A personal tribute to John Hein, publisher of ScotsGay and SGFringe

A personal tribute to John Hein, publisher of ScotsGay and SGFringe

Broadway Baby publisher Pete Shaw pays tribute to John Hein, publisher of ScotsGay and SGFringe who passed away on the 23rd December 2020. 

Registration Opens for Brighton Fringe 2021

Registration Opens for Brighton Fringe 2021

With the setbacks of 2020 (hopefully) behind us, Brighton Fringe is accepting applications for their 2021 festival. Running 7 May - 6 June, registration close on 19 February, 2021 

Army Launches Fringe Offensive

Army Launches Fringe Offensive

Out of adversity comes opportunity.A great programme of workshops, shows, screenings, readings and discussions. 

The Show Goes On: Sean Mathias to direct Ian McKellen in Hamlet at Theatre Royal Windsor

The Show Goes On: Sean Mathias to direct Ian McKellen in Hamlet at Theatre Royal Windsor

A new production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, directed by Sean Mathias with Ian McKellen in an age-blind interpretation of the young Prince, will go into rehearsals on Monday 29 June... 

Four Shows Fly Out From the Wings

Four Shows Fly Out From the Wings

The frozen theatre wasteland of COVID-19 is likely to take a long time to thaw, but there are signs of melting as companies find innovative ways to compensate for the lack of live ... 

Ramin Karimloo sets challenge for Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

Ramin Karimloo sets challenge for Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

West End and Broadway star Ramin Karimloo, the youngest ever Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera, has challenged The Showstoppers to compose a musical theatre song in just 24 hours... 

West End star Siobhan Dillon to release new album

West End star Siobhan Dillon to release new album

Siobhan Dillon, last seen in the West End and on Broadway alongside Glenn Close in “Sunset Boulevard”, is to release her stunning new album, “Siobhan Dillon - One Voice”, i... 

Edinburgh Fringe Cancelled

Edinburgh Fringe Cancelled

Fringe Chief Shona McCarthy announces that the festival will not go ahead in 2020. 

Tips for artists streaming Coronavirus Cabaret

Tips for artists streaming Coronavirus Cabaret

Step up those artists on the sharp end of a cancelled diary who are taking to Facebook Live, Instagram and any one of the other platforms that allow punters to tune into your talen... 

Brighton Fringe postponed until September/October 2020

Brighton Fringe postponed until September/October 2020

The Brighton Fringe, the largest arts festival in England today announced the event this year will be postponed until September/October 2020 

Sell-out Silence Of Snow adds additional performance at Greenwich  Theatre

Sell-out Silence Of Snow adds additional performance at Greenwich Theatre

With the special fundraising performance of Mark Farrelly’s The Silence of Snow: The Life of Patrick Hamilton now sold out at Greenwich Theatre on 21 February, the venue have a... 

Kinky Boots celebrates its 1000th performance

Kinky Boots celebrates its 1000th performance

Olivier award-winning Kinky Boots celebrates its 1000th performance and has now welcomed over 1,000,000 customers in the West End. 

Commonwealth Week at Westminster Abbey

Commonwealth Week at Westminster Abbey

Visit Westminster Abbey this half term and celebrate the Commonwealth during a week of special events for families. 

Sweet Venues expands for Brighton Fringe 2018

Sweet Venues expands for Brighton Fringe 2018

As one of the heavy hitters at Brighton Fringe, Sweet Venues have announced they doubling their number of spaces in 2018 with two new venues. Looking to build on an already strong reputation in Brighton, it's an interesting move allowing Sweet to gain further ground. 

Bryan Ferry at the London Paladium

Bryan Ferry at the London Paladium

Former Roxy Music frontman Bryan Ferry heads to the London Palladium for one night only in May 2018.  

An Ideal Husband at the Vaudeville Theatre

An Ideal Husband at the Vaudeville Theatre

The Rolls-Royce of English comedies, Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband, brings an act of political sin into the heart of the English home. 

Chicago returns to the West End in March 2018. Tickets onsale tomorrow.

Chicago returns to the West End in March 2018. Tickets onsale tomorrow.

The world’s longest running American musical, the multi award-winning Chicago, returns to London’s West End after a 5½ year absence. Following a successful UK and international tour, Chicago will be transferring into London, with performances at the Phoenix Theatre from Monday 26 March 2018... 

