If you walked into Show Boat knowing nothing of the story, you would be forgiven for thinking that you were in for two and a half hours of musical reparations. Groaning slaves stumble about the stage, staggering under the weight of huge cotton bales, while the portly, beetle-browed white man cracks the whip. But don’t worry – this show is no grimly moral, finger-wagging tale. Show Boat is about love: love between men and women; love between friends; love between parents … [Read more...]
The Gillian Lynne Theatre London Cinderella the Musical
A TOTAL REIMAGINING OF THE CLASSIC STORY.
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella is the exciting new musical comedy starring Carrie Hope Fletcher, set to completely reinvent the world’s best-loved fairytale when it opens in London’s West End in October 2020.
Featuring a brand new score by the legendary Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Oscar-nominated David Zippel, with a script from Killing Eve’s Emerald Fennell.
Get ready for Cinderella… like you’ve never seen her before.
Gillian Lynne Theatre
166 Drury Lane, London, WC2B 5PW
Daniel Evans’ Sheffield Crucible production of Show Boat has now transferred to the West End with opening night on Monday 25th April 2016 at the New London Theatre. VIP guests included Bryan Adams, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Ian McKellen, Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, Julian Ovenden, Samantha Spiro, Charlotte Randle, Martin Sherman, Ruby Wax, Ben Freeman and Richard Wilson. Show Boat is booking at the New London Theatre (Gillian Lynne Theatre) to 7 January 2017. The cast is … [Read more...]
Malcolm Sinclair (Capt. Andy Hawks) and Chris Peluso (Gaylord Ravenal) will join original Sheffield cast members Gina Beck (Magnolia Hawks), Lucy Briers (Parthy Ann Hawks), Rebecca Trehearn (Julia La Verne), Emmanuel Kojo (Joe), Sandra Marvin (Queenie), Alex Young (Ellie May Chipley) and Danny Collins (Frank Schultz) in the West End cast of Daniel Evans’ five star production of Show Boat. They are joined by John Coates, Adam Dutton, Kit Esuruoso, Nolan Frederick, Linford Johnson, Javar … [Read more...]
WAR HORSE is utterly extraordinary in every way ~ After seeing it again after many years I was again a blubbering mess of emotions... An exceptionally powerful, rich, raw, theatrical experience. Many people will not have read Michael Morpurgo’s novel which was adapted by Nick Stafford and will have little idea of the story beyond the fact that it’s about horses, and one horse in particular, during the 1st World War. It is unexpectedly breath-taking and awe-inspiring to be utterly captivated … [Read more...]
At the New London Theatre (Gillian Lynne Theatre), home of Michael Morpurgo’s much celebrated War Horse, the National Theatre’s acclaimed stage production today (2nd February) releases over 150,000 new tickets for sale taking bookings for the West End production to 13th February 2016. In its eighth year, and having now been seen by over 6 million worldwide, a new cast of 26 actors and 12 puppeteers join the company on 16 March 2015 led by the show’s equine star Joey. War Horse recently completed … [Read more...]