Bush Theatre News

Christopher Haydon Announces Cast for the UK Premiere of THE CONVERTChristopher Haydon Announces Cast for the UK Premiere of THE CONVERT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Artistic Director of the Gate Theatre, Christopher Haydon, today announces the cast for the UK premiere of Danai Gurira's The Convert. Following the success of her critically acclaimed Eclipsed, which ran at the Gate in 2015, Gurira's The Convert will open the Gate's Resist! season, a series of plays about rebellion and revolution. (more...)

Mike Bartlett's EARTHQUAKES IN LONDON to Make U.S. Debut at Steep TheatreMike Bartlett's EARTHQUAKES IN LONDON to Make U.S. Debut at Steep Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Steep Theatre will present the first professional U.S. production of Tony nominee and Olivier Award-winning playwright Mike Bartlett's†Earthquakes in London, opening†January 26, 2017. Steep's production opens on the heels of another Chicago production of this enormously exciting playwright's work, the critically-acclaimed†King Charles III†at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre.†Earthquakes†will be helmed by one of Chicago's most exciting talents, Steep Ensemble Member and Jeff Award-winning director Jonathan Berry.††Berry recently directed Steppenwolf Theatre's†Constellations, and, over the years, has consistently produced some of Steep's most notable shows, including Season 15's†Posh†by Laura Wade, which won the Non-Equity Jeff Award for Best Ensemble, and was nominated for Best Director and Best Production.† (more...)

Artistic Pioneers, Mavericks and Rebels Line Up for 'Where Are We Now?' as Part of Hull 2017Artistic Pioneers, Mavericks and Rebels Line Up for 'Where Are We Now?' as Part of Hull 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The first events and artistic collaborators for Where Are We Now?, a new festival presented by avant-garde art collective and provocateurs Neu! Reekie! as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017, have been announced today. The festival will take place from 2 until 4 June 2017 with the first events on sale now at www.hull2017.co.uk. (more...)

Theatre Royal Stratford East Announces New 2017 SeasonTheatre Royal Stratford East Announces New 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2016

With Sinbad the Sailor opening on Monday and Rani Moorthy's Whose Sari Now? currently playing in Gerry's studio space, Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Stratford East, Kerry Michael today announces the theatre's forthcoming Spring/Summer 2017 season. (more...)

Deafinitely Theatre Appointed Bush Theatre Associate ArtistDeafinitely Theatre Appointed Bush Theatre Associate Artist
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

The Bush Theatre announced today that Deafinitely Theatre will become one of their new Associate Artists. (more...)

Madani Younis Announces 2017 Season for Redeveloped Bush TheatreMadani Younis Announces 2017 Season for Redeveloped Bush Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

In March 2017, following a landmark year taking plays into the communities of West London, the Bush Theatre will return home following a £4.3m revitalisation of the venue. (more...)

London Classic Theatre Announces New Tour of Terry Johnson's Award-Winning HYSTERIALondon Classic Theatre Announces New Tour of Terry Johnson's Award-Winning HYSTERIA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Following the successful tour of Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party in 2016, today London Classic Theatre Artistic Director Michael Cabot announces a new production of Terry Johnson's Hysteria for spring 2017. (more...)

New Shows from Award-Winning Emerging Directors on Sale TodayNew Shows from Award-Winning Emerging Directors on Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Two comic Chekhov shorts The Bear and The Proposal will be directed by Lucy J Skilbeck Dael Orlandersmith's incisive drama Yellowman will be directed by Nancy Medina Skilbeck and Medina are the winners of Genesis Future Directors Awards for 2017† (more...)

Artistic Director Tamara Harvey Announces 2017 Spring Season At Theatr ClwydArtistic Director Tamara Harvey Announces 2017 Spring Season At Theatr Clwyd
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Artistic Director of Theatr Clwyd Tamara Harvey today announces the 2017 spring season for the company. (more...)

