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HOOKMAN Extended Through 6/3HOOKMAN Extended Through 6/3
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Steep Theatre plunges into the world of horror with their Midwest premiere of Lauren Yee's Hookman. The play, which has been described by Yee as an 'existential slasher-comedy', was directed by the Jeff Award-winner Vanessa Stalling (United Flight 232 - Best Play, Midsize). The production marks Stalling's Steep Theatre directorial debut. ??The cast of Hookman features Karen Rodriguez, Kiayla Ryann, Aja Wiltshire, Sasha Smith, James Doherty, and Mary Tilden. (more...)

Photo Flash: HOOKMAN Opens Tomorrow at Steep TheatrePhoto Flash: HOOKMAN Opens Tomorrow at Steep Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Her mother warned her about the treacherous hook-handed man hiding in the back seat, but only after a tragic accident could Lexi see the real threat of the hookman. The bitingly funny, edge-of-your-seat scary Hookman is a lethally sharp slasher comedy about grief, adolescence, and the power of the stories we tell each other and ourselves. (more...)

HOOKMAN an Existential Slasher Comedy Comes to Steep TheatreHOOKMAN an Existential Slasher Comedy Comes to Steep Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Her mother warned her about the treacherous hook-handed man hiding in the back seat, but only after a tragic accident could Lexi see the real threat of the hookman. The bitingly funny, edge-of-your-seat scary Hookman is a lethally sharp slasher comedy about grief, adolescence, and the power of the stories we tell each other and ourselves.  (more...)

Mercer County Artists Award Winners AnnouncedMercer County Artists Award Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The arts community was out in force on Feb. 22 for the Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony for "Mercer County Artists 2017," now on display at the Gallery at Mercer County Community College (MCCC) through March 23. The Gallery at Mercer is located on the second floor of the Communications Building on the college's West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road.  (The gallery is closed during Spring Break, March 13 to 19.) (more...)

Michael Patrick Thornton Takes on Two-Person Improve Show YOU & MEMichael Patrick Thornton Takes on Two-Person Improve Show YOU & ME
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

The Second City Training Center's Blackout Cabaret (230 W. North Ave.) presents YOU & ME a two-person, entirely improvised, no suggestion set with Michael Patrick Thornton (Artistic Director of The Gift Theatre) and a special guest artist for every performance. (more...)

BWW Review: ALADDIN, Lyric Hammersmith, 26 November 2016BWW Review: ALADDIN, Lyric Hammersmith, 26 November 2016
by Gary Naylor - Nov 27, 2016

Gary Naylor sees a pantomime that pushes all the traditional panto buttons without distracting gimmicks. (more...)

Photo Flash: Take a Look Inside Rehearsals for ALADDIN at Lyric HammersmithPhoto Flash: Take a Look Inside Rehearsals for ALADDIN at Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

The Lyric's annual panto returns when Aladdin flies into Hammersmith on his magic carpet for some festive fun in true Lyric style. Fresh for 2016, the show will be full of colourful characters, live music, lots of laughs and of course the magical Genie. (more...)

The Lyric Hammersmith's ALADDIN Announces Its Full CastThe Lyric Hammersmith's ALADDIN Announces Its Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces full casting for its Christmas show, Aladdin. The Lyric's annual panto returns when Aladdin flies into Hammersmith on his magic carpet for some festive fun in true Lyric style. Fresh for 2016, the show will be full of colourful characters, live music, lots of laughs and of course the magical Genie. (more...)

BEYOND CARING Coming to HOME in JulyBEYOND CARING Coming to HOME in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

Following critically acclaimed runs at The Yard and the National Theatre in London, Alexander Zeldin's Beyond Caring, a highly topical show which pulls no punches in its vivid depiction of the human cost of zero-hours contracts, comes to HOME in Manchester in July. (more...)

BBC Worldwide North America Acquires LONDON ROADBBC Worldwide North America Acquires LONDON ROAD
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2016

BBC Worldwide North America has acquired U.S. rights to LONDON ROAD, the film adaptation of the ground-breaking National Theatre play of the same name.  (more...)

BBC Worldwide North America Acquires U.S. Rights to Musical Thriller LONDON ROAD, Starring Tom HardyBBC Worldwide North America Acquires U.S. Rights to Musical Thriller LONDON ROAD, Starring Tom Hardy
by Movies News Desk - Jun 8, 2016

BBC Worldwide NORTH AMERICA has acquired the U.S. rights to the musical thriller LONDON ROAD, starring Tom Hardy, Olivia Colman and Anita Dobson. (more...)

