David Ian

Flashdance to close early

Flashdance The Musical has posted early closing notices at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London

Flashdance to hit West End

David Ian’s successful touring production of FLASHDANCE, based on the cult 80s movie, is making its way into the West End.

Sweet Charity to transfer

The Menier Chocolate Factory’s sold out run of Sweet Charity is to transfer in to the West End to the Theatre Royal Haymarket.

COMMENT: Is the West End complacent?

David Ian speaking on Simon Mayo’s BBC Radio 5 programme today was upbeat about the state of West End theatre saying that “historically people tend to go to the theatre in times of recession”. I’m sure that there is more than one theatre producer in London praying that he is right. Whilst musicals continue to be blasted for keeping the West End buoyant, Ian was unapologetic about their continuing appeal, even at the expense of drama, and said that market forces were to blame for the large number of musicals in London. However, you can’t help but feel that the …

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