Producers are always looking for ways to refresh long running shows and the most tried and tested method is to cast performers who have public profile. Following this tradition two of the biggest shows in the West End at the moment PHANTOM OF THE OPERA and STRICTLY BALLROOM have announced newcomers to their cast who you may already have heard of.
New show, new cast? Cast change? You read it here first!
The Sexy Secret of Chicago’s Success
By Phil Willmott Thursday, July 26 2018, 10:58
New stars have just been announced for the West End musical Chicago.
The producers remind us “The show currently stars new wave pop star (Spandau Ballet) and Eastenders regular Martin Kemp as the razzle dazzling lawyer Billy Flynn. He will be in the London production until 1 September 2018.
Speculation Over a Trump visit to the UK Fuels Interest in a Classy New Production
By Phil Willmott Sunday, February 18 2018, 16:08
Those clever folk at Emma Holland PR caught many people’s attention recently by emailing a West End announcement with “The President is Coming to London” in the title line.
Enjoy English National Opera’s Recurring Dream
By Phil Willmott Sunday, February 18 2018, 13:02
Major opera productions usually only get a run of 3 – 5 performances when presented in major opera houses. These venues are usually so large that in one night the cast can play to the same amount of people as would see the production over a week in a normal size theatre.
Who’s who in Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s Production of THE TURN OF THE SCREW
By Phil Willmott Tuesday, January 9 2018, 13:08
The cast has been announced for THE TURN OF THE SCREW, a co-production between Regent’s Park’s Open Air Theatre, where it will play 22 – 30 June 2018, and English National Opera.
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