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Chichester's THIS HOUSE to Transfer to the Garrick Theatre This AutumnChichester's THIS HOUSE to Transfer to the Garrick Theatre This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

James Graham's critically acclaimed political drama THIS HOUSE will transfer to the Garrick Theatre, following its upcoming run at Chichester's Minerva Theatre. (more...)

Edinburgh International Festival 2016 Announced! - Alan Cumming, Marin Alsop, Barry Humphries, John Tiffany's THE GLASS MENAGERIE and More; Aug. 29Edinburgh International Festival 2016 Announced! - Alan Cumming, Marin Alsop, Barry Humphries, John Tiffany's THE GLASS MENAGERIE and More; Aug. 29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Today Festival Director Fergus Linehan unveiled the 2016 Edinburgh International Festival programme. This year's International Festival runs from Friday 5 to Monday 29 August, welcoming 2,442 artists from 36 nations to perform in Scotland's capital city.  (more...)

A PACIFIST'S GUIDE TO THE WAR ON CANCER Adds New Tour DatesA PACIFIST'S GUIDE TO THE WAR ON CANCER Adds New Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Complicite Associates today announce further dates for the world premiere of a new musical A Pacifist's Guide to the War on Cancer with book by Bryony Kimmings and Brian Lobel, music by Tom Parkinson and lyrics by Bryony Kimmings. Presented as a co-production with the National Theatre and in association with HOME Manchester, the production opens at HOME from 20 to 24 September 2016, and then tours to Exeter Northcott from 28 September - 2 October, before completing its run at the National Theatre from 14 October to 29 November. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch New Trailer for THE CONJURING 2, Hitting Theatres This JuneSTAGE TUBE: Watch New Trailer for THE CONJURING 2, Hitting Theatres This June
by Stage Tube - Mar 26, 2016

The official trailer for THE CONJURING 2 has been officially released. The movie will hit theatres later this year on June 10th. Check out the trailer below! (more...)

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's TheatrePhoto Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

Last night, Wednesday 23 March, saw the opening night of the much-anticipated production of Duncan Macmillan's intoxicating new play, PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS, at the Wyndham's Theatre. Having recently extended its run for two weeks due to popular demand, PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS is booking to 18 June 2016. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

Arion Productions to Debut New Masterclass ProgrammeArion Productions to Debut New Masterclass Programme
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Arion Productions Ltd has launched a new series of masterclasses to provide expert 'one day only' training in much-sought-after specialist fields with some of the country's finest theatre, film, television and radio professionals at the Diorama Arts Studios. Masterclasses include, two time Oliver Award winner, Jenny Galloway (Acting Through Song Masterclass), long standing War Horse, Citizen Squid and Goodnight Mr Tom puppeteer, Abigail Matthews (West End Puppetry Masterclass) and Olivier and Actor's Screen Guild Award nominated actress Annette Badland (Acting for Stage and Screen Masterclass) who is currently appearing in EastEnders. (more...)

Cast Set for World Premiere of DARKNET at Southwark PlayhouseCast Set for World Premiere of DARKNET at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

Potential Difference today announces the world premiere of Darknet, a new play by Rose Lewenstein. Russell Bender directs Robin Berry as Steve/Mitch, Greer Dale-Foulkes as Candy, Jim English as Jamie, Naveed Khan as Gary/John, Ella McLoughlin as Kyla, Gyuri Sarossy as Allen, Rosie Thomson as Stacey. Darknet opens at Southwark Playhouse on 18 April, with previews from 14 April, and runs until 7 May 2016. (more...)

TimeLine Theatre Sets 20th Anniversary Season: BAKERSFIELD MIST, THE LAST WIFE & MoreTimeLine Theatre Sets 20th Anniversary Season: BAKERSFIELD MIST, THE LAST WIFE & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

 TimeLine Theatre Company, recipient of the prestigious 2016 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions and acclaimed for presenting plays inspired by history that connect to today's social and political issues, announces its 2016-17 season. (more...)

Complicite's THE ENCOUNTER to Play HOME Manchester This MarchComplicite's THE ENCOUNTER to Play HOME Manchester This March
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

HOME presents what is sure to be one of the highlights of Manchester's theatrical year, THE ENCOUNTER, Simon McBurney's spell-binding solo performance for Complicite. The production runs Wed 16 - Sat 19 March 2016. (more...)

Complicite Associates to Premiere New Musical A PACIFIST'S GUIDE TO THE WAR ON CANCERComplicite Associates to Premiere New Musical A PACIFIST'S GUIDE TO THE WAR ON CANCER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

Complicite Associates today announce the world premiere of a new musical A Pacifist's Guide to the War on Cancer with book by Bryony Kimmings and Brian Lobel, music by Tom Parkinson and lyrics by Bryony Kimmings. Presented as a co-production with the National Theatre and in association with HOME Manchester, the production opens at HOME from 20 to 24 September 2016, with its run at the National Theatre from 14 October to 29 November. (more...)

