The return of Hairspray the Musical has been postponed again. It will now return next April, a full year after originally scheduled, but now for a longer, 19-week season, rather than ten weeks.
If you are thinking of experimenting with this strange new medium and want to worry about global warming instead of a pandemic for a change, read on for what I thought back in October.
This glorious and musically powerful staged concert version of the beloved musical manages to maintain the drama.
The Open Air Theatre will not stage any productions this summer for the first time in nearly 60 years.
Empowering in many aspects, somehow elements of the story feel as though they get lost in this ambitious new musical.
Kander and Ebb’s Tony Award-winning musical CURTAINS, starring Jason Manford, will be streamed live on Tuesday 14 April 2020 at 7.15pm, with all profits going to Funds For Freelancers.
We chatted to theatre PR supremo Chloé Nelkin about keeping the arts world alive during this difficult time as well as celebrating the 10th anniversary of Chloé Nelkin Consulting (CNC) last month.
Producers have announced new dates for the return of Hairspray the Musical which, prior to the coronavirus crisis, had been due to run from 23 April to 30 August 2020 at the London Coliseum. The production will now run for a ten-week season from 1 September to 8 November 2020, with a press night on 8 September.
With all government-advised precautions in place, the Actors Centre continues its preparations for this month’s strictly limited premiere run of Cliffordkuju Henry’s powerful new play In Search of a White Identity. What have the cast been getting up to in rehearsals? Check out our gallery.
We round up the reviews for Mike Bartlett’s play Love Love Love, running at the Lyric Hammersmith until 4 April 2020.
This triptych of plays – Nuclear War, Buried and Graceland – is a highly enjoyable and challenging evening for its audience, provoking emotion and thought through nuanced and skilled performances
Once Upon A Mattress is a lively and vibrant musical based on Hans Christian Andersen’s famous Princess and the Pea.
Religion meets evolution in Andrew Corbet Burcher’s new comedy Going Ape!, which makes the Union Theatre its Garden of Eden next month. Time to book your tickets!
You can feel the tension in Irene Gomez-Emilsson’s rehearsal room images for The Ballerina. That’s only right, as the drama tells the story of a brutal interrogation. Take a look then book your tickets!
Slugs, fruit flies, sheep and rifles; quite an unusual collection, but one that comes together in Andy Walker’s tale of a former paratrooper preparing for fatherhood, Delivery. Take a look, then book your tickets for the show at Chiswick Playhouse!
“Unsettlingly well-observed” exploration into the greyer areas of sexual harassment, Thomas Holloway’s drama #MR.SIMONSAID will stage a London run at Tristan Bates Theatre next month. Book you tickets now!
Kite Runner is a heart-gripping, compelling play with so much emotion, love, hurt, loyalty, disappointment pride and anger as well as forgiveness.
Rachel Bright, best known as her role as Poppy Meadow in TV’s EastEnders, returns to the stage as part of the stellar ensemble cast for next month’s world premiere of The Beast of Blue Yonder, Philip Ridley’s new time-hopping black comedy.
How did a meeting at the school gates lead to the premiere of a new play at London’s Playground Theatre. Director Yasmeen Arden tells us why she’s so excited to the direct MUM, Juliet Cowan’s first full-length play, inspired by her own mother’s experiences with dementia. Time to get booking!
Pipeline Theatre’s “love letter to the NHS” – and, boy, does it deserve our love now more than ever – has won over London critics just as it did in Edinburgh around the country. We’ve rounded up review highlights – and audience reactions.