Highlights of theatre outside London 2019 – Part Three

The Colour Purple Curve Leicester

Mark Ludmon continues his look at theatrical highlights outside of London in 2019. Birmingham Hippodrome is collaborating with Curve in Leicester on a new production of the musical, The Color Purple, based on the book by Alice Walker. It tells the turbulent life story of an African-American woman in America’s South, with a score by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray that draws on … Read more

Anything Goes UK Tour Cut Short

Debbie Kurup stars in the 2015 UK and Ireland tour of Cole Porter's Anything Goes

It has been announced that the current national tour of Anything Goes will close four months earlier than planned. Anything goes was a co-production between Sheffield Theatres and Stage Entertainment and starred Debbie Kurup and Matt Rawle.  Kurup tweeted that she was ‘devastated and angry’ that the show was closing early. Anything Goes will plays its last performance on May 30 at the Grand Opera … Read more