Ian Rickson News

HAMLET Runs at the Young Vic, With Michael Sheen, Oct. 28-Jan. 21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 05, 2011

Michael Sheen, one of the finest actors of his generation, plays Hamlet under the direction of one of Britain's leading directors Ian Rickson (Jerusalem), who makes his Shakespearean debut with this electrifying new production. (more...)

Michael Sheen To Star As HAMLET At Young Vic, From Oct 28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2011

Michael Sheen, one of the finest actors of his generation, plays Hamlet under the direction of one of Britain's leading directors Ian Rickson (Jerusalem), who makes his Shakespearean debut with this electrifying new production. The world-class creative team includes designer Jeremy Herbert (The Glass Menagerie; Young Vic), costume designer Nicky Gillibrand (Government Inspector; Young Vic, Anna Nicole; ROH) and Punchdrunk associate director Maxine Doyle (Masque of the Red Death; BAC) who will choreograph. (more...)

Londonís Comedy Theatre To Be Renamed The Harold Pinter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 07, 2011

The Ambassador Theatre Group Ltd (ATG) today announced plans to re-name London's Comedy Theatre, The Harold Pinter Theatre , after the distinguished playwright, screen writer, director, political activist and actor. (more...)

THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE Plays The Young Vic July 20- Sept 3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2011

The Beauty Queen of Leenane by Martin McDonagh runs 20 July - 3 September at the Main House (more...)

JERUSALEM Closes Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2011

JERUSALEM has extended its limited engagement on Broadway for an additional four weeks. The critically acclaimed, award-winning production will now run through August 21 at the Music Box Theatre (230 West 45th Street). (more...)

BETRAYAL Ends UK Run August 20; Recoups Investment
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2011

Ian Rickson's critically acclaimed production of Harold Pinter's Betrayal, starring Kristin Scott Thomas, Douglas Henshall and Ben Miles, will end its scheduled run at the Comedy Theatre on 20 August 2011 having recouped its investment. (more...)

Kristin Scott Thomas, Douglas Henshall & Ben Miles Lead BETRAYAL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2011

Tickets go on sale today (5 April 2011) for Ian Rickson's new production of Harold Pinter's Betrayal starring Kristin Scott Thomas, Douglas Henshall and Ben Miles. (more...)

Mark Rylance Gifts JERUSALEM's Inspiration, Michael Lay, with his 2011 Tony
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2011

The UK's Independent reports that Tony Award winner Mark Rylance has given away his 2011 trophy, which he received for Best Performance by an Actor for Jerusalem, to Mickey Lay - a British man who inspired Rylance's performance. (more...)

BETRAYAL Ends UK Run August 20; Recoups Investment
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2011

Ian Rickson's critically acclaimed production of Harold Pinter's Betrayal, starring Kristin Scott Thomas, Douglas Henshall and Ben Miles, will end its scheduled run at the Comedy Theatre on 20 August 2011 having recouped its investment. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Kristin Scott Thomas in BETRAYAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2011

Ian Rickson's new production of Harold Pinter's Betrayal, starring Kristin Scott Thomas, Douglas Henshall and Ben Miles, is currently playingat the Comedy Theatre in the West End. Betrayal, produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, is booking until 20 August 2011. (more...)

THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE Plays The Young Vic July 20 - Sept 3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2011

The Beauty Queen of Leenane by Martin McDonagh runs 20 July - 3 September at the Main House (more...)

Mark Rylance to Bring JERUSALEM to West End's Apollo Theatre October 17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2011

Ian Rickson's Royal Court Theatre production of Jez Butterworth's Jerusalem will return to London's West End for a strictly limited 14 week engagement hot on the heels of a triumphant Broadway run. Mark Rylance will reprise his Olivier and Tony award-wining performance as Johnny 'Rooster' Byron, directed by Ian Rickson. Previewing at the Apollo Theatre from 8 October 2011, with press night on 17 October, Jerusalem is booking until 14 January 2012. Designs are by Ultz, with lighting by Mimi Jordan Sherin, sound by Ian Dickinson for Autograph and music by Stephen Warbeck. Jerusalem is produced in the West End by Royal Court Theatre Productions and by Sonia Friedman Productions. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Backstage at Broadway's JERUSALEM!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 29, 2011

JERUSALEM, a new play by Jez Butterworth and starring Tony and Olivier Award-winner Mark Rylance opened April 21 at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street), in a production directed by Ian Rickson. JERUSALEM originally opened at The Royal Court Theatre in July, 2009. The production played an extended sold out run at the Royal Court, before moving to the Apollo Theatre in the West End in January, 2010, where it received an unprecedented set of five-star reviews from 12 London newspapers. (more...)

THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE Plays The Young Vic July 20- Sept 3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2011

The Beauty Queen of Leenane by Martin McDonagh runs 20 July - 3 September at the Main House (more...)

JERUSALEM & Mark Rylance Heading Back to the UK This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2011

JERUSALEM, a new play by Jez Butterworth and starring Tony and Olivier Award-winner Mark Rylance opened April 21 at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street), in a production directed by Ian Rickson. JERUSALEM originally opened at The Royal Court Theatre in July, 2009 with critics praising Jez Butterworth for his beautiful and comic elegy for a disappearing way of life in rural England and actor Mark Rylance, who was lauded as delivering one of the great stage performances of our time. The production played an extended sold out run at the Royal Court, before moving to the Apollo Theatre in the West End in January, 2010, where it received an unprecedented set of five-star reviews from 12 London newspapers. (more...)

2011 Tony Awards: WAR HORSE Wins 'Best Play'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2011

Nominations in 26 competitive categories for the American Theatre Wing's 65th Annual Antoinette Perry 'Tony' Awards were announced May 3, 2011 by Tony Award winning actor Matthew Broderick and Tony Award winning actress Anika Noni Rose, at the Tony Award Nominations Announcement sponsored by IBM. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kristin Scott Thomas in BETRAYAL at the Comedy Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2011

Ian Rickson's production of Harold Pinter's Betrayal stars Kristin Scott Thomas, Douglas Henshall and Ben Miles (more...)

JERUSALEM Announces Rush T-Shirt Give-Away
by BWW News Desk - Jun 07, 2011

JERUSALEM is pleased to announce a special giveaway for the show's daily rush tickets, sold every morning at 10:00 AM for the day's performance. The first two customers in line will win a 'Farewell Lee?' t-shirt, fashioned after the costume worn by Tony Award-winner John Gallagher Jr., in the critically acclaimed and award-winning production. The t-shirt is not commercially available. (more...)

Photo Flash: Betrayal at the Comedy Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2011

Ian Rickson's production of Harold Pinter's Betrayal stars Kristin Scott Thomas, Douglas Henshall and Ben Miles (more...)

JERUSALEM Extends Bway Run Through 8/21
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2011

JERUSALEM has extended its limited engagement on Broadway for an additional four weeks. The critically acclaimed, award-winning production will now run through August 21 at the Music Box Theatre (230 West 45th Street). (more...)

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