Theatre News - September 2002

NATIONAL CANCEL SONDHEIM FROGS
NATIONAL CANCEL SONDHEIM FROGS A concert version of Stephen Sondheim's The Frogs , which was due at the National Theatre 7 to 15 Nov 02, has been cancelled. National Theatre Marketing says, "We... Read more
"ANTHING GOES" CASTING ANNOUNCED...
"ANTHING GOES" CASTING ANNOUNCED... Some casting news concerning the National Theatre production of Anything Goes, which opens 18 Dec 02, following previews from 11 Dec 02. The cast announced so far... Read more
Ayckbourn's "Damsels in Distress" Trilogy Changes Performance Schedule
Ayckbourn's "Damsels in Distress" Trilogy Changes Performance Schedule Alan Ayckbourn's trilogy of plays Damsels in Distress, will change its performance schedule from Monday 30 Sep 02 at the... Read more
MADNESS MUSICAL "OUR HOUSE" DELAYED BY ONE WEEK
MADNESS MUSICAL "OUR HOUSE" DELAYED BY ONE WEEK The previews and opening night of the Madness musical Our House, have been delayed at the Cambridge Theatre. The show will now open 28 Oct 02,... Read more
EXTRA PREVIEW ADDED FOR JUDI DENCH / MAGGIE SMITH PLAY
EXTRA PREVIEW ADDED FOR JUDI DENCH / MAGGIE SMITH PLAY An extra preview date, 3 Oct 02, has been added for David Hare's new play The Breath of Life , starring Judi Dench and Maggie Smith. Tickets... Read more
"STONES IN HIS POCKETS" NEW CAST 30 SEP 02
"STONES IN HIS POCKETS" NEW CAST 30 SEP 02 Stones in his Pockets , by Marie Jones, has announced a new cast from 30 Sep 02 Rupert Degas will portray Charlie Conlon and Brian Doherty will be Jake... Read more
Shakespeare's Globe Events this Autumn 02
Shakespeare's Globe Events this Autumn 02 Shakespeare's Globe Theatre has announced events this autumn. Tickets: £8.00 (£7.00 GlobeLink/FoSG/conc) £5.00 student To book, please contact Shakespeare's... Read more
"THE DAUGHTER-IN-LAW" EXTENDS ONE WEEK AT YOUNG VIC TO 19 OCT 02
"THE DAUGHTER-IN-LAW" EXTENDS ONE WEEK AT YOUNG VIC TO 19 OCT 02 The Daughter-in-Law by DH Lawrence, has been extended by one week at the Young Vic Theatre to 19 Oct 02. The show received reasonable... Read more
Barclays Theatre Awards 2002 nominations announced
Barclays Theatre Awards 2002 nominations announced The nominations for the Barclays Theatre Awards 2002 , presented by the Theatrical Management Association, are announced. These UK awards are for... Read more
"ART" TO CLOSE 4 JAN 03 / LEAGUE OF GENTLEMEN JOIN CAST 14 OCT 02
"ART" TO CLOSE 4 JAN 03 / LEAGUE OF GENTLEMEN JOIN CAST 14 OCT 02 Art has posted closing notices at the Whitehall Theatre. The last performance will be on 4 Jan 2003. Colin Haigh (Marc), Gareth... Read more
"HOME AND BEAUTY" OPENS AT LYRIC IN OCT 02
"HOME AND BEAUTY" OPENS AT LYRIC IN OCT 02 Somerset Maugham's Home and Beauty will open at the Lyric Theatre 29 Oct 02, following previews from 15 Oct 02, and booking to 1 Mar 03. (Booking is now... Read more
"WHAT THE NIGHT IS FOR" WITH GILLIAN ANDERSON FROM 7 NOV AT COMEDY
"WHAT THE NIGHT IS FOR" WITH GILLIAN ANDERSON FROM 7 NOV AT COMEDY It is now confirmed that What the Night Is For by Michael Weller, will open at the Comedy Theatre on 27th Nov 02, following... Read more
NATIONAL ANNOUNCE NEW PRODUCTIONS
NATIONAL ANNOUNCE NEW PRODUCTIONS The National Theatre has announced new productions...   in the OlivierAnything Goes music and lyrics by Cole Porter, original book by PG Wodehouse & Guy Bolton... Read more
"Simply Barbra" at Arts Theatre 7 - 12 Oct 02
"Simply Barbra" at Arts Theatre 7 - 12 Oct 02 Simply Barbra with Steven Brinberg as Barbra Streisand, will be at the Arts Theatre late evenings from 7th to 12 Oct 02. The show is conceived, written... Read more
