Sheffield Theatres scooped two awards in The Stage Awards 2020: Regional Theatre of the Year and Achievement in Technical Theatre.
SISTER ACT – Touring
Craig Revel Horwood’s adaptation of Sister Act remains faithful to the previous Broadway and West End productions of the show. The musical, taken away from the varying locations of Las Vegas and San Francisco in the 1992 film, is instead set solely in Philadelphia, USA – heightening the danger and the limitations that the play’s protagonist, Deloris Van Cartier.
NEWS: ATG shake-up continues with panto producers’ exit & Qdos joint venture
The latest of many staffing and structural changes in the Ambassador Theatre Group is announced today as this year’s panto season draws to an close.
NEWS: Cursed Child will get Broadway premiere at ATG’s transformed Lyric Theatre
Producers Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender, with J.K. Rowling, have confirmed they are in exclusive talks with The Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) to bring the London hit to The Lyric Theatre on Broadway.
NEWS: ATG founders step down as CEOs, Adam Kenwright joins management
Sir Howard Panter, Joint Chief Executive Officer and Creative Director, and Rosemary Squire OBE, Joint Chief Executive Officer, of the Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG), announce today that they are moving from their joint Chief Executive Officer roles to take on different roles in ATG as well as moving into a new creative phase in their careers in theatre.
GUYS & DOLLS – West End
History-Boy-made-good Jamie Parker is beyond excellent, refining Sky Masterson with a crisp intelligence and occasional glimpses of hesitant motive and the inner workings of a genuinely three dimensional character that completely escaped Brando in the movie.
KITTEN IN HEELS – Lost Theatre
Dear Santa, in 2016 can we please have no more fringe pantos put on for fifty quid? I want transformations, flying and glitter. Thank you.
NEWS: Tickets on sale for Richard O’Brien’s Rocky Horror Show return, 11 performances
Rocky Horror Company and Picturehouse Entertainment present the Ambassador Theatre Group production ofThe Rocky Horror Show – 11 special performances at the West End’s Playhouse Theatre, London from 11 to September 2015. Starring the creator of The Rocky Horror Show, Richard O’Brien – who will perform the role of ‘The Narrator’, performing it in the UK for the first time in more than 20 years
Producer cries foul on ATG after free tickets request
What chutzpah! Producer David Johnson’s reaction to a request from ATG, the UK’s largest theatre owning group, for complimentary tickets to his production of Fascinating Aida’s Charm Offensive at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe is extraordinary. It shows the frustration of independent producers feeling the squeeze. I reprint Johnson’s letter to ATG’s Peter Evans in full… And will […]
Review: South Pacific (New Wimbledon Theatre)
If you thought £92.50 including booking fee was going it a bit for an average stalls seat at theBarbican’s Lincoln Center production of South Pacific you’ll be delighted to know that substantially the same show, with the same leads, is currently available for less than half that and your Zone 3 Oyster. When successful London […]
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