Top 100 Greatest Musicals Results: 70 – 61

Top 100 Musicals of All Time Poll Results

Welcome to our latest instalment of results from our Top 100 Greatest Musicals of all time poll. There are a few new entries and some bona fide classics in this part of the list. Congratulations to all those who are listed in our roll call of truly great musicals. Did your favourites make the Top 100? Don’t forget to let us know your thoughts in the Comments section below. 70. Shrek https://youtu.be/rETYrQz-KeE Based on the 2001 Dreamworks film, which in turn was based on the 1990 Book by William Steig, Shrek is a musical with music by Jeanine Tesori and book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire. The original Broadway production opened in 2088 running for twelve months and a re-vamped West End production ran from June 2011 to February 2013 before touring. The Broadway production was nominated for 8 Tony Awards winning one for Best Costume Design. 69. A Chorus … Read more

Finding Neverland To Arrive in London in 2017

Finding Neverland is coming to London in 2017

Following a successful run on Broadway, Finding Neverland, a new musical based on the popular film which starred Johnny Depp and Kate Winslett is rumoured to be landing in London in 2017. Finding Neverland follows playwright J M Barrie and tells the story of the creation of Peter Pan and the amazing place that is Neverland. The musical has an original score by award-winning songwriter Gary Barlow of Take That fame and Grammy Award winner Eliot Kennedy. Read our review of the Broadway production and prepare for the magic of Finding Neverland. Tickets will be on sale soon. Sign up to the BritishTheatre.com mailing list to get priority booking information on the show when it goes on sale. You’ll be the first to recieve news on this and other news shows, exclusive discounts and the latest theatre news. To get information on Finding Neverland as it comes to hand join … Read more

First Look at Finding Neverland On Broadway

Matthew Morrison from Glee and Laura Michelle Kelly in Finding Neverland on Broadway

Finding Neverland opens tonight on Broadway following a Sold Out preview period, and we are pleased to bring you some of the great production photos from this show. Finding Neverland On Broadway stars Matthew Morrison (Glee, Hairspray), Kelsey Grammer (Frasier, La Cage Aux Folles), Britain’s very own Laura Michelle Kelly (Mary Poppins) and Carolee Carmello (Parade). Based on the Miramax film of the same name, Finding Neverland follows playwright J.M. Barrie as he summons the courage to become the writer – and the man – he yearns to be. Barrie finds the inspiration he’s been missing when he meets the beautiful widow Sylvia and her four young sons: Jack, George, Michael and Peter. Delighted by the boys’ hilarious escapades, Barrie conjures the magical world of Neverland and writes a play unlike any the high-society London theatre-goers have ever seen. It’s a tremendous risk, but as Barrie himself has discovered— when … Read more

Critics Choice Broadway Shows The Top 10- April 2015

Chita Rivera in The Visit on Broadway Number One in out Critics Choice Broadway Shows list

What show should audiences from the UK see first if visiting the Great White Way? We have compiled this list to save you the trouble of working it out! It’s just our view – and everyone has one – based on our Reviewers’ thoughts. We will update the list when we can. Only Plays and Musicals which have been running for less than two years are included in this list. (The list assumes that shows which have transferred from the West End have been seen in the West End : Skylight, The Audience, The Curious Incident of the Dog In The Night and Wolf Hall.) So go see them! 1. The Visit For 90 minutes of ecstatic storytelling, you are transported to a place where love, death and consequence are dancing together and where a victory for true love might just not be what you first think it will. Chita … Read more

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