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The Menier Chocolate Factory The Menier Chocolate Factory

Menier Chocolate Factory

The Menier Chocolate Factory is a London theatre run by artistic director David Babani. Previous prolific productions include Travesties, The Color Purple starring Cynthia Erivo, and Funny Girl starring Sheridan Smith.

Phineas Taylor Barnum lived a large life. The salesman, showman, promoter, impresario and would-be politician – who probably didn’t say “there’s a sucker born...

The Broadway actor turned director is bringing Barnum to London – but not to a large West End venue. He tells Holly Williams about...

“You have to believe me if you want me to believe you.” So says adulterer Paul to his equally faithless wife Alice – and...

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 Deadline...

Samantha Bond will star in the English language premiere of Florian Zeller’s The Lie at the Menier Chocolate Factory. Bond will play Alice, who sees...

Florian Zeller's The Lie will have its English language premiere at the Menier Chocolate Factory later this year. It is the latest play by...

Sue Townsend’s novel The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾, which follows adolescent Adrian through Leicester in the 1980s, has been a favourite...

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

Each time The Color Purple gets smaller, it seems to grow larger in impact. It started life as a big Broadway musical in 2005;...
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