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BWW Review: ALL ON HER OWN, Stream.Theatre Photo BWW Review: ALL ON HER OWN, Stream.Theatre
by Fiona Scott - Feb 15, 2021

Isolation and loneliness are certainly aspects of the human experience that more of us have felt of late. Terence Rattigan’s one-woman play, All On Her Own, has been revived in a new digital production by Jack Maple & Brian Zeilinger-Goode for MZG Theatre Productions, starring Janie Dee as Rosemary.

VIDEO: The Arden School Of Theatre's Trailer For Their Upcoming Streamed Production O Photo VIDEO: The Arden School Of Theatre's Trailer For Their Upcoming Streamed Production Of STARTING HERE, STARTING NOW
by West End Video - Feb 12, 2021

The Arden School of Theatre, part of UCEN Manchester, are screening the Maltby and Shire musical 'Starting Here, Starting Now' this Valentine's weekend. The musical was filmed in Manchester prior to Christmas and features the graduating students of their BA (Hons) Musical Theatre programme.

Janie Dee To Star In New Digital Production Of Terence Rattigan's ALL ON HER OWN Photo Janie Dee To Star In New Digital Production Of Terence Rattigan's ALL ON HER OWN
by Stephi Wild - Jan 11, 2021

A brand new digital production of Terence Rattigan's one-woman play, All On Her Own will be presented, starring award-winning actress Janie Dee and directed by Alastair Knights, with Jack McCann as assistant director and original music by Lindsey Miller.

Roundup: Check Out These Socially Distanced Shows Photo Roundup: Check Out These Socially Distanced Shows
by Marianka Swain - Oct 15, 2020

Hurrah for the green shoots in our beleaguered industry. Lots of venues are mounting new shows and bringing back our favourites over the next few weeks and months - albeit with social distancing and safety measures in place. Here are some of the live theatrical goodies on offer.

Alexandra Palace Theatre Will Present Two Socially-Distanced Concert Performances of  Photo Alexandra Palace Theatre Will Present Two Socially-Distanced Concert Performances of SUNSET BOULEVARD
by Stephi Wild - Sep 18, 2020

For two socially-distanced concert performances only, Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony Award¬ģ-winning masterpiece Sunset Boulevard¬†comes to Alexandra Palace Theatre!¬†Performances take place on October 25.

BWW Review: A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, Opera Holland Park Photo BWW Review: A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, Opera Holland Park
by Marianka Swain - Aug 17, 2020

The show must go on: it's been the rallying cry of our beleaguered industry, the message emblazoned on Theatre Support Fund+'s T-shirts and mugs. On Saturday night, we saw that fighting spirit in person, as Janie Dee, co-producer and star of this concert version of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's A Little Night Music, marched into a pitiless downpour and cried to the heavens, 'Don't you love farce?!'. As far as spine-tinglingly theatrical moments go, that one will be hard to top.

Photo Flash: Inside the Concert Production of A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at Holland Park Photo Photo Flash: Inside the Concert Production of A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at Holland Park
by Stephi Wild - Aug 16, 2020

An outdoor concert production of A Little Night Music was performed at Holland Park on August 15!

Outdoor Concert Production of A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC Comes to Holland Park Next Month Photo Outdoor Concert Production of A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC Comes to Holland Park Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jul 29, 2020

An outdoor concert production of A Little Night Music is coming to Holland Park on August 15!

BARD FROM THE BARN Series 2 to Feature Natasha Barnes, Nathan Amzi, Mark Peachey and  Photo BARD FROM THE BARN Series 2 to Feature Natasha Barnes, Nathan Amzi, Mark Peachey and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 2, 2020

The Barn Theatre and Aaron Sidwell have released the official trailer for the second series of their Shakespeare in lockdown digital theatre series, Bard From The Barn.

Natasha Barnes, Nathan Amzi and Mark Peachey Join BARD FROM THE BARN Photo Natasha Barnes, Nathan Amzi and Mark Peachey Join BARD FROM THE BARN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2020

The Barn Theatre have announced the extension and additional cast and creatives for their Shakespeare in lockdown series, Bard From The Barn.

