16 May 2016
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
26 February 2016
Producers Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender are delighted to announce that rehearsals have begun for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.
5 February 2016
Dreamgirls will be directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw and will star Amber Riley as ‘Effie White’ in the West End production. Performances start November 2016 at London's Savoy Theatre. Tickets will go on sale spring 2016.
5 February 2016
Due to unprecedented demand, the critically acclaimed production of Funny Girl, which is fast selling out its run, extends booking for a further 4 weeks until 8 October 2016. Tickets for the extension of Michael Mayer’s “exhilarating embrace of a production – Independent” starring Olivier and BAFTA award-winning actress and “phenomenal talent – Independent” Sheridan Smith as Fanny Brice go on sale from 10am on 8 February.
29 January 2016
Acclaimed West End and Broadway producer, Sonia Friedman, has been named Producer of the Year for the second year running at The Stage Awards 2016, becoming the first person to win the award twice.
26 January 2016
Bend It Like Beckham has won ‘Best Musical’ at this year’s Critics’ Circle Theatre awards.
25 January 2016
Sonia Friedman has been named as one of Britain’s 500 Most Influential, in a list compiled by The Sunday Times in association with Debrett’s.
13 January 2016
Bend It Like Beckham The Musical recently extended booking at the Phoenix Theatre to 5 March 2016 when the show will then play its final performance at the end of the cast’s year-long contract. Rehearsals began for the critically acclaimed production in March 2015 with a company led by Natalie Dew as Jess and Lauren Samuels as Jules. The Producers are currently finalising both national and international touring offers including a tour of India visiting multiple stadia.
11 January 2016
Wolf Hall, based on Hilary Mantel’s Booker Prize-winning novels, has been named Best Limited Series or TV Movie at the 73rd annual Golden Globe awards ceremony hosted by Ricky Gervais in Beverly Hills.
4 January 2016
Sonia Friedman Productions are delighted to announce that the multi-Olivier Award-winning hit British musical SUNNY AFTERNOON, which tells the story of the rise to fame of The Kinks, has extended its booking period until 28 May 2016.