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April Fool's Day: our round-up of the best gags from the theatre community

Because we all need a good laugh right now!

Danny Mac in Pretty Man: The Musical
© Pretty Woman: The Musical

Now that we have safely passed 12 noon and the dust begins to settle on another April Fool's Day, we thought we'd take the opportunity to share our favourite gags with you from this morning's fun and frolics.

We may be a little biased, but we're still chuckling about our own offering (kudos to David Gordon!) about the hotly anticipated Broadway revival and simultaneous West End premiere of Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark, starring Tom Holland, Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire! Did it get your spidey senses tingling?

If you haven't read our superhero-sized "scoop" yet, you can read the full article here.

And, without further ado, here is a selection of side-splitting pranks and April Fool's messages from within the theatre community:


Jersey Boys


The Book of Mormon

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Matilda the Musical

Stephen Fry

Pretty Woman

We hope you all had a merry ole time!