MEMPHIS Cast Recording released and Beverley Knight extends contract

By | January 27, 2015

Producers of MEMPHIS THE MUSICAL, which recently celebrated its 100th performance at the Shaftesbury Theatre, are delighted to announce that the Original London Cast Album is now available to purchase online for download. The CD will be available from 9 February at the Shaftesbury Theatre and via First Night Records. The Original London Cast Album is produced by First Night Records and Grammy® Award-winning David Bryan. Mr. Bryan, a founding… Read More »

The Musical Spectrum of Success: From Phantom to Made In Dagenham

By | January 27, 2015

Anniversary shows are something to celebrate in theatre, especially in this current climate when productions seem to close before they’ve even had a chance to get off the ground. Making it to the one year mark is a huge achievement nowadays, so managing an incredible twenty-seven years is really something to celebrate! That is exactly what the Broadway production of The Phantom of the Opera did yesterday (26th January); unfortunately,… Read More »

In Profile with Will Barratt

By | January 24, 2015

Every performing arts school student pursuing a career in musical theatre dreams of one day standing on a West End stage. It’s a competitive industry, so landing that first West End show is a defining moment and the realisation of a dream that may have begun as far back as can be remembered for some. If an actor/actress is lucky enough to be cast in one West End musical though,… Read More »

Made In Dagenham The Musical closing Saturday 11th April 2015

By | January 23, 2015

Today it has been announced that Made In Dagenham The Musical will end its run at the Adelphi Theatre on Saturday 11th April 2015 adding a further two weeks to the booking period before the final performance in April. Producers are already in discussions regarding a UK Tour and future life for the show. Rebecca Quigley, Stage Entertainment Producer, said: “I’m immensely proud of Made in Dagenham and of everyone… Read More »

The Elephant Man London West End Tickets Now on Sale

By | January 23, 2015

Bradley Cooper, Patricia Clarkson and Alessandro Nivola in The Elephant Man, Written by Bernard Pomerance and Directed by Scott Ellis Following a highly-acclaimed, recorded-breaking run on Broadway, it is now confirmed that Scott Ellis’ production of Bernard Pomerance’s classic play will transfer to London this Spring. The US cast, led by Bradley Cooper, Patricia Clarkson and Alessandro Nivola will appear in the London run and the production will play at… Read More »

John Goodman, Tom Sturridge Damian Lewis star in American Buffalo

By | January 23, 2015

John Goodman and Tom Sturridge will join Damian Lewis in the major new revival of David Mamet’s gripping 1975 play American Buffalo. Directed by Daniel Evans, American Buffalo will play at Wyndham’s Theatre for a strictly limited run from 16th April – 27th June 2015. Winning the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award for best play, Mamet’s explosive drama examines the fickle nature of honour among thieves. As three small-time… Read More »

The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas: World premiere at Chichester Festival Theatre February 2015

By | January 22, 2015

I enjoy most types of shows in the genre of musical theatre, but I do have a particular soft spot for those of a more serious nature. Les Miserables, The Phantom of the Opera, Miss Saigon, Once…these are all musicals which seek to move their audience and take them on a rollercoaster ride of emotion. Drama, tragedy, passion and heartbreak are at the core of all the musicals I love… Read More »