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NEWS: Piaf run at Leicester’s Curve extended

Following the overwhelming audience response and unprecedented ticket demand for the recently opened production of Piaf, Curve has announced additional performance dates from 3 – 6 April 2013. (You can see what our Central Editor made of it here). Click on the image to see the brand new production trailer. The production currently showing in Curve’s Studio will be transferred ...

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NEWS: The Public Reviews supports the My Theatre Matters! campaign

At a time when many local councils are making tough decisions about how to balance their budgets, our theatres are coming under increased pressure. The Public Reviews is delighted to support the new My Theatre Matters! campaign. Launched today by The Stage, Equity and The Theatrical Management Association, the campaign is asking for theatre lovers to sign up and let ...

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NEWS: The Lion King stages West End’s first open autism-friendly performance

Having broken many records during its run at the Lyceum theatre, Disney’s The Lion King now becomes the first West End show to offer a dedicated and open autism-friendly performance. Taking place at the Lyceum theatre on Sunday 14 April, Disney Theatricals, The Ambassador Theatre Group and The National Autistic Society have been working closely together to make adjustments to ...

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NEWS: Suffolk theatre company on the move

Suffolk basedtheatrecompany Red Rose Chain have today announced that after 13 successful years performing their summer shows at Rendlesham Forest, the group will be relocating its outdoors productions to the woods at Jimmy’s Farm for the next five years. The company will be staging their unique take on Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew at the Wherstead venue in July. ...

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NEWS: Norfolk & Norwich Festival launches full line-up

A shared dream for an audience of 5,000 – that’s how William Galinsky, Artistic Director of the Norfolk and Norwich Festival describes the opening event of the 2013 festival. Over 17 days, 165 performances of 75 shows will take place in 29 different venues. Launching the full Festival line up today, Galinsky announced a line-up of music, dance, performance, literature ...

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NEWS: Merrily We Roll Along to transfer to West End’s Harold Pinter Theatre

Following a sell-out run at the Menier Chocolate Factory, Merrily We Roll Alongby Stephen Sondheim and George Furth is to transfer to the West End's Harold PinterTheatre for 12 weeks only. Having won the Critics’ Circle Award for Best Musical for 2012 – the fringe production of the Sondheim/Furthmusical,directed by Maria Friedman, will begin previews on 23 April. It will ...

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NEWS: St Andrew’s Byre Theatre to Close

Scotland's only five star theatre, The Byre Theatre in St Andrew's is to close, it was announced by the board of the landmark theatre today. The theatre, which underwent a £5.5 million refit in 2001, and was re-opened by Sir Sean Connery, was originally used as a cow shed, has been hosting shows since the 1930s. The announcement comes after ...

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