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Obie-Winner Lisa Peterson Unleashes AN ILIAD at Berkeley Rep, 10/12-11/11Obie-Winner Lisa Peterson Unleashes AN ILIAD at Berkeley Rep, 10/12-11/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2012

This October, at Berkeley Repertory Theatre, an ancient tale comes roaring back to life in a compelling new telling filled with contemporary wit and wisdom. The clash of swords and shields, the broken hearts and broken oaths, the bonds of friendship and family - An Iliad arises on a bare stage, told by an old man who's seen too much. Two-time Obie Award-winner Lisa Peterson directs a stunning show that stars Henry Woronicz, who masterfully captures the grief and glory of the battle for Troy. (more...)

Sandra Tsing Loh, Leslie Kritzer and Mary Beth Peil Set for THE MADWOMAN IN THE VOLVO Reading at 92Y Next MonthSandra Tsing Loh, Leslie Kritzer and Mary Beth Peil Set for THE MADWOMAN IN THE VOLVO Reading at 92Y Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

92Y presents Sandra Tsing Loh: A Work-In-Progress Staged Reading of The Madwoman in the Volvo, a co-production of 92Y and Sundance Institute Theatre Program, with Leslie Kritzer and Mary Beth Peil, directed by Lisa Peterson on Friday, October 10, 8:15 pm. (more...)

World Premiere of Richard Bean's PITCAIRN to Be Performed at Chichester Festival TheatreWorld Premiere of Richard Bean's PITCAIRN to Be Performed at Chichester Festival Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Award-winning playwright Richard Bean unveils the second of his three world premieres to be staged this year, and renews his collaboration with acclaimed director Max Stafford-Clark for Pitcairn at Chichester, prior to London and a national tour. (more...)

Red Tape Theater's THE SKRIKER Opens Tonight, 9/17Red Tape Theater's THE SKRIKER Opens Tonight, 9/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2012

RED TAPE THEATRE PRESENTS The Skriker by Caryl Churchill. Eric Hoff, director of last year's smash hit Hit The Wall, directs this haunting fairytale. (more...)

Court Theatre to Present AN ILIAD Revival, 11/13-12/8Court Theatre to Present AN ILIAD Revival, 11/13-12/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2013

Court Theatre continues its 2013-2014 season with the revival of the OBIE Award-winning play An Iliad by Denis O'Hare and Lisa Peterson, directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell and starring Timothy Edward Kane. An Iliad will run November 13 - December 8, 2013 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. (more...)

Court Theatre to Present Charles Newell's AN ILLIAD, 11/13-12/8Court Theatre to Present Charles Newell's AN ILLIAD, 11/13-12/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

Court Theatre Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert present the remount of the Theatre's critically acclaimed production of An Iliad starring Timothy Edward Kane, adapted from Fagles' translation of Homer's Iliad by Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare, and directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell. The production will run November 13 - December 8, 2013 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press Opening is Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 8 PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hugh Jackman and Company Begin Rehearsals Today for THE RIVER; Yesterday? Fishing!Photo Flash: Hugh Jackman and Company Begin Rehearsals Today for THE RIVER; Yesterday? Fishing!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

Rehearsals begin today, Thursday, October 2 in New York City for The River, a new play by Jez Butterworth, starring Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumbo and directed by Ian Rickson. The River begins preview performances in four weeks on Friday, October 31 and will open on Sunday, November 16 at the Circle in the Square Theatre (50th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue). The production will play a strictly limited 13-week engagement through Sunday, January 25, 2015. (more...)

Arena Stage to Present PULLMAN PORTER BLUES, Starring E. Faye Butler, This NovemberArena Stage to Present PULLMAN PORTER BLUES, Starring E. Faye Butler, This November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2012

Following its celebrated opening at Seattle Repertory Theatre, Pullman Porter Blues travels across the country to sweep D.C. audiences along for a ride in its world-premiere co-production at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Inspired by her grandfather's work on the postal trains, playwright Cheryl L. West, whose work at Arena Stage includes Jar the Floor and Play On!, returns with the tale of three Pullman train porters whose journey is underscored by Midwest blues songs, including "Sweet Home Chicago" and "This Train." Directed by Lisa Peterson (Arena's The Rainmaker and The Quality of Life), Pullman Porter Blues runs November 23, 2012 - January 6, 2013 in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

