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Casting Announced for The Lady from the Sea at Donmar Warehouse

The Donmar Warehouse has announced full casting for Elinor Cook’s new version of Ibsen’s masterpiece The Lady from the Sea. As previously announced Nikki Amuka-Bird will play Ellida, and she is joined by Ellie Bamber, Jake Fairbrother, Jim Findley, Jonny Holden, Finbar Lynch, Tom McKay and Helena Wilson. Following his

2017-08-16T07:48:16+00:00 Tuesday, August 15, 2017|

Katie Bonna’s All The Things I Lied About on Tour from September

Fresh from a five star award-nominated (Offie nominations for Most Promising New Playwright and Best Female Performance) run at Soho Theatre, All The Things I Lied About is a fearlessly honest show for the post-truth era. Fringe First winner Katie Bonna is giving a TED talk on the science of lying. Well, that’s

2017-08-14T16:39:35+00:00 Monday, August 14, 2017|

Cast Announced for Dolphins and Sharks at Finborough Theatre

The European premiere from new African-American playwright James Anthony Tyler, Dolphins and Sharks opens at the Finborough Theatre for a three week limited season on Tuesday, 12 September 2017. Yusuf needs a break – his philosophy degree from NYU isn't opening any doors, but his new job would help him pay his overdue

2017-08-14T16:35:38+00:00 Monday, August 14, 2017|

Monica Dolan Wins Stage Edinburgh Award for The B*easts

Monica Dolan (W1A, Appropriate Adult, The Witness For The Prosecution) has won a Stage Edinburgh Award for her performance in The B*easts. The awards, which are handed out across August, are not defined by category but recognise an outstanding performance at the Fringe. Natasha Tripney, in her review for The Stage, wrote, It’s

2017-08-14T16:31:36+00:00 Monday, August 14, 2017|

Radio 1 DJ Cel Spellman Joins The Cast of Talk Radio at The Old Red Lion

Cel Spellman (Host of the Sunday Chart Show on Radio 1; Cold Feet, ITV; Cucumber, Channel 4), will be joining the cast of Eric Bogosian's Pulitzer Prize-nominated Talk Radio, which will run at the Old Red Lion from the 29th August, thirty years after its inaugural production in New York.

2017-08-11T13:32:55+00:00 Friday, August 11, 2017|

CASA 2017 Announce Five New Shows, Free Readings and More

‘Casa’, meaning home in Spanish and Portuguese is exactly what CASA is: a home for Latin American theatre and culture in the UK where artists, audiences and participants of all backgrounds are welcome. To celebrate their tenth anniversary this year, CASA will build a new home at Southwark Playhouse in the heart of

2017-08-11T13:28:22+00:00 Friday, August 11, 2017|

First Look: Diana Vickers in Rehearsal Son of A Preacher Man

Son of a Preacher Man, a heart-warming new musical featuring the soulful music of Dusty Springfield, with a book by Warner Brown and directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood, embarks on a national tour starting at Bromley’s Churchill Theatre from Monday 4 September 2017. X-factor finalist Diana Vickers will

2017-08-11T13:19:37+00:00 Friday, August 11, 2017|