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  • West End

    If you're an aspiring actor, chances are you want to work in the West End. It's where the best work in the world meets the most talented creatives from across the globe to create incredible, inspiring theatre - who wouldn't want to be a part of that? It might seem like a pipedream, but there are a few things that will help you get ahead of the pack, here's how you can get a job acting in the West End. ## Study at a drama school Drama schools are fantastic places to hone your skills, meet new...

  • The Price

    Jonathan Church's 50th anniversary production of Arthur Miller's The Price is set to open in the West End, starring David Suchet and Brendan Coyle.The play, which ran in Bath earlier this summer, is about two brothers, Victor and Walter Franz who meet for the first time in almost two decades to sell off some family furniture. One is a New York cop approaching his retirement while another is a successful surgeon, and both come to realise the true cost of decisions they have made in decades gone...

  • The Lehman Trilogy

    The National Theatre's production of The Lehman Trilogy is set to transfer to the West End following a sell-out run in the Lyttelton Theatre.The play, which stars Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles, tells the story of The Lehman Brothers: the global financial services firm which collapsed in the midst of the 2008 financial crisis. Written by Stefano Massini, and adapted by Ben Power, it charts the history of the firm from its beginnings in New York in 1844, and sees the cast play the...

  • Snow White

    The full cast joining Dawn French in this year's London Palladium pantomime Snow White has been announced.French is set to play the Wicked Queen in the show, alongside the previously announced Julian Clary as The Man in The Mirror, Paul Zerdin as Muddles, Nigel Havers as The Understudy, Gary Wilmot as Mrs Crumble with Vincent and Flavia as The King and The Queen.Danielle Hope will play the titular role of Snow White alongside Charlie Stemp as The Prince.Hope is known for winning the BBC One...

  • National Theatre

    The National Theatre has announced twelve new shows as part of its 2019 season, featuring new plays by Lenny Henry and Annie Baker, as well NT debuts by actor Cate Blanchett and director Blanche McIntyre.It will also feature David Hare's adaptation of Ibsen's Peter Gynt, a new production of Caryl Churchill's Top Girls, and an Inua Ellam's adaptation of Chekhov's Three Sisters.Olivier TheatreIn the Olivier, Andrea Levy's award-winning novel Small Island will be adapted by Helen Edmundson. Opening...

  • Hair the Musical

    The recent revival of the rock musical Hair is set to tour the UK next year beginning at the New Wimbledon Theatre in March 2019.Jonathan O'Boyle's production opened at the Hope Mill Theatre in early 2017 before transferring to The Vaults in London, where it enjoyed a three-month run.Hair tells the story of the "tribe": a political group of hippies living in New York protesting against the Vietnam War. It has music by Galt McDermot, lyrics and a book by James Rado and Gerome Ragni, featuring...

  • Hamilton - new cast

    A new cast for the West End production of Hamilton has been announced as the production prepares to enter its second year in London.Jamael Westman will continue in the lead role of Alexander Hamilton, as will Tarinn Callender as Hercules Mulligan/James Madison, Rachelle Ann Go as Eliza Hamilton, Jason Pennycooke as Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson and Cleve September as John Laurens/Philip HamiltonFrom 3rd December 2018, Sifiso Mazibuko will take on the role of Aaron Burr while Courtney-Mae...

  • All About Eve

    All About Eve is set to make its West End premiere next February, starring Gillian Anderson and Lily James. The 1950 hit film has been adapted for the stage by Ivo van Hove, who will also direct the production with music provided by two-time Mercury Prize winner PJ Harvey. Here's everything you need to know about the play before buying tickets for the West End premiere at the Noel Coward Theatre.What is All About Eve? All About Eve is the stage production of the 1950 film of the same name,...