Obie-Winner Lisa Peterson Unleashes AN ILIAD at Berkeley Rep, 10/12-11/11Obie-Winner Lisa Peterson Unleashes AN ILIAD at Berkeley Rep, 10/12-11/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2012

This October, at Berkeley Repertory Theatre, an ancient tale comes roaring back to life in a compelling new telling filled with contemporary wit and wisdom. The clash of swords and shields, the broken hearts and broken oaths, the bonds of friendship and family - An Iliad arises on a bare stage, told by an old man who's seen too much. Two-time Obie Award-winner Lisa Peterson directs a stunning show that stars Henry Woronicz, who masterfully captures the grief and glory of the battle for Troy. (more...)

Court Theatre Presents Denis O'Hare and Lisa Peterson's An Iliad 11/10-12/11Court Theatre Presents Denis O'Hare and Lisa Peterson's An Iliad 11/10-12/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2011

Court Theatre Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert present the regional premiere of An Iliad, adapted from Fagles' translation of Homer's Iliad by Denis O'Hare and Lisa Peterson, directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell. (more...)

Sandra Tsing Loh, Leslie Kritzer and Mary Beth Peil Set for THE MADWOMAN IN THE VOLVO Reading at 92Y TonightSandra Tsing Loh, Leslie Kritzer and Mary Beth Peil Set for THE MADWOMAN IN THE VOLVO Reading at 92Y Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

92Y presents Sandra Tsing Loh: A Work-In-Progress Staged Reading of The Madwoman in the Volvo, a co-production of 92Y and Sundance Institute Theatre Program, with Leslie Kritzer and Mary Beth Peil, directed by Lisa Peterson tonight, October 10, 8:15 pm. (more...)

Moongate Productions Presents THE FU MANCHU COMPLEX at Ovalhouse, Now thru Oct 19Moongate Productions Presents THE FU MANCHU COMPLEX at Ovalhouse, Now thru Oct 19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

The Fu Manchu Complex, a play by Daniel York, will premiere at Ovalhouse today, 1 - 19 October 2013. Directed by Justin Audibert (Artistic Associate of HighTide and Associate of Told By An Idiot), this new work centres on the eponymous character in Sax Rohmer's Fu Manchu novels, the first of which was published 100 years ago in 1913. (more...)

The Arc Theatre Sets TOP GIRLS for January 15 - February 8, 2015 at The Den TheatreThe Arc Theatre Sets TOP GIRLS for January 15 - February 8, 2015 at The Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

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Court Theatre Presents AN ILIAD Revival, Now thru 12/8Court Theatre Presents AN ILIAD Revival, Now thru 12/8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2013

Court Theatre continues its 2013-2014 season with the revival of the OBIE Award-winning play An Iliad by Denis O'Hare and Lisa Peterson, directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell and starring Timothy Edward Kane. An Iliad will run tonight, November 13 - December 8, 2013 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. (more...)

Obie-Winner Lisa Peterson Unleashes AN ILIAD at Berkeley Rep, 10/12-11/11Obie-Winner Lisa Peterson Unleashes AN ILIAD at Berkeley Rep, 10/12-11/11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2012

This October, at Berkeley Repertory Theatre, an ancient tale comes roaring back to life in a compelling new telling filled with contemporary wit and wisdom. The clash of swords and shields, the broken hearts and broken oaths, the bonds of friendship and family - An Iliad arises on a bare stage, told by an old man who's seen too much. Two-time Obie Award-winner Lisa Peterson directs a stunning show that stars Henry Woronicz, who masterfully captures the grief and glory of the battle for Troy. (more...)

Court Theatre Presents Denis O'Hare and Lisa Peterson's An Iliad 11/10-12/11Court Theatre Presents Denis O'Hare and Lisa Peterson's An Iliad 11/10-12/11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2011

Court Theatre Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert present the regional premiere of An Iliad, adapted from Fagles' translation of Homer's Iliad by Denis O'Hare and Lisa Peterson, directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell. (more...)

It's Official! Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly, Cush Jumbo Set for Jez Butterworth's THE RIVER at Circle in the Square This FallIt's Official! Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly, Cush Jumbo Set for Jez Butterworth's THE RIVER at Circle in the Square This Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

We've been reporting on the buzz since January, but now Hugh Jackman is making Broadway fan's May dreams come true! It's just been officially announced that Sonia Friedman Productions will present the Royal Court Theatre production of THE RIVER, a new play by Jez Butterworth, starring Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumbo, and directed by Ian Rickson. (more...)

