Month: November 2010

VIDEO: Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2010

VIDEO: The annual London Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2010 were announced on Sunday 28 November at a glittering ceremony at the Savoy Hotel in London.

Evening Standard Awards – winners

Royal Court and National Theatre sweep up at annual Evening Standard Theatre Awards; Royal Court wins best play; National’s Nancy Carroll and Rory Kinnear win best actress and actor

SOLT finally get BBC back on board

The Society of London Theatre has finally managed to secure TV coverage for it’s annual Olivier Awards event.

Opening this week: Cinderella, A Flea

This week’s new West End shows include Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella, the RSC’s winter season at the Roundhouse and Tom Hollander in A Flea in her Ear at the Old Vic.

Spider-Man starts on Broadway

The world’s most expensive musical, Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark, starts previews tonight on Broadway.

VIDEO: Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark

TV commercial for major new Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark, starring Reeve Carney and directed by The Lion King’s Julie Taymor and featuring music and lyrics by U2’s Bono and The Edge.

Million Dollar Quartet comes to London

The Tony Award-winning Broadway show Million Dollar Quartet is coming to the Noel Coward Theatre in the West End this February.

Glee concert to hit London

Following sell-out US concerts, the smash-hit TV series Glee will come to the UK this Summer featuring the cast of Glee performing in Europe for the first time.

Glee Live – Glee Tickets

The cast of award-winning US series GLEE hit Europe in a series of fabulous concerts, starring the TV cast including Lea Michele and Cory Monteith

End of the Rainbow enjoys rave reviews

A new play about the last months of screen and music legend Judy Garland has received rave reviews in the West End. Award-winning actress Tracie Bennett returns to the West End as Judy Garland.

Brian Cox to reveal Frankenstein science

The National Theatre is to run a series of talks in their Platform series this winter around the new production of Frankenstein.

Matthew Fox to star in new LaBute play

Star of hit US television series Lost, Matthew Fox, and An Education and The Ghost Writer star Olivia Williams are to appear in the world premiere of new Neil LaBute play In a Forest, Dark and Deep at the Vaudeville Theatre in March.

Flashdance to close early

Flashdance The Musical has posted early closing notices at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London

Sondheim’s Road Show casting?

Excitement mounts about the UK premiere of Sondheim musical Road Show at the Menier Chocolate Factory, with Michael Cerveris tipped to join the cast.

The Night Before Christmas

The magical Christmas show for all the family. Meet Father Christmas and see a wonderful story come to life in this brand new show, full of songs, poems and stories.

Christmas Spectacular at the O2

Myleene Klass presents the Classic FM Christmas Spectacular at the O2 on 23rd December for a rousing night of carols, traditional tunes and some cracking Christmas number ones.

A Christmas Carol

The critically acclaimed production of Dickens’ classic tale A Christmas Carol returns to the West End. Perfect entertainment for the whole family (suitable for children 6+).

Batman Live – World Arena Tour

For the first time, see Batman as you’ve never seen him before, in a new, multi-million pound live-action arena adventure featuring thrilling stunts, acrobatic acts and spectacular illusions.

Richard Fleeshman to star in Ghost

Casting announced for Ghost the Musical: Richard Fleeshman and Caissie Levy to join Sharon D Clarke at the Piccadilly Theatre

Opening this week: Wilde and Rivals

The Autumn season in the West End is in full swing with some major new shows opening this week including An Ideal Husband and The Rivals.

Empty Space awards announced

This year’s winners of the Empty Space… Peter Brook Awards have been announced.

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