Cameron Mackintosh

Mary Poppins UK & Ireland tour

Disney and Cameron Mackintosh today announced that their multi award-winning musical Mary Poppins will embark on a tour of the UK and Ireland, opening at Leicester Curve on Tuesday 13 October 2015.

Stars come out for Miss Saigon 25th Anniversay

A wealth of West End stars came out last night for the 25th anniversary gala of Miss Saigon, including original cast members Lea Salonga and Jonathan Price.

Les Misérables

Cameron Mackintosh’s celebrated epic musical Les Misérables at the Sondheim Theatre

Videos: Miss Saigon – auditions and casting

In the spirit of the landmark TV documentary “The Heat Is On: The Making of Miss Saigon”, the producers have released a number of videos behind the scenes of the new production of Miss Saigon, coming to the Prince Edward Theatre.

VIDEO: New Les Mis mural

VIDEO: Cameron Mackintosh commissions Les Mis mural for the Queen’s Theatre

Oscars 2013: Stage set for tribute to Musicals

Excitement is mounting for this year’s Oscars, with the 85th Academy Awards held this Sunday 24 February 2013 at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Los Angeles.

And this year the awards show will include a special celebration of Musicals of the last decade – which will provide an idea opportunity to celebrate the global success of the Les Miserables movie and experience a show-stopping segment that will feature a who’s who of musicals talent.

Chichester Festival Theatre season announcement

Theatre in the Park is unveiled with major new productions of Barnum and Neville’s Island. Richard Eyre returns to Chichester to direct The Pajama Game. The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui returns to the Minerva Theatre, then transfers to the West End – Henry Goodman reprises his award-winning role. Festival 2012 achieved record-breaking audience figures of 220,000

Les Miserables Movie: the excitement mounts for new movie musical starring Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe

The big-screen version of hit musical Les Miserables will be coming to a cinema near you by the end of the year – and fans around the world are starting to get seriously excited. Produced by the stage show’s producer Cameron Mackintosh and Working Title Films, with distribution by Universal, the movie is directed by The King’s Speech Oscar-winner Tom Hooper and stars Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean, Russell Crowe as Javert, Sacha Baron Cohen as Thernardier, Eddie Redmayne as Marius, Aaron Tveit as Enjolras, Amanda Seyfried as Cosette, Samantha Barks as Eponine, and Helena Bonham Carter as Madame Thenardier.

Hal Prince happy with new Phantom touring show?

We would love to know how Hal Prince feels about Cameron Mackintosh’s new touring production of The Phantom of the Opera, celebrating the show’s 25th anniversary.

Ramin Karimloo to join cast of Les Miserables

West End actor Ramin Karimloo will star as Jean Valjean in Cameron Mackintosh’s London production of Les Miserables at the Queen’s Theatre from 29 November 2011 to 3 March 2012. He will take over from Alfie Boe, who is currently playing the role until 26 November 2011.

Betty Blue Eyes cast recording announced

The Cameron Mackintosh show at the Novello Theatre in London is going to release a cast recording – although there’s still no news of an exact release date.

Phantom of the Opera 25th anniversary celebrations

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical The Phantom of the Opera will celebrate its 25th anniversary this year: Phantom first previewed on 27 September 1986 at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London, with its official opening night on 9th October, and it has played at the venue ever since.

Betty Blue Eyes and Free Dinner Offer

SPECIAL OFFER: Enjoy a delicious free dinner at either Porter’s English restaurant or Maxwell’s restaurant – both in Covent Garden – when booking a full price £59.50 ticket to see Betty Blue Eyes.

Exclusive Photos: Betty Blue Eyes – The First Night

One of the highlights of the West End’s year took place on Wednesday, as a star-studded audience gathered at the Novello Theatre in London for the first night of Betty Blue Eyes, produced by Cameron Mackintosh.

VIDEO: Betty Blue Eyes – Webisodes

To celebrate the opening of brand new West End musical Betty Blue Eyes, we bring you some exclusive video footage from rehearsals and behind-the-scenes of the show.

Olivier Awards: National, Legally Blonde

In a star-studded awards ceremony last night, Sunday 13 March, at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London, the Society of London Theatre held their 35th annual theatre awards ceremony.

Alfie Boe and Matt Lucas cast in Les Mis

Internationally acclaimed singer Alfie Boe and Little Britain’s Matt Lucas have been confirmed as the new stars of Les Miserables in London.

