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Roundabout: Don't Dress for Dinner, Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Tony nomination, Drama League nomination, Outer Critics Circle nomination, Theatre World Award winner). Theatre includes, at the Royal National Theatre: Thérèse Raquin, Iphigenia at Aulis, Three Sisters, All My Sons (Olivier Award, WhatsonStage Award). For the Donmar Warehouse: Luise Miller, The Wild Duck, The God of Hell, Tales From Hollywood. For the Royal Court: Haunted Child Other credits include As You Like It (Lyric, TMA nomination), Martin Yesterday (Royal Exchange, MEN nomination), Naked (Almeida/Playhouse), 900 Oneonta (Old Vic/Ambassadors, Evening Standard Award nomination), Waiting for Godot (Lyric Hammersmith), Cracks (King’s Head), Entertaining Mr. Sloane (Greenwich), Never the Sinner (the Playhouse, Olivier nomination), The Tutor (Old Vic). Film includes Jack the Giant Killer, Luna, Doom, Fogbound, Married/Unmarried, Fanny and Elvis, Madeline, I Want You, Beautiful Thing, Passion in the Desert. Television includes "Law and Order UK", "Merlin", "Women in Love," "The Lehman Brothers," “The Passion,” “Lark Rise to Candleford,” “Who Killed Mrs. De Ropp,” “The State Within,” “Elizabeth: The Virgin Queen,” “MI-5,” “Miss Marple,” “Conspiracy,” “Brittanic,” “Real Men,” “Ian Fleming: Bondmaker,” “Cutting It,” “Aristocrats,” “Truth or Dare,” “Inspector Alleyn Mysteries,” “Romeo and Juliet,” “The Lost Language of Cranes,” “Silent Witness.” Ben trained at LAMDA.

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[Motion Picture]
NBC Live Televised Production, 2018
Pontius Pilate

[West End]
Royal Court Theatre Production, 2011

Roundabout Revival, 2008
Le Vicomte de Valmont

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Master Voice Teacher Mary Setrakian Releases Debut Book SING: FIND YOUR TRUE VOICE

Mary Setrakian, master voice teacher and vocal coach to the stars, has released her debut book SING: FIND YOUR TRUE VOICE, with a foreword by Sierra Boggess, Olivier-nominated actress and Broadway leading lady.

Video: Watch Terrence Mann in the FOUNDATION Season Two Trailer

Season two of “Foundation” also stars returning cast members Terrence Mann, Laura Birn, and Cassian Bilton and introduces new characters and stars, including Isabella Laughland (‘Brother Constant’), Kulvinder Ghir (‘Poly Verisof’), Ella-Rae Smith (‘Queen Sareth of Cloud Dominion'), Holt McCallany (‘Warden Jaegger Fount’), and more. Watch the video!

Video: Apple Debuts FOUNDATION Season Two Teaser

Based on Isaac Asimov’s award-winning stories, and featuring an international cast led by Emmy-nominated actors Jared Harris and Lee Pace, alongside rising stars Lou Llobell and Leah Harvey, the 10-episode second season of “Foundation” will debut globally on Apple TV+. Watch the video teaser trailer now!

Show Of The Week: Tickets from £25 for MEDEA Starring Sophie Okonedo

Show Of The Week: Tickets from £25 for Medea @sohoplace 'A blazing Sophie Okonedo makes this spartan production a must-see' Evening Standard

Review: MEDEA, @sohoplace

Sophie Okonedo adds flavour to a strong but otherwise vanilla production of Euripides' tragedy.

Tickets from £30 for MEDEA Starring Sophie Okonedo

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VIDEO: Apple TV+ Shares First Look at FOUNDATION Season Two

“Foundation” stars Foundation stars SAG Award winner and Emmy Award nominee Jared Harris as ‘Dr. Hari Seldon’; Emmy Award nominee Lee Pace as ‘Brother Day’; Lou Llobell as 'Gaal Dornick’; Leah Harvey as ‘Salvor Hardin’; Laura Birn as ‘Demerzel’; Terrence Mann as ‘Brother Dusk’; and, Cassian Bilton as ‘Brother Dawn.’ Watch the new video now!

Full Cast Announced For MEDEA Starring Sophie Okonedo and Ben Daniels @sohoplace

The production stars the previously announced Sophie Okonedo (Medea) and Ben Daniels (Jason/Creon/Aegeus). They will be joined by Marion Bailey (Nurse), Penny Layden (3rd Woman of Corinth), Jo McInnes (1st Woman of Corinth) and Amy Trigg (2nd Woman of Corinth) with understudies Alicia Charles, Leda Hodgson and Tom Peters.

