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Rachel Ann Go and Husband Martin Spies Are Expecting First Child Photo Rachel Ann Go and Husband Martin Spies Are Expecting First Child
by BWW News Desk on November 23, 2020 in UK / West End

Broadway and West End veteran Rachelle Ann Go (Miss Saigon) and her husband, Martin Spies, have just announced that they are expecting a new member of the family.
SOLT & UK Theatre Address Impact of Post-Lockdown Restrictions on UK Theatre & P Photo SOLT & UK Theatre Address Impact of Post-Lockdown Restrictions
by BWW News Desk on November 23, 2020 in UK / West End

Julian Bird, Chief Executive of Society of London Theatre (SOLT) and UK Theatre has released a statement following this afternoon's Government announcement regarding post-lockdown Covid restrictions.
16 Shows Streaming on BroadwayWorld Events This Week! Photo 16 Shows Streaming on BroadwayWorld Events This Week!
by BWW News Desk on November 23, 2020 in UK / West End

BroadwayWorld Events is bringing you incredible talent right into your home!
Kerry Ellis, Oliver Tompsett, Samantha Bond and More Featured in A WEST END CHRI Photo Kerry Ellis, Oliver Tompsett & More Join A WEST END CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk on November 23, 2020 in UK / West End

Put on your sparkles, your reindeer Christmas jumper, switch on the Christmas tree lights and settle down for an evening of festive fun and music. The Make a Difference Trust today announced 'A West End Christmas', the most Christmassy Christmas show ever and the perfect antidote to these extraordinary and difficult times.
Aimie Atkinson's REUNITED SERIES to Feature Nikki Bentley, Oliver Tompsett, Alic Photo Aimie Atkinson's REUNITED SERIES to Feature West End Stars
by BWW News Desk on November 23, 2020 in UK / West End

Theatre discovery platform Thespie today announced the Reunited Series, bringing together more than two dozen of the UK's top musical theatre artists for a series of filmed concerts premiering throughout December.
BWW Feature: THANK YOU FOR THE MUSIC: Kerrie Nicholson Photo BWW Feature: THANK YOU FOR THE MUSIC: Kerrie Nicholson
by Kerrie Nicholson on November 23, 2020 in UK / West End

When this feature was first announced, I had a really tough time narrowing down these choices, I could have gone on for ages! I picked these six as they are dear to my heart for a multitude of reasons, and so to my beloved six: thankyou for the music!
VIDEO: Dame Judi Dench Pleas For People to Keep Theatre Alive Amidst the Pandemi Photo VIDEO: Judi Dench Pleas For People to Keep Theatre Alive
by BWW News Desk on November 22, 2020 in UK / West End

Judi Dench recently appeared on the Andrew Marr Show to plea for people to keep live theatre alive during the age of the pandemic.
VIDEO: Tim Minchin Releases Lyric Video For 'If This Plane Goes Down' Photo VIDEO: Tim Minchin Releases Lyric Video For 'If This Plane Goes Down'
by Stage Tube on November 22, 2020 in UK / West End

Tim Minchin has released a new lyric video for his song 'If This Plane Goes Down.' The song is featured on his debut album, Apart Together, which is available now!
BWW Interview: Alex James Ellison Talks FIVER THE CONCERT at Southwark Playhouse Photo BWW Interview: Alex James Ellison Talks FIVER THE CONCERT
by Eleni Cashell on November 23, 2020 in UK / West End

Alex James Ellison, co-writer of the award-nominated show Fiver, chats about its online revival and what's next for this smash-hit show.
BWW Review: THE POLTERGEIST, Southwark Playhouse Photo BWW Review: THE POLTERGEIST, Southwark Playhouse
by Shane Morgan on November 21, 2020 in UK / West End

Playwright Philip Ridley is known for his menace, his verbal gymnastics and the bleak lens through which he observes the world his characters inhabit. There can be no better set of tools or writer to implement them when it comes to a painfully uncomfortable family birthday that unearths childhood stories, family friends and a box of painkillers.
LES MISERABLES - THE STAGED CONCERT Cast Recording Released Today Photo LES MISERABLES - THE STAGED CONCERT Cast Recording Released Today
by BWW News Desk on November 20, 2020 in UK / West End

Recorded live at the Gielgud Theatre last year with an all-star cast including Michael Ball as Javert, Alfie Boe as Jean Valjean, Carrie Hope Fletcher as Fantine, Matt Lucas as Thénardier, Rob Houchen as Marius, Bradley Jaden as Enjolras, Katy Secombe as Madame Thénardier, Shan Ako as Eponine and Lily Kerhoas as Cosette and an orchestra of over 65.
BWW Review: LES MISERABLES - THE STAGED CONCERT: THE SENSATIONAL 2020 LIVE RECOR Photo BWW Review: LES MISERABLES - THE STAGED CONCERT
by Jenny Ell on November 20, 2020 in UK / West End

Today marks the release of Les Miserables – The Staged Concert: The Sensational 2020 Live Recording. In its 35th year, the musical remains as electric as ever.
Megan Mullally to Lead Reimagined ANYTHING GOES from Kathleen Marshall Photo Megan Mullally to Lead Reimagined Kathleen Marshall ANYTHING GOES
by BWW News Desk on November 19, 2020 in UK / West End

