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Christopher Ravenscroft Leads THE NOTORIOUS MRS EBBSMITH at Jermyn Street Theatre, Now thru May 3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

Best known for his recurring role as DI Mike Burden in The Ruth Rendell Mysteries, accomplished stage, TV and film actor Christopher Ravenscroft teams up with Rhiannon Sommers, acclaimed for her portrayal of Mary Shelley in Bloody Poetry at Jermyn Street Theatre in 2012, for the first ever revival of Arthur Wing Pinero's The Notorious Mrs Ebbsmith. (more...)

Benedict Cumberbatch to Star as RICHARD III in Upcoming BBC Two Film
by TV News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

BBC Two recently announced that it will air three filmed adaptations of Shakespeare's History plays including a new version of Richard III. Today, BBC Two confirmed on its Twitter feed that actor Benedict Cumberbatch will take on the role of the titular king. (more...)

Meet the Broadway Class of 2014- Spring Edition!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 06, 2014

With Broadway's 2014 season now in full swing, there's a solid group of performers making their Broadway debuts this Spring. Meet all of the Great White Way's newest stars below, and be sure to let us know who you're most looking forward to seeing onstage! (more...)

Fall in Love With THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA at Villanova Theatre, Now thru 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

Villanova Theatre presents The Light in the Piazza, book by Craig Lucas, music and lyrics written by Adam Guettel, directed by Dr. Valerie Joyce, PhD., and on stage today, April 1-13, 2014. A mother's need to protect her daughter comes in conflict with her desire to set her free into life, love, and happiness. Triumphant, gorgeous, and courageous, Villanova's production of The Light in the Piazza proves that love truly can conquer all. (more...)

Benedict Cumberbatch Will Star as HAMLET at the Barbican, Aug 2015
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

According to the Daily Mail, Benedict Cumberbatch as solidified his place as Hamlet in the West End. The Shakespearean drama will run at the Barbican Theatre, beginning in August 2015 and will be produced by Sonia Friedman and directed by Lyndsey Turner. (more...)

'A Little Piece of a Great Big Soul' Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's OF MICE AND MEN, Beginning Tomorrow!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 18, 2014

Directed by Tony Award-winner Anna D. Shapiro, the new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men begins performances tomorrow, Wednesday, March 19, 2014 and will officially open on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus watch interviews with the cast and get a sneak peek at the play below! (more...)

Fall in Love With THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA at Villanova Theatre, 4/1-13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Villanova Theatre presents The Light in the Piazza, book by Craig Lucas, music and lyrics written by Adam Guettel, directed by Dr. Valerie Joyce, PhD., and on stage April 1-13, 2014. A mother's need to protect her daughter comes in conflict with her desire to set her free into life, love, and happiness. Triumphant, gorgeous, and courageous, Villanova's production of The Light in the Piazza proves that love truly can conquer all. (more...)

Christopher Ravenscroft to Lead THE NOTORIOUS MRS EBBSMITH at Jermyn Street Theatre, April 8-May 3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

Best known for his recurring role as DI Mike Burden in The Ruth Rendell Mysteries, accomplished stage, TV and film actor Christopher Ravenscroft teams up with Rhiannon Sommers, acclaimed for her portrayal of Mary Shelley in Bloody Poetry at Jermyn Street Theatre in 2012, for the first ever revival of Arthur Wing Pinero's The Notorious Mrs Ebbsmith. (more...)

Rehearsals for OF MICE AND MEN Broadway Revival Now Underway in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

The cast of Anna D. Shapiro's new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men is currently rehearsing in Chicago through the end of February. Starring James Franco, Chris O'Dowd, Leighton Meester and Jim Norton, Of Mice and Men begins previews at Broadway's Longacre Theatre on Wednesday, March 19, and opens Wednesday, April 16. (more...)

Joel Marsh Garland, James McMenamin, Jim Parrack & More Join OF MICE AND MEN; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

Tony Award-winning director Anna D. Shapiro's new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men will star Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner James Franco, Chris O'Dowd, Leighton Meester and Tony Award winner Jim Norton, and will feature Ron Cephas Jones (The Motherfucker with the Hat), Alex Morf ("The Good Wife"), Joel Marsh Garland ("Orange Is The New Black"), James McMenamin ("The Good Wife"), Jim Ortlieb (Guys and Dolls) and Jim Parrack ("True Blood"). (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - 'Sherlock's Benedict Cumberbatch Visits SESAME STREET
by - Feb 04, 2014

'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch gets some help from his friend Count Von Count to solve a brain-bending challenge from Murray-arty in an upcoming episode of PBS's SESAME STREET. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Coventry's Belgrade Theatre's THE ALCHEMIST
by BWW News Desk - Feb 03, 2014

Coventry's Belgrade Theatre is beating the winter blues with a fresh adaptation of classic comedy The Alchemist, which updates the corruption and crookery of this timeless tale from 17th century London to modern day Coventry. (more...)

Benedict Cumberbatch to Star in Upcoming Thriller BLOOD MOUNTAIN
by Movies News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch has signed on to star in the upcoming thriller BLOOD MOUNTAIN from director Sergei Bodrov. (more...)

Third Rail Rep Screens NT Live's FRANKENSTEIN Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

Due to the overwhelming demand, Third Rail Repertory Theatre will bring you two more screenings of National Theatre LIVE's FRANKENSTEIN. (more...)

National Theatre Live zeigt zum Jahresbeginn Encore-Veranstaltungen
by Iris Moebius - Jan 15, 2014

Das National Theatre London feiert derzeit seinen 50. Geburtstag und zeigt zum Beginn des neuen Jahres einige Produktionen von National Theatre Live als Encore noch einmal (more...)

Belgrade to Present THE ALCHEMIST, 1-22 Feb
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

Ben Jonson's The Alchemist is given a new lease of life in a co-production between the Belgrade Theatre and Riding Lights Theatre Company, which transposes the corruption and crookery of this classic comedy from 17th century London to modern day Coventry. (more...)

L.A. Theatre Works Screens National Theatre Live Broadcasts of HAMLET and FRANKENSTEIN Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2014

L.A. Theatre Works & The James Bridges Theater present two live broadcasts in HD: 'Hamlet' and 'Frankenstein' at UCLA's James Bridges Theater. (more...)

Mercedes-Benz Celebrates Tenth Year As Official Vehicle Of Palm Springs International Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 06, 2014

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Mercedes-Benz marks the tenth anniversary of its collaboration with Hollywood's top actors and actresses this past weekend at the 25 th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival. Mercedes-Benz is the official vehicle and major sponsor of the festival, which runs from January 3-13, 2014. (more...)

2014 Theatre Preview: Sarah Flinton's Picks
by Sarah Flinton - Dec 31, 2013

We've asked our correspondents to pick out what they're most looking forward to in 2014 - here's reviewer Sarah Flinton's thoughts! (more...)

Third Rail Rep Adds Screenings of NT Live's FRANKENSTEIN, 1/17
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2013

Due to the overwhelming demand, Third Rail Repertory Theatre will bring you two more screenings of National Theatre LIVE's FRANKENSTEIN. (more...)

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