For musical theatre fans it’s been a long wait but it was announced at the weekend that the film adaptation of Jason Robert Brown’s The Last Five Years will premier at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 7 with general release due early next year. Entertainment Weekly managed to get this exclusive preview of the film before a trailer has been released. Starring Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan, The Last Five Years follows a couples five year relationship almost exclusively through song but with the unique plot device of the story being told from two different timelines. Cathy’s (Kendrick) parts begin at the end of the relationship whilst Jamie’s (Jordan) begin at the start of it, with the storyline colliding when Jamie proposes. Enjoy this sneak peak. We’ll bring you more as it’s released.
Walt Disney Pictures have just released the first teaser trailer for the highly anticipated movie adaptation of Into The Woods directed by Rob Marshall, which arrives in cinemas on Christmas Day this year. The films stars Meryle Streep, Johnny Depp, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Chris Pine, Anna Kendrick, Lilla Crawford, Daniel Huttlestone, Tracey Ullman, Christine Baranski, Billy Magnussen, Tammy Blanchard, Lucy Punch, MacKenzie Mauzy, Richard Glover, Frances De La Tour, Simon Russell Beale, Joanna Riding and Annette Crosby. Enjoy!
Strike Digital have produced a stunning new trailer for The Old Vic’s current production of The Crucible directed by Yael Farber. Arthur Miller’s classic drama shows what happens when superstition, lust and prejudice collide with a small tight-knit community. It’s one of those must-see theatre events that The West End does so well. Read our full review by Stephen Collins Buy tickets for The Crucible at The Old Vic
BritishTheatre.com is excited to bring you this fantastic production footage from Shakespeare In Love, which opens next week at London’s Noel Coward Theatre. Presented by Disney and Sonia Freidman productions this is a great night in the theatre and is not to be missed. Book tickets to Shakespeare In Love
There’s no stopping fans of musical theatre. For animator Simon Chong, it seemed perfectly obviously that the opening number from The Book of Mormon should be presented in the style of South Park. The result is this witty rendition of ‘Hello’ performed by many of the South Park regular characters. Enjoy! Book Now to The Book Of Mormon