Theatre News

Girl on girl: Six great shows by women about women
There's a spate of plays about issues that affect women, written by women out this season. Rejoice.
Full casting announced for King Lear with Ian McKellen
By Editorial Staff
Chichester Festival Theatre has announced who will join the production in September
Open auditions announced for Motown the Musical
The show has also extended booking until January 2019
Rhys Ifans to star in new adaptation of A Christmas Carol at the Old Vic
Charles Dickens' timeless classic has been adapted by Harry Potter writer Jack Thorne
Stephanie Clift joins The Wedding Singer UK tour
Clift takes over the role of Holly from the start of August
Ovalhouse announces autumn season
By Editorial Staff
Ovalhouse's autumn season tackles the big issues, from sex work to social care, asylum seekers and transgenderism, but there's heartwarming stuff for the kids to watch too
Noel Sullivan and John Owen-Jones to star in Tiger Bay the Musical
The new musical will have its world premiere at Wales Millennium Centre
New national Heretic Voices competition launches at Arcola Theatre to find new writing talent
Entrants must submit a monologue of between 15 and 45 minutes in length.
Casting announced for In Response To... Politics gala
Theatre Renegade's charity event runs at The Other Palace on 24 July
Harriet Walter joins Marianne Elliott for next Tonic Celebrates event
The pair will also be joined by dramaturg Nina Steiger