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Miss Saigon opening night red carpet arrivals including Samantha Barks, Elaine Paige and Graham Norton
Actress and comedian Maureen Lipman returning to the West End with Glorious about Florence Foster Jenkins?
The nominations for the 2013 Olivier Awards were announced today at the May Fair Hotel in London.
Presented by Olivier Award winners Ruth Wilson and Elaine Paige live on BBC Radio 2’s Ken Bruce show, the announcement also featured a performance from last year’s big Olivier winner Matilda The Musical.
The shows dominating this year’s awards include the National Theatre’s The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time, Hollywood musical Top Hat at the Aldwych Theatre and recent Chichester and Adelphi Theatre production of Sweeney Todd.
Actresses Ruth Wilson and Elaine Paige will reveal this year’s nominees for the Olivier Awards at London’s May Fair Hotel on 26 March 2013.
Production photos for Stephen Sondheim’s Follies at the Kennedy Center in Washington starring Bernadette Peters and Elaine Paige
What we loved and loathed about this year’s newly reinvigorated Olivier Awards
Today is the last chance for theatregoers to vote for their favourite West End shows and choose a winner for this year’s Olivier Audience Award.
Our USA round-up of what’s hot on Broadway and beyond, including Daniel Radcliffe in How To Succeed…, transfers of Priscilla and Sister Act, Elaine Paige in Follies and much more.
The Society of London Theatre has released more details of the presenters at this year’s revamped Olivier Awards, at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane on 13 March 2011. Stars include Barry Manilow, Danielle Hope, Benedict Cumberbatch, Elaine Paige and Rupert Everett.
The short list for this year’s Olivier Audience Award was announced today by Elaine Paige on her BBC Radio 2 show. The short list of shows are Billy Elliot the Musical, Jersey Boy, Les Misérables and We Will Rock You.
Olivier Awards 2011 – Awards Night
Elaine Paige to sing I’m Still Here in new US production of Follies; new album Elaine Paige and Friends out Monday; new EP concert tour announced
Video interviews with John Barrowman, Olivia Newton John and Billy Ocean about their duets with Elaine Paige for her new album, Elaine Paige and Friends – out on 1 November 2010.
Veteran celebrity Bruce Forsyth unveiled a commemorative plaque at the London Palladium today, 12 October 2010, to celebrate the forthcoming Centenary of the theatre.
Don’t miss this excellent new series on BBC Radio 2 all about the musical. The eight part series started on Monday, 6 September 2010, at 10pm UK time (listen again here) and each week will cover a different aspect of the world of musical theatre and its 80 year history.
OLIVIER AWARDS – Best Musicals Winners
Exciting news for fans of the musical Chess. Following the cult musical’s brief concert revival at the Royal Albert Hall in London in December 2008, the show will be released on DVD and CD by Warner Music (16 June in USA and Canada, 15 June rest of world). The concert version of the hit 80s show will also be broadcast by public TV station PBS in the USA from 17 June. Written by Tim Rice and ABBA’s Benny Anderson and Björn Ulvaeus, the recording will air as part of PBS’ Great Performances strand. Chess originally played at the Prince of …