Black Friday Deals on West End Shows

Black Friday Deals on West End Shows

All this week we've got some fantastic offers on your favourite West End shows. Check back daily for the latest offers. 

The King And I - On Sale Now

The King And I - On Sale Now

Tipped to be London’s theatrical event of 2018, the multi-award winning and critically acclaimed Lincoln Center Theater’s production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King And I comes to London's iconic Palladium in Spring 2018. 

Barry Humphries' Weimar Cabaret at The Barbican Theatre

Barry Humphries' Weimar Cabaret at The Barbican Theatre

Barry Humphries is our masterfully seasoned emcee and cabaret diva Meow Meow our chanteuse in this risqué, sophisticated and seductive tribute to the jazz-infused music of the Weimar Republic. 

Matilda the Musical announces extension until February 2019

Matilda the Musical announces extension until February 2019

Booking for Matilda has been extended until 19th February 2019. 

Save up to 72% on the Mane Chance Charity Gala with Ronan Keating

Save up to 72% on the Mane Chance Charity Gala with Ronan Keating

Get last minute tickets to see Ronan Keating in the Mane Chance West End Charity Gala Spectacular at up to 72% off. 

The Christmasaurus at the Eventim Apollo

The Christmasaurus at the Eventim Apollo

The debut novel from McFly star and bestselling children's author Tom Fletcher The Christmasaurus comes to the London stage for a special Christmas spectacular in December. 

Murder in the West End!

Murder in the West End!

There’s Murder in the West End this Halloween as an ancient curse turns cast members of London’s leading shows into method-acting murderers! The curtain has fallen on unsuspecting cast, crew and front of house, meeting their maker in ghoulish fashion... 

TINA - The Tina Turner Musical tickets on sale from 12pm today

TINA - The Tina Turner Musical tickets on sale from 12pm today

Tickets go on sale at 12pm today for the world premiere of TINA - The Tina Turner Musical, which opens at London's Aldwych next Spring.  

48 Hour Priority Sale for Rosalie Craig and Patti LuPone in Company

48 Hour Priority Sale for Rosalie Craig and Patti LuPone in Company

Sondheim’s musical comes to the West End starring Rosalie Craig and Patti LuPone at the Gielgud Theatre for a strictly limited season next year, and you can get your hand on tickets in our 48-hour priority sale from 3pm today. 

First images of Le Grand Mort with Julian Clary and James Nelson-Joyce

First images of Le Grand Mort with Julian Clary and James Nelson-Joyce

Rehearsal photos released of Julian Clary and James Nelson-Joyce in the world première of the two-handed black comedy, Le Grand Mort. 

All We Ever Wanted Was A Bobby - Hull's Middle Child is a Winner

All We Ever Wanted Was A Bobby - Hull's Middle Child is a Winner

The second Bobby of EdFringe 2017 has been scooped by Middle Child for All We Ever Wanted Was Everything. Broadway Baby's Editor, Bennett Bonci surprised the company after their show yesterday to present the trophy. 

#EdFringe17: Ed Byrne has a Spoiler Alert

#EdFringe17: Ed Byrne has a Spoiler Alert

Enjoy 10 minutes of stand up and chat with the ‘Mock The Week’ regular, Ed Byrne. Are we all being spoiled? Is Ed spoiling his own kids? Are nettles sent by the devil? Ed’s current show, ‘Spoiler Alert’ is enjoying an Edinburgh run before it goes on tour. 

#EdFringe17 Comedy Q&A: Andy Field

#EdFringe17 Comedy Q&A: Andy Field

The Andy Field Experience is the number one experience for people looking to experience Andy Field. Why should people want to experience Andy Field? We asked Andy Field. 

#EdFringe17 Comedy Q&A: Annie Sertich

#EdFringe17 Comedy Q&A: Annie Sertich

How To Not Kill Yourself for 30 Days And The Next 330 is a show about love, loss, and an ending you could never predict. We fired over a Q&A to get more info. 

#EdFringe17: Suzi Ruffell is Keeping it Classy

#EdFringe17: Suzi Ruffell is Keeping it Classy

We present 15 minutes of stand up and chat with the newly single Suzi as she reflects back on the breakup with her girlfriend. How much of Suzi’s comedy is informed by her working-class background? Can she still relate to Brexit supporting family and friends? 

