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16th May 2022

NEWS: TodayTix Announces Return of Ticketing Campaign 25 West End Shows at £25 - Emma Clarendon
ShentonSTAGE Daily for MONDAY MAY 16 - Mark Shenton

15th May 2022

Review: The Ministry of Lesbian Affairs, Soho Theatre - fun, flirtation and representation - Rev Stan
ORLANDO Jermyn St theatre WC2 - Libby Purves
Review: Alright Bitches! (Above the Stag) - Louise Penn
Much Ado About Nothing - Tom Bolton
OKLAHOMA Young Vic, SE1 - Libby Purves
Opera Australia: Lohengrin review [Melbourne 2022] - Simon Parris

14th May 2022

Review: Shattered (Brighton Fringe, online) - Louise Penn
Prima Facie, Harold Pinter Theatre | Review - Olivia Mitchell
NEWS: The Play That Goes Wrong Releases Brand New Trailer - Emma Clarendon
The Dwarfs (Review – Onstage) - John Chapman
News: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel to tour the UK - Ian Foster
NEWS: Casting Announced for A Journey to the Past Concert - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: The Theatre Cafe Announces The Theatre Cafe Diner - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Altitude Releases First Trailer For The Princess - Emma Clarendon
35 years theatregoing: stand-out performances - Louise Penn
Interview With…Connor Delves - Emma Clarendon
Review: The Breach, Hampstead Theatre - a slow burning, perplexing play - Rev Stan

13th May 2022

Banter Jar, Lion and Unicorn Theatre – Review - Michael Davis
Review Round up: Oklahoma!, Young Vic Theatre - Emma Clarendon
Interview With…Neil McDermott - Emma Clarendon
Review Round Up: Julius Caesar, Shakespeare’s Globe - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: New Trailer Released for Mrs Harris Goes to Paris - Emma Clarendon
Love London Love Culture’s Afternoon Tea Picks: May 2022 - Emma Clarendon
Review: But What If You Die?, Camden People’s Theatre - Ian Foster
Review: Jarman, Jack Studio Theatre - Ian Foster
News: cast and creatives announced for The Fellowship - Ian Foster
News: casting announced for Girl From The North Country tour - Ian Foster
Birdboy - Thom Dibdin
THE BREACH Hampstead Theatre NW3 - Libby Purves
ShentonSTAGE Daily for FRIDAY MAY 13 - Mark Shenton

12th May 2022

News: Royal Court reveal Priyanga Burford, Jake Davies and Siena Kelly in That Is Not Who I Am  - Ian Foster
CHINESE BOXING Touring - Libby Purves
Review: Red Pitch (Bush Theatre, online) - Louise Penn
Fizzy Sherbet – 3  (Review – Online) - John Chapman
Anything Goes - Thom Dibdin
Bat Out of Hell Returns to the West End - Olivia Mitchell
Jeremy Jordan to Perform Live in London - Olivia Mitchell

11th May 2022

RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN’S ‘OKLAHOMA!’ – ⭐️⭐️⭐️- Everybody’s talking about it (guns optional) - Alun Hood
New entertainment production company launched by Julian Bird and Nica Burns - Lisa Martland
European premiere for Kotis and Hollman’s Yeast Nation (The Triumph of Life) - Lisa Martland
Animal Farm Review - Fairy Powered Productions
LMTO to present summer concert versions of Chess, Kinky Boots and Treason - Lisa Martland
Star studded line-up for Barry Cryer tribute charity show - Lisa Martland
Private Peaceful Review - Fairy Powered Productions
School of Rock Review - Fairy Powered Productions
Top Five Songs from My Fair Lady - Emma Clarendon
CLUEDO REVIEW - Fairy Powered Productions
Chicago’ Review - Fairy Powered Productions
Twelfth Night announces its cast for East London Shakespeare Festival - Fairy Powered Productions
Cluedo - Thom Dibdin
Lord Of The Dance Review - Fairy Powered Productions
New Diorama announce “The Knot” – a festival of fearless conversations about the future of independent theatre - Fairy Powered Productions
THE CHER SHOW REVIEW - Fairy Powered Productions
Booking period extends to April 2023 for Agatha Christie’s ‘Witness for the Prosecution’ - Fairy Powered Productions
ShentonSTAGE Daily for WEDNESDAY MAY 11 - Mark Shenton
Opera Australia: La Traviata review [Melbourne 2022] - Simon Parris

