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NEWS: From Page to Stage returns for 2016


Following another successful season this year, producer Katy Lipson of Aria Entertainment has today announced From Page to Stage will return for 2016 The Season of new musicals will run again again at the Tristan Bates Theatre from October 31-December 3 2016. The 2015 season saw three rehearsed staged reading opportunities, one headline musical, a gala performance, and the celebration of ...

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NEWS: Liverpool’s Everyman and Playhouse announce Spring 2016 season

Observe the sons of Ulster Matching Towards The Somme logo

Love, loyalty, betrayal, oppression, transcendence, motherhood, brotherhood, tragedy and comedy will be coming to Liverpool in 2016, as the themes of The Everyman & Playhouse’s spring season. Highlights announced today [24 November] include Gemma Bodinetz directing a new adaptation of Madame Bovary with Peepolykus and a major revival of Frank McGuinness’s Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme ...

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INTERVIEW: Alex Gaumond goes Into The Woods

Portrait of musical theatre actor Alex Gaumond

Alex Gaumond has become one of musical theatre’s most popular leading men with roles in Queen’s We Will Rock You, Legally Blonde and Matilda. He is currently swapping the bright lights of the glittering West End for the a stint in the ever-raining surrounds of Manchester in a brand new in-the-round revival of Sondheim's Into the Woods. John Roberts went ...

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COMPETITION: Win tickets to Here We Go at the National Theatre

National Theatre's Here We Go Poster

  The Reviews Hub has teamed up with the National Theatre to offer one lucky reader a chance to win tickets to Caryl Churchill’s Here We Go. A brand new short play by one of our most acclaimed playwrights, Here We Go features a funeral party for a man with an adventurous past and a ginger cat that needs a ...

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NEWS: Bernadette Peters to perform 1st UK solo show in 15 years

Portrait of Bernadette Peters

Multi-award winning musical theatre star Bernadette Peters will perform her first solo show in the UK for the first time in 15 years in June 2016. The triple Tony, double Drama Desk and Golden Globe Award winning Broadway star will return to the Royal Festival Hall, London on Friday 3rd June 2016 and playing her first ever date at the Opera House, Manchester on Sunday 5th June 2016. Renowned ...

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INTERVIEW: David Troughton on becoming Mister Tom


He was born into a brood of actors so large and eclectically talented that they refer to themselves as 'The Family Von Trought'.  He's appeared in films, on  television, and radio, and even narrated audio books based on the iconic character created by his father.  Paul Couch caught up with David Troughton as he prepares to take on the titular role ...

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INTERVIEW: Simon Mendes da Costa on A Better Woman

Simon Mendes da Costa

Simon Mendes  da Costa came to playwriting after a spell as an estate agent, computer programmer and an actor. His play, Losing Louis, had success in the West End and on Broadway and his latest play, A Better Woman, is shortly about to become the second in-house production at The Marlowe Studio, Canterbury. Mendes da Costa spoke to Glen Pearce about the ...

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