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Friday, June 11, 2021

NEWS: Watch Amy Manford singing the new single from original musical Jason & the Golden Fleece by Press Releases

The creators of Jason and the Golden Fleece, the epic new musical based on the Greek myth, have released a single, ‘For Evermore’, featuring Australian singer Amy Manford, previous leadi…

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Thursday, June 10, 2021

NEWS: Adam Kay – This is Going to Hurt (Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor) returns to the West End by Press Releases

Award-winning comedian Adam Kay will be sharing entries from his diaries as a junior doctor in an “electrifying” evening of stand-up and music, Adam Kay – This is Going to Hurt (Secret…

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NEWS: Lily Allen will make her West End debut in the world premiere of a new play by Danny Robins by Press Releases

Lily Allen is to make her West End debut in the world premiere of Danny Robins’ new play 2:22 – A Ghost Story at London’s Noël Coward Theatre from 3 August to 16 October 2021 (press n…

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Wednesday, June 9, 2021

NEWS: Christopher Haydon announces his inaugural season at the Rose Theatre Kingston by Press Releases

Having been appointed Rose Theatre’s artistic director in January 2020, Christopher Haydon was prevented from announcing his inaugural season until now due to Covid-19. With an emphasis on…

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Saturday, June 5, 2021

NEWS: Kneehigh announces closure after 4 decades, citing ‘artistic changes’ by Press Releases

Kneehigh, the award-winning Cornish-based international touring theatre company has announced its closure after 41 years in operation.

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Friday, June 4, 2021

NEWS: Dianne Pilkington leads the cast of Bedknobs & Broomsticks world premiere stage production by Press Releases

The cast has been announced for Disney’s Bedknobs and Broomsticks which will make its world premiere as a new stage musical this summer on a major UK and Ireland tour. Dianne Pilkington wi…

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NEWS: National Theatre’s reopening programme includes new musical co-written by Rufus Norris & the return of playwright Alecky Blythe by Press Releases

The National Theatre has announced its programming until the start of next year with productions on all three South Bank stages as well as three major UK tours, two productions on Broadway, …

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NEWS: Edinburgh International Festival 2021 programme is announced by Press Releases

The Edinburgh International Festival, running from 7-29 August, has announced its 2021 programme which features over 170 classical and contemporary music, theatre, opera, dance and spoken wo…

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Tuesday, June 1, 2021

NEWS: Principle casting is announced for Heathers The Musical at Theatre Royal Haymarket by Press Releases

Principal casting has been announced for the forthcoming return of Heathers The Musical, opening at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from 21 June until 11 September 2021 (press night on is 28 Jun…

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Monday, May 31, 2021

NEWS: Initial casting is announced for Carousel at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre by Press Releases

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre has confirmed the initial principal casting for Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel which plays from 31 July to 25 September 2021. Carly Bawden and Declan B…

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Sunday, May 30, 2021

NEWS: Blithe Spirit starring Jennifer Saunders returns to the West End in September 2021 by Press Releases

Theatre Royal Bath Productions, Lee Dean and Jonathan Church Theatre Productions have announced the West End return of Noël Coward’s classic comedy Blithe Spirit, directed by Richard Eyre…

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Thursday, May 27, 2021

NEWS: Royal Court Theatre announces its reopening programme by Press Releases

London’s Royal Court Theatre has announced its reopening programme, running from 16 June to 18 December 2021. Highlights include: seven methods of killing kylie jenner by Jasmine Lee-Jones…

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Wednesday, May 26, 2021

NEWS: Entertainment company Crossroads Live buys Qdos Pantomimes by Press Releases

Crossroads Live has announced the acquisition of Qdos Pantomimes, the leading producer of pantomime across the UK. The transaction represents a further expansion of Crossroads Live, followin…

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Tuesday, May 25, 2021

NEWS: Sutton Foster joins the cast of Anything Goes at the Barbican Theatre by Press Releases

Multi-award-winning actor and Broadway star Sutton Foster will reprise her Tony Award-winning role of Reno Sweeney in Cole Porter & P.G. Wodehouse’s musical comedy Anything Goes at Lon…

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Saturday, May 22, 2021

NEWS: Saoirse Ronan makes her UK stage debut in new Almeida Theatre season by Press Releases

The Almeida Theatre has announced a new season for 2021. Highlights include: The Tragedy of Macbeth, directed by Yaël Farber, featuring Olivier-nominated James McArdle and four-time Academ…