10th May 2022

Luò yè guī gēn – Getting Home (online) - Louise Penn
TV Review: The Split Series 3 - Ian Foster
News: National Theatre reveal 2 new production and a tour - Ian Foster
News: Rodgers & Hammerstein: Some Enchanted Evening with  City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra - Ian Foster
Barry Humphries: The Man Behind the Mask, Churchill Theatre - Laura Kressly
NEWS: ELF the Musical to Return to London This Christmas - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: The UK’s First Musical Con to Take Place in October - Emma Clarendon
The Play that Goes Wrong - Not Exactly Billington
The Straw Chair, Finborough Theatre – Review - Michael Davis

9th May 2022

Michelle Collins is game for a killer Cluedo stage spoof - Anne Cox
Review: Untitled Sparkly Vampire Play, Omnibus Theatre - Ian Foster
NEWS: World Premiere of Paul Emelion Daly’s Soho Boy Announced - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: 2022 Tony Awards Nominations Announced - Emma Clarendon
Love London Love Culture’s Theatre Picks: May 2022 - Emma Clarendon
The complete 75th Tony nominations - Ian Foster
One-off concert of The Secret Garden The Musical at the London Palladium - Lisa Martland
Age of Rage – Barbican - Maryam Philpott
THE CORN IS GREEN Lyttelton, SE1 - Libby Purves
Imaginate Is Go! - Thom Dibdin
The Man Behind The Mask (Review – Onstage) - John Chapman
Oklahoma! – Young Vic Theatre - Lisa Martland
ShentonSTAGE Daily for MONDAY MAY 9 - Mark Shenton

8th May 2022

Review: Abigail, The Space online - Ian Foster
2022 British Academy Television Awards winners - Ian Foster
REVIEW: An Evening with Nana Funk, Little Liverpool Theatre Festival - Vicky Anderson
Review Round Up: Middle, National Theatre - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: & Juliet Announces Special Sing-Along Performance - Emma Clarendon
The Theatre Week: Hamlet/Picnic At Hanging Rock/Stockholm/The City - Kris Hallett
REVIEW: Untitled Sparkly Vampire Play, Omnibus Theatre - Emma Clarendon
Review: Much Ado About Nothing (livestream) - Louise Penn
Fizzy Sherbet – 2  (Review – Online) - John Chapman
Paulus to take Victoria Wood show to Edinburgh - Lisa Martland
I Couldn’t Do Your Job by Charlotte Blakemore and Hannah Fayers. - Elaine Chapman

7th May 2022

Juniper and Jules Review - Fairy Powered Productions
Review: Age of Rage, Barbican Theatre - mud, blood and flames in this fast-paced, powerful Greek tragedy epic - Rev Stan
Review: Abigail (The Space, online) - Louise Penn
Musical Theatre Review | London encore and Vegas residency for Bat Out Of Hell - Lisa Martland

6th May 2022

Musical Theatre Review | Love Is Only Love – The Other Palace - Lisa Martland
Review: La Boheme (King’s Head) - Louise Penn
The Importance of Being Earnest - Thom Dibdin
Abigail  (Review – Online) - John Chapman
Uncle Vanya Review - Fairy Powered Productions
WNO – MADAM BUTTERFLY REVIEW - Fairy Powered Productions
Review: Love Is Only Love, The Other Palace - Ian Foster
FULL CAST ANNOUNCED FOR THE WORLD PREMIÈRE OF THERESA REBECK’S NEW PLAY MAD HOUSE - Fairy Powered Productions
New Cast for West End Production of HAMILTON - Fairy Powered Productions
CONCERT VERSIONS OF ABBA’S ICONIC CHESS, CYNDI LAUPER’S KINKY BOOTS AND NEW BRITISH MUSICAL TREASON PRESENTED AT THE ICONIC THEATRE ROYAL DRURY LANE IN AUGUST 2022 - Fairy Powered Productions
Abigail - Tom Bolton
ORIGINAL THEATRE COMPANY ANNOUNCES JUDGING PANEL FOR BRAND-NEW ORIGINALS PLAYWRITING AWARD - Fairy Powered Productions
THE ORIGINAL CAST OF THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG REUNITE FOR TWO WEEKS ONLY – HAVING BEEN ‘RESTING’ FOR 7 YEARS, THEY ARE LIKELY TO BE WORSE THAN EVER! - Fairy Powered Productions
Review: Age of Rage, Internationaal Theater Amsterdam - Ian Foster
LA BOHÈME – ⭐️⭐️⭐️ – Puccini gets a very modern makeover - Alun Hood
MARYS SEACOLE. Donmar, WC2 - Libby Purves
The Olivier Award-winning Life of Pi Extends Public Booking for its successful West End run to 30 October 2022 - Fairy Powered Productions
PETER PAN THE RETURN OF CAPTAIN HOOK – FLYING INTO FAIRFIELD HALLS 10 – 31 DECEMBER 2022 – STARRING RICKY CHAMP AND GEMMA HUNT - Fairy Powered Productions
Review: Juniper and Jules (Soho Theatre) - Louise Penn
Jersey Boys Return - Thom Dibdin
ShentonSTAGE Daily for FRIDAY MAY 6 - Mark Shenton

