Theatre News

Irish playwright Tom Murphy dies aged 83
The playwright had an extensive career on both sides of the Irish sea
Bridget Jones's Diary to tour UK with full live orchestra
Here's a great chance to relive one of the most popular films of the noughties
The Old Vic to celebrate 70 years of the NHS with new series of monologues
The monologues are curated by Lolita Chakrabarti with direction by Adrian Lester
Motown the Musical announces open auditions for UK and Ireland tour
The musical based on the back catalogue of producer Berry Gordy is on the lookout for the show's stars
The Inheritance at the Young Vic confirms West End transfer
Matthew Lopez's piece opened at the Young Vic earlier this year and will close at the venue on 19 May
Shakespeare's Globe The Winter's Tale casting announced
Blanche McIntyre directs this production which opens in June
Key industry figures sign open letter to the Guardian in support of Lyn Gardner
The long-serving critic will not have her contract renewed in June, it was announced last week
Andy Moss joins West End cast of Knights of the Rose
The classic rock musical of Shakespearean proportions has found its lead knight Gawain