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Monday, March 19, 2018

NEWS: Casting is announced for Hampstead Theatre’s Describe the Night & The Phlebotomist by Press Releases

Casting has been announced for Hampstead Theatre productions of Describe the Night on the Main Stage and The Phlebotomist Downstairs, including actors David Birrell, Ben Caplan and Jade Anou…

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Friday, March 16, 2018

NEWS: Take That musical The Band is set for 50-show West End run from December 2018 by Press Releases

It has been reported that Tim Firth’s Take That-inspired musical The Band, co-produced by Take That, will transfer to Theatre Royal Haymarket from 30 November 2018.

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WATCH: Actor-turned-artistic director Iwan Lewis lays out his vision for The Barn by Press Releases

Continuing our series on Cirencester's new Barn Theatre and its inaugural production of The Secret Garden, we've had tingles down the spine watching this speech that artistic director Iwan L…

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NEWS: Dean-John Wilson & Na-Young Jeon join cast of The King & I as Palladium run is extended by Press Releases

Dean John-Wilson (who starred in the title role of Disney’s original West End production of Aladdin) and Na-Young Jeon (Fantine in Les Misérables in the West End and Gigi in Miss Saigon o…

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David Horovitch & Kika Markham are cast in the world stage premiere of Mike Bartlett’s Not Talking by Press Releases

David Horovitch, Gemma Lawrence, Kika Markham and Lawrence Walker will lead the cast of the world stage premiere of Mike Bartlett’s Not Talking, directed by James Hillier and playing at Lo…

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NEWS: Lyric Hammersmith announces refurbishment of main house & studio by Press Releases

The Lyric Hammersmith has announced plans to refurbish the theatre’s 550-seat Victorian auditorium, which has not been fully refurbished since 1979, and to modernise its Studio theatre.

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

NEWS: Olivier Awards launches new four-part series celebrating 2018’s nominees by Press Releases

Further details have been revealed about Road to the Oliviers, a new four-part series celebrating this year’s nominations for the Olivier Awards.

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PHOTOS & VIDEO: Onstage & off with The Secret Garden 11-strong actor-musician company by Press Releases

Made your travel plans yet for Cirencester? The new Barn Theatre opens its doors in the Cotswolds with Dominic Shaw's fresh new actor-musician, folk-influence take on family musical The Secr…

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NEWS: Arts Council England funds Royal & Derngate’s three-year musicals programme by Press Releases

Arts Council England announced an investment package of nearly £0.7 million to fund Northampton-based Royal & Derngate’s three year programme to create original musical productions f…

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

NEWS: Rufus Hound, Katherine Kingsley & Tracy-Ann Oberman lead Present Laughter cast at Chichester by Press Releases

The full company has been revealed for the opening production of Chichester’s Festival 2018, Noël Coward’s Present Laughter, with Rufus Hound as Garry Essendine, Katherine Kingsley as L…

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NEWS: Harry Potter & the Cursed Child announces new cast & more tickets available by Press Releases

The third West End cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will start their performances at the Palace Theatre in London on 23 May 2018 following the final performance from the current ens…

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WATCH: Visit the Cotswolds & the brand-new Barn Theatre with artistic director Iwan Lewis by Press Releases

Yesterday we told you about Dominic Shaw's fresh new, actor-musician production of The Secret Garden, which officially inaugurates The Barn Theatre in Cirencester when it opens to the press …

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WATCH Jesse Fox on This Restless State: ‘Growing up in the 1990s, I had the feeling anything was possible’ by Press Releases

Got your tickets yet for This Restless State, Jesse Fox's new one-man show, which starts performances tonight (14 March 2018) at London's Ovalhouse ahead of a regional tour? Watch our video …

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Tuesday, March 13, 2018

PHOTOS: Company of actors & veterans premiere Jonathan Guy Lewis’ new play Soldier On by Press Releases

SOLDIER ON, a new play written and directed by Our Boys‘ award-winning writer Jonathan Guy Lewis starts a three-week season tonight (13 March 2018) at west London’s new Playgr…

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NEWS: Bryony Kimmings, Gecko & Daniel Kiston feature in Battersea Arts Phoenix Season by Press Releases

Award-winning artist Bryony Kimmings’ first solo show in nearly a decade and the return of internationally-acclaimed physical theatre company Gecko will feature in Battersea Arts Centre’…

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FEATURED SHOW: This Restless State examines our European identity at Ovalhouse & on tour by Press Releases

