Battersea Arts Centre News

Kneehigh's 946: THE AMAZING STORY OF ADOLPHUS TIPS Makes New York Debut Tonight at St. Ann's WarehouseKneehigh's 946: THE AMAZING STORY OF ADOLPHUS TIPS Makes New York Debut Tonight at St. Ann's Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

St. Ann's Warehouse welcomes back Kneehigh, Cornwall's beloved theatrical alchemists, and their former Co-Artistic Director Emma Rice - now the Artistic Director of Shakespeare's Globe - for the New York Premiere of the acclaimed production 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips. (more...)

Such Fun! Book Now To See Miranda Hart In ANNIESuch Fun! Book Now To See Miranda Hart In ANNIE
by Marianka Swain - Feb 28, 2017

Multi-award-winning comedy writer, actor and author Miranda Hart will make her West End Theatre debut as Miss Hannigan in Annie opening in the West End in May 2017. Previews at the Piccadilly Theatre will begin on 23 May 2017 with opening night on 5 June 2017. The production, directed by Nikolai Foster, will be produced by Michael Harrison and David Ian. Further casting will be announced shortly. Book tickets now from £26 (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

???????Flood is the story of what happened when the world was destroyed and how the people who lived tried to make it new again. (more...)

Kneehigh's 946: THE AMAZING STORY OF ADOLPHUS TIPS to Make New York Debut at St. Ann's WarehouseKneehigh's 946: THE AMAZING STORY OF ADOLPHUS TIPS to Make New York Debut at St. Ann's Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

St. Ann's Warehouse will welcome back Kneehigh, Cornwall's beloved theatrical alchemists, and their former Co-Artistic Director Emma Rice - now the Artistic Director of Shakespeare's Globe - for the New York Premiere of the acclaimed production 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips. (more...)

Miranda Hart To Make West End Stage Debut As Miss Hannigan In ANNIEMiranda Hart To Make West End Stage Debut As Miss Hannigan In ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Multi award-winning comedy writer, actor and author Miranda Hart, will make her West End Theatre debut as Miss Hannigan in Annie opening in the West End in May 2017.  Previews at the Piccadilly Theatre will begin on 23 May 2017 with opening night on 5 June 2017. (more...)

Ambreen Razia's THE DIARY OF A HOUNSLOW GIRL to Launch UK Tour This SpringAmbreen Razia's THE DIARY OF A HOUNSLOW GIRL to Launch UK Tour This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

An acerbic comedy told through the sharp, straight-talking voice of an aspirational 16 year old British Muslim girl; The Diary of a Hounslow Girl returns as emerging actress Nyla Levy takes on the lead role in Ambreen Razia's witty debut following its 2016 national tour. (more...)

Romola Garai and Emma Cunniffe to Star in the West End Transfer Of QUEEN ANNERomola Garai and Emma Cunniffe to Star in the West End Transfer Of QUEEN ANNE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Romola Garai will star as Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough alongside Emma Cunniffe as the eponymous monarch in the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Queen Anne. (more...)

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts Presents the Los Angeles Premiere of 946: THE AMAZING STORY OF ADOLPHUS TIPSWallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts Presents the Los Angeles Premiere of 946: THE AMAZING STORY OF ADOLPHUS TIPS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The brilliant theatricality of Kneehigh, the innovative United Kingdom-based theater company, will be on display at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts once again when 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips has its Los Angeles premiere.  Based on the beloved book by War Horse author Michael Morpurgo, 946 explores everything we thought we knew about the D-Day landings in this tender musical tale of love and war. Adapted by Morpurgo and Emma Rice, who also directs, 946 is a Kneehigh production presented in association with Birmingham Repertory and Berkeley Repertory Theatres. Performances begin February 9 with the opening on February 10. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for World Premiere of SCHOOL PLAY at Southwark PlayhouseFull Casting Announced for World Premiere of SCHOOL PLAY at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

antic|face today announces the full casting for the world premiere of School Play - a new play by Alex MacKeith. Co-Artistic Director of antic|face Charlie Parham directs Oliver Dench (Tom), Fola Evans-Akingbola (Lara), Gemma Fray (Mikaela), Kevin Howarth (David/Tony), Vida King (Mikaela) and Ann Ogbomo (Jo). (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Following a solid sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe, the multi-award winning theatre-maker's depiction of the life of a city at the brink of an apocalypse embarks on a UK tour. (more...)

