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Photo Flash: First Look at the World Premiere of AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN Photo Flash: First Look at the World Premiere of AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2018 in UK Regional

Images have been released offering a first look at the world premiere production of An Officer and a Gentleman, which plays at Manchester's Opera House from Monday 13th - Saturday 18th August as part of its UK and Ireland tour. (more...)
Photo Flash: Ferodo Bridges' Unique Immersive Hit Must End Sunday Photo Flash: Ferodo Bridges' Unique Immersive Hit Must End Sunday
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2018 in UK / West End

Ferodo Bridges' unique immersive hit, THE WHITE PLAGUE, which sees audience members sharing the strange state of 'white blindness' experienced by the characters in the story, is set to complete it's first UK run at the Landor Space in Clapham this Sunday. (more...)
The Porters Of Hellsgate Present William Shakespeare's THE TEMPEST The Porters Of Hellsgate Present William Shakespeare's THE TEMPEST
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2018 in Los Angeles

The Porters present the first show of their 12th Season: The Tempest marks their 26th Shakespearean Production. Longtime company member Alex Parker will make his directorial debut; Leon Russom returns to the boards to play Prospero. (more...)
Surgent Theatre Announces Production Of Steven Dietz's LONELY PLANET To Open At Trafalgar Studios Surgent Theatre Announces Production Of Steven Dietz's LONELY PLANET To Open At Trafalgar Studios
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2018 in UK / West End

Surgent Theatre today announces their production of Steven Dietz's Lonely Planet to open at Trafalgar Studio 2 in the run up to London's iconic Pride parade. The play originally premiered in the US at the Northlight Theatre, Illinois in 1993 and this production made its UK premiere at the Tabard Theatre last year. Ian Brown returns to direct Alexander McMorran (Jody) and Aaron Vodovoz (Carl) for this strictly limited run; opening on 14 June, with previews from 12 June and running until 7 July. (more...)
National Theatre Live Announces THE MADNESS OF GEORGE III  Broadcast National Theatre Live Announces THE MADNESS OF GEORGE III Broadcast
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2018 in UK / West End

Nottingham Playhouse will partner with National Theatre Live for the first time to broadcast their new production of The Madness of George III. (more...)
The Berry Theatre Announces Summer Season The Berry Theatre Announces Summer Season
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2018 in UK Regional

The Berry Theatre has a fun-filled summer season featuring interactive events for families and stand-up comedy for older audiences. (more...)
National Theatre Announces its May-September 2018 Season National Theatre Announces its May-September 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2018 in UK / West End

The National Theatre has announced its May-September 2018 season. (more...)
Riverside Theatres Presents QUIET FAITH Riverside Theatres Presents QUIET FAITH
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

Award-winning documentary theatre maker, David Williams, will present his critically-acclaimed production, Quiet Faith, at Riverside Theatres from 26th to 28th April. (more...)
Society Of London Theatre, UK Theatre, and Inspiring The Future Announce Ambitious Industry Campaign For Schools Society Of London Theatre, UK Theatre, and Inspiring The Future Announce Ambitious Industry Campaign For Schools
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2018 in UK / West End

UK Theatre and Society of London Theatre (SOLT) today unveil full details of a wide-reaching new industry initiative in partnership with Inspiring the Future, part of the charity Education and Employers. (more...)
Hightide To Present Five Brand-New Productions At Edinburgh Fringe 2018 Hightide To Present Five Brand-New Productions At Edinburgh Fringe 2018
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2018 in Scotland

Steven Atkinson, Co-Founder and Artistic Director of HighTide, has today announced that the company will present five world premiere productions at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe, before transferring them to its Aldeburgh and Walthamstow Festivals, as part of a brand-new mentoring scheme for new playwrights and producers. The launch of the programme marks the company's commitment to creating a bridge that supports new theatre makers starting out on the fringe and is indicative of festival's proven ability in providing a platform for launching professional careers with the UK's leading theatres. (more...)
More Shows Added For Edinburgh Fringe 2018 More Shows Added For Edinburgh Fringe 2018
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2018 in Scotland

Gilded Balloon announced that another 70 shows go On Sale today. (more...)
Full Cast And NT Live Screening Announced For KING LEAR With Ian McKellen In The Title Role Full Cast And NT Live Screening Announced For KING LEAR With Ian McKellen In The Title Role
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2018 in UK / West End

Further casting is announced for the West End transfer of Chichester Festival Theatre's critically-acclaimed production of Shakespeare's King Lear, directed by Jonathan Munby, which will run at the Duke of York's Theatre in London for 100 performances only from 11th July to 3rd November 2018. (more...)
Old Red Lion Theatre Appoints Senior Dramaturg Old Red Lion Theatre Appoints Senior Dramaturg
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2018 in UK / West End

Major London Fringe venue the Old Red Lion has appointed David Loumgair as Senior Dramaturg to lead the theatre's Literary Department. It follows Katy Danbury's recent appointment as Artistic Director. (more...)
New Writing Showcase Night To Be Presented At Greenwich Theatre New Writing Showcase Night To Be Presented At Greenwich Theatre
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2018 in UK Regional

A young, female-led theatre company with a self-defined remit to produce new plays received over 100 scripts from all over the world for their debut new writing showcase night, titled Voices in the Dark and taking place at Greenwich Theatre on Tuesday, April 24. (more...)
Adam Woodyatt Returns To Swindon To Star As Abanazar In ALADDIN Adam Woodyatt Returns To Swindon To Star As Abanazar In ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2018 in UK Regional

