Felicity Kendal News

Ayckbourn Ensemble to Present Three Plays in Rep at Brits Off Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2014

59E59 Theaters will welcome the Stephen Joseph Theatre back to Brits Off Broadway with the US premieres of ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES, TIME OF MY LIFE, and FARCICALS: A Double Bill of Frivolous Comedies, written and directed by Alan Ayckbourn. ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES begins performances on Thursday, May 29 (Opening Night is Wednesday, June 4 at 7:00 PM). TIME OF MY LIFE begins performances on Friday, June 6 (Opening Night is Wednesday, June 11 at 7:00 PM). FARCICALS: A Double Bill of Frivolous Comedies begins performances on Saturday, June 7 (Opening Night is Tuesday, June 10 at 7:00 PM). All shows run through Sunday, June 29. The performance schedule varies. Please see attached calendar for the individual show schedules. Single tickets for ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES and TIME OF MY LIFE are $70 ($49 for 59E59 Members). Single tickets to FARCICALS: A Double Bill of Frivolous Comedies are $50 ($35 for 59E59 Members). (more...)

New UK Tour Of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Announced, From Nov 2014
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

Theatre Royal Bath is delighted to announce a brand new production of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, one of the most loved dance stories of all time, staged by Theatre Royal Bath Productions in association with the Robert Stigwood Organisation this autumn. Opening at the Theatre Royal Bath, Wednesday 12th to Saturday 22nd November, this iconic musical then embarks on a nationwide UK tour. (more...)

Theatre Royal Bath Sets WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOLF?, HAY FEVER & More for 2014 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

The Theatre Royal Bath has announced its 2014 Summer Season, comprising four productions and starring Clare Higgins, Tim Pigott-Smith, Alison Steadman and Felicity Kendal. Beginning on 18th June with Edward Albee's WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF, the season continues with KAFKA'S DICK by Alan Bennett, followed by THERESE RAQUIN by Emile Zola, and concludes on 6th September with Noel Coward's HAY FEVER. (more...)

BWW Reviews: According to Tom Stoppard, THE REAL THING in Life is Love
by Shari Barrett - Feb 10, 2014

The play examines the nature of honesty, and its use of a play within a play is one of many levels on which the author teases the audience with the difference between semblance and reality, both in love and on the stage. Couples change partners easily and partners confront each other when the evidence points to acts of indiscretion. And it seems the women are the worst offenders. (more...)

Cumpsty, Mastrantonio, Nivola and More Join Rees in Roundabout's THE WINSLOW BOY, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2013

Roundabout Theatre Company presents The Winslow Boy, starring Tony nominee Michael Cumpsty as 'Desmond Curry', Academy & Tony Award nominee Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio as 'Grace Winslow', Alessandro Nivola as 'Sir Robert Morton' and Tony Award winner Roger Rees as 'Arthur Winslow'. (more...)

Simon Callow Wins Outstanding Contribution Prize At 2013 UK Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2013

Acclaimed actor, writer and theatre director Simon Callow, CBE, will receive The Stage Award for Outstanding Contribution to British Theatre at the ceremony for the 2013 UK Theatre Awards on Sunday 20 October at London's historic Guildhall. (more...)

Michael Cumpsty, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and Alessandro Nivola Join Roger Rees in Roundabout Theatre's THE WINSLOW BOY, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2013

Roundabout Theatre Company presents The Winslow Boy, starring Tony nominee Michael Cumpsty as 'Desmond Curry', Academy & Tony Award nominee Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio as 'Grace Winslow', Alessandro Nivola as 'Sir Robert Morton' and Tony Award winner Roger Rees as 'Arthur Winslow'. (more...)

Felicity Kendal and More to Star in Theatre Royal Bath's RELATIVELY SPEAKING at Wyndham's Theatre, May 14-Aug 31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2013

Theatre Royal Bath Productions presents Alan Ayckbourn's Relatively Speaking at London's Wyndham's Theatre for a limited run until Today 31st August. Previews begin Tuesday 14th May 2013 with press night on Monday 20th May. (more...)

Michael Cumpsty, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and Alessandro Nivola to Join Roger Rees in Roundabout Theatre's THE WINSLOW BOY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2013

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the Broadway cast of The Winslow Boy, starring Tony nominee Michael Cumpsty as 'Desmond Curry', Academy & Tony Award nominee Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio as 'Grace Winslow', Alessandro Nivola as 'Sir Robert Morton' and Tony Award winner Roger Rees as 'Arthur Winslow'. (more...)

