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Described by the Old Vic as a “mesmeric exploration of power, control, death and life”, Henrik Ibsen’s intricate and mythic play The Master Builder,...

Howard Goodall has labelled it “cruel” to judge Bend It Like Beckham’s closure after less than a year a failure, claiming new musicals in...

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A musical about the 2004 Morecambe Bay cockling disaster has won the £12,000 Perfect Pitch award. Written by Craig Adams and Daniel York, the musical...

A survey has been launched to assess the impact of the tax relief scheme for theatre so far. Carried out by UK Theatre and the...

Organisations in London receive almost twice as much arts funding as the rest of England combined, despite accounting for just a third of the...

First mooted last year but now officially confirmed, the National Theatre is getting rid of Sunday shows. “The case has not been proven with...

The title of Hassan Mahamdallie’s one woman – plus one oud player – show comes from Koofil, by the Somali national poet Sayyid Mohammad...

Svalbard Company’s All Genius All Idiot is a lively concoction of circus, physical theatre, movement and music. Led by a long-haired male in a...

You can always rely on Neil McPherson’s adventurous Finborough Theatre to pull an unexpected rabbit out of the hat. Nobody, not even Mark Shenton,...

Michael Crawford is to return to the West End to star in a musical version of The Go-Between. Crawford will lead the cast of...

Singer Newton Faulkner is to join the Green Day musical American Idiot. Faulkner will take on the part of Johnny in the show, replacing Matt...

The Queer Contact Festival kicks off with Eilidh MacAskill’s stomp through gender issues, Stud. Contact’s Stage 2 space has been made up to resemble the...

Following last year’s all-female production of Richard III, Omidaze Productions returns to the Wales Millennium Centre with an emotionally charged piece of promenade theatre. The...

Andrew Lloyd Webber's 1979 song cycle for a solo woman premiered as a TV musical and was subsequently brought to the stage in 1982...
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