There comes a stage in many long-running West End shows when stunt casting arrives: where, in order to reinvigorate and prop up the box office, the producers parachute in 'star' names who may or may not be appropriate in talent for the task in hand, though they may be of interest in terms of celebrity. (Some shows even start with stunt casting and go downhill from there). Read more
There’s a new doll in town! Hollywood star Rebel Wilson makes her West End Debut in the all American classic as the long-suffering Miss Adelaide. Wilson is best known for her role as “Fat Amy” in the multi award winning films Pitch Perfect and Pitch Perfect 2. She will take on this iconic role from the 28 of June for a limited 8 week run until 21 August. Further casting to be announced.
The sizzling New York tale of gamblers, gangsters and nightclub singers will leave you ‘walking on air’ (Daily Telegraph) with a glorious evening featuring some of Broadway’s greatest show stopping tunes, including Luck Be a Lady, Sit Down You're Rockin' the Boat and My Time of Day. With dazzling choreography by world renowned Cuban ballet star Carlos Acosta and Andrew Wright (Singin’ in the Rain and Barnum), and direction from New York’s Gordon Greenberg, this ‘production leaves the whole audience purring with pleasure’ (Times). This is one feel good show you won’t want to miss.
The producers of Guys & Dolls cannot guarantee the appearance of any particular artist, which is always subject to illness and holidays
Nathan Detroit is desperate: he needs money for an illegal dice game, and he needs it fast. Not to mention a 14 year engagement with night club singer Miss Adelaide whose patience is finally running out. Enter notorious gambler Sky Masterson, a guy who can never turn down a bet, and straight laced missionary Sarah Brown, a doll with a heart of ice. The wager: Sky has to romance Sarah by taking her to Havana for dinner and in return he’ll provide a dozen ‘sinners’ for Sarah’s mission. Surely this is one bet Nathan absolutely can't lose?