Sadler's Wells News

Odin Teatret to Bring THE CHRONIC LIFE to Sadler's Wells, Tonight-27 April
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Odin Teatret celebrate their fiftieth year as a theatre company by performing for the first time in London. Their show The Chronic Life will be performed at Sadler's Wells from the 22nd-27th April, and include a pre-show conversation with founder and artistic director Eugenio Barba, alongside a four-day residency at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. (more...)

Arterton To Star In MADE IN DAGENHAM, Opens Nov 5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 03, 2014

Stage Entertainment, Glass Half Full Productions and Just for Laughs Theatricals are delighted to announce that MADE IN DAGENHAM will open at the Adelphi Theatre on Wednesday 5 November, with previews from Thursday 9 October. Based on the hit British film, this new musical comedy will star international stage and screen actress GEMMA ARTERTON in the lead role of Rita O'Grady, with ADRIAN DER GREGORIAN as her husband Eddie. (more...)

Sollars and Jenkins To Star In UK Tour Of 20TH CENTURY BOY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

West End and Musical theatre star Warren Sollars (Mamma Mia!, From Here To Eternity) will lead the cast of the musical 20th Century Boy, playing the Glam Rock legend Marc Bolan. He will be joined by TV stars Sue Jenkins (Brookside, Coronation Street) and Luke Bailey (Waterloo Road, Casualty). (more...)

Richard Wilson To Star In KRAPP'S LAST TAPE, Sheffield
by Carrie Dunn - Jan 20, 2014

With The Brian Friel Season and The Full Monty both currently in rehearsals, Artistic Director Daniel Evansannounces that Richard Wilson will take to the stage at Sheffield Theatres for the first time in Samuel Beckett's masterpiece, Krapp's Last Tape. (more...)

Pilobolus Dance Theater to Bring SHADOWLAND to Peacock Theatre, 11-30 March
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

Pilobolus Dance Theater will bring their internationally acclaimed hit show SHADOWLAND to the UK, premiering at Sadler's Wells' Peacock Theatre from 11 - 30 March 2014. (more...)

Orson Welles and Cole Porter's AROUND THE WORLD Comes to NYC, Now thru 12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 06, 2013

London director, Ian Marshall Fisher has rediscovered the long lost play written by the unique collaboration of Orson Welles and Cole Porter, AROUND THE WORLD. This historical Welles and Porter partnership (Citizen Kane & Touch Of Evil meets Kiss Me, Kate & Anything Goes) is based on their take on Jules Verne's Around The World in 80 Days. AROUND THE WORLD will play a series of 'Benefit/Fundraising' performances in London's Lilian Baylis Theatre, Sadler's Wells, and will be unveiled to Americans for the first time in over seventy years at New York's Mint Theatre. (more...)

AROUND THE WORLD, Orson Welles & Cole Porter's Re-Discovered Work, Begins Performances Friday in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 02, 2013

The unknown play written by Orson Welles and Cole Porter Around The World, based on Jules Verne's Around The World in 80 Days, is to play a series of benefit performances in London's Sadler's Wells and New York City's Mint Theater. The performances are fundraising events for The Lost Musicals Charitable Trust (UK). This production marks the first time it will be seen in NYC since the original production in 1946. Some 70 years after the original Broadway production, a new generation of New Yorkers will get the rare opportunity of seeing Around The World. (more...)

The Forsythe Company Changes Programme, June 18-20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 01, 2013

There has been a change of programme to The Forsythe Company's visit to Sadler's Wells this spring. The company will now present Study #3, which draws on 30 of William Forsythe's previous works. (more...)

Pilobolus Dance Theater to Present SHADOWLAND at Sadler's Wells in 2014
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

Pilobolus Dance Theater will bring their internationally acclaimed hit show SHADOWLAND to the UK, premiering at Sadler's Wells' Peacock Theatre from 11 - 30 March 2014. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Company of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Tour- Scott Ambler
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 12, 2013

BroadwayWorld just met the cast and you can check out an exclusive interview with choreographer Scott Ambler below! Scott is Associate Director of Matthew Bourne's New Adventures. His performing work includes: The Car Man (UK tour/Old Vic season/European/US tours), Cinderella (West End/L.A), Swan Lake(Sadler's Wells/UK tour/L.A/ Broadway/Dominion), Highland Fling(UK/European tours/Donmar season), Nutcracker! (Sadler's Wells/UK tour). TV and film credits include: The Car Man, Swan Lake, Roald Dahl's Little Red Riding Hood, Drip: A Love Story, OK2. As Matthew Bourne's Assistant his work includes: Peer Gynt (RSC Barbican), Oliver! (London Palladium), staging of Swan Lake section in Billy Elliot (Working Title), My Fair Lady (National Theatre and Theatre Royal Drury Lane), South Pacific and Play Without Words (National Theatre). (more...)

