Theatre News

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

Mark Rylance and Sophie Okonedo triumph at Tonys
By Theo Bosanquet · 9 Jun 2014 · New York

Other winners announced last night included Bryan Cranston, Neil Patrick Harris and Audra McDonald

New culture secretary Sajid Javid: 'I have a poster of Thatcher on my wall'
By Theo Bosanquet · 6 Jun 2014 · Bristol

In his first major speech on the arts, Javid called for more philanthropy and greater diversity in the arts and heritage sectors

Casting announced for West End transfer of The Scottsboro Boys
By Editorial Staff · 6 Jun 2014 · London, West End

A number of the original Young Vic cast will reprise their performances at the Garrick Theatre

Ronan Keating to make West End debut in Once the musical
By Ben Hewis · 5 Jun 2014 · London, West End

The Boyzone singer will take on the lead role of Guy