You'll treasure tickets to this year's Wyvern Theatre pantomime as soap star Adam Woodyatt makes a triumphant return to the Wiltshire venue as pantomime's ultimate baddie, the evil Abanazar from Saturday 8 December 2018. (more...)
Felicia Boswell, Emma Hunton, and More Join The Down-N-Dirty Disco This Saturday Felicia Boswell, Emma Hunton, and More Join The Down-N-Dirty Disco This Saturday
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2018 in New York City

Felicia Boswell (Jesus Christ Superstar), Emma Hunton (Freaky Friday), Onyie Nwachukwu (RENT) and more have joined the final line-up for Rock N' Roll Debauchery's return to The Cutting Room with their all new experience: The Down-N-Dirty Disco this Saturday April 21, 2018. (more...)
HADESTOWN To Play London's National Theatre Prior To Opening On Broadway In 2019 HADESTOWN To Play London's National Theatre Prior To Opening On Broadway In 2019
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2018 in Broadway

Producers Mara Isaacs, Dale Franzen, Hunter Arnold, and Tom Kirdahy announced today that Hadestown, the acclaimed new musical by celebrated singer-songwriter Anais Mitchell, developed with and directed by Tony Award nominee Rachel Chavkin, will play London's National Theatre this November and then transfer to Broadway for a 2019 opening. (more...)
New Songs: Words And Music By Jeremiah Downes Will Be Presented At The Biello Martin Studio In Philadelphia New Songs: Words And Music By Jeremiah Downes Will Be Presented At The Biello Martin Studio In Philadelphia
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2018 in Philadelphia

Actor, musician and songwriter Jeremiah Downes will present an evening of new songs, New Songs: Words and Music by Jeremiah Downes, at Biello Martin Studio in Old City, Philadelphia on April 28 at 7PM. Biello Martin Studio is the creative home to musical theater writers/artists Michael Biello and Dan Martin (Marry Harry, In My Body, The Cousins Grimm, Q). (more...)
VIDEO: Watch Alan Cumming Perform 'Instinct: The Musical' on THE LATE SHOW VIDEO: Watch Alan Cumming Perform 'Instinct: The Musical' on THE LATE SHOW
by Stage Tube on April 19, 2018 in Broadway

Alan Cumming appeared on last night's Late Show with Stephen Colbert, where he talked about his current project, the television series Instinct. Then, Cumming combined his show with his Broadway roots for a performance of 'Instinct: The Musical.' Check out the clip below! (more...)
Kerry Ellis announced for Glamis Prom 2018 Kerry Ellis announced for Glamis Prom 2018
by Natalie O'Donoghue on April 19, 2018 in Scotland

Glamis Proms is delighted to announce the first of the artists taking to thestage for this year's concert featuring The Scottish Pops Orchestra. (more...)
BREAKING NEWS: Jana Gómez protagonizará ANASTASIA EL MUSICAL en Madrid BREAKING NEWS: Jana Gómez protagonizará ANASTASIA EL MUSICAL en Madrid
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez on April 19, 2018 in Spain

Hoy se ha anunciado a la actriz que dara vida a Anastasia en el Teatro Coliseum a partir del 4 de octubre. (more...)
BWW Review: WAR HORSE, Festival Theatre, Edinburgh BWW Review: WAR HORSE, Festival Theatre, Edinburgh
by Natalie O'Donoghue on April 19, 2018 in Scotland

Based on the beloved novel by Michael Morpurgo, this powerfully moving and imaginative drama, filled with stirring music and songs, is a show of phenomenal inventiveness.At its heart are astonishing life-sized horses by South Africa's Handspring Puppet Company, who bring breathing, galloping, charging horses to thrilling life on stage. (more...)
Hilarious, Award-Winning Sketch Trio The Travelling Sisters Make Their Sydney Debut Hilarious, Award-Winning Sketch Trio The Travelling Sisters Make Their Sydney Debut
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2018 in Australia - Sydney

The multi - award winning The Travelling Sisters have taken festivals by storm across Australia and the world, but this Sydney Comedy Festival features the long, long awaited Sydney debut for this deliciously absurd trio. Match - fit from seasons at the 2018 Adelaide Fringe, Brisbane Comedy Festival, New Zealand Fringe and Melbourne International Comedy Festival, The Travelling Sisters - Gaulier - trained Brisbane performers Lucy Fox, Laura Trenerry and Ell Sachs - hit Sydney with a busting new hour of offbeat sketch comedy. (more...)
Photo Flash: ZURICH Celebrates Opening Night Off-Broadway! Photo Flash: ZURICH Celebrates Opening Night Off-Broadway!
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2018 in Off-Broadway

Colt Coeur is thrilled to announce that Zurich, a new play by Amelia Roper and directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt (The Women's Project's What We're Up Against, Colt Coeur's Dry Land), will make its world premiere as part of the company's 2017-2018 season. Presented as part of New York Theatre Workshop's inaugural NEXT DOOR series, Zurich will begin performances on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at The Fourth Street Theatre (located at 79 East 4th Street, between Cooper Square and 2nd Avenue), with a final performance set for May 5, 2018. Opening night has been set for Tuesday, April 17, 2018 (more...)