Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Kelsey Grammer and Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston lead cast of new stars in London theatre - Metro

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Kelsey Grammer and Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston lead cast of new stars in London theatre - Metro


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Kelsey Grammer and Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston lead cast of new stars in London theatre
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Frasier's Kelsey Grammer and Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston will lead a fresh cast of celebrity names on West End stages this November. Also set to appear in London theatre this November is Notting Hill star Rhys Ifans, who will take on the prestigious ...

RSC's Rome Season Transfers to The Barbican - Official London Theatre


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RSC's Rome Season Transfers to The Barbican
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The Royal Shakespeare Company's Rome MMXVII Season of four Shakespeare plays will transfer to the Barbican Theatre from 6 November, straight from their run in Stratford-upon-Avon: Coriolanus (6 November – 18 November 2017), Julius Caesar (24 ...

Mischief Theatre make movies in West End return | Official London ... - Official London Theatre


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Mischief Theatre make movies in West End return | Official London ...
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Mischief Movie Night will play for a strictly limited season at the Arts Theatre from 13 December 2017 to Sunday 7 January 2018, with many of the original ...

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Park Theatre announces January - June 2018 season | Official ... - Official London Theatre


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Park Theatre announces January - June 2018 season | Official ...
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Artistic Director Jez Bond has announced Park Theatre's new January to June 2018 season. Featuring five world, European, UK and London premiere ...

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Last night, I saw Hillary Clinton – every young woman I told was excited and every middle-aged man asked why I'd bother

Last night I was in the same room as Hillary Clinton – and the 2,500 other people who, within two hours of the tickets being released, sold out the London theatre where she was being interviewed. Despite our relative proximity, the audience’s fidgety ...

The best new London theatre openings this November including Big Fish, classic David Mamet and immmersive theatre

There’s a raft of new theatre shows opening this November, ranging from the classic to the contemporary. Seasonal classic A Christmas Tale has been reimagined for the winter season, and there’s a new high energy cabaret show (opening at the new ...

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Monday, 16 October 2017

Everybody's Talking About Jamie as musical wins at UK Theatre Awards - Official London Theatre

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Everybody's Talking About Jamie as musical wins at UK Theatre Awards - Official London Theatre


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Everybody's Talking About Jamie as musical wins at UK Theatre Awards
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UK Theatre has announced the winners of the UK Theatre Awards 2017, with Sheffield Theatres' production of Everybody's Talking About Jamie, which will open at London's Apollo Theatre in November, named Best Musical Production. John McCrea, who ...
Everybody's Talking About Jamie scoops UK Theatre AwardsBBC News
Winners Announced for UK Theatre Awards 2017Broadway World
Sheffield Theatres, Manchester's Royal Exchange and Liverpool Everyman among winners at 2017 UK Theatre AwardsThe Stage

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Awkward Conversations With Animals I've F*cked - London Theatre 1


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Awkward Conversations With Animals I've F*cked
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Rob has built a reputation on writing darkly comedic plays, including THE DIABOLIC BANQUET (Contact Theatre, Manchester), A BUTCHER OF DISTINCTION (King's Head Theatre, London), STEP 9 [OF 12] (Trafalgar Studios, London), and the recent ...

Natasha J Barnes and Fred Perry in the thriller TRYST - London Theatre 1


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Natasha J Barnes and Fred Perry in the thriller TRYST
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Natasha J Barnes, who famously took over to rave reviews from Sheridan Smith in Funny Girl in the West End will get her first starring role in a new production of Tryst by Karoline Leach, which opens tomorrow at the newly refurbished Tabard Theatre in ...

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Winners Announced for UK Theatre Awards 2017

The Award is a partnership between The Stage, the Association of British Theatre Technicians, Stage Management Association, Skillscene, the Society of London Theatre and UK Theatre. The Award consists of £2,000 of financial support, a year of mentoring ...

Sheffield Theatres, Manchester’s Royal Exchange and Liverpool Everyman among winners at 2017 UK Theatre Awards

The award is a partnership between The Stage, the Association of British Theatre Technicians, Stage Management Association, Skillscene, the Society of London Theatre and UK Theatre, created in memory of former UK Theatre president and The Stage backstage ...