THE BOAT FACTORY Set for Brits Off BroadwayTHE BOAT FACTORY Set for Brits Off Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2013

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer) is thrilled to announce the US premiere of THE BOAT FACTORY, written by Dan Gordon and directed by Philip Crawford, coming to Brits Off Broadway direct from the Grand Opera House, Belfast. Produced by Happenstance Theatre Company, THE BOAT FACTORY begins previews on Tuesday, June 4 for a limited engagement through Sunday, June 30. Opening Night is Sunday, June 9 at 7:15 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7:15 PM; Friday at 8:15 PM; Saturday at 2:15 PM & 8:15 PM; Sunday at 3:15 PM & 7:15 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). The single ticket price is $35 ($24.50 for 59E59 Members). Tickets are available by calling Ticket Central at 212-279-4200 or online at www.59e59.org. For more information, visit www.britsoffbroadway.com. (more...)

New York Theatre Workshop's AN ILIAD Opens 3/6 & 7New York Theatre Workshop's AN ILIAD Opens 3/6 & 7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2012

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director William Russo have announced that the New York premiere of An Iliad, by Denis O'Hare and Lisa Peterson, based on Homer's Iliad translated by Robert Fagles, directed by Ms. Peterson, will open this week at NYTW, 79 East 4 Street, between Bowery and Second Avenue. Denis O'Hare and Stephen Spinella alternate performances of the play. Mr. O'Hare opens Tuesday, March 6; Mr. Spinella Wednesday, March 7. (more...)

New Musical ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME to Close George Street Playhouse's SeasonNew Musical ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME to Close George Street Playhouse's Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

George Street Playhouse and Artistic Director David Saint have announced that a new musical, Ernest Shackleton Loves Me, will close their current season, bowing April 22 and running through May 17, 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Happenstance Theatre's THE BOAT FACTORY at 59E59Photo Flash: First Look at Happenstance Theatre's THE BOAT FACTORY at 59E59
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2013

59E59 Theaters presents the US premiere of THE BOAT FACTORY, written by Dan Gordon and directed by Philip Crawford, coming to Brits Off Broadway direct from the Grand Opera House, Belfast. Produced by Happenstance Theatre Company, THE BOAT FACTORY began previews on Tuesday, June 4 for a limited engagement through Sunday, June 30. Opening Night is Sunday, June 9 at 7:15 PM. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

TCG Books Publishes LOVE AND INFORMATION by Caryl ChurchillTCG Books Publishes LOVE AND INFORMATION by Caryl Churchill
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2013

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced the publication of Love and Information by Caryl Churchill, the Obie Award-winning author of Cloud 9 and Top Girls. Declared the 'greatest living English playwright' by Tony Kushner, Caryl Churchill premiered her newest play at London's Royal Court Theatre in fall 2012. Love and Information will receive its U.S. premiere at New York Theatre Workshop in the 2013-2014 season. (more...)

Karen Pittman, Michael Cullen & More to Star in KING LIZ at Second Stage UptownKaren Pittman, Michael Cullen & More to Star in KING LIZ at Second Stage Uptown
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Second Stage Theatre †continues the 2015 Uptown Series†with the World Premiere of KING LIZ, written by Fernanda Coppel (Chimichangas and Zoloft) and directed by Lisa Peterson.† KING LIZ will feature MICHAEL CULLEN, JEREMIE HARRIS, RUSSELL G. JONES, CAROLINE LAGERFELT, IRENE SOFIA LUCIO, and KAREN PITTMAN.† Previews begin Monday, July 13th and opening night is Monday, July 27th. (more...)

Henry Woronicz and Brian Ellingsen to Lead AN ILIAD at La Jolla PlayhouseHenry Woronicz and Brian Ellingsen to Lead AN ILIAD at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2012

La Jolla Playhouse has just announced casting for its upcoming production of An Iliad, a one-man adaptation of Homer's classic tale, adapted by Denis O'Hare (Tony Award-winning actor in Take Me Out) and Lisa Peterson (director of the Playhouse's Surf Report and Be Aggressive), based on a translation by Robert Fagles, directed by Lisa Peterson. A co-production with Berkeley Repertory Theatre, An Iliad features Henry Woronicz as the "Poet," with Brian Ellingsen as the "Musician" and runs August 11 - September 9 in the Mandell Weiss Forum. (more...)

