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Patricia Hodge to Join Toby Stephens & Claire Skinner in West End Revival of A Day in the Death of Joe Egg

Patricia Hodge to Join Toby Stephens & Claire Skinner in West End Revival of A Day in the Death of Joe Egg

Olivier-winning actress Patricia Hodge will return to London's West End this fall, taking on the role of Grace in the new revival of Peter Nichols' 1967 play A Day in the Death of Joe Egg. The previously announced production, directed by Simon Evans, will begin previews on September 21 and open on October 2 at Trafalgar Studios.

Hodge has received three Olivier ...

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Prince of Egypt Musical Announces Further Casting for U.K. Premiere in London's West End

Prince of Egypt Musical Announces Further Casting for U.K. Premiere in London's West End

More casting is here for the upcoming U.K. premiere staging of The Prince of Egypt, arriving in London's West End next year. The previously announced production, directed by Scott Schwartz and featuring 10 new songs by the film's composer, Stephen Schwartz, will play the Dominion Theatre beginning on February 5, 2020 with an opening night set for February 25.

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James McAvoy to Headline New West End Staging of Cyrano de Bergerac

James McAvoy to Headline New West End Staging of Cyrano de Bergerac

James McAvoy is returning to the West End in a plum role. The Golden Globe- and Olivier-nominated actor will portray the title character in a new mounting of Edmond Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac, adapted by Martin Crimp and directed by Olivier winner Jamie Lloyd. The production will begin performances at the Playhouse Theatre on November 27 ahead of a December ...

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Additional Casting Set for West End Return of Mary Poppins, Starring Zizi Strallen & Charlie Stemp

Additional Casting Set for West End Return of Mary Poppins, Starring Zizi Strallen & Charlie Stemp

Disney Theatrical has announced further casting for the highly anticipated London return staging of Mary Poppins. The previously announced production will begin performances on October 23 at the musical's original West End home, the Prince Edward Theatre.

Newly announced principal cast members include Amy Griffiths as Winifred Banks, Claire Moore as Miss Andrew, Claire Machin as Mrs. Brill, Jack North ...

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Aisha Jawando to Replace Broadway-Bound Nkeki Obi-Melekwe in West End's Tina

Aisha Jawando to Replace Broadway-Bound Nkeki Obi-Melekwe in West End's Tina

Aisha Jawando, the multi-talented actress who originated the role of Alline Bullock in the world premiere of Tina—The Tina Turner Musical, will take over the title role in the Olivier-nominated West End hit at the Aldwych Theatre beginning on October 8. She'll replace current star Nkeki Obi-Melekwe, who is exiting the production to serve as the Tina alternate in the upcoming ...

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Jeremy Herrin's Tony-Nominated Broadway Staging of Noises Off Is Headed to the West End

Jeremy Herrin's Tony-Nominated Broadway Staging of Noises Off Is Headed to the West End

Director Jeremy Herrin's acclaimed staging of Michael Frayn's Noises Off is West End-bound. Following a 2016 Tony-nominated Broadway revival, which is currently playing a sold-out run at London's Lyric Hammersmith, the hit production will now move to the West End's Garrick Theatre for a limited engagement from September 27, 2019 through January 4, 2020.

Reprising their roles from the Lyric ...

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Toby Stephens & Claire Skinner to Star in West End Revival of A Day in the Death of Joe Egg

Toby Stephens & Claire Skinner to Star in West End Revival of A Day in the Death of Joe Egg

Toby Stephens (Oslo, Lost in Space) and Claire Skinner (Outnumbered, The Father) will return to the West End stage this fall in a new staging of Peter Nichols' 1967 play A Day in the Death of Joe Egg. Directed by Simon Evans (Killer Joe, Arturo Ui), the revival will reunite the acclaimed actors, who last worked together 18 years ago on the award-winning ...

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge's Fleabag to Be Broadcast Live Internationally from London's West End

Phoebe Waller-Bridge's Fleabag to Be Broadcast Live Internationally from London's West End

New York audiences who didn't have a chance to catch the Lortel-winning off-Broadway run of Phoebe Waller-Bridge's hit solo comedy Fleabag will now have an opportunity to see it this fall on the big screen. NT Live has announced a live broadcast of the play's upcoming West End staging, set to appear in movie theaters internationally on September 12.

