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<strong>Much Ado About Nothing – Duke of York’s Theatre</strong>
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Much Ado About Nothing – Duke of York’s Theatre

Love Island meets Shakespeare in this new adaptation of the celebrated play “Much Ado About Nothing”. In this classic Shakespeare tale of love, twists and dark humour, this adaptation is a new take and one which younger audiences are sure to enjoy. The play revolves around two romantic pairings, who have found themselves on a reality TV show, ‘Nothing Island’. The typically happy couple, Claudio and Hero, find trouble in paradise when the cast conspire against them in order to provide those at home with the reality TV drama they crave. Becoming involved, unlikely pair Benedick and Beatrice, form an unlikely romance (with a little help from hearsay) fuelled with plenty of wit and banter for the audience to enjoy. The set is particularly standout. As the audience wait for the action t...
First look at Amy Adams as Amanda Wingfield in The Glass Menagerie
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First look at Amy Adams as Amanda Wingfield in The Glass Menagerie

Second Half Productions has today released production images for The Glass Menagerie, a new revival of Tennessee Williams's celebrated memory play, directed by award-winning director Jeremy Herrin. Performances began on 23rd May with Opening Night on 31st May 2022. The Glass Menagerie will run at The Duke of York’s Theatre until 27th August. Jeremy Herrin’s bold new staging explores the fragility and fallibility of memory in Tennessee Williams’s semi-autobiographical masterpiece. Six-time Academy Award nominated and two-time Golden Globe winning actress Amy Adams takes on the role of one of Williams’s most iconic matriarchs Amanda Wingfield, a former Southern Belle living precariously with her two children, Tom and Laura, in a space between past and present. Tony award-nominee Paul Hil...
Gary Barlow’s A Different Stage comes to the West End
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Gary Barlow’s A Different Stage comes to the West End

Acclaimed singer, songwriter, composer and producer, Gary Barlow is bringing his theatrical one-man stage show, A Different Stage, to London’s West End, with a string of dates announced today. He will perform at The Duke of York’s Theatre from 30th August to 18th September, with tickets on sale Wednesday 23rd March at 10am from www.adifferentstage.show To date, Gary has performed sold out performances of A Different Stage at The Brindley in Runcorn, Cheshire and the Lowry Quays Theatre in Salford. He’s currently performing another sold out run at The Playhouse in Liverpool before he heads to Edinburgh’s Royal Lyceum Theatre from 22nd March. Limited tickets are available for select dates in Edinburgh from www.adifferentstage.show A Different Stage, which Gary Barlow created with ...
The new production of Martin McDonagh’s THE PILLOWMAN is delayed
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The new production of Martin McDonagh’s THE PILLOWMAN is delayed

The Pillowman, written by the multi Olivier, BAFTA and Academy Award-winning playwright and screen-writer Martin McDonagh, which was due to make it West End premiere this Summer, is to be delayed. The Pillowman was due to begin performances at the Duke of York’s Theatre on Friday 24th July, for a 12-week season. Due to the current global situation, the production is now postponed, and new season details and all further information will be announced at a later date. Ticket holders do not need to do anything, the point of purchase will be in touch with ticket holders soon. McDonagh and director Matthew Dunster said: “Whilst we are naturally disappointed that The Pillowman can’t go ahead this Summer, we are fully committed to realising this new production in the near future. We ...