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Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Actor Paul Ritter dies aged 54 by Hira Desai

Stage & screen star Paul Ritter, has died at the age of 54, it has been confirmed. The post Actor Paul Ritter dies aged 54 appeared first on Official London Theatre.

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Wednesday, March 31, 2021

The ‘best’ bad guys in theatre by Hira Desai

Whether it’s Simba and Scar or Agatha Trunchbull and Matilda, every hero needs a villain. Here's some bad guys we love to hate in the world of theatre. The post The ‘best’ bad guys in …

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Tuesday, March 30, 2021

London Theatre News Today: Tuesday 30 March by Hira Desai

Amélie The Musical arrives in the heart of the West End this summer and tickets for Pretty Woman: The Musical on sale today! Find out all the latest here. The post London Theatre News Toda…

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Thursday, March 25, 2021

Around the world in 5 theatres by Hira Desai

To celebrate World Theatre Day, Hira is sharing memories from shows she has seen around the world and those that she is looking forward to seeing this year. The post Around the world in 5 t…

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Wednesday, March 24, 2021

London Theatre News Today: Wednesday 24 March by Hira Desai

& Juliet announces reopening from 24 September with a brand new video! Find out all the latest from Theatreland, right here! The post London Theatre News Today: Wednesday 24 March appea…

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Tuesday, March 23, 2021

London Theatre News Today: Tuesday 23 March by Hira Desai

Pretty Woman The Musical will be returning to the West End from 8 July! Find out all the latest right here on Official London Theatre. The post London Theatre News Today: Tuesday 23 March ap…

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Monday, March 22, 2021

London Theatre News Today: Monday 22 March by Hira Desai

We've got Alex Baker and Ruthie Henshall in tomorrow's Theatre Chat Live, Anything Goes tickets on sale and more in today's stagey news roundup. The post London Theatre News Today: Monday 22…

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Disney’s The Lion King to reopen in the West End from 29 July by Hira Desai

Disney's The Lion King is set to reopen at the Lyceum Theatre this summer and we can't contain our excitement! Find out more, here. The post Disney’s The Lion King to reopen in the West En…

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Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Over £12,000 raised for the Theatre Artists Fund on the anniversary of UK theatre closures by Hira Desai

To mark the year anniversary of theatre closures, we launched a #16March campaign which to date has raised £12,695 in aid of the Theatre Artists Fund. The post Over £12,000 raised for the…

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Tuesday, March 16, 2021

One year on: How the theatre industry has shown solidarity to support those in need by Hira Desai

On the anniversary of theatre closures across the UK, we are highlighting a few of the ways in which our industry has shown solidarity for those in need. The post One year on: How the theatr…

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London Theatre News Today: Tuesday 16 March by Hira Desai

Back To The Future The Musical announces Summer opening & Hampstead Theatre to reopen with new productions from May. Find out the latest, here. The post London Theatre News Today: Tuesd…

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One Year On: Reflections on the past & hopes for the future by Hira Desai

Today marks 1 year since theatres across the UK closed their doors due to the pandemic. Today, we're reflecting on the past year & our hopes for the future. The post One Year On: Reflect…

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Monday, March 15, 2021

London Theatre News Today: Monday 15 March by Hira Desai

Dr. Seuss's The Lorax to be streamed in the Old Vic: In Camera series, The Play That Goes Wrong to reopen from 18 June & more in today's news roundup. The post London Theatre News Today:…

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Friday, March 12, 2021

The Prince Of Egypt to reopen from 1 July by Hira Desai

The Prince Of Egypt will reopen at the Dominion Theatre from 1 July with tickets on sale from noon today! Find out more here! The post The Prince Of Egypt to reopen from 1 July appeared fir…

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Jerwood Foundation announces Jerwood Blue Sky Fund, a £1 million donation to the Theatre Artists Fund & Help Musicians by Hira Desai

Jerwood Foundation is delighted to launch Jerwood Blue Sky Fund, a £1 million donation to the Theatre Artists Fund and Help Musicians. Read more here! The post Jerwood Foundation announces …

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Wednesday, March 10, 2021

London Theatre News Today: Wednesday 10 March by Hira Desai

New dates announced for the opening of Frozen The Musical and a celebratory milestone for Theatre Support Fund+ in todays Theatreland news! The post London Theatre News Today: Wednesday 10 M…

