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Odds & Ends: Emilia Clarke May Team Up With Theater Director, Get Up Close & Personal With Aaron Lazar & More

Odds & Ends: Emilia Clarke May Team Up With Theater Director, Get Up Close & Personal With Aaron Lazar & More

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Emilia Clarke May Star in Me Before You, Directed by Thea Sharrock
Great White Way alum and Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke may headline, according to Deadline, renowned theater director Thea Sharrock’s big screen adaptation of the Jojo Moyes best-selling novel Me Before You. Clarke starred ...

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Odds & Ends: Benedict Cumberbatch Talks Hamlet, First Look at Ronan Keating in London's Once & More

Odds & Ends: Benedict Cumberbatch Talks Hamlet, First Look at Ronan Keating in London's Once & More

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Benedict Cumberbatch Talks Hamlet
Benedict Cumberbatch has been opening up about his upcoming turn as the Prince of Denmark at London’s Barbican Theatre next year. The Sherlock star says that his Hamlet will be as “fresh” as possible, “like a new play that just landed as a ...

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Adrian Edmondson, Neil Morrissey & More Will Star in West End Transfer of Tim Firth's Neville's Island

Adrian Edmondson, Neil Morrissey & More Will Star in West End Transfer of Tim Firth's Neville's Island

The Chichester Festival Theatre production of Neville’s Island will transfer to the West End. Angus Jackson directs the comedy by Tim Firth. Performances will begin at the Duke of York’s Theatre on October 10. Opening night is set for October 21. Adrian Edmondson will reprise his performance as Gordon from the Chichester run; he is joined by Neil ...

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Simon Paisley Day Will Join Jenna Russell & More in West End Transfer of Urinetown

Simon Paisley Day Will Join Jenna Russell & More in West End Transfer of Urinetown

Despite initally indicating that he would not be on board for the West End transfer of Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis' Urinetown, Simon Paisley Day (Doctor Who, Sherlock) will be reprising his critically-acclaimed role as Caldwell B. Cladwell in the production. Directed by Jamie Lloyd, the tuner, also starring the previously announced Jenna Russell, Jonathan Slinger and Marc Elliott, will ...

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London's Back to the Future Musical Pushed Back to the Future

London's Back to the Future Musical Pushed Back to the Future

Great Scott! "Creative differences" have delayed the long-awaited stage adaptation of Robert Zemeckis’ hit 1985 movie Back to the Future, which had been aiming to time travel its way into the West End in 2015. According to the Daily Mail, U.K. director Jamie Lloyd (who’s helming the upcoming Urinetown and Assassins in London) has withdrawn from the production ...

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Odds & Ends: Jessie J Flies to Neverland, Robert Sean Leonard Follows Benedict Cumberbatch's Lead & More

Odds & Ends: Jessie J Flies to Neverland, Robert Sean Leonard Follows Benedict Cumberbatch's Lead & More

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Jessie J Flies to Neverland
Former West End star and singer-songwriter Jessie J will join Jennifer Hudson on the upcoming concept album for the Broadway bound Finding Neverland. According to the New York Post, the Brit will sing the track “Stronger.” The record is also rumored ...

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London Datebook: Forbidden Broadway Hits It Big, Lindsay Lohan Does Mamet & Aussies Strip Down

London Datebook: Forbidden Broadway Hits It Big, Lindsay Lohan Does Mamet & Aussies Strip Down

The days are getting shorter, and in the theater world, that’s good news! The fall season is revving up, and this month marks the West End arrival of both Olivier Award-winning veteran Kristin Scott Thomas and stage newbie Lindsay Lohan. Plus Evita revisited, acrobats in their undies, Prince Charles reimagined as king and much, much more.

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Hallelujah! Liam Doyle & More Will Star in U.K. Premiere of Off-Broadway Hit Altar Boyz

Hallelujah! Liam Doyle & More Will Star in U.K. Premiere of Off-Broadway Hit Altar Boyz

London has heavenly harmonies, divine dance moves and faith that’s stronger than hair gel to look forward to. Liam Doyle, Jonny Fines, Jamie-Ray Hartshorne, Faisal Khodabukus and Alex Jordan-Mills will play Matthew, Mark, Luke, Juan and Abraham in the previously reported U.K. premiere of Altar Boyz. Directed by Steven Dexter, the off-Broadway hit will play a limited run ...

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London's Menier Chocolate Factory Season to Include Michael Urie in Buyer & Cellar, Assassins & More

London's Menier Chocolate Factory Season to Include Michael Urie in Buyer & Cellar, Assassins & More

The Menier Chocolate Factory’s winter season will kick off this November with the Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman musical Assassins. Following the new production, Michael Urie will bring Babs' Malibu mall across the pond for the U.K. premiere of Buyer and Cellar.

Featuring a score by Sondheim and a book by Weidman, Assassins is a revue-style musical that ...

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Odds & Ends: Mad Men's Elisabeth Moss Wants to Play Norma Desmond, Sondheim's Dancing App & More

Odds & Ends:  Mad Men's Elisabeth Moss Wants to Play Norma Desmond, Sondheim's Dancing App & More

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Mad Men's Elisabeth Moss Wants to Play Norma Desmond
Although we will hopefully soon see Elisabeth Moss in a revival of The Heidi Chronicles on the Great White Way, there’s another theatrical role the Mad Men star has her eye on: Norma Desmond. Moss revealed ...

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