Broadway.com This is an advertisement   skip this ad

 

Latest London Buzz

Lia Williams, Angus Wright & Downton's Jessica Brown Findlay Set for West End Transfer of Oresteia

Lia Williams, Angus Wright & Downton's Jessica Brown Findlay Set for West End Transfer of Oresteia

Greek tragedy is returning to London's West End! Original Almeida Theatre cast members Lia Williams, Angus Wright and Jessica Brown Findlay will lead the West End transfer of Aeschylus’ Oresteia. Re-imagined for the modern stage by director Robert Icke, the production will begin previews at the Trafalgar Studios on August 22. Opening night is set for September 7 and the ...

Read More...

Congratulotions! Broadway Vet Tom McGowan Will Make West End Debut in London's Wicked

Congratulotions! Broadway Vet Tom McGowan Will Make West End Debut in London's Wicked

Rejoicify! Wicked Broadway vet Tom McGowan will reprise the role of the Wizard in the London production. He is scheduled to make his West End debut in the tuner for a limited engagement September 21 through March 12, 2016. McGowan takes over for Martyn Ellis.

McGowan has been playing the Wizard in various North American productions of Wicked since 2009 ...

Read More...
Buy Tickets

The Rocky Horror Show Creator Richard O'Brien Will Headline New London Production of the Cult Hit

The Rocky Horror Show Creator Richard O'Brien Will Headline New London Production of the Cult Hit

The man behind The Rocky Horror Show would like (if he may) to take you on a strange journey. Richard O’Brien, who wrote the tuner's book and score and played Riff-Raff in the film, will take on the role of the Narrator for 11 performances only at London’s Playhouse Theatre. The engagement is scheduled to run from September 11 through ...

Read More...

Odds & Ends: Aladdin Will Bow in London Next Summer, Hamilton is Set to Be a Book (Again!) & More

Odds & Ends: Aladdin Will Bow in London Next Summer, Hamilton is Set to Be a Book (Again!) & More

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

Aladdin Will Bow in London Next Summer
Broadway.com has confirmed that the previously reported West End transfer of hit musical Aladdin will fly into London next summer. Directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw, the tuner is set to open at the Prince Edward Theatre, which is currently home to ...

Read More...

London Datebook: Bow Down to Prince Benedict, Book a Room at Grand Hotel & Long Live McQueen

London Datebook: Bow Down to Prince Benedict, Book a Room at Grand Hotel & Long Live McQueen

Some theater capitals go on late-summer hiatus, but not London, which has saved the year’s biggest opening for the dog days of August. (Not that there are tickets still to be had for Benedict Cumberbatch’s eagerly awaited Hamlet unless you’re willing to try your luck for returns.) In the meantime, here are some further enticements confirming London as the stage ...

Read More...

Broadway Alum John Owen Jones Then Ben Forster Will Headline West End's The Phantom of the Opera

Broadway Alum John Owen Jones Then Ben Forster Will Headline West End's The Phantom of the Opera

Double trouble! Broadway alum John Owen-Jones and Ben Forster will both be donning the mask in the London production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera. Owen-Jones will play the Phantom September 7 through January 30, 2016, taking over for Geronimo Rauch. Forster is set to appear in the role from February 1, 2016 at Her Majesty’s Theatre ...

Read More...
Buy Tickets

The X Factor Winner Matt Cardle on 'F**king Going For It' in London's Memphis

The X Factor Winner Matt Cardle on 'F**king Going For It' in London's Memphis

Hockadoo! Memphis the Musical has a new leading man. The West End incarnation of the Tony-winning Broadway hit recently welcomed stage first-timer Matt Cardle to the cast, playing radio DJ Huey Calhoun opposite soul singer and Olivier nominee Beverley Knight as club singer Felicia Farrell. Having come to fame in Britain for winning the seventh season of The X Factor ...

Read More...
Buy Tickets

Rebecca Thornhill, Michael Begley & More Will Join the Cast of West End's Matilda

Rebecca Thornhill, Michael Begley & More Will Join the Cast of West End's Matilda

The West End production of Matilda will soon welcome a new crop of “loud” dance moms, revolting children and more. Beginning September 15, Olivier nominee Rebecca Thornhill, Michael Begley and Miria Parvin will join the cast as Mrs. Wormwood, Mr. Wormwood and Miss Honey, respectively. Additionally, Evie Hone and Lizzie Wells will board the roster of rotating Matildas, taking over ...

Read More...
Buy Tickets

London's Dusty Pushes Back Opening Night, Extends Limited Engagement

London's Dusty Pushes Back Opening Night, Extends Limited Engagement

A few updates on the new multi-media show Dusty. The production, currently in preview, has pushed back its opening night from June 3 to September 7. Previously set to shutter on August 22, the world premiere will now play a limited engagement through November 21 at London's Charing Cross Theatre.

As previously reported, the cast of the tuner that celebrates ...

Read More...
Buy Tickets

Odds & Ends: Royal Court Taps Kim Cattrall & Martin McDonagh, Robert Fairchild & Leanne Cope Perform 'Liza' & More

Odds & Ends: Royal Court Taps Kim Cattrall & Martin McDonagh, Robert Fairchild & Leanne Cope Perform 'Liza' & More

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

Royal Court Taps Kim Cattrall & Martin McDonagh
Two big names are returning to the London stage as part of the Royal Court’s upcoming season. Kim Cattrall will appear in Penelope Skinner’s Linda, about a marketing executive who realizes she doesn’t have it all. Directed by Constellations’ Michael ...

Read More...