New cast announced for The Ferryman

The Ferryman new cast announced

Sonia Friedman Productions and Neal Street Productions have announced new casting Jez Butterworth’s The Ferryman currently playing at the Gielgud Theatre. Directed by Sam Mendes, The Ferryman opened at the Royal Court to critical acclaim becoming the fastest selling show in the theatre’s history.  The show has continued its success since transferring to the Gielgud Theatre where it is now booking until January 2018. The new cast of The Ferryman after October 7, 2017 will comprise Maureen Beattie  – Aunt Maggie Far Away, Charles Dale  – Father Horrigan, Laurie Davidson – Shane Corcoran, Fra Fee – Michael Carney, Stuart Graham – Muldoon, Sarah Greene  –  Caitlin Carney, William Houston – Quinn Carney, Ivan Kaye – Tom Kettle, Mark Lambert – Uncle Patrick Carney, Carla Langley – Shena Carney, Catherine McCormack – Mary Carney, Fergal McElherron – Frank Magennis, Conor MacNeill – Diarmaid Corcoran, Rob Malone – Oisin Carney, Dearbhla Molloy … Read more

David Oakes and Natalie Dormer to star in Venus in Fur

David Oakes and Natalie Dormer to star in Venus In Fur

David Ives’ hit Broadway play Venus in Fur is to receive its West End premiere this autumn starring David Oakes and Natalie Dormer. For a strictly limited nine-week engagement, TRH Productions will present the two-hander at Theatre Royal Haymarket from October 6 to December 9, 2017. Venus In Fur tickets are on sale now. Natalie Dormer plays enigmatic actress Vanda Jordan who appears unannounced for an audition with director Thomas Novachek (David Oakes). She is determined to land the leading role in his new production despite seeming wrong for the part. Over one evening in downtown Manhattan their charged meeting becomes a seductive dance to the end. It will be directed by playwright Patrick Marber and designed by Rob Howell with lighting by Hugh Vanstone and casting by executive producer Ilene Starger. David Ives was nominated for a Tony Award for best play for Venus In Fur, which has been produced … Read more

REVIEW: Groundhog Day, Old Vic Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭

Book now for Groundhog Day at the Old Vic Theatre

For a 10 week trial, this production of Groundhog Day is as good or better than many shows I have seen this year. A West-end transfer must surely be on the cards and I’m sure Andy Karl would be up for a Broadway run. Just get down to the Old Vic asap to see this stunning show. Writing and production of this calibre must be seen!

FIRST LOOK: Groundhog Day at The Old Vic Preview Photos

Book now for Tim Michin's Groundhog Day at the Old Vic

BritishTheatre.com is pleased to bring you these great preview images of Groundhog Day at the Old Vic Theatre. Composer and lyricist Tim Minchin, Old Vic Artistic Director Matthew Warchus, choreographer Peter Darling and designer Rob Howell, who worked together on the international musical version of Matilda, have joined forced with Danny Rubin on a brand new musical based on the 1993 hit film Groundhog Day. Groundhog Day is the story of Phil Connors (Andy Karl), a cynical Pittsburgh TV weatherman who is sent to cover the annual Groundhog Day event in the isolated small town of Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, when he finds himself caught in a time loop, forced to repeat the same day again and again…and again. As each day plays out exactly the same as before, Phil becomes increasingly despondent, but is there a lesson to be learnt through his experiences, will he ever unlock the secret and break … Read more

FIRST LOOK: Tim Minchin’s new musical Groundhog Day

Book now for Groundhog Day at the Old Vic Theatre

We are pleased to bring you these great rehearsal room images of Groundhog Day, Tim Minchin’s much anticipated new musical. Artistic Director of The Old Vic Matthew Warchus, composer and lyricist Tim Minchin, choreographer Peter Darling, and designer Rob Howell, four of the creators of the international musical sensation Matilda The Musical, have joined forces with writer Danny Rubin to collaborate on a new musical based on his 1993 hit film Groundhog Day. Groundhog Day is the story of Phil Connors (Andy Karl), a cynical Pittsburgh TV weatherman who is sent to cover the annual Groundhog Day event in the isolated small town of Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, when he finds himself caught in a time loop, forced to repeat the same day again and again…and again. As each day plays out exactly the same as before, Phil becomes increasingly despondent, but is there a lesson to be learnt through his experiences, … Read more

Exclusive Pre-Sale Period For Tim Minchin’s Groundhog Day at The Old Vic Now Open

Book Now for Yim Minchin's new musical groundhog Day at the Old Vic

Following the international success of his first musical Matilda, Tim Minchin is back with his new musical Groundhog Day. BritishTheatre.com and Encore Tickets are pleased to announce an exclusive pre-sale booking period for Groundhog Day at The Old Vic where it will be presented from 11 July – 17 September 2016. Tim has teamed up with Danny Rubin to collaborate on this new musical based on the 1993 hit film. Andy Karl’s numerous Broadway credits include On the Twentieth Century, Rocky, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Jersey Boys, Wicked, 9 to 5, Legally Blonde, The Wedding Singer and Saturday Night Fever. Join us this summer for the world premiere of Groundhog Day a new musical directed by Old Vic Artistic Director Matthew Warchus. Groundhog Day is the story of Phil Connors (Andy Karl), a cynical Pittsburgh TV weatherman who is sent to cover the annual Groundhog Day event in the … Read more

Simon Lipkin To Play The Lorax At Old Vic

Simon Lipkin in Dr Zuess's The LOrax at the Old Vic

It has been announced that Simon Lipkin (Avenue Q, Assassins, I Can’t Sing, Rock Of Ages) will play the title role in David Greig’s adaptation of Dr Seuss’s The Lorax. Simon will perform alongside puppeteers Laura Cubitt and Ben Thompson, with Simon Paisley Day playing the role of the Once-ler. Inspired by Dr. Suess’s classic tale, Dr Suess’s The Lorax tells of a moutachioed and cantankerous critter who’s on a mission to protect the earth from the greedy, tree-chopping, Thneed-knitting businessman known only as the Once-ler. Dr Suess’s The Lorax is the third production in Matthew Warchus’ debut season as Artistic Director of the Old Vic. The production is bought to the stage by Max Webster, with design by Rob Howell and chreography by Drew McOnie. Dr Seuss’s The Lorax runs at the Old Vic from 3rd December 2015 to 16 January 2016 BUY TICKETS FOR THE LORAX AT THE … Read more

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