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Norma Jeane: The Musical - casting announced

10 May 2016

Joanne Clifton will star as Marilyn Monroe in the Lost Theatre's upcoming production of Norma Jeane: The Musical which plays from 30 May to 18 June 2016.

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Festivals in May 2016

10 May 2016

With more than 60% of the month remaining, there's still time to squeeze in a festival or two ... here's a reminder of what's on offer in London and the rest of the UK ...

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My Fair Lady

9 May 2016

A charity gala is to be held at St. Pauls Church, Covent Garden, where Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins' first met, to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the original Broadway production of My Fair Lady.

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Now '16 Festival

9 May 2016

The Yard Theatre's annual festival of contemporary theatre takes-off tomorrow on 10 May and runs through to 11 June with a programme drawn from hundreds of ideas received through open submissions ...

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King John at the Rose Theatre, Kingston

9 May 2016

Following the sell-out success of The Wars of the Roses last year, director Trevor Nunn returns to the Rose Theatre to direct Shakespeare's political saga of scheming and deceit - starts Saturday 14 May, continues to Sunday 5 June 2016.

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Student Performer of the Year

8 May 2016

The finals of the 2016 Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year competition and the Stiles + Drewe Prize will be held on 15 May 2016 in London's West End.

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The Sins of Jack Saul

8 May 2016

Jack Saul was the most notorious male prostitute in Victorian London. This new musical about him will be at the Above The Stag Theatre from 11 May to 12 June 2016 ...

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Tales from the Shed at The Old Vic

6 May 2016

Chickenshed Theatre's 'Tales from the Shed' heads off on tour and lands at The Old Vic on 26 May 2016 - for 0-6 year-olds, the show promises to be really silly with plenty of colourful puppets.

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5 May 2016

London Wonderground opens today at the Southbank Centre and continues right through the summer until 25 September ...

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DiaoChan: The Rise of the Courtesan

4 May 2016

Based on the ancient Chinese legend of DiaoChan, an epic story of lust, jealousy and revenge - sometimes called the Chinese Macbeth - is heading to the Arts Theatre from 9 to 28 May 2016.

Get 'Em Off!

29 April 2016

Emotions and more are apparently going to be laid bare in this 'outrageous new musical comedy' from Above The Stag Theatre - from 22 June 2016.

The Buskers Opera

28 April 2016

Previews start today for this new show from the Park Theatre, written by Dougal Irvine (based on The Beggar's Opera by John Gay) and directed by Lotte Wakeham - continues to 4 June 2016.

in the absence of silence

27 April 2016

A verbatim theatre piece from Chickenshed starts tonight and continues to 14 May 2016 - inspired by interviews conducted with women as part of an outreach project ...

Theatre 2016

26 April 2016

An industry-wide conference for those interested in the future of theatre in the UK. Taking place in London in just over 2 weeks on Thursday and Friday 12 and 13 May 2016.

Art in Antarctica

22 April 2016

Artist and performer Chris Dobrowolski is taking his fascinating and humorous tales of life in Antarctica on a UK tour with three dates in London at Shoreditch Town Hall on 4, 5, and 6 May 2016.

Omnibus Edition

22 April 2016

Temporary Theatre to close

20 April 2016

Shakespeare 400 - The Complete Walk

20 April 2016

Back online

19 April 2016

National Theatre Live - encore screenings

13 April 2016

A Nation's Theatre Festival

13 April 2016

Camden Youth Theatre

13 April 2016


11 April 2016

Shakespeare in Shoreditch Festival 2016

11 April 2016

The Complete Walk from Shakespeare's Globe

11 April 2016

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