Peter Brook News

Date of Birth: March 21, 1925 (92)
Birth Place: London, ENGLAND
Gender: Male
Adelaide Festival Centre Launches 2017 OzAsia Festival ProgramAdelaide Festival Centre Launches 2017 OzAsia Festival Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Adelaide Festival Centre's OzAsia Festival proudly launches its program today. Running from 21 September - 8 October, Australia's leading international arts festival engaging with Asia brings together over 300 professional artists from across Asia and Australia alongside more than 400 local community artists. (more...)

Stella Gonet to Star in the London Revival of John Patrick Shanley's DOUBT, A PARABLEStella Gonet to Star in the London Revival of John Patrick Shanley's DOUBT, A PARABLE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Stella Gonet is to star in Doubt, A Parable by John Patrick Shanley one of the most acclaimed plays in recent memory. (more...)

Deafinitely Theatre Marks 15th Anniversary with New Site-Specific Production of CONTRACTIONSDeafinitely Theatre Marks 15th Anniversary with New Site-Specific Production of CONTRACTIONS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Artistic Director of Deafinitely Theatre, Paula Garfield, today announces a new, site-specific production of Mike Bartlett's play Contractions as the company marks its 15th anniversary. (more...)

New Diorama Theatre Announces 2017-18 SeasonNew Diorama Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

New Diorama Theatre have announced their 2017/18 season. Following a year which saw NDT win The Stage's Fringe Theatre of the Year Award 2017 and the 2016 Peter Brook Empty Space Award, this season is our best yet - full of premieres of new work from the UK's most exciting companies. (more...)

New Wilton's Music Hall Season Includes BBC Proms and Les Enfants TerriblesNew Wilton's Music Hall Season Includes BBC Proms and Les Enfants Terribles
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2017

Wilton's Music Hall announces its sensational new season programme, jam-packed full of independent theatre productions, live music, opera and cabaret. (more...)

National Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces Lineup for the FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALSNational Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces Lineup for the FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

National Alliance for Musical Theatre (Betsy King Militello, Executive Director) is thrilled to announce the line-up of new musicals for their 29th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 19 and Friday, October 20, 2017 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). The Festival will kick off on Wednesday, October 18 with its celebrated concert, The 46th Minute. (more...)

Lineup Announced for NAMT's 2017 FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALSLineup Announced for NAMT's 2017 FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced the line-up of new musicals for their 29th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 19 and Friday, October 20, 2017 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). The Festival will kick off on Wednesday, October 18 with its celebrated concert, The 46th Minute. (more...)

Taymor's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Luhrmann's ROMEO + JULIET and More Among Free Monday Night Screenings at The Old GlobeTaymor's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Luhrmann's ROMEO + JULIET and More Among Free Monday Night Screenings at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The Old Globe will once again share some of its favorite Shakespearean cinema as a complement to its stage productions with the return of Free Monday Night Film Screenings, presented in conjunction with the 2017 Summer Shakespeare Festival. (more...)

North American Premieres from UK, Syria and Israel Among Lincoln Center Festival 2017 LineupNorth American Premieres from UK, Syria and Israel Among Lincoln Center Festival 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

The Festival's theater offerings feature four North American premieres from the U.K., Syria, and Israel, challenging audiences to look backward and forward, while offering perspectives that confront assumptions about human nature. (more...)

Artistic Director David Lan To Step Down From The Young VicArtistic Director David Lan To Step Down From The Young Vic
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

The Board of the Young Vic has announced today that the artistic director David Lan will step down after leading the company for almost two decades. (more...)

Casting Announced For James Bridie's MR. GILLIE at Finborough TheatreCasting Announced For James Bridie's MR. GILLIE at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

In a new production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre and continuing their rediscovery of James Bridie, one of the West End's most successful dramatists of the 1930s and 1940s, the first London production since its 1950 premiere of Mr Gillie runs at the Finborough Theatre, playing Sunday and Monday evenings and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 25 June 2017 (Press Night: Monday, 26 June 2017 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Theatre for a New Audience Celebrates Capital Campaign CompletionTheatre for a New Audience Celebrates Capital Campaign Completion
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA) has announced that it has successfully completed its capital campaign to stabilize the institution's finances and open a permanent home, surpassing the campaign's $69.1 million goal. (more...)

