Weekly Theatre News Round Up - October 24-30
The news that has had theatre land talking this week includes...
Courtney Bowman to join the cast of Pretty Woman
It has been announced that Legally Blonde star Courtney Bowman is to join the cast of Pretty Woman at the Savoy Theatre next month.
She will take on the role of Kit de Luca from 15 November.
Andy Bake will also take over the role of happy Man/Mr Thompson on the same date.
Heathers to embark on new UK Tour
It has been revealed that hit musical Heathers will embark on a new UK Tour next year.
The tour is set to open in Windsor in February before visiting Woking, Brighton, Bath, Mold, Stoke-On-Trent, Dublin, York, Birmingham, Aylesbury, Sunderland, Glasgow, Liverpool and Manchester with more dates and casting to be revealed.
Bonnie and Clyde to return
It has been confirmed that popular musical Bonne and Clyde is set to make a return to the west end
The show will run for a strictly limited season at the Garrick Theatre, running for 11 weeks from 4 March. Casting is to be revealed.
Noises off to run in the West End
It has been announced that a new production of Noises Off will run at the Pheonix Theatre next year.
The production will open on 19 January, running until 11 March.
It is set to star Felicity Kendal as Dotty Otley, Tracy-Ann Oberman as Belinda Blair, Matthew Kelly as Selsdon Mowbray, Alexander Hanson as Lloyd Dallas, Joseph Millson as Garry Lejeune, Sasha Frost as Brooke Ashton, Peter Lunkuse as Poppy Norton Taylor and Jonathan Coy as Fredrick Fellows.
Spongebob Musical announces London season and tour dates
UK dates have been announced for broadway hit Spongebob the musical, including a season in London
The show will open at the Mayflower theatre Southampton in April 2023 before visiting Birmingham, Bradford, Oxford, Dublin, Manchester, Belfast, Cardiff, Blackpool, Peterborough, Wolverhampton, Norwich, Leicester and Aberdeen.
It will then play a five week season from 26 July to 26 August at Southbank Centre’s Queen Elizabeth hall before visiting Plymouth.