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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

NEWS: Michael Longhurst announces his second season at the Donmar Warehouse by Press Releases

Michael Longhurst has announced his second season as artistic of the Donmar Warehouse. The first production will be Pulitzer Prize-winner Suzan-Lori Parks’ modern epic In the Blood (17 Apr…

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Monday, January 20, 2020

NEWS: Menier Chocolate Factory announces its spring season for 2020 by Press Releases

The Menier Chocolate Factory has announced the forthcoming two productions – the European premiere of Paula Vogel’s Tony Award-winning play Indecent, directed by Rebecca Taichman; and Al…

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Friday, January 17, 2020

NEWS: Six extends booking as first West End birthday celebrations begin by Press Releases

A new West End booking period for the hit London production of Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss’ musical Six will run until 31 January 2021, with over 90,000 extra seats going on sale on 17 Janua…

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NEWS: Jason Manford will host the Olivier Awards for a third time by Press Releases

Jason Manford has been announced as the host of the Olivier Awards 2020 with Mastercard. This is the third time the comedian, actor and singer will host the prestigious ceremony.

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Monday, January 13, 2020

NEWS: OffWestEnd announces the finalists for the Offies Awards 2020 by Press Releases

OffWestEnd has announced the 89 finalists for this year’s Offies Awards 2020. In 2019, Offies assessors saw around 400 shows across Greater London and made over 400 nominations covering 18…

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Friday, January 10, 2020

NEWS: Come From Away new West End cast announced by Press Releases

As the Olivier Award-winning Best New Musical Come From Away enters its second year in the West End, it welcomes new cast members from 10 February 2020.

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NEWS: Andy Nyman & Jenna Russell join the West End cast of Hello Dolly! by Press Releases

Andy Nyman and Jenna Russell are to join the cast of Hello, Dolly! when the iconic musical arrives at the Adelphi Theatre this summer.

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NEWS: Ian Hughes is latest Thenardier in the West End production of Les Misérables as Matt Lucas suffers back injury by Press Releases

Ian Hughes who recently took over the role of Thénardier to great acclaim in the current sell-out UK and international tour of Les Misérables will now join the London company to partner Jo…

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NEWS: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella will open at the Gillian Lynne Theatre in September 2020 by Press Releases

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s highly-anticipated Cinderella will open at the Gillian Lynne Theatre in London’s West End, with performances beginning in September 2020, producers have announced t…

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Tuesday, January 7, 2020

NEWS: UK tour of The Birthday Party will star Michelle Collins, Tristan Gemmill & Paul Hickey by Press Releases

Michelle Collins will play Meg Boles, Tristan Gemmill will play Goldberg and Paul Hickey will play McCann in a national UK tour of Harold Pinter’s comedy The Birthday Party.

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NEWS: Casting is announced for Wuthering Heights at Royal Exchange Manchester by Press Releases

Alex Austin has been cast as Heathcliff opposite Rakhee Sharma as Cathy in the new stage adaptation of Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights by Bruntwood Prize winning writer Andrew Sheridan a…

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NEWS: Full cast details announced for The Wedding Singer at Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre by Press Releases

The full cast has been announced for The Wedding Singer starring Kevin Clifton which will play a strictly limited season at the newly opened Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre from 30 January u…

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Monday, January 6, 2020

NEWS: Full casting announced for the West End production of Pretty Woman The Musical by Press Releases

To mark the first day of rehearsals, the full cast of the Pretty Woman: The Musical has been announced.

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Friday, January 3, 2020

NEWS: Kevin Clifton will star in The Wedding Singer at Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre by Press Releases

The Wedding Singer starring Kevin Clifton will play a strictly limited season at the newly opened Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre from 30 January until 1 March 2020. Further casting to be an…

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NEWS: Full cast is announced for Albion at the Almeida Theatre by Press Releases

The Almeida Theatre has announced the full cast for its revival of Mike Bartlett’s Albion, directed by Rupert Goold, running from 3-29 February 2020 (press night is 5 February) following t…

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Thursday, January 2, 2020

NEWS: Ian McKellen is the first actor to top The Stage 100 by Press Releases

Stage and screen star Ian McKellen has been named number one in The Stage 100, ‘the definitive guide to the most influential figures working in the UK theatre and performing arts industry …

