Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Theatre News: Musical film based on life of Pharrell Williams in the works

Funny Girl director Michael Mayer will helm the project

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Photos: First look at Amanda Abbington and cast in Abigail's Party

Mike Leigh's play is being revived to mark its 40th anniversary

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Video: Ian Hislop: 'The Wipers Times is the authentic voice of the trenches'

The production has transferred to the West End after a UK tour

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Review: Review: Escape the Scaffold (Theatre503)

Titus Halder's second play is a dystopian vision of three flatmates toasting the end of their student years

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Interviews: Urban Wolf: 'Some theatres wouldn't stage my play because it calls out the middle class'

The theatremaker talks to us about his upcoming play, about the deaths of black people in police custody

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Theatre News: Greenwich and Docklands International Festival announces initial 2017 line-up

New commissions include a production of A View from The Bridge and a virtual reality playground

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Theatre News: New casting announced for Disney's Aladdin in the West End

The production has found its new Aladdin

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Video: Sally Cookson and cast in rehearsals for La Strada

The stage adaptation of Fellini's classic movie is currently touring the UK

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Review: Review: Re-Member Me (Almeida Theatre)

Lip-sync maestro Dickie Beau channels audio recordings from great historical performances of Shakespeare's Dane

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Theatre News: Andrew Scott's Hamlet to transfer to the West End

Robert Icke's production received rave reviews at the Almeida Theatre

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Monday, March 27, 2017

Quizzes: Test your theatre knowledge: Theatrical mothers

As it's Mother's Day, take our quiz and test your theatre knowledge of mums onstage

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Theatre News: Revival of The Rise and Fall of Little Voice in Theatr Clwyd's new season

Tamara Harvey has announced the theatre's summer and autumn 2017 season

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Theatre News: Playwright David Storey dies aged 83

The writer won the Booker Prize and was also a professional rugby player

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Video: First listen to new musical I Capture the Castle

Based on the novel by Dodie Smith, the musical opens at the Watford Palace Theatre in April

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Theatre News: Casting announced for Tick, Tick... Boom! at Park Theatre

Jonathan Larson's musical opens at the Park Theatre in May

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Blogs: Richard Bean: 'Hull feels like a city the rest of the nation doesn't give a damn about'

The Hullensian playwright talks to us about the city's past, present and future

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Photos: Andrew Garfield and the cast of Angels in America in rehearsals

The National Theatre's upcoming production also stars Nathan Lane, Denise Gough and Russell Tovey

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Theatre News: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead starring Daniel Radcliffe extends

There is an extra week in which to catch Daniel Radcliffe and Joshua McGuire on stage at the Old Vic

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Theatre News: Exclusive: Casting announced for Stephen Unwin's debut play All Our Children

Unwin will also direct the piece, which opens at the Jermyn Street Theatre in May

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Theatre News: Love in Idleness transfers to the West End

Trevor Nunn's production of Terence Rattigan's play starring Eve Best and Anthony Head will transfer

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Review: Review: Big Guns (The Yard Theatre)

Nina Segal's second play looks at how people let violence into their lives

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Saturday, March 25, 2017

Features: My Top 5 Showtunes: Darius Campbell

The actor tells us the musical numbers he couldn't live without

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Friday, March 24, 2017

Review: Review: One Love: The Bob Marley Musical (Birmingham Rep)

Kwame Kwei-Armah directs his own musical about the life of Bob Marley

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Video: Barrie Rutter: 'Shakespeare never let facts get in the way of a good story'

We spoke with the actor and director about the upcoming 25th anniversary revival of his production of Richard III

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Features: Harry Potter, Lin-Manuel Miranda and more celebrate Red Nose Day

Find out which stagey stars have been donning their red noses ahead of tonight's Comic Relief telethon

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Blogs: Mark Arends: 'There is no theatre more important than that which is accessible to younger minds'

Make Mend and Do's Mark Arends explains his latest show, opening at the Old Vic today

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Features: The week in pictures: 18 - 24 March

Lord Webber's birthday, David Tennant on a park bench and the cast of Stepping Out on the town in this week's pics

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Review: Review: Madama Butterfly (Royal Opera House)

Emotional extremity as Ermonela Jaho delves fearlessly into Puccini's tragedy

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Theatre News: Initial casting announced for UK tour of Deathtrap

Ira Levin's thriller will embark on a national tour for the first time in 20 years

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Review: Review: Julius Caesar (Royal Shakespeare Theatre)

Angus Jackson's Rome season kicks off at the RSC

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Review: Review: Antony and Cleopatra (Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon)

Iqbal Khan directs Shakespeare's tragedy as part of the RSC's Rome season

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