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Almeida Theatre (London, )
Almeida Street London N1 1TA
London,

Schedule

Monday through Saturday at 7:30pm
Saturday at 2:30pm

Time Changes:
September 15 will begin at 7pm
October 19 and 26, November 2 at 2:30pm

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How would you feel if, 15 years after you last saw them, you bumped into the one person who had the biggest influence on your life?



On a dusky evening, old friends Richard and Julie find their primary school headmistress lying on a park bench in the shadow of St Paul's Cathedral. As they become reacquainted with her and the other teachers that helped shape them, memories of their vivid and imaginative lessons come to life and their tales of London inspire Richard and Julie once more.



Stephen Poliakoff's first new theatre play for over a decade celebrates the power of storytelling to raise the human spirit.

Carnegie Hall's Free Fall Family Weekend Set for 10/17-18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2015

On Saturday and Sunday, October 17-18, Carnegie Hall celebrates families with an interactive Fall Family Weekend in the Resnick Education Wing. During this free musical extravaganza, with activities ongoing from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. each day, kids and grownups alike can participate in songwriting workshops, create and play their own instruments, join in sing-alongs, listen to musical stories, and explore a digital music playground. Both days will also feature performances in the Weill Music Room by Carnegie Kids performers Sbongiseni Duma at 11:00 a.m., Elizabeth Mitchell and You Are My Flower at 12:30 p.m., and Shine and the Moonbeams at 2:00 p.m. Please note: reservations for the Fall Family Weekend are currently full, but additional guests will be admitted as capacity allows via a standby line. (more...)

Scoop: NCIS: NEW ORLEANS on CBS - Tonight, September 15, 2015
by TV Scoop - Sep 15, 2015

Get all the scoop on NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, airing on CBS tonight, September 15, 2015! (more...)

Artist Jabo Releases Latest Mixtape 'B4 The Evolution'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015

Today Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes announces the latest mixtape release by Jabo with his new project, 'B4 The Evolution.' The mixtape is currently available for streaming and download at the Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes website. (more...)

Candidate Colleen Fanning Invites Voters in Indianapolis to Identify...
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

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Always Moving Forward, ACTORS BRIDGE Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary Season
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 24, 2015

Although it may be difficult to fathom, but Actors Bridge Ensemble - one of Nashville's edgier and most progressive theater companies from its inception - is in the midst of its 20th anniversary season with a continued focus on presenting provocative and challenging theater for local audiences under the watchful eye of producing artistic director Vali Forrister and her band of artisans. Actors Bridge was honored in 2012 with the First Night Award for Outstanding Theater Company. (more...)

Carnegie Hall's Free Fall Family Weekend Set for This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2015

This weekend, October 17-18, Carnegie Hall celebrates families with an interactive Fall Family Weekend in the Resnick Education Wing. During this free musical extravaganza, with activities ongoing from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. each day, kids and grownups alike can participate in songwriting workshops, create and play their own instruments, join in sing-alongs, listen to musical stories, and explore a digital music playground. Both days will also feature performances in the Weill Music Room by Carnegie Kids performers Sbongiseni Duma at 11:00 a.m., Elizabeth Mitchell and You Are My Flower at 12:30 p.m., and Shine and the Moonbeams at 2:00 p.m. Please note: reservations for the Fall Family Weekend are currently full, but additional guests will be admitted as capacity allows via a standby line. (more...)

Viber Launches Sticky Fingers: My City, My Vibe
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

Viber, one of the leading messaging apps with more than 600 million unique users worldwide, today announces the launch of its second Sticky Fingers initiative, 'My City, My Vibe', a search to uncover new design talent from all over the globe, in partnership with Talenthouse. (more...)

Royal Court Theatre Announces 60th Season - Six World Premieres, Five UK Productions and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2015

·         In 2016 the Royal Court Theatre celebrates its 60th birthday by looking towards the future. The new season includes six world premieres, five UK and worldwide collaborations, one European premiere, a major collaboration with LIFT, a partnership with Picturehouse Cinemas, the return of Open Court and ongoing work in Tottenham and Pimlico. (more...)

BWW Interview: A Chat With Jeff McCarthy of Arena's OLIVER!
by Jamie McGonnigal - Nov 6, 2015

Jeff McCarthy starred in Broadway's Beauty & The Beast, Chicago, Les Miserables, and the original casts of Side Show (Terry) and Urinetown, creating the role of Officer Lockstock, which he reprised several times for the Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS events, The Easter Bonnet and Gypsy of the Year competitions. He's spending his holiday season in Washington D.C. at the Arena Stage, where he'll take on the role of Fagin in their production of Oliver!. Jeff took a moment to chat with me about the show, as well as his past, present, and future plans. (more...)

