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THE ELEPHANT SONG Makes its UK Premiere at the Park Theatre in 2023 Photo THE ELEPHANT SONG Makes its UK Premiere at the Park Theatre in 2023
by Stephi Wild - Nov 25, 2022

Fraught with mind-games and verbal tugs-of-war, the UK premiere of this Canadian play sets a hospital director against a patient to find a missing psychiatrist. Against the advice of his colleagues, Dr Greenberg is determined to question Michael and ends up in a turbulent power struggle, trying to find the truth in Michael's stories of elephants and opera, his distant mother, his forced stay, and his sexuality.

Clive Anderson Performs and Mark Gatiss Directs in Park Theatre's Spring 2023 Season Photo Clive Anderson Performs and Mark Gatiss Directs in Park Theatre's Spring 2023 Season
by Stephi Wild - Nov 1, 2022

Incredible personal experiences have inspired world premiere productions taking centre stage at Park200 in Spring 2023. Learn more about the full season here!

ANYTHING WITH A PULSE Comes to the Park Theatre Next Month Photo ANYTHING WITH A PULSE Comes to the Park Theatre Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Oct 28, 2022

Exploring the highs, lows and insecurities of two individuals in their early 20s, Anything with a Pulse is a comic story of modern-day dating. In this fast-paced performance, two actors transition between a vast array of different characters, accents and physicalities to build the narrative around the two main love interests who meet on the dance floor, slipping between first and third-person dialogue directed at the audience. 

PRESS Comes to the Park Theatre Next Month Photo PRESS Comes to the Park Theatre Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Oct 27, 2022

Based on real life stories of journalists who have altered the truth to serve their own stories, Press is the story of a fictional ex-tabloid journalist. Juxtaposing the lack of consequences for his lies with the terrible toll paid by journalists for truth telling in other countries, it asks pertinent questions about media scrutiny and accountability.

TUNNELS Come to the Park Theatre Next Month Photo TUNNELS Come to the Park Theatre Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Oct 26, 2022

Based on the real-life escape stories of the men and women who burrowed under the Berlin Wall in 1968, Tunnels portrays the daring escape of cousins Paul and Freddie Metz during the height of the Cold War. 

Park Theatre Announces Two New Trustees Photo Park Theatre Announces Two New Trustees
by Stephi Wild - Oct 12, 2022

Park Theatre has announced Chartered Accountant Ibukun Alamutu and Come From Away producer Joe Smith as new trustees. They join Chair of the Board Anthony Clare and board members Kurt Barling, Hedda Beeby, Andrew Cleland-Bogle, Jonathan Edwards, Bharat Mehta, Rufus Olins, Victoria Phillips and Julia Tyrell.

Park Theatre Presents MINE MAKE A DOUBLE Series of Double Bills Photo Park Theatre Presents MINE MAKE A DOUBLE Series of Double Bills
by Stephi Wild - Oct 11, 2022

Starting mid-November and running for four weeks, Park Theatre have programmed a new strand of work to give emerging artists and companies a chance to present their work in short run double bills.

PRESSURE Comes to the Royal Alexandra Theatre in January Photo PRESSURE Comes to the Royal Alexandra Theatre in January
by Stephi Wild - Sep 29, 2022

David Mirvish will present the North American premiere of Pressure, written by British stage and screen star and playwright David Haig and directed by John Dove (Farinelli and the King on Broadway starring Mark Rylance) .

KING HAMLIN Comes to the Park Theatre Next Month Photo KING HAMLIN Comes to the Park Theatre Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Sep 15, 2022

Against the backdrop of urban London, King Hamlin follows young friends Hamlin, Quinn and Nic as they experience the tensions of a friendship punctured by pride, revenge and turf wars. Interweaving urgent issues of poverty, race and social class, Williams sheds a light on the external pressures causing a devastating impact on communities in today's uncertain climate. The world premiere of playwright Gloria Williams' latest play follows in the footsteps of Bullet Hole, which premiered at Park Theatre in 2018 to critical acclaim.

Cast Announced for SUS at Park Theatre Photo Cast Announced for SUS at Park Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 24, 2022

The cast has been announced for Dilated Theatre Company's revival of Barrie Keeffe's SUS: joining director Paul Tomlinson in returning to the show following their 2013 production, Alexander Neal will reprise his role as Karn. He is joined by British-Montserratian actor Stedroy Cabey as Delroy, and Fergal Coghlan (For King and Country Southwark Playhouse, The Mousetrap St Martin's Theatre) completes the cast as Wilby.

