This Christmas LOST Theatre will present a very Broadway take on a classic festive tale as Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol – The Musical, from the Broadway team of Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, Little Mermaid), Lynn Ahrens (Ragtime, Seussical) and Mike Ockrent (Crazy For You, Me and My Girl). Follow Scrooge on his journey with the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future as he searches for the true meaning of Christmas in this classic transfixing journey. Suitable for all the family, this energetic and fun musical is the perfect feel good theatre show. A Christmas Carol – The Musical is co-directed by Mark Magill and Martin John Bristow with musical direction by Randy Smartnick. Cast includes Piers Graham, Katrina Winters, Rebecca Westberry, Jessica Finn, Rachel Dobell, Michal Horowicz and Natalie Morgan. A Christmas Carol – The Musical will be presented at LOST Theatre from 19 – 31 … Read more
We are pleased to bring you this great new trailer for the live-action movie version of Disney’s Beauty And The Beast. Whilst not officially theatre, the new film features some of the best musical theatre talent from the West End and Broadway. Directed by Bill Condon (Dreamgirls, Gods And Monsters) and with a stellar cast that includes Emma Watson, Luke Evans, Dan Stevens, Kevin Klein, Josh Gad and the voices of Ian McKellen, Emma Thompson, Ewan McGregor and Stanley Tucci, Disney’s Beauty And The Beast looks set to be the musical film release of 2017. This trailer is already melting servers all over the world with over 127 million people already having viewed it. Let us know your thoughts.
Producers have today announced the full cast for the upcoming UK tour of Little Shop Of Horrors. As previously announced X Factor star Rhydian will play musical theatre’s infamous dentist Orin Scrivello DDS. Rhydian will be joined by Sam Lupton (Boq in Wicked, West End, Avenue Q, UK Tour) as Seymour, Stephanie Clift (Mamma Mia!, West End) as Audrey, Paul Kissaun (Calamity Jane, Fiddler on the Roof, UK Tours) as Mushnik, Sasha Latoya (Rent, Greenwich Theatre, Britain’s Got Talent) as Crystal, Vanessa Fisher (Hairspray, UK Tour) as Chiffon, Cassie Clare (Cats, West End) as Ronnette and Josh Wilmott (Spamalot, We Will Rock You, UK Tours) as Audrey II. The cast also includes Phil Adele, Stephanie McConville and Neil Nicholas. A charming, kooky and hilarious 1950s musical comedy, Little Shop of Horrors tells the story of Seymour, the assistant at Mushnik’s Flower Shop in downtrodden Skid Row, who becomes an overnight … Read more
Last night Disney’s Aladdin opened at the Prince Edward Theatre. BritishTheatre.com is pleased to bring you this great preview of the red carpet and the show. Following nearly three years on Broadway, Casey Nicholaw’s epic production based on the Disney Animated film is sure to delight audiences both young and old. Read our review of Aladdin. BOOK YOUR TICKETS NOW FOR DISNEY’S ALADDIN
Producers of the new tour of Sister Act the musical have just released this great sneak preview track of Alexandra Burke singing Fabulous Baby. With original music by the legendary Alan Menken and lyrics by Glenn Slater, Sister Act tours the UK soon in a new production directed by Craig Revel Horwood. Enjoy Fabulous Baby and spread the word. FIND OUT MORE ABOUT SISTER ACT ON TOUR
Disney Theatrical Productions have announced that Dean John-Wilson will play the role of Aladdin in the West End premiere of Disney’s latest musical hit. Dean will be joined by Jade Ewen as Jasmine, Don Gallagher as Jafar, Peter Howe as Iago, Irvine Iqbal as the Sultan, Nathan Amzi as Babkak, Stephen Rahman-Hughes as Kassim and Rachid Sabitri as Omar. As previously announced, Broadway cast member Trevor Dion Nicholas will make his London stage debut as Genie. Thomas Schumacher, President and Producer of Disney Theatrical Productions said “As we cast this exceptional company, I was impressed again – as I have been many times in the last two decades – by the vast, deep pool of musical theatre talent in London and throughout Britain, And how gratifying that talent is a microcosm of the country in all its diversity and distinction. I’m so proud this beautiful cast reflects that.” Aladdin features … Read more