20 Mar

Win Two Tickets to the Phantom of the Opera in London’s Westend

Win a pair of tickets to a Mon to Thurs performance of The Phantom of the Opera (excluding public and school holidays) valid until 28th June 2012. Competition Closes midday 23rd March 2012. You have 3 days! Competition courtesy of … Continue reading

15 Nov

Mystery of Westend Producer Tweeter

Looks like a mystery tweeter @westendproducer has been causing quite a stir, as he spills the beans on musicals, casting agents, actors and celebs, dear. #dear. There is a rumour the mystery tweeter is Sir Cameron Mackintosh. This was in the Standard … Continue reading

8 Nov

Oxford Street Christmas Lights Set to Be a Thriller

Last year we had the Saturdays (minus one member) switch on the Oxford Street Xmas lights, this year we have Bill Nighy and Ashley Jensen, who both star in Animated 3D Christmas Movie ‘Arthur Christmas‘. There will be live performances from … Continue reading

21 Sep

Sheridan Smith Gaining Weight for Bridget Jones Role

Svelte, sexy, award-winning actress and sitcom superstar, Sheridan Smith, is tucking into a lot more than ‘Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps’ these days. In an effort to emulate the buxom beauty of the plump ladies’ cult … Continue reading

20 Sep

Peter Andre Appears in the Ghost Musical for Children in Need

Heart throb and Top 10 singer-songwriter, Peter Andre, wowed West End audiences in a brief, yet satisfying one-off portrayal of Sam Wheat in Ghost The Musical, a role made famous by the late, great Patrick Swayze in the blockbuster hit … Continue reading

19 Sep

A Chance to See the Wicked Louise Dearman Sing ‘Up Close’

Louise Dearman, who stars as Glinda in the hit westend musical ‘Wicked‘, will be performing a brand new set of songs at a series of shows in the next few months. The new shows follow on from her successful concert … Continue reading

15 Sep

Critically Acclaimed Comedy Betty Blue Eyes to Close

Notwithstanding rave reviews, the post-war British comedy, Betty Blue Eyes, has become one of the first West End casualties of the global recession, with the final curtain scheduled for Saturday, 24 September 2011. Regardless of a seasoned cast, including Coronation … Continue reading

13 Sep

Common Theatre Superstitions – 7 Secrets of a Lucky Stage Performance

Theatre is by no means a new phenomenon, and for centuries, actors, singers and dancers have appeared on stage to weave their own magic. Their world is a curious one, beset by tradition and superstition. Some of the superstitions are … Continue reading

5 Sep

Google Will Rock You on Freddie Mercury Day

Google provided a fantastic doodle today – it is an animated Freddie mercury singing ‘don’t stop me now’. It is pretty awesome, and features all sort of crazyness which I am sure Freddie himself would have approved. Go and check … Continue reading

30 Aug

The Story of the South Pacific Musical

First opening in 1949, and written by the legendary partnership of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, South Pacific is one of the most successful stage musicals of all time. The story was taken from a 1947 novel by thriller writer … Continue reading