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Wed 25 May 2016

Griff Rhys Jones in The Miser at the Garrick
Griff Rhys Jones will return to the London stage for the first time in five years in The Miser, a comedy by Molière, at the Garrick Theatre from 1 Mar 2017 to 10 June 2017.
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Ken Stott & Reece Shearsmith - The Dresser
Ken Stott and Reece Shearsmith will star in a revival of The Dresser, by Ronald Harwood, at the Duke of York's Theatre from 5 Oct 2016 to to 14 Jan 2017, with an official opening night on 12 Oct.
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Tue 24 May 2016

Rebel Wilson joins Guys & Dolls - Phoenix
Comedy actress Rebel Wilson to join cast of Guys and Dolls as 'Miss Adelaide' from 28 June, as the show also extends booking period by just over two months to 7 January 2017.
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West End Interview...
Interview with Phantom's Nadim Naaman
We talk to actor and singer Nadim Naaman, who is currently starring as 'Raoul' in the long-running West End musical The Phantom of the Opera, at Her Majesty's Theatre.
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Fringe & Other London...
The Return of the Marionettes - Bridewell
The Tower Theatre amateur dramatic company will present The Return of the Marionettes, a brand new musical by Peter and Phillip Ley, at the Bridewell Theatre from 8 to 18 June 2016.
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Mon 23 May 2016

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse: Winter Season
The Sam Wanamaker Playhouse has announced its 2016-17 Wonder Noir Season, the inaugural season for Artistic Director Emma Rice. The season begins with Comus - A Masque In Honour of Chastity.
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West End Interview...
Aladdin's leading cast members interview
We talk to the three leading cast members of Disney's Aladdin: Dean John-Wilson (Aladdin), Jade Ewen (Princess Jasmine) and American actor Trevor Dion Nicholas (The Genie).
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Fri 20 May 2016

Sunny Afternoon extends booking
Multi-Olivier Award-winning British musical, Sunny Afternoon, based on the early life of Ray Davies and The Kinks, has extended its booking period to 29 October 2016.
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Wicked announces 10th Anniversary cast
The West End production of Wicked has announced details of its 10th Anniversary at the Apollo Victoria Theatre, which it will celebrate on 27 September 2016.
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School of Rock at the New London Theatre
Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony nominated new musical School of Rock will transfer to the West End, opening at the New London Theatre on 14 November 2016.
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Motown extends to October 2017
Motown The Musical, which opened at the Shaftesbury Theatre on 8 March 2016 has extended its booking period by eight months to 28 October 2017.
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West End Feature...
In Praise of Understudies
Having been blown away by understudy Natasha Barnes in Funny Girl, we take a moment to praise the work of understudies in the West End and champion their 'star is born' moment .
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Thu 19 May 2016

Tony nominee Julian Fellowes interview
As rumours hot up about School of Rock the Musical landing in London, we speak to the Tony nominated book writer and Downton Abbey writer Julian Fellowes.
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Fringe & Other London...
One Year Off at the Old Red Lion
Fred Theatre company will present a new play One Year Off by Oliver Forrester and Dominic Fletcher at the Old Red Lion pub theatre in Islington, north London, from 7 to 12 June 2016.
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Wed 18 May 2016

Fringe & Other London...
Into the Woods at the Menier
Fiasco Theater Company's production of Into the Woods by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine will run at the Menier Chocolate Factory in south London from 1 July to 17 September 2016.
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The Great American Trailer Park Musical
Read our review of The Great American Trailer Park Musical which is currently playing at the Waterloo East Theatre in south London starring Rosemary Ash, Michelle Bishop and Jodie Steele.
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Babes In Arms at Ye Olde Rose and Crown
All Star Productions will present Babes In Arms, at Ye Olde Rose and Crown pub theatre in Walthamstow, east London, from 20 July to 7 August 2016, with an opening night on 22 July.
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Tue 17 May 2016

