Theatre News

Faith Omole as Jack and Vikki Stone as Fleshcreep in Jack and The Beanstalk at The Lyric Hammersmith (Photo: Jay Brooks)

Jack And The Beanstalk & Joe Stilgoe’s Christmas at Lyric Hammersmith

The Lyric Hammersmith is proud to announce the full cast for its Christmas Panto, Jack and the Beanstalk by Joel Horwood and directed by Jude Christian and Sean Holmes. Running from 18 November 2017 - Saturday 6 January 2018.

Dreamgirls: New cast & booking until June 2018

Sonia Friedman Productions is delighted to announce a new cast for Dreamgirls. Booking has now been extended to 2 June 2018.

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Les Misérables (Photo: Johan Persson)

Theatre Spot Test: How many songs from Les Misérables can you name?

It's the iconic musical that's had audiences Dreaming A Dream for 33 years in the West End - not to mention a musical theatre karaoke favourite - but how many songs from Les Misérables can you name?

Young Frankenstein social takeover

Instagram takeover: Summer Strallen at Young Frankenstein

She's starring in the smash-hit West End comedy musical Young Frankenstein from the mind of Mel Brooks, and this week the amazing Summer Strallen took us backstage to give us a glimpse into her daily preparations for the show

Glengarry Glen Ross tickets and information at the Playhouse Theatre West End

Explosive new trailer for Glengarry Glen Ross released

Check out this brand-spanking new trailer for Glengarry Glen Ross by David Mamet, which begins previews at the Playhouse Theatre in late October.

The ensemble of Jane Eyre on tour (Photo: Brinkhoff/Moegenburg)

Playlists: Cast & band of Jane Eyre

Sally Cookson’s acclaimed adaptation of Charlotte Brontë’s masterpiece at the National Theatre is set to a whole range of music - but what do the cast and band themselves listen to to get into performance mode?

Christian Slater (Ricky Roma) and Kris Marshall (John Williamson) in Glengarry Glen Ross at The Playhouse Theatre (Photo: Marc Brenner)

Rehearsal Photos: Glengarry Glen Ross at The Playhouse Theatre

The trailblazing modern classic Glengarry Glen Ross by David Mamet and directed by Sam Yates runs at the Playhouse Theatre from 26 October to 3 February 2018 for a strictly limited 14-week season.

First Nights

The Toxic Avenger press night

Opening Night: The Toxic Avenger

Wed 04 Oct 2017

London's going green for bizarre-love-story meets comedy-shlock-horror musical The Toxic Avenger - we spoke to cast and creatives on opening night, including Joe DiPietro and David Bryan, the minds behind Memphis.

Martin Freeman (David Lyons), Tamsin Greig (Jean Whittaker) in Labour Of Love (Photo: Johan Persson)

Reasons to see: Labour Of Love

Wed 04 Oct 2017

This razor-sharp political comedy reunites James Graham and director Jeremy Herrin following their previous collaboration on This House, starring Martin Freeman and Tamsin Greig. Here are our top reasons to see Labour Of Love.

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Reasons to see: Ramona Tells Jim

Tue 26 Sep 2017

Ramona Tells Jim is a darkly comic play about young love, one mistake, and the consequences that follow. Here’s why we think you should see it.