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Photo Flash: First Look at Press Night of Duke of York's Theatre's DOCTOR FAUSTUSPhoto Flash: First Look at Press Night of Duke of York's Theatre's DOCTOR FAUSTUS
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Praised for their innovative and anarchic reinvention of the classics, The Jamie Lloyd Company propels Christopher Marlowe's legendary now in an explosive new production starring Kit Harington (Game of Thrones) in his long-awaited return to the London stage. Faustus makes a pact with the Devil, selling his tale Doctor Faustus into the here and soul in return for the ability to perform absolutely anything  he pleases with the power of black magic. This fatal decision catapults him into an intoxicating world of celebrity, as he becomes a  world-renowned conjuror, international heartthrob and friend of the rich, famous and powerful. But what is the cost of his insatiable thirst for wealth and fame? With blackly comic new scenes by Colin Teevan, the story of this 400-year-old play is transported to a celebrity-obsessed  society of greed and instant gratification, offering a fresh, new perspective that chimes with our times.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the After Party for Duke of York's Theatre's DOCTOR FAUSTUSPhoto Flash: First Look at the After Party for Duke of York's Theatre's DOCTOR FAUSTUS
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Praised for their innovative and anarchic reinvention of the classics, The Jamie Lloyd Company propels Christopher Marlowe's legendary now in an explosive new production starring Kit Harington (Game of Thrones) in his long-awaited return to the London stage. Faustus makes a pact with the Devil, selling his tale Doctor Faustus into the here and soul in return for the ability to perform absolutely anything he pleases with the power of black magic. This fatal decision catapults him into an intoxicating world of celebrity, as he becomes a world-renowned conjuror, international heartthrob and friend of the rich, famous and powerful. But what is the cost of his insatiable thirst for wealth and fame? With blackly comic new scenes by Colin Teevan, the story of this 400-year-old play is transported to a celebrity-obsessed society of greed and instant gratification, offering a fresh, new perspective that chimes with our times. (more...)

Kit Harington to GAME OF THRONES Fans: 'Sorry For Lying!'Kit Harington to GAME OF THRONES Fans: 'Sorry For Lying!'
by TV News Desk - May 2, 2016

Those who tuned in to last night's episode of HBO's GAME OF THRONES finally learned the news about fan-favorite Jon Snow! (more...)

Kit Harington-Led DOCTOR FAUSTUS Cancels Performances Due to FloodKit Harington-Led DOCTOR FAUSTUS Cancels Performances Due to Flood
by Louisa Brady - Apr 30, 2016

Earlier today, April 30th, 2016, several performances of the Kit Harington-Led DOCTOR FAUSTUS were cancelled due to flooding at the Duke of York's Theatre.  (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: April 23-29THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: April 23-29
by Nora Dominick - Apr 29, 2016

Gearing up for Tony Award nomination this coming week? Didn't have time to check in on your favorite Broadway stars? Well don't worry BroadwayWorld has rounded up some of the biggest stories from this week from Broadway and beyond with BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures.' (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 4/27/2016 - 'LONG DAY'S JOURNEY' Opens and More!Broadway AM Report, 4/27/2016 - 'LONG DAY'S JOURNEY' Opens and More!
by Jessica Khan - Apr 27, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT, starring Jessica Lange, opens on Broadway, plus ANYTHING GOES bows at Goodspeed and Helen Mirren chats Shakespeare at the NYPL! (more...)

Photo Flash: Kit Harington Opens in DOCTOR FAUSTUS at Duke of York's TheatrePhoto Flash: Kit Harington Opens in DOCTOR FAUSTUS at Duke of York's Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Apr 26, 2016

Coinciding with the Season 6 premiere of Game of Thrones, Kit Harington opened in the title role of DOCTOR FAUSTUS at Duke of York's Theatre in the West End last night. Jamie Lloyd's contemporary take on Marlowe's play features modern additions by Colin Teevan, replacing the contested middle section, designs by Soutra Kilmour, sound design by Ben and Max Ringham, and movement by Polly Bennett. The cast also includes Jenna Russell as Mephistopheles, Jade Anouka (Wagner), Tom Edden (Good Angel), Danielle Flett (Valdes), Brian Gilligan (Cornelius), Forbes Masson (Lucifer) and Craig Stein (Evil Angel) and ensemble member Gabby Wong. (more...)

BWW Review: DOCTOR FAUSTUS, Duke of York's Theatre, April 21 2016BWW Review: DOCTOR FAUSTUS, Duke of York's Theatre, April 21 2016
by Laura Jones - Apr 26, 2016

Doctor Faustus is arguably Christopher Marlowe's best-loved and most well known play. What would we give to get whatever we wanted? In Marlowe's production, Faustus literally sells his soul to the devil in order to gain knowledge. However Jamie Lloyd's adaptation gives it a more modern twist. (more...)