#EdFringe17: Phil Ellis Has Been on Ice

#EdFringe17: Phil Ellis Has Been on Ice

Enjoy 10 minutes of Phil Ellis talking. Phil is one of those people who appear to have been born funny, almost unable to stop themselves from making others laugh. If the comedy gods awarded the most talented with the most success, Phil Ellis would be a household name the world over... 

#EdFringe17: Andy Daly’s Monsters Take Your Questions

#EdFringe17: Andy Daly’s Monsters Take Your Questions

Enjoy 10 minutes of comedy and chat with Andy and his cowboy poet character Dalton Wilcox, the self-described “poet-laureate of the west”. Plus, a snippet from Andy’s perverted theatrical director Don DiMello and from the archives, we hear some live stand up from 2011, with Andy’s character, Jerry O'Hearn. 

#EdFringe17: Tom Skelton in Blind Man's Bluff

#EdFringe17: Tom Skelton in Blind Man's Bluff

Tom developed a genetic eye condition eight years ago, leaving him with 5% vision. He first noticed some sight loss at the Edinburgh Fringe, when fellow performers on stage became blurry... 

#EdFringe17 Comedy Q&A: Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho

#EdFringe17 Comedy Q&A: Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho

Margaret Thatcher Queen of Game Shows is a comedy cabaret musical game show where audience members compete for their jobseeker's allowance! Good Lord. 

West End and Broadway sensation Rachel Tucker announces two intimate concerts

West End and Broadway sensation Rachel Tucker announces two intimate concerts

West End and Broadway sensation Rachel Tucker makes her debut at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe in two intimate concerts at the Pleasance. Fresh from her first UK Tour, Rachel brings her fabulous voice and charm to Scotland for the first time in this intimate evening packed with her favourite songs... 

#EdFringe17: Stephen Bailey Can’t Think Straight

#EdFringe17: Stephen Bailey Can’t Think Straight

Stephen is a comedian, TV presenter and writer, whose friendly and open brand of humour has made him a real favourite with Fringe audiences. Enjoy 15 minutes of stand up and chat before a) he gets famous and b) he gets a boyfriend. 

#EdFringe17: Stuart Black in… It’s the End of The World as We Know It

#EdFringe17: Stuart Black in… It’s the End of The World as We Know It

The worse the world gets; the funnier Stuart Black gets. So, there's good news and bad news. The bad news is that the world is totally buggered, the good news is Stuart Black is in the form of his life and returns to the fringe with his funniest show to date. 

Trauma and Therapy with Let Me Go Writer-director Polly Steele

Trauma and Therapy with Let Me Go Writer-director Polly Steele

Let Me Go is a feature film based on the true life of Helga Schneider (Juliet Stevenson) - whose mother was a Nazi war criminal. The film deals with intergenerational trauma, mother-daughter relationships, and the revelation of truth... 

#EdFringe17: Josh Glanc is Manfül

#EdFringe17: Josh Glanc is Manfül

Manfül stars Dicky Rosenthal – the once dweeby, but now hyper-masculine American beefcake – in town to sell a new life-changing supplement. What follows is a 90s dance music themed product launch that descends into a surreal and strange gender quest. 

#EdFringe17: Kat Bond in Loo Roll

#EdFringe17: Kat Bond in Loo Roll

Kat’s lovable alter ego, Pat, was left in a bin outside a Papa John's in Luton by her family when she was a baby. Confused, and with nothing but a loo roll to her name, she wants to find out who, what and where they are... 

#EdFringe17: Carmen Lynch gets Lynched

#EdFringe17: Carmen Lynch gets Lynched

In her UK debut hour ‘Lynched’, the US comedian shares her twisted, singular stand-up comedy that frequently dips into the dark side. Enjoy 15 minutes of stand up and chat with one of Amy Schumer’s “absolute favourite comics”. 

#EdFringe17: Mark Thomas Gambles on the Future

#EdFringe17: Mark Thomas Gambles on the Future

In a frank 15 minute interview, Mark gives his reaction to the rise of Corbyn, the murder at Grenfell Tower and the growing irrelevance of The Sun and the Daily Mail. Also featuring stand up performance taking on the the arms trade... 

#EdFringe17: Scott Redmond in Departures

#EdFringe17: Scott Redmond in Departures

Enjoy 15 minutes of stand up, poetry and chat with Scottish comedian, Scott ‘The Redman’ Redmond. His new show, ‘Departures’, is the story of a poet forced to perform by Death... 

