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  • Magic Goes Wrong

    Mischief Theatre has extended the West End run of its latest production Magic Goes Wrong, which opened at the Vaudeville Theatre earlier this month.Created in collaboration with legendary Las Vegas magicians Penn and Teller, the production is the latest in the company's 'Goes Wrong' series, which also includes The Play That Goes Wrong and Peter Pan Goes Wrong, alongside their other comedies The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, and Groan Ups, which opened the West End season at the Vaudeville last...

  • Indecent

    Following critically-acclaimed performances on Broadway in 2017, Indecent will receive a London transfer later this year. Written by Paula Vogel and directed by Rebecca Taichman, Indecent will be performed at the Menier Chocolate Factory from March 2020.Indecent at the Menier Chocolate FactoryIn a tweet by Baz Bamigboye, Indecent will make its London debut at the Menier Chocolate Factory, as part of the new season at the theatre. Rebecca Taichman will direct the London production, having won a...

  • Six the Musical

    Celebrating its first birthday in the West End today, an extended booking period for Six at the Arts Theatre has been announced. The five-time Olivier Award-nominated musical will now run at the Arts Theatre to 31st January 2021, with tickets for the new booking period on sale from 17th January.Six extends in the West EndSix will now play at the Arts Theatre for an extended booking period to 31st January 2021, with tickets for performances from August 2020 available from 2pm on 17th January. As...

  • A new life for the Queen's Theatre, now the Sondheim TheatreAhead of last night's re-opening of Les Miserables at the newly-redubbed Sondheim Theatre (formerly the Queen's), theatre owner and producer Cameron Mackintosh took members of the press on a quick hurtle around the theatre, from the upper circle to the stalls, accompanied by his long-serving archivist Rosie Runciman who had a collection of "before" photos to hand to remind us what it used to look like. He last did this when Hamilton...

  • Menier Chocolate Factory

    Currently directing the world premiere of Leopoldstadt at the Wyndham's Theatre, Patrick Marber will direct a revival of Habeas Corpus. The 1970s comedy will be revived at the Menier Chocolate Factory, with performances from May 2020.Habeas Corpus at the Menier In a tweet by Baz Bamigboye, Habeas Corpus will be revived at the Menier Chocolate Factory with performances from 15th May, ahead of an official opening night on 21st May and a final performance on 4th July.Details on casting and a full...

  • Les Miserables

    Early on in the producing career of Cameron Mackintosh, he opened an original musical called The Card. In an introduction to the published lyrics of the legendary Alan Jay Lerner, Mackintosh recalls a conversation he had with Lerner after it opened. Lerner asked him how it was going; and Mackintosh remembers replying, "Not bad, but the problem was some weeks it made a little money, and other weeks it lost money." Lerner answered: "Ah, a succès d'estime - a success that runs out of steam."...

  • Bill Ward

    Ahead of the national touring production of The Glee Club which will play a limited engagement at the Kiln Theatre, the full cast has been announced. They will perform alongside Bill Ward in the show's revival, with performances at the Kiln Theatre from 4th June to 27th June.Bill Ward to play Bant in The Glee Club The role of Bant will be played by Bill Ward, who recently starred as Hugo/Loco Chanelle in Everybody's Talking About Jamie at the Apollo Theatre. In the West End, Ward has also...

  • 9 to 5 the Musical

    Louise Redknapp and Brian Conley will rejoin the West End cast of 9 to 5 at the Savoy Theatre. They will reprise the roles of Violet Newstead and Franklin Hart Jr in the musical's West End premiere, with performances to 23rd May 2020.Louise Redknapp to play Violet NewsteadLouise Redknapp will return to 9 to 5 to play Violet Newstead, previously appearing in the musical last year. Redknapp's debut performance in 9 to 5 last year was delayed due to injury in rehearsals, with Caroline Sheen...

  • Waitress Desi Oakley

    Following the recent indisposition of Lucie Jones, as well as Jenna alternates Olivia Moore and Sarah O'Connor, American actress Desi Oakley will make her West End debut in Waitress at the Adelphi Theatre. She will join the cast from 13th January 2020, reprising her performance from the United States touring production.Desi Oakley to join cast of WaitressBroadway actress Desi Oakley will make her West End debut as Jenna, following her performance as Jenna in the American touring production of...

  • Following the recent news that School of Rock will close at the Gillian Lynne Theatre, David Fynn will reprise his performance as Dewey Finn. He'll star in the musical from 20th January for the show's final weeks, with a final performance on 1st March.David Fynn to play Dewey FinnFynn will return to the Gillian Lynne Theatre to reprise the role of Dewey Finn in School of Rock from 20th January. He previously originated the role in the West End, earning an Olivier Award nomination for best actor...

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