BEYOND CARING Coming to Birmingham Repertory TheatreBEYOND CARING Coming to Birmingham Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

Following an acclaimed run at the National Theatre, Beyond Caring comes to Birmingham Repertory Theatre from 8 - 11 June. Devised and directed by REP Associate Director, Alexander Zeldin this striking play will be performed with the audience seated on the stage in main auditorium at The REP giving a unique opportunity to see the theatre's largest space from a different and much more intimate angle. (more...)

Alexander Zeldin's BEYOND CARING to Launch National TourAlexander Zeldin's BEYOND CARING to Launch National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

Following acclaimed runs at The Yard and National Theatre, Beyond Caring tours this June and July to a series of unusual and original performance spaces. Devised and directed by Alexander Zeldin, the production plays in a found space within Birmingham REP, Theatre Delicatessen Sheffield, HOME Manchester and a single performance at Theatre de la Ville in Luxembourg. James Doherty joins the cast with Luke Clarke, Janet Etuk, Kristin Hutchinson and Victoria Moseley all reprising their roles. In addition to the performances, in every city the company will be taking workshops and debate off-site into spaces belonging to communities affected by issues in the play. (more...)

World Premiere Adaptation of FLIGHT 232 Set for The House Theatre of ChicagoWorld Premiere Adaptation of FLIGHT 232 Set for The House Theatre of Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

The House Theatre of Chicago is proud to announce the world premiere adaptation of Laurence Gonzales' book Flight 232, adapted and directed by Vanessa Stalling. United Flight 232 tells the story of the harrowing July 19, 1989 flight bound for Chicago's O'Hare airport. United Flight 232 runs March 11 - May 1, plays at Chopin Theatre's Upstairs Theater, 1543 W. Division St. (more...)

Full Cast Set for World Premiere of EVENTIDE at Arcola TheatreFull Cast Set for World Premiere of EVENTIDE at Arcola Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2015

Up in Arms and Arcola Theatre today announce the full cast for the world premiere of Barney Norris's new play, Eventide. Alice Hamilton directsHasan Dixon (Mark), James Doherty (John) and Ellie Piercy (Liz). The production opens on 25 September at Arcola Theatre, with previews from 23 September, and runs until 17 October, ahead of a national tour to Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds, The North Wall, Salisbury Playhouse and The Brewery, Bristol Tobacco Factory. (more...)

Olivia Colman Talks Singing in LONDON ROAD, LOBSTER FilmsOlivia Colman Talks Singing in LONDON ROAD, LOBSTER Films
by Movies News Desk - May 28, 2015

Olivia Colman recently spoke to the Daily Mail about being 'baffled' to land two singing film roles -- the first in Rufus Norris's big screen version of LONDON ROAD, and the second is in Yorgos Lanthimos's surrealist project LOBSTER. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Trailer For The National Theatre's LONDON ROADSTAGE TUBE: Trailer For The National Theatre's LONDON ROAD
by Stage Tube - Apr 25, 2015

Hailed as a remarkable, ground-breaking work during two sell-out runs at the National Theatre, the feature film adaptation of LONDON ROAD reunites the award winning team, with script by Alecky Blythe, music by Adam Cork and directed by Rufus Norris (Broken). (more...)

Beware the Ides of March with 15 Shakespeare ShowtunesBeware the Ides of March with 15 Shakespeare Showtunes
by Matt Tamanini - Mar 15, 2015

'If music be the food of love, play on.' Even before the invention of the musical comedy (more on that later), William Shakespeare knew the importance of music in telling stories on stage. For our March feature, my colleague Jeff Walker and I thought that instead of marking the Ides of March with songs about murder, betrayal, and fate, we would focus on the synergy between showtunes and Shakespeare. (more...)

Mercer County Artists Award AnnouncedMercer County Artists Award Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2015

The Mercer County arts community came out in force to view the rich and varied works of fellow artists at the Awards Ceremony and Opening Reception for “Mercer County Artists 2015” on February 4. The exhibit is on display through February 27 at the Gallery at Mercer County Community College (MCCC), located on the second floor of the Communications Building on the college's West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. (more...)

BWW Reviews: CINDERELLA, New Wimbledon Theatre, December 9 2014BWW Reviews: CINDERELLA, New Wimbledon Theatre, December 9 2014
by Gary Naylor - Dec 10, 2014

Gary Naylor sees a panto packed with audience-pleasing routines and splendid performances, one that continues this venue's tradition of big shows with big stars. (more...)

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