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Review: X: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF MALCOLM X at McCaw Hall

Without doubt a definitive event for Seattle Opera, and worth experiencing in all of its many extraordinary aspects.

Wilton's Music Hall Reveals Summer 2024 Season Lineup

Wilton's Music Hall has revealed the lineup for its 2024 summer season. The season will kick off this June with The Sorcerer and will continue thorugh the end of the summer. Learn more about the lineup here!

THE COLOR PURPLE, MAESTRO & More Nominated For SAG Awards - Full List of Nominations!

This morning, nominees for the 30th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® honoring outstanding individual, cast and ensemble performances for the past year were announced. Check out the full list of nominations, which include Danielle Brooks, Bradley Cooper, Carey Mulligan, Hannah Waddingham, the cast of The Gilded Age, and more.

Save up to 56% on BACKSTAIRS BILLY, Starring Penelope Wilton and Luke Evans

Tickets from just £15 for Backstairs Billy-saving up to 56%!

X: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF MALCOLM X, to Have West Coast Premiere at Seattle Opera

The groundbreaking opera X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X will receive its West Coast premiere at Seattle Opera February 24–March 9.

Boxing Day Sale: Tickets From £25 for BACKSTAIRS BILLY

Penelope Wilton (Downton Abbey, Ever Decreasing Circles) and Luke Evans (Beauty and the Beast, Nine Perfect Strangers) star in Marcelo Dos Santos’ hilarious new comedy Backstairs Billy, directed by Tony and Olivier award-winning director Michael Grandage.

Merrigong Theatre Company Reveals 2024 Mainstage and MerrigongX Seasons

Merrigong Theatre Company has announced a new, exciting year of showcasing the outstanding breadth of local, national and international talent and bold works, with their 2024 Mainstage and MERRIGONGX seasons. Learn more about the lineup here!

Show Of The Week: Tickets from £30 for BACKSTAIRS BILLY, Starring Luke Evans and Penelope Wilton

Penelope Wilton (Downton Abbey, Ever Decreasing Circles) and Luke Evans (Beauty and the Beast, Nine Perfect Strangers) star in Marcelo Dos Santos’ hilarious new comedy Backstairs Billy, directed by Tony and Olivier award-winning director Michael Grandage.

Review: BACKSTAIRS BILLY, Duke of York's Theatre

As the curtain rises, we’re met with a sea of pink – pink damask walls and heavy pink velvet curtains, with pink and white flowers adorning every available surface. This is the Garden Room at Clarence House (brilliantly designed by Christopher Oram), and the year is 1979.

Review Roundup: BACKSTAIRS BILLY, Starring Penelope Wilton and Luke Evans

Michael Grandage Company just celebrated opening night of Marcelo Dos Santos’ new comedy Backstairs Billy which looks at a pivotal moment in the 50 year relationship between the Queen Mother and her loyal servant William “Billy” Tallon. Michael Grandage directs Penelope Wilton as the Queen Mother and Luke Evans as Billy.

Review: X Marks the Spot at Met Premiere of 'X: Life and Times of Malcolm X'

It’s taken a long time for X: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF MALCOLM X—the rediscovered and revised ‘80s work by Anthony Davis, Thulani Davis and Christopher Davis, in Robert O’Hara’s production and conducted by Kazem Abdullah--to cross the plaza from what was the old City Opera at New York State Theatre to a premiere at the Metropolitan Opera.

The Metropolitan Opera's 2023�"24 Live in HD Season to Continue With Anthony Davis's X: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF MALCOLM X

The Metropolitan Opera's 2023–24 Live in HD season will continue with the company premiere of Anthony Davis's X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X.

THE WITCHES Leads our Top Ten Shows for November

The nights may be getting longer and darker, but the West End is bright with fabulous new productions this November.

Central Indiana Dance Ensemble Marks 20th Performance of THE NUTCRACKER at Performing Arts Center in Zionsville

The Central Indiana Dance Ensemble presents their annual performance of The Nutcracker, December 1 through 3. This year marks the 20th at Star Bank Performing Arts Center in Zionsville, IN. Learn more about the show and how to get tickets here!

Full Cast Set For The World Premiere of BACKSTAIRS BILLY

The full cast has been announced for the world première of Marcelo Dos Santos' new play Backstairs Billy which looks at a pivotal moment in the 50 year relationship between the Queen Mother and her loyal servant William “Billy” Tallon. Find out who is starring here!

Jonathan Kent's Production of Puccini's TOSCA Released on Royal Opera House Stream

The Royal Opera House will release three exclusive recordings of The Royal Ballet’s founding choreographer Frederick Ashton’s work on Royal Opera House Stream. Available to watch from Thursday 17 August, this triple bill was recorded in 2022, uniting Ashton’s modernist Scènes de ballet, the emotive A Month in the Country, and the rapturous Rhapsody.

Michael Grandage Will Direct Penelope Wilton and Luke Evans in the World Première of BACKSTAIRS BILLY

The world première of Marcelo Dos Santos' new play Backstairs Billy looks at a pivotal moment in the 50 year relationship between the Queen Mother and her loyal servant William “Billy” Tallon.

Terrence McNally and More to Be Inducted to the LGBTQ Wall of Honor

The International Imperial Court System and the National LGBTQ Task Force are honoring seven legends of the LGBTQ movement as 2023 National LGBTQ Wall of Honor inductees at the historic Stonewall Inn. Among those being honored this year is playwright Terrance McNally.

STEFAN AND FRIENDS, CECIL BEATON'S DIARIES & More Set for Jermyn Street Theatre Summer Programming

Jermyn Street Theatre has revealed an eclectic programme of summer visitors, running over a two-month period from 4 July to 2 September.

Choreographer Dougie Squires OBE MVO Dies at 91

The legendary choreographer Dougie Squires OBE MVO died peacefully on Sunday night, 21 May.

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