Peter Brook News

Date of Birth: March 21, 1925 (91)
Birth Place: London, ENGLAND
Gender: Male
David Rasche and Kecia Lewis to Lead THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH at Theatre for a New AudienceDavid Rasche and Kecia Lewis to Lead THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience has announced the performance schedule, cast and creative team for director Arin Arbus's new staging of Thornton Wilder's comic masterpiece The Skin of Our Teeth, the first major New York production since 1998. (more...)

Isango Ensemble's A MAN OF GOOD HOPE to Make U.S. Premiere at BAMIsango Ensemble's A MAN OF GOOD HOPE to Make U.S. Premiere at BAM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

In a co-production with the Young Vic-which partnered with Isango on 2014's Olivier Award-winning The Magic Flute-the company adapts for the stage South African native Jonny Steinberg's 2015 book about a Somali refugee's journey from Mogadishu to Johannesburg and finally to the US. (more...)

Lost Watch Presents FLEW THE COOP at New Diorama TheatreLost Watch Presents FLEW THE COOP at New Diorama Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Lost Watch, the pioneering international theatre company behind Goodstock - which rocked the 2015 Edinburgh Festival Fringe with its unflinching, truthful and unapologetically humorous account of what it's like to be genetically susceptible to breast cancer - return to New Diorama Theatre this February to bring one of World War Two's most extraordinary stories to the stage in a brand new show: Flew The Coop. (more...)

A.C.T. to Stage Pulitzer Winner's New Play JOHN This SpringA.C.T. to Stage Pulitzer Winner's New Play JOHN This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) continues its 2016-17 season with Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Annie Baker's new play, John (February 22-April 23, 2017). A haunting drama that took off-Broadway by storm, John is the latest hit from American theater's hottest new voice-Pulitzer Prize winner Annie Baker (The Flick). (more...)

Nashville Rep to Stage Reading of Christopher Durang's BEYOND THERAPYNashville Rep to Stage Reading of Christopher Durang's BEYOND THERAPY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Nashville Rep presents a staged reading of the quirky comedy Beyond Therapy by Christopher Durang at a REPaloud in partnership with OZ Arts Nashville on Saturday, January 14, 2017. A revealing talkback with Tony award-winning playwright Durang, the cast, director, and audience immediately follows the reading. (more...)

Cast Complete for Kander & Ebb's THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS at Porchlight Music TheatreCast Complete for Kander & Ebb's THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS at Porchlight Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Porchlight Music Theatre announces the Chicago premiere of the Broadway musical The Scottsboro Boys, February 3 - March 12, featuring music and lyrics by John Kander and Fred Ebb, book by David Thompson, direction by Samuel G. Roberson, Jr, music direction by Doug Peck and choreography by Florence Walker-Harris with Breon Arzell as associate choreographer, at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. (more...)

RICKY WHITTINGTON to Feature Cameos from Richard Gadd, Adam Riches, Katy Wix & Will AndrewsRICKY WHITTINGTON to Feature Cameos from Richard Gadd, Adam Riches, Katy Wix & Will Andrews
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Edinburgh Comedy award winner Richard Gadd will be the first in a stellar line of performers to make guest appearances in a mystery rotating role in Ricky Whittington. (more...)

Cast Announced for ATC/Orange Tree Theatre's WINTER SOLSTICECast Announced for ATC/Orange Tree Theatre's WINTER SOLSTICE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

The cast for Winter Solstice, which receives its English Language premiere at the Orange Tree Theatre in early 2017, has been announced. (more...)

Actors Touring Company and Orange Tree Theatre Present
The English Language Premiere of WINTER SOLSTICEActors Touring Company and Orange Tree Theatre Present The English Language Premiere of WINTER SOLSTICE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

To coincide with the inauguration of President Donald J Trump, Actors Touring Company present the English language premiere of Roland Schimmelpfennig's new play. (more...)

Theatre Royal Stratford East Supporters Win 2016 Achates Philanthropy PrizeTheatre Royal Stratford East Supporters Win 2016 Achates Philanthropy Prize
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Nigel Farnall and Angelica Puscasu have won the inaugural Achates Philanthropy Prize, created to celebrate first-time cultural philanthropists across the UK, for their generous support for Theatre Royal Stratford East. The couple were nominated by the theatre for donating £3,000 towards the organisation over the past twelve months.  (more...)

