Royal Court Theatre News

Third Rail Repertory Theatre Presents THE NETHER by Jennifer HaleyThird Rail Repertory Theatre Presents THE NETHER by Jennifer Haley
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Morris has been assigned to investigate rumors of bizarre and terrifying behavior in The Nether, an online virtual realm where technology can realistically simulate all five of our senses. As her investigation takes her deeper and deeper into this mysterious world, she's forced to face truths about herself that she never knew existed. The Nether is a chilling look into an inevitable future, one that asks: can morality and laws be enforced in a world that doesn't actually exist. (more...)

BREATHING CORPSES and More Slated for The Coal Mine Theatre's 2016-17 SeasonBREATHING CORPSES and More Slated for The Coal Mine Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

The Coal Mine, a new independent theatre in Toronto's east end, founded by Chief Engineers Diana Bentley and Ted Dykstra, proudly presents their third season of fearlessly challenging plays, produced, directed, designed and performed at the highest possible level. With less than 100 seats available per performance, The Coal Mine is inspired by the intimacy and excitement of the off-off-Broadway experience. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of TRIBES at Barrington Stage CompanyPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of TRIBES at Barrington Stage Company
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 22, 2016

Barrington Stage Company, the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, presented the regional premiere of Nina Raine's  award-winning play,Tribes last night on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage and BroadwayWorld was there for the opening night and after party. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: 60 Years After Breaking New Ground For British Theatre, Red Line Production Brings LOOK BACK IN ANGER To Sydney Audiences.BWW REVIEW: 60 Years After Breaking New Ground For British Theatre, Red Line Production Brings LOOK BACK IN ANGER To Sydney Audiences.
by Jade Kops - Aug 21, 2016

A gripping expression of a not too distant past is exposed with honesty and raw emotion in LOOK BACK IN ANGER. (more...)

Laura Matthews and Mickey O'Sullivan to Star in The Comrades' DYING CITYLaura Matthews and Mickey O'Sullivan to Star in The Comrades' DYING CITY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

The Comrades are pleased to announce the cast and creative team for DYING CITY by Chri, the second show in their inaugural 2016 season, DYING CITY by Christopher Shinn. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For TRAVESTIES at Menier Chocolate FactoryFull Cast Announced For TRAVESTIES at Menier Chocolate Factory
by Marianka Swain - Aug 19, 2016

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announces the full company for a major new revival of Tom Stoppard's TRAVESTIES - the first London revival in over 20 years. Patrick Marber directs Clare Foster (Cecily), Freddie Fox (Tristan Tzara), Tom Hollander (Henry Carr), Forbes Masson (Lenin), Peter McDonald (James Joyce), Amy Morgan (Gwendolen), Sarah Quist (Nadya) and Tim Wallers (Bennett). The production - which opens on 4 October, with previews from 22 September and runs until 19 November - is now completely sold out, breaking Menier box office records by becoming the first play to sell out ahead of its opening in the theatre's history. (more...)

Elizabeth McGovern, Celia Imrie and Ben Miles Feature in 10th Anniversary HighTide FestivalElizabeth McGovern, Celia Imrie and Ben Miles Feature in 10th Anniversary HighTide Festival
by Marianka Swain - Aug 18, 2016

HighTide Festival, internationally renowned for discovering some of the UK's best new playwrights and producing new plays, has today announced the full ancillary programme for the 2016 Festival (8-18 September) - its 10th anniversary. Spanning performance, music, visual arts, literature and talks, it also includes world premiere productions from new and established HighTide writers. For the full festival programme, visit www.hightide.org.uk (more...)

The Lowry Set to Present ADLER & GIBBThe Lowry Set to Present ADLER & GIBB
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

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Cast Announced For Nuffield Theatre's DEDICATION - SHAKESPEARE AND SOUTHAMPTONCast Announced For Nuffield Theatre's DEDICATION - SHAKESPEARE AND SOUTHAMPTON
by Marianka Swain - Aug 17, 2016

Sam Hodges, Director of Nuffield Theatre, today announces the cast for his world premiere production of Nick Dear's new play DEDICATION - SHAKESPEARE AND SOUTHAMPTON, which investigates the relationship between William Shakespeare and the 3rd Earl of Southampton. Tom McKay plays Shakespeare and Tom Rhys-Harries plays Henry Wriothesley, the 3rd Earl of Southampton. The production opens on 20 September, with previews from 9 September, runs until 8 October. (more...)

THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION Comes to the Marlowe This SeptemberTHE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION Comes to the Marlowe This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Inspired by the classic film and based on the novella by Stephen King, The Shawshank Redemption comes to Canterbury next month (September). (more...)


by Marianka Swain - Aug 16, 2016

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Cast Announced For Revival of Caryl Churchill's BLUE HEARTCast Announced For Revival of Caryl Churchill's BLUE HEART
by Marianka Swain - Aug 16, 2016

Casting has been announced for first major revival of Caryl Churchill's BLUE HEART, nearly 20 years after its Royal Court premiere, co-produced by Tobacco Factory Theatres and the Orange Tree Theatre. Blue Heart brings them together to work again with key creatives David Mercatali and Angela Davies, who have worked on previous projects with both organisations. The play runs at Tobacco Factory Theatres 22 September-1 October, and at the Orange Tree Theatre 13 October-19 November. (more...)

Racial Drama CHOKEHOLD Heads to the 14th Street YRacial Drama CHOKEHOLD Heads to the 14th Street Y
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Core Creative Productions will premiere an updated version of CHOKEHOLD by Anthony P. Pennino, directed by Tim Cusack. An earlier version of this intense drama about police brutality won Outstanding Overall Production of a New Play at the 2015 Planet Connections Festivity. Previews begin September 16 at The Theatre at the 14th Street Y with opening slated for September 22. (more...)

Casting Announced for THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTIONCasting Announced for THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Paul Nicholls, Jack Ellis and Ben Onwukwe will star in the 2016 UK Tour of THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from Tuesday 27 September - Saturday 1 October 2016. (more...)

ROCKY HORROR SHOW UK Tour Announces New Cast!ROCKY HORROR SHOW UK Tour Announces New Cast!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

The Rocky Horror Show today announces a glittering cast for the autumn and winter legs of the 2016 UK tour. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Tennessee Williams's A LOVELY SUNDAY IN CREVE COEUR at The Print RoomFull Cast Announced for Tennessee Williams's A LOVELY SUNDAY IN CREVE COEUR at The Print Room
by Marianka Swain - Aug 9, 2016

Artistic Director of The Print Room at the Coronet Anda Winters today announces the full cast for Tennessee Williams' rarely performed A LOVELY SUNDAY IN CREVE COEUR, which opens the theatre's new Autumn season. Michael Oakley directs Debbie Chazen as Bodey, Hermione Gulliford as Helena, Laura Rogers as Dorothea and Julia Watson as Miss Gluck. The production opens in the main theatre space on 15 September, with previews from 12 September and runs until 7 October. (more...)

Harry Hepple, Steffan Lloyd-Evans and Laura Tebbutt Join Menier Chocolate Factory's INTO THE WOODSHarry Hepple, Steffan Lloyd-Evans and Laura Tebbutt Join Menier Chocolate Factory's INTO THE WOODS
by Marianka Swain - Aug 8, 2016

The Menier Chocolate Factory has announced that Harry Hepple (Baker), Steffan Lloyd-Evans (Wolf/ Cinderella's Prince) and Laura Tebbutt (Baker's Wife) will join the company of Fiasco's enchanting reinvention of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's masterpiece INTO THE WOODS. They will take over tomorrow from Ben Steinfeld, Noah Brody and Jessie Austrian. Read BroadwayWorld's review of the show here (more...)

Cast Announced For TORN And FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (PARTS 1, 2 & 3) At The Royal CourtCast Announced For TORN And FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (PARTS 1, 2 & 3) At The Royal Court
by Edward Baker - Aug 5, 2016

TORN and FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (PARTS 1, 2 & 3) will play at the Royal Court Theatre in September 2016. Torn explores a family broken by secrets and the scars left of things left unsaid. Father Comes Home From The Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3)tackles the legacy of slavery in the US and its influence on the African-American experience. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

The Royal Court Theatre will host four performances of Shon Dale-Jones' new solo show The Duke at the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs in November 2016. The Duke is produced by Hoipolloi, PBJ Management and Theatre Royal Plymouth in association with Save the Children. The production opens at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe today. (more...)

University Women in the Arts Announces Conversation with Vicky FeatherstoneUniversity Women in the Arts Announces Conversation with Vicky Featherstone
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Taking place on 18th August at 4pm at the Royal Court Theatre, this will be an In Conversation event with Vicky Featherstone, Artistic Director of the Royal Court Theatre. (more...)

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