Theatre News

Headlong's Jeremy Herrin calls for Sajid Javid to 'put money where his mouth is' on diversity
By Theo Bosanquet · 11 Jun 2014 · London, Off-West End

Herrin was speaking to WhatsOnStage at the announcement of the JMK Award for young directors

Purni Morell programmes 2016 World Festival of Theatre for Young Audiences
By Editorial Staff · 11 Jun 2014 · Birmingham

The festival takes place in Birmingham in July 2016

National announces details of touring Watch This Space festival
By Editorial Staff · 11 Jun 2014 · London, Off-West End

The outdoor festival will be based this year at St John's Church in Waterloo

Petherbridge's Perfect Mind revived for Young Vic and tour

The acclaimed show centres on a stroke the veteran actor suffered while rehearsing for King Lear

Kate Hewitt wins 2014 JMK young directors' award
By Editorial Staff · 10 Jun 2014 · London, Off-West End

Hewitt bagged the £25k prize with her proposal to stage Caryl Churchill's Far Away

Park Theatre stages revival of Richard Bean's Toast
By Editorial Staff · 10 Jun 2014 · London, Off-West End

The play, set in a bread factory, was first seen at the Royal Court in 1999

Full cast announced for Memphis at Shaftesbury
By Editorial Staff · 10 Jun 2014 · London, West End

The Tony-winning soul musical receives its West End premiere in October

Shepard's True West features in new Tricycle season
By Theo Bosanquet · 9 Jun 2014 · London, Off-West End

Artistic director Indhu Rubasingham has announced her autumn/winter season

My Night With Reg writer Kevin Elyot dies
By Michael Coveney · 9 Jun 2014 · West End

Publisher Nick Hern Books has confirmed that Elyot, best known for his award-winning play My Night With Reg, has passed away following a long illness

Keith Duffy to make West End debut in Theatre503 transfer
By Rosie Bannister · 9 Jun 2014 · London, West End

The Battersea venue will transfer two of its productions, including A Handful of Stars starring Keith Duffy, to the Trafalgar Studios