Interview: The Lion King’s John E. Brady on Playing Pumbaa, Wearing a 50lb Costume and Keeping Healthy on Tour

“You’re always learning something new and it’s never dull. It’s never a complete process.” — John E. Brady Back in 1997, John E. Brady was at an invited dress rehearsal for a new musical called, The Lion King. Sitting in that audience, he pretty quickly told himself, “I have to be in this show.” A … Read more

INTERVIEW: Michael Pickering, currently starring as Frankie Valli in the UK tour of Jersey Boys

Michael Pickering is currently touring the UK in the smash hit musical Jersey Boys playing the role of Frankie Valli. Michaels’s other credits include Mellors in Lady Chatterley’s Lover (Shaftesbury Theatre, West End), Simeon in Joseph and The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat (London Palladium, West End), Rusty in Starlight Express (Germany), Gremio in Kiss Me Kate … Read more

INTERVIEW: Rob Houchen, currently starring in SOUTH PACIFIC on tour and at Sadler’s Wells

Rob Houchen is a true modern-day Musical Theater leading man, his CV is one to impress anyone out there with a huge range of work under his belt. He is currently playing the role of Lieutenant Cable in the UK tour of South Pacific after appearing in the production at the Chichester Festival Theatre, the … Read more

Cast announced for the UK & Ireland Tour of STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL

Strictly Come Dancing finalist and much loved former EastEnders star, Maisie Smithwill make her musical theater debut later this year, as she co-stars in the 2022/23 UK tour* of Baz Luhrmann‘s Strictly Ballroom The Musical in the lead female role of Fran, alongside her former Strictly dance partner, Kevin Cliftonwho she waltzed her way to … Read more

ROCK OF AGES announce full casting and new dates for the UK and Ireland tour

Coronation Street star KEVIN KENNEDY stars as ‘Dennis Dupree’, a role he previously played to huge acclaim in 2018. Kevin joins the previously announced X Factor winner and musical theater star MATT TERRY as ‘Stacee Jaxx’ in the show from Tuesday 10 May 2022 at the Edinburgh Playhouse. The cast also includes Sam Turrell as … Read more

Cast announced for the UK & Ireland Tour of SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL

A brand-new production of SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL will tour the UK and Ireland starring Sandra Marvin as ‘Deloris Van Cartier’, alongside Lesley Joseph as ‘Mother Superior’, Clive Rowe as ‘Eddie Souther’ and Lizzie Bea as ‘Sister Mary Robert’. The cast also includes Jeremy Secomb, Graham McDuff, Tricia Deighton, Lori Haley Fox, Damian Buhagiar, Tom … Read more

Full cast announced for THE CHER SHOW UK Tour

In the brand new production of The Cher Show, Cher will be played by Debbie Kurup, Danielle Steers and Millie O’Connell. The production features the actresses portraying Cher in three different ways throughout her iconic career, with Debbie as ‘Star’, Danielle as ‘Lady’ and Millie as ‘Babe’. Lucas Rush will play Sonny, Jake Mitchell will … Read more

Full Cast Announced for the UK and Ireland Tour of THE CHER SHOW

The producers of the brand new production of The Cher Show are delighted to announce the full cast joining Debbie Kurup, Danielle Steers and Millie O’Connell, all starring as Cher – Star, Lady and Babe respectively. Lucas Rush will play Sonny, Jake Mitchell will play Bob Mackie, Sam Ferriday will play Greg Allman and Tori … Read more

JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT to tour the UK & Ireland

A brand-new production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat begins a UK & Ireland Tour at Manchester Opera House on Wednesday 23 March. Alexandra Burke will play The Narrator at select venues across the tour and Linzi Hateley will also play the role at other venues. Jason Donovan … Read more

Full Cast Announced For UK and Ireland Tour of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Michael Harrison and the Really Useful Group are delighted to confirm the full cast for the sensational brand-new production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, which begins a UK & Ireland Tour at Manchester Opera House on Wednesday 23 March . Alexandra Burke will play The Narrator at … Read more