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Friday, April 28, 2017

Out There on Fried Meat Ridge Rd: In conversation with director & writer on making a cult hit by Press Releases

In 2012 director Harry Burton saw Out There on Fried Meat Ridge Rd. at Pacific Residents Theater in Los Angeles. After the show, he met actor/playwright Keith Stevenson and proposed a London…

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NEWS: Potted Potter’s Daniel Clarkson premieres King Kong comedy by Press Releases

A new comic staging of King Kong, written by Olivier-nominated Potted Potter co-creator and star Daniel Clarkson, will premiere this summer at The Vaults.

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NEWS: Killian Donnelly & Carley Stenson join Les Miserables’ West End cast by Press Releases

From Monday 12 June 2017, there will be major cast changes at the West End production of LES MISÉRABLES. Amongst those joining the long-runner are Killian Donnelly as Jean Valjean and Carle…

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NEWS: Cast announced for Bob Dylan-Conor McPherson musical Girl from the North Country by Press Releases

Casting is today announced for the premiere of Bob Dylan-Conor McPherson musical Girl from the North Country, which runs from 10 July to 7 October 2017, with a press night on 26 July 2017.

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Thursday, April 27, 2017

NEWS: Tanguera returns to Sadler’s Wells in July, TICKETS ONSALE by Press Releases

With a cast of over 30 dancers, singers, and musicians Argentina’s classic tango production Tanguera returns to Sadler’s Wells this summer for three weeks.

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NEWS: Seven leading gay writers pen Outlaws to In-laws world premiere by Press Releases

Outlaws to In-laws, which is dedicated to the struggles and joys of gay men connecting with each other over the last seven decades,gets its world premiere at London’s King’s Head Theatre…

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NEWS: Eurovision’s Lucie Jones stars as Elle in new Legally Blonde tour by Press Releases

EastEnders’ Rita Simon, Lucie Jones, who is representing the UK in the Eurovision Song Contest with ‘Never Give Up On You’ on Saturday 13 May, and Bill Ward, star of Coronation Street …

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NEWS: American in Paris extends West End booking to January 2018 by Press Releases

An American in Paris has extended booking, with tickets on sale until Saturday 27 January 2018.

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

NEWS: Evanna Lynch stars in 20th anniversary Disco Pigs at Trafalgar Studios by Press Releases

Marking the 20th anniversary of its explosive British debut, Enda Walsh’s Disco Pigs comes to the West End starring Evanna Lynch and Colin Campbell.

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NEWS: Yank! musical’s UK premiere transfers to Charing Cross Theatre by Press Releases

War-time gay love story musical YANK!, which recently received its UK premiere at Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester, transfers to London's Charing Cross Theatre in July.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

PHOTOS & VIDEO: Inside the rehearsal room for Woyzeck starring John Boyega by Press Releases

Rehearsal photos and show trailer have been released for Jack Thorne's new version of Georg Buchner's 1913 classic Woyzeck, in which Star Wars' John Boyega takes the title role.

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NEWS: Olivier Award winner Rotterdam returns for four weeks, TICKETS ONSALE by Press Releases

After winning an Olivier earlier this month, Rotterdam returns for a run at the Arts Theatre for four weeks only from 21 June to 15 July 2017.

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Monday, April 24, 2017

VIDEO: Hillbilly comedy Out There on Fried Meat Ridge Rd. transfers to West End with Alex Ferns by Press Releases

Keith Stevenson’s cult hit American comedy Out There On Fried Meat Ridge Rd. transfers to the West End's Trafalgar Studios next month.

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NEWS: Three title stars & full cast announced to join Miranda Hart in Annie by Press Releases

Full cast has been announced for the upcoming West End revival of ANNIE, which stars Miranda Hart as Miss Hannigan and starts rehearsals today.

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PHOTOS & VIDEO: Sneak peek into rehearsals for The Cardinal at Southwark Playhouse by Press Releases

Rehearsal photos and show trailer have now been released for the Troupe's forthcoming new production of rarely seen 17th-century classic The Cardinal.

