In view of the Coronavirus now hitting the arts in the UK, with theatres and venues closing for the foreseeable future, we thought it might be an opportunity to share some digital resources. Theatre isn't only about performances on a stage, it is about embracing the body and soul - a means to escape from the world we live in, to a land of make-believe. Being in an audience watching a production and feeling the hairs go up on the back of your neck is a magical moment and many people will miss … [Read more...]
London Theatre News - UK Touring Productions News
Unfortunately, as a result of ongoing social distancing restrictions due to the Covid pandemic, performances at UK venues have been suspended until 17th May 2021.
Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures is delighted to announce their latest venture, BOURNE TO DANCE, a podcast that will be available via Spotify, Apple Podcasts and Amazon Music launching on International Dance Day, Thursday 29 April 2021. BOURNE TO DANCE offers listeners an exclusive insight into the world of dance from a variety of perspectives. Each episode will see New Adventures Resident Artist, Paul Smethurst interview people with a passion for dance who occupy a variety of roles within New … [Read more...]
Lawrence Batley Theatre and The Dukes digital production of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest. Written by Yasmeen Khan and directed by Mina Anwar. The production is online from 19 April to 4 May 2021. Set among the cobbles and stone walls of the North, in this very modern take on Oscar Wilde’s classic comedy, struggling actor Jamil and rom-com star Algy come together in the pursuit of love, being true to yourself and Nando's. The full cast is Gurjeet Singh (Ackley Bridge, … [Read more...]
After a critically acclaimed run at Southwark Playhouse last year and a highly successful worldwide stream with stream.theatre, Jason Robert Brown’s Drama Desk Award-winning musical, The Last Five Years, will play a limited season at the Vaudeville Theatre, previewing from 17 September, with an opening night on 23 September and running until 13 October 2021. Directed by Jonathan O’Boyle, Molly Lynch and Oli Higginson will reprise their roles as Cathy and Jamie. This will be the first time the … [Read more...]
DONMAR WAREHOUSE ANNOUNCES WEST END REVIVAL OF CONSTELLATIONS WITH MULTIPLE CASTS, EXPERIMENTAL DIGITAL PROJECT ADULT CHILDREN, BLINDNESS UK TOUR, AND STREAMING OF LOCAL PRODUCTION ASSEMBLY WHILST VENUE UNDERGOES REFURBISHMENT Donmar Warehouse Artistic Director Michael Longhurst will revive his acclaimed Royal Court, West End and Broadway production of Nick Payne’s CONSTELLATIONS which will run at the West End’s Vaudeville Theatre from 18 June – 12 September 2021. In an innovative … [Read more...]
Alexandra Burke is to star as The Narrator this summer in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, at the London Palladium. JASON DONOVAN returns to the role of Pharaoh JAC YARROW to wear the Dreamcoat again, following his critically acclaimed professional stage debut in the iconic lead role 100% capacity audiences planned following Government’s Road Map Performances begin Thursday 1 July 2021 Michael Harrison and the Really Useful Group are delighted to announce today that … [Read more...]