Entries by Theatre M

The Boy with Two Hearts to open at the National Theatre this October

Wales Millennium Centre’s widely acclaimed adaptation of Hamed and Hessam Amiri’s The Boy with Two Hearts will open for performances in the Dorfman theatre this October, with press night on 5 October. Directed by Amit Sharma and adapted for the stage by Phil Porter, the play is based on the book of the same name by Hamed and Hessam Amiri. Drawing on extraordinary real-life experiences, it is […]

“MJ” breaks house record for 5th time with gross of $1.76 Mn

The unofficial final days of summer have delivered yet another record-breaking 8-perfomance week for MJ. Broadway’s Neil Simon Theatre box office record for the 5th time, MJ’s receipts totaled $1,762,559 for the week ending Sunday, September 4. This brings the total cumulative gross of the smash hit musical to $49,415,323.90. MJ is directed and choregraphed by two-time Tony Award winner Christopher […]

The National Theatre adds King Lear and Young Marx to on-demand streaming platform

The National Theatre launches an exciting upcoming season on its streaming platform, with a host of productions to be made available on National Theatre at Home. Available from today is Ian McKellen’s moving portrayal of Shakespeare’s King Lear, presented by Chichester Festival Theatre and Ambassador Theatre Group Productions, captured live during its sell-out transfer at the Duke of […]

CHICAGO Welcomes Amra-Faye Wright & Brandon Victor Dixon

The Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago welcomes back Amra-Faye Wright in the role of “Velma Kelly” and welcomes Brandon Victor Dixon in the role of “Billy Flynn” joining previously announced Angelica Ross as “Roxie Hart” starting Monday, September 12 at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St., NYC). AMRA-FAYE WRIGHT (Velma Kelly). Broadway: Chicago (Velma Kelly) 20 years! Including runs in […]

Rarely seen Stars and Grammy Award Winners to take to The Pheasantry Stage this Autumn

PizzaExpress’s The Pheasantry will welcome a diverse line-up of incredible artists this Autumn from Jazz to Musical Theatre to World Music Highlights include rare appearances from New York Cabaret stars Ann Hampton Callaway, Carole Bufford and Steve Ross, Musical Theatre star Bonnie Langford taking to the stage to celebrate 50 years in showbusiness and Grammy award winner Jon Cleary […]

Final cast for A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Shakespeare North Playhouse

The final cast for Not Too Tame, Shakespeare North Playhouse and Northern Stage’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream has been announced.  A riotous new production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream directed by Matthew Dunster and Jimmy Fairhurst will be the first Shakespearean inspired production to be staged on the Cockpit Theatre at ground-breaking new venue Shakespeare North Playhouse in Prescot, Merseyside. The long-awaited production has announced previously that it will feature the […]

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First Look: Into the Woods

Photo Credit: Marc Brenner Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; Book by James Lapine; Co-Directed by Terry Gilliam and Leah Hausman This imaginative and delightfully playful new production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Into the Woods arrives as a timely celebration of the late composer’s remarkable impact on musical theatre.  The supremely talented ensemble cast includes Julian […]