Shaftesbury Theatre

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...

West End venue the Shaftesbury Theatre has received an architectural award for the best revamp of a cultural building in London. Work finished earlier this...

The problem of presenting evermore technically demanding shows is faced by many of our older theatre buildings and the independently owned grade II-listed Shaftesbury...

As Motown the Musical begins its run in the West End at the Shaftesbury Theatre, Matthew Hemley went backstage to talk with the cast...

Motown the Musical may just be the ultimate jukebox musical. Short of putting a physical jukebox on the stage and playing a succession of...

After last summer's locally-produced magic variety package Impossible comes an Australian-born but already internationally franchised show, The Illusionists, for its first West End run....

Motown founder Berry Gordy has spoken of the importance of casting UK performers in the forthcoming musical based on his life, claiming he had...

London’s Shaftesbury Theatre has begun work on the final phase of a £5 million extension that will update its technical capabilities and enable it...

The West End is starting to look not so much like the X Factor as the ex-Factor: a place where former stars of the...
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