BWW Review: Oliver Sacks Adaptation THE MAN WHO at Spooky ActionBWW Review: Oliver Sacks Adaptation THE MAN WHO at Spooky Action
by Roger Catlin - May 23, 2017

Half the fun of going to see plays at Spooky Action Theatre is seeing how they've transformed the basement of the Universalist National Memorial Church for each production. Sometimes they completely obscure its identity; other times they embrace very nook. (more...)

New Diorama Theatre to Premiere SECRET LIFE OF HUMANS at Edinburgh FringeNew Diorama Theatre to Premiere SECRET LIFE OF HUMANS at Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

In 1949, Dr Jacob Bronowski installs a secret, alarmed room in his house. Fifty years later his grandson discovers his secrets, unearthing echoes of six million years of human history, compressed into a single century in which every year is a revolutionary year. (more...)

Queen's Theatre Hornchurch Announces Autumn SeasonQueen's Theatre Hornchurch Announces Autumn Season
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

A world premiere, a British premiere and a much loved classic. (more...)

Disciplinary Artist Samantha Shay to Return to Portland with VASALISA PremiereDisciplinary Artist Samantha Shay to Return to Portland with VASALISA Premiere
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

World-renowned artist Marina Abramovic mentored one of her pieces, Of Light. One year after Bjork attended that same performance and after creating such an impact, Bjork listed her as one of her artistic inspirations in The Guardian. And now, after having performed internationally and received endorsements from such art geniuses, theater producer and director Samantha Shay returns to Portland with a new show 'Vasalisa', a raw folktale in collaboration with one of her spiritual mentors and localartist, teacher, and healer Gerri Ravyn Stanfield. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Tony Nominees - HELLO, DOLLY!'s David Hyde PiercePhoto Coverage: Meet the Tony Nominees - HELLO, DOLLY!'s David Hyde Pierce
by Walter McBride - May 9, 2017

On May 3, the 2017 Tony nominees flocked to the Sofitel New York, where they met with the press for the first time since getting the big news. BroadwayWorld will continue bringing you coverage from the epic day over the next month, but for now, check out photos of Best Performance by and Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical nominee for Hello, Dolly!- David Hyde Pierce, as captured by Walter McBride! (more...)

Tony Winner Helen Mirren to Receive Crystal Nymph Award at Monte Carlo TV FestivalTony Winner Helen Mirren to Receive Crystal Nymph Award at Monte Carlo TV Festival
by TV News Desk - May 9, 2017

Academy, Emmy and Tony Award winning actress Helen Mirren will receive this year's prestigious Crystal Nymph Award at the 57th Monte-Carlo Television Festival (more...)

THE ODYSSEY Comes to London this Summer as a Free 3-Part Open-Air Theatre ExperienceTHE ODYSSEY Comes to London this Summer as a Free 3-Part Open-Air Theatre Experience
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

In a stunning setting on the banks of the River Thames, in The Scoop sunken ampitheatre, London's Free Open Air Theatre Season promises to excite audiences for its 14th year by returning to its critically acclaimed classical roots with a reimagining of one of the world's great epics - Homer's Greek epic, The Odyssey. (more...)

BWW Previews: SENHOR DAS MOSCAS (Lord Of The Flies), Golding's Dark Fable, Receives Musical Version at Teatro do SESIBWW Previews: SENHOR DAS MOSCAS (Lord Of The Flies), Golding's Dark Fable, Receives Musical Version at Teatro do SESI
by Claudio Erlichman - May 1, 2017

Senhor das Moscas (Lord of the Flies), a 1954 novel by Nobel Prize-winning English author William Golding opens at Teatro do SESI for free season from May 4 to December 3. With direction by Ze Henrique de Paula, musical direction by Fernanda Maia, cast of 13 actors, and  translation by Herbert Bianchi and Ze Henrique de Paula; the story's premise focuses on a group of British boys stranded on an uninhabited island and their attempt to govern themselves, with disastrous results. (more...)

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