Get our free email newsletter with just one click

In pictures (November 9): Trafalgar Studios, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Vania Masias and Tamara Rojo, the Gate, Shakespeare’s Rose and more…

Michael Jean-Marain, Cora Kirk, Patricia Allison and John Leader at Harewood House for the launch of West Yorkshire Playhouse's The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Photo: Anthony Robling

The latest press night parties, new shows in rehearsal, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures. This week’s highlights include opening nights of Suzy Storck, The Invisible Man at the Queen’s Theatre in Hornchurch, Trestle at Southwark Playhouse, The Red Lion at Trafalgar Studios and Nights at the Circus panel discussion at New Diorama Theatre, the launches of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe at West Yorkshire Playhouse and the new pop-up Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre in York as well as Vania Masias’ dinner at The Arts Club

The launch of West Yorkshire Playhouse’s The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Vania Masias’ dinner at The Arts Club, London

The launch of Shakespeare’s Rose, York

Director Lindsay Posner, executive producer of Lunchbox Theatricals James Cundall, and director Damien Cruden. Photo: Lisa Stonehouse

Trestle press night, Southwark Playhouse, London

Director Cathal Cleary, cast members Connie Walker and Gary Lilburn with writer Stuart Pringle

Nights at the Circus panel discussion at New Diorama Theatre, London

Suzy Storck press night, the Gate Theatre, London

The Invisible Man press night, Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch

Cast members Eleanor Wyld, Matthew Woodyatt, Sophie Duval, Matthew Spencer, Nicholas Goode, Paul McEwan and Phil Adele. Photo: Grace Coppin

The Red Lion press night, Trafalgar Studios, London

Send photos for consideration, with complete captions (event, venue, names, job titles) and photographer credit to cath@thestage.co.uk (Please note , photographs may not be used if all names are not provided)

We need your help…

When you subscribe to The Stage, you’re investing in our journalism. And our journalism is invested in supporting theatre and the performing arts.

The Stage is a family business, operated by the same family since we were founded in 1880. We do not receive government funding. We are not owned by a large corporation. Our editorial is not dictated by ticket sales.

We are fully independent, but this means we rely on revenue from readers to survive.

Help us continue to report on great work across the UK, champion new talent and keep up our investigative journalism that holds the powerful to account. Your subscription helps ensure our journalism can continue.