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DI AND VIV AND ROSE Opens at the Vaudeville Theatre TonightDI AND VIV AND ROSE Opens at the Vaudeville Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

Hampstead Theatre's critically acclaimed production Di and Viv and Rose opens at the Vaudeville Theatre tonight 29 January 2015. Anna Mackmin returns to direct Amelia Bullmore's funny and insightful comedy about female friendship. Tamzin Outhwaite* reprises her role as Di and will be joined by Samantha Spiro as Viv and Jenna Russell as Rose. (more...)

UK's Critics' Circle Theatre Awards Are Announced - Mark Strong, Helen McCrory and More Among Winners!UK's Critics' Circle Theatre Awards Are Announced - Mark Strong, Helen McCrory and More Among Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

The Critics' Circle Theatre Awards 2014 were hosted today, Tuesday 27th January 2015, by its Chairman, Mark Shenton, at the Prince of Wales Theatre, London. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ISLANDS, Bush Theatre, January 22 2015BWW Reviews: ISLANDS, Bush Theatre, January 22 2015
by Laura Jones - Jan 25, 2015

Islands at the Bush Theatre is both written by and stars Caroline Horton as the grotesque character Mary, a self-proclaimed god who lives in Haven with her two very camp assistants Swill (Seiriol Davies) and Agent (John Biddle). Floating safely 30 feet in the air above Shitworld, the inhabitants are free to make their own rules as they look down on the citizens below them through a drain in the floor. (more...)

Sian Phillips to Lead PLAYING FOR TIME at Sheffield TheatresSian Phillips to Lead PLAYING FOR TIME at Sheffield Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

To mark the Centenary of Arthur Miller's birth and the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, Richard Beecham will direct a revival of Miller'sPlaying for Time in the Crucible. Beecham directs Kate Adams (Helene), Noa Bodner (Esther), Pascale Burgess (Elzvieta), Imogen Daines (Etalina),Emma Darlow (Liesl), Holly De Jong (Schmidt), James Duke (Mengele / Kapo / Cellist / Paul), Amanda Hadingue (Alma Rose), Melanie Heslop(Marianne), Rebecca Jenkins (Varya), Kate Lynn-Evans (Mandel), Maeve O'Sullivan (Greta / Olga), Sian Phillips (Fania), Danny Scheinmann (Schmuel / Captain Heinz / Second Chess Player / First Trooper), Augustina Seymour (Paulette/ Music Captain), Christopher Staines (Commandant Kramer / 1st Chess Player / SS Guard / Kapo / Pianist) and Alexia Traverse-Healy (Mala / Tchaikowska). Completing the cast are 17 members of Sheffield People's Theatre - the theatre's intergenerational acting company from across the region. (more...)

THE ELEPHANT MAN to Transfer to London - Bradley Cooper, Patricia Clarkson and Alessandro Nivola to Star, May 19THE ELEPHANT MAN to Transfer to London - Bradley Cooper, Patricia Clarkson and Alessandro Nivola to Star, May 19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

Currently enjoying a recorded-breaking run on Broadway, Scott Ellis' acclaimed production of The Elephant Man will transfer to London with the US cast starring Bradley Cooper, Patricia Clarkson and Alessandro Nivola this spring. The production is now confirmed to play a strictly limited season at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from May 19th until August 8th. Tickets are now on sale. (more...)

West End Transfer Of THE ELEPHANT MAN With Cooper, Clarkson and Nivola Confirmed! Opens May 2015West End Transfer Of THE ELEPHANT MAN With Cooper, Clarkson and Nivola Confirmed! Opens May 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

Currently enjoying a recorded-breaking run on Broadway, Scott Ellis' acclaimed production of The Elephant Man will transfer to London with the US cast starring Bradley Cooper, Patricia Clarkson and Alessandro Nivola this spring. The production is now confirmed to play a strictly limited season at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from May 19th until August 8th. Tickets are now on sale. (more...)

Submissions Now Being Accepted for 2015 Adrian Pagan Playwright AwardSubmissions Now Being Accepted for 2015 Adrian Pagan Playwright Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

The King's Head Theatre has announced the 2015 Adrian Pagan Award. This year the award is open to anyone who has not had work professionally produced more than once. The Award was set up in memory of stage manager turned playwright Adrian Pagan. We are looking for a good story, well told, that communicates bold ideas, is relevant to our times, and engages in some way with the live nature of theatre. The winning writer's script will be produced at the King's Head Theatre. Deadline for submissions is 10.00AM on 2 February 2015. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for THE RISE AND SHINE OF COMRADE FIASCOFull Cast Announced for THE RISE AND SHINE OF COMRADE FIASCO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2015

Full casting is announced today for the first production in the Gate Theatre's Freedom Burning season, Andrew Whaley's award-winning play The Rise and Shine of Comrade Fiasco - a witty and energised allegory of life in post-colonial Zimbabwe. The production is directed by Elayce Ismail, the recipient of this year's JP Morgan Award for Emerging Directors. She directs Gary Beadle (Jungle), Kurt Egyiawan (Chidhina), Joan Iyiola (Febi) and Abdul Salis (Fiasco). (more...)

John Mahoney and More to Star in Steppenwolf's THE HERD, Helmed by Tony Winner Frank Galati This SpringJohn Mahoney and More to Star in Steppenwolf's THE HERD, Helmed by Tony Winner Frank Galati This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announces the full cast for the U.S. premiere production of The Herd, a deftly comic play by Rory Kinnear. Directed by ensemble member and Tony Award-winning director Frank Galati, the cast features ensemble members Francis Guinan, John Mahoney, Molly Regan and Lois Smith with Cliff Chamberlain and Audrey Francis. The Herd premiered at London's Bush Theatre in 2013. (more...)

