play Joe Gillis opposite Hollywood Icon Glenn Close in... Continue Reading →