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THE COLLABORATION Starring Paul Bettany & Jeremy Pope Begins Performances Tonight

Performances begin tonight for the Manhattan Theatre Club's production of The Collaboration. Warhol. Basquiat. Electric, eccentric, polar opposites... together, for the first time in the most unlikely partnership the art world has ever seen. 

THE ELEPHANT SONG Makes its UK Premiere at the Park Theatre in 2023

Fraught with mind-games and verbal tugs-of-war, the UK premiere of this Canadian play sets a hospital director against a patient to find a missing psychiatrist. Against the advice of his colleagues, Dr Greenberg is determined to question Michael and ends up in a turbulent power struggle, trying to find the truth in Michael's stories of elephants and opera, his distant mother, his forced stay, and his sexuality.

Meet the Cast of THE COLLABORATION, Beginning Previews Tomorrow!

The Collaboration will begin previews tonight, Tuesday, November 29 ahead of a Tuesday, December 20 opening at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Meet the cast bringing this show to life here!

Steven Kavuma Appointed as Head of Programming at Seven Dials Playhouse

Seven Dials Playhouse has appointed Steven Kavuma as Head of Programming. Kavuma will work in collaboration with artists and creatives to curate and deliver Seven Dials Playhouse’s artistic programmes and alongside the senior management team, help to deliver the creative and strategic vision for the organisation.


Producers Fiery Angel Entertainment and Red Tail Entertainment just announced casting for the European Premiere of Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountain Christmas Carol – A New Musical at the Southbank Centre’s Queen Elizabeth Hall from 8 December 2022 to 8 January 2023.

Theatre Royal Stratford East Announces 2022-23 Season, Plus New Royalty Scheme

Theatre Royal Stratford East today announces its 2022/23 season. The season includes Anthony Neilson's poignant and comical delve into the nature of mental illness, The Wonderful World of Dissocia, directed by Emma Baggott, which opens in September 2022.

Bill Nighy Joins Showtime's THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH

Nighy will reunite with stars Oscar and Emmy® nominee and BAFTA Award winner Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) and Oscar, BAFTA® and Screen Actors Guild® Award nominee Naomie Harris (Moonlight), both of whom he worked with on previous projects. The series also stars Jimmi Simpson, Rob Delaney, Sonya Cassidy, Joana Ribeiro, and Kate Mulgrew.

Photos: First Look at Giles Terera, Michael Balogun and Ralph Davis in BLUE/ORANGE

Blue/Orange is now playing at Theatre Royal Bath’s Ustinov Studio from 29 October to 13 November 2021, before dates at Oxford Playhouse from 16 November to 20 November 2021 and Royal & Derngate, Northampton from 23 November to 4 December 2021. 

BWW Review: BLUE/ORANGE at Tower Grove Abbey

Stray Dog’s Blue/Orange is a relevant exploration of the connection between class, race, and mental health. This finely directed and well-acted production is layered with raw emotions that stay with audiences long after the curtain has come down.

Royal & Derngate Announces Further Productions For Its 2021/22 Made In Northampton Season

Royal & Derngate today announced four further productions to complete its 2021/22 Made in Northampton season. A new production of Joe Penhall's biting contemporary satire Blue/Orange is brought to the stage this autumn by the producing team behind Ralph Fiennes' hugely successful Four Quartets which is soon to transfer to the West End.

BLUE / ORANGE Starring Giles Terera and Michael Balogun Will Tour This November

Royal & Derngate Northampton, Theatre Royal Bath Productions, and Oxford Playhouse present the multi award-winning drama Blue/Orange, which opens at Theatre Royal Bath's Ustinov Studio from 29 October to 13 November 2021, before dates at Oxford Playhouse from 16 November to 20 November 2021 and Royal & Derngate, Northampton from 23 November to 4 December 2021.

Atlantic Theater Company and Atlantic Acting School Announce TECHNIQUE TUESDAYS

Atlantic has announced a new lineup of free virtual Technique Tuesday classes, every Tuesday March 9 - April 13 at 5:30pm ET for those seeking a creative release during this time. Technique Tuesdays are free hour-long acting workshops rooted in the Atlantic Acting School technique, led by renowned school faculty and Atlantic Ensemble members.

Jonathan Groff-Led MINDHUNTER Won't Return for Season Three...For Now

The hit Netflix drama series Mindhunter, starring Tony-nominee Jonathan Groff, won't return for another season as of right now, according to executive producer, David Fincher. 

ArtsEd Welcomes Staff to Schools of Acting & Musical Theatre

ArtsEd has announced new appointments to its staff. In September, the School of Acting will welcome Steven Kavuma as Foundation Acting Course Leader and Gabrielle Nimo as Head of Movement.

BWW Review: MOOD MUSIC, Old Vic Online

Songwriter Cat has a commercial hit record under her belt and should be on top of the world. Instead, she's embroiled in a heated conflict with her music producer Bernard over who should have the songwriting credit.

The Epstein Theatre Has Released March Schedule

Liverpool's Epstein Theatre will welcome Spring with a glorious selection of stand-up comedy, theatre entertainment, drama, dance and live music throughout March. Highlights include an evening with comedy legends Cannon and Ball, the return of brilliant comedy stand-up from Alexei Sayle, the first ever tour by Blackpool's legendary Funny Girls and incredible recreations of classic comedies Dads Army and The Navy Lark.

BWW Review: THE SUNSET LIMITED, Boulevard Theatre

a?oeWhat is a true book?a?? Cormac McCarthy's early attempts to distinguish the nature of fiction in The Sunset Limited are, at the very least, ironic. A programme essay from Joe Penhall suggests the difficulty of the play form is the reason McCarthy has only ever had two performed. To be blunt, it shows.

SUNNY AFTERNOON Will Return to Theatre Royal Brighton For Second UK Tour

Sonia Friedman Productions and Ambassador Theatre Group Productions have announced that the multi Olivier Award winning hit SUNNY AFTERNOON will return for its second UK tour and heads to Theatre Royal Brighton from Tuesday 6 - Saturday 10 October.

SUNNY AFTERNOON Will Embark on Tour in 2020

Olivier Award-winning hit SUNNY AFTERNOON will return for its second UK tour, opening at the Manchester Opera House on Friday 7 August 2020. Tour schedule below with further dates to be announced.

End of the 2010s: BroadwayWorld's Best Shows of the Decade!

As the 2010s draw to a close, we thought we'd look back at all the incredible theatre of the past decade. What's been your highlight? Here, BroadwayWorld reviewers share some of theirs!


Joe Penhall has written 4 shows including Some Voices (Playwright), Blue/Orange (Playwright), Haunted Child (Playwright), Mood Music (Playwright).

Joe Penhall has been nominated for the Best Play award at the Evening Standard Awards for his work on "Blue/Orange".

Joe Penhall has won the Best Play award at the Evening Standard Awards for his work on "Blue/Orange".

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