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Roy Alexander Weise Productions

[West End, 2023]
[West End, 2020]
[West End, 2017]
[West End, 2015]
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A TUPPERWARE OF ASHES, THE OTHER PLACE, and More Set For the National Theatre's Autumn Season

The National Theatre has announced two new productions for its South Bank stages this autumn: the world premiere of Tanika Gupta’s A Tupperware of Ashes in the Dorfman theatre, and a new play by Alexander Zeldin inspired by Antigone called The Other Place in the Lyttelton theatre.
Full Cast And Creatives Announced For The Premiere Of NOW, I SEE At Stratford East

Discover the full cast and creative team for the world premiere of NOW, I SEE by Lanre Malaolu at Stratford East. This second instalment in a trilogy explores the truth of being a Black man in contemporary Britain.
The Mono Box's Extensive Play and Audio Monologue Libraries Will Be Donated To Theatres

The Mono Box’s extensive play and audio monologue libraries to be donated to Northern Academy of Performing arts, Powerhouse, Theatre503 and Theatre Royal Haymarket Masterclass Trust. Learn more about the collection here!
THE LITTLE BIG THINGS Leads our Top Ten London Shows for September

The nights are getting shorter, the swimming trunks are being packed away and you probably have bought some new pens and pencils. September is here and promises some amazing theatre to come. Check out our top ten recommendations for theatre in London this month.
Interview: 'Dickens' Characters Are Timeless': Tanika Gupta And Pooja Ghai on Colonialism, Racism and Relevance in Adapting GREAT EXPECTATIONS

Back in 2011 playwright Tanika Gupta staged her adaptation of Great Expectations. 12 years later she has re-worked the script, shifted the time frame and collaborated with the Artistic Director of Tamasha Pooja Ghai. Pooja played Mrs Gargery in the original, and who is now directing this new version for the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester.
National Theatre Confirms Twelve New Productions

The National Theatre has announced twelve new productions including a new play by Tim Price and Dear Octopus by Dodie Smith. Olivier Award-winner Rebecca Frecknall will make her National Theatre directorial debut with Federico García Lorca’s modern masterpiece, The House of Bernarda Alba, starring Harriet Walter.
Full Cast Revealed For the World Premiere Of 'untitled f*ck m*ss s**gon play'

The full cast for Kimber Lee's untitled f*ck m*ss s**gon play directed by Royal Exchange Joint Artistic Director Roy Alexander Weise has been announced by Royal Exchange Theatre, Factory International on behalf of Manchester International Festival, Young Vic Theatre and Headlong.
Ruth Wilson Will Appear as Part of Young Vic's New Season

Golden Globe and Olivier Award winner Ruth Wilson will star in the internationally acclaimed epic The Second Woman – one woman, one scene, one hundred men, one electrifying 24-hour performance.
Royal Exchange Theatre Announces Spring/Summer 2023 Season

Artistic Directors Roy Alexander Weise and Bryony Shanahan are working in collaboration with some of the industry’s most ground-breaking artists and companies from across the world. Writers Marieke Hardy (Sydney) and Kimber Lee (New York) will both see their plays premiere at the Exchange as part of this season.
Casting Announced For ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL At The Royal Shakespeare Theatre

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) has today announced casting for its forthcoming production of All's Well That Ends Well, which runs between 16 August – 8 October 2022 in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon.
BBC Four Will Screen MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Next Month

The Royal Shakespeare Company and BBC Arts today confirmed that Roy Alexander Weise's 2022 production of Much Ado About Nothing will be broadcast on BBC Four on Sunday 3 April at 8pm following its run in Stratford-upon-Avon.
BBC Arts Announces Major New Commitment To Performance and Future Projects

Suzy Klein, the new head of BBC Arts and Classical Music TV, has announced a range of new and forthcoming highlights for audiences, including a major new commitment to performance with a new dedicated Sunday evening slot and more details on the landmark arts series Art That Made Us.
BWW Interview: Obioma Ugoala Talks Disney's FROZEN in the West End

Actor Obioma Ugoala chats to BroadwayWorld about playing Kristoff in the West End production of Disney's Frozen
Guest Blog: Reading Rep Artistic Director Paul Stacey On DORIAN

When I told people I was going to start a professional producing theatre in Reading the reaction was often the same: a sort of bemused smirk.
JMK Trust Announces New Opportunities For Directors Supported By The Victoria Wood Foundation

Hosted at northern venues Manchester Royal Exchange and Northern Stage, Newcastle, and part of its National Programme, two new bursaries will see the recipients work alongside, and receive mentorship from Roy Alexander Weise MBE and Maria Crocker, both previous beneficiaries of the JMK Trust.
Reading Rep Theatre Reaches Funding Target and Raises Over £1 Million For New Cultural Arts Hub

Reading Rep Theatre today announces that it has reached its funding target and raised over £1 million for a new cultural arts hub in Reading.
Cast Announced For Edition 2 Of LIVING NEWSPAPER

Moronkẹ Akinola, Hammed Animashaun, Ayesha Antoine,Alex Austin,  Lisa Hammond, Mariam Haque, Zachary Hing, Siu-see Hung, Wendy Kweh, Tasha Lim, Ntonga Mwanza, Rochelle Rose and Liza Sadovy have been cast in Edition 2 of the Royal Court Theatre's Living Newspaper: A Counter Narrative. 
Writers For Edition 2 Of LIVING NEWSPAPER Announced

Over 60 writers are involved in the creation of the Royal Court Theatre's weekly Living Newspaper.
Winners Announced For the Black British Theatre Awards 2020

The Black British Theatre Awards 2020 championed the artistic excellence and achievements of the black creatives and performers across all aspects of theatre. The program's first television broadcast on Sky Arts highlighted a cross section of some of the 2020 award-winners. 
London Theatre Runway Offers Weekend Only Option for New Graduate Training Program

London Theatre Runway is a bespoke training and connectivity programme for performing arts graduates which will be based at Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre. With new Government advice allowing dance studios to open this month, the programme is due to begin in September with applications open until 27th July.

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