Theatre News

Scottsboro Boys to hold open auditions for West End run
By Rosie Bannister · 1 Jul 2014 · London, West End

The show, which is transferring following a successful Young Vic run last year, is looking for someone to play the part of Eugene

Edward Hall: Propeller's future 'called into question' by ACE funding withdrawal
By Theo Bosanquet · 1 Jul 2014 · Nationwide

The all-male Shakespeare company lost its NPO status today

Meera Syal stars in NT's Beautiful Forevers; Here Lies Love confirmed for Dorfman
By Theo Bosanquet · 1 Jul 2014 · London, West End

The National has announced further details of its 2014/15 programme

Orange Tree loses NPO funding as small companies bear brunt of Arts Council cuts
By Theo Bosanquet · 1 Jul 2014 · Nationwide

The Richmond venue is among 58 organisations to lose National Portfolio status today

Urinetown transfers to West End's Apollo in September
By Theo Bosanquet · 1 Jul 2014 · London, West End

The American musical, set in a Gotham-like city of the future, is directed by Jamie Lloyd

Monty Python promise 'greatest hits' at O2, further tickets released
By Theo Bosanquet · 30 Jun 2014 · London, Off-West End

The five surviving Pythons, who open at the O2 tomorrow, will perform a range of their best-known sketches alongside a number of 'surprises'

Infographic: Bush Theatre announce their year in numbers
By Ben Hewis · 30 Jun 2014 · London, Off-West End

Promising signs as figures increase across the board for the West London venue

Casting news: Nikki Davis-Jones joins West End cast of Wicked and Ashleigh Gray goes on tour

Davis-Jones replaces Willemijn Verkaik as Elphaba and Gray returns to the show having been standby Elphaba in the West End production

Matthew Kelly and Simon Greenall star in Richard Bean's Toast at Park Theatre
By Theo Bosanquet · 30 Jun 2014 · London, Off-West End

Bean's breakthrough play was based on his experiences working in a bread factory