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Spamalot Breaks Records In Washington

Hit musical SPAMALOT has shattered box office records at Washington DC's National Theatre after selling out all five weeks of its run at the venue. The comedy musical, the brainchild of former MONTY PYTHON regular...

Elton Defends Broadway Show

Flamboyant superstar SIR ELTON JOHN has leaped to the defence of his critically-mauled musical LESTAT, but acknowledges the show needs "a lot of work". The ROCKET MAN hitmaker has teamed up with songwriter BERNIE...

Hopelessly Devoted To Grease

JOHN TRAVOLTA and OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN classic GREASE has topped a poll of Britain's favourite musicals, beating off stiff competition from ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER offerings, LES MISERABLES and WEST SIDE STORY. The sing-along show, which...

Les Miserables Hits Hollywood

Acclaimed French revolutionary musical LES MISERABLES is set to be turned into a blockbuster movie. The theatrical production, written by CLAUDE-MICHEL SCHONBERG and ALAIN BOUBIL, was voted the UK's favourite musical earlier this year...

Dench Cameos In Les Mis

British actress DAME JUDI DENCH made a surprise cameo in the London production of LES MISERABLES last night (06MAY04) - before rushing off to take the lead in a WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE play. The IRIS...

Jerry Hall To Set Theatreland Record

Model-turned-actress JERRY HALL is aiming to set a world record by appearing in six London West End musicals in one night. The ex-wife of ROLLING STONE MICK JAGGER will make cameo appearances in a...

Phantom Makes It One And Two On Broadway For Lloyd Webber

ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's PHANTOM OF THE OPERA musical has become Broadway, New York's second longest-running stageshow of all time. The dark production passed LES MISERABLES last week (ends06FEB04) with show number 6,681 at the...

S Club Jon's Singing Trouble

Former S CLUB bandmember JON LEE is having trouble starring in a West End musical - because there's too much singing to do. The DON'T STOP MOVIN' star, who appears in the stage...

Jon Lee's Smoking Troubles

Former S CLUB star JON LEE can't give up smoking - although the habit could affect his current role on the London stage. The REACH singer is starring in LES MISERABLES and is finding it...

S Club Star: They Never Let Me Sing

Former S CLUB bandmember JON LEE was never given the chance to be the lead singer on the chart-topping band's hit songs. The blonde singer was left furious after being the only member of...

S Club Star Heads For The Stage

S CLUB's JON LEE is the first member of the British group to land a job since the DON'T STOP MOVIN' stars split - he's signed up for a starring role on the London theatre...

Les Miserables Leaves New York

The foothold of British musicals on Broadway is loosening with the closure of LES MISERABLES after a 16-year-run on Sunday (18MAY03). The CAMERON MACKINTOSH-produced musical finished after 6,680 performances and now leaves ANDREW LLOYD-WEBBER's...

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