Top 100 Greatest Musicals Results: 100 – 91

Top 100 Musicals of All Time Poll Results

Over the past few months, we’ve invited you to take part in our first poll to choose the Top 100 Greatest Musicals. Tens of thousands of votes were made and the competition was fierce. Votes came in from musical lovers around the globe, some of you were extremely specific even going down to the productions you liked. In many cases,  just a single vote separated each show. Did your favourites make the Top 100? Don’t forget to let us know your thoughts in the Comments section below. 100. Fun Home Fun Home is a relatively new show on the musical theatre scene. Adapted by Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron from Alison Bechdel’s graphic novel of the same name, Fun Home was nominated for twelve 2015 Tony Awards, winning five including Best Musical. 99. Elisabeth https://youtu.be/MOS1VwEWhog Elisabeth is one of the most successful German-language musicals of all time. The musical is … Read more

Show Boat To Close Early

Show Boat transfers from Sheffield to the New London Theatre

Despite superb notices from the critics Daniel Evan’s production of Show Boat will now close on 27 August 2016. Show Boat transferred from the Sheffield Crucible where it received rave reviews and was scheduled to run until January 2017 at the New London Theatre. Producers David Ian, Bob Bartner and Norman Tulchin said: “We could not be more proud of Daniel’s production of Show Boat. This first class cast and creative team have delivered an exceptional production and we are delighted that London audiences have had the opportunity to see this five star show.” BOOK NOW FOR SHOWBOAT

FIRST LOOK – Show Boat at the New London Theatre

Book now for Show Boat at the New London Theatre

Daniel Evans’ sell-out Sheffield Crucible production of Show Boat is now previewing at the New London Theatre. The classic musical is composed by Jerome Kern with book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II based on the novel Show Boat by Edna Ferber. The attached production photos feature Malcolm Sinclair (Capt. Andy Hawks) and Chris Peluso (Gaylord Ravenal) join original Sheffield cast members Gina Beck (Magnolia Hawks), Lucy Briers (Parthy Ann Hawks), Rebecca Trehearn (Julia La Verne), Emmanuel Kojo (Joe), Sandra Marvin (Queenie), Alex Young (Ellie May Chipley) and Danny Collins (Frank Schultz) and the West End cast of Show Boat. Show Boat is now booking until 7 January 2017. These photos are courtesy of Johan Persson BOOK NOW FOR SHOW BOAT BOOK NOW FOR SHOW BOAT

Cast Announced For Show Boat at New London Theatre

Show Boat at the New London Theatre

Producers have announced today that Malcolm Sinclair (Capt. Andy Hawks) and Chris Peluso (Gaylord Ravenal) will join original Sheffield cast members Gina Beck (Magnolia Hawks), Lucy Briers (Parthy Ann Hawks), Rebecca Trehearn (Julia La Verne), Emmanuel Kojo (Joe), Sandra Marvin (Queenie), Alex Young (Ellie May Chipley) and Danny Collins (Frank Schultz) in the West End cast of Show Boat. They are joined by John Coates, Adam Dutton, Kit Esuruoso, Nolan Frederick, Linford Johnson, Javar La’Trail Parker, Kate Milner-Evans, Maria Omakinwa, Ryan Pidgen, Mykal Rand, Leo Roberts, Tosh Wanogho-Maud, Christina Bennington, Victoria Hinde, Linda John-Pierre and Simbi Akande, Georgie Ashford, Laura Darton, Joshua Da Costa, Dale Evans and Tom Partridge. Show Boat is directed by Daniel Evans and transfers from the Sheffield Crucible. The first preview is at the New London Theatre on 9 April 2016 with bookings open until 7 January 2017. BOOK NOW FOR SHOW BOAT

Five-star Show Boat sails into the West End

Show Boat at the New London Theatre

Daniel Evans’ five star production of Show Boat will transfer from Sheffield to the West End this spring. Based on the novel by Edna Ferber, Show Boat, with music by Jerome Kern and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, is currently booking to 7 January 2017. One of the most romantic musicals of all time, set against the backdrop of America’s Deep South at the turn of the 20th Century, Show Boat tells a powerful story of freedom, loyalty and, above all love. Spanning 40 pivotal years in American history, this epic musical follows the lives and loves of three generations aboard the Cotton Blossom show boat as it plies the Mississippi River, and features the timeless songs Ol’ Man River, Make Believe and Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man. Evans’ sell-out production opened at the Crucible in Sheffield on 10 December last year and, after being hailed by audiences and critics alike, extended … Read more

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