Theatre News

The Other Room announces new female playwright award
The Violet Burns Playwright Award seeks to find new talent in Wales
Alice Barlow and Michelle Gayle to join Son of a Preacher Man UK tour
The pair will play Kat and Alison respectively from the start of 2018
The Hospital Club announces winners of h.Club100 Awards
The awards celebrate the most innovative individuals in the creative world
Martin Freeman, Lee Evans and Bertie Carvel among cast for refugee fundraiser
Jamie Lloyd will direct the evening of Shakespeare performances
Girl From the North Country announces West End transfer
Conor McPherson's Bob Dylan play premiered at the Old Vic this year
Exclusive: Full casting announced for Park Theatre's Daisy Pulls It Off
The Olivier Award-winning comedy is directed by Paulette Randall
Daniel Brine named new Norfolk and Norwich Festival director
The current artistic director of Cambridge Junction will step up to helm the festival from January
RTST renames director award after late Peter Hall
This year's winner, Chelsea Walker, will direct a play at Nuffield Southampton Theatres
Robert Lindsay returns as Scrooge in A Christmas Carol
LMTO's concert version of Alan Menken's musical will play two performances at the Lyceum
Colin Morgan, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo announced in new National Theatre season
The season will also see Sam Mendes direct The Lehman Trilogy and premieres from Laura Wade and David Hare