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NEWS: SOLT & UK Theatre express concern over EU Referendum result
27th June 2016Following the referendum decision on the UK’s membership of the European Union, the Society of London Theatre (“SOLT”) and UK Theatre Association (“UK Theatre”) express concern as to the future for the theatre sector - a sector in which the… .. Read more
NEWS: David Baddiel’s My Family: Not the Sitcom transfers to West End
26th June 2016Following its world premiere at the Menier Chocolate Factory, David Baddiel’s new show My Family: Not The Sitcom will transfer to the West End's Vaudeville Theatre for a limited five-week season from 15 September to 15 October 2016. The autobiographical piece, written and… .. Read more
COMPETITION: Answer Ian McKellen to win £100 of Theatre Tokens!
26th June 2016To celebrate the release of the Official London Theatre Audio Tour with Ian McKellen, we've teamed up with the Society of London Theatre to give away £100 of Theatre Tokens! Theatre Tokens can be redeemed at over 240 venues, including… .. Read more
NEWS: Samantha Barks & Jonathan Bailey star in The Last Five Years at St James
24th June 2016Tony Award-winning Broadway composer Jason Robert Brown will helm a new London production of his acclaimed musical The Last Five Years, playing at St. James Theatre from Friday 27 October 2016, with a press night on Wednesday 2 November at… .. Read more
FAITH HEALER – Donmar Warehouse
28th June 2016★★★★★ Donmar Warehouse - until 20 August 2016 FAITH, FAILURE AND THE GENIUS OF FRIEL A veil of rain surrounds the stage where three narrators will appear, each with their own version of a shared life “shabby, bleak, derelict”. Yet,… .. Read more
MAGGIE & PIERRE – Finborough Theatre
28th June 2016Finborough Theatre, London - until 5 July 2016 It’s easy to see why Justin Trudeau is one of the darlings of world politics these days. This charming former teacher, actor and advocate, turning to politics after his father’s death, identifies… .. Read more
Text of the Day: Karagula
28th June 2016Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk. “A sense of humour is something you’ll discover as we move forward. And, yes, to answer your question, we are totally safe… .. Read more
NEWS: Caroline Sheen joins Tom Chambers in Gershwins’ Crazy for You
28th June 2016The Watermill Theatre today announces the full company for its summer production of Gershwins’ CRAZY FOR YOU opening on 28 July until 17 September 2016, with a press night on 3 August. West End leading lady, Caroline Sheen makes her Watermill… .. Read more
NEWS: Selfridges fashions 100-seat theatre for #Shakespeare400 Much Ado
28th June 2016Prepare to witness a performance like no other as The reFASHIONed Theatre opens at Selfridges with Much Ado About Nothing, presented by critically-acclaimed theatre company, The Faction. Open rehearsals in store take place 18 July to 22 August 2016, followed by… .. Read more
Strawberry Vale: What does it mean to be adult & how to animate that?
28th June 2016A career telling stories was a goal they presumed I'd grow out of once. But then ‘they’ were grown-ups, who, I have since come to learn, are still figuring out how to grow up themselves. Gin, our teenage protagonist in… .. Read more
INTERVIEW: Spotlight On… What Lies Between Me and Jean writer Anna-Lisa Maree
28th June 2016Anna-Lisa Maree (or Twinkle as she’s often known) enjoys a varied career both backstage and onstage. Her most recent employment in a stage management capacity included The Rise & Fall Of Little Voice at the Union Theatre and the UK tour… .. Read more
REVIEW ROUND-UP: Macbeth at Shakespeare’s Globe
28th June 2016Iqbal Khan directs this latest production of Shakespeare’s bloody and violent tragedy, running in repertory at the Globe until 1 October 2016. But what have critics made of it? Guardian: ★★★ Michael Billington called it: “a bewildering evening.” The Arts Desk:… .. Read more