Bella Heesom’s acclaimed tale of female desire, Rejoicing at her Wondrous Vulva the Young Woman Applauded Herself , comes to South London’s Ovalhouse this May. Book your tickets now for the witty, empowering production.
Broadway star Andy Mientus will make his UK stage debut in the European premiere of new LGBTQ+ musical The View Upstairs, alongside Declan Bennett, Victoria Hamilton-Barritt, Cedric Neal and John Partridge. The production, directed by Jonathan O’Boyle, runs at London’s Soho Theatre from 18 July to 24 August 2019, with a press night on Tuesday 23 July. Broadway and television actor …
Gripping one-woman show, Mary Blandy’s Gallows Tree, brings its tale of love, betrayal and murder to the Brighton Fringe in May. The tale of a woman executed at Oxford Prison runs for three days only, so book now to avoid disappointment!
Writer Jonathan Harvey and Pet Shop Boys Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe are to present the world premiere of a new cabaret show at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe.
Why don’t we see more working-class stories onstage? How do you balance writing with a day job in theatre marketing? We caught up with playwright Tom Lodge as his new two-hander Like You Hate Me readies for its premiere at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre care of Fight or Flight Theatre company. Time to get booking!
What does theatre mean to you? How do actors marry up the dual emotional demands of their chosen profession? How many ‘characters’ or versions of ourselves to the rest of us play in our own lives?
Carrying on her new series, our editor Lisa Martland picks out five of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (8-14 April 2019).
The Glass Piano transports audiences to a 19th-century Bavarian palace to find four characters trapped by their situations, and prevented from fulfilling their dreams of love. Who was the real princess whose eccentricities inspired Alix Sobler’s new play? Gen up – and check out our series of sumptuous character portraits below. Time to get booking! The Glass Piano, written by award-winning playwright …
Acclaimed theatre company The Wardrobe Ensemble, in co-production with Royal & Derngate, Northampton and Shoreditch Town Hall, will bring the The Scotsman Fringe First Award and The Stage Edinburgh Award winning hit production Education, Education, Education to London’s West End from 31 May to 29 June 2019 (press night is 5 June). The Wardrobe Ensemble uses its singular style of irreverent humour …
Maggie Smith is absolutely triumphant in this memoir of a Berlin secretary in the Nazi era, A German Life at the Bridge Theatre.