we have an array of talent coming in to perform sing and sign for you. come on down and meet the West ends finest
we would like to extend a huge thank you to each and every one of you in the Uk and even as far as Singapore who purchased our 2016 Advent Calendar. this has proven to be a huge success for us and the feedback has been very positive, we look forward to creating a better one in 2017. THANK YOU
get your hands on the stagiest advent calendar in all the land. full of treats and surprises behind each window , from a free coffee to % off theatre tickets. wake up each morning in December to a delicious surprise. for only £4.99 + P&P order online from Nov1st and in store soon after .
These will be performances you don’t want to miss, we have cast members from The Book of Mormon – London, The amazing Gabby & Arun (Nina&Benny) from In The Heights and finally the super talented Alice Fearn who is the current “Elphaba” standby in Wicked UK. Come support these amazing performers and have yourself a wonderful time! And eat cake
RELEASE YOUR INNER STAR!
Join us every Wednesday 3pm-6pm & Sunday 2pm-4pm for our popular Open Mic. Just let one of our lovley team behind the counter know that you would like to sing. and the rest is up to you.
We have a collection of karaoke songs on our jukebox but you are more than welcome to bring your own on a phone/iPod (jack provided ).
Any questions, feel free to tweet us over on @TheTheatreCafe.
Come Join 4 of the F-ABBA-ULOUS ladies from Mamma Mia! alongside MD Marcus Savage on the 13th Sept at 4.30pm – don’t miss out!
Training: Guildford School of Acting.
Theatre includes: Alternate Donna/ensemble in MAMMA MIA!, Female Authority Figure in Hairspray (Leicester Curve), Tessie in White Christmas (Edinburgh Festival Theatre), Vicky Monroe in Stand Up (Floral Pavilion, Wirral), Tessie in White Christmas (Lowry), Paulette in Legally Blonde (Savoy), Saleswoman/Mom, understudy Paulette and Vivienne in Legally Blonde (Savoy), Swing, understudy Dead Mam in Billy Elliot (Victoria Palace), Anya in Fiddler on the Roof (UK tour), Miss Bell in Fame the Musical (UK tour), Madame de la Grande Bouche in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (UK tour), Alternate to Marti Webb in Tell Me on a Sunday (UK tour), Ensemble in South Pacific (Symphony Hall, Birmingham), Hutton in Into Thin Air (New Players), Rizzo in Grease (Opera House, Jersey) and Evie in Victor Victoria (Bridewell).
Sanne den Besten
Training: Sanne studied musical theatre at the Conservatoire Codarts
Theatre includes: Sophie in MAMMA MIA!, understudied Ariel in Disney’s The Little Mermaid (Dutch tour), The Humans (New York, Rotterdam and the Festival D’Avignon) and alternate Maria Von Trapp in The Sound of Music (Dutch tour).
She made her West End debut as cover Fantine in Les Misérables.
Television includes: Dutch show Like ADAM, which followed the fictional lives of the members of the band ADAM.
Stacey Leanne Mills
Training: Arts Ed London School of Acting.
Credits while training include: Ensemble in Bonnie & Clyde, Velcro in Soho Cinders, dance captain and Girlfriend in Catch Me if You Can (Arts Ed) and Candide (workshop, London).
Theatre includes: Swing in MAMMA MIA!
Film and television include: Karin Moon in Frame of Mind (short film).
Other work includes: assistant choreographer for You’ll Never Walk Alone (Stage Acts Productions), The Confession Room (original cast recording) and Olympia Horse Show (Kensington).
Training: Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Credits while training: Pilar in Legally Blonde, Ruth Two Bears in Dogfight, Marion Maidley in Hoods the Musical and Yvonne in Sunday in the Park With George.
Theatre includes: Jemma made her West End debut as Ali in MAMMA MIA!
Marcus J. Savage
London Musical Director MAMMA MIA!
Marcus Savage graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama
Theatre includes: Musical Director for Chicago (Adelphi), Saturday Night Fever (London Palladium) and Black Goes with Everything (Churchill, Bromley). Assistant Musical Director: Cabaret (UK tour), The Rink (Cambridge Theatre), Me and My Girl (Adelphi), Grease (Dominion and Cambridge) and Starlight Express (Apollo Victoria). Freelance Keyboard Player: West End productions of Chess, Les Misérables, Crazy for You, Leonardo, The King and I, Kiss Me, Kate and Thoroughly Modern Millie.