Interview with Director Rupert Goold
We speak to the Almeida Theatre's Artistic Director Rupert Goold about their upcoming production of Richard III and Broadway's hit musical American Psycho.
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Fringe & Other London...
Cast announced for Bartlett's Wild
Full casting has been announced for Mike Bartlett's new play Wild which runs at the Hampstead Theatre in north London from 10 June to 16 July 2016.
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Foresight at the Courtyard in Hoxton
Synchron Productions present Foresight, written by Andrew Barton and Amy Liette Hunter, at the Courtyard Theatre in Hoxton, east London, from 31 May to 4 June 2016.
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Love, Bombs and Apples - Arcola
AIK Productions & Turtle Key Arts will present Love, Bombs and Apples, written by Hassan Abdulrazzak at the Arcola Theatre from 31 May to 25 June 2016.
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Mon 16 May 2016

Cast announced for the return of 1984
Casting has been announced for the West End return of George Orwell's 1984 which returns to the Playhouse Theatre from 14 June to 3 September 2016.
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Nigel Lindsay joins cast of Guys and Dolls
It has been announced that Nigel Lindsay will join the cast of the Olivier-nominated Guys and Dolls at the Phoenix Theatre in London's West End.
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Interview with composer Richard Taylor
With new British musical The Go Between starring Michael Crawford preparing to begin previews at the Apollo Theatre, we speak to composer Richard Taylor about the production.
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Fri 13 May 2016

The Lion King extends booking to Nov 2016
Disney's The Lion King has extended its booking period at the Lyceum Theatre, with tickets now on sale to 27 November 2016. The show is now approaching its 17th year in London.
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Dreamgirls announces support for Amber Riley
Producers of the West End premiere of Dreamgirls which begins previews at London's Savoy Theatre on 19th Nov 2016, have announced further details of its alternate performers.
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Billie Piper stars in Young Vic's Yerma
The Young Vic Theatre have announced that Billie Piper will star in Yerma by Simon Stone after Federico García Lorca, which runs at the Young Vic Theatre from 29 July.
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Fringe & Other London...
The Past is a Tattooed Sailor - Old Red Lion
The world premiere of The Past is a Tattooed Sailor, a debut drama written by Simon Blow, will be presented at the Old Red Lion Theatre in Angel, north London, from 2 to 28 August 2016.
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Side Show announces leading ladies
The long awaited UK premiere of the 1997 flop Broadway musical Side Show, which will run at the Southwark Playhouse from 21 October 2016, has announced its leading ladies.
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Thu 12 May 2016

Sheridan Smith takes a break from Funny Girl
It has been announced that Sheridan Smith will be taking a break of between two and four weeks from the West End transfer of the 1964 hit Broadway musical Funny Girl at the Savoy Theatre.
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Fringe & Other London...
World premiere of Screwed at Theatre503
The world premiere of Screwed, a debut drama written by Kathryn O’Reilly, will be presented at the Theatre503 in Battersea, south London, from 28 June to 23 July 2016.
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Wed 11 May 2016

Interview with writer Alistair Beaton
We speak to writer Alistair Beaton, who returns to the West End this summer in a collection of five brand new political satires collectively known as A View from Islington North.
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Fringe & Other London...
Decades world premiere at the Ovalhouse
The Bridge Company will present the world premiere of Decades, a new play by Leo Butler, at the Ovalhouse in south London from 7 to 25 June 2016, as part of a tour.
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The Invisible Hand at Tricycle Theatre
The Invisible Hand, written by Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright Ayad Akhtar, will be presented at the Tricycle Theatre in Kilburn, north west London, from 12 May to 2 July 2016.
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Rotterdam transfers to Trafalgar Studios 2
Rotterdam, written by Jon Brittain, transfers to the the Trafalgar Studios 2 in central London for a limited run from 26 July to 27 August 2016, with an official opening on 28 July.
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Tue 10 May 2016

Show Boat posts early closing notices
The Sheffield Crucible Theatre's revival of Show Boat which sailed into the West End's New London Theatre from 9 April 2016 has today posted closing notices for 27 August 2016.
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Lady Day...postpones West End production
It has been announced that six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald has postponed her West End debut as 'Billie Holliday' in Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill.
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Mark Shenton's Tony Award predictions
Critics' Circle Chair and LondonTheatre.co.uk reviewer Mark Shenton offers his picks and predictions for the 2016 Tony Awards in a year where Hamilton the musical dominates.
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Jude Law stars in Ivo van Hove production
Jude Law will star in acclaimed director Ivo van Hove's new production of Obsession which will run at the Barbican following a run at the Toneelgroep Amsterdam in 2017.
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Mon 09 May 2016

