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Waitress' West End Premiere Casts Fifi Christophers & Arabella Duffy as Lulu

Waitress' West End Premiere Casts Fifi Christophers & Arabella Duffy as Lulu

Casting is officially complete for the West End transfer of Waitress! Newcomers Fifi Christophers and Arabella Duffy will share the role of Lulu in the previously announced production, set to begin previews on February 8 ahead of a March 7 opening at the Adelphi Theatre.

Christophers and Duffy join a previously announced company of stars led by Katharine McPhee reprising her ...

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West End Star Michael Ball Sets Return to Les Misérables After 34 Years

West End Star Michael Ball Sets Return to Les Misérables After 34 Years

Michael Ball, the Olivier-winning star who originated the role of Marius in the 1985 West End premiere of Les Misérables, will step back into the hit musical, this time as Javert, for a sixteen-week fully staged concert run at the Gielgud Theatre from August 10 through November 30. Ball will be joined by longtime friend Alfie Boe, reprising his celebrated ...

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Casting Complete for Death of a Salesman at London's Young Vic

Casting Complete for Death of a Salesman at London's Young Vic

The full group of stars has been announced for the upcoming London mounting of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman. The production will play the Young Vic beginning on May 1 with an opening scheduled for May 9. Miranda Cromwell has signed on to co-direct with the previously announced two-time Tony winner Marianne Elliott.

New to the cast is Martins ...

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Anne-Marie Duff to Star in Sweet Charity at Donmar Warehouse

Anne-Marie Duff to Star in Sweet Charity at Donmar Warehouse

London's Donmar Warehouse has announced a new staging of the classic musical Sweet Charity headlined by West End star Anne-Marie Duff. Artistic Director Josie Rourke will helm the production, featuring choreography by Wayne McGregor and music supervision by Gareth Valentine, set to begin previews on April 6 and open on April 17. Arthur Darvill (Once) will co-star as Oscar.

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Clive Owen to Star in New West End Staging of The Night of the Iguana

Clive Owen to Star in New West End Staging of The Night of the Iguana

Stage-and-screen star Clive Owen has signed on to play Rev. T. Lawrence Shannon in a new West End production of Tennessee Williams' The Night of the Iguana. Directed by James Macdonald (True West), the new production will begin previews on July 6 with an opening night set for July 16 at the Noël Coward Theatre.

Owen is an Oscar nominee ...

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Nicholas Lyndhurst & Cassidy Janson Join Kelsey Grammer-Led Man of La Mancha at London Coliseum

Nicholas Lyndhurst & Cassidy Janson Join Kelsey Grammer-Led Man of La Mancha at London Coliseum

Further casting has been announced for the new U.K. mounting of the Tony-winning musical Man of La Mancha. The previously announced production, directed by Lonny Price, will play the London Coliseum beginning on April 26 with an opening set for April 30.

New to the company is Nicholas Lyndhurst (Only Fools and Horses) as Innkeeper/Governor and Cassidy Janson (Chess ...

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Gary Wilmot, Laura Pitt-Pulford & More to Lead Little Miss Sunshine Musical in London

Gary Wilmot, Laura Pitt-Pulford & More to Lead Little Miss Sunshine Musical in London

A talented cast has been assembled for the first European staging of Little Miss Sunshine, the quirky musical based on the Oscar-winning motion picture. The previously announced production will play London's Arcola Theatre for a seven-week run beginning on March 21 and concluding on May 11, followed by a U.K. tour starting at the New Wolsey Theatre in Ipswich ...

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Ben Edelman to Reprise Award-Winning Turn in London Debut of Admissions

Ben Edelman to Reprise Award-Winning Turn in London Debut of Admissions

Ben Edelman, the talented young star who earned acclaim for his performance as Charlie in the world premiere staging of Joshua Harmon's Admissions, will return to the role at London's Trafalgar Studios next month. The previously announced transfer, helmed by the New York run's director Daniel Aukin, will begin previews on February 28 and open on March 12.

Edelman earned ...

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John Malkovich to Lead David Mamet's World Premiere Bitter Wheat in London's West End

John Malkovich to Lead David Mamet's World Premiere Bitter Wheat in London's West End

John Malkovich will take on the role of a lifetime in David Mamet's new play Bitter Wheat, making its world premiere this spring at the Garrick Theatre in London's West End. Mamet will also direct the production, set to begin previews on June 7 ahead of a June 19 opening night.

