Chichester Festival Theatre

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast (CFYT)

PLAY | Beauty and The Beast is available to watch online from 21 May – 19 July 2020 (free)

The Midnight Gang

The Midnight Gang (2018)

MUSICAL | The Midnight Gang is available to watch online from 30 April – 29 May 2020 (free)

Guys and Dolls at the Savoy Theatre

Chichester Festival Theatre’s highly acclaimed and sell out production of Guys and Dolls transfers to the West End’s Savoy theatre.

Chichester Guys and Dolls cast announced

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,

Chichester announce new season: Imelda Staunton to play Gypsy, Rupert Everett in Amadeus

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.

Imelda Staunton to star in Gypsy

Chichester Festival Theatre has confirmed that Imelda Staunton will star as Rose in their new production of Gypsy.

Casting announced for ANOTHER COUNTRY at Chichester

Director Jeremy Herrin returns to Chichester to stage Julian Mitchell’s award-winning drama Another Country, a fictionalised account of the youth of such people as the spy Guy Burgess and the Communist John Cornford, who died in the Spanish Civil War.

Chichester Festival Theatre season announcement

Theatre in the Park is unveiled with major new productions of Barnum and Neville’s Island. Richard Eyre returns to Chichester to direct The Pajama Game. The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui returns to the Minerva Theatre, then transfers to the West End – Henry Goodman reprises his award-winning role. Festival 2012 achieved record-breaking audience figures of 220,000

South Downs and The Browning Version at the Harold Pinter Theatre

A well-deserved West End transfer for Chichester Festival Theatre’s excellent double-bill featuring Terence Rattigan’s one-act masterpiece The Browning Version and David Hare’s specially commissioned companion piece South Downs. The cast includes Anna Chancellor and Nicholas Farrell.

Sweeney Todd – Reviews Round-up

A round-up of reviews for Sweeney Todd at the Adelphi Theatre in London starring Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton.

Production photos: Sweeney Todd starring Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton

Chichester’s 2011 festival closes this year with a new production of Stephen Sondheim’s classic musical Sweeney Todd. Leading the cast are two of British Theatre’s biggest names, with distinguished musical performer Michael Ball and Oscar-nominated actress Imelda Staunton starring in the show.

West End Transfer For Max Stafford-Clark’s Critically Acclaimed New Production Of Caryl Churchill’s Top Girls

Max Stafford-Clark’s new production of Caryl Churchill’s Top Girls is to transfer to the Trafalgar Studios following its critically acclaimed, sell-out run at the Minerva Theatre, Chichester. Top Girls, produced in the West End by Sonia Friedman Productions, will run at the Trafalgar Studios from 5 August – 15 October 2011 with press night on 16 August 2011. Designs are by Tim Shortall with lighting by Jason Taylor, sound by Ian Dickinson and video design by Finn Ross. Stafford-Clark’s Out of Joint/ Chichester Festival Theatre co-production reunites him with producer Sonia Friedman, with whom he co-founded Out of Joint Theatre Company in 1993.

Pygmalion – Round-up of Reviews

Reviews round-up of Pymalion at the Garrick Theatre, starring Rupert Everett, Kara Tointon and Diana Rigg.

Joe Mcfadden And Dianne Pilkington In She Loves Me

She Loves Me is the delightful story of Georg and Amalia, who work in a 1930s parfumerie. Adversaries by day, at night they write ardent love letters to their anonymous sweethearts. They both fall in love with their mystery pen pals, unaware that each is the other’s secret correspondent.

The cast features Joe McFadden as Georg. Last at Chichester in Festival 05’s How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, his other credits include Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Rent on stage and Heartbeat, Casualty and Cranford on television.

Love Story to Close at Duchess Theatre

The Chichester Festival Theatre production of Love Story will close as scheduled at the Duchess Theatre on 26 February 2011.

Opening This Week in the West End

It’s an eclectic bag of shows that are opening this week in the West End, as the autumn season of new shows begins apace. From Wonder Woman to Michael Gambon via Noel Coward and Sebastian Faulks, there’s something there for everyone.

Love Story set for West End

Erich Segal’s best-selling novel Love Story, to transfer from Chichester to the Duchess Theatre in London

42nd Street – Review

42nd Street at the Chichester Festival Theatre – Review

OUT OF TOWN: Chichester, Sheffield

OUT OF TOWN UPDATE: 42nd Street at the Chichester Festival Theatre, Me and My Girl at Sheffield Theatres, and Onasis at the Derby Theatre

Rupert Everett to play Chichester

Rupert Everett is to star in a brand new production of Pygmalion at the Chichester Festival Theatre as part of its new 2010 season.

Theatre pieces: Hunter Parrish, August:Osage County, Chichester

After Gareth Gates, do we have a new Joseph? Gareth Gates seems to be doing a fine job in Joseph at the Adelphi Theatre – at least if comments on the westendtheatre blog are anything to go by. Whilst musing on Spring Awakening’s demise on Broadway, we turn our attention to Hunter Parrish – pot smoking star of TV’s Weeds – who recently played the lead role of Melchior on Broadway. Well known for his love of all things theatrical, in a recent interview he said: “I want them to bring back Joseph [and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat]. If anyone …

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