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  • 4000 Miles

    Call Me By Your Name actor Timothée Chalamet will make his West End debut alongside Eileen Atkins at the Old Vic next year, in a production of Amy Herzog's Pulitzer Prize-nominated play 4000 Miles.The play tells the story of Leo, a 21-year-old who has cycled across the United States, ending up on the doorstep of his 91-year-old grandmother's Greenwich Village apartment. First staged in 2011, 4000 Miles was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2013. 4000 Miles will begin previews at the...

  • Leopoldstadt

    Final casting has been announced for Tom Stoppard's new play Leopoldstadt, which opens at the Wyndham's Theatre in January.Stoppard's play, which will be directed by Patrick Marber, is set in 1900 Vienna where a tenth of the population are Jewish, and tells a sweeping tale of the community over the first 50 years of the 20th century.Joining the previously announced cast, Faye Castelow, Felicity Davidson, Avye Leventis and Sadie Shimmin join alongside additions to the child's cast, Jarlan...

  • Production images giving a first look at the West End cast of Dear Evan Hansen in action at the Noel Coward Theatre have been released ahead of the musical's opening this week.Sam Tutty leads the cast as the titular character, playing a high schooler who yearns to fit in with his peers when he utilises events around him.Written by the Oscar-winning songwriting team Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, the duo behind La La Land and The Greatest Showman, the Tony Award-winning musical features the songs...

  • Riverside Studios

    Hammersmith arts centre Riverside Studios is set to reopen in the New Year following a five-year closure for redevelopment.With a number of different studios, the space was home to a number of national TV productions, as well as staging comedy, music, dance and theatre productions. The redevelopment, led by Mount Anvil and A2 Dominion, will open in three phases.This week, a cafe/bar and new brasserie will open alongside the flagship TV studio, Studio 1, to complete Phase One of the reopening....

  • Rhys Ifans is set to star as Atticus Finch in the upcoming West End production of To Kill a Mockingbird.Ifans, who is currently starring in On Bear Ridge at the Royal Court, will play the central character in Aaron Sorkin's adaptation of Harper Lee's best-selling novel which centres on a small-town lawyer defending a local black man on trial for rape.The Welsh actor's previous West End credits also include Exit the King at the National Theatre, Scrooge in the Old Vic's A Christmas Carol, and the...

  • Endgame Old Vic

    The full casting has been announced for the upcoming production of Endgame at the Old Vic, opening next year.Jane Horrocks will star in Endgame, recently starring in the Pinter at the Pinter season at the Harold Pinter Theatre, as well as starring in East is East and Cabaret at the Donmar Warehouse. She has also starred in The Rise and Fall of Little Voice at the National Theatre and its subsequent West End transfer, reprising the role in the 1998 film adaptation.Karl Johnson completes the cast...

  • Back to the Future

    Olly DobsonUPDATE: Back to the Future The Musical is scheduled to start performances in the West End at the Adelphi Theatre from 14 May 2021. Find out more here. The full cast for the world premiere of Back to the Future has been announced, opening at Manchester Opera House in February 2020 ahead of a subsequent West End transfer.Details on a venue, dates and tickets details for the West End transfer of Back to the Future are to be announced.They will join the previously announced Roger Bart as...

  • Cyrano de Bergerac

    Rehearsal images have been released showing James McAvoy and cast in rehearsals for Jamie Lloyd's upcoming production of Cyrano de Bergerac.McAvoy plays Cyrano and is joined by Adam Best, Adrian Der Gregorian, Anita-Joy Uwajeh, Carla Harrison-Hodge, Chris Fung, Eben Figueiredo, Kiruna Stamell, Michele Austin, Nari Blair-Mangat, Nima Taleghani, Philip Cairns, Sam Black, Seun Shote, and Tom Edden.The new version of Edmond Rostand's play is adapted by Martin Crimp, and kicks off a year-long season...

  • Bridge Theatre

    Four new shows at the Bridge Theatre have been announced, with productions scheduled to April 2021. The upcoming shows will feature performances by Olivier Award-winning actors including Simon Russell Beale and Roger Allam, Marianne Elliott directing a new play by Pulitzer Prize-winning Paula Vogel and an adaptation of Philip Pullman's fantasy novel.Roger Allam and Colin Morgan will star in a revival of Caryl Churchill's A Number, directed by Polly Findlay. Allam and Morgan play a father and son...

  • The Watsons

    Laura Wade's new play The Watsons, adapted from the unfinished novel by Jane Austen, is set for a West End run at the Harold Pinter Theatre following its runs in Chichester and at the Menier Chocolate Factory.Directed by Samuel West, The Watsons centres on Emma Watson - the central character of Austen's abandoned book The Watsons. Emma has been cut off by her wealthy aunt, and is on the look out for a wealthy suitor at the risk of being left in a life of poverty. The original novel ends with two...

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