Apollo Theatre News

1812 Productions to Present Marc Camoletti's HAPPY BIRTHDAY Farce1812 Productions to Present Marc Camoletti's HAPPY BIRTHDAY Farce
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

1812 Productions, Philadelphia's all comedy theatre company, will present the Philadelphia premiere of Marc Camoletti's raucous farce Happy Birthday. (more...)

West End and Broadway Hit Comedy THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Returns to WolverhamptonWest End and Broadway Hit Comedy THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Returns to Wolverhampton
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, the West End Olivier Award-winning box office hit, visits Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from 3 - 8 April as part of a brand new UK tour. (more...)

Photo Flash: Coming of Age Tale 46 BEACON is in RehearsalPhoto Flash: Coming of Age Tale 46 BEACON is in Rehearsal
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Oliver Coopersmith (Netflix's I-Boy and the lead in forthcoming Sky Atlantic series Tin Star opposite Tim Roth and Christina Hendricks) and Jay Taylor (Prime Suspect 1973, Nell Gwynn and Wolf Hall/Bring up the Bodies) will star in the West End debut of 46 Beacon, playing the roles of Alan and Robert respectively in this coming-of-age and coming-out play set in 1970's America. (more...)

THE CARDINAL Finds Full Company at Southwark PayhouseTHE CARDINAL Finds Full Company at Southwark Payhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Natalie Simpson (Royal Shakespeare Company's recent productions of King Lear, Hamlet and Cymbeline) joins an eleven-strong cast to play Duchess Rosaura alongside the previously announced Stephen Boxer in THE CARDINAL at Southwark Playhouse. James Shirley's tragic masterpiece, directed by Justin Audibert, plays from 26 April - 27 May with a press performance on 28 April. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for Defibrillator's Major New Revival of A LIE OF THE MINDFull Casting Announced for Defibrillator's Major New Revival of A LIE OF THE MIND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

With their critically acclaimed production of Stephen Karam's Speech & Debate running at the Trafalgar Studios, Defibrillator Artistic Director James Hillier today announces the full casting for their production of Sam Shepard's A Lie of the Mind. (more...)

Rush Policy Announced for THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONGRush Policy Announced for THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The Mischief Theatre production of The Play That Goes Wrong, the Olivier Award winning West End hit comedy, which officially began performances Thursday, March 9 at the Lyceum Theatre and will open on Sunday April 2, has announced a general rush policy. (more...)

Last Chance to See AN INSPECTOR CALLS at Playhouse TheatreLast Chance to See AN INSPECTOR CALLS at Playhouse Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Following a successful run at the Playhouse Theatre, Stephen Daldry's multi award-winning production of An Inspector Calls will be closing on Saturday 25th March 2017. (more...)

Casting Update Announced for Defibrillator's Major New Revival of A LIE OF THE MINDCasting Update Announced for Defibrillator's Major New Revival of A LIE OF THE MIND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

With their critically acclaimed production of Stephen Karam's Speech and Debate running at the Trafalgar Studios, Defibrillator Artistic Director James Hillier today announces a casting update for their production of Sam Shepherd's A Lie of the Mind. (more...)

BWW Feature: ARTIMUS at Burning Man ProductionsBWW Feature: ARTIMUS at Burning Man Productions
by Monica Moore - Mar 10, 2017

Burning Man Productions, formed in 2015,  is on a mission of becoming an integral part of the performing arts industry by offering support to the growing dance/performer community in New Zealand. (more...)

THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Will Attempt to Begin Previews Tonight at the Lyceum TheaterTHE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Will Attempt to Begin Previews Tonight at the Lyceum Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

The Mischief Theatre production of The Play That Goes Wrong, the Olivier Award winning West End hit comedy, stumbles onto Broadway and begins performances tonight at the Lyceum Theatre. Produced by Kevin McCollum, J. J. Abrams, Kenny Wax, Stage Presence Ltd.and Catherine Schreiber, The Play That Goes Wrong officially opens Sunday, April 2, 2017. (more...)

The Ogunquit Playhouse Receives Three IRNE Award  Nominations for THE HUNCHBACK NOTRE DAMEThe Ogunquit Playhouse Receives Three IRNE Award Nominations for THE HUNCHBACK NOTRE DAME
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

The Ogunquit Playhouse is proud to announce that it has received three Independent Reviewers of New England Award (IRNE) nominations in the large theatre category for its 2016 production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame including Best Set Design, Best Lighting Design, and Best Actor in a Musical. The IRNE Awards honor the best of the previous year's actors, directors, choreographers, designers and companies across the full spectrum of large, mid-size and fringe theater companies in Boston and New England. (more...)