DON'T MISS: Uzo Aduba Leads This Week's Top 10 New London Shows, February 15 2016DON'T MISS: Uzo Aduba Leads This Week's Top 10 New London Shows, February 15 2016
by Marianka Swain - Feb 15, 2016

The Maids, Trafalgar Studios Jamie Lloyd has enlisted a cracking trio of actresses to take on this contemporary adaptation of Jean Genet's psychological thriller. Uzo Aduba (Orange Is the New Black), Zawe Ashton (Fresh Meat) and Laura Carmichael (Dowton Abbey) join forces to explore sex, murder and class. (more...)

Rose Lewenstein's DARKNET to Premiere at Southwark PlayhouseRose Lewenstein's DARKNET to Premiere at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

Potential Difference today announce the world premiere of Darknet, a new play by Rose Lewenstein. The production reunites director, Russell Bender and writer, Rose Lewenstein, for their third collaboration. Darknet opens at Southwark Playhouse on 18 April, with previews from 14 April, and runs until 7 May 2016. (more...)

Photo Coverage: First Look at English National Opera's THE MAGIC FLUTEPhoto Coverage: First Look at English National Opera's THE MAGIC FLUTE
by Roy Tan - Feb 9, 2016

THE MAGIC FLUTE is one of the greatest and most popular operas ever written. English National Opera presents a wonderfully theatrical and imaginative staging from Complicite artistic director Simon McBurney where live sound effects and breathtaking animations help bring this captivating tale to life. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

Brown/Trinity Rep to Present THE LOVE OF THE NIGHTINGALEBrown/Trinity Rep to Present THE LOVE OF THE NIGHTINGALE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

The Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Programs present Timberlake Wertenbaker's The Love of the Nightingale directed by Caitlin Ryan O'Connell ('16) opening December 4, 2015. A modern adaptation of the Greek myth of Philomele, Nightingale tells the story of two sisters who survive foreign lands, vast journeys and extremes of love and violence. (more...)

Christian Camargo to Star in PERICLES at Theatre for a New AudienceChristian Camargo to Star in PERICLES at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

Christian Camargo, who has played Coriolanus and Hamlet for Theatre for a New Audience, will take on another Shakespearean title role as Pericles in a new production directed by Trevor Nunn with music written by Irish composer Shaun Davey, the Theatre's Founding Artistic Director Jeffrey Horowitz announced. (more...)

Christian Camargo to Stage in PERICLES at Theatre for a New AudienceChristian Camargo to Stage in PERICLES at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

Christian Camargo, who has played Coriolanus and Hamlet for Theatre for a New Audience, will take on another Shakespearean title role as Pericles in a new production directed by Trevor Nunn with music written by Irish composer Shaun Davey, the Theatre's Founding Artistic Director Jeffrey Horowitz announced. (more...)

Production Begins on THE CONJURING 2, Directed by James WanProduction Begins on THE CONJURING 2, Directed by James Wan
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2015

Principal photography has begun in Los Angeles on New Line Cinema's 'The Conjuring 2,' with James Wan ('Furious 7') once again at the helm, following the record-breaking success of 'The Conjuring.' The supernatural thriller brings to the screen another real case from the files of renowned demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren. (more...)

Stuart Thompson & David Turner Partnering for New Broadway Management CompanyStuart Thompson & David Turner Partnering for New Broadway Management Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015

After having worked together for over 7 years, Stuart Thompson and David Turner are forming a new general management company, Thompson Turner Productions, which will have King Charles III as its first Broadway credit and will continue to be a general management company for Broadway and touring shows.  Thompson will continue to produce under the umbrella of Stuart Thompson Productions. (more...)

Edinburgh International Festival Closes With New RecordsEdinburgh International Festival Closes With New Records
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

The 2015 Edinburgh International Festival comes to a close today after a hugely successful programme, featuring some of the world's greatest artists, which has extended its reach to audiences both at the Festival and across the world. (more...)

Photo Flash: Edinburgh International Festival's THE HARMONIUM PROJECT Draws Huge CrowdPhoto Flash: Edinburgh International Festival's THE HARMONIUM PROJECT Draws Huge Crowd
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

The Edinburgh International Festival opened last night with The Harmonium Project, a free outdoor animated performance that lit up the city's key concert hall, to celebrate 50 years of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus. Approximately 19,500 watched a series of projected artworks, designed by 59 Productions, on the Usher Hall whilst listening to John Adams' mesmerising choral work Harmonium. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

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