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THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL Will Tour the UK For the First Time in 2022 Ahead of W Photo THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL Will Tour the UK For the First Time in 2022 Ahead of West End Run
by Stephi Wild - Nov 26, 2021

A brand-new stage adaptation of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is set to be a major new theatre production. Written by Deborah Moggach, adapted from her bestselling novel which inspired the BAFTA and Golden Globe-nominated film, and directed by Lucy Bailey, the cherished story will be brought to life on stage when it opens at the Richmond Theatre on Tuesday, 30th August 2022.

Chichester Festival Theatre to Celebrate 60th Anniversary This Season Photo Chichester Festival Theatre to Celebrate 60th Anniversary This Season
by Gigi Gervais - Nov 14, 2021

My Theatre Mates announced that the Chichester Festival Theatre 60th anniversary season is underway. While a full season announcement won't come until February, the first two productions were announced: new plays by Kate Mosse and Alecky Blythe.

Rachel York and Haydn Gwynne to Join ANYTHING GOES West End; Performances Added Photo Rachel York and Haydn Gwynne to Join ANYTHING GOES West End; Performances Added
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 23, 2021

All aboard! The West End production of Anything Goes has found its new Reno Sweeney!

BWW Review: THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE, Minerva Theatre, Chichester Photo BWW Review: THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE, Minerva Theatre, Chichester
by Gary Naylor - Sep 10, 2021

This landmark play in Anglo-Irish drama gets a superb revival in a space that could have been designed exactly for its claustrophobic tale of familial obligations and missed opportunities

Julia Donaldson's STICK MAN Returns For Autumn Tour, West End Run, and Festive Season Photo Julia Donaldson's STICK MAN Returns For Autumn Tour, West End Run, and Festive Seasons
by Stephi Wild - Aug 31, 2021

Freckle Productions have announced that Stick Man, based on the book by Julia Donaldson with illustrations by Axel Scheffler, will return to the stage this Autumn and Winter with more dates than you can shake a stick at!

AN EVENING WITHOUT KATE BUSH to Tour the UK and Transfer to Soho Theatre Photo AN EVENING WITHOUT KATE BUSH to Tour the UK and Transfer to Soho Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 30, 2021

After its smash-hit sold-out Edinburgh run, critically acclaimed chaotic cabaret cult ‚ÄėAn Evening Without Kate Bush‚Äô, made by Sarah-Louise Young and Russell Lucas, is to transfer to Soho Theatre, London from 7 - 26 February, 2022.

Full Casting Announced For THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE at the Minerva Theatre and the Photo Full Casting Announced For THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE at the Minerva Theatre and the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jul 30, 2021

The show will mark the fourth Main House production of the Lyric's reopening season following the critically acclaimed production of Out West, the upcoming community play Heart of Hammersmith celebrating West London stories (12-14 August) and the summer family classic The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show (17 to 28 August).

Stockroom & HOME Manchester to Present ALICE IN WONDERLAND, Beginning Performances Ju Photo Stockroom & HOME Manchester to Present ALICE IN WONDERLAND, Beginning Performances July 21
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 24, 2021

This Summer, HOME will stage the first production created by Stockroom, a diverse collective of salaried writers brought together to create work that is challenging, relevant and popular. Alice In Wonderland will run from mid-July to early August in the socially-distanced 400- seat theatre space of Homeground, a massive Covid-safe temporary outdoor pop-up venue just a stone's throw from HOME itself.

Full Cast Announced For Zoe Cooper's New Play THE FLOCK At Chichester's Minerva Theat Photo Full Cast Announced For Zoe Cooper's New Play THE FLOCK At Chichester's Minerva Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2021

The full company has been confirmed for the world premiere of Zoe Cooper's new play The Flock, which runs at Chichester Festival Theatre's Minerva Theatre from 6 ‚Äď 28 August, with a press night on 12 August.

