Antony Sher News

RSC to Broadcast HENRY IV Parts 1, 2 & THE GENTLEMEN OF VERONA as Part of Live from Stratford-Upon-Avon, Summer 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran has announced the company's Summer 2014 season in Stratford-upon-Avon with three early titles in the Company's six year journey across Shakespeare's entire First Folio of 36 plays. They are Henry IV Part I, Henry IV Part II, and The Two Gentlemen of Verona. They will be shot for broadcast as part of "Live from Stratford-upon-Avon," a program that screens the world's greatest classical theatre company from Shakespeare's home town around the world through a continued partnership with Picturehouse Entertainment. This year also marks the 450th anniversary year of Shakespeare's birth. (more...)

RSC to Tour HENRY IV PART I and II this Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

The Royal Shakespeare Company will tour Henry IV Parts I and II, Shakespeare's celebrated history plays, to Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Norwich, Salford, Bradford, Bath and Canterbury between September - November 2014. The productions will take to the road after a season at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon between March - September 2014, and before playing at the Barbican in London between November 2014 - January 2015. (more...)

Antony Sher, Jasper Britton & Alex Hassell to Lead RSC's HENRY IV PART I and PART II, Begin. March 2014
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2013

Casting is announced for Gregory Doran's productions of Henry IV Parts I & II which play in repertoire in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon from March 2014 with a double press day on Wednesday 16 April, before transferring to Newcastle Theatre Royal, embarking on a UK tour and transferring to London's Barbican. (more...)

Royal Shakespeare Company Live Broadcasts RICHARD II Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2013

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) previously announced that it is collaborating with Picturehouse Entertainment on 'Live from Stratford-upon-Avon', a new programme to screen its productions live from Shakespeare's home town, and will work with Ravensbourne College to stream the production straight to UK schools. (more...)

Laurence Fox, Jack Huston and More Star in STRANGERS ON A TRAIN, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 02, 2013

Laurence Fox, Jack Huston, ChristIan McKay, Miranda Raison, Imogen Stubbs and MyAnna Buring will star in Strangers on a Train by Craig Warner, which will be presented at the Gielgud Theatre in London's West End by Barbara Broccoli, Colleen Camp, Michael G Wilson, Lucky VIII/Lou Spisto, Frederick Zollo and Michael Rose Limited for Strangers (UK) Limited. The production, directed by Robert Allan Ackerman, will preview from today, 2 November. This gripping thriller is based on Patricia Highsmith's acclaimed novel, which was the inspiration for Alfred Hitchcock's legendary movie. (more...)

BWW TV: Sneak Peek at West End's STRANGERS ON A TRAIN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 31, 2013

Laurence Fox, Jack Huston, ChristIan McKay, Miranda Raison, Imogen Stubbs and MyAnna Buring will star in Strangers on a Train by Craig Warner, which will be presented at the Gielgud Theatre in London's West End by Barbara Broccoli, Colleen Camp, Michael G Wilson, Lucky VIII/Lou Spisto, Frederick Zollo and Michael Rose Limited for Strangers (UK) Limited. The production, directed by Robert Allan Ackerman, will preview from Saturday 2 November. This gripping thriller is based on Patricia Highsmith's acclaimed novel, which was the inspiration for Alfred Hitchcock's legendary movie. Check out a sneak peek below! (more...)

Fiona Shaw to Bring THE TESTAMENT OF MARY to Barbican in May; Full 2014 Line-Up Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

The Barbican today announced a stellar program of events for spring and summer 2014, pushing the boundaries of all major art forms for its diverse audiences. This new program builds on the most successful year ever for the Barbican, with attendances for events at the Centre exceeding 1 million for the first time, an increase of 36% on 2011/12. In this Olympics year, box office receipts also rose 33%, and the Barbican's commercial income increased by 35%. (more...)

Alice Bailey-Johnson, Ian Bartholomew and More Set for OH WHAT A LOVELY WAR - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2013

Casting is announced for OH WHAT A LOVELY WAR, a Theatre Royal Stratford East Production: (more...)

Review Roundup: HYSTERIA Starring Antony Sher at the Hamstead Theatre
by Review Roundups - Sep 24, 2013

Antony Sher as Sigmund Freud leads a cast of David Horovitch, Adrian Schiller and Lydia Wilson in Terry Johnson's Hysteria at the Hamstead Theatre, a hilarious and insightful farce that raises intriguing questions about freud's radical revision of his theories on hysteria. The production runs Thursday 5 September to Saturday 12 October 2013. (more...)

