Entries by Theatre M

Cast announced for Small Island as rehearsals begin

Casting for the revival of the critically acclaimed production Small Island is announced today as the company begin rehearsals. Adapted by Helen Edmundson from Andrea Levy’s prize-winning novel and directed by Rufus Norris, the production will open on 24 February in the Olivier theatre.   Small Island brings to life the tangled history of Jamaica and the UK. Following the intricately connected […]

“To Kill a Mockingbird” to move to the Belasco Theatre

Producer Barry Diller announced today that To Kill a Mockingbird, the most successful American play in Broadway history, will conclude the current leg of its history-making, record-shattering run at Broadway’s Shubert Theatre on Sunday and will reopen one block east at the Belasco Theatre on Wednesday, June 1, giving To Kill a Mockingbird an unrestricted run in its new home. […]

National Youth Theatre announce free audition workshops around the UK

The National Youth Theatre (NYT) has announced Audition Open Days around the UK – a free workshop giving young people audition advice and introducing them to the NYT ethos and the world of theatre making. National Youth Theatre Audition Open Days will be available across the country including Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester, Northampton and Southampton, […]

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Guest Blog – iampro: “The Online Drama School”

In the age of Covid-19, there is comfort in knowing that you can still access interactive drama classes and theatre online.   What is an online drama school? An online drama school is one that runs classes virtually, usually in the form of live tutorials, performances, or pre-recorded masterclasses. An online training environment can be beneficial […]

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Lancaster Playwriting Award winner announced

A ‘spiky and tender’ story about relationships has earned a writer from Liverpool the Lancaster Playwriting Prize 2022, it was announced today (December 6). Winner Joseph Irwin, who was selected from 30 entries to win the award, will now have a rehearsed reading of his debut play Mama in early 2022, a cash prize of £1,500, and professional mentoring. The shifting remit of the competition, […]

Anything Goes stars attend Chiswick Cinema screening

Trafalgar Entertainment welcomed acting royalty to The Chiswick Cinema yesterday (28 November) as Simon Callow hosted a special Q&A with Robert Lindsay, Felicity Kendal and Gary Wilmot ahead of the cinema screening of the major ★★★★★ production of Anything Goes. There’s another chance to see Anything Goes on the big screen nationwide on 1 December. Filmed live […]

Broadway Companies come together to celebrate Stephen Sondheim

Today, hundreds of members of the Broadway community and casts of Broadway shows came together to celebrate and honor the life of the late Stephen Sondheim. Gathered on the iconic red steps in Duffy Square, participants sang “Sunday” from Sondheim’s celebrated work, Sunday in the Park with George. They included Lin-Manuel Miranda, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Sara Bareilles, Raúl Esparza, Stephen Schwartz, Laura Benanti, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Josh […]

Lisa Maguire Appointed New Executive Director and Joint CEO of Headlong

Award-winning theatre company Headlong, has today announced Lisa Maguire as their new Executive Director and Joint CEO. Lisa, who is currently Executive Producer and Deputy CEO at National Theatre of Wales, will take up the position from Alan Stacey in Spring 2022. Lisa joins Headlong after a nine year tenure at National Theatre Wales. As […]

Digital Theatre+ partners with Sonia Friedman Productions to Provide Education Platform for Uncle Vanya

From Thursday 25th November, Schools, universities, and educational institutions all over the world will be able to see Conor McPherson’s stunning adaptation of Chekov’s masterpiece Uncle Vanya thanks to a partnership with producers Sonia Friedman Productions and Digital Theatre+, Digital Theatre’s education platform.  The original run of Sonia Friedman Production’s sold-out stage production of Uncle Vanya at the Harold Pinter […]