Matthew Gasda's New Play ARDOR to Debut in NYC This NovemberMatthew Gasda's New Play ARDOR to Debut in NYC This November
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

Serpent Club Theater presents the world premiere of Ardor, the new ensemble drama from wunderkind playwright-director Matthew Gasda (more...)

Matthew Gasda's New Play ARDORMatthew Gasda's New Play ARDOR
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

Serpent Club Theater is grateful to receive the support of over 130 sponsors to showcases Matthew Gasda's new play, Ardor, which runs for sixteen shows between Nov 5 to Dec 3rd. Ardor is Gasda's most ambitious play to date: a nine character ensemble, where each character is individuated, complicated, and alive. 'Ardor is ontologically and linguistically ambitious' Gasda explains, 'it attempts to put pressure on our own sense of ourselves not as beings in the world, but as beings who use language to define the world they live in.' (more...)

A LIFE, Starring David Hyde Pierce, Extends Again at Playwrights HorizonsA LIFE, Starring David Hyde Pierce, Extends Again at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Due to critical and popular demand, Playwrights Horizons has announced a second extension of their hit world premiere production of A Life, a new play by Obie Award winner Adam Bock (A Small Fire and The Drunken City at Playwrights, The Receptionist, The Thugs, Swimming in the Shallows). (more...)

Finborough Theatre Presents of DR. ANGELUSFinborough Theatre Presents of DR. ANGELUS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

In a production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, and rediscovering one of the West End's most popular dramatists of the 1930s and 1940s, Dr Angelus by James Bridie starring David Rintoul and Malcolm Rennie plays at the acclaimed Finborough Theatre on Sunday and Monday evenings and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 27 November 2016 (Press Night: Monday, 28 November 2016 at 7.30pm). (more...)

SAMPRADAYA Dance Creations to Launch 2016 Season with PRALAYASAMPRADAYA Dance Creations to Launch 2016 Season with PRALAYA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Internationally acclaimed dance company SAMPRADAYA Dance Creations' led by award winning Artistic Director, Lata Pada joins forces with distinguished Balinese choreographer Dr. Wayan Dibia, master of Balinese dance and Topeng mask dance to create the Company's newest work - PRALAYA. (more...)

Empty Space... Peter Brook Awards 2016 AnnouncedEmpty Space... Peter Brook Awards 2016 Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

The Peter Brook Awards 2016 have been announced. Scroll down for the winners! (more...)

Shortlist Announcement for the 2016 Achates Philanthropy PrizeShortlist Announcement for the 2016 Achates Philanthropy Prize
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Seven trailblazing first-time philanthropists supporting Northern Ballet, Royal Shakespeare Company, The Fruitmarket Gallery, The Yard Theatre, Theatre 503, Theatre Royal Stratford East and Turner Contemporary shortlisted for this year's inaugural cultural giving prize. (more...)

Kandinsky to Put Functional Neurological Disorder Onstage in STILL ILL at New DioramaKandinsky to Put Functional Neurological Disorder Onstage in STILL ILL at New Diorama
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Kandinsky, renowned for staging real, often dark subject matter with their innovative, distinctive use of movement and visuals, will tackle the contentious topic of psychosomatic illness and Functional Neurological Disorder (FND) in brand new production Still Ill, running 1-19 November 2016 at the New Diorama Theatre. (more...)

Matthew Gasda's New Play ARDORMatthew Gasda's New Play ARDOR
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Serpent Club Theater is grateful to receive the support of over 130 sponsors to showcases Matthew Gasda's new play, Ardor, which runs for sixteen shows between Nov 5 to Dec 3rd. Ardor is Gasda's most ambitious play to date: a nine character ensemble, where each character is individuated, complicated, and alive. 'Ardor is ontologically and linguistically ambitious' Gasda explains, 'it attempts to put pressure on our own sense of ourselves not as beings in the world, but as beings who use language to define the world they live in.' (more...)

Matthew Gasda's New Play ARDOR to Debut in NYC This NovemberMatthew Gasda's New Play ARDOR to Debut in NYC This November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Serpent Club Theater presents the world premiere of Ardor, the new ensemble drama from wunderkind playwright-director Matthew Gasda (more...)

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