NEWS

A new exhibition will celebrate shows from both New York and London.

London’s theatres are more searched for on Google than those in any other city, new research has found. Released by London and Partners – a...
Stuart Piper, Corrie McGuire and Jonathan Shalit

Talent agency Rights Ownership Artist Representation Group is expanding into representing comedians with the launch of a new division. The new agency, called ROAR Comedy,...

Edinburgh Fringe's first dedicated circus venue has been forced to delay the opening of its larger auditorium due to bad weather. Underbelly's Circus Hub on...
Richard O'Brien

Rocky Horror Show writer Richard O'Brien has criticised jukebox musicals for being too "easy", warning that the musical as a genre may be "coming...

A musical version of E Nesbit’s Five Children and It and a new show from the writers of Loserville feature in the latest From...
Live Theatre, Newcastle

A new outdoor performance space in Newcastle has been given the green light as part of Live Theatre's £10 million development plans. It will be...

Tom McGowan is to join the West End cast of Wicked in September. The actor has previously starred as The Wizard on Broadway, as well...
Chichester Festival Theatre has successfully created a greener infrastructure. Photo: Philip Vile

A guide has been published that aims to help theatres and arts buildings become more environmentally friendly, including ways to manage water and energy...
Ellie-Ann Lowe and Francesca Jackson in Dusty at the Charing Cross Theatre. Photo: Johan Persson

Dusty has been hit with further complaints by cast and crew involved in the musical, with nine performers leaving the production by the end...

Sheridan Smith has been confirmed to star in Funny Girl at the Menier Chocolate Factory later this year. Smith will play Fanny Brice in...
Gobo launches in September

A new online service designed to 'matchmake' theatremakers with venues across the country is being launched. Gobo, which launches in September, will be a database of...
Andrew Lloyd Webber

Andrew Lloyd Webber has revealed plans for a new London production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, celebrating 50 years of the musical. In...