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<i>Star of the Week</i>: Cynthia Erivo shines with a brilliant hue in <i>The Color Purple</i>

Star of the Week: Cynthia Erivo shines with a brilliant hue in The Color Purple

by Sarah Katz Cynthia Erivo defied odds by making her Broadway debut in the revival of The Color Purple and won the Tony Award for Best Actress for her riveting… Read more »

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 »

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 »

West End Serves joins a strong tradition of community outreach in London

West End Serves joins a strong tradition of community outreach in London

“Change beyond the stage” has hit the West End!  On May 11, the West End Serves Twitter page went live, signaling the birth of a West End version of Broadway-based service… Read more »

Flashback Friday: ‘The Lord of the Rings’ musical brought the magic of Tolkien to the stage

Flashback Friday: ‘The Lord of the Rings’ musical brought the magic of Tolkien to the stage

Many are familiar with Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings, but perhaps not like this. Opening in London in 2007, the musical production of the epic fantasy novel became one of… Read more »

A Kickstarter campaign may help put an ‘American Psycho’ in London

A Kickstarter campaign may help put an ‘American Psycho’ in London

For years, Sondheim and Wheeler’s classic, Sweeney Todd has largely cornered the market on serial killer theatre, but this December, the West End is going to find itself with a new murderer on… Read more »