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Roundabout Welcomes Frank Langella Back to Broadway in MAN AND BOY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced that three-time Tony Award winner Frank Langella will star as 'Gregor Antonescu' in Terence Rattigan's drama Man and Boy on Broadway, directed by Maria Aitken. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Norm Lewis and Audra McDonald Illuminate PORGY & BESS at A.R.T.
by Jan Nargi - Sep 2, 2011

A.R.T.'s soaring pre-Broadway revision of 'The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess' offers many grace notes and an exquisite cast (more...)

Ben Barnes To Lead Nunn's BIRDSONG in West End this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2010

Ben Barnes, star of films The Chronicles of Narnia, Dorian Gray and Bigga Than Ben, will play Stephen Wraysford in the West End stage version of Sebastian Faulks's best-selling novel Birdsong, adapted by Rachel Wagstaff and directed by Trevor Nunn. Previews from 18 September 2010. (more...)

Lucas' KING KONG Musical Sets Sights on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2010

Carmen Pavlovic, C.E.O. of Global Creatures, the company behind the phenomenal world-wide success, Walking with Dinosaurs - the Arena Spectacular, has announced that a creative team has been assembled and work has begun on KING KONG - Live on Stage, an entirely new production conceived for the Broadway stage. KING KONG - Live on Stage is authorized by the estate of Merian C. Cooper (Creator of KING KONG and director of the 1933 film). (more...)

Sebastian Armesto & More to Join Frank Langella in Chichester & BAM's KING LEAR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2013

Three time Tony Award-winning, Oscar nominated Broadway and film star Frank Langella plays King Lear at Chichester, prior to the Harvey Theater at BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) in New York, joined by Sebastian Armesto, Max Bennett, Denis Conway, Isabella Laughland, Catherine McCormack, Harry Melling, Lauren O'Neil and Steven Pacey. (more...)

Roundabout Welcomes Frank Langella Back to Broadway in MAN AND BOY, Opens 10/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced that three-time Tony Award winner Frank Langella will star as 'Gregor Antonescu' in Terence Rattigan's drama Man and Boy on Broadway, directed by Maria Aitken. (more...)

MATILDA's Bertie Carvel to Star in New BBC America Drama Series
by TV News Desk - Oct 25, 2013

Eddie Marsan (Ray Donovan, The Worlds End) and Olivier award-winning Bertie Carvel (Restless, Matilda) have been cast in BBC AMERICA's co-production, Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell, based on the bestselling novel (more...)

Encore's THE TAKE to Debut 12/2
by TV News Desk - Oct 17, 2011

ENCORE Originals is set to debut 'The Take,' a miniseries starring Tom Hardy (Warrior) based on Martina Cole's best-selling crime thriller. The exciting, uncompromising four-part miniseries will premiere part one on Friday, December 2nd at 9pm et/pt, and will air the subsequent parts Friday nights at 9pm et/pt through December 23rd. (more...)

Huntington Theatre Company Opens BETRAYAL Tonight, 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2012

The Huntington's production of Harold Pinter's BETRAYAL opens tonight, November 14 at 7pm, Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre. The production is directed by Maria Aitken. The cast includes Alan Cox, Mark H. Dold, Gretchen Egolf, and Luis Negrón. Check out production photos inside! (more...)

Huntington Completes Season with Captors and Private Lives
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2011

Huntington Theatre Company completes its 30th Anniversary Season with the world premiere of Captors by Evan M. Wiener (Monogamy) and directed by Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois, and Noel Coward's stylish, savvy comedy Private Lives, directed by Tony Award nominee Maria Aitken (Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps). (more...)

Huntington Theatre Company presents BETRAYAL, 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2012

The Huntington's production of Harold Pinter's BETRAYAL opens on Wednesday, November 14 at 7pm, Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre. The production is directed by Maria Aitken. The cast includes Alan Cox, Mark H. Dold, Gretchen Egolf, and Luis Negrón. Check out production photos inside! (more...)

Roundabout Welcomes Frank Langella Back to Broadway in MAN AND BOY
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced that three-time Tony Award winner Frank Langella will star as 'Gregor Antonescu' in Terence Rattigan's drama Man and Boy on Broadway, directed by Maria Aitken. (more...)

Finborough Theatre Presents Vibrant: A Festival of Playwrights, Begins May 25
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2010

The Finborough Theatre presents VIBRANT - An Anniversary Festival of Finborough Playwrights. 30 NEW PLAYS TO CELEBRATE, 30 YEARS IN JUST UNDER 30 DAYS from 25 May - 19 June 2010 (more...)

