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  • According to The Sun, there may be another bio-musical in development for both Broadway and the West End. Tony, Oscar and Grammy Award-winning musician Elton John is providing his impressive back catalogue of hits, whilst his 'Billy Elliot' colleague and Tony winner Lee Hall is set to write the book for the project entitled Rocketman the Musical.According to Old Vic Theatre Chief Executive Sally Greene's comments in The Sun, there are big plans in store for John's biography. Tom Hardy has...

  • Broadway's hit musical Wicked will welcome new principals next month to join current stars Rachel Tucker (Elphaba) and Jonah Platt (Fiyero) at the Gershwin Theatre.Beginning 2 February, the cast will include Carrie St. Louis (Glinda), Peter Scolari (The Wizard), Dawn E. Cantwell (Nessarose), Michael Genet (Dr. Dillamond) and Zachary Noah Piser (Boq).In addition, two-time Tony Award winner Judy Kaye assumes the role of Madame Morrible from 16 February (with Kathy Fitzgerald covering the role...

  •  Oscar Isaac    Manhattan Theatre Club have announced that Oscar Isaac and Pedro Pascal will join the cast of their upcoming off-Broadway production of  Beauty Of The Father by Nilo Cruz and directed by Michael Greif. Additional casting and the creative team will be announced at a later date.  Beauty Of The Fatheropens at NY City Center's Stage II on the 10 Jan 2006, following previews from the 15 Dec 2005 and running through to the 19 Feb 2006 In  Beauty Of The Father a young woman travels...
  • Dee Snider, frontman for the 80's rock band "Twisted Sister," stars as 'Dennis' in the Broadway musical Rock of Ages from 11 Dec 2010. Snider assumes the role of 'Dennis' from original cast member Adam Dannheisser. Dee Snider, is making his Broadway debut in the role of 'Dennis,' for an 11-week limited engagement from 11 Oct - 24 Dec 2010 at The Brooks Atkinson Theatre. While perhaps best known as the lead singer of 80's "Twisted Sister," Dee Snider can also claim credit as the writer of their...

  • Recording Artist Jordan Fisher will make his Broadway debut when he assumes the roles of John Laurens and Phillip Hamilton in Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony Award-winning musical Hamilton at Broadway's Richard Rodgers Theatre on 22 November 2016. Original cast member Anthony Ramos will play his final performance on 20 November, and go on to film a leading role in Spike Lee's "She's Gotta Have It" on Netflix. Jordan Fisher is signed to Hollywood Records and represented by Abrams Artists Agency. His...

  •   Local One Pickets     Information on how to obtain a refund for Broadway tickets whose shows have been cancelled due to strike action.  If you purchased your tickets from telecharge.com then you should receive a refund on your credit card within two business days of the performance date on your ticket.   If you purchased your tickets from ticketmaster.com then you should receive a refund on your credit card within two to ten business days of the performance date on your ticket.   If you...