News for January 2011

News

The final season of The Bridge Project starring Kevin Spacey in the title role of Richard III and directed by Sam Mendes, previews at The Old Vic from 18 June 2011.

The Chichester Festival Theatre production of Love Story which transferred to the West End will complete its run on 26 February 2011.

Keira Knightley, Ellen Burstyn, Elisabeth Moss & Carol Kane star in The Childrens Hour at London's Comedy theatre. New rehearsal images released

A fantastic season of the best London dance and ballet is now on sale. London dance tickets are available for a wide-ranging programme of dance theatre at Sadlers Wells and The Peacock Theatre, London.

Winners of the 11th Critics’ Circle Dance Awards have been announced at Sadler’s Wells in London. The Bolshoi Ballet won three awards.

FELA! is coming to Sadler's Wells for a strictly limited run this summer! FELA! tickets now on sale.

IN TERENCE RATTIGAN’S CENTENARY YEAR, TREVOR NUNN WILL DIRECT SIENNA MILLER IN FLARE PATH AT THE THEATRE ROYAL HAYMARKET

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET TICKETS ON SALE NOW FOR PERFORMANCES BEGIN 8 FEBRUARY AT THE NOËL COWARD THEATRE

Nominated for this year's Whatsonstage.com Award for 'Best Takeover in a Role', Lee Mead will give his final performance as Fiyero in WICKED on Saturday 5 February.    

JOANNA RIDING AND MEOW MEOW LEAD CAST IN WEST END TRANSFER OF KNEEHIGH’S PRODUCTION OF MICHEL LEGRAND & JACQUES DEMY’S THE UMBRELLAS OF CHERBOURG. DIRECTED BY EMMA RICE. PERFORMING AT THE GIELGUD THEATRE.

The incredible END OF THE RAINBOW at London's Trafalgar Studios.

Howard Panter and Rosemary Squire, the joint chief executives of the Ambassador Theatre Group, have retained their top spot in The Stage 100 - The Stage’s annual guide to the 100 most influential people in UK theatre.

Former Avenue Q co-stars Julie Atherton and Daniel Boys will reunite to lead the cast of Adam Gwon’s musical Ordinary Days which opens at Trafalgar Studios in February.  

The BBC is soon to launch its own BBC Glee Club contest where young performers will compete from around the UK. Musical theatre fans will be able to perform in the series being prepared for broadcast later this year.  

New images of David Tennant and Catherine Tate have been released just after Much Ado About Nothing tickets have gone on sale at the Wyndhams Theatre in London.

The West End production of Yes, Prime Minister is closing at the Gielgud Theatre but it’s won a new fan in Czech Prime Minister,  Petr Necas.

David Tennant and Catherine Tate are to appear together on stage for the first time in a new production of William Shakespeare’s timeless comedy Much Ado About Nothing directed by Josie Rourke performing at the Wyndhams Theatre.

The incredible End Of The Rainbow starring Tracie Bennett extends its run at Trafalgar Studios due to public demand.

Ian Rickson’s production of Lillian Hellman’s The Children’s Hour is now taking bookings at the Comedy Theatre until 30 April (and not 2 April as previously announced).  The Children’s Hour first preview on 22 January and press night on 9 February 2011 remain as originally published.  

The Comic Star of Will and Grace and Boston Legal comes to London for a limited period!

Disney’s The Lion King tickets flew out of the jungle in 2010 with total sales of more than £34 million during 2010 - an increase of £2 million on 2009’s previous figure and the highest sales of any West End musical production in Theatreland history!

The producers of the West End production of Wicked have announced that the musical grossed more than £1 million in a single week smashing box office records.

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