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Tony Nominee & West End Star Donald Sinden Dies at Age 90Tony Nominee & West End Star Donald Sinden Dies at Age 90
by Movies News Desk (UK / West End)

(9/12/2014) - British stage, film and TV actor Donald Sinden has passed away at the age of 90 after suffering from prostate cancer


VIDEO: PRIDE, Starring Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton and More, Hits UK Theaters TodayVIDEO: PRIDE, Starring Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton and More, Hits UK Theaters Today
by Movies News Desk (UK / West End)

(9/12/2014) - PRIDE is about the extraordinary true story of two very different communities who unite to defend the same cause. Below, check out the trailer for the film, featuring theatre stars Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton and Dominic West! The movie is out in the UK today, September 12.


BWW Reviews: FULLY COMMITTED, Menier Chocolate Factory, September 10 2014BWW Reviews: FULLY COMMITTED, Menier Chocolate Factory, September 10 2014
by Adrian Bradley (UK / West End)

(9/11/2014) - Fully Committed was the production that put the derelict chocolate factory back on the map back in 2004. Now as the award winning theatre celebrates 10 years, Becky Mode's New York comedy is back to delight crowds once again.


DAMN YANKEES to Return to London This FallDAMN YANKEES to Return to London This Fall
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(9/11/2014) - A Faustian musical about baseball may not be the most obvious plot choice but this production is gutsy and exciting and is certainly good reason to hurry to The Landor. Damn Yankees is back! Damn Yankees will play the Landor Theatre, 70 Landor Road, London SW9 9PH from Wednesday 1st October to Saturday 8th November 2014. Press night is set for Tuesday 7th October, 7.30pm.


Imelda Staunton to Lead Chicester Festival's GYPSY this AutumnImelda Staunton to Lead Chicester Festival's GYPSY this Autumn
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(9/11/2014) - Gypsy opens at Chichester this autumn with Imelda Staunton leading a stellar cast as the indomitable Mama Rose, widely acknowledged to be one of the greatest female musical roles.


BWW Special Feature: Faulty Towers The Dining Experience West End Season 2014/15BWW Special Feature: Faulty Towers The Dining Experience West End Season 2014/15
by BWW Special Coverage (UK / West End)

(9/11/2014) - Interactive Theatre have announced the London return & 2014 London West End season for the internationally acclaimed immersive theatre experience, 'Faulty Towers The Dining Experience'.


Carriageworks Theatre Presents EDEN, Sept. 26Carriageworks Theatre Presents EDEN, Sept. 26
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(9/11/2014) - Seven years ago Jennifer Nevin struck up a conversation with a Big Issue seller outside West Yorkshire Playhouse for a character study for drama school. This conversation over a coffee was the first step in the long journey towards Eden, a brilliant new show about social exclusion. Years later Jen and Mike were further inspired after working in Thailand, where they ran creative workshops for vulnerable communities on the Thai/ Myanmar border.


CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Extends Booking Through October 2015CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Extends Booking Through October 2015
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(9/11/2014) - September will be a month to remember for the record-breaking and award-winning West End production of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, directed by Sam Mendes. In the month that sees the book mark its 50th anniversary, and Roald Dahl Day celebrate Dahl's work, life and legacy, the production has sold its one millionth ticket, and today producers have announced an extension to its booking period, until 31 October 2015.


Anya Reiss's New Adaptation of UNCLE VANYA Premieres, Oct. 8Anya Reiss's New Adaptation of UNCLE VANYA Premieres, Oct. 8
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(9/11/2014) - Jack Shepherd and Rebecca Night complete the cast of Anya Reiss's brand new adaptation of Uncle Vanya, premiering on Wednesday 8 October 2014 at St. James Theatre. Shepherd will play Serebryakov and Night will take on the role of Yelena, alongside John Hannah's Vanya.


Photo Flash: First Look at Beverley Knight & More in Rehearsal for London's MEMPHISPhoto Flash: First Look at Beverley Knight & More in Rehearsal for London's MEMPHIS
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(9/11/2014) - Rehearsals have now begun for the West End production of hit Broadway musical MEMPHIS, which will have preview performances at the Shaftesbury Theatre, London from 9 October 2014 with Opening Night on 23 October 2014. Winner of four 2010 Tony Awards including Best Musical, MEMPHIS has a Grammy Award-winning original score by Bon Jovi founding member David Bryan and book by Joe DiPietro.


BWW Reviews: BARNUM, Curve Theatre Leicester, September 10 2014BWW Reviews: BARNUM, Curve Theatre Leicester, September 10 2014
by Jenny Antill (UK / West End)

(9/11/2014) - Cameron Macintosh and Chichester Festival Theatre's production of Barnum debuted at the Curve Theatre, Leicester last night before embarking on a National Tour. The show was seen by nearly 70,000 people during its run in Chichester last year and was critically acclaimed by many throughout its time there. Way prior to this, the production opened on Broadway back in 1980 where it picked up three Tony Awards and a Drama Desk Award. Following this, Barnum opened in the West End in 1981 starring Michael Crawford; a role which he won an Olivier for.




 

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