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
Following his massive successful staging of Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Parts One and Two and Let The Right One In. Director John Tiffany brings his multi Tony Award-nominated production of The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams to the West End. If you book by Sunday 22 January you can save up to 37% on selected performances between 26 January and 17 February 2017. A domineering mother. A daughter lost in a world of her own. A son desperate to leave. Former Southern Belle Amanda Wingfield, played by Tony Award-winning Broadway icon Cherry Jones, enlists the help of son Tom (Michael Esper) to find a husband for her fragile daughter Laura (Kate O’Flynn). But will the long-awaited ‘gentleman caller’ (Brian J. Smith) fulfil or shatter the family’s delicate dreams? The Glass Menagerie has movement by Steven Hoggett, sets and costumes by Bob Crowley, lighting design by Natasha Katz, sound … Read more
Looking forward, 2017 will offer West End Theatre-goers some exciting new shows with great revivals, star-led shows and big Broadway hits. These are some of the productions that are heading this way in 2017. AN AMERICAN IN PARIS – DOMINION THEATRE This award-winning Broadway musical featuring the music of George and Ira Gershwin and based on the classic MGM musical. 42ND STREET – THEATRE ROYAL DRURY LANE The ultimate Broadway musical that’s all about Broadway. Based on the iconic film, this is a lavish, revival of the international award-winning musical starring Sheena Easton. Book Tickets STEPPING OUT – VAUDEVILLE THEATRE A revival of the award-winning play about a group of women who get together to learn how to tap dance. With a cast including Tamsin Outhwaite, Angela Griffith, Tracy-Ann Oberman and Nicola Stephenson. THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS – LONDON PALLADIUM A major new musical version based on Kenneth Grahame’s … Read more
Following the success of Harry Potter And The Cursed Child – Parts One and Two, director John Tiffany returns to the West End with his internationally acclaimed production of The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams. The production will play for a limited season at the Duke Of York’s Theatre from 26 January to 29 April 2017. Tickets are on sale now.