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Friday, August 17, 2018

NEWS: Sally Field & Bill Pullman will star in Arthur Miller’s All My Sons at The Old Vic in spring 2019 by Press Releases

Sally Field and Bill Pullman will star as Kate and Joe Keller in Arthur Miller’s All My Sons, directed by Jeremy Herrin, in a co-production with Headlong Theatre at The Old Vic in spring 2…

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NEWS: Jordan Luke Gage takes over as Strat in the West End production of Bat Out of Hell by Press Releases

Jordan Luke Gage will be taking over the lead role of Strat from Andrew Polec in the West End production of Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical at the Dominion Theatre from 3 September 2018.

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

NEWS: Final casting & brand new song announced for West End transfer of Heathers the Musical by Press Releases

The creative team behind Heathers the Musical has announced a brand new song has been written into the show ahead of its West End debut at the Theatre Royal Haymarket (3 September to 24 Nove…

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NEWS: Bryan Cranston, Aidan Turner, big names & newcomers nominated for The Stage Debut Awards by Press Releases

Full shortlists are announced today in The Stage's second annual Debut Awards, celebrating the UK's most outstanding breakthrough talent in theatre. Big names - including Bryan Cranston, Aid…

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NEWS: Trevor Nunn directs a major revival of Fiddler on the Roof at the Menier Chocolate Factory by Press Releases

The Menier Chocolate Factory has announced a major revival of one of much-loved musical Fiddler on the Roof in a new staging by Trevor Nunn.

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

NEWS: Motown closes on 20 April ahead of Shaftesbury Theatre refurbishment by Press Releases

In advance of major refurbishments taking place at the Shaftesbury Theatre, Motown The Musical will conclude its run on 20 April 2019 having celebrated over 1330 performances since its Londo…

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

NEWS: Lee Evans steps out of retirement to perform in the Pinter at the Pinter season by Press Releases

In what promises to be an exciting event within the Pinter at the Pinter season, Lee Evans will appear in an eclectic mixed bill alongside stage and screen favourite Meera Syal. They join t…

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NEWS: Bryony Hannah & Paul Nicholls join the cast of Foxfinder West End premiere by Press Releases

Olivier nominee Bryony Hannah (Call the Midwife) and Paul Nicholls (Law & Order, The C-Word, EastEnders) will join the cast of Foxfinder’s West End premiere which begins performances …

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NEWS: Andrew Polec will leave London’s Bat Out of Hell in September by Press Releases

Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical’s lead Andrew Polec, who plays the character of ‘forever young’ Strat, is leaving the West End production of the show.

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Monday, August 13, 2018

NEWS: Amber Gray & Patrick Page reprise their roles in Hadestown UK premiere at the National Theatre by Press Releases

The National Theatre has announced that Amber Gray and Patrick Page will reprise their original New York Theatre Workshop roles of Persephone and Hades in Hadestown, running in rep at the Ol…

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NEWS: Hayden Tee will play Miss Trunchbull in West End’s Matilda The Musical as new cast announced by Press Releases

The Royal Shakespeare Company’s Matilda The Musical has announced new casting with Hayden Tee playing Miss Trunchbull alongside Rob Compton and Holly Dale Spencer as Mr and Mrs Wormwood.

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

NEWS: Full cast announced for stage premiere of Zadie Smith’s White Teeth by Press Releases

Kiln Theatre artistic director Indhu Rubasingham today announces the full cast for the world premiere of Stephen Sharkey’s adaptation of Zadie Smith’s White Teeth.

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NEWS: Alexandra Burke returns to The Bodyguard on tour after Chicago in West End by Press Releases

Alexandra Burke will return to the starring role of ‘Rachel Marron’ in the forthcoming tour of THE BODYGUARD opening at Glasgow Theatre Royal on 3 December 2018. It follows her imminent …

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NEWS: Twin doctors star in stage premiere of CBBC hit Operation Ouch in West End by Press Releases

Based on the hit CBBC television series, Operation Ouch! is live on stage for the first time in the UK, opening at the Apollo Theatre in London’s West End on Sunday 9 December 2018.

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Monday, August 6, 2018

NEWS: Keith Allen & Bryan Dick share title role in Hogarth’s Progress double bill, Full casting by Press Releases

Keith Allen and Bryan Dick will star as William Hogarth, older and younger, in the double bill of Nick Dear's Hogarth's Progress at Rose Theatre, Kingston. Full casting is now announced.

