This week's Production Summary contains the news that Life of Pi is being relocated to Wyndham's Theater in London. Grease, the musical, will be touring the UK a second time in the spring of 2020, and Tom Chambers and Sally Bretton will be performing in the UK in 2020. Choose M for Murder.
The complete casting was announced for Sheffield theaters Revival of the musical Boys and dolls, what's going on crucible from 7th December to 18th January with a press evening on 12th December.
authors: Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows (book), Frank Loesser (music and lyrics)
Director: Robert Hastie
Musical Director: Will Stuart
Occupation includesNatalie Casey, Darragh Cowley, Dafydd Emyr, Jacob Fisher and Kadiff Kirwan.
Design: Janet Bird, Howard Hudson (Lighting), Mike Walker (Sound)
Manufacturer: Sheffield Theater
obligations a musical adapted from Roddy Doyles Roman, has confirmed his 2020/21 UK and Ireland tour. Venues on the tour are Sheffield's Lyceum, Nottingham Royal Theater, Blackpool Opera House, Dublin Bord Gáis Energy Theater and London New Wimbledon Theater, The casting will be announced later.
author: Roddy Doyle
director: Caroline Jay Ranger
Manufacturer: Phil McIntyre Entertainments
Grease returns for the UK tour in spring 2020
fat is expected to tour the UK a second time in the spring of 2020 and open at Northampton Royal and Derngate on the 22nd of May. Other venues of the tour are Nottingham Royal Theater, Liverpool Empire, Darlington HippodromeYorks Grand Opera House and Stoke Regent Theaterwhere the show plays their last scheduled dates in November 2020. Further dates will be announced. Dan Partridge will repeat the role of Danny Zuko, further occupations will be announced.
Author: Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey
Director: Nikolai Foster
producers: Colin Ingram, InTheatre Productions and Curve
The complete casting was confirmed for Goldilocks and the Three Bears at the London Palladium, which runs from December 7 to January 12, 2020. Sophie Isaacs will play the title role while Janine Duvitsky and Lauren Stroud is also included as Mummy Bear and Baby Bear in the cast.
director: Michael Harrison
design: Ian Westbrook (set), Hugh Durrant (costumes), The Twins FX (special effects), Ben Cracknell (lighting), Gareth Owen (sound design), Gary Hind (original music).
Manufacturer: Michael Harrison for Qdos Entertainment
Complete casting for Goldilocks and the three bears in the London Palladium confirmed
Life of Pi: Shipwreck with Tiger will be transferred to the West End Wyndham's theater From 22 June with a press evening on 9 July. The auditorium of the theater is being redesigned for production. The casting will be announced later.
Author: Lolita Chakrabarti
Director: Max Webster
Manufacturer: Simon Friend, in collaboration with Playing Field and Robert Bartner
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Full cast for A Christmas song In the Old Vic was announced and staring Paterson Joseph as Ebenezer Scrooge. The show runs from November 23rd to January 18th.
Author: Jack Thorne
Director: Matthew Warchus
Occupation includes: Melissa Allan, Kwesi Edman, Hollie Edwin, Fred Haig, Nick Hart, Andrew Langtree, Myra McFadyen, Steven Miller, Maria Omakinwa, Gloria Onitiri, James Staddon, Samuel Townsend, Rebecca Trehearn, Rayhaan Kufuor-Gray, Lara Mehmet, Lenny Rush and Eleanor Stollery.
Manufacturer: Old Vic
Tom Chambers and Sally Bretton are in a 2020 UK tour of Star Choose M for Murder, Bretton will appear on the show from the opening on January 13th Richmond Theater Earlier until the 11th of April. The cast for the remainder of the tour, which lasts until 18 July, has not yet been announced.
author: Frederick Knott
director: Anthony Banks
design: David Woodhead (set), Lizzie Powell (lighting) and Ben and Max Ringham (sound)
costume supervisor: Siobhan Boyd
Wigs supervisor: Betty Marini
Fight the director: Alison de Burgh
Manufacturer: Simon Friend and Gavin Kalin
Tom Chambers and Sally Bretton play the lead role in Dial M for the Murder Tour
kiln Theater has announced productions for the 2020 season, including A museum in Baghdad directed by Erica Whyman, Paapa Essiedu makes his debut at the Kiln Theater in pass over by Antoinette Nwandu, The season also includes The Glee Club by Richard Cameron, directed by Kate Waterbergin a co-production with Out of joint and occupation,
Witness of the indictment has confirmed its new cast and extended booking on September 13, 2020 and continues to run London County Hall,
Author: Agatha Christie
Director: Lucy Bailey
The cast includes: Taz Skylar, Alexandra Guelff, Jo Stone-Fewings, Kevin McMonagle and Jeffery Kissoon.
