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Monday, April 22, 2019

WATCH: See things get flowery in the trailer for Rejoicing at her Wondrous Vulva the Young Woman Applauded Herself by Featured Content

Bella Heesom has taken a trip to her local garden centre to create the brilliant trailer for Rejoicing at her Wondrous Vulva the Young Woman Applauded Herself . Take a look the book your tic…

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

NEWS: Ovalhouse hosts celebration of female sexuality, Rejoicing at her Wondrous Vulva the Young Woman Applauded Herself by Featured Content

Bella Heesom's acclaimed tale of female desire, Rejoicing at her Wondrous Vulva the Young Woman Applauded Herself , comes to South London's Ovalhouse this May. Book your tickets now for the …

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NEWS: Tragic true tale Mary Blandy’s Gallows Tree comes to Brighton Fringe by Featured Content

Gripping one-woman show, Mary Blandy's Gallows Tree, brings its tale of love, betrayal and murder to the Brighton Fringe in May. The tale of a woman executed at Oxford Prison runs for three …

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REHEARSAL PHOTOS: Maite Jáuregui stars as twin sisters in one-woman play The Reality by Featured Content

Maite Jáuregui stars as twin sisters in the UK premiere of Denise Despeyroux's acclaimed one-woman play The Reality, as part of the Cervantes Theatre's third New Spanish Playwriting season.…

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REHEARSAL PHOTOS: Tuning up The Glass Piano for its premiere at the Print Room by Featured Content

We're counting down to the world premiere of The Glass Piano, in which Notting Hill's historic Coronet is transformed into a 19th-century Bavarian palace. Sneak a peek into rehearsals with d…

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

‘Plays are like selection boxes of a writer’s anxieties’: Tom Lodge on his new two-hander Like You Hate Me by Featured Content

Why don't we see more working-class stories onstage? How do you balance writing with a day job in theatre marketing? We caught up with playwright Tom Lodge as his new two-hander Like You Hat…

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Monday, April 15, 2019

PHOTOS: Who was Princess Alexandra of Bavaria? Portraits of Grace Molony in The Glass Piano by Featured Content

The Glass Piano transports audiences to a 19th-century Bavarian palace to find four characters trapped by their situations, and prevented from fulfilling their dreams of love. Who was the …

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Friday, April 12, 2019

NEWS: Polyamorous Off-Broadway hit Afterglow heats up summer in Southwark by Featured Content

New York’s provocative, polyamorous Off-Broadway hit Afterglow gets its UK premiere this summer at London’s Southwark Playhouse, where its strictly limited season runs from 5 June to 2…

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‘It’s so disappointing to see flagship theatres programming almost exclusively male seasons’: Playwright Tabitha Mortiboy on The Amber Trap by Featured Content

Tabitha Mortiboy's The Amber Trap is the fifth female-led play from Damsel Productions, which is dedicated to presenting work written and staged by women. We talk to Mortiboy about why compa…

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PHOTOS: Sneak a peek inside rehearsals for Other People’s Money starring Michael Brandon by Featured Content

Have they been flashing the cash? Go inside the rehearsal room for this major new stage production of corporate greed satire Other People's Money, starring Michael Brandon and Rob Locke. Che…

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Women without chairs: Check out these Like You Hate Me rehearsal photos by Featured Content

Preparations are underway for the premiere of Tom Lodge's Like You Hate Me - and these sneak-peek rehearsal shots are making us wonder whether the set is going to be very limited indeed... o…

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Is Alexis Michalik the new Florian Zeller? How did a prison visit inspire his new play Intra Muros? by Featured Content

The multi-Moliere Award-winning writer Alexis Michalik has been hailed as the golden boy of French theatre. He's now making major inroads into the UK, his mother's homeland, with back-to-bac…

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

FEATURED SHOW: Alexis Michalik follows Edmond with Intra Muros, ★★★★ reviews are in! by Featured Content

"I can't recommend this show enough!" Joining Edmond in the UK, award-winning French playwright AlexisMichalik's Intra Muros has just premiered at London's Park Theatre, where it runs until …

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Monday, April 8, 2019

PHOTOS: Behind the scenes of Damsel Productions’ premiere of The Amber Trap by Featured Content

Preparations are underway for Tabitha Mortiboy's The Amber Trap, the fifth female-led play from Damsel Productions, which premieres this month at London's Theatre503, where it runs from 24 A…

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PHOTOS: Olivier nominee Summer Strallen & Ché Walker premiere Alexis Michalik’s Intra Muros by Featured Content

Hot on the heels of the star-studded UK premiere of Edmond, Intra Muros, the latest from multi Moliere Award-winning French playwright Alexis Michalik, is received its UK premiere at London'…

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NEWS: Tale of toxic couple Starved premieres at Bread and Roses Theatre by Featured Content