Orson Welles and Cole Porter's AROUND THE WORLD to Play London, Now thru Nov 10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2013

London director, Ian Marshall Fisher has rediscovered the long lost play written by the unique collaboration of Orson Welles and Cole Porter, AROUND THE WORLD. This historical Welles and Porter partnership (Citizen Kane & Touch Of Evil meets Kiss Me, Kate & Anything Goes) is based on their take on Jules Verne's Around The World in 80 Days. AROUND THE WORLD will play a series of 'Benefit/Fundraising' performances in London's Lilian Baylis Theatre, Sadler's Wells, and will be unveiled to Americans for the first time in over seventy years at New York's Mint Theatre. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Fall For Dance Final Evening
by Katharine Morales - Oct 16, 2013

Fall for Dance at New York City Center wrapped up last weekend with a program featuring four companies, thrilling in their differences. Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui/Sadler's Wells London, BODYTRAFFIC, Les Ballet Trockadero De Monte Carlo, and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre shared the stage on October 5, for an evening rich in texture and artistic achievement. (more...)

Orson Welles and Cole Porter's AROUND THE WORLD to Play London, Oct 20-Nov 10; Comes to NYC, Dec 6-12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2013

London director, Ian Marshall Fisher has rediscovered the long lost play written by the unique collaboration of Orson Welles and Cole Porter, AROUND THE WORLD. This historical Welles and Porter partnership (Citizen Kane & Touch Of Evil meets Kiss Me, Kate & Anything Goes) is based on their take on Jules Verne's Around The World in 80 Days. AROUND THE WORLD will play a series of 'Benefit/Fundraising' performances in London's Lilian Baylis Theatre, Sadler's Wells, and will be unveiled to Americans for the first time in over seventy years at New York's Mint Theatre. (more...)

Lincoln Center Announces November Schedule; from DESH to Era la Notte & More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2013


Full Cast Announced For Matthew Bourne's SWAN LAKE Tour & Sadler's Wells!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 02, 2013

Broadway Entertainment Group in association with New Adventures are delighted to announce full casting for one of the most popular dance productions ever staged, MATTHEW BOURNE'S multi award-winning hit SWAN LAKE. (more...)

Russell Maliphant Company to Return to Exeter Northcott with STILL CURRENT, 22-23 Oct.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2013

The Russell Maliphant Company return to Exeter Northcott with Still Current, a new evening of solos, duets and a trio by internationally acclaimed choreographer and Sadler's Wells Associate Artist Russell Maliphant. (more...)

Nominations Announced For 2013 TMA Theatre Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 26, 2013

The Theatrical Management Association (TMA) has announced the nominations for the 2013 UK Theatre Awards published below and available online at www.tmauk.org. (more...)

BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE To Play Curve And Mercury, Oct/Nov 2013
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2013

As part of its celebratory 5th Birthday Season, Leicester's Curve theatre is producing Martin McDonagh's The Beauty Queen of Leenane in a co-production with the Mercury Theatre Colchester. (more...)

British Youth Opera Performs PAUL BUNYAN, Now thru Sept 14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 07, 2013

This year British Youth Opera (BYO) will showcase the next generation of opera stars and celebrate Benjamin Britten's centenary with the only performance in England of Paul Bunyan. A week of BYO performances will take place at the Sadler's Wells' Peacock Theatre from today 7 - 14 September. (more...)

WEST SIDE STORY and LEAP CONFRONTING CONFLICT Present Youth Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2013

The producers of WEST SIDE STORY, playing at Sadler's Wells until 22 September before a nationwide tour, have partnered with the youth charity Leap Confronting Conflict, to run a workshop together for young Londoners exploring the musical's gang and race related conflict issues. Following the success of the workshop, there are now plans to roll out further outreach workshops whilst the musical tours the country during the coming year. (more...)

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