REVIEW: Maria Friedman and Friends: Legacy, Menier Chocolate Factory

This enchanting celebration of work by Marvin Hamlisch, Michel Legrand and Stephen Sondheim is certainly worth catching for the range of music and stories that are shared. What a heartwarming and affectionate evening of music and stories this was to witness. Maria Friedman is certainly a wonderful storyteller and of course performer – but also… Read More

NEWS: The Addams Family Musical UK Tour Moves to 2021

The musical is set to open in Cardiff on the 26th January 2021. Producers have confirmed that the UK tour of The Addams Family The Musical Comedy will begin at the New Theatre in Cardiff on the 26th January 2021. It has also been confirmed that Samantha Womack and Cameron Blakely will revive their roles… Read More

First Look at…The Boy Friend, Menier Chocolate Factory

Production images for Matthew White’s revival of Sandy Wilson’s musical have been released. Now in previews at the Menier Chocolate Factory, Sandy Wilson’s The Boy Friend will officially open at the theatre on the 3rd December. Casting for Matthew White’s production includes: Jack Butterworth (Bobby van Husen), Janie Dee (Mme Dubonnet), Adrian Edmondson (Lord Brockhurst),… Read More

Inside the Rehearsals of…The Boy Friend, Menier Chocolate Factory

Rehearsal images have been released for the upcoming revival of Sandy Wilson’s The Boy Friend. Playing at the Menier Chocolate Factory from the 22nd November, rehearsals have begun for Matthew White’s revival of Sandy Wilson’s musical.  Set in Madame Dubonnet’s finishing school in the south of France, these perfect young ladies burst into song at… Read More

NEWS: The Addams Family to Embark on New UK Tour in 2020

The 2020 tour is set to open at the Newcastle Theatre Royal on 30th July. Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment and Music & Lyrics Limited have confirmed that the musical comedy The Addams Family will embark on a UK tour next year, opening at the Newcastle Theatre Royal on the 30th July. The musical adaptation will… Read More

NEWS: Further Casting Announced for The Boy Friend

The production will play at the Menier Chocolate Factory from the 22nd November. Further casting has been announced for Matthew White’s upcoming production of Sandy Wilson’s musical, playing at the Menier Chocolate Factory from the 22nd November until the 7th March. Joining the previously announced Jack Butterworth (Bobby van Husen), Janie Dee (Mme Dubonnet), Adrian Edmondson (Lord Brockhurst), Tiffany Graves (Hortense), Dylan Mason (Tony), Amara… Read More

Review Round Up: She Loves Me, Menier Chocolate Factory

Matthew White directs this revival of the musical, featuring music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. But what have critics been saying about it?  The Guardian: **** “It’s a show that gains from the intimacy of the Menier setting and the skilfulness of White’s staging.” The Independent: ***** “Matthew White’s revival at the Menier delectably… Read More

NEWS: Full Cast for UK Premiere of The Addams Family: A Musical Comedy

The production, directed by Matthew White will be touring the UK and Ireland from the 20th April 2017.  Joining the previously announced Samantha Womack, Les Dennis and Carrie Hope Fletcher, the UK premiere production of the musical will also star Cameron Blakely as Gomez Addams,Oliver Ormson will appear as Lucas Beineke, Valda Aviks in the role of Grandma… Read More

NEWS: Samantha Womack, Les Dennis & Carrie Hope Fletcher to Star in The Addams Family

It has been confirmed that all three will appear in the UK and Ireland premiere of The Addams Family musical, opening in April 2017.  The production will see Samantha Womack playing Morticia Addams, Les Dennis as Fester and Carrie Hope Fletcher as Wednesday Addams with further casting to be announced. With book by Marshall Brickman… Read More

NEWS: UK & Ireland Premiere of The Addams Family Announced

Dates for the UK and Ireland tour of the musical comedy  The Addams Family have been announced.  Opening on the 20th April 2017 at the Festival Theatre in Edinburgh, the musical comedy with a book by by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, the creators of multi award-winning Jersey Boys will bring the characters created by Charles Addams to… Read More