#EdFringe17: James Bennison Knows How to be a Winner

#EdFringe17: James Bennison Knows How to be a Winner

James Bennison has won almost every gameshow in existence and for his new show, he combines them all into the most adrenaline-fueled, nostalgic, egotistical hour of your life. Enjoy 15 minutes of stand up and chat with the maths and comedy wizard. 

#EdFringe17: Kate Smurthwaite is a ‘ForniKATEress’

#EdFringe17: Kate Smurthwaite is a ‘ForniKATEress’

Enjoy 15 minutes of stand up and chat with comedian, writer and activist Kate Smurthwaite. Her new show, ‘ForniKATEress’ focuses on polyamory - just don’t tell Eamonn Holmes... 

Brighton Fringe Broadway Bobby Award Winner Announced

Brighton Fringe Broadway Bobby Award Winner Announced

Another stellar year of entertainment at Brighton Fringe has once again made choosing the winner of the coveted Broadway Bobby incredibly difficult. From monologues to improv, there was a fantastic range of five-star performances to choose from, proving beyond any doubt that Brighton Fringe is a major international hub for new talent and quality performances. 

#EdFringe17: Radu Isac is One Romanian Answering Questions

#EdFringe17: Radu Isac is One Romanian Answering Questions

Radu Isac started comedy in 2006 in Bucharest and in 2015, moved to London. So, what does Radu think about British attitudes towards foreigners, post-Brexit? The answer might surprise you... 

#EdFringe17: Mark McConnell is Battered

#EdFringe17: Mark McConnell is Battered

Fresh from living in Australia, now back in his native Ireland, Mark McConnell, shares 15 minutes of stand up and chat. He’s gearing up for his Edinburgh Festival Fringe debut with the show, ‘Battered’... 

Brighton Fringe: Something For The Opening Weekend

Brighton Fringe: Something For The Opening Weekend

May Bank Holiday weekend can only mean one thing; Brighton Fringe is almost upon us. With a plethora of shows to see, let Broadway Baby help plan your opening weekend from Thursday 4 until Sunday 7 May, and you won’t go wrong. 

Eight shows heading to Brighton Fringe with the support of Greenwich Theatre

Eight shows heading to Brighton Fringe with the support of Greenwich Theatre

Greenwich Theatre is set to have an unprecedented profile at this year’s Brighton Fringe, with no less than eight productions heading for The Warren either co-produced or supported by the South London venue. 

Gilded Balloon launches New Town festival hub at Rose Theatre

Gilded Balloon launches New Town festival hub at Rose Theatre

Karen and Katy Koren are thrilled to announce that Gilded Balloon will expand into the heart of Edinburgh’s New Town, as they embark upon an exciting new partnership with the Rose Theatre... 

Brighton Fringe: 10 Shows to Book Before They Sell-Out

Brighton Fringe: 10 Shows to Book Before They Sell-Out

With Easter on the horizon it’s time to turn attention to Brighton Fringe with a look at some shows that are likely to sell out. Book early – you have been warned. 

988 Brighton Fringe listings now on Broadway Baby

988 Brighton Fringe listings now on Broadway Baby

Are you excited about Brighton Fringe yet? We are! And with 988 Brighton Fringe shows and events now listed on Broadway Baby you've found the right place for the best coverage of the festival. 

Real-Life Man Who Behaved Badly Features in New Greenwich Comedy

Real-Life Man Who Behaved Badly Features in New Greenwich Comedy

Celebrated actor, Ian Lindsay (Men Behaving Badly, Benidorm) directs the world première of his play Chinese Whispers at the Greenwich Theatre from July 13th-23rd based on the bizarre life of Sir Edmund Backhouse, a confidence trickster of the Victorian age who pulled off audacious swindles against entire nations. 

Annie starring Miranda Hart in the West End now On Sale

Annie starring Miranda Hart in the West End now On Sale

The world’s favourite family musical Annie makes its long-awaited return to London this May, starring comedy superstar Miranda Hart – and it's on sale now. 

Brighton Fringe Announces 2017 Programme

Brighton Fringe Announces 2017 Programme

Comedy from Jerry Sadowitz, mime from Trygve Wakensha and music from U.K. Subs are among the highlights at the largest ever Brighton Fringe, which announced its 2017 programme today. 

Shoreditch Improv Festival Returns

Shoreditch Improv Festival Returns

In the last two years, improv comedy has experienced a surge of popularity around London with great new groups popping up on the scene. With so many talented comedians, City Impro decided that a fortnightly event was not sufficient to showcase everything that improv has to offer and thus the Shoreditch Improv Festival was born. 