Liam Doyle and Laura Tebbutt to Star in Live at Zedel's First New Musical AFTER YOU
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Casting has just been announced for the first new musical to be staged at Live at Zedel at Crazy Coqs. Alex Parker Theatre Company, The Katie Lam Company and Fane Productions present AFTER YOU, with music by Alex Parker, book & lyrics by Katie Lam, and directed by Alastair Knights, Live at Zedel at Crazy Coqs, running 13 April - 22 April 2017. Press night is set for Friday, 14 April 2017 at 7pm.

Applications Now Open For Re:act at The Other Palace
by Julie Musbach - Mar 19, 2017

RE:act brings together four emerging writers, directors and a group of actors to respond to the story, themes and characters within each production at The Other Palace. 

ST. JAMES RE:ACT Set for Today at HighTide
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2016

Following an open application process, writers Naomi Westerman, Nicola Wren, Jim Barnes & Kit Buchan and Bella Barlow & AC Smith have been selected to partake in St. James RE:act at HighTide. Each person or duo will write a performance piece in just 24 hours in response to one of the four main HighTide shows, The Sugar Coated Bullets of the Bourgeoise, Girls, Pilgrims and In Fidelity.

Writers, Stars and Directors Set for ST. JAMES RE:ACT at HighTide
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Following an open application process, writers Naomi Westerman, Nicola Wren, Jim Barnes & Kit Buchan and Bella Barlow & AC Smith have been selected to partake in St. James RE:act at HighTide. Each person or duo will write a performance piece in just 24 hours in response to one of the four main HighTide shows, The Sugar Coated Bullets of the Bourgeoise, Girls, Pilgrims and In Fidelity.

Cast Announced For THE RISE AND FALL OF LITTLE VOICE at Union Theatre
by Marianka Swain - May 12, 2016

Casting has been announced for the Union Theatre's final show in its current home. THE RISE AND FALL OF LITTLE VOICE stars Charlotte Gorton (Memphis, Viva Forever!) as Mari Hoff, Carly Thoms (Thoroughly Modern Mille, Sound Of Music) as LV and Ken Christiansen (Lord Of The Flies, An Inspector Calls) as Ray Say, with Glenn Adamson as Billy, Mandy Dassa as Sadie and James Peake as Mr Boo/Phone man. Alastair Knights directs.

MY FAIR LADY 60th Anniversary Celebration - Cast Announced!
by Carrie Dunn - May 6, 2016

A host of West End Stars gather at the iconic St. Pauls Church, Covent Garden, the location of Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins' memorable first encounter, to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the original Broadway production of one of the greatest musicals ever written, My Fair Lady.

Union Theatre Announces BEST OF BRITISH Celebrating the Best British Musical Theatre
by Marissa Sblendorio - Mar 7, 2016

A host West End stars gather together for "Best of British" - a one-night only celebration of the best of British Musical Theatre. A cabaret fundraiser for The Union Theatre "Best of British" will feature music from such well-known composers as Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lionel Bart, Stiles & Drewe and Howard Goodall, as well as showcasing exciting new work by the next generation of British Musical Theatre writers.

ONE NIGHT IN CHELSEA Holds Benefit Performance Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

Olivier Award Winner Janie Dee and star of BBC2's hit comedy 'Cradle To Grave' Laurie Kynaston star in ONE NIGHT IN CHELSEA - the story of the wartime bombing of Chelsea Old Church.

ONE NIGHT IN CHELSEA to Hold Benefit Performance 12/17
by Reilly Hickey - Dec 10, 2015

Olivier Award Winner Janie Dee and star of BBC2's hit comedy 'Cradle To Grave' Laurie Kynaston star in ONE NIGHT IN CHELSEA - the story of the wartime bombing of Chelsea Old Church.

STAGE TUBE: Go Behind the Scenes of KINGS OF BROADWAY Concert Photo Shoot!
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 2, 2015

A spectacular concert Kings Of Broadway which celebrates the music of legendary Broadway composers Jerry Herman, Stephen Sondheim and Jule Styne will be performed for one night only  at The Palace Theatre, London on Sunday November 29.

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