Hit musical Dirty Rotten Scoundrels at the Savoy Theatre is extending its booking period.
The smash-hit Beatles show LET IT BE will return to London’s Garrick Theatre this summer.
Award winning actress Dame Joan Plowright has announced that she has retired from acting.
Production photos of The Pajama Game at the Shaftesbury Theatre starring Michael Xavier and Joanna Riding
Shakespeare’s Globe has announced the second season for its candlelit theatre, the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.
Production photos of Ruthie Henshall in Billy Elliot at the Victoria Palace Theatre
Production photos of 1984 at the Playhouse Theatre
Production photos of The Testament of Mary at the Barbican Theatre starring Fiona Shaw
Save up to 46% on tickets to see Good People starring Imelda Staunton at the Noel Coward Theatre
Theatre impressario Cameron Mackintosh has seen his personal fortune top £1 billion for the first time. The West End producer has seen his fortune rise by a staggering £175m in the past year, and is now worth £1 billion. His 2013 fortune in the Sunday Times’ annual Rich List was £825 million. The rise is mainly due to profits from his 2012 blockbuster movie version of Les Miserables starring Hugh Jackman and the continued success of his stable of musical theatre hits. The impressario has just opened a high-profile new production of Les Mis on Broadway, and his revival of hit
According to Baz Bamigboye in the Daily Mail today, Friday 9 May 2014, director John Tiffany is being lined up to direct a new stage play based on J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter character.
The Donmar Warehouse is to revive the Broadway and West End musical City of Angels.
BBC Films has announced its new slate for the Cannes Film Festival and it includes a new film adaptation of hit play The Lady In The Van. Maggie Smith will return to the role she immortalised on stage in 1999 as Miss Shepherd, alongside Alex Jennings – who is currently starring as Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane – playing Alan Bennett. The movie will reunite the team behind The History Boys – Bennett and director Nicholas Hytner, who also directed the stage play of The Lady in the Van. Kevin Loader, Damian Jones
Carole King musical set for West End opening at the Aldwych Theatre
Check out this spooky selection of London’s most terrifying shows!
Award-winning French actress Juliette Binoche is to star as Antigone at the Barbican Theatre this March.
Once The Musical at the Phoenix Theatre will get new lead players from May 2014
If you were going to bet hard cash on who will see out 2014 on top of the West End, Jenna Russell would probably be a safe bet! The award-winning actress, who can seemingly turn her hand to most things, is having a riotous 12 months in Theatreland. Here we take a look at her past productions, recent successes, and what’s up next. QUICK BIO Having trained at Sylvia Young, Jenna kicked off her stage career by playing Fantine in Les Miserables at the Palace Theatre and doing a long stint for the RSC – including As You Like It,
Is new musical Bend It Like Beckham closer to a West End run?
Further casting has been announced for Richard III at the Trafalar Studios starring Sherlock and Fargo star Martin Freeman.
Photos of Miss Saigon at the Prince Edward Theatre
Production photos of English National Opera’s Thebans at the London Coliseum
Poster art has been released for The Bodyguard featuring Alexandra Burke.
The South Bank Show is to return to television with a new series on Sky Arts.
Cameron Macktintosh has revealed that his big screen adaptation of My Fair Lady has been cancelled.
Scottish actor Jack Lowden has been named the winner of the 2013 Ian Charleson Awards.
Production photos of Titus Andronicus at Shakespeare’s Globe
Production photos of Stevie starring Zoe Wanamaker at Chichester Festival Theatre
The Almeida’s hit production of King Charles III is scheduled to transfer into the West End this autumn.
Is Disney’s Aladdin heading to the West End? Plus what’s coming to the Palladium and more
The Hampstead Theatre production of David Lindsay-Abaire’s play Good People will end its run at the Noel Coward theatre on 14 June 2014, as previously scheduled.
Men Behaving Badly star Neil Morrissey is to be reunited with co-star Caroline Quentin later this month at the Harold Pinter Theatre in Relative Values
One of the most beautiful girls in the West End, ladies and gentlemen we give you Rachel Muldoon.
Rehearsal Photos of Miss Saigon at the Prince Edward Theatre
Rehearsal Photos of Ace of Clubs at the Union Theatre
As the tension builds to West End Eurovision 2014 – here are those West End Idents in full!
Hit West End and Broadway musical Jersey Boys is extending its run at the Piccadilly Theatre in London.
Punchdrunk and the National Theatre’s acclaimed production The Drowned Man: A Hollywood Fable is to end its run at the Temple Studios on 6 July 2014.
The Young Vic’s sell-out production of Broadway hit The Scottsboro Boys is to transfer into the West End.
Nominations for the 68th annual Tony Awards were announced today in New York.
Harry Hill’s hilarious X Factor musical I CAN’T SING! is to close at the London Palladium on 10 May. Enjoy Half Price tickets to see this blockbuster show. Harry Hill’s hilarious X Factor Musical has won great reviews and standing ovations from audiences at the London Palladium. Go behind the microphones and under the judges’ desks at the biggest TV show on earth in this bonkers new blockbuster musical extravaganza! Hurry and catch this bonkers new show starring Nigel Harman before it leaves the West End on 10 May. BOOK NOW >
I Can’t Sing! The X Factor Musical is to close early at the London Palladium.
