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NEWS: Dean Chisnall, Kelly Price, Gay Soper and more cast in Adrian Mole the Musical, TICKETS ONSALE

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The Menier Chocolate Factory today announces the full company for their brand new production of Sue Townsend’s The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4 – The Musical which opens in Adrian’s 50th birthday year. Luke Sheppard directs Dean Chisnall (George), Lara Denning (Doreen), John Hopkins (Mr Lucas/Mr Scruton), Barry James (Bert), Kelly Price (Pauline) and Gay Soper (Grandma).Benjamin …

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Podcast: Mart Crowley & The Boys in the Band cast on making history

In Features, Inspiring people, Interviews, London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Quotes, Regional theatre, Special Events, Touring by Terri PaddockLeave a Comment

Mart Crowley’s seminal play, The Boys in the Band, premiered in New York in 1968, just 14 months before the Stonewall riots that ignited the gay rights movement. Long before the likes of Martin Sherman‘s Bent (1979), Tony Kushner‘s Angels in America (1993) or Kevin Elyot‘s My Night With Reg (1994), this play broke new ground, changing history and the landscape of gay theatre.






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NEWS: All-star cast join Mark Gatiss & Ian Hallard in The Boys in the Band, Trailer released

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Further casting has been announced for Adam Penford’s revival of Mart Crowley’s ground-breaking play, THE BOYS IN THE BAND, opening at Park Theatre in London this autumn, then touring to The Lowry, Theatre Royal Brighton and West Yorkshire Playhouse. Daniel Boys, Jack Derges and James Holmes are amongst the boys joining Mark Gatiss and Ian Hallard in the new band.