Ivor Novello News

Date of Birth: January 15, 1893
Date of Death: March 06, 1951 (58)
Birth Place: Wales, ENGLAND
Gender: Male
Classic Spring Announces Initial Casting for Year-Long Oscar Wilde Celebration at Vaudeville TheatreClassic Spring Announces Initial Casting for Year-Long Oscar Wilde Celebration at Vaudeville Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Classic Spring, a new theatre company from former Artistic Director of Shakespeare's Globe Dominic Dromgoole, today announces first casting and creatives for a year-long celebration of Oscar Wilde at the Vaudeville Theatre. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch An Exclusive Trailer For The Royal Shakespeare Company's ANTONY & CLEOPATRA!VIDEO: Watch An Exclusive Trailer For The Royal Shakespeare Company's ANTONY & CLEOPATRA!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2017

The Royal Shakespeare Company's Rome MMXVII Season of four Shakespeare plays continues in select movie theaters across North America, directly from Shakespeare's hometown, Stratford-upon-Avon, England. The productions are filmed for 'Live from Stratford-upon-Avon,' the RSC program that screens the world's greatest classical theatre company around the world through a continued partnership with Trafalgar Releasing (formerly Picturehouse Entertainment).  ? (more...)

New Double Album LOST WEST END VINTAGE 1948-1962 Celebrates London's Forgotten MusicalsNew Double Album LOST WEST END VINTAGE 1948-1962 Celebrates London's Forgotten Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

???????Following the critically acclaimed release of 'Lost West End' (2015) and 'Lost West End 2' (2016), albums highlighted in both The Sunday Times and The Guardian, Stage Door Records are pleased to continue the album series with the 2CD set 'Lost West End Vintage' released on July 28th 2017. (more...)

Karl Hyde and Matthew Herbert Release Collaborative Album for FATHERLAND at Manchester International FestivalKarl Hyde and Matthew Herbert Release Collaborative Album for FATHERLAND at Manchester International Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Fatherland (Original Music from the Stage Show) is a collection of recordings by Underworld's Karl Hyde and producer/artist Matthew Herbert. The songs are based on extracts from the script for Fatherland, a play conceived and written in collaboration by Karl, playwright Simon Stephens (Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Punk Rock) and Frantic Assembly's Scott Graham. Premiering at Manchester International Festival this July. (more...)

Elton John Announces New Dates for THE MILLION DOLLAR PIANO at Caesars PalaceElton John Announces New Dates for THE MILLION DOLLAR PIANO at Caesars Palace
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Elton John will return to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace this Fall 2017 and early 2018 to perform his most iconic hits in "The Million Dollar Piano," the critically-acclaimed Las Vegas residency that will end May 2018.  (more...)

Carole Demas and Sarah Rice to Celebrate Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt in THANK YOU FOR YOUR LOVECarole Demas and Sarah Rice to Celebrate Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt in THANK YOU FOR YOUR LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Broadway veterans Carole Demas, who originated the role of Sandy in Grease, and Sarah Rice, who originated the role of Johanna in Sweeney Todd, have teamed up to celebrate the music of Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt, composers of THE FANTASTICKS, 110 IN THE SHADE, I DO! I DO! and more. Demas and Rice have based their show on their 50 years of work and personal relationships with Jones and Schmidt.  (more...)

Joe Pasquale, Marti Pellow and Hayley Tamaddon to Lead ALADDIN Panto at The Bristol HippodromeJoe Pasquale, Marti Pellow and Hayley Tamaddon to Lead ALADDIN Panto at The Bristol Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

The Bristol Hippodrome is delighted to announce that comedy legend Joe Pasquale, recording and musical theatre star Marti Pellow and Emmerdale and Coronation Street's Hayley Tamaddon will lead the cast in this year's magical family pantomime Aladdin, from Saturday 9 December 2017. (more...)

Original Hal Prince Staging of EVITA Announced for South Africa this SummerOriginal Hal Prince Staging of EVITA Announced for South Africa this Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2017

Pieter Toerien and David Ian will present a South African season of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's musical, EVITA, in directed by Broadway legend Harold Prince. The seven-time Tony Award-winning musical charts the rags-to-riches rise of the First Lady of Argentina, who won the love of her countrymen after marrying military leader-turned-president, Juan Peron. (more...)

