Theatre News

Michael Morpurgo's Running Wild to tour UK
The adaptation of the War Horse author's novel will open in Chichester
Laura Whitmore to star in Not Dead Enough
The TV presenter will appear in the world premiere of Peter James' play next year
Full casting announced for The Revenger's Tragedy
Titanic actor Paul Brightwell will play The Duke in Thomas Middleton's play
Martin Kemp to star in Million Dollar Quartet in London
The Spandau Ballet singer will play Sam Phillips over the Christmas period
Finborough Theatre announces winter season
The new season includes a programme of short plays in response to the massacre at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando
Kate Tempest announced as guest director of Brighton Festival 2017
The writer will be at the helm of next year's festival
Sheridan Smith to star in the UK tour of Funny Girl
The Olivier Award-winner will reprise her performance as Fanny Brice
Top 5 theatre openings this week: 19 - 25 September
Shakespeare's on trial, John Malkovich turns to directing and Sir Ian and Sir Patrick return to the West End in this weeks picks
Playwright Edward Albee dies at the age of 88
The writer of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? died at his home in Montauk