Balé de Rua bring the passion of Brazil to Southbank Centre this August with Baila Brazil

Baila Brazil is a musical journey into the heart and soul of the African and urban roots of acclaimed dance company Balé de Rua, which premiered at Sydney Opera House in January 2015. Inspired by North-American street dance, capoeira and samba, the company’s energetic yet elegant style is born from the everyday lives of many […]


A hit with critics and public alike, Damian Lewis, John Goodman and Tom Sturridge star in the major new revival of David Mamet’s gripping 1975 play American Buffalo which must end on 27 June 2015. Winning the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award for best play, David Mamet’s explosive drama examines the fickle nature of […]

Final week for entries to Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting 2015 and production news

New productions have been announced for two previous Bruntwood Prize-winning plays, and one previous winning writer. This year’s prize closes for entries at 6pm this Friday, 5 June 2015. The winner will be announced at an award ceremony at the Royal Exchange Theatre on 17 November 2015. So Here We Are, by Luke Norris, won […]

Royal Court Theatre Presents Summer of Pioneering Urban Storytellers

KATE TEMPEST returns to the Royal Court with fellow urban wordsmith HOLLIE MCNISH for one night of acoustic poetry   ·         SPEECH DEBELLE performs a one off gig showcasing her new album and collaborates with the Royal Court in the creation of a music video  ·         Award-winning MEN IN THE CITIES by Chris Goode returns to the Jerwood Theatre […]

The Almeida announces full casting for Bakkhai

Euripidesa new version by Anne Carsondirected by James Macdonald 23 July – 19 September 2015Press Night 30 July, 7pm The Almeida Theatre announces full casting for Bakkhai.  James Macdonald directs Anne Carson’s new version of Euripides’ hedonistic, visceral tragedy.  Using three actors and a chorus, this new production will echo the original Ancient Greek performance […]