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Sunday, 15 October 2017

Theatre: The Hockey Sweater aims to score as a major musical at the Segal

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Theatre: The Hockey Sweater aims to score as a major musical at the Segal

The Mountaintop began life in a tiny London theatre before transferring to Broadway with Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett. There’s unlikely to be a shortage of onstage chemistry in this new production: actors Tristan D. Lalla and Letitia Brookes were ...

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Saturday, 14 October 2017

Review of All The Little Lights at the Arcola Theatre - London Theatre 1

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Review of All The Little Lights at the Arcola Theatre
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After touring in the spring earlier this year, All The Little Lights receives its London premiere at the Arcola Theatre, detailing how former best friends Joanne and Lisa redefine their new friendship given the drastic change in their circumstances ...

Ronan Keating to star in Mane Chance Charity Gala - Official London Theatre


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Ronan Keating to star in Mane Chance Charity Gala
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Platinum selling music icon Ronan Keating leads a star-studded line-up for one night only of songs, laughter and variety, at the Phoenix Theatre on 19 November at 7:30pm for the Mane Chance West End Charity Gala Spectacular. Ronan Keating said, “I am ...

Theatre Spot Test: How many songs from Les Misérables can you name? - Official London Theatre


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Theatre Spot Test: How many songs from Les Misérables can you name?
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Yes, this week's Theatre Spot Test puts a true West End classic under the microscope, asking you to name the iconic musical theatre tunes, currently thrilling audiences every night at Queen's Theatre - based off nothing more than a teaser lyric. You'll ...

London theatre pulls The Golden Dragon opera due to non-Asian singers - Aberdeen Evening Express


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London theatre pulls The Golden Dragon opera due to non-Asian singers
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A London theatre has emphasised its commitment to diversity after cancelling a performance of The Golden Dragon opera due to its cast of non-Asian singers. A statement shared by Hackney Empire said it took the decision to withdraw the show, by Music ...
London premiere of The Golden Dragon cancelled after angry ...Evening Standard
Theatre cancels opera over portrayal of Asian characters - BBC NewsBBC News
Asian-themed opera canned over all-white castIndependent Online
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Asian-themed opera canned over all-white cast

London - A London theatre has cancelled a scheduled performance of the opera "The Golden Dragon," some of which takes place in an Asian restaurant, because the production featured an all-white cast. The Hackney Empire said it had cancelled the performance ...

London theatre pulls The Golden Dragon opera due to non-Asian singers

A London theatre has emphasised its commitment to diversity after cancelling a performance of The Golden Dragon opera due to its cast of non-Asian singers. A statement shared by Hackney Empire said it took the decision to withdraw the show, by Music ...

Halloween 2017: What's on across Northern Ireland

London theatre pulls The Golden Dragon opera due to non-Asian singers A London theatre has emphasised its commitment to diversity after cancelling a performance of The Golden Dragon opera due to its cast of non-Asian singers. The final trailer for Stranger ...

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Friday, 13 October 2017

Theatre review: The Hockey Sweater aims to score as a major musical at the Segal

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Theatre review: The Hockey Sweater aims to score as a major musical at the Segal

The Mountaintop began life in a tiny London theatre before transferring to Broadway with Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett. There’s unlikely to be a shortage of onstage chemistry in this new production: actors Tristan D. Lalla and Letitia Brookes were ...
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Review of The End of Hope at Soho Theatre - London Theatre 1


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Review of The End of Hope at Soho Theatre
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The End of Hope As one of many, many people who live and work in a city as kaleidoscopic as London, there's a certain level of resilience and unshockability that develops over time. The End of Hope, a Soho Theatre and Orange Tree Theatre co-production, ...

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David Hare is to receive this year's Gielgud Award for Excellence in ... - Official London Theatre


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David Hare is to receive this year's Gielgud Award for Excellence in ...
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David Hare is to receive this year's Gielgud Award for Excellence in the Dramatic Arts at the UK Theatre Awards 2017. The ceremony will take place on Sunday ...

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Review of National Youth Theatre's production of Jekyll and Hyde - London Theatre 1


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Review of National Youth Theatre's production of Jekyll and Hyde
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Two different productions in two days by the same young cast of 16 on the same stage. This is a significant undertaking by the most experienced of actors so for a group of young performers to attempt it is very impressive – and they have succeeded in ...

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Playlists: Cast & band of Jane Eyre | Official London Theatre - Official London Theatre


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Playlists: Cast & band of Jane Eyre | Official London Theatre
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The National Theatre are currently presenting Jane Eyre in uniquely acclaimed fashion, with Sally Cookson's popular adaptation of Charlotte Brontë's ...

