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Actress Adrienne Warren discusses playing Tina Turner in new West End musical Tina. Read my full Dancing Times article here Advertisements

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Strictly Ballroom The Musical, Piccadilly Theatre

Love is in the air, and revolution too. Baz Luhrmann’s beloved 1992 film (originally a student play, now back on stage as a musical) is even more adamantly anti-establishment in this latest incarnation, opening out a delicious satire of 1980s Australian … Continue reading

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Chicago, Phoenix Theatre

Chicago‘s hit West End revival ­- which featured a constant revolving door of big names – closed in 2012 after almost 15 years. Now, it returns with the requisite stunt casting (Cuba Gooding Jr), but also with a cast of … Continue reading

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BWW Interview: Emma Williams

The actress discusses her role in the new musical version of An Officer and a Gentleman. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Girl from the North Country, Noel Coward Theatre

The rolling stone is now at home in the West End, as Conor McPherson’s inimitable dramatic take on Bob Dylan transfers from the Old Vic, where it premiered last summer. Described as “a play with songs”, it’s the distinct harmony of two art … Continue reading

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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, Apollo Theatre

Everybody’s been talking about Everybody’s Talking About Jamie since its Sheffield Crucible debut earlier this year. It’s unusual to see a musical come steaming into the West End based on word on mouth – not star casting, or association with an existing franchise. Instead, … Continue reading

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Big Fish, The Other Palace

Based on Daniel Wallace’s novel and Tim Burton’s 2003 film adaptation, this musical is quite the oddity. Screenwriter John August has tinkered with the book since its brief Broadway run in 2013, but it remains an unfathomable mixture of magical … Continue reading

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BWW Interview: Daniel Boys and Simon Lipkin

The actors discuss the new musical version of family film Nativity!, now touring the UK. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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BWW Interview: Susan Stroman

The director and choreographer discusses bringing musical Young Frankenstein to London. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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BWW Interview: Stars of The Band

AJ Bentley, Nick Carsberg, Yazdan Qafouri Isfahani, Curtis T Johns and Sario Watanabe-Soloman, who won TV talent show Let It Shine, discuss new Take That musical The Band. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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