Headlong will present a radical new version of George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion and the world premiere of Stephen Warbeck and Jack Thorne’s musical Junkyard in 2017.
In this special edition of the (still) As Yet Unnamed London Theatre Podcast (AYULTP), the bloggers are focusing on one production only, albeit a two-part one: the world premiere of J K Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Be warned: their free-ranging discussion may not strictly #KeepTheSecrets…
could a stage presentation of the latest episode(s) of the Harry Potter series match the buzz of the books or the hype and hysteria that has surrounded the much loved movies? The answer is most definitely Yes.
Following rave reviews, Sonia Friedman, Colin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions, producers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, announce today that a further 250,000 tickets will be released for sale next week on Thursday 4 August 2016 at 11am BST, booking through to 10 December 2017. Tickets are priced from £15 per part and for every performance there will be 300 tickets at £20 or less per part.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has officially premiered at the West End’s Palace Theatre. Having already gone down well with preview audiences and Harry Potter fans, did it charm critics as well? It’s currently booking until 27 May 2017.
Ahead of the double-show gala day at the West End’s Palace Theatre this Saturday, a galaxy of stars have already turned out for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. And I’m not just talking about Emma Watson and other celebrities who have sneaked in during seven weeks of previews. Critics have had their first chance to pass judgment today and have unanimously – and internationally – awarded the two-part stage saga rave reviews: four and five stars across the spectrum.
The Old Vic today announces Artistic Director Matthew Warchus‘ second season, continuing a wide-ranging programme that includes world premieres, new writing, musicals, classic revivals and The Old Vic Variety Nights. There will also be a new strand of children’s programming to engage the next generation of theatregoers, demonstrating Matthew’s ‘something for everyone’ approach. Season 2 marks Glenda Jackson’s return to …
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New play from Jack Thorne about one couple’s tragic loss is both excruciating and oddly uplifting
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Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, a new play by Jack Thorne will receive its world premiere in London’s West End at the Palace Theatre in the summer of 2016. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and …
Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, a new play by Jack Thorne, will receive its world premiere in London’s West End in the summer of 2016 at the Palace Theatre.
If your brain has started to turn to mush after too much turkey and mash, get yourself along to one of these four plays quick. I can personally recommend each for provoking serious thought, discussion and reflection on urgent issues including local government, austerity, dementia, discrimination, feminism, urban housing and corruption, to name a few. […]
It’s frightening how prescient Jack Thorne’s Hope is. Just this week, new research released by the Labour Party showed that streetlights are being switched off in three-quarters of England’s councils in order to save money. And there’s a likelihood that even more will be “plunged into darkness” after the Government’s most recent announcement of […]