Theatre News - October 2007

Dirty Dancing now booking to 11 April 2009
Dirty Dancing now booking to 11 April 2009 Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage, has extended its booking period by 6 months - tickets now on sale to 11 April 2009! The show opened at the... Read more
Further Donmar Warehouse productions for 2008
Further Donmar Warehouse productions for 2008 The Donmar Warehouse has announced two further productions for 2008... Public booking opens 3 December 2007 Small Change, written and directed by Peter... Read more
War Horse extends to 14 Feb 2008
War Horse extends to 14 Feb 2008 War Horse, has been extended by 1 month to 14 Feb 2008, at the Olivier, National Theatre. Based on a novel by Michael Morpurgo and adapted by Nick Stafford, the play... Read more
Menier's Dealer's Choice to transfer to West End
Menier's Dealer's Choice to transfer to West End The Menier Chocolate Factory production of Patrick Marber's Dealer's Choice, is to transfer to the West End's Trafalgar Studios One, opening 11 Dec... Read more
The Vertical Hour at Royal Court from 17 Jan 2008
The Vertical Hour at Royal Court from 17 Jan 2008 The Vertical Hour, By David Hare, will open at the Royal Court Theatre Downstairs 22 Jan 2008, following previews from 17 Jan - running to 1 Mar 2008... Read more
Almeida Theatre announce further productions
Almeida Theatre announce further productions The off West End venue, Almeida Theatre has announced further productions for 2008 Season: The Last Days of Judas Iscariot (28 Mar - 10 May) &... Read more
Participants announced for The 24 Hour Plays Celebrity Gala, at the Old Vic on Sun 11 Nov 2007
Participants announced for The 24 Hour Plays Celebrity Gala, at the Old Vic on Sun 11 Nov 2007 Participants are confirmed for the Old Vic's annual theatrical challenge, The 24 Hour Plays Celebrity... Read more
Footloose & Tintin, shorten runs at Playhouse
Footloose & Tintin, shorten runs at Playhouse It is reported that both Footloose and Tintin have shortened their runs at the Playhouse Theatre. Footloose, will now end its run at the Playhouse... Read more
Cast confirmed for Stephen Fry's Cinderella
Cast confirmed for Stephen Fry's Cinderella Casting has been confirmed for Stephen Fry's pantomime Cinderella, which opens at the Old Vic 9 Dec 2007, following previews from 4 Dec - running to 20... Read more
Chicago cast Changes from 5 Nov 2007
Chicago cast Changes from 5 Nov 2007 Amra-Faye Wright (Velma Kelly), Frances Ruffelle (Roxie Hart), Terence Maynard (Billy Flynn), Paul Rider (Amos Hart) will return to star in Chicago, at the... Read more
Pinter's Homecoming at Almedia from 31 Jan 2008
Pinter's Homecoming at Almedia from 31 Jan 2008 Harold Pinter's The Homecoming, opens at the off West End venue, The Almeida Theatre on 7 Feb 2008, following previews from 31 Jan - running to 22... Read more
Jersey Boys casting announced!
Jersey Boys casting announced! Casting has been announced for the London production of the Broadway musical Jersey Boys, the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, which opens at the Prince... Read more
The 39 Steps cast changes from 22 Oct 2007
The 39 Steps cast changes from 22 Oct 2007 Cast changes in The 39 Steps, at the Criterion from 22 Oct 2007: Simon Day, Josefina Gabrielle and Martyn Ellis will join existing cast member Simon Gregor... Read more
Christmas On Broadway 22 Dec 2007 with Stephen Gately, Marti Webb, Maria Friedman, Rowetta
Christmas On Broadway 22 Dec 2007 with Stephen Gately, Marti Webb, Maria Friedman, Rowetta Christmas On Broadway a musical concert at Indigo 2 at The O2 Arena, will take place Sat 22 December 2007... Read more
Broadway's Marin Mazzie swapping roles with London's Hannah Waddingham in Spamalot
Broadway's Marin Mazzie swapping roles with London's Hannah Waddingham in Spamalot Marin Mazzie currently playing 'The Lady of the Lake' in Monty Python's Spamalot on Broadway is to join the London... Read more
Cast update for "Much Ado.." at the National Theatre
Cast update for "Much Ado.." at the National Theatre Cast update for Much Ado About Nothing, which opens in repertoire at the Olivier, National Theatre on 18 Dec 2007, following previews from 10 Dec... Read more
Chicago cast update!
Chicago cast update! Chicago, cast update at the Cambridge Theatre: Sarah Soetaert will play Roxie Hart 16 Oct - 3 Nov 2007 (replacing Josefina Gabrielle) and Michael Simkins Billy Flynn from 29 Oct... Read more
Glengarry Glen Ross press night delayed by 2 days
Glengarry Glen Ross press night delayed by 2 days Anthony Flanagan has withdrawn from Glengarry Glen Ross, for "personal reasons". The part of 'John Williamson' is now played by Peter McDonald -... Read more
Blood Brothers cast changes!
Blood Brothers cast changes! There has been cast changes in Willy Russell's Blood Brothers at the Phoenix Theatre. The show now features Siobhan McCarthy (Mrs Johnstone), Craig Price (Narrator),... Read more
La Cage Aux Folles at the Menier Chocolate Factory Cast Update
La Cage Aux Folles at the Menier Chocolate Factory Cast update for La Cage aux Folles, which opens at Off West End venue, The Menier Chocolate Factory, 3 Dec 2007, following previews from 23 Nov -... Read more
Nick Hytner announces future productions at National 2007
Nick Hytner announces future productions at National Nick Hytner has announced future productions at the National Theatre. The theatre aims to perform regularly on Sundays and have set the target to... Read more
Avenue Q extends to 27 Sep 2008
Avenue Q extends to 27 Sep 2008 Avenue Q, has extended its booking peiod by 8 months - tickets now on sale to 27 Sep 2008. Avenue Q opened at the Noël Coward Theatre 28 June 2006, following previews... Read more
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