The cast has been announced for Chichester Festival Theatre’s summer 2014 revival of Guys and Dolls including Clare Foster, Jamie Parker and Sophie Thompson,
Production photos of Kidd Pivot / Crystal Pite — The Tempest Replica at Sadler’s Wells
Monty Python’s live show at the O2 is to be broadcast into cinemas worldwide.
The hit musical revue Forbidden Broadway is to return to London this summer.
Hit off-West End comedy The Play That Goes Wrong is to get another West End transfer, moving to the Duchess Theatre this Autumn.
Dominic Tribuzio is a West End dancer and actor, currently appearing in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels at the Savoy Theatre.
Hot on the heels of the show’s 15th birthday celebrations, Mamma Mia! is to get a new cast at the Novello Theatre.
More casting has been announced for the new stage adaptation of Oscar-winning movie Shakespeare in Love including Anna Carteret as Queen Elizabeth.
Rehearsal photos of Bakersfield Mist at the Duchess Theatre starring Kathleen Turner and Ian McDiarmid
Production photos of Dorian Gray at the Riverside Studios
First Look: The new poster artwork for Shakespeare in Love at the Noel Coward Theatre
Rehearsal photos of The Pajama Game – coming to the Shaftesbury Theatre starring Joanna Riding and Michael Xavier
Production photos of Jeeves and Wooster starring Mark Heap and Robert Webb.
Production photos of Eifman Ballet St Petersburg at the London Coliseum
Rehearsal photos of Dorian Gray at the Riverside Studios
The Almeida Theatre’s Chimerica and Broadway show The Book of Mormon dominate this year’s Olivier Awards wins.
Olivier Awards 2014 – Winners
The first video has been released covering Miss Saigon rehearsals.
Hollywood heartthrob Richard Armitage is to star in the Old Vic Theatre’s new production of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible.
Lambeth Council has approved the National Theatre’s planning application to extend the opening of its Shed venue.
David Suchet is rumoured to be starring in West End producer Kim Poster’s new production of The Importance of Being Earnest.
A new trailer has been released for glam and uber-camp new musical Strictly Ballroom.
Punchdrunk’s immersive theatre production The Drowned Man: A Hollywood Fable has been extended again in London, 29 to June 2014.
The Bad Boys of Dance are to make their West End debut at the Peacock Theatre this June in Rock the Ballet.
Production photos of Three Sisters at the Southwark Playhouse
The Out of Joint and Octagon Theatre Bolton production of Stella Feehily’s NHS play This May Hurt a Bit is to transfer into the West End.
The National Theatre has confirmed its forthcoming series of Platforms talks for 2014.
The eclectic programme of talks, discussions and interviews includes writers Alan Ayckbourn, Alan Bennett and Enda Walsh ; directors Sam Mendes, Carrie Cracknell and Neil Bartlett ; and actors Kenneth Cranham and Michael Palin .
Photos: Let The Right One In at the Apollo Theatre
Production photos of English National Ballet’s Lest We Forget at the Barbican Theatre.
British star Martin Freeman to play Shakespeare’s Richard III.
The National Theatre has announced a new cast for its production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.
Production images released for Sam Mendes’ new production of Cabaret on Broadway
Baz Luhrmann’s Strictly Ballroom musical in Sydney releases the first production image.
Richard III Cast Highlights
Production photos of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels at the Savoy Theatre
Olivier Awards – Bernadette Peters, ABBA’s Benny and Björn to perform; Michael Ball, Samantha Barks, Luke Treadaway to present awards
The X Factor winner Alexandra Burke is to replace Beverley Knight in The Bodyguard at the Adelphi Theatre.
A round-up of reviews for I Can’t Sing! The X Factor Musical at the London Palladium
Barbican confirms Benedict Cumberbatch as Hamlet
Photos of the Fatal Attraction opening night at the Theatre Royal Haymarket
The new Tim Rice musical From Here to Eternity is rumoured to be getting a Broadway production.
Actress and comedian Maureen Lipman returning to the West End with Glorious about Florence Foster Jenkins?
Photos of the Les Miserables opening night on Broadway
Production photos of L’Ormindo at Shakespeare’s Globe
Production photos of I Can’t Sing! The X Factor Musical at the London Palladium
I Can’t Sing! The X Factor Musical at the London Palladium opens this week at the London Palladium
Gemma Arterton and Stephen Mangan to host this year’s Olivier Awards
Andrew Lloyd Webber may be planning a Broadway production of Love Never Dies.
Nicholas Hytner has announced his last season as Artistic Director at the National Theatre.
Hugely successful Michael Jackson musical Thriller Live has announced that it is extending its run at the Lyric Theatre in London.
