One Night With… is an exciting new West End after-hours event that will allow fans to get up close and personal with some of the biggest musical theatre stars. Each Tuesday night show over a six-week season will feature a different star put under the spotlight with epic career highlight performances, secrets from the wings and a special challenge from the regular host, MTV presenter and one half of the hit comedy podcast, ‘Gay and a Non Gay’, James Barr. Not only will there be a free bar from 11pm – Midnight on the launch night, Tuesday 16 October, but 400 Cabaret Cards will be given away free which will give card holders free entry to all future After Hours West End events. One Night With…! will be held in the heart of the West End at Studio 88, 47 Whitcomb St, London WC2H 7DH. It operates on a first … Read more
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
Wicked the musical celebrates 12 years at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre today and in celebration of this birthday producers have released stunning new principal cast portraits by photographer Darren Bell. Wicked currently stars Alice Fearn (Elphaba), Sophie Evans (Glinda), Bradley Jaden (Fiyero), Melanie La Barrie (Madame Morrible), Andy Hockley (The Wizard), Martin Ball (Doctor Dillamond), Sarah McNicholas (Nessarose), Jack Lansbury (Boq), Laura Pick (Standby for Elphaba) and Carina Gillespie (Standby for Glinda). Wicked has now played 4500 performances, being seen by over 8 million people in London alone. On 19 October 2017, Wicked becomes the 15th longest running show in London theatre history when it surpasses the run of We Will Rock You. We hope that you enjoy Darren Bell’s great photographs. WICKED TICKETS
Wicked London has announced its 24th extension with 500,000 new tickets now available for performances until 1 December 2018 at the Apollo Victoria Theatre where it is already the 16th longest running show in West End theatre history. Wicked London has now been seen by over 8 million people in London alone and currently stars Alice Fearn (Elphaba), Sophie Evans (Glinda), Bradley Jaden (Fiyero), Melanie La Barrie (Madame Morrible), Andy Hockley (The Wizard), Martin Ball (Doctor Dillamond), Sarah McNicholas (Nessarose), Jack Lansbury (Boq), Laura Pick (Standby for Elphaba) and Carina Gillespie (Standby for Glinda). Wicked will continue to play in London when the show embarks on it’s second UK and Ireland tour in January 2018 taking in Bristol, Liverpool, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Leeds, Dublin, Sunderland, Southampton, Cardiff and Manchester. (Wicked UK Tour Schedule) Wicked is based on the best-selling novel by Gregory Maguire, has music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, book … Read more
We are pleased to bring you these production images by Matt Crockett from the new London cast of Wicked the musical at the Apollo Victoria Theatre. Now in its 11th year, the critically acclaimed,smash-hit musical is now the 17th longest running show in West End Theatre history. These first pictures show Alice Fearn (Elphaba), Sophie Evans (Glinda), Bradley Jaden (Fiyero), Melanie La Barrie (Madame Morrible), Andy Hockley (The Wizard) and Jack Lansbury (Boq) who will lead the new London cast from 24 July 2017 at the Apollo Victoria Theatre, joining current cast members Martin Ball (Doctor Dillamond) and Sarah McNicholas (Nessarose) who take to the stage on Monday 24 July 2017. Whilst the West End production continues the new national tour of Wicked will start touring the UK and Ireland in January 2018. See the full Wicked UK tour schedule. WICKED TICKETS LONDON
Now in its 11th smash hit year at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre, the producers of Wicked have announced that Alice Fearn (Elphaba) and Sophie Evans (Glinda) will lead the new cast who start performances on Monday 24 July 2017. Also joining the cast are Bradley Jaden (Fiyero), Melanie La Barrie (Madame Morrible), Andy Hockley (The Wizard), Jack Lansbury (Boq) and Laura Pick (Standby for Elphaba), joining current cast members Martin Ball (Doctor Dillamond), Sarah McNicholas (Nessarose) and Carina Gillespie (Standby for Glinda). Alice Fearn (Elphaba) originally joined the London production of Wicked in 2016, as Standby for Elphaba, and will now assume the role. Her previous West End appearances include Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Shrek The Musical, Into The Woods, Les Misérables (also the film version) and The Woman in White. Sophie Evans (Glinda) was the acclaimed runner-up in the BBC talent show ‘Over the Rainbow’ and subsequently played ‘Dorothy Gale’ in … Read more
This revue is great fun and well-produced, combining superb music and performances with an insightful journey through the history of Jewish musical theatre. The show has wowed audiences in Tel Aviv (talk about preaching to the converted!) but judging by tonight’s crowd it has made its mark in London as well.