Huntington Completes Season with Captors and Private Lives
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2011

Huntington Theatre Company completes its 30th Anniversary Season with the world premiere of Captors by Evan M. Wiener (Monogamy) and directed by Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois, and Noel Coward's stylish, savvy comedy Private Lives, directed by Tony Award nominee Maria Aitken (Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps). (more...)

Rebecca Trehearn and Stewart Clarke to Star in GHOST: THE MUSICAL UK National Tour; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2013

The full cast for Ghost the Musical National tour is Keisha Atwell (Louise), Wendy Mae Brown (Oda Mae Brown), Maeve Byrne (Ensemble), Stewart Clarke (Sam Wheat), Michael Cortez (Ensemble), Kimmy Edwards (Ensemble), Jaye Elster (Swing), Livvy Evans (Swing), Ivan De Freitas (Willie Lopez), Gabriella Garcia (Ensemble), Nick Hayes (Ensemble), Stevie Hutchinson (Subway Ghost), Bradley Jaden (Ensemble), Robert Knight (Swing), David Roberts (Carl Bruner), Gregor Stewart (Ensemble), Michael Stewart (Swing), Rebecca Trehearn (Molly Jensen), Amy Webb (Ensemble), Amy West (Ensemble), Luke Wilson (Ensemble) and Karlene Wray (Clara). (more...)

Jessica Biel Joins Cast of ALFRED HITCHCOCK AND THE MAKING OF PSYCHO
by Movies News Desk - Mar 21, 2012

Deadline.com reports that Jessica Biel has signed on to star in ALFRED HITCHCOCK AND THE MAKING OF PSYCHO. The actress joins previously announced cast members Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren and Scarlett Johansson. (more...)

Old Vic Announces 2014-15 Season; Kevin Spacey to Return to the Stage in CLARENCE DARROW
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

The Old Vic today announced its programme for Summer/Autumn 2014. The CQS Space, The Old Vic in the round, will be home to the whole season of productions, continuing after Other Desert Cities which opens this month. The plays will be performed in the round, a transformation of The Old Vic's auditorium first seen for the award-winning 2008 production of The Norman Conquests. The season of productions is supported for the fourth consecutive year by Bank of America Merrill Lynch. (more...)

Noel Coward's BRIEF ENCOUNTER to Open at Studio 54 in September
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2010

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) in association with David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers and Cineworld will present Kneehigh Theatre's production of Noël Coward's Brief Encounter, adapted and directed by Emma Rice. (more...)

THIS WAS A MAN to Play Finborough Theatre, Begin. 15 July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

Banned by the Lord Chamberlain for its facetious and irreverent treatment of adultery, This Was A Man, a previously unseen play by Noel Coward, directed by actress Belinda Lang, opens for its long overdue UK professional premiere in a strictly limited three week season at the Finborough Theatre on Tuesday, 15 July 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 17 July 2014 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Further Casting Announced for ELECTRA at The Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

The Old Vic and Sonia Friedman Productions present Sophocles' ELECTRA, in a version by Frank McGuinness, starring Kristin Scott Thomas. (more...)

Ben Barnes To Lead Nunn's BIRDSONG in West End this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2010

Ben Barnes, star of films The Chronicles of Narnia, Dorian Gray and Bigga Than Ben, will play Stephen Wraysford in the West End stage version of Sebastian Faulks's best-selling novel Birdsong, adapted by Rachel Wagstaff and directed by Trevor Nunn. Previews from 18 September 2010. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Comes to Boston Opera House, 9/9-10/12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Casting has been announced for the Boston engagement of Disney's The Lion King. Boston's most eagerly awaited stage production returns to the Boston Opera House stage from September 9 to October 12 as part of the 2014-2015 Lexus Broadway In Boston Season. (more...)

Cast Announced for Noel Coward's THIS WAS A MAN at Finborough Theatre from July 15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2014

Banned by the Lord Chamberlain for its facetious and irreverent treatment of adultery, This Was A Man, a previously unseen play by Noel Coward, directed by actress Belinda Lang, opens for its long overdue UK professional premiere in a strictly limited three week season at the Finborough Theatre on Tuesday, 15 July 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 17 July 2014 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Alessi, Ebert, et al. Lead Roundabout's BRIEF ENCOUNTER; Opens at Studio 54 Sept. 28, 2010
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2010

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) in association with David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers and Cineworld has announced the full Broadway company for Kneehigh Theatre's production of Noël Coward's Brief Encounter, adapted and directed by Emma Rice. (more...)

Adam Driver, Michael Siberry et al. Complete Cast for Frank Langella-Led MAN & BOY this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the full cast joining star and three-time Tony Award winner Frank Langella as 'Gregor Antonescu' in Terence Rattigan's drama Man and Boy, directed by Maria Aitken. (more...)

