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Friday, July 12, 2019

NEWS: The Pet Shop Boys will create the music for upcoming stage adaptation of My Beautiful Laundrette by Press Releases

Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe of iconic British pop duo Pet Shop Boys have composed original music for the upcoming stage adaptation of Hanif Kureishi’s My Beautiful Laundrette, creating mus…

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NEWS: Full casting announced for Mischief Theatre’s new comedy Groan Ups at the Vaudeville Theatre by Press Releases

Mischief Theatre, the Olivier Award-winning company behind The Play That Goes Wrong, today announces the full cast for their brand-new comedy Groan Ups, running from 20 September until 1 Dec…

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

‘A brave, praiseworthy effort to revitalise the original text’: AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE – Playground Theatre by Press Releases

Doubtless many might find it an acquired taste, but this version of An Enemy of the People remains a brave, praiseworthy effort to revitalise the original text, full of talent, provocative o…

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NEWS: A reworked Sister Act starring Brenda Edwards will open at Curve in 2020 before tour & London season by Press Releases

A brand new production of the musical Sister Act, starring Brenda Edwards, will open at Curve Leicester on 21 April 2020, where it will play until 2 May, ahead of further UK venues and a Lon…

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

NEWS: Amélie The Musical heads to London’s The Other Palace for Christmas season by Press Releases

Amélie The Musical will transfer to London’s The Other Palace from 29 November 2019 to 1 February 2020 (press night is 3 December), following its current UK tour and its season premiere a…

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‘Its ideas are lively & thought-provoking’: RUST – Bush Theatre by Press Releases

New play Rust at the Bush, about an extramarital affair, is short but emotionally truthful and invigorating.

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Monday, July 8, 2019

NEWS: Paul Taylor-Mills will lead the new Turbine Theatre at Battersea Power Station by Press Releases

Presented by Bill Kenwright and founded and led by artistic director Paul Taylor-Mills, the Turbine Theatre is a brand new theatre on the banks of the Thames next to the iconic Battersea Pow…

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NEWS: Bryony Shanahan & Roy Alexander Weise are announced as new Royal Exchange artistic directors by Press Releases

The Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester has announced the appointment of Roy Alexander Weise and Bryony Shanahan as its new joint artistic directors. Both will join executive director Stephen…

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Friday, July 5, 2019

NEWS: Queen’s Theatre will be renamed in honour of Stephen Sondheim by Press Releases

Cameron Mackintosh has announced that in honour of Stephen Sondheim’s 90th birthday in March 2020, the Queen’s Theatre will be renamed the Sondheim Theatre, making him the only living ar…

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FIRST-LOOK PHOTOS: An Enemy of the People blows the whistle on Grenfrell by Press Releases

Ibsen's 1892 classic An Enemy of the People comes crashing into the 21st century with this new London-set version, written and directed by Jolley Gosnold, which officially opens tonight (5 J…

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

NEWS: Young people learn about offstage careers on Inspiring Future Theatre Day by Press Releases

Theatres, arts organisations and industry professionals across the UK have been celebrating the wide range of offstage theatre careers available for young people, as part of #InspiringFuture…

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Sunday, June 30, 2019

NEWS: Noel Sullivan will play Dewey Finn in the West End production of School of Rock from August 2019 by Press Releases

Noel Sullivan will join the award-winning show School of Rock – The Musical from 19 August 2019 and will play the lead role of Dewey Finn at the Gillian Lynne Theatre. The hit West End pro…

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NEWS: Gate Theatre’s 40th anniversary season features six premieres & a new manifesto for change by Press Releases

Gate Theatre artistic director Ellen McDougall has announced the 40th anniversary season for west London's Gate Theatre, comprising six new productions - four world premieres, two UK premier…

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NEWS: Rachmaninoff musical fantasia Preludes gets UK premiere at Southwark Playhouse by Press Releases

Preludes, the 2015 musical fantasia by American multiple Tony Award nominee Dave Malloy, will get its UK premiere at London's Southwark Playhouse this autumn. It precedes the premiere in Oct…

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Saturday, June 29, 2019

NEWS: Lynette Linton’s inaugural Bush Theatre season includes six UK debuts by Press Releases

Lynette Linton has announced her inaugural season as Artistic Director of the Bush Theatre. The 2019-2020 season includes UK debut plays from six playwrights alongside a new production of ce…

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NEWS: Four new Queens will join the West End production of Six as run is extended by six months by Press Releases

Hit musical Six has announced a new six-month West End booking period, running to 5 July, 2020, plus there is news of four new Queens joining the line-up for the London production.

