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.
The Everyman & Playhouse have announced further casting for associate director Nick Bagnall’s anarchic production of the musical Sweeney Todd.
Following two critically acclaimed seasons of Shakespeare, the award-winning Daniel Taylor Productions returns to The Epstein Theatre this spring with a production of Macbeth that reunites three stars of the international smash-hit musical Blood Brothers.
& Juliet is the joyous, new West End musical that asks: what if Juliet’s famous ending was really just her beginning? What if she decided to choose her own fate?
Soaring with the music of Max Martin, the acclaimed song-writer of some of the biggest pop anthems of the last 30 years, & Juliet is to star the award-winning Miriam-Teak Lee.
A brand new production of JERRY SPRINGER - THE OPERA is coming to Manchester in August 2019 – almost 15 years since the show was last performed in the UK.
The controversial musical will entertain audiences over a four-week run at Hope Mill Theatre in Ancoats, from Thursday 8th to Saturday 31st August. Tickets are on sale now!
Pioneering theatre companies Mind the Gap and Walk the Plank have teamed up to create outdoor spectacular Zara featuring a giant baby, 3D projection mapping, a cast of 100 plus and an original music score.
Zara is the product of Bradford based Mind the Gap’s Daughters of Fortune project which explores learning disability and parenthood for a mainstream audience.
Bill Kenwright’s ‘Dazzling’ (Sunday Telegraph) production of the international smash hit musical Blood Brothers announces its 2019 Spring tour, opening on Tuesday 29th January at Malvern Festival Theatre. This iconic musical has been visiting theatres across the country throughout 2018, performing to sell-out houses and receiving standing ovations.
Omnibus Theatre marks the beginning of the New Year by announcing the appointment of Fiona Mactaggart as the new Chair of the award-winning independent theatre in Clapham, South London. Mactaggart will take up the position this month and former chair George Owen MBE, will step up to become honorary president.
Leeds’ greatest writer Kay Mellor will directing the world premiere of her multi award-winning ITV series Band of Gold at the Grand Theatre in November.
In Band of Gold the award winning dramatist will revisit the lives of a group of women - Carol, Rose, Anita and Gina - as they battle to survive working in Bradford’s red-light district.
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