Theatre News

Matilda holds gala performance for Children in Need
By Editorial Staff · 1 Sep 2014

The RSC's award-winning show will donate 50% of proceeds from the performance

Hadley Fraser and Caroline Sheen star in new musical Before After
By Editorial Staff · 1 Sep 2014

The show will premiere in a workshop performance later this month

Arcadia to embark on new tour
By Rebecca Donn · 1 Sep 2014

The tour of Tom Stoppard's play will be one of the first to benefit from the new theatre tax relief

Telegraph critic Charles Spencer announces retirement
By Theo Bosanquet · 1 Sep 2014

The critic, 59, was noted for his personal and humorous writing style

Nikki Davis-Jones pulls out of Wicked
By Rosie Bannister · 29 Aug 2014

The actress, who was playing Elphaba on tour, will not join the West End production as previously announced

Russell Grant's Thoroughly Modern Millie postponed to April 2015
By Rosie Bannister · 29 Aug 2014

The production which was scheduled for October will now run at Theatro Technis next year

Jamie Lloyd withdraws from Back to the Future after 'creative differences'
By Theo Bosanquet · 29 Aug 2014

The director has reportedly clashed with Back to the Future creator Bob Gale

Matthew Seadon-Young leads West End cast of Urinetown
By Rosie Bannister · 29 Aug 2014

Matthew Seadon-Young will take over from Richard Fleeshman in the lead role of Bobby Strong for the run at the Apollo Theatre

Neville's Island transfers to West End with Ade Edmondson and Robert Webb
By Theo Bosanquet · 28 Aug 2014

Tim Firth's comedy about a disastrous team building exercise was last seen in the West End 20 years ago

Trials of Oscar Wilde transfers to Trafalgar Studios
By Editorial Staff · 28 Aug 2014

The play is co-written by Wilde's grandson Merlin Holland