Photo Flash: Justin Timberlake & Jessica Biel Get Engaged
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2012

According to US Weekly, showbiz couple Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake got engaed over the holidays in Jackson, Wyoming. The on-again, off-again couple has been together for over four years. (more...)

Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake Get Engaged!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2012

According to US Weekly, showbiz couple Jessica Beil and Justin Timberlake got engaed over the holidays in Jackson, Wyoming. The on-again, off-again couple has been together for over four years. (more...)

David Armand, Elizabeth Berrington Lead ABSENT FRIENDS In The West End
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2012

Jeremy Herrin will direct David Armand, Elizabeth Berrington, Katherine Parkinson, Steffan Rhodri, Reece Shearsmith and Kara Tointon in Alan Ayckbourn's classic comedy of manners and social embarrassment Absent Friends, previewing at the Harold Pinter Theatre (formerly the Comedy Theatre) from 26 January 2012. (more...)

Trevor Ashley to Bring LIZA (ON AN E) to Fringe World Festival 2013, 10-16 Feb
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2013

Helpmann nominated performer Trevor Ashley, known most recently for his performance as Edna Turnblad in Hairspray, channels the superb talents of cabaret's most idiosyncratic superstar, Liza Minnelli, in the charismatic hit drag show Liza (On an E) in the De Parel Spiegeltent from 10 to 16 February, 2013. (more...)

Patrick R. Brown Joins Cast of THE LION KING as 'Scar'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2012

Broadway's landmark musical event THE LION KING is pleased to welcome PATRICK R. BROWN as Scar, beginning performances Monday, January 16. Making his Broadway debut, Brown previously played the role of Scar in the Singapore production of THE LION KING. Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, THE LION KING is playing at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre (200 West 45th Street). For tickets, show information and performance schedule, call Ticketmaster's Disney on Broadway hotline at 866-870-2717 or visit online, LionKing.com. (more...)

Gonet Leads Cast Of BEFORE THE PARTY At Almeida From Mar 21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2013

Matthew Dunster will direct Rodney Ackland's Before The Party at the Almeida Theatre from 21 March - 11 May 2013. Based on a short story by Somerset Maugham, Before The Party has designs by Anna Fleischle with lighting by Philip Gladwell and sound by Ian Dickinson. Dunster's production of Before The Party will be the first in over 25 years. (more...)

Casting Announced for BEFORE THE PARTY at the Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2013

Matthew Dunster will direct Rodney Ackland's Before The Party at the Almeida Theatre from 21 March - 11 May 2013, with press night on 28 March. Based on a short story by Somerset Maugham, Before The Party has designs by Anna Fleischle with lighting by Philip Gladwell and sound by Ian Dickinson. Dunster's production of Before The Party will be the first in over 25 years. (more...)

Kate Burton and Son Morgan Ritchie to Lead Huntington Theatre Company's THE SEAGULL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2014

Real-life mother and son Tony and Emmy Award nominee Kate Burton (The Corn is Green, The Cherry Orchard, Hedda Gabler at the Huntington) and Morgan Ritchie (The Corn is Green) will play mother and son onstage together for the first time when they return to the Huntington Theatre Company for a lush new production of Anton Chekhov's passionate classic The Seagull. Huntington favorite Maria Aitken (The Cocktail Hour, Betrayal) will direct the Paul Schmidt translation of the classic of world drama about love, missed connections, and what it means to be an artist. Performances of The Seagull begin at the Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre on March 7, 2014. (more...)

Meet the Cast of ARCADIA Day 12: Lia Williams
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2011

BroadwayWorld presents the cast of the Broadway revival of ARCADIA! Today we feature Lia Williams, who stars as Hannah Jarvis. Learn all about her here... (more...)

Trevor Ashley to Bring LIZA (ON AN E) to Fringe World Festival 2013, 10-16 Feb
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2013

Helpmann nominated performer Trevor Ashley, known most recently for his performance as Edna Turnblad in Hairspray, channels the superb talents of cabaret's most idiosyncratic superstar, Liza Minnelli, in the charismatic hit drag show Liza (On an E) in the De Parel Spiegeltent from 10 to 16 February, 2013. (more...)

Workshop de musicales impartido por Juan Pablo Di Pace
by Roberto Rodriguez - Feb 13, 2013

Tendra lugar los dias 16 y 17 de febrero. Se trabajaran grupal e individualmente puestas en escena, canciones y numeros musicales de obras como Chicago, Fiebre del Sabado Noche, Cabaret y El Fantasma de la Ópera. (more...)

