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Anthony Boyle Will Join The Cast of LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT; Plus Full Creative Team Revealed

Olivier Award-winner and Tony Award-nominee Anthony Boyle (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) will join the cast of Long Day's Journey into Night, playing the role of Edmund Tyrone. He will be replacing Alex Lawther who has reluctantly withdrawn from the production due to a scheduling conflict. 

Theatre503 Announces Six World Premieres

Theatre503 has announced its programme until June 2023, featuring six world premieres by outstanding debut playwrights. Two brand new Theatre503 productions open alongside co-productions with emerging and established theatre companies and producers, including plays by writers discovered through the Theatre503 International Playwriting Award and 503Five alumni, plus 503Studio Masterclasses.

Simon Russell Beale and Eben Figueiredo Will Return to the Bridge Theatre in A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Simon Russell Beale and Eben Figueiredo will return to the Bridge Theatre in Nicholas Hytner's production of A Christmas Carol for four weeks only this December.

London Theatre Week: Tickets for £15, £25 & £35 for THE SOUTHBURY CHILD

London Theatre Week: Tickets for just £15, £25 and £35 for The Southbury Child Raffish, urbane and frequently drunk, David Highland has kept a grip on his remote coastal parish through a combination of disordered charm and high-handed determination.

Ralph Fiennes to Star in US Premiere of STRAIGHT LINE CRAZY at The Shed

The US premiere and strictly limited, nine-week New York engagement of David Hare’s new play, Straight Line Crazy, starring Ralph Fiennes as Robert Moses and directed by Nicholas Hytner and Jamie Armitage, will be presented this fall at The Shed.

Casting Update Announced For JOHN GABRIEL BORKMAN at The Bridge Theatre Starring Simon Russell Beale

Simon Russell Beale plays the title role in Henrik Ibsen's John Gabriel Borkman, in a new version by Lucinda Coxon. Joining him are Clare Higgins as Gunhild Borkman and Lia Williams as Ella Rentheim. 

BWW Review: THE SOUTHBURY CHILD, Chichester Festival Theatre

Funny, frightening and thought-provoking, The Southbury Child cannot quite keep all its plates spinning, but is bold in its ambition and execution

Photos: First Look at THE SOUTHBURY CHILD at Chichester Festival

Check out all new images of The Southbury Child, directed by Nicholas Hytner.

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For THE SOUTHBURY CHILD at Chichester Festival Theatre

Joining Alex Jennings in Stephen Beresford’s The Southbury Child are Holly Atkins, Josh Finan, Jack Greenlees, Hermione Gulliford, Jo Herbert, Phoebe Nicholls, Racheal Ofori and Sarah Twomey.

JOHN GABRIEL BORKMAN Comes to The Bridge Theatre in September

Simon Russell Beale will play the title role in Henrik Ibsen's John Gabriel Borkman in a new version by Lucinda Coxon at the Bridge Theatre.  Directed by Nicholas Hytner with set designs by Anna Fleischle and costume designs by Liam Bunster, John Gabriel Borkman will have its first performance on 24 September 2022 with opening night on 29 September 2022 with the run concluding on 26 November 2022. 

Further Casting Announced For THE SOUTHBURY CHILD at Chichester Festival Theatre

Joining the previously announced Alex Jennings in Stephen Beresford's The Southbury Child are Holly Atkins, Josh Finan, Jack Greenlees, Jo Herbert, Phoebe Nicholls, Racheal Ofori and Sarah Twomey. Final casting will be announced shortly.

Casting Update Announced For STRAIGHT LINE CRAZY at The Bridge

Joining Ralph Fiennes (Robert Moses) in the world premiere of David Hare's Straight Line Crazy are Alisha Bailey (Mariah Heller), Samuel Barnett (Ariel Porter), David Bromley (Stamford Fergus), Al Coppola (Walter McQuade), Siobhán Cullen (Finnuala Connell), Ian Kirkby (Lewis Mumford), Alana Maria (Shirley Hayes), Dani Moseley (Carol Ames), Guy Paul (Henry Vanderbilt), Helen Schlesinger (Jane Jacobs), Mary Stillwaggon Stewart (Nicole Sawyer) and Danny Webb (Governor Al Smith).

Chichester Festival Theatre to Celebrate 60th Anniversary This Season

My Theatre Mates announced that the Chichester Festival Theatre 60th anniversary season is underway. While a full season announcement won't come until February, the first two productions were announced: new plays by Kate Mosse and Alecky Blythe.

THE SOUTHBURY CHILD Will Be Performed at the Bridge Theatre Next Summer

Three-time Olivier award-winning Alex Jennings will lead the cast in the world premiere of The Southbury Child, the new play by BAFTA winner Stephen Beresford.  Directed by Nicholas Hytner, the production will play at the Bridge Theatre next summer following an opening run at Chichester Festival Theatre.

Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, December 4 with Michael James Scott, Isaac Mizrahi and More!

Today (December 4) in live streaming: Michael James Scott visits Backstage Live, Isaac Mizrahi in concert, and so much more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, December 3 with Ana Gasteyer, John Lloyd Young and More!

Today (December 3) in live streaming: John Lloyd Young and Ana Gasteyer visit Backstage Live, Time Stands Still reunion reading, and so much more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, December 2 with Carmen Cusack, Jayne Houdyshell, and More!

Today (December 2) in live streaming: Carmen Cusack visits Backstage Live, the cast of Elegies for Angels, Punks, and Raging Queens reunites on Stars in the House, and so much more!

Old Vic Will Rebroadcast LUNGS, THREE KINGS and FAITH HEALER as a Part of In Camera: Playback Series

The Old Vic has just announced that it will continue its In Camera series with upcoming rebroadcasts.

Review Roundup: Andrew Scott in THREE KINGS as Part of Old Vic: In Camera - What Did the Critics Think?

This weekend brought the Old Vic's streaming production of Three Kings, starring Andrew Scott, as part of Old Vic: In Camera.

BWW Review: THREE KINGS, Old Vic

A world premiere of a brand-new play written by Stephen Beresford; Three Kings has been created specifically for The Old Vic’s innovative streaming series.


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