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WHAT'S NEW . . . . KIDS' WEEK, now expanded to the entire month of August, offers free tickets, discounts and special events for families. Click through for details . . . . OLIVIER AWARDS announced - click through for all the major 2012 awards . . . .BURN THE FLOOR, VIVA FOREVER and SINGIN' IN THE RAIN closing early . . . . Half-price tickets to SPAMALOT and other discounts - click for a list and other guides to saving money on London theatre . . . . ONE MAN TWO GUVNORS and THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME cancel closing dates, now running indefinitely . . . . National Theatre's Cottesloe closes for major refit; small-scale productions to be done in newly-built Shed attached to the main building . . . . Menier's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG transfers to the Pinter and Finborough's LONDON WALL to St James . . . . Despite competition from the Olympics, 2012 was London theatre's most financially successful year ever . . . . TKTS office now sells discount tickets in advance . . . .
LAST CHANCES . . . Closing notices up for PETER AND ALICE June 1, BULLET CATCH June 1, SINGIN' IN THE RAIN June 8, VICTORIAN IN THE WALL June 8, THE WEIR June 8, THE AUDIENCE June 15, UNTOLD STORIES June 15, VIVA FOREVER June 29, BURN THE FLOOR June 30, CHILDREN OF THE SUN July 14, MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG July 27, THE HOTHOUSE August 3, PASSION PLAY August 3, RELATIVELY SPEAKING August 31, BODYGUARD September 28
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