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A look back on the colorfully re-envisioned ‘Phantom of the Opera’ UK tour

A look back on the colorfully re-envisioned ‘Phantom of the Opera’ UK tour

The Phantom of the Opera, one of the best loved musicals of our time, recently underwent a dramatic re-envisioning for the UK tour. As the tour draws to a close tomorrow, it’s… Read more »

Star of the Week: Anna O’Byrne brings a classical touch to the West End’s ‘Phantom of the Opera’

Star of the Week: Anna O’Byrne brings a classical touch to the West End’s ‘Phantom of the Opera’

It seems that the love Anna O’Byrne’s growing fan base has for her will never die. Currently the Christine alternate in the West End production of The Phantom of the Opera,… Read more »

Melody Monday: David Thaxton makes the jump from musical theatre to alternative rock with Unborn Twin

Melody Monday: David Thaxton makes the jump from musical theatre to alternative rock with Unborn Twin

Most fans of London theatre are probably in some capacity familiar with David Thaxton, either for his time as Enjolras in the West End production of Les Misérables or for… Read more »

Off to the Oliviers: A look at the nominees for Best Actor and Actress in a Play

Off to the Oliviers: A look at the nominees for Best Actor and Actress in a Play

In the final of three Olivier Award videos, Wendi Reichstein introduces us to the performers nominated for Best Actor and Best Actress in a Play. Best Actor Nominees: James McAvoy,… Read more »

‘Once’ brings its musical twists and charm to London’s West End

‘Once’ brings its musical twists and charm to London’s West End

After becoming a sensation on Broadway and winning eight Tony Awards, including Best New Musical, Once has finally opened in London’s West End. The show is an adaptation of the low-budget… Read more »

Off to the Oliviers: A look at the nominees for Best New Musical

Off to the Oliviers: A look at the nominees for Best New Musical

In the first of several Olivier Award videos, video blogger Wendi Reichstein introduces us to the four musicals nominated for Best New Musical, including Loserville, Soul Sister, The Bodyguard, and… Read more »