Claire Foy & Matt Smith breathe new life into Duncan Macmillan’s two-hander
Hit British movie Pride, directed by forthcoming Old Vic Theatre artistic director Matthew Warchus and witten by Stephen Beresford, may be heading to the West End as a musical.
Matilda and Ghost The Musical director Matthew Warchus is to succeed Kevin Spacey as Artistic Director of the Old Vic Theatre.
BBC Films has announced its new slate for the Cannes Film Festival and it includes a new film adaptation of hit play The Lady In The Van. Maggie Smith will return to the role she immortalised on stage in 1999 as Miss Shepherd, alongside Alex Jennings – who is currently starring as Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane – playing Alan Bennett. The movie will reunite the team behind The History Boys – Bennett and director Nicholas Hytner, who also directed the stage play of The Lady in the Van. Kevin Loader, Damian Jones …
Matilda The Musical writer and director working on musical adaptation of Groundhog Day.
Award-winning musical Matilda The Musical, which has proved a hit in London and New York, is to be turned into a blockbuster new film.
Save £26.50 on tickets to see Ghost The Musical live on stage at the Piccadilly Theatre
The stars of Ghost The Musical have recorded a cover of Gotye’s Somebody I Used To Know.
Mark Evans and Siobhan Dillon, who play the lead roles of Sam and Molly in the hit West End show, have recorded a new version of Australian singer Gotye’s Number One song Somebody That I Used To Know.
Following the success of its London opening, a New York production of Ghost The Musical is to open on Broadway on 23 April 2012 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, with previews beginning in March. Casting for the Broadway production will be announced at a later date. Matthew Warchus’ stage production based on the Oscar® winning film is currently booking in London to October 2012 with the recent release of over 350,000 tickets at the Piccadilly Theatre.
Following the success of its London opening, a New York production of Ghost The Musical is to open on Broadway in April 2012 at a Nederlander Theatre to be announced, with previews beginning in March. Casting for the Broadway production will be announced at a later date. Matthew Warchus’ stage production based on the Oscar® winning film has recently extended booking in London to October 2012 with the release of over 350,000 tickets at the Piccadilly Theatre.
Today, 1 August 2011, over 350,000 tickets are released for sale at the Piccadilly Theatre for the West End production of Ghost The Musical, taking bookings to 13 October 2012. Richard Fleeshman and Caissie Levy lead the cast playing Sam and Molly in Matthew Warchus’ stage musical version of the Academy Award® winning film who are accompanied by Sharon D Clarke as Oda Mae Brown and Andrew Langtree as Carl.
Reviews round-up of Ghost the Musical, which opened at the Piccadilly Theatre in London on 19 July 2011.
Photo story: Ghost The Musical enjoyed a glittering premiere at the Piccadilly Theatre last night.
Major new West End show Ghost The Musical opens tonight, Tuesday 19 July 2011, at London’s Piccadilly Theatre.
A brand new feature length trailer has been released for big new West End musical Ghost the Musical.
The Royal Shakespeare Company’s world premiere production of Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical will preview at the Cambridge Theatre in London’s West End from Tuesday 18 October 2011
Photos of Ghost The Musical, which starts previews at the Piccadilly Theatre in London in just over a month’s time.
Major new West End show Ghost the Musical, based on the Oscar-winning movie, starts previews on 24 June 2011 at the Piccadilly Theatre in London.
Behind-the-scenes photos of rehearsals for Ghost The Musical at the Piccadilly Theatre starring Richard Fleeshman and Caissie Levy.
FIRST-EVER THEATRICAL SINGLE TO BENEFIT CANCER RESEARCH
Led by artist and musician Dave Stewart, Ghost The Musical and the charity Stand Up To Cancer today announce a new collaboration. Stewart, whose latest project Ghost The Musical will have its world premiere in the UK this Spring, is a long standing ambassador for the international grassroots charitable movement Stand Up To Cancer. The new single will be the first-ever theatrical single to benefit cancer research.
The Royal Shakespeare Company world premiere production of Roald Dahl’s Matilda, A Musical will transfer to the West End in autumn 2011 for an open-ended run.
