Southbank Centre News

SLAVA'S SNOWSHOW to Bring Blizzard Across the UK This AutumnSLAVA'S SNOWSHOW to Bring Blizzard Across the UK This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Enter a joyous dream-like world, unlike anything you have seen before. A world in which a cobweb envelops the audience and one tiny piece of paper begins a heart-stopping blizzard of snow… (more...)

David Walliams' THE FIRST HIPPO ON THE MOON Lands at Edinburgh Festival FringeDavid Walliams' THE FIRST HIPPO ON THE MOON Lands at Edinburgh Festival Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

3…2…1… Blast Off! Edinburgh Festival Fringe audiences will have the chance to experience an explosively funny space adventure as David Walliams' stage adaptation of The First Hippo on the Moon touches down in Edinburgh this August. (more...)

Manchester International Festival Announces Artists for Sangam 2017Manchester International Festival Announces Artists for Sangam 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

A one-off concert bringing together two of Sufi music's brightest female stars, Sanam Marvi from Pakistan and Harshdeep Kaur from India, performing together for the first time as part of Manchester International Festival.  (more...)

Greenwich and Docklands International Festival Announces Full 2017 ProgramGreenwich and Docklands International Festival Announces Full 2017 Program
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Artistic Director Bradley Hemmings today announces the full programme for this summer's Greenwich + Docklands International Festival (GDIF), London's leading festival of outdoor theatre and performing arts, which takes place from 23 June to 8 July in locations across Royal Greenwich, Docklands and Tower Hamlets.  It follows the previous announcement in March of eight newly commissioned productions. (more...)

Free Choral Theatre Production At Liverpool Cathedral this MonthFree Choral Theatre Production At Liverpool Cathedral this Month
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Cut to the Chase Productions are delighted to announce that their new choral theatre production; Through The Wilderness will take place at none other than the stunning Liverpool Cathedral on Tuesday 16th and Wednesday 17th May. (more...)

Casting Announced for Immersive ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND in LondonCasting Announced for Immersive ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND in London
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Les Petits Theatre Company and ebp in association with Creature of London are delighted to announce the cast of "ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND". The critically acclaimed immersive theatre experience created and directed specifically for children aged 5 to 10 returns from 13 May 2017 to 3 September 2017, with press morning on Saturday 20 May 2017. (more...)

Peter Duncan and Martin Kemp Cast in Role of Sam Phillips as MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Continues UK TourPeter Duncan and Martin Kemp Cast in Role of Sam Phillips as MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Continues UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Following a highly successful 2016/2017 UK tour and Christmas engagement at London's Royal Festival Hall, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET - the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical and West End smash hit today announces a second UK tour this autumn when it opens at York's Theatre Royal on September 18th. (more...)

NYCGMC to Perform I SEE FIRE with the London Gay Men's Chorus at NYU SkirballNYCGMC to Perform I SEE FIRE with the London Gay Men's Chorus at NYU Skirball
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

The New York City Gay Men's Chorus (NYCGMC) announced today that they will welcome their siblings in song from the London Gay Men's Chorus (LGMC) to join them on stage for I SEE FIRE: Anthems for a New Era, Saturday, May 20 at 8pm at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Stephen Schwartz and More to Tribute Tyler Clementi with TYLER'S SUITE at Lincoln CenterStephen Schwartz and More to Tribute Tyler Clementi with TYLER'S SUITE at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

On June 4 at 2PM, Distinguished Concerts International New York (DCINY) will present Tyler's Suite at Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall in commemoration to the memory of Tyler Clementi, a young musician who died by suicide shortly after being bullied online by his roommate for being gay. (more...)

Mashi Theatre to Take TALES OF BIRBAL on UK TourMashi Theatre to Take TALES OF BIRBAL on UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

As India celebrates 70 years of independence, Mashi theatre look further back in history, a time of magic, mysticism and storytelling. Tales of Birbal brings fables handed down generation to generation across the Indian sub-continent to stages across the UK for families of all backgrounds, beginning 19 May and running through 19 June 2017. (more...)

