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BWW Review: FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS, Royal Court, 22 September 2016BWW Review: FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS, Royal Court, 22 September 2016
by Marianka Swain - Sep 23, 2016

The current racial crisis in America might seem too urgent, too horrific, for us to be constantly seeking historical stories, but Suzan-Lori Parks's play cycle makes a vividly articulate case for the long thread running from 19th-century slavery to 2016 debate over entrenched ethnic hierarchies and the nature of freedom. Originally staged at New York's Public Theater in 2014, Jo Bonney's acclaimed production now makes a welcome visit to the Court, where this intimate epic unspools unhurriedly and mesmerisingly. (more...)

NO MAN'S LAND Leads September's Top 10 New London ShowsNO MAN'S LAND Leads September's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Aug 30, 2016

The capital is never short of theatre temptations, whether big West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From two theatrical titans taking on Pinter to the RSC in London and an unusual dining experience, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews... (more...)

Cast Announced For TORN And FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (PARTS 1, 2 & 3) At The Royal CourtCast Announced For TORN And FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (PARTS 1, 2 & 3) At The Royal Court
by Edward Baker - Aug 5, 2016

TORN and FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (PARTS 1, 2 & 3) will play at the Royal Court Theatre in September 2016. Torn explores a family broken by secrets and the scars left of things left unsaid. Father Comes Home From The Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3)tackles the legacy of slavery in the US and its influence on the African-American experience. (more...)

Birmingham Repertory Theatre to Host Monologue Slam, 16 MayBirmingham Repertory Theatre to Host Monologue Slam, 16 May
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Monologue Slam UK is the ultimate showcase for actors from all backgrounds and profiles. Following a lengthy audition process, 22 actors are given the opportunity to perform for a welcoming audience and a panel of people in a position to move their careers forward. (more...)

Photo Flash: Not Black and White's DETAINING JUSTICEPhoto Flash: Not Black and White's DETAINING JUSTICE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2009

Jimmy Akingbola, Aml Ameen, John Boyega , Karl Collins, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Abhin Galeya, Jaye Griffiths, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, Amelia Lowdell, Cecilia Noble, Rebecca Scroggs and Robert Whitelock are the full cast announced for the Not Black and White season - three plays to be presented by the Tricycle Theatre examining the state of Britain at the end of the first decade of the twenty first century. (more...)

Photo Flash: CATEGORY B Plays Not Black And White SeasonPhoto Flash: CATEGORY B Plays Not Black And White Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2009

Jimmy Akingbola, Aml Ameen, John Boyega , Karl Collins, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Abhin Galeya, Jaye Griffiths, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, Amelia Lowdell, Cecilia Noble, Rebecca Scroggs and Robert Whitelock are the full cast announced for the Not Black and White season - three plays to be presented by the Tricycle Theatre examining the state of Britain at the end of the first decade of the twenty first century. (more...)

Photo Flash: CATEGORY B Rehearsal, Opens Tricycle's "Not Black and White" SeasonPhoto Flash: CATEGORY B Rehearsal, Opens Tricycle's "Not Black and White" Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2009

Paulette Randall will direct the world premiere of Roy Williams? Category B, the opening production in the Tricycle?s Not Black and White season. Running from 8 October until 19 December with press night on 12 October, Category B is designed by Rosa Maggiora, with lighting by James Farncombe and sound by Tom Lishman. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for NOT BLACK AND WHITE SeasonFull Cast Announced for NOT BLACK AND WHITE Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2009

Jimmy Akingbola, Aml Ameen, John Boyega , Karl Collins, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Abhin Galeya, Jaye Griffiths, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, Simone James, Amelia Lowdell, Cecilia Noble, Rebecca Scroggs and Robert Whitelock are the full cast announced for the Not Black and White season - three plays to be presented by the Tricycle Theatre examining the state of Britain at the end of the first decade of the twenty first century. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen in West End Play The CutPhoto Coverage: Ian McKellen in West End Play The Cut
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2006

Olivier Award-winning theatre and film star Ian McKellen opened in The Cut, Mark Ravenhill's new play, on February 28th at the Donmar Warehouse (more...)

UK News: Blue/Orange at the Sheffield Crucible opens 2/2
by West End News Desk - Jan 28, 2005

Sheffield Theatres are proud to present the first major revival of BLUE/ORANGE, Joe Penhall's award-winning play. (more...)

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