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.
Month: November 2010
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
EVENING STANDARD THEATRE AWARDS – WINNERS 2010
Andrew Lloyd Webber announces further casting for The Wizard of Oz at the London Palladium
The Society of London Theatre has finally managed to secure TV coverage for it’s annual Olivier Awards event.
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.
The world’s most expensive musical, Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark, starts previews tonight on Broadway.
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.
The Tony Award-winning Broadway show Million Dollar Quartet is coming to the Noel Coward Theatre in the West End this February.
The Tony Award-winning Broadway show Million Dollar Quartet comes to the West End telling the electrifying story of the night Elvis, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis came together to make music, and ended up making history.
Matthew Fox (Lost), and Olivia Williams (An Education and The Ghost Writer) star in Neil LaBute’s new psychological thriller In a Forest, Dark and Deep at the Vaudeville Theatre.
ANNE-MARIE DUFF in Cause Celebre
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.
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
Musical theatre writers Stiles & Drewe talk to Westendtheatre.com about Just So and Betty Blue Eyes
The Rivals – Reviews Round-up
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.
End of the Rainbow – Reviews Round-up
The National Theatre is to run a series of talks in their Platform series this winter around the new production of Frankenstein.
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 The Musical has posted early closing notices at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London
Sheridan Smith and Elena Roger head-to-head for Evening Standard Theatre Awards
EVENING STANDARD THEATRE AWARDS – SHORTLIST 2010
Multi-Oscar nominee Ellen Burstyn to join Keira Knightley and Elisabeth Moss in The Children’s Hour
Priscilla Queen of the Desert at the Palace Theatre – Christmas in the West End
The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre – Christmas in the West End
Excitement mounts about the UK premiere of Sondheim musical Road Show at the Menier Chocolate Factory, with Michael Cerveris tipped to join the cast.
Who will be the next artistic director of the Donmar Warehouse following Michael Grandage’s exit in 2011?
A highlight of the winter season in the West End, Keira Knightley, Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men) and Ellen Burstyn star in Lillian Hellman’s intense, compelling drama set in the 1930s, directed by Ian Rickson (Jerusalem).
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.
Save £13 on tickets to see DEATHTRAP at the Noel Coward Theatre in London
Fela! – Reviews Round-up
NATASHA HAMILTON in Blood Brothers
RICHARD FLEESHMAN in Ghost The Musical
CAISSIE LEVY in Ghost The Musical
This week’s West End openings include End of the Rainbow, FELA! and The Master Builder.
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.
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+).
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.
End of the Rainbow star Tracie Bennett reveals her first show-biz experiences
Casting announced for Ghost the Musical: Richard Fleeshman and Caissie Levy to join Sharon D Clarke at the Piccadilly Theatre
An Ideal Husband – Reviews Round-up
Former Atomic Kitten band member Natasha Hamilton is to star in Willy Russell’s Blood Brothers
Save £15 on tickets to see award-winning actress Tracie Bennett as Judy Garland in End of the Rainbow.
News reaches Binkie from across the pond that Broadway is to get its very own board game.
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.
Shakespeare’s Globe announces new 2011 theatre season
Jonny Lee Miller in Frankenstein
Keira Knightley in The Children’s Hour
This year’s winners of the Empty Space… Peter Brook Awards have been announced.
EMPTY SPACE… PETER BROOK AWARDS – WINNERS 2010
Video trailer for War Horse at the New London Theatre
Video trailer for Mamma Mia! at the Prince of Wales Theatre
Video trailer for Ghost The Musical at the Piccadilly Theatre
Video trailer for STOMP at the Ambassadors Theatre
Video trailer for Billy Elliot The Musical at the Victoria Palace Theatre
Video trailer for Priscilla Queen of the Desert at the Palace Theatre
Video trailer for Clybourne Park at the Wyndham’s Theatre
Video trailer for We Will Rock You at the Dominion Theatre
Video trailer for Ghost Stories at the Duke of York’s Theatre
Video trailer for The Snowman at the Peacock Theatre
Video trailer for La Soirée at the South Bank Big Top
Video trailer for Deathtrap at the Noel Coward Theatre
Video trailer for The 39 Steps at the Criterion Theatre
Video trailer for Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella at Sadler’s Wells Theatre
Video trailer for The Woman in Black at the Fortune Theatre
Video trailer for When We Are Married at the Garrick Theatre
Video trailer for Jersey Boys at the Prince Edward Theatre
Video trailer for Shrek the Musical® at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane
Video trailer for Onassis at the Novello Theatre
Video trailer for Legally Blonde The Musical at the Savoy Theatre
Video trailer for Thriller Live at the Lyric Theatre
Video trailer for Grease the Musical at the Piccadilly Theatre
Video trailer for Les Miserables at the Queen’s Theatre
Video trailer for Chicago at the CambridgeTheatre
Video trailer for Love Story at the Duchess Theatre
Video trailer for The Railway Children at Waterloo Station
Benedict Cumberbatch in Frankenstein
Video trailer for Oliver! The Musical at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane
Video trailer for Love Never Dies at the Adelphi Theatre
Video trailer for Fela! at the National Theatre in London
Video trailer for Yes, Prime Minister at the Gielgud Theatre
Elisabeth Moss in The Children’s Hour
GARETH GATES in Les Miserables