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NEWS: To Kill a Mockingbird transfers to Barbican

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Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s highly successful production of To Kill a Mockingbird will transfer to London’s Barbican theatre in July 2015 after its UK tour. Robert Sean Leonard will return to the role of Atticus Finch for the Barbican run. The production original opened in Regent’s park in 2013 becoming a sell-out success. The show returned as part of ...

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News: The Trials of Oscar Wilde transfers to Trafalgar Studios

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Following a 43 date UK Tour and sell out run at St James Theatre, European Arts Company production of  The Trials of Oscar Wilde will transfer to Trafalgar Studios for a four week run. The production will open on Monday 13th October, marking  Oscar Wilde’s 160th birthday that same week, and run until Saturday 8th November. A special Birthday Gala performance will ...

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NEWS: Gilded Balloon at Drygate – New Glasgow comedy club announced

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Now in its 30th year, Scotland’s longest running comedy club The Gilded Balloon, is expanding west with the launch of a brand new comedy club in Glasgow beginning Friday 29th August. Hosted in collaboration with Drygate Brewing Co, the UK’s first experiential craft brewery, Gilded Balloon Comedy at Drygate looks to bring together the very best craft beer and comedy under one roof. Curated by Gilded Balloon Artistic Director, Karen Koren, the ...

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NEWS: Corrie’s Curly turns to the dark side

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Norwich’s Theatre Royal have announced today that Kevin Kennedy, best known for playing Coronation Street  character Curly Watts, will star as Captain Hook in the venues panto, Peter Pan, this Christmas. Kennedy appeared in Corrie for 20 years from 1983 to 2003, has appeared in panto in Nottingham and Brighton and played the Child Catcher in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. ...

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NEWS: Miss Saigon Gala Performance Announced

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Following its triumphant return to the West End, Cameron Mackintosh has announced a Gala Performance of Miss Saigon to celebrate its 25th birthday. The performance on Monday 22 September will feature the cast of the new production  joined onstage by members of the original company in a special finale. All tickets for this Gala Performance will be at the original ...

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News: Musical Theatre Network Awards Shortlist Announced

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As the  Edinburgh Fringe Festival enters its final stages for another year, Musical Theatre Network has announced the shortlist for its 2014 Awards. The awards, in their eighth year,reward the very best in musical theatre on the Fringe, raising the profile of the work and opening up the conversations about what musical theatre can be. The shortlisted shows are: Alba – ...

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News: Secret Cinema announce Robin Williams tribute screening

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Secret Cinema have announced details of a charity screening of Dead Poets Society, as a tribute to Robin Williams in partnership with the mental health charity, Mind. The screening will take place this Friday (15th August). Details have been announced for a London event, though organisers are seeking partners for simultaneous screenings elsewhere. The London screening at the Troxy, Limehouse ...

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NEWS: The Return of the Soldier casting announced

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Casting has been announced for the world première of The Return of The Soldier, Tim Sanders and Charles Miller’s musical that will open at the Jermyn Street Theatre from 2 September. Stewart Clarke (Ghost, Loserville and Godspell) will lead the company in the role of Captain Christopher Baldry. Starting alongside Clarke will be Zoe Rainey, Laura Pitt-Pulfolrd, Michael Matus, and ...

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