Nimax, which owns six of London’s West End theatres, has announced that it will start opening up all of them, beginning with the Apollo on 22 October.
The announcement came on the six-month anniversary of the last performance in the West End.
Francesca Hayward, Principal dancer of The Royal Ballet, has a leading role in the film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical Cats, directed by Academy Award winner Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech, Les Misérables, The Danish Girl). The much-criticised film – both positively and negatively, though mostly the latter – has seen praise poured on Hayward who […]
Kevin O’Hare faces the possibility of ever more complicated cast changes on the Covent Garden stage when filming of the adaptation of the Andrew Lloyd Webber’s stage musical musical Cats begins as another Royal Ballet dancer is chosen for the movie cast. Soloist Olivia Cowley will be joining her colleagues Francesca Hayward and Steven McRae […]
Steven McRae, Principal dancer of The Royal Ballet, is to join the cast of Universal Pictures and Working Title’s film adaptation of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Cats, directed by Academy Award winner Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech, Les Misérables, The Danish Girl). Director of The Royal Ballet Kevin O’Hare says, It’s really exciting that Steven is […]
Francesca Hayward, Principal dancer of The Royal Ballet, has joined the cast of the film adaptation of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Cats, which will be directed by Academy Award winner Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech, Les Misérables, The Danish Girl). The film has an exceptionally starry cast with Judi Dench as Old Deuteronomy (played by a […]
Everyone who knows and loves the original cast recording of Jerry Herman’s musical Dear World will be delighted to have the opportunity to see it when it comes to the London stage next year. It will receive its British première at the Charing Cross Theatre with Betty Buckley in the title role – which Angela Lansbury created in 1969 – […]
Andrew Lloyd Webber has wanted to film his musical Sunset Boulevard for many years. In fact, which better musical to film than one about films. The Daily Mail says that Lloyd Webber may court his Broadway Norma Desmond, Glenn Close, to return to the address of 10086 Sunset Boulevard for the film. He told the […]
In Melbourne, Australia, Universal Pictures is halfway through filming Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera sequel, Love Never Dies. Lloyd Webber, who wrote the sequel to The Phantom of the Opera, now playing at the Regent Theatre, is in town to see his latest work immortalised. He is watching during 30 hours of filming before […]