Southbank Centre News

British Academy of Film and Television Arts to Support Game Music Connect 2014
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Game Music Connect organizers today announced that their 2014 international video game music conference, which returns to London's Southbank Centre on September 24, will be supported by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). (more...)

BAFTA & Award-Winning Composer Garry Schyman Support Game Music Connect 2014
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Game Music Connect organizers today announced that their 2014 international video game music conference, which returns to London's Southbank Centre on September 24, will be supported by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). (more...)

Jade Anouka, Clare Dunne & More Join Cast of Phyllida Lloyd's All-Female HENRY IV at Donmar
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

In 2012, Phyllida Lloyd's all-female production of Julius Caesar at the Donmar Warehouse placed the play in a women's prison. It stunned audiences on both sides of the Atlantic and challenged the idea of 'who owns Shakespeare?' In one of the schools workshops around the production, teachers heard one of their students, a girl, speak in public for the first time. It couldn't end there. (more...)

Berkeley Rep to Open 47th Season with AN AUDIENCE WITH MEOW MEOW
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Berkeley Rep opens its 47th season this September with An Audience with Meow Meow, a musical play of gargantuan proportions starring international superstar Meow Meow. (more...)

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Launch Houston Ballet's 2014-15 Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 08, 2014

From September 4-14, 2014, Houston Ballet launches its 45th season with the company premiere of John Neumeier's three-act ballet A Midsummer Night's Dream. The ballet is based on Shakespeare's lighthearted play of the same name and follows the hijinks and hilarity that ensues when a well-intentioned plan with a love potion goes awry. Created in 1977, A Midsummer Night's Dream has served as Mr. Neumeier's calling card, being seen as one of his most joyous and popular creations. Houston Ballet is the first American ballet company to perform the famous work and it is the first piece by Mr. Neumeier to enter the Houston Ballet repertoire. (more...)

Exeter Northcott Theatre Announces Fall 2014 Season
by Jillian Gaier - Jul 28, 2014

Exeter Northcott Theatre has put its hardworking staff centre stage as it launches its autumn 2014 Season. To celebrate receiving Arts Council funding, the new brochure pays tribute to the fantastic team at the theatre as they make a trip back to the 1940s through the costume store. (more...)

London Wonderground to Expand for Third Year at Southbank Centre, Begin. 25 July
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

London Wonderground returns for a third year, bringing a piece of Coney Island to the South Bank of London. Underbelly and the Southbank Centre present a summer long festival of the world's best cabaret, circus and sideshows from the 25 July. (more...)

BalletBoyz to Perform at Roundhouse Summer Sessions, 31 July - 1 August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

BalletBoyz® are set to perform at Roundhouse Summer Sessions on 31 July and 1 August 2014 with their final UK dates of Liam Scarlett's 'Serpent' and Russell Maliphant's 'Fallen' and an exclusive excerpt of BalletBoyz' highly anticipated new show, 'Young Men', that has been in development for the past year. (more...)

LOVE MOTOWN! Comes to the Southbank Centre, July 19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

Jazz Jamaica All Stars and Urban Soul Orchestra return to the Royal Festival Hall on Saturday 19 July at 7.30pm to celebrate a sensational musical extravaganza - Love Motown! (more...)

BALLETBOYZ Perform as Part of Roundhouse Summer Sessions, July 31 & Aug 1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

Returning to the venue that hosted their first public performance - as George Piper Dances in 2001 - the award-winning BalletBoyz will perform at Roundhouse Summer Sessions on 31 July and 1 August 2014. (more...)

John Tiffany-Helmed THE TWITS & More Set for Royal Court's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

The Royal Court Theatre announces a new season of work today, Friday 27 June, including new plays from Molly Davies, Zinnie Harris, Rory Mullarkey, Tim Price and Jack Thorne; a debut play from first-time playwright Diana Nneka Atuona; a collaboration between scientist Chris Rapley, playwright and director Duncan Macmillan and director Katie Mitchell and a new production for young people and their families - Enda Walsh's new adaptation of Roald Dahl's The Twits. (more...)

Shortlisted Events for CIRCUS MAXIMUS 2014 Revealed
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

The twenty act shortlist has today been announced for Circus Maximus 2014. Britain's only competition dedicated solely to performers of the circus arts is in its second year, with this 2014's prospective finalists spanning the entire range of circus disciplines from acrobatics to contortion to juggling to balancing to clowning. (more...)

Wolf Trap Announces Performances for July 14-20, Includes Sara Bareilles, Huey Lewis, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

Wolf Trap Presents Sara Bareilles with Special Guests Lucius and Emily King; The Fray with Barcelona and Oh Honey; Straight No Chaser; Tchaikovsky, Ravel & Rossini; 2001: A Space Odyssey; and Huey Lewis & the News with Special Guest Marc Broussard (more...)

Sara Bareilles & More Among Wolf Trap's Upcoming Performance Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

All Shows at the Filene Center at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna, Virginia 22182 (more...)

BOTTLENECK Comes to the 2014 Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

Bottleneck by Luke Barnes, directed by Steven Atkinson and performed by James Cooney, returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, after a hit run in 2012, playing at Underbelly's Topside at 13.30 Wednesday 30July - Sunday 24August. (more...)

BALLETBOYZ Perform as Part of Roundhouse Summer Sessions, July 31 & Aug 1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

Returning to the venue that hosted their first public performance - as George Piper Dances in 2001 - the award-winning BalletBoyz will perform at Roundhouse Summer Sessions on 31 July and 1 August 2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews: 'Stones in Her Mouth' Is Powerful, Provocative Theater
by Catherine Kustanczy - Jun 14, 2014

Stones in Her Mouth is a powerful theatrical experience that examines and explores women's lives. Brought to life by an ensemble of ten Maori women, the production, recently part of Toronto's annual Luminato Festival, has been feted worldwide since its premiere in 2013. As its choreographer Lemi Ponifasio explains, it's part of a larger attempt to create a 'cosmological' space within live performance. (more...)

BalletBoyz Performs During Roundhouse Summer Sessions, 31 July - 1 August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

Returning to the venue that hosted their first public performance - as George Piper Dances in 2001 - the award-winning BalletBoyz® will perform at Roundhouse Summer Sessions on 31 July and 1 August 2014. Following three successful nationwide UK tours and sell-out performances in Australia and Europe, BalletBoyz theTalent will perform Liam Scarlett's 'Serpent'and Russell Maliphant's 'Fallen' for the last time in the UK. To celebrate the success of this critically acclaimed and enormously popular double bill, the BBC Concert Orchestra will join the ten-strong cast of dancers to perform Max Richter's score for 'Serpent' and Armand Amar's score for 'Fallen'. (more...)

LAStheatre Presents THE INSTITUTE OF IMPOSSIBILITY This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

The Institute of Impossibility will play Drapers' Hall, Bayley Lane, Coventry, CV1 5RN Today 23rd - Sunday 25th May 2014. Press Night: Today 23rd May, 7.15pm. An evening of serious fun and unimpossibilising ideas... (more...)

Underbelly Productions and Aurora Nova to Present A SIMPLE SPACE: GRAVITY AND OTHER MYTHS, May 30-July 6
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

We're talking about Gravity and Other Myths, a troupe from Australia whose unique close-up acrobatic show A Simple Space has been booked for a six-week season (30 May - 6 July 2014) at the Udderbelly Festival on the South Bank (10 April -13 July), having astounded Fringe audiences in both hemispheres in 2013. Edinburgh and Adelaide Festival goers have turned up in their droves, bought up every ticket and unfailingly given standing ovations. Now, Londoners, it's over to you. (more...)

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