Military Wives join Eternity cast to mark Pear Harbor attack

To mark the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, an event integral to the plot of the musical From Here to Eternity, the producers of the show have revealed that The Military Wives Choir will be joining the full company of the show on stage to perform a curtain call rendition of the song which […]

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New musical Lost Boy has season at two theatres

As part of the Finborough Theatre’s Celebrating British Music Theatre and The Great War 100 series, a new British musical from Phil Willmott – Lost Boy – receives its world premiere, playing a season at two London theatres. The piece opens at the Finborough, where it will now play for two weeks, premiering on 31 December 2013 (press […]

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Halbwelt Kultur – Jermyn Street Theatre

Halbwelt Kultur continues at the Jermyn Street Theatre, London until 15 December. Halbwelt Kultur explores the world of political upheaval and exuberant cultural experimentation during the Weimar Republic, and highlights in particular the work of six extraordinary female artists – international film star and cabaret singer Marlene Dietrich, lesbian entertainer Claire Waldoff, actress and singer […]

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Julie Madly Deeply – Trafalgar Studios

Julie Madly Deeply continues at Trafalgar Studios, London until 4 January. Julie Madly Deeply is an incredibly funny show about one woman’s utter devotion to Julie Andrews. From the moment she begins her rapturous recollection of Andrews’ concert at the O2 in May 2010 – which many thought was a bit of a dull dud – it is […]

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From Here to Eternity closes in April 2014

From Here to Eternity, Tim Rice’s new musical, will close on 26 April 2014, after a run of six months in the West End. Composed by Stuart Brayson, with lyrics by Rice and a book by Bill Oakes, the musical – based on James Jones’ 1951 novel – opened at the Shaftesbury Theatre on October 23. […]

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Carin Filipcic – Telling Stories – Theater Akzent, Vienna

Carin Filipcic performed Telling Stories at the Theater Akzent, Vienna. After appearing in numerous productions (Der Mann von la Mancha, Xanadu, Rebecca, Romeo & Julia, Mozart) in both Austria and Germany, as well as performing in various concerts and cabarets, Austria’s first lady of musicals, Carin Filipcic, presented her first ever programme entitled Telling Stories at […]

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Ernest – Etcetera Theatre

Ernest continues until 8 December at the Etcetera Theatre, London. Not for the first time, Oscar Wilde’s ‘Trivial Comedy for Serious People’ is brought to life on the stage in the form of a musical, this fun, frothy version courtesy of the All in One Theatre Company. Billing itself as the country’s premier (and still […]

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Seussical – director Kirk Jameson makes musical magic

After a successful season in 2012, the Broadway musical Seussical – based on the books of Dr. Seuss – returns to London’s Arts Theatre, opening on 2 December (with previews from 30 November) and running until 5 January 2014. After Kirk Jameson’s success with On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, staged at the […]

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Miracle On 34th Street – Windsor and Touring

Miracle On 34th Street was performed at the Theatre Royal, Windsor and continues to tour until 22 December. One of the best-loved Christmas films of all time has come to the stage in this UK premiere. This stage version, with book, music and lyrics by Meredith Willson and inspired by the 1947 black and white […]

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Karen Oberlin – Over the Rainbow – Crazy Coqs

Karen Oberlin performs Over the Rainbow: The Songs of Arlen and Harburg at the Crazy Coqs, London. The husky, smoky, smooth, sophisticated, classical voice of glamorous New Yorker Karen Oberlin is one of the glories of the world of cabaret and on her second visit to the Crazy Coqs she took us through the distinguished […]

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Stephen Ward at the Royal Variety Performance

Last night at the London Palladium, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber introduced Alexander Hanson (Stephen Ward) and Charlotte Spencer (Christine Keeler) performing The Side of the Sky at the Royal Variety Performance, from the forthcoming West End production of Stephen Ward. At the end of the evening, Lloyd Webber, Hanson and Spencer were greeted by Prince Charles. The Royal […]

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Jennings and Le Prevost reprise My Fair Lady in Paris

Alex Jennings is reprising the Professor Higgins role that won him a 2003 Olivier Best Actor in a Musical Award in a revival of My Fair Lady at the Chatelet Theatre in Paris next month. Jennings took over the Higgins part from Jonathan Pryce at London’s Theatre Royal Drury Lane in a show that hit […]

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