Emmy-winner Megan Mullally will hit the high seas as Reno Sweeney in a reimagined UK production of Anything Goes from Tony-winner Kathleen Marshall!
9 Adam Pascal Videos We Can't Get Enough Of! Photo 9 Adam Pascal Videos We Can't Get Enough Of!
by BWW News Desk on November 20, 2020 in UK / West End

Adam Pascal is stopping by the Seth Rudetsky Concert Series this weekend! We're looking back at past performances before his show on Sunday!
8 Videos That Make Us Excited for Luba Mason's Virtual Concert! Photo 8 Videos That Make Us Excited for Luba Mason's Virtual Concert!
by BWW News Desk on November 20, 2020 in UK / West End

There's no doubt Luba Mason can put on an excellent performance! Check out some of her past gigs before her concert tonight at 9pm ET!
Isaac Mizrahi Brings Café Carlyle Concert Series to BroadwayWorld Events Photo Isaac Mizrahi Brings Café Carlyle Concert Series to BroadwayWorld Events
by BWW News Desk on November 20, 2020 in UK / West End

Isaac Mizrahi returns to Café Carlyle with a special concert series called [email protected], full of stories and songs, delivered right to your living room. 
8 Videos That Make Us Excited for Eva Noblezada's Birdland Concert! Photo 8 Videos That Make Us Excited for Eva Noblezada's Birdland Concert!
by BWW News Desk on November 19, 2020 in UK / West End

There's no doubt Eva Noblezada can put on an excellent performance! Check out some of her past gigs before this week's Birdland concert on Friday, November 20 at 7pm ET!
VIDEO: Get a Sneak Peek of Eva Noblezada's Upcoming Concert at Birdland! Photo Get a Sneak Peek of Eva Noblezada's Upcoming Concert at Birdland!
by BWW News Desk on November 19, 2020 in UK / West End

Eva Noblezada is stopping by Birdland on November 20 for the premiere of her new concert!
BWW Review: MARRY ME A LITTLE, Streaming Online, The Barn Theatre Photo BWW Review: MARRY ME A LITTLE, Streaming Online, The Barn Theatre
by Fiona Scott on November 19, 2020 in UK / West End

Marry Me A Little, starring Celinde Schoenmaker and Rob Houchen, opened at The Barn Theatre in Cirencester on 16 October during that golden window of opportunity for socially-distanced indoor theatre performances. Unfortunately, their run was cut short by a few days due to a second national lockdown in England. Fortunately, a filmed version has now been released online.
Rosalie Craig, Arthur Darvil, Hadley Fraser, Lucie Jones, and Cedric Neal Set Fo Photo Rosalie Craig, Arthur Darvil, Hadley Fraser, Lucie Jones, and Cedric Neal Set For MONDAY NIGHT AT THE APOLLO
by BWW News Desk on November 19, 2020 in UK / West End

Tickets are on sale now for Monday Night at the Apollo - a brand-new concert series taking place in front of a socially distanced audience at the Apollo Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue.
BWW Review: 'WHAT I LOVE' WITH RUSSELL BRAND, Podcast Photo BWW Review: 'WHAT I LOVE' WITH RUSSELL BRAND, Podcast
by Aliya Al-Hassan on November 19, 2020 in UK / West End

The latest interview between acclaimed director Ian Rickson and members of the arts community has just dropped. Russell Brand has been a frequently controversial public figure; a comedian, presenter, actor and now a podcast host and advocate for awareness about mental health.
8 Videos That Make Us Excited for Nikki Renee Daniels' Birdland Concert! Photo 8 Videos That Make Us Excited for Nikki Renee Daniels' Birdland Concert!
by BWW News Desk on November 18, 2020 in UK / West End

There's no doubt Nikki Renee Daniels can put on an excellent performance! Check out some of her past gigs before this week's Birdland concert on Thursday, November 19 at 7pm ET!
BWW Interview: Hiba Elchikhe Talks OUT OF THE DARKNESS, INTO THE SPOTLIGHT Photo Hiba Elchikhe Talks OUT OF THE DARKNESS, INTO THE SPOTLIGHT
by Eleni Cashell on November 19, 2020 in UK / West End

We chat to West End performer Hiba Elchikhe about producing her new online theatre series, Out Of The Darkness, Into The Spotlight.
Sandi Toksvig To Star In the Globe Theatre's CHRISTMAS AT THE (SNOW) GLOBE Photo Sandi Toksvig To Star In the Globe Theatre's CHRISTMAS AT THE (SNOW) GLOBE
by BWW News Desk on November 18, 2020 in UK / West End

This December, Sandi Toksvig will be bringing laughter, carols and the joy of Christmas from the Globe Theatre in an online film premiere of Christmas at the (Snow) Globe from Monday 21 December.
Jason Manford to Host this Year's Royal Variety Performance, Featuring Gary Barl Photo Jason Manford to Host this Year's Royal Variety Performance, Featuring Gary Barlow, Michael Ball, Samantha Barks, and More!
by BWW News Desk on November 18, 2020 in UK / West End

Comedian, actor and singer Jason Manford is to host The Royal Variety Performance at the historic Blackpool Opera House in the Winter Gardens Complex. His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales will deliver a special message to the charity and the artistes performing in the show, as he looks forward to this exceptional evening of entertainment.