The Commitments is to extend its booking period at the Palace Theatre
Production photos of Kings Of The Dance at the London Coliseum
A photo mash-up of Cabaret on Broadway starring Alan Cumming and Michelle Williams
Photos of the Les Miserables opening night on Broadway
FIRST LOOK: Production photos of Fatal Attraction at the Theatre Royal Haymarket
The Old Vic theatre has announced its new Summer and Autumn 2014 season
The Sheffield Theatres production of The Full Monty is to close early at the Noel Coward Theatre in the West End.
Video of the cast of Les Miserables Broadway performing on Good Morning America
Production photos of Blithe Spirit at the Gielgud Theatre starring Angela Lansbury.
Award-winning British actor Tom Conti is to join the cast of Twelve Angry Men at the Garrick Theatre.
Scary play Ghost Stories is extending its run at the Arts Theatre.
According to the New York Post, a new musical based on the hit Julia Roberts movie Pretty Woman is heading to the stage.
West End veteran Marti Webb is to join the cast of a special concert version of Godspell.
The Queen musical We Will Rock You is to end its run at the Dominion Theatre in London.
The new cast has been announced for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.
Tickets have gone on sale for the RSC’s acclaimed productions of Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies at the Aldwych Theatre.
The nominations have been announced for the 2014 Olivier Awards.
Production photos of Rodelinda at the London Coliseum
Laura Wade’s hit West End play Posh gets the big-screen treatment in new Lone Scherfig movie starring Max Irons, Sam Claflin and Douglas Booth.
Emma Thompson’s star turn in Sweeney Todd will be televised and released on DVD
Chichester Festival Theatre has announced its new season for 2014, with some big-hitting shows and stars set to appear and a number of shows with West End transfer potential.
Stars lined up for the new season include Rupert Everett, Imelda Staunton, Sophie Thompson, Peter Polycarpou, David Haig, Penelope Wilton, Rosalie Craig, Zoë Wanamaker, Patricia Routledge and Dervla Kirwan.
One Direction’s Harry Styles has been tipped to play Fiyero in the new big-budget movie version of musical WICKED.
Production photos of The Knight of the Burning Pestle at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Production photos of La Boheme at the Royal Albert Hall
Olivier Award winning actress Ruthie Henshall to join the cast of Billy Elliot at the Victoria Palace Theatre
New musical Made in Dagenham, coming to the Adelphi Theatre, will star Gemma Arterton in the lead role.
Production photos of The A-Z of Mrs P at the Southwark Playhouse
Production photos of Blaze at the Peacock Theatre
Rehearsal photos of Blithe Spirit starring Angela Lansbury at the Gielgud Theatre
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new musical Stephen Ward has posted closing notices at the Aldwych Theatre.
British actor Arthur Darvill to replace Declan Bennett in the role of Guy in hit Broadway musical ONCE at the Phoenix Theatre in London
Whatsonstage Awards – Winners 2014
Beverley Knight, star of West End musical The Bodyguard at the Adelphi Theatre, is to leave the show, to star in new musical Memphis at the Shaftesbury Theatre.
Production photos of English National Opera’s Rigoletto at the London Coliseum
Rehearsal Photos of Fatal Attraction at the Theatre Royal Haymarket
Production photos of A Taste of Honey at the National Theatre starring Lesley Sharp
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Peter Polycarpou and Gary Wilmot join the cast of The Pajama Game at the Shaftesbury Theatre Further casting has been announced for Richard Eyre’s Chichester revival of The Pajama Game, which is playing the Shaftesbury Theatre from 2 May 2014. Peter Polycarpou, Gary Wilmot and Colin Stinton will join the cast of the show, alongside already-announced leads Joanna Riding and Michael Xavier. Peter Polycarpou and Colin Stinton will both reprise their roles as Vernon Hines and Hasler in the show, and Gary Wilmot will join the cast taking over the role of Vernon Hines from 2 June. The full cast
Shakespeare In Love has announced the casting of its two stars, Tom Bateman as William Shakespeare and Lucy Briggs-Owen as Viola de Lesseps.
The Broadway star of Jersey Boys, John Lloyd Young, is to appear in the London production of the show.
Chichester Festival Theatre has confirmed that Imelda Staunton will star as Rose in their new production of Gypsy.
Jeremy Herrin’s production of Another Country is transferring to the Trafalgar Studios in London following it’s sell-out run at the Chichester Festival Theatre. Julian Mitchell’s award-winning play about a group of public schoolboys in 1930′s England will run at the Trafalgar Studios from 26 March to 30 April 2014. An accomplished cast includes rising new stars Will Attenborough and Rob Callender, plus Julian Wadham, Dario Coates, Cai Birdgen, Bill Milner, James Parris, Mark Donald and Mark Quartley. Book tickets for Another Country at the Trafalgar Studios
The Almeida’s acclaimed production of American Psycho A New Musical Thriller starring Matt Smith is rumoured to be coming to the West End
The Almeida’s production of American Psycho starring Matt Smith is to transfer into the West End
Alex Jennings announced as new Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.
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Production photos of Oh What A Lovely War at the Theatre Royal Stratford East.
Production photos: Another Country coming to the Trafalgar Studios