Olivier Awards 2017 – Nominations Announced

Olivier Awards 2017 Nominations announced

This year’s Olivier Awards look set to be amongst the most exciting in recent times with Harry Potter And The Cursed Child receiving 11 nominations, Groundhog Day (8 nominations), The Glass Menagerie (7 nominations)  and Dreamgirls (5 nominations) featuring prominently. Presented by The Society Of London Theatre, The Olivier Awards are named after Sir Laurence Olivier, one of Britain’s finest actors. Thies year the awards will be held on 9 April 2017 at The Royal Albert Hall in London. BOOK TICKETS FOR THE OLIVIER AWARDS NOMINATED SHOWS FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE OLIVIER AWARDS 2017 https://youtu.be/1oTpkGVtZx8 OLIVIER AWARDS 2017 NOMINEES Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical Ian Bartholomew for Half A Sixpence at Noël Coward Theatre Adam J Bernard for Dreamgirls at Savoy Theatre Ben Hunter for The Girls at Phoenix Theatre Andrew Langtree for Groundhog Day at The Old Vic Best Actress in a Supporting Role … Read more

Sheridan Smith To Star In Funny Girl UK Tour

Sheridan Smith

Producers have announced that Sheridan Smith will reprise her role as Fanny Brice for the forthcoming UK tour of Funny Girl starting in Manchester on 18 February 2017. Smith will play the role in Manchester, Milton Keynes, Liverpool, Bristol, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Newcastle, Southampton, Bradford, Southend, Cardiff and Dublin. Further casting will be announced shortly, and patrons should check with venues for the performance playing schedule. This acclaimed production which is currently playing at London’s Savoy Theatre until 8th October 2016, is directed by Michael Mayer, choreographed by Lynne Page and designed by Michael Pavelka. FIND OUT MORE ABOUT FUNNY GIRL UK TOUR

Sheridan Smith Returns To Funny Girl Tonight

Sheridan Smith

The producers of Funny Girl at the Savoy Theatre in London have just released the following statement:- We are delighted to welcome Sheridan Smith back to Funny Girl this evening. It is currently planned that Sheridan will also play this Saturday evening (not matinee), and Monday to Saturday next week (excluding the Wednesday matinee and Thursday evening performances at which Natasha J Barnes will perform). From the week commencing 18 July, Sheridan is scheduled to perform Tuesday through Saturday, with Natasha playing Fanny Brice on Monday evenings. This schedule is subject to change, but we look forward to continuing to entertain audiences at the Savoy Theatre until our run ends on 8 October. Sonia Friedman, David Babani and Scott Landis, Producers of Funny Girl BOOK NOW FOR FUNNY GIRL AT THE SAVOY THEATRE BOOK NOW FOR FUNNY GIRL UK TOUR

Funny Girl UK Tour

Funny Girl UK Tour

Following its critically acclaimed run at London’s Savoy Theatre, Funny Girl the musical will undertake a major UK tour in 2017. Funny Girl brought global fame to Barbra Streisand 50 years ago and boasts some of the most iconic songs in film and theatre history, including People and Don’t Rain On My Parade. Funny Girl tells the story of Fanny Brice, whose vocal talents and comedic ability see her rise from Brooklyn music hall singer to Broadway star. A bittersweet tale of love and fame, Funny Girl has not been seen in the UK for over 30 years and remains as fresh and full of life thanks to the direction of Michael Mayer and a revision of the show’s script by Harvey Fierstein. Sheridan Smith will reprise her role as Fanny Brice at certain venues. For full casting information check out our casting update. Tickets are now on sale for … Read more

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