Bryony Lavery News

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BWW Review: Andrea Syglowski Holds the Keys to A DOLL'S HOUSEBWW Review: Andrea Syglowski Holds the Keys to A DOLL'S HOUSE
by Nancy Grossman - Jan 13, 2017

Huntington Theatre Company's staging of a new adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's classic drama, directed by Melia Bensussen, belongs to Andrea Syglowski and her formidable interpretation of Nora. James Noone's scenic design deserves kudos. (more...)

Photo Flash: Take a Look at Huntington Theatre Company's A DOLL'S HOUSEPhoto Flash: Take a Look at Huntington Theatre Company's A DOLL'S HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Nora and Torvald Helmer are living their dream life: happily married with children and security.  (more...)

Contra Costa Civic Theatre Presents the East Bay Premiere of WELLContra Costa Civic Theatre Presents the East Bay Premiere of WELL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

The hilariously complicated relationship of a daughter and her mother takes center stage when Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) presents Tony award-winner Lisa Kron's thought-provoking comedy, Well, directed by Susan E. Evans, from February 17-March 12. For tickets and information visit the theatre's website at www.ccct.org or call 510.524.9012. (more...)

MCC Theater Seeking Transgender Artists for 2017-18 Season Opener CHARMMCC Theater Seeking Transgender Artists for 2017-18 Season Opener CHARM
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

MCC Theater is conducting a casting search for transgender and gender non-conforming performers, as it prepares for the newly announced first show of its 2017-18 Season: the NYC premiere of Charm, a play by Chicago-based, Jefferson Award-winning playwright Philip Dawkins to be directed by Helen Hayes Award winner Will Davis, a transgender artist. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of A DOLL'S HOUSE at Huntington; Full Cast Announced!Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of A DOLL'S HOUSE at Huntington; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

A Doll's House performances begin on January 6, 2017 and run through February 5, 2017 at the Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company below! (more...)

American Conservatory Theater Announces Retirement of Craig Slaight, Young Conservatory Director of 29 YearsAmerican Conservatory Theater Announces Retirement of Craig Slaight, Young Conservatory Director of 29 Years
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Craig Slaight, Director of American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.)'s Young Conservatory (Y.C.), announced today that he will be retiring after 29 years at the Bay Area's premier nonprofit theater organization. Slaight's final day is scheduled for May 25, 2017.   (more...)

BWW Review: TREASURE ISLAND, Birmingham Rep, 29 November 2016BWW Review: TREASURE ISLAND, Birmingham Rep, 29 November 2016
by Emma Cann - Dec 4, 2016

Originally commissioned by the National Theatre two years ago, Bryony Lavery's adaptation of Treasure Island swings into the Birmingham Rep for a lengthy Christmas run. This classic tale of adventure, buried treasure and dastardly pirates follows Jim Hawkins on a voyage to find the lost treasure of Captain Flint, with her friends Doctor Livesey and Squire Trelawney. When the unwitting squire hires a crew of undercover pirates, led by Long John Silver, the treasure hunt becomes a fight for survival.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Hope Theatre's HER ACHING HEARTPhoto Flash: First Look at Hope Theatre's HER ACHING HEART
by Roy Tan - Dec 3, 2016

4 and 5 star reviews continue to float across the media as critics and audiences alike praise The Hope Theatre's 25th anniversary in-house production of Bryony Lavery's hilarious Mill's and Boon pastiche 'Her Aching Heart' since curtains rose on the 29th November. (more...)

BWW Review: HER ACHING HEART, The Hope Theatre, 1 December 2016BWW Review: HER ACHING HEART, The Hope Theatre, 1 December 2016
by Cindy Marcolina - Dec 2, 2016

Hosted in the ambiguously small The Hope Theatre, decked in ruby velvet and rather decadent furniture for the occasion, this 25th Anniversary production of Bryony Lavery and directed by Matthew Parker, Her Aching Heart is funny, energetic, and deliciously overdramatic. (more...)

Iconic Classic Drama A DOLL'S HOUSE to Begin This Winter at the HuntingtonIconic Classic Drama A DOLL'S HOUSE to Begin This Winter at the Huntington
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The Huntington Theatre Company presents the iconic classic drama A Doll's House, by Henrik Ibsen, adapted by Bryony Lavery, and directed by Boston favorite Melia Bensussen (Awake and Sing!, Luck of the Irish, and Circle Mirror Transformation at the Huntington). Performances run January 6 - February 5, 2017 at the Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

MCC Theater (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) has announced a two-week extension - now through December 29, 2016 - for the New York City premiere of MCC Theater's new musical Ride the Cyclone, the third musical in MCC's now-iconic 30-year history of producing new works for the American theater. (more...)

