Tottenham Summer – The Royal Court Theatre

ROYAL COURT: TOTTENHAM AUGUST 2015 ·         As part of its three year engagement with community groups, artists, young people and businesses in Tottenham and Pimlico, the Royal Court Theatre is to host a series of events and performances to take place across Tottenham this summer. ·         The events are incorporated under TOTTENHAM’S OWN, TOTTENHAM PRESENTS andTOTTENHAM FIRSTS. […]

ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY ANNOUNCES FULL CASTING FOR HENRY V

HENRY V Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon: 12 September – 25 October 2015Live from Stratford-upon-Avon: 21 October 2015Barbican, London: 7 November – 30 December 2015 KING & COUNTRY: RICHARD II, HENRY IV PARTS I AND II AND HENRY V Barbican, London: 12 – 24 January 2016 Gregory Doran, RSC Artistic Director, continues his exploration through Shakespeare’s […]

SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

From the Golden Age of the movie musical, the much-loved score of Seven Brides for Seven Brothersincludes Bless Your Beautiful Hide, Goin’ Courtin’, Wonderful Wonderful Day, and the dance spectacular, Barn Dance. Led by Alex Gaumond as Adam and Laura Pitt-Pulford as Milly, the full cast of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers includes Rosanna Bates, David Burrows, Angela M. Caesar, […]

REHEARSALS BEGIN FOR AKRAM KHAN’S UNTIL THE LIONS

Rehearsals have begun at Curve, Leicester for multi award-winning choreographer and dancer Akram Khan’s Until the Lions, his highly anticipated, brand-new full-length production. Premiering in the 360° setting of London’s Roundhouse, the inspiration for the piece which Khan will choreograph and perform in is taken from the ancient Sanskrit epic The Mahabharata. Set to be […]

Almeida Theatre announces Music Highlights of the Almeida Greeks Festival

ALMEIDA GREEKS FESTIVAL: MUSIC HIGHLIGHTS  The ALMEIDA GREEKS FESTIVAL is now underway.  Throughout the summer an eclectic mix of Ancient Greek inspired performances, events, talks and readings are taking place at the Almeida and beyond to compliment the theatre’s main stage productions of Oresteia, Bakkhai and Medea.    Festival highlights for August, September and October include […]

UK Tour Dates Announced for King Charles III

King Charles III A new play by Mike BartlettDirected by Rupert Goold with Whitney Mosery  Following critically acclaimed sell-out runs at the Almeida Theatre and in the West End, King Charles IIIembarks on a UK tour this autumn. Robert Powell will take on the role of King Charles. The production opens at Birmingham Repertory Theatre […]

LEEDS IS ALIVE WITH THE SOUND OF MUSIC

One of the greatest musicals of all time, The Sound of Music, returns to the stage in a new production which opened at Leeds Grand Theatre this week to standing ovations. Playing the iconic role of Maria von Trapp is Danielle Hope, who captured the hearts of the country when she won BBC Television’s Over […]

The Sound of Music Review

Grand Theatre, Leeds – 21 July 2015 Raindrops on Roses and Whiskers on Kittens, as the saying goes, are favourite things.  Well my favourite things are well acted performances and well sung musicals and The Sound of Music certainly managed this. This latest offering in what appears to be a Kenwright season at the Grand is […]