THRONES! THE MUSICAL PARODY Holds the Doors and Extends in HollywoodTHRONES! THE MUSICAL PARODY Holds the Doors and Extends in Hollywood
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

HOLD THE DOOR! Royal Mile Entertainment is thrilled to announce that the smash-hit, critically-acclaimed (Stage Raw Top Ten), Los Angeles Premiere of THRONES! THE MUSICAL PARODY, written by Chris Grace, Zach Reino, Al Samuels, Nick Semar and Dan Wessels, choreography by Kimberly McVicar and directed by John Flynn just refuses to die and is EXTENDINGyet AGAIN through SUNDAY, APRIL 30th at the Hudson Mainstage Theatre, 6539 Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood. (more...)

Worldwide Tour Dates For LEGEND OF ZELDA: SYMPHONY OF THE GODDESSES AnnouncedWorldwide Tour Dates For LEGEND OF ZELDA: SYMPHONY OF THE GODDESSES Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

MGP Live today announces 2017 tour dates for The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses in North America and Europe. Upcoming shows will feature a new piece from the newly released Breath of the Wild, an all new movement fromSkyward Sword, an updated overture, and the return of a classic piece that might just make some wishes come true! (more...)

Virginia Arts Festival Presents Urban Bush Women in the World Premiere Performance of HAIR AND OTHER STORIESVirginia Arts Festival Presents Urban Bush Women in the World Premiere Performance of HAIR AND OTHER STORIES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

The Virginia Arts Festival presents Brooklyn-based dance company Urban Bush Women (UBW) in the world premiere of Hair and Other Stories on Saturday, April 22 at 8 p.m. at the Attucks Theatre in Norfolk, Virginia. Tickets are $20-$35, available online at vafest.org, by phone at 757-282-2822 or at the Virginia Arts Festival box, 440 Bank St., Norfolk (10 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday-Friday). (more...)

Menier Chocolate Factory Receives Nine Olivier Nominations, Breaking Company RecordMenier Chocolate Factory Receives Nine Olivier Nominations, Breaking Company Record
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

The Menier Chocolate Factory received nine nominations for this year's Olivier Awards - a record for the company. The awards are across four productions - Travesties, currently running at the Apollo Theatre; Funny Girl, currently on an extensive tour of UK and Ireland; Florian Zeller's The Truth in a version by Christopher Hampton, and David Baddiel - My Family Not the Sitcom, which returns to the West End for a second run later this month. (more...)

Mikhail Baryshnikov Heads to the West End with One Man Show BRODSKY/BARYSHNIKOVMikhail Baryshnikov Heads to the West End with One Man Show BRODSKY/BARYSHNIKOV
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Brodsky/Baryshnikov is a one-man show, performed by legendary dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov, based on the poems of Nobel laureate Joseph Brodsky. The production is an emotional journey deep into the poet's visceral and complex compositions. For the UK premiere, the show comes to the West End's Apollo Theatre for a limited run of four nights only. (more...)

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Makes History in 2017 Olivier Awards Nominations; GROUNDHOG DAY Leads Musical NomsHARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Makes History in 2017 Olivier Awards Nominations; GROUNDHOG DAY Leads Musical Noms
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Today, past winners Denise Gough and Matt Henry announced the nominations for the Olivier Awards 2017 with Mastercard, the most prestigious event in the UK's theatrical calendar. The 2017 awards are set to be the biggest yet, as they make their debut at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 9 April. (more...)

Broadway's THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Working Out the Kinks in RehearsalsBroadway's THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Working Out the Kinks in Rehearsals
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Broadway rehearsals are underway at The Lyceum Theatre for the Broadway debut of the Mischief Theatre production of The Play That Goes Wrong, the Olivier Award winning West End hit comedy. (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting for THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI Starring Lenny HenryDonmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting for THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI Starring Lenny Henry
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

The Donmar Warehouse today announces full casting for Bruce Norris' new translation of Bertolt Brecht's satirical masterpiece The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, directed by Simon Evans with design by Peter McKintosh. (more...)

Clara & Violet Young to Appear in Retter Entertainment's 13: THE MUSICALClara & Violet Young to Appear in Retter Entertainment's 13: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Clara Young, 13 will play the part of Kendra and Violet Young, 11, will play the part of Charlotte in 13: The Musical. (more...)

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