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Review Roundup: THE DUCK HOUSE at West End's Vaudeville Theatre
by Review Roundups - Dec 13, 2013

Ben Miller leads an all-star cast in the West End premiere ofThe Duck House, an outrageous new comedy set in a world of dodgy receipts, dodgier deceit, and pure Parliamentary panic. It opened at the Vaudeville Theatre on 10th December 2013, and stars Olivier Award Winning Actress Nancy Carroll, Debbie Chazen, James Musgrave,Simon Shepherd and Diana Vickers. Let's see what the critics had to say: (more...)

The Duck House, a new comedy starring Ben Miller to open at The Vaudeville Theatre on 10 December
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2013

Ben Miller leads an all-star cast in the West End premiere of The Duck House, an outrageous new comedy set in a world of dodgy receipts, dodgier deceit, and pure Parliamentary panic. Opening at the Vaudeville Theatre on 10th December 2013, with previews from Wednesday 27th November following a five week UK tour, The Duck Housealso stars Olivier Award Winning Actress Nancy Carroll, Debbie Chazen, James Musgrave,Simon Shepherd and Diana Vickers. Tony and Olivier Award winner Terry Johnson directs this hilarious political satire from two writers who've been making fun of politicians for decades: Dan Patterson and Colin Swash. (more...)

L.A. Theatre Works & The James Bridges Theater Screen THE MAGISTRATE, 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2013

The Magistrate - Filmed live at Great Britain's National Theatre, broadcast by National Theatre Live, and presented by L.A. Theatre Works and the James Bridges Theater: Academy Award nominee and Tony Award-winner John Lithgow (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Shrek, 3rd Rock from the Sun) takes the title role in Arthur Wing Pinero's uproarious Victorian farce, directed by Olivier Award-winner Timothy Sheader. With his dubious air and a developed taste for smoking, gambling, alcohol and women, it's hard to believe Cis Farringdon is only fourteen. And that's because he isn't. Agatha, his mother, dropped five years from her true age-and his-when she married amiable magistrate Posket. When her deception looks set to be revealed, it sparks a series of hilarious indignities and outrageous mishaps. In a similar vein to the National Theatre's smash-hit comedies, She Stoops to Conquer, London Assurance and One Man, Two Guvnors, The Magistrate sis sure to have audiences around the world doubled up with laughter. (more...)

Music Box Theatre Screens THE MAGISTRATE, Starring John Lithgow, 1/23 & 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2013

The Music Box Theatre continues its partnership with the UK's National Theatre Live - produced by Northwestern University alum David Sabel - to exhibit live stage performances beamed to Chicago from the prestigious National Theatre in London. Academy Award nominee and Tony Award-winner John Lithgow (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Shrek, This is 40) takes the title role in Arthur Wing Pinero's uproarious Victorian farce, The Magistrate, directed by Olivier Award-winner Timothy Sheader (Crazy for You and Into the Woods). The Chicago performances take place Wednesday, January 23, 7 p.m. and Sunday, February 10, 2 p.m. at the Music Box Theatre, 3733 North Southport Avenue. Tickets to National Theatre Live events are $15 in advance at the Music Box Theatre box office and online at www.musicboxtheatre.com/collections/national-theatre-live-presents; $18 at the door. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in South Bend - Week of 1/13/2013
by BWW - Jan 13, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/13/2013 for South Bend (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Wichita - Week of 1/13/2013
by BWW - Jan 13, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/13/2013 for Wichita (more...)

National Theatre Live's THE MAGISTRATE, Starring John Lithgow, Opens 1/17 in Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Jan 08, 2013

Academy Award nominee and Tony Award winner John Lithgow takes the title role in The Magistrate, an uproarious Victorian farce directed by Olivier Award winner Timothy Sheader, also featuring Olivier Award winner Nancy Carroll. In a similar vein to the National Theatre's classic comedies She Stoops to Conquer and London Assurance, The Magistrate is sure to have audiences around the world doubled up with laughter. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at John Lithgow in West End's THE MAGISTRATE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 03, 2013

John Lithgow stars in the title role opposite Nancy Carroll in The National Theatre revival of Arthur Wing Pinero's The Magistrate at the NT Oliver. With his louche air and a developed taste for smoking, gambling, port and women, it's hard to believe Cis Farringdon is only fourteen. And that's because he isn't. Agatha his mother lopped five years from her true age and his when she married the amiable Posket. Check out photos of the cast in action below! (more...)

Review Roundup: John Lithgow-Led THE MAGISTRATE
by Review Roundups - Nov 23, 2012

John Lithgow stars in the title role opposite Nancy Carroll in The National Theatre revival of Arthur Wing Pinero's The Magistrate at the NT Oliver. (more...)

