NoŽl Coward News

Date of Birth: December 16, 1899
Date of Death: March 26, 1973 (73)
Birth Place: Teddington, ENGLAND
Gender: Male
CAN'T STAND UP FOR FALLING DOWN, Starring Ellie Nunn, to Play Theatre N16CAN'T STAND UP FOR FALLING DOWN, Starring Ellie Nunn, to Play Theatre N16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

Richard Cameron's CAN'T STAND UP FOR FALLING DOWN plays at Theatre N16,†March 6-17,†in a transfer from Cambridge from producer Lily Staff starring Abi Taylor Jones, Ellie Nunn and Venice van Someren. (more...)

Full Cast Set for Mercury Theatre Colchester's UK Premiere of CLYBOURNE PARKFull Cast Set for Mercury Theatre Colchester's UK Premiere of CLYBOURNE PARK
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

Artistic Director of Mercury Theatre Colchester†Daniel Buckroyd†today announces the full company for the UK regional premiere production of†Bruce Norris' acclaimed play†Clybourne Park†which opens at the company's home base ahead of a national tour -†Ben Deery†(Karl / Steve),†Dan Gaisford(Kenneth),†Rebecca Manley†(Bev / Kathy),†Rebecca Oldfield†(Betsey / Lindsey),†Gloria Onitiri†(Francine / Lena),†Wole Sawyerr†(Albert / Kevin),†William Troughton†(Jim / Tom) and†Mark Womack†(Dan / Russ). The production opens on 15 April as part of the†Made in Colchester Season, with previews from 8 April and runs until 23 April. It is the first time the production will be seen in the UK outside of London. (more...)

BWW Review: PRIVATE LIVES, New Alexandra BirminghamBWW Review: PRIVATE LIVES, New Alexandra Birmingham
by Emma Cann - Feb 10, 2016

One of Noel Coward's most enduring comedies, Private Lives follows the improbable tale of divorced couple Elyot and Amanda, both now re-married to Sybil and Victor respectively, who manage to honeymoon at the same hotel in the South of France, at the same time, and in adjacent rooms. Following a chance and excruciatingly awkward meeting on their neighbouring balconies, old passions are reignited and Elyot and Amanda take the impulsive decision to elope to Paris together. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/6/2016
by - Feb 6, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 2/6/2016. (more...)

Official: FUNNY GIRL with Sheridan Smith Extends Booking Into OctoberOfficial: FUNNY GIRL with Sheridan Smith Extends Booking Into October
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Due to unprecedented demand, the critically acclaimed production of Funny Girl, which is fast selling out its run, extends booking for a further 4 weeks until 8 October 2016. Tickets for the extension of Michael Mayer's "exhilarating embrace of a production - Independent" starring Olivier and BAFTA award-winning actress and "phenomenal talent - Independent" Sheridan Smith as Fanny Brice go on sale from 10am on 8 February. (more...)

Harry Melling Leads HAND TO GOD, Beginning Tonight in the West EndHarry Melling Leads HAND TO GOD, Beginning Tonight in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

After its phenomenal run on and off Broadway, the critically acclaimed five times Tony Award nominated play HAND TO GOD (including Best New Play and Best Director) is making its way to London's West End and will open at the Vaudeville Theatre beginning tonight 5 February, with press night set for 15 February 2016. (more...)

FUNNY GIRL with Sheridan Smith Extends Through October at the SavoyFUNNY GIRL with Sheridan Smith Extends Through October at the Savoy
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

FUNNY GIRL, starring Sheridan Smith, is now running†Menier Chocolate Factory through March 5 before transferring to the West End's Savoy Theatre from April 9. According to the Daily Mail, the smash hit production, marking the musical's 50th anniversary year and†helmed by†Michael Mayer, has just extended its run at the Savoy by four weeks through October 8, 2016. (more...)

St. James Theatre Announces A CONVERSATION WITH ANITA DOBSONSt. James Theatre Announces A CONVERSATION WITH ANITA DOBSON
by marianka swain - Feb 4, 2016

St. James Theatre has announced that Anita Dobson, star of stage and screen, will join Edward Seckerson to discuss her varied career on Sunday 20 March at 3pm. One of Britain's most distinguished actresses, Dobson's extensive list of credits ranges from popular TV staples like EastEnders to classical theatre and musicals. (more...)

BWW Interview: Emma Williams On MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS!BWW Interview: Emma Williams On MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS!
by Carrie Dunn - Feb 3, 2016

We talk to two-time Olivier nominee Emma Williams about her role in the forthcoming Mrs Henderson Presents - a musical adaptation of the film starring Dame Judi Dench and Bob Hoskins. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at the Lyric HammersmithFull Cast Announced for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at the Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Full casting has been announced for the Lyric Hammersmith and Filter Theatre Production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, co-directed by Sean Holmes and Stef O'Driscoll. Jonathan Broadbent, Ed Gaughan, John Lightbody, Victoria Moseley and Ferdy Roberts return to the cast and they will be joined by Hammed Animashaun, Andrew Buckley, Clare Dunne and Cat Simmons. (more...)

