Sunday, February 18, 2018

REVIEW: Angry, Southwark Playhouse ✭✭✭✭ by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt Sophie Adnitt reviews Philip Ridley's Angry at Southwark Playhouse “Startling, unsettling, but deeply fascinating, Angry is a worthy addition to the world of Ridley.&#…

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Friday, February 16, 2018

Principal casting announced for Chess the musical at London Coliseum by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Michael Ball, Alexandra Burke, Murray Head, Tim Howar and Cassidy Janson are to star in Chess at the London Coliseum. This post Principal casting announced for Chess the musi…

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Sarah Soetaert, Josefina Gabrielle and Ruthie Henshall Join Cast Of Chicago by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Sarah Soetaert, Josefina Gabrielle and Ruthie Henshall are to join Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr when Chicago opens at London's Phoenix Theatre on Monday 26 March 2018. This p…

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Sarah Alles cast in Marion Bott’s Moormaid at Arcola Studio by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo German actress Sarah Alles has been cast in Marion Bott's Moormaid at Arcola Studio. This post Sarah Alles cast in Marion Bott’s Moormaid at Arcola Studio first appear…

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Romola Garai to play title role in Almeida’s The Writer by Ella Hickson by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Romola Garai is to play the title role in Ella Hickson's play The Writer when it premieres at London's Almeida Theatre from 14 April – 26 May 2018. This post Romola Gar…

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REVIEW: The York Realist, Donmar Warehouse ✭✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies The York Realist is a beautiful time capsule of lost love, and Gil’s script brims with tenderness. This post REVIEW: The York Realist, Donmar Warehouse ✭✭✭✭✭ fi…

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

REVIEW: The Pearls Of Cleopatra, Komische Oper, Berlin ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves I could go on talking about the delights of The Pearls Of Cleopatra for ages, but that might unnecessarily detain you from booking a flight to Berlin to see it for yourself. …

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FIRST LOOK: Shrek UK Tour 2018 – Production Images and New Trailer by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Check out these great new production images and trailer for the Shrek UK Tour 2018 starring Steffan Harri, Laura Mailm Samuel Holmes and Marcus Ayton. Book Now! This post FIR…

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Monday, February 12, 2018

Teddy The Musical Extends Run At The Vaults by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Snapdragon Productions is delighted to announce that the run of the award-winning 1950’s rock’n’roll musical Teddy at The Vaults, London has been extended by four weeks…

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Cast Joining Sharon D Clarke Announced For Caroline Or Change by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Final casting has been announced for Hamsptead Theatre's upcoming production of Caroline Or Change. Following a critically acclaimed sell-out run at Chichester Festival Theat…

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UPCOMING: I Have A Bad Feeling About This, Vaults Festival by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves I Have A Bad Feeling About This House of Blakewell, Vaults Festival 21 – 25 February 2018 Book Now For those of us who are HOB virgins, the prospect of finally being ab…

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Sunday, February 11, 2018

New Cast Announced As Motown The Musical Celebrates Second Birthday by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Motown the musical celebrates its second year in the West End and announces its cast for 2018 at the Shaftesbury Theatre. This post New Cast Announced As Motown The Musical C…

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So Many Reasons Returns To London by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Racheal Ofori’s So Many Reasons the much lauded headline show of Calm Down Dear at the Camden People’s Theatre earlier this month, returns to London for one week at the O…

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Casting Announced For The Plough And The Stars at Lyric Hammersmith by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Sean O'Casey's play The Plough and the Stars comes to the Lyric Hammersmith from 15 March to 7 April 2018 following a sell-out season at the Abbey Theatre and a successful Ir…

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Saturday, February 10, 2018

Dreamgirls West End Releases Stunning New Trailer by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The West End production of Dreamgirls now playing at the Savoy Theatre has released a stunning new trailer featuring the current cast. Marisha Wallace, Moya Angela and Karen …

