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Peacock Theatre (London, )
(Holborn) Portugal Street
London,

Schedule

Tuesdays: 7:30pm
Wednesdays: 7:30pm
Thursdays: 7:30pm
Fridays: 7:30pm
Saturdays: 7:30pm
Sundays: 1:00pm and 6:00pm

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A young woman returns to the place of her bleak childhood. No longer able to suppress memories of her cruel parents and strange sister, she is forced to confront the past and some terrible truths! Jakop Ahlbom's imaginative homage to the horror movie genre is ingenuously gruesome, genuinely scary and frequently very funny.



Referencing Gothic spine-chillers as well as more recent frighteners like The Shining, Rosemary's Baby and The Exorcist, Horror will have you shuddering at the edge of your seat.


Fullscreen Joins Forces with Wattpad for New Fanfiction Series 'FANtasies'
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2017

In a first of its kind collaboration, Fullscreen and Wattpad, the global multiplatform entertainment company for original stories, announced a partnership to take fanfiction to the next level with “FANtasies.” (more...)

BWW Review: Alexis Michelle Is Good, Girl, In IT TAKES A WOMAN at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Troy Frisby - May 25, 2017

From just about the moment Alexis Michelle walked into the workroom, the RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE contestant was clocked as a Broadway queen. While performing at Feinstein's/54 Below in IT TAKES A WOMAN with her rich, husky singing voice, that proved to be a well-earned title. But, as seen on TV, comedy seems to come a bit harder for Michelle. Well, don't blame it entirely on the edit, because that duality took center stage at the May 16 show, her solo debut at the venue. (more...)

Ringling College of Art and Design Continues Studies & Special Programs at Summer Studios
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Unleash your inner artist at Summer Studios 2017, which offers an extensive selection of art classes for teens, tweens, and adults through Ringling College Continuing Studies & Special Programs. (more...)

DIRTY DANCING Reboot Fails to 'Lift' ABC to Ratings Win on Wednesday Night
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2017

ABC's reboot of the 1980's classic film DIRTY DANCING did not deliver a strong rating's performance Wednesday night, coming well below the Season Finale of CBS's SURVIVOR. (more...)

Bloody, Brilliant Classic Returns to QPAC
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Following a wildly successful world premiere run two years ago, shake & stir theatre co is haunting the Cremorne Theatre at Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) again with an encore season of Bram Stoker's gothic masterpiece Dracula from 15 August to 2 September 2017. (more...)

Terror Films to Release Award Winning Psychological Thriller THE DRIFTER 6/6
by Movies News Desk - May 24, 2017

Terror Films is set to release the indie thriller THE DRIFTER, across multiple digital platforms on Tuesday, June 6. (more...)

Photo Flash: Carolee Carmello, Norm Lewis, and the Cast of SWEENEY TODD Meet the Press
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

On May 23, the cast of Sweeney Todd, including new stars Carolee Carmello and Norm Lewis, held a meet and greet at the Barrow Street Theatre. Check out photos from the event! (more...)

Glitter and Be Gay at CANDIDE Opening 6/3 at Music Theatre Works
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) presents the Leonard Bernstein classic, CANDIDE, based on Voltaire's satire on the follies of the human race, at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, June 3 through 11. A 24-piece orchestra accompanies the well-known songs "Glitter and Be Gay," "The Best of All Possible Worlds" and "Make Our Garden Grow." (more...)

RLJ Entertainment & AMC Networks' Shudder Sign Up for Some MAYHEM
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2017

RLJ Entertainment and AMC Networks' Shudder are partnering on the North American release of Joe Lynch's action/thriller MAYHEM through a deal finalized at the 70th Cannes International Film Festival. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 23, 2017
by - May 23, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 23 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

WIZARD OF OZ Leads Off Season 35 at Roxy Regional Theatre
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 23, 2017

Clarksville's Roxy Regional Theatre unveiled its upcoming 'Season 35: Discover the World Behind the Curtain' at a fundraiser last Friday evening at the home of arts supporters Mark, Ricki, John Mark and Will Holleman. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for New Musical SWEETEE, Beginning Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Sweetee, new American musical, begins a strictly limited engagement at the Ford Foundation Studio Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues) tonight, May 23, for a run through June 18, with opening night on June 1. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

BWW Morning Brief May 23rd, 2017 - CAN YOU FORGIVE HER?, ROMAN HOLIDAY and More!
by Jessica Khan - May 23, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: CAN YOU FORGIVE HER?, starring Amber Tamblyn, opens tonight at the Vineyard, and the new, Broadway-bound ROMAN HOLIDAY musical begins in San Francisco! (more...)