Review Roundup: DOCTOR FAUSTUS, Starring Kit Harington, Opens in LondonReview Roundup: DOCTOR FAUSTUS, Starring Kit Harington, Opens in London
by Review Roundups - Apr 25, 2016

The Jamie Lloyd Company's production of DOCTOR FAUSTUS is playing an extended run at the Duke of York's Theatre, starring  Kit Harington (Game of Thrones) in the title role, alongside Jenna Russell as Mephistopheles, Jade Anouka (Wagner), Tom Edden (Good Angel), Danielle Flett (Valdes), Brian Gilligan (Cornelius), Forbes Masson(Lucifer), Craig Stein (Evil Angel) and ensemble member Gabby Wong. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Jesse Eisenberg to Star in His Off-Broadway Show, THE SPOILS, in London, May 27Jesse Eisenberg to Star in His Off-Broadway Show, THE SPOILS, in London, May 27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

The European premiere of The New Group's critically acclaimed Off-Broadway production, The Spoils, a razor-sharp new comedy written by and starring internationally acclaimed actor Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network, Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice), will transfer for a strictly limited season at London's Trafalgar Studios, from 27 May to 13 August, with press night on 2 June.  (more...)

Kit Harington, Glenn Close and Timothy Spall Lead April's Top 10 New London ShowsKit Harington, Glenn Close and Timothy Spall Lead April's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Apr 5, 2016

London is never short of theatre temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From Kit Harington's Faustus and Glenn Close's Norma Desmond to Annie Baker's Pulitzer Prize-winner and a heist farce, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews… (more...)

Photo Coverage: Olivier Award Winners 2016, Part Two - Denise Gough, Kenneth Cranham And More!Photo Coverage: Olivier Award Winners 2016, Part Two - Denise Gough, Kenneth Cranham And More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2016

Check out some of the winners from the 2016 Olivier Awards - including Denise Gough, Kenneth Cranham and more! (more...)

KINKY BOOTS, GYPSY Win Big At Oliviers! Staunton, Henry And All The Winners!KINKY BOOTS, GYPSY Win Big At Oliviers! Staunton, Henry And All The Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2016

The winners of the Olivier Awards 2016 with MasterCard, the most prestigious event in the UK theatrical calendar, were announced tonight (Sunday 3 April 2016) at the star-studded ceremony held at London's Royal Opera House. (more...)

Celebrate London Theatre- Watch the 2016 Olivier Awards Live Stream!Celebrate London Theatre- Watch the 2016 Olivier Awards Live Stream!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2016

Not in the UK for the big night? Fear not! For the first time ever, the ceremony is being live streamed on YouTube in the US, so you can tune in beginning at 5pm  EST! (more...)

Tonight's the Night- Tune in at 5PM EST for the 2016 Olivier Awards Live Stream!Tonight's the Night- Tune in at 5PM EST for the 2016 Olivier Awards Live Stream!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2016

It's the biggest night in London Theatre! The Olivier Awards 2016 with MasterCard - the most prestigious event in the UK's theatrical calendar - take place tonight at the Royal Opera House, hosted by Michael Ball. This year's list of Olivier Award nominees includes Gemma Arterton, Kenneth Branagh, Kenneth Cranham, Benedict Cumberbatch, Judi Dench, Mark Gatiss, Denise Gough, Preeya Kalidas, Nicole Kidman, Adrian Lester, Lara Pulver, Mark Rylance, Imelda Staunton, Tom Sturridge and David Suchet. Check back right here at BroadwayWorld tonight at 5pm EST to watch the Oliviers live stream! (more...)

Shirley Bassey, Matthew Bourne and More to Present the 2016 Olivier Awards, April 3Shirley Bassey, Matthew Bourne and More to Present the 2016 Olivier Awards, April 3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

The Olivier Awards 2016 with MasterCard - the most prestigious event in the UK's theatrical calendar - has revealed further details of the star-studded ceremony, hosted by two-time Olivier Award winner Michael Ball on Sunday 3 April at the Royal Opera House. (more...)

VIDEO: GAME OF THRONES Cast Answers the Question 'Is Jon Snow Really Dead?'VIDEO: GAME OF THRONES Cast Answers the Question 'Is Jon Snow Really Dead?'
by TV News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

In an all-new video, Entertainment Weekly asks the cast of HBO's GAME OF THRONES the question that is on everybody's mind - Is Jon Snow dead? (more...)

VIDEO: Check Out All-New Trailer for GAME OF THRONES Season 6VIDEO: Check Out All-New Trailer for GAME OF THRONES Season 6
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

Below, check out the all new 'March Madness' trailer for Season 6 of HBO's GAME OF THORNES. The series returns to HBO on April 24th. (more...)

Official: Cyndi Lauper to Perform at 2016 Olivier Awards, April 3Official: Cyndi Lauper to Perform at 2016 Olivier Awards, April 3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2016

The Olivier Awards with MasterCard are delighted to announce that two world-wide musical stars will be joining the line-up for the 40th Anniversary Ceremony. Grammy and Tony Award-winning musician Cyndi Lauper is set to perform both on her own and in a unique collaboration following the seven nominations for Kinky Boots, which features music written by Cyndi. Michael Feinstein, master of The Great American Songbook, will also be performing on the night, joining a variety of past winners in a special 40th anniversary segment. (more...)

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's TheatrePhoto Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

Last night, Wednesday 23 March, saw the opening night of the much-anticipated production of Duncan Macmillan's intoxicating new play, PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS, at the Wyndham's Theatre. Having recently extended its run for two weeks due to popular demand, PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS is booking to 18 June 2016. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

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