Entries by Theatre M

Hoxton Hall announce full cast for world première of all-female musical Oranges and Elephants opening the spring season: Female Parts

Karena Johnson, Artistic Director of Hoxton Hall, today announced full cast for the world première of Oranges and Elephants, the first production in the venue’s all-female spring season Female Parts. The musical centres on two rival female gangs in Victorian London blending Music Hall, Fairground and Musical Theatre storytelling. Susie McKenna directs a cast of actor-musicians: Kate Adams (Flo), Rebecca Bainbridge (Ada), Susannah van […]

 Royal Court Theatre announces extension for Dennis Kelly’S Girls & Boys

An extra week of performances has been added today to the world premiere of Girls & Boys, written by Dennis Kelly and directed by Lyndsey Turner. The productionwill be running from Thursday 8 February 2018 – Saturday 17 March 2018. Girls & Boys, which sees Carey Mulligan playing the role of Women, runs in the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Downstairs with press performances […]

Casting announced for the world première of Howard Brenton’s The Shadow Factory – the inaugural production in NST City

Director of Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Samuel Hodges, today announced casting for the theatres inaugural production at NST City – the world première of Howard Brenton’s The Shadow Factory. Hodges directs David Birrell (Fred/Hugh), Catherine Cusack (Lil/Sylvia), Lorna Fitzgerald (Jackie Dimmock), Hilton McRae (Lord Beaverbrook) and Daniel York (Len Gooch). Further casting to be announced. The Shadow Factory opens on 15 February, with previews from 7 February, and runs until 3 March. This world première […]

Mothers Who Make is set for National Takeover

Mothers Who Make, a grassroots national initiative that supports mothers who are artists, is set for a national takeover. The network has been supported by Arts Council England to develop hubs across the UK, commission new work and create a digital platform. Mothers Who Make are committed to creating spaces where every kind of maker is welcomed, […]

Royal & Derngate Northampton and simple8 present a vivid new adaptation of A Passage to India

One of the great novels of the twentieth century, E. M. Forster’s A Passage to India is vividly re-imagined by award-winning ensemble simple8, in a co-production with Royal & Derngate, Northampton. This new adaptation by Simon Dormandy with original live music by Kuljit Bhamra and design by Dora Schweitzer opens in Northampton on Thursday 11 January 2018, with a press night on Tuesday 16 January, as part of […]

Bally Gill and Karen Fishwick announced as the RSC’s Romeo and Juliet

Today the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) has announced who will play the roles of Romeo and Juliet in the forthcoming production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, Bally Gill and Karen Fishwick. Directed by Deputy Artistic Director Erica Whyman and designed by Tom Piper, Romeo and Juliet begins previews on the 21 April 2018 and it will be broadcast live to cinemas on the 18 July […]