VTA Announces Summer Cool Films Series
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Victoria Theatre Association's announces the 2017 Summer Cool Films Series line-up running July 8-August 28, plus titles for Reel Late at the Vic late night movies and daytime Family Films!  Passbooks for the series are on sale now at Ticket Center Stage.  Call (937) 228-3630, toll free (888) 228-3630 or purchase online at www.ticketcenterstage.com. (more...)

Two New Play Commissions Announced at Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Artists Repertory Theatre has extended two play commissions, as part of the company's ambitious new play development program Table|Room|Stage (T|R|S). (more...)

Roxy Regional Theatre to Launch 35th Season with L. Frank Baum Musical Classic THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

???????The Roxy Regional Theatre, Clarksville's oldest live theatre and only professional theatre, unveiled its upcoming 'Season 35: Discover the World Behind the Curtain' at a fundraiser last Friday evening at the home of arts supporters Mark, Ricki, John Mark and Will Holleman. (more...)

Leading Asian TV Drama to Receive Staged Reading
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

A staged reading of the groundbreaking new drama TV pilot, NISEI, is set to take place at the Japanese American National Museum on Saturday, May 27, 2017, at 2:00PM.  The reading is open to the public. Museum members and valid ticket holders can make a reservation at rsvp@janm.org.  (more...)

MAMMA MIA! Brisbane Season Tickets On Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Get in quick as tickets go on sale today for the Brisbane season of the global musical phenomenon, MAMMA MIA!    (more...)

Richard X. Heyman Releasing 12th Album
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

2017 finds Richard X. Heyman releasing his twelfth album Incognito - 14 brand-new songs incorporating the many talents of the veteran singer, songwriter, multi- instrumentalist and DIY recording pioneer, including forays into blues, funk and folk alongside his signature melodic pop gems. (more...)

The Skivvies to Return to A.C.T. This June with THE SKIVVIES: PRIDE ROCK
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

They're back - and they're shedding all inhibitions to kick off San Francisco Pride!  Following a sold-out engagement this past December, the "musically thrilling," award-winning, undie-rock, comedy-pop duo The Skivvies - featuring Lauren Molina and Nick Cearley-return to American Conservatory Theater for a special three-performance engagement of their all-new show, The Skivvies: Pride Rock, featuring eclectic covers, wacky mash-ups and eccentric originals. (more...)

THE MAGNIFICENT DEAD Comes to Blu-ray, DVD and VOD Worldwide
by Movies News Desk - May 23, 2017

SGL Entertainment is pleased to announce that they have just released THE MAGNIFICENT DEAD an epic western Horror film. With a budget of more than a million dollars, this movie has been waiting for more than seven years to be released, but now the wait is over. (more...)

THAT '70S SHOW's Debra Jo Rupp to Star in World Premiere of Bekah Brunstetter's THE CAKE
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Faith, family and frosting collide in a touching and timely new play by Bekah Brunstetter (NBC's This Is Us). The Echo Theater Company continues its 20th Anniversary Season with the world premiere of The Cake. Jennifer Chambers directs for a July 1 opening at Atwater Village Theatre. (more...)

Identity Theatre to Bring BLUE REMEMBERED HILLS to Brighton Open Air Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

This summer, Identity Theatre in association with the Brighton Open Air Theatre invite you to Dennis Potter's remarkable telling of lost childhood innocence, set in the impoverished Forest of Dean during WW2. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 22, 2017
by - May 22, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

NUMBERS NERDS: The [almost] All-Girl Math Challenge Comes to Peter Jay Sharp Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) and CPA Theatricals present Numbers Nerds, the [almost] all-girl math challenge, with book by Laura Stratford, Music by David Kornfeld, lyrics by Alex Higgin-Houser, additional music by Dylan MarcAurele and original story by Larry Little.  Amber Mak, New Works Development Director at Chicago's Paramount Theatre, directs and choreographs a cast of six, including Danielle Davila, Madison Kauffman, Jake Morrissy, Maisie Rose, Sharon Sachs (Film: 'Home Alone;'  TV: 'Weeds,' 'Dexter,' 'Grimm') and Tiffany Tatreau (Ride the Cyclone). Six performances will be staged at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater, 416 West 42nd Street, New York City from July 19-23, 2017. (more...)

