London Theatre News

Hadley Fraser and Rosalie Craig
Rosalie Craig and Hadley Fraser to star in livestream of Before After
Rosalie Craig and Hadley Fraser, most recently seen starring together in City of Angels in the West End, are confirmed to star in a livestream of the musical Before After, to be filmed at the... Read more
Sleepless
Sleepless, A Musical Romance begins at the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre
Audiences and theatre fans are far from fatigued, as all eyes are awake and drawn to the highly-anticipated production of Sleepless, A Musical Romance, which begins performances this evening at the... Read more
The lioness hunt in Disney's The Lion King
Disney's The Lion King announces plans to reopen in the West End in Spring 2021
Disney Theatrical Productions, the producers of the hit musical The Lion King in the West End and around the world, announced today on social media that all performances of the West End production... Read more
Donmar Warehouse extends socially distanced production Blindness through September
Donmar Warehouse has extended its new production of Blindness for two weeks, following a successful sold-out run. The production, which originally ran through 15 August, is now on sale through 5... Read more
C-o-n-t-a-c-t cast
Complete cast announced for immersive production C-o-n-t-a-c-t
The producers of C-o-n-t-a-c-t Aria Entertainment and WEF Productions have announced the complete cast for the immersive production, which will start performances on 31 August.  The cast will feature... Read more
The official artwork for Doctor Who: Time Fracture
Immersive Doctor Who theatrical event set to open in London in 2021
Immersive Everywhere, the London-based immersive theatre company, has announced it will be producing Doctor Who: Time Fracture, a new show which will bring audiences on an adventure with the planet’s... Read more
Romantics Anonymous at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Romantics Anonymous to stream live from the Bristol Old Vic in September
Romantics Anonymous, Emma Rice’s adaptation of the beloved 2010 French-Belgian romantic comedy film, will stream online from 22-26 September. The fully-staged show will be performed live at the... Read more
Clint Dyer will direct the piece, which he also wrote with Roy Williams
National Theatre to reopen with socially distanced performances
London’s prestigious National Theatre announced that it will reopen its doors for the first time since March to audiences with a new play, which will open in its largest auditorium, the Olivier... Read more
Last Five Years press image
The Last Five Years to return to Southwark Playhouse in the fall
UPDATE: The Last Five Years will now play for an extended run at Southwark Playhouse, with performances now scheduled to November 14th. Molly Lynch and Oli Higginson will return to their roles of... Read more
Jesus Christ Superstar at the Open Air to offer live relay of performances
Even though the audience will be socially distanced at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, more people will be able to experience Jesus Christ Superstar: The Concert thanks to live screen relay... Read more
Imelda Staunton in A Lady of Letters, part of the Talking Heads series
Imelda Staunton, Kristin Scott Thomas, and more announced for Talking Heads at the Bridge Theatre
The Bridge Theatre have announced which of Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads monologues will be performed in repertory at the Bankside venue when it reopens with social distancing from August. The all-... Read more
The West End cast of Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia! releases West End cast and crew from contracts
The hit ABBA musical Mamma Mia! has confirmed to The Stage newspaper that it has released all of its West End cast and stage management from their contracts, in light of the continuing Covid-19... Read more
C-o-n-t-a-c-t
Outdoor immersive show C-o-n-t-a-c-t to make UK premiere this month
Following a very successful run in Paris this summer, the new show C-o-n-t-a-c-t, created by Samuel Sené and Gabrielle Jourdain, will make its UK premiere this month. C-o-n-t-a-c-t will start... Read more
Albion, starring Victoria Hamilton and Daisy Edgar-Jones
BBC to air Albion, starring Victoria Hamilton and Daisy Edgar-Jones, on 16 August
As part of their Culture in Quarantine series, the BBC has announced that it will release the Almeida Theatre's Albion, starring Victoria Hamilton (The Crown) and Daisy Edgar-Jones (Normal People)... Read more
Ralph Fiennes with David Hare
Ralph Fiennes to headline series of monologue plays at Bridge Theatre
London’s Bridge Theatre will resume live performances in late August with a series of monologue plays, the Daily Mail reported. The plays will feature high-profile performers, including the multi-... Read more
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