Freeway Mayors Call for Less Pollution, Cleaner trucks Along Freeway Corridors of South Gate, Bell, Commerce, Compton and Maywood
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

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Freeway Mayors Call for Less Pollution, Cleaner trucks Along Freeway Corridors of South Gate, Bell, Commerce, Compton and Maywood
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

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Freeway Mayors Call for Less Pollution, Cleaner trucks Along Freeway Corridors of South Gate, Bell, Commerce, Compton and Maywood
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

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Carnegie Hall to Present NY Pops Family Concert and More in December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute (WMI) celebrates A Charlie Brown Christmas with a Family Holiday Concert this December featuring The New York Pops, marking the 50th anniversary of the iconic television special created by Charles M. Schulz. Recommended for ages 5-10, the performance will include a sing-along and other festive surprises. (more...)

CHUGGINGTON LIVE! to Stop in Jacksonville Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

The North American premiere tour of CHUGGINGTON LIVE! The Great Rescue Adventure, produced by Life Like Touring and Ludorum, rolls into Jacksonville's Times Union Center on June 19th. The live-action, musical children's show, based on the popular TV series, gives young fans and their families the opportunity to experience the train-tastic adventures of the Chuggington trainees, Wilson, Brewster and Koko. (more...)

Juma Sharkah and Laura Elsworthy Join MIF's THE SKRIKER
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

Juma Sharkah and Laura Elsworthy will play Lily and Josie respectively in The Skriker at Manchester International Festival. The production will run at Royal Exchange Theatre from 4 July. The ensemble cast will include Sarah Amankwah, Harry Attwell, Alex Austin, Hannah Hutch, Martins Imhangbe, Kate Jackson, Stuart Overington, Beatrice Scirocchi, Andrew Sheridan, Jessica Walker, Leah Walker and Owen Whitelaw. As previously announced, Maxine Peake will play the eponymous role. (more...)

Juma Sharkah & Laura Elsworthy to Join Maxine Peake in THE SKRIKER at Manchester International Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

Juma Sharkah and Laura Elsworthy will play Lily and Josie respectively in The Skriker at Manchester International Festival. The production will run at Royal Exchange Theatre from 4 July. The ensemble cast will include Sarah Amankwah, Harry Attwell, Alex Austin, Hannah Hutch, Martins Imhangbe, Kate Jackson, Stuart Overington, Beatrice Scirocchi, Andrew Sheridan, Jessica Walker, Leah Walker and Owen Whitelaw. As previously announced, Maxine Peake will play the eponymous role. (more...)

John Legend Hosts H&M's Latest Grand Opening in New York City
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

H&M, Hennes & Mauritz, one of the top retailers offering fashion and quality at the best price in a sustainable way celebrated the opening of its new flagship store in New York City. 1,500 shoppers and music fans alike gathered at the new store at One Herald Square to be the first to shop the new collection and hear Academy Award, Golden Globe and Grammy winner John Legend perform. Twenty lucky customers in line were also chosen for meet-and-greets with the iconic singer. (more...)

Scoop: NCIS: NEW ORLEANS on CBS - Tonight, May 12, 2015
by TV Scoop - May 12, 2015

Get all the scoop on NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, airing on CBS tonight, May 12, 2015! (more...)

FYI Premieres New Original Series MY CITY'S JUST NOT THAT INTO ME Tonight
by TV News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

FYI's new original series, ¬ďMy City's Just Not That Into Me,¬Ē explores an issue facing many home seekers today ¬Ė loving their current city, but being priced out, and deciding on where to move to improve their quality of life (more...)

Friday 5: ADDAMS FAMILY's Two Katies and an Isaac
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 31, 2016

Here's your opportunity to get to know two Katies and an Isaac in The Friday 5: Katie Bays (who shares the role Morticia with Lissa de Guzman), Katie Davis (who's playing Wednesday, along with Caitlyn Poryako) and Isaac Brotzman (cast with Zachary Martin Waters as Uncle Fester). Read on - and then sang your tickets as quickly as possible! (more...)