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NEWS: EastEnders’ star Tameka Empson returns to Hackney Empire for 2oth anniversary panto Aladdin by Press Releases

Hackney Empire has announced the return of Olivier Award-nominated actress, television star and comedian Tameka Empson (EastEnders, The Big Life, 3 Non Blondes) for its landmark 20th-anniver…

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NEWS: Antony Sher, Penelope Wilton, Russell Tovey & others join all-star Pinter at Pinter by Press Releases

Further all-star casting has been announced for Jamie Lloyd Company's Pinter at the Pinter, an unparalleled event featuring all twenty short plays written by Harold Pinter in the West End th…

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Thursday, August 2, 2018

NEWS: Poldark’s Heida Reed will star in the West End premiere of Foxfinder with Iwan Rheon by Press Releases

Poldark’s Heida Reed will star with Iwan Rheon (Game of Thrones’ Ramsay Bolton, Misfits) in the West End premiere of Foxfinder. Dawn King’s unsettling and darkly comic drama will play …

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NEWS: Robert Icke directs a new version of Henrik Ibsen’s The Wild Duck at the Almeida Theatre by Press Releases

The Almeida Theatre has announced a new production of Henrik Ibsen’s The Wild Duck in a new version created by Almeida associate director Robert Icke.

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Wednesday, August 1, 2018

NEWS: Tim Howar will lead Phantom of the Opera cast as the West End production reaches its 33rd year by Press Releases

As The Phantom of the Opera heads into its 33rd year at London’s Her Majesty’s Theatre, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Cameron Mackintosh are delighted to announce that Tim Howar will play The …

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

NEWS: Menier Chocolate Factory is to stage a major revival of Hugh Whitemore’s Pack of Lies by Press Releases

With Spamilton: An American Parody currently running at the venue, the Menier Chocolate Factory has announced a major revival of Hugh Whitemore’s Pack of Lies directed by Hannah Chissick.

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NEWS: More tickets released for London’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child as the show’s enters its third year in the West End by Press Releases

On the anniversary of the world premiere and the start of the third year for the London Production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at the Palace Theatre, the producers have announced th…

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Monday, July 30, 2018

One day more: In her new book Sarah Whitfield asks why theatre fans – including her Dad – make such a special connection to Les Miserables by Press Releases

When Sarah Whitfield was offered the chance to pitch a book for Routledge’s Fourth Wall series (a collection of short accessible introductions to plays and musicals), Les Misérables was t…

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Saturday, July 28, 2018

NEWS: Full cast joining Hayley Atwell & Jack Lowden in Donmar Warehouse’s Measure for Measure is announced by Press Releases

The Donmar Warehouse has announced the full casting for artistic director Josie Rourke’s production of William Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure. Previews start from Friday 28 September …

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Friday, July 27, 2018

‘There’ve been so many pieces about Edith Piaf; this one is unique because of the songs sung in English’: Elizabeth Mansfield on Hymn to Love by Press Releases

Twenty years after she first played her, Elizabeth Mansfield returns to the role of Edith Piaf in a revised version of hit homage Hymn to Love, opening tonight (27 July 2018) at London's Jer…

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Thursday, July 26, 2018

NEWS: Seven new musicals selected for the From Page To Stage festival 2018 are named by Press Releases

The seven new musicals selected for Aria Entertainment’s prestigious festival of new musical theatre, From Page To Stage (FPTS), which returns for a sixth successive year from 11-25 Septem…

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NEWS: Kevin Elyot’s play Coming Clean transfers to the Trafalgar Studios in January 2019 by Press Releases

The West End transfer of Kevin Elyot’s Coming Clean will run at Trafalgar Studios from 2 from 9 January to 2 February 2019 (press night on 11 January), directed by Adam Spreadbury-Maher, a…

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NEWS: Delfont Mackintosh Theatres’ West End renovation programme will force the relocation of Les Miserables by Press Releases

Having recently completed the restoration of the Victoria Palace Theatre, Delfont Mackintosh Theatres (DMT) are turning their attention to implementing a recommended programme of restorative…

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

NEWS: Full cast announced for return of Eugenius! at The Other Palace featuring Rob Houchen in title role by Press Releases

Rob Houchen, Neil McDermott, Emily Tierney, Alex Bourne and Simon Thomas are joining the cast of British musical Eugenius! when it returns for a six-week season at The Other Palace from 1 Se…

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

NEWS: Brendan Coyle will star in new production of Conor McPherson’s St Nicholas at Donmar Warehouse’s studio space by Press Releases

Brendan Coyle will star in the Donmar Warehouse production of St Nicholas, a chilling one-man play by Conor McPherson, directed by Simon Evans, marking the first time McPherson and Coyle hav…

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NEWS: Alexandra Burke joins the West End cast of Chicago as Roxie Hart by Press Releases

Alexandra Burke will join the West End cast of Chicago at the Phoenix Theatre, playing the role of Roxie Hart from Monday 16 August through to Saturday 14 October 2018.

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