John Osborne News

Pulse Festival Line-Up Confirmed For New Wolsey Theatre, May 29-June 7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 05, 2014

The New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich is delighted to announce the full programme for the 14th annual Pulse Festival Ipswich from Thursday 29 May to Saturday 7 June 2014. Pulse Festival Ipswich is a part curated, part open application 10-day festival focusing on new and innovative work, offering a bright and inspiring snapshot of contemporary theatre and performance. (more...)

eInfochips and Kroger Unveil ZigBee-based 'Retail Site Intelligence' for Stores of the 21st Century
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

LAS VEGAS - International Security Conference and Expo, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

New Court Theatre Opens LOOK BACK IN ANGER Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

This February, join the LA New Court Theatre as we experience John Osborne's Look Back in Anger directed by Rhonda Kohl. This classic piece is strongly influenced by the playwright's unhappy marriage to actress Pamela Lee and gives the audience a glimpse into his life. Look Back in Anger, a monster of a masterpiece, is considered to be the literature that gave birth to the 'angry young man plays.' As Producer Ashley Partington says, 'On paper, the emotions John Osborne puts his character through are palpable. Live, it's almost unbearable to watch - but the audience won't be able to look away.' (more...)

New Court Theatre Presents LOOK BACK IN ANGER, 2/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

This February, join the LA New Court Theatre as we experience John Osborne's Look Back in Anger directed by Rhonda Kohl. This classic piece is strongly influenced by the playwright's unhappy marriage to actress Pamela Lee and gives the audience a glimpse into his life. Look Back in Anger, a monster of a masterpiece, is considered to be the literature that gave birth to the 'angry young man plays.' As Producer Ashley Partington says, 'On paper, the emotions John Osborne puts his character through are palpable. Live, it's almost unbearable to watch - but the audience won't be able to look away.' (more...)

Tony Nominee Martha Plimpton Joins Cast of OTHER DESERT CITIES at The Old Vic, Posner Will Direct
by BWW News Desk - Feb 05, 2014

The full cast is announced for the UK premiere of Jon Robin Baitz's acclaimed play, Other Desert Cities, opening at The Old Vic on Monday 24 March with previews from Thursday 13 March. Directed by Lindsay Posner, the new production will star Sinead Cusack, Peter Egan, Clare Higgins, Daniel Lapaine and Martha Plimpton. (more...)

Sylvia Rayman's WOMEN OF TWILIGHT to Return to White Bear, 6-26 Jan
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

Sylvia Rayman's hard-hitting 'all-women play' returns to the White Bear after a highly successful run in October 2013. (more...)

Los Angeles New Court Theatre to Present SPEECH & DEBATE, 12/6-15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2013

This December, the Los Angeles New Court Theatre brings Stephen Karam's contemporary multi-media comedy Speech & Debate to the stage, directed by Nathan Burkart. In Speech & Debate, three teenage misfits in Salem, Oregon discover they are linked by a sex scandal that's rocked their town. When one of them sets out to expose the truth, secrets become currency, the stakes get higher, and the trio's connection grows deeper in this searching, fiercely funny dark comedy with music. This controversial play covers a range of topics from homosexuality to abortion and most importantly, acceptance. The Director and founder of LANCT, Nathan Burkart says, "when we take hold of the things that make us different, there is a sense of strength and ability to love yourself for being different this is where the comedy lies." (more...)

White Bear Theatre to Present WOMEN OF TWILIGHT, 7-26 Jan
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2013

Women of Twilight is directed by Jonathan Rigby and designed by Olivia Knight. It forms part of the White Bear's Lost Classics strand, which has previously unearthed John Osborne's early plays The Devil Inside Him and Personal Enemy (which transferred to the 'Brits Off Broadway' festival in New York). (more...)

Heritage Arts Present VAULT 2014
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

Building on the huge success of the 2012 Festival, Heritage Arts present VAULT 2014: a wide-ranging programme of performance, live music, discussions and one-off late night events. Waterloo's Leake Street tunnels will again be transformed into a must-visit destination for creative and curious Londoners; a place for debate, drinking, dancing and more. (more...)

