Following the four Shakespeare history plays, King & Country: Shakespeare’s Great Cycle of Kings, which kicked off 2016 at the Barbican Theatre, the touring production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream: A Play for the Nation visits the Barbican for a week of performances in May, with London amateurs from the Tower Theatre joining the cast as the Rude Mechanicals, and pupils from Eastbury Community school and Beam Primary school in Barking and Dagenham playing Titania’s fairy train. Continue reading
Mack & Mabel has long been known as a troublesome musical, various reasons have been given for why it has repeatedly failed to secure itself a spot as a permanent favourite of the theatregoing masses. After repeated successes with their big summer musicals, the team at Chichester Festival Theatre are setting out to change that! Continue reading
We’d all heard the rumours and now Chichester Festival Theatre confirm the return of local boy Michael Ball in a new production of Mack & Mabel. Jerry Herman’s classic Hollywood love story. Continue reading
On Thursday we attended the re-opening event for Chichester Festival Theatre after its extensive renovation. As a theatre whose content we always thought far outstripped the venue itself we were excited to see what might have changed. Continue reading
Yesterday we previewed the shows going on in Chichester’s Theatre In The Park for the 2013, season. Today we look at what’s going on next door. Continue reading
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