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 »

Musical Theatre: The real winner of TV talent contests

By | January 20, 2015

I came across a promotional link from Bedworth Civic Hall the other day, which announced that West End star Lee Mead would be returning there in July with his brand new concert show for 2015. The actor has become a household name through both his stage and TV roles, but of course, first became known back in 2007 through the BBC talent contest Any Dream Will Do, in which Andrew… Read More »

In Profile with Laura Selwood

By | January 17, 2015

In Profile began with the belief that there is a wealth of ensemble members working in the West End who are often sorely under-rated. The likes of Ramin Karimloo, Louise Dearman and John Owen Jones are adored by audiences both in the UK and internationally – and with good reason. They are hugely talented at what they do and fully deserve the recognition they receive for that, but with such… Read More »