Theatre News

Choreographers warn of 'declining standards' at UK dance schools
Akram Khan, Hofesh Shechter and Lloyd Newson say they are often 'dismayed' by the level of UK-trained students at auditions
Sandi Toksvig, Jo Brand and Maureen Lipman lead comedy fundraiser
They are joined by comediennes and 'token man' Stephen Mangan at the Royal Court for the Women of the Year Foundation
Exclusive: Cast announced for Closer to Heaven at the Union Theatre
The musical by Jonathan Harvey and the Pet Shop Boys opens at the South London venue on Wednesday 22 April
RSC's Death of a Salesman transfers to West End
Gregory Doran's production will follow Shakespeare in Love into the Noel Coward Theatre
Leicester Curve revives Oliver! this Christmas
Former artistic director Paul Kerryson will return to direct the production
Hampstead Theatre stages UK premiere of Luna Gale
Former artistic director Michael Attenborough will direct the production
Cast announced for Carrie musical
Evelyn Hoskins and Kim Criswell are starring in the production at the Southwark Playhouse
Alistair McGowan stars in Jimmy Savile play at Park Theatre
Jonathan Maitland's new play forms part of the venue's new season, which includes eight new writing premieres
Kerry Ellis and Louise Dearman announce one-off concert
The Wicked alumnae are performing together for the first time at the Prince Edward Theatre in September
Further cast announced for Hamlet starring Benedict Cumberbatch
Ciaran Hinds, Anastasia Hille and Sian Brooke will all appear in the production