REVIEW: The Woman In White, Charing Cross Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭

The Woman In White at Charing Cross Theatre

The Woman In White Charing Cross Theatre, 4th December 2017 5 Stars Book Now Who believes in ghosts?  Everyone has their own story to tell with its own special particulars, and mine concerns a night some years ago, about the time that the original production of this musical was coming to the end of its run at the magnificent Palace theatre in the West End.  I was cycling home from a night out in Southampton, crossing the Itchen valley down a long straight stretch of highway; it was cold, and clouds of fog and mist had rolled in from the Solent in opaque billows obscuring the way ahead and shrouding where I had come from in an impenetrable, silent, white wall of vapour.  And there, down the centre of the road, wrapped only in a long, white nightdress, strode a woman, her long hair down and falling over her shoulders … Read more

FIRST LOOK: The Woman In White at Charing Cross Theatre

The Woman In White at Charing Cross Theatre

First look production photos from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Woman In White at Charing Cross Theatre Ahead of tonight’s press night of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Woman In White at the Charing Cross Theatre we are pleased to bring you these great first look production images from Darren Bell of Thom Southerland’s new intimate production of the show. The Woman In White stars Anna O’Byrne, Chris Peluso, Carolyn Maitland, Ashley Stillburn, Greg Castiglioni and Sophie Reeves. With lyrics by David Zippel and a book by Charlotte Jones, The Woman In White is adapted from Wilkie Collins’ haunting Victorian thriller of the same name. The Woman In White runs at the Charing Cross Theatre until 10 February 2018. BOOK TICKETS FOR THE WOMAN IN WHITE

Anna O’Byrne cast in first London revival of The Woman In White

Anna O'Byrne to star in The Woman In White

Producers have announced that acclaimed musical theatre star Anna O’Byrne will play the lead role of Laura Fairlie in the first ever revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Olivier Award-nominated musical The Woman In White at the Charing Cross Theatre. Anna O’Byrne played Christine in the hugely successful Australian premiere of Love Never Dies, which was later filmed for DVD release. Andrew Lloyd Webber then brought  Anna to London to make her West End debut in The Phantom of the Opera. The recipient of the 2017 Helpmann Award for Best Actress – the Australian equivalent of the Olivier Awards – Anna received the award for her performance as Eliza Doolittle in the sold-out 60th anniversary production of My Fair Lady at Sydney Opera House. The show was cast and directed by Dame Julie Andrews. Other casting announced includes Chris Peluso as Sir Percival Glyde, Carolyn Maitland as Marian Halcombe, Ashley … Read more

Carolyn Maitland Joins Ghost UK Tour Cast

Carolyn Maitland joins the cast of Ghost UK Touras Milly

Producers have announced that Carolyn Maitland will replace Sarah Harding in the current UK tour of Ghost The Musical starting at the Orchard Theatre in Dartford on 17 January 2017. Carolyn’s theatre credits include Ellen in Miss Saigon, Joelle in Groundhog Day, rose in From Here To Eternity and kate in Kiss Me Kate. She will join Andy Moss who is currently playing Sam and Jacqui Dubois who is playing Oda Mae Brown who have been with the show since it started touring last year. Based on the Academy award-winning film that starred Demi Moore, Patrick Swayze and Whoopi Goldberg, Ghost features a score by Dave Stewart and Glenn Ballad and a book by original screenwriter Bruce Joel Rubin. The rest of the Ghost cast are comprised of Sam Ferriday as ‘Carl’, alongside Leo Sene as ‘Willie’, James Earl Adair haunting proceedings as the ‘Hospital Ghost’, and Gary Lee Netley … Read more