Theatre News

Hugh Maynard and Sophie-Louise Dann to star in Sweeney Todd
The Stephen Sondheim musical will open in Derby before moving to Colchester
Gemma Sutton to star in Strictly Ballroom: The Musical
The Baz Lurhmann musical will make its UK premiere at the West Yorkshire Playhouse this December
Sean Kinglsey, Louis Maskell and Julian Bleach in new musical The Grinning Man
The piece is based on the Victor Hugo novel The Man Who Laughs and will be directed by Tom Morris
Exclusive: New JB Priestley play to be staged at the Old Red Lion
Benighted is an adaptation of a novel by JB Priestley, author of An Inspector Calls
Matt Grinter wins Papatango New Writing Prize
The 8th Papatango New Writing Prize has been awarded to a Bristol-based writer
Linda Nolan and Louise Jameson cast in Rumpy Pumpy!
The musical will open at the Theatre Royal, Windsor before transferring to the Union Theatre
West End stars support Mayor's #LondonIsOpen campaign
Sheridan Smith, Berveley Knight and the cast of Harry Potter are among the stars to show their support
Paul Nicholls, Jack Ellis and Ben Onwukwe to star in The Shawshank Redemption
The show opens at the Theatre Royal Windsor on 31 August before touring the UK
PJ Harvey to compose score for The Nest at Lyric and Young Vic
Ian Rickson will direct Conor McPherson's new translation of the 1975 play
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child extends in the West End
A futher 250,000 seats will be available to December next year