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Gerard McCarthy, Vanessa Babirye and More to Star in UK's BEAUTIFUL THING - Full Cast Announced!Gerard McCarthy, Vanessa Babirye and More to Star in UK's BEAUTIFUL THING - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

Casting is now complete: best known as series regular 'Kris Fisher' in Channel 4's Hollyoaks most recently seen on screen in BBC2's The Fall, and on Netflix' epic Titanic: Blood and Steel, Gerard McCarthy will star as 'Tony'. Other theatrical credits include The Merry Wives of Windsor at the Globe, and Blue/Orange for ATG. Vanessa Babirye, recently seen on screen in BBC 2's Our Girl, and at the National Theatre in Romeo and Juliet will star as 'Leah'. Also joining the company will be Rob Ellis and Natalie Law. (more...)

Studio 180 Theatre Stages North American Premiere of NSFW, Now thru Nov 30Studio 180 Theatre Stages North American Premiere of NSFW, Now thru Nov 30
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

Studio 180 Theatre is delighted to present the work of multi award-winning British playwright Lucy Kirkwood for the first time in North America. NSFW, Kirkwood's acclaimed play from 2012, will be directed by Joel Greenberg and will be performed tonight, November 7 to 30, 2014 at The Theatre Centre. (more...)

Studio 180 Theatre to Stage North American Premiere of NSFW, Nov 7-30Studio 180 Theatre to Stage North American Premiere of NSFW, Nov 7-30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Studio 180 Theatre is delighted to present the work of multi award-winning British playwright Lucy Kirkwood for the first time in North America. NSFW, Kirkwood's acclaimed play from 2012, will be directed by Joel Greenberg and will be performed November 7 to 30, 2014 at The Theatre Centre. (more...)

BEAUTIFUL THING to Launch 2015 UK Tour in MarchBEAUTIFUL THING to Launch 2015 UK Tour in March
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Nikolai Foster's celebrated anniversary production of Jonathan Harvey's Beautiful Thing returns in 2015 with a brand new cast for an 18 week UK tour, opening in Canterbury in March, then visiting Birmingham, Manchester, Nottingham, Leicester, Cardiff and Brighton, with further dates to be announced. (more...)

BEAUTIFUL THING Announces 18-Week UK Tour in 2015BEAUTIFUL THING Announces 18-Week UK Tour in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Nikolai Foster's celebrated anniversary production of Jonathan Harvey's Beautiful Thing returns in 2015 with a brand new cast for an 18 week UK tour, opening in Canterbury in March, then visiting Birmingham, Manchester, Nottingham, Leicester, Cardiff and Brighton, with further dates to be announced. (more...)

John Tiffany-Helmed THE TWITS & More Set for Royal Court's 2014-15 SeasonJohn Tiffany-Helmed THE TWITS & More Set for Royal Court's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

The Royal Court Theatre announces a new season of work today, Friday 27 June, including new plays from Molly Davies, Zinnie Harris, Rory Mullarkey, Tim Price and Jack Thorne; a debut play from first-time playwright Diana Nneka Atuona; a collaboration between scientist Chris Rapley, playwright and director Duncan Macmillan and director Katie Mitchell and a new production for young people and their families - Enda Walsh's new adaptation of Roald Dahl's The Twits. (more...)

Edge Theater's THE GRADUATE Begins TomorrowEdge Theater's THE GRADUATE Begins Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2014

The Edge Theater presents 'The Graduate' June 6 - 29 at 1560 Teller Street in Lakewood. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 6 p.m; Thursdays, June 12, 19 and 26 @ 8 p.m. Tickets are $24 and available online at www.theedgetheater.com or by calling 303-232-0363. Group rates are available. (more...)

CITY STORIES Announces Year-Long Residency at St. James STudioCITY STORIES Announces Year-Long Residency at St. James STudio
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

City Stories has announce a year-long residency at St. James Studio. As well as the two upcoming dates, 01 and 02 May, there will be bi-monthly performances from September 2014, with a new, fluid company of different actors taking different roles over the course of the project. (more...)

Heidi Thomas's CALL THE MIDWIFE Kicks Off Third Season on PBS; Next Project Will Be Broadway-Bound GIGIHeidi Thomas's CALL THE MIDWIFE Kicks Off Third Season on PBS; Next Project Will Be Broadway-Bound GIGI
by TV News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

'Call the Midwife,' the acclaimed BBC/PBS series by Emmy-nominated screenwriter and playwright Heidi Thomas, began airing its third season on March 30, 2014 on PBS in the US and continues through May 18, 2014. The period drama, which follows the midwives and nuns of a convent in the poor East End of London in the 1950s, first premiered to record ratings on BBC One in the UK in January, 2012 and began airing in the US in fall of 2012 on PBS, earning ecstatic reviews from television writers. It is currently the BBC's top-rated drama, earning 10.5 million viewers per episode and has been sold to 197 territories worldwide. 'Call the Midwife' is produced by Neal Street Productions, a film, television and stage production company, founded and run by Sam Mendes, Pippa Harris and Caro Newling. (more...)

Lucy Kirkwood's CHIMERICA Wins 2014 Susan Smith Blackburn PrizeLucy Kirkwood's CHIMERICA Wins 2014 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

The 2013 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has been awarded to U.K. playwright Lucy Kirkwood for her play Chimerica. In addition, a Special Commendation has been awarded to Phoebe Waller-Bridge for her debut play, Fleabag. (more...)