5th May 2022

MAJOR PRIVATE FUNDERS PLEDGE SUBSTANTIAL SUPPORT TO THEATR CLWYD’S REDEVELOPMENT - Fairy Powered Productions
Red Ellen - Thom Dibdin
Review: Middle, National Theatre - Ian Foster
Meat Factory/Dr Blood’s Old Travelling Show (Review – Online) - John Chapman
Musical Theatre Review | Stephen Sondheim’s Old Friends – Sondheim Theatre - Lisa Martland

4th May 2022

Musical Theatre Review | Alfie Boe to headline Last Night of The Proms concert on home ground - Lisa Martland
MIDDLE Dorfman, SE1 - Libby Purves
The Da Vinci Code Review - Fairy Powered Productions
Girl From the North Country review [Melbourne 2022] - Simon Parris
Beautiful ~ The Carole King Musical Review - Fairy Powered Productions
Lea Ypi announced as winner of the 2022 RSL Ondaatje Prize - Fairy Powered Productions
Seven Drunken Nights Review - Fairy Powered Productions
The End of the Night Review - Fairy Powered Productions
Interview With…Yasmin Dawes - Emma Clarendon
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Review - Fairy Powered Productions
Additional Production Images Released for Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! - Fairy Powered Productions
Cluedo Review - Fairy Powered Productions
The Osmonds Review - Fairy Powered Productions
The Cher Show Review - Fairy Powered Productions
A Murder is Announced - Thom Dibdin
New: Free SEO Course - Shane Morgan
Derren Brown: Showman - Thom Dibdin
PRIMA FACIE – ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ – Jodie Comer delivers, and then some - Alun Hood
Review: Enclosed Spaces, Golden Goose Theatre - Ian Foster
THE STRAW CHAIR – ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ – a compelling tale so strange it could only be true - Alun Hood
ShentonSTAGE Daily for WEDNESDAY MAY 4 - Mark Shenton

3rd May 2022

Locations for performances of To The Streets! - Lisa Martland
London and Cardiff dates for Tiddler and other Terrific Tales - Lisa Martland
RSC announces world premiere of My Neighbour Totoro - Lisa Martland
We Will Rock You – Review - Anne Cox
Toward a Future Theatre - Aleks Sierz
Feature | Building (Hi)story: Ladyfriends in Rehearsals - Laura Kressly
Inside the Rehearsals of…Legally Blonde, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre - Emma Clarendon
Review: The Waves (Tamasha Theatre Company, online) - Louise Penn
Interview With…Charlotte Warner - Emma Clarendon
Mulan Rouge – The Vaults - Lisa Martland
‘Atlas’, by Oddly Moving - Katharine Kavanagh
An Evening With The Good Enough Mums Club – Pleasance Theatre and Touring - Lisa Martland
Richard II, The Vaults - Laura Kressly
Prisoner C33  (Review – Online) - John Chapman

2nd May 2022

Five Characters In Search Of A Good Night’s Sleep Review - Fairy Powered Productions
Quick Q&A: Banter Jar - Liz Dyer
Love London Love Culture’s Picks of Unique Experiences: May 2022 - Emma Clarendon
Project Dictator - Tom Bolton
NEWS: Full Details of New Cafe Bar Audrey’s Revealed - Emma Clarendon
Review Round Up: Downton Abbey: A New Era - Emma Clarendon
Inside the Rehearsals of…Lotus Beauty, Hampstead Theatre - Emma Clarendon
Oklahoma! – Young Vic - Maryam Philpott
The Sound of Music - Thom Dibdin
NEWS: Alfie Boe to Headline Last Night of the Proms Concert in Lytham - Emma Clarendon
ShentonSTAGE Daily for MONDAY MAY 2 - Mark Shenton

1st May 2022

IOpera, Melbourne Opera: The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny review - Simon Parris
Love London Love Culture’s Round Up of the Month: April 2022 - Emma Clarendon
Review Round Up: Macbeth, Longacre Theatre - Emma Clarendon
Review Round Up: Jerusalem, Apollo Theatre - Emma Clarendon
Quick Q&A: I Couldn’t Do Your Job - Liz Dyer
Fizzy Sherbet – 1  (Review – Online) - John Chapman