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NEWS: Jersey Boys tour extends

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Producers have today announced additional dates for the tour of  Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning  musical Jersey Boys. Alongside already announced dates, the tour will now additionally play at The Alhambra Theatre, Bradford (28 April – 9 May), Wales Millennium Centre Cardiff (21 July – 1 August), Sunderland Empire (8 – 19 September), Lyceum Theatre Sheffield (6 – 17 October), Venue Cymru ...

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NEWS: Theatre Royal Windsor launches weekly rep season

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The Theatre Royal Windsor has announced the return of weekly rep to the theatre with The Windsor Repertory Season, presenting six classic revivals from Tuesday 26 May to Saturday 4 July 2015. The Theatre has a strong history of repertory theatre dating back to 1938, when a repertory company was founded with a standing company of actors. The Company remained at the theatre ...

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NEWS: Damian Lewis to star in American Buffalo

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Producers have today announced that Damian Lewis will return to the West End stage to star in a major new revival of David Mamet’s  American Buffalo, directed by Daniel Evans, at Wyndham’s Theatre for a strictly limited run from 16 April – 27 June 2015. Winning the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award for best play, Mamet’s explosive drama examines the fickle nature of honour among ...

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NEWS: Glasgow King’s Launches it’s First Ever Relaxed Pantomime

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The cast of Peter Pan together with The National Autistic Society Scotland launch the King’s Theatre in Glasgow's first-ever relaxed performance on Wednesday 7 January at 11am. Panto pirates, Greg McHugh (Smee) and Des Clarke (Starkey), recently met up with fans Laura Ann Foley (25), Mark Kerr (18) and J.J. Ellis (9). This performance is specially designed to welcome people with a learning disability, Autism Spectrum Condition or ...

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NEWS: Gilded Balloon Open New Comedy Club in Edinburgh

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On Saturday 10 January 2015 the multi-award winning Irish comedian, Dylan Moran, will headline the inaugural Gilded Balloon Comedy at The Studio at the Festival Theatre, a new monthly comedy club for Edinburgh. Thirty years after first opening its doors to present the best Scottish, UK and international comedy talent to the people of Scotland, The Gilded Balloon announced that ...

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NEWS: Donmar Warehouse’s Henry IV cast release charity single

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The cast of the Donmar Warehouse's all female production of Henry IV  are releasing a cover version of Glasvegas’ Daddy’s Gone in aid of three charities. The song features in the Donmar Warehouse production, directed by Phyllida Lloyd and proceeds from the downloads will benefit Clear Break Theatre Company, Justice for Women and the Donmar’s outreach work. As part of its outreach ...

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NEWS: New casting announced for Shakespeare in Love

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Rehearsals start on Monday for the new cast of Shakespeare in Love before they open on 12 January 2015. The production, at London’s Noel Coward Theatre, features one of the largest casts for a play in the West End and is currently booking until April 2015. Orlando James will star as Will Shakespeare opposite Eve Ponsonby as Viola De Lesseps. The pair recently appeared ...

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NEWS: Dates announced for Latitude Festival 2015

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Could it be Dolly Parton? The self-styled "Backwards Barbie" played Glastonbury earlier this year and is said to have loved the experience. The Rolling Stones aren't new to the festival circuit either and are rumoured to be one of the three headline acts. Whoever it is, founder Melvin Benn is staying tight-lipped about who's topping the bill at Latitude's 10th ...

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