The Old Vic Theatre News

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...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater & UCF Presents THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY, Now thru 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF is thrilled to present the epic theatrical event The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, Parts I and II. Written by David Edgar and adapted from the novel by Charles Dickens, the production is produced in Collaboration with Theatre UCF. Co-directed by Artistic Director Jim Helsinger and Theatre UCF Chair/Artistic Director Christopher Niess, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, Parts I & II is presented in rotating repertory from today, January 22 to March 9, 2014 at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center in Loch Haven Park. (more...)

Roundabout's DINNER WITH FRIENDS to Begin PreviewsToday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced that Dinner with Friends by Pulitzer Prize winnerDonald Margulies, directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon will open on February 13, 2014. The cast will include Jeremy Shamos as 'Gabe,' Darren Pettie as 'Tom', Marin Hinkle as 'Karen,' and Maria Dizzia as 'Beth.' (more...)

Jared Leto, Oprah Winfrey & More Among First SAG AWARD Presenters Announced
by Movies News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

Ben Affleck, Sasha Alexander, Don Cheadle, Jennifer Garner, Clark Gregg, Tom Hanks, Jared Leto, Matthew McConaughey, Kevin Spacey, Kerry Washington, Forest Whitaker, and Oprah Winfrey will be presenters at the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (more...)

A Noise Within to Host ANTIGONE Reading, 1/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

A Noise Within (ANW), the acclaimed classical repertory theatre company, presents a free reading of Jean Anouilh's Antigone. Robertson Dean, a resident artist with the company, translated and directs the piece. Admission for the reading is free. Please RSVP via phone to 626-356-3100 x1 to reserve your seat. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Peter O'Toole
by Walter McBride - Dec 17, 2013

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, legendary actor and 8-time Academy Award nominee Peter O'Toole has died on December 14 in London at the age of 81. Last year, O'Toole announced that his lustrous stage and screen career would be coming to an end with his retirement. Below, BroadwayWorld remembers the legendary actor. (more...)

Anabel Kutay, Simon Hardwick and More Star in DRUNK at Leicester's Curve Theatre, Jan 28 - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

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

Orlando Shakespeare Theater & UCF to Present THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY, 1/22-3/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF is thrilled to present the epic theatrical event The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, Parts I and II. Written by David Edgar and adapted from the novel by Charles Dickens, the production is produced in Collaboration with Theatre UCF. Co-directed by Artistic Director Jim Helsinger and Theatre UCF Chair/Artistic Director Christopher Niess, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, Parts I & II is presented in rotating repertory from January 22 to March 9, 2014 at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center in Loch Haven Park. Tickets ($17-$40) are available by calling (407) 447-1700, online at http://orlandoshakes.org, or in person at 812 East Rollins St., Orlando, FL 32803. Dinner and hotel packages are also available at http://www.orlandoshakes.org/nickleby. (more...)

Legendary LAWRENCE OF ARABIA Actor Peter O'Toole Dies at 81
by Movies News Desk - Dec 15, 2013

O'Toole's daughter, Kate, confirmed the news earlier today in a statement. She confirmed that her father had been ill 'for some time,' per the report. (more...)

KEEPSAKE To Premiere At Old Red Lion Theatre, Jan 2014
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

Free Trade Productions are delighted to announce the World Premiere of new play Keepsake, the London debut of award-winning playwright Gregory Beam at the Old Red Lion Theatre from Tuesday 7 to Saturday 25 January 2014. (more...)

Roundabout's THE WINSLOW BOY Closes Tonight at American Airlines Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 01, 2013

Roundabout Theatre Company's (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) production of The Winslow Boy will conclude its limited engagement on December 1, 2013 at 2:00PM. The Winslow Boy, directed by Lindsay Posner, stars Michael Cumpsty, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Alessandro Nivola and Roger Rees. (more...)

Roundabout Theatre's THE WINSLOW BOY Closes Today on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 01, 2013

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of The Winslow Boy will conclude its limited engagement today, December 1, 2013 at 2:00PM. The Winslow Boy, directed by Lindsay Posner, stars Michael Cumpsty, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Alessandro Nivola and Roger Rees. (more...)

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