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Full Casting Announced for the West End Return of HAMILTON Photo Full Casting Announced for the West End Return of HAMILTON
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2021

Meet the cast of HAMILTON in the West End for the return performances which begin on 19 August 2021 at the Victoria Palace Theatre. 

THE BALLAD OF MARIA MARTEN Will Tour This Autumn Photo THE BALLAD OF MARIA MARTEN Will Tour This Autumn
by Stephi Wild - Jul 15, 2021

Elizabeth Crarer (Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Theatre Royal Haymarket; Macbeth and Matilda The Empress, Rabble Theatre Company) will return as Maria Marten, alongside Jessica Dives (Pride and Prejudice and Merry Wives of Windsor, Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre, Macbeth and Hamlet, Young Shakespeare Company) and Susie Barrett (Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Vaults; The Gruffalo, West End).

Casting Announced For the Watermill Theatre's JUST SO
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2021

The cast includes Laura Andresen Guimar√£es¬† as ‚ÄėZebra‚Äô and¬†Kemi Clarke¬†as ‚ÄėLeopard‚Äô, alongside¬†Alexander Bean¬†as ‚ÄėRhino‚Äô,¬†Nathanael Campbell¬†as ‚ÄėEldest Magician‚Äô,¬†Dan de Cruz¬†as ‚ÄėParsee Man / Jaguar / Show MD‚Äô,¬†Eleanor Kane¬†as ‚ÄėElephant Child‚Äô,¬†Emma Lucia¬†as ‚ÄėKolokolo Bird‚Äô,¬†Pete Mooney¬†as ‚ÄėKangaroo / Cooking Stove‚Äô and¬†Emma Jane Morton¬†as ‚ÄėGiraffe / Yellow Dingo Dog‚Äô.

Deafinitely Theatre Announces Mike Bartlett As Their Writers' Panel Guest Speaker Photo Deafinitely Theatre Announces Mike Bartlett As Their Writers' Panel Guest Speaker
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2021

Bartlett will be joined by three deaf and hard of hearing artists - host Charlie Swinbourne and writers Sahera Khan and Nadia Nadarajah.

Belgrade Production Services Builds Set For DIRTY DANCING UK Tour in Coventry Photo Belgrade Production Services Builds Set For DIRTY DANCING UK Tour in Coventry
by Stephi Wild - Jul 9, 2021

Due to be completed in mid-July, the set will tour across the UK and Ireland, opening in Blackpool for a four week season. The tour then travels to cities including Coventry, Dublin, Manchester, Edinburgh, and Bradford from late July ‚Äď November 2021.

Casting Announced For Mercury Theatre's BASKERVILLE! Photo Casting Announced For Mercury Theatre's BASKERVILLE!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 18, 2021

Learn more about the cast, which includes Richard Ede, Marc Pickering, Eric Stroud, Eva-Jane Willis, and Phil Yarrow.

Blackeyed Theatre's Production Of NOT ABOUT HEROES Will Be Streamed This Month For Fr Photo Blackeyed Theatre's Production Of NOT ABOUT HEROES Will Be Streamed This Month For Free
by Stephi Wild - Jun 16, 2021

Blackeyed Theatre have today announced that their highly acclaimed production of Not About Heroes by Stephen MacDonald, which the company toured and filmed in 2014, will be premiered online on Friday 25 June at 8pm (UK time).

Ian McDiarmid Will Star in the World Premiere of Julian Barnes' THE LEMON TABLE in Oc Photo Ian McDiarmid Will Star in the World Premiere of Julian Barnes' THE LEMON TABLE in October
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2021

Olivier and Tony Award-winning Ian McDiarmid and Michael Grandage have collaborated to bring The Lemon Table to the stage for the first time. In McDiarmid's one man performance we encounter a spectrum of bitter-sweet pleasures, wild eccentricity and dark secrets.

BWW Review: AMELIE THE MUSICAL, Criterion Theatre Photo BWW Review: AMELIE THE MUSICAL, Criterion Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Jun 9, 2021

Twenty years ago, the world fell in love with a quirky young woman by the name of Am√©lie Poulain. The French waitress stuck in her own little universe slowly starts to help people find their happiness, finally reaching hers. The stone-skipping and cr√®me br√Ľl√©e-cracking character played by Audrey Tautou immediately charmed her way into popular culture and by 2015 Daniel Mess√©, Nathan Tysen, and Craig Lucas had adapted Jean-Pierre Jeunet‚Äôs beloved film into a stage musical with Samantha Barks and Phillippa Soo both taking the titular role at separate times in the US.