Virago Theatre to Premiere Trieschmann's CROOKED, 2/20-3/1Virago Theatre to Premiere Trieschmann's CROOKED, 2/20-3/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

Virago Theatre Company presents the Bay Area Premiere of award-winning playwright Catherine Treischmann's "Crooked," Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays February 20 - March 1 at The Flight Deck, 1540 Broadway in Oakland. The production is directed by Virago Co-Founder Robert Lundy-Paine. (more...)

Nicholas Pinnock to Lead THE ROYALE at Bush TheatreNicholas Pinnock to Lead THE ROYALE at Bush Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Nicholas Pinnock (Top Boy, Fortitude) will star as Jay Jackson, the first black heavyweight champion of the world, in The Royale, written by Marco Ramirez (Orange is the New Black), directed by Madani Younis (artistic director of the Bush Theatre), and loosely based on the true story of the boxer Jack Johnson. (more...)

Clare Calbraith, Navin Chowdhry & More to Star in MULTITUDES at Tricycle TheatreClare Calbraith, Navin Chowdhry & More to Star in MULTITUDES at Tricycle Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Artistic Director Indhu Rubasingham today announces the cast for her production of the world premiere of John Hollingworth's Multitudes - Clare Calbraith (Natalie), Navin Chowdhry (Kash), Salma Hoque (Khadira), Asif Khan (Julian/Shabir/Shafiq), Jacqueline King (Lyn), and Maya Sondhi(Rukhsana/Sam/Harpreet). (more...)

Saleh Bakri to Lead FIREWORKS at The Royal Court; Full Cast AnnouncedSaleh Bakri to Lead FIREWORKS at The Royal Court; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

Casting is announced today for Fireworks, a new play by Palestinian playwright and poet Dalia Tala. Directed by the Royal Court's International Associate Richard Twyman and set in Palestine, the play is inspired by recent events in Gaza and gives new insight to the impact of war on childhood. The Royal Court has been working in Palestine since 1998, the first workshop was held at the Paradise hotel in Bethlehem and led by playwright Stephen Jeffreys, director Phyllida Lloyd and Royal Court International Director Elyse Dodgson. Fireworks has been developed with The Royal Court International Department over the last two years, and marks the first full production by an emerging Palestinian playwright which has been developed and staged by the company. (more...)

West End's FIREWORKS Announces Full Cast, Featuring Saleh BakriWest End's FIREWORKS Announces Full Cast, Featuring Saleh Bakri
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

Casting is announced today for Fireworks (????? ?????) a new play by Palestinian playwright and poet Dalia Tala. Directed by the Royal Court's International Associate Richard Twyman and set in Palestine, the play is inspired by recent events in Gaza and gives new insight to the impact of war on childhood. The Royal Court has been working in Palestine since 1998, the first workshop was held at the Paradise hotel in Bethlehem and led by playwright Stephen Jeffreys, director Phyllida Lloyd and Royal Court International Director Elyse Dodgson. Fireworks has been developed with The Royal Court International Department over the last two years, and marks the first full production by an emerging Palestinian playwright which has been developed and staged by the company. (more...)

World Premiere of ARTHUR'S WORLD Set for Bush TheatreWorld Premiere of ARTHUR'S WORLD Set for Bush Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

The Bush Theatre will host the premiere of Arthur's World, produced by Kensal House-based charity SPID Theatre, from 27 January to 14 February 2015, in its upstairs theatre space the Bush Attic. Arthur's World is written by SPID Theatre Artistic Director Helena Thompson and directed by Mel Cook. (more...)

Full Casting Set for Sheffield Theatres' Sarah Kane SeasonFull Casting Set for Sheffield Theatres' Sarah Kane Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

Artistic Director Daniel Evans today announces the full casting for the Sarah Kane Season. (more...)

Rive Productions to Premiere KLIPPIES at Southwark Playhouse in MayRive Productions to Premiere KLIPPIES at Southwark Playhouse in May
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

The world premiere of South African playwright Jessica Sian's Klippies comes to Southwark Playhouse in May, presented by Rive Productions and directed by Chelsea Walker with designs by Holly Pigott. (more...)

Out of Join Welcomes New Chair, Unveils 2015 ProgrammeOut of Join Welcomes New Chair, Unveils 2015 Programme
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Out of Joint has announced that Iain Gillie is to become the new Chairman of the acclaimed company, as they prepare to present an exciting and diverse brace of world premieres for the new year, under the artistic directorship of Max Stafford-Clark. Vicky Graham, whose recent productions include Breeders at the St. James Theatre, has joined the company as the new in-house producer. (more...)

Custom Made Theatre to Stage Bay Area Debut of HOW THE WORLD BEGAN, 2/12-3/8Custom Made Theatre to Stage Bay Area Debut of HOW THE WORLD BEGAN, 2/12-3/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2015

Custom Made Theatre Company presents the Bay Area Premiere of award-winning playwright Catherine Treischmann's How the World Began, focusing on the clash between religion and science in a rural Kansas town. (more...)

Broadway-Bound HEART OF ROBIN HOOD Begins in Toronto TonightBroadway-Bound HEART OF ROBIN HOOD Begins in Toronto Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

The Heart of Robin Hood comes to Broadway following productions in Winnipeg at the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre) and in Toronto -- running tonight, December 23, 2014-March 1, 2015 -- at the Royal Alexandra Theatre. (more...)

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