Chichester returns with an eclectic slate of comedy, drama and concerts
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Chichester Festival Theatre have announced further casting for Mack & Mabel.
Jonathan Church and Alan Finch announce Chichester Festival’s 2015 season including Lenny Henry in Educating Rita and Michael Ball in Mack & Mabel.
Lenny Henry is to star in a new production of Educating Rita at the Chichester Festival Theatre.
It was announced today that Michael Ball will star in Chichester Festival Theatre’s major new production of Mack & Mabel this summer.
Is Imelda Staunton heading back into the West End in the Chichester transfer of Gypsy?
Penelope Wilton returns to the West End in hit Chichester drama Taken at Midnight at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.
Imelda Staunton stars in GYPSY at Chichester Festival Theatre – Round-up of Reviews
Photo First Look at Gypsy at Chichester Festival Theatre starring Imelda Staunton.
Imelda Staunton stars as Mama Rose in Gypsy at Chichester Theatre
Production photos of Guys and Dolls at the Chichester Festival Theatre
Production photos of Amadeus at Chichester Festival Theatre starring Rupert Everett.
Production photos of Miss Julie and Black Comedy starring Rosalie Craig at the Chichester Festival Theatre
Production photos of Stevie starring Zoe Wanamaker at Chichester Festival Theatre
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 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.
Chichester Festival Theatre has confirmed that Imelda Staunton will star as Rose in their new production of Gypsy.
Richard Eyre’s revival of The Pajama Game has gone on sale in the West End.
Richard Eyre’s revival of The Pajama Game at the Chichester Festival Theatre is to transfer to the Shaftesbury Theatre in the West End.
Tim Rice’s new musical From Here to Eternity will end its run at the Shaftesbury Theatre in April 2014.
David Hare and Penelope Wilton’s shared introduction to the National Theatre.
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.
Multi-talented actors Adrian Edmondson and Rufus Hound lead the cast in Tim Firth’s dark comedy about a disastrous outward bound team-building exercise which will be staged at the Theatre in the Park, Chichester.
The full cast is announced for Chichester Festival Theatre’s critically acclaimed production of The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, which will open at the Duchess Theatre on 25 September with previews from 18 September. The production will once again feature Henry Goodman reprising his award-winning performance in the title role.
Henry Goodman reprises his wildly acclaimed performance as Arturo Ui in the Chichester Festival Theatre production of Brecht’s The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui at the Duchess Theatre.
Production photos of The Pajama Game at the Chichester Festival Theatre starring Joanna Riding
Distinguished director Richard Eyre returns to Chichester to open Festival 2013 with the evergreen Broadway musical, The Pajama Game starring Hadley Fraser & Joanna Riding
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
Production photos of Antony and Cleopatra at Chichester Festival Theatre starring Kim Cattrall.
Derek Jacobi returns to Chichester Festival Theatre during its 50th Anniversary season in Heartbreak House, Bernard Shaw’s comic exploration of love and social mores. The notable cast also includes Emma Fielding and Ronald Pickup.
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.
A round-up of reviews for Sweeney Todd at the Adelphi Theatre in London starring Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton.
Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton will star in a new West End production of Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd.
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.
Following its critically-acclaimed, sold-out run at Chichester Festival Theatre, Singin’ in the Rain is making a splash at London’s Palace Theatre starring Adam Cooper.
Chichester’s Festival 2011 closes with Sweeney Todd, the musical commonly acknowledged to be Stephen Sondheim’s masterpiece, in a cast led by distinguished musical performer Michael Ball and Oscar-nominated actress Imelda Staunton.
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.
Production photos: A brand new stage production of Hollywood classic Singin’ in the Rain has started at the Chichester Festival Theatre.
Reviews round-up of Pymalion at the Garrick Theatre, starring Rupert Everett, Kara Tointon and Diana Rigg.
Award-winning choreographer Stephen Mear has directed a brand new production of Broadway musical She Loves Me at the Minerva Theatre, Chichester (until 18 June 2011).
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.
Trevor Nunn has cast stage and screen actor Ralph Fiennes as Prospero in his new production of The Tempest.
Dame Diana Rigg is to join Rupert Everett and Kara Tointon in the Chichester transfer of Pygmalion
Chichester Festival Theatre: Top Girls casting announcement
Chichester Festival Theatre: Top Girls casting announcement
KARA TOINTON in Pygmalion
RUPERT EVERETT in Pygmalion
Chichester Festival Theatre announces new season
Chichester Festival Theatre Announces Festival 2011
The Chichester Festival Theatre production of Love Story will close as scheduled at the Duchess Theatre on 26 February 2011.
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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.
Erich Segal’s best-selling novel Love Story, to transfer from Chichester to the Duchess Theatre in London
42nd Street at the Chichester Festival Theatre – Review
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 is to star in a brand new production of Pygmalion at the Chichester Festival Theatre as part of its new 2010 season.
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 …