The Old Vic Theatre News

BWW Preview: Move Over GLEE, RED BAND SOCIETY, Brings New Kids To Fox
by Scott Fullerton - Sep 10, 2014

FOX Television will be airing the last 13 episodes of the popular series GLEE this Winter, but beginning September 17th, it is launching the newest Young Adult weapon in its arsenal, the RED BAND SOCIETY. I will be recapping and reviewing each episode for, and I wanted to give you all a little preview of the kids from Ocean Park Hospital, along with the adults who are there to take care of them and guide them along. (more...)

Selina Cadell to Direct THE RIVALS at Arcolo Theatre Oct 15-Nov 15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 01, 2014

Arcola Theatre presents THE RIVALS by Richard Brinsley Sheridan in a new production directed by Selina Cadell at Arcola Theatre from Wednesday 15 October to Saturday 15 November 2014. (more...)

Broadway Composer Sandy Wilson Passes Away at 90
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

According to published reports, composer Sandy Wilson passed away today, August 27. He was 90 years old. (more...)

BWW Profiles: Two-Time Academy Award Winner Kevin Spacey Up for 2014 Emmy
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 21, 2014

In anticipation of the live 66th Annual Emmy Award broadcast on NBC on Monday, August 25th, BWW will be spotlighting the Emmy nominated TV performances of some of Broadway's biggest stars. If you want to follow along and interact with all of BroadwayWorld's Emmy coverage, check out #BWWEmmys on Twitter. (more...)

Breaking: Brand-New Production of THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS Coming to Broadway; Rob Ashford to Direct!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2014

Those foot-stopping aggies, those friendly ladies of the night (and day), Miss Mona, Sherriff Ed Earl Dodd, the side-stepping Governor, and master media manipulator Melvin P. Thorpe will populate Broadway in the brand-new production of the Larry L. King - Pete Masterson - Carol Hall musical The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. (more...)

Win a Neon by Artist Tracey Emin and Support The Old Vic Theatre Trust; Raffle Closes July 31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Tracey Emin has donated one of her neons, valued between £50,000 and £70,000, to raise funds for The Old Vic Theatre Trust. (more...)

Matthew Warchus Succeeds Kevin Spacey as Artistic Director of The Old Vic, Fall 2015
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

Acclaimed director Matthew Warchus is to succeed Kevin Spacey as Artistic Director of one of London's oldest theatres, The Old Vic. Warchus will take up the role in the autumn of 2015 when Spacey, currently in his 10th year as Artistic Director, steps down. (more...)

VIDEO: Kevin Spacey Talks New Documentary & House of Cards on FALLON
by TV News Desk - May 03, 2014

Kevin Spacey stopped by last night's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON and talked about performing Shakespeare in China and Spain and how they documented it in Now: in the Wings on a World Stage. (more...)

VIDEO: Kevin Spacey, Jimmy Fallon & Barbershop Quartet Perform Derulo's 'Talk Dirty'
by TV News Desk - May 03, 2014

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, Jimmy, Kevin Spacey and their barbershop quartet, The Ragtime Gals, sang Jason Derulo's hit song 'Talk Dirty.' (more...)

VIDEO: Kevin Spacey Calls Role of Richard III 'A Monster to Do' on TODAY
by TV News Desk - May 02, 2014

Academy Award winning actor Kevin Spacey stopped by this morning's TODAY to chat about his new documentary on the British Theatre Company's tour of Shakespeare's 'Richard III' (more...)

New Grants Made By Lloyd Webber Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

Today 28 April 2014, The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation announces six new grants to a broad range of individuals, from young people to ex-prisoners, in order to support them with opportunities in the creative industries. (more...)