Ari Graynor and More Sign on for Anna Jordan's YEN at MCC Theater; Cast Complete!Ari Graynor and More Sign on for Anna Jordan's YEN at MCC Theater; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

MCC Theater announced today that stage and screen stars Ari Graynor, Stefania LaVie Owen and Justice Smith will join the previously announced Lucas Hedges in the American premiere of YEN, Anna Jordan's Bruntwood Prize-winning play, directed by MCC alum Trip Cullman. (more...)

Kara Tointon Visits Birmingham to Launch UK Tour of GASLIGHTKara Tointon Visits Birmingham to Launch UK Tour of GASLIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Leading lady Kara Tointon was in Birmingham yesterday to launch a brand new production of one of the greatest thrillers of all time, Gaslight. (more...)

Sally Dexter, Clive Carter, & Katie Bernstein Complete the Cast of NEW SONGS 4 NEW SHOWSSally Dexter, Clive Carter, & Katie Bernstein Complete the Cast of NEW SONGS 4 NEW SHOWS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

NEW SONGS 4 NEW SHOWS is just that, the first opportunity to enjoy a sneak preview of four exciting new musicals that will go into full production from 2017 onwards, hearing their songs for the first time in this fully staged concert production. (more...)

Mel Giedroyc Joins the Star Studded Cast of NEW SONGS 4 NEW SHOWSMel Giedroyc Joins the Star Studded Cast of NEW SONGS 4 NEW SHOWS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

The Great British Bake Off host MEL GIEDROYC joins a star studded cast of NEW SONGS 4 NEW SHOWS giving the West End a unique experience of seeing star performances of songs from four new musicals, in this one off Gala Concert at the Lyric Theatre Shaftesbury Avenue. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of The Hope Theatre's Bonk-Busting Musical HER ACHING HEARTPhoto Coverage: Meet the Cast of The Hope Theatre's Bonk-Busting Musical HER ACHING HEART
by Roy Tan - Oct 28, 2016

Bryony Lavery's bodice-ripping musical pastiche of the Mills & Boon genre Her Aching Heart comes to The Hope Theatre this winter, rounding off the theatre's Gothic Season with the third in-house show of 2016 following on the heels of this summer's five-star hit Steel Magnolias. Broadway World has a first look at the cast of this Her Aching Heart in action below! (more...)

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA's Lucas Hedges to Star in YEN at MCC TheaterMANCHESTER BY THE SEA's Lucas Hedges to Star in YEN at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

MCC Theater announced today that breakout actor Lucas Hedges -- whose performance opposite Casey Affleck in the film festival favorite Manchester by the Sea, written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan, is garnering rave reviews ahead of its November 18 theatrical release -- will lead the cast of the American premiere of YEN, Anna Jordan's Bruntwood Prize-winning play, directed by MCC alum Trip Cullman. (more...)

THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER Heads to the Fabulous Fox for the HolidaysTHE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER Heads to the Fabulous Fox for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

The Hip Hop Nutcracker, a contemporary dance spectacle set to Tchaikovsky's timeless music, is a holiday mash-up for the entire family. Produced by the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) and co-commissioned by United Palace of Cultural Arts, The Hip Hop Nutcracker will kick off its second North American tour on November 17, spanning 23 cities including at stop in St. Louis at the Fabulous Fox Theatre on Wednesday, December 21 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

All-Star Cast to Perform NEW SONGS 4 NEW SHOWS at Lyric Theatre Gala 28/11All-Star Cast to Perform NEW SONGS 4 NEW SHOWS at Lyric Theatre Gala 28/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

The Great British Bake Off host MEL GIEDROYC joins the star studded cast of NEW SONGS 4 NEW SHOWS giving the West End a unique experience of seeing star performances of songs from four new musicals, in this one off Gala Concert at the Lyric Theatre Shaftesbury Avenue on MONDAY 28 NOVEMBER at 7.30pm produced by musical theatre production company The Stable.  (more...)

The Hope Theatre and LWL Entertainment Announces a Co-Production of Bryony Lavery's HER ACHING HEARTThe Hope Theatre and LWL Entertainment Announces a Co-Production of Bryony Lavery's HER ACHING HEART
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

The Hope Theatre is thrilled to announce that LWL Entertainment Ltd will coproduce their third 2016 in-house production, Bryony Lavery's bodice-ripping musical full of gothic silliness and sapphic tomfoolery, HER ACHING HEART. (more...)

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