Tag Archives: Gypsy

Imelda Staunton talks of her stage experience in “Gypsy”

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Dolores Umbridge actress Imelda Staunton is no stranger to the stage, having previously starred in such productions as "Into the Woods" and "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street." At the moment, she of course is starring as main character Rose in popular musical "Gypsy", which had a limited run at the Chichester Festival Theatre late last year and is now currently residing in the West End, London. Read More »

Role Call: Spinoffs and Spies

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There's a lot to cover in this week's Role Call - from the "Walking Dead" spinoff to a spy thriller, to a return to children's television, our favorite cast members are bringing us all sorts of interesting new entertainment this year! Take a look! Read More »

Imelda Staunton and Helen McCrory win theater awards

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Many "Potter" alumni have taken to the stage over the last few years with great success, so it's no surprise that many of them have won awards for their roles. Today, the UK Critics' Circle Award winners were announced in a small ceremony in London. Read More »

Imelda Staunton picks favorite Sondheim song


You might know that Imelda Staunton (Professor Umbridge) is currently starring in "Gypsy", a Stephen Sondheim musical that is due to return to London's West End this March. In a new interview, Imelda picked her favorite Sondheim song and explained her reasons why. Read More »

Imelda Staunton to reprise role on West End

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Imelda Staunton is delighted to be reprising one of her acclaimed roles on the West End. See what she had to say about getting ready for a "daunting" role at the Savoy Theatre! Read More »

Role Call: Spectre of Christmas

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In this week's Role Call, we find a Kickstarter campaign from one of our MuggleNet Live! Expo Patronum special guests, catch Voldemort getting a college degree, the new Bond film finally gets a title, and we find Father Christmas with a gun?!? All that and more as we check out what our favorite cast members are up to this week! Read More »

Role Call: Magical time of year

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It's that wondrous time of year when we look forward to the holidays, feasts, and presents. In addition to the presents you can win during our annual (and awesome!) Advent Calendar Giveaway this year, we'd like to think that bringing you all the Role Call news every week is a gift, as well. This week, we bring you movies on Blu-ray, red carpet interviews (with animal guests, too!), George Clooney at Downton, a US series featuring a Slytherin baddie that has been added to a UK fall lineup, a "Harry Potter" ginger gracing the cover of a major film magazine, and a poster of a certain blonde Fairy Godmother. If we could wrap it up in a bow and hand it to you, we would! Take a look at this week's Casting News! Read More »

Rumor: “Gypsy”, starring Imelda Staunton, to transfer to West End


Imelda Staunton (Professor Umbridge) is currently appearing in a sold out revival of the musical "Gypsy", in the Chichester Festival Theater, UK. The run is due to end on November 8, but a rumor has now emerged that the production is currently in negotiation for a move to London's West End. Read More »

Role Call: Rags to Reunions


We have a lot to cover in this week's Casting News, including a first look at what a good Lucius Malfoy might have looked like, the secrets the Dowager Countess may be hiding, the "Harry Potter" reunion you weren't expecting, Stan Shunpike gets animated, and more details (finally!) on the new "Cinderella"! Read More »

Role Call: The baddies are back!

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This week in Casting News, nearly every notorious villain in the "Potter" universe will be appearing in new projects - mobsters, a Sith, and even a king! Take a look at what's next for the cast of "Harry Potter", if you dare... Read More »

Imelda Staunton discusses her career, new role in “Good People”


Imelda Staunton, who played Dolores Umbridge in the "Potter" film series, can currently be seen treading the boards in the West End, in the critically acclaimed play "Good People". In a new interview, Staunton discusses her life, illustrious career, and role of Margi in "Good People". Read More »