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West End Run of the Bush Theatre Production of RED PITCH Announces £10 Tuesdays

The Producers of Red Pitch (West End) and Charles Holloway have announced a new initiative as part of their commitment to outreach and audience accessibility.

James Corden and Anna Maxwell Martin To Lead THE CONSTITUENT At The Old Vic

Tony and Olivier Award-winner James Corden and actress Anna Maxwell have signed on to lead, The Constituent, a new stage play from Olivier Award-winner Joe Penhall.

Robert Bathurst Returns to JEFFREY BERNARD IS UNWELL at the Coach and Horses Pub

Laughter, Legends, Lock-in! Robert Bathurst returns to star in the immersive production of 'Jeffrey Bernard is Unwell' at the Coach and Horses pub in Soho. Don't miss this critically acclaimed show!

Bush Theatre's RED PITCH Transfers to @sohoplace in 2024

The Bush Theatre's multi-Award winning play Red Pitch written by Tyrell Williams transfers to @sohoplace theatre, the West End's newest venue.

RED PITCH Returns to the Bush Theatre in September

One of the hit productions of the Bush Theatre’s 50th anniversary year, Red Pitch returns to the Bush Theatre, London for three weeks only from 7 September.  Original cast members Kedar Williams-Stirling, Emeka Sesay and Francis Lovehall play three football-obsessed teens in director Daniel Bailey’s production.

Chicago Shakespeare Welcomes New Artistic and Executive Leadership to Drive Innovation and Creativity in Theater

Chicago Shakespeare is welcoming new artistic and executive leadership, who are set to bring fresh ideas, innovation, and creativity to the theater scene. Prepare to be amazed by the exciting changes happening at Chicago Shakespeare.

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.


How many shows has Joe Penhall written?

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

What awards has Joe Penhall been nominated for?

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

What awards has Joe Penhall won?

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

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