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Revamped Cats returns to London West End

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit musical ‘Cats’ is returning to London’s West End in a revamped version with a hip-hop flavour. Opening in London in

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit musical ‘Cats’ is returning to London’s West End in a revamped version with a hip-hop flavour. Opening in London in

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Arterton swaps film for theatre in 'Made in Dagenham'

Hollywood actress Gemma Arterton is swapping cinema for theatre as she prepares to star in the musical adaptation of the film 'Made in Dagenham'

Hollywood actress Gemma Arterton is swapping cinema for theatre as she prepares to star in the musical adaptation of the film 'Made in Dagenham'

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Eastwood's 'Jersey Boys': from stage to screen

‘Jersey Boys’ is Clint Eastwood’s latest movie, based on the award winning Broadway musical of the same name. It tells the story of four young men

‘Jersey Boys’ is Clint Eastwood’s latest movie, based on the award winning Broadway musical of the same name. It tells the story of four young men

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'Walking on sunshine': a sunny, summer musical

‘Walking on Sunshine’ is a new musical made in the UK about two sisters who fall for the same man on a holiday abroad. Hannah Arterton and Annabel

‘Walking on Sunshine’ is a new musical made in the UK about two sisters who fall for the same man on a holiday abroad. Hannah Arterton and Annabel

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'Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder' leads Tony nominations

The American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards are the most prestigious in the US and this year’s nominations include a Broadway show written by newcomers

The American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards are the most prestigious in the US and this year’s nominations include a Broadway show written by newcomers

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It's boxing with songs - 'Rocky the Musical' hits Broadway

‘Rocky: The Musical’ has opened on Broadway to good reviews. The story of feisty hero Rocky Balboa, which launched Sylvester Stallone’s film career

‘Rocky: The Musical’ has opened on Broadway to good reviews. The story of feisty hero Rocky Balboa, which launched Sylvester Stallone’s film career

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'Grease' musical plays Pakistan, Bollywood star Chopra signs record deal

It’s the latest sensation on Pakistan’s hectic theatre scene. The popular musical ‘Grease’ – one of Broadway’s longest running shows – is now being

It’s the latest sensation on Pakistan’s hectic theatre scene. The popular musical ‘Grease’ – one of Broadway’s longest running shows – is now being

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American soprano Renée Fleming stars in Dresden

Renée Fleming, the critically acclaimed American soprano shone at the New Year’s Concert of the Staatskapelle Dresden. In the show Berlin met

Renée Fleming, the critically acclaimed American soprano shone at the New Year’s Concert of the Staatskapelle Dresden. In the show Berlin met

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Opera off stage: a diva reveals her "extracurricular activities"

In this unedited extra material Renée Fleming tells us about her role as Creative Consultant at the Lyric Opera in Chicago, the challenges of

In this unedited extra material Renée Fleming tells us about her role as Creative Consultant at the Lyric Opera in Chicago, the challenges of

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China Moses album out now

China Moses is a busy woman these days – apart from launching her new album, the American jazz singer is also getting ready to perform in a London

China Moses is a busy woman these days – apart from launching her new album, the American jazz singer is also getting ready to perform in a London

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Doyle's 'The Commitments' given musical twist by Jamie Lloyd

In the quarter-century since Roddy Doyle wrote ‘The Commitments’, his hit first novel, it has been filmed and televised. Now it is a musical, adapted

In the quarter-century since Roddy Doyle wrote ‘The Commitments’, his hit first novel, it has been filmed and televised. Now it is a musical, adapted

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Glee star Lea Michele makes emotional tribute to Cory Monteith

Lea Michele, leading actress in musical comedy-drama Glee, has given a tearful dedication to her late co-star and real-life boyfriend Cory Monteith

Lea Michele, leading actress in musical comedy-drama Glee, has given a tearful dedication to her late co-star and real-life boyfriend Cory Monteith

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Kinky Boots on Broadway

A new show has opened on Broadway in New York. Kinky Boots was originally a 2005 film set in the UK but has now morphed into a musical thanks to an

A new show has opened on Broadway in New York. Kinky Boots was originally a 2005 film set in the UK but has now morphed into a musical thanks to an

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Meatloaf prepares for stage exit

Meatloaf – one of the last great veterans of glam rock – is getting ready to hang up his air guitar. His ‘Last At Bat’ tour is set to be the final

