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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

NEWS: Frozen The Musical announces on sale plans ahead of October 2020 opening at Theatre Royal Drury Lane by Press Releases

Frozen The Musical will reopen the newly refurbished Theatre Royal Drury Lane, with previews commencing in October 2020.

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Thursday, November 28, 2019

NEWS: Rhys Ifans is confirmed as playing Atticus Finch in West End’s To Kill A Mockingbird by Press Releases

Rhys Ifans will play the iconic role of Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird, the new play by Aaron Sorkin based on Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, directed by Bartlett Sher, …

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NEWS: Headlong announces Jeremy Herrin’s last season as artistic director by Press Releases

Headlong has announced its programme for 2020/21, the final season under current artistic director Jeremy Herrin.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

NEWS: Full casting announced for the West End production of Upstart Crow by Press Releases

Full casting has been announced for Ben Elton’s stage adaption of the critically-acclaimed BBC TV sitcom Upstart Crow which runs at the Gielgud Theatre from 7 February to 25 April 2020…

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Monday, November 25, 2019

NEWS: Ten-strong cast announced for Soviet-era political satire Dragon by Press Releases

Who's the hero? Who's the tyrant? Who's the oppressed? The ten-strong cast has been announced for rarely-seen Soviet Russian political satire Dragon.

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Sunday, November 24, 2019

NEWS: Acting honours go to Andrew Scott & Maggie Smith at 2019 Evening Standard Theatre Awards while Sweat wins Best Play by Press Releases

Acting honours go to Andrew Scott & Maggie Smith at the 2019 Evening Standard Theatre Awards while Sweat wins Best Play.

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Saturday, November 23, 2019

CASTING: Joel Montague takes over from Joe Sugg as Ogie in West End Waitress by Press Releases

After finishing in Falsettos at The Other Palace tonight (23 November 2019), Joel Montague will return to the West End to take over from YouTube star Joe Sugg as Ogie in Waitress at the Adel…

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Friday, November 22, 2019

CASTING: Jane Horrocks & Karl Johnson join Alan Cumming & Daniel Radcliffe in Endgame by Press Releases

Jane Horrocks and Karl Johnson will join, as previously announced, Alan Cumming and Daniel Radcliffe in the Old Vic's forthcoming revival of Samuel Beckett's 1957 classic Endgame.

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NEWS: Imelda Staunton will headline new West End production of Hello, Dolly! in summer 2020 by Press Releases

Imelda Staunton will star as Dolly Levi in Hello, Dolly!, alongside Jenna Russell as Irene Molloy, in a brand new London production of the musical at the Adelphi Theatre in 2020.

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

NEWS: Waitress closes at the West End’s Adelphi Theatre 4 July ahead of UK tour by Press Releases

The producers of Waitress have announced the show's final West End extension at the Adelphi Theatre, where it will finish on 4 July 2020 ahead of a UK tour and planned London return.

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CASTING: Preeya Kalidas becomes first British Asian to play Miss Hedge in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie by Press Releases

BAFTA and Olivier Award nominee actress, singer and radio presenter Preeya Kalidas has this week joined the West End cast of Everybody's Talking About Jamie at the West End's Apollo Theatre,…

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NEWS: Sean Mathias named artistic director of Theatre Royal Windsor for new annual season by Press Releases

Sean Mathias has been appointed as the first artistic director of Theatre Royal Windsor where, starting in 2020, he will programme and annual summer season of new stage productions.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

NEWS: Homeland’s Timothée Chalamet & Eileen Atkins star in the UK premiere of 4000 Miles at the Old Vic by Press Releases

The Old Vic has announced principal casting for Amy Herzog’s Pulitzer Prize-nominated play 4000 Miles. Eileen Atkins and Homeland star Timothée Chalamet, making his London stage debut, ta…

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NEWS: Full 41-strong cast announced for premiere of Tom Stoppard’s Leopoldstadt by Press Releases

Final casting is announced today for the world premiere of Tom Stoppard’s new play Leopoldstadt.

