Theatre News

Silk Road play aiming to be first funded by Bitcoin

Playwright Alex Oates has launched a fundraising campaign targeting users of the online currency

Hampstead's Sunny Afternoon cast perform impromptu concert after star taken ill
By Rosie Bannister · 27 May 2014 · London, Off-West End

The second half of the matinee on Saturday had to be cancelled due to an injury to the leading man, but the remaining cast members were quick to respond

Bush stages transfer of Visitors starring Linda Bassett and new tax haven comedy
By Editorial Staff · 27 May 2014 · London, Off-West End

Madani Younis has announced two additions to the Bush's new season

Exclusive: NYT reimagines Dorian Gray for 'selfie generation' in new West End season
By Rosie Bannister · 27 May 2014 · London, West End

The latest National Youth Theatre rep season at the Ambassadors will also include Michael Morpurgo's Private Peaceful and a First World War-set Macbeth

New Donmar season includes all-female Henry IV and Samantha Barks in City of Angels
By Theo Bosanquet · 27 May 2014 · London, West End

Josie Rourke has today unveiled her autumn season, which also features a 20th anniversary revival of My Night with Reg

Stomp producers 'disappointed' to leave Ambassadors Theatre
By Rosie Bannister · 23 May 2014 · London, West End

Following the acquisition of the venue by Cameron Mackintosh, the show will look for a new home

Billy Elliot will continue 'for at least the next two and a half years', say producers
By Theo Bosanquet · 23 May 2014 · London, West End

Producers of the West End longrunner have released a statement confirming the show is set to extend booking to October 2015

Downton's Joanne Froggatt stars in Nigel Harman-directed play Rabbit Hole in West End
By Theo Bosanquet · 23 May 2014 · London, West End

Froggatt will play a mother whose family is shattered by grief

Cameron Mackintosh acquires West End's Victoria Palace and Ambassadors theatres
By Theo Bosanquet · 22 May 2014 · London, West End

The producer will take his portfolio of West End theatres up to nine, and plans to rename the Ambassadors in honour of Stephen Sondheim

Gate marks 35th anniversary with 'most ambitious' season
By Theo Bosanquet · 22 May 2014 · London, Off-West End

The new season is themed around the question 'Who Does She Think She Is?'