Photo Flash: eOne Music Wins Big at 2015 STELLAR GOSPEL MUSIC AWARDS; Plus Destiny's Child Reunion!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2015

Entertainment One Music (eOne Music) dominated this year's 30th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards taped on March 28th in Las Vegas, winning half of the 28 categories with a total of 14 awards including most of the major categories: Artist of the Year, Song of the Year, Albertina Walker Female Vocalist of the Year, Choir of the Year and CD of the Year. Celebrating wins for the #1 hits from Erica Campbell, Ricky Dillard, William McDowell and Michelle Williams, career honors were also bestowed with Bishop Paul S. Morton receiving the James Cleveland Lifetime Achievement Award, and Pastor Shirley Caesar and Ricky Dillard inducted into the 2015 inaugural class of Stellar Honors honorees with special medallions. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Chicago Children's Theatre Names New Community Programs Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

Chicago Children's Theatre, the city's largest professional theater company devoted exclusively to children and young families, announced today it has hired Frank Maugeri in the new position of Community Programs Artistic Director (CPAD). (more...)

A&E Networks Announces Launch of New Premium Video Service VESSEL
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WiFi Wireless Is Reviewed in a Blog Post on livetradingnews.com
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

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FUN HOME National Tour Will Re-Open San Francisco's Curran Theatre in 2017; Additional Stops Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

Producers Fox Theatricals (Kristin Caskey, Mike Isaacson) and Barbara Whitman just announced that the National Tour of Fun Home, the groundbreaking and Tony Award-winning Best Musical, will re-open San Francisco's iconic Curran Theatre, playing January 25 - February 19, 2017. The news was announced on Monday night by Carole Shorenstein Hays, live from the stage of the Curran, where the Tony-winning creative team appeared on-stage with Lieutenant Governor of California, Gavin Newsom, where they discussed details of the new national production of the musical. (more...)

CHUGGINGTON LIVE! Coming to MPAC, 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015

Get set for a train-tastic day when Chuggington Live! rolls into Mayo Performing Arts Center for two shows, Sunday, April 19 at 2 pm and 5 pm. Tickets are $19-49. (more...)

BWW Blog: Clarissa Moon - The Orlando Pulse Shooting: A Student's Perspective
by Guest Blogger: Clarissa Moon - Jun 20, 2016

I've lived in Orlando my entire life, and have always felt incredibly lucky because of it. I get to go to Disney and Universal pretty often. The theme parks are the reason I have a roof over my head and food to eat-my dad works full time at Universal. I am also lucky to be part of Orlando's incredible theatre community. I've been performing at various theatres around town since I was little. The people of the theatre community are my friends and family.  (more...)

CHUGGINGTON LIVE! Stops in Jacksonville Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

The North American premiere tour of CHUGGINGTON LIVE! The Great Rescue Adventure, produced by Life Like Touring and Ludorum, rolls into Jacksonville's Times Union Center today, June 19th. (more...)

WiFi Wireless Inc. Plans to Announce a Model Proof of Concept City and Have It Functioning to the Newly Expected Standards Prior to the Start of CityLinkLA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

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Utah.Gov Launches Newly Redesigned Website
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

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Nat Geo WILD & Cesar Millan Looking for Dogs to Star in New Series CESAR AND SON
by TV News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Nat Geo WILD announced today that world-famous dog behaviorist Cesar Millan (@cesarmillan) and his son Andre Millan are road-tripping across America in search of dogs and their humans who need help and want to share their story in Nat Geo WILD's new series Cesar and Son (more...)

CHUGGINGTON LIVE! Comes to Benedum Center Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2015

The North American premiere tour of CHUGGINGTON LIVE! The Great Rescue Adventure, produced by Life Like Touring and Ludorum, rolls into Pittsburgh's Benedum Center today, January 31, 2015 for two performances, at 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. (more...)

BWW Interviews: One Legend Tackles Another in Arena Stage's KING HEDLEY II
by Benjamin Tomchik - Jan 30, 2015

When Andre De Shields steps onto the stage next week in Arena Stage's revival of August Wilson's King Hedley II, it will mark another in a series of firsts in a remarkable career. (more...)

BWW Interview: The Legendary Ben Vereen, Back at 54 Below
by Adrienne Onofri - Jan 27, 2016

Vereen talks about his arts advocacy, the Oscars controversy, 'Hamilton' and more. (more...)

Eddie Redmayne, Julianne Moore Among Presenters for 22nd SAG AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

Priyanka Chopra, Brie Larson, Eva Longoria, Julianne Moore, Eddie Redmayne, Sarah Silverman and Jacob Tremblay will be presenters at the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards¬ģ, Executive Producer Kathy Connell announced today. (more...)

