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Friday, July 20, 2018

In rehearsal: Little Shop Of Horrors by Robin Johnson

Seymour's about to open a Little Shop Of Horrors - through a mean, green, man-eating plant, invading Regent's Park Open Air Theatre this summer. The post In rehearsal: Little Shop Of Horrors…

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Thursday, July 19, 2018

In photos: Spamilton, The Hamilton Parody Musical by Robin Johnson

The Menier Chocolate Factory audiences are about to see a world-conquering show lampooned in Spamilton, The Hamilton Parody Musical. The post In photos: Spamilton, The Hamilton Parody Musica…

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Exclusive: Never-before-heard song from Dreamgirls by Robin Johnson

A never-before-heard song from Dreamgirls, I'm The New Girl, was performed for us by composer and creator Henry Krieger, and Asmeret Ghebremichael. The post Exclusive: Never-before-heard son…

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Casting announced for Park Theatre’s Distance by Robin Johnson

Casting has been announced for Distance at the Park Theatre, a play that shines a light on male mental health and suicide. The post Casting announced for Park Theatre’s Distance appea…

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Mark Rylance joins Pinter At The Pinter season by Robin Johnson

Mark Rylance will play two charity performances as part of the star-studded line-up of the upcoming Pinter At The Pinter season. The post Mark Rylance joins Pinter At The Pinter season appea…

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

In photos: David Witts and the new Wicked cast by Robin Johnson

The first images have been released of the new Wicked cast, with new cast members David Witts as Fiyero and Chris Jarman as Doctor Dillamond. The post In photos: David Witts and the new Wic…

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Thriller Live to celebrate 4000 shows with charity gala performance by Robin Johnson

Michael Jackson musical Thriller Live will celebrate 4,000 West End shows with a very special performance at the Lyric Theatre this September. The post Thriller Live to celebrate 4000 shows …

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

World Emoji Day: Guess the West End show by Robin Johnson

We're all celebrating our favourite characters this World Emoji Day - and what better way to do so than with our humdinger of a quiz below? The post World Emoji Day: Guess the West End show …

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Friday, July 13, 2018

Hamilton to hold fundraising performance for Prince Harry’s charity by Robin Johnson

Hamilton will hold a fundraising performance for Sentebale, the charity founded by The Duke of Sussex and Prince Seeiso of Lesotho. The post Hamilton to hold fundraising performance for Prin…

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New casting announced for Everybody’s Talking About Jamie by Robin Johnson

Lee Ross and Rebecca McKinnis will join the cast of hit musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie at the Apollo Theatre next week. The post New casting announced for Everybody’s Talking …

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Bonnie Langford joins 42nd Street for final West End months by Robin Johnson

Bonnie Langford will join the cast of 42nd Street, as the production announces it will depart Theatre Royal Drury Lane on Saturday 5 January 2019. The post Bonnie Langford joins 42nd Stree…

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Thursday, July 12, 2018

Access London Theatre this July by Robin Johnson

Welcome to the July Access e-newsletter, reproduced below with details of plenty of exciting performances and events coming up. The post Access London Theatre this July appeared first on Off…

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5 London shows to beat the post-football blues by Robin Johnson

Feeling blue after the football? Check out these London theatre shows, stuffed with feel good factor and certain to put a smile back on your face. The post 5 London shows to beat the post-fo…

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Jonathan Bailey & Alex Gaumond join Company revival by Robin Johnson

Jonathan Bailey and Alex Gaumond will join the upcoming revival of Company with Rosalie Craig and Patti LuPone, completing its casting. The post Jonathan Bailey & Alex Gaumond join Comp…

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Inspiring The Future Of Theatre launched nationwide by Robin Johnson

Inspiring the Future of Theatre, the initiative to showcase the range of careers available in theatre to young people, officially launched yesterday (11 July) with an event at Northstead Com…

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

London theatres celebrate #InspiringFutureTheatre Day! by Robin Johnson

Today, theatremakers across the country are sharing their passion for the industry, as SOLT and UK Theatre celebrate Inspiring The Future Of Theatre. The post London theatres celebrate #Ins…

