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[West End]
London Revival, 2006

[West End]
London Production, 2004
Carmen Ghia

[West End]
Royal National Theatre Production, 1997
Russell Paxton

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Producer Jamie Clark and Actor James Gaddas Join Forces To Create Gaddas & Clark Productions

Gaddas & Clark will initially produce small, power-packed productions based on classic books, finding new ways to tell these well-known stories with fresh interpretations and unexpected  twists. They are already collaborating with industry-leading figures to develop this work.  

Actress Rosalind Knight Dies at 87

The family of Rosalind Knight has announced her death following a glorious career as a well-loved actress in theatre, TV and film.

BWW Interview: James Dreyfus Chats THE HOLLOW at Riverside Studios

James Dreyfus is on the bill for a set of staged readings of Christie’s Spider’s Web and The Hollow, with a cast including Sir Derek Jacobi, Jessica Hynes, Simon Callow and Angela Griffin. All profits from the staged readings will be donated to the Theatre Support Fund+ and Acting For Others.

WEST END ACOUSTIC and Agatha Christie Staged Readings Announced As Part Of Riverside Studios Christmas Season

Riverside Studios today announces further programming for its inaugural Christmas season in association with New Frame Productions, including an evening of unplugged performance with West End Acoustic featuring SIX's Maiya Quansah-Breed and Renée Lamb, Wicked's Nicholas McLean, Jesus Christ Superstar's Tyrone Huntley and Dear Evan Hansen's Oliver Award-winning Sam Tutty.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer For SUPERNOVA, Starring Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci

The trailer has released for the upcoming British drama film, Supernova, starring Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci.

London Musical Theatre Orchestra Announces Lead Cast Members For A NIGHT AT THE MUSICALS Tour

Following the announcement that London Musical Theatre Orchestra are heading out on a UK tour with A Night At The Musicals, opening at Royal & Derngate, Northampton on 22nd October, LMTO are thrilled to reveal that the cast will include Emma Hatton (Wicked / We Will Rock You/ Evita), Barry Keenan (LMTO's A Christmas Carol / Walk Like A Man), Emma Kingston (In The Heights / Les Misérables / Grease) and Luke McCall (The Phantom of the Opera / Les Misérables).

London Musical Theatre Orchestra Announces A NIGHT AT THE MUSICALS Tour

Following sell-out performances of their London shows, the London Musical Theatre Orchestra are heading out on a UK tour with A Night At The Musicals, opening at Royal & Derngate, Northampton. This spectacular evening features hits from Broadway and film, bigger and better than you've ever heard them before.

Long Island International Film Expo Announces Award Winners at Closing Event

The 22nd Anniversary of the Long Island International Film Expo (LIIFE) took place between July 12th – 18th, and included some of the best new short and feature-length independent movies anywhere, made by filmmakers from around the world - with a strong contingent of local Long Islanders showcased as well - all shown at the historic Bellmore Movies (222 Pettit Avenue, Bellmore, NY  11710)

Long Island International Film Expo Announces Full Schedule

With the 22nd Anniversary of the Long Island International Film Expo (LIIFE) happening July 12th – 18th, this year's schedule includes some of the best short and feature-length independent films from around the world, which will be shown at the historic Bellmore Movies (222 Pettit Avenue, Bellmore, NY  11710)!

Pet Shop Boys Announce New Musical MUSIK

Writer Jonathan Harvey and Pet Shop Boys Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe are to present the world premiere of a new cabaret show at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe.

Lifetime Presents a Trio of Romance Films This Spring

Lifetime dials up the romance this spring with a trio of movies that will make you believe in love, including the sequel to a modern day fairy tale of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle and the adaption of two beloved novels. Kicking off on Memorial Day, May 27 at 8pm ET/PT with the premiere of Harry & Meghan: Becoming Royal, Tiffany Smith and Charlie Field star as Meghan Markle and Prince Harry in the follow-up to the 2018 hit film. Featuring an all-African American cast, Pride & Prejudice: Atlanta, Lifetime's modern take of the Jane Austen classic debuts Saturday, June 1 at 8pm ET/PT. Based on the bestselling novel, Adriana Trigiani's Very Valentine, premieres Saturday, June 8 at 8pm ET/PT, starring Kelen Coleman and Jacqueline Bisset, and follows the adventures of a young woman as she attempts to rescue her family's struggling shoe business and find love at the same time.

Casting Announced For THE SECRET GARDEN, Barn Theatre, Cirencester

Casting has been announced for the Barn Theatre Cirencester's inaugural professional production of  The Secret Garden, which will run from March 16 to April 15. The cast will include: David Haydn (Archibald Craven), Jaimie Pruden (Lily Craven), Minal Patel (Neville Craven), Celeste De Veazey (Colin Craven), Daniella Piper (Mary), Jenny O'Leary (Martha), Alex James Ellison (Dickon), Sue Appleby (Musical Director, Ensemble), Steffan Rizzi (Ensemble), Jamie Ross (Ensemble), Celia Cruwys Finnigan (Ensemble), Ben Boskovic (Ensemble).

BWW Review: THE LIE, Menier Chocolate Factory

Following their production of The Truth, also by Florian Zeller, the Menier Chocolate Factory, director Lindsay Posner and translator Christopher Hampton have teamed up again for the English language world premiere of The Lie.

Alexander Hanson Joins the English Language World Premiere of THE LIE at Menier Chocolate Factory

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announced that Alexander Hanson joins the company of The Lie playing the husband of his real-life spouse Samantha Bond. Hanson replaces James Dreyfus who has regretfully had to withdraw from the production on medical advice.

FOLLIES Leads September's Top 10 New London Shows

London is never short of theatre temptations, whether West End epics or bold fringe offerings. From starry Sondheim to political plays and a new Florian Zeller, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews...

Full Company Announced For THE LIE at Menier Chocolate Factory

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announces the full company for Florian Zeller's The Lie in a translation by Christopher Hampton - Lindsay Posner directs Samantha Bond, James Dreyfus, Tony Gardner and Alexandra Gilbreath.

Photo Flash: First Look at Ralph Fiennes, Linda Emond & More in THE MASTER BUILDER at The Old Vic

Directed by Matthew Warchus, The Master Builder opens at the Old Vic on February 3 (previews from January 23). Ralph Fiennes stars as Halvard Solness alongside Linda Emond as Aline Solness and Sarah Snook as Hilde Wangel. Check out a first look below!

Linda Emond and More Join Ralph Fiennes in Old Vic's THE MASTER BUILDER; Headed to Broadway Next Fall!

David Hare's new adaptation of Ibsen's THE MASTER BUILDER has rounded out its company, led by Ralph Fiennes, for its winter run at The Old Vic, and Broadway actress Linda Emond is among the new additions to the cast. Not only that, but the Daily Mail is reporting that producer Scott Rudin will bring the production to Broadway next fall.

WAKE UP with BWW 3/17/2015 - IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Begins and More!

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: Happy St. Patrick's Day! IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU begins performances and more!


James Dreyfus has not appeared on Broadway.

James Dreyfus has appeared on London's West End in 3 shows.

James Dreyfus's first West End show was Lady in the Dark which opened in 1997

James Dreyfus has been nominated for the Best Supporting Performance in a Musical category at the Olivier Awards for his role in "Lady In The Dark."

James Dreyfus has won the Best Supporting Performance in a Musical award at the Olivier Awards for his role in "Lady In The Dark".

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