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Titanic The Musical to sail into Belfast as part of debut national tour

The eagerly anticipated UK and Ireland tour of Titanic The Musical will make an early stop at Belfast, the city where the doomed ship was built. As previously announced, Thom Southerland’s critically-acclaimed production of the multi award-winning Broadway will begin its first tour in Southampton, the city where the RMS Titanic began its fateful maiden […]

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Southerland’s staging of Titanic The Musical to launch tour in Southampton

Thom Southerland’s critically-acclaimed production of the multi award-winning Broadway musical Titanic The Musical is to sail into the city where the RMS Titanic began its doomed maiden voyage at the start of its first tour. Opening at Southampton’s Mayflower Theatre on 12 April 2018 in the week of the Titanic’s 106th anniversary, the production which […]

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Death Takes a Holiday – James Gant takes over from Chris Peluso

Death will have a new face from today (13 February) when James Gant will take over from Chris Peluso in the European premiere run of Maury Yeston’s Death Takes a Holiday at the Charing Cross Theatre. Gant (Titanic), whose previous role in the production as the manservant Fidele will now be played by Ken Christiansen […]

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Death Takes a Holiday – Charing Cross Theatre

Death Takes a Holiday continues at the Charing Cross Theatre, London until 4 March. Star rating: five stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Thom Southerland and Danielle Tarento once again give Maury Yeston the five-star treatment, with the European premiere of the composer/lyricist’s 2011 musical Death Takes a Holiday. Based on Alberto Casella’s play La […]

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Death Takes a Holiday at the Charing Cross Theatre – exclusive images

Thanks to Musical Theatre Review’s official photographer Roy Tan, here are exclusive production images of the European premiere of the musical Death Takes a Holiday, continuing at the Charing Cross Theatre, London until 4 March (press night is on 23 January). Zoë Doano, Chris Peluso and Mark Inscoe head the cast of the much-anticipated staging of Maury Yeston’s Death Takes a […]

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Death Takes a Holiday – Mark Inscoe replaces Maxwell Caulfield

Maxwell Caulfield has withdrawn from the European premiere of the musical Death Takes a Holiday due to unforeseen circumstances and the role of Duke Vittorio Lamberti will now be played by Mark Inscoe. Zoë Doano and Chris Peluso also head the cast of the much-anticipated staging of Maury Yeston’s Death Takes a Holiday at the Charing Cross Theatre this month. […]

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Death Takes a Holiday Euro premiere – Maxwell Caulfield, Zoë Doano and Chris Peluso cast

Maxwell Caulfield, Zoë Doano and Chris Peluso will head the cast of the much-anticipated European premiere of Maury Yeston’s Death Takes a Holiday at the Charing Cross Theatre next month. The third production in Thom Southerland’s first season as artistic director, following on from the critically acclaimed Titanic and Ragtime (which has just received a […]

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Titanic run extended at Charing Cross Theatre

Thom Southerland’s critically acclaimed production of the multi award-winning Broadway musical Titanic is to stay anchored for an extra week at the Charing Cross Theatre. The record-breaking musical, which launched Southerland’s first season as artistic director at the London venue, will now end its planned ten-week run on Saturday 13 August. To give other West […]

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Titanic – Charing Cross Theatre

Titanic continues at Charing Cross Theatre, London, until 6 August. Rating: five stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ The gods have not always been kind to the Charing Cross Theatre, which has had its share of shipwrecks in its time, but this maiden voyage under new artistic director Thom Southerland and his co-producer Danielle Tarento must […]

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Titanic at the Charing Cross Theatre – brand new production images

First seen at the Southwark Playhouse in 2013, the award-winning production of Titanic which marked the London premiere of the hit show has returned to the capital with director Thom Southerland again at the helm. View a gallery of brand new production images from Musical Theatre Review’s official photographer Roy Tan. Based on the tragic […]

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Sneak preview of Titanic at Charing Cross Theatre

  Theatre fans are being given a sneak preview of the multi-award winning Broadway musical Titanic which sails back into London for a ten-week season at the Charing Cross Theatre at the end of this week. The short video features rehearsal footage and on-camera interviews with director Thom Southerland and choreographer Cressida Carré. First seen at […]

