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Olivier Award Nominee Tara Hugo talks Texas roots, American vs. London theatre, and Why <i>Legacy Falls</i> is her dream role

Olivier Award Nominee Tara Hugo talks Texas roots, American vs. London theatre, and Why Legacy Falls is her dream role

With a Texas upbringing, a London education, an Olivier Award nomination, a cover album and a current starring role in a New York musical, it’s hard to believe actress Tara… Read more »

‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ starring Douglas Hodge opens at the Theatre Royal

‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ starring Douglas Hodge opens at the Theatre Royal

With his hat and his coat at the ready, Douglas Hodge is set to play the eccentric confectioner Willy Wonka in the West End’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, opening… Read more »

Will the shoe fit?: ‘Kinky Boots’ eyes a move to the West End

Will the shoe fit?: ‘Kinky Boots’ eyes a move to the West End

Kinky Boots has captured the hearts of audiences and critics alike during its run on Broadway and received the distinction of Best Musical at the Tony Awards and now it’s looking… Read more »

‘West End Eurovision’ lights up the Dominion Theatre for MADTrust with wacky videos and fun performances

‘West End Eurovision’ lights up the Dominion Theatre for MADTrust with wacky videos and fun performances

Every year, TheatreMAD presents a late night show featuring the casts of ten West End productions battling it out at a “West End Eurovision” competition. The good news? It’s all in… Read more »

Tom Hanks and ‘Lucky Guy’ may be bringing New York to the West End next year

Tom Hanks and ‘Lucky Guy’ may be bringing New York to the West End next year

Two-time Oscar winner and first-time Tony nominee Tom Hanks already has an illustrious film career under his belt, and now that he’s made his Broadway debut, it looks like he may… Read more »

Whitewashing ‘Rent’: A look at the 20th anniversary UK tour’s controversial casting decision

Whitewashing ‘Rent’: A look at the 20th anniversary UK tour’s controversial casting decision

It’s easy to see why RENT has become a worldwide phenomenon, with fans being known as ‘RENTheads’, and “Seasons of Love” being sung regularly by choirs in voice competitions. ‘No day… Read more »