Edward Fox returns to the West End in Sand In The Sandwiches

Edward Fox returns to the West End in Sand In The Sandwiches

Fresh from a sell-out 2016 UK Tour, Edward Fox is to return to the West End in the celebrated one-man play exploring the life and work of John Betjeman, Sand in the Sandwiches, for a strictly limited London run... 

The Ferryman to transfer to the Gielgud Theatre in June

The Ferryman to transfer to the Gielgud Theatre in June

After the short run at the Royal Court Theatre sold out in just one day, Jez Butterworth’s epic, new play The Ferryman will transfer to the West End. Multi award-winning actor, director and writer Paddy Considine will be joined by Laura Donnelly and Genevieve O’Reilly in the production directed by Sam Mendes... 

Romola Garai And Emma Cunniffe To Star In The West End Transfer Of Queen Anne

Romola Garai And Emma Cunniffe To Star In The West End Transfer Of Queen Anne

Romola Garai will star as Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough alongside Emma Cunniffe as the eponymous monarch in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Queen Anne. After originally opening at the Swan Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon in November 2015, Queen Anne will transfer to Theatre Royal Haymarket for a thirteen week limited run from 30 June until 30 September, with a press night on 10 July. 

Russell Maliphant Company to restage classic and early pieces

Russell Maliphant Company to restage classic and early pieces

Internationally acclaimed choreographer Russell Maliphant has today announced the programme for maliphantworks, featuring world-renowned collaborators and works spanning his hugely celebrated 25 year career... 

The Counting House returns to the Laughing Horse’s Free Festival

The Counting House returns to the Laughing Horse’s Free Festival

For the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe free shows will return to The Counting House venue on West Nicolson Street, following a one year hiatus with the venue being programmed under a paid show format. 

Royal & Derngate announces Made in Northampton 2017 season

Royal & Derngate announces Made in Northampton 2017 season

At the end of a remarkable year for the Northampton venue, Royal & Derngate’s Artistic Director James Dacre today announced details of Made in Northampton 2017. 

Winter Theatre Seat Sale - Amazing deals & offers this Christmas

Winter Theatre Seat Sale - Amazing deals & offers this Christmas

Our Winter Sale promotion is now live and we have a number of amazing deals & offers. Save on Christmas favourites like La Soiree, Santa's New Sleigh, Mr Popper's Penguins, Roald Dahl's Fantastic Mr Fox and many more. 

Last chance to see The Dresser from just a tenner at the Duke of York’s Theatre

Last chance to see The Dresser from just a tenner at the Duke of York’s Theatre

Audiences have only six weeks left to see the critically acclaimed West End production of Sir Ronald Harwood’s The Dresser which brings together a multi award-winning cast and creative team in a five-star revival – and with the Broadway Baby Winter Theatre Seat Sale, you can pick up a ticket from just a tenner. 

Tickets On Sale Now for Carousel at the ENO

Tickets On Sale Now for Carousel at the ENO

Tickets on sale now for Rodgers & Hammerstein’s iconic musical Carousel at the London Coliseum, starring Alfie Boe and Katherine Jenkins on stage together for the very first time... 

New production photography released for UK premiere of Dreamgirls

New production photography released for UK premiere of Dreamgirls

Sonia Friedman Productions has today released brand new production photography for the long-awaited UK premiere of Dreamgirls. Preview performances are currently running at the Savoy Theatre with Opening Night on Wednesday 14 December 2016. 

Ed Balls, Ore Oduba & Lesley Joseph join Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour 2017

Ed Balls, Ore Oduba & Lesley Joseph join Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour 2017

Former Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls, sports presenter Ore Oduba and actress Lesley Joseph are the latest celebrities announced to appear on the Strictly Come Dancing Live UK Tour, which kicks off in Birmingham on 20 January 2017. 

Balletboyz join The Big Give Christmas Challenge in aid of Parkinson’s CAN Dance

Balletboyz join The Big Give Christmas Challenge in aid of Parkinson’s CAN Dance

The internationally celebrated dance company BalletBoyz have announced that they will be taking part in ‘The Big Give Christmas Challenge’ from noon on Tuesday 29 November to noon on Friday 2 December to raise money for their Parkinson’s CAN Dance class... 