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REVIEW: The Boring Room, Vault Festival ✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves The Boring Room is hardly worth all that effort. And, if you're thinking of going, think long and hard before you do. This post REVIEW: The Boring Room, Vault Festival ✭ f…

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REVIEW: The Divide, Old Vic Theatre ✭✭ by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt Even after the cuts and despite the top quality nature of every other production element, The Divide, with its patchy and problematic script is still not ready for public co…

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Friday, February 9, 2018

REVIEW: A Brave Face, Mercury Theatre Colchester ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Vamos are one of the best theatre companies working in Britain today, and they embark on a nationwide tour with A Brave Face. They are not to be missed. This post REVIEW: A …

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Thursday, February 8, 2018

REVIEW: Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Wyndham’s Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Helena Payne

By Helena Payne O’Neill’s stonking piece of work is safe and in the care of visionary director Richard Eyre and a wonderful cast lead by the luminous Lesley Manville. This post REVIEW: L…

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McKellen’s Lear Causes ATG Box Office Crash by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo When tickets for King Lear went on sale today at midday, the ATG online ticketing system failed to cope with demand of rock star proportions as thousands of fans clamoured to…

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FIRST LOOK: Kneehigh’s production of Brief Encounter by Noel Coward by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Take a look at Steve Tanner's first look production images from Kneehigh Theatre's award-winning production of Noel Coward's Brief Encounter, adapted and directed by Emma Ric…

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Ian McKellen’s King Lear Transfers To Duke Of York’s Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Chichester Festival's acclaimed production of King Lear starring Sir Ian McKellen, directed by Jonathan Munby will transfer to the Duke Of York's Theatre from 11 July to …

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REVIEW: Gundog, Royal Court Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Yes Gundog is a bleak play, but the script breaks into the most wonderful, poetic language, particularly from Mick, who delivers a beautiful speech about planting himself in…

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

REVIEW: Eugenius!, The Other Palace ✭✭✭ by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo With a book, music and lyrics by Ben Adams and Chris Wilkins, there's a lot to recommended with Eugenius!, but any major staging also makes blatantly obvious the problems tha…

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Nichola McAuliffe stars in new adaptation of Great Expectations by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo A brand-new production of the timeless classic Great Expectations starring Nichola McAuliffe, comes to Richmond Theatre from Mon 12 – Sat 17 Mar This post Nichola McAuliffe…

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Major West End Stars join Sir Richard Stilgoe’s Orpheus The Mythical at The Other Palace by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Highlighting the important work of the Orpheus Trust, alumni and current students from this pioneering disabilities charity will join forces with recent graduates from the Ar…

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Full cast announced for Bat Out Of Hell at the Dominion Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Andrew Polec and Christina Bennington are to lead the cast of Bat Out of Hell when it opens at London's Dominion Theatre. Jim Steinman's Bat Out Of Hell returns to the West E…

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Monday, February 5, 2018

Sondheim’s Follies to return to the National Theatre in 2019 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Stephen Sondheim's musical Follies is to return to the National Theatre in 2019. Following a critically acclaimed run in 2017-18, Stephen Sondheim and James Golman's musical …

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Mel Giedroyc joins the cast of Stephen Sondheim’s Company at the Gielgud Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Mel Giedroyc will join the cast of Marianne Elliott's upcoming production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's musical Company at the Gielgud Theatre. Mel Giedroyc is to pl…

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DC Exhibition: Dawn Of Super Heroes Comes To The O2 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The DC Exhibition: Dawn Of Super Heroes is coming to the O2London from 23 February to 9 September 2018. ‘DC Exhibition: Dawn of Super Heroes’ a brand new exhibition will …

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REVIEW: How To Be A Kid, Orange Tree Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Sophie Adnitt

By Sophie Adnitt As a tool to start conversations, as well as being a decently entertaining piece of theatre, How To Be A Kid is a high quality, endearing and surprisingly complex production…

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