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The Lortels - 1996 - Outstanding Play

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Full Cast Announced For Deafinitely Theatre's World Première Of THE PROMISE 

Deafinitely Theatre, Birmingham Rep and Lyric Hammersmith Theatre have announced the full cast for the world première of The Promise written by Deafinitely Theatre's Artistic Director Paula Garfield and Melissa Mostyn. The Promise is a new play also directed by Garfield in the company's renowned highly visual style combining British Sign Language and Spoken English.

Yard Theatre Will Host a 'Black Out' Night For SAMUEL TAKES A BREAK

The Yard Theatre will host a special 'Black Out' night for the play 'Samuel Takes A Break,' which is nominated for the Susan Smith Blackburn Writing Prize. The Black Out Night will be held on 28 February at 7.30pm.

Five New Artistic Associates to Join Synergy Theatre Project

Five new Artistic Associates will join Synergy Theatre Project from February 2024.

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For the UK Tour of WISH YOU WEREN'T HERE

All new rehearsal photos have been released from the UK tour of Wish You Weren't Here, a new comedy from Theatre Centre’s Resident Writer, Katie Redford. Check out the photos here!

Cast And Creative Team Announced For SAMUEL TAKES A BREAK At The Yard

'Get the scoop on the cast and creative team for 'Samuel Takes a Break' at The Yard Theatre. This genre-bending play explores the legacy of slavery in Ghana and beyond, written by Rhianna Ilube and directed by Olivier award winner Anthony-Simpson Pike.'

Cast Announced For Phoebe Eclair-Powell's SHED: EXPLODED VIEW

Award-winning and critically acclaimed director Atri Banerjee returns to the Royal Exchange Theatre with Phoebe Eclair-Powell's original new drama, SHED: EXPLODED VIEW, a delicately woven play about violence, love, and loss.

US Premiere of THE HUNT Starring Tobias Menzies to Begin in February at St. Ann's Warehouse

St. Ann’s Warehouse is presenting the U.S. premiere of the Almeida Theatre production ofThe Hunt, a blistering thriller catapulting audiences into some of today’s thorniest questions surrounding mob justice and forgiveness.

VIDEO: Aigul Akhmetshina and Piotr Beczała Perform “Je vais danser en votre honneur” from Bizet's CARMEN At The Metropolitan Opera

The Met celebrates the new year with a new production of Bizet's Carmen by acclaimed English director Carrie Cracknell, opening on Sunday, December 31, at 6:30PM. In her highly anticipated Met debut, Cracknell reinvigorates the classic story of deadly passion with a staging that moves the action to modern day and explores themes that could not be more relevant today: gendered violence, abusive labor structures, and the desire to break through societal boundaries.

Casting Announced for RSC'S BEN AND IMO, written by Mark Ravenhill

Samuel Barnett and Victoria Yeates will make their Royal Shakespeare Company debuts to play, respectively, Benjamin Britten and Imogen Holst in the Company’s forthcoming production of Ben and Imo, written by Mark Ravenhill and directed by Erica Whyman.

New Production Of Bizet's CARMEN to Open at The Metropolitan Opera This Month

The Met's new production of Bizet's Carmen, directed by Carrie Cracknell, opens on December 31.

The Yard Reveals Two World Premieres For 2024

The Yard Theatre follows its run of James Fritz's The Flea, which saw a record-breaking number of people attend a new production at the venue, by announcing two world premieres for 2024. Learn more about the upcoming shows here!

Cast and Creatives Set For Theatre Centre's 2024 UK Tour of WISH YOU WEREN'T HERE

The cast and creatives for Wish You Weren't Here, a new comedy from Theatre Centre’s Resident Writer, Katie Redford (TAPPED, Theatre503; YELLOW LIPS, BBC Radio 4) have been announced for 2024.

A FAMILY BUSINESS Will Embark on UK Tour in 2024

 A Family Business is the final part of Chris Thorpe and Rachel Chavkin’s trilogy of shows that look at global issues from an individual standpoint, following on from Confirmation and Status, both Scotsman Fringe First winners.

Cast and Creatives Set For SHIFTERS at Bush Theatre

Shifters opens at the Bush Theatre on 16 February 2024.  This surprising and playful world premiere, a new Bush Theatre commission written by Benedict Lombe (Lava, winner of the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize for Playwriting) and directed by Bush Theatre Artistic Director, Lynette Linton (August in England, Clyde's) will star Heather Agyepong (School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play) and Tosin Cole (Doctor Who).

DREAMING AND DROWNING Announced At Bush Theatre

Rehearsals begin for 'Dreaming and Drowning' at Bush Theatre. A WoLab production in association with Bush Theatre. Written and Directed by Kwame Owusu. Performed by Tienne Simon.

Shakespeare Theatre Company Reveals Full Details for MACBETH, Starring Ralph Fiennes and Indira Varma

Shakespeare Theatre Company has announced the location, cast, and creative team for the highly-anticipated spring production of Macbeth. Directed by STC Artistic Director Simon Godwin, Macbeth stars Tony and BAFTA Award-winner Ralph Fiennes and Olivier Award-winner Indira Varma as the leading lord and lady. Learn more about the location, cast, and creative team here!

American Premiere of LIFE & TIMES OF MICHAEL K is Coming to St. Ann's Warehouse

Don't miss the American premiere of 'Life & Times of Michael K,' a stunning puppet theater production that received rave reviews at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Find out the dates and venue for this highly acclaimed show at St. Ann's Warehouse.

Shakespeare's Globe Reveals Company For IF IT PLEASE YOU

Shakespeare’s Globe has announced the company of If It Please You, a night of glam, high camp and drag inspired by Shakespeare. Learn more about the event and how to attend here!


St. Ann’s Warehouse will present the North American premiere of Michael Keegan-Dolan’s How to Be a Dancer in Seventy-two Thousand Easy Lessons, a Teaċ Daṁsa / Gate Theatre, Dublin production. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Roberta Jean Returns to the Lilian Baylis Studio With WAYS OF BEING

Award-winning choreographer Roberta Jean returns to the Lilian Baylis Studio this November with Ways of Being. Learn more about the production here!


The Gate Theatre has been nominated for the Outstanding Play award at The Lortels for their production of Molly Sweeney.

The Gate Theatre has won the Outstanding Play award at The Lortels for their production of "Molly Sweeney".

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