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Initial casting announced for national tour of Chicago
The hit musical will open in Oxford in February 2016
Indian actor Saeed Jaffrey dies
The film and theatre actor has passed away in London at the age of 86
Matt Trueman: do playwriting competitions sacrifice process for the sake of results?
With the Bruntwood Prize announced tomorrow, Matt Trueman asks how beneficial playwriting compeitions really are
Top 5 theatre openings this week - 16-22 November
From Derren Brown to Ontroerend Goed, it's an eclectic mix of openings this week
Rebecca Atkinson-Lord and Rachel Briscoe leave Ovalhouse
The co-directors will be leaving to focus on individual projects
First look at Sheridan Smith and Funny Girl cast in rehearsals
The highly anticipated production opens at the Menier Chocolate Factory on 2 December
Test your theatre knowledge: Magicians on stage
As Derren Brown - Miracle opens at the Palace Theatre next week, find out how much you know about magicians on stage in this week's quiz
Independent theatre-makers feature on BBC Four this weekend
On Stage: Live from Television Centre is produced by Battersea Arts Centre and hosted by Kirsty Wark
Actor Warren Mitchell dies
The actor, best known for his portrayal of Alf Garnett in the TV series Till Death Us Do Part, has passed away at the age of 89
Further casting announced for Kings of Broadway
The one-off concert celebrates the work of Jerry Herman, Stephen Sondheim and Jule Styne