Save £13 on tickets to see DEATHTRAP at the Noel Coward Theatre in London
Casting announced for Ghost the Musical: Richard Fleeshman and Caissie Levy to join Sharon D Clarke at the Piccadilly Theatre
Enjoy stalls or dress Circle tickets to DEATHTRAP and a free pre or post theatre dinner for £49.50
The Broadway transfer of recent West End success La Bete proves a hit with New York critics, with particular attention heaped on Mark Rylance’s tour de force performance.
Dazzling new musical based on the Oscar-winning movie, starring Mark Evans, Siobhan Dillon and Sharon D Clarke and featuring music by The Eurythmics’s Dave Stewart.
New show Ghost The Musical, based on the Oscar winning film, set to make its West End debut next year; Sharon D Clarke to play Whoopi Goldberg role of Oda Mae Brown.
Deathtrap marks the first big show to arrive in town at the start of this autumn’s West End openings. And it’s a biggie, with much anticipation around the pairing of acting giant Simon Russell-Beale and Glee heart-throb Jonathan Groff
Deathtrap opens tonight, 7 September, at the Noel Coward Theatre in London, and marks the first big premiere of the West End’s new autumn season.
It’s all change in the West End next month as September sees a number of shows bid farewell.
CLAIRE SKINNER in Deathtrap
ESTELLE PARSONS in Deathtrap
With the opening of Deathtrap at the Noel Coward Theatre only days away, a promotional video has been released featuring Simon Russell Beale, Jonathan Groff and Claire Skinner.
We LOVE Simon Russell Beale and devoured every word of Nick Curtis’s interview with SRB in the Evening Standard yesterday.
La Bete at the Comedy Theatre – Review Round-up
La Bete at the Comedy Theatre – Review
Star-studded opening night set for La Bete at the Comedy Theatre
SIMON RUSSELL BEALE in Deathtrap
JONATHAN GROFF in Deathtrap
OLIVIER AWARDS – Best Director Winners
June is proving to be a busy month for West End Theatre with a number of high-profile openings, including work from big name directors such as Sam Mendes, Richard Eyre and Matthew Warchus.
News on West End Theatre casting for La Bete and Aspects of Love
Simon Russell Beale and Glee hunk Jonathan Groff to star in London revival of Deathtrap David Pugh and Dafydd Rogers, producers of Brief Encounter, Equus and recent success Calendar Girls, have achieved another theatrical coup. Their planned revival of long-running Broadway and London play Deathtrap is set to be a huge hit all over again after attracting a heavy-hitting production team and cast for the project. Deathtrap, the 1978 thriller which was made into a film starring Michael Caine and Christopher Reeve, is making a West End reappearance at the Noel Coward Theatre this summer, from 21 August. Acclaimed actor …
The West End’s man-of-the-moment Mark Rylance will star in a revival of David Hirson’s comedy drama La Bete, initially in London and then New York.
British musical Billy Elliot triumphed last night at the 63rd Annual Tony Awards, held at Radio City Music Hall in New York.
British production BILLY ELLIOT receives 15 Tony Award nominations. Brits do well in annual theatre awards nominations. The nominations for this year’s Tony awards were announced today in New York. The 63rd annual awards will see the Broadway version of Billy Elliot lead the pack with 15 nominations. Close behind were two productions that originated in the UK – The Norman Conquests, with 7 nominations, and God of Carnage with 6 nominations. British director Matthew Warchus received two nominations for his direction of both God of Carnage and The Norman Conquests. He’s competing with another UK director, Phyllida Lloyd, whose …
It’s been announced today that acclaimed director Matthew Warchus (The Lord of the Rings) is to direct a new musical based on the Oscar winning film Ghost. In a run of film-to-stage shows hitting London and Broadway, it will join shows such as Sister Act, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Spiderman and 9 to 5 The Musical. Scheduled to open in the West End in 2010 the music and lyrics are to be penned by Eurythmics’ Dave Stewart plus six-time Grammy® award winner Glen Ballard, and written by Oscar winner Bruce Joel Rubin who will adapt his original screen play …
God Of Carnage at the Gielgud Theatre – review