Southbank Centre News

Event Four Announced for University Women In The ArtsEvent Four Announced for University Women In The Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

The next University Women in the Arts public event has been announced: 'In Conversation' with Suzie de Rohan Willner, CEO of lifestyle brand TOAST, on February 2nd at 6pm. (more...)

Candoco Dance Company Hosts Open Week Across London and BrightonCandoco Dance Company Hosts Open Week Across London and Brighton
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Candoco throws open its doors for a half-term week of participation, performance and discussion for dancers, teachers, young people, families and the public. (more...)

Ben Aldridge Stars In World Premiere Of New PlayBen Aldridge Stars In World Premiere Of New Play
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

'When I looked up, I saw him. Burnt orange, bright against the summer woods. He stood grandly on all fours, the King.' (more...)

Full Casting Announced for Tours of NELL GWYNN and SILVER LININGFull Casting Announced for Tours of NELL GWYNN and SILVER LINING
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

English Touring Theatre's Artistic Director Richard Twyman today announces full casting for the tours of Jessica Swale's Olivier Award-winning Nell Gwynn and the world premiere of Sandi Toksvig's Silver Lining.  (more...)

Last Chance To See NoFit State Circus' BIANCO In Southbank CentreLast Chance To See NoFit State Circus' BIANCO In Southbank Centre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Audiences have just a few weeks to go to enjoy NoFit State Circus' breathtaking hit show BIANCO before the UK's leading circus company bring the house lights up in its silver spaceship Big Top at London's Southbank Centre on Sunday 22 January 2017. (more...)

Anne Clyne Selected For Music Alive Three-Year Residency AwardAnne Clyne Selected For Music Alive Three-Year Residency Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Berkeley Symphony and composer Anna Clyne have been chosen from a field of 59 applicant pairs to participate in a three-year composer-orchestra residency program, Music Alive, created by the League of American Orchestras and New Music USA. Berkeley Symphony and Clyne are one of only five composer-orchestra pairs to be selected by their peers, who represent a cross-section the U.S. orchestra world. (more...)

Photo Flash: Chinese Arts Space Presents PROJECT NEW EARTHPhoto Flash: Chinese Arts Space Presents PROJECT NEW EARTH
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Through four specially commissioned pieces, the extraordinary untold stories of the Chinese Labour Corps (CLC) will be unearthed as part of an ongoing campaign to shed light on this forgotten part of British and Chinese history. (more...)

Traverse Theatre Announces Spring/Summer 2017 ProgrammeTraverse Theatre Announces Spring/Summer 2017 Programme
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Dec 12, 2016

Traverse Theatre Announces Spring/Summer 2017 Programme (more...)

Traverse Theatre Announces Spring/Summer 2017 SeasonTraverse Theatre Announces Spring/Summer 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

The Traverse announces its Spring/Summer 2017 season today, December 12. The work presented has been selected to directly address a mix of both long-existent and emergent social, political and technological challenges, and comes from some of the most exciting companies in the UK. (more...)

Christopher Haydon Announces Cast for the UK Premiere of THE CONVERTChristopher Haydon Announces Cast for the UK Premiere of THE CONVERT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Artistic Director of the Gate Theatre, Christopher Haydon, today announces the cast for the UK premiere of Danai Gurira's The Convert. Following the success of her critically acclaimed Eclipsed, which ran at the Gate in 2015, Gurira's The Convert will open the Gate's Resist! season, a series of plays about rebellion and revolution. (more...)

BWW Interview: Sarah Ellis of Royal Shakespeare Company Gets Technical with THE TEMPESTBWW Interview: Sarah Ellis of Royal Shakespeare Company Gets Technical with THE TEMPEST
by Nora Dominick - Dec 1, 2016

BroadwayWorld recently sat down with Sarah Ellis, Head of Digital Development for the Royal Shakespeare Company, to chat about how the project came about and what it's like to bring this type of technology to the stage. (more...)

A Host Of Vibrant UK Premieres In New Performance & Dance Programme For 2017 at Southbank CentreA Host Of Vibrant UK Premieres In New Performance & Dance Programme For 2017 at Southbank Centre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Southbank Centre presents a host of exclusive UK premieres from across the world exploring diversity, identity, migration, evolution and sacrifice, for its Spring & Summer 2017 programme for performance, dance and theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: BIANCO, Southbank Centre, 29 November 2016BWW Review: BIANCO, Southbank Centre, 29 November 2016
by Gary Naylor - Nov 30, 2016

Gary Naylor sees a show that he should like more than he does, possibly because it owes more to performance art than it does to theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: BIANCO Comes To Southbank CentrePhoto Flash: BIANCO Comes To Southbank Centre
by Marianka Swain - Nov 24, 2016

Following a critically acclaimed world tour, the UK's leading circus company NoFit State bring their ground-breaking promenade show BIANCO to London's Southbank Centre for the first time, running from 23 November 2016 to 22 January 2017. (more...)

Imagine Children's Festival 2017 Embraces Nordic CultureImagine Children's Festival 2017 Embraces Nordic Culture
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Southbank Centre's Imagine Children's Festival returns from 9 - 19 February 2017, taking over the Royal Festival Hall during half term with a packed programme of events including dance, music, theatre and installations, alongside readings and workshops with some of the top children's authors from the UK and Nordic region. (more...)

University Women in the Arts Hosts Event with Anne Edyvean, Head of BBC Writersroom, TonightUniversity Women in the Arts Hosts Event with Anne Edyvean, Head of BBC Writersroom, Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

The third University Women in the Arts public event has been announced. Taking place tonight, November 9th, at 6pm, this will be an In Conversation event with Anne Edyvean, Head of BBC Writersroom, the BBC's new writing department. (more...)

Civic Rep to Present Caroline Bird's Irreverent, Modern Adaptation of THE TROJAN WOMENCivic Rep to Present Caroline Bird's Irreverent, Modern Adaptation of THE TROJAN WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Civic Rep launches back onto the Seattle theatre scene with a production of British playwright and poet Caroline Bird's radical retelling of Euripides' The Trojan Women. Bird transports this famous anti-war tragedy to the modern setting of a prison hospital. Beyond the prison walls, Troy and its people burn. Inside the prison, the city's captive women await their fate. But their grief at what has been before will soon be drowned out by the horror of what is to come, as the Greek lust for vengeance consumes everything - man, woman and baby - in its path. (more...)

Xavier De Sousa's POST to Make UK Premiere at Ovalhouse This DecemberXavier De Sousa's POST to Make UK Premiere at Ovalhouse This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Xavier de Sousa and Ovalhouse Theatre present POST in its UK premiere, running Wednesday 30th November - Saturday 3rd December 2016, 7.30pm. Press night: Wednesday 30th November 2016, 7.30pm. (more...)

New Play By Debut Playwright At The Finborough TheatreNew Play By Debut Playwright At The Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

'When I looked up, I saw him. Burnt orange, bright against the summer woods. He stood grandly on all fours, the King.' (more...)

'Disney In Concert: The Jungle Book' Swings Into London Next Year'Disney In Concert: The Jungle Book' Swings Into London Next Year
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Now for the very first time, Disney In Concert: The Jungle Book will premiere at London's Royal Festival Hall on 26th March 2017 for a matinee and evening performance. (more...)

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