A Little Night Music

Stephen Sondheim tribute at BBC Proms

A major tribute to musicals composer Stephen Sondheim was held on Saturday, 31 July, in London to celebrate his 80th year.

More Sondheim for Menier

The award winning Menier Chocolate Factory in South London intends to produce two new Stephen Sondheim productions in the next two years, including the UK premiere of Road Show.

West End Star Watch: Update

Our regular round-up of theatre names hitting town or making the news. This issue includes Alison Steadman, Jenny Galloway, Catherine Zeta-Jones, David Haid, Robert Lindsay and Anthony Sher.

Tony Awards tonight

The annual Tony Awards will be announced tonight, Sunday 13 June 2010, at Radio City Music Hall in New York.

La Cage dominates Tony nominations

The UK’s Menier Chocolate Factory has scored another hit with its production of La Cage Aux Folles – this time on Broadway.

Hollywood stars up for awards

This year’s Olivier Award nominations were announced today, with Hollywood stars dominating the line up of talent.

New Shows: Save on Spring Awakening and A Little Night Music

Two major new musicals have opened in London in the past few weeks, both transferring in to the West End from fringe venues. To celebrate Westendtheatre.com presents great value special offers on Spring Awakening and A Little Night Music. SPRING AWAKENING Spring Awakening comes to the Novello Theatre following its five star success at the Lyric Hammersmith. Michael Mayer’s European premiere of the award-winning Broadway show is based on Frank Wedekind’s groundbreaking 1890s play – a daring exploration of teenage sexual awakening set against a backdrop of religious and parental repression. Acclaimed writer Steven Sater and songwriter Duncan Sheik’s award-winning …

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Transfer News: Night Music and Awakening

A Little Night Music After much speculation, Trevor Nunn’s critic-pleasing revival of A Little Night Music will wing its way across the river and into the Garrick Theatre from 28 March, replacing Zorro. Following the Menier Chocolate Factory’s sell out production of Stephen Sondheim’s lyrical musical, the talented and accomplished cast includes Hannah Waddingham as Desiree, Maureen Lipman as Madame Armfeldt, Alexander Hanson as Fredrik, Kelly Price as Countess Charlotte Malcolm and Jessie Buckley as Anne Egerman. Spring Awakening Also controversial and oh so hip musical Spring Awakening based on Frank Wedekind’s classic play, will transfer from the Lyric Hammersmith …

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