Cast changes announced at Les Miserables
Cameron Mackintosh has announced updated casting for his long running production of Les Misérables at the Queen's Theatre from 13 June 2016.
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The Book of Mormon extends booking
The Olivier and Tony Award winning Best New Musical The Book Of Mormon has extended its booking period to 20 August 2016 at the Prince of Wales Theatre.
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Interview with Kinky Boots Leading Men
We speak to Matt Henry and Killian Donnelly, the leading men of the Olivier and Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots which is running at London's Adelphi Theatre.
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Full cast announced for Groundhog Day
The Old Vic have announced the full cast for the world premiere of a new musical adaptation of the 1993 film Groundhog Day, which will run from 11 Jul to 17 Sep 2016.
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Maddy Hill leads cast of Globe's Imogen
EastEnders actress Maddy Hill will star in a new adaptation of William Shakespeare's 'Cymbeline', retitled Imogen which runs at Shakespeare's Globe from 17 Sep to 16 Oct 2016.
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Review of A Midsummer Night's Dream
Read Mark Shenton's review of Shakespeare's comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream which runs at Shakespeare's Globe on the Southbank as the first production in Emma Rice's Wonder Season.
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Fringe & Other London...
St James Theatre announces new season
The St James Theatre have announced details of their upcoming season, including a musical from the team behind 'The Rocky Horror Show' and the European premier of a comedy.
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Fri 06 May 2016

Magic Show Impossible returns - Noël Coward
Impossible, a show that is billed as "the world’s greatest magic show", will return to the Noël Coward Theatre this summer, running from 6 July until 27 August 2016.
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Fringe & Other London...
Review of The Buskers Opera - Park
Read our review of Dougal Irvine's new musical The Buskers Opera currently running at the Park Theatre in north London starring David Burt, George Maguire and Lauren Samuels.
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Sadie Frost to star in Britten in Brooklyn
Sadie Frost will star in a new play by Zoe Lewis, Britten in Brookyln which will run at Wilton's Music Hall from 31 Aug to 17 Sep 2016 with an official opening on 2 Sep 2017.
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Allegro at the Southwark Playhouse
A new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's 1947 musical Allegro will run at the Southwark Playhouse in south London from 5 August to 11 September 2016 directed by Thom Southerland.
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Thu 05 May 2016

Romeo and Juliet - Stars on Stage
With a new celebrity-led production of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet opening at the Garrick Theatre, we look back at past famous faces who have played the star crossed lovers.
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Wed 04 May 2016

Old Vic announces new 2016/17 season
The Artistic Director of the Old Vic Theatre, Matthew Warchus, today announced details of his upcoming second season at the venue, including King Lear and Art.
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Matilda Extends Booking to 28 May 2017
The Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Matilda the Musical has extended its booking period - tickets are now on sale to Sunday 28 May 2017 at the Cambridge Theatre.
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Fringe & Other London...
Review of Abominations - Etcetera Theatre
Read our review of Abominations, written and directed by Matthew Campling, currently running at the Etcetera Theatre in Camden, north west London.
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Tue 03 May 2016

The Spoils cast update - Trafalgar Studios
Further casting has been announced for The Spoils, written by and starring Jesse Eisenberg, at the Trafalgar Studios in central London from 27 May to 13 August 2016.
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2016 Tony Award nominations announced
A wealth of British theatre talent has been recognised at the 70th annual Tony Award nominations, including multiple nominations for King Charles III and musical star Cynthia Erivo.
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The Secret Garden musical - Ambassadors
P2P Productions present the European premiere of a new version of the Tony award-winning musical The Secret Garden, at the Ambassadors Theatre from 27 July to 31 August 2016.
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London Theatre Month - Special Offers
May is London Theatre Month, which means we have excellent special offers on a wide selection of London plays, musicals and entertainment - check out our top pick of special offers.
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Fringe & Other London...
Norma Jeane the Musical - Lost
A new musical based on the life of Marilyn Monroe, Norma Jeane: The Musical will run at the Lost Theatre, a fringe venue in Stockwell, south London, from 30 May to 18 June 2016.
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