Dean John-Wilson will join Ken Watanabe and Kelli O’Hara in The King and I at the London Palladium, which has been extended due to high demand.
John-Wilson played the title role in Aladdin when it... Read more
With the announcement that the new Take That musical The Band will be coming to the West End later this year, here’s round-up of everything you need to know about the musical.
What is it about?
While... Read more
The Band, the new jukebox musical featuring the music of Take That, will run at London’s Theatre Royal Haymarket later this year.
The musical, which has a book by Tim Firth, includes some of the band... Read more
Andrew Lloyd Webber has announced that the New London Theatre, currently home to School of Rock, will be named after legendary West End choreographer Gillian Lyne.
Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Group... Read more
Is there anywhere in the world where you could see Adele, Celine Dion and Tina Turner share the same stage? Probably not, but next week in London, Veronic DiCaire will provide the next best thing.... Read more
When I reviewed the London transfer for Pippin from the award-winning Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester for LondonTheatre.co.uk, I compared this production to a spectacular 2013 Broadway mounting of... Read more
A news season of work by female playwrights has been announced at the King’s Head Theatre beginning in April.
The Islington theatre’s senior producer Louisa Davis said that as a female theatremaker,... Read more
The winners of this year’s Off West End Awards have been announced at a ceremony in London.
Organised by OffWestEnd.com, the awards celebrate excellence in fringe and off-West End theatre across the... Read more
The West End and Broadway sometimes look like a multiplex showing stage versions of well-known film titles side-by-side, with The Lion King, Kinky Boots and School of Rock playing in both London and... Read more
Summer and Smoke is one of Tennessee Williams’ lesser-performed plays (its last major production in London was in 2006 at the Apollo Theatre), but this stunning Almeida Theatre production makes you... Read more
Macbeth is always a date with destiny, in every sense. Like the other great (usually male) Shakespearean roles like Hamlet, Prospero and King Lear, it's one that classical actors progress inexorably... Read more
Almost exactly 58 years after its Broadway premiere, Gore Vidal's The Best Man finally receives its long-overdue first West End outing, and it couldn't be more timely or pertinent. After we witnessed... Read more