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

NEWS: Tom Stoppard’s new play Leopoldstadt receives its world premiere at Wyndham’s, directed by Patrick Marber by Press Releases

Sonia Friedman Productions has announces the world premiere of Leopoldstadt, a new play by Tom Stoppard, directed by Patrick Marber.

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Friday, June 21, 2019

NEWS: Girl From The North Country returns to the West End in December 2019 by Press Releases

The critically-acclaimed hit Girl from the North Country, written and directed by Conor McPherson with music and lyrics by Bob Dylan, is to play London’s Gielgud Theatre in for a limited s…

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

NEWS: Chris Sonnex announces Bunker Theatre autumn season by Press Releases

Following the success of his first season at The Bunker, artistic director Chris Sonnex’s new season cements his vision for the theatre, representing and sharing the stories of its communi…

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

PHOTOS: Jean-Paul Sartre’s The Flies go underground at the Bunker Theatre by Press Releases

Jean-Paul Sartre wrote 1943's The Flies while living in Nazi-occupied Paris. Exchange Theatre, dedicated to bringing French theatre to British audiences, has given it a modern, multimedia po…

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Monday, June 17, 2019

NEWS: Jake Gyllenhaal & Annaleigh Ashford will star in West End production of Sunday in the Park With George by Press Releases

Tickets go on sale today for a strictly limited season of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Sunday in the Park with George starring Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal and Tony Award w…

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Terri trips: The Flies at the Bunker & Brexit at the King’s Head Theatre by Press Releases

Two of the Featured Show campaigns I've been working on recently have been two plays tapping into the political unrest of our times: the return of Tom Salinsky and Robert Khan's Brexit comed…

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Friday, June 14, 2019

NEWS: Singin’ In The Rain will be back in London for a summer season at Sadler’s Wells in 2020 by Press Releases

Chichester Festival Theatre’s Olivier Award-nominated production of Singin’ in the Rain will play a strictly limited five-week season at London’s Sadler’s Wells in the summer of 2020…

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NEWS: Adam Cooper & Ashley Shaw return to New Adventures’ The Red Shoes by Press Releases

Adam Cooper and Ashley Shaw will star in the return of Matthew Bourne’s double Olivier award-winning production of The Red Shoes for New Adventures.

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

NEWS: National Theatre announces 15 productions of new plays & fresh adaptations by leading writers by Press Releases

The National Theatre has announces 15 productions of new plays and fresh adaptations by leading writers. Olivier Theatre  My Brilliant Friend 12 November 2019 to 18 January 2020 (Press day …

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

NEWS: Alex Ferns, Marc Elliott & Philip McGinley join the London cast of The Girl on the Train by Press Releases

Alex Ferns, Marc Elliott and Philip McGinley will join the cast of the record-breaking production of The Girl on the Train for its London run. Starring Samantha Womack as Rachel Watson, the …

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Monday, June 10, 2019

NEWS: Olivia Colman, Simon Russell Beale, Cush Jumbo, Sheila Atim & Alfie Boe all feature in Queen’s Honours list by Press Releases

The performing arts have featured strongly in the latest Queen’s birthday honours, with Simon Russell Beale, Olivia Colman, Cush Jumbo, Sheila Atim, Alfie Boe and David Pountney all featur…

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NEWS: Big wins for Sonia Friedman Productions’ The Ferryman & Ink at the Tony Awards while National celebrates Hadestown & Network honours by Press Releases

Sonia Friedman Productions is celebrating after the Broadway transfers of The Ferryman and Ink garnered six wins at the 2019 Tony Awards, while the National Theatre had plenty to be happy ab…

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Friday, June 7, 2019

NEWS: Further tickets to be released for Dear Evan Hansen as fans are encouraged to contribute to show’s artwork by Press Releases

Following a sell-out priority booking period, the West End production of Dear Evan Hansen has announced a second additional ticket release will take place at 10am on 10 June 2019.

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NEWS: Young Vic’s highly acclaimed production of Death of a Salesman will transfer to the West End by Press Releases

The highly acclaimed, sold-out Young Vic production of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman will transfer to the Piccadilly Theatre from 24 October 2019 to 4 January 2020, with a press nigh…

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

NEWS: The Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 Programme is published with #MakeYourFringe as the theme by Press Releases

The 2019 Edinburgh Festival Fringe Programme has been launched, featuring a diverse selection of work from the worlds of theatre, dance, circus, physical theatre, comedy, music, musicals and…

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