Alfie Boe and Katherine Jenkins to star in ENO's Carousel

Alfie Boe and Katherine Jenkins to star in ENO's Carousel

Alfie Boe and Katherine Jenkins will star for the first time together in the West End as Billy Bigelow and Julie Jordan in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel, the third production in the partnership between English National Opera (ENO) and the GradeLinnit Company. 

Don Juan in Soho Casting Announcement

Don Juan in Soho Casting Announcement

Adrian Scarborough and Gawn Grainger to join cast of Don Juan in Soho when it opens at Wyndham's Theatre in March 2017. 

Maury Yeston boards Titanic for exclusive Q&A

Maury Yeston boards Titanic for exclusive Q&A

Composer Maury Yeston dropped into the Charing Cross Theatre last night to catch the revival of his musical Titanic. After watching the show Yeston did a Q&A for the audience and then hung out with the cast... 

First Look: Character Portraits of Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Released

First Look: Character Portraits of Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Released

In the first of three sets of Charlie Gray’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child portraits, joining the previously announced Jamie Parker as Harry Potter are Poppy Miller who will play Ginny Potterand Sam Clemmett who will play Albus Potter... 

Booking opens 25 May for School Of Rock

Booking opens 25 May for School Of Rock

Public booking will open on 25 May 2016 for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s West End production of School of Rock - The Musical. Previewing at the New London Theatre from 24 October 2016 with opening night on 14 November 2016, School of Rock - The Musical is initially booking to 12 February 2017. 

Final casting announced as Titanic sails back into London

Final casting announced as Titanic sails back into London

Final casting is announced today for the return of the multi award-winning production of the Broadway musical Titanic, first seen at Southwark Playhouse, which is coming back to London with director Thom Southerland once again at the helm. 

Rhydian to star as the Dentist in new UK tour of Little Shop of Horrors

Rhydian to star as the Dentist in new UK tour of Little Shop of Horrors

Hit musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors is back, and bringing everyone’s favourite carnivorous plant to theatres across the UK in a brand new tour for 2016, opening at Bournemouth Pavilion on Thursday 4 August 2016. 

Bethan Troakes named Broadway Baby’s Brighton Editor

Bethan Troakes named Broadway Baby’s Brighton Editor

Broadway Baby, one of the longest-established theatre sites on the internet, has named Bethan Troakes as its Brighton Editor. 

Tickets go on sale for Dreamgirls

Tickets go on sale for Dreamgirls

Sonia Friedman Productions announces today that tickets for the long awaited UK premiere of Tony Award-winning musical Dreamgirls go on sale this week. The brand new production begins preview performances at the Savoy Theatre from 19 November with Opening Night on Wednesday 14 December 2016. 

Olivier Award-nominated Les Enfants Terribles to open Greenwich festival

Olivier Award-nominated Les Enfants Terribles to open Greenwich festival

A theatre company nominated for an Olivier Award will open the ninth annual Greenwich Children’s Theatre Festival at Greenwich Theatre on Good Friday, March 26. 

Thriller Live Moonwalks past 3,000 West End standing ovations

Thriller Live Moonwalks past 3,000 West End standing ovations

The cast of Thriller Live celebrated in style last night as the show marked its 3,000th performance in the West End with a spectacular cake and an American-themed party at Planet Hollywood. 

Lach named Associate Producer with UA and New Town Theatre for EdFringe 2016

Lach named Associate Producer with UA and New Town Theatre for EdFringe 2016

Universal Arts announced this week that they are thrilled to be bringing BBC Radio 4 star Lach on board to produce and programme shows at the New Town Theatre (96 George St) for The Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2016. 

Brad Birch Awarded 2016 Pinter Commission

Brad Birch Awarded 2016 Pinter Commission

Playwright Brad Birch received the 2016 Pinter Commission yesterday (Tuesday 15 March) – an award given annually by Lady Antonia Fraser, Harold Pinter’s widow, to support a new commission at the Royal Court Theatre. 

Hairspray will return at the end of summer 2017 to once again tour the UK

Hairspray will return at the end of summer 2017 to once again tour the UK

Producer Mark Goucher has confirmed that following the phenomenal success of the current UK tour, the new production of Hairspray will return at the end of summer 2017 to once again tour the UK... 

UPDATE: Kian's Heroes

UPDATE: Kian's Heroes

Just 3 weeks ago stand up comic Kai Humphries issued a rallying cry to the legion of followers who support Punch-Drunk Comedy – a South East Northumberland comedy club with a difference... 

