Southbank Centre News

ONE VOICE AT THE OLD VIC to Feature Monologues by Mark Watson, Amelia Bullmore, and Yasmina RezaONE VOICE AT THE OLD VIC to Feature Monologues by Mark Watson, Amelia Bullmore, and Yasmina Reza
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

The Old Vic today announced the next One Voice at The Old Vic which will take place on 7 July featuring new monologues written by Mark Watson and Amelia Bullmore performed by Katherine Parkinson and Niamh Cusack as well as a monologue by Yasmina Reza. (more...)

River Stage Festival Returns to London's South Bank; Full Line Up AnnouncedRiver Stage Festival Returns to London's South Bank; Full Line Up Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Five free weekends of the best and brightest entertainment from some of the UK's leading arts and culture organisations will once again arrive at London's South Bank this summer; The Glory, HOME, Manchester, WOMAD, Rambert and the National Theatre each 'take over' the River Stage for a weekend throughout July and August. (more...)

SHUBBAK, London's Festival of Contemporary Arab Culture, Kicks Off July 1stSHUBBAK, London's Festival of Contemporary Arab Culture, Kicks Off July 1st
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Shubbak, London's festival of contemporary Arab culture, has become a key event in the arts calendar of the UK and the Arab World, and 2017 will be the 4th edition of this biennial festival. (more...)

Discover Korean Culture This Year with Korea/UK 2017-18 FestivalDiscover Korean Culture This Year with Korea/UK 2017-18 Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Following the British Council's announcement of UK/Korea 2017/18 which will see British artists visit Korea, the Korean Cultural Centre UK today announces the wide programme of Korea/UK 2017-18 over the next twelve months, with the UK playing host to leading Korean artists from range of disciplines. (more...)

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...)

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