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Thursday, February 23, 2017

NEWS: Mates announce 2017 #AlsoRecognised Awards shortlists by Press Releases

We’re delighted to announced the shortlists for the third annual Also Recognised Awards run by MyTheatreMates. These audience-voted industry accolades celebrate talent in fields ofte…

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

NEWS: The Girls extends booking to 15 July, introduces Tuesday matinee by Press Releases

From Monday 27 February, the booking period for Gary Barlow and Tim Firth’s award-winning new British musical, THE GIRLS, will extend to 15 July 2017. A Tuesday matinee will be introduced…

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Monday, February 20, 2017

NEWS: Union presents 20th anniversary revival of Stiles & Drewe’s Honk! by Press Releases

This Easter, Stiles & Drewe's HONK! the musical returns to London in a brand-new, actor-musician, 20th anniversary production, which will run at the Union Theatre from 29 March 2017.

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Friday, February 17, 2017

NEWS: 50th anniversary Hair transfers to London’s Vaults in October by Press Releases

Celebrating its 50th anniversary year, HAIR will arrive in London this autumn. Manchester's acclaimed Hope Mill Theatre production of the iconic tribal rock musical, directed by Jonathan O…

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NEWS: Felicity Kendal & Maureen Lipman lead Lettice & Lovage at Menier by Press Releases

Felicity Kendal and Maureen Lipman will star in the first major London revival of Peter Shaffer’s Lettice and Lovage, directed by Trevor Nunn at the Menier Chocolate Factory.

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NEWS: Catherine McCormack & Jack Monaghan star in The Graduate revival by Press Releases

Catherine McCormack and Jack Monaghan will lead the cast of a major new production of screen-to-stage play The Graduate, which opens at Leeds' West Yorkshire Playhouse in May.

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

NEWS: West End PR agency Target Live marks ten years, opens in Manchester by Press Releases

Target Live – the UK’s only full-service marketing agency for live entertainment and the arts – marks its tenth anniversary with the announcement that the company is to open a new off…

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NEWS: Mates Terri Paddock & Aleks Sierz chair Philip Ridley Q&As at Shoreditch Town Hall by Press Releases

Shoreditch Town Hall today announces a series of additional events, talks and readings running alongside its double-bill of Philip Ridley plays in its basement spaces. These include rehearse…

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NEWS: Daniel Evans announces star-studded inaugural Chichester season by Press Releases

Daniel Evans and Rachel Tackley announce Chichester Festival Theatre’s 2017 summer festival season – the first under their leadership as Artistic Director and Executive Director. Highlig…

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NEWS: Miranda Hart makes West End debut in Annie musical by Press Releases

Multi award-winning comedy writer, actor and author Miranda Hart, will make her West End theatre debut as Miss Hannigan in ANNIE, starting performances at the Piccadilly Theatre in May.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Boy Stroke Girl: Gender is the ultimate label, can we throw it off? by Press Releases

Ian Dixon has written and directed Boy Stroke Girl which, after sell-out seasons in 2016, returns to Camden’s Etcetera for two weeks only later this month. He explains how it came abo…

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

NEWS: Cast announced & photos released for The Understudy’s UK premiere by Press Releases

Final casting is announced for the UK premiere of Pulitzer Prize nominee Theresa Rebeck’s hit comedy The Understudy, which runs at London’s Canal Café Theatre from 21 February to…

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NEWS: Samantha Barks & Arthur Darvill star in LMTO’s Honeymoon in Vegas concert by Press Releases

Samantha Barks and Arthur Darvill will star in London Musical Theatre Orchestra's concert presentation of Honeymoon in Vegas, which will be guest conducted by Jason Robert Brown at the Londo…

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Monday, February 13, 2017

NEWS: Sadler’s Wells’ Requiem for Aleppo raises funds for refugees by Press Releases

Requiem for Aleppo, a brand new work created and conceived by composer David Cazalet with choreography by Jason Mabana, will premiere at Sadler’s Wells on Sunday 23 April 2017. The night w…

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NEWS: Ben Forster extends his title run in The Phantom of the Opera by Press Releases

Ben Forster will extend his run as ‘The Phantom’ until Saturday 2 September 2017 in the smash hit Andrew Lloyd Webber musical THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA.

