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Broadway Revival, 1943


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[West End, 1980]
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[West End, 1978]
Choral Director
[West End, 1969]
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VIDEO: Watch a Teaser Trailer for PRIDE AND PREJUDICE* (*SORT OF), Beginning This Month at CAA Theatre

Watch a teaser trailer for PRIDE AND PREJUDICE (SORT OF) at CAA Theatre in Toronto running from December 14 through January 14 2024 below!

40 Musicals to Play at theSpaceUK This Edinburgh Festival Fringe

The stage is set, the lights are dimmed, and the air is buzzing with anticipation as the Edinburgh Festival Fringe returns with a spectacular lineup of musicals at theSpaceUK.

theSpaceUK Reveals Full Fringe Lineup

theSpaceUK is announcing the full 2023 programme with over 360 shows on sale at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The 2023 line-up features the return of Fringe favourites along with a packed programme of new writing and new companies. 

Shortlists for 2023 Critics' Awards for Theatre in Scotland Announced

Enough of Him - May Sumbwanyambe’s harrowing, but uplifting drama about the Joseph Knight, who freed himself from slavery through the Scottish courts, and Ramesh Meyyappan’s Love Beyond (Act of Remembrance), a poignant exploration of dementia in the deaf community - top the nominations lists.

TravFest 2023 to Feature World Premiere of New Comedy by Isobel McArthur

TravFest 2203 will feature the world premiere of Traverse Theatre Company production The Grand Old Opera House Hotel by Isobel McArthur, with Dundee Rep Theatre.

Photos: First Look At National Theatre Of Scotland's KIDNAPPED

Get a first look at photos of National Theatre of Scotland's Kidnapped.

Review: KIDNAPPED, Theatre Royal, Glasgow

This riotous re-telling of Robert Louis Stevenson’s adventure novella is jam-packed with 20th century pop music and 18th century romance. Performed by a dynamic ensemble of actor-musicians, Kidnapped is a colourful coming-of-age story - shot-through with Stevenson’s trademark blend of poetry, humour and heart.

Interview: Linda McLean on Bringing Castle Lennox to Edinburgh Lyceum

Linda McLean (Glory on Earth at The Lyceum) has written a play with songs (by Michael John McCarthy) about the strength, wit and resilience of those who were sent to Lennox Castle during a regime of segregation from the 1930s to the 1990s.

Photos: First Look At National Theatre Of Scotland's KIDNAPPED In Rehearsals

First look photos! This swashbuckling new production from the National Theatre of Scotland, adapted by Isobel McArthur with Michael John McCarthy, co-directed by Isobel McArthur and Gareth Nicholls, premieres at the Beacon Arts Centre in Greenock in March 2023 before touring to Glasgow, Edinburgh, Inverness, Perth, Newcastle and Brighton.   

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE (SORT OF) Comes To The Belgrade In February

The multi-award-winning Pride & Prejudice* (*sort of) by Isobel McArthur after Jane Austen will play at The Belgrade as part of the 2023 UK tour from Tuesday 7 – Saturday 11 February, with a press performance on Tuesday 7 February.

Cast Announced for PRIDE & PREJUDICE* (*SORT OF) 2023 Tour

The multi-award-winning PRIDE & PREJUDICE* (*SORT OF) by Isobel McArthur after Jane Austen has announced casting for its 2023 world tour, opening at The Lowry, Salford on 19 January 2023.

Cast Announced For New Musical Adaptation Of CINDERELLA At Dundee Rep

Continuing its season theme of Titles & Revivals, Dundee Rep has announced the cast for its new musical re-telling of Cinderella, a bold new adaptation premiering on 26 November.

New Musical SNUG To Run For Four Nights Only This October

SNUG, an entirely sung story about two stuck strangers - in a pub, featuring live music in two of Cork's most characterful pubs this fast-paced work promises to be hilarious, melodic, and memorable.

Lung Ha Theatre Company and Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh Present The World Premiere Of CASTLE LENNOX

Award-winning Lung Ha Theatre Company are finally bringing Linda McLean's Castle Lennox to the stage. Originally due to premiere in May 2020, the play features songs by Michael John McCarthy and is co-produced with Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh.

KIDNAPPED To Tour The UK in 2023

Kidnapped is a colourful new take on Stevenson’s historical adventure story about David Balfour who leaves home for the first time and must grow up fast to solve a family mystery and take revenge on an evil assailant. This vibrant production is a coming-of-age rom com for today, which celebrates the poetry, humour and heart of Stevenson’s writing.

2022/23 Season Announced at Dundee Rep and Scottish Dance Theatre

Audiences are at the heart of this season's programme, with bold new adaptations of big-name classics like The Steamie and Cinderella joining returning favourites including Joan Clevillé's powerful reimagining of the Greek tragedy in Antigone, Interrupted and last year's sell-out sensation, Smile.

The Everyman Has Announces its First Season Launch and Printed Summer Brochure in Over Two Years

The Everyman's Summer highlight will be a world premiere of John B. Keane's Letters of a Country Postman – a humorous fictional account of the exploits of a postman in rural Ireland and a love song to the postal system and its enduring importance today.

Dundee Rep and Scottish Dance Theatre Announces Spring 2022 season

As we enter a new year which looks to offer similar challenges for the arts industry as the one before, Dundee Rep and Scottish Dance Theatre are proud to continue to invest in high-quality, inspiring  dance, theatre, music and comedy production for the people of Dundee and beyond.

Solas Nua Premieres Film In New York City's 1st Irish Festival

Solas Nua's In the Middle of the Fields by Deirdre Kinahan, will make its on-screen debut in New York City's 1st Irish Theatre Festival. The play was originally staged outdoors this past summer at P St Beach, receiving critical acclaim. The film is directed by Laley Lippard, who also directed the theatre production earlier this year, with Emmy Award winner Doug Wilder as director of photography. 

THE STRANGE UNDOING Opening This Week For Christmas At Royal Exchange

Christmas at The Exchange brings a fairytale….of sorts, a Royal Exchange Theatre production The Strange Undoing Of Prudencia Hart, written by David Greig and directed by Debbie Hannan, 4 December – 15 January 2022.


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