Mike Poulton News

RSC's WOLF HALL and BRING UP THE BODIES to Transfer to the Aldwych Theatre, May 1-Sept 6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

Playful Productions and the Royal Shakespeare Company have announced that the sell-out productions of Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies will transfer to the Aldwych Theatre from 1 May for a strictly limited season until 6 September. RSC Members Priority Booking opens at 10am on Thursday 6 March. Public Booking opens at 10am on Monday 10 March. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Joshua Silver, Yolanda Kettle and More in A TALE OF TWO CITIES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Royal & Derngate's Made in Northampton season starts with the world premiere of a new adaptation by Mike Poulton of Charles Dickens' literary masterpiece A Tale Of Two Cities. Directed by the theatre's new Artistic Director James Dacre and with music by the Oscar-winning Rachel Portman, this epic theatrical event takes to Northampton's Royal stage from Friday 21 February to Saturday 15 March. Check out a first look below! (more...)

LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST & LOVE'S LABOUR'S WON Pairing, THE CHRISTMAS TRUCE & More Set for RSC's Winter 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 04, 2014

As part of a season marking the centenary of the First World War, Christopher Luscombe returns to the Royal Shakespeare Company to direct a single company of actors in a fresh pairing of two of Shakespeare's most sparkling comedies, set in the shadow of war. (more...)

LOOT Opens Tomorrow at Red Bull Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

Red Bull Theater presents the Off Broadway revival of Loot by Joe Orton. Red Bull Artistic Director Jesse Berger directs a company that includes Rebecca Brooksher (Fay), Eric Martin Brown (Meadows), Jarlath Conroy (McLeavy), Ryan Garbayo (Dennis), Rocco Sisto (Truscott), and Nick Westrate (Hal). Loot has scenic design by Narelle Sissons, costume design by Sara Jean Tosetti, lighting design by Scott Zielinski, and sound design by Brad Berridge. Opening Thursday January 16th, this limited engagement continues through February 9th only at Lucille Lortel Theater (121 Christopher Street). (more...)

Iain Glen Departs FORTUNE'S FOOL at Old Vic Due to Illness; William Houston Takes Over
by BWW News Desk - Jan 09, 2014

Ivan Turgenev's FORTUNE'S FOOL, starring Iain Glen (Game of Thrones, Downton Abbey) and Richard McCabe, began performances at the Old Vic on December 6. Glen, who plays Kuzovkin in the play, just had to withdraw from the cast because of illness. (more...)

RSC's WOLF HALL and BRING UP THE BODIES Begin Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

Ben Miles will play Thomas Cromwell and Lucy Briers will play Katherine of Aragon in the Royal Shakespeare Company's much-anticipated double bill of Hilary Mantel's Man Booker prize-winning novels, Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, adapted by Mike Poulton. (more...)

Ben Miles to Star as Cromwell in RSC's WOLF HALL and BRING UP THE BODIES?
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

According to the Daily Mail, Ben Miles (Coupling) will star as Thomas Cromwell in the Royal Shakespeare Company's winter double-bill of WOLF HALL and BRING UP THE BODIES, based on Hilary Mantel's novels set in the court of Henry VIII. (more...)

RSC Announces Full Cast of WOLF HALL and BRING UP THE BODIES at Swan Theatre,Today-March 29
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

The world premiere stage version of Hilary Mantel's multi award-winning novels about the rise and fall of Thomas Cromwell and Anne Boleyn has now been cast and starts rehearsals shortly before starting previews in the Swan Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon in December. (more...)

GAME OF THRONES' Iain Glen Stars in FORTUNE'S FOOL at the Old Vic, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 06, 2013

Iain Glen (Game of Thrones, Downton Abbey) will star with Richard McCabe in Ivan Turgenev's FORTUNE'S FOOL at the Old Vic, beginning tonight, December 6. (more...)

Royal & Derngate Announce 2014 MADE IN NORTHAMPTON Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2013

Building on the successes of recent years at Northampton's Royal & Derngate, new Artistic Director James Dacretoday announced details of his first Made In Northampton season. (more...)

Rebecca Brooksher, Eric Martin Brown & More to Lead Red Bull Theater's LOOT; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

Red Bull Theater presents the first-ever Off Broadway revival of Loot by Joe Orton. Red Bull Artistic Director Jesse Berger directs a company that includes Rebecca Brooksher (Fay), Eric Martin Brown (Meadows), Jarlath Conroy (McLeavy), Ryan Garbayo (Dennis), Rocco Sisto (Truscott), and Nick Westrate (Hal). Loot will have scenic design by Narelle Sissons, costume design by Sara Jean Tosetti, lighting design by Scott Zielinski, and sound design by Brad Berridge. (more...)

