Gossip

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 ...
Briers & Whitfield Lead Bedroom Farce???
By Editorial Staff
Richard Briers and June Whitfield are believed to be lining up for a major West End revival of Sir Alan Ayckbourn's Bedroom Farce. Written back in 1975, it was Ayckbourn's first success at the ...
My Fair Martine in No-Show Relapse???
By Editorial Staff
Martine McCutcheon's initial National Theatre run as Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady became famous more for McCutcheon's number of illness-related absences as her rave reviews. But since the Trevor ...
My One & Only Albery???
By Editorial Staff
A West End transfer for Chichester Festival's recent production of My One and Only, which has been on the cards for the past two months, could be nearing confirmation. Word is that the Gershwin ...