Theatre News

Stewart Pringle play wins 2017 Papatango New Writing Prize
The organisation is celebrating its 10th anniversary
Exclusive: London Musical Theatre Orchestra to perform Mack and Mabel in new season
The orchestra will reprise Alan Menken's A Christmas Carol after last year's concert
Emma Rice to launch new company Wise Children
The Shakespeare's Globe artistic director will return to the south west where she worked with renowned theatre company Kneehigh
ENO back in the list of Arts Council's NPOs
English National Opera lost its National Portfolio status in 2015
Arts Council England announces National Portfolio Organisations
183 new organisations will receive funding from Arts Council England
Top 5 theatre openings: 26 June - 2 July
Audra McDonald makes her London stage debut, Paddy Considine and Rufus Hound in West End transfers and a new play about The Sun make this week's top openings
Lawyer Sophie Khan to speak at London Writers' Week Grenfell Tower benefit
The lawyer, who represented Lakanal House fire victims, will appear alongside writers including Kate Mosse and David Evan Giles
Marianne Elliott to take part in next Tonic Celebrates event
The director will talk with Tonic Theatre's director Lucy Kerbel about her work, career and successes
Evita to return to the West End this summer
Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical will open at the Phoenix
Final casting announced for Apologia starring Stockard Channing
The production opens at Trafalgar Studios in August