Casting Update Announced For Iris Theatre's Outdoor Summer Festival 2021 Photo Casting Update Announced For Iris Theatre's Outdoor Summer Festival 2021
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2021

Each of the five selected recipient receives £1000, as well as technical, marketing and creative support from Iris Theatre to develop and present their work as part of the Summer Festival. Each artist receives 50% of their production's box office revenue.

Bridgetown Conservatory of Musical Theatre Returns to In-Person Theatre with JUST SO: Photo Bridgetown Conservatory of Musical Theatre Returns to In-Person Theatre with JUST SO: THE MUSICAL and More
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 7, 2021

The black box theatre space at Bridgetown Conservatory will once again ring with the sounds of teen performers rehearsing a musical production - live and in-person! Just So, a musical by Anthony Drewe and George Stiles written in 1984 based on the 'Just So Stories' by Rudyard Kipling. Stiles and Drewe are the creative forces behind the well-known Honk! and Broadway's Mary Poppins.

Further Details Released For AS YOU LIKE IT at the Watermill Photo Further Details Released For AS YOU LIKE IT at the Watermill
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2021

Artistic Director Paul Hart and the team at Newbury's The Watermill Theatre are looking forward to opening the Watermill Ensemble's brand-new sustainability focussed production of Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT, adapted by Yolanda Mercy and directed by Paul Hart.

Jermyn Street Theatre's Footprints Festival Continues With Amy Johnson Play LONE FLYE Photo Jermyn Street Theatre's Footprints Festival Continues With Amy Johnson Play LONE FLYER in June and July
by Stephi Wild - May 27, 2021

After opening the Footprints Festival with Biyi Bandele's Two Horsemen Street Theatre headlines June with Lucy Betts' acclaimed production of Ade Morris's Lone Flyer.  First staged at The Watermill Theatre last October, the production will run from 8 June to 3 July, playing to socially distanced live audiences as well as being streamed online.    

QUEEN MAB Will Be Performed at the Iris Theatre's Summer Festival Photo QUEEN MAB Will Be Performed at the Iris Theatre's Summer Festival
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2021

Queen Mab is a world premiere from Watermill Theatre resident playwright Danielle Pearson (A Christmas Carol, Jane Eyre and Newbury Yarns) & director Georgie Staight: A Christmas Carol (Watermill Theatre), Instructions for a Teenage Armageddon (Old Red Lion & Barn Theatre), Into The Numbers (The Finborough).

Claire Murray Announced As New Executive Director For The Watermill Photo Claire Murray Announced As New Executive Director For The Watermill
by Stephi Wild - May 18, 2021

On the eve of its reopening for another outdoor summer season, Artistic Director Paul Hart and the team at Newbury's The Watermill Theatre are pleased to announce that Claire Murray has been appointed as Executive Director ‚Äď a new role that has recently been created.

Winning Companies Announced For Launchpad - Development Scheme From The Watermill And Photo Winning Companies Announced For Launchpad - Development Scheme From The Watermill And Wildcard Theatre
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2021

The Watermill Theatre and Associate Company Wildcard have announced details of the four companies that will be supported this year by LAUNCHPAD, a new artist development programme, that will provide mentorship, professional support and free rehearsal space as well as a cash investment of up to £2,000 to put towards developing a new piece of work.

Photo: New Poster Image Released for AMELIE in the West End Photo Photo: New Poster Image Released for AMELIE in the West End
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2021

Amélie The Musical is set to reopen in the West End this summer at the Criterion Theatre from Thursday 20 May. Olivier-nominee Audrey Brisson will be returning to the role of 'Amélie'.

New Season Of Outdoor Performances Announced From The Watermill Photo New Season Of Outdoor Performances Announced From The Watermill
by Stephi Wild - May 4, 2021

Artistic Director Paul Hart and the team at Newbury's The Watermill Theatre have announced a new summer season of outdoor performances, following the sell-out success of the 2020 season.

Small Things Theatre Announce New Dates For World Premiere of  ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE I Photo Small Things Theatre Announce New Dates For World Premiere of ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE IF YOU THINK ABOUT IT HARD ENOUGH
by Stephi Wild - Apr 29, 2021

Small Things Theatre today announce new dates for the world première of Anything Is Possible If You Think About It Hard Enough written by Cordelia O'Neill and directed by Kate Budgen.

Jermyn Street Theatre Announces FOOTPRINTS FESTIVAL Lineup Photo Jermyn Street Theatre Announces FOOTPRINTS FESTIVAL Lineup
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2021

Two weeks after announcing Footprints Festival, today Jermyn Street Theatre has unveiled its full programme of 43 shows brought together to celebrate the theatre’s reopening this Summer. Running for three months from May to August this jamboree of live work comprises an exciting combination of familiar faces and new talent.

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