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VIDEO: Behind the Scenes With Producers Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILDVIDEO: Behind the Scenes With Producers Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
by Stage Tube - Feb 1, 2016

Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, a new play by Jack Thorne will receive its world premiere in London's West End at the Palace Theatre in the summer of 2016. †Check out a behind the scenes video that was posted on their official Twitter account here. (more...)

BWW TV: Jim Broadbent-Led A CHRISTMAS CAROL Enters Final Week of PerformancesBWW TV: Jim Broadbent-Led A CHRISTMAS CAROL Enters Final Week of Performances
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 26, 2016

Last chance to see Academy Award-winner Jim Broadbent's triumphant return to the stage in A Christmas Carol at the Noel Coward Theatre. Must end its limited run on Saturday 30 January. (more...)

Sacha Wares Returns To Almeida Theatre to Direct World Premiere of BOY, April 5Sacha Wares Returns To Almeida Theatre to Direct World Premiere of BOY, April 5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Sacha Wares†will be returning to Almeida Theatre to direct the world premiere of†Leo Butler's new play†Boy,†after her directorial success with the critically acclaimed production,†Game, by Mike Bartlett, in 2015. †Boy†will run at the Almeida Theatre from†5 April†until†28 May 2016, with press night on†12 April 2016.†Director†Sacha Wares†is joined by a formidable creative team, including two powerhouse contemporary designers,†Miriam Buether†for set design†(Wild Swans, Sucker Punch, My Child, Generations),†who worked with Sacha on†Game†at the Almeida in 2015, and†Ultz†for costume†(Jerusalem, Hobson's Choice, Fallout, Pied Pier), who will be collaborating with Miriam, on design, for the very first time.†Further creative credits include movement by†Leon Baugh, lighting by†Jack Knowles†and sound by†Gareth Fry. (more...)

Jim Broadbent-Led A CHRISTMAS CAROL Opens Tonight at in the West EndJim Broadbent-Led A CHRISTMAS CAROL Opens Tonight at in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

A CHRISTMAS CAROL opens tonight at†the Noel Coward Theatre, led by Academy award-winning actor Jim Broadbent as Ebenezer Scrooge with Adeel Akhtar, Amelia Bullmore, Keir Charles,†Samantha Spiro and puppeteers Jack Parker and Kim Scopes. (more...)

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Tickets Now Available to General PublicHARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Tickets Now Available to General Public
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

It's London's hottest ticket! Public booking for†Harry Potter and the†Cursed†Child†opened today (October 30)†and to ensure customers are given the best possible chance to obtain tickets the Producers opened up a further booking period from†11 January 2017 to 30 April 2017.††With the exception of late release and lottery tickets (not available to be purchased at this stage) from†tomorrow†at†11am, all available tickets will be on public sale.†† (more...)

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Announces New Set of Tickets On SaleHARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Announces New Set of Tickets On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

Tickets for the first booking period† (7 June - 18 September 2016) for†Harry Potter and the Cursed Child†sold out during priority on sale today (28 October 2015) and as a result the Producers have now put on sale seats for the second booking period to†8 January 2017†to those who registered for priority booking. (more...)

Harry Potter's Legacy Lives On! West End's 'CURSED CHILD' Is a Sequel, Not a PrequelHarry Potter's Legacy Lives On! West End's 'CURSED CHILD' Is a Sequel, Not a Prequel
by Jessica Khan - Oct 22, 2015

Now that the artwork has been unveiled, the creative team for the West End's upcoming HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS I & II is opening up about the plot, which until now has been kept under a strict cloaking spell. Despite earlier rumors the plays would center on Harry Potter's parents, it looks like 'CURSED CHILD' will be a sequel, not a prequel. (more...)

Photo Flash: Accio Artwork! New Poster for West End's HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS I & IIPhoto Flash: Accio Artwork! New Poster for West End's HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS I & II
by Jessica Khan - Oct 22, 2015

We couldn't conjure a better poster for J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany's upcoming Harry Potter prequel plays HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS I & II. Scroll down for a first look at the new artwork (which Rowling tweeted she 'loves')†for the West End's upcoming, two-part production! (more...)

Samantha Spiro Joins Jim Broadbent in A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Noel Coward This Holiday SeasonSamantha Spiro Joins Jim Broadbent in A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Noel Coward This Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

According to the Daily Mail, Olivier winner Samantha Spiro†will join Jim Broadbent (as Scrooge) in a new version of A CHRISTMAS CAROL, adapted by Patrick Barlow from Charles Dickens' classic story of greed, grief, ghoulish ghosts and eleventh-hour redemption. (more...)

