Headlong has announced its programme for 2020/21, the final season under current artistic director Jeremy Herrin.
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Full casting has been announced for Ben Elton’s stage adaption of the critically-acclaimed BBC TV sitcom Upstart Crow which runs at the Gielgud Theatre from 7 February to 25 April 2020 (press night 18 February) and will see David Mitchell make his West End debut as Will Shakespeare. Joining Mitchell as Will Shakespeare and Gemma Whelan as Kate, in bringing their TV characters to …
Who’s the hero? Who’s the tyrant? Who’s the oppressed? The ten-strong cast has been announced for rarely-seen Soviet Russian political satire Dragon.
Acting honours go to Andrew Scott & Maggie Smith at the 2019 Evening Standard Theatre Awards while Sweat wins Best Play.
After finishing in Falsettos at The Other Palace tonight (23 November 2019), Joel Montague will return to the West End to take over from YouTube star Joe Sugg as Ogie in Waitress at the Adelphi Theatre. His first performance takes place on Monday 2 December 2019.
Jane Horrocks and Karl Johnson will join, as previously announced, Alan Cumming and Daniel Radcliffe in the Old Vic’s forthcoming revival of Samuel Beckett’s 1957 classic Endgame.
Imelda Staunton will star as Dolly Levi in Hello, Dolly!, alongside Jenna Russell as Irene Molloy, in a brand new London production of the musical at the Adelphi Theatre in 2020.
The producers of Waitress have announced the show’s final West End extension at the Adelphi Theatre, where it will finish on 4 July 2020 ahead of a UK tour and planned London return.
BAFTA and Olivier Award nominee actress, singer and radio presenter Preeya Kalidas has this week joined the West End cast of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie at the West End’s Apollo Theatre, becoming the first British Asian to play the role.
Sean Mathias has been appointed as the first artistic director of Theatre Royal Windsor where, starting in 2020, he will programme and annual summer season of new stage productions.
The Old Vic has announced principal casting for Amy Herzog’s Pulitzer Prize-nominated play 4000 Miles. Eileen Atkins and Homeland star Timothée Chalamet, making his London stage debut, take the lead roles the UK premiere production.
Final casting is announced today for the world premiere of Tom Stoppard’s new play Leopoldstadt.
Olivier Award winner Alice Krige, Nobuhle Ketelo, Paul Schoolman and William Close and his Earth Harp will star in the world premiere of a new stage adaptation of Ingmar Bergman’s Persona, the opening production of Riverside Studios.
The National Theatre has announced its programme of productions between December 2019 and June 2020, including Simon Godwin directing Romeo & Juliet with Josh O’Connor and Jessie Buckley.
By popular demand, the UK premiere of Caridad Svich’s stage adaptation of Isabel Allende’s best-selling 1982 novel The House of the Spirits has extended by a fortnight at the Cervantes Theatre, London’s home of Spanish and Latin American drama.
New 2020/2021 productions at London’s Bridge Theatre will begin with Polly Findlay directing Roger Allam and Colin Morgan in Caryl Churchill’s play A Number at London’s Bridge Theatre.
Following sold-out runs at both Chichester Festival Theatre and the Menier Chocolate Factory, Laura Wade’s The Watsons transfers to the West End in 2020. The production opens at the Harold Pinter Theatre on 19 May, with previews from 8 May, and runs until 26 September.
Jason Donovan and Jac Yarrow will be back at the London Palladium in 2020 when the hit production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat returns following its season this year.
Sara Bareilles, who wrote the music and lyrics for the hit musical Waitress, will be making her West End debut next year in the show, reuniting with Olivier and Tony Award-winning actor Gavin Creel following their acclaimed reception in the Broadway production.
Shortlists have been announced for the 65th annual Evening Standard Theatre Awards ceremony, which will take place on Sunday 24 November 2019 at the London Coliseum.