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Friday, April 24, 2020

NEWS: Sister Act, starring Whoopi Goldberg, postpones run until July 2021 by Press Releases

Due to current government guidelines resulting in a delay to the production, the producers of Sister Act announced today that performances in London and on tour have now been rescheduled.

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Thursday, April 23, 2020

NEWS: National Theatre At Home screens two versions of Frankenstein plus Antony & Cleopatra by Press Releases

After the popularity of its lockdown streamings of One Man, Two Guvnors, Jane Eyre, Treasure Island and tonight's Twelfth Night to coincide with Shakespeare's Birthday (23 April 2020), the N…

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Monday, April 20, 2020

NEWS: Cameron Mackintosh releases digital download of Les Miserables concert to raise funds for Covid charities by Press Releases

Cameron Mackintosh has announced the debut of the hugely successful Les Misérables -The Staged Concert on digital download in the UK and Australia, which will also raise much-needed funds f…

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The Shows Must Go On: The Australian production of Love Never Dies streams for 48 hours from Friday by Press Releases

The lockdown streaming schedule for Andrew Lloyd Webber's free-to-view YouTube Channel The Shows Must Go On, continues this Friday with a broadcast of Love Never Dies, the sequel to The Phan…

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Friday, April 17, 2020

NEWS: Nigel Havers launches touring company with Private Lives, co-starring Patricia Hodge by Press Releases

Actor Nigel Havers is launching his own touring company with a new production of Noel Coward's classic comedy Private Lives, in which he'll star with Patricia Hodge.

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Thursday, April 16, 2020

NEWS: Old Vic postpones Local Hero, next planned production will be return of A Christmas Carol by Press Releases

Old Vic Theatre has postponed its London premiere of screen-to-stage musical Local Hero and announced that its next production will now be the return of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol th…

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NEWS: Open Air Theatre postpones this summer’s Romeo & Juliet until 2021 by Press Releases

The Open Air Theatre's production of Romeo and Juliet – which was to have started rehearsals in May – has been postponed to the corresponding dates in 2021.

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020

NEWS: RSC invites audiences to #ShareYourShakespeare in global celebration for bard’s birthday by Press Releases

While its buildings all remain closed, the Royal Shakespeare Company will hand over its social media channels to the global community in what it's calling the "largest-ever celebration of Sh…

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The Shows Must Go On: 25th anniversary staging of The Phantom of the Opera streams for 24 hours from Friday by Press Releases

The lockdown streaming schedule for Andrew Lloyd Webber's free-to-view YouTube Channel The Shows Must Go On, continues this Friday with a broadcast of his blockbuster hit The Phantom of the …

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Friday, April 10, 2020

NEWS: Samantha Barks & Stephanie McKeon star in Frozen’s West End premiere by Press Releases

Samantha Barks and Stephanie McKeon will play Elsa and Anna in Frozen when it reopens the newly refurbished Theatre Royal Drury Lane later this year.

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NEWS: Curtains, starring Jason Manford, streams online to raise Funds for Freelancers by Press Releases

Kander and Ebb’s Tony Award-winning musical CURTAINS, starring Jason Manford, will be streamed live on Tuesday 14 April 2020 at 7.15pm, with all profits going to Funds For Freelancers.

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Thursday, April 9, 2020

NEWS: Jermyn Street Theatre flooded during lockdown, crowdfunding campaign extended by Press Releases

Just after reaching its initial £10,000 target in a public fundraising campaign set up in response to the financial threat posed by the coronavirus crisis, Jermyn Street Theatre has been se…

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NEWS: The RSC extends closure to 30 June, Swan Theatre remains shut all summer due to financial impact by Press Releases

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) has announced that all performances, events and activities will be cancelled up to and including Tuesday 30 June 2020.

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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

NEWS: 9 to 5 announces end of West End run as theatres extend closure period by Press Releases

Following Thriller and Waitress, 9 to 5 The Musical is the latest West End show to announce that it will not return once theatres do eventually reopen.

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Acting for Others: Tune in for Fleabag, Hear the West End Sing, All the Web’s a Stage & other online fundraisers by Press Releases

Theatrical charity Acting for Others has announced the formation of a separate Covid-19 Fund which will be available to its 14 member charities.

