Entries by Theatre M

National Theatre Wales confirm professional and community cast for We’re Still Here

A combination of professional actors – including a local steelworker – and a community cast from Port Talbot will be performing in National Theatre Wales & Common Wealth’s We’re Still Here. This new production tackles one of the biggest symbols of Wales’ industrial past and present; the Port Talbot steelworks. Inspired by conversations with steelworkers, union […]

THE OTHER PALACE Announces Two Productions Following Pitch Days

The Other Palace has announced two ‘Work in Progress’ productions, first discovered during Pitch Days held on 24 May 2017.  SPILT MILK and EVER ONWARD will have public sharings on Friday 11 August and Friday 24 Novemberrespectively. Paul Taylor Mills, Artistic Director said, “I am thrilled that we have been able to, within the first 6 months of operating, find two brilliant new musicals […]

Michael Grandage Company: Recipients Of The Second Year Of MGCfutures Bursaries Announced

Michael Grandage today announced the recipients of the second annual MGCfutures Bursaries awarded across a range of theatrical disciplines including directing, writing, producing, video design, choreography and performance makers. Offering both financial and ongoing mentoring support from the MGCfutures team, the recipients come from across the UK. The recipients of this year’s bursaries are Samuel Bailey – Writer, Poonam Brah […]

Lost instruments throw Otto & Astrid’s Edinburgh Fringe run into chaos

German band Die Roten Punkte have been left stranded on the opening night of their Edinburgh Festival Fringe run after British Airways lost all their musical equipment in Canada. The duo, consisting of brother and sister Otto and Astrid Rot, travelled with the airline from Winnipeg to Edinburgh on July 30but discovered on arrival that their set […]

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Edinburgh Fringe, Tago Korean Drum, Interview: “Our music is very sexy, intense, and sophisticated!”

TAGO return to The Fringe 2017 with a new show which follows their enormously popular and successful Fringe debut last year. ‘FYI’ TAGO means ‘lighting up the world by beating drums’ and this young ensemble achieves it with a spectacular mixture of Korean traditional instruments – from gigantic drums to small percussion instruments – spiced […]

Curious Directive announce full casting for Frogman

Full casting has been announced on curious directive’s Frogman which opens at the Traverse Theatre, Codebase, as part of the Edinburgh Festival.  A hugely ambitious, coming-of-age thriller, Frogman is told through live theatre and 360 film in Virtual Reality. The show will open in Edinburgh before embarking on an 8-date UK tour to Brighton, Plymouth, Cambridge, Oxford, Bath, Warwick, […]

The Truman Capote Talk Show come to Assembly, Edinburgh from 3-27 August

Bob Kingdom’s portrayal of Truman Capote, the brilliant and tortured, adorable and wicked writer of Breakfast At Tiffany’s and In Cold Blood has spellbound audiences all over the world enjoying a sell-out season in London’s West End and Off-Broadway. Capote – social butterfly, gossipmonger and faded novelist – is brought back from the dead in Bob Kingdom’s award-winning one-man […]

Cast announced for the world stage premiere of “The Knowledge”

The Knowledge is based on the iconic 1979 TV  comedy. Maureen not only played a leading role in the film, but is also Jack Rosenthal’s widow. The cast are: Steven Pacey as Mr. Burgess, Celine Abrahams, James Alexandrou, Jenna Augen, Louise Callaghan , Ben Caplan, Michael Chance, Alice Felgate, Fabien Frankel. Set against the backdrop […]

RADA President Kenneth Branagh to direct Tom Hiddleston in Hamlet

Kenneth Branagh’s Olivier Award-winning theatre company will join forces with RADA for a co-production of Hamlet, to support the transformation of RADA’s Chenies Street site in London, further developing the Academy as a world-leader in dramatic arts training. The production will feature RADA alumnus Tom Hiddleston in the title role and will play a strictly limited three week run at […]