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NEWS: Casting complete for UK Tour of Momentous Musicals

Following our previous news story about the UK tour of Momentous Musicals starring Gareth Gates and Rachael Wooding. Today Speckulation Entertainment have released the rest of this year’s line up for the “Sophisticated homage” to Musical Theatre. Joining the cast will be the award winning, record breaking John Owen-Jones (Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserablés) and Ex West End Elphaba ...

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Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre Unplugged in and around Warwickshire

Between the ninth and 15th of June, the work of Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre is being taken off the stage and into some unique settings within Coventry and Warwickshire, in order to meet new people and reach new audiences. These exclusive events, called The Belgrade Theatre Unplugged, will see professional actors perform rehearsed readings of scenes from some of the Belgrade’s ...

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NEWS: Sim G Records release The Confession Room

On Friday 31st May, producer Simon Greiff will release the latest recording under his SimG Record Label The Confession Room. Continuing his ongoing commitment to new British musical theatre writing, The Confession Room is released with a concept recording starring West End stalwarts; Anna-Jane Casey (Billy Elliot, Spamalot, Chicago), Dean Chisnall (Shrek, Love Never Dies, Never Forget), Alex Gaumond (Top ...

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NEWS: Our House Leads New Wolsey Autumn Season

A new actor-musician production of Olivier Award winning Madness Musical Our House leads the New Wolsey Theatre's autumn season, announced today. Opening in Ipswich on 12 September ahead of a UK tour that takes in Nottingham, Edinburgh, Bath, Coventry, Brighton and Plymouth, Our House has had acclaimed runs in the West End and on tour but now receives the New ...

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Emerging West Midlands Writers and Directors Given Major Boost

Emerging theatre artists in the West Midlands have been given a boost with the news that, thanks to significant support from The Leverhulme Trust, Birmingham Repertory Theatre’s REP Foundry artist development programme will continue until 2016. Created under The REP’s new artistic director, Roxana Silbert in January 2013, REP Foundry aims to discover and promote the West Midlands’ most promising ...

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Susan Boyle to Embark on First Ever Live Tour

International singing sensation Susan Boyle is taking to the stage in her very first live tour, Susan Boyle In Concert in July 2013. The exclusive seven-night Scottish tour is said to herald a new era in Susan's career, and is sure to be very popular with Susan's many fans in Scotland, the UK and beyond. For the very first time ...

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NEWS: BE Festival 2013: Birmingham welcomes back the best of European theatre

Twenty-three performances from twelve different countries will run alongside exhibitions, discussions, workshops and home-cooked food this summer, as Birmingham’s annual festival of European work, BE Festival, returns to the city for a fourth year. With an emphasis on collaboration, participation and exchange, the performance programme is built around participatory events and a communal meal, and each of the pieces presented ...

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