Meatloaf – one of the last great veterans of glam rock – is getting ready to hang up his air guitar. His ‘Last At Bat’ tour is set to be the final

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Fifty Shades of Grey - the musical

If you have read the book and can not get enough of it, now get ready for the musical. The erotic best-seller Fifty Shades of Gray has been lifted

If you have read the book and can not get enough of it, now get ready for the musical. The erotic best-seller Fifty Shades of Gray has been lifted

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Spice Girls musical gets critical drubbing

Spice mania descended on London with the premiere of the ‘jukebox musical’ Viva Forever! based on the songs of British girl band the Spice

Spice mania descended on London with the premiere of the ‘jukebox musical’ Viva Forever! based on the songs of British girl band the Spice

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The Bodyguard - musical show

Heather Headley and Lloyd Owen star in the new musical of ‘The Bodyguard’ which has just opened in London’s West End. The lead role in the film of

Heather Headley and Lloyd Owen star in the new musical of ‘The Bodyguard’ which has just opened in London’s West End. The lead role in the film of

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Mozart at its peak with Villazón at Verbier

In partnership with: A renowned aria by Mozart heralded the short but intense appearance of the French-Mexican tenor Rolando Villazón at the

In partnership with: A renowned aria by Mozart heralded the short but intense appearance of the French-Mexican tenor Rolando Villazón at the

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The Exorcist hits the stage

The 1973 screen adaptation of William Peter Blatty’s novel The Exorcist, about a girl possessed by an evil spirit, is considered by many as one of

The 1973 screen adaptation of William Peter Blatty’s novel The Exorcist, about a girl possessed by an evil spirit, is considered by many as one of

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Spicing up the musical with 'Viva Forever'

‘Viva Forever’ is a new musical show featuring all the Spice Girls’ hits. It is set to open in London’s West End this December (at the Piccadilly

‘Viva Forever’ is a new musical show featuring all the Spice Girls’ hits. It is set to open in London’s West End this December (at the Piccadilly

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Rock of Ages: big screen tribute to '80s nostalgia

Tom Cruise was joined by fellow Rock of Ages cast members on the red carpet at London’s Leicester Square. Julianne Hough, Russell Brand, Paul

Tom Cruise was joined by fellow Rock of Ages cast members on the red carpet at London’s Leicester Square. Julianne Hough, Russell Brand, Paul

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Plan B releases 'rap musical'

The directorial debut of musician and actor, Plan B has been released. The film is an eye opening portrait of crime on the streets of Britain, and

The directorial debut of musician and actor, Plan B has been released. The film is an eye opening portrait of crime on the streets of Britain, and

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Russian singer and internet star 'Mr Trololo' dies

Russian singer Eduard Khil, better known as Mr Trololo, has died aged 77.   Khil, a baritone popular in the 1960s and 1970s in the Soviet Union

Russian singer Eduard Khil, better known as Mr Trololo, has died aged 77.   Khil, a baritone popular in the 1960s and 1970s in the Soviet Union

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Poland chooses Euro 2012 song

‘Jarzebina’, a group of Polish folk-singing grandmothers have won the race to provide Poland’s official team anthem for the European football

‘Jarzebina’, a group of Polish folk-singing grandmothers have won the race to provide Poland’s official team anthem for the European football

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Cabaret still 'divinely decadent' after all these years

Cabaret, the musical is celebrating its 40th anniversary. The film based on the works of Christopher Isherwood, directed by Bob Fosse and with music

Cabaret, the musical is celebrating its 40th anniversary. The film based on the works of Christopher Isherwood, directed by Bob Fosse and with music

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Standing ovation for SuBo musical

She shot to international stardom in 2009, thanks to her appearence on the Britain’s Got Talent television show. Now Susan Boyle’ rags-to-riches

She shot to international stardom in 2009, thanks to her appearence on the Britain’s Got Talent television show. Now Susan Boyle’ rags-to-riches

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Christophe Rousset: a musical archaeologist

It is in Saint German des Prés, the most Parisian of Paris neighbourhoods, where we meet Christophe Rousset. A renowned French harpsichordist

It is in Saint German des Prés, the most Parisian of Paris neighbourhoods, where we meet Christophe Rousset. A renowned French harpsichordist