Other work includes: solo on-stage piano role of Oscar in 42nd Street (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane), MD for Grange Hill (BBC TV), composing background music for Rediffusion International and vocal coaching at various stage schools. In 2010 Marcus was Associate Musical Supervisor for a new Italian production of MAMMA MIA! in Milan.
ITS BACK! the Stagey quiz will return to the café on Friday 23rd September 2016 at 7pm. There s NO team size limit grab a few friends and come down. tickets are £12.00 which includes welcome drinks, x2 drinks vouchers, snacks & a live performance. Call 020 7851 0300 to get your tickets
(Quote “launch offer” for 50% OFF valid until midnight on Fri 26th Aug )
Warble The West End will be in The Theatre Cafe this November.
Singers of all abilities are being given the opportunity to learn a song from one of the UK’s most iconic musicals.
Saturday 28th November, 4.15PM to 5.45PM,m in The Theatre Cafe.
You ou can see their latest trailer here: https://vimeo.com/141552632
Good News! The Theatre Cafe will be turning Wicked this Halloween!
Ashleigh Gray will be judging a Halloween bake off at 2pm. The winner will receive a pair of tickets to that evening’s performance of Wicked.
Daniel Hope currently playing Boq in the West End production of Wicked will be in the cafe between 11am and 12pm.
Lots of other Wicked surprises throughout the day!
We are delighted to announce that Emma Hatton will be in The Theatre Cafe on Friday 30th October 2015 for a performance and Q&A.
Emma Hatton is currently starring as Elphaba in the West End production of Wicked.
She will be in the cafe from 2pm.
Join us on Tuesday 22nd September at 5PM as Showstopper! The Improvised Musical come to The Theatre Cafe and improvise our very own musical!
Bring your ideas and challenge these improv-experts to the max. Showstopper! opens at the Apollo Theatre on Thursday 24th September.
See you then!
On Wednesday 26th August at 3PM, X Factor winner Sam Bailey will be performing in The Theatre Cafe!
This special event is a little look at her upcoming show at the Lyric Theatre!
Come early, it’s going to be a busy one!
For a special treat on Saturday 15th August, we’ve got star of American Idiot Aaron Sidwell in The Theatre Cafe for an acoustic set at 5.45PM.
You’d be an IDIOT to miss it!
You can book tickets to see Aaron in American Idiot by clicking here.
Currently appearing in The Theatre Little Pigs at the Palace Theatre, Alison is presenting three solo shows at the London Hippodrome this August. These will be on August 26th at 8PM and on August 27th at both 8PM at 11PM.
Also celebrating the launch of her kickstarter campaign, Alison is raising money to record her new album INSPIRATIONAL. You can contribute by clicking here.
Alison will be in The Theatre Cafe from 12PM on Saturday 8th August for a Q&A and a performance. This is not one to miss!
Join Olivier-winning writers George Stiles and Anthony Drewe to celebrate the release of their latest Studio Cast Recording, GOLDILOCKS AND THE 3 BEARS.
Stiles & Drewe will be joined by cast members, including Olivier-winner Leanne Jones and West End actor James Gillan (subject to availability).
Come say hello, buy a copy of this exciting new musical, and get it signed too!
“a MUST for all musical theatre fans.” Musical Theatre Review
“the cast are all superb” The Public Reviews
“playful and brilliant” BroadwayWorldUK
CDs are £10 (cash only in store)
Friday 17th July
5.30pm – 7pm
27th June – 12pm – 12.30pm
We’re delighted to announce that Julie Atherton, Samuel J Holmes and Simon Lipkin will be in the theatre cafe on the 27th June for a Q&A and performance.
I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change starts previews at the Arts Theatre, London on Wednesday 1st July playing until the 19th June.
ABOUT THE SHOW
I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE follows the ups and downs of a modern day romantic relationship whilst attempting to answer some of life’s most infuriating questions; “what do women really want?, “What are men really thinking?“ and “why, when we find the partner of our dreams, do we spend the rest of our lives trying to change them?”
Check back soon to find out about The Theatre Café specials and unique events