"ROMEO AND JULIET: THE MUSICAL" CASTING CONFIRMED
"ROMEO AND JULIET: THE MUSICAL" CASTING CONFIRMED Casting has been confirmed for Romeo and Juliet, the French musical by Gerard Presgurvic, with English language lyrics by Don Black & David... Read more
"MRS WARREN'S PROFESSION" CASTING NEWS
"MRS WARREN'S PROFESSION" CASTING NEWS Full casting has now been confirmed for George Bernard Shaw's Mrs Warren's Profession, which opens at the Strand Theatre on 10th Oct 02, following previews... Read more
" Big Friendly Giant (BFG) at the Playhouse from Nov 02
Big Friendly Giant (BFG) at the Playhouse from Nov 02 Roald Dahl’s The Big Friendly Giant (BFG), will be at the Playhouse Theatre from 13th Nov 02 to 5th Jan 03. This children's play was first... Read more
"ON AN AVERAGE DAY" EXTENDS ONE WEEK TO 3RD NOV 02
"ON AN AVERAGE DAY" EXTENDS ONE WEEK TO 3RD NOV 02 On An Average Day , a new play by John Kolvenbach, has been extended by one week to 3rd Nov 02 at the Comedy Theatre. The play starring Woody... Read more
"LES MISERABLES" ANNOUNCES NEW BOOKING PERIOD TO 28TH JUNE 03
"LES MISERABLES" ANNOUNCES NEW BOOKING PERIOD TO 28TH JUNE 03 Les Miserables has announced a new booking period covering performances from 6th Jan 03 to 28th Jun 03 at the Palace Theatre.(This... Read more
"American Hot" at Palace Theatre Sun 8th Sep 02
"American Hot" at Palace Theatre Sun 8th Sep 02 American Hot has it’s London Premier at The Palace Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2 on September 8th 2002 at 7.30pm in aid of Crusaid. This... Read more
"THE LION KING" ANNOUNCES NEW BOOKING PERIOD TO 29TH JUNE 03
"THE LION KING" ANNOUNCES NEW BOOKING PERIOD TO 29TH JUNE 03 Disney's The Lion King , has announced a new 3 month booking period covering performances from 1st April ro 29th June 03 at the Lyceum... Read more
Salman Rushdie's "Midnight's Children" at Barbican in Jan 03
Salman Rushdie's "Midnight's Children" at Barbican in Jan 03 Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children, produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company with Columbia University & the University of Michigan... Read more
Eden by Eugene O'Brien, at the Arts theatre from 24th Oct 02
Eden by Eugene O'Brien, at the Arts theatre from 24th Oct 02 Eugene O'Brien's Eden will open at the Arts Theatre on 30th Oct 02, following previews from 24th Oct and booking to 11th Jan 03. (Booking... Read more
"PHANTOM OF THE OPERA" NOW BOOKING TO 22nd FEB 03
"PHANTOM OF THE OPERA" NOW BOOKING TO 22nd FEB 03 Phantom of the Opera, has announced a new booking period covering performances to 22nd Feb 03 at Her Majesty's Theatre. (***Bookings for Groups 15 or... Read more
MY FAIR LADY ANNOUNCES NEW BOOKING PERIOD TO 28TH JUNE 03
MY FAIR LADY ANNOUNCES NEW BOOKING PERIOD TO 28TH JUNE 03 My Fair Lady has announced a new booking period covering performances from 6th Jan 03 to 28th Jun 03 at the Drury Lane Theatre.(This booking... Read more
"125TH STREET" CAST ANNOUNCED
"125TH STREET" CAST ANNOUNCED Casting has been announced for 125th Street, which is currently previewing at the Shaftesbury Theatre before the official opening on 17th Sep 02. Domenick Allen, Gary... Read more
VAGINA MONOLOGUES TO CLOSE 12TH OCT 02 FINAL CASTS ANNOUNCED
VAGINA MONOLOGUES TO CLOSE 12TH OCT 02 FINAL CASTS ANNOUNCED The Vagina Monologues, is to close on 12th Oct 02 at the Arts Theatre. (The show starts a UK tour from 9th Sep 02) The cast from 9th to... Read more
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