NEWS: Amy Adams to Make West End Debut in The Glass Menagerie

The new revival of Tennessee Williams’s play will play at the Duke of York’s Theatre from the 23rd May 2022. Second Half Productions have announced that its first production will be a revival of The Glass Menagerie, which will begin performances at the Duke of York’s Theatre in May 2022. The company has been co-founded… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Cabaret

The production is set to begin performances in November. Full casting has been announced for the upcoming West End revival of Cabaret, which will see the Playhouse Theatre transformed into the Kit Kat Club. Joining the previously announced Eddie Redmayne as the Emcee and Jessie Buckley as Sally Bowles will be Omari Douglas will star… Read More

Review Round Up: The Beauty Queen of Leenane, Chichester Festival Theatre/ Lyric Hammersmith

We round up the reviews for the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre and Chichester Festival Theatre co-production of Martin McDonagh‘s The Beauty Queen of Leenane. WhatsOnStage: *** “It’s all engaging enough stuff but just manages to miss the mark with its levels of toxicity and torment on display. The comedy shines through but the savagery is more difficult to find.”… Read More

Inside the Rehearsals…Into Battle, Greenwich Theatre

The world premiere of Hugh Salmon’s debut play will take place at the Greenwich Theatre from the 7th October.   Rehearsal images have been released for the upcoming world premiere of Hugh Salmon’s debut play heading to the Greenwich Theatre next month. Directed by Ellie Jones, the play based on a true story of a bitter… Read More

NEWS: Cast and Creative Team Announced for Polka Theatre’s Red

The production will officially reopen the Polka Theatre, which has been closed for refurbishment. Starting performances at the theatre from the 25th September, the production is a promenade performance directed by Hannah Quigley (Marvin’s Binoculars, Schools Tour/Unicorn Theatre). Red is a mix of visual and physical storytelling, which also integrates Sign Language into the performance.… Read More

REVIEW: Solar Power by Lorde

This third album from the singer is gorgeously breezy but at the same time it feels reflective. It has to be said that Lorde’s gorgeously haunting vocals are so distinctive and she is able to use them in such a way that lends itself to a huge variety of musical styles – as showcased on… Read More

Interview With…Dianne Pilkington, Jamie Harrison, Candice Edmunds

The trio chatted to us about bringing the magic of Disney’s Bedknobs and Broomsticks to the stage. Aren’t we due a bit of magic in our lives? Dianne Pilkington thinks so. She is staring in Bedknobs and Broomsticks, and she, for one, is thrilled to be dreaming of the impossible again. “It’s my first theatre… Read More

NEWS: Kew Gardens to Host Japan Festival

The festival will celebrate the art, plants and culture of Japan in this new Autumn festival which will take place between the 2nd to the 31st October. This Autumn, the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew invites visitors to immerse themselves in the  art, plants and culture of Japan in its new festival which will be based in… Read More

NEWS: Pride & Prejudice* (*Sort Of) to Have West End Run

The production will play at the Criterion Theatre from the 15th October. It has been announced that Pride & Prejudice* (*Sort Of) is set to have an open ended run at London’s Criterion Theatre was first seen in 2018 at the Tron Theatre in Glasgow and this London run will reunite the cast from that… Read More

REVIEW: Look No Hands, Pleasance Theatre (Digital)

Based on true events, Lila Clements has created a surprisingly uplifting play about cycling, trauma and the power of moving forward in the wake of an accident. Written and performed by Lila Clements on whose own experiences this play is based, this is a deeply personal play (and what I would imagine to be deeply… Read More