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Nicholas Afoa Will Feel the Love in London & Lead West End Production of The Lion King

Nicholas Afoa Will Feel the Love in London & Lead West End Production of The Lion King

Hakuna matata! Native New Zealander Nicholas Afoa, a vet of The Lion King in Australia, is to take on the role of Simba in the West End production in May. The hit tuner is playing at the Lyceum Theatre.

Other new members of the cast joining next month include: Etian Almeida, Jonathan Andre, Janique Charles, Zinhle Dube, Sandile Gontsana, Kwesi ...

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London Odds & Ends: Lin-Manuel Miranda to Eventually Star in West End's Hamilton, Carlyss Peer's for Groundhog & More

London Odds & Ends: Lin-Manuel Miranda to Eventually Star in West End's Hamilton, Carlyss Peer's for Groundhog & More

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today from London.

Lin-Manuel Miranda to Eventually Star in Hamilton
Looks like Lin-Manuel Miranda will be in the room where it happens in London! According to the Daily Mail, he will join the West End cast of Hamilton in 2018 or 2019. As previously reported, his hit tuner is set ...

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Sam Mackay, Star of London's In the Heights, on Rapping at the Oliviers, Meeting Lin-Manuel Miranda and His Hamilton Dream

Sam Mackay, Star of London's In the Heights, on Rapping at the Oliviers, Meeting Lin-Manuel Miranda and His Hamilton Dream

Londoner Sam Mackay might seem an unexpected choice to inherit Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway role of the bodega-owning Usnavi for the British premiere of In the Heights, but Mackay earned raves for the production that won three Olivier Awards. He took time before a recent matinee to talk to Broadway.com about Manhattan neighborhoods, rapping at the Royal Opera House and—of ...

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Odds & Ends: Proof Jon Snow's Resurrected, Danielle Brooks on Life-Changing Purple & More

Odds & Ends: Proof Jon Snow's Resurrected, Danielle Brooks on Life-Changing Purple & More

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.

Proof Jon Snow's Resurrected
What happened to Jon Snow? He's alive and well and in London's West End (sorry, couldn't resist). Game of Thrones' Kit Harington officially opened in Doctor Faustus on April 25 at the Duke of York's Theatre. Hopefully this is just the start of his ...

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J.K. Rowling Takes Us Into the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Rehearsal Rooms

J.K. Rowling Takes Us Into the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Rehearsal Rooms

Harry Potter fans are counting down the days until Harry Potter and The Cursed Child begins performances in London's West End and J.K. Rowling recently gave us a behind-the-scenes sneak peek of the rehearsal process. In a conversation with director John Tiffany and writer John Thorne, the bestselling author said: "This will be such an incredible theatrical experience that ...

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West End Star Gina Beck on What Wicked's Glinda & Phantom's Christine Would Think of Her Role in Show Boat

West End Star Gina Beck on What Wicked's Glinda & Phantom's Christine Would Think of Her Role in Show Boat

Gina Beck has taken over leading roles in Wicked (as Glinda in the West End and also the U.S. tour) and The Phantom of the Opera (as Christine), but at long last the performer is opening a London production with the arrival in town of Daniel Evans’s Sheffield Theatre production of the 1927 Broadway landmark Show Boat at the ...

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Bonjour London! Robert Fairchild & Leanne Cope Will Headline West End Production of An American in Paris

Bonjour London! Robert Fairchild & Leanne Cope Will Headline West End Production of An American in Paris

'S Wonderful news for London! An American in Paris is heading to the West End, starring original Broadway leads Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope. The musical of hope, redemption and romance has landed the Dominion Theatre, where it will begin previews on March 4, 2017 and officially open on March 21.

Fairchild appeared as a soloist since 2007 and a ...

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Put Down the Puppets: West End Production of Hand to God to Close Early

Put Down the Puppets: West End Production of Hand to God to Close Early

Hand to God will close early in the West End. The Robert Askins play will play its last performance at London’s Vaudeville Theatre on April 30; it was originally scheduled to run through June 11. The production, directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel, opened officially on February 15.

In Hand to God, the good children of Cypress, Texas, are taught to ...

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This House, Penned by Finding Neverland Scribe James Graham, Will Transfer to West End

This House, Penned by Finding Neverland Scribe James Graham, Will Transfer to West End

James Graham’s political drama This House will transfer to the Garrick Theatre, following its upcoming run at Chichester’s Minerva Theatre. The show previously played to much acclaim at the U.K.'s National Theatre, and will once again be directed by Jeremy Herrin. This House is scheduled to begin previews on November 19 and officially open on November 30.

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She's a Super Trouper! West End Veteran Linzi Hateley Will Return to London's Mamma Mia

She's a Super Trouper! West End Veteran Linzi Hateley Will Return to London's Mamma Mia

This dancing queen will dance again on the West End stage! Linzi Hateley will return to the role of Donna Sheridan in the hit ABBA musical Mamma Mia! at London's Novello Theatre beginning on June 13.

Also joining Hateley are Sanne Den Besten (Les Misérables) as Sophie Sheridan, Richard Carson (Miss Saigon) as Sky, Dugald Bruce-Lockhart (The Three Lions) as ...

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