Felicity Kendal & Simon Callow to Lead CHIN-CHIN UK Tour; Launches from Windsor in October
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2013

Two of Britain's best loved actors, Felicity Kendal and Simon Callow, are set to star in the bittersweet classic comedy Chin-Chin, playing two very different people who have one thing in common - the affair that exists between their spouses! (more...)

Review Roundup: Lindsay Posner's Revival of RELATIVELY SPEAKING
by Review Roundups - May 21, 2013

Lindsay Posner's revival of Alan Ayckbourn's Relatively Speaking opened at the Wyndham's Theatre last night (20 May 2013). It runs through 31 August 2013. (more...)

Felicity Kendal and More Star in Theatre Royal Bath's RELATIVELY SPEAKING at Wyndham's Theatre, Now thru Aug 31
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2013

Theatre Royal Bath Productions presents Alan Ayckbourn's Relatively Speaking at London's Wyndham's Theatre for a limited run until Saturday 31st August. Previews begin tonight, 14th May 2013 with press night on Monday 20th May. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Today for FROM HERE TO ETERNITY, Opens Sept 30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 05, 2013

Tickets go on sale today for the world premiere of new stage musical From Here to Eternity. The show will preview at the Shaftesbury Theatre from 30th September with Press Night on 23rd October 2013. Tickets can be bought from FromHereToEternityTheMusical.com or by calling box office on 020 7379 5399. (more...)

Silver Spring Stage Presents THE REAL THING, Opening Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2013

Silver Spring Stage presents The Real Thing by Tom Stoppard, directed by Joseph Coracle and produced by Jason Damaso and Bob Scott, a two-time Tony Award winning comedy about love, marriage and fidelity. The Real Thing will perform weekends tonight, February 22 to March 16. (more...)

Silver Spring Stage Presents THE REAL THING, Opening 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2013

Silver Spring Stage presents The Real Thing by Tom Stoppard, directed by Joseph Coracle and produced by Jason Damaso and Bob Scott, a two-time Tony Award winning comedy about love, marriage and fidelity. The Real Thing will perform weekends February 22 to March 16. (more...)

Felicity Kendal and More to Star in Theatre Royal Bath's RELATIVELY SPEAKING at Wyndham's Theatre, May 14-Aug 31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2013

Theatre Royal Bath Productions presents Alan Ayckbourn's Relatively Speaking at London's Wyndham's Theatre for a limited run until Saturday 31st August. Previews begin Tuesday 14th May 2013 with press night on Monday 20th May. (more...)

STRICTLY Alumni Felicity Kendal And Kara Tointon To Star In RELATIVELY SPEAKING, May 2013
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2012

Beautifully crafted, wonderfully funny and charmingly English, the play marked Ayckbourn's breakthrough West End hit and this production will be its first West End revival since it played at the Duke of York's Theatre in 1967, when the critics hailed the arrival of a great new comic talent. (more...)

The Tabard Theatre Presents the 40th Anniversary Production of JUMPERS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2012

An acrobat has been murdered at a party given by the manically depressive former musical comedy star, Dotty Moore, to celebrate the accession of a new Radical Liberal government. Her husband George, an ageing professor of moral philosophy, attempts to rehearse a lecture while ignoring the nearby corpse as his wife entertains his university boss and a chorus of gymnasts from the philosophy department. What follows is a murder mystery thriller displaying Tom Stoppard's verbal ingenuity within an anarchic comical setting of adultery, gymnastics and moon landings. (more...)

The Tabard Theatre Presents the 40th Anniversary Production of JUMPERS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2012

An acrobat has been murdered at a party given by the manically depressive former musical comedy star, Dotty Moore, to celebrate the accession of a new Radical Liberal government. Her husband George, an ageing professor of moral philosophy, attempts to rehearse a lecture while ignoring the nearby corpse as his wife entertains his university boss and a chorus of gymnasts from the philosophy department. What follows is a murder mystery thriller displaying Tom Stoppard's verbal ingenuity within an anarchic comical setting of adultery, gymnastics and moon landings. (more...)

The Tabard Theatre Presents the 40th Anniversary Production of JUMPERS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2012

An acrobat has been murdered at a party given by the manically depressive former musical comedy star, Dotty Moore, to celebrate the accession of a new Radical Liberal government. Her husband George, an ageing professor of moral philosophy, attempts to rehearse a lecture while ignoring the nearby corpse as his wife entertains his university boss and a chorus of gymnasts from the philosophy department. What follows is a murder mystery thriller displaying Tom Stoppard's verbal ingenuity within an anarchic comical setting of adultery, gymnastics and moon landings. (more...)

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