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Jukebox musicals – shows created out of the existing back catalogue of pop groups and performers – have been with us for a long...

Jake Gyllenhaal has proven in plays, on and off Broadway (Constellations, If There is I Haven’t Found It Yet), that he is an adroit stage...

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Jamie and Helen Read (directors of theatre and dance respectively) set up Read College in 2008 to help students fulfil their potential and to...

Danza Contemporanea de Cuba comprises performers with stupendous technique. The company also displays a fine-tuned sense of drama and exuberance in their latest non-narrative...

You've read the poem, now see the musical. Eric Idle's 1996 novel, on which Dougal Irvine's stage adaptation is based, takes Edward Lear's famous...

Part tacky talent show, part scornful send-up of contemporary culture, Fire in the Machine is a wildly energetic performance piece from youth theatre company...

West End show Wicked is partnering with a technology company to launch what is being described as London theatre’s first social booking service. The platform...

More a live rock concert for four spiky, spicy "rock chicks" than a fully-fledged musical, Lizzie is a raucous, noisy scream of a show....

Back in 1962, Scottish Opera’s inaugural season consisted of just two works: Madam Butterfly and Pelleas et Melisande. Debussy’s symbolist opera returns to the...

Fleeing Nazi oppression in the 1940s, Bertolt Brecht travelled to America where he would adapt his biographical epic Life of Galileo with the collaboration...

A 2007 play inspired by a set of Republicans is now reflecting a wave of political and social issues buffeting a post-election US. “The...

A new musical based on the life of Cilla Black is to hold open auditions to find its star. The musical will premiere in Black's...

Indira Varma and Julian Ovenden will appear in Martin Crimp's The Treatment at the Almeida Theatre in London They join the previously announced Aisling Loftus...

Sienna Miller and Jack O’Connell are to star in a new Young Vic production of Cat On A Hot Tin Roof. The Tennessee Williams...
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