Theatre season is now well underway and the many different West End shows, new and old, are enjoying performances to packed out theatres every evening. Many of the most popular shows are also welcoming some huge names to their cast or are extending their runs well into the New Year, here are our top picks for big names in theatre!
The incredible Rock of Ages Musical, starring Justin Lee Collins and Shyane Ward has announced that it will continue its run well into 2012 by extending its booking period until October. The high octane production has enjoyed an incredibly successful opening which has pleased critics and theatre lovers alike. Featuring hit songs including The Final Countdown and We Built This City it’s easy to see why this new musical is proving to be such a hit.
After a five year run at the Cambridge Theatre, Chicago the Musical announced that it would be moving to the Garrick Theatre and that Ugly Betty’s America Ferrera will join the cast for a limited run. America will star alongside Amra-Faye Wright and take over the role of showgirl Roxie Hart.
Another famous name to hit the stage is Wet, Wet, Wet singer Marti Pellow who will join the Blood Brothers cast later this year. People staying in London and seeing the show from the 1st November will be able to catch Marti during his limited run with the show.
Will you be heading to London on a short break to catch one of these star studied shows?