Southbank Centre News

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...)

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association Announces the 2014/15 Season of its MusicNOW Series
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association announces the 2014/15 season programming for its acclaimed MusicNOW contemporary music series—dedicated to showcasing contemporary music through an innovative concert experience. Uniquely curated by CSO Mead Composers-In-Residence Mason Bates and Anna Clyne, the annual, four-concert series in 2014/15 presents a range of work from major musical figures such as Pierre Boulez and established contemporary talents such as John Luther Adams and Michael Gordon. Programs are performed by members of the CSO and guest artists led by MusicNOW principal conductor Cliff Colnot and guest conductors, which this year includes James Feddeck, winner of the 2013 Sir Georg Solti Conducting Award. (more...)

Fascinating Aida Presents UK Tour of CHARM OFFENSIVE
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

Fascinating Aida, Britain's best-loved comedy cabaret trio, who in 2013 celebrated 30 years of their unique brand of filthy, witty and fabulous entertainment, will continue to visit every corner of the UK through the rest of 2014 and into 2015 with their hit show CHARM OFFENSIVE. (more...)

Tenor Joseph Calleja Stars Opposite Marion Cotillard, in THE IMMIGRANT, Opening Today
by Movies News Desk - May 16, 2014

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja 'magnificently impersonates' his idol Enrico Caruso in the feature film The Immigrant, which opens today, May 16, in New York City and Los Angeles. (more...)

Sadler's Wells Kicks Off Autumn 2014 Season with Stopgap Dance Company
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

From May 2014 - March 2015, Sadler's Wells presents its biggest ever programme of inclusive dance. =dance is a new series featuring some of the most exciting and innovative work created and performed by deaf and disabled artists. (more...)

Sadler's Wells Announces Its Autumn 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2014

From May 2014 - March 2015, Sadler's Wells presents its biggest ever programme of inclusive dance. =dance is a new series featuring some of the most exciting and innovative work created and performed by deaf and disabled artists. (more...)

LIMBO Fires Up at Southbank Centre, Now thru Aug 17
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2014

LIMBO fires up the Southbank Centre once more from today, 7 May - 17 August 2014 with circus as you've never seen it: wild, wicked and out of this world. Hot on the heels of an international tour, the stunning original cast returns to whisk audiences into a sinister netherworld of jaw-dropping contortion, gut-churning aerial acrobatics, nail-biting stunts and staggering illusions. (more...)

LIMBO Comes to Southbank Centre, May 7
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2014

LIMBO fires up the Southbank Centre once more from 7 May - 17 August 2014 with circus as you've never seen it: wild, wicked and out of this world. Hot on the heels of an international tour, the stunning original cast returns to whisk audiences into a sinister netherworld of jaw-dropping contortion, gut-churning aerial acrobatics, nail-biting stunts and staggering illusions. (more...)

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