Polly Stenham News

BWW Interview: Archie Madekwe On THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?BWW Interview: Archie Madekwe On THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?
by Marianka Swain - Mar 20, 2017

Archie Madekwe's screen credits include Fresh Meat and films Legacy and Second Coming. He's now making his professional stage debut in The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia, Edward Albee's darkly comic masterpiece about a successful family man who embarks on a shocking love affair. Ian Rickson's revival also features Damian Lewis, Sophie Okonedo and Jason Hughes, and begins previews at Theatre Royal Haymarket on 24 March. (more...)

Paines Plough Announces Programme 2017Paines Plough Announces Programme 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

???????Artistic Directors of Paines Plough James Grieve and George Perrin today announced the company's full Programme 2017. (more...)

GAME OF THRONES' Hannah Murray to Lead an All-Female Cast in a Thrilling New Production of POSHGAME OF THRONES' Hannah Murray to Lead an All-Female Cast in a Thrilling New Production of POSH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

OLD MONEY. NEW PROBLEMS. DIFFERENT GENDER. Hannah Murray (Skins, Game of Thrones, Untitled Detroit Project) is to lead the cast for the world premiere of an all-female version of Posh. Full casting for the production has been announced today. (more...)

The Royal Court Theatre Releases New Playwright's Podcast SeriesThe Royal Court Theatre Releases New Playwright's Podcast Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Today the Royal Court Theatre release the first in a 12 part series of podcasts with leading playwrights. (more...)

Jez Butterworth's New Play THE FERRYMAN and More Slated for Royal Court Theatre's 2017 SeasonJez Butterworth's New Play THE FERRYMAN and More Slated for Royal Court Theatre's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Royal Court Theatre announces spring/summer season of work. The new season includes eight world premieres, four UK and international collaborations, the return of a seminal Royal Court play and a new podcast series. (more...)

Jen Silverman's THE ROOMMATE to Make East Coast Debut at Everyman TheatreJen Silverman's THE ROOMMATE to Make East Coast Debut at Everyman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Hot off of the heels of its successful Humana Festival premiere, Jen Silverman's hilarious hit play The Roommate will make its East Coast debut at Baltimore's Everyman Theatre starting October 26th. (more...)

Jen Silverman's THE ROOMMATE to Make East Coast Debut at Everyman TheatreJen Silverman's THE ROOMMATE to Make East Coast Debut at Everyman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Hot off of the heels of its successful Humana Festival premiere, Jen Silverman's hilarious hit play The Roommate will make its East Coast debut at Baltimore's Everyman Theatre starting October 26th. (more...)

Lyric Hammersmith Announces its FANTASTIC MR FOX Will Tour UKLyric Hammersmith Announces its FANTASTIC MR FOX Will Tour UK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

In celebration of Roald Dahl Day, which will mark Roald Dahl's 100th birthday on 13 September, producing partners Nuffield and Curve in association with Lyric Hammersmith, today announced a major UK tour of Roald Dahl's FANTASTIC MR FOX, in a brand new musical adaptation for the stage. Following its world premiere at Nuffield Southampton Theatres this Christmas (22 Nov - 8 Jan. National Press Night: Wed 30 November, 7pm), FANTASTIC MR FOX will transfer to the Lyric Hammersmith for a 4-week run (25 Jan - 19 Feb) and will then tour to a further 16 venues nationwide, including Curve (3 - 9 April). This brand new family show is a playful re-telling of Roald Dahl's much-loved book; a brilliantly witty tale of the clever Mr Fox outfoxing three greedy farmers, brought to life on stage with live music and songs. Tickets are now on sale. (more...)

Photo Flash: Polly Stenham's NO QUARTER at Network TheatrePhoto Flash: Polly Stenham's NO QUARTER at Network Theatre
by Jamie Scott-Smith - Jul 15, 2016

Pictures of N'You were brought up on mythology. Hollow mythology. That's why you're all stuck, all angry, a prince in the wrong story.' Fleeing a world he has rejected, Robin finds solace in his music and the sanctuary of his remote family home. But as his kingdom begins to crumble around him, how far will he go to save it and at what cost? NO QUARTER, originally performed at the Royal Court in 2013, is a dark yet tender drama exploring self-identity and displacement. Polly Stenham is an award-winning playwright most widely known for her work at both the National Theatre and Royal Court Theatre (Hotel, Tusk Tusk, That Face).O QUARTER by Jamie Scott-Smith (more...)

Center Stage Announces 2016-17 Season - LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES, THE WHITE SNAKE and More!Center Stage Announces 2016-17 Season - LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES, THE WHITE SNAKE and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

Center Stage announces a 2016/17 homecoming season featuring four mainstage shows and a return to its Baltimore building after a year-long $28 million renovation. Season highlights include a world-premiere adaptation and Center Stage commission of Toni Morrison's Jazz directed by Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah, two Baltimore premieres and the grand opening of the new building. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Commisions New Works by Simon Stephens, Jennifer Haley & MoreAtlantic Theater Commisions New Works by Simon Stephens, Jennifer Haley & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company has announced commissions of six new plays by Jocelyn Bioh, Jennifer Haley, Paola Lazaro, Qui Nguyen, Heidi Schreck, and Simon Stephens and Mark Eitzel. (more...)

