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BRUTE by Izzy Tennyson to Hit the Soho TheatreBRUTE by Izzy Tennyson to Hit the Soho Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

After a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe 2015, Izzy Tennyson's BRUTE comes to Soho Theatre. BRUTE (winner of the 2015 IdeasTap Underbelly Award) is an exciting piece of new writing based on the true story of a rather twisted, horrible schoolgirl. Tennyson's truthful writing is fearless, laced with a deliciously scabrous humour. (more...)

Main Street Theater to Continue 40th Season with Regional Premiere of LOVE AND INFORMATIONMain Street Theater to Continue 40th Season with Regional Premiere of LOVE AND INFORMATION
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

Main Street Theater (MST) continues its 40th Anniversary Season with the regional premiere of Love and Information by Caryl Churchill, a whirlwind of 57 scenes about how we love and what we know.† Director Philip Hays describes this unique play as an "onslaught of human moments" with which audiences will easily identify and through which audiences will readily engage with the piece. (more...)

Royal Shakespeare Company Sets Winter 2016 Season, Celebrating The Bard's 400th AnniversaryRoyal Shakespeare Company Sets Winter 2016 Season, Celebrating The Bard's 400th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

The RSC brings Shakespeare's 400th anniversary year in Stratford to a close with a powerful programme, matching two major Shakespeare titles with two irreverent Jacobean comedies and a new play from Anders Lustgarten, which plays out across 400 years between Caravaggio's Naples and the housing estates of Bootle. (more...)

THE DISSENTER'S HANDBOOK Comes to Shaking The Tree Theatre This DecemberTHE DISSENTER'S HANDBOOK Comes to Shaking The Tree Theatre This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

After a sold-out weekend in July 2015, at the CoHo Theatre Summerfest, performer Matthew Kerrigan returns to Shaking The Tree Theatre†for a bawdy evening of storytelling, physical theatre and clowning, directed by Samantha Van Der Merwe. We are also excited to add a compelling tale, written by master storyteller Dario Fo, called TALE OF A TIGER, (Storia della Tigre) translated by Ed Emery. (more...)

Theatre Uncut Announces Rights-Free Plays by Rachel Chavkin, Neil LaBute and More, Nov 6-Dec 6Theatre Uncut Announces Rights-Free Plays by Rachel Chavkin, Neil LaBute and More, Nov 6-Dec 6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

A selection of the most powerful Theatre Uncut plays of the first four years to be made available rights free from 6th November to 6th December 2015. (more...)

Theatre Uncut Announces Rights-Free Plays by Rachel Chavkin, Neil LaBute and More, Nov 6-Dec 6Theatre Uncut Announces Rights-Free Plays by Rachel Chavkin, Neil LaBute and More, Nov 6-Dec 6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

A selection of the most powerful Theatre Uncut plays of the first four years to be made available rights free from 6th November to 6th December 2015. (more...)

Museum of Sex and One Year Lease Host HALLOWEEN BACCHANALIA 2015 TonightMuseum of Sex and One Year Lease Host HALLOWEEN BACCHANALIA 2015 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2015

Following a 10-year hiatus, Museum of Sex (MoSEX) and One Year Lease Theater Company once again present Halloween Bacchanalia 2015. (more...)

The Watermill Presents MACBETH, From Nov 2The Watermill Presents MACBETH, From Nov 2
by Jenny Ell - Oct 23, 2015

The Watermill has announced the full company for its upcoming production of†Macbeth, which runs from 2 - 7 November, before undertaking a tour of local schools. (more...)

Museum of Sex and One Year Lease to Host HALLOWEEN BACCHANALIA 2015Museum of Sex and One Year Lease to Host HALLOWEEN BACCHANALIA 2015
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

Following a 10-year hiatus, Museum of Sex (MoSEX) and One Year Lease Theater Company once again present Halloween Bacchanalia 2015. (more...)

Patti Love Stars in UK Tour of JANE WENHAM: THE WITCH OF WALKERN, Beginning TonightPatti Love Stars in UK Tour of JANE WENHAM: THE WITCH OF WALKERN, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2015

Ria Parry will direct Patti Love in the title role of Rebecca Lenkiewicz's Jane Wenham: The Witch of Walkern. The world premiere production, from Out of Joint, Watford Palace Theatre and Arcola Theatre in association with Eastern Angles, will tour the UK from September 2015 to January 2016. (more...)

UK Premiere of DRY LAND Set for Jermyn Street TheatreUK Premiere of DRY LAND Set for Jermyn Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2015

Dry Land was greeted with ecstatic reviews and queues around the block when it premiered at the Here Arts Center in New York a year ago. The production prompted revered New York Times critic Ben Bradley to award it a glowing five star review in which he described the work as 'tender, caustic, funny and harrowing, often all at the same time'. Nominated for the prestigious Susan Blackburn award and heaped with praise, the 21 year old Ruby Rae Spiegel was named a 'fearless' writer who could expect a glittering career ahead. (more...)

