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London theatre reviews. We also cover London's fringe and some theatre
outside London, notably the annual Edinburgh Festival. We list upcoming
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WHAT'S NEW . . .
How the mighty have fallen - both Andrew Lloyd Webber's STEPHEN WARD
and Tim Rice's FROM HERE TO ETERNITY closing after very short runs . .
. . Almeida's 1984 transfers to Playhouse in April . . . . TWELVE ANGRY
MEN extends run further, with cast replacements . . . . THE
CURIOUS INCIDENT closes but will move. Following the collapse of the
Apollo Theatre ceiling in December, and with planned repairs likely to
limit seating capacity, the National Theatre has closed the current run
of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT, to re-open at the Gielgud Theatre in June . .
. Critics' Circle Awards
for 2013 announced . . . . 2013 was another record-breaking year for
London theatre, with more than 14 million tickets sold . . . . Rufus Norris named next Director of National
Theatre, starting 2015 . . . .
BOYS moves to the Piccadilly Theatre to make room for a
revival of MISS SAIGON . . . . Half-price tickets
to STOMP and other
for a list and other guides to saving
money on London theatre . . . . TKTS
office now sells discount tickets in advance . .
LAST CHANCES . . . Closing
notices up forBEING SHAKESPEARE March 15, EMIL AND THE DETECTIVES March 18,
GHOSTS March 22,
THE DUCK HOUSE March 29, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY March 29, STEPHEN WARD
March 29, GOOD PEOPLE April 5, VERSAILLES April 5, SPAMALOT April 12, THE WEIR April
19, A TASTE OF HONEY May 11, TWELVE ANGRY MEN June 14, THE FULL MONTY June 19, JEEVES AND WOOSTER
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