Thomas Hardy News

TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLES 1999 West End Cast Album to be Released this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Stage Door Records have announced the first complete recording of the 1999 West End musical 'Tess Of The D'Urbervilles' is to be released on September 29th, 2014. The CD release continues Stage Door's London cast album series and commitment to preserve 'lost' British theatre scores of the past 50 years. (more...)

Burning Coal Theatre Company Receives Grant from Fletcher Foundation to Support its Upcoming Iron Curtain Trilogy
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

Burning Coal Theatre Company announced today that A.J. Fletcher Foundation has awarded the Raleigh-based professional theatre a $37,500 matching grant in support of its upcoming production of The Iron Curtain Trilogy by the British playwright David Edgar. The Trilogy will be performed in repertory from September 4 - 27, 2014 and then moved to London's Cockpit Theatre for a three week run November 13 - 30, 2014. These performances will be the first ever of this powerful trilogy. (more...)

155 THRU THE ROOF to Play TNC, 4/3-20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 07, 2014

'155 Thru the Roof,' a fanciful comedy with music, will be presented by Theater for the New City, April 3 to 20. Written by award-winning playwright Toby Armour, directed by George Ferencz with music by Peter Dizozza, the play follows the epic adventures of Lily Field, director of Theater for the New Syzygy, as she moves through the Fourth Dimension beyond Earth and the Lower East Side. (more...)

London College of Music to Present the World Premiere of BEL-AMI-THE MUSICAL, Feb 5-March 1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

The London College of Music at the University of West London presents the world premiere of BEL-AMI - THE MUSICAL, a contemporary adaptation of the novel by Guy de Maupassant. (more...)

London College of Music to Present the World Premiere of BEL-AMI-THE MUSICAL, Feb 5-March 1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

The London College of Music at the University of West London presents the world premiere of BEL-AMI - THE MUSICAL, a contemporary adaptation of the novel by Guy de Maupassant. (more...)

Gemma Arterton To Play THE DUCHESS OF MALFI At The Globe In 2014
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

Shakespeare's Globe is delighted to announce that Gemma Arterton will be returning in January 2014 to play the Duchess in the forthcoming production of The Duchess of Malfi - the inaugural production in the new indoor Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. (more...)

DOWNTON ABBEY's Laura Carmichael to Join Paul Giamatti & Mia Wasikowska in MADAME BOVARY Adaptation
by Movies News Desk - Sep 30, 2013

According to The Hollywood Reporter, DOWNTON ABBEY's Laura Carmichael has signed on for Sophie Barthes' upcoming film adaptation of MADAME BOVARY. She'll star opposite Paul Giamatti, Mia Wasikowska, Ezra Millerand Rhys Ifans. Logan Marshall-Green and Olivier Gourmet have also recently boarded the project. (more...)

British Academy Cymru Awards 2013 Winners Announced
by Movies News Desk - Sep 30, 2013

BAFTA Wales Announces The Winners Of The 2013 British Academy Cymru Awards (more...)

Tom Sturridge Among Cast of FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD
by Movies News Desk - Sep 16, 2013

The film stars Carey Mulligan (The Great Gatsby, Drive), Matthias Schoenaerts (Rust and Bone, Bullhead), Michael Sheen (Midnight in Paris, Frost/Nixon), Tom Sturridge (Tony Nominee for 'Orphans', On the Road, Pirate Radio) and Juno Temple. (more...)

Marc Black and Warren Bernhardt Set for Jazz Festival at the Maverick Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2013

Maverick Concerts, the oldest continuous summer chamber music festival in America, announces the next concert in its 'Jazz Festival at the Maverick' series. Singer-songwriter Marc Black will be joined by pianist, composer and producer Warren Bernhardt. The program celebrates the release of their recently recorded duet CD, Champions of Love. The concert is tonight, Aug. 31, at 8:30 p.m. (more...)

BWW CD Review: 50 SHADES! THE MUSICAL (Original Cast Recording) is Funny But Obvious
by David Clarke - Aug 14, 2013

50 SHADES! THE MUSICAL first spurt onto the solar plexus of the music theater scene on August 22, 2012 during the 2012 Edinburg Fringe Festival. Edging past SPANK! THE FIFTY SHADES PARODY by premiering about two months before its competition, 'The Original Parody' has received glowing reviews in Edinburg, Chicago, New York City, and the other markets the show has played. With a sturdy and somewhat ravenous fan base, recording a cast album was definitely a logical progression. As this musical will soon be playing in my neck of the woods, I was excited to get a chance to experience the music from the show. As I listened to the songs, I found them entertaining but not highly memorable. (more...)

