Chelmsford Theatre News and Reviews

Catherine Love: International ideas benefit audiences everywhere
The caravan showcase, currently taking place as part of Brighton Festival, is a reminder of the benefits of international exchange
Gary Lucy leads new Full Monty cast, tour starts September
By Editorial Staff
Lucy will star alongside Andrew Dunn, Louis Emerick, Rupert Hill, Martin Miller and Bobby Schofield
Paines Plough's James Grieve and George Perrin: 'We strive to be a truly national theatre of new plays'
By James Grieve and George Perrin
As Paines Plough turns 40, its joint artistic directors tell WhatsOnStage how they're celebrating with the company's biggest season yet
Globe on Screen returns with Macbeth, The Tempest and more
Shakespeare's Globe will broadcast three of its 'Season of Plenty' productions to cinemas around the world later this year
National confirms full dates for Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time tour
By Editorial Staff
The 31 city tour opens at the Salford Lowry in December
Killing Roger (tour – Chelmsford)
When is it permissible, possibly even desirable, to take the life of another human being? during battle? to save other lives? by a lawful court's judgement? at the request of a person who no longer wishes to live?
Entertaining `mr Sloane (tour – Chelmsford)
Joe Orton's breakthrough play of 1964 has been revived for this new London Classic Theatre tour.
Dracula (Chelmsford)
As stage adaptations of Bram Stoker's Dracula go, this new one by John Ginman for Blackeyed Theatre follows the book closely.
Cinderella (Chelmsford)
A pair of white ponies, an excellent transformation scene and a favourite story. Cinderella at Chelmsford's Civic Theatre ticks all the boxes
Blue/Orange (Bishop's Stortford)
There is "wit and brilliance" in the second production of Contexture's inaugural season at the Rhodes Arts Complex.