SOUTHEND-ON-SEA
THEATRE GUIDE


Southend-on-Sea Theatre News and Reviews

THEATRE NEWSREVIEWS
Sheffield Theatres dominate UK Theatre Awards
Other winners include Ian McKellen and Vanessa Redgrave
First look at the cast of Rent in rehearsals
The UK tour opens later this month at Theatr Clwyd
The week in pictures: 24 - 30 September
Amber Riley sees Sheridan Smith in Funny Girl, Wicked turns ten and Elton John remembers The Lion King opening in this week's pics
Nigel Lindsay joins the cast of Harrogate
The Shrek actor will star alongside original cast member Sarah Ridgeway
Winners announced for UK's most welcoming theatre
The Orange Tree Theatre and the Mill at Sonning are among the winners
Review: Sister Act (Grand Theatre, Leeds)
Alexandra Burke plays Deloris Van Cartier in Craig Revel Horwood's revival
The Complete Deaths (Brighton Theatre Royal and touring)
Tim Crouch directs Spymonkey as they reenact every single one of the 75 deaths in Shakespeare's works
Chicago (New Theatre, Oxford and tour)
An underpowered production of Kander and Ebb's great thriller musical
The Rocky Horror Show (Theatre Royal, Brighton)
Diana Vickers stars in this touring version of Richard O'Brien's classic show
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds)
By Ron Simpson
West Yorkshire Playhouse's new touring production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is an unqualified success