Steph Parry To Play Dorothy Brock In 42nd Street

Steph Parry takes ocver the lead role of Dorothy Brock in 42nd Street

The West End’s most famous understudy Steph Parry is to take on the role of Dorothy Brock in the current West End revival of 42nd Street. Steph shot to fame last week when she stepped up from understudy in 42nd Street to run down the road to play Donna in Mamma Mia when their leading lady was injured. As 42nd Street celebrates the 500th performance of its run, producers have announced that Steph will follow Lulu into the role of legendary dive Dorothy Brock on 9th July 2018. Steph’s casting in the star role is a rare case of life imitating art – 42nd Street tells the story of a young actress being given her shot at stardom after the leading lady is injured, and charts the understudy’s rise from showgirl to star. 42nd Street remains the biggest show in town with a cast of over 50 performing in this … Read more

My 2017 Theatre Highlights – Douglas Mayo

Book now for 42nd Street at Theatre Royal Drury Lane

We asked our review team to nominate their 2017 theatre highlights. Douglas Mayo nominated his favourites. 42nd Street (Theatre Royal Drury Lane) Never did I ever think I would see a production of 42nd Street on stage on the scale that is currently on stage at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. The cast including Tom Lister, Jasna Ivir, Clare Halse, Stuart Neal and the sublime Sheena Easton would have been more than enough but add Douglas W Schmidt’s incredible set that fully utilised the enormous stage of the Theatre Royal and Roger Kirk’s fabulous costumes and you were all set for an experience unlike any other. I quite honestly had tears of joy streaming down my face throughout. Book tickets for 42nd Street. Hamilton (Victoria Palace Theatre) Hyped to oblivion, it was great to see a show that lived up to the hype. I’ve been listening to the cast album … Read more