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Rebel Wilson Will Rock the Boat in the West End's Guys and Dolls

Rebel Wilson Will Rock the Boat in the West End's Guys and Dolls

Rebel Wilson will be developing a cold as Miss Adelaide for eight shows a week in the West End! The screen star is set to join the West End cast of Guys and Dolls for eight weeks, June 28 through August 21. The production is playing at the Phoenix Theatre.

"A lot of people who know me from my more ...

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Will Eat Its Way to London for West End Bow

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Will Eat Its Way to London for West End Bow

How many West End stars can devour chocolate cake, ice cream, salami, cherry pie, and then some in one performance? The Very Hungry Caterpillar will go from page to stage in London this holiday season. The production, weaving together four of Eric Carle’s beloved children’s books, will begin performances at the Ambassadors Theatre on December 2. Opening night is set for ...

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Odds & Ends: GOT's Rose Leslie Set for Mike Bartlett's Contractions, Sara Ramirez Departs Grey’s Anatomy & More

Odds & Ends: GOT's Rose Leslie Set for Mike Bartlett's Contractions, Sara Ramirez Departs Grey’s Anatomy & More

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

GOT's Rose Leslie Set for Mike Bartlett's Contractions
We’re keeping a close eye on this production—it could well have legs. Rose Leslie (Game of Thrones) and Sara Stewart (Enron) will headline Contractions at the U.K.’s Sheffield Theatre. Penned by Mike Bartlett, a 2016 Tony nominee for ...

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Three-Time Tony & Oscar Winner Mark Rylance Will Lead Nice Fish in the West End

Three-Time Tony & Oscar Winner Mark Rylance Will Lead Nice Fish in the West End

After talk that Mark Rylance would return to Broadway this fall in Farinelli and the King, comes the news that he instead will headline Nice Fish in the West End. The three-time Tony and Oscar winner co-wrote the play with poet Louis Jenkins, and the Daily Mail reports that the production is set to open in London for a three-month ...

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Florian Zeller's The Truth Will Transfer to London's West End

Florian Zeller's The Truth Will Transfer to London's West End

Following an engagement at the Menier Chocolate Factory, Florian Zeller’s The Truth will transfer to London’s West End. The new translation from Christopher Hampton will begin performances on June 22 at Wyndham’s Theatre, where it will run through September 3. Opening night is set for June 27.

The full cast from the Menier Chocolate Factory engagement will reprise their performances ...

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Thrillifying News! Wicked's Rachel Tucker Will Fly From Broadway to the West End

Thrillifying News! Wicked's Rachel Tucker Will Fly From Broadway to the West End

Rejoicify! Rachel Tucker, Broadway's current Elphaba, will once again defy gravity in London's Wicked. She will return to the West End production on September 5, leading the company through its 10th birthday celebrations at the Apollo Victoria Theatre. As previously reported, Tucker is scheduled to depart the New York incarnation on July 30.

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Jenna Russell on Hitting Kit Harington Over a Big Games of Thrones Spoiler & Why Their Doctor Faustus Is 'Crazy'

Jenna Russell on Hitting Kit Harington Over a Big Games of Thrones Spoiler & Why Their Doctor Faustus Is 'Crazy'

Jenna Russell has a 2006 Olivier Award and a 2008 Tony nomination for her performance as Dot/Marie in Sunday in the Park with George, but the musical theater regular has since shifted to the classical stage to play Mephistopheles opposite Game of Thrones star Kit Harington in the title role of Christopher Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus at the Duke of ...

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Odds & Ends: Aaron Tveit Bets on Broadway, Fiasco's Into the Woods to Land in London & More

Odds & Ends: Aaron Tveit Bets on Broadway, Fiasco's Into the Woods to Land in London & More

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

Aaron Tveit Bets on Broadway
Your Broadway boyfriend Aaron Tveit, Josh Grisetti, Steve Martin, Joe Mantello, Patrick Page, Tony Yazbeck and more went all in on May 16 at the second annual edition of Broadway Bets. After what was described as a "spirited evening" of Texas Hold ‘em poker ...

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The Comedy about a Bank Robbery's Charlie Russell on Playing an American & Not Going Wrong with Mischief

The Comedy about a Bank Robbery's Charlie Russell on Playing an American & Not Going Wrong with Mischief

The Mischief Theatre Company has now had three West End shows, starting with the ongoing and Olivier-winning The Play That Goes Wrong, then Peter Pan Goes Wrong and now The Comedy about a Bank Robbery, which opened at the Criterion Theatre to rave reviews last month. Their first show set in the U.S., director Mark Bell’s production casts Charlie ...

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Cast Set for Return of 1984 to London's West End

Cast Set for Return of 1984 to London's West End

An entirely new cast has been tapped for the previously reported return of Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan’s adaptation of 1984 to the West End. George Orwell’s dystopian masterpiece is scheduled to play June 14 through September 3 at the Playhouse Theatre. Opening night is set for June 28.

The company will include Rosie Ede (Side by Side by Sondheim ...

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