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Julie Andrews

Julie Andrews Directs ‘My Fair Lady’ 60th Anniversary >>

'My Fair Lady' is turning 60-years-old and their is one grand celebration being planned. The original 1956 production is being recreated at the Sydney Opera House in as much detail as possible. That is not all. Original Eliza Doolittle actress and musical icon, Dame Julie Andrews will be directing the production. Check the report below for all the latest details on the anniversary production.

Forever Plaid

‘Forever Plaid’ Comeing Back to London in April 2016 >>

'Forever Plaid' is making it’s way across the pond once again. London is getting an all new production of the Off-Broadway musical revue. The story involves four would be superstars who were tragically killed before by bus full of catholic school girls on their way to see the Beatles perform on Ed Sullivan. The quartet are brought back to life for one night so that they can finally perform their set before crossing over to the afterlife.

Amber Riley

Amber Riley to Star in ‘Dreamgirls’ West End Production with Director Casey Nicholaw >>

Amber Riley ('Glee', NBC’s 'The Wiz Live') coming to London West End to lead an all new production of 'Dreamgirls.' The highly acclaimed 1981 musical is turning 35 this year and is heading across the pond to celebrate. Riley will play the Effie the role originated Jennifer Holiday in the original Broadway production and played on the screen by Jennifer Hudson in the 2006 film of the same name. by The show will be directed by 'Book of Mormon' West End Director Casey Nicholaw.

Jon Snow's Death

Kit Harington Sells Jon Snow's Soul for 'Doctor Faustus' Role on West End >>

Just like the inevitable Winter, 'Game of Thrones' Season 6 is coming and we will final find out if Jon Snow is dead or alive. However, live or die, Kit Harington has already found his next role. The Stark that you just can’t seem to quit is making his return to the stage in an all new London production of 'Doctor Faustus.' Harrington will be playing the titular role in the Christopher Marlowe play based on the story of 'Faust.' No word yet on if Harrington had to sell his soul to land the role.

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