Winter Park Playhouse Announces 2016-2017 Season of Professional MusicalsWinter Park Playhouse Announces 2016-2017 Season of Professional Musicals
by Louisa Brady - Jan 29, 2016

The Winter Park Playhouse, Central Florida's only professional musical theatre, announces their 2016-2017 Mainstage Series of musical productions plus their 2016 "Sizzling Summer" show! (more...)

BLOOD to Mark The Garage's Debut ProductionBLOOD to Mark The Garage's Debut Production
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

A Jewish-American reporter in Japan uncovers a conspiracy to cover up the government-sanctioned sale of HIV-contaminated blood products in a new political thriller with music inspired by true events. (more...)

BWW TV: Jim Broadbent-Led A CHRISTMAS CAROL Enters Final Week of PerformancesBWW TV: Jim Broadbent-Led A CHRISTMAS CAROL Enters Final Week of Performances
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 26, 2016

Last chance to see Academy Award-winner Jim Broadbent's triumphant return to the stage in A Christmas Carol at the Noel Coward Theatre. Must end its limited run on Saturday 30 January. (more...)

BWW Interview: Tom Chambers & Charlotte Richie on PRIVATE LIVESBWW Interview: Tom Chambers & Charlotte Richie on PRIVATE LIVES
by Jenny Ell - Jan 24, 2016

BWW:UK caught up with the stars of Private Lives, Tom Chambers and Charlotte Richie at the start of their UK tour. (more...)

Theatr Clwyd Announces Full Cast of CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOFTheatr Clwyd Announces Full Cast of CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

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Ida Barr to Present ARTIFICIAL HIP-HOP at Wilton's Music HallIda Barr to Present ARTIFICIAL HIP-HOP at Wilton's Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2016

The world's first music hall star turned hip-hop icon Ida Barr will tread the boards of one of the East Ends best-kept secrets, Wilton's Music Hall, once more from Thursday 11 to Saturday 13 February 2016 in brand new show Artificial Hip Hop. (more...)

Photo Coverage: HAY FEVER Opens to Laughs Galore at Theatre PalisadesPhoto Coverage: HAY FEVER Opens to Laughs Galore at Theatre Palisades
by Shari Barrett - Jan 17, 2016

Noel Coward's plays epitomize the sophisticated wit of the era between the two world wars, and his comedy of manners "HAY FEVER" about a family whose theatrical excesses torment a group of unsuspecting visitors, epitomizes what makes Coward plays so well-loved by audiences worldwide. Considered by many to be cleverly constructed, wittily written, slightly cynical, and undeniably entertaining, the work contains all the elements that helped establish Coward's reputation as a award-winning playwright. (more...)

VIDEOS:  Alan Rickman on Broadway; a Sexual Predator, a Befuddled Divorcee and a Jaded NovelistVIDEOS: Alan Rickman on Broadway; a Sexual Predator, a Befuddled Divorcee and a Jaded Novelist
by Michael Dale - Jan 14, 2016

His Broadway debut was as an unknown but streets were jammed with fans the last time he came to call. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Tom Chambers, Laura Rogers and More in Noel Coward's PRIVATE LIVES West End TourPhoto Flash: First Look at Tom Chambers, Laura Rogers and More in Noel Coward's PRIVATE LIVES West End Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

A major revival of†Noel Coward's hilarious masterpiece,†Private Lives†will embark on a prior to the West End UK tour†starring stage and screen stars†Tom Chambers†(Top Hat, Strictly Come Dancing) as the loveable and charming Elyot and†Laura Rogers†(Tipping The Velvet, An Ideal Husband) as the unconventional and vivacious Amanda, alongside†Charlotte Ritchie†(Call The Midwife, One Night in November) as Sybil and†Richard Teverson†(Downton Abbey) as Victor. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at rehearsals! (more...)

Full Cast Announced for MRS. HENDERSON PRESENTS - Jamie Foreman, Robert Hands and More Join Tracie Bennett and Ian Bartholomew! - Feb. 16Full Cast Announced for MRS. HENDERSON PRESENTS - Jamie Foreman, Robert Hands and More Join Tracie Bennett and Ian Bartholomew! - Feb. 16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

Norma Heyman, John Reid, Theatre Royal Bath Productions and Michael Harrison are delighted to announce full casting for the hit new British musical†MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS, opening at the†Noel Coward Theatre†onTuesday 9 February 2016, for a strictly limited season, with a press night on†Tuesday 16 February 2016. (more...)

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