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Farinelli and the King will open at London's Duke of York Theatre in September. Rylance to reprise theatre role in West End The dancer said he is 'psyched' to be performing at the London Palladium in May. Mohit Mathur on Beyond Bollywood performance The screen icon will discuss his life and career on stage at the Eventim Apollo. An Evening with Al Pacino for London return Garry Marshall will work with Pretty Woman screenwriter JF Lawton on musical. Pretty Woman to become stage musical New cast members will join the previously announced Jonathan Slinger. New cast announced for Chocolate Factory "I'm very, very, very, very hopeful it's going to happen," says Branagh. Branagh teases Martin Scorsese's Macbeth The singer will star in the musical for an eight-week run beginning on April 28. Brandy to make Broadway debut in Chicago Fun Home will be based on Alison Bechdel's graphic memoir. Broadway to get first lesbian lead character The director shared stories and sang songs from his most famous movies. Mel Brooks in London: What did critics say? The musical will play for eight-and-a-half weeks at the refurbished theatre. Beatles musical Let It Be heads to Liverpool The film will be based on the hit Broadway and West End musical Beautiful. Tom Hanks co-producing Carole King movie The Glee star says she has missed live theatre. Jane Lynch on comedy tour See Jane Sing Find out how many pairs of dancing shoes Billy goes through in each show... 10 things about Billy Elliot the Musical Stephen Wright will play fashion designer Alexander McQueen in the play. Glee's Dianna Agron for West End debut The play will be broadcast live from the Donmar Warehouse on election night. Gatiss, Dench for live TV play The Vote Composer Jeff Richmond reveals that the adaptation is over halfway there. Mean Girls musical '60% written' Players will be able to try and win £10,000 in real cash in the London event. Battlefield: Live immersive event to launch Musical will tell the story of Women's Institute members who posed nude for charity. Gary Barlow to pen Calendar Girls musical Casting for the upcoming touring production has not yet been announced. Rocky Horror Show for 2015/16 UK tour The musical will begin previews at the Union Theatre on April 22. Pet Shop Boys musical for London revival The tour begins in August in Manchester and runs through to April 2016 in Torquay. Blue's Duncan James joins Priscilla tour Jamie Shelton and Chelsea Halfpenny will play all 14 characters in the play. Emmerdale stars for Jim Cartwright play The age limit is also lowered for the event. Secret Cinema Star Wars event extended The musical will begin previews at London's Phoenix Theatre on May 15. Hear Bend it Like Beckham musical's first song The Jamie Lloyd musical is adapted from Roddy Doyle's novel. The Commitments celebrates St Patrick's Day The tour will begin at the Milton Keynes Theatre on May 24. Marcus Collins for West End Men UK tour He says he doesn't want to wait too long to make his professional stage debut. Douglas Booth wants West End stage role The actor will star in a new production of Bakkhai with Bertie Carvel. Ben Whishaw for Almeida's Greek revival UK comics talent helps to fund the construction of the Brighton Open Air Theatre. Comics artists donate to theatre auction Immersive cinema group announce their latest venture for the summer months. Secret Cinema to do Empire Strikes Back The actress says she has a close connection with the Watermans Arts Theatre. Lillete Dubey on new Watermans play The show is nominated for Best Musical at this year's Olivier Awards. Wicked star: 'Everyone can relate to the show' The actor is nominated for Best Actor in a Musical. John Dagleish "overwhelmed" by Olivier nod Chris Gascoyne and Vicky Entwistle will star from May 15 to May 30. Corrie stars for Little Voice production Brayben tells Digital Spy that she is "so proud" of the play. Carole King Musical star: I don't read reviews The 35-year-old added that the play was "the hardest thing" he had done. McAvoy: 'Ruling Class gets into my bones' Memphis and Beautiful lead the nominees at this year's awards. Scherzinger, McAvoy up for Olivier Awards Peter Morgan's play debuts in New York with warm reviews for Helen Mirren. Helen Mirren on Broadway: What the critics said Find out who will be vying for British theatre's biggest prizes next month. Watch the Oliviers 2015 nominations A spokesperson for Transport for London says it could cause "serious offence". Bad Jews play poster banned by TfL