BWW Interview: Travis Ray of SOMETHING STRANGE at the Orlando Fringe Festival
by Clarissa Moon - May 22, 2017

SOMETHING STRANGE at the Orlando Fringe Festival is an improvised play based on Netflix's 'Stranger Things.' Each night, a small town faces a different mysterious or other-worldly challenge. I talked with producer/director/performer Travis Ray about the show. (more...)

Scoop: CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD on ABC - Sunday, June 11, 2017
by - May 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD, airing on ABC on Sunday, June 11, 2017! (more...)

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 22, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 22, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! According to my iPhone today is Monday, 22 May 2017 - the weekend, busy as it was, is over and we're left hankering for a few days off in order to relax and rejuvenate…which makes us ponder this musical question: What are your plans for next weekend? In our mind, of course, our mama is warning us that such queries are symptomatic of us 'wishing [our] life away,' as she would always admonish us to live in the now instead of trying to leap-frog over the next five days. So sayeth my beloved mama: 'Live life dramatically.' Therefore, a nap might have to suffice… (more...)

Michael Jenkins to Produce ALL ABOUT BETTE Tour
by Kyle Christopher West - May 22, 2017

Michael Jenkins to Produce ALL ABOUT BETTE Tour (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 21, 2017
by - May 21, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 21 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 20, 2017
by - May 20, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

3-D Theatricals Presents Reimagined R&H Classic OKLAHOMA
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

Known for stylish award-winning productions and their signature flair for bringing to the stage thoughtfully reimagined interpretations of musical theatre spectaculars, 3-D Theatricals of Los Angeles and Orange County takes on Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!... with a new point of view. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 5/20/2017
by - May 20, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 5/20/2017. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ten Eclectic Musicals to add to Your Netflix 'Watch Later' Queue
by Rachel Crawford - May 20, 2017

Since the big screen adaptation of CHICAGO took home an Academy Award more than a decade ago, movie musicals have seen a resurgence, with varying levels of success. There have been huge hits, like last year's LA LA LAND, and big disappointments, like 2009's NINE. While online video store Netflix doesn't have nearly as large of a collection of movie musicals as most Broadway fans would like, they do have a selection worth chilling with. Below, check out our list of 10 great musicals, from animated to live-action to captured on stage.  (more...)

Danny Trejo Hosts El Rey Network Original Series MAN AT ARMS: ART OF WAR, 6/8
by TV News Desk - May 19, 2017

El Rey Network's new original series MAN AT ARMS: ART OF WAR will debut on June 8 at 8:00pm. Hosted by machete himself, Danny Trejo (Machete, Sons of Anarchy), the eight-part series spotlights the nobility of craftsmanship and working with your hands. (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: It's All About the Pink for WAR PAINT's Christine Ebersole!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 18, 2017

It's been eleven years since two-time Tony winner Christine Ebersole has graced the Broadway stage in a musical. Now she's back and better than ever as cosmetics icon Elizabeth Arden in War Paint. Below, watch as she explains why she's so grateful to be back at the Tonys party! (more...)

The Cleveland Orchestra Announces AT THE MOVIES Series for 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The Cleveland Orchestra announces a three-concert At the Movies series for the 2017-18 season.  Following the popularity of film screenings with live music during the past six seasons, the Orchestra continues the tradition with Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, North by Northwest Live, and DISNEY IN CONCERT: Tim Burton's The Nightmare before Christmas.  All three movies will be projected on a giant screen above the Severance Hall stage, with music performed live.  At the Movies series subscriptions are available now for purchase through the Severance Hall Ticket Office, online at clevelandorchestra.com, or by calling Cleveland Orchestra Ticket Services at 216-231-1111 or 1-800-686-1141. (more...)

The Mountain Play presents Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The Mountain Play Association, the San Francisco Bay Area's most magical outdoor theater experience, will present the timeless classic Disney's Beauty and the Beast directed by Jay Manley for their 104th season. Based on the French fairy tale of the same name by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont, Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST tells the story of a monstrous prince and a young woman who fall in love. Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST will take place every Sunday from May 21 to June 18, 2017. (more...)

