Etta Murfitt News

Chicago Shakespeare Theater Presents TRISTAN & YSEULT March 30 – April 13, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Mar 01, 2014

What has audiences and critics alike falling in love in theaters around the world? Kneehigh's Tristan & Yseult is a theatrical force of nature that combines vibrant storytelling with breathtaking spectacle, set to a rich musical tapestry of original songs and familiar scores performed by a roving ensemble of musicians. Lauded internationally for its trademark vitality, the artistic collective, Kneehigh makes its long-awaited Chicago debut at Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) with the iconic work that first catapulted the company to international fame. Tristan & Yseult will delight audiences for a limited run March 30 through April 13 in CST's Courtyard Theater. (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare Theater Welcomes Internationally Acclaimed Kneehigh's TRISTAN & YSEULT, 3/30-4/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

What has audiences and critics alike falling in love in theaters around the world? Kneehigh's Tristan & Yseult is a theatrical force of nature that combines vibrant storytelling with breathtaking spectacle, set to a rich musical tapestry of original songs and familiar scores performed by a roving ensemble of musicians. Lauded internationally for its trademark vitality, the artistic collective Kneehigh makes its long-awaited Chicago debut at Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) with the iconic work that first catapulted the company to international fame. Tristan & Yseult will delight audiences for a limited run March 30 through April 13 in CST's Courtyard Theater. (more...)

The Guthrie Presents Kneehigh's TRISTAN & YSEULT, Now thru 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

The Guthrie welcomes the triumphant return of Kneehigh, creators of the smash hit adaptation of Brief Encounter, to present their critically acclaimed production of Tristan & Yseult this season. Director Emma Rice and designer Bill Mitchell reunite to create a must-see theatrical experience that reinvents the ancient love story with comedy, live music, grand passion and tender truths in an irresistible night of love. (more...)

The Guthrie to Present Kneehigh's TRISTAN & YSEULT, 2/13-3/23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 05, 2013

The Guthrie welcomes the triumphant return of Kneehigh, creators of the smash hit adaptation of Brief Encounter, to present their critically acclaimed production of Tristan & Yseult this season. Director Emma Rice and designer Bill Mitchell reunite to create a must-see theatrical experience that reinvents the ancient love story with comedy, live music, grand passion and tender truths in an irresistible night of love. Tristan & Yseult is presented as part of the Guthrie's WorldStage Series, in association with Berkeley Repertory Theatre, and begins performances on February 13 and continues through March 23, 2014. Single tickets start at $29 and are now on sale through the Guthrie Box Office at 612.377.2224, toll-free 877.44.STAGE, 612.225.6244 (Group Sales) and online at www.guthrietheater.org. (more...)

Matthew Bourne Announces Second New Adventures Choreographer Award
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2013

Matthew Bourne announced today the second New Adventures Choreographer Award (NACA). Open to emerging choreographers of all ages the award follows the success of the inaugural award in 2012 that launched the career of James Cousins, now an internationally regarded choreographic talent. (more...)

Kneehigh to Return to St. Ann's Warehouse with THE WILD BRIDE, 2/23-3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2013

St. Ann's Warehouse welcomes back Kneehigh and director Emma Rice for the New York premiere of The Wild Bride. In this adaptation of the Brothers Grimm fairy tale 'The Girl Without Hands,' narrated by Satan himself, a father accidentally sells his daughter to the Devil. When our heroine cleverly escapes, a lyrical love story laced with devilish humor unfolds. The production features a bluegrass score by longtime Kneehigh composer Stu Barker, performed by live musicians and the cast. (more...)

Kneehigh Returns to St. Ann's Warehouse with THE WILD BRIDE, Now thru 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2013

St. Ann's Warehouse welcomes back Kneehigh and director Emma Rice for the New York premiere of The Wild Bride. In this adaptation of the Brothers Grimm fairy tale 'The Girl Without Hands,' narrated by Satan himself, a father accidentally sells his daughter to the Devil. When our heroine cleverly escapes, a lyrical love story laced with devilish humor unfolds. The production features a bluegrass score by longtime Kneehigh composer Stu Barker, performed by live musicians and the cast. (more...)

St. Ann's Warehouse Presents Kneehigh's THE WILD BRIDE, 2/23-3/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2013

St. Ann's Warehouse will welcome back Kneehigh and director Emma Rice for the New York premiere of The Wild Bride. In this adaptation of the Brothers Grimm fairy tale "The Girl Without Hands," narrated by Satan himself, a father accidentally sells his daughter to the Devil. When our heroine cleverly escapes, a lyrical love story laced with devilish humor unfolds. The production features a bluegrass score by longtime Kneehigh composer Stu Barker, performed by live musicians and the cast. (more...)