Park Theatre Announces its Autumn/Winter Season Photo Park Theatre Announces its Autumn/Winter Season
by Stephi Wild - Aug 16, 2022

Park Theatre has announced its Autumn / Winter season, including the previously announced adaptation of Christopher Isherwood's A Single Man, and a mini-festival supporting emerging writers with two-week runs of their shows paired into double bills. For Christmas, the venue presents an Outer Hebridean mystery based on a true story set on Boxing Day 1900.

Dilated Theatre Company Presents SUS At Park Theatre, 21 September ‚Ä" 15 October Photo Dilated Theatre Company Presents SUS At Park Theatre, 21 September ‚Ä" 15 October
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 23, 2022

Dilated Theatre Company in association with Park Theatre presents:¬†SUS, Barrie Keeffe's incendiary play about institutional racism and abuse of power gets a timely revival Written by Barrie Keeffe | Directed by Paul Tomlinson. Running 21 September ‚Äď 15 October.

World Premiere of JONNY FEATHERS THE ROCK AND ROLL PIGEON to be Presented at Park The Photo World Premiere of JONNY FEATHERS THE ROCK AND ROLL PIGEON to be Presented at Park Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2022

Accompanied by original music and puppetry aplenty, the world premiere of Jonny Feathers the Rock and Roll Pigeon is heading to Park Theatre this autumn. This fun-filled show, perfect for young rockers (aged 4-8) and old rollers, is set to strike a chord and smooth some ruffled feathers.

New Cast Member Announced For 9 CIRCLES at Park Theatre Photo New Cast Member Announced For 9 CIRCLES at Park Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2022

Following the recent announcement of Guy Masterson and Bill Cain's 9 Circles at Park Theatre, the company have announced Daniel Bowerbank as the final cast member to join the cast.

The 2022/23 Mirvish Theatre Season Will Include HAMILTON, MEAN GIRLS, HADESTOWN, and  Photo The 2022/23 Mirvish Theatre Season Will Include HAMILTON, MEAN GIRLS, HADESTOWN, and More
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2022

The 2022/23 Mirvish Theatre Season features 14 shows ‚Äď 6 Main Season shows; 3 Off-Mirvish Season shows, and 5 Bonus shows. See the complete schedule and find out how to get tickets.

Guy Masterson's 9 CIRCLES Comes to the Park Theatre Photo Guy Masterson's 9 CIRCLES Comes to the Park Theatre
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022

From House of Cards writer Bill Cain and The Shark is Broken director Guy Masterson, the European premiere of 9 Circles is based on a true story of a repatriated US Army Private accused of war crimes. In a psychological thriller told through the eyes of the accused, 9 Circles asks how a soldier can be trained as a cold-blooded killing machine while clinging on to the threads of his humanity.

Park Theatre Announces Autumn Season Photo Park Theatre Announces Autumn Season
by Stephi Wild - May 4, 2022

Dame Maureen Lipman and an adaptation of a Christopher Isherwood novel will appear on the Park200 stage in two shows announced for Park Theatre's Summer to Autumn season. Further notable names in the season include House of Cards writer Bill Cain and Olivier Award-winner and The Shark is Broken director Guy Masterson.

Harry Hill and Steve Brown's TONY [THE TONY BLAIR ROCK OPERA] World Premiere Announce Photo Harry Hill and Steve Brown's TONY [THE TONY BLAIR ROCK OPERA] World Premiere Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2022

From stand-up comedian and TV legend Harry Hill and his long-time collaborator Steve Brown comes the premiere of the rock opera the world has been crying out for: a reckless reappraisal of the life of former Ugly Rumours front man and Britain’s first pop Prime Minister Tony Blair. 

THE END OF THE NIGHT Comes to the Park Theatre in April Photo THE END OF THE NIGHT Comes to the Park Theatre in April
by Stephi Wild - Mar 31, 2022

From the writer of Three Days In May (WhatsOnStage Best New Play Award) and A Splinter of Ice and acclaimed director Alan Strachan comes the world premiere of a tense new drama based on an astonishing true story.

Park Theatre Announces Come What May Festival Photo Park Theatre Announces Come What May Festival
by Stephi Wild - Mar 17, 2022

A celebration of creativity in difficult times and developed in response to the cancellation of VAULT Festival 2022, Come What May Festival is a new venture for Park Theatre which aims to support emerging and experienced, local and UK-wide talent.

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