Theatre News

Hairspray set for major UK tour in 2015
By Rebecca Donn · 31 Oct 2014

The popular musical is heading out on the road for an extensive 40-week tour of the UK

Nominations open for 15th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards
By Editorial Staff · 31 Oct 2014

The original audience-voted theatre awards celebrates its 15th anniversary - what are your favourites of the past year in theatre?

First London revival of Bat Boy: The Musical comes to Southwark Playhouse next year
By Rosie Bannister · 31 Oct 2014

Luke Fredericks will direct the production of the American musical, which had its West End premiere in 2004

Nottingham Playhouse revives Posh in run up to 2015 election
By Theo Bosanquet · 31 Oct 2014

The production forms part of the venue's Power and Politics season

Ayckbourn premieres new play to mark Stephen Joseph Theatre's 60th year
By Theo Bosanquet · 31 Oct 2014

The Scarborough venue is also staging new productions of previous hits The Woman in Black and Neville's Island

Bend it Like Beckham musical comes to West End in 2015
By Rosie Bannister · 31 Oct 2014

It has been confirmed that a musical version of the British film will open at the Phoenix Theatre in May 2015

Kristin Scott Thomas plays Queen in West End Audience revival
By Theo Bosanquet · 30 Oct 2014

Peter Morgan's play will run concurrently in London and New York

Grease star Danny Bayne leads Saturday Night Fever tour
By Glenn Meads · 30 Oct 2014

Grease it the Word winner Bayne plays another John Travolta inspired role, as he leads the new tour of the dance classic

Stage One announces new grants for apprenticeship scheme
By Editorial Staff · 30 Oct 2014

The producers charity is being supported by the Esmée Fairbairn and Andrew Lloyd Webber foundations

Cat in the Hat returns with run at Pleasance
By Nicole Goldstein · 29 Oct 2014

Lillie Collier's revival was seen at this year's Edinburgh Fringe