Barbican Theatre News

THE ADDAMS FAMILY Arrives at The Bristol Hippodrome this SeptemberTHE ADDAMS FAMILY Arrives at The Bristol Hippodrome this September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Samantha Womack, Les Dennis and Carrie Hope Fletcher will star as Morticia, Fester and Wednesday Addams in the UK & Irish premiere of THE ADDAMS FAMILY. (more...)

Benedict Cumberbatch's HAMLET Returns to Cinemas this October with National Theatre LiveBenedict Cumberbatch's HAMLET Returns to Cinemas this October with National Theatre Live
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Benedict Cumberbatch plays the title role in Shakespeare's Hamlet, which returns to cinemas around the UK on Thursday 5th October as part of National Theatre Live. (more...)

Trajal Harrell's HOOCHIE KOOCHIE Performance Exhibition Set for Barbican Art GalleryTrajal Harrell's HOOCHIE KOOCHIE Performance Exhibition Set for Barbican Art Gallery
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

This summer, Barbican Art Gallery presents the first ever performance exhibition of the New York- based choreographer and dancer Trajal Harrell. Following a two-year residency at The Museum of Modern Art, New York (2014 - 2016), this ambitious project stages over 14 of Harrell's performances including one of the earliest works he created in 1999, right through to now in a changing, daily programme of live performances. (more...)

Casting Announced For JUST TO GET MARRIED at Finborough TheatreCasting Announced For JUST TO GET MARRIED at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

The first London production in over a hundred years of Just To Get Married, a romantic comedy by renowned suffragette Cicely Hamilton opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Tuesday, 25 July 2017. (more...)

Told By An Idiot Announces 2017-18 SeasonTold By An Idiot Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Building upon the company's reputation for collaboration, innovation and artistic ambition, Told by an Idiot's Artistic Director Paul Hunter today announced plans for the company in 2017/18.  These include a tour to China, the premiere of a new work, a residency at the Barbican and a major educational initiative with one of the UK's leading drama schools. (more...)

ONE VOICE AT THE OLD VIC to Feature Monologues by Mark Watson, Amelia Bullmore, and Yasmina RezaONE VOICE AT THE OLD VIC to Feature Monologues by Mark Watson, Amelia Bullmore, and Yasmina Reza
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

The Old Vic today announced the next One Voice at The Old Vic which will take place on 7 July featuring new monologues written by Mark Watson and Amelia Bullmore performed by Katherine Parkinson and Niamh Cusack as well as a monologue by Yasmina Reza. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

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ORIGAMI, Rocio Molina's FALLEN FROM HEAVEN and More Slated for Dance Umbrella 2017 LineupORIGAMI, Rocio Molina's FALLEN FROM HEAVEN and More Slated for Dance Umbrella 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Dance Umbrella has announced the programme for its 2017 festival. London's flagship festival of international dance will take place from 11 - 28 October 2017. Tickets are on sale today! (more...)

On Sale Date Announced for LES MISERABLES; National Tour Launches at PPAC this September!On Sale Date Announced for LES MISERABLES; National Tour Launches at PPAC this September!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISERABLES, will go on sale at ppacri.org on Sunday, June 11 at 10A for its much anticipated National Tour Launch at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC), direct from a celebrated two-and-a-half year Broadway engagement. Phone and window sales begin Monday, June 12 at 10A. To purchase tickets, visit ppacri.org, call (401) 421-ARTS (2787), or visit the PPAC Box Office at 220 Weybosset Street in downtown Providence. Summer Box Office Hours are Monday - Thursday, 10A - 3P and two hours prior to curtain times on performance days. (more...)

PARTY SKILLS FOR THE END OF THE WORLD Claims Venue at Manchester International FestivalPARTY SKILLS FOR THE END OF THE WORLD Claims Venue at Manchester International Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Award-winning theatrical innovators Nigel Barrett and Louise Mari have today revealed further details for their subversive and joyfully unsettling alternative Party Skills for the End of the World, their Manchester International Festival debut. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for the Number One UK Tour of DEATHTRAPFull Casting Announced for the Number One UK Tour of DEATHTRAP
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Full casting for the UK tour of Ira Levin's Tony-nominated classic thriller Deathtrap includes Sam Phillips (Clifford), Beverly Klein (Helga ten Dorp) and Julien Ball (Porter). They join the previously announced TV stars Paul Bradley (Holby City and EastEnders) as Sidney Bruhl and BAFTA nominee Jessie Wallace (EastEnders and Fings Ain't Wot They Used T'Be) as Myra Bruhl. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company presents SPLENDOUR, Opening 6/23Aurora Theatre Company presents SPLENDOUR, Opening 6/23
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Aurora Theatre Company closes its 25th season with the Bay Area Premiere of SPLENDOUR, Abi Morgan's (Suffragette, The Iron Lady, Shame, The Hour) riveting play about the fragility of power and the unreliability of language. Barbara Damashek (American Buffalo) returns to Aurora to helm this drama, featuring Lorri Holt (The Aspern Papers), Denmo Ibrahim (Betrayed), Mia Tagano, and Sam Jackson. SPLENDOUR plays June 23 through July 23 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 9, 2017BWW's On This Day - May 9, 2017
by - May 9, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 9 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Previews: ALEGRIA ALEGRIA - O MUSICAL  at Teatro SantanderBWW Previews: ALEGRIA ALEGRIA - O MUSICAL at Teatro Santander
by Claudio Erlichman - May 8, 2017

Alegria Alegria - O Musical celebrates the 50th anniversary of Tropicalia, honoring the movement that changed the history of Brazilian music. Starring Zelia Duncan and directed by Moacyr Goes, the show opens in Sao Paulo in May at Teatro Santander. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 5/6/2017
by - May 6, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 5/6/2017. (more...)

Killian Donnelly and Carley Stenson to Join the Cast of LES MISERABLESKillian Donnelly and Carley Stenson to Join the Cast of LES MISERABLES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

From Monday 12 June 2017, there will be major cast changes at the West End production of "LES MISERABLES" at the Queen's Theatre, which is now in its record breaking 33rd year. (more...)

Joanne Clifton Is THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE at The Palace Theatre Next MonthJoanne Clifton Is THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE at The Palace Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Strictly Come Dancing's Joanne Clifton is heading to the Palace Theatre, Manchester, in four weeks when she stars in the lead role in hit musical Thoroughly Modern Millie. (more...)

Wirtz Center's SummerStage 2017 to Go from Peter Pan to Pinball WizardsWirtz Center's SummerStage 2017 to Go from Peter Pan to Pinball Wizards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

From "Peter Pan" to 'Pinball Wizards,' the Wirtz Center's SummerStage 2017 season at Northwestern University offers something for everyone. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for TERROR at the Lyric HammersmithFull Casting Announced for TERROR at the Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

The Lyric Hammersmith today is pleased to announce the full casting for the UK premiere of Ferdinand von Schirach's thrilling courtroom drama Terror, directed by Artistic Director Sean Holmes and designed by Olivier Award-winner Anna Fleischle. (more...)

Samantha Womack, Les Dennis and Carrie Hope Fletcher Star in THE ADDAMS FAMILY at The Marlowe Theatre, CanterburySamantha Womack, Les Dennis and Carrie Hope Fletcher Star in THE ADDAMS FAMILY at The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Samantha Womack, Les Dennis and Carrie Hope Fletcher star in The Addams Family, coming to The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, next month (May). (more...)

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