Denise Van Outen’s return to Chicago has been postponed

Denise Van Outen to join cast of Chicago at the Phoenix Theatre

The West End production of Chicago was due for a major change, as Denise Van Outen was going to take over the role of Velma Kelly starting on September 24th and  replacing Josefina Gabrielle, who has played both Roxie and Velma in the raucous musical. Unfortunately, the actress found out on the first day of rehearsals that she had suffered […]

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Cirque du Soleil Returns to the West End with ‘Totem’

Cirque du Soleil Totem at the Royal Albert Hole

Cirque du Soleil has a long history of delivering fascinating, visually stunning performances across the world. Totem is no different, providing the audience with a gorgeous, almost otherworldly experience full of impressive choreography and gorgeous artwork. Totem tells the story of human evolution, starting in the primordial ages and taking us through the adventure as […]

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Review: Matilda

Matilda at the Cambridge Theatre

Roald Dahl’s classic children’s book Matilda has been a favorite of both kids and adults for decades. Like many classic stories it has been transformed into a musical, this time by Tim Minchin and Dennis Kelly. The pair does a great job of bringing Roald Dahl’s grotesquely unique characters to life, but there are parts […]

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The Inheritance to open at the Noël Coward Theatre

The inheritance at the Nowel Coward Theatre

Matthew Lopez’s critically acclaimed play, The Inheritance, is taking its talent to the Noël Coward Theatre in London’s historic West End starting on 21 September 2018! The play enjoyed a long sold-out run at the Young Vic Theatre, where several actors made names for themselves and crowd went wild for the performance. The Inheritance takes […]

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Complete Cast Announced for ‘Company’

Complete casting has finally been announced for the West End production of Company, which will be performed at the Gielgud Theatre starting on the 26th of September 2018! This is a surprising cast, with some major changes taking place. Jonathon Bailey, who wowed us in The Last Five Years, will take on the role of […]

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Review: Motown the Musical

Motown at the Shaftesbury Theatre

Berry Gordy is the name in Motown music, so it makes sense that a performance about Motown would be based around him. The script was written by Gordy himself, making this an autobiographical musical. While his credentials are certainly impressive, you can tell that Gordy doesn’t have too many criticisms of himself. This leads to […]

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Duncan James to play Billy Flynn in Chicago

Duncan James to jon Chicago as Billy Flint

A big change is coming to the West End’s Phoenix Theatre, as Duncan James will be taking the place of Martin Kemp in the role of Billy Flynn in the theatre’s production of Chicago. Duncan is no stranger to the world-famous musical, as he originally took on this role all the way back in 2008. […]

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Cate Blanchett to play at the National Theatre

Cate Blanchett to play at the National Theatre in London

Australian acting legend Cate Blanchett will be starring in a brand-new play at the National Theatre in London! The play will be directed by the legendary Martin Crimp, who has been wowing crowds all over London since the 80s. The name is quite a mouthful – When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other: Twelve Variations On […]

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Come From Away Is Coming to London’s West End!

Come From Away at the Phoenix Theatre

The heartwarming story Come From Away, which has received major success on Broadway, will be coming to London’s West End in 2019! The Tony Award-winning musical will debut at the Phoenix Theatre beginning on January 30th, and it is sure to be a wonderful production. Christopher Ashley, the musical director from the original production, will […]

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Awful Auntie to open at the Bloomsbury Theatre

Anyone ever wonder what happened to the Bloomsbury Theatre? Wonder no longer! After three and half grueling years of downtime, the Bloomsbury is scheduled to reopen on 12 December, featuring an adaptation of David Walliams best-selling children’s book Awful Auntie! The historic Bloomsbury Theatre will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its original opening starting in December. […]

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Review: Strictly Ballroom

Baz Luhrman brought his short play, Strictly Ballroom, to the big screen in 1992. Both the play and movie received glowing reviews, with compelling scripts and excellent performances from their actors. Now, the famous play has been transformed into a musical, and it doesn’t disappoint. It can be seen at the Piccadilly Theatre, and anyone […]

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The Natural History Museum is getting a new… theatre!

The Wider Earth at the Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum has announced that it will be constructing a purpose-built theatre to house a play about the historic voyage of Charles Darwin. Charles Darwin is one of the most significant English naturalists, most famously known for his contributions to the theory of evolution. Many of his works have been displayed at the […]

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Review: The Book of Mormon

In 2011, South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone created an unexpected cultural phenomenon: The Book of Mormon. Most famously known for their crude and irreverent cartoon, the duo put together a smart, witty, and at times educational musical that captured the attention of the entire world. While most people knew them for their vulgar […]

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‘Thriller Live!’ celebrating its 4,000th performance

When Thriller Live made its debut at the Lyric Theatre in London’s West End in 2009, nobody expected it to reach the level of success that it has today. It was always a much-loved musical, but we would never have guessed that it would continue to break so many records. On September 12th, Thriller Live […]

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Review: 42nd Street

42nd Street at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane

42nd Street is a long-running musical based on 1933 film adaptation of a novel by the same name. It is a story about Broadway, taking place around Broadway, and originally performed on Broadway. So of course, it makes sense that the production has made its way across the pond to the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. […]

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Review: Dreamgirls

Dreamgirls first came to the stage decades ago, when it dazzled audiences on Broadway. In 2006, it was adapted to the big screen successfully, with Jennifer Hudson offering a great lead performance. Currently, a new stage adaptation of Dreamgirls can be seen at the Savoy Theatre in London’s West End. For fans of the original, […]

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Alexandra Burke to Join London Cast of Chicago

Alexandra Burke to star as Roxie in Chicago

Chicago is a favourite of many musical lovers, and the cast at London’s West End just got even better! Alexandra Burke, who is an X-Factor champion, will join the London cast as Roxie Hart, the aspiring actress who kills her lover. We know that Burke has the pipes to sing the many pieces that Hart […]

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Review: Young Frankenstein

Young Frankenstein at the Garrick Theatre

When Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein was unleashed in 1974, the world didn’t know what to expect. The iconic director had already established himself as a master of comedy, irreverence, and unpredictability. The film was released to much success and rave reviews and remains a favorite across generations to this day. Decades after the release of […]

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Review: The King And I

The King and I at the London Palladium

The King and I is an age-old classic that has been entertaining people for decades. What started as Margaret Landon’s 1944 novel Anna and the King of Siam has been adapted to both the big screen and the stage, with live performances dating back to 1951. The King and I is now playing at the […]

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Review: A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls at The Old Vic

A Monster Calls is a children’s fantasy book that deals with some very adult issues. The author, Patrick Ness, does a great job embracing some of the darker elements of life but keeping them in a perspective that is accessible for children. The critically acclaimed book has been adapted into a stage production, showing at […]

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Review: Knights of the Rose

Knights of the Rose at the Arts Theatre

Shakespeare is not generally thought of in conjunction with rock and roll music, although he may have garnered rock star level attention in his time. It seems, then, that perhaps it would be possible to combine Shakespeare with some classic rock tunes and bang out an entertaining performance. However, the fact that it can be […]

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Review: Chicago

Chicago the musical at the Phoenix Theatre

Nothing says excitement like a rambunctious, prohibition-era musical centered around murder and corruption! This is what Chicago: The Musical is all about, and I couldn’t be happier to have it return to London’s West End. The cast does a knockout job of bringing the story to life, and the music helps to heighten the vibrant […]

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