This freshened-up and first-rate production of A Christmas Carol at the Old Vic sees Paterson Joseph giving one of the performances of his life, his humanity simply erupting onto the stage.
Josie Rourke’s critically acclaimed and Olivier Award-winning production of City of Angels makes its West End transfer five years since opening at the Donmar Warehouse in 2014.
There were wins for Sheffield Theatres’ Life Of Pi at the 2019 UK Theatre Awards, revealed at London’s Guildhall.
The list of nominees has been revealed for this year’s UK Theatre Awards, the only nationwide awards to honour and celebrate outstanding achievements in theatre throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Best New Play nominees are Laura Wade’s The Watsons, Ulster American by David Ireland and Life Of Pi, adapted by Lolita Chakrabarti from Yann Martel’s novel, while Best Musical …
Selladoor Worldwide has announced the launch of Selladoor Creation – a brand new platform for new writers to showcase and develop their work with the backing of one of the UK’s leading theatre producers.
In Bill Buckhurst’s production of Sweet Charity we benefit from the delicate balance between the seediness of the New York backstreets with the technicolor of Charity’s blithe daydreams.
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As Bill Buckhurst’s production of Sweet Charity takes the show squarely back to its 1960s origins with Rebecca Trehearn in the lead, the show delivers an exhilarating if somewhat brutal comment on humanity that proves disarmingly timeless.
After the recent success in the UK of Big Fish and The Addams Family, Andrew Lippa’s lesser-known show A Little Princess has had its UK premiere at the Southbank Centre.
I left the Royal Festival Hall, after seeing Sondheim On Sondheim, in awe of the performers, in love with Sondheim’s music and connected to him as a person.
Proving that you don’t need to win the reality show that you’re in to set your career, and that it’s your talent that matters, Rachel Tucker’s success is testament to just how far hard work and a hella big voice can take.
Hollywood and Broadway icon Stockard Channing will return to the London stage this summer, to star in a new production of Olivier Award winner Alexi Kaye Campbell’s acclaimed drama Apologia, directed by the multi-award winning Jamie Lloyd.
Southwark Playhouse’s website describes The Diary Of A Teenage Girl as “a coming of age adventure of a San Francisco teenager who begins a secret affair with her mother’s boyfriend”. Rarely has a show’s blurb been quite so cynically exploitative.
Nina Dunn, Andrew Riley and David Howe combine forces to create a vibrant set, lighting and video design for The Diary Of A Teenage Girl – a show where kitsch is the perfect one-word description.
Two Off-West End plays have recently inspired my other half Peter Jones to compile Spotify playlists of his youth
Musical stars Rebecca Trehearn and Saskia Strallen along with Rona Morrison, Mark Carroll and Jamie Wilkes have been cast in the UK premiere of Marielle Heller’s page-to-stage play The Diary of a Teenage Girl.
UK Theatre has announced the winners of the UK Theatre Awards 2016 – the only awards to honour outstanding achievement in performing, producing and management in theatres throughout the United Kingdom. Sheffield Theatres is the big winner for its two Crucible musical productions of SHOW BOAT and FLOWERS FOR MRS HARRIS, nabbing five prizes in total.
The first thing most people would agree on here is that the venue for Floyd Collins is spot on. Wilton’s Music Hall is steeped in history, and its ruggedness serves as the perfect backdrop for this Southern American jaunt into a haunting cave of wonders.
Adam Guettel and Tina Landau’s award-winning musical is based on the true story of Floyd Collins, a cave explorer who dreamt of finding fame and fortune deep underground. But what have critics been saying about it? The Guardian: *** “Even […]
‘In a cavern, in a canyon, excavating for a mine … ‘It’s very hard to get Huckleberry Hound’s tone-deaf version of ‘Clementine’ out of your head in this musical where a young Kentucky man.
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