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Friday, February 14, 2020

NEWS: Carrie Hope Fletcher will play Cinderella in Andrew Lloyd Webber¹s new production of Cinderella by Press Releases

Carrie Hope Fletcher will play Cinderella in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s highly anticipated new production at the Gillian Lynne Theatre, with performances confirmed to begin on 28 August 2020 (p…

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NEWS: Rufus Hound & Katy Brand will join the West End cast of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie by Press Releases

Actor, comedian and presenter Rufus Hound and actor, writer and comedian Katy Brand will be joining the cast of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie in March 2020 to play Hugo/Loco Chanelle and…

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

NEWS: Sherlock creators Steven Moffat & Mark Gatiss collaborate in Chichester Festival Season packed with world premieres by Press Releases

World premieres in Chichester Festival Theatre’s Festival 2020 include first plays by Steven Moffat and Kate Mosse and new work by Suhayla El-Bushra and Christopher Shinn.

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

NEWS: David Tennant stars in Dominic Cooke’s revival of Nazi Germany-set GOOD, Tickets onsale by Press Releases

Former Royal Court Theatre artistic director Dominic Cooke and executive director Kate Horton are launching their production company Fictionhouse with a new West End revival of CP Taylo…

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

NEWS: Acting honours for Andrew Scott, Sharon D Clarke & Juliet Stevenson & Jamie Lloyd is named Best Director at Critics’ Circle Theatre Aw by Press Releases

Andrew Scott, Sharon D. Clarke, Juliet Stevenson, Sam Tutty and Hammed Animashaun have won the top acting honours at the 2019 Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards.

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Friday, February 7, 2020

NEWS: Magic Goes Wrong has new cast at the Vaudeville Theatre from March 2020 by Press Releases

From March 2020 a new cast will star in the West End production of Magic Goes Wrong, the box office hit created by Mischief Theatre with Penn & Teller, currently running at the Vaudevill…

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

NEWS: Robert Glenister, Tamzin Outhwaite & Indira Varma join the cast of Jamie Lloyd Company’s The Seagull by Press Releases

Joining the previously announced Emilia Clarke to complete the cast of Jamie Lloyd Company’s The Seagull are Danny Ashok, Robert Glenister, Tom Rhys Harries, Daniel Monks, Tamzin Outhwaite…

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

NEWS: RSC’s winter season features musical version of The Magician’s Elephant & epic Wars of the Roses staging by Press Releases

The RSC’s winter season features a musical version of The Magician’s Elephant & an epic Wars of the Roses staging.

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Monday, February 3, 2020

NEWS: Katherine Parkinson cast in E.V. Crowe’s play Shoe Lady at the Royal Court Theatre by Press Releases

Katherine Parkinson and Kayla Meikle have been cast in the world premiere of Shoe Lady written by E.V. Crowe and directed by Royal Court artistic director Vicky Featherstone.

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NEWS: Emma Rice’s Malory Towers returns for national tour & summer run at the Southbank Centre by Press Releases

A new production of Emma Rice’s critically acclaimed musical adaptation of Enid Blyton’s Malory Towers, originally created with Wise Children, is set for a national tour, concluding at t…

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NEWS: Hampstead Theatre announces season of classics to celebrate ‘60 years of original theatre’ by Press Releases

Hampstead Theatre has announced its spring/summer 2020 programme, Hampstead Classics, celebrating 60 years of original theatre.

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Friday, January 31, 2020

NEWS: Double win for Sheffield Theatres at The Stage Awards 2020 by Press Releases

Sheffield Theatres scooped two awards in The Stage Awards 2020: Regional Theatre of the Year and Achievement in Technical Theatre.

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NEWS: Hiran Abeysekera will reprise the lead role in West End transfer of Life of Pi as full cast is announced by Press Releases

Hiran Abeysekera will return in the lead role of Pi when the celebrated five-star Sheffield Theatres production of Life of Pi transfers to London this summer.

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NEWS: Deborah Warner is announced as new artistic director of the Ustinov Studio at Theatre Royal Bath by Press Releases

Theatre Royal Bath has announced the appointment of internationally acclaimed and multi-award-winning theatre and opera director Deborah Warner as the new artistic director of the Ustinov S…

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

NEWS: Bush Theatre celebrates the transfer of Baby Reindeer to the West End & New York by Press Releases

The award-winning Edinburgh Festival Fringe hit Baby Reindeer follows a sold-out season at the Bush last year by transferring to the West End’s Ambassadors Theatre from 2 April 2020 (press…

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Saturday, January 25, 2020

NEWS: Mischief’s Comedy About a Bank Robbery posts closing notices for 3 May by Press Releases

Mischief Theatre's long-running heist hit The Comedy About a Bank Robbery has posted closing notices at the West End's Criterion Theatre. It will finish on 3 May 2020, at the end of its curr…

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Friday, January 24, 2020

NEWS: Paul Merton will make his West End musical debut in Hairspray at the London Coliseum by Press Releases

Paul Merton, the popular comedian and star of BBC’s renowned programme Have I Got News For You – is to join the new production of Hairspray the Musical at the London Coliseum, making his…

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

NEWS: Shakespeare’s Globe announces its summer season 2020 by Press Releases

Shakespeare’s Globe’s summer season 2020 will include Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, Much Ado About Nothing, Twelfth Night and Antony & Cleopatra.

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

NEWS: Janie Dee will star in the London premiere of Christopher Durang’s Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike by Press Releases

Two time Olivier award-winner Janie Dee is to star in the London premiere of Christopher Durang’s Tony Award-winning Best Play comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.

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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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