NEWS: Composers Siles and Drewe launch the Annual Musical Theatre Young Singer Award

Musical Theatre composers  George Stiles and Anthony Drewe in collaboration with The British Theatre Academy are launching a new award. The British composers behind Disney’s ‘Mary Poppins’, ‘Half A Sixpence’, ‘The Wind In The Willows’ and ‘Soho Cinders’ along with The British Theatre Academy are on the look out for the next generation of West… Read More

Watch: Cast from The Color Purple in Concert Reunite for Fundraiser Video

West End stars reunited with the British Theatre Academy for a special fundraiser video. Marisha Wallace, Wendy Mae Brown, Cavin Cornwall, Tyrone Huntley and Hugh Maynard have come together with The British Theatre Academy Ensemble to record a special version of the title song from ‘The Color Purple’. This reunion video has been released to help… Read More

NEWS: The British Theatre Academy Announce Production of Disney’s My Son Pinocchio Jr

The British Theatre Academy have confirmed that they are set to produce Disney’s My Son Pinocchio Jr. as part of its second annual summer season takeover at Southwark Playhouse. Featuring music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by David Stern, the musical is set to run at the Southwark Playhouse from the 26th July… Read More

REVIEW: Spring Awakening, Stockwell Playhouse

Dean Johnson’s production of this sombre musical draws out mature performances from its cast – but you are left wondering if the story in fact makes for a good musical… (c) Eliza Wilmot. It is always a slight concern of mine seeing a bit of a detailed explanation of what a show is about in… Read More