We are pleased to bring you these great first look images of the new production of Ragtime which is about to open at London’s Charing Cross Theatre. Tickets for Ragtime are on sale now. Ragtime led the 1998 Tony Awards with 12 nominations, winning 4 including Best Book by Terrence McNally and Best Original Score by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. The full cast are: … Read more
BritishTheatre.com is pleased to bring you this video of Anita Louise Combe singing Back To Before from the upcoming production of Ragtime at the Charing Cross Theatre. It is the turn of the 20th Century in New York. An era is exploding. A century is spinning. And the people are moving in rhythm and rhyme to the music of Ragtime. Based on the novel by … Read more
Producers have informed us this morning that the production of Radio Times at Charing Cross Theatre is being postponed. The Producers said: “Sadly, due to artist non-availability, we are unable to present the production on the dates originally planned. We hope to present the production at a later date.” If you have tickets for Radio Times please contact the ticket vendor for a full refund. … Read more
Maury Yeston is the composer of award winning musicals including Nine, Grand Hotel, Titanic and Death Takes A Holiday. Douglas Mayo caught up with him to talk about making the great maritime disaster sing on stage and just what gives him inspiration when it comes to writing great musicals. It’s refreshing to speak to a composer like Maury Yeston. He is remarkably frank and open … Read more
BritishTheatre.com is pleased to bring you this exclusive video sneak peek at Thom Southerland’s production of Titanic The Musical, which opens at the Charing Cross Theatre on 28 May 2016. Returning to London’s West End by popular demand, this highly acclaimed production of Titanic has won numerous awards. Speaking from Japan, where he’s directing a new version of his London smash hit, Grand Hotel, Thom … Read more
As previously announced Thom Southerland’s award-winning production of Titanic will be returning to London for a limited season at the Charing Cross Theatre. In the cast of 20, eight of the originals are back aboard: Scarlett Courtney, Matthew Crowe, Sion Lloyd, Shane McDaid, Philip Rham, Dudley Rogers, Victoria Serra and Judith Street. They are joined by: David Bardsley, Alistair Barron, Helena Blackman, Scott Cripps, James … Read more
It was announced this morning that Thom Southerland has been appointed as artistic director of Charing Cross Theatre. He has announced his first season of four musicals which will be kicked off by an encore season of his award winning production of Titanic which was originally produced at Southwark Playhouse in 2013 by Danielle Tarento. Tarento will now join with Steven M Levy, Sean Sweeney … Read more
The best aspect of this production is the musicianship on display from the gifted Dean Austin and the four members of his band who, with piano, accordion, guitar, bass and percussion, create the gorgeous soundscape for Brel’s work. Austin sings as well, and each time he does a sense of truth and a stylish understanding of the fabric of the music accentuates whatever is occurring, makes it better, more delicious.