Maria Friedman News

OLIVIERS 2014: The Full List Of Winners And Nominees!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 13, 2014

The Olivier Awards 2014 are presented this evening - keep an eye on this page, updating live, for the results. Established in 1976, the Laurence Olivier Awards celebrate the world-class status of London's theatre and are Britain's most prestigious stage honours. (more...)

Richard Eyre's GHOSTS to Continue West End Theatre Series at Cinemas Across the UK and Ireland, June 26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

The WEST END THEATRE SERIES is delighted to announce its third title; Richard Eyre's five-star, multi award-winning revival production of Ibsen's Ghosts. The Almeida Theatre production will be screened in over 200 cinemas across the UK and Ireland for one night only, Thursday 26 June '14 ( (more...)

AUDIO: Adam Guettel, 'Unexpressed'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Adam Guettel's heading over to the UK in May as part of the London Festival of Cabaret - he's in concert and conversation with diva and director Maria Friedman on 20th and 21st May at the Ambassadors Theatre. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Composer Adam Guettel on The LONDON FESTIVAL OF CABARET
by Carrie Dunn - Apr 11, 2014

Adam Guettel is heading over to the UK as part of the London Festival of Cabaret - he's in concert and conversation with diva and director Maria Friedman at the Ambassadors Theatre on May 20th and 21st. We asked more... (more...)

OLIVIERS 2014: Preview - Best Musical Revival
by Carrie Dunn - Apr 08, 2014

Nominees are The Sound of Music (Regent's Park Open Air Theatre), Tell Me On A Sunday (St James/Duchess Theatre) and Merrily We Roll Along (Menier Chocolate Factory/Harold Pinter Theatre) (more...)

SUNDAY IN THE WEST END WITH SONDHEIM Student Competition Set for Garrick Theatre, 18 May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

The passion, complexity and pure joy of singing SONDHEIM knows no bounds for a performer, but for the 12 finalists of this year's The Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer Of The Year Competition 2014 (SSSSPOTY), all will be revealed as they sing their hearts out competing for the title on SUNDAY 18 MAY at 3pm at the West End's GARRICK THEATRE. As if that weren't enough for them to sing in one afternoon, at SONDHEIM's request, the 12 finalists will also be singing the 12 new musical songs that are competing for The Stiles & Drewe Best New Song Prize. (more...)

BWW Review: Go, Go, Go Joseph and Hit The Road With This Smash Hit Production
by Steve Schonberg - Mar 21, 2014

'Joseph's' a show that stirs memories for a lot of people, many who may have participated in a production (I myself was 'Judah'), seen it produced at their local theater or church, or event caught one the Broadway and London versions or film, starring Donny Osmond. (more...)

London Festival Of Cabaret, Featuring Friedman, Hodge And More, Opens May 2014
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

The LONDON FESTIVAL OF CABARET is spreading its wings across London celebrating all things songbook in 2014, and this year will play at eight venues in the Capital from TUESDAY 6 MAY to THURSDAY 22 MAY 2014. (more...)

Nominations Announced for 2014 Olivier Awards! CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, ONCE, MORMON, MERRILY, Jude Law, Judi Dench & More
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 10, 2014

The nominations for The Olivier Awards 2014 with MasterCard - the most prestigious event in the UK's theatrical calendar - were announced today (Monday, March 10) by Nigel Harman and Leigh Zimmerman with the full list of nominations available below and online at (more...)

London Theatre Workshop to Open New Boutique Theatre in Fulham with ORDINARY DAYS, March 10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

London Theatre Workshop is delighted to announce that it will be opening the doors to a new, fully functional, 65 seat boutique theatre in the heart of Fulham, on 10 March, 2014. (more...)

Jason Carr Makes Cabaret Debut at The Pheasantry, Now thru Feb 1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

Jason Carr will make his cabaret debut at The Pheasantry Chelsea (voted best cabaret venue in London), performing five nights from today, 28th January to 1st February, 8.15 to 9.30 PM, with Janie Dee late night on the same dates from 9.45 to approximately 11 PM. (more...)

Film Version of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG to Open Ware Center's Winter/Spring Film Series, 2/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2014

The film will be screened only once on Monday, February 3rd at 7 PM at the Ware Center, 42 North Prince Street, Lancaster, PA. The film is being shown on the big screen at the Ware Center in high definition and high-fidelity surround sound. Also, the films which will make up the Winter/Spring Season of the Series will be announced at the top of the program. The list includes foreign, independent, animated and documentaries that are also Academy Award nominees & Festival Award Winners. (more...)

Discounted MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Encore Screening Tickets Now Available
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 14, 2014

A lot of severely discounted tickets for the upcoming January and February encore movie theater showings of the recently filmed West End production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's reverse-order musical comedy MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG are now available to purchase for Goldstar members. (more...)

Don Black Showcased In Star-Studded DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER BBC Concert Tonight
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 03, 2014

A star-studded concert featuring many of the most familiar faces from the West End stage are on hand for a spectacular new special spotlighting famed lyricist Don Black titled DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER: THE DON BLACK STORY. (more...)

InDepth InterView: InReview 2013 - All The Highlights!
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 31, 2013

While more than 50 InDepth InterViews were conducted in the 2013 calendar year and it is impossible to choose favorites, today we are highlighting some of the most uniquely arresting and singularly revealing conversations featured in BroadwayWorld's most popular and expansive interview series - including Patti LuPone, Darren Criss, Josh Groban, Audra McDonald, Cameron Mackintosh, Stephen Sondheim, Joan Rivers, Jeremy Jordan, Megan Hilty, Bebe Neuwirth and many more! (more...)

West End's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Now Available for Digital Download
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2013

West End's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, which was broadcast in cinemas across the United States earlier this fall, is now available for download over on Digital Theatre. (more...)

Chichester's PRIVATE LIVES, Starring Toby Stephens and Anna Chancellor, Hits U.S. Cinemas Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

CinemaLive and Digital Theatre previously announced the second production to be distributed as part of the West End Theatre Series - the Chichester Festival Theatre production of Noel Coward's Private Lives, directed by Jonathan Kent and starring Toby Stephens and Anna Chancellor. (more...)

West End's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG to Debut in Cinemas Nationwide, Dec 23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

SpectiCast along with CinemaLive and Digital Theatre present the encore presentation of Stephen Sondheim's acclaimed revival of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG from London's West End to American audiences nationwide from Monday, December 23, 2013 through Sunday, February 23, 2014. (more...)

by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 10, 2013

World renown composer Andrew Lloyd Webber has officially confirmed a feature film adaptation of his celebrated Biblically-themed musical JOSEPH & THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT is on the fast-track for a feature film adaptation. (more...)

West End's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Coming to Digital Theatre, 22 Dec
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2013

Digital Theatre today (25 November 2013) announced that Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Merrily We Roll Along - recently awarded the Ned Sherrin Award for Best Musical at the 2013 Evening Standard Theatre Awards - will be available to purchase online from Sunday 22 December. (more...)

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