Theatre Director Nancy Meckler Releases New Book 'Notes From the Rehearsal Room'

Theatre director Nancy Meckler’s book Notes from the Rehearsal Room is intended for anyone interested, professionally or as a theatregoer, in what is involved in turning words on a page into a theatrical event.

Full Cast Announced for AS YOU LIKE IT @sohoplace Starring Martha Plimpton & More

Full casting is announced for William Shakespeare’s As You Like It, directed by Josie Rourke, with a musical score by Michael Bruce, @sohoplace, the first new build West End theatre to open in 50 years.

Sophie Okonedo and Ben Daniels to star in MEDEA @sohoplace

Sophie Okonedo and Ben Daniels are to return to the West End in Medea, @sohoplace in February 2023

Daniel Yearwood, Morgan Dudley, Ben Jackson Walker & More to Lead SENIOR CLASS 29-Hour Industry Reading

The new original musical Senior Class will receive a AEA 29-hour industry reading beginning this week. Senior Class has a book, melodies, and lyrics written by Melvin Tunstall, III and music & arrangements by Greg Dean Borowsky and was conceived by Kevin Duda.

Olivier Awards 2022 - Full List of Winners!

British theatre's biggest night is here at last. The Olivier Awards 2022 with Mastercard take place tonight, 10 April, at the Royal Albert Hall. The ceremony will be hosted by Jason Manford and broadcast via official media partners ITV and Magic Radio. We'll be updating the list of nominees LIVE.

CABARET, SPRING AWAKENING, and More Take Home Critics Circle Awards; Full List!

Yesterday, the 31st annual Critics Circle Theatre Awards were given. Among the top winners was Cabaret, which took home three top honors at this year's ceremony.

CABARET Leads in Nominations for the 2022 Olivier Awards; View All the Nominees Here

Nominations have been announced for the Olivier Awards 2022 with Mastercard, British theatre’s most prestigious honours, which take place on Sunday 10 April at the Royal Albert Hall. View the full list.

Hosts, Presenters & Performances Announced for 22nd Annual WhatsOnStage Awards

WhatsOnStage today announced that Jodie Prenger and Tom Read Wilson will host the 22nd Annual WhatsOnStage Awards. They are joined by presenters Chris Bush, Graziano Di Prima, Omari Douglas, James Graham, David Harewood, Frances Mayli McCann, Stephanie McKeon, Drew McOnie, Daniel Monks, Tracy Ann Oberman, Johannes Radebe, and more.

Apple Announces FOUNDATION Season Two Cast Additions

Based on Isaac Asimov’s stories, and featuring an international cast led by Harris and Pace, alongside rising stars Lou Llobell and Leah Harvey, the monumental adaptation of “Foundation” chronicles the stories of four crucial individuals transcending space and time as they overcome deadly crises. The cast also includes Laura Born and Terrance Mann.

BWW Review: THE NORMAL HEART, National Theatre

A fire is ignited as the ensemble gather silently in an act of remembrance. It then ascends high above the Olivier stage, where it continues to burn for the duration of the play. It conjures a feeling of warmth, comfort, and community, echoed by the in-the-round configuration of the extensive auditorium that somehow soon feels intimate.

Photos: First Look at the National Theatre's THE NORMAL HEART

A new virus is infecting gay men across New York City.  As the rising death toll is ignored by government and the medical establishment, fear and confusion turns to rage and division.  Using this anger, writer and activist Ned Weeks sets out to unite the community in their fight for recognition and right to survive. 

BWW Interview: Dino Fetscher Talks THE NORMAL HEART at the National Theatre

Writer and activist Susan Sontag once famously referred to Larry Kramer as 'one of America's most valuable troublemakers.' His play The Normal Heart is now being revived at the National Theatre.


Ben Daniels has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Ben Daniels has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

Ben Daniels's first West End show was Haunted Child which opened in 2011

Ben Daniels has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. These include Outstanding Actor in a Play at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for his performance in "Les Liaisons Dangereuses," a nomination for Performance at the Theatre World Awards for the same play, a nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for "Les Liaisons Dangereuses," a nomination for Best Supporting Actor at the Olivier Awards for "All My Sons," and a nomination for Performance of the Year by an Actor in a Supporting Role at the Olivier Awards for "Never The Sinner."

Ben Daniels has won the Performance award at the Theatre World Awards for his role in "Les Liaisons Dangereuses" and the Best Supporting Actor award at the Olivier Awards for his performance in "All My Sons".

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