Mark Shenton: How Stephen Sondheim
LondonTheatre.co.ukMark Shenton: How Stephen Sondheim revolutionised the musicalLondonTheatre.co.ukA few years ago I interviewed Jeremy Sams, the British theatre director, noted translator and musician who directed the UK premiere of Passion with Michael Ball and Maria Friedman. He said of Sondheim, "I venerate him as a human being and an artist ...
Posted on 20 July 2017 | 9:02 am
Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Woman in White to
LondonTheatre.co.ukAndrew Lloyd Webber's The Woman in White to return to LondonLondonTheatre.co.ukThe production premiered in the west End at the Palace Theatre in 2004 starring Michael Crawford and Maria Friedman. The Woman in White is based on the 19th century novel of the same name by Wilkie Collins. It is about Walter Hartright, a drawing ...Thom Southerland to Direct First London Revival of THE WOMAN IN WHITEBroadway Worldall 6 news articles »
Posted on 14 July 2017 | 2:47 am
Odds & Ends: Eden Espinosa to Lead Maria
Broadway.comOdds & Ends: Eden Espinosa to Lead Maria Friedman's Acclaimed Merrily We Roll Along & MoreBroadway.comWicked veteran Eden Espinosa will play Mary Flynn is the U.S. transfer of the West End's hit Merrily We Roll Along, directed by Maria Friedman. The mounting of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's cult musical will land at Boston's Huntington Theatre ...Wicked Alum Eden Espinosa Tapped for Huntington's Merrily We Roll Along; 2 London Stars to Reprise RolesPlaybill.comEden Espinosa Joins US Transfer of Sondheim's Merrily We Roll AlongTheaterMania.comEden Espinosa Joins MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG at Huntington This FallBroadway Worldall 4 news articles »
Posted on 13 July 2017 | 1:24 pm
Mark Shenton's wishlist: 10 Broadway theatre
The StageMark Shenton's wishlist: 10 Broadway theatre stars I'd like to see in the West EndThe StageOne of Sondheim's go-to leading ladies, she originated the roles of Dot in Sunday in the Park With George and the Witch in Into the Woods – roles that were taken in London by Maria Friedman and Julia McKenzie, respectively. I saw Peters do both on ...
Posted on 29 June 2017 | 11:00 pm
Review: Blondel (Union Theatre) -
Review: Blondel (Union Theatre)WhatsOnStage.com... Old Vic after a major refurbishment. With a cast led by Paul Nicholas and including a young Maria Friedman in the chorus, it wasn't exactly a smash hit but it did well enough to warrant a transfer to the Aldwych where it limped along for a couple ...and more »
Posted on 26 June 2017 | 12:30 am
West End Stars to Celebrate Stephen
Maria Friedman is a seven-time Olivier Award nominee, winning three times, including Best Actress in a Musical as Fosca in Passion in 1996. She was also nominated as Dot in the UK premiere of Sunday in the Park with George at the National Theatre.
Posted on 13 August 2015 | 2:22 am
EastEnders Spoilers: Pat Butcher, Lucy &
We cannot wait to see that, and EastEnders viewers in general can’t wait for actress Maria Friedman to return to the show in the role of Linda Carter’s mum Elaine… After her appearances in last week’s episodes went down a storm with fans ...
Posted on 17 October 2014 | 11:44 pm
EastEnders Spoilers: Fans want Maria
It would seem that the latest addition to the Carter family in EastEnders has caused quite a reaction amongst fans who are calling for Elaine Peacock to be made a regular character. Elaine (Maria Friedman) was called upon by son-in-law Mick Carter (Danny ...
Posted on 17 October 2014 | 3:25 am
EastEnders spoilers: Linda Carter's mum
With Linda still refusing to open up about what’s bothering her, Mick puts in a call to Linda’s mum Eileen (played by stage star Maria Friedman). She bowls up to The Vic tonight and is worried to see her daughter in such a subdued state. She begs her ...
Posted on 15 October 2014 | 10:00 am
Maria Friedman: 'I'm a performer first and
Your new cabaret show is called Back to Before - what inspired it? The idea came from me talking to people about how I started in the business and thinking, 'I've got to write this in a book'. But instead I decided to come up with a show that included lots ...
Posted on 10 October 2014 | 2:43 am