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NEWS: Motown the Musical extends West End booking until January 2019

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Motown the Musical has just released 500,000 new tickets for sale, taking bookings for the hit West End production into 2019 when the show will celebrate its third year in London and Motown will celebrate sixty years since the record company was founded.  Tickets are available to purchase for the production which is now running at the Shaftesbury Theatre until …

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London arts centres launch #EveryChildTheatre campaign to provide free tickets for kids

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MyTheatreMates are delighted to champion The Albany and ARC Stockton’s major new initiative to make theatre freely accessible to local children in south London. The #EveryChildTheatre campaign has already attracted Theatreland support from patrons including Jude Law and Noma Dumezweni. Can you help out too? Read more and consider donating to the scheme’s Crowdfunding initiative. They have until 4 August 2017 to meet their target of £10,000!






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WATCH: In rehearsal for Skin Deep, about history’s most bloodthirsty female serial killer

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SKIN DEEP, Lee Anderson’s new play which returns to London for this summer’s Camden Fringe Festival, explores what drove one of history’s most prolific female serial killers. The Attila Theatre production has a strictly limited at The Lion & Unicorn Theatre from 31 July to 6 August 2017, with nightly performances at 9.15pm. Watch what happens with the company in the rehearsal room…






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New post-show Q&A: Songwriters’ showcase opening From Page to Stage festival

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As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock will help open the fifth annual From Page to Stage season of new musicals with an opening night panel debate including festival founder and prolific producer Katy Lipson on Monday 14 August 2017. Got any questions?






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Opera in the City Festival: ‘Opera doesn’t have to be elitist’

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The inaugural Opera in the City Festival runs from 1 to 12 August 2017 at the Bridewell Theatre. Artistic director Pamela Schermann talks about the aims behind London’s new summer opera festival and what audiences can expect at over the fortnight. What can you tell us about Opera in the City Festival and your mission to find new ways of presenting …

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NEWS: Full line-up for inaugural Opera in the City Festival, 1-12 August

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This summer, the Bridewell Theatre in the heart of the City of London will become the home of new and innovative operas, musical dramas and multi-art productions. Here are full details – including show trailers – for the new Opera in the City Festival.






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WATCH: King Kong A Comedy cast in nose flute competition

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Before I attended King Kong, Daniel Clarkson‘s bonkers stage parody of the 1933 film classic, last week at The Vaults, I never knew there was such a thing as a nose flute. Now I will never forget! A diva nose flautist is one of the hundreds (?) of characters portrayed by King Kong‘s multi-roling cast of […]






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WATCH: Paper Creatures launches with premiere of Tom Hartwell’s Flood

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Tom Hartwell’s new play FLOOD premieres this summer at London’s Tristan Bates Theatre. The premiere production, directed by Georgie Staight for Paper Creatures Theatre during Camden Fringe, runs for one week only from 31 July to 5 August 2017. Watch the very cool, and very stormy, show trailer below.