NEWS: Oscar Winning Film Spirited Away to be Adapted for the Stage

It has been announced that the Studio Ghibli film will premiere in Tokyo next year. Hayao Miyazaki’s 2001 film is to be transformed into a stage production, opening at Tokyo’s  Imperial Theatre from February 2022. Having won an Oscar for Best Animated Feature at the 75th Academy Awards, Spirited Away follows the story of Chihiro… Read More

NEWS: The Barn Theatre Production of Daddy Long Legs to Be Streamed Online

The theatre based in Cirencester, will stream the archive recording of its 2019 production of the musical. Paul Gordon’s musical is set to be streamed online on dates from the 12th to the 21st February the Barn Theatre has confirmed. Directed by Kirstie Davis, the Built By Barn production stars Ryan Bennett (Jersey Boys, The Importance… Read More

NEWS: New Casting Announced for Les Miserables

From the 11th June, major cast changes will take place at the West End production of the long-running musical, now into its 33rd year in London.  Cameron Mackintosh has announced that from the 11th June, Dean Chisnall will star as ‘Jean Valjean’; Toby Miles as ‘Marius’; Elena Skye as ‘Eponine’; Vivien Parry as ‘Madame Thénardier’ and Amara Okereke as ‘Cosette’. Meanwhile, Steven Meo  (‘Thénardier’) and Carley Stenson as… Read More

Review Round Up: Children of Eden, Union Theatre

 Stephen Schwartz and John Caird’s musical is brought back to the stage in a new production directed by Christian Durham, now playing at the Union Theatre.  The Reviews Hub: **** “For those new to this holy, wholly wholesome gem, it will quite rightly be a revelation.” The Stage: *** Mark Shenton wrote: “But even if the… Read More

NEWS: Cast Announced for Children of Eden

Casting for the new production of Stephen Schwartz and John Caird’s musical Children of Eden has been confirmed.  Running at the Union Theatre from the 10th August to the 10th September and directed by Christian Durham, this new production examines what it means when you have to let the one you love go. When we bring… Read More

PREVIEW: Children of Eden, Union Theatre

Stephen Schwartz and John Caird’s musical will return to London 25 years after its original West End production at the Union Theatre, running from the 10th August to the 10th September.  Children of Eden is the second production to take place at the Union Theatre’s new space, following on the heels of The Fix, currently… Read More