Follies At The Royal Albert Hall – Great Seats Still Available

Follies at the Royal Albert Hall - one night only

A production of Follies is being staged by the National Theatre in February/ March 2019. Book Now! One of the iconic scores of Stephen Sondheim will be performed at The Royal Albert Hall for one day only on April 28, 2015. Great seats are available through for the matinee and evening performance of this unique special event. Follies sees past performers of the Weismann Follies gathering in a crumbling Broadway theatre which is scheduled for demolition. With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondehim and a book by James Goldman, Follies focuses on two couples, Buddy and Sally and Ben and Phyllis who are attending the re-union. It’s an evening of ghostly reminiscences, of revelations and of celebration as the former showgirls re-live their glory days. Follies won seven Tony Awards for its original Broadway production and is considered one of Sondheims great scores containing songs including Broadway Baby, Losing … Read more

Lenny Henry To Host 2015 Olivier Awards

Lenny Henry will host the 2015 Olivier Awards to be held at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden

It has just been announced that Lenny Henry will host the 2015 Olivier Awards in a ceremony to be held at the Royal Opera House on Sunday April 12. A celebrated comedian and performer for many years, Henry made his West End stage debut in 2003, receiving great acclaim for his performance in So Much Things To Say at Wyndham’s Theatre. Since then, he has gone on to have many notable stage roles, including the title role in the Northern Broadsides production of Othello, which toured the UK and had a successful run at London’s Trafalgar Studios. He returned to Shakespeare in 2011 taking to the stage at the National Theatre’s Olivier auditorium in the role of Antipholus of Syracuse in The Comedy Of Errors. In 2013 he won Best Actor at the Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards for his portrayal of Troy Maxson in Fences. Most recently, he starred in … Read more

Olivier Awards 2015 – Nominations Announced

James McAvoy to co-host the 2015 Olivier Award nominations

The nominations for the 2015 Olivier Awards were announced today by James McAvoy and Lesley Manville. The awards ceremony will take place at the Royal Opera House on April 12, 2015. FULL NOMINATIONS LIST FOR THE OLIVIER AWARDS 2015 WITH MASTERCARD BEST REVIVAL A View From The Bridge at Young Vic & Wyndham’s Theatre A Streetcar Named Desire at Young Vic The Crucible at Old Vic My Night With Reg at Donmar Warehouse & Apollo Theatre Skylight at Wyndham’s Theatre BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE David Calder for The Nether at Duke of York’s Theatre Richard Goulding for King Charles III at Almeida Theatre & Wyndham’s Theatre John Light for Taken At Midnight at Theatre Royal Haymarket Nathaniel Parker for Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies at Aldwych Theatre BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE Phoebe Fox for A View From The Bridge at Young Vic & Wyndham’s … Read more

REVIEW: A Little Night Music Concert, Palace Theatre ✭✭✭✭

A Little Night Music 40th Anniversary Concert at the Palace Theatre, London

Wheeler’s dialogue sparkled and fizzed, even in the mouths of those who were oddly or badly miscast. The sense of the quality of the literary glories of the book was most clear in the case of Joanna Riding’s faultless Countess. Every line was a winner. In the hands of Anna O’Byrne, Anne Ergerman was a complete triumph, the glittering centrepiece of Act One.

REVIEW: Cirque Du Soleil’s Kooza, Royal Albert Hall ✭✭✭✭✭

Kooza by Cirque Du Soleil at the Royal Albert Hall

Cirque Du Soleil Kooza Royal Albert Hall 6th January 2015 5 Stars Cirque Du Soleil are back in London for what has become their regularly residency at London’s Royal Albert Hall and this year they have more than delivered the goods with their latest offering – Kooza! Kooza tells the story of the Innocent, a naive but charming clown striving to find his own place in the world. Kooza is an incredibly exciting production that combines clowning and acrobatics in a production that was nothing short of breath-taking. As with all Cirque Du Soleil productions, Kooza is visually rich. Billowy sales envelop a Bataclan that contains the shows vocalists and musicians whilst above an enormous sprawling clutter of wires and scaffold enable this production to achieve impossible and thrilling heights. Highlight of last night’s performance included the High Wire (performed by Angel Quiros Dominguez, Vincente Quiros Dominguez, Roberto Quiros and … Read more

Idina Menzel Announces World Tour

Idina Menzel Announces World Tour

International musical superstar Idina Menzel has announced UK and Ireland dates as part of her upcoming 2015 world tour. Best known for originating the role of Elphaba in Wicked, she also originated the role of Maureen in Rent and was the voice of Elsa in Disney’s Frozen. Idina will perform at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre – Dublin (June 20,2015), Symphony Hall – Birmingham (June 22), Manchester Apollo – Manchester (June 23), Royal Concert Hall – Glasgow (June 24), Bournemouth International Centre – Bournemouth (June 26), Wembley Arena – London (June 27). BOOK TICKETS FOR IDINA MENZEL ON TOUR HERE

Dame Diana Rigg Reads Capote’s A Christmas Memory

Dame Diana Rigg performs at Lift Festival

Having sold out the candleight intimate festive reading of Truman Capote’s A Christmas Memory with Mark Rylance and Juliet Stevenson, the LIFT festival has announced an extra night of this reading with Dame Diana Rigg and Charles Dance on Wednesday 10th December 2014. This evening is being hosted in collaboration with renowned immersive theatre company Look Left Look Right, and will also feature a cello performance from Harry Napier. Booking:- 10 December 2014 at 7.30pm Kings College London, Strand Campus College Chapel, London WC2R 2LS