2013

2013 Awards

Posted by on Dec 18, 2013 in 2013 | Comments Off on 2013 Awards

2013 Awards

  The 2013 award season saw a number of high profile shows battle for the top crown. On Broadway the race was firmly set between Kinky Boots and Matilda, turning into a war between the UK and USA. When your show has Broadway Dahhhrling Harvey Fierstein attached, there really is no competition, and sadly Kinky Boots took home most of the prizes, despite having the worst British accents heard since Dick Van Dyke in Mary Poppins. Over in London it was a poor year for new musicals, but revivals scored well and Olivier Award hosts...

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2013 West End

Posted by on Jan 15, 2013 in 2013 | Comments Off on 2013 West End

2013 West End

After the excitement in London throughout 2012 thanks to the Diamond Jubilee and Olympic Games, normal service was resumed and the focus was once again on West End theatre. After quite a sorry season for new musicals last year, 2013 offered an influx of shows transferring to London riding on the back of their Broadway success. The first show to arrive was the 2006 Broadway revival of A Chorus Line which marks the first ever London revival of the show. Opening at the London Palladium in February, the show reunited director Bob Avian with...

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2013 on Broadway

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2013 on Broadway

After a somewhat difficult year for new musicals on Broadway in 2012, the 2013 season brought with it a handful of new shows hoping to light the lights and soar to success at the Tony Awards. From the tried and tested to the risky gambles, this season was another interesting one on the Great White Way, and it was hard to tell which shows would sink or swim. The first musical to stake a claim was a reinvention of a classic, seen for the first time on the Broadway stage. Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella was the duo’s first...

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