New production about a couple on the run, holed up in a squat on a northern estate, Starved, the latest show from Faded Ink Productions, premieres at the Bread and Roses Theatre later this m…

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Friday, April 5, 2019

NEWS: Bowie-inspired drama Heroes brings coming-of-age tale to Drayton Arms by Featured Content

Following sell-out runs at the Brighton and Edinburgh Fringe Festivals, Heroes, a coming-of-age tale set in the 1970s, comes to the Drayton Arms Theatre this month. The play, written by Bebe…

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‘It was ahead of its time.’ Director David Gilmore tells us about reviving Jane Clegg at Finborough Theatre by Featured Content

As director David Gilmore prepares to stage St John Ervine's Jane Clegg at Finborough Theatre, he tells us about its "handling of a red-hot issue" and why it's perfect for the acclaimed Lond…

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

‘Privilege to see such amazing theatre’ Twitter reacts to Wise Children’s debut at Belgrade Theatre by Featured Content

"Wow, what an evening!" - Audiences in the Coventry have taken to social media to share their excitement about seeing the final performances of Wise Children. Take a look at what they had to…

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‘These shows deserve a packed out audience’ Twitter reacts to Box Clever & Killymuck by Featured Content

There's a consensus of opinion on Twitter - Killymuck and Box Clever, both playing at The Bunker, are brilliant and hit audiences right in the gut. See what's being said on social media then…

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Friday, March 29, 2019

NEWS: Lion & Unicorn associates Fight or Flight debut Tom Lodge’s Like You Hate Me by Featured Content

Fight or Flight Productions, one of the recently appointed associate companies at the relaunched Lion & Unicorn Theatre, brings its new writing debut, Tom Lodge's Like You Hate Me to the…

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FIRST-LOOK PHOTOS: Liane Grant’s new play Half Me, Half You premieres at Tristan Bates by Featured Content

Liane Grant's provocative new political play Half Me, Half You has now commenced its UK premiere season at London's Tristan Bates Theatre, where it continues until 6 April 2019. Scroll throu…

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Bunker Artistic Director offers personal help to anyone struggling to see Killymuck & Box Clever! PLUS first look production images by Featured Content

Chris Sonnex, the Artistic Director of The Bunker, took to Twitter this week to passionately encourage audiences to see benefits-class double-bill Killymuck and Box Clever, and to offer supp…

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Thursday, March 28, 2019

FEATURED SHOW: ★★★★★ reviews are in for Mary’s Babies at Jermyn Street Theatre by Featured Content

‘Sublime... mesmerising... captivating.’ What else have critics been saying about Maud Dromgoole's new play Mary's Babies, inspired by the shocking true story of fertility pioneer Mary B…

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

FEATURED SHOW: Check out the ★★★★★ reviews for Emma Rice’s acclaimed Wise Children by Featured Content

"Fantastic", "Spectacular", "Glorious" - critics have run out of superlatives with which to describe Emma Rice's touring production of Wise Children. We've collected together some of the bes…

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PHOTOS: Peek into the rehearsal room of drama double bill, Killymuck & Box Clever by Featured Content

As benefits-class double-bill Killymuck and Box Clever opens at The Bunker this week, we take a look at at what happened in rehearsals for these hard-hitting, vital plays. Check out our gall…

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

NEWS: Damsel presents The Amber Trap, their fifth female-led premiere, at Theatre503 by Featured Content

Women's voices are always centre stage for Damsel Productions. They now premiere their fifth female-led play, Tabitha Mortiboy's The Amber Trap, with a limited run season at London's Theatre…

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NEWS: Finborough Theatre revives forgotten play, Jane Clegg by Featured Content

St John Ervine's pre-First World War tale of a woman attempting to escape her marriage, Jane Clegg, will be revived at Finborough Theatre this spring, marking the first time the play has bee…

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Monday, March 25, 2019

NEWS: Space race drama Tales from Star City lands at King’s Head Theatre by Featured Content

Though many of the tales surrounding the Soviet space race are well known, the darker side of the sprint for the stars is explored and exposed in Idle Discourse's production of Tales from St…

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Sunday, March 24, 2019

Jermyn Street examines the modern donor conception landscape with Mary’s Babies Q&As by Featured Content

Maud Dromgoole's new play Mary's Babies, just opened at Jermyn Street Theatre, looks at ethical and personal choices relating to genetics, family and donor conception. During the run, two po…

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Friday, March 22, 2019

FIRST-LOOK: Katy Stephens & Emma Fielding double up for Mary’s Babies premiere by Featured Content

Tonight's the night! Katy Stephens and Emma Fielding star in the world premiere of Maud Dromgoole's new two-hander Mary's Babies, inspired by the true story of fertility pioneer Mary Barton.…

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