J.K. Rowling's HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD's 'Epic' Story to Be Staged in Two PartsJ.K. Rowling's HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD's 'Epic' Story to Be Staged in Two Parts
by Jessica Khan - Sep 24, 2015

Big news on the HP front today! J.K. Rowling took to Twitter to reveal that her upcoming play with Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, will be staged in two parts. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Starring Jim Broadbent, to Play Noel Coward Theatre This Holiday SeasonA CHRISTMAS CAROL, Starring Jim Broadbent, to Play Noel Coward Theatre This Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

Academy Award-winning actor Jim Broadbent makes his long-awaited return to the stage to play Scrooge in a new version of A Christmas Carol adapted by Patrick Barlow from Charles Dickens' classic story of greed, grief, ghoulish ghosts and eleventh-hour redemption. (more...)

Magical News! Be the First to Get Tickets for HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD in LondonMagical News! Be the First to Get Tickets for HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD in London
by Jessica Khan - Jul 30, 2015

You won't need a Time Turner to flash back to the days before Harry Potter became a legend. The Daily Mail writes that HARRY POTTER author J.K. Rowling and ONCE director John Tiffany have crafted a new play centered on the literary icon's parents -- Lily and James. (more...)

RSC's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE Coming to US Cinemas Next MonthRSC's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE Coming to US Cinemas Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2015

The Royal Shakespeare Company's acclaimed production of Shakespeare's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE will play in select movie houses across North America, beginning August 19. (more...)

HAMILTON and More Win Big at 60th Annual Drama Desk Awards- ALL the Winners!HAMILTON and More Win Big at 60th Annual Drama Desk Awards- ALL the Winners!
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2015

For the first time since 1983 with LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, an Off-Broadway musical, HAMILTON, has won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical! Check out all the winners below! (more...)

2015 Drama Desk Nominations Announced HAMILTON Leads the Pack; Followed by AN AMERICAN IN PARIS - All the Nominees!2015 Drama Desk Nominations Announced HAMILTON Leads the Pack; Followed by AN AMERICAN IN PARIS - All the Nominees!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

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ORESTEIA, BAKKHAI and MEDEA Set for the Almeida Theatre's 'Greek' Season; Ben Whishaw and More to Star!ORESTEIA, BAKKHAI and MEDEA Set for the Almeida Theatre's 'Greek' Season; Ben Whishaw and More to Star!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

The Almeida Theatre announces its new season: Almeida Greeks. (more...)

Makram J Khoury, Patsy Ferran & More Set for RSC's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE & OTHELLO This SummerMakram J Khoury, Patsy Ferran & More Set for RSC's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE & OTHELLO This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Casting is announced for the Royal Shakespeare Company's (RSC) summer productions of The Merchant of Venice and Othello, running in repertoire in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and broadcast worldwide 'Live from Stratford-upon-Avon'. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Maxine Peake, Michael Shaeffer & More in Rehearsal for Royal Court's HOW TO HOLD YOUR BREATHPhoto Flash: First Look at Maxine Peake, Michael Shaeffer & More in Rehearsal for Royal Court's HOW TO HOLD YOUR BREATH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2015

"Because we live in Europe. Because nothing really bad happens. The worst is a bit of an inconvenience. Perhaps not such a good mini break. But really in the grand scheme of life, not so bad.'? The first pictures are released today for How to Hold Your Breath, a new play by Zinnie Harris. Directed by the Royal Court's Artistic Director Vicky Featherstone, the cast includes Christine Bottomley, Neil D'Souza, Peter Forbes, Maxine Peake, Siobhan McSweeney, Maxine Peake, Danusia Samal and Michael Shaeffer. Take a first look at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Maxine Peake & More for HOW TO HOLD YOUR BREATH at Royal CourtPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with Maxine Peake & More for HOW TO HOLD YOUR BREATH at Royal Court
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2015

The first pictures are released today for How to Hold Your Breath, a new play by Zinnie Harris. Directed by the Royal Court's Artistic Director Vicky Featherstone, the cast includes Christine Bottomley, Neil D'Souza, Peter Forbes, Maxine Peake, Siobhan McSweeney, Maxine Peake, Danusia Samaland Michael Shaeffer. (more...)

St. Ann's Warehouse Extends LET THE RIGHT ONE INSt. Ann's Warehouse Extends LET THE RIGHT ONE IN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

St. Ann's Warehouse has extended the U.S. premiere of the National Theatre of Scotland's Let the Right One In, which opened to immense critical acclaim Sunday night, having already garnered the greatest advance ticket sales in St. Ann's Warehouse history. (more...)

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