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Open Stage Unveils New Season with Theme 'Out of the Darkness'

Open Stage, a theatre company in downtown Harrisburg, has announced its 38th season of productions with the theme 'Out of the Darkness.' Featuring a lineup of shows that explore the triumph of the human spirit over adversity, the season includes classic plays, new works, musicals, holiday shows and special events. Tickets will go on sale later this summer.

BWW Review: A MONSTER CALLS at The Kennedy Center

A MONSTER CALLS, a powerful story of love, loss, truth and self-discovery, is beautifully rendered for the stage. The fantastical tale is highly physical, gorgeous to behold, and packs a potent emotional punch. The production, now touring to the Kennedy Center, was adapted for the stage by visionary director Sally Cookson. Read our critic's review.

BWW Review: A MONSTER CALLS, Rose Theatre

Patrick Ness’ novel A Monster Calls is a sharp and poignant look at loss in childhood and how death is approached by adults and children. First seen at the Bristol Old Vic in 2018, Sally Cookson’s heart-breaking stage production tries to make sense of illness and grief and how lying to children about death can be more damaging than telling the truth.

Photos: First Look at A MONSTER CALL at Rose Theatre, Kingston

All new production images have been released for the Olivier award-winning  A MONSTER CALLS, which opens tonight, Thursday 31 March, at Rose Theatre, Kingston and runs until 9 April.

Watermill Theatre Announces 2022 Season

Artistic Director Paul Hart, Executive Director Claire Murray and the team at Newbury’s The Watermill Theatre have announced details of the shows that will play at the theatre from May 2022, all the way through until Christmas.

Guest Blog: Associate Movement Director and Swing Raffaella Covino On A MONSTER CALLS

Associate Movement Director and Swing Raffaella Covino shares her experiences of A MONSTER CALLS, now playing at Rose Theatre Kingston

Full Cast Announced for A MONSTER CALLS at Rose Theatre

Jonathan Church Theatre Productions and Global Creatures are delighted to announce the cast for A MONSTER CALLS.  The production will play Rose Theatre from 24 March to 9 April 2022.  It will then play Bristol Old Vic from 13 to 23 April, followed by the Kennedy Center, Washington from 25 May to 12 June 2022.

Rose Theatre's New Artistic Director Announces New Season

Under Haydon's stewardship, the Rose's own work will be the priority, as demonstrated by the five Rose Originals in this upcoming season, but there will always be room on the theatre's stage for the country's leading touring shows as well.  This season's Rose Originals are a blend of new plays tackling significant contemporary issues and well-known titles reinvented for today.

Kennedy Center Announces 2021-2022 Theater Season Featuring HAMILTON, HADESTOWN and More

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced its 2021–2022 Theater season featuring hit Broadway musicals, acclaimed plays, Kennedy Center productions, special programming for the Center’s 50th Anniversary, and more, beginning in October 2021.

BWW Review: A MONSTER CALLS, Old Vic Online

An archive recording of a powerful and inspirational family show, filmed on the stage of The Old Vic in 2018. Brought to life by Sally Cookson's direction and

Bristol Old Vic Completes Online Season With WISE CHILDREN

Bristol Old Vic today announced the final two titles to be streamed as part of its pilot At Home season, presented in collaboration with the city-wide Bristol Arts Channel.

Bristol Old Vic Announces Free Season Of Streamed Shows - THE GRINNING MAN, A MONSTER CALLS, and More!

Bristol Old Vic today announced three of the five titles that will be streamed on YouTube as part of the Bristol Arts Channel.

The Old Vic Launches New Programming Through YOUR OLD VIC - Streaming Productions, Events, Podcast, and More!

Today, The Old Vic announces details of Your Old Vic, a programme of creative, fun and inspiring events, projects and content to keep the theatre connected with audiences, and audiences connected with each other.

A MONSTER CALLS Comes to the Marlow

Olivier-award-winning production A Monster Calls offers an insight into love, life and healing in Canterbury later this month.

BWW Review: A MONSTER CALLS, Chichester Festival Theatre

Produced by The Old Vic, in association with Bristol Old Vic, Oliver award-winning A Monster Calls is making its way around the UK on tour, and has just closed its appearance at Chichester Festival Theatre.

Photo Flash: First Look at the UK Tour of A MONSTER CALLS

A Monster Calls is on a UK tour from 6 February – 6 June 2020.

Sally Cookson's A MONSTER CALLS Comes To Coventry

Following its successful opening in London in 2018, Sally Cookson's Olivier Award-winning production of A Monster Calls comes to the Belgrade Theatre this spring, as part of its first ever UK tour.

BWW Interview: Actor Ammar Duffus Talks A MONSTER CALLS

Ammar Duffus's past work includes Twelfth Night at the National Theatre, Holes at Nottingham Playhouse, and Sally Cookson's take on Peter Pan at the Troubadour. Duffus now reunites with Cookson for the UK tour of A Monster Calls - her critically acclaimed stage version of Patrick Ness's novel, a hit at the Old Vic in 2018.

A MONSTER CALLS Inspires 'The Monster Challenge' Creative Writing Challenge

Calling young aspiring writers! This spring, Sally Cookson's critically acclaimed stage production of A Monster Calls heads to Coventry as part of a brand new UK tour, and to celebrate, the company has launched a creative writing competition open to young people aged 10-25.

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For the UK Tour of A MONSTER CALLS

A Monster Calls embarks on UK tour from 6 February – 6 June 2020. Get a first look at rehearsal photos!


Patrick Ness has written 1 shows including A Monster Calls (Source Material).

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