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Guest Blog: Ciaran McConville On THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS at Rose Theatre KingstonGuest Blog: Ciaran McConville On THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS at Rose Theatre Kingston
by Guest Blog: Ciaran McConville - Nov 21, 2016

Adapting The Wind in the Willows for the stage has been such a circuitous and unexpected process. I reread the book last Christmas and understood, but couldn't define, its enduring appeal. As a novel, it's gloriously messy - at times conventional and at others surprisingly radical. Kenneth Grahame switches genres mid-chapter, offers no consistency on the physics of his fictional world, and his views on class, sex and gender all feel stuffy by today's standards. (more...)

The Laguna Playhouse Youth Theatre Presents THE BOXCAR CHILDRENThe Laguna Playhouse Youth Theatre Presents THE BOXCAR CHILDREN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

The Boxcar Children is coming to Laguna! The Laguna Playhouse Youth Theatre presents this production on-stage beginning Friday, November 11 through Sunday November 20 at the Laguna Playhouse Moulton Theatre, The Boxcar Children will be directed by Bethanie Knieser, with musical direction by Mark Turnbull. (more...)

SHERLOCK's Mark Gatiss to Appear in Prime Theatre's 2046SHERLOCK's Mark Gatiss to Appear in Prime Theatre's 2046
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

Sherlock creator and actor Mark Gatiss is to appear in Prime Theatre's latest production to start a year of celebration for the company's 30th birthday. The brand new play, 2046, will take place in a transformed Swindon Borough Council Chamber and is set 30 years in the future when London is flooded and parliament is forced to move to Swindon. (more...)

Intermission Youth Theatre Present LOVE ME TO DEATH, Inspired by ROMEO AND JULIETIntermission Youth Theatre Present LOVE ME TO DEATH, Inspired by ROMEO AND JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Two London boroughs both alike in poverty, south and east - she's from E8 and he's from southeast, where Intermission tell their tale. These two lovers fight for their love despite the backlash of each hood. (more...)

The Marlowe Theatre to Celebrate Fifth Birthday in Canterbury Next WeekThe Marlowe Theatre to Celebrate Fifth Birthday in Canterbury Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Canterbury's Marlowe Theatre celebrates its fifth birthday next week. (more...)

Starry Alumni, Sharp Satire and Hope For The Future In National Youth Theatre 60th CelebrationsStarry Alumni, Sharp Satire and Hope For The Future In National Youth Theatre 60th Celebrations
by Marianka Swain - Sep 19, 2016

Sixty years young, last night the National Youth Theatre celebrated its storied past, buoyant present and - with a heartfelt plea for more financial support - essential future in a star-studded diamond gala at Shaftesbury Theatre. Those NYT participants who joined the company in this glittering anniversary year really lucked out, noted my companion, but it was hard to find a dull moment in decades of pioneering, diverse and life-changing work, as illustrated by this affectionate revue. (more...)

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre and the Arena Theatre Youth Workshops Sold OutWolverhampton Grand Theatre and the Arena Theatre Youth Workshops Sold Out
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre and the Arena Theatre recently announced a new partnership which will see the cities' two theatres combine to rehearse children and young people in a series of drama workshops beginning in the autumn. (more...)

THE MUSCLE IN QUESTION at FringeNYC this AugustTHE MUSCLE IN QUESTION at FringeNYC this August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

The Muscle in Question is a full-length play in one act about how the concept of the human brain has an effect on a society's day to day well being, experience, and existence. The play follows a neurologist named Peter and his daughter Violet as they grieve the loss of Violet's mother and make discoveries about the brain as both a literal and figurative answer to some of life's questions. (more...)

JASPER IN DEADLAND World Premiere Recording Out TodayJASPER IN DEADLAND World Premiere Recording Out Today
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Ghostlight Records releases the world premiere recording of the acclaimed musical JASPER IN DEADLAND online and in stores today, May 20. (more...)

JASPER IN DEADLAND World Premiere Recording to Hit Stores, Online This MayJASPER IN DEADLAND World Premiere Recording to Hit Stores, Online This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Ghostlight Records will release the world premiere recording of the acclaimed musical JASPER IN DEADLAND online and in stores on Friday, May 20. (more...)

