Entries by Theatre M

Full cast announced for world première of David Walliams’ Billionaire Boy The Musical

Director of Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Sam Hodges today announces the full cast for the world première stage adaptation of David Walliams’ Billionaire Boy The Musical. Luke Shepard directs Alex “Teddy” Clements (MD / Ensemble), Ryan Heenan (Joe Spud), Avita Jay (Sapphire / Raj), Eleanor Kane (Lauren), Lem Knights (Bob), Jared Leathwood (Dave Grubb), Natalie Morgan (Sue Grubb), Daisy Noir (Drummer / Ensemble),Dean Nolan (Len Spud) and Sophia Nomvete (Bobs Mum (Gwen). The production, which marks Miranda Cooper and Nick Coler’s […]

,

So obviously ‘The Inheritance’ is fairly incredible

Right – so I’ve seen The Inheritance (again) and it’s a pretty astonishing piece of work. The Young Vic’s show of the year: The Inheritance, written by Matthew Lopez and directed by Stephen Daldry, is as close to theatre perfection as it gets. Is the hype real? Yes, folks. Theatrically, tonally, politically and conceptually it’s right up there with Tony Kushner’s sprawling Angels in […]

Time to listen: Study reveals concern over impact of declining provision of arts & culture in schools

A landmark research project commissioned by Arts Council England – and involving schools and teachers who work with either the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) or Tate – outlines the overwhelmingly positive benefits of arts and cultural education on the lives of young people. The research, undertaken by the School of Education at the University of […]

Adam Penford announces second Spring Season at Nottingham Playhouse

Nottingham Playhouse has announced Adam Penford’s second season as artistic director, including the return of the hugely popular Wonderland. Following an exceptionally successful first year in post, Nottingham Playhouse’s artistic director Adam Penford has announced his spring season for 2019, which includes four main stage productions and a refreshed take on the theatre’s approach to working […]

Principal casting announced for Menier Chocolate Factory’s major revival of Fiddler On The Roof

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announced principal company for its major revival of one of the world’s most-beloved musicals of all time, Fiddler on the Roof, in a new staging by Trevor Nunn. Joining the previously announced Andy Nyman (Tevye) is Judy Kuhn as Golde, with Harriet Bunton (Hodel), Dermot Canavan (Lazar Wolf), Stewart Clarke (Perchik), Matt Corner (Fyedka), Joshua Gannon (Motel), Louise Gold (Yente),Kirsty MacLaren (Chava) and Molly Osborne (Tzeitel). The production opens on 5 December, with […]

Neal Street Productions Announce West End Transfer of Its Co-Production with National Theatre, THE LEHMAN TRILOGY

Neal Street Productions has confirmed the West End transfer of its co-production with the National Theatre of The Lehman Trilogy. Sam Mendes’s acclaimed production of Ben Power’s adaptation of Stefano Massini’s text about the rise and fall of the Lehman family’s extraordinary empire will play at the Piccadilly Theatre from May 11th 2019 for a 12 […]

The Price West End transfer announced, starring David Suchet and Brendan Coyle

The 50th anniversary production of Arthur Miller’s riveting drama The Price is today announced for a West End transfer in February 2019 following a critical and publicly acclaimed reception in Bath earlier this summer. Eminent British actor David Suchetand Olivier Award winner and BAFTA and Emmy nominated Brendan Coyle will both reprise their star roles, as furniture dealer Gregory Solomon and […]

Gecko announce Barbican debut marking next phase of UK’s leading devising physical theatre company

Renowned physical theatre company Gecko marks its debut at the Barbican, one of London’s biggest stages, with The Wedding as part of the line-up for prestigious London International Mime Festival 2019, the capital’s longest established international theatre season.This is the first time a UK theatre company has been programmed at the Barbican as part of the LIMF […]

Hamilton’s King George makes important Olivier Awards announcement

A Message From The King… Watch the dastardly King George III from Olivier Award-winning musical Hamilton (played by Michael Jibson) announce the date and venue for the Olivier Awards 2019 with Mastercard! OLIVIER AWARDS 2019 WITH MASTERCARD DATE: Sunday 7 April 2019 VENUE: Royal Albert Hall OfficialLondonTheatre.com / YouTube / Twitter / Facebook / Instagram / Giphy #OlivierAwards Established in 1976, the Olivier Awards celebrate the world-class […]

Last chance to see The Jungle in the West End

Audiences have just three weeks left to see the critically acclaimed production of The Jungle by Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson at the Playhouse Theatre in London’s West End. Directed by Stephen Daldry and Justin Martin, the production has received widespread critical acclaim and won the South Bank Sky Arts Award in the 2018 Theatre category. Set in Europe’s largest unofficial refugee camp, the Calais Jungle, which in 2015, became […]