Laurence Fox, Jack Huston and More Star in STRANGERS ON A TRAIN, Nov 2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2013

Laurence Fox, Jack Huston, Christian McKay, Miranda Raison, Imogen Stubbs and MyAnna Buring will star in Strangers on a Train by Craig Warner, which will be presented at the Gielgud Theatre in London's West End by Barbara Broccoli, Colleen Camp, Michael G Wilson, Lucky VIII/Lou Spisto, Frederick Zollo and Michael Rose Limited for Strangers (UK) Limited. The production, directed by Robert Allan Ackerman, will preview from Saturday 2 November. This gripping thriller is based on Patricia Highsmith's acclaimed novel, which was the inspiration for Alfred Hitchcock's legendary movie. (more...)

Royal Shakespeare Company Announces 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2013

Royal Shakespeare Company Announces 2014 Season (more...)

David Horovitch, Adrian Schiller & Lydia Wilson to Join Antony Sher in Hampstead Theatre's HYSTERIA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2013

Antony Sher as Sigmund Freud leads a cast of David Horovitch, Adrian Schiller and Lydia Wilson in Terry Johnson's Hysteria at the Hamstead Theatre, a hilarious and insightful farce that raises intriguing questions about freud's radical revision of his theories on hysteria. The production runs Thursday 5 September to Saturday 12 October 2013. (more...)

Terry Johnson's HYSTERIA, Simon Paisley Day's RAVING Set for Hampstead Theatre's Autumn 2013 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2013

The Hampstead Thetare has unveiled its Autumn 2013 season, including HYSTERIA, directed by Terry Johnson and starring Antony Sher as Sigmund Freud. Edward Hall will also direct the world premiere of RAVING by Simon Paisley Day, with Tamzin Outhwaite leading the cast. (more...)

Royal Shakespeare Company to Live Broadcast RICHARD II on Nov. 13
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2013

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) announced today that it is collaborating with Picturehouse Entertainment on 'Live from Stratford-upon-Avon', a new programme to screen its productions live from Shakespeare's home town, and will work with Ravensbourne College to stream the production straight to UK schools. (more...)

RSC Celebrates New Leadership, JULIUS CAESAR and MATILDA in NY This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2013

With a new leadership team of Gregory Doran, Artistic Director, and Catherine Mallyon, Executive Director, at the helm, the Royal Shakespeare Company returns to New York this spring with two productions, Julius Caesar and Matilda The Musical. Both began their lives at the RSC's Stratford-upon-Avon home and reflect the Company's continuing commitment to Shakespeare and the work of contemporary playwrights and theatre artists, as it celebrates one hundred years of touring work from Shakespeare's birthplace to the US. (more...)

Casting Update For Young Vic's A SEASON IN THE CONGO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2013

BAFTA Award-winning director Joe Wright and Olivier Award-winning choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui join forces again following Anna Karenina for the UK premiere of Aime Cesaire's A Season in the Congo, an epic retelling of a vibrant nation's turbulent first year of freedom. Chiwetel Ejiofor plays Patrice Lumumba in his Young Vic debut. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Antony Sher and More in THE CAPTAIN OF KOPENICK
by BWW News Desk - Feb 05, 2013

The Captain of Kopenick opens at the National Theatre tonight, February 5, 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production shots below. (more...)

National Theatre to Feature OTHELLO, AMEN CORNER, and More in 2013
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2013

Forthcoming productions at the National Theatre, announced today by Nicholas Hytner, include plays familiar, rare and new: Shakespeare's Othello, Gorky's Children of the Sun,James Baldwin's The Amen Corner;Marlowe's Edward II, Pirandello's Liola, Eugene O'Neill's Strange Interlude and Georg Kaiser's From Morning to Midnight. Tori Amos and Samuel Adamson's musical The Light Princess will premiere in October, and there will be a new adaptation of Emil and the Detectives for family audiences at Christmas. (more...)

Theatre Royal Stratford East Presents OH WHAT A LOVELY WAR, Feb 1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 09, 2013

Theatre Royal Stratford East announces it will produce Oh What A Lovely War in 2014, directed by Terry Johnson and designed by Lez Brotherston, with tickets going on sale from 9th January 2013. The musical, which premiered at Theatre Royal Stratford East on 19th March 1963, will also coincide with the 100th Anniversary of World War I. (more...)

2013 IN PREVIEW: A Look At The UK's Planned Openings And Hot Tickets For Next Year!
by Carrie Dunn - Dec 31, 2012

2013 is the year when some of the big Broadway hits of recent years head to the West End - but there are also lots of plays and new work opening in the UK. (more...)

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