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Photos: Inside Opening Night of STANDING AT THE SKY'S EDGE

Photos have been released from opening night of Sheffield Theatres' production of Standing at the Sky's Edge at the Gillian Lynne Theatre. Check out the photos here!

Manchester's Aviva Studios Officially Opens

Manchester’s landmark new cultural venue, Aviva Studios, the permanent home of Factory International, officially opens today (18 October 2023) with the world premiere of Free Your Mind, a large-scale immersive performance based on The Matrix.

BBC to Run Extensive Shakespeare Season to Celebrate 400th Anniversary of First Folio

The BBC is celebrating this extraordinary anniversary with an ambitious season of content across TV, Radio, BBC iPlayer & BBC Sounds exploring why, 400 years on, Shakespeare's relevance and influence is as strong as ever. A wealth of programming featuring major actors and leading experts, including new documentaries, performance, music, drama, comedy, news coverage and the best of the BBC archive, as well as special items on flagship BBC shows, will celebrate the man, his world and his timeless writing.

Johnny Marr Announces New Album 'SPIRIT POWER: THE BEST OF JOHNNY MARR'

The album is a personally curated collection of tracks from the last ten years of Johnny’s solo career plus two brand new songs produced by Johnny Marr with his co-producer James Doviak, titled “Somewhere” and “The Answer.” Released now, “Somewhere” arrives with immediate anthemic magnetism, offering an exciting glimpse of a future fan favorite.

Full Cast Revealed For English Touring Theatre's MACBETH

ETT (English Touring Theatre) has announced full casting for their new production of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, a co-production with Northern Stage, Shakespeare North Playhouse and Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg.  Learn more about the show and the cast here!

ETT Reveals Full Cast and Dates for MACBETH UK and International Tour

Get ready for an unforgettable experience as ETT announces the full casting and tour dates for the highly anticipated production of Macbeth. Don't miss out on this thrilling rendition of Shakespeare's classic tragedy, set to tour the UK and international stage.

Traverse Appoints Chris Lawson As Director Of Producing And Programming

The Traverse has appointed former Oldham Coliseum Artistic Director Chris Lawson as our new Director of Programming and Producing.

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For THEY at Manchester International Festival

Factory International has released rehearsal images for the world premiere of They, a new adaptation of Kay Dick’s rediscovered masterpiece adapted by Maxine Peake, Sarah Frankcom and Imogen Knight.

Review: LEAVES OF GLASS, Park Theatre

Director Max Harrison takes the play and makes it a contemporary exploration of unaddressed trauma, gaslighting, and complicated family relations with performances that scrape excellence once they settle into themselves.

Manchester International Festival Announces 2023 Performance Highlights

Factory International has announced the 2023 edition of Manchester International Festival (MIF) from 29 June to 16 July. Working with partners regionally and across the globe, the wide-ranging programme of original new work by an array of international artists will take place in venues and spaces around the city and at Factory International's much-anticipated new home, which opens its doors for the first time for the Festival, in advance of its official opening in October. 

English Touring Theatre Announces MACBETH & More for 2023

ETT (English Touring Theatre) has announced their new production of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, and further programming for 2023.

Oldham MP Joins Panto Cast Onstage Demanding Arts Council 'Save The Coliseum'

​​​​​​​Equity, the cast of Oldham Coliseum's pantomime Robin Hood and local MP Debbie Abrahams have today (Wednesday) met onstage at the theatre, as they called for Arts Council England to 'Save Oldham Coliseum.'

The Best Value Shows to Book Now for Christmas!

This year it seems that Christmas cheer is needed more than ever. Here at BroadwayWorld, we want to give you the inside scoop on some incredible deals and hidden offers so you can enjoy a theatrical festive treat, without having to part with too much cash.

VIDEO: Netflix Shares WENDELL & WILD Film Trailer

The cast includes Emmy award winning Keegan-Michael Key as Wild, Academy Award ®-winner Jordan Peele as Wendell, Lyric Ross, Angela Bassett, James Hong, Tamara Smart, Natalie Martinez, Tantoo Cardinal, Gabrielle Dennis, Igal Naor, David Harewood, Maxine Peake, Ramona Young, Sam Zelaya, and more. Watch the new video trailer now!

Cast and Creatives Announced For PARADISE NOW! at the Bush Theatre

Paradise Now! a funny and raging new play about ambition, exploitation, and kinship in a world that wants to keep us strangers, opens at the Bush Theatre on 2 December (press night 8 December).  This new Bush Theatre commission by Margaret Perry (Collapsible) is an exciting collaboration with director Jaz Woodcock-Stewart (Civilisation) and features an all-female ensemble cast.

VIDEO: Netflix Shares Teaser For Jordan Peele's WENDELL & WILD Film

From the delightfully wicked minds of Henry Selick and producer Jordan Peele comes Wendell & Wild, an animated tale about scheming demon brothers Wendell (Keegan-Michael Key) and Wild  (Peele), who enlist the aid of Kat Elliot — a tough teen with a load of guilt — to summon them to the Land of the Living. Watch the video trailer now!

Photos: First Look at THE BREACH at Hampstead Theatre

Production images have been released for Naomi Wallace’s absorbing, coming-of-age drama, The Breach ahead of its UK premiere on Thursday 12 May.  Directed by Sarah Frankcom, The Breach will run until 4 June 2022. 

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For THE BREACH at Hampstead Theatre

Rehearsal images have been released for the UK premiere of Naomi Wallace’s new play, The Breach. The cast includes Charlie Beck (Masters Of The Air, Apple TV); Jasmine Blackborow (Shadow and Bone, Netflix); Alfie Jones (Teenage Dick, Donmar Warehouse; Richard III, RSC); and more!

Hampstead Theatre Announces Full Cast and Creative Team For THE BREACH

Hampstead Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for the UK premiere of Naomi Wallace's new play, The Breach.

Maxine Peake's BERYL Tells True Story Of The Greatest Woman On Two Wheels

Written by actress Maxine Peake, Beryl tells the remarkable true story of unsung champion cyclist Beryl Burton. This inspirational tour-de-force is fuelled by rhubarb, northern charm and fierce determination.

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