London theatre news

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Sammy at the Lyric Hammersmith

29 May 2020

Update: due to the coronavirus crisis, Sammy at the Lyric Hammersmith has now been postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date.

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Launch of Cautionary Tale ...

7 May 2020

Here's your very own chance to bring to life a new musical and stage it in your own home then share your recordings!

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Another 24 hour challenge for Showstoppers

22 April 2020

The Showstoppers have accepted and completed another challenge to compose a brand new musical theatre song in just 24 hours ...

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Piece by Piece - free theatre podcast

22 April 2020

'Piece by Piece' is a free musical theatre talk show featuring high-profile guests in conversation, hosted by award-winning musical director Joe Bunker.

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All I Ask Of You - Phantom London Orchestra

21 April 2020

Andrew Lloyd Webber and the The Orchestra at The Phantom Of The Opera in London play All I Ask Of You on video.

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24-Hour Song Challenge

8 April 2020

West End and Broadway star Elaine Paige challenges Olivier award-winning cast of Showstopper! The Improvised Musical to compose a new song against the clock!

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British musical 'Identical' postponed

2 April 2020

Producers announce that the world premiere of the new British musical 'Identical' is postponed until 2021.

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A Song for our Time

27 March 2020

Composers are being asked to write 'A Song for our Time' to be recorded by West End stars and a virtual choir with proceeds going to Acting For Others.

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Thriller Live closes

19 March 2020

Following closure of West End theatres due to the Coronavirus outbreak, producers announce that Thriller Live delivered its final performance on Sunday 15 March 2020.

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CASES at The Other Palace

6 March 2020

New musical CASES returns to the London stage at The Other Palace with a revamped score, additional songs and a new West End cast - from 31 March 2020.

Shows competing in West End Eurovision

2 March 2020

The 8 West End musicals destined to compete in West End Eurovision 2020 have been announced for the 10th anniversary edition of this legndary event.

100 million thank yous from SIX

21 February 2020

As the smash-hit musical, SIX, starts previews on Broadway producers reveal that its catchy songs have been streamed 100,000,000 times on Spotify and Apple Music.

Indecent Proposal - Southwark Playhouse

6 February 2020

10 to 4 Productions will present the world premiere of Indecent Proposal - a new musical which will run at Southwark Playhouse from Friday 29 May to Saturday 27 June.

Once Upon A Mattress

4 February 2020

Director Mark Giesser returns to Upstairs at the Gatehouse with Once Upon A Mattress, another classic musical rarely seen in London - from 5 to 29 March 2020.

West End Eurovision 2020

27 January 2020

West End theatre's biggest shows battle it out to be crowned the champions of West End Eurovision in its 10th anniversary year - taking place on Sunday 19 April.

Naked Boys Singing! from LAMBCO Productions

20 January 2020

SIX announces booking to 2021

17 January 2020

Hello, Dolly! with Imelda Staunton

22 November 2019

Les Misérables: The Staged Concert - cinema screening

5 November 2019

Sara Bareilles to play Jenna in Waitress

4 November 2019

The Pirate Queen - charity gala performance

3 November 2019

Peter Andre to guest star in Thriller Live

23 October 2019

Soho Cinders coming to Charing Cross Theatre

3 October 2019

Thriller Live to end record-breaking 11-year run

13 September 2019

Paradise Lodge - Tabard Theatre

12 September 2019

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