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Friday, December 14, 2018

NEWS: Paul Taylor-Mills announces two-week festival of new musical theatre MT Fest UK at The Other Palace in February 2019 by Press Releases

Paul Taylor-Mills has announced MT Fest UK, a two-week festival of new musical theatre at The Other Palace from Monday 11 to Saturday 23 February 2019.

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NEWS: Stage adaption of Nigel Slater’s memoirs Toast transfers to London’s The Other Palace by Press Releases

Following its world premiere at The Lowry, Salford, in May and a sold-out run at as part of Traverse Festival 2018 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the critically-acclaimed stage adaption o…

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NEWS: Giles Terera joins the cast of Arthur Miller’s The American Clock at the Old Vic by Press Releases

Giles Terera (Hamilton) will be joining the cast of Arthur Miller’s The American Clock at the Old Vic, directed by Rachel Chavkin, to play Robertson/Moe 3.

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

NEWS: Nominees for The Stage Awards 2019 include Almeida Theatre, Nottingham Playhouse & Sonia Friedman by Press Releases

Top theatres across the UK, including nominees from London, Manchester, Nottingham, Wales and Scotland, have made the shortlist for The Stage Awards 2019.

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

NEWS: Final cast details announced for Alys, Always at the Bridge Theatre by Press Releases

Final casting details have been announced for the premiere of Lucinda Coxon’s Alys, Always, directed by Nicholas Hytner and based on the novel by Harriet Lane, starring Joanne Froggatt and…

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

NEWS: Denis O’Hare is joined by Kevin Doyle & Olivia Williams in National Theatre’s Tartuffe by Press Releases

Denis O’Hare, making his National Theatre debut as Tartuffe, will be joined by Kevin Doyle as Orgon and Olivia Williams as Elmire in a new version of Molière’s comic masterpiece by John…

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NEWS: Shakespeare’s Globe production of Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s new play Emilia transfers to the Vaudeville in March 2019 by Press Releases

Following its sell-out run at Shakespeare’s Globe, Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s new play Emilia, directed by Nicole Charles, will transfer to the Vaudeville Theatre for a strictly limited seas…

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PHOTOS: The Barn’s revival of Stiles & Drewe’s musical looks Just So brilliant by Press Releases

The Barn Theatre's much-anticipated, actor-musician revival of Stiles & Drewe's 1984 family musical Just So officially opened in Cirencester last night (10 December 2018). Check out our…

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Monday, December 10, 2018

NEWS: Star Trek’s Marina Sirtis makes West End debut in Dark Sublime, directed by Andrew Keates by Press Releases

Mate Andrew Keates (The Show People Podcast) directs the premiere of debut play Dark Sublime, centring on fans of British sci-fi and starring Star Trek's Marina Sirtis, which will open at th…

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Sunday, December 9, 2018

Thirteen characters, two actors & one piano… WATCH this madcap Murder for Two musical trailer by Press Releases

We're counting down to the London return of two-hander musical whodunit Murder For Two, which moves back into The Other Palace studio for five weeks from tomorrow night (Monday 10 December 2…

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Friday, December 7, 2018

NEWS: Kaisa Hammarlund heads the cast of the UK premiere of Violet at Charing Cross Theatre by Press Releases

Kaisa Hammarlund will play the title role in Violet, the multi-award-winning musical with music by Jeanine Tesori and book and lyrics by Brian Crawley, which receives its UK premiere at Lond…

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NEWS: Shane Richie is cast as Hugo/Loco Chanelle in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie by Press Releases

Shane Richie, best known for playing Alfie Moon in BBC’s EastEnders will take on the role of Hugo/Loco Chanelle in award-winning musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie from 28 January u…

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

NEWS: Adrian Lester will star in the UK premiere of Martyna Majok’s Cost of Living at the Hampstead Theatre by Press Releases

Adrian Lester, Katy Sullivan, Emily Barber and Jack Hunter will make their Hampstead Theatre debuts in the UK premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winning Martyna Majok’s Cost of Living at the Hamps…

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NEWS: Actors performing Dear Elizabeth at the Gate will include Tamsin Grieg, Jade Anouka & Alex Jennings by Press Releases

The Gate Theatre has announced its next production, Dear Elizabeth, a two-hander by award-winning US playwright Sarah Ruhl, directed by Ellen McDougall. The piece, running at the venue from …

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

‘Rudyard Kipling was the Roald Dahl of his day’: Kirk Jameson on directing Stiles & Drewe’s Just So by Press Releases

