Friday, November 17, 2017

Theatre News: Simon Callow to perform De Profundis in the West End

Frank McGuinness' adaptation of Oscar Wilde's letter will open in January

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Theatre News: Kneehigh announces Brief Encounter cast and West End run details

Emma Rice's production will open next spring

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Theatre News: Norfolk & Norwich Festival 2018 announces first nine acts

The festival will run in May next year

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Theatre News: Evening Standard Theatre Awards shortlist includes Andrew Garfield, Amber Riley and Andrew Scott

The winners will be announced on 3 December at a ceremony at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

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Features: A week in the life of The Borrowers' Ed MacArthur

As the Watermill Theatre's Christmas show begins, actor Ed MacArthur takes us to Newbury to see the magic happening behind the scenes

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Features: Roller derby drama: recreating the risk of contact sport onstage

Nat Tarrab of Mars.tarrab explains the designs behind the company's Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award-winning show, which opens at the Barbican next week

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Photos: Ian McKellen, Imelda Staunton and Kylie Minogue make our top pics of the week

There was a furry special visitor at Venus in Fur as well

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Review: Review: The Suppliant Women (Young Vic)

This remarkable staging of Aeschylus's ancient play focuses on the power of the chorus

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Theatre News: Kobna Holdbrook-Smith to play Ike Turner as further casting announced for Tina the Musical

The actor portraying Ike Turner and the supporting cast have been announced

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Review: Review: Inside Pussy Riot (Saatchi Gallery)

Les Enfants Terribles, Pussy Riot founder Nadya Tolokonnikova and the Saatchi Gallery present this new, immersive theatre experience

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Theatre News: Norfolk & Norwich Festival 2018 announces first nine acts

The festival will run in May next year

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Theatre News: The King and I to be revived at the London Palladium in 2018

Broadway's Tony Award-winning Lincoln Center production will transfer to the West End next summer

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Blogs: We need more Tom Burkes to ensure the future of regional theatre

As the National Campaign for the Arts announces that local authority funding for the arts has dropped by more than a third, Sarah Crompton considers the wider impact

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Theatre News: Old Vic's Kate Varah: 'There are grey areas'

The theatre's executive director appeared with Matthew Warchus and the chair of the Old Vic board at a press conference today

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Video: Watch our first look at the 'feminist, punk and anarchic' Inside Pussy Riot

Director Christa Harris and artistic director Oliver Lansley explain their new show at the Saatchi Gallery

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Video: First look into the rehearsal room for Hamilton in the West End

Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical about the founding fathers of America opens at the Victoria Palace next month

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Theatre News: Investigation finds 20 allegations received about Kevin Spacey's behaviour during time at Old Vic

The actor worked at the helm of the theatre from 2004 to 2015

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Video: Paul Hart and company on creating the world of The Borrowers at the Watermill

Go behind the scenes in rehearsals for the Newbury theatre's festive production

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Review: Review: Tiger Bay (Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff)

Daf James and Michael Williams debut their new musical Tiger Bay in the Welsh capital

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Theatre News: Humble Boy in new Orange Tree Theatre season

The theatre's productions of Winter Solstice and An Octoroon will also return

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Features: Top ten alternative Christmas shows

Looking for something a little different over the festive period? We round up ten shows that will turn your Christmas on its head

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Features: Love Theatre Day: Around the UK in 14 amazing theatres

To celebrate Love Theatre Day, we round up all our tour videos from our Regional Theatre Focus

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Photos: In pictures: Behind the scenes at Follies

New images have been released offering a peek at the backstage magic happening on the Olivier stage for Follies

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Theatre News: David Walliams musical and new Howard Brenton play in Nuffield 2018 season

Samuel Hodges has announced the new season for the recently redeveloped Nuffield Southampton Theatres

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Theatre News: Frankenstein and new Maxine Peake play in Royal Exchange 2018 season

Michael Boyd will also direct a production of The Cherry Orchard

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Review: Review: The Dark Room (Theatre503)

Audrey Sheffield directs the UK premiere of Angela Betzien's play

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Theatre News: Tom Burke to star in Don Carlos

The Three Musketeers star will play Rodrigo, Marquis of Posa

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Theatre News: Simon Callow to perform De Profundis in the West End

Frank McGuinness' adaptation of Oscar Wilde's final letter will open in January

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Theatre News: Executive director and producer announced for Emma Rice's Wise Children

Judith Dimant and Poppy Keeling are to join the Bristol-based company next year

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Theatre News: BBC to run Mischief Theatre's new show A Christmas Carol Goes Wrong

The Olivier Award-winning theatre company will debut their new show this Christmas

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