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The Prince of Egypt Stage Musical Sets Initial Casting for U.K. Premiere in London's West End

The Prince of Egypt Stage Musical Sets Initial Casting for U.K. Premiere in London's West End

The first round of casting is here for The Prince of Egypt, a new stage musical based on the celebrated DreamWorks film, scheduled to make its U.K. premiere in London's West End next year. The previously announced production, directed by Scott Schwartz and featuring 10 new songs by the film's composer, Stephen Schwartz, will play the Dominion Theatre beginning on February ...

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Back to the Future Musical Sets Additional Casting for 2020 World Premiere in U.K.

Back to the Future Musical Sets Additional Casting for 2020 World Premiere in U.K.

More casting has been announced for the highly anticipated Back to the Future musical. The previously announced tuner based on Robert Zemeckis' hit 1985 movie will make its world premiere in the United Kingdom next year under the direction of Tony winner John Rando (Urinetown). The musical will run from February 20 through May 17 at the Manchester Opera House in advance of a West ...

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Jeremy Dyson & Andy Nyman's Ghost Stories Will Haunt West End Audiences Again This Fall

Jeremy Dyson & Andy Nyman's Ghost Stories Will Haunt West End Audiences Again This Fall

After a celebrated prior West End run and the release of a smash-hit film, Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson's worldwide cult phenomenon Ghost Stories will return to the West End later this year. The Olivier-nominated show's strictly limited transfer will open at The Ambassadors Theatre on October 3, 2019 and run through January 4, 2020.

Written by Nyman and Dyson, who co-directed ...

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West End Transfer of Touching the Void Announces Complete Casting

West End Transfer of Touching the Void Announces Complete Casting

Full casting is set for the upcoming West End transfer of Touching the Void, David Greig's acclaimed stage adaptation of Joe Simpson's bestselling book, recently seen at the Bristol Old Vic and in theaters throughout the U.K. Tom Morris directs the previously announced production, slated to begin previews on November 9 and open on November 14 at the Duke ...

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Whoopi Goldberg Announces Reworked U.K. Staging of Sister Act Starring Brenda Edwards

Whoopi Goldberg Announces Reworked U.K. Staging of Sister Act Starring Brenda Edwards

Whoopi Goldberg, the stage-and-screen star who played the role of Deloris Van Cartier in the 1992 film Sister Act and produced the 2011 Broadway musical adaptation, has announced a new production of the Tony-nominated tuner, set to arrive in the U.K. next spring. The production will star West End actress Brenda Edwards—who rose to fame from her appearance on ...

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Ramin Karimloo to Star in U.K. Concert Premiere of Doctor Zhivago

Ramin Karimloo to Star in U.K. Concert Premiere of Doctor Zhivago

The 2015 Broadway musical Doctor Zhivago is headed across the pond. Tony nominee Ramin Karimloo has signed on to headline the musical's U.K. debut staging, a concert presentation set to play London's Cadogan Hall on September 1 at 2:00pm and 6:30pm. Karimloo will take on the lead role of Yurii Andreyevich Zhivago alongside Celinde Schoenmaker (The Light in ...

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Amélie Musical Will Transfer to London's Other Palace Theatre

Amélie Musical Will Transfer to London's Other Palace Theatre

On the heels of an acclaimed U.K. premiere at the Watermill Theatre in Newbury, the fantastical new musical Amélie will move to the Other Palace Theatre this fall. The new production, directed by Michael Fentiman, will play a London engagement beginning on November 29. Audrey Brisson (Pericles) will repeat her turn in the title role.

"I really hope London ...

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London's Falsettos Casts Elliot Morris, Albert Atack, George Kennedy & James Williams as Jason

London's Falsettos Casts Elliot Morris, Albert Atack, George Kennedy & James Williams as Jason

A foursome of emerging stars have been cast as Jason in the upcoming European-premiere staging of William Finn and James Lapine's Falsettos. The previously announced production, directed and choreographed by Tara Overfield-Wilkinson and music-directed by Richard John, will begin previews on August 30 ahead of a September 5 opening night, for a limited run through November 23 at the Other Palace ...

