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Simon Armitage & Nick Bagnall Will Reunite for THE ODYSSEY: MISSING PRESUMED DEADSimon Armitage & Nick Bagnall Will Reunite for THE ODYSSEY: MISSING PRESUMED DEAD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

English Touring Theatre and Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse today announce their co-production of The Odyssey: Missing Presumed Dead. The production reunites Simon Armitage and Nick Bagnall after their recent collaborations on The Last Days of Troy and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. (more...)

Atlanta Lyric Theatre to Stage CATS This SummerAtlanta Lyric Theatre to Stage CATS This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

The show that revolutionized musical theatre and was the biggest box office hit in Atlanta Lyric Theatre's 35-year history is returning this summer! It is time to re-introduce your family to the wonders of live theater with the magic, the mystery, the memory of CATS, playing July 17, 18, & 19, 2015 at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre (2800 Cobb galleria Pkwy., Atlanta). Tickets are available at www.TicketMaster.com, the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre Box Office, or by calling (800) 745-3000. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch as Kerry Ellis Becomes 'Grizabella' in West End's CATS!STAGE TUBE: Watch as Kerry Ellis Becomes 'Grizabella' in West End's CATS!
by Stage Tube - Mar 17, 2015

Kerry Ellis has just joined the cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber's record-breaking musical Cats playing the role of Grizabella, and below, you can watch as she transforms into her character! Based on T. S. Eliot's Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, Cats returned to the West End last month with the original creative team - Director Trevor Nunn, Associate Director and Choreographer Gillian Lynne, Designer John Napier and Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber - reunited for the Palladium run. (more...)

Palladium's CATS Set for Summer Run at Blackpool Opera HousePalladium's CATS Set for Summer Run at Blackpool Opera House
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

The Daily Mail writes that Andrew Lloyd Webber's London Palladium version of CATS, which starred Nicole Scherzinger (and later Kerry Ellis) in the role of 'Grizabella', is lining up a six-week summer run at the Blackpool Opera House, beginning July 9. (more...)

ORESTEIA, BAKKHAI and MEDEA Set for the Almeida Theatre's 'Greek' Season; Ben Whishaw and More to Star!ORESTEIA, BAKKHAI and MEDEA Set for the Almeida Theatre's 'Greek' Season; Ben Whishaw and More to Star!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

The Almeida Theatre announces its new season: Almeida Greeks. (more...)

CATS to Play MCCC's Kelsey Theatre in MarchCATS to Play MCCC's Kelsey Theatre in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

"Cats," Andrew Lloyd Webber's magical musical homage to the feline world, comes to Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre in March. Playful Theatre Productions will present nine performances over three weekends, including four matinees. Dates and show times for evening performances are: Fridays, March 13 and 27 at 8 p.m., and Saturdays, March 14, 21 and 28 at 8 p.m. Matinees will be presented on Sunday, March 15, Saturday, March 21, Sunday, March 22 and Sunday, March 29 at 2 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is located on MCCC's West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. An opening night reception with the cast and crew follows the March 13 performance. (more...)

Photo Coverage: There's a New Glamour Cat in Town! First Look at Kerry Ellis As 'Grizabella' in West End's CATSPhoto Coverage: There's a New Glamour Cat in Town! First Look at Kerry Ellis As 'Grizabella' in West End's CATS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

Kerry Ellis has joined the cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber's record-breaking musical Cats playing the role of Grizabella - and here she is! (more...)

Andrew Lloyd Webber Wants CATS to Return to the Palladium Next ChristmasAndrew Lloyd Webber Wants CATS to Return to the Palladium Next Christmas
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

According to the Daily Mail, Andrew Lloyd Webber wants Cats to return to the London Palladium over the holiday season next December before the musical pounces back to Broadway in 2016 -- hopefully starring Nicole Scherzinger. (more...)

NT Live to Broadcast EVERYMAN, Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, This JulyNT Live to Broadcast EVERYMAN, Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, This July
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Celebrating its 6th year bringing live theatre to cinema audiences around the world, NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE is pleased to announce an international broadcast of Academy Award nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) in the title role of Everyman, adapted by Carol Ann Duffy and directed by Rufus Norris, live from The National Theatre of Great Britain's Olivier Theatre on Thursday, July 16, 2015. Dates will vary at venues internationally and encore screenings will follow. (more...)

Lincoln Center and New York Philharmonic Launch New Modern Opera InitiativeLincoln Center and New York Philharmonic Launch New Modern Opera Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and the New York Philharmonic today announced plans for the two organizations to collaborate on a new, multi-year opera initiative to present fully-staged productions of significant modern operas not yet seen in New York. (more...)