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Monday, November 18, 2019

NEWS: Olivier Award winner Alice Krige stars in stage adaptation of Ingmar Bergman’s Persona at newly opened Riverside Studios by Press Releases

Olivier Award winner Alice Krige, Nobuhle Ketelo, Paul Schoolman and William Close and his Earth Harp will star in the world premiere of a new stage adaptation of Ingmar Bergman’s Persona,…

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Friday, November 15, 2019

NEWS: National Theatre will feature new production of Romeo & Juliet starring Josh O’Connor & Jessie Buckley by Press Releases

The National Theatre has announced it programmes of productions between December 2019 and June 2020 including Simon Godwin directing Romeo & Juliet with Josh O’Connor and Jessie Buckle…

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

NEWS: Sell-out bilingual staging of The House of the Spirits extends to 11 Dec at Cervantes by Press Releases

By popular demand, the UK premiere of Caridad Svich's stage adaptation of Isabel Allende's best-selling 1982 novel The House of the Spirits has extended by a fortnight at the Cervantes Theat…

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

NEWS: New shows at Bridge Theatre star Roger Allam, Colin Morgan & Simon Russell Beale, plus The Book of Dust & They Shoot Horses, Don’t The by Press Releases

New 2020/2021 productions at London’s Bridge Theatre will begin with Polly Findlay directing Roger Allam and Colin Morgan in Caryl Churchill’s play A Number at London’s Bridge Theatre.

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NEWS: Laura Wade’s The Watsons transfers to the West End by Press Releases

Following sold-out runs at both Chichester Festival Theatre and the Menier Chocolate Factory, Laura Wade’s The Watsons transfers to the West End in 2020. The production opens at the Harold…

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Friday, November 8, 2019

NEWS: Jason Donovan & Jac Yarrow return to Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in 2020 by Press Releases

Jason Donovan and Jac Yarrow will be back at the London Palladium in 2020 when the hit production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat returns…

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

NEWS: Sara Bareilles reunites with Gavin Creel to make her West End debut in Waitress by Press Releases

Sara Bareilles, who wrote the music and lyrics for the hit musical Waitress, will be making her West End debut next year in the show, reuniting with Olivier and Tony Award-winning actor Gavi…

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Best of the Blogs: The Mates give their verdicts on When The Crows Visit, Different From The Others, On Bear Ridge, Soho Cinders & more by Press Releases

In our continuing series, editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (to 3 November 2019). Libby Purves emphasises the significance of Anumpama Chandr…

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Monday, November 4, 2019

NEWS: 2019 Evening Standard Theatre Awards shortlists announced, female playwrights dominate by Press Releases

Shortlists have been announced for the 65th annual Evening Standard Theatre Awards ceremony, which will take place on Sunday 24 November 2019 at the London Coliseum.

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Friday, November 1, 2019

NEWS: Jason Manford brings Kander & Ebb Curtains tour to West End for Christmas by Press Releases

The producers of the Tony Award-winning musical CURTAINS are delighted to announce the show will premiere in London at Wyndham’s Theatre, playing 38 performances from 13 December 2019 unt…

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

NEWS: Aaron Sorkin’s stage adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird transfers to the West End in May 2020 by Press Releases

To Kill a Mockingbird, Aaron Sorkin’s new play based on Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, directed by Bartlett Sher, will open at London’s Gielgud Theatre in May 2020.

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Wednesday, October 30, 2019

NEWS: The Bunker Theatre will close its doors in March, after three years by Press Releases

The Bunker Theatre will close in the new year ahead proposed redevelopment of its London Bridge site. The Bunker will present its final show at 53a Southwark Street on Saturday 28 March 2020…

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NEWS: Rose Theatre Kingston appoints Christopher Haydon as artistic director by Press Releases

Rose Theatre Kingston today announces the appointment of Christopher Haydon as artistic director – the new creative lead for the company. Haydon takes up his role effective as of 1 January…

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

NEWS: Open Air Theatre’s Evita transfers to the Barbican Theatre in summer 2020 by Press Releases

Jamie Lloyd’s new interpretation of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Evita at the Open Air Theatre will transfer to London’s Barbican Theatre from 27 June to 22 August 2020 (press ni…

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NEWS: David Hasselhoff will join the West End cast of 9 To 5 The Musical as Franklin Hart Jnr by Press Releases

David Hasselhoff will play Franklin Hart Jnr in 9 To 5 The Musical at London’s Savoy Theatre from 2 December 2019 until 8 February 2020.

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Best of the Blogs: The Mates give their verdicts on Lungs, Botticelli in the Fire, Sinatra: Raw, Ages Of The Moon & more by Press Releases

In our continuing series, our editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (to 27 October 2019). Maryam Philpott is gripped by the work of Claire Foy an…

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Sunday, October 27, 2019

NEWS: Four wins for Sheffield Theatres’ Life Of Pi at the UK Theatre Awards by Press Releases

There were wins for Sheffield Theatres’ Life Of Pi at the 2019 UK Theatre Awards, revealed at London’s Guildhall.

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