Following the record-breaking success of last year’s pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk, Crewe Lyceum have announced that the phenomenally funny Cannon & Ball will return to star in Peter Pan their fourth consecutive Crewe panto!
The award-winning Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre, founded in 2010 by Storyhouse (then Chester Performs) has announced its 2019 season is on sale.
Shakespeare’s Henry V and Twelfth Night will be performed in rep alongside a brand-new version of the timeless children’s classic The Borrowers by Bryony Lavery.
As the preview performances of Waitress begin in London this weekend, it is announced that more tickets have been released and the show has extended its booking period to 19th October at the Adelphi Theatre. The Tony-nominated musical by Sara Bareilles will have its official opening night on 7th March. The production has also just announced that a limited number of day seats will be available to purchase in person from the theatre box office for £25 (from 10am, Mon-Weds performances only, subject to availability and at the box office’s discretion).
It is announced today that the London production of Waitress has cast its youngest company members. At just four and six years old, Fifi Christophers (left) and Arabella Duffy (right) will make their West End debuts sharing the role of Lulu. The Tony-nominated musical by Sara Bareilles will have its official opening night on 7th March at the Adelphi Theatre.
We are so incredibly lucky in Manchester to be able to get such fantastic productions stopping at our city; most recently being the first location on the tour for many shows, as we had with ‘Bat out of Hell’ and with ‘Annie’ just this week. Now we have something very special coming to the city and it’s something that we at North West End are counting the days until it arrives.
Bill Kenwright’s ‘Amazing’, ’Superb’, ‘Wonderful’ and ‘Brilliant’ production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sparkling family musical embarks on a national tour with a new Joseph, heading to the Opera House Blackpool from Tuesday 28th May – Saturday 01st June 2019.
Playing from the 11th – 16th March Bronte by Polly Teale comes to the Altrincham Garrick for one week only.
THE BLOOD TALES, an experimental and empowering one-woman show, will receive its London and UK premiere on International Women’s Day (Friday 8th March) at the Chapel Playhouse, London's newest fringe theatre run by the team behind the award-winning The Bread & Roses Theatre.
The multi award-winning John Malkovich returns to the West End stage after nearly 30 years to play Barney Fein, a top dog Hollywood producer in Bitter Wheat, a new play by the legendary author, director and playwright David Mamet. It will preview at the Garrick Theatre on Friday 7th June 2019 and will be directed by Mamet.
Stage and screen star Mark Gatiss (Sherlock, BBC1; Doctor Who, BBC1; The Madness of George III, Nottingham Playhouse; The League of Gentlemen, BBC Two and UK tour) will be lending his voice to the part of Kosley, a hysterical talking computer, in the world premiere of Dark Sublime.
Two of the North’s artistic powerhouses Phoenix Dance Theatre and Opera North are collaborating for the first time on a re-working of the iconic ballet The Rite of Spring.
The Rite of Spring is a landmark 20th century piece, set to Igor Stravinsky’s ground-breaking score, and this ground-breaking production will open at Leeds Grand Theatre on February 16th.
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