Rudyard Kipling Just So Stories, a collection of short stories about the origins of different animals, was first published in 1902. Director Kirk Jameson, now reviving Stiles & Drewe's …

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

NEWS: Marisha Wallace & David Hunter join the West End cast of Waitress by Press Releases

Further casting has been announced for the original London company of Sara Bareilles’ Tony Award-nominated musical Waitress with Marisha Wallace playing Becky alongside Laura Baldwin as Da…

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NEWS: Seventh annual VAULT Festival announces largest-ever programme of 400+ shows by Press Releases

London’s VAULT Festival, one of the largest curated arts festivals in the world, has announced more than 400 shows for its 2019 programme. Now in its seventh year, VAULT Festival retu…

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Monday, December 3, 2018

NEWS: Suba Das is named as HighTide’s new artistic director by Press Releases

Suba Das, currently associate director of the Curve, Leicester, has been appointed as the next artistic director of HighTide.

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NEWS: Jenna Coleman & Colin Morgan are cast in All My Sons at The Old Vic as National Theatre Live broadcast announced by Press Releases

The Old Vic and Headlong Theatre’s production of Arthur Miller’s All My Sons, directed by Jeremy Herrin and starring Sally Field and Bill Pullman with Jenna Coleman and Colin Morgan will…

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Sunday, December 2, 2018

Behind the scenes: Check out photos & video from Just So rehearsals at the Barn by Press Releases

We're counting down to the opening of the Barn Theatre's much-anticipated, actor-musician revival of Stiles & Drewe's 1984 family musical Just So. After early rehearsals in London, the …

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Saturday, December 1, 2018

NEWS: Bonnie Langford joins the West End cast of Dolly Parton’s 9 To 5 The Musical by Press Releases

Bonnie Langford has been cast as Roz Keith in the West End production of 9 To 5 The Musical, joining the previously announced Louise Redknapp as Violet Newstead, Amber Davies as Judy Bernly,…

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Friday, November 30, 2018

NEWS: Brand new production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat heads to the London Palladium in summer 2019 by Press Releases

Michael Harrison and The Really Useful Group have announced that Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, the first major musical collaboration by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, is t…

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WATCH: When the writer’s in the room & you’re playing him… in Chasing Bono by Press Releases

What do as an actor when the writer's in the room... and you're playing him? Ian La Frenais and Dick Clement's new stage play Chasing Bono is based on I Was Bono's Doppelganger, the memoir w…

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

NEWS: Stage & screen star Hugh Jackman plans to bring his one-man stage show to the UK in 2019 by Press Releases

Social media is buzzing with the news that Hugh Jackman is planning to take his one-man stage show out on tour and reports suggest the stage and screen star will perform four dates in the UK.

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

NEWS: Caroline Flack joins the West End production of Chicago as Roxie Hart by Press Releases

Caroline Flack will star as Roxie Hart in Chicago from 10 December 2018 until the end of the show’s run at the Phoenix Theatre on 5 January 2019.

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NEWS: Matthew Xia is named as Actors Touring Company’s new artistic director by Press Releases

Actors Touring Company has announced the appointment of Matthew Xia as its new artistic director. Xia will take up the position part-time in December 2018 and will be in place full-time from…

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

NEWS: Women’s voices take the lead in Chris Sonnex’s first season at the Bunker Theatre by Press Releases

The Bunker’s spring season is the first from its new artistic director, Chris Sonnex. The season, which spans four months and includes six productions and a unique festival, will also mark…

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Friday, November 23, 2018

NEWS: Full cast is announced for world premiere of Anne Washburn’s Trump comedy Shipwreck at the Almeida by Press Releases

The Almeida Theatre has announced the full cast for the world premiere of Shipwreck by Anne Washburn (The Twilight Zone, Mr Burns), directed by the venue’s artistic director Rupert Goold, …

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Thursday, November 22, 2018

NEWS: Jamie Lloyd directs Evita as part of Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre 2019 season by Press Releases

The 2019 season at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre will feature Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Our Town directed by Ellen McDougall and Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s…

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NEWS: Katharine McPhee will make her West End debut playing Jenna in the Waitress UK premiere by Press Releases

Katharine McPhee will make her West End debut starring as Jenna in the UK premiere of Waitress, having played the role on Broadway earlier this year.

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

NEWS: Pop-up Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre expands with second site at Blenheim Palace in 2019 by Press Releases

Europe’s first ever pop-up Shakespearean Theatre – Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre – has announced its expansion for 2019 with a summer residency of nine weeks at Blenheim Palace in Oxfor…

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