Tag Archives | Marti Webb

La Cage Aux Folles – New Wimbledon Theatre and Touring

La Cage Aux Folles continues at the New Wimbledon Theatre, London until 18 March and then tours until 26 August. Star rating: five stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ The first-ever UK tour of Jerry Herman’s insanely entertaining 1983 Broadway hit – it picked up six Tonys and ran for four and a half years – is a […]

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La Cage Aux Folles tour – full casting

John Partridge, Adrian Zmed and Marti Webb will star in the much-loved musical La Cage Aux Folles when it embarks on its first ever nationwide tour, opening at the New Oxford Theatre on 5 January. John Partridge will play ‘Albin’ who moonlights as star drag act Zaza at the infamous La Cage aux Folles nightclub. Partridge’s extensive theatre credits include the West […]

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Marti Webb – The Pheasantry

Marti Webb performed at The Pheasantry, London. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ So, it’s your actual birthday, the house is full and the clearly very discerning, expectant festive audience includes legendary lyricist Don Black – so, no pressure then! But, it’s a kind of pressure that Marti Webb has been dealing with […]

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La Cage Aux Folles – Marti Webb joins cast of touring production

Actress Marti Webb will join John Partridge and Adrian Zmed when the much-loved musical La Cage Aux Folles embarks on its first ever nationwide tour, opening at the New Oxford Theatre on 5 January. One of the West End’s most revered leading ladies’, TV star and recording artist Marti Webb will play Jacqueline, friend to Albin and Georges, and owner of the […]

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Marti Webb to play three-date concert tour

Veteran West End leading lady Marti Webb will play the first of three shows on Sunday (11 September) at the Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch. Produced by Paul Burton Productions, Marti Webb In Concert will showcase the vocal talents of the popular stage and recording star along with special guest Robert Meadmore. Featuring songs from a career […]

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Sunday at the Musicals charity concert – female West End stars line up

A host of musical theatre’s female stars are lining up to play a special, one night only charity concert at London’s St James Studio Theatre in June. Produced by Paul Burton and Paul Burton Productions, Sunday at the Musicals will raise funds for the Royal Variety Charity (formerly the Entertainment Artistes’ Benevolent Fund). The concert […]

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Marti Webb In Concert – Crazy Coqs

Marti Webb In Concert continues at the Crazy Coqs, London until 17 March. Star rating: three stars ★ ★ ★ ✩ ✩ It would be indelicate to point out Marti Webb’s age, but as she lists a selection of her career highlights, it puts the performer into a remarkable perspective. Webb’s career officially began in 1961, when […]

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Marti Webb – Crazy Coqs

Marti Webb performed at the Crazy Coqs, London. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ Musical theatre star of a bygone era Marti Webb, a rare visitor to the cabaret circuit making her Crazy Coqs debut, turned back the clock the best part of half a century as she reprised the songs that informed her […]

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Rhythm of Life: Cy Coleman – a Celebration in Song – St James Studio

Rhythm of Life: Cy Coleman – a Celebration in Song at St James Studio Theatre, London. Rating: 4 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ As the composer of musicals including Sweet Charity, Barnum and City of Angels, Cy Coleman has contributed more than his fair share of numbers to the Great American Songbook. This new revue collects […]

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Cy Coleman revue Rhythm of Life – Marti Webb, Debbie Kurup, Cedric Neal and John Barr in line-up

Marti Webb, Debbie Kurup, Cedric Neal and John Barr are to star in Rhythm of Life, a brand new song cycle celebrating many of the greatest hits by master of the catchy show tune, Tony Award-winning Cy Coleman. Rhythm of Life – which includes five new songs from the Cy Coleman Archive never performed before in […]

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Godspell in Concert tour closes two months early

The UK tour of Godspell in Concert is to close two months early, producers announced this morning. The final performance will be at the Princess Theatre, Torquay on Wednesday 6 May. It had been scheduled to play 28 venues up to 3 July. Russell Scott, producer and musical director of the show said: “It is with a heavy […]

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Marti Webb reunites with original cast members of Godspell for one night only

Marti Webb, who recently returned to the West End in Tell Me On a Sunday, has confirmed she will reunite with David Essex and other original members of the rock musical Godspell at the Lyric Theatre on Monday 19 May. Godspell, the Broadway musical from Stephen Schwartz (Wicked), is being staged in the West End […]

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Tell Me On a Sunday – St James Theatre

Tell Me On a Sunday continues at the St James Theatre, London until 12 January before transferring to the Duchess Theatre for two weeks from 18 February–1 March. It’s nostalgia time at the St James with Marti Webb bravely re-creating the one-woman Tell Me On a Sunday show of almost 32 years ago that took […]

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Tell Me On a Sunday transfers to the Duchess

Tell Me On a Sunday has always commanded a loyal following as the 1979 collaboration between Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Don Black produced a number of still-popular songs, not least the title number and the even bigger hit ‘Take That Look Off Your Face’. Even so, the news that, due to public demand, this […]

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