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Cast announced for UK tour of Hairspray
Freya Sutton, Claire Sweeney and Brenda Edwards are among the company
Poll: Which book would you most like to see adapted for the stage?
To celebrate World Book Day on 5 March, we'd like to know which book you would most like to see adapted for the stage
21 openings in March that should be on your radar
We take a look at some of the theatre highlights of the month
Matt Trueman: Choosing what to review is a critical decision
'Critics should represent the spectrum of theatre being made as fully as possible'
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Tour)
The acclaimed National Theatre production doesn't disappoint
The Absence of War (Sheffield Crucible) - impeccably acted and elegantly staged
Headlong's production of David Hare's 1993 play is playing at the Sheffield Crucible before embarking on a UK tour
Educating Rita (Liverpool Playhouse) - 'enchanting'
By Carole Baldock
Gemma Bodinetz's revival marks the 35th anniversary of Willy Russell's classic two-hander
Anything Goes (Tour)
Daniel Evans's production of Cole Porter's musical heads out on tour
Dreaming of a Barry White Christmas (Liverpool Echo Arena, Auditorium)
By Janie Phillips
A different take on A Christmas Carol ideal for an adult night out and the perfect antidote to the traditional pantomime.