Sundance Institute Kicks Off LUMA Theatre Directors Retreat in Arles TodaySundance Institute Kicks Off LUMA Theatre Directors Retreat in Arles Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2013

Sundance Institute and the LUMA Foundation previously announced that the two organizations would collaborate to host The Sundance Institute | LUMA Foundation Theatre Directors Retreat at Domaine de l'Armelliere, today, July 29 - August 9, in Arles, France. Under the supervision of Philip Himberg, Artistic Director of The Sundance Institute Theatre Program, Producing Director Christopher Hibma and Program Associate Anne Kauffman, the Retreat will be the first theatre director-centered residency at the Institute. (more...)

Red Tape Theater's THE SKRIKER to Open 9/17Red Tape Theater's THE SKRIKER to Open 9/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2012

RED TAPE THEATRE PRESENTS The Skriker by Caryl Churchill. Eric Hoff, director of last year's smash hit Hit The Wall, directs this haunting fairytale. (more...)

World Premiere of Richard Bean's PITCAIRN to Be Performed at Chichester Festival TheatreWorld Premiere of Richard Bean's PITCAIRN to Be Performed at Chichester Festival Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Award-winning playwright Richard Bean unveils the second of his three world premieres to be staged this year, and renews his collaboration with acclaimed director Max Stafford-Clark for Pitcairn at Chichester, prior to London and a national tour. (more...)

Sundance Institute to Kick Off LUMA Theatre Directors Retreat in Arles, July 29Sundance Institute to Kick Off LUMA Theatre Directors Retreat in Arles, July 29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2013

Sundance Institute and the LUMA Foundation today announced that the two organizations will collaborate to host the Sundance Institute | LUMA Foundation Theatre Directors Retreat at Domaine de l'Armelliere, July 29 - August 9, in Arles, France. Under the supervision of Philip Himberg, Artistic Director of the Sundance Institute Theatre Program, Producing Director Christopher Hibma and Program Associate Anne Kauffman, the Retreat will be the first theatre director-centered residency at the Institute. (more...)

Jessica Raine and Daniel Cerqueira Lead THE CHANGELING at Young Vic this WinterJessica Raine and Daniel Cerqueira Lead THE CHANGELING at Young Vic this Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2012

Casting is announced for The Changeling with rising star Jessica Raine (Earthquakes in London, NT; Punk Rock, Lyric) to play Beatrice Joanna and Young Vic regular Daniel Cerqueira (Vernon God Little, Joe Turner's Come and Gone) as De Flores. (more...)

Kyle Hatley to Star in AN ILIAD, Running 1/23-2/15 at KC RepKyle Hatley to Star in AN ILIAD, Running 1/23-2/15 at KC Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

Kansas City Repertory Theatre continues its 50th anniversary celebration with An Iliad, directed by Kansas City Repertory Theatre's Producing Director Jerry Genochio and starring the return of former Kansas City Repertory Theatre's Resident Director Kyle Hatley. (more...)

NYTW's LOVE AND INFORMATION to Play Minetta Lane Theatre; 2/19-3/23NYTW's LOVE AND INFORMATION to Play Minetta Lane Theatre; 2/19-3/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2014

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker have announced that Love and Information, by Caryl Churchill and directed byJames Macdonald, will begin performances Tuesday, February 4 at 7pm at Minetta Lane Theatre located at 18 Minetta Lane. Opening night is set for Wednesday, February 19 at 7pm. Love and Information is scheduled to run through Sunday, March 23, 2014; tickets are on sale now. Love and Information is produced in association with London's Royal Court Theatre. (more...)

Jessica Raine and Daniel Cerqueira Lead THE CHANGELING at Young Vic this WinterJessica Raine and Daniel Cerqueira Lead THE CHANGELING at Young Vic this Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2012

Casting is announced for The Changeling with rising star Jessica Raine (Earthquakes in London, NT; Punk Rock, Lyric) to play Beatrice Joanna and Young Vic regular Daniel Cerqueira (Vernon God Little, Joe Turner's Come and Gone) as De Flores. (more...)