GAME OF THRONES' Iain Glen to Star in FORTUNE'S FOOL at the Old Vic from Dec 6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 03, 2013

The Daily Mail writes that Iain Glen (Game of Thrones, Downton Abbey) will star with Richard McCabe in Ivan Turgenev's FORTUNE'S FOOL at the Old Vic, beginning December 6. The play, to be directed by Lucy Bailey, hasn't been seen on the London stage since it was written 150 years ago. Glen will play Kuzovkin, a poor man living in a Russian estate. (more...)

LOOT & THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP Set for Red Bull Theater's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2013

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director) will present their Tenth Anniversary Season at Off-Broadway's Lucille Lortel Theater, including Off Broadway revivals of modern classics by the iconoclastic Joe Orton and Charles Ludlam - writing in the tradition of Marlowe and Aristophanes - alongside Revelation Readings of Jacobean gems such as 'Tis Pity She's a Whore and The Roaring Girl, and of rarities like the American Premiere of Nabokov's Tragedy of Mr. Morn, Brecht & Weill's musical Happy End, and Thornton Wilder's Alcestiad, offering something for every lover of classic theater to relish. (more...)

RSC Announces Full Cast of WOLF HALL and BRING UP THE BODIES at Swan Theatre, Dec 11-March 29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 06, 2013

The world premiere stage version of Hilary Mantel's multi award-winning novels about the rise and fall of Thomas Cromwell and Anne Boleyn has now been cast and starts rehearsals shortly before starting previews in the Swan Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon in December. (more...)

WOLF HALL and BRING UP THE BODIES to Play at RSC's Swan Theatre
by Debra Charlton - Jul 11, 2013

The Royal Shakespeare Company will present dual stage adaptations of Hilary Mantel's bestselling books, WOLF HALL and BRING UP THE BODIES. Adapted for the stage by Mike Poulton, Mantel's books chronicle Cromwell's rise to power during the tumultuous reign of Henry VIII. (more...)

Ben Miles, Lucy Briers and More Join RSC's WOLF HALL and BRING UP THE BODIES; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 04, 2013

Ben Miles will play Thomas Cromwell and Lucy Briers will play Katherine of Aragon in the Royal Shakespeare Company's much-anticipated double bill of Hilary Mantel's Man Booker prize-winning novels, Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, adapted by Mike Poulton. (more...)

Ben Miles to Star as Cromwell in RSC's WOLF HALL and BRING UP THE BODIES?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2013

According to the Daily Mail, Ben Miles (Coupling) will star as Thomas Cromwell in the Royal Shakespeare Company's winter double-bill of WOLF HALL and BRING UP THE BODIES, based on Hilary Mantel's novels set in the court of Henry VIII. (more...)

IF ONLY Premieres at Minerva Theatre, Chichester in June
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2013

Angus Jackson - director of the 2013 Olivier Award-winning production Goodnight Mister Tom - returns to Chichester with the world premiere of If Only by David Edgar. This political drama is described as a witty and astute exploration of the moral dilemmas at the heart of coalition government. (more...)

Red Bull Theater to Present THE DANCE OF DEATH American Premiere at Lucille Lortel Theatre, 4/10-5/4
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2013

Red Bull Theater will present the American Premiere of a new adaptation of August Strindberg's The Dance of Death by Mike Poulton (Tony Award Nominee for Best Play for Fortune's Fool), directed by Joseph Hardy (Tony Award winner for Best Director for Child's Play), for a strictly limited engagement beginning April 10th and continuing through May 4th only, at the Lucille Lortel Theater (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson Streets). Opening Night is set for Thursday April 18th. (more...)

Red Bull Theater Presents THE DANCE OF DEATH American Premiere at Lucille Lortel Theatre, Now thru 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2013

Red Bull Theater will present the American Premiere of a new adaptation of August Strindberg's The Dance of Death by Mike Poulton (Tony Award Nominee for Best Play for Fortune's Fool), directed by Joseph Hardy (Tony Award winner for Best Director for Child's Play), for a strictly limited engagement beginning tonight, April 10th and continuing through May 4th only, at the Lucille Lortel Theater (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson Streets). Opening Night is set for Thursday April 18th. (more...)

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