How did we get here? What does the future hold? What can we learn about from personal and political choices? This Restless State, a collaboration between writer Danielle Pearson and performe…

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From Broadway to Cirencester: Jerry Mitchell cheers on The Secret Garden cast as they prepare to inaugurate new Barn Theatre by Press Releases

Less than a week to go until The Barn - a brand-new, 200-seat, state-of-the-art theatre in the Cotswolds - officially opens its doors to the press with its inaugural production of Tony Award…

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NEWS: RSC’s Imperium transfers to the West End by Press Releases

The Royal Shakespeare Company has today announced its forthcoming productions in London, including the epic historical thriller Imperium – Mike Poulton’s stage adaptation of Robert Harri…

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Monday, March 12, 2018

NEWS: Consent transfers to the West End from the National Theatre by Press Releases

The National Theatre production of Nina Raine’s Consent will transfer to the West End, following the 2017 critically acclaimed sell-out run at the Dorfman Theatre.

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NEWS: Paul Rider reprises role of Amos Hart in West End production of Chicago by Press Releases

Paul Rider will return to the role of Amos Hart, joining the previously announced Cuba Gooding Jr, Sarah Soetaert, Josefina Gabrielle and Ruthie Henshall in the multi award-winning Chicago a…

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NEWS: Young Vic’s The Jungle transfers to the West End in June by Press Releases

The National Theatre and Young Vic co-production with Good Chance Theatre of Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson’s The Jungle will receive a West End transfer.

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Sunday, March 11, 2018

FEATURED SHOW: What does a 1920s setting add to Chekhov’s The Lady with a Dog? by Press Releases

Alces Productions’ acclaimed 1920s-set, Anglicised adaptation of Chekhov’s short story The Lady with a Dog transfers from the White Bear Theatre to Tabard Theatre this month for …

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NEWS: Sunset Boulevard & HOME are big winners at Manchester Theatre Awards by Press Releases

Sheridan Smith and Danny Mac were among the winners at the Manchester Theatre Awards – which were announced at The Lowry Theatre in Salford, while HOME led the way with five awards for its…

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Friday, March 9, 2018

Michael Gould, Lara Rossi & Samuel West join the cast of The Writer at the Almeida by Press Releases

Samuel West, Michael Gould and Lara Rossi will join the previously announced Romola Garai in the world premiere of Ella Hickson’s The Writer at the Almeida Theatre, directed by Blanche McI…

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Thursday, March 8, 2018

NEWS: Annual Significant Other Festival returns to The Vaults with immersive factory experience in April by Press Releases

Fringe innovators The Pensive Federation return to The Vaults with their annual new writing event, The Significant Other Festival, running from 17 to 21 April 2018. Ten new 10-minute plays w…

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NEWS: Cast announced for the European premiere of The Gulf by Press Releases

Casting has been announced for the European premiere of Audrey Cefaly's award-winning American two-hander THE GULF, which runs from three weeks London's Tristan Bates Theatre from 17 April 2…

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Wednesday, March 7, 2018

NEWS: Peaky Blinders’ Paul Anderson & Spiral’s Audrey Fleurot lead the casting in West End Tartuffe by Press Releases

Acclaimed film and television actor Paul Anderson will play the title role in Tartuffe at the Theatre Royal Haymarket (playing for a limited ten-week West End from 25 May 2018), alongside ce…

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

NEWS: Hamilton & The Ferryman dominate 2018 Olivier Awards shortlists, Imelda Staunton double nominated by Press Releases

Nominations for the Olivier Awards 2018 are announced today. The shortlists are dominated by Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical Hamilton and Jez Butterworth’s latest play The Ferryman.…

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NEWS: Martine McCutcheon & David Essex will star in Elf musical arena tour by Press Releases

Love Actually star and singer Martine McCutcheon and pop legend David Essex are to star in a supersized production of Elf this Christmas.

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Monday, March 5, 2018

NEWS: Final casting is revealed for London revival of Noel Coward’s Tonight at 8.30 by Press Releases

Final casting has been announced for the first complete London revival of Noël Coward’s Tonight at 8.30 since 1936, being staged by Jermyn Street Theatre as part of its The Reaction Season

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NEWS: King’s Head Theatre launches Who Runs the World? season of up & coming female playwrights by Press Releases

The King's Head Theatre has announced a new season of work by female playwrights, in direct response to the under-representation of female voices on stage. Under the title, Who Rules the Wor…

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