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[West End, 2022]
[Off-Broadway, 1999]
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Amber Gray, Grace McLean, and More Will Perform in Daniel Emond's KILL THE WHALE at Joe's Pub

KILL THE WHALE, a new rock, hiphop, and folk opera by 2023 Larson Grant Recipient Daniel Emond, will premiere at Joe’s Pub on Sunday, April 14 at 6:00 PM. Learn more about the performance and find out who will star here!

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Reveals 2024 Season

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey has announced its 2024 season, which features a funny musical comedy, the return of one of England's most-cherished novelists, and a Shakespeare masterwork not seen in the subscription series in 20 years.

Manchester Based Theatre NPO ThickSkin Appoints Six New Trustees

ThickSkin, a Manchester-based theatre NPO, has appointed six new trustees. Learn more here!

FLIP! Will Embark on UK Tour Beginning in October

Fuel’s Director & CEO Kate McGrath has announced the World Premiere of FLIP!, a new play from Racheal Ofori directed by Emily Aboud examining the relationship between two young Black women and an obsession with social media.

Fuel Reveals Lineup of Autumn 2023 Programming; FLIP!, Inua Ellams, and More!

Fuel has announced its programme of work for autumn 2023. Fuel favourite Inua Ellams has three projects including a special edition of his much loved night-time cultural walking tour through an urban space The Midnight Run, this time celebrating the revival of the City of London’s famous ancient Batholomew Fair. Learn more about the full lineup here!

RSL Announces Programme For Dalloway Day 2023

The Royal Society of Literature (RSL), the voice for the value of literature in the UK, has unveiled plans for Dalloway Day 2023 – an annual celebration of the work and legacy of Virginia Woolf which takes place each year on 'a Wednesday in mid-June'. 

Neil Bartlett Will Direct a Live Version of Derek Jarman's Seminal Film, BLUE

BLUE was Derek Jarman's final film. Completed in May 1993, just months before his death, it is his testament. For 74 minutes, an unchanging screen of celestial blue is accompanied by voices which deliver a collage of fragments from Jarman's diary, describing the gradual onset of blindness as he battles with HIV. As his daily life is stripped away, only the essentials remain.

Kelley Curran, Ben Horner, Elizabeth Stahlmann & More to Star in THE MISANTHROPE Reading at The Acting Company

The Acting Company has announced the cast for their reading of The Misanthrope. Molière's classic play is translated by Neil Bartlett and directed by The Acting Company's Producing Director Devin Brain.

Show of the Week: Special Prices on ORLANDO

Show of the Week: Tickets from £30 for Orlando-book by 29 January

The Acting Company to Present New York Performances of Louanna O. Carlin & John MacDonald Reading Series

The Acting Company has announced the New York performances for their annual Louanna O. Carlin & John MacDonald Reading Series.

Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Conway Junior High School Entertains with a Few Jump Scares

What did our critic think of A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Conway Junior High School?

Tickets from just £30 for ORLANDO, starring Emma Corrin

Orlando tells a story like no other. Born in the reign of Elizabeth I, its hero-heroine journeys through five centuries and a myriad of encounters in search of the answer to just one question; how do any of us find the courage to truly be ourselves?

Photos: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of ORLANDO at the Garrick Theatre

Orlando officially opened last night at London's Garrick Theatre. Check out photos from the opening night red carpet here!

Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of ORLANDO, starring Emma Corrin?

Michael Grandage directs Emma Corrin in Neil Bartlett’s joyous new adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s modern masterpiece – Orlando. Leading an eleven-strong company in a bold new staging, Olivier Award nominee Emma Corrin returns to London’s West End in one of the most surprising stories in the English language.

Review: ORLANDO, Garrick Theatre

On the surface it might seem impossible to adapt Orlando for the stage, but Neil Bartlett and director Michael Grandage have achieved a warm and witty play that is also a welcome antidote to today's culture wars.

Review: CHARLES DICKENS' GREAT EXPECTATIONS at Irish Classical Theatre

The holiday season often brings about classic Christmas stories being retold and Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL is usually number one on most producer's short list. Instead, Buffalo's Irish Classical Theatre Company is presenting  Dickens' GREAT EXPECTATIONS in a newer version by Neil Bartlett. And while the brief  Christmas theme is glossed over, the familiar characters still are ripe for this creative theatrical evening.

HEX, ORLANDO and MANDELA Feature in our Top Ten Shows for December

From Emma Corrin's return to the stage, a Disney success coming to London for the first time and some suitably festive treats, December brings a wealth of fantastic shows to London.

Photos: First Look at Emma Corrin in MGC's ORLANDO at the Garrick Theatre

Get an all new first look at Emma Corrin in MGC's Orlando. The production begins performances this weekend. Check out the photos here!

Interview: Neil Bartlett on the Writing Process, Gender Identity and Adapting ORLANDO for the Stage

Adapted by Neil Bartlett, starring Golden Globe winner Emma Corrin and directed by Tony and Olivier winner Michael Grandage, the early-awaited stage version of Orlando is about to start previews. BroadwayWorld caught up with Neil ahead of opening night on 5 December to talk about the writing process, gender identity and the magic of language.

Photos: See Emma Corrin & More in Rehearsals for ORLANDO at the Garrick Theatre

Orlando, Neil Bartlett’s new version of Virginia Woolf’s novel, opens at the Garrick Theatre on 5 December 2022, with previews from 25 November, and runs until 25 February 2023. Michael Grandage directs Emma Corrin in the title role. Get a first look at the cast in rehearsals here!

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