Elton John leads a powerhouse creative team with new musical Tammy Faye rumoured to premiere in London next year.
Hit Almeida Theatre play King Charles III is extending its run at the Wyndham’s Theatre.
Rehearsals have started for the forthcoming West End transfer of hit Almeida play King Charles III at the Wyndham’s Theatre in London.
The Almeida Theatre’s hit drama King Charles III transfers to the Wyndham’s Theatre starring Tim Pigott-Smith.
The Almeida’s hit production of King Charles III is scheduled to transfer into the West End this autumn.
The Almeida Theatre’s Chimerica and Broadway show The Book of Mormon dominate this year’s Olivier Awards wins.
Headlong’s extraordinary new production of George Orwell’s 1984 transfers to the Playhouse Theatre.
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
Production photos of American Psycho A new musical thriller at the Almeida Theatre
Mr Porter gives the Almeida’s forthcoming musical American Psycho a slick fashion shoot, including star Matt Smith.
LESLEY MANVILLE in Ghosts
Lesley Manville stars in the West End transfer of Ibsen’s Ghosts, following a sold-out run at the Almeida Theatre, directed and adapted by Richard Eyre.
David Eyre’s hit new production of Ibsen’s classic play Ghosts is transferring from the Almeida Theatre to the West End for a limited season.
Rehearsal Photos of American Psycho starring Matt Smith at the Almeida Theatre.
Rupert Goold’s new musical thriller of Bret Easton Ellis’s American Psycho to star Doctor Who’s Matt Smith.
Chimerica is the fascinating, critically acclaimed new play by Lucy Kirkwood that wowed audiences at the Almeida, and now transfers to the Harold Pinter Theatre in the West End for a limited season.
Matthew Dunster will direct Rodney Ackland’s Before The Party at the Almeida Theatre from 21 March – 11 May 2013, with press night on 28 March. Based on a short story by Somerset Maugham, Before The Party has designs by Anna Fleischle with lighting by Philip Gladwell and sound by Ian Dickinson. Dunster’s production of Before The Party will be the first in over 25 years.
Michael Attenborough’s new production of Neil LaBute’s play Reasons To Be Pretty opens at the Almeida Theatre from 10 November.
Bijan Sheibani To Direct Shohreh Aghdashloo In Federico Garcia Lorca’s The House Of Bernarda Alba; Michael Attenborough To Direct Samantha Spiro In Edwardo De Filippo’s Filumena In A New English Version By Tanya Ronder; Jeremy Herrin To Direct World Premiere Of Matthew Dunster’s Children’s Children; Michael Attenborough To Direct Jonathan Pryce As King Lear
Michael Attenborough will direct the UK premiere of Neil LaBute’s Reasons To Be Pretty. Reasons To Be Pretty will run at the Almeida Theatre from 10 November 2011 – 14 January 2012 with press night on 17 November. Designs are by Soutra Gilmour with lighting by Mark Henderson and sound by Fergus O’Hare. The cast comprises Kieran Bew, Siân Brooke, Tom Burke and Billie Piper.
Rehearsal photos of My City at the Almeida Theatre starring Tracey Ullman
Award-winning TV and stage actress to star in new Almeida production this Autumn.
Lucy Cohu, Diana Hardcastle, Ian Mcelhinney, Imelda Staunton & Tim Pigott-Smith Join Penelope Wilton In Edward Albee’s A Delicate Balance
Royal Court and National Theatre sweep up at annual Evening Standard Theatre Awards; Royal Court wins best play; National’s Nancy Carroll and Rory Kinnear win best actress and actor
EVENING STANDARD THEATRE AWARDS – WINNERS 2010
This week’s West End openings include End of the Rainbow, FELA! and The Master Builder.
OLIVIER AWARDS – Special and Outstanding Achievement Award Winners
June is proving to be a busy month for West End Theatre with a number of high-profile openings, including work from big name directors such as Sam Mendes, Richard Eyre and Matthew Warchus.
It’s all change in the West End as a number of shows close to make way for transfers from other theatres. In an increasingly risk-averse climate for producers, a hit in a small venue or success in a limited run could mean money if it transfers into the West End. The subsidised National Theatre and Almeida are bringing in War Horse and Duet for One respectively, Cameron Mackintosh decides to keep Avenue Q running and Carrie’s War and Saturday Night transfer from smaller venues. Duet For One The Almeida’s recently acclaimed production Duet for One will transfer to the West …
If theatre mirrors life then you would expect 2009 to be a bad year for the performing arts in London: economic downturns and credit crunches sound like gloomy news for our discretionary entertainment spending. But West End theatre box office figures have kept on going up in recent years, and the huge number of new productions sailing into town during 2009 could mean that Theatreland manages to buck the trend. THE GREAT REVIVAL The RSC, National Theatre, Donmar and Old Vic dominated straight drama in the West End in 2008, and they haven’t finished yet. Big hitters coming to …