CONSTELLATIONS Continues The Wilma Theater 2016/2017 SeasonCONSTELLATIONS Continues The Wilma Theater 2016/2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

The story of boy meets girl is turned on its head as playwright Nick Payne launches it into the quantum multiverse in Constellations. The possibility that multiple versions of our world exist is drawn out through the relationship of theoretical physicist Marianne and beekeeper Roland. (more...)

BWW Interview: Sarah Ellis of Royal Shakespeare Company Gets Technical with THE TEMPESTBWW Interview: Sarah Ellis of Royal Shakespeare Company Gets Technical with THE TEMPEST
by Nora Dominick - Dec 1, 2016

BroadwayWorld recently sat down with Sarah Ellis, Head of Digital Development for the Royal Shakespeare Company, to chat about how the project came about and what it's like to bring this type of technology to the stage. (more...)

THE FUTURE SHOW to Continue 'New Frontier Series' at Artists RepTHE FUTURE SHOW to Continue 'New Frontier Series' at Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Artists Repertory Theatre presents THE FUTURE SHOW by acclaimed performance artist, Deborah Pearson. A multi-year hit at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, THE FUTURE SHOW is a unique in-the-moment theatrical experience written and performed by the London-based Pearson. (more...)

The Miracle of MATILDA: Learn What Shows the Creators Are Bringing to Broadway Next!The Miracle of MATILDA: Learn What Shows the Creators Are Bringing to Broadway Next!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

A perfect storm of creators came together to create the show, and as BroadwayWorld prepares to say goodbye to this beautiful production, we're revisiting their work and recapping what they've been up to since 2013. (more...)

J.B. Priestley's BENIGHTED Extended Due to Phenomenal Public DemandJ.B. Priestley's BENIGHTED Extended Due to Phenomenal Public Demand
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

After an opening weekend of record breaking ticket sales, Benighted has been extended at the Old Red Lion due to phenomenal public demand - now closing on Saturday 7th January 2017. (more...)

Casting And Further Tour Dates Announced For The World Premiere Of David Walliams' THE FIRST HIPPO ON THE MOONCasting And Further Tour Dates Announced For The World Premiere Of David Walliams' THE FIRST HIPPO ON THE MOON
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Today, Les Petits Theatre Company have announced the full cast and ten further tour dates for the world premiere of the stage adaptation of David Walliams' The First Hippo on the Moon. The cast includes Dominic Allen, Alice Bounce, Caroline Bowman, Owen Jenkins and Rosie Nicholls. (more...)

Photo Flash: Full casting Announced for CINDERELLA at The Lawrence Batley TheatrePhoto Flash: Full casting Announced for CINDERELLA at The Lawrence Batley Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

The Lawrence Batley Theatre is delighted to announce full casting for Cinderella, the venue's first professionally staged pantomime since opening its doors in 1994. (more...)

Little Angel Theatre to Stage A VERY OLD MAN WITH ENORMOUS WINGS This WinterLittle Angel Theatre to Stage A VERY OLD MAN WITH ENORMOUS WINGS This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

When a strange looking old man falls from the sky and into a quaint fishing village the surprised locals don't know quite what to make of him at all. Add to their surprise a sickly boy being miraculously restored to health and an irresolvable infestation of crabs being suddenly resolved, and we have the beginnings of a very marvellous story. (more...)

Why Not Theatre Presents Reality Theatre, LIKE MOTHER, LIKE DAUGHTERWhy Not Theatre Presents Reality Theatre, LIKE MOTHER, LIKE DAUGHTER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

"What does it mean to be a good person? Do you think we value the same things in life? Was I well behaved as a child? What about me do you not understand? Do you need to be tough to survive?" (more...)

BWW Interview: Actor Ian Hallard On Reviving THE BOYS IN THE BANDBWW Interview: Actor Ian Hallard On Reviving THE BOYS IN THE BAND
by Marianka Swain - Sep 27, 2016

Actor Ian Hallard has done a range of work, from musicals and Shakespeare to phone-hacking play Great Britain at the National Theatre and TV staples like Doctor Who and Poirot. He also co-wrote a Poirot episode with his husband Mark Gatiss, and the pair are now starring together in a revival of Matt Crowley's seminal play The Boys in the Band, which changed the landscape of gay theatre on its Off Broadway premiere in 1968. It begins previews tomorrow at Park Theatre, where it plays until 30 October, and will then tour to Manchester, Brighton and Leeds (more...)

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