On The Town is a show where everything is the star, from Leonard Bernstein’s rich orchestral and melodic score to Drew McOnie’s breathtaking choreography
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The Society of London Theatre (SOLT) has announced that leading producer Kenny Wax has been appointed as its new president. Kenny brings extensive experience to SOLT having produced plays, musicals and family theatre in the West End as well as on tour. His current London productions include The Play That Goes Wrong (also running on […]
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, the new musical that was a hit at Sheffield Crucible, is to transfer to London’s West End in November. The show, about a 16-year-old’s journey to being himself in drag, will run at the Apollo Theatre from November 22, with previews from November 6. It premiered in Sheffield in February this […]
The acclaimed Theatre Royal Bath production of Daniel Kehlmann’s The Mentor starring Oscar winner F Murray Abraham is about to begin its West End run. The Mentor runs from June 24 to September 2 at the Vaudeville Theatre with a cast that also includes Daniel Weyman, Naomi Frederick and Jonathan Cullen. This production, translated by […]
The staging of Anat omy Of A Suicide is ambitious but pays off although its intensity may leave you feeling shattered.
Trimmed down by about 30 minutes since previews began, Common has gained momentum in time for press night although it still feels like it needs more work.
The Traverse Theatre has revealed a programme of eight world premieres, three European premieres and five Scottish premieres for this year’s Edinburgh festival. The world premieres include Meet Me at Dawn by Zinnie Harris, directed by the Traverse’s artistic director Orla O’Loughlin, exploring everyday love and unexpected loss, inspired by the myth of Orpheus and […]
The stand-out shows and performers from this year’s Brighton Fringe have been announced in the festival’s annual awards. Among the 24 awards presented, winners included The Brighton Little Theatre Company’s production of musical Urinetown (pictured), Ditto Theatre Company’s Ingo’s War, Broken Silence Theatre’s Bug Camp by Paul Macauley and Windmill Young Actors’ production of Steven Berkoff’s […]