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Cuba Gooding Jr. in Chicago, London

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CUBA GOODING JR in Chicago at the Phoenix 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.

West End Live Timetable: Sunday 24 June 2012, Trafalgar Square

WEST END LIVE TIMETABLE – Saturday 23 June 2012, Trafalgar Square. Back for its 8th year, West End Live – the spectacular celebration of West End theatre – returns to Trafalgar Square and for the first time will feature every single West End musical over the two days of the event.

West End Live Timetable: Saturday 23 June 2012, Trafalgar Square

WEST END LIVE TIMETABLE –
Saturday 23 June 2012, Trafalgar Square. Back for its 8th year, West End Live – the spectacular celebration of West End theatre – returns to Trafalgar Square and for the first time will feature every single West End musical over the two days of the event.

Ann Reinking signs up for Kander & Ebb charity gala

Tony award winning choreographer Ann Reinking has been confirmed to star in a major charity gala celebrating the work of legendary songwriters Kander & Ebb, in London this April.

Ugly Betty’s America Ferrera to star in Chicago

Chicago The Musical returns to the West End with a bang this Autumn as star of international hit TV show Ugly Betty, America Ferrera, makes her West End theatre debut as Roxie Hart.

“Ugly Betty” Star America Ferrera To Make British Stage Debut When “Chicago”, The World’s Longest Running American Musical

Emmy, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award-winner America Ferrera, known across the world as Ugly Betty from the hit TV series of the same name, swaps her trademark braces for fishnets from 7 November for eight weeks only, when she makes her British stage debut as the alluring publicity-seeker Roxie Hart in the smash hit musical CHICAGO.

Chicago, The World’s Longest Running American Musical To Re-Open At The Garrick Theatre On Monday 7 November 2011

Last week, CHICAGO took the crown of the world’s longest running American musical from “A Chorus Line”, which had held the record for the past 21 years. Now, the show’s producers, Barry and Fran Weissler, are delighted to announce that CHICAGO has a new home in London. On Monday 7 November, the award-winning musical will open at the Garrick Theatre. Barry Weissler said of the show’s ongoing success and new London home, “Last week, and in spite of nature’s attempts to spoil the party, we were delighted to see CHICAGO become the longest running American musical of all time, finally beating A Chorus Line’s record set way back in 1990. And this week it brings me huge pleasure and personal pride to be able to announce that London’s longest running revival will, thanks to Nica Burns and Nimax Theatres, return to the West End at the Garrick Theatre.” The box office for the Garrick Theatre is now open.

Supermodel Christie Brinkley To Make West End Stage Debut As Roxie Hart In The Smash-Hit Musical “Chicago” At The Cambridge Theatre

Christie Brinkley, who made her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart in CHICAGO earlier this year, receiving great critical acclaim, will come direct from New York to play the role in London’s West End from Monday 11 July for a strictly limited four-week season, ending on Saturday 6 August. She will be joined by Amra-Faye Wright, who has been playing Velma Kelly opposite Christie on Broadway. Amra-Faye will also star in the Cambridge Theatre production from 11 July to 6 August. Jonathan Wilkes will continue in the role of Billy Flynn, James Doherty as Amos Hart, Jasna Ivir as Mama Morton and R. Whitehead as Mary Sunshine, all until 27 August, when CHICAGO will leave the Cambridge Theatre.

Jonathan Wilkes To Star As Billy Flynn In The Smash-Hit Musical Chicago At The Cambridge Theatre From Monday 9 May For A Limited 7-Week Season

Jonathan Wilkes will star as Billy Flynn in the smash-hit West End musical CHICAGO at the Cambridge Theatre from Monday 9 May for seven weeks only, until 26 June. His last West End engagement was as Frank N Furter in The Rocky Horror Show. On tour, Jonathan has starred in We Will Rock You, The Wedding Singer, Guys and Dolls, Tommy, Grease, The Rocky Horror Show and Godspell. Debbie Kurup will be reprising the role of Velma Kelly, which she originally played in 2006, also from 9 May for seven weeks only. Her most recent West End role was as KT in the original cast of Sister Act at the London Palladium.

Free Hotel Rooms in London

Celebrate winter with our great new hotel and theatre promotion, with blockbuster shows including Love Never Dies, Legally Blonde, Priscilla, Jersey Boys and Billy Elliot.

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.

CASTING: Billy, Mamma and Chicago

Three big West End shows have announced new cast members, including EastEnder’s Emma Barton joining the cast of Chicago at the Cambridge Theatre. BILLY ELLIOT From 31 May Genevieve Lemon will join the cast of Billy Elliot in London at the Victoria Palace Theatre. She will play Billy’s dance teacher Mrs Wilkinson, played in the movie by Julie Walters. Australian actress Lemon has appeared in numerous musicals and plays including Billy Elliot in Sydney. Also 12 year old Aaron Watson from King’s Lynn, Norfolk, will join the cast to become the 23 young boy to play the title role of …

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Fantastic Fridays Hotel & Theatre Breaks

Westendtheatre.com presents a brand new promotion offering special deals on West End hotels and theatres when staying on a Friday evening in London. Our “Fantastic Fridays” promotion runs until the end of October 2010 and offers a Top Price Seat to a hit show and a Friday night stay in a central London 4 Star hotel for only £79* per person. Shows included in the special theatre and hotel package range from smash-hit musicals such as Wicked, Chicago, Grease, Blood Brothers, Dreamboats and Petticoats and Stomp, to hilarious comedy The 39 Steps and thriller The Woman in Black. More information …

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Special offer on Chicago

Save up to £21.50 on tickets to see Chicago at the Cambridge Theatre in London, starring Jerry Springer until 11 July and Destiny’s Child star Michelle Williams from13 July.

Free hotels offer

Free London hotel rooms on offerin major new West End theatre promotion Thousands of free rooms included in the price of a ticket to 13 major West End shows Westendtheatre.com has announced a major new promotion offering free hotel rooms in London when buying a theatre ticket.Shows included in the promotion include successful musicals Hairspray, Joseph, Grease, Sunset Boulevard, Chicago, Billy Elliot, Wicked, The Sound of Music and Zorro. Running until 31st March 2009, the promotion features a range of hotels across London. A 3* hotel is offered free when booking one of the 13 shows available, with also the …

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