Artistic Director Of Sheffield Theatres Robert Hastie Announces His Inaugural SeasonArtistic Director Of Sheffield Theatres Robert Hastie Announces His Inaugural Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres Robert Hastie today announces his inaugural season. The new season opens with Hastie directing William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar bringing Shakespeare back to the Crucible; this will be followed in the Studio by the winner of the new annual RTST Director Award Scheme Kate Hewitt directing the regional premiere of Nina Raine's Tribes. † (more...)

THE BABYLON LINE Begins Tonight at Lincoln Center TheaterTHE BABYLON LINE Begins Tonight at Lincoln Center Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Lincoln Center Theater†presents†Richard Greenberg's new play THE BABYLON LINE this fall in the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65th Street). The production,†directed by Terry Kinney, features†Maddie Corman, Randy Graff, Julie Halston, Michael Oberholtzer, Josh Radnor, Elizabeth Reaser, and Frank Wood, and begins†performances tonight, November 10. Opening night is Monday, December 5. (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...)

Bush Theatre's THE ROYALE to Open This Autumn at the TabernacleBush Theatre's THE ROYALE to Open This Autumn at the Tabernacle
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

The Bush Theatre's production of The Royale by Marco Ramirez will open at the Tabernacle in Notting Hill in November. (more...)

Civic Rep to Present Caroline Bird's Irreverent, Modern Adaptation of THE TROJAN WOMENCivic Rep to Present Caroline Bird's Irreverent, Modern Adaptation of THE TROJAN WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Civic Rep launches back onto the Seattle theatre scene with a production of British playwright and poet Caroline Bird's radical retelling of Euripides'†The Trojan Women. Bird transports this famous anti-war tragedy to the modern setting of a prison hospital. Beyond the prison walls, Troy and its people burn. Inside the prison, the city's captive women await their fate. But their grief at what has been before will soon be drowned out by the horror of what is to come, as the Greek lust for vengeance consumes everything - man, woman and baby - in its path. (more...)

Bush Theatre's THE ROYALE to Open This Autumn at the TabernacleBush Theatre's THE ROYALE to Open This Autumn at the Tabernacle
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

The Bush Theatre's production of The Royale by Marco Ramirez will open at the Tabernacle in Notting Hill in November. (more...)

Robert Joy to Star in Seattle Rep's KING CHARLES III; Cast Announced!Robert Joy to Star in Seattle Rep's KING CHARLES III; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Seattle Repertory Theatre today announced complete casting for the 2015 Oliver Award-winning Best New Play, King Charles III, Mike Bartlett's runaway smash hit, a contemporary and provocative comedy drama about Prince Charles' ascension to the throne upon the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth. It is a powerful piece about press intrusion, backroom politics, and the timeless magnetism of power. (more...)

Soho Theatre Announces Latest Crop of New TalentSoho Theatre Announces Latest Crop of New Talent
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Soho Theatre has a packed festival programme and recent weeks have seen the cult hit Fleabag break box office records, twelve shows filmed for its fledgling Soho Theatre Live TV and digital offer, two UK tours, and its latest crop of Soho Young Company's Comedy and Writers' Labs commence. (more...)

SAINT JOAN, Starring Gemma Arterton, Finds Full Company at Donmar WarehouseSAINT JOAN, Starring Gemma Arterton, Finds Full Company at Donmar Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Donmar Artistic Director Josie Rourke today announced full casting for her revival of Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan. As previously announced, the production will star Gemma Arterton, alongside Matt Bardock, Richard Cant, Hadley Fraser and Elliot Levey. (more...)

Company Of Angels Relaunches Under New Name Boundless TheatreCompany Of Angels Relaunches Under New Name Boundless Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

New Artistic Director Rob Drummer today announces the relaunch of Company of Angels as Boundless Theatre along with his first production as Artistic Director - Natives by Glenn Waldron which opens at Southwark Playhouse in March 2017. (more...)

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