NEWS: Icarus Theatre Collective’s Production of Hamlet to Tour the UK

It has been announced that Icarus Theatre Collective will be presenting a fast-paced tour of Hamlet at venues across the UK from January to April 2017.  Directed by Max Lewendel, this production of Shakespeare’s tragedy will allow audiences to explore Shakespeare’s text in a new way by blending traditional and physical theatre. The production will feature… Read More

Review Round Up: Der Rosenkavalier, Royal Opera House

The Royal Opera House is currently staging Robert Carsen’s production with a cast including Renée Fleming, Alice Coote and Rachel Willis-Sørensen.  (c) Royal Opera House, Youtube. The Guardian: **** “In the event Robert Carsen’s staging proves to be the least involving element of the evening, providing more irritations than insights; what one takes away is the quality… Read More

NEWS: Theresa Rebeck’s The Understudy to Receive UK Premiere

Theresa Rebeck’s The Understudy will have its UK premiere as part of the Canal Cafe Theatre’s American season from the 21st February.  Directed by Russell Lucas, this production of The Understudy will see the venue transformed to the round for the first time. The Understudy is a story of people trying to do what they… Read More

NEWS:Dick Van Dyke to Star in Mary Poppins Sequel

The actor confirmed his involvement in Mary Poppins Returns in a new interview.  Having starred alongside Julie Andrews in the 1964 film as chimney sweep Bert and banker Mr Dawes, the 91 year old actor will appear once again on screen this time appearing as the banker’s son. In an interview with the Hollywood Reporter ,Van Dyke… Read More

NEWS: Further Casting for Angels in America Confirmed

The National Theatre has confirmed further casting for Marianne Elliott’s production of Angels in America, running at the theatre from the 11th April.  This 25th anniversary production of  Tony Kushner’s landmark work will include in its cast: Stuart Angell, Susan Brown, Laura Caldow, Andrew Garfield, Denise Gough, Nathan Lane, Amanda Lawrence, James McArdle, Becky Namgauds, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett,… Read More

REVIEW: A Christmas Carol, London Musical Theatre Orchestra, Lyceum Theatre

The London Musical Theatre Orchestra made its West End debut with a cosy and heartwarming concert performance of Alan Menken’s A Christmas Carol.  If there is a better way to get into the festive spirit or even truly believe in Christmas than watching A Christmas Carol or listening to Alan Menken, Lynn Ahrens and Mike… Read More