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Tuesday, June 2, 2020

NEWS: RSC cancels or postpones all remaining 2020 performances, including Barbican season by Press Releases

Due to the continuing lockdown, alongside Government advice that social distancing will need to remain in place for some time, the Company has made the difficult decision to postpone all rem…

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Monday, June 1, 2020

The Shows Must Go On: Peter Pan Live! is next up on lockdown musicals channel by Press Releases

Free-to-view YouTube Channel The Shows Must Go On continues its theatre lockdown weekly schedule with another 'live' television broadcast of a Broadway musical, Peter Pan Live!

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Friday, May 29, 2020

NEWS: West End revival of Hello Dolly!, starring Imelda Staunton, postpones ‘until the time is right’ by Press Releases

The hugely-anticipated new West End production of Hello, Dolly! starring Imelda Staunton, which was due to begin performances at the Adelphi Theatre in London on Tuesday 11 August 2020, has …

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NEWS: Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat reschedules for July 2021 by Press Releases

New 2021 performance dates have been announced for the West End return of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at The London Palladium, starring Ja…

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Thursday, May 28, 2020

NEWS: The Seagull starring Emilia Clarke & A Doll’s House with Jessica Chastain officially postponed by Press Releases

Due to the ongoing impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, Anya Reiss’ adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull and Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House, in a version by Frank McGuinness, are …

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

NEWS: Old Vic livestreams Matt Smith & Claire Foy in Lungs, staged in an empty auditorium by Press Releases

The Old Vic's new artistic initiative combines a run of socially distanced performances of Duncan MacMillan’s LUNGS, starring Claire Foy and Matt Smith, and a series of rehearsed play-read…

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NEWS: The Phantom of the Opera cancels its 14-month UK & Ireland tour by Press Releases

As theatre lockdown continues in the face of the coronavirus crisis, Cameron Mackintosh has cancelled his 14-month UK and Ireland tour of The Phantom of the Opera, starring Killian Donnelly …

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NEWS: Selladoor postpones five musical tours until 2021 & extends venue closures by Press Releases

Selladoor Worldwide has announced that it will suspend its 2020 touring productions – shifting the majority of shows to start in 2021.

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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

The Shows Must Go On: Hairspray Live!, featuring Ariana Grande & Jennifer Hudson, is next up on lockdown musicals channel by Press Releases

Free-to-view YouTube Channel The Shows Must Go On continues its theatre lockdown schedule with another 'live' television broadcast of a Broadway musical, the star-studded 2016 version of Hai…

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Friday, May 22, 2020

NEWS: Theatres publish open letter to freelance theatre & performance makers by Press Releases

Over 50 leading theatres and companies - including the National Theatre, the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Royal Court and the Bush - have published an open letter to their networks of free…

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NEWS: Industry leaders launch coordinated effort to lobby for government support & welcome new taskforce by Press Releases

The theatre industry's fightback was raised to a new level as, after more than two months of enforced venue closures, leaders coordinated efforts to pressure the government for further suppo…

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NEWS: Further details announced for Virtual West End Live weekend in June by Press Releases

This year's West End Live, the world's largest outdoor theatre festival, held each summer in London's Trafalgar Square, was cancelled in March after the UK went into coronavirus lockdown. Or…

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

The Shows Must Go On: After Andrew Lloyd Webber, lockdown musicals channel turns to The Sound of Music by Press Releases

After six weeks, free-to-view YouTube Channel The Shows Must Go On has concluded its series of Andrew Lloyd Webber stage musicals. The lockdown line-up continues this week with Rodgers and H…

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Monday, May 18, 2020

NEWS: Bristol Old Vic announces streamed shows including A Monster Calls & The Grinning Man by Press Releases

Bristol Old Vic has announced the first three of five titles that will be streamed on YouTube as part of the city-wide lockdown lifeline initiative Bristol Arts Channel.

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Sunday, May 17, 2020

NEWS: Sheffield Theatres plan outdoor Shakespeare performances as buildings remain closed by Press Releases

Sheffield Theatres has announced that, subject to government advice, it hopes to bring Shakespeare to Sheffield’s outdoor spaces later this year.

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Saturday, May 16, 2020

NEWS: Alan Ayckbourn premieres 84th play Anna Domino, directs & performs in online release by Press Releases

The Stephen Joseph Theatre will present the world premiere of a new play by Alan Ayckbourn, Anno Domino, which will be available as an audio recording free online for one month.

