Join Michael Ball and some of the West End’s biggest stars as the Stages Musical Theatre Festival At Sea brings luxury to a musical theatre festival experience this October. Artists including Michael Ball, Collabro, Beverley Knight, The Showstoppers, Christina Bianco, Lee Mead, Sophie Evans, John Owen-Jones, Don Black, Arlene Phillips and Marti Webb will headine this unique experience which is a must for musical theatre lovers. Check out the updated artist list here. Departing Southampton on the 15th October this four night trip to Amsterdam (including a full day ashore in Amsterdam) is the red carpet adventure of a lifetime on the Royal Caribbean’s Navigator Of The Seas. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=53&v=9tt_FJSql8E Stages guests will experience non-stop interactive musical theatre activities, Events and workshops day and night. You will walk the red carpet on a star-studded theme night and be in the inner circle for all the blockbuster shows. Get access to intimate … Read more
It looks like Producer Bill Kenwright has certainly pulled out all the stops in the lavish new production of the musical La Cage Aux Folles which began its UK tour last week in Oxford. With 800,000 sequins, 52 pairs of heels, 50,000 feathers, 82 wigs and 57 quick changes, it’s sure to delight! La Cage Aux Folles will star John Partridge (EastEnders, Cats, Chicago, A Chorus Line) as Albin, Adrian Zmed (TV’s T J Hooker, Grease 2, Bachelor Party) as Georges and Marti Webb (Blood Brothers, Evita, Tell Me On A Sunday, Half A Sixpence) as Jacqueline. Dougie Carter will appear alongside them as ‘Jean-Michele’, Samson Ajewole as ‘Jacob’, Su Douglas as ‘Marie/Madame Renaud’, Alexandra Robinson as ‘Anne’, Paul F Monaghan as ‘Dindon / Renaud’, and Jon De Ville as ‘Francis’. Joining them on stage as Les Cagelles will be Jordan Livesey, Matthew Ives, Louie-George Daniels, Liam Paul Jennings, Micah … Read more
Coleman worked in an era where Broadway was consistently part of the Top 10. Not every number presented as part of Rhythm Of Life deserved placement in the show, but audiences were left with no doubt that he was clearly a very talented composer with an ability to craft some surefire hits. A talented and versatile cast means that even a big spender would not come away disappointed.