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To call it the theatre event of the year would be an understatement. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the eighth chapter of the...

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the biggest opening the West End has ever seen. There are shows that have run longer and been...

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The Stage newspaper comes out once a week and is brimming with industry news, advice, analysis and reviews from all over the UK. Here...

Ben Batt is to star alongside Maxine Peake in A Streetcar Named Desire at the Royal Exchange. Batt, whose credits include Making Noise Quietly...

New images have been released of the planned cultural quarter in London’s Olympic Park that will house a 550-seat dance theatre for Sadler’s Wells. The...

A theatre in Weston-super-Mare is to be given extra funding by the local council to bring in more professional, “off-the-wall” shows. Starting in 2018, the...

As You Like It often feels like a jigsaw of a play and some of the plot points are so implausible that they defy...

Bill Kenwright’s production of Evita is to tour the UK next year. The show previously ran at the Dominion Theatre in 2014 and will open...

The end-of-the-pier show was once a national institution.  A regular gig for variety acts, its popularity only really began to suffer as the British seaside...

Has the world gone Poke-mad? Less than an hour after Tabard’s last column about the Pokemon phenomenon went online, an email arrived offering a...

Jesus, what was I thinking? I read in the Stage (July 21, p36) that the excellent Tyrone Huntley, currently playing Judas in Jesus Christ Superstar,...

If you’ve ever tried to wade through the programme for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, you’ll know it can often be hard to pinpoint what...

The latest first night parties, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures. This week's highlights include the first nights of Jesus Christ...
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