Salisbury Playhouse News

Louise Plowright, Helena Blackman & More to Star in 'BUT FIRST THIS' at Watermill Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The Watermill Theatre has announced details of the premiere of But First This, a musical homage to Radio 4, written by BBC newsreader Kathy Clugston, playing from Thursday 23 October to Saturday 8 November 2014 (press night Monday 27 October, 7.30pm). On sale now. (more...)

RSC's MERCHANT OF VENICE, GAME World Premiere & CARMEN Reimagining Set for the Almeida's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

The Almeida Theatre has announced its new Winter-Spring 2014-15 season, featuring Rupert Goold's celebrated RSC production of THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, starring Ian McDiarmid as Shylock and Susannah Fielding reprising her role as Portia; Robert Icke directing Tobias Menzies in an intimate staging of Wallace Shawn's THE FEVER AT THE MAY FAIR HOTEL; the World Premiere of Mike Bartlett's play GAME, directed by Sacha Wares and designed by Miriam Buether in a radical reconfiguration of the theater; and Simon Stephens reimagining Bizet's CARMEN in the UK premiere of CARMEN DISRUPTION, helmed by Michael Longhurst. (more...)

THE HISTORY BOYS to Play Wyvern Theatre, 1-6 June 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Voted the nation's favourite play, Alan Bennett's multi award-winning The History Boys will return in 2015, visiting Swindon's Wyvern Theatre from Monday 1 to Saturday 6 June 2015 as part of a major new UK tour for 2015. On sale now. (more...)

Helen Chadwick Song Theatre to Present WAR CORRESPONDENTS, Oct 10-25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

Helen Chadwick Song Theatre presents: War Correspondents. Co-directed by Helen Chadwick and Steven Hoggett and composed by Helen Chadwick with creative Aassociate Miriam Nabarro, the show goes on a National Tour, 10th to 25th October 2014, with a stop at Stratford Circus on 10th and 11th October. Press night is Friday 10th October. (more...)

VIVIEN: LETTER TO LARRY, Starring Susie Lindeman, Comes to Jermyn Street Theatre, Sept 29-Nov 5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

Following the Paris World Premiere season in 2013, and special performances celebrating Vivien Leigh's 100th anniversary, Donald Macdonald's new VIVIEN: Letter to Larry plays Jermyn Street Theatre's inaugural Matinee Seasons, in Autumn 2014, starring Susie Lindeman. The show runs 29 September - 5 November 2014 at Jermyn Street Theatre. Press performance October 1 2.30pm. (more...)

Bailey And Pitt-Pulford Return With MARRY ME A LITTLE, St James Theatre, Oct 6-11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Following a critically acclaimed sell-out run this August, Stephen Sondheim's Marry Me a Little will return to St. James Studio for an extra week of performances from Monday 6 - Saturday 11 October 2014, it was announced today. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Bailey And Pitt-Pulford In Sondheim's MARRY ME A LITTLE
by Roy Tan - Jul 31, 2014

First production images are released today of Stephen Sondheim's Marry Me A Little, which is now playing St. James Studio for 16 performances only starring Simon Bailey as Man and Laura Pitt-Pulford as Woman. (more...)

Hannah D. Scott Replaces Isobel Pravda in THE GOOD AND THE TRUE Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Owing to an indefinite delay in the processing of international work visas, British actress Hannah D. Scott has assumed the role of Hana Pravda in the American premiere of the award-winning Czech stage drama THE GOOD AND THE TRUE, now in previews at Off-Broadway's DR2 Theatre (103 E. 15th St.). (more...)

Nuffield Theatre Announces Full Cast for THE SAINTS, 1-17 August
by Jillian Gaier - Jul 18, 2014

This August Nuffield presents Matthew Le Tissier and Francis Benali in their acting debuts in its production The Saints, where the renowned ex-Saints players will feature as themselves in cameo roles in pre-recorded film segments. Matthew Dunster will direct Nuffield's latest new commission, written by Luke Barnes and the cast will include Scarlett Alice Johnson, Cary Crankson, Claire-Louise Cordwell, Harry Hepple, Tendayi Jembere, Carl Prekopp, Matthew Raymond and Will Stokes. (more...)