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020

NEWS: We Will Rock You reschedules new UK tour for early 2021 by Press Releases

Following the closure of all UK theatres during the coronavirus crisis, the 2020 UK tour of Queen & Ben Elton’s We Will Rock You has been rescheduled for early 2021.

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NEWS: Chichester launches Keep Connected with free stream of Flowers for Mrs Harris by Press Releases

For the first time, Chichester Festival Theatre will stream a selection of its archive productions online, beginning with its award-winning 2018 musical Flowers for Mrs Harris from this Thur…

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NEWS: Stephen Fry stars in radio play of The Understudy to raise funds for charity by Press Releases

A brand-new radio play of David Nicholls' hit 2005 comic novel The Understudy will be performed by a stellar cast including Stephen Fry and released next month to raise funds for the theatre…

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Friday, April 3, 2020

NEWS: The Actors Centre announces a week-long Graduate Festival for cancelled showcases by Press Releases

With drama school final year showcases cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Actors Centre has announced a week-long Graduate Festival, which will take place in its flagship venue, the…

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NEWS: Hairspray reschedules its London Coliseum season for this autumn by Press Releases

Producers have announced new dates for the return of Hairspray the Musical which, prior to the coronavirus crisis, had been due to run from 23 April to 30 August 2020 at the London Coliseum.…

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Thursday, April 2, 2020

The Shows Must Go On: Andrew Lloyd Webber launches free YouTube channel with Joseph & Jesus Christ Superstar by Press Releases

Andrew Lloyd Webber has announced a new YouTube Channel, The Shows Must Go On, providing musical theatre lovers with a West End and Broadway experience in their own homes, online for free.

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

NEWS: The Beast Of Blue Yonder cast premiere Philip Ridley monologues online by Press Releases

While The Beast of Blue Yonder, Philip Ridley's new play which was due to premiere this week at Southwark Playhouse, will not be going ahead during the coronavirus crisis, audiences will hav…

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NEWS: Barbican Centre extends closure until 30 June, Evita transfer cancelled by Press Releases

As the theatre lockdown continues during the coronavirus crisis, the Barbican Centre has announced that its closure will continue until further notice, with all event taking place until 30 J…

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NEWS: Edinburgh Fringe & International Festival announce ‘heartbreaking’ decision to cancel world’s largest arts festival in 2020. Full quot by Press Releases

For the first time in over 70 years, the five festivals that transform Edinburgh into the world’s leading cultural destination every August are not going ahead this year due to concerns ar…

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

NEWS: Shakespeare’s Globe announces new digital content by Press Releases

Shakespeare’s Globe has been preparing a raft of new digital content to continue to engage its audiences with Shakespeare’s works. Shakespeare & Love in Isolation will see artists,…

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Monday, March 30, 2020

NEWS: Hampstead Theatre will stream series of hit productions for free by Press Releases

Hampstead Theatre, in partnership with The Guardian, is going to stream a series of hit productions from its digital archive for free.

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Saturday, March 28, 2020

NEWS: West End production of Waitress has closed by Press Releases

The producers of Waitress have announced that the West End production at the Adelphi Theatre has closed. The multi-award-winning Broadway transfer had been originally booking until 4 July 20…

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Friday, March 27, 2020

NEWS: Theatre industry issues statement on Government aid for self-employed by Press Releases

A week after the UK Government announced its package for workers on the payroll, Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has announced an economic relief package for self-employed workers an…

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NEWS: RSC & Marquee TV announce online ’watch along’ of Twelfth Night to mark World Theatre Day by Press Releases

To mark World Theatre Day (Friday 27 March 2020), the Royal Shakespeare Company is inviting people to join a live ‘watch along’ from their living rooms on 11 April of a recording of thei…

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

NEWS: National Theatre will stream NT Live productions for free via YouTube by Press Releases

A selection of much-loved National Theatre Live productions will be made available to watch on YouTube for free over the next two months.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

NEWS: Olivier Awards’ Greatest Moments will be celebrated in special TV & radio programmes by Press Releases

ITV will broadcast a special Olivier Awards with Mastercard programme on 5 April 2020 at 10:15pm, in place of the 2020 Royal Albert Hall awards show which was cancelled due to coronavirus.

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