Tag Archives | Preeya Kalidas

School of Rock – West End cast revealed

TV comedy star David Fynn will head the cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-breaking show School of Rock – The Musical when it arrives in the West End next month. The scene-stealing star of US cult comedy Undateable will take on the role of Dewey Finn, the wannabe rocker turned teacher originally played by movie […]

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Godspell at St Paul’s Church – exclusive images

Olivier Award winner George Maguire and current Rocky Horror star Dominic Andersen appeared alongside Broadway and West End leading lady Kerry Ellis (Wicked), Preeya Kalidas (Bend It Like Beckham) and Ramin Karimloo (The Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables) for the concert production of Godspell at St. Paul’s Church in London’s Covent Garden. These fabulous, exclusive images are all by Musical Theatre Review’s […]

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Godspell concert stars Kerry Ellis and Ramin Karimloo

Several major musical theatre stars are to headline a concert production of Godspell, the Broadway musical from Stephen Schwartz (Wicked), at St Paul’s Church in Covent Garden on Tuesday 30 and Wednesday 31 August. Leading a cast of talented new young performers to launch The British Theatre Academy will be Broadway and West End Wicked […]

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Aladdin opening night – pictures from the red carpet

Last night (Wednesday 15 June) saw the opening night of Disney’s new West End musical Aladdin at the Prince Edward Theatre, London. Guests included: Tom and Giovanna Fletcher, Andrew Scott, Luke Evans, Cynthia Erivo, Preeya Kalidas and Katherine Kelly. Pictures: Vivienne Vincent With the booking period now extended into February 2017, the lavish show features Dean John-Wilson in the title role alongside former Sugababe Jade Ewen as […]

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CD review – Ms. A Song Cycle

Ms. A SONG CYCLE – Various Artists (SimG Records – SimGR-CD030) What a wonderful idea to help bring a bit more understanding of a truly dreadful disease – put it in song and get wonderful West End ladies to record the cycle, hopefully give it more substance and let the public know what it’s like to […]

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Bend It Like Beckham The Musical – Phoenix Theatre

Bend It Like Beckham The Musical continues at the Phoenix Theatre, London. Star rating: 3 stars ★ ★ ★ Football-themed musicals aren’t exactly all that common. The only West End production that springs to mind is Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Beautiful Game, which (until its recent Fringe revival at the Union Theatre) was best left […]

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Bend It Like Beckham – first look at production images

First production images have been released for the new British musical Bend It Like Beckham, currently in previews with opening night on 24 June 2015. Earlier this year a further 200,000 tickets were released for sale at the Phoenix Theatre, taking bookings to 24 October 2015. Pictures by Ellie Kurttz. Natalie Dew plays football crazy Jess with Lauren Samuels as Jules, […]

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New images – Bend It Like Beckham cast heads to rehearsal via Southall

Before rehearsals began, the West End cast of Bend It Like Beckham spent the day in Southall, West London, where the story of the musical is set, so here is a sneak peek at what they got up (images by Uli Weber). London previews begin for the new British musical Bend It Like Beckham on 15 May 2015 with opening night on […]

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Bend It Like Beckham – Natalie Dew, Lauren Samuels and Jamie Campbell Bower lead cast

Casting has been revealed for Bend It Like Beckham which opens at the Phoenix Theatre on 24 June 2015. Natalie Dew will play football crazy Jess with Lauren Samuels as Jules, a player with the Harriers, a local women’s football team, and Jamie Campbell Bower as their coach Joe. Directed by Gurinder Chadha, with original music by Howard Goodall and lyrics by Charles Hart, Bend It Like Beckham has a new […]

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Stephen Rahman-Hughes – London Hippodrome

Stephen Rahman-Hughes performed at the Matcham Rooms at the London Hippodrome. The audience at the Hippodrome’s Matcham Rooms was not quite as packed for Stephen Rahman-Hughes’ cabaret gig on Saturday night as it has been for other, perhaps better known, faces from the world of musical theatre. But for anybody who stayed away, it was their loss, for they missed […]

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