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  1. Blood Brothers will tour the UK from September 2018

    Blood Brothers, directed by Bob Tomson and Bill Kenwright, will begin performances September 4, 2018 at the Churchill Theatre in Bromley.

  2. New musical 'Tootsie' will play the Marquis Theatre on Broadway

    Tootsie, directed by Scott Ellis, will begin previews on March 29, 2019, and officially open on April 23.

  3. Carousel announces its final Broadway performance

    The third Broadway revival of Carousel, currently playing at the Imperial Theatre, will close September 16, 2018.

  4. West End production of Network will play the Cort Theatre on Broadway

    Network, directed by Ivo Van Hove, will begin previews on November 10, 2018, and officially open on December 6.

  5. Alexandra Burke will return to The Bodyguard in the show's second UK Tour

    Alexandra Burke will reprise the role of 'Rachel Marron' in The Bodyguard, which will begin performances December 2018 in Glasgow.

  6. Rehearsals start for London’s Company

    The second West End revival of Company is directed by Marianne Elliott and stars Rosalie Craig as ‘Bobbie’.

  7. Boston's Moulin Rouge! The Musical celebrates its opening night

    Moulin Rouge! The Musical began previews at the Emerson Colonial Theatre on July 10, 2018, and opens August 3.

  8. Second West End revival of Chicago will play the Phoenix Theatre

    Chicago, directed by Walter Bobbie, will begin previews on March 26, 2018, and officially open on April 11.

  9. Disney acquires 21st Century Fox in $52.4bn takeover

    The merger deal sees shows such as 'The Simpsons' and movies including 'Avatar' and 'Deadpool' join the Disney portfolio.

  10. Nativity! The Musical will tour the UK from October 2018

    Nativity! The Musical, directed by Debbie Isitt, will begin performances October 23, 2018 at the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry.

  11. Rosalie Craig will join the cast of the West End’s The Ferryman

    Rosalie Craig will play ‘Caitlin Carney’ in the West End production of The Ferryman, which is currently playing at the Gielgud Theatre.

  12. An American in Paris announces its final West End performance

    The West End production of An American in Paris, currently playing at the Dominion Theatre, will close January 6, 2018.

  13. Patti LuPone will lead the cast of the West End’s Company

    Patti LuPone will play ‘Joanne’ in the second West End revival of Company, which will open at the Gielgud Theatre on October 17, 2018.

  14. Off-West End revival of Barnum will play the Menier Chocolate Factory

    Barnum, directed by Gordon Greenberg, will begin previews on November 25, 2017, and officially open on December 5.

  15. Groundhog Day announces its final Broadway performance

    The Broadway production of Groundhog Day, currently playing at the August Wilson Theatre, will close September 17, 2017.

  16. Bandstand announces its final Broadway performance

    The Broadway production of Bandstand, currently playing at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, will close September 17, 2018.

  17. Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 announces its final Broadway performance

    The Broadway production of Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, currently playing at the Imperial Theatre, will close September 3, 2017.

  18. Stark Sands and Billy Porter will return to the cast of Broadway’s Kinky Boots

    Stark Sands and Billy Porter will reprise the roles of ‘Charlie’ and ‘Lola’ in Kinky Boots, which is currently playing at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre.

  19. Cast announced for The Toxic Avenger at the West End’s Arts Theatre

    Directed by Benji Sperring, Mark Anderson will lead the cast as ‘Melvin / Toxie’ alongside Emma Salvo and Natalie Hope.

  20. Cast announced for Hamilton at the West End's Victoria Palace Theatre

    Directed by Thomas Kail, Jamael Westman will lead the cast as ‘Alexander Hamilton’ alongside Giles Terera and Rachelle Ann Go.

  21. The Girls announces its final West End performance

    The West End production of The Girls, currently playing at the Phoenix Theatre, will close July 15, 2017.

  22. On Your Feet! announces its final Broadway performance

    The Broadway production of On Your Feet!, currently playing at the Marquis Theatre, will close August 20, 2017.

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