British Theatre Guide
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Curve casts Piaf and chooses Chicago for Christmas
Leicester’s Curve Theatre has announced the cast for its forthcoming production of Pam Gems’s
and has also revealed that its Christmas show will be a new version of the award-winning musical
Sally gets New Perspective as company’s executive director
East Midlands touring company New Perspectives has announced that Sally Anne Tye is to be its new executive director.
Bennett's new play to reopen Birmingham REP
Alan Bennett’s new play
will reopen Birmingham REP in September after the theatre’s two-and-a-half year closure for refurbishment.
Round-up of regional productions opening week beginning Sunday February 2
What's on in the North East
Theatre productions in the North East of England for the week beginning Monday 4th February.
Manchester - the hub of new theatre writing
The Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting, the UK’s biggest competition, and two writing initiatives in Bolton, make Greater Manchester the hub of new theatre.
Priscilla's adventures in Manchester
Priscilla Queen of the Desert the Musical
comes to Manchester Opera House.
Dining out in Fawlty style
Sefton’s new cultural centre The Atkinson hosts the critically-acclaimed Faulty Towers the Dining Experience.
Hanging on in Lancaster
The nation’s hangmen and those they executed are hanging up at The Dukes gallery in Lancaster.
Rainbow allegiance for Liverpool
The Rainbow Connection will be brought to Unity's stage in Liverpool by a local team of writer, director and actors.
Sugar Daddies co-production for Oldham/Harrogate
, Alan Ayckbourn’s 2003 take on a wealthy codger taking up with a much-younger girlfriend, is a co-production from Oldham Coliseum Theatre and Harrogate Theatre.
Open sesame as Aladdin comes to Salford
Birmingham Royal Ballet brings its new production
to Salford, prior to its London première.
Taking on Bruce Lee in Lancaster
Visual artist Hetain Patel returns to the Nuffield stage at Lancaster University on February 12.
Olivier Awards 2013
BBC Radio 2 Audience Award public voting now open.
Greenwich Theatre spring season
Greenwich Theatre has revealed a spring season of classics, comedy, music and one-nighters.
Northern Ballet announces new Chair
Leeds based Northern Ballet has announced that Sir David Wootton will become its new Chair.
Society of London Theatre reports on 2012
Revenue and attendance slightly up on previous year.
Unicorn Theatre spring season
Complicite's first family show is amongst the highlights of the Unicorn Theatre's spring season.
Gaffney in hospital after Derby car crash
actor Dean Gaffney is in hospital in Derby after sustaining head injuries in a car crash.
February to July at Sunderland Empire
Sunderland Empire has announced its season from February to July 2013.