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Friday, May 15, 2020

NEWS: After 72 virtual shows, Leave a Light On series concludes with Beverley Knight concert by Press Releases

Leave a Light On, the online concert series launched during lockdown, will draw to a close on Friday 29 May 2020 at 6.30pm with a finale concert by Beverley Knight.

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NEWS: Virtual West End Live will go ahead on weekend of 20-21 June 2020 by Press Releases

This year's West End Live, the world's largest outdoor theatre festival, held each summer in London's Trafalgar Square, was cancelled in March after the UK went into coronavirus lockdown. Or…

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NEWS: ‘Your Old Vic’ launches extensive online resources, AD Matthew Warchus warns of ‘perilous’ year ahead by Press Releases

The Old Vic Theatre has announced details of "Your Old Vic", a programme of creative, fun and inspiring events, projects and content to keep the theatre connected with audiences, and audienc…

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

NEWS: West End transfer of The Doctor, starring Juliet Stevenson, postpones until 2021 by Press Releases

Due to Covid-19 related theatre closures, Robert Icke’s award-winning Almeida Theatre production of The Doctor, starring Juliet Stevenson, will now be postponed until 2021

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Monday, May 11, 2020

NEWS: Open Air Theatre postpones the remainder of this summer’s season until 2021 by Press Releases

The Open Air Theatre will not stage any productions this summer for the first time in nearly 60 years.

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The Shows Must Go On: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 1998 film of Cats streams for 24 hours only from Friday by Press Releases

The lockdown streaming schedule for Andrew Lloyd Webber's free-to-view YouTube Channel The Shows Must Go On will continue this Friday with a broadcast of his global blockbuster Cats.

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

NEWS: Bristol Old Vic postpones premiere of Doctor Semmelweis starring Mark Rylance by Press Releases

Bristol Old Vic’s production of Doctor Semmelweis starring Mark Rylance, which was due to begin rehearsals this week, has been postponed following the COVID-19 outbreak, but the story is t…

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NEWS: National Theatre at Home screens Tom Hiddleston’s Coriolanus & A Streetcar Named Desire with Gillian Anderson by Press Releases

The National Theatre has announced its third tranche of archive shows that will be streamed every Thursday at 7pm BST via its YouTube channel as part of lockdown initiative National Theatre …

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Tuesday, May 5, 2020

NEWS: SOLT issues update for West End ticketholders, rolling cancellations extended to 28 June 2020 by Press Releases

The latest statement from the Society of London Theatre (SOLT) - on behalf of the major commercial West End theatre operators - has been issued today, confirming that theatres will remain cl…

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NEWS: Broadway transfer of Sondheim’s Sunday in the Park with George postponed until 2021 by Press Releases

The highly anticipated Broadway transfer of Sunday in the Park with George, starring Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal and Tony Award winner Annaleigh Ashford, has postponed its season i…

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Monday, May 4, 2020

NEWS: Chichester cancels its full summer festival season for the first time by Press Releases

Chichester Festival Theatre has announced that, due to the unpredictable ongoing nature of Covid-19, it has made the very difficult decision to cancel all scheduled Festival 2020 productions.

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The Shows Must Go On: Andrew Lloyd Webber & Alan Ayckbourn’s By Jeeves streams for 48 hours from Friday by Press Releases

The lockdown streaming schedule for free-to-view YouTube Channel The Shows Must Go On, continues this Friday with a broadcast of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Alan Ayckbourn collaboration By Jeeve…

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Tuesday, April 28, 2020

NEWS: Nicholas Hytner remakes Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads during lockdown by Press Releases

Filming has begun on new productions of Alan Bennett’s critically acclaimed and multi-award-winning Talking Heads monologues, to be broadcast on BBC One with an all-star cast.

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The Shows Must Go On: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 50th birthday concert streams for 48 hours from Friday by Press Releases

The lockdown streaming schedule for free-to-view YouTube Channel The Shows Must Go On, continues this Friday with a broadcast of Andrew Lloyd Webber's star-studded 50th birthday concert held…

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Friday, April 24, 2020

NEWS: Nicole Raquel Dennis is cast as Effie White in the first UK tour of Dreamgirls by Press Releases

Nicole Raquel Dennis will play the role of Effie White in the first-ever UK tour of Dreamgirls. Dependent on government guidelines around coronavirus, the production is launch from Bristol H…

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