Actor Mark Rylance’s star turn in the show owes much to the time he spent with the man described as a 'village character'
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Thursday 01 August 2013
The cover, which has been ‘The prophets of doom had a field day over Maury Yeston's musical Titanic when it was launched on Broadway in 1997 ahead of James Cameron's blockbuster cinematic weepie. Technical glitches during the previews and a rumour-mill drooling with anticipatory schadenfreude convinced wiseacres that the $10 million dollar show, like the eponymous vessel, was on a collision course with disaster.
Monday 25 March 2013
The Book Of Mormon has set a record for the biggest day of sales in West End and Broadway history.
Sunday 17 February 2013
Royal Court on the money as Cooke goes out on a high
Wednesday 06 February 2013
Holby City and Only Fools And Horses actress Tessa Peake-Jones has separated from her actor partner Douglas Hodge after 27 years.
Friday 23 November 2012
EastEnders star John Partridge is to head the cast of A Chorus Line when it returns to the West End for the first time in more than three decades.
Friday 16 November 2012
Writing one of the most acclaimed new plays of recent times and receiving huge praise for its follow up, Jez Butterworth has the pick of projects on both sides of the Atlantic.
Wednesday 17 October 2012
Will it be 'lush' or leave audiences angrily demanding: 'Oy, what’s occurring?'
Tuesday 21 August 2012
Sir Elton John has told how he believes his son Zachary's childhood is going to be "very difficult" as he battles homophobia and the impact of his father's world fame.
Tuesday 07 August 2012
Marvin Hamlisch, who composed the scores for dozens of movies including "The Sting" and won a Tony for "A Chorus Line," has died in Los Angeles aged 68.
Wednesday 01 August 2012
It's the end of the Broadway rainbow for "'End of the Rainbow."
Saturday 28 July 2012
Monday 18 June 2012
A slight, traumatised man is led into the locked ward of a vast mental asylum. Stripped of his suit, in his institutional scrubs, he is a tiny figure observed by three CCTV cameras and from a raised window at the back of the set.
Tuesday 12 June 2012
Actor and comedian James Corden was crowned the king of Broadway on Sunday night as he was named best actor at the Tony Awards – beating heavyweight Hollywood rivals including Philip Seymour Hoffman and James Earl Jones. It marks the culmination of a recovery for an actor who admitted he had lost his way.
Monday 11 June 2012
James Corden was crowned the king of Broadway amid speculation a career in Hollywood could be next after he was named best actor at the Tony Awards.
Friday 06 April 2012
Playwright Richard Bean reworks James Corden show to suit American theatregoers
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