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REVIEW: Urinetown at the Apollo Theatre

The first time you see a billboard for “Urinetown,” it’s difficult to know what to think. It’s hard to tell if it’s just an advertising pastiche; or if it’s an earnest poster for a small-time musical in a small-time theatre; or more likely, something very…niche…created...

CASTING: Jamie Lloyd’s Assassins at the Menier Chocolate Factory

Initial casting has been announced for Jamie Lloyd's Assassins at the Menier Chocolate Factory. Actress and comedian Catherine Tate will be leading the cast until 8 February, with her replacement for the the final month yet to be announced. She is joined in the cast...

CASTING: Urinetown West End Transfer

Simon Paisley Day (Musketeers, Doctor Who, Titanic, Sherlock, Spartacus, Being Human) will be reprising his critically-acclaimed role as the tyrannical Caldwell B. Cladwell, the machiavellian Head of UGC (Urine Good Company) in the West End transfer of Jamie Lloyd’s ground breaking, splash hit production of...

LOOK AHEAD: The Me Plays at the Old Red Lion Theatre

Introducing young writer/actor Andrew Maddock’s debut full-length production, The Me Plays, previewing tonight and opening tomorrow. According to marketing materials, "Andrew’s two short plays, Junkie and Hi Life I Win display a great originality of voice, flexing between two breathless autobiographies and a kicking performance-poetry rhythm....

PHOTO FLASH: Romeo & Juliet at Temple Church

[gallery ids="17611,17619,17618,17617,17616,17615,17614,17613"] Following critically-acclaimed, sell-out productions of The Tempest, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and A Christmas Carol in historic Middle Temple Hall, Antic Disposition are to make the short journey to the ancient Temple Church in central London for their next production, Romeo and Juliet by...

Introducing A New British Musical, The Homefront

The new production of Miss Saigon shows us just how incredible - and popular - a well executed musical revival can be. But whilst there is no denying that the old favourites can offer a great night out, there are murmurings in stagey circles that...

Further Casting Announced for Made in Dagenham

Further casting was today announced for the new West End musical, Made in Dagenham. Opening in the Adelphi Theatre on 5th November 2014, previews from 9th October, the show stars the previously announced Gemma Arterton (Rita O'Grady) and Adrian Der Gregorian (Eddie O'Grady). Joining them will...

Wolf Hall and Bring up the Bodies’ Run Extended

Currently playing at the Aldwych Theatre, the Royal Shakespeare Company have announced a four week extension to the run of their productions of Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies. Both will now close on Saturday 4th October 2014. The productions are based on Hilary Mantel's...

REVIEW: Once at the Phoenix Theatre

Starring: Arthur Darvill - Guy Zrinka Cvitešić - Girl With eight Tony Awards to its name, Once (Broadway) is undeniably a hit musical the other side of the Atlantic. Wins in 2012 include best musical, best director and best actor in Steve Kazee, so it's not surprising that...