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Wirtz Center's SummerStage 2017 to Go from Peter Pan to Pinball WizardsWirtz Center's SummerStage 2017 to Go from Peter Pan to Pinball Wizards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

From "Peter Pan" to 'Pinball Wizards,' the Wirtz Center's SummerStage 2017 season at Northwestern University offers something for everyone. (more...)

OSLO, JANE EYRE, and More Part of National Theatre's Newest SeasonOSLO, JANE EYRE, and More Part of National Theatre's Newest Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

National Theatre has just announced its newest season line-up. Check out what's coming below! (more...)

National Theatre of London Puts a New Twist on Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT in an Encore at The Ridgefield Playhouse on 4/24National Theatre of London Puts a New Twist on Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT in an Encore at The Ridgefield Playhouse on 4/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The National Theatre brings an inventive new take and gender-fluid approach to Shakespeare's Twelfth Night in which the classic male role of Malvolio is to be reimagined as Malvolia, played by Tamsin Greig. The Ridgefield Playhouse and Craig's Fine Jewelry Live in HD Series brings this classic comedy of mistaken identity to the big screen on Monday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m.  A ship is wrecked on the rocks. Viola is washed ashore but her twin brother Sebastian is lost. Determined to survive on her own, she steps out to explore a new land. (more...)

BWW Review: TWELFTH NIGHT, National TheatreBWW Review: TWELFTH NIGHT, National Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Feb 23, 2017

Suffused with grief and unrequited love, Twelfth Night is often played as an anti-comedy - more melancholy than mirthful. Not so in Simon Godwin's brash, gender-bending, utterly joyful rendering, which takes loss as a cue to embrace life. (more...)

National Theatre's OBSESSION, Starring Jude Law, to Hit U.S. Cinemas This SpringNational Theatre's OBSESSION, Starring Jude Law, to Hit U.S. Cinemas This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Obsession, an adaptation of the Luchino Visconti film starring Oscar nominee Jude Law and directed by Tony and Olivier award winner Ivo van Hove, is the latest National Theatre Live screening to be announced and will be broadcast to cinemas from the Barbican Theatre in London on Thursday, May 11, 2017. (more...)

Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT Starts Tonight at the National TheatreShakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT Starts Tonight at the National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

TWELFTH NIGHT begins previews tonight 15 February at the National's Olivier Theatre, with press night set for 22 February, continuing in the repertoire until 13 May 2017. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsals below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for TWELFTH NIGHT at the National TheatrePhoto Flash: Inside Rehearsal for TWELFTH NIGHT at the National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

TWELFTH NIGHT begins previews 15 February at the National's Olivier Theatre, with press night set for 22 February, continuing in the repertoire until 13 May 2017. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsals below! (more...)

WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? Leads February's Top 10 New London ShowsWHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? Leads February's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Feb 1, 2017

London is never short of theatre temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a major Albee revival to starry Shakespeare and a steamy musical, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews... (more...)

National Theatre Announces World Premieres, New Writers and Adaptations for 2017National Theatre Announces World Premieres, New Writers and Adaptations for 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

World premieres, new writers and ground-breaking adaptations have been announced for 2017 at the National Theatre. (more...)

Rufus Norris Announces New Work for the National Theatre in 2017Rufus Norris Announces New Work for the National Theatre in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

New work by Inua Ellams, Ya?l Farber, DC Moore, Lindsey Ferrentino and Nina Raine is announced today by Rufus Norris, Director of the National Theatre. Four world premieres and two European premieres are further announced as forthcoming productions for the National Theatre in 2017.   (more...)

David Bradley, Sean Harris, BREAKING BAD with Bryan Cranston & More Take Home 2014 BAFTA TV AwardsDavid Bradley, Sean Harris, BREAKING BAD with Bryan Cranston & More Take Home 2014 BAFTA TV Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2014

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts held this year's British Academy Television Awards today, Sunday 18 May at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Check out the full list of winners below! (more...)

BAFTA Announces Nominations for Arqiva British Academy Television AwardsBAFTA Announces Nominations for Arqiva British Academy Television Awards
by TV News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has today announced the nominations for the Arqiva British Academy Television Awards (more...)

Photo Flash: Tamsin Greig and More at JUMPY Opening Night Party at Duke of York's Theatre!Photo Flash: Tamsin Greig and More at JUMPY Opening Night Party at Duke of York's Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2012

Following Posh and prior to Constellations, The Royal Court Theatre Productions and Ambassador Theatre Group present JUMPY by April De Angelis. Nina Raine directs this frank and funny family drama. Tamsin Greig returns to star as Hilary, the part for which she won universal acclaim at the Royal Court. Doon Mackichan also returns to play her best friend, Frances. Check out photos from the press night party below! (more...)

Tamsin Greig Hilary, Seline Hizli Lyndsey Join JUMPY At The Duke Of York's TheatreTamsin Greig Hilary, Seline Hizli Lyndsey Join JUMPY At The Duke Of York's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2012

Following Posh and prior to Constellations, the Royal Court Theatre Productions and Ambassador Theatre Group present Jumpy by April De Angelis. Nina Raine directs this frank and funny family drama. (more...)

Patrick Stewart Returns to the Young Vic in BINGO, Feb 2012Patrick Stewart Returns to the Young Vic in BINGO, Feb 2012
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2012

After announcing this morning that he will return to the Royal Shakespeare Company this summer, Patrick Stewart has also announced that he will be returning to the Young Vic next year. He will appear as William Shakespeare in Edward Bond's 1973 play Bingo, a play he first appeared in back in April 2010 at Chichester Festival's Minerva theatre. (more...)

Patrick Stewart Returns to the Young Vic in BINGO, Feb 2012Patrick Stewart Returns to the Young Vic in BINGO, Feb 2012
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2012

After announcing this morning that he will return to the Royal Shakespeare Company this summer, Patrick Stewart has also announced that he will be returning to the Young Vic next year. He will appear as William Shakespeare in Edward Bond's 1973 play Bingo, a play he first appeared in back in April 2010 at Chichester Festival's Minerva theatre. (more...)

Patrick Stewart Returns to the Young Vic in BINGO, Feb 2012Patrick Stewart Returns to the Young Vic in BINGO, Feb 2012
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2012

After announcing this morning that he will return to the Royal Shakespeare Company this summer, Patrick Stewart has also announced that he will be returning to the Young Vic next year. He will appear as William Shakespeare in Edward Bond's 1973 play Bingo, a play he first appeared in back in April 2010 at Chichester Festival's Minerva theatre. (more...)

Doon Mackichan Joins Tamsin Greig In JUMPY At Royal Court Theatre From Oct 13Doon Mackichan Joins Tamsin Greig In JUMPY At Royal Court Theatre From Oct 13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2011

The cast has been announced for April de Angelis's new play Jumpy at the Royal Court Theatre from 13 October (press night 19 October). Tamsin Greig, playing Hilary, is joined by Doon Mackichan as her best friend Francis. (more...)

Government Inspector Plays The Young VicGovernment Inspector Plays The Young Vic
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2011

The Mighty Boosh's Julian Barratt and Smack the Pony's Doon Mackichan team up for the great Russian comedy Government Inspector. (more...)

Government Inspector Plays The Young Vic Thru July 9Government Inspector Plays The Young Vic Thru July 9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2011

Government Inspector to play the Young Vic's Main House from 3 June to 9 July 2011 (more...)

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