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ONGOING MISSING PERSON APPEAL:
"An actor called Richard Gent
has been missing since Saturday 21st April 2012.
He is about 6ft, 26 years old, slim with short dark blond hair,
and is from West Hampstead, London. If you have seen him or do
see him, perhaps in a play or meet him auditioning somewhere,
please contact police (on 101)
as soon as possible. his family and friends are missing him very
much. A reward is offered."
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Once The Musical:
The very first trailer featuring the West End Cast, giving an exclusive
look into the 5-Star London production:
Derren Brown: Infamous Palace Theatre, London From 24th June until 17th August 2013 ONLY.
Following a sell-out 81-date national tour, the multi-award winning
acknowledged master of psychological illusion returns to the West End
stage with his new one-man show DERREN BROWN: INFAMOUS.
'The Bodyguard' have released a video of Heather
Headley performing ‘I Will Always Love You’ from the musical. The show
has also created a 3 sample track music player featuring ‘I Have
Nothing’, ‘So Emotional’ and of course, ‘I Will Always Love You’.
Click the link to view the video: Click to view the
video or for the
Based on the smash-hit film, this breathtaking romantic thriller
features a multitude of Whitney Houston’s greatest hits. For more information or to buy tickets visit the official website:
One on One
Playing with a Purpose
Monologues for Kids Ages 7-15 edited by Bob Shuman and Stephen Fife
with Marit E. Shuman and Eloise Rollins-Fife
Kids today face a different world—and a different set of
challenges—than did the children of even 15 years ago. Young actors need
a highly diversified selection of monologues to choose from when
studying, practicing, or auditioning for theatre.
Playing with a Purpose: Monologues for Kids Ages 7-15 (July 2013), from
Applause Books’ well-known One on One monologue series, fills a pressing
need for a new volume of monologues that convey a worldview that kids
can more easily relate to.
Published by Applause Books
_____________________________________________________________ THE AUDIENCE
Dame Helen Mirren returns to her famous portrayal of The Queen to star in Peter
Morgan's play 'The Audience'
Theatremonkey.com is proud to be the
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among 5000+ Fringe Theatregoers
Fringe & Off West End Audience Report.
The multi award-winning Wicked has welcomed its 5
millionth visitor at the
Apollo Victoria Theatre.
Hear songs from the show at
Now it plans a major tour of the UK and Ireland at the Palace Theatre in Manchester on
12th September 2013 and then visit the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in Dublin for a strictly limited 8-week season from Wednesday 27 November 2013 until Saturday 18 January 2014,
Milton Keynes Theatre (4 February to 8 March 2014) and Glasgow King’s Theatre (6
May to 31 May 2014). BOOKING IS NOW OPEN!
Further Tour Dates include:
Wales Millennium Centre (12 March to 26 April 2014) Leeds Grand Theatre
(10 June to 5 July 2014)
Birmingham Hippodrome (9 July to 6 September 2014) – Public Booking opens 10
June 2013. ___________________________________________________________
It’s time to ‘put on your top hat and brush off your tails’
Seventy-seven years after Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers lit up Hollywood’s
silver screen with one of the greatest dance musicals of all time, RKO Pictures’
is on at the West End’s Aldwych Theatre.http://www.tophatonstage.com/
CITY OF LONDON FESTIVAL 2013
23rd June until 26th July 2013
Following its acclaimed and record-breaking 50th anniversary season, the annual
City of London Festival promises once again to animate the Square Mile with its
customary extravaganza of music, dance, art, film, poetry, family and
participation events, transforming some of the City’s most iconic venues and
outdoor spaces into a wealth of creative activity for everyone to enjoy.
now open. www.colf.org or call
0845 120 7502 for details.
Writing the Ten-Minute Play
A Book for Playwrights and Actors Who Want to Write Plays
by Glenn Alterman
Published by Limelight Editions.
____________________________________________________________ GDIF2013: Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
21st until 29th June 2013
London’s Largest Festival of Outdoor Theatre opens on Midsummer’s Day for 9 days
of seriously spectacular outdoor performance – and it’s all free! www.festival.org
____________________________________________________________ Digital Theatre works in partnership with Britain's leading theatre
companies to capture live performances, bringing online a library of diverse and
acclaimed productions from some of the finest theatre talent around. Each
production is available to rent or downloaded.
Current releases include: "Lovesong," "A Doll's House," "All My Sons," "Macbeth"
and "Into The Woods." www.digitaltheatre.com
Hotel Vouchers for London Theatre breaks, West End, show outings, and
accommodation everywhere beyond. ____________________________________________________________
SOMEWHERE IN THE AUDIENCE
Out now on Limelight Records
Catalogue Number LREC 1803
To be released on the anniversary of what would have been the late Eric
Woolfson’s 68th birthday ‘Somewhere in the Audience’ is a compilation of music
from four of Eric’s musicals ‘GAUDI’, ‘GAMBLER’, ‘POE’ and ‘DANCING SHADOWS’
sung by leading West End and Broadway performers including: Steve Balsamo,
Anna-Jane Casey, Sharon D Clarke, Jacqui Dankworth, Louise Dearman, Pia Douwes,
Ben Forster, James Fox, Gareth Gates, Tim Howar and Jon Lee. www.somewhereintheaudience.com
Following the release of Meredith Braun’s critically acclaimed debut
solo album ‘Someone Else’s Story’ in 2012, Stage Door are
pleased to announce the release of an exclusive “Deluxe
Edition” which will be released across all digital platforms on
May 5th, 2013, featuring 5 additional bonus tracks from Meredith’s back
Originally from Lisbon, Madalena won a London performing arts degree
scholarship. She has had the honour to be part of and lead some of the greatest
shows in town, including Fame, Chicago and Les Miserables 25th Anniversary
'Heart Condition' is her first studio EP.
Official website: www.madalenaalberto.com. Download her latest single here:
www.madalenaalberto.com/music_foreverstrange.htm Her latest video:
The GREAT KAT
was rated in the top 8 Female Electric Guitarists of all time by NME and Kurier. “EXTREME GUITAR SHRED” - the ultimate guitar DVD is out now
- internationally available at major retailers and
online stores in U.S., Canada, Australia, Japan, Europe, China, and more.
“Extreme Guitar Shred” is also now premiering on iTunes at:
itunes.apple.com. New video on
youtube, streaming from
___________________________________________________________ From Here To Eternity - The Musical
Premičring this Autumn at the Shaftsbury Theatre, London. Adapted from one of
the greatest novels of the 20th Century, with lyrics by Tim Rice, this gripping
tale of illicit love and arm life is a breath-taking, romantic and excitingly
original new show that is set to join the front rank of great British musicals. TICKETS NOW ON SALE