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Thursday, January 14, 2021

NEWS: Finalists announced for new online theatre award OnComm by Press Releases

Since the start of the Covid pandemic closures in 2020, many independent, alternative and fringe theatre venues and companies across the UK and beyond responded to the challenges of lockdown…

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NEWS: Janie Dee will star in a new digital production of Terence Rattigan’s All On Her Own by Press Releases

A brand new digital production of Terence Rattigan’s one-woman play All On Her Own will star award-winning actress Janie Dee and be directed by Alastair Knights, with Jack McCann as assist…

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Friday, January 8, 2021

NEWS: Agatha Christie’s Witness for the Prosecution will return to London County Hall in May 2021 by Press Releases

It has been announced that performances of Witness for the Prosecution will resume from 18 May 2021 at London County Hall on the Southbank. Cast to be announced soon.

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Thursday, January 7, 2021

NEWS: OffWestEnd announces 47 finalists for its Offies Awards 2021 by Press Releases

OffWestEnd announces 47 finalists for its Offies Awards 2021, across 15 categories, covering 24 venues across London.

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Wednesday, January 6, 2021

NEWS: Theatremakers from all four nations are celebrated in The Stage 100 list by Press Releases

The Stage has unveiled its annual The Stage 100 list. The list has been re-imagined this year to celebrate individuals who have gone above and beyond in helping theatre survive the biggest c…

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NEWS: Winners of The Stage Awards include Kiln Theatre, Nica Burns, Wise Children’s Simon Baker & the Theatre Support Fund by Press Releases

The Stage has announced the winners of The Stage Awards, reimagined this year to celebrate theatrical organisations who continued to create great theatre, show innovation, and help ensure th…

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Tuesday, January 5, 2021

NEWS: & Juliet producers plan a West End return in May 2021 by Press Releases

It’s been announced that the West End production of the award-winning musical & Juliet at London’s Shaftesbury Theatre will return on 28 May 2021 (subject to social distancing restri…

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Thursday, December 31, 2020

NEWS: Sheila Hancock is made a Dame in the New Year Honours list 2021 by Press Releases

Sheila Hancock has been made a Dame in the New Year Honours list 2021 with actors Toby Jones (OBE), Nina Wadia (OBE), Lesley Manville (CBE) and Sally Dynevor (MBE) also recognised.

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Monday, December 21, 2020

NEWS: Ria Jones & Justin Matthew Sargent play a part in the launch of new children’s book The Boy Who Wanted to Rock by Press Releases

West End star Ria Jones and Broadway powerhouse Justin Matthew Sargent are helping launch David Weiser’s new music-themed children’s book, The Boy Who Wanted to Rock.

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Sunday, December 20, 2020

NEWS: The West End production of White Christmas will head off on a new UK tour in October 2021 by Press Releases

After sold-out performances in London’s West End in 2019, the producers of Irving Berlin’s White Christmas are have announced the production will embark on a UK tour, opening on 28 Octob…

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Friday, December 18, 2020

NEWS: Performances of Mischief Movie Night In will be live-streamed over Christmas by Press Releases

With the latest round of Government restrictions closing theatres in London, the original Mischief team have announced that they will be performing their improv show Mischief Movie Night In,…

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Thursday, December 17, 2020

NEWS: More venues in the east & south east of England fall under Tier 3 rules, while Bristol goes down a tier by Press Releases

Following the news that London – plus parts of Essex and Hertfordshire – would move into Tier 3 from 16 December 2020, Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock has announced that th…

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NEWS: Royal & Derngate announces four new musicals for 2021 by Press Releases

Royal & Derngate Northampton has announced that it will premiere a season of original musical theatre as part of its upcoming Made in Northampton 2021 season.

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Tuesday, December 15, 2020

NEWS: Goblin Theatre Company goes online with Christmas musical The Ballad of Rudy by Press Releases

Goblin Theatre Company will present its Christmas musical The Ballad of Rudy via live-stream on 27 December 2020 at 3pm from The Crazy Coqs at London’s Brasserie Zedel in Piccadilly.