Design: William Dudley (Set), Chris Davey (Lighting), Mic Pool (Sound)
Manufacturer: Eleanor Lloyd Productions and Rebecca Stafford Productions
Cast and Creative were announced for Before I was a bear In the Bunker theaterruns from 12 to 23 November. Jacoba Williams Stars in the One Woman Show, a debut comedy by the playwright about sexual fluidity, reverse Greek mythology and friendship.
author: Eleanor Tyndall
director: Aneesha Srinivasan
Design: Grace Venning (set), Martha Godfrey (lighting)
Manufacturer: Salome Wagaine
Queens of Saba opens Battersea Arts Center on November 18th through November 23rd with a press evening on November 18th. The play, which won at The Stage Edinburgh Awards 2018, offers spoken word and physical theater.
author: Jessical L Hagan, Ryan Calais Cameron (Adapter)
Director: Jessica Kaliisa
Occupation includesTosin Alabi, Kokoma Kwaku, Eshe Asante and Elisha Robin
producers: Nouveau Riche and Omnibus Theater
A one-woman show dedicated to queer performance art and the 90-year history of a family in amateur drama. Me, AmDram opens Camden Volkstheater on the 26th to the 30th of November.
Author, director and actor: Hannah Maxwell
Design: Benedict Hudson (Set / Costume)
Manufacturer: Steve Goatman
Casting for The arrival was confirmed. Scott Karim and Irfan Shamji star in the world premiere running on Bush Theater from the 21st of November to the 18th of January.
author and Director: Bijan Sheibani
design: Samal Black (set), Oliver Fenwick (lighting), Gareth Fry (sound)
Manufacturer: Bush Theater
Casting was confirmed for The snow Queen, Running on Park Theater from 4 December to 4 January 2020.
author: Hans Christian Anderson, Charles Way (Book)
director: Abigail Anderson
Occupation includes: Frances Marshall, Ayesha Casely-Hayford, Esmonde Cole, Sarah-Louise Young, Justin Brett, Paula James and Matt Cavendish
Manufacturer: Winter Snow Ltd and J Clare Productions in collaboration with Park Theater
Political comedy The last temptation of Boris Johnson will begin a UK tour starting at Malvern Festspielhaus from January 22nd. Venues of the tour are Nuffield Southampton TheaterIn Newcastle Northern stage and Eastbournes Devonshire Park Theaterwhen the show ends on March 14th. The cast is yet to be announced.
Author: Jonathan Maitland
director: Lotte Wakeham
design: Louie Whitemore (Set and Costume), Christopher Nairne (Lighting), Andy Graham (Sound)
Manufacturer: Glynis Henderson Productions
Town Hall of Shoreditch announced its cultural program in 2020, which coincided with the London premiere of This time by Ockham's razor Circus Company, which takes place January 8-19 at the venue, and includes triptych by Jasmine Kent Rodgman as part of Chinese Arts Now and sex education by Harry Clayton-Wright.
The cast and creative team for the dance show of ZooNation Message in a bottle was confirmed. It will be premiered at London Peacock Theater The show, which includes hip-hop dance and music from Sting and the police, will be touring Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg and other British venues after the West End.
The live action board game Crisis? What crisis? runs at London Colab factory from 12th November to 8th December, with press evenings on 12th and 13th November. The immersive experience involves the audience working with the actors to overcome a political crisis.
Author: Tom Black
Director: Owen Kingston
Occupation includes: Tom Black, Beth Jay, Angus Woodward, Zoe Flint, Jaya Baldwin, Christopher Styles, and Chloe Mashiter
Manufacturer: Parabolic theater
Survive the nightmare, An awesome horror experience that starts on November 29th and lasts until January 12, 2020. On December 2nd, a press day will be held in Manchester. The venue will be announced. The performance aims to combine theater with sound design in a series of 20-minute shows.
Author / Director: Thomas Moore
Manufacturer: Sarah Arden
The London International Mime Festival has announced its program, which runs from January 8 to February 2 in various venues, including Wilton's Music Hall, Shoreditch Town Hall and the Barbican Theater, On the program is the London premiere of Cold blood Kiss and Cry Collective and the dance and theater group Peeping Tom's Kind, the last piece in her family-thematic trilogy.
Gfest, a LGBTQI + festival, launches on Museum of London on the 1st of November and includes a program of art events, performances and creative writing taking place from 11 to 23 November. The prelude is organized by Sadie Sinner, Founder of the Cocoa Butter Club and workshop of queer artists on color and film screenings of transactivists Jake Graf.
The strange story of Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel runs around Wilton's Music Hall from 14 to 18 January in the context of London's International Mime Festival, Before the race in London the show takes place in London Theater Royal Plymouth From the 14th to the 30th of November it will tour until Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg. Chichester Festival Theater and Exeter Northcott Theater Earlier where the show ends.
Author / Director: Paul Hunter
The cast includes: Jerone Marsh-Reid, Amalia Vitale, Sara Alexander and Nick Haverson.
Manufacturer: Told by an idiot and theater Royal Plymouth with Royal and Derngate, Northampton and Unity Theater, Liverpool.