Avenue Q

Avenue Q, the magic will live on

One of the furry characters from Avenue Q has knocked out a new project to keep him busy after the show closes at the Wyndham’s Theatre on 30 October.

Avenue Q

The Broadway hit musical that features humans and puppets in a furry, funny adults-only musical about life on a city street.

Avenue Q to close

Cult Broadway musical Avenue Q to close in London

Avenue Q celebrates 4th birthday

Quirky comic musical Avenue Q will celebrate its 4th birthday tonight, 28 June 2010, at the Wyndhams Theatre in London.

West End Live this weekend

Free event West End Live will run this weekend in London, showcasing the best of West End theatre.

Free West End event scheduled

The casts of some of London’s biggest shows are being allowed out into the open air again this year, as the West End’s annual live event in Leicester Square – West End Live.

Transfer News: Juliet Stevenson, Avenue Q, Prunella Scales and War Horse

It’s all change in the West End as a number of shows close to make way for transfers from other theatres. In an increasingly risk-averse climate for producers, a hit in a small venue or success in a limited run could mean money if it transfers into the West End.  The subsidised National Theatre and Almeida are bringing in War Horse and Duet for One respectively, Cameron Mackintosh decides to keep Avenue Q running and Carrie’s War and Saturday Night transfer from smaller venues. Duet For One The Almeida’s recently acclaimed production Duet for One will transfer to the West …

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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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WOS Theatregoers Choice Awards – the results

It was a good night for Shakespeare yesterday at the Whatsonstage Theatregoers Choice awards, held at the Prince of Wales theatre in London. There were a number of awards for the Donmar’s Othello, including Best Shakespearan production, best director for Michael Grandage and best supporting actor for Tom Hiddleston. Also the RSC’s Hamlet received gongs for best regional production and theatre event of the year – to celebrate David Tennant’s performance and return to the stage. As is often the case with awards chosen by the public, the spread of shows and talent was very wide, ranging from awards for …

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