Southend-on-Sea Theatre News and Reviews

Exclusive: Cast announced for new Avenue Q tour
By Editorial Staff

Kate Monster and co are hitting the road again in April

Dream Casting: Mary Poppins floats back into theatres

Who would you include in your dream cast? Let us know in the comments below

Lady Gaga performs Sound of Music medley at Oscars ceremony

The pop star helped celebrate the 50th anniversary of the film starring Julie Andrews

Matt Trueman: Why is alcohol such a prominent part of theatregoing?

Our critic shuns booze at the theatre, and suggests more of us should do the same

The History Boys (Tour) - 'plenty to admire'

Sell A Door's production of Alan Bennett's modern classic is touring until July

Dead Simple (Tour)

Tina Hobley and Jamie Lomas lead the cast of Ian Talbot's production

Peter Pan (Southend – panto)

Two characters can run away with any version of "Peter Pan" – and neither of them is its titular hero.

Cinderella (Basildon – panto)

Brad Fitt (who this year is playing Dame elsewhere) has written this version of "Cinderella" for Basildon's Towngate Theatre.

Madama Butterfly (Southend – tour)

There is one very good reason to see this production of "Madama Butterfly" – and that Elena Dee in the title role.