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Friday, April 21, 2017

NEWS: Inaugural finalists & judges announced for £8k WiT Awards for new writers by Press Releases

Five finalists have been shortlisted for the first WiT Award, a prize created to discover and nurture new writers working in the theatre industry. The winner will be announced at a reception…

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NEWS: Lyric Hammersmith announces Terror cast by Press Releases

The Lyric Hammersmith today is pleased to announce the full casting for the UK premiere of Ferdinand von Schirach’s thrilling courtroom drama Terror, directed by Artistic Director Sean Hol…

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NEWS: Judy! announces free West End ticket lottery for young people by Press Releases

A new ticket lottery, aimed solely at 18-25 year olds, is launched today. Sponsored by leading life insurer Rothesay Life, the Judy! Ticket Lottery will enable young adults between the ages …

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NEWS: The Gruffalo’s Child returns to the West End this Christmas by Press Releases

Internationally acclaimed theatre company Tall Stories today announces that The Gruffalo’s Child is to follow in her father’s giant footsteps with a Christmas season in the West End! It…

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NEWS: Hadley Fraser & Ross Noble lead Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein by Press Releases

Ross Noble, Lesley Joseph and Hadley Fraser will lead the cast of Mel Brooks’ YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN - the classic comedy musical based on the Oscar-nominated smash hit movie.

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

NEWS: Julian Clary & Nigel Havers return for next Palladium panto Dick Whittington, TICKETS ONSALE by Press Releases

Following the success of Cinderella last year, Julian Clary, Nigel Havers and Paul Zerdin will return to the London Palladium for this Christmas' West End pantomime, Dick Whittington.

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NEWS: Toxic Avenger transfers to Arts Theatre, TICKETS ONSALE by Press Releases

Following a sold-out UK premiere at Southwark Playhouse last year, rock musical THE TOXIC AVENGER transfers to the Arts Theatre for a strictly limited ten-week season from 28 September to 3 …

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

NEWS: Pleasance puts 132 more shows on sale for Edinburgh Fringe by Press Releases

The Pleasance celebrates 33 years on the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this summer by adding its specially commissioned mobile theatre, appropriately Venue 33, to its complex. Plus, today (Thu…

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NEWS: Rory Kinnear inaugurates Hytner & Starr’s Bridge Theatre in new Richard Bean comedy by Press Releases

London Theatre Company announces the first productions at its new Bridge Theatre, which opens this October on the river by Tower Bridge and City Hall.

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

PHOTOS: David Lane’s Threads premieres at London’s Hope Theatre by Press Releases

David Lane's new two-hander THREADS has opened for a limited season until 29 April 2017 at London's Hope Theatre. Production photos are now released.

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

NEWS: Lead casting announced for Miss Saigon tour by Press Releases

Casting has been announced for Cameron Mackintosh's tour of MISS SAIGON, opening at Curve Leicester in July.

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NEWS: Royal Court launches temporary space The Site with season of new work by Press Releases

Tickets go on sale today for the Royal Court Theatre’s temporary theatre space The Site, "an experiment in design, collaboration and process" curated by Royal Court Associate Designer Chlo…

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NEWS: Play That Goes Wrong welcomes new West End cast, 10 May by Press Releases

A week after opening on Broadway, The Play That Goes Wrong announces there will be a new cast at the Duchess Theatre from Wednesday 10 May 2017.

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NEWS: Matilda launches UK tour from March 2018, West End continues by Press Releases

Today, the Royal Shakespeare Company announces that its multi award-winning production of MATILDA The Musical will embark on a UK and Ireland tour in 2018-2019.

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Sunday, April 9, 2017

NEWS: Harry Potter sweeps 2017 #OlivierAwards with record nine wins by Press Releases

The winners of the Olivier Awards 2017 with Mastercard, the most prestigious event in the UK theatrical calendar, were announced tonight (Sunday 9 April 2017) at London’s Royal Albert Hall…

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Friday, April 7, 2017

NEWS: Final #OlivierAwards presenters announced, including Lin-Manuel Miranda by Press Releases

The final line-up of guest presenters have been announced for this year's Olivier Awards, which take place this Sunday 9 April 2017 at the Royal Albert Hall.

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