CHUGGINGTON LIVE! Coming to Fox Theatre, 4/12`
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

The North American premiere tour of CHUGGINGTON LIVE! The Great Rescue Adventure, produced by Life Like Touring and Ludorum, rolls into the Fox Theatre on Sunday, April 12 with performances at 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.; locally presented by AT&T. The live-action, musical children's show, based on the popular TV series, gives young fans and their families the opportunity to experience the train-tastic adventures of the Chuggington trainees, Wilson, Brewster and Koko. (more...)

CHUGGINGTON LIVE! THE GREAT RESCUE ADVENTURE Comes to Hershey Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2015

The North American premiere tour of Chuggington Live! The Great Rescue Adventure, rolls into Hershey Theatre today, February 7 at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. (more...)

Fruit Ninja gets bigger, better, juicier with 'Fruit Ninja Kinect 2' for Xbox One
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

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PC Babyy Releases New Music Video 'I Love My City'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes presents the release of the 'I Love My City' Music Video by PC Babyy. This video is now available to view on the Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes website. PC shows love to his city by capturing a few of his favorite 'go to' spots in an artistic manner. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 12/30/2015 - MOZART IN THE JUNGLE and More!
by Jessica Khan - Dec 30, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Broadway stars hit the small screen! (more...)

Gary, Indiana Recording Artist D-Edge Set To Release New Album 'The Trueprint'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

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Write for BroadwayWorld!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

Do you want to write for BroadwayWorld, the #1 theatre site on the net with over 5 million monthly viewers? Excellent. We want you! Did you know that we also have several BWW spinoff sites such as Opera, Classical, Books, Art, Dance, Fitness and more? Below are some of the regions and sites where we are looking for extra help, along with answers to some questions you might have. (more...)

Scoop: NCIS: NEW ORLEANS on CBS - Tuesday, September 15, 2015
by TV Scoop - Aug 27, 2015

Get all the scoop on NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, airing on CBS on Tuesday, September 15, 2015! (more...)

PHOTO FLASH: Times Square Visitors Enjoying a New Kind Of XXX
by Michael Dale - Aug 26, 2016

A new art installation for the Broadway Pedestrian Plaza between 43rd and 44th Streets consists of three X-shaped outdoor loungers custom designed for Times Square, (more...)

Latin Threat Steps Into National Spotlight with New Single 'LIKE ME'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Recording artist Latin Threat's (aka Joshua Bates) new single 'LIKE ME' has managed to create a sound that puts Omaha at the center of the US Hip-Hop Map following the success of his last single,¬ďCERTIFIED,¬Ē and his last EP, ¬ďEarly Morning Long Nights.¬Ē (more...)

Leo 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...)

Photo Flash: Erica Campbell, Michelle Williams, Jonathan McReynolds and More at eOne Music's 2015 Stellar Awards After Party
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2015

Entertainment One Music (eOne Music) dominated this year's 30th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards taped on March 28th in Las Vegas, winning half of the 28 categories with a total of 14 awards including most of the major categories: Artist of the Year, Song of the Year, Albertina Walker Female Vocalist of the Year, Choir of the Year and CD of the Year. Celebrating wins for the #1 hits from Erica Campbell, Ricky Dillard, William McDowell and Michelle Williams, career honors were also bestowed with Bishop Paul S. Morton receiving the James Cleveland Lifetime Achievement Award, and Pastor Shirley Caesar and Ricky Dillard inducted into the 2015 inaugural class of Stellar Honors honorees with special medallions. Scroll down for photos from the post-awards celebration! (more...)

Scoop: NCIS: NEW ORLEANS on CBS - Tuesday, May 12, 2015
by TV Scoop - Apr 21, 2015

Get all the scoop on NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, airing on CBS on Tuesday, May 12, 2015! (more...)

CBS Announces 2014-2015 Season Finale Storylines!
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

CBS announced today the storylines for its 2014-2015 season finales, featuring dramatic conclusions, big reveals and a couple of weddings. (more...)

BWW Feature: The Ensemble Theatre Presents DRAMA-TRY: A DRAMATIC NIGHT OF POETRY
by Katricia Lang - Apr 11, 2016

Ensemble Theatre's Act One Young Professionals presents DRAMA-TRY: A DRAMATIC NIGHT OF POETRY. Here to talk about the poetry showcase are Andrea Browne and Henry Mosley, Co-Chairs of the Act One Young Professionals Steering Committee, and event host/emcee, the poet Se7en. (more...)

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