Marc Black and Warren Bernhardt Set for Jazz Festival at the Maverick, 8/31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2013

Maverick Concerts, the oldest continuous summer chamber music festival in America, announces the next concert in its 'Jazz Festival at the Maverick' series. Singer-songwriter Marc Black will be joined by pianist, composer and producer Warren Bernhardt. The program celebrates the release of their recently recorded duet CD, Champions of Love. The concert is on Saturday, Aug. 31, at 8:30 p.m. (more...)

Hardys Launches 'Win a Trip to Australia Sweepstakes' for a Chance to Win an Exciting Week Down Under
by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2013

Hardys, one of the leading names in Australian wine, is offering one lucky U.S. consumer and their guest the chance to win a trip of a lifetime to Australia. Winners will experience the best of the land down under during their seven-day, multi-city tour. (more...)

BWW Reviews: FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD Takes Audiences to Hardy's Rural Wessex
by Barry Lenny - Jul 31, 2013

Thomas Hardy wrote several novels set in the imaginary county of Wessex, occurring in the late 1800s, and Far From the Madding Crowd is presented by Independent Theatre in an adaptation by Mark Healy. (more...)

Independent Theatre Presents FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD, Now thru Aug 3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2013

Thomas Hardy's much-loved classic, Far from the Madding Crowd, will be brought dramatically to life in this thrilling production by Independent Theatre (IT), by arrangement with the English Touring Theatre (ETT), at the Odeon Theatre, Norwood from today, 26 July to 3 August (more...)

ORPHANS' Tom Sturridge Joins FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD
by Movies News Desk - Jul 18, 2013

Deadline.com reports that ORPHANS' Tom Sturridge has signed on for Fox Searchlight's film adaptation of Thomas Hardy's novel FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD, directed by Thomas Vinterberg. (more...)

Independent Theatre Presents FAR FROM THE MADDENING CROWD, July 26-August 3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2013

Thomas Hardy's much-loved classic, Far from the Madding Crowd, will be brought dramatically to life in this thrilling production by Independent Theatre (IT), by arrangement with the English Touring Theatre (ETT), at the Odeon Theatre, Norwood from 26 July to 3 August. (more...)

Jonathan Fitts Leads 2013 Summer Theatre Conservatory for Burning Coal
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2013

Burning Coal Theatre Company has announced that Jonathan Fitts, a recent graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, will conduct its 2013 Summer Theatre Conservatory for Teens in July. Jonathan will then take over as Director of Education at Burning Coal Theatre Company. A photo of Jon is attached and his bio is below. (more...)

Thomas Hampson to Make Met Debut as Verdi's Iago in OTELLO, Today; Announces 2013 US Engagements
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2013

This spring, Thomas Hampson's U.S. engagements take him from opera house to concert and recital hall, and from Verdi and Mahler to the latest in contemporary American composition. The baritone makes his company role debut as Iago in Otello at the Metropolitan Opera (March 11) and premieres new chamber works by Michael Hersch (Feb 26) and Mark Adamo (April 24), before touring the latter to the Boston Celebrity Series (April 26) and New York's Lincoln Center (April 28). Besides singing songs from Des Knaben Wunderhorn with the Indianapolis Symphony (Feb 22-23), his orchestral collaborations also take him back to Europe to celebrate the 125th anniversary of Amsterdam's Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in a star-studded gala benefit (April 10) and reprise the title role of Simon Boccanegra with the Vienna Symphony, in a concert performance that will be recorded for future album release (April 13 & 17). (more...)

Thomas Hampson to Make Met Debut as Verdi's Iago in OTELLO, March 11; Announces 2013 US Engagements
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2013

This spring, Thomas Hampson's U.S. engagements take him from opera house to concert and recital hall, and from Verdi and Mahler to the latest in contemporary American composition. The baritone makes his company role debut as Iago in Otello at the Metropolitan Opera (March 11) and premieres new chamber works by Michael Hersch (Feb 26) and Mark Adamo (April 24), before touring the latter to the Boston Celebrity Series (April 26) and New York's Lincoln Center (April 28). Besides singing songs from Des Knaben Wunderhorn with the Indianapolis Symphony (Feb 22-23), his orchestral collaborations also take him back to Europe to celebrate the 125th anniversary of Amsterdam's Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in a star-studded gala benefit (April 10) and reprise the title role of Simon Boccanegra with the Vienna Symphony, in a concert performance that will be recorded for future album release (April 13 & 17). (more...)

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