Actors Touring Company & Unicorn Presents UK Debut of MARTYR, Now thru Oct 10Actors Touring Company & Unicorn Presents UK Debut of MARTYR, Now thru Oct 10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2015

The UK premiere of MARTYR by Marius von Maybenburg will be directed by Ramin Gray at the Unicorn Theatre, now to October 10. Press Night tonight, September 17, 2015. Actors Touring Company teams with Unicorn to present von Mayenburg's study of religious radicalisation in the classroom. (more...)

Actors Touring Company & Unicorn Presents UK Debut of MARTYR, Now thru Oct 10Actors Touring Company & Unicorn Presents UK Debut of MARTYR, Now thru Oct 10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

The UK premiere of MARTYR by Marius von Maybenburg will be directed by Ramin Gray at the Unicorn Theatre, tonight, September 16,†to October 10. Press Night September 17, 2015. Actors Touring Company teams with Unicorn to present von Mayenburg's study of religious radicalisation in the classroom. (more...)

Studio Theatre to Open Studio X Series with ANIMALStudio Theatre to Open Studio X Series with ANIMAL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

Studio Theatre will inaugurate its Studio X series with Animal, a new play by British playwright Clare Lizzimore, commissioned for Studio's stage. "Clare is a director turned playwright whom I commissioned after reading her first play," says Artistic Director David Muse. "She has a tremendous theatrical imagination paired with an understanding of the subtle skill of actors to animate characters. Animal is an intimate and character-driven domestic drama, full of twists and humor. I've known GT Upchurch for years, and she has the craft and imagination to realize Clare's work in all its complexity and beauty." (more...)

Patti Love to Star in UK Tour of JANE WENHAM: THE WITCH OF WALKERN; Cast Announced!Patti Love to Star in UK Tour of JANE WENHAM: THE WITCH OF WALKERN; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

Ria Parry will direct Patti Love in the title role of Rebecca Lenkiewicz's Jane Wenham: The Witch of Walkern. The world premiere production, from Out of Joint, Watford Palace Theatre and Arcola Theatre in association with Eastern Angles, will tour the UK from September 2015 to January 2016. (more...)

Dark Comedy ALLIE Premieres at Edinburgh Fringe Festival TonightDark Comedy ALLIE Premieres at Edinburgh Fringe Festival Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

ALLIE, a new dark comedy written and performed by Edinburgh born actor Ruaraidh Murray, will be Murray's first ever two-hander alongside Edinburgh born actress Megan Shandley. This will premiere at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival at the Gilded Balloon, tonight 5 - Monday 31 August 2015. (more...)

Actors Touring Company & Unicorn to Present UK Debut of MARTYR, Sept 16-Oct 10Actors Touring Company & Unicorn to Present UK Debut of MARTYR, Sept 16-Oct 10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

The UK premiere of†MARTYR by Marius von Maybenburg will be directed by Ramin Gray at the Unicorn Theatre,†September 16 to October 10.†Press Night September 17, 2015. Actors Touring Company teams with Unicorn to present von Mayenburg's study of religious radicalisation in the classroom.† (more...)

Second Circle Theatre Opens First Season with MISS MARGARIDA'S WAY and SHOOTING RATS TonightSecond Circle Theatre Opens First Season with MISS MARGARIDA'S WAY and SHOOTING RATS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

Second Circle Theatre Company†opens their first season producing Shooting Rats†by Peter Turrini and Miss Margarida's Way†by Roberto Athayde in order to explore the issue of Personal Identity. (more...)

Second Circle Theatre to Open First Season with MISS MARGARIDA'S WAY and SHOOTING RATS, 5/28Second Circle Theatre to Open First Season with MISS MARGARIDA'S WAY and SHOOTING RATS, 5/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

Second Circle Theatre Company†opens their first season producing Shooting Rats†by Peter Turrini and Miss Margarida's Way†by Roberto Athayde in order to explore the issue of Personal Identity. (more...)

CROUCH, TOUCH, PAUSE, ENGAGE Coming to Arcola TheatreCROUCH, TOUCH, PAUSE, ENGAGE Coming to Arcola Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

Crouch, Touch, Pause, Engage - the critically-acclaimed play about Gareth Thomas, the first professional rugby player to come out while still playing - comes to Arcola Theatre this spring (20 May - 20 June 2015) following its current tour. Directed by Max Stafford-Clark, and written by Robin Soans, the play is a co-production by Out of Joint, National Theatre Wales and Arcola Theatre. (more...)

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