Wednesday, October 20, 2021

London

London theaters face four-week delay in return to full capacity

London theaters will see a four-week delay in plans to return to full capacity.  Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Monday that he would keep restrictions...

West End theaters set to shut down this week as COVID cases increase

West End theaters are set to shut down again Wednesday as London enters a new phase of lockdown.  The news comes as productions in London,...

London productions can rehearse, stream during lockdown

London productions will be able to rehearse and perform without audiences during the country-wide lockdown.  Oliver Dowden, UK secretary of state for digital, culture, media...

UK lockdown affects planned runs of London shows

A lockdown in the United Kingdom will impact the runs of several London productions that were aiming to restart this fall.  On Saturday, UK Prime...

Olivier Awards set date for digital ceremony

The Olivier Awards are moving forward with a digital ceremony on Oct. 25 after postponing their April awards show.  The ceremony will be broadcast on...

Why ‘Six’ plans to reopen in London this fall

As he looks to reopen "Six" in London this November, producer Kenny Wax has the advantage of having a small cast, an 80-minute show...

Ambassador Theatre Group suspends West End performances through May

Ambassador Theatre Group, which owns 10 West End theaters and several regional theaters, has extended its previous guidance and cancelled performances until May 31. "Due...

‘Waitress’ will not reopen on West End

The London production of “Waitress” at the Adelphi Theatre will not reopen after the shutdown of theaters on the West End, the show’s producers...

West End theaters to close due to coronavirus

West End theaters will be closed beginning Monday night, the Society of London Theatre and UK Theatre announced. The theaters will be closed "until further...

Situation to open London office in May 2020

Situation will open a London office in May 2020, the digital ad agency announced Monday.  The expansion marks the company’s first venture into the United...

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ will open a production on the West End

"To Kill a Mockingbird" will open a production on the West End, to be produced by Scott Rudin, Barry Diller and Sonia Friedman Productions. The...

‘Moulin Rouge!’ will stage a West End transfer in 2021

"Moulin Rouge!" will debut on the West End in 2021. The musical, which opened on Broadway on July 25, will play London's Piccadilly Theatre in...

‘Be More Chill’ to open production in London

"Be More Chill" will open a production in London in February 2020. The musical, which had a Broadway run last season, will play The Other...

‘Frozen’ to bring productions to Australia, London and Germany

“Frozen” has announced three upcoming productions in Australia, London and Germany. The musical will stage sit-down runs at the Capitol Theatre in Sydney in July...

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ headed to the West End in fall 2019

"Dear Evan Hansen" will launch a West End production in the fall of 2019. The musical will play the Noël Coward Theatre. Exact dates and...

‘Waitress’ to open a West End production in February

"Waitress" will open a new production on the West End next spring. The musical will begin performances at the Adelphi Theatre in February 2019. With...

‘Come From Away’ sets West End, Dublin dates

"Come From Away" will play the Abbey Theatre in Dublin this winter before its West End premiere in January. The musical will play Dublin from...

‘Hadestown’ coming to Broadway in 2019 after London run

The Anaïs Mitchell musical "Hadestown" will play the National Theatre in London this November before transferring to Broadway in 2019, the show's producers announced Thursday.  The...