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Full casting announced for King Lear at Royal Exchange
The Talawa Theatre production will open in Manchester in April
Exclusive: Joe McElderry in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Images of the X Factor winner starring as Joseph in the show's latest tour have been released
Regional Theatre Focus: Theatre beyond the Royal Exchange
By Andrew Haydon
From Contact to The Lowry, Andrew Haydon explains how there's more to theatre in Manchester than simply the Royal Exchange
Chicago (New Theatre, Oxford and tour)
An underpowered production of Kander and Ebb's great thriller musical
Top 5 theatre openings this week: 15-21 February
From Chicago to Get Carter, we take a look at the major openings this week
Two 2 (Octagon Theatre, Bolton)
Following hit play Two, Jim Cartwright's follow up Two 2 receives its world premiere
My Top 5 Showtunes: Alexis Gerred
The actor picks the musical numbers he couldn't live without
Regional Theatre Focus: A Royal Exchange for all ages
The second podcast in our Regional Theatre Focus takes a look at the Manchester venue's young and elder companies
Regional Theatre Focus: Manchester's Royal Exchange
Matthew Xia introduces this month's Regional Theatre Focus venue
Andrea Chénier (Grand Theatre, Leeds - tour)
Opera North scores a triumph with Annabel Arden's lean, intelligent staging