This Weeks Top Stories – November 19th – 23rd

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EVITA Announced as Part of the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre 2019 Season

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Jamie Lloyd directs a new version of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s iconic EVITA alongside new productions of OUT TOWN, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, and HANSEL AND GRETEL with the ENO.

West End Revival of COMPANY Announces Cast Recording

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Marianne Elliott’s acclaimed new revival of COMPANY is being recorded this weekend, with the composer himself, Stephen Sondheim, supervising the recording. Additionally, the production of the album is being filmed for a future documentary!

Hampstead Theatre Announce New Artistic Director Roxanna Silbert

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The current Birmingham Rep boss is taking over Edward Hall’s position at Hampstead Theatre. Her first season will also coincide with the theatre’s 60th Birthday celebrations in September 2019.

Maisie Williams in I AND YOU to Screen on Instagram

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Meanwhile at Hampstead, I AND YOU, starring Game of Thrones’ Maisie Williams, will undertake a theatrical first. Screening on Instagram’s IGTV next weekend, in a filming optimised for mobile.

Katharine McPhee to Star in WAITRESS in the West End

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American actor-singer Katharine McPhee is to open the diner in the West End transfer of WAITRESS! McPhee returns to the show after a successful run in the role on Broadway earlier this year.

HAMILTON and THE INHERITANCE Among Big Winners at 2018 Evening Standard Theatre Awards

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At Sunday night’s Evening Standard Theatre Awards, the winners included: Ralph Fiennes, Sophie Okonedo, Natasha Gordon, Marianne Elliott, Rosalie Craig and more!

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