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Matt Lucas, Amara Okereke, and Callum Scott Howells Appointed Patrons of NYMT

Leading youth arts organisation The National Youth Music Theatre (NYMT) has announced three of its alumni – the critically acclaimed Matt Lucas, the award-winning Amara Okereke (My Fair Lady, West End; Spring Awakening, Almeida Theatre), and Callum Scott Howells (It’s a Sin, Channel 4; The Way, BBC; Cabaret, West End) – are newly appointed patrons.
Guest Blog: 'There is Something for Everyone': New Associate Director Alex Sumner Hughes on the Future Vision for NYT

The NYMT is under new management. After the successful 10-year tenure of Jeremy Walker the new team, CEO Adrian Packer, Artistic Director Chris Cuming, and I, as Associate Artistic Director (Courses) have huge plans for bringing Musical Theatre joy to the whole of the country and beyond.
Photos: West End Stars Join National Youth Music Theatre For A Christmas Celebration

A host of West End rising stars joined the National Youth Music Theatre (NYMT) A Christmas Celebration at the iconic St Johns Smith Square, all alumni of this leading youth organisation. See photos of the concert.
Review: POTTED PANTO, Reading Rep

Seven pantos performed in the space of 70 minutes – it seems impossible… right? Oh no it isn’t!
NYMT Hosts a Festive Musical End Of Year Celebration With The 2023 Company and West End Alumni

A host of West End rising stars have been announced to join the National Youth Music Theatre (NYMT) A Christmas Celebration at the iconic St Johns Smith Square, all alumni of this leading youth organisation.
The Watermill Theatre and Reading Rep Theatre Collaborate on Events For Berkshire Deaf Community

Berkshire theatres The Watermill Theatre in Newbury and Reading Rep Theatre in Reading have announced that they have joined forces to host events at both their venues for the local deaf community.
Review: SHAKESPEARE'S R&J, Reading Rep

Joe Calarco’s electrifying interpretation of the legendary star-crossed lovers is nothing short of excellence. While mainly recited in its original Shakespearean form, Calarco brings a fresh take on the tragedy, through a modern setting and intertwining of a queer narrative.
Photos: First Look At SHAKESPEARE'S R&J At Reading Rep Theatre

Reading Rep Theatre has released first look photos of the first UK revival of Joe Calarco’s queer play Shakespeare’s R&J, which will run from Wednesday 11th October – Saturday 4th November 2023 (Press Night: 16th October) at the Berkshire venue. 
Reading Rep Theatre Celebrates 10 Years Of Award-Winning Engage Programme

Following the theatre’s recent season announcement, Reading Rep Theatre has announced further details on their upcoming celebrations to mark 10 years of their award-winning ENGAGE programme. Learn more about how the company will celebrate the milestone here!
Reading Rep Theatre Reveals Full Cast and Creative Team For First UK Revival of SHAKESPEARE'S R&J

Reading Rep Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team of the first UK revival of Joe Calarco's queer play Shakespeare's R&J, which will run from Wednesday 11th October – Saturday 4th November 2023 (Press Night: 16th October) at the Berkshire venue. 
NYMT Reveals New Artistic Directors and Creates 11-Strong Advisory Board

NYMT has announced its new artistic team, who will work with the previously announced CEO Adrian Packer CBE from September 2023.
Reading Rep Theatre To Host First Open Day Event To Celebrate The Completion Of Their 10th Anniversary Season

Reading Rep Theatre will be hosting their first Open Day event to celebrate the completion of their 10th anniversary season, Reading Rep: 10.
West End Stars Lizzie Bea and Josh Barnett Join Reading Rep's West End Experience

Reading Rep Theatre has announced that West End stars Lizzie Bea (Sister Act, Heathers) and Josh Barnett (Anything Goes, Newsies) will be mentors for the theatre's summer school, Reading Rep's West End Experience.
Cast & Creatives Revealed For the World Premiere of THE RUMBLE UNDER THE RUG

Reading Rep Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for their upcoming production of The Rumble Under the Rug, which is in partnership with Reading Libraries and will be directed and written by Helen Eastman after sell-out successes at Reading Rep with Alby the Penguin Saves Christmas, and Alby the Penguin Saves the World.
Review: PETER PAN, Reading Rep Theatre

This new adaptation is a playful and charming take on a classic story, but its complexity may not be suitable for very young children
Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Reading Rep Theatre

This small-scale production chimes with the spirit of Christmas in the Cratchit house by making the most of everything it has to create plenty of good cheer.
Broadway Composer Drew Gasparini Will Perform at Norwich Theatre in UK Exclusive

Norwich Theatre has announced a special performance and masterclass by US musical theatre composer and singer/songwriter Drew Gasparini at its Norwich Theatre Playhouse venue for one night only (22 Oct). This is the only date Drew will perform in the UK.
A KISS FOR CINDERELLA & More Announced for National Youth Music Theatre's Summer Season of Musicals

This summer, National Youth Music Theatre will present two major musicals, ‘Chess’ at the Curve, Leicester and ‘Ragtime’ together with the world premiere’ of  ‘A Kiss for Cinderella’ at The MCT at Alleyn’s, Dulwich, and for one night only, NYMT in Concert at the Rose Theatre, Kingston.
Reading Rep Theatre Announces Full Cast For A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

Reading Rep Theatre today announces full cast for Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, in a new adaptation written and directed by Reading Rep Theatre's Founding Artistic Director Paul Stacey. Stacey directs Amy Ambrose, Beth Eyre, Mark Desebrock, Dave Fishley, Jonty Peach, and Charlotte Warner.
Casting Announced For OUR MAN IN HAVANA At The Watermill

Full casting and creative team have been announced for OUR MAN IN HAVANA, the world premiere musical adaptation of Graham Greene's iconic novel, opening at Newbury's The Watermill on Thursday 7 April – Saturday 21 May, with a press night on Monday 11 April.

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