Los Angeles New Court Theatre to Open Second Season with Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT, 10/11-20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 03, 2013

After a sold out debut season, The Los Angeles New Court Theatre is proud to open their second season with a lively production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, directed by Alex Burkart. The story is a classic comedy of love and disguise. (more...)

11F Productions Stages WOMEN OF TWILIGHT, Now thru Oct 20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 02, 2013

First presented in 1951 and filmed the following year, Women of Twilight is a hard-hitting 'all-women play' in which unmarried mothers are ruthlessly exploited by an unscrupulous, baby-farming landlady. Neglected for over half a century, Sylvia Rayman's blistering drama is a real find - and, sadly, still relevant today. (more...)

THE WINSLOW BOY
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Sep 25, 2013

The Winslow Boy by Terence Rattigan, directed by Lindsay Posner begins previews September 20 at the American Airlines Theatre and is the first production in our 2013-2014 Season. (more...)

11F Productions to Stage WOMEN OF TWILIGHT, Oct 2-20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

First presented in 1951 and filmed the following year, Women of Twilight is a hard-hitting 'all-women play' in which unmarried mothers are ruthlessly exploited by an unscrupulous, baby-farming landlady. Neglected for over half a century, Sylvia Rayman's blistering drama is a real find - and, sadly, still relevant today. (more...)

Biography: Terrence Rattigan
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Sep 19, 2013

Terence Rattigan, Aunt Edna, and the Detested Play of Ideas (more...)

THE WINSLOW BOY
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Sep 12, 2013

The Winslow Boy by Terence Rattigan, directed by Lindsay Posner begins previews September 20 at the American Airlines Theatre and is the first production in our 2013-2014 Season. (more...)

Mint Theater's A PICTURE OF AUTUMN Extends Through Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2013

Mint Theater (Jonathan Bank, Artistic Director) today announced a two week extension for for the American Premiere of A Picture of Autumn by N.C. Hunter, directed by Gus Kaikkonen. The Mint production will now run until July 27th at its home (311 West 43rd Street). (more...)

Mint Theater's A PICTURE OF AUTUMN Extends Through 7/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2013

Mint Theater (Jonathan Bank, Artistic Director) today announced a two week extension for for the American Premiere of A Picture of Autumn by N.C. Hunter, directed by Gus Kaikkonen. The Mint production will now run until July 27th at its home (311 West 43rd Street). (more...)

Brighton Fringe Secured Place as England's Largest Arts Festival in 2013
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2013

2013 saw Brighton Fringe cement its place as England's largest arts festival, with an estimated 270,000 attendees (31.4% increase on 2012) flocking to some of the 734 individual events (including 176 free ones), 3654 performances at 185 venues across the city - from the atmospheric Old Police Cells to the back seats of cars. 45,000 people visited our free Fringe City outdoor showcase events and an estimated 1.5 million pounds were spent on over 165,000 tickets, making the average ticket price 9. (more...)

OSL's 2013 Caramoor Music Festival to Feature DON CARLOS, SHE LOVES ME & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2013

From June to August, Orchestra of St. Luke's presents its 34th summer season at the Caramoor Music Festival, taking place in the beautiful al fresco Venetian Theater at Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts in Katonah, New York. The five-concert series offers something for every musical taste, with a Broadway musical, symphonic masterworks, elegant chamber music for unusual groupings, and a longtime tradition of OSL's Caramoor residencies-Bel Canto operas under the baton of Will Crutchfield. (more...)

Mint Theater's A PICTURE OF AUTUMN Will Feature Jonathan Hogan, George Morfogen and Christian Coulson
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2013

Mint Theater (Jonathan Bank, Artistic Director) today announced the cast for the American Premiere of A Picture of Autumn by N.C. Hunter, directed by Gus Kaikkonen. The Mint production will run from May 23rd until July 14th at its home (311 West 43rd Street). Opening Night is set for Monday, June 10 th. (more...)

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