Folger Shakespeare Library to Welcome Simon Armitage & Peter Oswald, 2/3Folger Shakespeare Library to Welcome Simon Armitage & Peter Oswald, 2/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

On Tuesday, February 3 at 7:30 pm, the O.B. Hardison Poetry Series at the Folger Shakespeare Library continues its 46th season with a reading by two voices from the world of British poetry and theatre—Simon Armitage and Peter Oswald. The post-reading conversation will be moderated by Paul Smith, Director of the British Council, USA. Tickets for this event are $15 and can be purchased at the Folger Box Office at 202.544.7077 or by visiting www.folger.edu/poetry. (more...)

Full Cast & Creative Team Announced for TACT's ABUNDANCEFull Cast & Creative Team Announced for TACT's ABUNDANCE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

TACT/The Actors Company Theatre is pleased to announce the cast and creative team for Abundance, the 1990 play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Beth Henley (Crimes of the Heart). An epic tale of friendship set against the backdrop of the sweeping American West, Abundance will be directed by TACT Co-Artistic Director Jenn Thompson, who directed last season's production of William Inge's Natural Affection. Performances begin at Theatre Row's Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Avenues) on Tuesday, February 17, 2015. Opening night is set forSunday, March 1 at 6:00pm. Performances will continue through March 28, 2015. (more...)

RIOULT Dance NY to Perform at Manhattan School of Music, 1/22RIOULT Dance NY to Perform at Manhattan School of Music, 1/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, will perform the Dance to Contemporary Composers Series with Tactus on January 22, 2015 at 7:30pm at the Manhattan School of Music's Borden Auditorium, 120 Claremont Avenue, NYC. Tickets are $12 ($7 for students/seniors) and are available online at http://www.msmnyc.edu/Concertgoer/Box-Office, via phone at (917) 493-4428, or at the box office one hour prior to curtain. (more...)

Breaking News: CATS Makes Plans to Pounce Back to Broadway; Andrew Lloyd Webber Hopes Nicole Scherzinger Will StarBreaking News: CATS Makes Plans to Pounce Back to Broadway; Andrew Lloyd Webber Hopes Nicole Scherzinger Will Star
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

Nicole Scherzinger just made her West End stage debut as 'Grizabella' in Andrew Lloyd Webber's record-breaking musical Cats, and according to a recent interview with the Daily Mail, Webber has plans to bring the show (and his new star) to Broadway. He told DM: 'Cats will now definitely go to Broadway again. It's very exciting.' (more...)

Kerry Ellis to Join UK's CATS; Extends to April 25Kerry Ellis to Join UK's CATS; Extends to April 25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

Due to extraordinary public demand, Andrew Lloyd Webber's record breaking Cats today announces the release of over 100,000 new tickets for sale. Now booking at the London Palladium to 25 April 2015, tickets for Cats are from £20 with top price seats at £59.50 and children's tickets at half price for Monday to Thursdayperformances (see listings information below). (more...)

CAP21 to Launch 2015 Season with New Musical THE ARTIST & THE SCIENTIST, 2/4-28CAP21 to Launch 2015 Season with New Musical THE ARTIST & THE SCIENTIST, 2/4-28
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

The award-winning CAP21 Theatre Company will open its 2015 season with the first production of a new musical, THE ARTIST & THE SCIENTIST, with book and lyrics by Jenny Stafford, music by Brandon Anderson, and story by Jenny Stafford and Brandon Anderson. It is a love story exploring the conflicting ways in which we each see the world and the fears we have of losing ourselves in other people. THE ARTIST & THE SCIENTIST will play a limited run from February 4 -28, 2015 at the CAP21 Theatre, 18 West 18th Street, 5th Floor, New York. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Jellicle Cats are Back! New Production Photos of West End Revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS!Photo Flash: The Jellicle Cats are Back! New Production Photos of West End Revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

Nicole Scherzinger just made her West End stage debut as 'Grizabella' in Andrew Lloyd Webber's record-breaking musical Cats, returning to the West End for a strictly limited run at the London Palladium. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a new look at the cast in action! (more...)

Kerry Ellis to Take Over Role of 'Grizabella' in West End's CATS in February?Kerry Ellis to Take Over Role of 'Grizabella' in West End's CATS in February?
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

According to the Daily Mail, Kerry Ellis is next in line to portray 'Grizabella' in the West End revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS at the London Palladium. (more...)

Photo Flash: Andrew Lloyd Webber and CATS Creative Team Pose for #CatsSnap!Photo Flash: Andrew Lloyd Webber and CATS Creative Team Pose for #CatsSnap!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

Nicole Scherzinger just made her West End stage debut as 'Grizabella' in Andrew Lloyd Webber's record-breaking musical Cats, returning to the West End for a strictly limited run at the London Palladium. Below, check out a photo of creative team Webber, Trevor Nunn and John Napier posing at the show's #CatSnaps portrait, as featured on the official Facebook page. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Scherzinger, Lloyd Webber, Paige And More At First Night Of CATS!Photo Coverage: Scherzinger, Lloyd Webber, Paige And More At First Night Of CATS!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

Last night (11 December 2014) at the London Palladium Nicole Scherzinger made her theatrical stage debut as Grizabella in the musical Cats (more...)

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