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LUCIE JONES TO RETURN TO LES MISERABLES
Lucie Jones is returning to Les Misérables as Fantine!
This will be Lucie’s 3rd time in the barricades as she first starred as Cosette in 2010 before going on to play Fantine in 2021. Lucie is currently starring as Elphaba in Wicked.
Lucie will take over the role of Fantine from the 27th of March at The Sondheim Theatre.
THE TIME TRAVELLER’S WIFE MUSICAL IS COMING TO LONDON
The Time Traveller’s Wife musical is adapted from the best-selling novel by Audrey Niffenegger and the 2009 film starring Rachel McAdams and Eric Bana.
The new British musical is brought to life with original songs from Joss Stone and Dave Stewart and adapted by multi-award-winning playwright Lauren Gunderson.
The production opens at The Apollo Theatre in October 2023.
WHAT ON STAGE AWARDS 2023
On Sunday 12th of February, the What’s On Stage Awards were held at The Prince of Wales Theatre to celebrate the last year of British Theatre!
Big winners of the night included Jodie Comer for her role in Prima Facie which won her ‘Best Performer in a Play’ and the production also won ‘Best New Play’ and ‘Best Graphic Design’.
My Neighbour Totoro also took home plenty of awards, 5 to be exact! Including ‘Best Set Design’, ‘Best Direction’ and ‘Best Lighting Design’.
Six The Musical also took home the award for ‘Best West End Show’.
The Full List of Winners are below…
Best Performer in a Musical – Courtney Bowman, Legally Blonde at Regent’s Open Air Theatre
Best Supporting Performer in a Musical – Lauren Drew, Legally Blonde at Regent’s Open Air Theatre
Best Performer in a Play – Jodie Comer, Prima Facie at The Harold Pinter Theatre
Best Supporting Performer in a Play – Gwyneth Keyworth, To Kill a Mockingbird at The Gielgud Theatre
Best Takeover Performance – Lucie Jones, Wicked at The Apollo Victoria Theatre
Best Professional Debut Performance – Joe Locke, The Trials at The Donmar Warehouse
Best Set Design – Tom Pye and Basil Twist, My Neighbour Totoro at The Barbican Theatre
Best Costume Design – Gabriella Slade, The Cher Show, UK Tour
Best Lighting Design – Jessica Hung Han Yung, My Neighbour Totoro at The Barbican Theatre
Best Sound Design – Tony Gayle, My Neighbour Totoro at The Barbican Theatre
Best Video Design – Joshua Thorson, Oklahoma! At The Young Vic
Best Graphic Design – Studio Doug, Prima Facie at The Harold Pinter Theatre
Best Direction – Phelim McDermott, My Neighbour Totoro at The Barbican Theatre
Best Choreography – Arlene Phillips, Grease at The Dominion Theatre
Best Musical Direction/ Supervision – Bruce O’Neil and Matt Smith, My Neighbour Totoro at The Barbican Theatre
Best Casting Direction – Pippa Ailion and Natalie Gallacher, Spring Awakening at The Almeida Theatre
Best West End Show – Six at The Vaudeville Theatre
Best Off-West End Production – But I’m A Cheerleader: The Musical at The Turbine Theatre
Best Regional Production – Billy Elliot at The Curve, Leicester
Best Concert Event – Stephen Sondheim’s Old Friends, The Sondheim Theatre
Best Play Revival – Cock at The Ambassador’s Theatre
Best Musical Revival – Oklahoma! At The Young Vic
Best New Play – Prima Facie at The Harold Pinter Theatre
Best New Musical – Bonnie & Clyde at The Arts Theatre