There is a timeliness and emotional truth to Shrapnel, Production Lines’online play by CMFWood, that is enhanced by being presented live.
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Matthew Horne, Emily Atack, Adelayo Adedayo, Lucy Briggs-Owen and Jake Ferretti have joined the cast of an exclusive semi-staged rehearsed reading of The Understudy at London’s Palace Theatre from 7 to 8 December 2020. The play forms part of the initiative first launched by the Lawrence Batley Theatre in May 2020, with proceeds once again being split between Acting For Others, the Equity Charitable Trust and The …
Rob Houchen and Celinde Schoenmaker star in a beautifully sung, beautifully filmed digital version of Sondheim’s revue Marry Me A Little for the Barn Theatre.
Emmy & SAG Award winner Megan Mullally (Will & Grace) will make her West End musical debut as Reno Sweeney in Anything Goes opposite Tony, Olivier & BAFTA Award winner Robert Lindsay as Moonface Martin, running from 8 May 2021 (press night is 20 May) until 22 August at London’s Barbican Theatre.
More of a dramatic piece than a concert, Ute Lemper (once described as “the new Marlene”) brings back the memory of the progressive woman, “Hollywood icon, chanteuse, soldier”, through song and speech. This is Ute Lemper – Rendezvous With Marlene.
Mike Bartlett’s new monologue Phoenix effectively explores how people in power abuse the rules set in place for everyone – except seemingly for those in positions of trust.
Theatrical archaeology meets real archaeology in Hoard – Rediscovered as the New Vic Theatre revisits their Staffordshire Hoard Festival for the streaming age.
The Stage has today announced that The Stage Awards and The Stage 100 will return in 2021 to recognise organisations and individuals who have gone above and beyond in the industry’s response to the biggest crisis it has ever faced.
Anthology Theatre, in association with Riverside Studios, presents the 60th anniversary production of Samuel Beckett’s Happy Days. Trevor Nunn directs Lisa Dwan as Winnie, continuing their collaboration following Eh Joe at Jermyn Street Theatre.
I may be woefully behind on my show write-ups, but I couldn’t not mark The Show Must Go Online coming to an end – at least until further notice.
Misfits, from the Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch, comprises four excellent fractured monologues, written by Kenny Emson, Sadie Hasler, Guleraana Mir and Anne Odeke, which focus on Essex,
Death of England: Delroy, which was mid-way through its run at the National Theatre before it was forced to close, will be streamed for free on YouTube on 27 November 2020 at 7pm GMT and return to the Olivier Theatre in spring 2021.
Leicester’s Curve theatre has revealed new dates and further casting for its upcoming season of socially distanced performances.
Dante Or Die’s User Not Found is a stimulating and thoughtful piece which pushes the boundaries of what theatre is and can be.
15 Heroines is an impressive and energised reworking of Greek myth that leaves the audience keen to find out more about each of these women and their remarkable lives.
Being a woman in Greek Mythology isn’t easy and for the most part they sit on the sidelines, forgotten sideshows to what are predominantly male narratives of war, conquest and feats of daring. Where women do feature, they are mere prizes to be won,…
When the writing is tight, fresh and more character driven, Misfits is very much worth a watch.
If you’re missing socialising but want something a bit more structured than a straightforward video call, then you will find immersive adventure game Agent Venture a real tonic.
Under the new strategy of its chief executive Fiona Gibson, Capital Theatres intends to develop its third theatre space, The Studio, starting with the creation of exciting new Scottish musicals. In a producing partnership with Pitlochry Festival Theatre, it is launching a brand-new Musical Commissioning Hub as the first step towards achieving this.
Ambassador Theatre Group has announced that all tickets for the first performance of their pantomimes, produced by Qdos Entertainment in Manchester, Bristol, Milton Keynes, Stoke-on-Trent and Birmingham will be gifted to NHS workers and their families. Mark Cornell, CEO at Ambassador Theatre Group, said: “The Ambassador Theatre Group is delighted to be showing pantomimes in five of our venues in Bristol, …
The founders of Roustabout Theatre privilege have turned the challenges of 2020 into creative ideas and continue to find joy in sharing their stories and laughter with people of all ages.