Category Archives: Features – Theatre and Cabaret News

Patti Boulaye: An Entertainer and Public Servant

British-Nigerian singer, actress, painter and general ball of energy Patti Boulaye is to sing her autobiographical show at The Crazy Coqs from March 4-8. I interviewed her ahead of the show. Read it here:

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Erv Raible: A Personal Obituary

An important man in the cabaret world, Erv Raible, has died, aged 68, after struggling with a long illness. Fiona-Jane Weston remembers him in this obituary.

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London Cabaret Awards 2014

The trophies have been awarded at the 2014 London Cabaret Awards. Read about the ceremony here

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Amy Anzel: Producing “Happy Days”

The ups and downs of producing a large-scale show – especially if it’s your first time! Read about intrepid newbie Amy Anzel‘s staging of “Happy Days” here.

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Sarah-Louise Young – a New Development in her Work

Sarah-Louise Young is currently appearing in her self-penned tribute to Julie Andrew “Julie Madly Deeply”. She talked to Fiona-Jane Weston here about this new work.

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Billy Stritch: I’ve Got Your Number – The Jazz of Cy Coleman.

Billy Stritch: I’ve Got Your Number – The Jazz of Cy Coleman. Great interview with Liza Minnelli’s pianist Billy Stritch, which is followed by a quick review after seeing his show at The Crazy Coqs. Talked about the art of … Continue reading

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London Festival of Cabaret

London’s first Festival of Cabaret has been launched at new venue The Oak Room at The Hospital Club. The capital’s extraordinary growth in cabaret shows and venues has lead to heated dicussions. Read about the launch here..

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Miss Hope Springs Swings With Amigos

Miss Hope Springs– greatly successful act appears weekly at The Crazy Coqs

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Ivor Novello and the Great British Musical

Originally posted on Capital Cabarets And Shows Scene:
2013 marks the 120th anniversary of the birth of Ivor Novello. Russell Grant and Ross Leadbeater create a show in tribute at St James Studio. “.. singers.. well cast with vocal range…

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Fringe On the Fringe Festival

New fringe theatre to house drama, cabaret, music and comedy to open in South West London. They will start with a 6-week Festival. Read about it here

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