West End (London)
Jun 26, 2012 09:23 EDT
The Spice Girls were reunited on Tuesday for the launch of Viva Forever!, a West End musical inspired by the pop group's chart-topping hits of the late 1990s.
May 09, 2012 13:11 EDT
More than a hundred mop-topped musicians have flocked to a London theatre in the hope of being cast as Paul, John, George or Ringo in a new Beatles-inspired musical.
Apr 15, 2012 05:09 EDT
Fighting legend Mike Tyson hit the red carpet on Saturday as he swapped the boxing ring for the cabaret stage, in a revealing one-man show about his rollercoaster life.
Apr 06, 2012 07:22 EDT
London's West End theatre district is booming with new shows opening every month yet small state-funded venues in the capital are being squeezed from all sides.
Mar 21, 2012 14:09 EDT
Boxing legend Mike Tyson will debut a one-man show in Las Vegas next month, and could take it to Broadway and London's West End, according to the show's co-writer.
Feb 24, 2012 13:59 EST
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Despite some savage reviews when Andrew Lloyd Webber's sequel to "Phantom of the Opera" opened in London, the British composer believes that "Love Never Dies" will still one day likely make it to The Great White Way.
Feb 22, 2012 07:46 EST
LONDON (Reuters) - As London prepares to host the Olympic Games this summer, fashion designers in the British capital are turning to sport for inspiration, ushering in an era of sleek, figure-hugging dresses and coats which celebrate the female figure.
Jan 24, 2012 12:55 EST
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Petula Clark likes to think of herself as the Beatles' big sister.
Jan 24, 2012 02:56 EST
LONDON (Reuters) - London's super-rich, their numbers swelled by fat cats from China, Russia and the Middle East, are spending more on luxuries than before the financial crisis, but there are signs that some may be cutting back on the cream.
Dec 09, 2011 19:00 EST
Domenick Allen toured with Liberace as a teenager, starred as the nefarious Simon Prescott on "Days of Our Lives," fronted the rock band Foreigner for a time, has mastered just about any instrument you'd care to hear (he unleashes a blistering sax solo on "Urgent") and is known to pop awake in the dead of night to write music playing in his head.Leigh Zimmerman has performed in some of the greatest Broadway and London West End productions, including "Will Rogers Follies," "Chicago" and "The Producers." She was so great in the role of Ulla in the latter production that Mel Brooks himself preferred her to Uma Thurman in the film adaptation of the stage show, but Thurman was selected mostly because, hey, millions of film fans recognize the name Uma Thurman.
Dec 09, 2011 01:28 EST
LONDON (Reuters) - Screenwriter Julian Fellowes will pen the book for a new musical based on the classic British children's novel "The Wind in the Willows," it was announced on Friday.
Nov 13, 2011 16:17 EST
LONDON (Reuters) - The Oscars came to London on Sunday, when the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences honored British actress Vanessa Redgrave in the first such tribute made in Europe.
Nov 13, 2011 15:55 EST
LONDON (Reuters) - The Oscars came to London on Sunday when the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences honored British actress Vanessa Redgrave in the first such tribute made in Europe.
Nov 04, 2011 11:44 EDT
LONDON (Reuters) - Bells will ring out across Britain on the morning of July 27 to mark the opening of the 2012 Olympics in London, part of a 12-week program of cultural events celebrating the arts alongside sport.
Jul 20, 2011 06:39 EDT
The world's biggest firms are increasingly setting up shop in Asia's booming economies, a survey said Wednesday, as Hong Kong topped a list of the world's most popular cities for global businesses.
Jul 13, 2011 12:00 EDT
Vienna has made it to Broadway, with the home-grown musical "Rebecca" due to open in New York's famed theatre district next year, producers announced Wednesday.
Jun 30, 2011 05:15 EDT
LONDON (Reuters Life!) - The pavement outside a tapas bar in London's Old Brompton Road is a far cry from a bullring in Spain.
Jun 28, 2011 19:05 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The long struggle to get a show from script to stage or screen may be getting a lot shorter -- via the Web.
Apr 13, 2011 06:39 EDT
Hong Kong's financial chief said Wednesday that overall property prices had passed their 1997 peak in February and would look at introducing more measures to cool the city's red-hot market.
Mar 04, 2011 10:17 EST
Hong Kong became the world's most expensive place to rent office space last year, a study has found, despite government efforts to cool the surging property market and avoid a bubble.