Entries by Theatre M

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 […]

Celebrating amazing moments during the 75th anniversary of the Edinburgh Fringe

From nervous beginnings, and the rewarding elation of performing at the Fringe for the first time, to the butterflies of finding new or everlasting love.  Today the Fringe Society is delighted to share amazing moments gathered from artists and audiences, from the past 75 years of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Anecdotes have been gathered over […]

Almeida Theatre: New Season announced

The world premiere of Tammy Faye, a new musical from Elton John, Jake Shears and James Graham, directed by Almeida Artistic Director Rupert Goold. Cast includes Katie Brayben, Andrew Rannells and Zubin Varla. • Almeida Associate Director Rebecca Frecknall’s new production of Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire, featuring Paul Mescal, Anjana Vasan and Lydia Wilson. • The world premiere of Lulu Raczka’s Women, Beware the Devil, directed by Rupert Goold. • The UK premiere […]

Full company announced for LOCAL HERO at Chichester Festival Theatre

The full cast has been announced for LOCAL HERO, running at Chichester’s Minerva Theatre from 8 October – 19 November. Based on the Bill Forsyth film, with book by David Greig and music and lyrics by Mark Knopfler (formerly of Dire Straits), it will be directed by Chichester Artistic Director Daniel Evans, whose production of South Pacific is currently playing at Sadler’s Wells before embarking […]