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NEWS: Principal casting announced for Harry Potter and The Cursed Child

Jamie Parker, Noma Dumezweni and Paul Thornley

The producers of the forthcoming stage show Harry Potter and The Cursed Child have today [20 December] announced principalcasting. Jamie Parker will play the adult Harry. Parker is currently playing Sky Masterson in Guys and Dolls at the Savoy Theatre, a rôle he previously performed at Chichester Festival Theatre where he has also been seen in Drama,Holes in the Skin,Seagulls, ...

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Guys & Dolls – The New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Jamie Parker as Sky Masterson in Guys and Dolls

Writers: Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows Music and Lyrics: Frank Loesser Director: Gordon Greenberg Reviewer: James Garrington When a show elicits an audible gasp of admiration from the audience just 30 seconds in, you know that it’s going to be something special. From that moment on, Guys and Dolls doesn’t disappoint. The Chichester Festival Theatre has produced some outstanding shows ...

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Guys and Dolls – The Palace Theatre, Manchester

Book: Jo Swerling &Abe Burrows, based on the Stories and Characters of Damon Runyon Choreographer: Carlos Acosta &Andrew Wright Director: Gordon Greenberg Reviewer: Ruth Gerrard   Rolling into the Palace Theatre before pitching up in the West End next month, Chichester Festival Theatre’s production of Guys and Dolls will make your heart soar and your cheeks hurt from smiling. Nathan ...

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Guys and Dolls – Festival Theatre, Chichester

Music: Frank Loesser Book: Abe Burrows, Jo Swerling Director: Gordon Greenburg Reviewer: Steph Rowe Lady Luck had certainly given Gordon Greenburg’s dice a solid kiss before being rolled out to the sold out Chichester Festival Theatre audience for their latest musical revival of Frank Loesser and Abe Burrows musical based on the short stories of Damon Runyon. Following the exploits ...

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NEWS: Chichester announce the 2014 Festival programme

Festival 2014 is a landmark season for Chichester. It heralds the transformation of the newly refurbished Festival Theatre, which reopens this summer following a £22 million redevelopment. The major improvements to the Grade II* listed building will greatly enhance the experience of audiences, actors and creative teams visiting the Festival Theatre. With a transformed auditorium, increased seating capacity of 1,300, ...

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Candida – Theatre Royal, Bath

Writer: George Bernard Shaw Director: Simon Godwin Reviewer: Joan Phillips [Rating:3.5]   Theatre Royal Bath’s Summer 2013 Season is well underway and the second production this summer is George Bernard Shaw’s Candida. This play follows the morning, afternoon and evening of one day in the Morrell household. The Reverend James Morrell is a popular clergyman and a successful Christian Socialist ...

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Proof – Menier Chocolate Factory, London

Writer: David Auburn Director: Polly Findlay Reviewer: Karl O'Doherty [rating:3] Playing on the title's various meanings gives David Auburn's text from 2000 a certain depth, however this production falls somewhat flat. We have the complicated mathematical proof that the story revolves around. We also have the emotionally complex daughter trying to prove to herself and others who (and how) she ...

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof – West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Writer: Tennessee Williams Director: Sarah Esdaile Designer: Francis O’Connor Composer and Arranger: Simon Beddoe Reviewer: S. E. Webster [rating:5] It’s impossible to deny it; West Yorkshire Playhouse has a fantastic programme of theatre shows this season and theatre-goers really are spoilt for choice, from children’s classics to gritty theatre that really pushes the boundaries. Latest in the autumn line-up is ...

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