Theatre News

Derren Brown returns to the West End in September
His new show Underground runs at the Playhouse Theatre for a limited run
Barrie Rutter to step down as artistic director of Northern Broadsides
The actor and director founded the company 25 years ago
Full cast announced for the UK tour of Hedda Gabler
Ivo van Hove's production begins its tour of the UK in Plymouth in October
Casting announced for Fever Pitch the Opera
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The first ever musical staging by Highbury Opera Theatre marks 25 years since Nick Hornby's book was first published
Fierce Festival announces full programme
Dance, art and theatre shows will take over the city for one week in October
From Page to Stage festival casting announced
The festival of new musical showcases and readings runs at The Other Palace from 14 August
Hershey Felder to star as Irving Berlin and Leonard Bernstein at the Other Palace
The American performer returns to the venue following The Pianist of Willesden Lane
Unicorn Theatre announces winter season
The season sees new work from Tim Crouch and Ignace Cornelissen, as well as a return for Sally Cookson over Christmas
Top 5 theatre openings: 17 - 23 July
Omid Djalili takes to the stage in Fiddler on the Roof, Summer in London sees the first all-trans cast in mainstream theatre, and the Globe gets a taste of the Mexican Revolution in this week's top openings