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  • Peter Pan Live June 3rd Stream

    Peter Pan Live will no longer be streamed this weekend. <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-bPIDppMtBg" target="_blank"In a YouTube video, they have said: "We will no longer be going ahead with this weekend's show. We stand with our Black employees, colleagues, partners and creators in outrage at acts of Racism. Black Lives Matter."Peter Pan Live is the latest production to be streamed online as part of The Show Must Go On series. Based on J. M. Barrie's fairytale of the same name, the...

  • Romeo and Juliet RSC BBC Four

    The Royal Shakespeare Company's 2018 production of Romeo and Juliet will be aired on BBC Four this weekend. The Shakespeare play is available to watch from 7th June as part of BBC's Culture in Quarantine series.The production was first performed at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon in 2018, before transferring to the Barbican in the same year. Since then, the show has toured across the United Kingdom.The Romeo and Juliet cast includes Bally Gill, who won an Ian Charleson...

  • The Last Five Years Lauren Samuels Danny Becker

    A self-filmed production of The Last Five Years will be available to watch next month, it has been announced.In a tweet by Daily Mail entertainment reporter Baz Bamigboye, Lauren Samuels and Danny Becker will appear in a production of Jason Robert Brown's two-person musical, with tickets available for 'performances' from 25th to 27th June. Samuels will direct and star in the production as Cathy, previously playing the role at the Tabard Theatre in 2011. Her West End credits include Scaramouche...

  • Hello, Dolly! postponed to 2022

    UPDATE: In an interview with Edward Seckerson, Hello, Dolly! starring Imelda Staunton could now be pushed back to 2023. Speaking at an event in Chichester, Staunton is committed to other filming schedules for the next three years, meaning the earliest a production of Hello, Dolly! with Staunton is now summer 2023. The West End revival of Hello, Dolly! starring Imelda Staunton at the Adelphi Theatre has been postponed.If you have booked tickets for Hello, Dolly! at the Adelphi Theatre with...

  • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat 2021

    This summer's revival of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the London Palladium has been rescheduled to next year, it has been announced.If you have booked tickets for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the London Palladium with LondonTheatre.co.uk, our customer services team will be in touch with you. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat will now begin performances on 1st July 2021, ahead of an official opening night on 15th July 2021. The musical will run...

  • Lincoln Center Theater Broadway Fridays

    Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts will stream Broadway musicals filmed at Lincoln Center Theater next month, it has been announced. These broadcasts will be part of a 'Broadway Friday' series and made available to a global audience via their YouTube channel, with shows including Carousel and performances by Nathan Lane.Three productions have been confirmed so far, with additional Broadway shows to be announced.Performed at Lincoln Center Theater in 2013, the staged concert version of...

  • The Seagull A Dolls House Emilia Clarke Jessica Chastain

    The Jamie Lloyd Company have announced today that both productions of The Seagull and A Doll's House, originally scheduled to play at the Playhouse Theatre have been postponed. However, it has also been confirmed that Emilia Clarke and Jessica Chastain will still lead the casts of The Seagull and A Doll's House respectively.Speaking about the postponement, Jamie Lloyd said: "This is, of course, an incredibly challenging time for everyone, but we are looking forward to presenting our season to...

  • This House National Theatre stream

    This House is the latest play to be streamed as part of the National Theatre at Home series, which will be available to watch this evening. James Graham's acclaimed play explores British politics in the 1970s, directed by Jeremy Herrin.Set in a tumultuous period in British parliamentary history, fist fights, economic crises and a hung parliament are just some of the issues faced by politicians in This House. As influential figures seem to be dying at an alarming rate, upheld traditions begin to...

  • Lungs Claire Foy Matt Smith

    Following the revival of Claire Foy and Matt Smith in Lungs, audiences will be able to relive the production. A limited run of virtual streams for Lungs has been confirmed, available from 27 - 29 January.Performed at the Old Vic in 2019, Duncan Macmillan's two-person play follows a couple as they wrestle with the idea of bringing a child into a world. With overpopulation, political unrest and melting ice caps, they toy with all possibilities in this socially-conscious drama.Foy and Smith...

  • Hairspray Live

    The televised production of Hairspray Live! is the latest show to be streamed as part of The Show Must Go On series. Performed live on television in 2016, the star-studded musical event features Jennifer Hudson, Dove Cameron, Harvey Fierstein and Ariana Grande.Based on the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical of the same name, Hairspray Live! follows Tracy Turnblad, a plucky teenager who wins a coveted spot on 'The Corny Collins Show'. But, as she settles into a life of newly-found fame, she...

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