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Date of Birth: March 21, 1925 (90)
Birth Place: London, ENGLAND
Gender: Male
Politician and Oscar Winner Glenda Jackson to Gender-Bend as KING LEAR at the Old VicPolitician and Oscar Winner Glenda Jackson to Gender-Bend as KING LEAR at the Old Vic
by Jessica Khan - Feb 11, 2016

79-year-old politician and Oscar-winning actress Glenda Jackson is 'excited' to return to the stage in the title role of KING LEAR at the Old Vic this autumn. The Daily Mail reports that Jackson, after stepping down from her time in the government last May, will be working with director Deborah Warner starting with rehearsals in August. (more...)

American Conservatory Theater Announces Portion of 2016-17 SeasonAmerican Conservatory Theater Announces Portion of 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Artistic Director Carey Perloff announced today four of the seven productions that will comprise the lineup of the company's 50th subscription season, which will open in September 2016 with the 2015 Olivier Award-winning Best New Play, King Charles III, a coproduction with Seattle Repertory Theatre and Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, DC; the world-premiere theatrical adaptation of Khaled Hosseini's (The Kite Runner) best-selling novel A Thousand Splendid Suns, featuring a live score by acclaimed musician David Coulter; the acclaimed new play, John, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Annie Baker; and Battlefield, Peter Brook and Marie-Helene Estienne's intimate new interpretation and staging of Brook's groundbreaking production of The Mahabharata. The additional three productions-along with performances order and run dates-will be announced at a later date. (more...)

New Diorama Theatre Launches New Artist Development ProgrammeNew Diorama Theatre Launches New Artist Development Programme
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

In recent years London's New Diorama Theatre has established itself as a home for emerging companies to develop, flourish creatively, and forge viable and sustainable careers as theatre practitioners. (more...)

BWW Interview: Greer Grimsley is the Nicest Villain in Opera: Part 1BWW Interview: Greer Grimsley is the Nicest Villain in Opera: Part 1
by Erica Miner - Feb 11, 2016

'Opera God' opens San Diego Opera season with one of his signature roles (more...)

Full LIFT 2016 Programme AnnouncedFull LIFT 2016 Programme Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

LIFT has travelled the world to curate a very special playlist of performances, politics and pop-culture for London, so go on - press play. (more...)

HAMLET to Play Teatro Circulo, 3/4-20HAMLET to Play Teatro Circulo, 3/4-20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

To share an outstanding production of the 2013 Hamlet Marathon in Milan, Italy with a wider audience, First Maria LLC will present Shakespeare's 'Hamlet,' directed by Celeste Moratti and performed by a mixed American-Italian company, March 4 to 20, 2016 at Teatro Circulo, 64 East 4th Street, Manhattan. The production trims politics out of the plot in order to emphasize each character's role as either a child or a parent, highlighting mistakes of mothers and fathers and the conflicts in children between filial duty and the emergence of conscience. The performance is entirely in English. (more...)

Royal Court Theatre Sets Syrian/Lebanon Readings, The Big Idea & Live LunchRoyal Court Theatre Sets Syrian/Lebanon Readings, The Big Idea & Live Lunch
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

The Royal Court has worked with a group of 12 writers from Syria and Lebanon over the last two years with workshops supported by the British Council in Broumana and Beirut. These workshops have been led by playwrights David Greig, Sam Holcroft and Royal Court International Director Elyse Dodgson. Excerpts from all of the plays were presented at Al Madina Theatre in Beirut in May 2015 directed by Richard Twyman. (more...)

Southwark Playhouse Sets Full All-Female 'CYRANO' CastSouthwark Playhouse Sets Full All-Female 'CYRANO' Cast
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Lauren Brown and Chloe Courtney today announce the full cast for Russell Bolam's production of Cyrano de Bergerac. Kathryn Hunter plays the title role of Cyrano and is joined by Sabrina Bartlett as Roxane, Ellie Kendrick as Christian and by Holly Burn, Tina Chiang, Penelope Dimond, Tamzin Griffin and Kiran Sonia Sawar. The production opens on 22 February at Southwark Playhouse, with previews from 18 February, and runs until 19 March. (more...)

