FULL CAST AND ADDITIONAL DATES FOR THE NATIONAL TOUR OF SUNNY AFTERNOON ANNOUNCED

FULL CAST AND ADDITIONAL DATES FOR THE NATIONAL TOUR OF SUNNY AFTERNOON ANNOUNCED

19 July 2016

As the West End multi Olivier award-winning hit musical continues to excite audiences in the West End, Sonia Friedman Productions and Ambassador Theatre Group are delighted to announce the full cast and additional dates for the national tour of Sunny Afternoon.

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LONDON CAST RECORDING OF FUNNY GIRL TO BE RELEASED ON 5 AUGUST

LONDON CAST RECORDING OF FUNNY GIRL TO BE RELEASED ON 5 AUGUST

13 July 2016

Sheridan Smith brings her unique vocals and phenomenal performance as Fanny Brice to the London cast recording of the critically-acclaimed West End production of Funny Girl, to be released on Decca Records on 5th August.

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Nice Fish, starring Mark Rylance, to transfer to the West End from New York

Nice Fish, starring Mark Rylance, to transfer to the West End from New York

8 July 2016

  • FREE TICKETS IN PRIVATE BOXES WILL BE AVAILABLE EVERY NIGHT TO AUDIENCE MEMBERS DRESSED AS FISH OR FISHERMEN
  • OVER 100 SEATS AT £15 AVAILABLE FOR EVERY PERFORMANCE
  • THE PRODUCTION WILL PLAY AT THE HAROLD PINTER THEATRE FOR A STRICTLY LIMITED RUN FROM 15 NOVEMBER 2016 – 21 JANUARY 2017. PRE-SALE STARTS TODAY WITH GENERAL ONSALE FROM 10AM ON SUNDAY 10 JULY

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FUNNY GIRL TO EMBARK ON A NATIONAL TOUR IN 2017

FUNNY GIRL TO EMBARK ON A NATIONAL TOUR IN 2017

27 June 2016

Hot on the heels of a record breaking, critically acclaimed West End run this ‘utterly irresistible’ (The Sunday Times) new production of Funny Girl embarks on a major national tour in 2017. 

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SUNNY AFTERNOON TO LEAVE LONDON IN OCTOBER

SUNNY AFTERNOON TO LEAVE LONDON IN OCTOBER

16 June 2016

  • Olivier Award-winning show will run until end of current booking period on 29 October 2016
  • First West End run will end after more than two years at the Harold Pinter Theatre
  • National tour begins 19 August 2016

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1984 extends until 29 October

1984 extends until 29 October

15 June 2016

  • 1984 announces 8-week extension to West End run, now booking until 29 October
  • Production pictures released with entirely new cast
  • Preview performances started last night at the Playhouse Theatre
  • 101 seats for every performance will be available for £19.84

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Further casting announced for Dreamgirls

Further casting announced for Dreamgirls

3 June 2016

  • Further casting announced to join star Amber Riley
  • Reduced price previews tickets from Saturday 19 November to Tuesday 13 December across all price bands including 100 tickets per performance at £15

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CHARACTER PORTRAITS OF HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD CAST RELEASED

CHARACTER PORTRAITS OF HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD CAST RELEASED

2 June 2016

This week Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has revealed a series of character portraits ahead of the first preview next week. 

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SUNNY AFTERNOON EXTENDS TO OCTOBER 2016

SUNNY AFTERNOON EXTENDS TO OCTOBER 2016

20 May 2016

  • Tickets on sale now for Olivier Award-winning show’s extra dates
  • Show will celebrate two years in the West End in October
  • Fifty tickets at £19.66 for every show in July, celebrating fifty years since ‘Sunny Afternoon’ topped the charts and England won the World Cup

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Rehearsals start and casting is announced for 1984's third summer in the West End

Rehearsals start and casting is announced for 1984's third summer in the West End

16 May 2016

  • Casting announced for summer season at Playhouse Theatre
  • Rehearsals start today with an entirely new cast
  • 1984 returns to the Playhouse Theatre for third West End run, playing from 14 June – 3 September 2016
  • 101 seats for every performance will be available for £19.84

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Further Dreamgirls casting announced

Further Dreamgirls casting announced

13 May 2016

Singer/songwriters Ruth Brown and Karen Mav have been cast to support star Amber Riley playing the role of ‘Effie White’ for one performance per week between them.

