Touring theatre podcast episodes
Touring News – February 2020Sandra Giorgetti looks at the tours that take to the road next month which includes more than the usual number of shows for younger audiences.
Touring News – January 2020Sandra Giorgetti looks at the tours that take to the road next month including the first tour from Cardiff's The Other Room with a trio of dystopian dramas, a gender-swapped classic Faustus: That Damned Woman and the last of Luke Wright's trilogy The Remains of Logan Dankworth.
Waitress service in ManchesterThe first-ever UK and Ireland tour of Broadway and West End musical Waitress is coming to Manchester Opera House.
Queer Lady M for Sale1623 Theatre Company brings its new show Queer Lady M to Waterside, Sale, February 29 as part of a 2020 national tour.
Perfect Nonsense at the DukesJeeves and Wooster turn up in Perfect Nonsense at The Dukes in Lancaster.
Curtains for Opera HouseJoining Jason Manford when Curtains comes to Blackpool Opera House will be Ore Oduba as Aaron Fox.
Operatic triple treat for ChesterEnglish Touring Opera returns to Storyhouse in Chester with Handel’s Giulio Cesare, Mozart’s Così fan tutte and the St John Passion by J S Bach.
Lost Happy Endings in Darlington starts tourballetLORENT begins a national tour of The Lost Happy Endings at Darlington Hippodrome.
Quiz Night coming to a venue near you?A UK tour of a new production, The Last Quiz Night on Earth, could be coming to a venue near you.
Paul Simon show homeward boundA stage show celebrating the life and music of Paul Simon has more tour dates for 2020.
Girl power goes on tourA new production of Emma Rice’s musical adaptation of Enid Blyton’s Malory Towers is set to tour.
RSC to present Wars of the Roses in StratfordThe Royal Shakespeare Company will stage all three parts of Henry VI in the Swan Theatre, Stratford as part of its winter 2020 season.
Love Never Dies tour includes ManchesterThe first-ever UK tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Love Never Dies will play Manchester Opera House.
Monster of a writing challengeA creative writing challenge has been launched alongside the UK tour of A Monster Calls.
Peter Andre smoothes his way into GreasePeter Andre will star—at certain venues—in the 2020 UK tour of Grease.
Guy musical returns to the regionGuy: A New Musical, that premièred in 2018, comes to the Waterside in Sale.
Ballet world première for ManchesterEnglish National Ballet will create a new version of the classic 19th century ballet Raymonda to be given a world première in Manchester.
RSC to produce “miracle” play The Winter’s TaleWilliam Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale “is not a problem play but a miracle of a play which turns and twists at lightning speed and with acute understanding of the human heart,” according to Erica Whyman who will direct it for the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Rojo's first ballet in ENB seasonEnglish National Ballet artistic director Tamara Rojo's will direct and choreograph her first ballet, Raymonda, after Marius Petipa, which will première in Manchester before a UK tour.
Love Never Dies tour to start in LeicesterLove Never Dies, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s follow-up to The Phantom of the Opera, is to go on its first UK tour and will open at Leicester’s Curve in September 2020.
Epic poem takes to the roadsMurray Lachlan Young tours his family theatre show and virtual reality experience The Mystery of the Raddlesham Mumps this spring.
National tour for graduate dancersThe UK’s original graduate dance company, Transitions Dance, presents an eclectic programme of new work.
Bourne's Nutcracker back at LowryMatthew Bourne’s take on The Nutcracker visits The Lowry, Salford.
Thriller homecoming for DavidManchester-born singer David Julien marks two years starring in Thriller Live in the West End by headlining the show in his home city, February 10–15.
Girls to have fun at Stafford before national tourA “no holds barred comedy romp through everything life throws at a modern day woman”, Girls Just Wanna Have Fun is to open at Stafford Gatehouse Theatre at the start of a national tour.
New musical tours the NE next weekGuy, a modern-day gay love story musical, tours the region from 3 to 8 February 2020.
Merseyside author's home gets blue plaqueThe new stage production of Helen Forrester’s By The Waters Of Liverpool opens at the New Brighton Floral Pavilion in Wirral.
Women's soccer scores in new playMikron Theatre will be premièring Amanda Whittington’s new play Atalanta Forever which looks at the story of pioneering women in football.
Change at the top at NTCGillian Hambleton retires from Northumberland Theatre Company and her successor is named.
Louise Jameson to direct Hawdon's RevengeA new production of Robin Hawdon's psychological thriller Revenge, presented by the Crime and Comedy Theatre Company, will open at Greenwich Theatre before touring nationally.
Ute Lemper's Manchester date for UK tourUte Lemper is to tour the UK with Ute Lemper: Rendezvous With Marlene.
Soap stars throw a Birthday PartyTristan Gemmill and Michelle Collins to star in Harold Pinter's comedy The Birthday Party at The Lowry in Salford.
The Marriage of Figaro
Welsh National Opera and Grand Theatre de Geneve
Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff
The Strange Tale of Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel
Told by an Idiot with Theatre Royal Plymouth, Royal & Derngate Northampton an...
Northern Stage, Newcastle
Les vêpres siciliennes
Welsh National Opera and Theater Bonn
Donald Gordon Theatre, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff
Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense
The Theatre, Chipping Norton, Homegrown and the Barn Theatre, Cirencester
The Theatre, Chipping Norton
Revolution Mix presented by Eclipse Theatre and Belgrade Theatre Coventry
Theatre Royal Stratford East
Lee Dean, Theatre Royal Bath and Jonathan Church Productions
Festival Theatre, Malvern
Night of the Living Dead - Remix
imitating the dog and Leeds Playhouse
The Courtyard, Leeds Playhouse
What Happened to Agnes
Nishla Smith with Opera North Projects, Leeds Playhouse and the PRSF Talent D...
The Political history of Smack and Crack
Offstage Theatre, Most Wanted and Alastair Michael
The Weston Studio, Bristol Old Vic
Once Upon A Time... The Misadventures Of The Brothers Grimm
Gonzo Moose in Association with Pegasus Theatre
The Drum, Theatre Royal Plymouth
Curtains: A Musical Whodunnit
Dan Looney, Adam Paulden and Jason Haigh-Ellery for DLAP Entertainment, Sally...
Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical
Mark Goucher, Jason Donovan, Gavin Kalin, Matthew Gale, Laurence Myers in ass...
The Lyric, Theatre Royal Plymouth
Band of Gold
Joshua Andrews and Rollem Productions in association with Kilimanjaro Theatri...
Theatre Royal, Nottingham