December 06, 2018

Cast announced for Toronto run of The Last Ship...

Casting is complete for the Canadian premiere of Sting's Broadway musical The Last Ship, which will run February 9–March 24, 2019, at Toronto’s Princess of Wales Theatre. Directed by Lorne Campbell, Sting, as previously reported, will play the role of shipyard foreman Jackie White, the part the Grammy-winning musician played on Broadway for a limited engagement in December 2014...

September 28, 2018

Sting gives Toronto a taste of The Last Ship...

In a media preview held on Thursday at the Princess of Wales Theatre for The Last Ship, Sting is earnest and honest. “I’m a little nervous, because I got liquefied last night,” he says, before breaking out into song to settle himself. “Blame Shaggy,” he says later, of his current tourmate, the reggae icon with whom he recently recorded an album...

September 14, 2018

The Last Ship Receives Two Nominations in 2018 UK Theatre Awards...

The Last Ship has received two nominations in the 2018 UK Theatre Awards for Best Touring Production and Best Performance in a Musical for Frances McNamee. The UK Theatre Awards are the only nationwide Awards to honour and celebrate outstanding achievements in regional theatre throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. This year’s UK Theatre Awards will take place at London’s historic Guildhall, on Sunday 14 October 2018. 

August 08, 2018

How d&b’s Soundscape shaped Sting’s The Last Ship stage show...

Anyone who was lucky enough to see The Last Ship during it's recent UK theatre run will have left the theatre impressed but what they saw and heard. In an exclusive interview with PSNEurope, the revered sound designer Sebastian Frost has spoken about The Last Ship's complex stage production in a technical but fascinating article...

July 17, 2018

Sting to Star in Canadian Premiere of his Critically Acclaimed Musical The Last Ship...

Sting will star in the Canadian premiere of his critically acclaimed musical The Last Ship. Presented by David Mirvish and produced by Karl Sydow and Kathryn Schenker, the limited six-week engagement runs February 9 through March 24, 2019 at Toronto’s Princess of Wales Theatre. This new production of The Last Ship, which has music and lyrics by Sting, has just finished a critically acclaimed 12-week UK & Ireland tour, which followed a sell-out run at Newcastle’s Northern Stage...

 


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July 04, 2018

The Last Ship docks at The Lowry to ace reviews...

In what has seemed like the blink of an eye, The Last Ship has arrived in Manchester, the final destination of its UK voyage, where it docks at The Lowry until Saturday 7 July. The reviews from Tuesday's opening night in the city have been extremely positive as they have been since the play opened in Newcastle in March. Some tickets remain available here

June 16, 2018

The Yorkshire Post - The Ship Sails In...

As Sting’s musical The Ship sails to York this month, Yorkhire Post Theatre correspondent Nick Ahad caught up with the global superstar. Sting’s feeling a little spaced out. He was performing in Las Vegas last night, see, and took a sleeping tablet on the plane he stepped on after the gig. He’s now in Leeds a day later and about to head to the Leeds Grand Theatre to watch his new play The Last Ship...

June 15, 2018

The Scotsman - "Sting musical shows peril of Brexit"

On stage at the Festival Theatre in Edinburgh, a company of 18 actors playing English working-class people gather to belt out their final number, a reprise of a mighty anthem called When The Last Ship Sails. They gaze straight into the audience, as if inviting us to rush on stage and join them in their struggle; their voices are the voices of Tyneside...

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