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London Datebook: Beckham High Kicks, Motherf**cker Crosses the Pond & More June Picks

London Datebook: Beckham High Kicks, Motherf**cker Crosses the Pond & More June Picks

While Broadway slows down after the Tony Awards in June, London rolls merrily along, both on and off the West End. This month’s highlights include a stage musical premiere adapted from Keira Knightley’s career-making film, the National Theatre debut of the Broadway play with the famously unprintable title, and a hefty spate of the classics. Oh—and some Gershwin music, too ...

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The Commitments Sets Closing Date in London's West End

The Commitments Sets Closing Date in London's West End

We heard it through the grapevine...The Commitments will close in London's West End on November 1. The production opened at the Palace Theatre on October 8, 2013 and has played more than 1000 performances.

Adapted for the stage by Roddy Doyle from his original novel, The Commitments tells the story of Jimmy Rabbitte. He shapes an unlikely bunch of ...

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Tony Nominee Alessandro Nivola on Forgetting His Lines & Traveling to the West End with The Elephant Man

Tony Nominee Alessandro Nivola on Forgetting His Lines & Traveling to the West End with The Elephant Man

It’s rare for a Broadway hit to cross the Atlantic intact, but that is currently happening with director Scott Ellis’ acclaimed revival of The Elephant Man, which has arrived in London for a summer run at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket, with its starry Tony-nominated trio of Bradley Cooper, Patricia Clarkson and Alessandro Nivola along for the ride. For Nivola in particular ...

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Stephen Fewell & More Tapped for Return of 1984 to London's West End

Stephen Fewell & More Tapped for Return of 1984 to London's West End

We now know who we'll be watching when 1984 returns to London's Playhouse Theatre this summer. The cast will include Stephen Fewell, who will reprise his role of Charrington, under the direction of Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan. Based on George Orwell’s classic 1949 novel, the production will begin previews on June 12 and play a limited engagement through September ...

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All You Need to Get By! Dates Announced for London's Motown the Musical

All You Need to Get By! Dates Announced for London's Motown the Musical

Hail to the Beat! We now have dates for the previously reported West End production of Motown the Musical at the Shaftesbury Theatre. The show is set to begin previews on February 11, 2016 and officially open on March 8. Casting will be announced soon.

Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright and featuring a book by Motown founder Berry Gordy, Motown The ...

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Sir Antony Sher on Bringing RSC’s Death of a Salesman to the West End & Why Willy Loman Is Like William Shakespeare

Sir Antony Sher on Bringing RSC’s Death of a Salesman to the West End & Why Willy Loman Is Like William Shakespeare

Antony Sher, the actor-knight who was nominated for a Best Actor Tony Award in 1997 for his performance as the British painter Stanley Spencer in Stanley, has played many of the great Shakespearean roles—now is he tackling one of the American theatrical Everests. The Royal Shakespeare Company mounting of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman officially transfers to the Noel ...

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Sion Daniel Young Will Lead New Company of West End's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Sion Daniel Young Will Lead New Company of  West End's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Super Good Day! Sion Daniel Young will join the West End cast of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time in the lead role of Christopher Boone from June 22. Directed by Marianne Elliot and penned by Simon Stephens, the production is running at the Gielgud Theatre.

Also from June 22, Rebecca Lacey will play Siobhan with Nicholas ...

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X Factor Star Matt Cardle Will Join London's Memphis the Musical; Closing Date Confirmed

X Factor Star Matt Cardle Will Join London's Memphis the Musical; Closing Date Confirmed

Matt Cardle will turn up that dial! The U.K. X Factor winner has been tapped for the West End production of Memphis the Musical, starring Beverley Knight. Cardle is scheduled to step in as radio DJ Huey Calhoun from July 6, replacing original cast member Killian Donnelly.

Memphis will end its engagement at the West End’s Shaftesbury Theatre on October ...

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Miss Saigon Star Rachelle Ann Go & More Tapped for London's Les Miserables

Miss Saigon Star Rachelle Ann Go & More Tapped for London's Les Miserables

Rachelle Ann Go had a movie in her mind in Miss Saigon and now she’ll dream a dream as Fantine in London’s Les Miserables! Also joining Go in the West End company from June 15 will be Jeremy Secomb as Javert, Phil Daniels as Thénardier, Katy Secombe as Madame Thénardier and Zoë Doano as Cosette.

Go has just finished playing ...

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Odds & Ends: The Audience Updated With Election Result, Amanda Seyfried & Daniel Radcliffe Team Up & More

Odds & Ends: The Audience Updated With Election Result, Amanda Seyfried & Daniel Radcliffe Team Up & More

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

The Audience Updated With General Election Result
Following the U.K.’s General Election on May 7, the Queen today invited David Cameron to form a new Government. And quick as a flash, playwright Peter Morgan has updated his script for the West End’s Kristin Scott Thomas-led The Audience ...

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