NEWS: New British Musical The Rhythmics to Premiere at Southwark Playhouse

The musical will begin performances at the Southwark Playhouse from the 2nd December. Featuring book and lyrics by Metta’s Artistic Director P Burton-Morgan, and music and lyrics from Stiles + Drewe award winner Ben Glasstone (Reanimator), The Rhythmics is a new musical that explores the crisis of masculinity via a collection of oddballs. Hapless single-dad Grey is in… Read More

NEWS: New Dates Announced for the World Premiere of Indecent Proposal Musical

Having had its run postponed twice, the world premiere of the new musical will now take place in October. 10 to 4 Productions have announced that the new musical inspired by the Jack Engelhard novel and the 1993 film will now begin performances at the Southwark Playhouse from the 22nd October and will play until the… Read More

NEWS: Operation Mincemeat to Return to the Southwark Playhouse

The production will now run at the venue from the 23rd July. Following its postponement of its run in May 2020 due to the closure of theatres, new “work-in-progress” dates have been announced for the musical, which will play in the Southwark Playhouse’s The Large from the 23rd July. Operation Mincemeat originally played a sell-out… Read More

NEWS: Rachel Tucker and Lewis Cornay to Star in John & Jen

The updated version of the musical is set to be performed at the Southwark Playhouse from the 28th July. It has been announced that Olivier Award nominee Rachel Tucker  (Come from Away) and Lewis Cornay (The Book of Mormon) are set to star in the world premiere of an updated version of the musical John &… Read More

Interview With…Nemide May

We chatted to Nemida about starring in the world premiere of represent.’s production of Money, being streamed from the 26th April until the 15th May. Hi Nemide, could you tell me about what Money is about? Money is a play set during an annual board meeting for the Trustees of the Nyoni Community Project which takes… Read More

NEWS: Southwark Playhouse Announces World Premiere of Philip Ridley’s Tarantula

This new one woman show will be live-streamed from the theatre’s The Little space on the 30th April and the 1st May. It has been announced that the world premiere of Philip Ridley’s new play will take place for three performances only on the 30th April and the 1st May. Set to be directed by… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced You Are Here at Southwark Playhouse

The production is set to run at the Southwark Playhouse from the 17th May until the 12th June. Full casting has been announced for the upcoming UK premiere of Neil Bartram and Brian Hill’s musical, directed by Matthew Rankcom. Joining the previously announced Wendi Peters will be: Rebecca Lock, Phil Adéle and Jordan Frazier. July… Read More

NEWS: FIVER Cast Album Enter Soundtrack Chart at Number 1

The recording of Tom Lees and Alex James Ellison’s musical was released on Friday 5th March.   The newly released cast recording of FIVER the musical has claimed the number one spot on the iTunes Soundtrack Chart above Hamilton, Six and The Greatest Showman. First performed at the Southwark Playhouse in 2019, the musical created… Read More

NEWS: You Are Here to Open at the Southwark Playhouse in May

If the government allows the opening of theatres on the 17th May, the theatre will open with the first preview of new musical You Are Here.  Having been due to run from the 29th April to the 22nd May, the production will now run from the 17th May until the 12th June – with socially distanced… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Month: February 2021

We round up some of the most popular reads available to catch up on for February – including the BBC’s special programme celebrating musicals and reviewing Bonnie Macbird’s new Sherlock Holmes adventure. Review of BBC’s Musicals: The Greatest Show: it was a bit emotional seeing some of our favourite West End stars doing what they… Read More