Local dance stars in Bourne's Romeo and Juliet in Salford
New Adventures announces full casting for the world première of Matthew Bourne’s Romeo and Juliet which will open at The Lowry in Salford on June 11 as part of a UK tour to 13 venues.
'Wrong' way to start Chester season
Following the success of its multi award-winning comedy The Play That Goes Wrong, Mischief Theatre’s Olivier Award nominated West End smash hit The Comedy About A Bank Robbery opens the new spring season at Storyhouse in Chester.
Politics, protest and community in Contact season
Contact continues to transform its iconic building on Oxford Road, Manchester.
HOME launches 2019 season
HOME in Manchester has a new new theatre season for 2019, with international programming, new creative talent and festivals and celebrations.
What's on in the North East
Professional theatre productions in the North East in the week beginning Monday 26 November 2018.
Opera North announces next Newcastle season
Opera North has announced the productions which will be in its March season in Newcastle.
Worst Witch gets world première in Northampton
The world première of The Worst Witch, Emma Reeves’s original story based on Jill Murphy’s series of novels, is to open at Royal and Derngate as part of the theatre’s Made in Northampton season.
Cinderella goes to the ball in the pub in Derby
A site-specific show that “takes all the best of traditional British panto and tops it off with a pint” is to be performed in three community spaces in Derby.
Derby’s Hansel and Gretel is no grim tale
Mike Kenny’s adaptation of the Brothers Grimm fairy tale Hansel and Gretel is the unusual choice for the Christmas 2018 production at Derby Theatre.
Maison Foo invites people to Meet Your Neighbour
A chance comment from a refugee two years ago has led a Derby theatre company to organise an event at which people can meet refugees and asylum seekers.
More plays added to Birmingham REP season
Two productions have been added to the spring and summer 2019 season at Birmingham REP.
Belgrade goes over the top with alternative panto
For the sixth year in a row, Coventry playwright Nick Walker has come up with an alternative show for the city’s Belgrade Theatre.
Robin Hood steals back into Nottingham Playhouse
Nottingham’s favourite outlaw will return to the city’s Playhouse in its 2018 panto, Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood.
Belgian sleuth tries to solve Crimes on the Nile
A cast of four bring to life “lascivious lawyers, crocked captains, fastidious physicians, ardently amorous authors, feuding femme fatales, plodding paramours, colossal kids, friendly first mates and attractive Americans” in New Old Friends’ comedy thriller Crimes on the Nile which tours nationally in 2019.
Coventry actors cast in Noughts and Crosses adaptation
Two Coventry actors have been cast in Sabrina Mahfouz’s adaptation of Malorie Blackman’s Noughts and Crosses which opens at the city’s Belgrade Theatre in March 2019.
Nancy to direct regional première of Two Trains Running
Winner of the 2018 Royal Theatrical Support Trust Sir Peter Hall Director Award, Nancy Medina will direct August Wilson’s Two Trains Running in the Royal Theatre, Northampton in autumn 2019.
Gala announces its next in-house production
Durham’ Gala Theatre has announced its next in-house production in May 2019