Trevor Ashley Brings LIZA (ON AN E) to Fringe World Festival 2013, Now thru 16 Feb
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2013

Helpmann nominated performer Trevor Ashley, known most recently for his performance as Edna Turnblad in Hairspray, channels the superb talents of cabaret's most idiosyncratic superstar, Liza Minnelli, in the charismatic hit drag show Liza (On an E) in the De Parel Spiegeltent from 10 to 16 February, 2013. (more...)

EDUCATING RITA Plays Huntington
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2011

Huntington Theatre Company kicks off its spring of comedy with Educating Rita by Willy Russell (Shirley Valentine, Blood Brothers), welcoming back celebrated British director Maria Aitken. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Shearsmith And Tointon In ABSENT FRIENDS, Harold Pinter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2012

Jeremy Herrin will direct David Armand, Elizabeth Berrington, Katherine Parkinson, Steffan Rhodri, Reece Shearsmith and Kara Tointon in Alan Ayckbourn's classic comedy of manners and social embarrassment Absent Friends, previewing at the Harold Pinter Theatre (formerly the Comedy Theatre). (more...)

David Armand, Elizabeth Berrington Lead ABSENT FRIENDS In The West End
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2011

Jeremy Herrin will direct David Armand, Elizabeth Berrington, Katherine Parkinson, Steffan Rhodri, Reece Shearsmith and Kara Tointon in Alan Ayckbourn's classic comedy of manners and social embarrassment Absent Friends, previewing at the Harold Pinter Theatre (formerly the Comedy Theatre) from 26 January 2012. (more...)

Encore's THE TAKE to Debut 12/2
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2011

ENCORE Originals is set to debut 'The Take,' a miniseries starring Tom Hardy (Warrior) based on Martina Cole's best-selling crime thriller. The exciting, uncompromising four-part miniseries will premiere part one on Friday, December 2nd at 9pm et/pt, and will air the subsequent parts Friday nights at 9pm et/pt through December 23rd. (more...)

Huntington Completes Season with Captors and Private Lives
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2011

Huntington Theatre Company completes its 30th Anniversary Season with the world premiere of Captors by Evan M. Wiener (Monogamy) and directed by Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois, and Noel Coward's stylish, savvy comedy Private Lives, directed by Tony Award nominee Maria Aitken (Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps). (more...)

Kristin Scott Thomas, Lia Williams Cast in West End OLD TIMES Revival; Will Swap Roles Throughout Run
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2012

Olivier Award winner Kristin Scott Thomas and Tony Award nominee Lia Williams are set to join Rufus Sewell in the upcoming West End revival of Harold Pinter's OLD TIMES. In a decision reminiscent of Danny Boyle's FRANKENSTEIN, however, the actresses have each been cast as both Anna and Kate. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for West End's BIRDSONG
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2010

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Kristin Scott Thomas, Douglas Henshall & Ben Miles Lead BETRAYAL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2011

Tickets go on sale today (5 April 2011) for Ian Rickson's new production of Harold Pinter's Betrayal starring Kristin Scott Thomas, Douglas Henshall and Ben Miles. (more...)

Kristin Scott Thomas, Douglas Henshall & Ben Miles to Star in Pinter's Betrayal
by BWW - Apr 5, 2011

Tickets go on sale today (5 April 2011) for Ian Rickson's new production of Harold Pinter's Betrayal starring Kristin Scott Thomas, Douglas Henshall and Ben Miles. Betrayal, produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, will have its first preview at the Comedy Theatre on 27 May 2011 with press night on 16 June and is booking until 20 August 2011. (more...)

Kristin Scott Thomas, Douglas Henshall & Ben Miles Lead BETRAYAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2011

Tickets go on sale today (5 April 2011) for Ian Rickson's new production of Harold Pinter's Betrayal starring Kristin Scott Thomas, Douglas Henshall and Ben Miles. (more...)

David Armand, Elizabeth Berrington Lead ABSENT FRIENDS In The West End
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2012

Jeremy Herrin will direct David Armand, Elizabeth Berrington, Katherine Parkinson, Steffan Rhodri, Reece Shearsmith and Kara Tointon in Alan Ayckbourn's classic comedy of manners and social embarrassment Absent Friends, previewing at the Harold Pinter Theatre (formerly the Comedy Theatre) from 26 January 2012. (more...)

Finborough Theatre Presents Vibrant: A Festival of Playwrights, Begins May 25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2010

The Finborough Theatre presents VIBRANT - An Anniversary Festival of Finborough Playwrights. 30 NEW PLAYS TO CELEBRATE, 30 YEARS IN JUST UNDER 30 DAYS from 25 May - 19 June 2010 (more...)

EDUCATING RITA Plays Huntington
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2011

Huntington Theatre Company kicks off its spring of comedy with Educating Rita by Willy Russell (Shirley Valentine, Blood Brothers), welcoming back celebrated British director Maria Aitken. (more...)

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