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Big The Musical Completes Casting for West End Premiere

Big The Musical Completes Casting for West End Premiere

Big The Musical is nearing its debut in London's West End. Full casting has just been announced for the previously announced production, a transfer from the 2016 Theatre Royal Plymouth mounting, slated to play a limited nine-week run at the Dominion Theatre from September 6 through November 2.

Newly announced principal cast members include Lori Haley Fox as Mrs. Kopecki ...

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Casting Announced for Immersive Mamma Mia! Dance Party in London

Casting Announced for Immersive Mamma Mia! Dance Party in London

Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to sing out with a super fun group of stars. Casting is here for Mamma Mia! The Party, the new site-specific experience set to debut in London this summer. The previously announced production will begin performances at The O2 on August 29.

The cast will include Fed Zanni as Nikos, Steph Parry ...

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Tom Stoppard's Leopoldstadt to Make World Premiere in London's West End

Tom Stoppard's Leopoldstadt to Make World Premiere in London's West End

Acclaimed dramatist Tom Stoppard will debut his latest work in London next year. Titled Leopoldstadt, the world premiere play will begin previews on January 25, 2020 and open on February 12 at Wyndham’s Theatre. Patrick Marber will direct.

Leopoldstadt is set in 1900 Vienna, when a tenth of the population were Jews. A generation earlier they had been granted full ...

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Before Broadway, Girl From the North Country Will Return to London's West End

Before Broadway, Girl From the North Country Will Return to London's West End

In advance of its recently announced Broadway transfer, the celebrated new musical Girl From the North Country will return home to London's West End for a limited run later this year. The remount will play the Gielgud Theatre from December 10, 2019 through February 1, 2020.

Written and directed by Conor McPherson and featuring the music of Bob Dylan, Girl ...

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BBC Radio 2's Elaine Paige on Sunday to Be Broadcast Weekly on Broadway.com

BBC Radio 2's Elaine Paige on Sunday to Be Broadcast Weekly on Broadway.com

Broadway.com is excited to announce the upcoming weekly broadcast of Elaine Paige on Sunday, the beloved BBC Radio 2 show featuring Olivier-winning stage icon Elaine Paige. Beginning on June 23, American musical-theater fans will have the chance to hear the mega-talented stage star on demand each Sunday beginning at 10:00am ET.

Paige said, "As Broadway is the official ...

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Pretty Woman: The Musical Adds Title Number to Show; London Production & German Casting Announced

Pretty Woman: The Musical Adds Title Number to Show; London Production & German Casting Announced

Mercy! The new Broadway sensation Pretty Woman: The Musical has announced that Roy Orbison's hit title tune is now being performed by the cast during the show's curtain call at the Nederlander Theatre. The new musical, which features an original score by Bryan Adams, previously didn't include the title number that was the basis for the 1990 smash film.

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Sunday in the Park with George, Starring Jake Gyllenhaal & Annaleigh Ashford, Will Transfer to London

Sunday in the Park with George, Starring Jake Gyllenhaal & Annaleigh Ashford, Will Transfer to London

On the heels of an acclaimed 2017 Broadway production, Sarna Lapine's new staging of Sunday in the Park with George has scheduled a move to London's Savoy Theatre next spring. Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford will return to the roles of George and Dot, respectively, for the transfer which will mark their West End debuts. Performances will begin on June 11 ...

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Richard E. Grant Cast as Former Drag Queen Hugo in Movie Musical Adaptation of Everybody's Talking About Jamie

Richard E. Grant Cast as Former Drag Queen Hugo in Movie Musical Adaptation of Everybody's Talking About Jamie

The upcoming movie musical version of Everybody's Talking About Jamie has selected Oscar nominee Richard E. Grant, standout star of Can You Ever Forgive Me?, to play the role of Hugo—also known as Loco Chanelle—a former drag queen who becomes a mentor to the title character. The previously announced new film based on the Olivier-nominated musical will star newcomer Max Harwood in ...

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Oliver Savile, Daniel Boys & More to Lead European Premiere of Falsettos

Oliver Savile, Daniel Boys & More to Lead European Premiere of Falsettos

London's Falsettos has found its tight-knit family. Initial casting is set for the European premiere of the beloved musical by William Finn and James Lapine. The previously announced production, directed and choreographed by Tara Overfield-Wilkinson and music-directed by Richard John, will begin previews on August 30 ahead of a September 5 opening night, for a limited run through November 23 at ...

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