O'Dowd's Of Mice and Men grips critics
Published: Thursday, 17 April 2014
James Franco and Chris O'Dowd's Broadway revival of John Steinbeck's classic Of Mice And Men has won rave reviews from theatre critics who have hailed the show as "gripping", "flawless" and "breathtaking".
Michael Cera to make Broadway debut
Published: Wednesday, 09 April 2014
Actor Michael Cera is set to make his Broadway debut in the revival of This Is Our Youth.
Rave reviews for Denzel's Broadway return
Published: Friday, 04 April 2014
Denzel Washington's return to the Broadway stage has won him rave reviews.
Martin Freeman to take on Richard III
Published: Friday, 04 April 2014
The Hobbit star Martin Freeman is set to take on his first Shakespearean theatre role in Richard III in London this summer.
Fatal Attraction falls foul of critics
Published: Wednesday, 26 March 2014
A new West End adaptation of Hollywood thriller Fatal Attraction has received a frosty reception from critics, with reviewers branding the production "horrible", "pointless" and "amateurish".
Lansbury wows critics with stage comeback
Published: Wednesday, 19 March 2014
Veteran actress Dame Angela Lansbury was the toast of the West End on Tuesday night when she made her London stage comeback after an absence of nearly 40 years.
X Factor musical abandoned during show
Published: Tuesday, 18 March 2014
The X Factor musical has been hit by more problems after a performance was cancelled half-way through on Monday.
Emma Thompson makes New York stage debut
Published: Thursday, 06 March 2014
Emma Thompson sealed her place as a star of the New York stage by making her debut in a concert version of Sweeney Todd on Wednesday night.
Arterton cast in Made in Dagenham musical
Published: Monday, 03 March 2014
English actress Gemma Arterton is set to take on the lead role in a West End musical adaptation of the 2010 film Made In Dagenham.
Potter stars triumph at theatre awards
Published: Sunday, 23 February 2014
Harry Potter pals Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint were celebrating on Sunday after picking up honours at the WhatsOnStage Awards in the UK.
Mirren upset over theatre awards scandal
Published: Tuesday, 18 February 2014
Actress Dame Helen Mirren has opened up about the vote-fixing scandal she was unwittingly embroiled in last year, describing the controversy as deeply "upsetting".
Sting musical set for Broadway
Published: Wednesday, 12 February 2014
Sting's new musical, The Last Ship, is heading to the Broadway stage this autumn.
Lily Cole to play Helen of Troy
Published: Tuesday, 11 February 2014
Model-turned-actress Lily Cole is set to play Helen of Troy in theatre production The Last Days Of Troy.
Tributes to actress Leila Webster
Published: Thursday, 06 February 2014
Northern Ireland actress Leila Webster has died at the age of 90.
Lyric appoints new executive producer
Published: Wednesday, 29 January 2014
The Lyric Theatre in Belfast has appointed acclaimed director Jimmy Fay as its new Executive Producer.
Bible play axed in 'anti-Christian' row
Published: Thursday, 23 January 2014
A comedy show about the Bible, which producers say has been endorsed by hundreds of clergy, has been axed from the Theatre at the Mill in Newtownabbey amid claims it was "anti-Christian".
Biblical theatre show causes controversy
Published: Thursday, 09 January 2014
An "irreverent" comedy theatre show about the Bible is causing controversy in Newtownabbey, with a DUP councillor calling for it to be cancelled before it has even started over offence to Christians.
Liam Neeson visits Lyric Theatre
Published: Friday, 03 January 2014
Hollywood star Liam Neeson has returned to the Lyric Theatre to meet the cast of Philadelphia, Here I Come!
Craig & Weisz's show suffers glitch
Published: Monday, 02 December 2013
Married stars Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz faced a setback during their Broadway performance of Betrayal on Saturday as the production was plagued with technical problems.
Python reunion sparked by court defeat
Published: Tuesday, 26 November 2013
Monty Python's sell-out reunion shows were borne out of anger and financial difficulties following a legal defeat over spin-off stage production Spamalot.
Python shows sell out within an hour
Published: Monday, 25 November 2013
Tickets for Monty Python's much anticipated five comeback shows have all sold out within an hour.
Python reunion to include Chapman
Published: Saturday, 23 November 2013
The stars of Monty Python are planning to include their late castmate Graham Chapman in their upcoming reunion show by using modern technology to feature him in their skits.
David Suchet set to lift lid on career
Published: Friday, 22 November 2013
Veteran actor David Suchet is heading to the London stage to give fans an intimate insight into his career.
Monty Python announce reunion show
Published: Thursday, 21 November 2013
The surviving members of comedy group Monty Python have announced a reunion show in London next year.
Python stars to announce stage show
Published: Tuesday, 19 November 2013
Following months of secret talks, comedy veterans Monty Python are set to reunite.
Mirren wins gold for playing The Queen
Published: Sunday, 17 November 2013
Dame Helen Mirren has won another award for playing The Queen.
Teenage Kicks opens in Derry
Published: Friday, 01 November 2013
Teenage Kicks, a brand new musical based on the Undertones famous hit, had its world premiere in Londonderry on Friday night.
O'Dowd in talks for Broadway debut
Published: Friday, 18 October 2013
Irish actor Chris O'dowd is in talks to make his Broadway debut opposite James Franco in an upcoming stage revival of John Steinbeck's novel Of Mice And Men.
Family affair for Les Mis star
Published: Wednesday, 16 October 2013
Co Tyrone actor Fra Fee, who made his big screen debut in Les Miserables in January, has returned to his hometown of Killyman to support his dad Frank's latest theatre endeavour.
Branagh up for leading theatre jobs
Published: Monday, 14 October 2013
Kenneth Branagh has been hotly tipped to replace both Kevin Spacey and Sir Nichols Hytner as the artistic director at two leading London theatres.
Thompson to make New York stage debut
Published: Thursday, 10 October 2013
Emma Thompson is set to show off her vocal skills by making her New York stage debut in musical Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street.
Craig and Weisz's play breaking records
Published: Wednesday, 09 October 2013
Real-life couple Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz's new play has broken Broadway records before it officially opens.
Steadman struggling with stage fright
Published: Wednesday, 09 October 2013
Veteran actress Alison Steadman's future in the theatre has been put in doubt after she was hit by a crippling bout of stage fright.
Cattrall defends Redgrave after reviews
Published: Tuesday, 24 September 2013
Actress Kim Cattrall has stepped up to defend Vanessa Redgrave's new production of Much Ado About Nothing after the play was hit with a slew of scathing reviews last week.
Radcliffe taking a break from work
Published: Sunday, 22 September 2013
Actor Daniel Radcliffe is taking a month-long break after battling exhaustion during his recent stint on stage.

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