Review Roundup: THE MAGISTRATE
by Review Roundups - Nov 23, 2012

John Lithgow stars in the title role opposite Nancy Carroll in The National Theatre revival of Arthur Wing Pinero's THE MAGISTRATE at the NT Oliver. With his louche air and a developed taste for smoking, gambling, port and women, it's hard to believe Cis Farringdon is only fourteen. And that's because he isn't. Agatha his mother lopped five years from her true age and his when she married the amiable Posket. (more...)

John Lithgow Set to Star in THE MAGISTRATE at the NT Oliver, Nov. 2012
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2012

According to whatsonstage.com, John Lithgow is set to star in the title role opposite Nancy Carroll in the National Theatre revival of Arthur Wing Pinero's THE MAGISTRATE. (more...)

Beef & Boards Theatre Presents NUNSENSE, 7/19 - 8/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2012

Summertime brings a sidesplitting spoof to Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre as it presents Nunsense live on stage July 19 through Aug. 26. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Colony Offers Rollicking Dames at Sea
by Don Grigware - May 01, 2012

Few musicals capture the flavor of the early Cole Porter revues and Busby Berkeley musical films quite as well as Dames at Sea. Its constant silliness, instantaneous breaks - for no apparent reason - into song and dance... and parody of just about every musical show, especially 42nd Street, make it delicious, frothy and lots of fun. Now onstage at the Colony Theatre, under the smooth direction of Todd Nielsen, Dames at Sea starts out a tad slow, but builds momentum and gives its audience what they came for: a rollicking good time. (more...)

OLIVIERS 2012: Full List Of Nominations! MATILDA Leads with 10!
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 15, 2012

Matilda the Musical, produced by the RSC and running at the Cambridge Theatre, leads the way with ten nominations - the maximum number of eligible awards for a musical this year. These notably include a collective nomination for Best Actress for all four young actresses who play the title role. Amongst other musical theatre productions Ghost The Musical at the Piccadilly Theatre and the National Theatre's London Road have five and four nominations respectively. (more...)

LIVE: Olivier Awards Nominations, From 12 Noon
by Carrie Dunn - Mar 15, 2012

The nominees for this year's Olivier Awards will be announced today from 12 noon - follow it right here on BWW:UK. (more...)

Olivier Awards Nomination Announcement to be Streamed Live
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2012

The Olivier Award nominations will be announced 12 midday (GMT) on Thursday 15 March 2012 by last year's Best Actress winner Nancy Carroll and Best Actor Roger Allam. (more...)

Nicole Kidman in Talks to Return to the Stage for AFTER THE DANCE
by BWW - Mar 08, 2012

Daily Mail reports that Nicole Kidman is in talks for the Terence Rattigan play, After The Dance, which would play on Broadway in spring or fall of next year. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Donmar Warehouse's RECRUITING OFFICER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2012

It's with the promise of money, glory and adventure that Captain Plume is recruiting the men of Shrewsbury for the King's army. He's also determined to make a conquest of Sylvia, but as she's now an heiress she can afford to put him to the test. All the while, the scheming Melinda is toying with the affections of Captain Brazen and the gentleman Mr Worthy. (more...)

Mackenzie Crook, Brendan Coyle, et al. Set for 24 HOUR PLAYS Celebrity Gala, November 13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2011

Now in its eighth year The 24 Hour Plays Celebrity Gala is one of the most exhilarating and glamorous evenings in London's theatre calendar. Set to participate in this year's event are: Jane Asher, Nancy Carroll, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Lily Cole, Brendan Coyle, Mackenzie Crook, Lisa Dillon Freddie Fox, Robert Glenister, Anthony Head, Ruthie Henshall, Mathew Horne, David Horovitch, Gina McKee, Sophia Myles, Katherine Parkinson, Julian Sands, Rachael Stirling, Isy Suttie, and Indira Varma. (more...)

Mackenzie Crook, Brendan Coyle, et al. Set for 24 HOUR PLAYS Celebrity Gala, 11/13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2011

Now in its eighth year The 24 Hour Plays Celebrity Gala is one of the most exhilarating and glamorous evenings in London's theatre calendar. Set to participate in this year's event are: Jane Asher, Nancy Carroll, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Lily Cole, Brendan Coyle, Mackenzie Crook, Lisa Dillon Freddie Fox, Robert Glenister, Anthony Head, Ruthie Henshall, Mathew Horne, David Horovitch, Gina McKee, Sophia Myles, Katherine Parkinson, Julian Sands, Rachael Stirling, Isy Suttie, and Indira Varma. (more...)

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