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Dreamgirls Extends and Announces Three New Effies

The UK premiere of Dreamgirls, which opened last December at the Savoy Theatre to widespread critical acclaim, will extend booking through to 2nd June 2018. From 20th November 2017, Moya Angela will join Marisha Wallace and Karen Mav to play the iconic role of Effie White in Dreamgirls. The three power-house actresses will

2017-10-18T20:37:02+00:00 Wednesday, October 18, 2017|

Thirty Christmases Coming to New Diorama Theatre

Jonny Donahoe's hit comedy play-with-songs Thirty Christmases is to receive its London premiere from 4-23 December at New Diorama Theatre. Jonny and Rachel haven’t had a good Christmas in years. Not since Dad disappeared... But this time they’re going to get it right. First, they’ve got a few things to get straight, and

2017-10-18T20:32:45+00:00 Wednesday, October 18, 2017|

Guys and Dolls Moves Uptown

This Christmas director Michael Buffong transports the smash-hit musical Guys And Dolls up-town to 1939 Harlem in the UK’s first all-Black cast production of this iconic show. Celebrating the off-beat stories of Damon Runyon that made the gangsters and hustlers of New York City infamous, Guys And Dolls is co-produced by the Royal

2017-10-18T20:29:22+00:00 Wednesday, October 18, 2017|

Aston McAuley Cast in Phoenix Rising

Four years after the phenomenal success of their debut play 'Phoenix' - praised by critics, industry peers and audiences alike – The Big House is re-staging the play that launched them in 2013 in memory of one of the original cast members. Now re-imagined and recast, but true to the original premise, 'Phoenix

2017-10-18T20:26:11+00:00 Wednesday, October 18, 2017|

Cast Announced for The Twilight Zone at The Almeida Theatre

Adapted by Anne Washburn (Mr Burns) and directed by Olivier Award-winner Richard Jones, this world premiere production of the acclaimed CBS television series The Twilight Zone lands on stage for the first time in its history. Or its present. Or its future. Richard Jones directs a cast featuring Oliver Alvin-Wilson, Franc Ashman, Adrianna

2017-10-17T15:38:33+00:00 Tuesday, October 17, 2017|

Sheridan Smith to Release Sheridan The Album

One of the nation’s most beloved stars of stage and screen, Sheridan Smith will further explore her remarkable vocal gift when she releases her debut album ‘Sheridan: The Album’ on November 3rd. Released via Warner Music Group label East West Records, the album is now available to pre-order here. Fans who pre-order the

2017-10-17T15:35:45+00:00 Tuesday, October 17, 2017|

Preview: The Ramshackle House at Stratford Circus Arts Centre

Following a critically acclaimed UK tour of their award-winning family show Bedtime Stories, Upswing creates a tale of a family creating, building, inventing and reinventing to achieve their goal of living happily and safely together. Reflecting a world on the cusp of big change, the bright and growing young family use all their

2017-10-17T15:32:31+00:00 Tuesday, October 17, 2017|

Last Man Standing will Headline Theatre N16 Aftershock Season

Theatre N16’s First Credit scheme, giving an opportunity for actors to gain their first credit in the industry, continues in 2017 with Last Man Standing, performed entirely by new graduates, which tackles the Great War as we head towards the final year of the centenary and was originally written by y11 GCSE English

2017-10-17T15:28:34+00:00 Tuesday, October 17, 2017|

Stomp to Close in West End After 15 Years

The Olivier Award-winning and global phenomenon STOMP will end its 15-year run in London’s West End on 7 January 2018, following a box office record-breaking 10-year run at London’s Ambassadors Theatre.  However, as the creators of STOMP, Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas, state, this is not the end of STOMP in London: “We

2017-10-17T15:25:20+00:00 Tuesday, October 17, 2017|