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Jenna Russell

REVIEW: Urinetown, Apollo Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭

Urinetown Apollo Theatre 5 Stars “What kind of a musical is this??!” cries Little Sally The good kind. Susannah Clapp (for the Guardian) described Miss Saigon as “a show that flaunts the notion of liberal sympathies, while cruising on commerce.” This got me thinking, Miss Saigon aside, about how this all too apparent paradox operates […]

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Sleepless in Seattle - The Musical at the Pasadena Playhouse. Photo: Jim Cox

Is Sleepless In Seattle The Musical West End Bound?

Following a hugely successful world premiere at the Pasadena Playhouse in California, the new musical version of the hit film Sleepless in Seattle could be on its way to London’s West End. According to the show’s producers over  $2,000,000 has been invested to date and to raise further front money financing they have established a […]

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The Lion King celebrates 15 years of performances in the West End

The Lion King Celebrates 15th Birthday in West End

On Sunday 19th October, Disney’s The Lion King will celebrate its 15th anniversary at London’s Lyceum Theatre. The award-winning musical has entertained over 12 million theatregoers and remains the West End’s best-selling stage production. The production also recently became the sixth longest-running West End musical of all time. To celebrate the 15th birthday of the […]

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Neville’s Island Trailer Released

Preview performances for the hit comedy Neville’s Island begin this Friday at the Duke Of York’s Theatre and we’re delighted to bring you this new trailer for the show. With a star-studded comedy cast featuring Adrian Edmondson (reprising his performance as Gordon from the original run at Chichester), Miles Jupp, Neil Morrissey and Robert Webb, […]

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Jonathan Slinger in Urinteown

Urinetown Holds Charity Gala for

On Monday 20 October, Urinetown will hold a special charity performance gala to support The gala will introduce a new collaboration with which aims to raise awareness about the real global water crisis that the world’s population is facing today. Urinetown is a musical comedy set in a dystopian future where there is […]

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West End Long Runners – October 2014 Update

The Top 20 longest running West End musical list is undergoing some change as shows like Thriller Live surpass long running classics like My Fair Lady and The Sound Of Music. The current long runners list looks like this:- 1. Les Misérables – still running, over 11,963 performances 2. The Phantom of the Opera – […]

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