SIDF Faces Unprecedented VISA Obstacles
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Increased immigration scrutiny and regulations mean the Seattle International Dance Festival (SIDF) is experiencing new challenges and costs when applying for, and securing, visas for visiting artists. Festival director Cyrus Khambatta explains, "We knew this year would be tough, but we didn't know exactly how resourceful we would have to get." Early on, SIDF heard from dancers who were afraid to enter the US and chose not to participate in the festival because of anticipated difficulties. Khambatta continues, "Now that we are just a few weeks from opening, we are seeing their unfortunate predictions come true. (more...)

OLD, FAT & F*CKED! NOW WHAT? to Debut at Montreal Fringe This June
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

How do you grow old and fat when you are a gay man living in a community where being young and slim is the official standard of attraction? Puelo Deir's latest comedic show tackles this struggle with humour, wit, and raunchy autobiographical anecdotes. (more...)

ASSAULT ON THE GRINDHOUSE at Gorilla Tango Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Not just another Mystery Science Theater inspired Riff-show! "Assault on the Grindhouse: An Interactive Improv Horror Comedy Experience" is a total reconstruction of the best (worst) and brightest (bloodiest) films from days gone by.  (more...)

THE MAN-BEAST, WOMEN IN JEOPARDY and More Slated for First Folio Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

In its 22nd season, First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83.) is delighted to present a chilling, humorous and thought-provoking 2017-2018 season. (more...)

KCRW Sets 8th Season of Free, Outdoor Summer Nights Shows
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

KCRW presents the 8th season of its signature event series, Summer Nights, featuring free, all-ages, outdoor shows throughout the summer to communities in the greater Los Angeles area and beyond. (more...)

Angelwalk Theatre Announces Cast/Creative of EVERYBODY'S GOT A STORY
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Angelwalk Theatre has just announced the cast/creative for EVERYBODY'S GOT A STORY! (more...)

PLAIN AND FANCY Returns to Amish Acres
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Some shows the more you see them, the more you love them. Like "A Christmas Story, "Ground Hog's Day," or even "The Rocky Horror Picture Show." (more...)

Drag Superstar Jackie Beat to Headline Martinis Above Fourth
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

???????Are you ready for the trashiest tunes, the dirtiest ditties, the most-scandalous songs? Then you're in the mood for…  THE VERY WORST OF JACKIE BEAT! (more...)

Celebrate Pride Month with The Valkyries: BADASSES ON BIKES
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

A new play inspired by the real life biker club, The Sirens of NYC (the biker gang that leads the Pride Parade in NYC each year), "The Valkyries: Badasses on Bikes" is a touching story concerning queer and trans characters forming their own biker club. "The Valkyries: Badasses on Bikes" performs Wednesdays at 8pm, through June 28, 2017, at Gorilla Tango Theatre (1919 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago IL 60647). Please visit www.gorillatango.comor call 773-598-4549 for tickets and information. (more...)

HAMILTON Star Daveed Diggs to Lead TNT's SNOWPIERCER Remake
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2017

Turner's TNT has cast Daveed Diggs, who earned a Tony for the Broadway hit HAMILTON, to star in the network's drama pilot SNOWPOERCER, which will be directed by Doctor Strange helmer Scott Derrickson. (more...)

Lard Dog's Grown-Ups Only Late Night Show of LIFE'S A REAL DREAM Comes to PIT 5/19
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

This Friday, leave the kids at home, let the sitter know you are going to be late and then head on over to Peoples Improv Theater to experience Lard Dog & The Band of Shy more unbridled than you imagined possible as they hold nothing back with a late-night/adults only performance of "Life's A Real Dream" at max capacity.  (more...)

HOOKMAN Extended Through 6/3
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Steep Theatre plunges into the world of Horror with their Midwest premiere of Lauren Yee's Hookman. The play, which has been described by Yee as an 'existential slasher-comedy', was directed by the Jeff Award-winner Vanessa Stalling (United Flight 232 - Best Play, Midsize). The production marks Stalling's Steep Theatre directorial debut. ??The cast of Hookman features Karen Rodriguez, Kiayla Ryann, Aja Wiltshire, Sasha Smith, James Doherty, and Mary Tilden. (more...)

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