The National Theatre Announces New Programming and Launches 'National Theatre Togethe Photo The National Theatre Announces New Programming and Launches 'National Theatre Together' Campaign
by Stephi Wild - Jun 4, 2021

The National Theatre has today announced its programming until the start of next year with productions on all three South Bank stages as well as three major UK tours, two productions on Broadway, a return to cinemas, and a new feature film to be broadcast on television this autumn. In the week the theatre reopened for audiences again, six new productions were announced, and five productions halted by the pandemic were confirmed to return to the South Bank.  

Chichester Festival Theatre Announces Complete 2021 Lineup
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2021

Four new productions to follow South Pacific in Chichester’s Festival 2021 have today been announced by Artistic Director Daniel Evans and Executive Director Kathy Bourne.

THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE Revival Will Open This Autumn at Chichester's Minerva The Photo THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE Revival Will Open This Autumn at Chichester's Minerva Theatre
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2021

The Lyric Hammersmith Theatre today announces a major revival of The Beauty Queen of Leenane, the Tony Award-winning play by Martin McDonagh (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri; The Lieutenant of Inishmore), directed by Artistic Director Rachel O'Riordan in a new co-production with Chichester Festival Theatre.

Chichester Festival Theatre Announces Autumn Season Update and Spring Season Preview Photo Chichester Festival Theatre Announces Autumn Season Update and Spring Season Preview
by Stephi Wild - Nov 14, 2020

Following the COVID-19 lockdown until 2 December, Chichester Festival Theatre has had to cancel or postpone some of the shows in the Autumn season.

Show Spotlight: What You Should Know About CAROLINE, OR CHANGE Photo Show Spotlight: What You Should Know About CAROLINE, OR CHANGE
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 22, 2020

Every episode of It's the Day of the Show Y'all is your chance to learn about musicals that you may may not know yet, but always wanted to. The series, which airs every Tuesday hosted by Spencer Glass, is an ode to musical underdogs that deserve air-time- the perfect must-watch for the little theatre nerd within all of us. This week's episode was all about Caroline, Or Change.

Nottingham Playhouse Launches The Amplify Podcast Photo Nottingham Playhouse Launches The Amplify Podcast
by Stephi Wild - Apr 21, 2020

Nottingham Playhouse has released the first three episodes of a new podcast series that will explore the careers, processes and lockdown experiences of nationally and internationally renowned artists.

BWW Review: QUIZ,  ITV Photo BWW Review: QUIZ, ITV
by Jonathan Marshall - Apr 9, 2020

At its height in the late 90s, Who Wants to be a Millionaire was must-see television. Hosted by Chris Tarrant, the show premiered in 1998 and was an overnight ratings sensation. After an unwavering run of success, controversy reared its head in 2001. Major Charles Ingram bagged the big prize, only to later be exposed as a cheat thanks to an accomplice who coughed to signal each correct answer. The show's life went on, but in many ways its once bright light had been irrevocably dimmed.

Chichester Festival Theatre is Postponing Upcoming Productions Photo Chichester Festival Theatre is Postponing Upcoming Productions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2020

Chichester Festival Theatre has released the following statement regarding upcoming performances:

Photo Flash: First Look at LOVE, LOSS, and CHIANTI at Riverside Studios Photo Photo Flash: First Look at LOVE, LOSS, and CHIANTI at Riverside Studios
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2020

Robert Bathurst returns to the stage with Love, Loss & Chianti, an exciting double-bill from award-winning British poet Christopher Reid. This is part of the highly anticipated relaunch of Riverside Studios in Hammersmith.

QUIZ Will Embark on UK and Ireland Tour Photo QUIZ Will Embark on UK and Ireland Tour
by Stephi Wild - Jan 23, 2020

James Graham's critically acclaimed smash hit comedy, Quiz, will embark on a 20-week UK and Ireland tour from August 2020.

Jane Austen's House Announces Laura Wade And Samuel West As Ambassadors For 2020 Photo Jane Austen's House Announces Laura Wade And Samuel West As Ambassadors For 2020
by Stephi Wild - Jan 21, 2020

Jane Austen's House in Chawton, Hampshire, has announced that Laura Wade, Olivier Award-winning playwright and screenwriter and her partner, actor and theatre director Samuel West will be its joint Ambassadors for 2020.

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