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Lawrence soap opera revived in north Staffordshire
A “kitchen sink drama before its time” will be revived this week in a “perfect location”—a theatre in-the-round.
RSC takes tender look at Shakespeare’s greatest love story
Associate director of the National Theatre Ben Power has created a version of
Romeo and Juliet
A Tender Thing
which starts a three-week run in the Swan Theatre, Stratford this week.
Terror returns to Soho
After winning a Best Entertainment award at last year's Off West End Awards,
returns to Soho Theatre for its ninth annual festival of horror and Grand Guignol theatre.
Bush announces new season
London's Bush Theatre has announced its new season through to April 2013.
One-woman milestone in Liverpool
Liverpool's Tmesis Theatre has announced its first one-woman show, its most innovative and collaborative work to date—the dark and twisted
What's on in the region this week.
Priscilla Presley to star in 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs'
The New Wimbledon Theatre reveals its pantomime star.
What's on in the region this week
Panto News: September 2012
Simon Sladen brings you another monthly news update from Pantoland.
What's on in the North East
Theatre productions in the North East for the week beginning Monday 17th September, 2012
RSC reports record results
At its AGM on Friday 14 September, the Royal Shakespeare Company announced record results for its 50th anniversary year.
Epstein open day on namesake's birthday
Liverpool's new Epstein Theatre will hold an open day on 19 September, the anniversary of Brian Epstein's birth, for the public to look around the £1m restoration of the former Neptune Theatre.
Theatre hits the streets in annual Derby festival
Live performance and dance feature prominently in Derby Festé, “the highlight of Derby’s events calendar”, which takes place this week.
Hello to Janie Dee who takes over as Dolly in Leicester
Janie Dee will play the title role in
at Leicester’s Curve this Christmas, replacing Caroline O’Connor who has withdrawn due to other commitments.
A grand time for drama and musicals in Wolverhampton
West End productions and popular musicals will be among the highlights at the Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton next year.
Warwick gets funding for version of Macbeth for children
Arts Council England is to fund a reimagining of Shakespeare’s
which is part of the commissioning programme at Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry.
Weinstein adaptation gets world premiere in Leicester
American film producer Harvey Weinstein’s adaptation of his Oscar-winning Mirimax film
gets its world premiere at Leicester’s Curve Theatre this week.
REP reveals details of 100th season in Birmingham
Birmingham REP’s new artistic director Roxana Silbert has announced details of the company’s 100th birthday season which starts next February.
Writers' Guild Awards nominations announced
The nominations have been announced for the 2012 Writers' Guild Awards, which include two theatre categories.
New season at Cumbria's Old Laundry
The Old Laundry Theatre in Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria has announced its autumn season.