Cambridge Theatre News and Reviews

New work 'overtakes revivals' on British stages, says report

A major survey of over 250 UK venues reveals that new work is now in the majority

Entries open for tenth Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting

The £40,000 prize will be judged by a panel chaired by Nicholas Hytner

Cast announced for tour of RSC's Mad World My Masters
By Editorial Staff

Sean Foley's production was first seen in Stratford in 2013

15 theatre faces to look out for in 2015

A new year, a new crop of theatrical talent; we pick 15 rising stars you should keep your eye on

Mark Strong joins theatre elitism debate: 'The important thing is what you do about it'

Strong has called for more action from the industry to support working class actors

Around the World in 80 Days (Cambridge)

NIE's 2011 Christmas show for the Cambridge Junction was "Hansel and Gretel". That worked splendidly.

Aladdin (Cambridge panto)

There's an art to tailoring a panto for a local audience. Take the Cambridge Arts Theatre's production as an example.

Ottone (English Touring Opera - tour)

ETO treats Handel's rarely-seen 'opera of solitudes' to a polished production

Twelfth Night (Crucible Theatre)
By Sophie Bush

Jonathan Munby's Twelfth Night is "the best Shakespeare production to come out of Sheffield Theatres for some years"

John Newton – Amazing Grace (tour – Cambridge)

Committed theatre, be that based on faith or on politics, needs to work harder for its audience than the majority of straightforward productions.