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Monday, December 14, 2020

NEWS: West End producers react to the news that London is moving into Tier 3 by Press Releases

There was devastating news for West End theatres today when Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock told the House of Commons that London – plus parts of Essex and Hertfordshire – …

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NEWS: RWCMD’s Ayomide Adegun is awarded The Luke Westlake Scholarship 2020 by Press Releases

Twenty-two-year-old South Londoner Ayomide Adegun, currently in his second year of the BA Acting course at Royal Welsh Academy of Music & Drama, has been awarded The Luke Westlake Schola…

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Friday, December 11, 2020

NEWS: Stage musical version of Bedknobs & Broomsticks will have its world premiere in UK tour from August 2021 by Press Releases

Producer Michael Harrison has announced that Disney’s Academy Award-winning movie Bedknobs and Broomsticks will make its world premiere as a new stage musical. Performances begin at Newcas…

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NEWS: New graduate Ivano Turco wins lead role in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella musical by Press Releases

The latest cast member to be announced for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new musical Cinderella is Ivano Turco. Just graduated from Urdang Academy, Turco will be making his West End debut in the s…

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NEWS: Bloom Theatre presents new digital play Avalanche – a story of acceptance, struggle & triumph – in January 2021 by Press Releases

Bloom Theatre​ is back from 7 January to 7 February 2021 with a digital production of new play Avalanche, written by the company’s co-founders, ​Simon Fraser​ and ​Jack Albert Cook…

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NEWS: Come From Away returns to the West End with a special staged concert version by Press Releases

Multi-award-winning hit musical Come From Away will make a return to the West End early next year with a very special staged concert version performed for a limited run at London’s Phoenix…

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Thursday, December 10, 2020

NEWS: National Theatre & RSC receive emergency loans as part of the Culture Recovery Fund by Press Releases

The Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has announced that the National Theatre and Royal Shakespeare Company will receive £19.7 million and £19.4 million loans respectively fr…

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Wednesday, December 9, 2020

NEWS: Mangled Yarn Theatre brings feel-good festive spectacular Every Time a Bell Rings to Bedford’s Place Theatre by Press Releases

This Christmas Mangled Yarn Theatre is presenting Every Time a Bell Rings, a festive collection of heart-warming, emotional and comical stories inspired by the diverse Bedford community. The…

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Tuesday, December 8, 2020

NEWS: Hackney Empire announces 2021 Christmas panto Jack & the Beanstalk by Press Releases

Hackney Empire today announced Jack and the Beanstalk, which was previously scheduled to open in December 2020, will now open in December 2021, marking the 22nd pantomime at the East End ven…

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NEWS: Park Theatre will reopen in January 2021 with socially distanced shows & masterclasses by Press Releases

Jez Bond and the team at Park Theatre have announced that the theatre has plans to reopen its doors in the New Year, with socially distanced shows in both auditoria.

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Monday, December 7, 2020

NEWS: James Graham, Alan Menken & Glenn Slater are adapting George Orwell’s Animal Farm into a new stage musical by Press Releases

Multi award-winning playwright James Graham is collaborating with Alan Menken and lyricist Glenn Slater to create a new musical based on George Orwell’s iconic novel Animal Farm.

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Thursday, December 3, 2020

NEWS: New Adventures & the Royal Albert Hall announce Matthew Bourne’s The Car Man by Press Releases

As part of the Royal Albert Hall’s 150th anniversary celebrations New Adventures and the Royal Albert Hall have announced that Matthew Bourne’s multi-award-winning dance thriller The Car…

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NEWS: Jennifer Saunders will star in select performances of the Sister Act tour by Press Releases

Jennifer Saunders will reprise her role as Mother Superior in select performances for the UK tour of Sister Act The Musical.

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Wednesday, December 2, 2020

NEWS: Cast & further date announced for Sasha Regan’s All-Male The Pirates of Penzance at the Palace Theatre by Press Releases

Nimax Theatres have added a second night for Sasha Regan’s all-male take on W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance at London’s Palace Theatre. The show will now ru…

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Monday, November 30, 2020

NEWS: NT launches new streaming service National Theatre at Home by Press Releases

The National Theatre, in partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies, has launched National Theatre at Home, a brand-new streaming platform making their much-loved productions available onli…

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NEWS: Run of Les Misérables – The Staged Concert is extended due to latest Government restrictions on seating capacity by Press Releases

The run of Les Misérables –The Staged Concert at London’s Sondheim Theatre has been extended to 28 February 2021, with performances beginning on 5 December.

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Friday, November 27, 2020

NEWS: Sam Tutty & Emily Redpath will star in a filmed theatre production of Romeo & Juliet by Press Releases

A new filmed theatre production of William Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet starring Sam Tutty and Emily Redpath in the title roles, with direction by Nick Evans, has been announced.

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