Arthur Milner's FACTS Opens 26 February at the Finborough TheatreArthur Milner's FACTS Opens 26 February at the Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2013

The European premiere of Facts by Arthur Milner opens on Tuesday, 26 February 2013 (Press Night: Thursday, 28 February 2013 at 7.30pm) for a limited four week season at the Finborough Theatre. (more...)

Richard Wilson To Star In KRAPP'S LAST TAPE, SheffieldRichard Wilson To Star In KRAPP'S LAST TAPE, Sheffield
by Carrie Dunn - Jan 20, 2014

With The Brian Friel Season and The Full Monty both currently in rehearsals, Artistic Director Daniel Evansannounces that Richard Wilson will take to the stage at Sheffield Theatres for the first time in Samuel Beckett's masterpiece, Krapp's Last Tape. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2012

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director William Russo have announced that the New York premiere of An Iliad, by Denis O'Hare and Lisa Peterson, based on Homer's Iliad translated by Robert Fagles, directed by Ms. Peterson, will begin performances on Wednesday, February 15, 2012, at NYTW, 79 East 4 Street, between Bowery and Second Avenue. Mr. O'Hare and Stephen Spinella will alternate performances of the play. Opening nights are Tuesday, March 6, 2012 (Mr. O'Hare) and Wednesday, March 7, 2012 (Mr. Spinella). (more...)

Photo Flash: Valerie Vigoda and Wade McColllum in ACT's ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES MEPhoto Flash: Valerie Vigoda and Wade McColllum in ACT's ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2014

Singer/songwriter/electric violinist Valerie Vigoda (GrooveLily, Striking12) and Wade McColllum (Priscilla, Queen of the Desert; ONE the musical) starred in a workshop performance of the new musical ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME, February 2-4, at Seattle's ACT Theatre, directed by Obie Award winner Lisa Peterson (An Iliad, Light Shining in Buckinghamshire). Scroll down for photos from the production! (more...)

Caryl Churchill's LOVE AND INFORMATION Begins Performances Tomorrow at NYTWCaryl Churchill's LOVE AND INFORMATION Begins Performances Tomorrow at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2014

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker have announced that performances of Love and Information, written by Caryl Churchill and directed by James Macdonald, begin tonight at the Minetta Lane Theatre, 18 Minetta Lane. Opening night is set for Wednesday, February 19 at 7pm. Love and Information is scheduled to run through Sunday, March 23, 2014. Love and Information is produced in association with London's Royal Court Theatre. (more...)

Jessica Raine and Daniel Cerqueira Lead THE CHANGELING at Young Vic this WinterJessica Raine and Daniel Cerqueira Lead THE CHANGELING at Young Vic this Winter
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2012

Casting is announced for The Changeling with rising star Jessica Raine (Earthquakes in London, NT; Punk Rock, Lyric) to play Beatrice Joanna and Young Vic regular Daniel Cerqueira (Vernon God Little, Joe Turner's Come and Gone) as De Flores. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Promotional Art for West End's HAMLET, Featuring Benedict CumberbatchPhoto Flash: First Look at Promotional Art for West End's HAMLET, Featuring Benedict Cumberbatch
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2015

Benedict Cumberbatch will play the title role in Lyndsey Turner's production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, produced by Sonia Friedman Productions and presented by theBarbican. Today, 20 February 2015, it is announced that Hamlet will be broadcast to cinemas around the world on Thursday 15 October 2015 as part of National Theatre Live. Check out a first look at the promotional art for the show below! (more...)

New York Theatre Workshop Extends Caryl Churchill's LOVE AND INFORMATION Through 4/6New York Theatre Workshop Extends Caryl Churchill's LOVE AND INFORMATION Through 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker have announced that due to rave reviews and strong ticket sales, Love and Information, written by Caryl Churchill and directed by James Macdonald, will extend for two weeks through Sunday, April 6 at the Minetta Lane Theatre, 18 Minetta Lane. Love and Information had been scheduled to run through Sunday, March 23, 2014. Love and Information is produced in association with London's Royal Court Theatre. (more...)

