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...

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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...

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2013 on Broadway

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...

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2012 Awards

2012 Awards

  The 2012 award season was dominated by new musicals on both sides of the Atlantic. Matilda the Musical took home the most awards at the Olivier Awards, including a three way tie between the leading ladies, whilst Once the Musical swept the board at the Tony’s. Despite the best efforts of the Society of London Theatre, the Olivier Awards ceremony lacked a certain sparkle, and the...

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2012 on Broadway

2012 on Broadway

The 2012 Broadway season brought with it the usual mixed bag of new talent, new shows and offstage drama. Despite a reliance on well known brands, actors and shows, those that dared to dream big were rewarded with huge grosses and Tony accolades. On the other side of the coin, 2012 saw a number of flops, short runs and early closures. As one law suit was finally settled (Taymor Vs Spider Man),...

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