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The ‘standard’, default start time for Broadway shows used to be 8pm, with Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2pm and Sunday matinees at 3pm...

Theatres have long sought to entice prospective audiences through their doors by emblazoning their marquees and accompanying signage with rapturous quotes from respected critics. A...

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Judy Upton’s 1998 play Confidence is set on the seaside. Not the seaside of nostalgic dreams (raspberry ripple ice cream and donkey rides) but...

The faces of theatre past, present and yet to come are brought together in this unforgettable new work by British-German collective Gob Squad. A devised...

This week we learned that Andrew Scott will appear in a limited run of Simon Stephen’s monologue Sea Wall at the Old Vic, while...

Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, Strictly Ballroom and Chicago are among the new shows announced in the line-up for this year’s West End Live. The...

Credited with introducing several operas to this country, the annual festival returns with a UK stage premiere of Massenet’s Le Cid as well as...

Mathew Horne is to star in a stage adaptation of the film Rain Man. Horne will star as Raymond Babbit – the role made famous...

There’s always something ingenious in productions by fringe opera company Pop-Up Opera. In this double bill of jaunty Mozart singspiele the company has turned the...

Theatre company Out of Joint is to roll out a playwriting scheme for teenagers following a successful pilot last year, with the initiative giving...

For its first ever production, new company OtherLife tackles Jack Thorne’s 2012 two-hander. Marian and David are a young middle-class couple, seemingly content with one...

Terrence McNally’s 1987 romantic comedy drama – made into a film in 1991 with Al Pacino and Michelle Pfeiffer – focuses on the nascent...

In 1912, only the most desperate out-of-work theatre actors would have considered slumming it in moving picture shows. By 1928, cinema was established as...

Our new scheme, Debut, has prompted some debate on social media. I’m keen to respond to this, and to Stephen Arnell’s recent comment piece...
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