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Thursday, 12 October 2017

The Stage Ticketing Survey: Top tickets now exceed £100 for more than half of West End shows

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The Stage Ticketing Survey: Top tickets now exceed £100 for more than half of West End shows

Earlier this year, the Society of London Theatre’s annual box office figures found the average price paid for a West End ticket in 2016 was £44.99; outside London, the average price paid for a member venue of UK Theatre in 2016 was £24.71. The average ...

14th Annual Bucket Collection Announced

These are the only theatre collections endorsed in London by Society of London Theatre and nationally by UK Theatre, and supported by all the leading theatre groups including Ambassadors Theatre Group, Delfont Mackintosh Theatre, Nimax, Really Useful Group ...
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Rehearsal Photos: Glengarry Glen Ross at The Playhouse Theatre - Official London Theatre


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Rehearsal Photos: Glengarry Glen Ross at The Playhouse Theatre
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The trailblazing modern classic Glengarry Glen Ross by David Mamet and directed by Sam Yates runs at the Playhouse Theatre from 26 October to 3 February 2018 for a strictly limited 14-week season. Check out the first rehearsal pics above. The play has ...

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Images released of National Theatre's Saint George and the Dragon - LondonTheatre.co.uk


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Images released of National Theatre's Saint George and the Dragon
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Rory Mullarkey's new play looks to update the classic English myth of the country's patron saint. Directed by Lyndsey Turner (Chimerica), the production stars John Heffernan as George, with Gawn Grainger, Richard Goulding, Jason Barnett ad Tamzin ...
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Sara Pascoe to play West End run in January - Official London Theatre


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Sara Pascoe to play West End run in January
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Multi-award-winning comedian Sara Pascoe has announced that her sell-out Edinburgh Fringe show LadsLadsLads will transfer to London's West End, playing at the Wyndham's Theatre in January. Tickets will go on sale at 10am Thursday 12th October.
News: West End Run for Sara PascoeBeyond The Joke

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Why Rupert Goold, the golden boy of London theatre, is taking us up the garden path - The Times


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Why Rupert Goold, the golden boy of London theatre, is taking us up the garden path
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The heroine of the director Rupert Goold's latest production, Albion, is called Audrey, a middle-aged, middle-class woman who wants to do something with her garden. But please read on. Dramatically speaking, Audrey has several things going for her ...


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Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Review of National Youth Theatre's production of Othello - London Theatre 1

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Review of National Youth Theatre's production of Othello - London Theatre 1


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Review of National Youth Theatre's production of Othello
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Othello - National Youth Theatre “I don't like Shakespeare – I can't understand it”; “it's totally outdated and not relevant to modern day” and “it's just not entertaining” – things I have heard over the years when I have said that I am going to see ...

Review of UnCorked Theatre's How To Solve A Problem Like Murder - London Theatre 1


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Review of UnCorked Theatre's How To Solve A Problem Like Murder
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Uncorked Theatre's How to Solve a Problem Like Murder is a voyeuristic immersive production that completely dissociates the audience from reality, plunging them deep into the world of paradise. Unapologetic in its display of raw human emotion, it is an ...

Tara Fitzgerald and Aidan McArdle in The Secret Theatre premiere - Official London Theatre


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Tara Fitzgerald and Aidan McArdle in The Secret Theatre premiere
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Shakespeare's Globe is delighted to announce the full cast for the world premiere of Anders Lustgarten's The Secret Theatre in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse directed by Matthew Dunster. As the nation's relationship with Europe deteriorates and civil ...

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West End theatre workers to discuss SOLT offer

Union officials led by Gerry Morrissey, head of BECTU, attended talks with representatives from the Society of London Theatre at ACAS last Thursday 5 October but despite over six hours of conciliation no agreement has been reached and members will now be ...

Acclaimed Stage Productions ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ and ‘Hamlet’ Come from London to U.S. Cinemas This Spring

The fastest-selling show in London theatre history and most-watched NT Live broadcast, “Hamlet” returns to cinemas Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. local time. “We are extremely excited to partner with BY Experience and NT Live again to bring the ...

What apprenticeships are available in theatre?

It’s out there but a surprising number of people seem unaware of it.” Emma Rees, director of the London Theatre Consortium, which coordinates apprenticeships at 14 satellite theatres across London, currently has seven apprentices working in various ...

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