Amber Riley will star in the role of ‘Effie White’ for 7 performances per week. Ruth Brown and Karen Mav will rotate performances on Wednesday evenings.

Further casting for the production is still to be announced.

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King Charles III nominated for five Tony Awards

King Charles III nominated for five Tony Awards

3 May 2016

Congratulations to King Charles III on five Tony Award nominations.

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Take a look inside the rehearsal room for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two

Take a look inside the rehearsal room for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two

22 April 2016

J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne have invited fans inside the rehearsal room for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two in an exclusive video.

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FUNNY GIRL STARRING SHERIDAN SMITH BEGINS PREVIEWS AT THE SAVOY THEATRE TOMORROW NIGHT

FUNNY GIRL STARRING SHERIDAN SMITH BEGINS PREVIEWS AT THE SAVOY THEATRE TOMORROW NIGHT

8 April 2016

The West End transfer of Funny Girl, receives its first preview tomorrow night, 9 April 2016 – with opening night on 20 April, at the Savoy Theatre. Michael Mayer directs Sheridan Smith as Fanny Brice, Darius Campbell as Nicky Arnstein, Marilyn Cutts as Mrs Brice, Maurice Lane as Mr Keeney, Valda Aviks as Mrs Meeker, Gay Soper as Mrs Strakosh, Natasha J Barnes as Emma/Mrs Nadler, Bruce Montague as Florenz Ziegfeld, and Joel Montague as Eddie Ryan.                        

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1984 returns to Playhouse Theatre for 12-week season

1984 returns to Playhouse Theatre for 12-week season

5 April 2016

  • West End run follows sell-out international tour
  • 14 June – 3 September 2016
  • Tickets on-sale on Friday 8 April at 10am 

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TICKETS GO ON SALE FOR DREAMGIRLS

TICKETS GO ON SALE FOR DREAMGIRLS

29 March 2016

Now on sale to priority bookers with tickets going on general sale at 12 noon on Friday 1 April.

At every performance there will be 100 accessibly priced seats, including £20 seats available in advance and £15 day seats available on the day of the performance.

Savoy Theatre, London with reduced ticket price preview performances from 19 November 2016 and Opening Night on 14 December 2016.

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Sonia Friedman talks to Kirsty Lang for BBC Radio 4’s Front Row

Sonia Friedman talks to Kirsty Lang for BBC Radio 4’s Front Row

26 March 2016

Sonia Friedman sat down with broadcaster Kirsty Lang to talk about risk and reward, the changing ecology of theatre and how she began producing professionally, for BBC Radio 4’s Front Row.
 

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SONIA FRIEDMAN PRODUCTIONS CELEBRATES WITH 20 OLIVIER AWARD NOMINATIONS

SONIA FRIEDMAN PRODUCTIONS CELEBRATES WITH 20 OLIVIER AWARD NOMINATIONS

29 February 2016

Sonia Friedman Productions is today celebrating as the full Olivier Awards Nominations list included 20 potential winners for productions the company is behind.

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AS REHEARSALS BEGIN, FULL CASTING IS ANNOUNCED FOR HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD

AS REHEARSALS BEGIN, FULL CASTING IS ANNOUNCED FOR HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD

26 February 2016

Producers Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender are delighted to announce that rehearsals have begun for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

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Hamlet wins four WhatsOnStage Awards

Hamlet wins four WhatsOnStage Awards

22 February 2016

Lyndsey Turner’s production of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet starring Benedict Cumberbatch won four awards at this year's WhatsOnStage Awards. 

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