A DANCE OF DEATH to Play Finborough Theatre, Begin. 5 August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Commissioned by the Finborough Theatre from Cerberus Theatre, the UK premiere and the English world premiere of controversial German playwright Rolf Hochhuth's Sommer 14 - A Dance of Death in a brand new translation opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Tuesday, 5 August 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 7 August at 7.30pm). (more...)

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Set for UK Tour After Opening at Salisbury Playhouse, Sept 18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

Celebrating 200 years since the nation's favourite novel was published, a highly praised, sparkling and fresh stage adaptation of Pride and Prejudice will open at Salisbury Playhouse on Thursday 18 September prior to a 2 month UK Tour. On sale now. (more...)

Cast Announced for Noel Coward's THIS WAS A MAN at Finborough Theatre from July 15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

Banned by the Lord Chamberlain for its facetious and irreverent treatment of adultery, This Was A Man, a previously unseen play by Noel Coward, directed by actress Belinda Lang, opens for its long overdue UK professional premiere in a strictly limited three week season at the Finborough Theatre on Tuesday, 15 July 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 17 July 2014 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Shakespeare's Globe to Bring HAMLET to Folger Theatre, July 25-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

The London-based Shakespeare's Globe will bring their global touring production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet to Folger Theatre for three performances only on July 25 and 26, 2014, making it the only east coast stop for the company in the United States. Directed by Dominic Dromgoole and Bill Buckhurst, the production is a fresh, pared-down version of the classic tragedy of deferred revenge. (more...)

I NEED A DOCTOR: THE WHOSICAL Set for Leicester Square Theatre, 28 October - 2 November
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

The award-winning musical comedy returns to Edinburgh Fringe 2014 following its spring tour in an all-new regenerated format. (more...)

Bailey and Pitt-Pulford To Star In MARRY ME A LITTLE, July-Aug 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

Casting is announced today for Stephen Sondheim's Marry Me A Little, which returns to the London stage for the first time in 17 years in a brand new production at St. James Studio for 16 performances only from Tuesday 29 July. (more...)

Christopher Hunter, Tom Mothersdale and Melody Grove to Star in Spellbound Productions' IN LAMBETH at Southwark Playhouse, July 10-Aug 2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 06, 2014

Spellbound Productions present IN LAMBETH, written by Jack Shepherd, directed by Michael Kingsbury and designed by Ruth Sutcliffe. Opening night is slated for Friday, 11 July 2014 at 7.30pm, with the regular run continuing through Saturday 2 August 2014 (one preview 10 July). (more...)

Mark Bruce Company's DRACULA Announces 2014 UK Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

In 2013 Mark Bruce Company toured its darkly thrilling, critically acclaimed dance-theatre production DRACULA which won the company the prestigious South Bank Award for Dance. Including a four-week sellout run at London's glorious Victorian venue, Wilton's Music Hall, DRACULA also played to capacity audiences and universally excellent notices around the country. (more...)

Gareth Snook Joins Cast of CAFE SOCIETY SWING, Begin. 17 June at Leicester Square Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

Acclaimed actor Gareth Snook joins the cast of the new revised version of Cafe Society Swing that begins its first West End run on June 17th at the Leicester Square Theatre. (more...)

Gina McKee Joins Martin Freeman In Cast Of RICHARD III
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2014

Gina McKee (Di & Viv & Rose, King Lear, Ivanov, Our Friends In The North, Notting Hill) will play Queen Elizabeth, alongside the previously announced Martin Freeman (Clybourne Park, The Hobbit, Sherlock, Fargo) as Richard III in Jamie Lloyd's first production of his second season at Trafalgar Transformed, Richard III, running from 1 July to 27 September, with press night on 8 July. (more...)

Gina McKee & More Join Cast of Trafalgar Transformed's RICHARD III
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2014

Gina McKee (Di & Viv & Rose, King Lear, Ivanov, Our Friends In The North, Notting Hill) will play Queen Elizabeth, alongside the previously announced Martin Freeman (more...)

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