Ben Richards joins Beverley Knight in The Bodyguard

Ben Richards joins Beverley Knight in The Bodyguard

Ben Richards will join previously announced Beverley Knight in the international hit musical The Bodyguard when it returns to the West End for a limited six month run in July this year... 

Thom Southerland appointed Artistic Director of Charing Cross Theatre

Thom Southerland appointed Artistic Director of Charing Cross Theatre

Award-winning theatre director Thom Southerland has been appointed Artistic Director of London’s Charing Cross Theatre. 

Henry St Leger named Editor for the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe

Henry St Leger named Editor for the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe

Broadway Baby, the largest reviewing publication at the Edinburgh Fringe, has named Henry St Leger as the Editor for this year’s festival. 

Further casting announced for The Entertainer

Further casting announced for The Entertainer

Further casting has been announced for The Entertainer, the final production in the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company’s Plays at the Garrick season. John Hurt will return to the London stage for the first time in a decade as legendary patriarch Billy Rice opposite Kenneth Branagh, who as previously announced, will play the unforgettable Archie Rice in Rob Ashford’s production. 

Summer Days Festival Announces Peter Hook, Tom Robinson & Hugh Cornwell

Summer Days Festival Announces Peter Hook, Tom Robinson & Hugh Cornwell

Summer Days – the UK’s newest boutique music and food festival – has unveiled a trio of post-punk legends to bolster an already incredible and eclectic line-up. 

Sonia Friedman Productions celebrates 20 Olivier nominations

Sonia Friedman Productions celebrates 20 Olivier nominations

Sonia Friedman Productions is today celebrating as the full Olivier Awards Nominations list included 20 potential winners for productions the company is behind. 

100 Everyday Heroes Pledge to #SaveKian to the Tune of £100,000

100 Everyday Heroes Pledge to #SaveKian to the Tune of £100,000

On Sunday 7th February, 2016, the UK comedy industry lead by Rhod Gilbert descended on Blyth - for the first ever UK Comics Boxing. The show had been dedicated to raising funds for Kian Musgrove, a 3 year-old boy from Newcastle who’s battle with an aggressive childhood cancer called Neuroblastoma has left him out of treatment options in the UK... 

Dammit, Janet! Norman Pace joins Rocky Horror UK Tour

Dammit, Janet! Norman Pace joins Rocky Horror UK Tour

Comedian Norman Pace will be joining the cast of the smash hit musical Rocky Horror Show next month. He will join fellow comedian Steve Punt and Coronation Street star Charlie Condou to share the legendary role of The Narrator on the UK tour which is currently smashing box office records in venues from Brighton to Liverpool, Birmingham to Sunderland. 

The night Princess Diana went to a gay bar. New musical opens tonight.

The night Princess Diana went to a gay bar. New musical opens tonight.

The night Freddie Mercury and Kenny Everett smuggled Princess Diana into an iconic gay venue is the stuff of legend. Opening tonight, Royal Vaxhaull is a new musical by Desmond O’Connor that brings life to the events staged in the place it actually happened. 

Final Casting Announced for NotMoses

Final Casting Announced for NotMoses

As rehearsal begin, Monday 15 February 2016, for NotMoses, Gary Sinyor’s first play which he also directs, the final casting and full creative team are announced. NotMoses begins previews at the Arts Theatre on 10 March 2016. 

West End Transfer for Show Boat

West End Transfer for Show Boat

Daniel Evans’ five star production of Show Boat will transfer from Sheffield to the West End in the spring of 2016. Booking has just opened and previews begin at the New London Theatre on 9 April 2016. 

200,000 tickets released for Motown The Musical

200,000 tickets released for Motown The Musical

Following Thursday’s first preview of the West End production of Motown the Musical, due to public demand, a further 200,000 tickets are released for sale taking bookings at the Shaftesbury Theatre to 18 February 2017. 

New Diorama offers financial support for Theatremakers

New Diorama offers financial support for Theatremakers

In recent years London’s New Diorama Theatre has established itself as a home for emerging companies to develop, flourish creatively, and forge viable and sustainable careers as theatre practitioners. 

Bev's Back: The Bodyguard Returns to London

Bev's Back: The Bodyguard Returns to London

The international hit musical The Bodyguard will return to the West End for a limited six month run with Beverley Knight playing the title role of Oscar-nominated superstar Rachel Marron...