Official: National Theatre Live to Bring HAMLET with Benedict Cumberbatch to Cinemas This FallOfficial: National Theatre Live to Bring HAMLET with Benedict Cumberbatch to Cinemas This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

Sonia Friedman Productions and National Theatre Live have announced an international broadcast of Academy Award nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (The Imitation Game) in the title role in Lyndsey Turner's production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, produced by Sonia Friedman Productions and presented by the Barbican, to cinemas internationally on Thursday, October 15, 2015. (more...)

Eccleston Joins Cast Of ANTIGONE At National TheatreEccleston Joins Cast Of ANTIGONE At National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2012

Jodie Whittaker makes her National Theatre debut in the title role and Christopher Eccleston plays Creon (more...)

Lyndsey Turner to Helm LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE at the National?Lyndsey Turner to Helm LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE at the National?
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

The Daily Mail writes that Lyndsey Turner is in talks to direct Caryl Churchill's Light Shining in Buckinghamshire, coming to the National Theatre for its 2015-16 season. (more...)

Court Theatre Presents Denis O'Hare and Lisa Peterson's An Iliad 11/10-12/11Court Theatre Presents Denis O'Hare and Lisa Peterson's An Iliad 11/10-12/11
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2011

Court Theatre Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert present the regional premiere of An Iliad, adapted from Fagles' translation of Homer's Iliad by Denis O'Hare and Lisa Peterson, directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell. (more...)

Moongate Productions to Present THE FU MANCHU COMPLEX at Ovalhouse, Oct 1-19Moongate Productions to Present THE FU MANCHU COMPLEX at Ovalhouse, Oct 1-19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2013

The Fu Manchu Complex, a play by Daniel York, will premiere at Ovalhouse 1 - 19 October 2013. Directed by Justin Audibert (Artistic Associate of HighTide and Associate of Told By An Idiot), this new work centres on the eponymous character in Sax Rohmer's Fu Manchu novels, the first of which was published 100 years ago in 1913. (more...)

World Premiere of Richard Bean's PITCAIRN Begins Tonight at Chichester FestivalWorld Premiere of Richard Bean's PITCAIRN Begins Tonight at Chichester Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

Award-winning playwright Richard Bean unveils the second of his three world premieres to be staged this year, and renews his collaboration with acclaimed director Max Stafford-Clark for Pitcairn at Chichester, prior to London and a national tour. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Henry Woronicz in AN ILIAD at La Jolla PlayhousePhoto Flash: First Look at Henry Woronicz in AN ILIAD at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2012

La Jolla Playhouse presents An Iliad, a one-man adaptation of Homer's classic tale, adapted by Denis O'Hare (Tony Award-winning actor in Take Me Out) and Lisa Peterson (director of The Playhouse's Surf Report and Be Aggressive), based on a translation by Robert Fagles, directed by Lisa Peterson. A co-production with Berkeley Repertory Theatre, An Iliad features Henry Woronicz as the "Poet," with Brian Ellingsen as the "Musician" and runs now through September 9 in the Mandell Weiss Forum. Get a first look Woronicz and more on stage below! (more...)

Leo Bill, Sian Brooke, Jim Norton & More to Join Benedict Cumberbatch in West End HAMLETLeo Bill, Sian Brooke, Jim Norton & More to Join Benedict Cumberbatch in West End HAMLET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2015

Joining Benedict Cumberbatch, who plays the title role in Lyndsey Turner's production ofWilliam Shakespeare's Hamlet, are Leo Bill as Horatio, Sian Brooke as Ophelia,Anastasia Hille as Gertrude, Ciaran Hinds as Claudius, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith asLaertes and Jim Norton as Polonius. (more...)

Tessa Ross to Step Down as Chief Executive After Two Weeks With the National TheatreTessa Ross to Step Down as Chief Executive After Two Weeks With the National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

Tessa Ross announces today that she is to step down as Chief Executive of the National Theatre, but will remain working with the National as a consultant. Rufus Norris will continue to lead the NT as Director, with Lisa Burger as Executive Director. (more...)

TIPPING THE VELVET, CINDERELLA and More Set for the Lyric Hammersmith from Sept 2015TIPPING THE VELVET, CINDERELLA and More Set for the Lyric Hammersmith from Sept 2015
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces its programme from September 2015. Laura Wade and Lyndsey Turner reunite after the success of Posh, to bring a new adaptation of Sarah Waters' Tipping the Velvet to the Lyric's main stage in September. (more...)

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