Final casting announced for Snow White at the London Palladium

Snow White London Palladium casting

Charlie Stemp and Danielle Hope complete the all-star casting for this year’s London Palladium pantomime Snow White. QDOS Entertainment has announced that Charlie Stemp will return to the London Palladium’s family pantomime Snow White as The Prince together with Danielle Hope as Snow White. Charlie and Danielle will join the previously announced  Dawn French as The Wicked Queen, Julian Clary as The Man in The Mirror, Paul Zerdin as Muddles, Nigel Havers as The Understudy, Gary Wilmot as Mrs Crumble with Vincent and Flavia as The King and The Queen for this strictly limited 5-week run. They are joined by Josh Bennett, Simeon Dyer, Craig Garner, Ben Goffe, Jamie John, Blake Lisle and Andrew Martin as The Magnificent Seven and ensemble members Faye Best, Myles Brown, Darragh Cowley, Ivan De Freitas, Scott English, Liz Ewing, Ross Finnie, Diana Girbau, Matt Holland, Abigayle Honeywill, Stevie Hutchinson, Jemima Loddy, Megan Louch, Mollie … Read more

Charlie Stemp to make Broadway debut in Hello Dolly!

Fresh from his acclaimed performance in the West End production of Half A Sixpence, Charlie Stemp is to make his Broadway debut in Hello Dolly! Stemp will play Barnaby Tucker starting from January 20, 2018, the same day that Bernadette Peters and Victor Garber begin performances. Stemp replaces Taylor Trensch who will be going on to play the title role in Dear Evan Hansen. Charlie Stemps made his professional debut in the London cast of Wicked and performed in the international tour of Mamma Mia. Stemp joins Tony Award-winner Gavin Creel as Cornelius, Kate Baldwin as Irene Molloy, Beanie Feldstein as Minnie Fay, Will Burton as Ambrose Kemper, Melanie Moore as Ermengarde, and Jennifer Simard as Ernestina. A new block of tickets go on sale September 9. HELLO DOLLY BROADWAY TICKETS  

Hello Dolly! – Shubert Theatre

Hello Dolly Tickets

Broadway legend Bernadette Peters (Sunday In The Park With George, Follies, Annie Get Your Gun) returns to the Broadway stage in one of the greatest musicals of all time – Hello, Dolly! Starring alongside Victor Garber, Ms Peters leads the revival of Jerry Herman and Michael Stewart’s glorious comedy as the redoubtable matchmaker Dolly Gallagher Levi, following in the footsteps of Carol Channing, Pearl Bailey and one Barbra Streisand. Bursting with golden age musical charm, Hello, Dolly! is an extravagant slice of entertainment, and includes countless classic Broadway showstoppers, such as ‘It Only Takes A Moment’ and ‘Put On Your Sunday Clothes’. Based on Thornton Wilder’s play The Matchmaker, the show debuted on Broadway in 1964, starring Carol Channing in the titular role. A storming success, it won an unprecedented 10 Tonys at that year’s ceremony and was adapted for the big screen five years later, with a cast led … Read more

Half A Sixpence Announces West End Closing Date

Book now for Half A Sixpence at the Noel Coward Theatre

Producer Cameron Mackintosh has announced that his acclaimed production of Half A Sixpence will play its final performance at the Noel Coward Theatre on Saturday 2 September 2017. This dazzling new reinvention of the classic musical first opened at the Chichester Festival theatre last summer before transferring to the West End where it received rave reviews extending its run twice. When the show ends its run at the Noël Coward Theatre it will be the longest-running West End transfer from the Chichester Festival Theatre since “Singin’ in the Rain”. Producer Cameron Mackintosh says: “I’m delighted that this new “Half A Sixpence” has been greeted so rapturously by audiences and critics and discovered a new star in Charlie Stemp.  It is most gratifying that this long neglected David Heneker and Beverley Cross musical, brilliantly re-written by Julian Fellowes, George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, now has a new lease of life with … Read more

REVIEW: Half A Sixpence, Noel Coward Theatre ✭✭✭✭

Book now for Half A Sixpence at the Noel Coward Theatre

All in all, this collaboration between the Chichester Festival Theatre and Cameron Mackintosh is a splendidly handsome revival of a much-loved classic story, offering a fresh look at one of the greatest British musical scores ever written, and incorporating a lot of fine new writing by some of the most experienced creatives in the industry. It’s a delight.

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