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Monday, March 8, 2021

NEWS: New dates & casting for C-o-n-t-a-c-t’s Salford & Manchester shows by Press Releases

Aria Entertainment and WEF Productions have announced that the critically-acclaimed outdoor production of C-o-n-t-a-c-t will run for six weeks from 18 May to 29 June 2021.

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Friday, March 5, 2021

NEWS: Dave Stewart & Joss Stone are writing a new musical adaptation of The Time Traveller’s Wife by Press Releases

A new musical adaptation of The Time Traveller’s Wife, the best-selling novel by Audrey Niffenegger and the New Line Cinema film screenplay by Bruce Joel Rubin, is in development with a bo…

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NEWS: Shane Richie reprises the role of Loco Chanelle as Everybody’s Talking About Jamie returns to the West End from 20 May 2021 by Press Releases

Award-winning musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie will return with social distancing to London’s Apollo Theatre from 20 May 2021, with Shane Richie returning to play Hugo/Loco Chanel…

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NEWS: Date set in May for the return of the West End production of hit musical Six by Press Releases

Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss’ West End musical phenomenon Six will reopen at London’s Lyric Theatre on 21 May 2021, booking until 22 August. With social distancing at indoor venues expected…

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Thursday, March 4, 2021

NEWS: UK premiere of new murder mystery musical A Killer Party to be streamed in 9 episodes by Press Releases

The UK premiere of A Killer Party will be released as a series of nine episodes to watch on-demand, at home or on the go. This “side-splitting new musical”, fuelled by a contemporary pop…

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Wednesday, March 3, 2021

NEWS: Michaela Coel & Eddie Redmayne join Theatre Artists Fund appeal for struggling theatre workers by Press Releases

A host of top performers and theatre-makers have lent their support to a campaign for the Theatre Artists Fund, in the lead-up to the 16 March anniversary of UK theatres closing due to the p…

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NEWS: Budget brings boosts for theatre industry while challenges remain by Press Releases

As expected Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Budget has unveiled key commitments to help the theatre industry recover from the year-long economic effects of the Covid-19 induced lockdown.

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NEWS: Bring It On The Musical will play a London season at the Southbank Centre in December 2021 by Press Releases

Selladoor Worldwide has announced that Bring It On The Musical will play its delayed London season at the Southbank Centre’s Queen Elizabeth Hall from 8 December 2021 to 22 January 2022, f…

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Tuesday, March 2, 2021

NEWS: Andrew Lloyd Webber prepares to open his West End musicals in summer 2021 by Press Releases

Andrew Lloyd Webber has begun rehearsing his brand new musical Cinderella, stating he hopes the move will give other producers “confidence to follow suit by getting major musicals back ope…

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Thursday, February 25, 2021

NEWS: The Old Vic announces 2 new commissions to mark International Women’s Day by Press Releases

The Old Vic has announced two new commissions for International Women’s Day to be screened as part of the Your Old Vic programme. These One Voice monologues are written by Kiri Pritchard-M…

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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

NEWS: Jack Holden’s new one-man play Cruise has its world premiere online in April 2021 by Press Releases

Aria Entertainment and Lambert Jackson Productions in association with Shoreditch Town Hall will present a filmed production of Cruise, a new one-man play with live music, written and perfor…

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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

NEWS: The Almeida Theatre’s production of Lolita Chakrabarti’s Hymn will be available on demand in March by Press Releases

The sold-out live-streamed world premiere production of Lolita Chakrabarti’s Hymn, originally due to play to socially distanced audiences at the Almeida Theatre, will be available to rent …

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NEWS: Shane Richie will star in a digital revival of Scaramouche Jones by Press Releases

Stage and screen actor Shane Richie (EastEnders; The Entertainer; One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest; I’m A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here) will take on the role of the titular tragic clow…

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Monday, February 22, 2021

NEWS: Theatres could open in May but distancing rules are likely to remain until June at the earliest by Press Releases

Theatres will reopen subject to social distancing rules in May 2021, the Government has announced, but with no likelihood of operating at full capacity before late June at the earliest.

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NEWS: Pitlochry Festival Theatre & Royal Lyceum Theatre announce casts for next 3 Sound Stage productions by Press Releases

Pitlochry Festival Theatre and the Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh in association with Naked Productions have announced the casts for its three forthcoming Sound Stage plays.