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NEWS: Rachel O’Riordan’s debut season at Lyric Hammersmith continues with Chris Bush’s Faustus: That Damned Woman by Press Releases

Rachel O’Riordan’s debut season as artistic director at Lyric Hammersmith continues this month with Faustus: That Damned Woman, a co-production between the Lyric and Headlong, in associa…

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Tuesday, December 31, 2019

NEWS: Arcola Theatre announces 20th anniversary season by Press Releases

London’s Arcola Theatre has announced its 2020 season, a special, year-long programme to celebrate the theatre’s 20th anniversary featuring familiar faces from the venue’s first two de…

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Saturday, December 28, 2019

NEWS: Elton John, Sam Mendes, Natasha Gordon, James Graham & Giles Terera feature in the New Year Honours List by Press Releases

Elton John, Sam Mendes, Christopher Hampton, Natasha Gordon, James Graham, Giles Terera and Stephen Mear are among the list of theatre and showbusiness luminaries who feature in this year’…

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NEWS: The immersive Wolf of Wall Street closes in January 2020 by Press Releases

Stratton Oakmont Productions Ltd has announced that The Wolf of Wall Street immersive production will cease dealings on 19 January 2020.

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Friday, December 20, 2019

NEWS: Cops opens Southwark Playhouse’s 2020 programme, followed by The Last Five Years, Operation Mincemeat & more by Press Releases

Southwark Playhouse has announced a new slate of productions for spring 2020 as they prepare to move into new premises. How many have you booked for already?

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PHOTOS: A Little Princess is charming audiences at Drayton Arms this Christmas by Press Releases

You can catch Rebel Theatre's "charming presentation" Frances Hodgson Burnett's children's classic A Little Princess at Drayton Arms Theatre this weekend. It's the perfect alternative to pan…

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NEWS: The Turbine Theatre announces 2020 spring season by Press Releases

The Turbine Theatre has announced its spring 2020 season which includes the programming of a variety of new work and emerging talent from visiting companies, as well as the transfer of one o…

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NEWS: Critics’ Circle Awards sets date for 11 Feb, renames Best New Play in honour of Michael Billington by Press Releases

The next Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards, celebrating the best of 2019’s theatre, will take place at 1pm on Tuesday 11 February 2020 at the West End’s Prince of Wales Theatre, hosted by…

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NEWS: Emilia Clarke makes her West End debut in Anya Reiss’ adaptation of The Seagull directed by Jamie Lloyd by Press Releases

The Jamie Lloyd Company has announced that Emilia Clarke is to make her West End debut as Nina in Anya Reiss’ adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull, completing the new season at the …

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NEWS: Matt Lucas steps in to play Thénardier as Les Misérables reopens in the West End by Press Releases

Matt Lucas will step in to play the role of Thénardier in the new production of Les Misérables at the newly refurbished Sondheim Theatre in the West End where performances began on 18 Dece…

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

NEWS: Sebastian Barry’s new critically acclaimed play On Blueberry Hill gets West End transfer by Press Releases

Irish theatre company, Fishamble: The New Play Company, will be bringing its production of Sebastian Barry’s new play On Blueberry Hill to the West End in spring 2020.

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Monday, December 16, 2019

NEWS: Sophie Isaacs joins the West End cast of Six The Musical in January 2020 by Press Releases

Sophie Isaacs will be crowned the new Katherine Howard in the West End cast of Six The Musical at the Arts Theatre, joining the production on 21 January 2020.

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Thursday, December 12, 2019

NEWS: The Stage Awards 2020 shortlist is announced by Press Releases

The production team that ensured the show could go on after part of a West End theatre ceiling collapsed and the revival of much-loved pop magazine Smash Hits are among the nominees for The …

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

NEWS: Danny Mac & Aimie Atkinson take the lead roles in West End’s Pretty Woman The Musical by Press Releases

Aimie Atkinson will play Vivian and Danny Mac will play Edward in Pretty Woman: The Musical at the Piccadilly Theatre from 13 February 2020 where it will play for a strictly limited engageme…

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

NEWS: Full cast is announced for Rags The Musical at the Park Theatre by Press Releases

Carolyn Maitland, Dave Willetts and Sam Attwater will star as Rebecca, Avram and Bronfman respectively in RAGS The Musical at London’s Park Theatre. The show will run for a limited season …

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