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Initial dates, venues and casting announced for Gary Barlow's new musical The Band
The musical will be about the lives of five girls told through the music of Take That
Exclusive: Full cast of Tommy to include Peter Straker
The actor starred in the original West End production of Tommy in 1979
Kneehigh announces new season
The Cornwall-based touring theatre company will run a new show and bring back two productions
Test your theatre knowledge: Oscar winning thespians
How well do you know your theatrical award-winners?
Confessions of a Box Office Manager: When drink orders go wrong
By Anonymous
A customer gets riled up as bar staff get the all-important drinks order wrong
Review: Cinderella (La Cenerentola) (Leeds Grand Theatre and tour)
Ingenious comedy in Opera North's entertaining account of Rossini's opera
Review: Hansel and Gretel (Leeds Grand Theatre and tour)
Opera North's creatively dazzling reinvention of a much-loved family opera
Review: The Snow Maiden (Leeds Grand Theatre and tour)
Opera North brings a rare but tuneful Russian favourite to UK audiences
Review: The Crucible (Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch)
Douglas Rintoul directs Charlie Condou in Arthur Miller's classic
Review: The Wedding Singer (Curve, Leicester and tour)
The bright and breezy musical based on the 1998 film starring Adam Sandler