Gavin Creel & Hannah Waddingham Set for Charing Cross Theatre's Spring Season of SINGULAR SENSATIONS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Ahead of Gavin Creel's Singular Sensations appearance on April 20th at the Charing Cross Theatre, we today reveal that musical theatre fans can expect an exclusive treat as it is confirmed that he will perform a track of his own. This is a charity event in support of Gavin's nominated charity West End Serves and some of his fellow The Book of Mormon cast members will be on hand to help with a bucket collection at the end of the show. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Kristin Chenoweth, Samuel L. Jackson & More Honor Kevin Spacey at Museum of the Moving Image
by Walter McBride - Apr 10, 2014

Stage and screen star Kevin Spacey was just honored by Museum of the Moving Image at its 28th annual Salute last night, April 9, 2014 in New York City. Spacey joins the ranks of past honorees who have received the Museum's Salute, including Clint Eastwood, Tom Hanks, Tom Cruise, Robert DeNiro, Goldie Hawn, Alec Baldwin, Dustin Hoffman, Hugh Jackman, Steve Martin, Al Pacino, Sidney Poitier, Jimmy Stewart, Julia Roberts, Martin Scorsese, and Steven Spielberg. BroadwayWorld was there for the special celebration and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Imelda Staunton and Lloyd Owen Lead West End's GOOD PEOPLE - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

Old Vic Productions and Hampstead Theatre Productions are delighted to announce the full cast for West End transfer of critically acclaimed Good People which will play a limited season of just ten weeks at the No?l Coward Theatre from 10th April, as previously announced. (more...)

Oscar Winner Kevin Spacey to Be Featured Speaker at 2014 GBTA Convention
by Movies News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)—the voice of the global business travel industry—today announced Academy Award winner, Kevin Spacey, will be a featured speaker at the GBTA Convention (more...)

Bryan Cranston, Alec Baldwin & More Set for Tribeca Film Festival Talks
by Movies News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced its lineup for the 2014 Tribeca Talks® and Tribeca Innovation Week's Future of Film series. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Kevin Spacey Chronicles RICHARD III in 'Now: In The Wings On A World Stage' Documentary- Watch Trailer Now!
by Stage Tube - Feb 28, 2014

Superstar of the stage and screen Kevin Spacey has been on fire this year. The second season of House of Cards was released earlier this month by Netflix, but that was not all that he had on his plate recently. Spacey, the Artistic Director of London's Old Vic, recently concluded an extended run as the title character in Richard III, which which he toured the world as a part of the Bridge Project. Now, Spacey will self-distribute a documentary film on his experience in the play, titled 'Now: In The Wings On A World Stage'. Check out the just-released trailer below! (more...)

David Lan to Lead Performing Arts Center at the World Trade Center as Artistic Director; Sexton, Hayles & Daldry Join Team
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

The Performing Arts Center at the World Trade Center ('the PAC') today announces the establishment of a core team of artistic leaders: David Lan (Artistic Director of London's Young Vic) as Consulting Artistic Director; Lucy Sexton (artist, producer, and Director of the New York Dance & Performance Awards (aka The Bessies)) as Associate Artistic Director; and Andy Hayles, Managing Partner of Charcoalblue (London's National Theatre, Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre, and the future home of Brooklyn's St. Ann's Warehouse), as theater design consultant. Stephen Daldry (director of the films The Hours, Billy Elliot, The Reader and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, and of Billy Elliot the Musical, and former Artistic Director of London's Gate Theatre and Royal Court Theatre) has joined the PAC's Board of Directors. The artistic team is collaborating with the PAC's staff, board and numerous consultants to create a place that is unique on the cultural landscapes of New York, the United States and the world. (more...)

Museum of Moving Image to Salute Kevin Spacey
by Movies News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

Kevin Spacey will be honored by Museum of the Moving Image at its 28th annual Salute on April 9, 2014 in New York City. The news was announced today by Herbert S. Schlosser, Co-Chairman of the Museum's Board of Trustees, and Carl Goodman, the Museum's Executive Director. (more...)

Anabel Kutay, Simon Hardwick and More Star in DRUNK at Leicester's Curve Theatre, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

The McOnie Company presents its inaugural production DRUNK, a theatre-dance revue which will premiere at Leicester's Curve Theatre tonight 28 January 2014 before transferring to London'sBridewell Theatre from Wednesday 5 February 2014. On sale now. (more...)

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