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Date Of Birth:
June 14, 1919
Date Of Death:
December 18, 1993 (74)
Birth Place:
Chicago, IL, USA
Gender: Male
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Sam Wanamaker News

Date of Birth: June 14, 1919
Date of Death: December 18, 1993 (74)
Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA
Gender: Male
BWW Interview: Jack Shalloo On THE LITTLE MATCHGIRL AND OTHER HAPPIER TALESBWW Interview: Jack Shalloo On THE LITTLE MATCHGIRL AND OTHER HAPPIER TALES
by Marianka Swain - Nov 17, 2016

Singer and actor Jack Shalloo's theatre credits include Madness musical Our House, Departure Lounge and Hamlet the Musical, and he released an album, London Soul, in 2011. He's currently appearing in The Little Matchgirl and Other Happier Tales at Shakespeare's Globe, which begins previews on 24 November. (more...)

Paul McGann to Make UK Tour Debut in Theatre6's GABRIELPaul McGann to Make UK Tour Debut in Theatre6's GABRIEL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Theatre6 is delighted to announce the UK Tour of Gabriel, which opens in London at Richmond Theatre on Tuesday 28 March 2017, with a national press night on Friday 31 March 2017.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Full casting Announced for CINDERELLA at The Lawrence Batley TheatrePhoto Flash: Full casting Announced for CINDERELLA at The Lawrence Batley Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

The Lawrence Batley Theatre is delighted to announce full casting for Cinderella, the venue's first professionally staged pantomime since opening its doors in 1994. (more...)

BWW Review: COMUS, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, 1 November 2016BWW Review: COMUS, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, 1 November 2016
by Debbie Gilpin - Nov 2, 2016

Hot on the heels of the hugely successful summer season comes 'Wonder Noir', Emma Rice's first winter season at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, and with it an opening production of John Milton's masque, Comus. A dark reflection of the Wonder Season opener, A Midsummer Night's Dream, it is a tale that truly befits the season's moniker. (more...)

NELL GWYNN Returns to Shakespeare's Globe Following UK TourNELL GWYNN Returns to Shakespeare's Globe Following UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

English Touring Theatre today announces that following its UK tour, Jessica Swale's Olivier Award-winning Nell Gwynn, starring Laura Pitt-Pulford in the title role, returns to Shakespeare's Globe for a two week run from 2 - 13 May 2017.  (more...)


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Artistic Director Emma Rice To Leave The GlobeArtistic Director Emma Rice To Leave The Globe
by Marianka Swain - Oct 25, 2016

The Globe has announced that Emma Rice will be stepping down as Artistic Director in April 2018, two years after her tenure began. In a statement, CEO Neil Constable said: 'Emma's mould-breaking work has brought our theatre new and diverse audiences, won huge creative and critical acclaim, and achieved exceptionally strong box office returns. In breaking the mould, this latest season has generated productive debate concerning the purpose and theatrical practice of the Globe, in relation to the use of sound and lighting technology within our theatre spaces. Following much deliberation and discussion, the Globe Board has concluded that from April 2018, the theatre programming should be structured around 'shared light' productions without designed sound and light rigging, which characterised a large body of The Globe's work prior to Emma's appointment.  (more...)

Teaching Artists from Shakespeare's Globe to Lead Workshops with Cincinnati Shakespeare Company's PROJECT38 Teachers!Teaching Artists from Shakespeare's Globe to Lead Workshops with Cincinnati Shakespeare Company's PROJECT38 Teachers!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

A pair of teaching artists from Shakespeare's Globe in London will be visiting the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company on October 22 to facilitate a day of workshops for the CSC artist-educators and the local teachers involved in this year's PROJECT38. PROJECT38 is an educational celebration of the thirty-eight plays in Shakespeare's canon in which each of over forty schools in the greater Cincinnati area explore one of Shakespeare's plays, facilitated by classroom visits from a CSC artist-educator; the project culminates in the spring in a weekend-long arts festival in which students present a series of performances and visual art projects created in response to their assigned play. (more...)

Tonic Theatre Announces TONIC CELEBRATESTonic Theatre Announces TONIC CELEBRATES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Tonic Theatre today announces the second Tonic Celebrates event, part of a new initiative celebrating the achievements of inspirational women in theatre. On Wednesday 19 October at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, Tonic Theatre's Director Lucy Kerbel will be in conversation with new Artistic Director for Shakespeare's Globe Emma Rice, acclaimed stage, radio and television writer Tanika Gupta, and the UK's leading Fight Directors Rachel Brown-Williams & Ruth Cooper-Brown. Tickets for the event are only £10. (more...)

