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LONDON CAST 5 TRACK EP:
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A major tour of the UK and Ireland is also now on.
Tickets are now on sale at all venues.
Stage Door Records announce
the first complete recording of the 1999 West End musical 'Tess Of The
D'Urbervilles' is to be released on September 29th, 2014. The CD release
continues Stage Door’s London cast album series and commitment to preserve
British theatre scores of the past 50 years.
Evoking the physical passion and romantic landscape of the original Thomas Hardy
novel, Stephen Edwards’ musical adaptation toured the UK between September and October 1999,
then ransferred to London’s Savoy Theatre on November 10th, 1999 and was
soon after branded "the last great musical flop of the Millennium”. It closed on January 15th, 2000
after just 77 performances.
Nearly 15 years later, this is
the first complete album representation of Stephen Edwards’
score. Featuring tracks from the 1999 West End production alongside the
previously unreleased 1998 studio cast recording, the album includes
performances by Philippa Healey, Alasdair Harvey, Jonathan Monks, Cathy Sara,
Martin Crewes, Mark Umbers, Heather Craney, Eliza Lumley and a supporting
company of forty singers. http://www.stagedoorrecords.com/stage9036.html
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TKTS present: WEST END WEDNESDAYS
Last chance for the TKTS promotion offering half price tickets on Wednesdays
throughout July 2014. Titled West End Wednesdays, the exciting new initiative
launches with 10 of the best West End shows offering half price tickets to all
Wednesday performances that will only be available to buy on the day at the TKTS
booth in Leicester Square.
The shows involved are: The 39 Steps - Criterion Theatre, Bakersfield Mist -
Duchess Theatre, The Commitments - Palace Theatre, Daytona - Theatre Royal
Haymarket, Ghost Stories - Arts Theatre, Jeeves & Wooster In ‘Perfect Nonsense’
- Duke of York’s Theatre, Let It Be - Garrick Theatre, Once - Phoenix Theatre,
The Pajama Game - Shaftesbury Theatre, and The Woman In Black - Fortune Theatre.
Previews from 9th October, Press Night 23rd October 2014
Monday to Saturday at 7.30pm
Wednesday and Saturday at 2.30pm
Inspired by true events from the underground dance clubs of 1950s Memphis,
Tennessee, MEMPHIS follows the fame and forbidden love of a radio DJ who wants
to change the world and Felicia, a club singer who is ready for her big break.
Queen of British Soul Beverley Knight stars as Felicia.
Friday 10th until Sunday 19th October 2014 The CASA Latin American Theatre Festival brings a
to the Barbican, Rich Mix and Rose Lipman Building for the
8th year. With its biggest line-up to date, CASA 2014
expects to welcome over 4,000 visitors into its unique,
CASA 2014 will take over the whole of the Rose Lipman Building
to recreate Colombian trilogy Sobre Algunos Asuntos de Familia /
Family Matters. Further highlights include the return of Tryo
Teatro Banda with the UK premiere of La Araucana / The
Araucaniad at the Barbican.
iTunes premieres The Great Kat’s
www.greatkat.com New “William Tell
Overture” Music Video at:
https://itunes.apple.com/. Starring legendary virtuoso guitar and
violin shredder The Great Kat, with her All-Male Rhythm Guitar Symphony.
Has also named Kat one of the "10 PHENOMENAL FEMALE GUITARISTS THAT DESERVE YOUR
Saturdays 16th and 30th August 2014 and Friday 12th September
Fantasy High Street presents: Adventures in Nunhead
A high street full of your wildest dreams, coming to Nunhead this summer
The three events in Nunhead this summer will see a cul-de-sac turned into an
edible miniature garden where audiences can pick and eat edible plants and
flowers whilst enjoying a cocktail at a very special apothecary bar using fresh
herbs grown from the garden installation (16 Aug); a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party,
complete with cakes, where children aged 4 and up can enjoy an interactive
storytelling performance (30 Aug) and a bike powered outdoor screening of the
animated cycle caper The Triplets of Belleville (12 Sep) on Nunhead Green.
funding through the High Street Challenge Fund.”
Edible Flower Garden Tours: £10 / £6 (concs) (Includes a cocktail or mocktail,
tours run on the hour from 2pm-8pm) Workshops: £5 (1pm -1:45pm)
Mad Hatter’s Tea Party Barset Road, SE15
Sat 30 Aug Performances: £10 / £6 (concs) (Run on the hour from 12 noon-5pm)
Workshops: £5 (11am-11:45am)
Bike Powered Cinema – The Triplets of Belleville (Belleville
Nunhead Green, SE15
Fri 12 Sep: Free (8pm)
Workshops: £5 (7pm-7:45pm)
Digital Theatre works in partnership with Britain's leading theatre
companies to capture live performances, bringing online a library of diverse and
acclaimed productions to rent or downloaded. www.digitaltheatre.com
Mother of Modern Acting by Sheana Ochoa, foreword by Mark Ruffalo
Eighty years after she began her teaching career, Stella! Mother of Modern
Acting by Sheana Ochoa (Applause Books, 2014) is the first biography
of Stella Adler, chronicling her journey from the Yiddish Theatre on Manhattan’s
Lower East Side to starring on Broadway and in Hollywood to revolutionizing
At the turn of the 20th century, Stella Adler became a child star of the Yiddish
stage in New York, where she was being groomed to refine acting craft and,
eventually, help pioneer its modern gold standard: method acting.
Unearthing countless unpublished letters and interviews,
Stella's extensive FBI file, class videos and private audio recordings, "Stella!
Mother of Modern Acting" introduces one of the most under-recognized,
yet most influential luminaries of the 20th century.