Kneehigh to Return to St. Ann's Warehouse with THE WILD BRIDE, 2/23-3/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

St. Ann's Warehouse welcomes back Kneehigh and director Emma Rice for the New York premiere of The Wild Bride. In this adaptation of the Brothers Grimm fairy tale 'The Girl Without Hands,' narrated by Satan himself, a father accidentally sells his daughter to the Devil. When our heroine cleverly escapes, a lyrical love story laced with devilish humor unfolds. The production features a bluegrass score by longtime Kneehigh composer Stu Barker, performed by live musicians and the cast. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Trailer - Kneehigh's THE WILD BRIDE at Berkeley Rep
by Stage Tube - Jan 25, 2013

The hit that ran away with hearts last winter comes back for a honeymoon engagement in 2013: 26 hot dates with The Wild Bride. A splendid reception of ovations and rave reviews ensured that this enchanting Bride enjoyed a three-week extension of its original run. Now Kneehigh Theatre comes back to America for a three-week encore at Berkeley Repertory Theatre from tomorrow, January 26 to February 17, 2013. Don't miss this devilish mix of vivid music and sweet romance from Britain's extraordinary theatrical troupe. Watch a trailer for the production below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Kneehigh's THE WILD BRIDE at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

The hit that ran away with hearts last winter comes back for a honeymoon engagement in 2013: 26 hot dates with The Wild Bride. A splendid reception of ovations and rave reviews ensured that this enchanting Bride enjoyed a three-week extension of its original run. Now Kneehigh Theatre comes back to America for a three-week encore at Berkeley Repertory Theatre from tomorrow, January 26 to February 17, 2013. Don't miss this devilish mix of vivid music and sweet romance from Britain's extraordinary theatrical troupe. Get a first look at the production in the photos below! (more...)

THE WILD BRIDE to Return for Three Weeks at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2012

The hit that ran away with hearts last winter comes back for a honeymoon engagement in 2013: today Berkeley Repertory Theatre announced 26 hot dates with The Wild Bride. A splendid reception of ovations and rave reviews ensured that this enchanting Bride enjoyed a three-week extension of its original run. Now Kneehigh Theatre comes back to America for a three-week encore - 26 performances only - from January 26 to February 17, 2013. Don't miss this devilish mix of vivid music and sweet romance from Britain's extraordinary theatrical troupe. (more...)

THE WILD BRIDE Returns to Berkeley Rep, January and February 2013
by BWW News Desk - Aug 02, 2012

Today Berkeley Repertory Theatre announced that The Wild Bride is coming back! The holiday hit that ran away with hearts last winter returns for a honeymoon engagement in 2013. A splendid reception of standing ovations and rave reviews ensured that this enchanting Bride enjoyed a three-week extension of its original run. Now Kneehigh Theatre comes back to America to reprise the show in a special presentation - 26 performances only - from January 26 to February 17, 2013. Don't miss this devilish mix of vivid music and sweet romance from Britain's extraordinary theatrical troupe. (more...)

Kneehigh's WILD BRIDE Adds Shows At Berkeley Rep Thru 1/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2012

Kneehigh Theatre Company is back with The Wild Bride at Berkeley Repertory Theatre. The Wild Bride is extending its run for three whole weeks. (more...)

Kneehigh's WILD BRIDE Adds Shows At Berkeley Rep Thru 1/22
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2011

Kneehigh Theatre Company is back with The Wild Bride at Berkeley Repertory Theatre. The Wild Bride is extending its run for three whole weeks. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Berkeley Rep's THE WILD BRIDE is Bold and Transformative - Now thru Jan 1
by Linda Hodges - Dec 09, 2011

All the way from across the pond, from Cornwall's Kneehigh Theatre to be exact, comes a dark fairy tale brilliantly told, stunningly performed and miraculously conjured up here on the stage of Berkeley Repertory's Roda Theatre. The US premiere of The Wild Bride, playing now through January 1st, is tragically, magically hellish and heavenly all at the same time… and it will disarm you. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Brings Kneehigh Theater Back For THE WILD BRIDE, Previews 12/2
by BWW News Desk - Dec 02, 2011

After triumphing on Broadway and in the Bay Area with Brief Encounter, Kneehigh Theatre Company is back. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Brings Kneehigh Theater Back For THE WILD BRIDE, Previews 12/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2011

After triumphing on Broadway and in the Bay Area with Brief Encounter, Kneehigh Theatre Company is back. (more...)

THE WILD BRIDE Comes To Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2011

Kneehigh returns to Lyric Hammersmith this September with the London premiere of The Wild Bride, a lyrical tale with a brutal edge and a beating heart in a story which tells what happens when your father accidentally sells you to the Devil. (more...)

Liam Mower, Hannah Vassallo, et al. Set for Matthew Bourne's NUTCRACKER!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2011

Full casting is announced for Matthew Bourne's NUTCRACKER!, which returns to Sadler's Wells this Christmas to celebrate the production's 20th Anniversary with a limited seven week run from Tuesday 6 December 2011 - Sunday 22 January 2012, as well as touring extensively throughout the UK (tour schedule attached). New dates are also added, with the tour now playing Dublin Grand Canal Theatre (Tuesday 8 - Saturday 12 May 2012) and Newcastle Theatre Royal (Tuesday 15 - Saturday 19 May 2012). Christmas 2011 marks another special anniversary, as New Adventures returns to Sadler's Wells for a 10th consecutive Christmas Season. (more...)

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