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King Lear offers £5 tickets for 16-25 year olds by Robin Johnson

For many 16-25 year olds, it could be theirs for as little as £5. Ian McKellen playing King Lear at the West End's Duke of York's Theatre. The post King Lear offers £5 tickets for 16-25 ye…

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Friday, July 6, 2018

Reasons to see: The Lieutenant Of Inishmore by Robin Johnson

The Lieutenant Of Inishmore opened at the Noël Coward Theatre earlier this week; here's why we can't recommend Michael Grandage's production enough. The post Reasons to see: The Lieutenant …

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Thursday, July 5, 2018

Bush Theatre announces autumn/winter 2018 season by Robin Johnson

The Bush Theatre has today announced additions to its autumn/winter 2018 season, a bold line-up of plays and events. The post Bush Theatre announces autumn/winter 2018 season appeared first …

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West End gets more Austentatious improv by Robin Johnson

Austentatious: The Improvised Jane Austen Novel has today announced five additional dates at the Savoy Theatre over autumn and winter. The post West End gets more Austentatious improv appear…

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Harry Potter play to cast its spell over Germany by Robin Johnson

Magical Olivier Award record-breaking play Harry Potter And The Cursed Child will celebrate its German premiere in Hamburg in Spring 2020. The post Harry Potter play to cast its spell over G…

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Iwan Rheon to star in West End premiere of Foxfinder by Robin Johnson

Olivier Award-winning star of Game Of Thrones and Misfits, Iwan Rheon, will lead the cast of acclaimed play Foxfinder in its West End premiere. The post Iwan Rheon to star in West End premie…

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Heathers The Musical transfers to West End with Carrie Hope Fletcher by Robin Johnson

The smash-hit success Heathers - The Musical, along with Carrie Hope Fletcher as Veronica Sawyer, will transfer to Theatre Royal Haymarket this autumn. How Very. The post Heathers The Musica…

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Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Emma Rice announces School for Wise Children by Robin Johnson

Emma Rice has announced more details about her new company's training and apprenticeship scheme, School for Wise Children. The post Emma Rice announces School for Wise Children appeared firs…

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Watch: An Ideal Husband cast tell two truths & a lie by Robin Johnson

Putting their capacity for mendacity to the test, we asked the cast of the hit Vaudeville Theatre comedy to each tell two truths... and one lie. The post Watch: An Ideal Husband cast tell t…

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Shakespeare’s Globe announces all-female Emilia cast by Robin Johnson

Shakespeare’s Globe has announced the all-female cast for Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s new play Emilia, directed by Nicole Charles. The post Shakespeare’s Globe announces all-female Emil…

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Monday, July 2, 2018

Watch: Shows to see this July by Robin Johnson

We're in the middle of a scorching heatwave, and summer is here - check out the top London theatre shows to see this fine July month. The post Watch: Shows to see this July appeared first on…

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West End theatres to dim lights in memory of Dame Gillian Lynne by Robin Johnson

Theatres across London’s West End will be dimming their lights at 7pm tonight (2 July) in memory of the British choreographer Dame Gillian Lynne. The post West End theatres to dim lights i…

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Thursday, June 28, 2018

Watch: Martin Kemp in Chicago rehearsals by Robin Johnson

It's the perfect marriage: the gold stardust of Martin Kemp, and the razzle-dazzle of America's most beloved musical, Chicago. The post Watch: Martin Kemp in Chicago rehearsals appeared fir…

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Come From Away transfers to West End’s Phoenix Theatre by Robin Johnson

The Tony Award-winning musical Come From Away will land in London's Phoenix Theatre from 30 January 2019. The post Come From Away transfers to West End’s Phoenix Theatre appeared first…

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Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Michael Rosen to host We’re Going On A Bear Hunt workshop by Robin Johnson

Michael Rosen, author of the novel that inspired the lively stage show We're Going On A Bear Hunt, will be hosting a workshop at the Lyric Theatre on Thursday 12 July. The post Michael Rosen…

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