Theatre News

Casting announced for The Color Purple concert
The musical will play one night at Cadogan Hall
Mel C sings "Wannabe" at School of Rock performance
The ex-Spice Girls singer took to the stage at a performance of Andrew Lloyd Webber's new musical
Artistic directors write open letter in support of Lyn Gardner's theatre blog
Creative figures in the industry have urged The Guardian to reconsider the stopping of the stage blog
Economics journalist Paul Mason to star in self-penned show
Mason will open Why It's Kicking Off Everywhere at the Young Vic
Oliviers to recognise unsung heroes of theatre
The Olivier Awards announces the inaugural "Be Inspired Champions"
Pete Townshend writes new music for The Who's Tommy
The songwriter has penned two songs for the new touring production
New five-hour Ayckbourn piece in Edinburgh International Festival
The line up for this year's International Festival has been announced
Casting announced for On The Town at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Drew McOnie directs the first production of the theatre's 2017 season
Full line-up of Southbank's Alchemy festival announced
The festival of south Asian culture runs in London in May