Gossip

Kander & Ebb Plan New Visit to West End???
By Editorial Staff · 15 Aug 2001
John Kander and Fred Ebb, the music and lyric team behind such greats as Cabaret and Chicago, look set to bring their new show to London next year. Entitled The Visit, the production is ...
Intimacy Film Heads for the Stage???
By Editorial Staff · 14 Aug 2001
The recently released movie Intimacy, notorious before its arrival for depicting graphic sex scenes, could be heading for the stage. The film, which stars The Globe's artistic director Mark ...
Boy George's Musical Due in Autumn???
By Editorial Staff · 13 Aug 2001
The flamboyant pop singer Boy George is believed to be preparing a new musical for an Autumn opening. Entitled Taboo, the show is expected to feature a number of new songs written by the ...
Crawford in Bloodsucking, Record-breaking Comeback???
By Editorial Staff · 13 Aug 2001
Michael Crawford is said to be on the verge of a comeback that would make him the highest paid performer in theatre history. The actor, who achieved international fame in the 1980s as the masked lead ...
Star Names Galore Set for Chicago Movie???
By Editorial Staff · 10 Aug 2001
As rumours galore abound concerning a movie version of the hit musical Chicago, it seems likely that Renee Zellweger will be offered the part of murderous vamp Roxie. Kevin Spacey is being hotly ...
Northern Ballet to Premiere Streetcar???
By Editorial Staff · 9 Aug 2001
The highly acclaimed Northern Ballet Theatre (NBT) company are believed to be preparing a version of A Streetcar Named Desire for a tour later this year. A notable ballet version of the play ...
What Home for Holm's Homecoming???
By Editorial Staff · 9 Aug 2001
Robin Lefevre's acclaimed production of Harold Pinter's The Homecoming, starring Ian Holm and Lia Williams, will absolutely certainly be coming to the West End next month. What's uncertain, ...
Globe Honours 400 Years of Twelfth Night???
By Editorial Staff · 8 Aug 2001
Four hundred years after the first recorded performance of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, the Globe Theatre is rumoured to be planning a celebratory production. London’s Middle Temple Inns ...
Raisin Transfer Refused Permission???
By Editorial Staff · 7 Aug 2001
A possible West End transfer for the Young Vic's acclaimed production of A Raisin In the Sun may well be scuppered by an American producer. The show had been expected to transfer to the Albery on the ...
Star Names Gather for Earnest New Film???
By Editorial Staff · 6 Aug 2001
Dame Judi Dench, Colin Firth, Reese Witherspoon and Rupert Everett are expected to star in a new movie version of Oscar Wilde's classic play The Importance of Being Earnest. The comedy has ...