Malkovich will play a depraved Hollywood mogul named Barney ...

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Hamilton's Miriam-Teak Lee to Sing 'Baby One More Time' & More Pop Hits in West End-Bound & Juliet

Hamilton's Miriam-Teak Lee to Sing 'Baby One More Time' & More Pop Hits in West End-Bound & Juliet

Some of the biggest pop anthems of the last 30 years will be sung onstage in the new Max Martin musical & Juliet, newly announced to arrive at the Manchester Opera House this fall, ahead of a West End transfer to The Shaftesbury Theatre. West End Hamilton alum Miriam Teak-Lee will star in the feminist reimagining of Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet ...

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Trevor Nunn's Fiddler on the Roof, with Andy Nyman & Judy Kuhn, Will Move to the West End

Trevor Nunn's Fiddler on the Roof, with Andy Nyman & Judy Kuhn, Will Move to the West End

The tradition continues! Tony- and Olivier-winning director Trevor Nunn's celebrated new staging of Fiddler on the Roof, currently appearing at the Menier Chocolate Factory, has scheduled a transfer to the West End's newly reconfigured Playhouse Theatre on March 21, opening on March 27. The production's Tevye and Golde, Olivier winner Andy Nyman and Tony nominee Judy Kuhn, will repeat their acclaimed ...

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Clarke Peters Replaces Giles Terera in Rachel Chavkin's The American Clock at The Old Vic

Clarke Peters Replaces Giles Terera in Rachel Chavkin's The American Clock at The Old Vic

Stage-and-screen alum Clarke Peters (The Wire) has joined the cast of The Old Vic's upcoming staging of Arthur Miller's The American Clock. Peters will take on the roles of Robertson/Moe 3, replacing the previously announced Olivier winner Giles Terera (Hamilton), who has exited the production for personal reasons. Tony nominee Rachel Chavkin (Hadestown) directs the production, which will begin previews ...

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Local Hero Stage Musical Sets Casting for U.K. World Premiere

Local Hero Stage Musical Sets Casting for U.K. World Premiere

Casting is here for Local Hero, the new stage musical based on Bill Forsyth's acclaimed 1983 Scottish film. Featuring a book adapted by Forsyth and David Greig (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) with new music and lyrics by the film's composer Mark Knopfler (Dire Straits), the world premiere production will be directed by Tony nominee John Crowley (The Present). Performances ...

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Matthew Broderick to Make West End Debut in Kenneth Lonergan's The Starry Messenger; Elizabeth McGovern to Co-Star

Matthew Broderick to Make West End Debut in Kenneth Lonergan's The Starry Messenger; Elizabeth McGovern to Co-Star

Matthew Broderick is headed to London's West End. The two-time Tony winner has signed on to reprise his 2009 off-Broadway turn in The Starry Messenger, a drama by Oscar winner and Olivier nominee Kenneth Lonergan (Manchester by the Sea, The Waverly Gallery). Directed by Sam Yates (Glengarry Glen Ross), the production will begin previews on May 16 with an opening ...

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ER Alum Alex Kingston to Star in U.K. Debut of Joshua Harmon's Admissions

ER Alum Alex Kingston to Star in U.K. Debut of Joshua Harmon's Admissions

Following an acclaimed off-Broadway premiere with Lincoln Center Theater, Joshua Harmon's Admissions will arrive at London's Trafalgar Studios next month. Alex Kingston will take on the role of Sherri, played in the New York run by Jessica Hecht, for an engagement beginning on February 28 and opening on March 12. Daniel Aukin will repeat his work as director from the ...

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Zawe Ashton & Charlie Cox to Join Tom Hiddleston in West End Staging of Betrayal

Zawe Ashton & Charlie Cox to Join Tom Hiddleston in West End Staging of Betrayal

Stage-and-screen stars Zawe Ashton and Charlie Cox are rounding out the cast of Jamie Lloyd's new West End production of Harold Pinter's Betrayal. The pair will play Emma and Jerry, respectively, in the previously announced production, set to begin previews on March 5 with an opening scheduled for March 13 at the Harold Pinter Theatre.

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Shaun Prendergast & More Complete the Cast of Waitress' West End Premiere

Shaun Prendergast & More Complete the Cast of Waitress' West End Premiere

Stage-and-screen veteran Shaun Prendergast has been announced to take on the role of Old Joe in the upcoming West End premiere of Waitress. Prendergast is the final principal star announced to join the musical's U.K. debut, set to begin previews on February 8 ahead of a March 7 opening at the Adelphi Theatre.

