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WEST END LIVE

A Chorus Line took to the stage in Trafalgar Square last weekend to take part in West End Live.

Following the matinee performance curtain call the cast hopped on a bus, drove through the streets of London to perform for the thousands of theatre lovers and #ACLoholics that had gathered to view some of the best theatre London has to offer.

The cast performed the show’s finale which received a resounding chorus of approval from the crowd.

For photos of the performance, visit our Facebook page.

A CHORUS LINE FINAL PERFORMANCE 31 AUGUST

Following a critically acclaimed six month run at the London Palladium, A Chorus Line will close on 31st August 2013.

Producer Mark Goucher said: “We are extremely proud of this production of A Chorus Line and would like to thank the cast and creative team for their exceptional work. It has been a huge privilege bringing this extraordinary show back to life on the London stage. We will be very sad to see it close. ”

This production was directed by Broadway and West End veteran director and choreographer Bob Avian. Avian was Michael Bennett’s long term collaborator and his co-choreographer on the original production. Avian was also responsible for directing the 2006 Broadway revival of A Chorus Line.

Congratulations to Leigh Zimmerman

Congratulations to Leigh Zimmerman who won Best Performance In A Supporting Role In A Musical, at the 2013 Olivier Awards with Mastercard last night. Receiving acclaim for her ‘tremendous’ (Sunday Express) performance as the hilarious Sheila.

Olivier Awards Nominations

We are delighted to announce that A Chorus Line has been nominated for the Best Musical Revival along with Leigh Zimmerman who has been nominated for Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical. The 2013 Olivier Awards ceremony will take place on 28 April at London’s Royal Opera House and you can catch all the fantastic highlights on ITV at 10pm or listen to the BBC Radio 2 live coverage. We are excited to see what the night holds for us and can’t wait to share with you all our stories! 

A Chorus Line Press night

A Chorus Line had a fantastic opening night last night. Returning to London for the first time since it premiered in 1976. A Chorus Line is now set to wow London’s West End once again. Starring John Partridge as Zach and Scarlett Strallen as Cassie, the “seductive, exhilarating & majestic” (Evening Standard) show opened with an “outstanding, terrific & brilliant” (Daily Telegraph) performance.

Go behind the scenes with A Chorus Line

Go behind the scenes with the London cast of A Chorus Line as they prepare for their opening night at the London Palladium.

A Chorus Line on BBC Breakfast

The buzz continues to grow around A Chorus Line and this morning we were delighted to appear on BBC Breakfast. Director and Choreographer Bob Avian and leading man John Partridge joined the BBC sofa to talk about ‘the line’ and why they waited for the right combination before bringing A Chorus Line back to London’s West End.

 

See the clip here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes

 

Win Tickets to ‘A Chorus Line’

A Chorus Line has launched an exclusive Facebook competition. For your chance to win a whole host of fabulous prizes, such as a pair of tickets to the show, dinner a London Restaurant and a personalised MAC make-up session simply vote for your favourite song.

The competition ends Monday 18th February and we are giving away a pair of tickets a day until then! Follow us on Facebook and enter here

A Chorus Line: Facebook

 

A Chorus Line Rehearsals

It’s Finally The First Preview

Tonight’s the first preview of A Chorus Line, returning for the first time since its award-winning London season which premiered in 1976. Leading a cast and company of over 50, John Partridge stars as Zach, West End leading lady Scarlett Strallen as Cassie and stage and screen actress Leigh Zimmerman as Sheila. The original Broadway creators join forces to bring this legendary musical to the world-famous London Palladium.

Three New Cast

Successful Auditionees

On October 1 last year 2000 hopefuls aged between 18 and 35 stood outside the legendary London Palladium in the pouring rain, all having one dream, to be selected for a role in A Chorus Line, the award-winning Broadway musical that will take to the stage this month.