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NEWS: UK premiere of Night of the Living Dead Live opens at Pleasance London in April

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Based on George A. Romero’s unparalleled 1968 film Night of the Living Dead, the first ever UK stage adaptation will open at Pleasance, London from 9 April to 19 May 2019. Directed by Benji Sperring, Night of the Living Dead Live will pay homage to the cult monochrome classic. Casting will be announced in due course.

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Unexpected Joy Q&A video: Can this new musical build bridges instead of walls?

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Can musical theatre help us find common ground with those with whom we disagree? If so, Unexpected Joy is undoubtedly the musical to do it. Watch Terri Paddock’s post-show Q&A with the all-female cast, producer Katy Lipson of Aria Entertainment and musical director Gareth Bretherton.

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NEWS: Aria Entertainment’s Katy Lipson & New York producer Jim Kierstead join forces to develop new musicals

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Award-winning producer Katy Lipson of Aria Entertainment is joining forces new partnership with New York City-based Tony and Olivier Award-winning theatre and film producer Jim Kierstead of Kierstead Productions to develop and present new and groundbreaking productions on both sides of the Atlantic in Off-Broadway/Off-West End-sized venues.

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NEWS: Manchester’s Hope Mill Theatre presents Aspects of Love, Spring Awakening & new ToyBoy Diaries

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The award-winning Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester and Aria Entertainment has today announced the first three in-house productions of an ambitious and diverse 2018: The world premiere of new British musical The ToyBoy Diaries, a new revival of the acclaimed modern Broadway hit Spring Awakening and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic Aspects of Love.

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NEWS: Broadway musical Little Women gets Euro premiere in Manchester

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The Broadway musical version of Louisa May Alcott‘s 1869 literary classic Little Women, first seen in New York in 2005, will get its European premiere this autumn at Manchester’s acclaimed Hope Mill Theatre. The production, directed by Bronagh Lagan, runs from 9 November to 9 December 2017. Alcott’s captivating and critically-acclaimed tale is the latest collaboration between Katy Lipson of Aria …

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NEWS: Ben Richards leads Some Lovers; more From Page to Stage casting

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Ben Richards returns to musical theatre in the premiere of Burt Bacharach and Steven Sater’s SOME LOVERS – the headline show for Aria Entertainment’s fifth annual From Page To Stage (FPTS) Summer Festival. Further West End stars also announced for the three-week festival.

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New post-show Q&A: Songwriters’ showcase opening From Page to Stage festival

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As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock will help open the fifth annual From Page to Stage season of new musicals with an opening night panel debate including festival founder and prolific producer Katy Lipson on Monday 14 August 2017. Got any questions?