The Living Newspaper at The Royal Court, London from 12 November to 19 December (socially distanced performances).

Mozart’s Requiem to be staged by English National Opera at The London Coliseum, 6 and 7 November (social distancing measures in place).

C P Taylor’s Good starring David Tennant will run from 21 April for 12 weeks at the Harold Pinter Theatre. Tickets go on sale 12 October.

Six the Musical will open at the Lyric Theatre and run from 14 November to 31 January 2021.  The touring cast is also expected to perform at The Lowry, Salford for a 6 week run in November.

The Last Five Years revival at Southwark Playhouse has extended its run by a further two weeks and will play until 14 November.

A variety of musical stars will appear together at The London Palladium on Thursday, September 17 for a show set to be broadcast over the radio.

As part of a special event planned by Magic Radio, 70 leading figures from across musical theatre will perform numbers that will then be beamed out on Magic at the Musicals via Magic Radio on 23 September.

The Shows Must Go On! series of streamed shows will return for the first time since July, it has been publicly revealed.  The shows will be streamed from every Friday night online, with previous pieces including hits by Andrew Lloyd Webber such as Jesus Christ SuperstarCats, or The Phantom of the Opera, as well as cult classics Hairspray or The Sound of Music.  Further details are expected imminently.

Immersive digital show C-o-n-t-a-c-t has extended its London run and added a new location.  Audiences are able to buy tickets online, and, once they receive a link, download an app that will provide the exact location of the performance. The show will run for 50 minutes without an interval and participants can download audio from the app to listen to through headphones, which will then synchronise with that of performers.  Only 15 tickets are available per show, to allow the production to follow social distancing guidelines. C-o-n-t-a-c-t will now run until 22 November 2020.

A drive-in concert version of Godspell will be presented on Sunday 4 October with performers appearing via filmed segments from their homes.  The concert, produced by West End Musical Drive In, will be held at The Drive In, just north of Walthamstow in outer London.

The upcoming Hope Mill Theatre revival of Rent has confirmed it will go ahead as planned with social distancing measures in place from next month.  Cutting the Manchester venue’s capacity, producers will allow audiences to sit safely and watch the show from 30 October to 6 December. One-way systems, transparent screens, hand sanitisation, extra toilets, staggered arrival times and temperature checks will all be in place.

Nottingham Playnhouse are opening their doors for a three week festival from 21 October to 7 November.  All shows will be performed to a live, socially distanced audience and also streamed for audiences across the country to enjoy.  See their website for more information

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