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  • Photo credit: Mountain landscape (Photo by Fabio Comparelli on Unsplash)

    William Shakespeare plays are not just dramatic works, they've shaped how the world sees British culture. Considered to be the greatest British playwright of all time, Shakespeare plays are loved world over, with his social commentary continuing to influence and impact communities today. So much so, Shakespeare quotes about life are used in present-day conversation.Here's some of our top quotes about life found in Shakespeare plays.See Shakespeare plays in London today. Tickets for Shakespeare...

  • Photo credit: Lucie Jones and Emmanuel Kojo (Photos by Michael Shelford and Samuel Black)

    UPDATE: Treason will now receive an encore streaming, available for international audiences. Treason is available to stream again from 26 - 28 March. Following the news that concert performances of Treason the Musical will take place at Cadogan Hall, casting has been announced. A cast of ten will star in the concerts, available to stream from 12 - 14 March.Based on Guy Fawkes' foiled gunpowder plot of 1605, the new British musical will explore events leading up to the well-known anticlimatic...

  • Photo credit: Rachel Tucker in Songs for a New World (Photo by Marc Brenner)

    After limited performances at the London Palladium in 2020, Songs for a New World was due to to transfer to the Vaudeville Theatre this month. Sadly, the Songs for a New World West End run has been cancelled but the musical will go back online from 21 - 28 February.The cast will include Rachel John, Rachel Tucker and Cedric Neal, who all reprise their performances. For this production, Ramin Karimloo joins the cast, whose West End credits include The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables and...

  • Photo credit: Nkeki Obi-Melekwe (Photo by Manuel Harlan)

    The upcoming West End reopening date for Tina the Musical has been pushed back by a month. Originally scheduled to reopen from 3 June, Tina the Musical performances will now resume at the Aldwych Theatre from 5 August 2021, with Tina the Musical tickets on sale now.Chronicling the life of vocal legend Tina Turner, the musical includes her greatest hits including "Proud Mary", "River Deep Mountain High" and "(Simply) The Best". The musical opened at the Aldwych Theatre in 2018, and was nominated...

  • Photo credit: Mamma Mia! Cast (Photo courtesy of Mamma Mia!)

    Packed with ABBA's greatest hits and now a global movie phenomenon, how can we resist Mamma Mia!, the original musical? Set on the sunny Greek island of Kalokairi, this upbeat, easygoing show sees a young woman discover family secrets just before her wedding day. Walking down the aisle has never been so dramatic.For over 20 years, West End audiences have unleashed their inner "Dancing Queen" and said "Thank You For The Music" at the Novello Theatre. One of London's longest-running musicals, it's...

  • Photo credit: Zoe Birkett, Layton Williams and Millie O’Connell (Photos courtesy of Thespie)

    All month, the streaming service Thespie will premiere a series of events, championing Black and LGBT+ West End performers. As part of their initiatives, two new concerts will be available to stream, as well as artist talks and conversations about the theatre industry.Upcoming concerts include Break Free, featuring a line-up of LGBT+ performers who will sing music that's shaped their careers to date. The cast includes Natasha Agnew, Paul Baker, Allie Daniel, Eloise Davis, Andrew Derbyshire, Nick...

  • Photo credit: Matilda the Musical (Photo by Manuel Harlan)

    Matilda the Musical is one of Britain's biggest musicals of the 21st century. Adapted from the Roald Dahl novel, audiences have taken Matilda Wormwood's David and Goliath inspired story into their hearts. The Royal Shakespeare Company musical has now been seen worldwide, but there's nowhere that brings Crunchem Hall to life quite like the West End.With a book by Dennis Kelly and original music and lyrics by Tim Minchin, Matilda captures the essence of an innocent schoolkid with the wit and...

  • Photo credit: William Shakespeare (Photo by Joe Hunt on Flickr under CC 2.0)

    Theatregoers travel from around the world to watch a West End show. Even more so, there's nothing quite like seeing a Shakespeare play in London. One of the greatest playwrights of all time, Shakespeare and his works are known world over, and they've been translated into countless languages. But, if you're looking to find a slice of Shakespearean culture in London and the United Kingdom, you've come to the right place. Here's our guide to William Shakespeare and Shakespeare shows in London and...

  • Photo credit: Man being filmed for theatre stream (Photo by Matthew Ball on Unsplash)

    West End theatres have been closed for the best part of a year. Although audiences can't flock to London to enjoy the latest theatre openings, theatre streams have now become more popular than ever. Theatregoers are now making their own West End experiences from home with the wide selection of shows available, and we've got you covered for the theatre shows to watch indoors.Here's a list of all the London shows and regional productions that are streaming online now. For this list, we've included...

  • Photo credit: Waylon Jacobs and Maiya Quansah-Breed (Photos courtesy of CASES)

    A London revival of CASES was due to entertain audiences at The Other Palace in 2020, however the Coronavirus pandemic cancelled all performances. In its place, the new production of CASES will return through an album, available from 12 February.Dramatising the impact of unexpected crises affecting actors, CASES follows four artists who experience the peaks and troughs of a career in showbusiness. Balancing fame with happiness is tricky, but attempts to establish a career in the arts...

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