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Full casting announced for Heaven on Earth
By Editorial Staff
The show which retells the story of Adam and Eve will open at Birmingham Arena in December
Test your theatre knowledge: musicals by lyrics
Can you guess which musicals these lyrics are from?
Full cast announced for the UK tour of Hedda Gabler
Ivo van Hove's production begins its tour of the UK in Plymouth in October
200 years of Jane Austen: six times Austen's works were adapted for the stage
On the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen's death, we take a look at the stage adaptations of her beloved novels
Review: Cotton Panic! (Upper Campfield Market Hall, Manchester International Festival)
Jane Horrocks stars in this clumsily put together but engrossing story of Manchester's industrial past
Review: Returning to Reims (HOME, MIF)
Schaub├╝hne's Thomas Ostermeier adapts Didier Eribon's bestselling memoir for this world premiere at MIF
Review: The Welcoming Party (Manchester International Festival)
Theatre Rites present this immersive children's piece in a warehouse at the Museum of Science and Industry
Review: What if Women Ruled the World? (Mayfield, Manchester International Festival)
Yael Bartana's discussion-cum-performance, directed by Vicky Featherstone raises some interesting questions about the state of the world
Review: Fatherland (Royal Exchange, Manchester International Festival)
This new verbatim piece by Simon Stephens, Scott Graham and Karl Hyde looks at fatherhood in all its complexities and contradictions