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NEWS: Christmas with… friends! at the Battersea Barge

Following the sell-out success of Christmas with… friends! at the intimate, floating performance venue The Battersea Barge in 2011, Sim G Productions has announced its festive line up for this year. The evening will be hosted by Annalene Beechey (Wicked, My Fair Lady) with special guests Rebecca Lock (ThePhantom of the Opera, Avenue Q), Simon Bailey (Phantom, Teatro), and Simon ...

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NEWS: Seussical the musical lands in London

Following critical success with recent revivals of Alan Bennett'sThe History Boys, Proof, and the first professional UK tour of hit musical Spring Awakening,Sell A Door Theatre Company have announced the first professional London production of Stephen Flaherty (Music) and Lyn Ahrens' (Lyrics) musical based on the world of Dr Seuss. Seussical amalgamates several of Dr Seuss' most famous books including ...

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NEWS: Rambert Dance Company, Labyrinth of Love Tour

Inventive, innovative and inspiring - three words which perfectly describe the RambertDance Company. Since its inception in 1926, the company's rich and eclectic artisticprogramme has been unrivalled in the field of dance. As Rambert move into a new era with a transfer to their purpose-built centre on the SouthBank, they continue to present pioneering works - and latest offering Labyrinth ...

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NEWS: Samsung helps bring Digital Theatre into your home

For the past three years, media production company Digital Theatre has been bringing London's theatre to wherever you are in the form of a high-definition digital recording, a theatrical experience for less than the price of a restricted view seat at most West End theatres (online rentals are from £6.99). Founders Robert Delamere and Tom Shaw have now taken the ...

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NEWS: Liverpool Shakespeare Festival 2012

This September sees Lodestar Theatre take up residency at the newly-refurbished Royal Court Theatre Liverpool for the return of the Liverpool Shakespeare Festival. Following on from the success of the festival over the last five years, the company returns with two new productions, Macbeth and A Midsummers Night’s Dream. The two productions will be performed in repertory by a cast ...

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NEWS: Truth About Youth Festival, Royal Exchange Manchester

For the last two weeks of July, the Royal Exchange theatre in Manchester will be overrun with youths. Thankfully, it won’t be a repeat of last year’s riots, but a celebration of local teenagers through a programme of theatre, music, art, film and all sorts of wonderful things. The aim of thefestival is to challenge negative perceptions of young people. ...

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NEWS: Idina Menzel to return to UK: London, Manchester and Edinburgh

One-time Wicked Witch of the West Idina Menzel is set to return to London in October (after a glorious gig at the Royal Albert Hall last autumn) for a one week residency at the Apollo Theatre, followed by appearances at Edinburgh's Usher Hall and Manchester's Palace Theatre. The Tony winner will perform with a 25-piece orchestra, singing songs from her ...

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