Southampton's Nuffield Theatre Announces New Autumn SeasonSouthampton's Nuffield Theatre Announces New Autumn Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

?Nuffield, Southampton's leading professional producing company, today announced their new 2016 Autumn season which boasts two world premieres; a major new musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's Fantastic Mr Fox and a brand new play, dramatising Shakespeare's mysterious relationship with his patron, the 3rd Earl of Southampton. (more...)

Camden Youth Theatre LaunchesCamden Youth Theatre Launches
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

Three of Camden's leading arts and community organisations have joined up to create Camden Youth Theatre, a free creative club equipping 13-19 year olds with the skills to make their own inventive new theatre. They will work with top professional theatre makers, creating new shows and performing at two of London's best studio theatres: Camden People's Theatre and New Diorama Theatre.  (more...)

CPT Announces Spring Lineup - CALCULATING KINDNESS, London Premiere of THE JOKE and More!CPT Announces Spring Lineup - CALCULATING KINDNESS, London Premiere of THE JOKE and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

With a brand new youth theatre, three festivals, four major premieres, and (almost) 100 shows from some of the most inspiring contemporary theatre makers in the UK, Spring at CPT guarantees to cater for all your theatrical desires…    (more...)

Ten Finalists Selected for First Annual Humanitas/CTG Playwriting PrizeTen Finalists Selected for First Annual Humanitas/CTG Playwriting Prize
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

After reviewing over 230 play submissions, Center Theatre Group announced today that 10 finalists have been chosen for the first annual Humanitas/CTG Playwriting Prize. The award will be given to the best new, unproduced play written by a Southern California playwright. (more...)

BWW Review: There is Magic in PIPPINBWW Review: There is Magic in PIPPIN
by E.H. Reiter - Aug 28, 2015

PIPPIN is playing at the San Diego Civic Theatre through Sunday, August 30th. For shoetimes and ticket information go to www.Broadwaysd.com (more...)

Gateway Center for Performing Arts' Youth Theatre Company Presents REALLY ROSIE This WeekendGateway Center for Performing Arts' Youth Theatre Company Presents REALLY ROSIE This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

Gateway Center for Performing Arts' Youth Theatre Company continues it's 2014-2015 season with its Gateway Series production of Really Rosie, this weekend, June 26th - 27th, 2015. The Gateway Season shows are a hybrid of the Youth Theatre Company and GCPA educational experience and are chosen to be thought provoking, challenging, and to push the 'norm' of St. Louis youth theatre. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Meet Evatt Salinger and Emma Buchanan, Bobby G Award WinnersBWW Interviews: Meet Evatt Salinger and Emma Buchanan, Bobby G Award Winners
by Chris Arneson - Jun 25, 2015

The winners of best actor/actress at the Bobby G Awards, Evatt Salinger and Emma Buchanan, sat down with BroadwayWorld to discuss their lives up to the ceremony, what they've been up to since and what they're stoked for at The Jimmy Awards. (more...)

Barrington Stage Company Receives Shubert Foundation GrantBarrington Stage Company Receives Shubert Foundation Grant
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, is pleased to announce it is the recipient of a $70,000 grant from The Shubert Foundation. (more...)

Gateway Center for Performing Arts' Youth Theatre Company to Present REALLY ROSIE, 6/26-27Gateway Center for Performing Arts' Youth Theatre Company to Present REALLY ROSIE, 6/26-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

Gateway Center for Performing Arts' Youth Theatre Company continues it's 2014-2015 season with its Gateway Series production of Really Rosie, June 26th - 27th, 2015. The Gateway Season shows are a hybrid of the Youth Theatre Company and GCPA educational experience and are chosen to be thought provoking, challenging, and to push the 'norm' of St. Louis youth theatre. (more...)

Russell Howard Joins Hilarity Charity Gala LineupRussell Howard Joins Hilarity Charity Gala Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

Comedian Russell Howard has been announced as the latest act to join the line up for the HILARITY CHARITY GALA in aid of Central Youth Theatre at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre on Monday 8 June. (more...)

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