Monthly Archives: March 2014

A Week Of Major Openings In The West End #WestEndWeek

With another week comes another major opening in London’s West End. On Wednesday (2nd April 2014) Dirty Rotten Scoundrels officially opens at the Savoy Theatre following three weeks of previews and two out-of-town tryouts.

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is based on the legendary 1988 film which famously starred Michael Caine and Steve Martin and was directed by Frank Oz. The musical opened on Broadway in 2005 and ran for just under two years. The West End premiere stars Robert Lindsay, Rufus Hound, Katherine Kingsley, Samantha Bond and John Marquez.

 

Tom Conti & William Gaminara To Join Twelve Angry Men At The Garrick Theatre

It has been announced that Tom Conti and William Gaminara will join Robert Vaughn and Jeff Fahey in Bill Kenwright’s production of Twelve Angry Men at the Garrick Theatre from Monday 31st March 2014. Directed by Christopher Haydon and currently booking until 14th June 2014, Twelve Angry Men has proved popular with audiences and critics, having already extended its run three times.

Hampstead’s Good People Starring Imelda Staunton & Lloyd Owen Transfers To The Noel Coward Theatre

It has been confirmed that Good People will transfer from the Hampstead Theatre to the Noel Coward Theatre, beginning previews on 10th April 2014. The production officially opens on 15th April and runs until 14th June, filling the gap between The Full Monty and Shakespeare In Love.

GOSSIP: Scottsboro Boys to transfer to the Garrick Theatre?

The rumored next show for the Garrick Theatre is tipped to be Kander & Ebb's Scottsboro Boys from June. As yet though, this is unconfirmed and unannounced.