Opening: Donmar Officer, Singin' in the Rain & WOS Awards
Date: 13 February 2012
Amongst the major London openings, in the West End and further afield, this week are:
The Recruiting Officer
14 FEBRUARY 2012
(PREVIEWS FROM 9 FEBRUARY)
Josie Rourke begins her tenure as artistic director of the Donmar Warehouse with an all-star revival of The Recruiting Officer, featuring Nancy Carroll, Mackenzie Crook, Mark Gatiss and Rachael Stirling. Until 14 April.
Horrible Histories - Barmy BritainSingin' in the Rain15 FEBRUARY 2012(PREVIEWS FROM 4 FEBRUARY)
Horrible Histories – Barmy Britain, based on Terry Deary’s bestselling book series, comes to the Garrick Theatre for a limited daytime run.
Fitzrovia Radio Hour
The Off-West End and Edinburgh hit begins a month of Tuesday evenings at the Ambassadors Theatre.
What the World Needs Now... The Music of Burt Bacharach
This one-off concert celebrates the legendary composer at Cadogan Hall.
Following a sell-out summer in Chichester, Singin’ in the Rain
, adapted from the classic MGM film, transfers to the Palace Theatre starring Adam Cooper
and Scarlett Strallen
in the roles immortalised by Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds.
’s new children’s show, about a boy holidaying in the Arctic, opens in the National’s Cottesloe, where it continues to 25 February.A Few Man Fridays(PREVIEWS FROM 10 FEBRUARY)
Cardboard Citizens presents their latest production, written and directed by the company's artistic director Adrian Jackson
, at Riverside Studios.OPENING THURSDAY
A Midsummer Night's Dream16 FEBRUARY 2012(PREVIEWS FROM 9 FEBRUARY)
Filter mark their tenth anniversary as a company with a new staging of Shakespeare's perennially popular comedy at the Lyric Hammersmith.OPENING FRIDAY
17 FEBRUARY 2012(PREVIEWS FROM 15 FEBRUARY)
Following the Whatsonstage.com Award-winning Pirates of Penzance
, the Union Theatre continues its all-male interpretations of Gilbert & Sullivan classics with Patience
Whatsonstage.com Awards Concert 2012
19 FEBRUARY 2012
The winners of the 2012 Whatsonstage.com Awards are announced during a star-studded concert at the West End's Prince of Wales Theatre, hosted by Alan Davies
, Jenny Eclair
and Sheridan Smith
|Roddy Doyle's The Commitments readies for Palace premiere - 11th Apr 2013 news|
|Derren Brown transfers Infamous live show to Palace, 27 Jun - 10th Apr 2013 news|
|Singin' in the Rain closes in West End on 8 June ahead of tour - 22nd Mar 2013 news|
|Jennifer Ellison among new cast of Singin' in the Rain - 28th Jan 2013 news|
|Musicals extend: Blood Brothers delays closure, Top Hat & Singin' - 17th Sep 2012 news|
|Casting: Robert Powell starts Singin' in the Rain, Darren Day in Session, new boys for Billy - 5th Sep 2012 news|
|Cast recordings announced for Singin' In the Rain, Top Hat - 6th Aug 2012 news|
|Andrew Lloyd Webber sells West End's Palace Theatre to Nimax - 11th Apr 2012 news|
|Max Stafford-Clark revives Our Country's Good, first show confirmed for new St James Theatre - 10th Apr 2012 news|
|Singin' in the Rain extends West End booking to Feb 2013 - 13th Mar 2012 news|
|Opening: Goodbye, Floyd Collins, Lady & Deyn's Society debut - 27th Feb 2012 news|
|Singin' In The Rain Co. splash out with WOS theatregoers at reception - 23rd Feb 2012 blog|
| Review Round-up: Singin' in the Rain makes a splash - 16th Feb 2012 roundup|
|A Few Man Fridays - 16th Feb 2012 reviews|
|1st Night Photos: Stars are Singin' at the Palace - 16th Feb 2012 photos|
|Singin' in the Rain - 16th Feb 2012 reviews|
|Review Round-up: Rourke's Recruiting Officer opens at Donmar - 15th Feb 2012 roundup|
|1st Night Photos: Rourke's new Recruits party at Donmar - 15th Feb 2012 photos|
|Recruiting reflections - 15th Feb 2012 blog|
|The Recruiting Officer - 15th Feb 2012 reviews|
|Show Pics: Singin' in the Rain dances into new home at Palace - 15th Feb 2012 photos|
|Changing of the Guard: Josie Rourke at the Donmar Warehouse - 14th Feb 2012 interviews|
|Home Counties feed West End - 13th Feb 2012 blog|
|Show Pics: Rourke Recruits Carroll, Crook & Gatiss for first outing - 13th Feb 2012 photos|
|Tennyson, Hollingworth & Kestelman make Noise at Donmar - 3rd Feb 2012 news|
|Lights, camera, curtain - 16th Jan 2012 blog|
|Cast: Stewart-Jarrett in Arcola Disney, Officer, Master Class - 22nd Dec 2011 news|
|Jo Caird: A Theatre Experience Like No Other - 14th Dec 2011 blog|
|Photos: Cooper, Strallen & Crossley Ready for West End Singin' in the Rain - 26th Sep 2011 photos|
|CFT Singin' in the Rain Transfers to West End, 15 Feb - 15th Sep 2011 news||Whatsontage.com Awards microsite|
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