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Theatre Collingwood Receives Community Support to Continue Presenting Safely During t Photo Theatre Collingwood Receives Community Support to Continue Presenting Safely During the Pandemic
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2021

Theatre Collingwood has received foundation funding in the first quarter of 2021 that will support their efforts to continue presenting theatrical entertainment this year to audiences in South Georgian Bay, and beyond.

Theatre Collingwood Receives Community Support To Continue Presenting Safely During T Photo Theatre Collingwood Receives Community Support To Continue Presenting Safely During The Pandemic
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2021

Theatre Collingwood has received foundation funding in the first quarter of 2021 that will support their efforts to continue presenting theatrical entertainment this year to audiences in South Georgian Bay, and beyond.

Tom Allen, Grace Mouat and More to Take Part in ALTERNATIVE EUROVISION SONG CONTEST Photo Tom Allen, Grace Mouat and More to Take Part in ALTERNATIVE EUROVISION SONG CONTEST
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 9, 2021

Following the success of last year‚Äôs glitterfest, Olivier Award-winning improvisers The Showstoppers are presenting the ‚ÄėAlternative Eurovision Song Contest‚Äô for a second year on Saturday 15 May. Comedian and 'Bake Off‚Äô star Tom Allen will return as commentator.

Dame Maggie Smith and Kathleen Turner Will Appear in Conversation With Gyles Brandret Photo Dame Maggie Smith and Kathleen Turner Will Appear in Conversation With Gyles Brandreth
by Stephi Wild - Feb 19, 2021

Academy Award winner Dame Maggie Smith and two time Golden Globe winner Kathleen Turner will be in conversation with broadcaster and actor Gyles Brandreth on 8th April 2021 for an online in conversation event.

The BroadwayWorld Beginner's Guide To: Stand-Up Comedy Photo The BroadwayWorld Beginner's Guide To: Stand-Up Comedy
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Feb 5, 2021

There has never been a better time to get into stand-up comedy. Many of the hard-working touring comics have taken their work online and are doing online versions of their full-length solo shows or are taking part in club setups online.

Leicester Comedy Festival Livestreams Beginning February 3 Photo Leicester Comedy Festival Livestreams Beginning February 3
by Stephi Wild - Feb 2, 2021

Leicester Comedy Festival started in 1994 with 40 events programmed into 23 venues over 7 days throughout Leicestershire. In 1994 it attracted an audience of 5,000. This year adjusted for Covid constraints the Festival will be livestreamed and will feature over 300 performances from 100+ comedians.

Leicester Comedy Festival Takes Place Online Next Month Photo Leicester Comedy Festival Takes Place Online Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jan 20, 2021

The annual Leicester Comedy Festival will proceed as planned next month amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, as a ticketed online-only event. The events will be viewable thanks to a new deal with NextUp Comedy, the Festivals Official Streaming Partner and the UKs #1 comedy streaming platform.

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: January 9-10- with Wayne Brady, Lillias White, and More Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: January 9-10- with Wayne Brady, Lillias White, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 9, 2021

Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, January 9-10, 2020.

West End Bares Announces 2021 Streaming Event, WEST END BARES: TURNED ON Photo West End Bares Announces 2021 Streaming Event, WEST END BARES: TURNED ON
by Stephi Wild - Jan 5, 2021

After ten spectacular years raising money for the Make A Difference Trust, WEST END BARES, theatre's hottest annual fundraiser, announces a one-off online streaming event for 2021. West End Bares: Turned On will take place on Sunday 10th January 2021 at 8pm.

Guild Festival Theatre Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL Online Photo Guild Festival Theatre Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL Online
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 23, 2020

 The event is available to stream December 23 - January 3.

Kerry Ellis, Oliver Tompsett, Samantha Bond and More Featured in A WEST END CHRISTMAS Photo Kerry Ellis, Oliver Tompsett, Samantha Bond and More Featured in A WEST END CHRISTMAS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 23, 2020

Put on your sparkles, your reindeer Christmas jumper, switch on the Christmas tree lights and settle down for an evening of festive fun and music. The Make a Difference Trust today announced 'A West End Christmas', the most Christmassy Christmas show ever and the perfect antidote to these extraordinary and difficult times.

Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, November 13- with Nikki Renée Daniels, Sierra Boggess Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, November 13- with Nikki Renée Daniels, Sierra Boggess and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 13, 2020

Today (November 13) in live streaming: Nikki Renee Daniels visits Backstage Live, the Next On Stage Finale, and so much more!

TOP GEAR Returns With All-New Episodes August 30 Photo TOP GEAR Returns With All-New Episodes August 30
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 24, 2020

The world’s biggest motoring entertainment show, Top Gear, returns Sunday, August 30 at 8pm ET/PT on BBC AMERICA, with an adventurous Top Gear Nepal Special followed by all-new episodes premiering on Sunday, September 6 at 8pm ET/PT.

Gilded Balloon Announce Programme for Fringe 2020 Photo Gilded Balloon Announce Programme for Fringe 2020
by Stephi Wild - Jul 24, 2020

Karen and Katy Koren from Gilded Balloon have curated a Fringe-worthy programme of top quality events and shows to help audiences everywhere to scratch their Fringe itch this August.

Gilded Balloon Will Showcase Content From Past Fringe Festivals Photo Gilded Balloon Will Showcase Content From Past Fringe Festivals
by Stephi Wild - Jul 1, 2020

Just when you'd given up all hope of any kind of Edinburgh Festival Fringe this year, Karen and Katy Koren have ventured into the Gilded Balloon archive and decided to introduce the world to some of its treasures.

The Showstoppers' Alternative EUROVISION SONG CONTEST Raises £7,400 for The Care Wor Photo The Showstoppers' Alternative EUROVISION SONG CONTEST Raises £7,400 for The Care Workers' Charity
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2020

Staged as a tribute to this year's cancelled Eurovision Song Contest, Olivier Award-winning musical comedy improvisers The Showstoppers raised £7,400 on Friday evening for the Care Workers' Charity by delivering their very own Alternative Eurovision Song Contest.

Christopher Biggins, Arlene Phillips & More Announced as Judges & for The Showstopper Photo Christopher Biggins, Arlene Phillips & More Announced as Judges & for The Showstoppers' EUROVISION SONG CONTEST
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 8, 2020

Celebrity judges, guest stars and the full line-up is today announced for The Showstoppers' Alternative Eurovision Song Contest.

Kiri Pritchard-McLean and Jess Lea-Wilson Present Live Comedy Series, COMEDY AT  THE  Photo Kiri Pritchard-McLean and Jess Lea-Wilson Present Live Comedy Series, COMEDY AT THE COVID ARMS
by Stephi Wild - Apr 2, 2020

Last Saturday, at the suggestion of her friend Jess Lea-Wilson,  Kiri hosted a virtual comedy gig with Rosie Jones, Stephen Bailey and Rachel Fairburn performing.

Jo Brand To Host Dave's COMEDY AGAINST LIVING MISERABLY Photo Jo Brand To Host Dave's COMEDY AGAINST LIVING MISERABLY
by Stephi Wild - Mar 11, 2020

UKTV's award-winning comedy entertainment channel, Dave today announced Jo Brand as the host of the third episode of Comedy Against Living Miserably.

EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE, PRINCE OF EGYPT, and More Will Compete In West End E Photo EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE, PRINCE OF EGYPT, and More Will Compete In West End Eurovision 2020
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2020

The legendary WEST END EUROVISION is back - and will celebrate its 10th anniversary - at the Adelphi Theatre on Sunday 19 April..

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