Theatre fans who fancy helping to select 2009’s best work and seeing a year’s worth of free productions in the process, have just two weeks left to apply to be Laurence Olivier Awards judges. Applications close on 28 November.
A stage bathed in lurid pink and lime green light, heart-pounding dance music and a backdrop which mixes a rural scene with images of teenage life, immediately shout youth as the audience enters the Bush theatre...
Following Footsbarn’s brief stay at Shakespeare’s Globe this summer with A Shakespeare Party – its first London appearance in 17 years – the travelling theatre company returns to the capital, pitching its tent in Victoria Park to present A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
A host of West End stars, including Samuel Barnett, Daniel Evans, Josefina Gabrielle, Ella Smith and Sally Ann Triplett, are to stage a special industry reading of new musical Mathilde later this week.
With cutting edge theatre company The Riot Group, playwright Adriano Shaplin has built a reputation for unflinchingly contemporary work. For his RSC debut, however, he has tackled a new idea, a history play, as Matthew Amer found out.
Politicians, fundraisers, journalists and ordinary members of the public swing around an ethical pivot in David Hare’s new play Gethsemane, which premiered at the National’s Cottesloe theatre last night.