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Les Misérables -The Staged Concert to return in May with full production to return in September by Hira Desai

Performances are set to return for the spectacular production of Les Misérables -The Staged Concert at the Sondheim Theatre. Today (10 March 2021) it is officially announced that the show w…

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Tuesday, March 9, 2021

London Theatre News Today: Tuesday 9 March by Hira Desai

Shakespeare's Globe prepares to reopen and tickets for Monday Night At The Apollo & Adam Kay This Is Going To Hurt are back on sale! The post London Theatre News Today: Tuesday 9 March a…

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Monday, March 8, 2021

London Theatre News Today: Monday 8 March by Hira Desai

Check out the latest from Theatreland including a new film written and performed by Rebecca Buckle and The Royal Court's Living Newspaper Edition 3! The post London Theatre News Today: Monda…

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Leading Ladies: Five female theatrical pioneers by Hira Desai

In celebration of International Women's Day, we've rounded up five pioneering women of the theatre from the past to present day. Check it out! The post Leading Ladies: Five female theatrical…

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Friday, March 5, 2021

London Theatre News Today: Friday 5 March by Hira Desai

We've got some exciting news in today's roundup including new reopening dates for Six & tickets for Cinderella now on sale! Find out all the latest here. The post London Theatre News Tod…

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Wednesday, March 3, 2021

London Theatre News Today: Wednesday 3 March by Hira Desai

In today's roundup we've got a new podcast from National Theatre in partnership with Cast and a new reimagined production from Donmar Warehouse. The post London Theatre News Today: Wednesday…

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Five Disney films we’d love to see on stage by Hira Desai

The magic of Disney on stage is unlike any other. From Frozen 2 to Moana, here are our top five Disney films that we’d love to see on stage. The post Five Disney films we’d love to see …

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Monday, March 1, 2021

London Theatre News Today: Monday 1 March by Hira Desai

Today's roundup includes a 60th anniversary celebration from the iconic Little Angel Theatre, a live streamed variety show featuring stage stars & more! The post London Theatre News Toda…

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Wizarding Wonder: Why the Harry Potter theatre experience is better than the books by Hira Desai

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child continues the story from where we left off, only this time, you will witness the development of the story at the theatre! The post Wizarding Wonder: Why th…

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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

London Theatre News Today: Tuesday 23 February by Hira Desai

Check out all the latest news from Theatreland including the world premiere of Lolita Chakrabarti's Hymn and an update from the Old Vic. The post London Theatre News Today: Tuesday 23 Febru…

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Amy Hart’s Top 5: Musicals that were gone too soon by Hira Desai

From Memphis and City of Angels to Betty Blue Eyes, reality TV star and theatre enthusiastic Amy Hart shares her five musicals that were gone too soon. The post Amy Hart’s Top 5: Musicals…

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Monday, February 22, 2021

Prime Minister: Theatres to reopen in May subject to tests by Hira Desai

As part of the four-step plan to release England from lockdown, PM Boris Johnson today announced that theatres can reopen at the earliest in May. The post Prime Minister: Theatres to reopen …

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Celebrities rally together to support the Theatre Artists Fund in new video series by Hira Desai

To mark the anniversary of theatre closures, we're sharing the stories of our celebrity friends who, when faced with struggles, were lent a helping hand. The post Celebrities rally together …

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London Theatre News Today: Tuesday 16 February by Hira Desai

Sister Act The Musical at London’s Eventim Apollo postponed until July 2022 Due to the current and ongoing pandemic restrictions and the knock-on effect this has had to the international p…

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Monday, February 15, 2021

Leading theatre names sign letter to Culture Secretary to allow outdoor performing arts by Hira Desai

OUT TO PERFORM and the COALITION FOR OPEN AIR THEATRE delivered a letter on Friday to the Secretary of State Oliver Dowden making a request on behalf of performing arts of all kinds, to allo…

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All that Chat

2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
Oct 06, 2019: Slave Play
Oct 17, 2019: The Sound Inside - Studio 54
Feb 01, 2020: The Minutes
Mar 12, 2020: BROADWAY SHUTDOWN
Mar 31, 2020: Diana - Longacre Theatre
Apr 19, 2020: Sing Street - Lyceum Theatre
Sep 14, 2021: BROADWAY REOPENS
Dec 16, 2021: Diana - Longacre Theatre