Prendergast is a founding member of Kenneth ...

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Hayley Tamaddon & More to Join Layton Williams in Everybody's Talking About Jamie

Hayley Tamaddon & More to Join Layton Williams in Everybody's Talking About Jamie

A new slate of stars has been announced to join the Olivier-nominated West End musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie. The fresh group of cast members will begin in the tuner at the Apollo Theatre on January 28.

Newly announced stars include Hayley Tamaddon (Coronation Street) as Miss Hedge, Sejal Keshwala (Bend It Like Beckham) as Ray and Sabrina Sandhu (East ...

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Casting Set for West End Transfer of Anne Washburn's The Twilight Zone

Casting Set for West End Transfer of Anne Washburn's The Twilight Zone

Full casting has been announced for the highly anticipated West End transfer of Anne Washburn's stirring Twilight Zone stage play. The previously announced production, directed by Richard Jones, will begin performances on March 4 at the Ambassadors Theatre. The West End mounting follows a celebrated debut engagement at the Almeida Theatre.

Reprising their acclaimed performances from the Almeida run will be Oliver ...

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Final Casting Set for Ivo van Hove's All About Eve Starring Gillian Anderson & Lily James

Final Casting Set for Ivo van Hove's All About Eve Starring Gillian Anderson & Lily James

Casting is complete for the highly anticipated West End premiere staging of All About Eve, a new play based on Joseph Mankiewicz's six-time Oscar-winning 1950 film. Tony winner Ivo van Hove will adapt and direct the production, slated to begin previews on February 2 and open on February 12 at the Noël Coward Theatre in London.

Joining the cast is newcomer ...

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The Illusionists Will Make Magic Again in London's West End

The Illusionists Will Make Magic Again in London's West End

Acclaimed magic makers The Illusionists have announced a return to London's West End in the summer of 2019. The new show, titled The Illusionists—Direct From Broadway, is scheduled to begin its new West End run at the Shaftesbury Theatre on July 6.

Last seen in the West End in 2015 and currently appearing at Broadway's Marquis Theatre, The Illusionists is ...

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30 Rock's Jack McBrayer to Make West End Debut as Ogie in Waitress

30 Rock's Jack McBrayer to Make West End Debut as Ogie in Waitress

In the latest piece of perfect casting for the London premiere of Waitress, Emmy-nominated star Jack McBrayer has been announced to take on the role of Ogie. The previously announced West End production will begin previews on February 8, 2019 with an opening set for March 7 at the Adelphi Theatre.

McBrayer was Emmy-nominated for his portrayal of Kenneth Parcell on ...

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Olivier-Winning Hamilton Star Giles Terera Joins Rachel Chavkin's An American Clock at The Old Vic

Olivier-Winning Hamilton Star Giles Terera Joins Rachel Chavkin's An American Clock at The Old Vic

Giles Terera, the mega-talented actor who took home an Olivier Award for his turn as Aaron Burr in Hamilton, has been cast as Robertson/Moe 3 in the upcoming production of Arthur Miller's 1980 play The American Clock at London's Old Vic. Directed by Tony nominee Rachel Chavkin (Hadestown, The Great Comet), the previously announced staging will begin previews on ...

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Alexander Hanson & Joanna Riding Join Return Engagement of National Theatre's Follies

Alexander Hanson & Joanna Riding Join Return Engagement of National Theatre's Follies

West End stars Alexander Hanson and Joanna Riding will take on the roles of Ben Stone and Sally Durant Plummer in the upcoming return run of the National Theatre's Olivier-winning production of Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman's Follies. They take over for Philip Quast and Imelda Staunton, who originated the roles in the production. Dominic Cooke directs the musical, set ...

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David Hunter, Marisha Wallace & More to Join Katharine McPhee in London Premiere of Waitress

David Hunter, Marisha Wallace & More to Join Katharine McPhee in London Premiere of Waitress

A foursome of newly announced stars will soon sing Sara Bareilles' Tony-nominated score in the West End debut of Waitress. The previously announced transfer of the celebrated musical, starring Broadway alum Katharine McPhee as Jenna, will begin previews on February 8, 2019 with an opening set for March 7 at the Adelphi Theatre.

New cast members include David Hunter (Kinky ...

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