Animatronics pig new star of West End

The Creature Technology Company in Melbourne, who created the stunning animatronics for the Walking with Dinosaurs live arena tour, and are working on the new King Kong show on Broadway, have been busy at work on a pig for new musical Betty Blue Eyes

Shows get the movie treatment

A buoyant West End is leading to some big-screen remakes of West End hits, including The Woman in Black, War Horse, Wicked and The Rocky Horror Show.

Betty Blue Eyes opens bookings

Booking has opened for new Cameron Mackintosh musical Betty Blue Eyes, coming into the West End this Spring.

Baz and Love: The saga continues

I feel bad for Baz Bamigboye, the Daily Mail’s showbiz guru. He loved Loved Never Dies and feels as disappointed and betrayed as a scorned lover

Alfie Boe to play Jean Valjean in Les Mis?

After wowing just about everybody as Jean Valjean in the O2 Arena 25th birthday celebrations for Les Miserables – will opera tenor Alfie Boe take over the role in the West End?

Phantom celebrates anniversary

Today, Saturday 9 October 2010, marks the 24th anniversary of The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London.

Les Mis celebrates 25th birthday

A spectacular concert performance of Les Miserables was held at the O2 Arena in London last night, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the musical.

Countdown to Les Mis at the O2

Last few tickets remain for major Les Miserables concert at the 02 this Sunday; Katie Hall to replace Camilla Kerslake as Cosette; concert to be shown live in cinemas around the world

Les Miserables – Barbican Theatre

Cameron Mackintosh presents a brand new 25th anniversary production of Boublil and Schonberg’s legendary musical, at the Barbican for only 22 performances. Stars Gareth Gates.

Fantasy Transfers #432: Follies

Is there no end to the number of Sondheim productions whizzing around in celebration of his 80th? Up next year is a sparkly new production of Follies, with none other than Broadway goddess – and current A Little Night Music star – Bernadette Peters in the lead as Sally, at Washington’s Kennedy Center (7 May to 5 June 2011).

ITV’s This Morning – Musicals week

All this week, ITV’s This Morning has been celebrating the West End Musical, with Monday’s show featuring the cast of Mamma Mia! and Tuesday shaking things up with Sister Act. Plus Grease, Dirty Dancing and We Will Rock You.

Howard Panter: Fame and fortune

We read with interest Ambassador Theatre Group co-owner Howard Panter’s spread in the Sunday Times Money section this weekend, “Fame and fortune: I put my savings on the stage”, in the hope of getting some tips.

Avenue Q to close

Cult Broadway musical Avenue Q to close in London

Barricades at dawn

We are happy to hear that Nick Jonas, one third of global boyband Jonas Brothers and currently starring in Les Miserables at the Queen’s Theatre, is feeling the strain of doing 8 shows a week.

Nick Jonas finds musicals hard work

We are happy to hear that Nick Jonas, one third of global boyband Jonas Brothers and currently starring in Les Miserables at the Queen’s Theatre, is feeling the strain of doing 8 shows a week.

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.

Nick Jonas makes London stage debut

Pop superstar Nick Jonas of boyband Jonas Brothers made his London stage debut last night (21 June 2010) in Les Miserables at the Queen’s Theatre in London.

Oliver! sets date to close

Cameron Mackintosh’s big-budget production of Oliver! at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane will close on 8 January 2011.

Sunday Times Rich List: Top 2000

The Sunday Times has published the details of its Top 2,000 richest people in the UK, following the publication of its Top 1,000 list in April.

Les Miserables at the O2 Arena

This October the legendary musical Les Miserables will celebrate its 25th birthday. To mark the occasion, the show’s producer Cameron Mackintosh is staging an extraordinary one-off concert at the O2 Arena in London on Sunday 3 October.

Les Mis to make world history

West End – and world – history will be made this autumn as two productions of Les Miserables will run simultaneously in London.

Power couple top Stage poll

The Stage 100, the entertainment newspaper’s annual list of the 100 most powerful people in UK theatre, has placed Howard Panter and Rosemary Squire, joint chief executives of Ambassador Theatre Group, in first place.

Broadway Hair to London

Tony award-winning Broadway production of Hair will transfer to London next year.

West End box-office boost

West End continues to buck the economic trend with box-office boost.

Griff Rhys Jones to star in Oliver!

Griff Rhys Jones has been cast in the part of Fagin in Cameron Mackintosh’s production of Oliver! at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane.

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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