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Penhall & Nunn to Stage Quadrophenia???
By Editorial Staff · 23 Jul 2001 · West End
Quadrophenia, Pete Townsend's 1970s rock concept album which became a film, may well be heading for the stage. Playwright Joe Penhall (of Blue/Orange fame) and director Trevor Nunn are ...
Paltrow, Weisz or Winslet for West End Proof???
By Editorial Staff · 23 Jul 2001 · West End
Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Winslet and Rachel Weisz are believed to be three names under consideration for a West End production of David Auburn's award-winning drama Proof. The play, which picked ...
Face in the Crowd Film for the Stage???
By Editorial Staff · 20 Jul 2001 · West End
Walter Bobbie, the director behind the successful revival of Chicago, is believed to be adapting a classic movie for the stage. The film, A Face in the Crowd, was directed by Eliza Kazan in ...
Ex-PM Major Inspires Musical Hoax???
By Editorial Staff · 20 Jul 2001 · West End
Rumours regarding a stage musical to be based on the life of former Prime Minister John Major have turned out to be a hoax. Details of the alleged show, entitled Minor to Major, were created ...
Stroman Makes Contact with London???
By Editorial Staff · 19 Jul 2001 · West End
Susan Stroman's celebrated "dance play", Contact, may be headed for the West End next spring. The award-winning Broadway production has been playing at New York's Vivian Beaumont Theatre since ...
Stephens, Walter, Imrie & Bowles Join Royal Dench???
By Editorial Staff · 19 Jul 2001 · West End
You'd think it be difficult to upstage the casting of Dame Judi Dench in Sir Peter Hall's production of The Royal Family, due to open at the Theatre Royal Haymarket on 1 November (previews from 24 ...
Syal Scripts Lloyd Webber's Bombay Dreams???
By Editorial Staff · 18 Jul 2001 · West End
British novelist, comedienne, actress and star of TV's Goodness Gracious Me, Meera Syal has been linked to Andrew Lloyd Webber's upcoming project, Bombay Dreams. In a recent interview, ...
UK Producers Looking for New "Significant Stars"???
By Editorial Staff · 17 Jul 2001 · West End
Amid predictions that the West End transfer of Broadway smash The Producers could run for at least a decade, comes the news that leading stars Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick are pretty much ...
Elton Recovers from Game with Queen's Rock???
By Editorial Staff · 17 Jul 2001 · West End
As one window closes, another opens - at least for Ben Elton. His first musical outing, The Beautiful Game with Andrew Lloyd Webber, may be finishing its aborted run at the Cambridge Theatre at the ...
Comedians Revived for West End Run???
By Editorial Staff · 16 Jul 2001 · West End
Comedians, the popular 1970s play by Trevor Griffiths, is being readied for a revival and anticipated West End transfer. Rehearsals begin shortly for an October opening in Exeter followed by a ...

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