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Titanic at Charing Cross Theatre – final casting

Final casting has been announced today for the return of the multi award-winning production of the Broadway musical Titanic, first seen at Southwark Playhouse, which is coming back to London with director Thom Southerland once again at the helm. Titanic will set sail for a ten-week season at Charing Cross Theatre from 28 May to 6 August […]

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Titanic sails back to London and a season at the Charing Cross Theatre

The Broadway musical Titanic is sailing back into London for a ten-week season at the Charing Cross Theatre from 28 May. First seen at the Southwark Playhouse in 2013, the award-winning production – which marked the London premiere of the hit show – will return to the capital with director Thom Southerland once again at […]

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Broadway au Carré – Isabelle Georges Sings Maury Yeston – Comédie Nation, Paris

Broadway au Carré – Isabelle Georges Sings Maury Yeston was performed at Comédie Nation, Paris. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ For its special anniversary celebration, Broadway au Carré, a monthly event at Comédie Nation, gave us the special treat of having French triple threat and Edinburgh Festival Fringe regular Isabelle Georges paying a tribute to […]

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Interview – Grand Hotel composer/lyricist Maury Yeston on his musical theatre vision

Maury Yeston is not just a Tony-Award-winning composer/lyricist: he’s a passionate teacher and advocate of new musical theatre writing. Forget the aphorism that “those who can’t, teach”– his first two shows on Broadway – Nine and Titanic – both secured the Tony for Best New Musical, and both shows continue to delight audiences. He is […]

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Tonight’s performance of Grand Hotel cancelled after actress Christine Grimandi hit by motorbike

Following a road accident in which Grand Hotel actress Christine Grimandi was struck by a motorobike on a pedestrian crossing near Southwark Playhouse after the show, tonight’s performance of the acclaimed musical has had to be cancelled. Producer Danielle Tarento said: “I’m very sorry to say that I have no choice but to cancel the […]

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Grand Hotel composer Maury Yeston to attend Q&A at Southwark Playhouse

Broadway composer Maury Yeston is flying in from New York to see at first hand the acclaimed new version of his Tony Award-winning musical Grand Hotel. And to celebrate it receiving some of best reviews of the summer, Yeston will attend a post-show Question & Answer session on Tuesday 18 August at Southwark Playhouse, hosted by Matt […]

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Grand Hotel – Southwark Playhouse

Grand Hotel continues at the Southwark Playhouse, London until 5 September. Star rating: five stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Set in Berlin in 1928, Grand Hotel presents a day in the life of the hotel, and the individual circumstances of six of the guests who pass through its doors, together with one or two […]

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Exclusive first look at Grand Hotel at Southwark Playhouse

Check out this EXCLUSIVE video of Victoria Serra as Flaemmchen, a pretty young typist who has theatrical ambitions, singing her big Act I number, ‘The Girl in the Mirror’ in the forthcoming production of Grand Hotel at Southwark Playhouse. The 17-strong international cast of the new London production of the acclaimed Broadway musical will also feature Christine Grimandi (as […]

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Titanic team revives Broadway musical Grand Hotel at Southwark Playhouse

A new production of the Broadway musical Grand Hotel will reunite the acclaimed producer and director team behind the multi award-winning production of Titanic. Grand Hotel, produced by Danielle Tarento and directed by Thom Southerland (the team has previously collaborated on Titanic, Parade and Mack & Mabel), will open for a six-week season at The […]

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Chante! – Isabelle Georges – Theatre Dejazet, Paris

Chante! is performed by Isabelle Georges at the Theatre Dejazet, Paris until 12 October. After touring extensively all around France, as well as at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, with her previous shows Une étoile et moi (a Judy Garland tribute), Padam Padam and Broadway en chanté, Isabelle Georges is back in Paris at the Dejazet, the very theatre where she started as a tap […]

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Grand Hotel – Guildhall School of Music & Drama

Grand Hotel, performed by students from Guildhall School of Music & Drama at Silk Street Theatre, London, continues until 16 July. Step into the Guildhall’s super-smart Silk Street Theatre beside the Barbican, take in the sumptuously opulent set representing the foyer of Europe’s grandest hotel in the Weimar Berlin of the late 1920s, and you just know […]

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