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Merseyside author's home gets blue plaque
The new stage production of Helen Forrester’s
By The Waters Of Liverpool
opens at the New Brighton Floral Pavilion in Wirral.
If the slipper fits, you're Cinders!
Will the slipper fit YOU? Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester is looking for the star of its 2020 production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s
Oldham's regional première
Oldham Coliseum next month stages a production of James Fritz’s modern thriller
Four Minutes Twelve Seconds
Women's soccer scores in new play
Mikron Theatre will be premièring Amanda Whittington’s new play
which looks at the story of pioneering women in football.
Ladybones for Lancaster
comes to The Dukes in Lancaster on February 12.
Change at the top at NTC
Gillian Hambleton retires from Northumberland Theatre Company and her successor is named.
Louise Jameson to direct Hawdon's Revenge
A new production of Robin Hawdon's psychological thriller
, presented by the Crime and Comedy Theatre Company, will open at Greenwich Theatre before touring nationally.
Lloyd Webber's Cinderella to open in refurbished Gillian Lynne Theatre
Andrew Lloyd Webber's new musical of
, with a book by
series 2 lead writer Emerald Fennell and lyrics by
City of Angels
lyricist David Zippel, will open at the Gillian Lynne Theatre in London in September 2020.
International dance festival returns to Leicester
Serendipity, the diversity-led arts organisation based in Leicester, is celebrating ten years of curating the
Let’s Dance International Frontiers
Leicester’s Curve unveils three new productions
A new production of the musical
, Tennessee Williams’s
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
and a new dance commission will take to the stage at Leicester’s Curve theatre during 2020.
New musicals to get Northampton showcase
The line-up has been announced for the “UK’s leading showcase for new British musical theatre writing” BEAM2020 which will be held in Northampton.
Round-up of regional productions opening week beginning Sunday January 12.
Just So much for Cheshire fest
Just So Festival has unveiled the first wave of programming for this year’s festival at Rode Hall Estate, Cheshire.
Allt right for Liverpool comedy!
Nicky Allt is back at Liverpool Royal Court with a brand new comedy.
Ute Lemper's Manchester date for UK tour
Ute Lemper is to tour the UK with
Ute Lemper: Rendezvous With Marlene
Holocaust Memorial productions
Manchester Jewish Museum will mark Holocaust Memorial Day with two premières of musical and theatrical performances.
Making a splash at city Vogue Ball
Manchester's biggest-ever House of Suarez Vogue Ball at Manchester Academy 1 will be an underwater themed dance spectacular.
Wuthering new heights for Brontë adaptation
gets a new adaptation when Manchester Royal Exchange’s production runs from February 7 to March 7.
Comedy greats are right at HOME
In 1910, the unknown Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel set sail for New York.
New York opportunity for trio
Manchester International Festival and Arts Council England will be supporting English artists in New York.