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Mercury Theatre Colchester

Director Ryan McBryde has joined the Mercury Theatre in Colchester in the new role of creative director, as part of a revamped leadership structure...

The Mercury Theatre in Colchester has submitted plans for an 840-seat temporary venue to run while its main building undergoes a £9 million renovation. Running...

Compiled in 1978, prototype jukebox musical Ain’t Misbehavin’ is a big-hearted breeze through the music of pioneering jazz pianist Fats Waller. Making his directorial debut,...

Born in South Africa, Oti Mabuse enjoyed a stellar career as a Latin American dancer before becoming a regular on the BBC's Strictly Come...

In the absence of attention-stealing shows such as Hamilton, there was a stunning mix of old-fashioned classics, innovation and some new British musicals. Tim...

This year’s Mercury Theatre pantomime takes the seed of a traditional fairytale, Jack and the Beanstalk, and feeds it a Miracle Gro elixir of...

Exploring the intergenerational fallout of war and diaspora from the perspective of a Polish woman, her daughter, and granddaughter, Silence is a tentative but...

The latest press night parties, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures. This week’s highlights include the press nights of Rallying Cry at Battersea...

“How do you follow a blockbuster?” is the question that haunts many best-selling authors including, in this case, Daniel Defoe. Nick Perry’s ‘unfaithful’ adaptation of...
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