Barlow & Firth's THE GIRLS to Hit the Road in 2018Barlow & Firth's THE GIRLS to Hit the Road in 2018
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers, the producers of Gary Barlow and Tim Firth's new musical comedy, The Girls, based on the true story, the film and the award-winning play by Tim Firth, Calendar Girls, have announced that the production will return home to Yorkshire and open at the Leeds Grand Theatre on 15 August 2018 and visit 42 theatres across the United Kingdom. (more...)

Justin Hayward to Embark on First Solo Australian TourJustin Hayward to Embark on First Solo Australian Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2017

With a new solo album release, All The Way, Justin Hayward will now embark on his first solo tour of Australia - with two special shows in Sydney and Melbourne in October.  Over the past five years Justin has enjoyed a thriving solo career.   (more...)

Brit Award-Winning KT Tunstall to Return to Parr Hall This MonthBrit Award-Winning KT Tunstall to Return to Parr Hall This Month
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Brit Award-winning singer KT Tunstall is returning to Parr Hall later this month as part of a 2017 tour to showcase her new album KIN. (more...)

Greenwich and Docklands International Festival Announces Full 2017 ProgramGreenwich and Docklands International Festival Announces Full 2017 Program
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Artistic Director Bradley Hemmings today announces the full programme for this summer's Greenwich + Docklands International Festival (GDIF), London's leading festival of outdoor theatre and performing arts, which takes place from 23 June to 8 July in locations across Royal Greenwich, Docklands and Tower Hamlets.  It follows the previous announcement in March of eight newly commissioned productions. (more...)

Elvis Costello to Perform at TBS's 'Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner' After-PartyElvis Costello to Perform at TBS's 'Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner' After-Party
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Elvis Costello will bring his legendary guitar licks and vocal stylings to Washington, D.C., this Saturday, April 29, when he performs at the official after-party for FULL FRONTAL WITH SAMANTHA BEE's first annual 'Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner,' presented by TBS. (more...)

London Grammar Reveal New Track 'Oh Woman Oh Man'London Grammar Reveal New Track 'Oh Woman Oh Man'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

British trio London Grammar has announced the release of a new album track, “Oh Woman Oh Man,” which is available today across all platforms including a special Vinyl LP package. The song is featured on the band's sophomore album Truth Is A Beautiful Thing, which will (more...)

Greenwich and Docklands International Festival Announces New Commissions For 2017 ProgrammeGreenwich and Docklands International Festival Announces New Commissions For 2017 Programme
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Artistic Director Bradley Hemmings today announces eight new commissioned productions for the 2017 Greenwich + Docklands International Festival (GDIF), London's leading festival of outdoor theatre and performing arts.  (more...)

Bryan Adams and Russell Peters to Host CTV's Broadcast of THE 2017 JUNO AWARDSBryan Adams and Russell Peters to Host CTV's Broadcast of THE 2017 JUNO AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

CTV and The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced today that iconic rocker Bryan Adams and megastar comedian Russell Peters are set to take the stage as co-hosts of CTV's broadcast of THE 2017 JUNO AWARDS. (more...)

The Canadian Premiere of the West End Hit Musical MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS Begins 3/15The Canadian Premiere of the West End Hit Musical MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS Begins 3/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

David Mirvish, Michael Harrison, John Reid and Paul Elliott are delighted to present the Canadian premiere of the new British musical MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS, based on the smash-hit film.  Performances begin Wednesday March 15 through April 23 at Toronto's Royal Alexandra Theatre.  Media night is Wed March 22, 2017 (more...)

Singer/Songwriter Ed Sheeran to Star in ONCE-Like Musical Film & Pen SoundtrackSinger/Songwriter Ed Sheeran to Star in ONCE-Like Musical Film & Pen Soundtrack
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 8, 2017

In a new interview with The Sun, singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran revealed plans to star in a new musical film that he describes as a mixture of 'Notting Hill' and 'Once.' (more...)

RAW Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Album To Be Released March 10thRAW Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Album To Be Released March 10th
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

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London Grammar Perform on CBS' LATE LATE SHOW; North American Dates Sold OutLondon Grammar Perform on CBS' LATE LATE SHOW; North American Dates Sold Out
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

This week, Ivor Novello Award winning trio London Grammar will be performing new material -- from their highly anticipated forthcoming album -- before a sold-out crowd at Hollywood Forever's Masonic Lodge in Los Angeles and New York City's Good Room in Brooklyn. (more...)

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