Kardashian's Reality Show Spoofed by Shakespearean Actors in New VideoKardashian's Reality Show Spoofed by Shakespearean Actors in New Video
by Movies News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

The new film work, 'Keeping Up With The Kapulets', sees actors in full period costume recreate an episode of 'Keeping up with the Kardashians', word for word, in the context of a classic Shakespearean theatre production. (more...)

Fugard Theatre's A HUMAN BEING DIED THAT NIGHT Begins at BAM TonightFugard Theatre's A HUMAN BEING DIED THAT NIGHT Begins at BAM Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

In this taut 2013 theatrical adaptation of Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela's award winning-book, the apartheid regime's most notorious assassin and head of its death squad, Eugene de Kock (played by Matthew Marsh), sits opposite psychologist Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela (played Noma Dumezweni) in Pretoria Central Prison in 1997. Gobodo-Madikizela is a member of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission determined to understand his actions. She questions de Kock, who is sentenced to two life terms plus 212 years for crimes against humanity, murder, conspiracy to murder, attempted murder, assault, kidnapping, illegal possession of firearms, and fraud. (more...)

Damian Lewis, John Goodman and Tom Sturridge Star in AMERICAN BUFFALO, Opening Tonight in the West EndDamian Lewis, John Goodman and Tom Sturridge Star in AMERICAN BUFFALO, Opening Tonight in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

John Goodman and Tom Sturridge join Damian Lewis in the major new revival of David Mamet's gripping 1975 play American Buffalo. Directed by Daniel Evans, American Buffalo will run at Wyndham's Theatre for a strictly limited, opening tonight, 27 April and playing through 27 June 2015. (more...)

Fugard Theatre's A HUMAN BEING DIED THAT NIGHT to Play BAM This SummerFugard Theatre's A HUMAN BEING DIED THAT NIGHT to Play BAM This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

In this taut 2013 theatrical adaptation of Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela's award winning-book, the apartheid regime's most notorious assassin and head of its death squad, Eugene de Kock (played by Matthew Marsh), sits opposite psychologist Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela (played Noma Dumezweni) in Pretoria Central Prison in 1997. Gobodo-Madikizela is a member of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission determined to understand his actions. She questions de Kock, who is sentenced to two life terms plus 212 years for crimes against humanity, murder, conspiracy to murder, attempted murder, assault, kidnapping, illegal possession of firearms, and fraud. (more...)

John Goodman, Damian Lewis and Tom Sturridge Star in AMERICAN BUFFALO, Starting Tonight in the West EndJohn Goodman, Damian Lewis and Tom Sturridge Star in AMERICAN BUFFALO, Starting Tonight in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

John Goodman and Tom Sturridge will join Damian Lewis in the major new revival of David Mamet's gripping 1975 playAmerican Buffalo. Directed by Daniel Evans, American Buffalo will play at Wyndham's Theatre for a strictly limited run from tonight 16 April - 27 June 2015. (more...)

David Lan, Rufus Norris & More Join Sohocreate's June 2015 Festival Line-UpDavid Lan, Rufus Norris & More Join Sohocreate's June 2015 Festival Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

London's new festival celebrating the most creative square mile in the world - returns for its second year from 3-7 June, after the success of its inaugural festival in 2014. (more...)

John Goodman and Tom Sturridge Join UK's AMERICAN BUFFALO at Wyndham, AprilJohn Goodman and Tom Sturridge Join UK's AMERICAN BUFFALO at Wyndham, April
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

John Goodman and Tom Sturridge will join Damian Lewis in the major new revival of David Mamet's gripping 1975 playAmerican Buffalo. Directed by Daniel Evans, American Buffalo will play at Wyndham's Theatre for a strictly limited run from16 April - 27 June 2015. (more...)

Flaunt Celebrates The Grind Issue with Benedict Cumberbatch and SAND CopenhagenFlaunt Celebrates The Grind Issue with Benedict Cumberbatch and SAND Copenhagen
by Movies News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Flaunt and SAND Copenhagen celebrated The Grind Issue release and honored cover star Benedict Cumberbatch on October 19th, 2014, at Black's Member's Club during London Frieze. (more...)

Chichester's NEVILLE'S ISLAND Begins Tonight in the West EndChichester's NEVILLE'S ISLAND Begins Tonight in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Jamie Hendry Productions presents the West End transfer of Chichester Festival Theatre's critically-acclaimed production of Neville's Island, which will run at the Duke of York's Theatre from today 10th October with opening night for press on 21st October 2014. (more...)

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