Gossip

Spiro Sharpens Up for New Sweeney???
By Editorial Staff
Fans of Samantha Spiro's star turn in the Donmar Warehouse's revival of Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along have been wondering when they'll be able to catch her next musical. The good news is ...
Doyle's Guess Who Hits London via Dublin???
By Editorial Staff
A new Irish comedy by Roddy Doyle could be headed for London after winning rave reviews at this month's Dublin Festival. Guess Who's Coming for Dinner is loosely based on the 1967 Hollywood ...
Rickman & Duncan Broadway-bound with Private Lives???
By Editorial Staff
Howard Davies' revival of Noel Coward's 1929 Private Lives, one of the few West End productions which seems to be unaffected by the post-terrorist tourist downturn, is hotly tipped for a Broadway ...
Rent Has Second Go in West End???
By Editorial Staff
Jonathan Larson's much-lauded Broadway musical Rent could be about to have another stab at emulating its New York success in London. Inspired by Puccini's La Bohême, the musical updates the ...
Where & When Will West End One & Only Land???
By Editorial Staff
A London transfer for Chichester Festival's recent production of My One and Only has been confirmed this week. It will open in the West End in February 2002. Now it's just the minor details of ...
Antony Sher Writes Himself a Winning Role???
By Editorial Staff
Actor Antony Sher, whose current job in Ronald Harwood's Mahler's Conversion at the Aldwych Theatre will come to a premature close on 3 November, may be working with a new playwright for his next ...
Stoppard Premieres Seven-Hour Trilogy at NT???
By Editorial Staff
Tom Stoppard is writing a stage trilogy set in 19th century Russia. Due to receive their world premiere in one go at the National next year, the still-unnamed plays will run for some seven hours in ...
Resurrection for Flockhart's Philadelphia Story???
By Editorial Staff
What's ever become of the plans for the Calista "Ally McBeal" Flockhart-fronted revival of The Philadelphia Story? The much-anticipated production had dates and West End venue (the Shaftesbury)...
Rigg Too Grand for Humble Boy???
By Editorial Staff
Charlotte Jones' new play Humble Boy, a hit at the National's Cottesloe Theatre where it premiered last month, is readying for a West End transfer - with one major omission. Star Diana Rigg is ...
Broadway Peters Goes Gypsy in London???
By Editorial Staff
Broadway legend Bernadette Peters is being tipped for her long-awaited West End debut, in a new version of Stephen Sondheim's Gypsy. Peters' career has spanned four decades, embracing such ...