BWW Review: THE INN AT LYDDA, Shakespeare's Globe, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, 7 September 2016BWW Review: THE INN AT LYDDA, Shakespeare's Globe, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, 7 September 2016
by Gary Naylor - Sep 8, 2016

Gary Nayloe sees a curate's egg of a play, at times exhilarating, at times too pleased with itself, at one of London's great venues. (more...)

Shakespeare's Globe to Return to Exeter Northcott Theatre with TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONAShakespeare's Globe to Return to Exeter Northcott Theatre with TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Following the great success of 2015's Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare's Globe returns to Exeter Northcott Theatre, this time with its acclaimed Two Gentlemen of Verona, running Thu 8 - Sun 11 September 2016. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2016

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Shakespeare's Globe to Return to Exeter Northcott Theatre with TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONAShakespeare's Globe to Return to Exeter Northcott Theatre with TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Following the great success of 2015's Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare's Globe returns to Exeter Northcott Theatre, this time with its acclaimed Two Gentlemen of Verona, running Thu 8 - Sun 11 September 2016. (more...)

Ellen McDougall Appointed New Artistic Director of Gate TheatreEllen McDougall Appointed New Artistic Director of Gate Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Aug 17, 2016

The Gate Theatre today announces that Ellen McDougall has been appointed as its new Artistic Director. McDougall, who takes up the position in March 2017, is currently an Associate Artist at the Gate, served as Associate Director for two years from 2012, and directed an acclaimed production of Idomeneus at the theatre in 2014. She replaces Christopher Haydon who leaves to pursue a Clore Fellowship and a number of freelance opportunities. (more...)

Close Quarter Productions Announces New Production of A.A Milnes THE DOVER ROADClose Quarter Productions Announces New Production of A.A Milnes THE DOVER ROAD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

?In the 60th anniversary year of A.A Milne's death and the 90th anniversary of Winnie-the-Pooh's publication, Close Quarter Productions, in association with Jermyn Street Theatre, today announces a new production of Milne's play The Dover Road. Nichola McAuliffe directs Stefan Berdnarczyk, Tom Durant-Pritchard, Katrina Gibson, Georgia Maguire, Gareth McLeod, Patrick Ryecart and James Sheldon in the production opening at Jermyn Street Theatre, on Tuesday 6 September running until Saturday 1 October. (more...)

Jermyn Street To Stage Revival of A.A. Milne's THE DOVER ROADJermyn Street To Stage Revival of A.A. Milne's THE DOVER ROAD
by Marianka Swain - Aug 10, 2016

In the 60th anniversary year of A.A Milne's death and the 90th anniversary of Winnie-the-Pooh's publication, Close Quarter Productions, in association with Jermyn Street Theatre, today announces a new production of Milne's play THE DOVER ROAD. Nichola McAuliffe directs Stefan Berdnarczyk, Tom Durant-Pritchard, Katrina Gibson, Georgia Maguire, Gareth McLeod, Patrick Ryecart and James Sheldon in the production opening at Jermyn Street Theatre, on Tuesday 6 September running until Saturday 1 October. (more...)

Shakespeare's Globe's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, Starring Jonathan Pryce, Opens Tonight at The Kennedy CenterShakespeare's Globe's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, Starring Jonathan Pryce, Opens Tonight at The Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents Shakespeare's Globe's critically acclaimed production of Shakespeare's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE in five performances tonight, July 27, through July 30, 2016 in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater. (more...)

Shakespeare's Globe's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, Starring Jonathan Pryce, Heading to The Kennedy CenterShakespeare's Globe's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, Starring Jonathan Pryce, Heading to The Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced it will present Shakespeare's Globe's critically acclaimed production of Shakespeare's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE in five performances from July 27 - 30, 2016 in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater. (more...)

Sean Campion, Niamh Cusack, Ruta Gedmintas, Matthew Lewis Set to Star in the London Premiere of UNFAITHFUL at Found111Sean Campion, Niamh Cusack, Ruta Gedmintas, Matthew Lewis Set to Star in the London Premiere of UNFAITHFUL at Found111
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Following the critically acclaimed, sold out productions of The Dazzle and Bug at Found111, Emily Dobbs Productions is thrilled to present the London premiere of Unfaithful, a blackly comic new play starring Sean Campion (The Borgias, Stones in his Pockets), Niamh Cusack (Heartbeat, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time), Ruta Gedmintas (The Strain, The Tudors) and Matthew Lewis (Harry Potter film series, The Syndicate). (more...)

Apparate to London and Meet the Magical Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD!Apparate to London and Meet the Magical Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD!
by Ashley LaChant - Jul 12, 2016

Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD is currently in previews in London's West End at the Palace Theatre, where it will open on July 30. Jamie Parker, Noma Dumezweni and Paul Thornily lead the cast as Harry, Hermione and Ron, as part of a company of 42 talented actors. Scroll down to meet the entire cast, check out photos and video footage! (more...)

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