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Birth Place: Capetown, SOUTH AFRICA

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INCIDENT AT OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP to be Presented at Penguin Rep Theatre This Month

Penguin Rep Theatre will present Incident at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, a new comedy set in the era of bell bottoms, cassette tapes and landline phones by Katie Forgette, directed by Thomas Caruso, June 23 through July 16.

Review: QUARTET at Kanata Theatre

What did our critic think of QUARTET at Kanata Theatre?

West End Productions to Present THE DRESSER in January; Yannig Morin Added to Cast

THE DRESSER runs at North Fourth Art Center 3 weekends, from January 13th – 29th, 2023, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM, Sunday matinees at 2 PM

Brigid Larmour Steps Down as Watford Palace Theatre's Artistic Director and CEO

Brigid Larmour has announced she will be stepping down from her role as Artistic Director and Chief Executive of Watford Palace Theatre in Spring 2023. 

West End Productions Presents THE DRESSER Opening January 13, 2023

THE DRESSER runs at North Fourth Art Center, 4904 4th St. NW, Albuquerque, NM 3 weekends, from January 13th – 29th, 2023.

Ben Brown's LARKIN WITH WOMEN Revived to Mark Philip Larkin's Centenary

Ben Brown's award-winning play Larkin with Women, a provocative, funny and moving exposé of the last thirty years of Philip Larkin's life, spent as Librarian at Hull University will run at the Old Red Lion from Wednesday 31st August to Saturday 17th September 2022.

Playwright, Actor, and Minister David Butler Passes Away

This past Wednesday, June 1st, a great friend left us. David Butler, playwright, actor, minister, and extraordinary human, passed away. To know David was to be in the company of abundance - of laughter, intellect, wit, warmth, and love. And Mad Horse had the tremendous fortune to share in that abundance over the years.

Off-Broadway Premiere of MR. PARKER to be Presented at Theatre Row

Penguin Rep Theatre announced today the Off-Broadway premiere of Mr. Parker, a new play written by Michael McKeever and directed by Joe Brancato. Performances will begin Wednesday, June 1, 2022, for a limited engagement through June 25, 2022, at Theatre Row – Theatre 1 (410 West 42nd Street). Opening Night is Monday, June 6, 2022, at 7:00PM.

Writers' Guild Of Great Britain Award Winners Announced

Writers behind some of the most critically acclaimed works over the last two years were honoured at the 29th Writers' Guild of Great Britain Awards ceremony, including Russell T Davies, Kevin Dyer, Emerald Fennell, Andrea Gibb, Chinonyerem Odimba, Simon Blackwell and Armando Iannucci and Jack Thorne

BWW Review: THE DRESSER, Richmond Theatre

In the right hands, Ronald Harwood’s Olivier award-nominated tragicomedy The Dresser is poignant, hilarious and also heart-breaking. Terry Johnson’s new touring version captures the undercurrent of deep sorrow of the play in a this rather meta production about a touring theatre company.

BWW Review: THE DRESSER, Theatre Royal Bath

Theatre Royal Bath is the ideal venue for Olivier Award-winning Sir Ronald Harwood’s play about a touring rep company set in “a theatre in the English provinces”, according to the programme notes. You can’t get more English than Bath, with its honey-tinged Georgian terraces and nods to Jane Austen’s bonneted Regency times.

Casting and Tour Dates Announced For THE DRESSER

Theatre Royal Bath Productions and Everyman Theatre Productions have announced the full tour dates for Ronald Harwood's highly acclaimed drama The Dresser starring the much loved UK entertainer Julian Clary as 'Norman' and Olivier Award winner Matthew Kelly as 'Sir'. 

Full Cast Announced For THE DRESSER UK Tour

Directed by Olivier Award-winning Terry Johnson, The Dresser will run at Theatre Royal Bath from 9 September 2021, before dates at Cheltenham Everyman Theatre, Theatre Royal Brighton, Norwich Theatre Royal, Cambridge Arts Theatre, Theatre Royal Plymouth, Richmond Theatre, Malvern Festival Theatre, Oxford Playhouse, Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury and newly announced– the Alhambra Theatre in Bradford and the King's Theatre in Edinburgh where the tour finishes in February 2022.

Julian Clary and Matthew Kelly Will Lead Tour of THE DRESSER Beginning in September

Inspired by memories of working as Donald Wolfit's dresser as a young man, Ronald Harwood's evocative, affectionate and hilarious portrait of backstage life is regarded as one of the most acclaimed dramas of modern theatre.

THE DRESSER Will Be Performed at Melville Theatre in July

Directed by Jacob Turner, The Dresser is set in England against the backdrop of World War II as a group of Shakespearean actors tour a seaside town and perform in a shabby provincial theatre. 

HOWERD'S END Starring Simon Cartwright and Mark Farrelly to Premiere at The Golden Goose

'Howerd's End' will get its world premiere at the new Golden Goose Theatre. This brand new play by Mark Farrelly ('Quentin Crisp: Naked Hope') takes you to the heart of Frankie and Dennis' clandestine relationship, which lasted from the 1950s until Frankie's death in 1992. It also affords a glorious opportunity to encounter Frankie in full-flight stand up mode.

Playwright and Screenwriter Ronald Harwood Dies at 85

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report on the passing of Tony-nominated, Oscar-winning playwright and screenwriter Ronald Harwood.

QUARTET Comes to Limelight Theatre This September

Written by Ronald Harwood and directed by Gwen Browning at Limelight Theatre, Quartet is set in an aged care home with Cecily, Reggie and Wilfred ready to celebrate Verdi's birthday with an annual concert. 

QUARTET Comes to Limelight Theatre

Get ready to laugh, sigh and cry a little as four retired opera singers take you into the bittersweet world of facing up to age and mortality.

Kansas City Actors Theatre Announces 2020-2021 Season

KCAT has announced its 16th Season of productions, showcasing the leading professional theater talent in Kansas City.


Ronald Harwood has written 3 shows including The Good Companions (Bookwriter), The Dresser (Playwright), Taking Sides (Playwright).

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