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Friday, February 10, 2017

NEWS: Motown marks first West End birthday with extension to 2018 by Press Releases

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL releases over 200,000 new tickets for sale with the show now booking at the West End's Shaftesbury Theatre to 24 February 2018 as the production celebrates its first birth…

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

NEWS: Anthony Head & Eve Best star in Rattigan’s Love in Idleness by Press Releases

Anthony Head and Eve Best star in Trevor Nunn's major new revival of Terence Rattigan’s Love in Idleness at the Menier Chocolate Factory.

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NEWS: Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein opens at West End’s Garrick Theatre in September by Press Releases

Mel Brooks’ YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN - the new comedy musical based on the Oscar-nominated smash hit movie - will open in the West End on Thursday 28 September 2017 at the Garrick Theatre

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

NEWS: Jez Butterworth’s The Ferryman transfers direct to West End, Paddy Considine leads cast by Press Releases

Following its run at the Royal Court, which sold out in one day, Jez Butterworth’s epic new play The Ferryman will transfer to the West End's Gielgud Theatre for 16 weeks from 20 June.

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Sunday, February 5, 2017

NEWS: A new play about Taylor Swift, based on The Maids, premieres at TheatreN16 by Press Releases

Swifties, "a new play about Taylor Swift, Instagram and having no money", opens at London's TheatreN16 for a strictly limited season from 28 February to 11 March 2017, with a press night on …

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Saturday, February 4, 2017

NEWS: New play about Alzheimer’s, In Other Words, opens at Hope Theatre by Press Releases

Off the Middle present Matthew Seager's debut play IN OTHER WORDS, directed by Paul Brotherston and starring the author, at The Hope Theatre from 28 February to 18 March 2017.

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NEWS: Belinda Lang joins Paul McCann in Gabriel, Full tour cast by Press Releases

Paul McGann and Belinda Lang star in the 20th anniversary production of Moira Buffini's Gabriel, which launches a UK tour from Richmond Theatre in March.

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Friday, February 3, 2017

NEWS: Rebecca Trehearn, Saskia Strallen & Teenage Girl UK premiere cast announced by Press Releases

Musical stars Rebecca Trehearn and Saskia Strallen along with Rona Morrison, Mark Carroll and Jamie Wilkes have been cast in the UK premiere of Marielle Heller's page-to-stage play The Diary…

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How to achieve real diversity? Out of Joint sets five-year targets by Press Releases

Out of Joint, the new writing and touring theatre company, is committing to equal representation of female performers and writers.

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NEWS: Tom Littler succeeds Anthony Biggs as Jermyn Street artistic director by Press Releases

Anthony Biggs is stepping down as artistic director of London's Jermyn Street Theatre and is succeeded by current associate director Tom Littler.

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NEWS: Full cast announced to join David Tennant in Don Juan in Soho by Press Releases

The full cast has been announced for Patrick Marber's revival of his own play Don Juan in Soho which, as previously announced, stars David Tennant in the title role, Adrian Scarborough as St…

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NEWS: Kerry Michael steps down as Stratford East artistic director after 12 years by Press Releases

London's Theatre Royal Stratford Easttoday announces that Kerry Michael will step down as Artistic Director after twelve years in post. He will leave at the end of 2017 and will announce hi…

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NEWS: Audra McDonald sets new dates for West End debut as Lady Day by Press Releases

After the news of her unexpected pregnancy last year forced a postponement, six-time Tony Award-winning Broadway star Audra McDonald will finally make her West End debut playing Billie Holli…

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Thursday, February 2, 2017

NEWS: Ria Jones leads Leicester’s Sunset Boulevard on major UK tour by Press Releases

Michael Harrison and David Ian are delighted to present the UK and Ireland tour of the Curve production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s award-winning musical SUNSET BOULEVARD. Starring Ria Jones …

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Video of the Week: The Kite Runner actors respond to Donald Trump by Press Releases

The company of The Kite Runner have started a nightly curtain-call ritual, reading out a response to US President Donald Trump's executive order this past week banning Syrian refugees as wel…

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NEWS: Cast announced for Globe’s Twelfth Night, Romeo & Juliet by Press Releases

Shakespeare’s Globe is has announced casting for Romeo and Juliet directed by Daniel Kramer, and Twelfth Night directed by Emma Rice. Emma’s 2017 summer season, the Summer of Love, marks…

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