All-Minority Orchestra, Chineke! Orchestra, to Make Snape Proms Debut, Aug. 29All-Minority Orchestra, Chineke! Orchestra, to Make Snape Proms Debut, Aug. 29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The Chineke! Foundation is pleased to announce that the Chineke! Orchestra will make its Snape Proms debut on 29 August under the baton of Kevin John Edusei, featuring soloists Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cello, and Jeanine De Bique, soprano. (more...)

Sadler's Wells Announces Autumn/Winter 2017 SeasonSadler's Wells Announces Autumn/Winter 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Sadler's Wells' new season features a world first for artistic research (more...)

Hong Kong Dance Company 2017-18 Season OpensHong Kong Dance Company 2017-18 Season Opens
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

This year, Hong Kong Dance Company (HKDC) opens a new chapter filled with cutting-edge performances and well-loved classics including romantic dance dramas, mindful theatre, family dance drama and a groundbreaking cross-cultural collaboration. (more...)

Casting Announced for Siddhartha Bose's NO DOGS, NO INDIANSCasting Announced for Siddhartha Bose's NO DOGS, NO INDIANS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

A company of four British/ South Asian actors will take roles in new play No Dogs, No Indians, which examines three generations of resistance, sacrifice and discovery at the end of the British Empire in India and in the years that followed. (more...)

ANASTASIA's Ramin Karimloo to Sing LES MIS, Original Tunes in London ConcertANASTASIA's Ramin Karimloo to Sing LES MIS, Original Tunes in London Concert
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Broadway and West End star Ramin Karimloo will return to London with his new solo show at Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, on 13 January 2018. (more...)

Lemn Sissay's THE REPORT Gets Reading at Royal Court Downstairs This MonthLemn Sissay's THE REPORT Gets Reading at Royal Court Downstairs This Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Lemn Sissay MBE is a poet, playwright, broadcaster and actor.   (more...)

Hong Kong Dance Company Brings Back Award-Winning L'AMOUR IMMORTELHong Kong Dance Company Brings Back Award-Winning L'AMOUR IMMORTEL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

???????Following its box-office success in 2015, the Hong Kong Dance Company (HKDC) is bringing back its award-winning grand dance drama L'Amour Immortel to Hong Kong Cultural Centre Grand Theatre from 9 to 11 June 2017. (more...)

Megan Mullally and Stephanie Hunt to Bring NANCY AND BETH to London & ManchesterMegan Mullally and Stephanie Hunt to Bring NANCY AND BETH to London & Manchester
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Megan Mullally, the two-time Emmy Award winning star of TV's Will & Grace, returns to the UK for her first concert appearance in over seven years, with her partner in crime Stephanie Hunt and their brand-new band, Nancy & Beth. (more...)

Inspector Sands Bring Their Edinburgh Show THE LOUNGE to Soho TheatreInspector Sands Bring Their Edinburgh Show THE LOUNGE to Soho Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Fresh from its Summerhall run at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016, the multi-award winning Inspector Sands bring their characteristically absurdist exploration of our twilight years to Contact, Manchester and Soho Theatre. Inspector Sands explore how difficult it is for all of us - young and old - to engage with the fact that we are individually, and collectively, ageing. Developed with the support of a Wellcome Trust Arts Award, and with biomedical experts specialising in the psychology and philosophy of attitudes towards ageing and mortality, the company explore what it means to be older in today's society. (more...)

New Choral Theatre Production Comes to Liverpool Cathedral With A Very Special Opportunity To Get InvolvedNew Choral Theatre Production Comes to Liverpool Cathedral With A Very Special Opportunity To Get Involved
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

A new choral theatre production has been announced for Spring in one of Liverpool's most stunning venues - with an opportunity for community singers to get involved. (more...)

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