Edward Hall News

BWW TV: Watch Sneak Peek of SUNNY AFTERNOON- Previews Begin October 4
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 26, 2014

Sunny Afternoon, the critically acclaimed new musical which tells the story of the early life of Ray Davies and the rise to stardom of The Kinks, has extended its run until 31 January 2015. The show begins previews at the Harold Pinter Theatre on 4 October 2014. BroadwayWorld brings you a sneak peek below! (more...)

SUNNY AFTERNOON Extends Run at the Harold Pinter Theatre, Through Jan 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Sunny Afternoon, the critically acclaimed new musical which tells the story of the early life of Ray Davies and the rise to stardom of The Kinks, has extended its run until 31 January 2015. The show begins previews at the Harold Pinter Theatre on 4 October 2014. (more...)

Simon Paisley Day Returns As Full Cast Announced For URINETOWN!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

Simon Paisley Day (Musketeers, Doctor Who, Titanic, Sherlock, Spartacus, Being Human) will be reprising his critically-acclaimed role as the tyrannical Caldwell B. Cladwell, the machiavellian Head of UGC (Urine Good Company) in the West End transfer of Jamie Lloyd's ground breaking, splash hit production of URINETOWN The Musical. (more...)

Cast Announced for Propeller Theatre's POCKET DREAM UK Tour, Beginning Sept 8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Casting has been announced for Pocket Dream, a sixty minute version of Propeller's critically-acclaimed production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. (more...)

Hampstead Theatre to Live Stream WONDERLAND, 26 July
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Wonderland will be live-streamed on Saturday 26 July 7.30pm over the internet worldwide and free on hampsteadtheatre.com and theguardian.com. (more...)

Artistic Director of Propeller Theatre Company, Edward Hall, Responds to ACE NPO Funding Decision
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

In 2012/13 Propeller performed for 32 weeks in the UK giving 195 performances to 72,867 people, 19,674 of whom were 21 or younger, with 80% of national reviews being 4star plus. (more...)

Playwright Marina Carr Headed to Pittsburgh for PICT's WOMAN AND THE SCARECROW, 7/7-14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Marina Carr's play Woman and Scarecrow is a perfect embodiment of the bittersweet humor and comical tragedy that pervades the plays of the Irish, much like PICT's production Waiting for Godot that closed June 21. Alan Stanford will direct this third play in PICT's season, which he selected "because of its delicate investigation of the one event in our lives that we all share. The leaving of it." (more...)

SUNNY AFTERNOON To Transfer To Harold Pinter Theatre, Oct 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Following a sold-out run at Hampstead Theatre, this world premiere production, with music and lyrics by Ray Davies, new book by Joe Penhall, direction by Edward Hall, design by Miriam Buether and choreography by Adam Cooper, will begin previews on 4 October 2014. Musical Director is Elliott Ware, lighting is by Rick Fisher and sound by Matt McKenzie. (more...)

Winner of Second Jill Fraser Award Aannounced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

The internationally-renowned, award-winning Propeller Theatre Company today announced actor Lewis Hart as the winner of the second Jill Fraser Award. (more...)

Propeller Theatre Company Presents UK Tour of POCKET DREAM, Launching this September
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

- Propeller Theatre Company announces upcoming season following the enormous international success of A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Comedy of Errors - Pocket Propeller productions are 60-minute versions of Propeller's highly acclaimed full-scale tours, specifically aimed at young people and first-time theatregoers - UK tour of Pocket Dream begins September 2014, with Pocket Comedy to follow in 2015 (more...)

PICT's WAITING FOR GODOT to Offer Many Welcome Returns to the Stage, 6/4-21
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

When Artistic & Executive Director Alan Stanford was planning the 2014 PICT season, Managing Director Stephanie Riso suggested the addition of the Beckett classic Waiting for Godot. She knew Alan had a special relationship with this particular work of Beckett, having portrayed Pozzo for the Gate Theatre Dublin's touring production for more than twenty years. (more...)

Cast Announced for WONDERLAND at Hampstead Theatre, June 20-July 26
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

Marking the thirtieth anniversary of the Miners' Strike, Beth Steel's political drama presents the full sweep of the turbulent events that transformed the country - from the corridors of Westminster, to pitched battles with the police, to the coal faces of Nottinghamshire. Hampstead Theatre is delighted to announce the full cast. (more...)

Hampstead Theatre's Kinks Musical SUNNY AFTERNOON Eyeing the West End, Big Screen?
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2014

The Daily Mail reports that Hampstead Theatre's SUNNY AFTERNOON might soon be transferring to the West End -- or even the big screen. Actor/director Dexter Fletcher allegedly appeared at the show with film producers Andrew Macdonald and Allon Reich to scout the production. As far as a potential West End run goes, no news yet on the timeline or the theatre. BWW will keep you updated as we know more! (more...)

CHORALE Set for Belgrade B2, 10-17 May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

The Belgrade Theatre Coventry in association with Presence Theatre and the Actors Touring Company has announced that Chorale: A Sam Shepherd Roadshow will play to the Belgrade B2 stage for one week only from Saturday 10th - Saturday 17th May. (more...)

WONDERLAND World Premiere Set for Hampstead Theatre, 20 June - 26 July
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Hampstead Theatre presents the World Premiere of WONDERLAND by Beth Steel, directed by Edward Hall, and designed by Ashley Martin Davis. The production will run 20 June - 26 July 2014, with an official press night set for Thursday 26 June at 7pm. (more...)

Tom Mannion, Brid Brennan and More Star in ALL MY SONS at Regent's Park Open Air, May 15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Casting for Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's 2014 production of All My Sons was announced today, with further casting confirmed for Hobson's Choice and the Gershwins' Porgy and Bess. The season opens on 15 May. (more...)

Olivier Nominee Gabrielle Joins Cast Of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

Barry James, Josefina Gabrielle, Richard Dempsey and Kirsty Malpass will join the previously announced Alex Jennings (Willy Wonka) in the cast of the record-breaking West End production of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. (more...)

John Dagleish, George Maguire & More to Star in Hampstead Theatre's SUNNY AFTERNOON
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

Hampstead Theatre brings the talents of an exciting young cast to Sunny Afternoon, the story of the early life of Ray Davies and the rise to stardom of The Kinks. Featuring some of The Kinks' best loved songs, including You Really Got Me, Waterloo Sunset and Lola, and with choreographer Adam Cooper joining the creative team, Sunny Afternoon marks the 50th Anniversary year of the band's debut release. (more...)

Library Theatre Company Stages THE SEAGULL, Now thru March 8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

The Seagull by Anton Chekhov will play in a new version by Anya Reiss, directed by Chris Honer, and running tonight, 21 February - Saturday 8 March 2014 with the Library Theatre Company. The Seagull, one of Anton Chekhov's masterpieces, in a vibrant and critically acclaimed new version by Anya Reiss, is the final production under The Library Theatre Company banner before it becomes HOME, the new organisation created by its merger with Cornerhouse. (more...)

Finalists Announced for 2014 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize- Including Theresa Rebeck & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 10 Finalists for its prestigious playwriting award, now celebrating its thirty-sixth year. Chosen from over 100 submitted plays, the Finalists are (more...)

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