Theatre

31 August 2013

Simon Cowell Hires Downton Abbey Star to Play Him on Stage

Simon Cowell has hired new Downton Abbey cast member Nigel Harman to play him in a stage musical about The X Factor. The production, entitled I Can't Sing, is currently in ...
27 July 2013

Nathan Lane Injures Leg During Broadway Show

Nathan Lane was forced to sit out part of Broadway show The Nance this week (beg22Jul13) after injuring himself during the production. The Mousehunt star has been thrilling audiences in Douglas ...
23 March 2013

Emilia Clarke's Breakfast At Tiffany's Panned By Critics

Emilia Clarke's Broadway play Breakfast At Tiffany's has been branded a "bore" and a "bloated rehash" in scathing reviews by critics. The Game of Thrones star tackles the iconic role of ...
2 March 2013

Renee Zellweger Bringing the Hustler to the West End

Renee Zellweger is to her new stage adaptation of Paul Newman's classic film TheHustler toLondons West End, according to a U.K. report. The Bridget Jones's Diary star has reportedly been cast ...
12 January 2013

Robert Redford in Talks to Bring Sundance to New York

Robert Redford is poised to take on Robert De Niro's annual New York City film festival by bringing his own Sundance event to the Big Apple. The Hollywood veteran wants to ...
5 January 2013

Helen Mirren Battles Stage Fright

Dame Helen Mirren's upcoming stint in a West End play looks set to be stressful for the actress because she feels "sick with fear" and suffers "terribly" before live shows. The ...
5 January 2013

Chariots of Fire to Close Early

A West End stage adaptation of Chariots Of Fire is to close early. The production, based on the 1981 sporting drama movie, opened in London in June (12) to coincide with ...

9 December 2012

Pan's Labyrinth to Be Adapted Into Stage Show

Guillermo Del Toro's dark fantasy epic Pan's Labyrinth is to be adapted into a stage musical. The Mexican filmmaker has spent four years developing the show, which will feature a score ...
9 December 2012

James McAvoy to Play Macbeth in the West End

Scottish actor James McAvoy will become a Celtic king in a new West End production of William Shakespeare's Macbeth. The Atonement star is set to tackle one of the Bard's most ...
10 August 2012

Simon Callow Back In The Mystery of Charles Dickens

In London’s triumphant year and the bicentenary of Charles Dickens’ birth, Simon Callow returns to the West End stage in The Mystery of Charles Dickens, written by award-winning novelist, biographer ...

6 July 2012

The Hurly Burly Show, Naughty But Nice!

The Hurly Burly girlys are back in town with a bigger, bolder, sexier new show for a summer season of deliciously bawdy fun.   Starring Miss Polly Rae, The Hurly ...

3 May 2012

The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe At Kensington Gardens

Following the international smash-hit production of Peter Pan, threesixty returns to London’s historic Kensington Gardens to create another enchanting theatrical experience. Open the door and enter a spectacular new world with ...
1 May 2012

Just Enough For The Real World Live

This Thursday sees the spectacular ‘Just Enough For The Real World’ live music show come to The Arcola Theatre, Dalston.  The show was created to highlight the issue of human ...
28 April 2012

Jason Reitman Recruits Emma Stone And Paul Rudd for the Apartment

Director Jason Reitman has recruited stars including Emma Stone, Paul Rudd and James Woods for a reading of The Apartment as he takes his movie theatre project to New York ...
21 April 2012

The King's Speech Play to Close

A stage version of Oscar-winning movie the King's Speech is to close less than two months after its London debut in March (12). The play has suffered poor ticket sales, and ...
9 April 2012

Spider-Man Stuntman Sues

Producers of Broadway's Spider-man musical are facing legal action from astuntman who claims to have been injured while performing in the superhero show. Richard Kobak alleges he suffered numerous injuries, including ...
5 April 2012

Lloyd Webber Donates Thousands to U.K. Theatres

Musical mogul Andrew Lloyd Webber is doing his part for ailing theatres in the U.K. by pledging $200,000 (?125,000) to refurbishment projects. The generous donation will help launch the Theatres Protection ...
1 April 2012

Let It Be Musical Set for West End

Let It Be will be staged at the Prince of Wales Theatre in the West Endto celebrate the 50th anniversary of the band's first single. The Fab Four, who formed in ...
23 March 2012

Rosie O'Donnell in Talks to Return to Broadway

Rosie O'Donnell is bouncing back following the cancellation ofher U.S. chat show - she's in talks to head to Broadway for Will Smith's upcoming revival of Annie. The Rosie Show was ...
20 March 2012

Revolution To Star Kimberly Wyatt & Adam Garcia

London Based Dancers Inc. presents Revolution, an exciting multi-media dance spectacular launching in London’s West End on May 6th 2012. This brand new, never seen before dance phenomenon, will showcase some ...
17 March 2012

Alley Offered Her 'Dream Play' in London

Actress Kirstie Alley is planning to relocate to London after receiving an offer to star in her "dream" play. The former Cheers star's career has been given a big boost following ...
7 March 2012

Shakespeare’s Globe Launches £1.5 Million Matched-Giving Scheme

Shakespeare’s Globe today announced the gift of £1.5 million from an anonymous private donor for a matched-giving scheme to help the Globe reach its fund-raising target of £7 million towards ...

4 March 2012

Carter Back on Stage in New York

Aaron Carter was back on stage in New York on Friday night (02Mar12) after missing several performances of his Off-Broadway show due to ill health. Former child star turned-actor was forced to ...
2 March 2012

Pitt Re-teams With Clooney for Proposition 8 Play

Brad Pitt is joining his Ocean's Eleven co-star and pal George Clooney onstage for a one-off performance of Dustin Lance Black's play about California's controversial same-sex marriage bill. Clooney and Martin Sheen ...