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Your theatre week, 21 to 27 March 2011

This week sees a number of birthday celebrations, including two American theatre greats: Stephen Sondheim turns 81 after a riotous year of 80th birthday tributes culminating in his Olivier Special Award, and this week marks the centenary of the great Tennessee Williams. Also Priscilla makes it to two years old this week as the Broadway production starts camping it up on the other side of the Atlantic, and Kneehigh Theatre Company follow their acclaimed production of Brief Encounter with another reimagining of a cinema classic, this time French movie The Umbrellas of Cherbourg.

Frankenstein in cinemas tonight

The National Theatre’s sold out production of Frankenstein will play two dates as part of the NT Live cinema programme, starting tonight.

More presenters announced for Olivier Awards

The Society of London Theatre has released more details of the presenters at this year’s revamped Olivier Awards, at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane on 13 March 2011. Stars include Barry Manilow, Danielle Hope, Benedict Cumberbatch, Elaine Paige and Rupert Everett.

Frankenstein: two dates for cinemas

The National Theatre’s sold out production of Frankenstein will play two dates as part of the NT Live cinema programme.

Brian Cox to reveal Frankenstein science

The National Theatre is to run a series of talks in their Platform series this winter around the new production of Frankenstein.

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