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Sunday, February 21, 2021

NEWS: The Off West End Awards 2021 winners are announced by Press Releases

The winners of the Off West End Awards 2021, encompassing the Offies, OffFest, OnComm and OneOff Awards, have been announced in an online ceremony on 21 February 2021 via Scenesaver.

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Friday, February 19, 2021

NEWS: Alfred Enoch, Joanna Lumley, Russell Tovey & Stephen Fry are cast in The Picture of Dorian Gray online production by Press Releases

The co-producers of the upcoming digital adaptation of The Picture of Dorian Gray have today announced the production’s full casting and creative team. Joining previously announced Fionn W…

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NEWS: Phoebe Waller-Bridge is announced as Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society President by Press Releases

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society has announced that Phoebe Waller-Bridge has been appointed in the role of President. The position, which is the first of its kind, will see Waller-Bridg…

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Thursday, February 18, 2021

NEWS: #WeMakeEvents calls on the Government for urgent support as survey shows live events on verge of collapse by Press Releases

#WeMakeEvents has launched a hard-hitting campaign, rallying the UK Government to provide urgent relief to a struggling live events sector. ‘The Government Can’t See Us, Can You?’ show…

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Wednesday, February 17, 2021

NEWS: Actress Seyi Omooba loses tribunal against Leicester Curve & Global Artists by Press Releases

Actress Seyi Omooba has lost her employment tribunal case alleging breach of contract and religious discrimination for her dismissal from a production of The Color Purple.

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NEWS: Boris Johnson hints at first steps towards theatres reopening by Press Releases

Nearly one year after theatres were forced to close by the onset of the Covid pandemic, prime minister Boris Johnson has delivered the first indication that auditoria could reopen.

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NEWS: A Monster Calls, Girl from the North Country & Cyrano De Bergerac casting directors win at CDG Casting Awards 2021 by Press Releases

There was a double win for casting director Jessica Ronane and casting associate Abby Galvin at the Casting Directors’ Guild’s CDG Casting Awards 2021.

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021

NEWS: The West End run of Good starring David Tennant is postponed for a second time by Press Releases

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions, the producers of the West End production of CP Taylor’s GOOD, starring David Tennant and directed by Dominic Cooke have postponed the forthcoming …

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NEWS: Leading theatre names call on Government to allow outdoor performances ‘at the earliest opportunity’ by Press Releases

Signatories, along with 60 other names, including Annilese Miskimmon (artistic director, English National Opera); Catherine Mallyon (executive director, Royal Shakespeare Company); Neil Cons…

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Monday, February 15, 2021

NEWS: Musical Cases is back with a new studio album now available by Press Releases

Marking four years since its London premiere, Dominic Powell’s musical Cases returns in a studio album released to all online music stores with a dynamic new score, band and orchestral arr…

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Sunday, February 14, 2021

NEWS: Hearts For The Arts 2021 winners are announced by Press Releases

The winners have been announced for the annual National Campaign for the Arts’ (NCA) Hearts for the Arts Awards 2021. The awards celebrate the unsung heroes of local authorities who are ch…

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Friday, February 12, 2021

NEWS: The latest single from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella – ‘I Know I Have A Heart’ – is released by Press Releases

Polydor Records has announced the release of the third piece of music from the forthcoming album of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella. ‘I Know I Have A Heart’ is sung by Carrie Hope Fle…

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Thursday, February 11, 2021

NEWS: Cast is announced for the Sound Stage premiere of Mark Ravenhill’s first autobiographical play Angela by Press Releases

The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh and Pitlochry Festival Theatre, in association with Naked Productions and BBC Radio 3, have announced the cast for Sound Stage’s first production: Angela…

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Wednesday, February 10, 2021

NEWS: Live performance & gaming come together in RSC’s virtual production of Dream by Press Releases

The Royal Shakespeare Company, in collaboration with Manchester International Festival, Marshmallow Laser Feast, Philharmonia Orchestra and Epic Games will stage a live performance of Dream …

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021

NEWS: New cast & revised dates are announced for the digital concert revival of Gatsby A Musical at the Cadogan Hall by Press Releases

West End actress Jodie Steele (Heathers; Six The Musical) is joining the digital concert rendition of Gatsby A Musical as leading lady Daisy Buchanan, alongside Liam Doyle (Wicked; Legally B…

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Friday, February 5, 2021

NEWS: Lambert Jackson’s online production of Songs For A New World returns to screens via by Press Releases

Lambert Jackson Productions has announced its online lockdown production of Jason Robert Brown’s Songs For A New World will stream on from 21-28 February 2021.

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