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Tompsett and Kurup to headline The World Goes Round

West End stars and esteemed musical theatre concert artists Oliver Tompsett (Wicked, We Will Rock You) and Debbie Kurup (Chicago, The Bodyguard) will headline a brand new British production of The World Goes Round: The Songs of Kander &Ebb, which will play a limited run of four nights only from Sunday 5th to Wednesday 8th July 2015 at the Pheasantry ...

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NEWS: Events announced for 125th Anniversary of Dorian Gray

A series of talks and events have been announced to mark the 125th Anniversary of the publication of The Picture Of Dorian Gray to accompany European Arts new production running at the St James Theatre, London 15-20 June. The week of events will culminate in a gala performance of theproduction onSaturday 20 June,which will celebrate exactly 125 years since the ...

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NEWS: Boys of the Barricade to storm Charing Cross Theatre

West End star Scott Garnham (Les Miserables, Made in Dagenham, I Can’t Sing) and Simon Schofield’s musical theatre super-group Boys of the Barricade will officially launch with a debut concert at the Charing Cross Theatre in the heart of London’s Theatreland on Sunday 26th July. The group was created to showcase some of the world’s finest male voices from the ...

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NEWS: Welsh playwriting celebrated in new anthology

As the first ever anthology of Welsh plays is published, The Public Reviews’ Hamza Naveed takes us on a journey through Welsh playwriting’s past, present and future, and a summary of the work included in Contemporary Welsh Plays.   It’s safe to say, that for a very long time, Wales was not recognised for its contribution to new writing. While ...

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NEWS: Traverse Theatre launches 2015 Fringe programme

The Traverse Theatre features a 20-strong programme of theatre, dance and thought-provoking performance for this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The diverse programme, which features a 10thanniversary revival of Tim Crouch’s An Oak Tree, which is set to be performed in Traverse 1 by Crouch and a series of other actors in this two-part play’s run. Lucas Hnath’s The Christians, directed ...

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NEWS: Scottish Opera Announce a Vibrant New Season

Scottish Opera has announced details of its vibrant new season, showcasing seven powerful operas featuring drama, romance, fairy-tale and comedy. Welcoming back a host of talented cast and creatives from recent years alongside some exciting new faces, and spanning four centuries in four languages, the season features ten shows, two world premieres, six new productions and 111 performances in 46 ...

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NEWS: 30 additional music acts for Latitude

In what is already a jam-packed line-up, organisers have today [May 28th] announced a raft of further music acts for the 10th Latitude Festival. Over 30 additional music acts have been revealed for stages across Henham Park. Indie pop duo Summer Camp, formed by married couple Jeremy Warmsley and Elizabeth Sankey, local duo Cove Hithe, Russian-American singer-songwriter Zola Jesus and ...

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NEWS: The Commitments to close 1st November

Producers have today announced that West End musical The Commitments is to close on Sunday 1st November 2015, after a successful run at the Palace Theatre. The London run will be followed by an extensive 2017 UK and Ireland tour, further details will be announced soon. Producers issued the following statement. “Since opening to rave reviews on 8 October 2013, ...

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