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Titanic the musical to set sail on first ever UK tour
Maury Yeston's musical will open in Southampton in April 2018
Review: Returning to Reims (HOME, MIF)
Schaubühne's Thomas Ostermeier adapts Didier Eribon's bestselling memoir for this world premiere at MIF
13 Edinburgh shows you can see before they get to the Fringe
By Emily Jupp
Not going to Edinburgh this year? You can still catch some of the juiciest plays before they go up to the Fringe, whether you're in London, Manchester or Hull
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
Exclusive: Lead casting announced for UK tour of People, Places and Things
Duncan Macmillan's play originally opened at the National's Dorfman Theatre in 2015 before transferring to the West End
Emmerdale star to join Freddie Flintoff in Fat Friends musical
By Editorial Staff
Natalie Anderson will join the cast of the the musical based on the TV show
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
Simon Stephens: ‘I thought verbatim plays were fundamentally dishonest'
The playwright on his upcoming Manchester International Festival piece Fatherland, what it's like having someone play him and why he's finally working in verbatim theatre
Cilla the Musical finds its leading lady
Kara Lily Hayworth will be having a lorra lorra laughs on tour with this new musical