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BERGERAC JOY FOR McAVOY
X-MEN star James McAvoy (below) is returning to the West End stage for a new production of Cyrano de Bergerac.
He will play the big-nosed hero at the Playhouse Theatre in London from November 27 and said: “This is a role I’ve been desperate to explore for donkey’s years. Can’t wait.”
The new adaptation by Martin Crimp will be the opening production of the Jamie Lloyd Company’s new season.
Ticket details available from playhouse.londontheatres.co.uk
READY TO CATCH DIVA FEVER?
CHRISTINA BIANCO (pictured) has only one chance to make a thousand first impressions on her forthcoming UK tour.
The Girl of a Thousand Voices offers audiences the opportunity to see all their favourite divas on stage together as Christina pays her own tribute to the likes of Barbra Streisand, Shirley Bassey, Edith Piaf and Celine Dion. She will be singing some of their greatest hits – and a few others to boot as well.
The tour launches on September 1. Go to christinabianco.com for details.
GET SET FOR IMPRESSIVE IMPROV
NO TWO nights will be the same as the Olivier award-winning Showstopper! The Improvised Musical Show heads out on tour next month.
The hilarious stage hit (pictured) sees the cast take audience suggestions and spin a new comedy musical out of thin air.
The tour starts from September. Details from theshowstoppers.org