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Friday, May 21, 2021

NEWS: Eddie Redmayne & Jessie Buckley will star in Cabaret at the West End’s ‘Kit Kat Club’ by Press Releases

The Kit Kat Club in London’s West End will open its doors this November with the musical Cabaret starring Oscar, Golden Globe, BAFTA, Tony and Olivier award winner Eddie Redmayne as The Em…

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NEWS: Final part of the Wolf Hall trilogy The Mirror & the Light is set for the West End in September 2021 by Press Releases

Producers Playful Productions and the Royal Shakespeare Company have announced that the third and final novel in the Wolf Hall trilogy, The Mirror and the Light has been adapted for the West…

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Thursday, May 20, 2021

NEWS: Be More Chill returns to the West End for the summer by Press Releases

Musical Be More Chill is set to return, this time at the Shaftesbury Theatre from 30 June to 5 September 2021. The limited 10-week run follows the show’s success on Broadway, Off-Broadway …

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Monday, May 17, 2021

NEWS: SOLT launches outdoor advertising campaign to celebrate London theatre reopening by Press Releases

To herald theatre’s return, the Society of London Theatre (SOLT) has launched an industry-wide outdoor advertising campaign celebrating theatres reopening with Global, the Media and Entert…

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Saturday, May 15, 2021

NEWS: Trafalgar Entertainment announces plans for a major new theatre to be built in London by Press Releases

Yoo Capital and Deutsche Finance International (DFI) – developers of the £1.3 billion regeneration of Olympia – have announced a major agreement with Trafalgar Entertainment to run the …

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Thursday, May 13, 2021

NEWS: A stage adaptation of Andrea Levy’s The Long Song & major revival of Martin McDonagh’s The Beauty Queen Of Leenane feature in Chichester by Press Releases

Four new productions to follow South Pacific in Chichester’s Festival 2021 have today been announced by artistic director Daniel Evans and executive director Kathy Bourne. Two world premie…

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Wednesday, May 12, 2021

NEWS: The Old Vic announces Back Together season by Press Releases

The Old Vic has announced its Back Together season, the seventh from artistic director Matthew Warchus, which will run from July 2021 to July 2022 and combines both streamed and live shows.

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Monday, May 10, 2021

NEWS: English theatres will reopen their doors from 17 May 2021 by Press Releases

English theatres will finally be able to reopen their doors from next week after the Government today confirmed the next stage of its post lockdown roadmap will begin on 17 May 2021.

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WATCH: Want to know more about S&S Theatre Productions? Terri Paddock chats to some the creatives by Press Releases

Even lockdown couldn’t stop some of the creative minds behind the recently launched S&S Theatre Productions (previously the S&S Award) getting together to talk about the new compan…

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NEWS: Les Dennis joins the cast of Hairspray the Musical at the London Coliseum by Press Releases

Actor Les Dennis is to join the new production of Hairspray the Musical which is set to play a limited season at the London Coliseum from 21 June to 29 September 2021.

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Saturday, May 8, 2021

NEWS: New plays by Ben Okri & James Graham feature in the Young Vic’s new season by Press Releases

Young Vic artistic director Kwame Kwei-Armah has announced a new season of work, Welcome Back and Welcome Home, welcoming theatre-makers and audiences back through the doors for the first ti…

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Friday, May 7, 2021

NEWS: Linzi Hateley returns as the Narrator in Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at special performances by Press Releases

Linzi Hateley – who starred in the original London Palladium production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – will make a return to the musical during the show’s strictly l…

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021

NEWS: Full casting announced for Les Misérables – The Staged Concert by Press Releases

The principal cast for the return of Les Misérables – The Staged Concert at London’s Sondheim Theatre on 20 May 2021 will be Jon Robyns as Jean Valjean, Bradley Jaden as Javert, Lucie J…

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Monday, May 3, 2021

Full cast announced for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella by Press Releases

The full cast has been announced for the forthcoming world premiere production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella, featuring music by Lloyd Webber, book by Academy Award-winning Emerald F…

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Friday, April 30, 2021

FEATURED POST: Writing award co-founders Warner Brown & Caroline Underwood launch the transformation into S&S Theatre Productions by Press Releases

Since the early days of the S&S Award – given to the best new unproduced musical of the year – its founders, literary agent Caroline Underwood and writer Warner Brown, have longed t…

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NEWS: West End productions of Hamilton, Mary Poppins & more set return dates by Press Releases

Jeffrey Seller and Cameron Mackintosh, producers of the West End production of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton, are delighted to announce that from 19 August 2021 the show will resume perfor…

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