Whatsonstage Awards Nominations Announced

Whatsonstage Awards Nominations Announced

1 December 2016

Sonia Friedman Productions 2016 West End shows have received 21 Nominations across 14 categories including Best New Play, Best New Musical and Best Musical Revival.

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child wins Evening Standard Award

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child wins Evening Standard Award

14 November 2016

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child won the Evening Standard Award for Best Play at last night's awards ceromony.

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DAVID TENNANT TO LEAD CAST IN DON JUAN IN SOHO

DAVID TENNANT TO LEAD CAST IN DON JUAN IN SOHO

2 November 2016

David Tennant returns to the West End in March 2017 to play the title role in Patrick Marber’s Don Juan in Soho

The production will preview at Wyndham’s Theatre from 17 March 2017, with press night on 28 March 2017. It will complete its strictly limited eleven week run on 10 June 2017.

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Jez Butterworth returns to the Royal Court with his new play THE FERRYMAN directed by Sam Mendes

Jez Butterworth returns to the Royal Court with his new play THE FERRYMAN directed by Sam Mendes

31 October 2016

Jez Butterworth returns to the Royal Court with his new play THE FERRYMAN directed by Sam Mendes, who makes his Royal Court debut. Developed by and co-produced with Sonia Friedman Productions and in association with Neal Street Productions, it will premiere in the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs, Monday 24 April 2017 – Saturday 20 May 2017.

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Patrick Marber’s critically acclaimed production of Tom Stoppard’s Travesties Transfers To The West End

Patrick Marber’s critically acclaimed production of Tom Stoppard’s Travesties Transfers To The West End

30 October 2016

Patrick Marber’s critically acclaimed production of Tom Stoppard’s Travesties transfers to the West End in 2017 for a limited run at the Apollo Theatre – with over 100 tickets at each performance at just £20. The production opens on 14 February, with previews from 3 February, and runs until 29 April. 

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Imogen Poots and Luke Treadaway join Imelda Staunton and Conleth Hill to complete the cast of Edward Albee’s Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?

Imogen Poots and Luke Treadaway join Imelda Staunton and Conleth Hill to complete the cast of Edward Albee’s Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?

28 October 2016

  • Imogen Poots and Luke Treadaway join Imelda Staunton and Conleth Hill to complete the cast of Edward Albee’s landmark play directed by James Macdonald
  • Reduced price tickets for preview performances
  • Over 100 tickets for every performance priced at £10 during previews (22nd February – 8th March inclusive) and £15 during main run (from 9th March)

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John Tiffany's visionary staging of The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams to open in January

John Tiffany's visionary staging of The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams to open in January

21 October 2016

  • Broadway and Edinburgh International Festival hit production will preview in the West End from 26 January 2017
  • Universally acclaimed creative team, including John Tiffany & Steven Hoggett (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two)
  • Tennessee Williams’ classic play features Broadway star Cherry Jones alongside Michael Esper, Kate O’Flynn and Brian J. Smith
  • John Tiffany’s production will run for 13 weeks at the Duke of York’s Theatre
  • Over 20,000 seats available for £20 or less

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Exclusive new imagery of Amber Riley, Ibinabo Jack and Liisi LaFontaine as The Dreams

Exclusive new imagery of Amber Riley, Ibinabo Jack and Liisi LaFontaine as The Dreams

7 October 2016

Sonia Friedman Productions is delighted to reveal the first official images of Amber Riley, Ibinabo Jack and Liisi LaFontaine as The Dreams.

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Full Dreamgirls company celebrates first day of rehearsals

Full Dreamgirls company celebrates first day of rehearsals

5 October 2016

On Monday October 3rd, Sonia Friedman Productions were delighted to assemble the full company for the first day of rehearsals. 

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Imelda Staunton and Conleth Hill star in Edward Albee’s landmark play Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Imelda Staunton and Conleth Hill star in Edward Albee’s landmark play Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

23 September 2016

  • Imelda Staunton and Conleth Hill star in Edward Albee’s landmark play
  • James Macdonald directs the first production of this dark comedy since Albee’s recent death. It will play at the Harold Pinter Theatre for 13 weeks only
  • Tickets on sale now
  • Reduced price tickets for preview performances
  • Over 100 tickets for every performance priced at £15 (£10 during previews)

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SHERIDAN SMITH REPRISES HER SMASH-HIT PERFORMANCE AS FANNY BRICE ACROSS THE UK & IRELAND

SHERIDAN SMITH REPRISES HER SMASH-HIT PERFORMANCE AS FANNY BRICE ACROSS THE UK & IRELAND

20 September 2016

Following critically acclaimed and record-breaking sold-out runs at the Menier Chocolate Factory and Savoy Theatre, Sheridan Smith will reprise her highly praised performance of Fanny Brice at selected venues for the UK tour of Funny Girl from February 2017.

 

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Due to unprecedented demand Nice Fish extends booking period by three weeks

Due to unprecedented demand Nice Fish extends booking period by three weeks

16 September 2016

  • Mark Rylance and Louis Jenkins’ new comic play, starring Mark Rylance, will transfer to the West End from New York from 15 november 2016
  • 4 free “reel deal” tickets in private boxes will be available every night to audience members dressed as fish or fishermen*
  • 100 seats per performance for £15 or under
  • Booking at the Harold Pinter Theatre to Saturday 11 February. Tickets on sale now

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Last chance to see critically acclaimed 1984

Last chance to see critically acclaimed 1984

15 September 2016

  • Last chance to see critically acclaimed 1984 at the Playhouse Theatre
  • Final performance on 29 October
  • More than 380,000 people have now seen the production

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Sonia Friedman: The Progress 1000

Sonia Friedman: The Progress 1000

7 September 2016

Sonia Friedman has been named London's 10th most influential person in the Evening Standard's Progress 1000.

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Funny Girl London Cast Recording Now Available To Buy

Funny Girl London Cast Recording Now Available To Buy

5 August 2016

THE STUNNING FULL CAST RECORDING OUT TODAY!

SHERIDAN SMITH STARS ON BRAND NEW LONDON CAST RECORDING OF HIT MUSICAL FUNNY GIRL

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BBC Radio 4 Profile: Sonia Friedman

BBC Radio 4 Profile: Sonia Friedman

31 July 2016

Mark Coles talks to Sonia Friedman's family, friends and colleagues to discover more about her life and career.

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Sonia Friedman: ‘I think it might be the biggest project that any theatre producer has done’

Sonia Friedman: ‘I think it might be the biggest project that any theatre producer has done’

29 July 2016

The driving force behind Harry Potter and the Cursed Child talks to The Times about JK Rowling, Brexit and the future of Theatreland.

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A FURTHER 250,000 SEATS TO BE RELEASED FOR HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD

A FURTHER 250,000 SEATS TO BE RELEASED FOR HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD

28 July 2016

Following rave reviews, Sonia Friedman, Colin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions, producers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,  announce today that a further 250,000 tickets will be released for sale next week on Thursday 4 August 2016 at 11am BST, booking through to 10 December 2017.  Tickets are priced from £15 per part and for every performance there will be 300 tickets at £20 or less per part.

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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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