Production images of Michael Ball, Alexandra Burke, Cassidy Janson, Tim Howar and Cedric Neal in Chess have been released.
Ball stars as Russian chess grandmaster Anatoly Sergievsky. He was last... Read more
Spring is well and truly here, and what better way to cool down from the sun with this month's hottest theatre openings. Big stars returning in big musicals, premieres and revivals of some great... Read more
The French musical Notre Dame de Paris, based on the Victor Hugo novel The Hunchback of Notre Dame, is set to run at the London Coliseum early next year.
Performed in French with English surtitles,... Read more
In celebration of William Shakespeare’s 454th birthday, we asked for your opinion on the definitive performance of the ‘To be or not to be’ soliloquy from Hamlet.
We gave you the choice of ten actors... Read more
An immersive theatrical adaptation of the Thunderbirds television series is set to open in a new theatre purpose-built for interactive productions.
The Buzz is described as ‘a purpose-built fully... Read more
Josie Rourke and Kate Pakenham have announced two new productions that will run at the Donmar Warehouse as part of Rourke’s penultimate season as artistic director.
Lyndsey Turner will revive Brian... Read more
- by Marion Bott
I remember being back home in France, trying to imagine what would need to happen for me to join a terrorist group like Isis. In 2014, I heard the shocking news that former... Read more
A new immersive production inspired by the Disney masterpiece Fantasia is set to run at The Vaults in celebration of Mickey Mouse’s 90th anniversary.
The 1940 film was produced by Walt Disney and... Read more
It was a fringe rediscovery of this 1952 play at Richmond's Orange Tree in 1988 that reignited interest in this neglected play, and led directly to a famous 1991 TV version, directed by Antony Page... Read more
OK, Ella Hickson's new play is meant to make you feel uncomfortable - not least if you're a man and you're involved in the theatre, and a critic to boot. It should carry a police warning: anything... Read more
Be careful what you sometimes wish for. When I reviewed this stage version of Baz Luhrmann's first hit film Strictly Ballroom from 1992 on its UK premiere at West Yorkshire Playhouse in late 2016, I... Read more
Greeted by designer Naomi Dawson’s impressive contemporary hotel set, with Paul Pyant’s clever use of lighting to mimic both the feel of a warm Mediterranean evening and the charged atmosphere of a... Read more