Theatre productions in the Midlands for the week beginning Monday 17 September.
Paul Simon show for Liverpool
A new production celebrating the life and music of singer-songwriter Paul Simon comes to Liverpool.
Top names bring shows to Unity
Liverpool’s Unity Theatre presents an autumn season including theatre companies Headlong, Told by an Idiot and Paines Plough.
Crowning glory of Dukes' season
A new production of Henry V will be the crowning glory of a varied season of drama visiting The Dukes in Lancaster.
Beautiful start to Dukes season
The 25th anniversary of Beautiful Thing will be celebrated with a new production at Lancaster’s Dukes theatre this autumn.
Joan Clevillé's The North part of Dance International Glasgow
Blending dance, theatre and music, The North will run at Tramway, Glasgow as Part of Dance International Glasgow and Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock.
Classical Chinese drama gets new treatment at RSC
A contemporary re-imagining of one of the most famous classical Chinese dramas, Snow in Midsummer is the first production in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Chinese translations project.
Father and son conduct Buxton Fringe collaboration
A Hope Valley father and son’s collaboration will have its première at the 2016 Buxton Festival Fringe.
Birmingham graduate’s play has Chicago première
A play by a graduate of Birmingham School of Acting is to have its world première in Chicago.
The Simon and Garfunkel Story in Liverpool for one night only
Liverpool's Empire theatre will host The Simon and Garfunkel Story for one night only.
UK's richest playwriting prize announces latest winners
The £16,000 first prize for this year's Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting was presented by Prince Edward to Katherine Soper at the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester.
Exchange season for coming year
Manchester Royal Exchange has revealed its 2016 spring and summer season.
Staging A Revolution: 10th anniversary celebrations for Belarus Free Theatre
UK audiences get a taste of underground theatre from banned company.
Nottingham Playhouse has diary tale taped
Philip Bretherton is to appear in Tony’s Last Tape, based on the diaries of Tony Benn, which is to have a short run at Nottingham Playhouse.
English National Ballet to join forces with Sadler's Wells
English National Ballet to be first Associate Ballet Company at Sadler's Wells.
Sound of Silence for Coliseum
The Sound of Silence The Simon and Garfunkel Story comes to Oldham Coliseum.
Catch-22 at Northern Stage and on Tour
Newcastle's Northern Stage announces details of Catch-22, its spring production and tour.