What were our Top 10 news stories in September 2017?

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As it’s the first of the month, we’re taking a brief moment to remind ourselves of the biggest news stories from the month just closed. What were the headlines that got readers clicking most? Any surprises? Our Top 10 News stories from September 2017 are listed below with summaries and links to read more.

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Top 10 News – September 2017

Patti Lupone & Rosalie Craig star in West End gender-switch Company
Patti Lupone & Rosalie Craig star in West End gender-switch Company
As Elliott & Harper Productions is about to begin performances of its first West End show, Simon Stephens’ Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle, Marianne Elliott announced a new production of Sondheim classic Company.
West End & Broadway dim lights in memory of Sir Peter Hall 
West End & Broadway dim lights in memory of Sir Peter Hall
Venues across the West End and on Broadway dim their lights this Friday 15 September 2017 in memory of Sir Peter Hall, the peerless British director and theatre impresario.
Tina Turner musical confirmed for West End premiere in April 2018 
Tina Turner musical confirmed for West End premiere in April 2018
TINA , a new musical based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner, will open at the West End’s Aldwych Theatre in April 2018. Performances will begin on 21 March 2018.
Theatre N16 seeks new London home as Balham pub landlord redevelops
Theatre N16 seeks new London home as Balham pub landlord redevelops
After over 178 productions and over 28,000 audience members through the door since moving to the Bedford in 2015, Theatre N16 is looking for a new home from December 2017.
American in Paris
An American in Paris closes at Dominion Theatre 6 Jan, Cinema release planned
The new musical, An American in Paris , was uniformly critically acclaimed when it opened earlier this year. Inspired by the Hollywood classic, it is now playing its final weeks at the Dominion Theatre.
Doctor Who`s Pearl Mackie joins all-star cast of Pinter`s The Birthday Party
Doctor Who’s Pearl Mackie joins all-star cast of Pinter’s The Birthday Party
Pearl Mackie will join the cast of a new production of Harold Pinter’s The Birthday Party, in her first role since playing ‘Bill Potts’, the Doctor’s companion, in the latest series of Doctor Who.
Joanne Clifton follows Flashdance with Top Hat`s fringe premiere 
Joanne Clifton follows Flashdance with Top Hat’s fringe premiere
Former Strictly Come Dancing champion Joanne Clifton continues her run of musicals by starring in the London fringe premiere of all-singing, all-dancing Irving Berlin musical Top Hat this Christmas.
Front Row
Front Row row? Non-theatre regulars presenting flagship arts programme
In an interview with the Radio Times, it was revealed that Giles Coren, Nikki Bedi and Amol Rajan will be the new presenting team for BBC Radio Four’s flagship arts programme Front Row.
UK Theatre Awards announce 12 most welcoming theatre winners
UK Theatre Awards announce 12 most welcoming theatre winners
Being nice really does pay off! UK Theatre has announced the 12 regional and national winners of the UK’s Most Welcoming Theatre 2017 in association with Smooth Radio.
Amy Ross & Helen Woolf star as Elphaba & Glinda in Wicked`s 2018 UK tour
Amy Ross & Helen Woolf star as Elphaba & Glinda in Wicked’s 2018 UK tour
The new UK and Ireland tour of West End blockbuster Wicked will be led by Amy Ross (Elphaba), Helen Woolf (Glinda) and Aaron Sidwell (Fiyero), with other casting also now announced.
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