Graham Parker Moderates BREAKFAST WITH MUGABE Talk Back TonightGraham Parker Moderates BREAKFAST WITH MUGABE Talk Back Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

Graham Parker, General Manager WQXR and Vice President of NYPR will moderate the Breakfast With Mugabe post-performance talk back, as the play celebrates its 100th performance and on the eve of president Robert Mugabe's 90th birthday celebration, tonight, February 19. (more...)

Graham Parker to Moderate BREAKFAST WITH MUGABE Talk Back, 2/19Graham Parker to Moderate BREAKFAST WITH MUGABE Talk Back, 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

Graham Parker, General Manager WQXR and Vice President of NYPR will moderate the Breakfast With Mugabe post-performance talk back, as the play celebrates its 100th performance and on the eve of president Robert Mugabe's 90th birthday celebration, Wednesday, February 19. (more...)

Martin Crimp's Translation of PAINS OF YOUTH Makes NY Debut at Access Theater, Now thru 3/2Martin Crimp's Translation of PAINS OF YOUTH Makes NY Debut at Access Theater, Now thru 3/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

Following its critically acclaimed 2009 engagement in the Royal National Theatre in London, Martin Crimp's new translation of Ferdinand Bruckner's 'Pains of Youth' will finally have its New York premiere in a production of The Cake Shop Theater Company at the Access Theater, 380 Broadway, tonight, February 13 to March 2. Katie Lupica directs. (more...)

David Lan to Lead Performing Arts Center at the World Trade Center as Artistic Director; Sexton, Hayles & Daldry Join TeamDavid Lan to Lead Performing Arts Center at the World Trade Center as Artistic Director; Sexton, Hayles & Daldry Join Team
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

The Performing Arts Center at the World Trade Center ('the PAC') today announces the establishment of a core team of artistic leaders: David Lan (Artistic Director of London's Young Vic) as Consulting Artistic Director; Lucy Sexton (artist, producer, and Director of the New York Dance & Performance Awards (aka The Bessies)) as Associate Artistic Director; and Andy Hayles, Managing Partner of Charcoalblue (London's National Theatre, Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre, and the future home of Brooklyn's St. Ann's Warehouse), as theater design consultant. Stephen Daldry (director of the films The Hours, Billy Elliot, The Reader and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, and of Billy Elliot the Musical, and former Artistic Director of London's Gate Theatre and Royal Court Theatre) has joined the PAC's Board of Directors. The artistic team is collaborating with the PAC's staff, board and numerous consultants to create a place that is unique on the cultural landscapes of New York, the United States and the world. (more...)

Finalists Announced for 2014 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize- Including Theresa Rebeck & More!Finalists Announced for 2014 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize- Including Theresa Rebeck & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 10 Finalists for its prestigious playwriting award, now celebrating its thirty-sixth year. Chosen from over 100 submitted plays, the Finalists are (more...)

Rona Munro's THE JAMES PLAYS Cycle Set for Edinburgh Festival, Aug 2014; National Theatre, Fall 2014Rona Munro's THE JAMES PLAYS Cycle Set for Edinburgh Festival, Aug 2014; National Theatre, Fall 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2014

James I, James II and James III - are a new cycle of history plays by award-winning playwright Rona Munro and directed by Laurie Sansom, Artistic Director of the National Theatre of Scotland, which are to be presented in an unprecedented co-production by the National Theatre of Scotland, Edinburgh International Festival and the National Theatre of Great Britain, during the Edinburgh International Festival in August and at the National Theatre in London from September to October. (more...)

Mauckingbird Presents BEAUTIFUL THING, Now thru 2/2Mauckingbird Presents BEAUTIFUL THING, Now thru 2/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

Renowned in the region for their productions of gay-themed works, Mauckingbird Theatre Company begins their 2014 season with a down-to-earth look at first love in their production of Beautiful Thing by English playwright Jonathan Harvey. The play, which was described as an 'endearing, lopsided smile of a comedy about a boy who falls for the boy next door' by The New York Times, will run tonight, January 15 - February 2 in the Skybox at the Adrienne. (more...)

Martin Crimp's Translation of PAINS OF YOUTH to Make NY Debut at Access Theater, 2/13-3/2Martin Crimp's Translation of PAINS OF YOUTH to Make NY Debut at Access Theater, 2/13-3/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

Following its critically acclaimed 2009 engagement in the Royal National Theatre in London, Martin Crimp's new translation of Ferdinand Bruckner's 'Pains of Youth' will finally have its New York premiere in a production of The Cake Shop Theater Company at the Access Theater, 380 Broadway, February 13 to March 2. (more...)

Nora Theatre Kicks Off 2014 with INSIGNIFICANCE, Now thru 2/9Nora Theatre Kicks Off 2014 with INSIGNIFICANCE, Now thru 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2014

The Nora Theatre Company will present Terry Johnson's Insignificance from today, January 9 - February 9, 2014. Insignificance is directed by Daniel Gidron. The press performance for Insignificance is Monday, January 13 at 7:30PM. (more...)

BREAKFAST WITH MUGABE Returns for 10-Week Run at Theatre Row, Now thru March 2BREAKFAST WITH MUGABE Returns for 10-Week Run at Theatre Row, Now thru March 2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2014

Breakfast With Mugabe, Fraser Grace's award-winning drama, returns by popular demand, after its successful New York City premiere this past August at the Signature Center, for a 10 week run at The Lion Theatre on Theatre Row, commencing in January 2014. (more...)

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