Entries by Theatre M

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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 […]

Donmar Warehouse: The Band’s Visit casting announcement

The Donmar Warehouse today announces the cast for the European première of David Yazbek and Itamar Moses’ multi-Tony award-winning musical The Band’s Visit, directed in a new production by Donmar Warehouse Artistic Director Michael Longhurst. Leading the company are award-winning film, TV and stage actor Alon Moni Aboutboul and seven-time winner of Israeli Female Singer of the Year award, and judge on Kokhav Nolad, the […]

International Ibsen Award 2022 winner Back to Back Theatre to tour UK

After picking up their Ibsen Award prize in Oslo this coming September, Back to Back Theatre are to tour two of their most celebrated works across the UK The company, who were the first Australian group to win the award, is composed predominantly of actors with intellectual disabilities THE SHADOW WHOSE PREY THE HUNTER BECOMES […]

Dates and venue announced for Emma Corrin in Michael Grandage’s production of Neil Bartlett’s new version of Virginia Woolf’s novel Orlando

The Michael Grandage Company today announces that their production of Orlando opens at the Garrick Theatre on 5 December 2022, with previews from 25 November, and runs until 25 February 2023. The production sees Emma Corrin returning to the London stage as the title role in Orlando, from the novel by Virginia Woolf in a new version by Neil Bartlett. Michael Grandage directs, reuniting him with Corrin, following their […]

First new build West End theatre in 50 years opens this Autumn

The first new build West End theatre to open in 50 years Located in Soho Place, the first new street name in Soho for 72 years A state-of-the-art, new and flexible 602-seat auditorium with perfect sightlines and acoustics, opening configured ‘in the round’ A creatives’ floor with rehearsal room, actors’ Green Room, bar and terrace A […]

Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse announces the first season by Suba Das

Three world premiere productions The 40th-anniversary production of Caryl Churchill’s Top Girls         New collaborations with celebrated UK Theatre companies Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse today announces its new programme of work, the first under Creative Director Suba Das. It confirms the venues’ commitment to artistic innovation, talent development, and social change, whilst reflecting and entertaining the […]