Theatre News

Wicked extends booking until November 2015
By Editorial Staff · 5 Sep 2014

The hit show about the Witches of Oz is now the West End's tenth longest-runner

Helen Baxendale to star in new play at the Orange Tree
By Theo Bosanquet · 5 Sep 2014

The Cold Feet star hasn't appeared on the UK stage for five years

Bonnie Langford and Gary Wilmot join Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
By Theo Bosanquet · 5 Sep 2014

They'll take over from Samantha Bond and John Marquez from 16 September

Carole King musical Beautiful opens in West End in 2015
By Rosie Bannister · 5 Sep 2014

The Broadway import will open at the Aldwych Theatre in February

Katherine Kelly and Tam Mutu join Donmar City of Angels
By Rosie Bannister · 4 Sep 2014

Full casting has been announced for Josie Rourke's production, which will also star Peter Polycarpou, and more tickets will be released closer to the time

Joan Rivers dies aged 81
By Theo Bosanquet · 4 Sep 2014

Rivers was admitted to hospital a week ago after suffering a cardiac arrest during an operation on her vocal chords

Superstar's Ben Forster joins cast of West End Evita
By Editorial Staff · 4 Sep 2014

Forster will star alongside Marti Pellow and Madalena Alberto in the production

La Soirée returns to London for Southbank residency
By Rosie Bannister · 4 Sep 2014

The cult hit will make the Spiegeltent at the Southbank Centre its home as part of the venue's Winter Festival

Exclusive: Historic pie and mash shop to host site-specific Sweeney Todd
By Theo Bosanquet · 3 Sep 2014

Producers describe the project, which was funded through Kickstarter, as 'a long-held dream'

Kids Week reports record sales for 2014
By Editorial Staff · 3 Sep 2014

Revenues for SOLT's annual initiative were up 64% on last year