Jonathan Pryce-Led MERCHANT OF VENICE, Christopher Wheeldon's THE WINTER'S TALE & More Set for Lincoln Center Festival 2016Jonathan Pryce-Led MERCHANT OF VENICE, Christopher Wheeldon's THE WINTER'S TALE & More Set for Lincoln Center Festival 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Nigel Redden, Director of†Lincoln Center Festival, today announced the line-up for the†Festival, which runs from July 13-31, 2016. Artists and ensembles from seven countries, many of them making their†Lincoln Center Festival†debuts, will gather for the festival, now celebrating its 20th†anniversary, and which continues its mission of presenting the finest classical and contemporary arts from around the world.† An array of 49 dance, music, and theater performances will animate seven venues on and off the Lincoln Center campus. (more...)

Michael Pennington to Lead New KING LEAR UK TourMichael Pennington to Lead New KING LEAR UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2016

Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) has announced that a major new production of Shakespeare's greatest tragedy, King Lear, will embark on a UK tour to nine regional venues from April to July in association with the Royal & Derngate Theatre, Northampton.† (more...)


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RHAPSODY IN BLACK Set for Capitol Center for the Arts, 2/12RHAPSODY IN BLACK Set for Capitol Center for the Arts, 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

Leland Gannt's powerful one-man performance examining the question of race in America, Rhapsody in Black, comes to Concord's Capitol Center for the Arts on Friday, February 12 at 8pm. Tickets for this intimate Spotlight Cafe performance start at $15 and are on sale now. (more...)

David Tennant-Led HAMLET and More Set for Barbican's 'RSC Shakespeare on Screen' Film SeriesDavid Tennant-Led HAMLET and More Set for Barbican's 'RSC Shakespeare on Screen' Film Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2015

BroadwayWorld is excited to report that London's Barbican Centre has just announced the full lineup for its 'RSC Shakespeare on Screen' film series this January. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Antic Disposition's A CHRISTMAS CAROLPhoto Flash: First Look at Antic Disposition's A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2015

Atmospheric production photos released for award-wining Antic Disposition's 10th anniversary production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL - opening tonight in Middle Temple Hall - starring David Burt as Scrooge and David Hunter as Bob Cratchit. (more...)

Full Cast Set for Tricycle Theatre's RED VELVETFull Cast Set for Tricycle Theatre's RED VELVET
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company has announced the full cast for Red Velvet, the third production in the inaugural Plays at the Garrick season. The production, which originally premiered at the Tricycle Theatre in 2012 before transferring to St Ann's Warehouse in New York in 2014, will play at the Garrick Theatre from 23 January until 27 February 2016. Red Velvet is written by Lolita Chakrabarti with direction by Indhu Rubasingham and stars Adrian Lester as Ira Aldridge. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

The†Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company†has announced the full cast for†Red Velvet, the third production in the inauguralPlays at the Garrick†season. The production, which originally premiered at the Tricycle Theatre in 2012 before transferring to St Ann's Warehouse in New York in 2014, will play at the Garrick Theatre from†23 January until 27 February 2016.†Red Velvet†is written by†Lolita Chakrabarti†with direction by†Indhu Rubasingham†and stars†Adrian Lester†as Ira Aldridge. (more...)

New Theatre: Season 2016 LaunchNew Theatre: Season 2016 Launch
by Jade Kops - Nov 30, 2015

New Theatre's 2016 Season line up continues the company's legacy of staging productions that will challenge ideas and discuss issues. (more...)

David Hunter and David Burt to Lead West End's A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Dec. 22David Hunter and David Burt to Lead West End's A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Dec. 22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

David Hunter - last seen in the West End starring as Guy in the Olivier, Tony and Academy Award-winning musical Once - is to play Ebenezer Scrooge's downtrodden employee, Bob Cratchit, in award-winning Antic Disposition's magical, musical†adaptation of Charles Dickens' festive classic,†A Christmas Carol. (more...)

The Faction to Present REPTEMBER RELOADED at New Diorama Theatre, Jan 10-Feb 6The Faction to Present REPTEMBER RELOADED at New Diorama Theatre, Jan 10-Feb 6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

The Faction, pioneers of 21st Century repertory theatre and producers of critically acclaimed sell-out seasons as one of New Diorama's associate ensembles, will present a brand new edition of their Off West End award-nominated REPTEMBER RELOADED series of solo reinterpretations of classic and rarely-adapted plays in January 2016. (more...)

Nathan Lane to Read 'Love Letter' to Brian Dennehy at TCG Gala Next WeekNathan Lane to Read 'Love Letter' to Brian Dennehy at TCG Gala Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Who wouldn't want to see this?†BroadwayWorld has learned that Nathan Lane will read a love letter to†Brian Dennehy onstage at Threatre Communications Group's gala this coming Monday, November 9, 2015 at The Edison Ballroom. (more...)

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