Entries by Theatre M

Bristol Bus Boycott pioneers attend press night for Princess & The Hustler

Bristol Old Vic last night welcomed Bristol’s pioneering Civil Rights campaigners Paul Stephenson, Roy Hackett and Barbara Dettering at the press performance for Eclipse Theatre Company, Bristol Old Vic and Hull Truck Theatre’s co-production Princess & The Hustler. The new play by Bristol playwright Chinonyerem Odimba is set in 1960s Bristol on the cusp of change. Set […]

Donmar Warehouse announces further casting for Artistic Director Josie Rourke’s Farewell Production

Cast Includes Lizzy Connolly, Arthur Darvill, Lauren Drew, Anne-Marie Duff, Jo Eaton-Kent, Will Haswell, Charlotte Jaconelli, Stephen Kennedy, Debbie Kurup, Martin Marquez, Ryan Reid, Amy Ellen Richardson, Danielle Steers and Shaq Taylor The Donmar Warehouse today announces further casting for Artistic Director Josie Rourke’s farewell production, Sweet Charity. Joining previously announced cast members Anne-Marie Duff as Charity and Arthur Darvill as Oscar will be Lizzy Connolly, […]


Grievance culture is not unproblematic

How seriously should theatre-goers take a reviewer that keeps using the word problematic? Not seriously at all, obviously. A trend that, arguably, represents everything rotten & self-destructive about the industry currently. Imposing self righteous 21st century values on the past also means work is now regularly dismissed: sight unseen. Who needs creative expression anyway? Balance? […]

Happy Valentine’s Day from Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Moulin Rouge! The Musical based on the 2001 Twentieth Century Fox Motion Picture by Baz Luhrmann, has released a new trailer, “Love.” Moulin Rouge! The Musical will open on Broadway at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. Previews will begin June 28, 2019 prior to a July 25 opening night. Tickets are now available at ticketmaster.com. The cast from the sold out, record-breaking run […]

Cast Announced for Ain’t Misbehavin’! A Made in Colchester Production

Mercury Theatre Colchester and Paul Taylor-Mills in association with Tamasha Theatre Company have announced casting for their brand-new production of Ain’t Misbehavin’ – the first London revival in almost 25 years – playing at Southwark Playhouse from Friday 19 April to Saturday 1 June, following its premiere at Mercury Theatre Colchester from Friday 15 – […]

Chichester Festival Theatre FESTIVAL 2019 announcement

Chichester Festival Theatre’s Festival 2019 has been announced today by Artistic Director Daniel Evans, offering the colourful variety of work for which Chichester is renowned. New for 2019 is The Spiegeltent, a unique venue for an eclectic range of events. Festival 2019 includes powerful world premieres, two musicals, Shakespeare, pertinent revivals of 20th and 21st […]

Maggie Smith returns to stage In A German Life, a new play by Christopher Hampton, directed by Jonathan Kent

Maggie Smith will return to the stage for the first time in twelve years in A German Life, a new play by Christopher Hampton drawn from the life and testimony of Brunhilde Pomsel (1911-2017).  Maggie Smith, alone on stage, plays Brunhilde Pomsel.  Directed by Jonathan Kent, previews begin on 6 April 2019 with the opening night on Friday 12 April for […]

Denise Van Outen & Katharine McPhee will host the first ever Waitress Cast Album Karaoke Night on 19 February

The hosts of the first ever Waitress London Cast Album Karaoke Night have been announced today. Smash star Katharine McPhee, who plays Jenna in the West End production, will host the post-show event alongside Denise Van Outen on Tuesday 19 February. Audience members can sign up before the show for the chance to sing one minute of any song from Waitress – live on stage at the […]

MEAN GIRLS Will Welcome Krystina Alabado as “Gretchen Wieners” beginning Tuesday, March 12

The producers of Mean Girls, the award-winning hit new Broadway musical comedy based on the popular film, have announced that Krystina Alabado will join the cast in the role of “Gretchen Wieners” beginning Tuesday, March 12. Tony Award nominee Ashley Park will play her final performance in the role on Sunday, March 10. Krystina Alabado has appeared on Broadway in American Psycho (Vanden, […]