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Daniel Radcliffe Returning To The London Stage

The former Harry Potter actor will star as Rosencrantz opposite About Time actor Joshua MCGuire's Guildenstern at London's Old Vic Theatre to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Sir Tom Stoppard's play, which expands upon the...

Groundhog Day Musical To Premiere At London's Old Vic Before Broadway Transfer

The creators of the hit Matilda the Musical production announced earlier this month (Apr15) that they were developing a Broadway version of the movie, about a grumpy TV weatherman stuck in a time...

Director Matthew Warchus Plucked Movie Singer From Tv Talent Show

Director Matthew Warchus picked a Welsh singer for his new movie Pride after spotting her on a U.K. Tv talent show.The film tells the story of a gay group which raised money for striking miners...

Kevin Spacey Salutes Old Vic Replacement

Kevin Spacey has given Matthew Warchus the seal of approval after the director was handed the job of replacing the Hollywood star at the helm of London's Old Vic theatre.The Oscar winner will step down...

Lord Of The Rings Director 'Apologises' To Tolkien

The director of the musical adaptation of THE LORD OF THE RINGS has apologised to late author J.R.R. TOLKIEN for the show's forthcoming run in London's West End. MATTHEW WARCHUS admits he visited the writer's...

Middle Earth Lands In Canada

LATEST: The LORD OF THE RINGS musical will premiere in Canada next year (06). According to the show's producers, the much-anticipated stage musical adaptation of JRR TOLKIEN's trilogy will premiere in Toronto in March...

Finnish Group To Compose Lord Of The Rings Musical

Finnish folk group VARTTINA are to compose the music for the first stage musical adaptation of JRR TOLKIEN's THE LORD OF THE RINGS. The show, which is due to premiere in Spring 2005 in...

Lord Of The Rings Musical To Premier In London

A lavish $12 million (GBP8 million) stage musical adaptation of hit film and novel THE LORD OF THE RINGS is to premier in London in 2005. The production will be the biggest-budget musical ever...

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