NEWS: Penguin Random House to Publish Novel Inspired by Broadway Musical Dear Evan Hanson

Author Val Emmich has collaborated with Dear Evan Hansen creators Steven Levenson, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul to turn their hit musical into a novel.  Penguin Random House have confirmed that it will be publishing Dear Evan Hansen The Novel, which expands on the story and characters told in the hit Broadway musical, which has won six… Read More

NEWS: The Royal Opera House Confirm Details of 2018/19 Season

Details of the Royal Opera House’s 2018/2019 season have been announced – including productions of  Das Rheingold, Simon Boccanegra and Hansel and Gretel.  The new season will open with Der Ring des Nibelungen which will run at the Royal Opera House from the 24th September until the 2nd November. Richard Wagner’s masterpieces will be conducted by Antonio Pappano and will see… Read More

NEWS: Shortlist for the Wellcome Book Prize 2018

The shortlist for this year’s Wellcome Book Prize has been announced, celebrating the best books that illuminate people’s encounters with health, medicine and illness. Chaired by artist and writer Edmund de Waal, this year’s judging panel have selected a varied shortlist which includes one novel, one memoir and four non-fiction books, with five having been  written by women and four… Read More

PREVIEW: Known Unknowns, Saatchi Gallery

The Saatchi Gallery’s latest exhibition features the work of seventeen contemporary artists and will be on display until the 24th June.  Showcasing the work of a group of international artists born between 1966 and 1990 from the Saatchi Gallery’s collection, the exhibition’s title refers to the artists’ status in the mainstream art world. Whilst the group is… Read More

Shows Opening…April 2018

As we speed towards the end of the month, here’s Love London Love Culture’s guide to some of the best shows opening in April…  1. Strictly Ballroom, Piccadilly Theatre: Drew McOnie’s production opens for previews on the 29th March, officially opening on the 24th April. Based on the hit film, the cast is led by Jonny… Read More

NEWS: Anita Dobson to Lead Cast in World Premiere of 3Women

Stage Traffic Productions  has announced details of its next production, the world premiere of comedian Katy Brand’s 3Women to play at the Trafalgar Studios.  The debut play from Katy Brand will make its world premiere at the Trafalgar Studios from the 15th May, directed by Michael Yale. From generation to generation, from Mother to Daughter,… Read More

Review Round Up: The Great Wave, National Theatre

Francis Turnly’s new play is directed by Indhu Rubasingham and is currently playing at the National Theatre’s Dorfman Theatre. Here is what critics have been saying about it… On a Japanese beach, teenage sisters Hanako and Reiko are caught up in a storm. Reiko survives while Hanako is lost to the sea. Their mother, however,… Read More