Theatre News

Sian Thomas: 'A bad review can kill you'
The actress spoke about the difficulties of reading write-ups
Michael Billington: 'The West End is constructed to defy critics'
The theatre critic has said that critics are often superfluous to requirements for big West End shows
West End transfer of Lady Day starring Audra McDonald postponed
The multi award-winning actress is expecting a baby
Barbican announces new season
Highlights include Jude Law returning to the stage and three dance premieres
First look: Kenneth Branagh in The Entertainer
An image of the actor in The Entertainer has been released
Jude Law returns to the stage with Ivo van Hove
The actor will star in a piece directed by Ivo van Hove in 2017
Full casting announced for Bugsy Malone
Sean Holmes's production of Alan Parker's musical returns to the Lyric in June
Les Miserables announce further cast changes
The new cast will join the production in June
West End Live returns to London
This year's dates for the annual event have been announced
Initial casting announced for Half a Sixpence at Chichester Festival Theatre
The new adaptation is based on HG Wells' novel Kipps: The Story of a Simple Soul