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Emma Hatton, Sally Ann Triplett & More to Star in BERLUSCONI World Premiere Musical a Photo Emma Hatton, Sally Ann Triplett & More to Star in BERLUSCONI World Premiere Musical at Southwark Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 24, 2023

The cast has been announced for the world premiere of BERLUSCONI at Southwark Playhouse. Rehearsals begin on 13 February with first preview on 25 March and press night on 29 March.

Evanna Lynch in UNDER THE BLACK ROCK and More Set For Arcola Theatre's 2023 Season Photo Evanna Lynch in UNDER THE BLACK ROCK and More Set For Arcola Theatre's 2023 Season
by Stephi Wild - Jan 24, 2023

Arcola Theatre has announced their programming into 2023. Opening the season in Studio 1 is Under the Black Rock, starring Harry Potter's Evanna Lynch. Learn more about the full season here!

Industry Pro Newsletter: Alive Downtown Alliance, Labor Issues on the West End Photo Industry Pro Newsletter: Alive Downtown Alliance, Labor Issues on the West End
by Alex Freeman - Jan 23, 2023

With more frequency, we are starting to see alliances of theaters come together across different regions to create a stronger entity. And that isn’t a surprising development. Given the rising costs within the industry, collaboration continues to be one of the best ways to keep those costs down.

Adrienne Warren Will Lead ROOM on Broadway This Spring Photo Adrienne Warren Will Lead ROOM on Broadway This Spring
by Stephi Wild - Jan 23, 2023

Tony Award winner Adrienne Warren is headed back to Broadway to lead the American premiere of ROOM, written and adapted for the stage by Emma Donoghue, based on her 2010 best-selling novel which she also adapted into the award-winning 2015 film.

Photos: First Look at the UK Tour of HOME, I'M DARLING Photo Photos: First Look at the UK Tour of HOME, I'M DARLING
by Stephi Wild - Jan 19, 2023

This new production of Home, I’m Darling opens at the Theatre Royal Windsor on 25 January 2023, prior to the play’s first extensive national tour. Check out all new rehearsal photos here!

Justin Audibert Announced as Chichester Festival Theatre's new Artistic Director. Photo Justin Audibert Announced as Chichester Festival Theatre's new Artistic Director.
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jan 19, 2023

The Board of Chichester Festival Theatre has announced the appointment of Justin Audibert to succeed Daniel Evans as Artistic Director. Currently Artistic Director of London’s Unicorn Theatre, and a freelance writer and director who has directed productions for the RSC and the National Theatre, Justin will take up his new post, working alongside Executive Director Kathy Bourne, in July 2023.

Theatr Clwyd Announce New Interim Associate Directors Photo Theatr Clwyd Announce New Interim Associate Directors
by Stephi Wild - Jan 19, 2023

Theatr Clwyd has announced that acclaimed Welsh theatre makers Francesca Goodridge and Daniel Lloyd have been appointed as the organisation's new Interim Associate Directors, bringing additional creative experience and knowledge to the Flintshire organisation.

Review: CATS at National Theatre Photo Review: CATS at National Theatre
by Hannah Wing - Jan 18, 2023

So, should you attend the Jellicle Ball? Absolutely. Cats is one of those musicals that will stay with you, whether you see it for the first time or twentieth time. think of CATS at National Theatre?

Atlantic Theater Extends CORNELIA STREET Starring George Abud, Norbert Leo Butz, Mary Photo Atlantic Theater Extends CORNELIA STREET Starring George Abud, Norbert Leo Butz, Mary Beth Peil, and More
by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 18, 2023

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) has announced an extension for the world premiere musical Cornelia Street. The production, which will begin performances this Friday, January 20th and open on Tuesday, February 14th, will now play through Sunday, March 5th, Off-Broadway at Atlantic Stage 2.

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For PHAEDRA at the National Theatre Photo Photos: Inside Rehearsal For PHAEDRA at the National Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jan 17, 2023

Rehearsal images for Phaedra are released today, as writer-director Simon Stone (Yerma, Young Vic) makes his National Theatre debut reimagining Seneca’s famous tragedy in this striking new play.

The National Theatre Videos

VIDEO: Eva Noblezada Leads LUCK Animated Film Trailer Videoplay
VIDEO: Eva Noblezada Leads LUCK Animated Film Trailer

by Michael Major - Jul 7, 2022

Apple Original Films’ “Luck” features the voice talents of stars Jane Fonda, Whoopi Goldberg, Eva Noblezada, Simon Pegg, Flula Borg, Colin O’Donoghue, John Ratzenberger and Adelynn Spoon. The animated feature is directed by Peggy Holmes from a screenplay by Kiel Murray. Watch the trailer for the new film now!

VIDEO: Watch an All New Trailer For the London Production of NEWSIES, Tickets On Sale Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch an All New Trailer For the London Production of NEWSIES, Tickets On Sale 16 June

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 8, 2022

Following priority on-sale from 10am on Wednesday 15 June, tickets will go on sale to the public at 10am on Thursday 16 June for Disney’s NEWSIES, the award-winning Broadway musical with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman and book by Harvey Fierstein, which will have its UK premiere at London’s Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre.

Meet the 2022 Tony Nominees: THE MUSIC MAN's Hugh Jackman Videoplay
Meet the 2022 Tony Nominees: THE MUSIC MAN's Hugh Jackman

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 4, 2022

Leading up to the 75th Annual Tony Awards, BroadwayWorld is getting up close and personal with the nominees. Today we're studying up on Hugh Jackman! Watch as Hugh tells us more about what this nomination and production means to him!

VIDEO: Inside Rehearsal For ANYONE CAN WHISTLE at Southwark Playhouse Videoplay
VIDEO: Inside Rehearsal For ANYONE CAN WHISTLE at Southwark Playhouse

by Stephi Wild - Mar 25, 2022

An all new video has been released from inside rehearsal for the upcoming production Anyone Can Whistle! A political satire about conformity and the ostracisation of those considered ‘other’ in society, ‘Anyone Can Whistle’, directed by Georgie Rankcom, will play Southwark Playhouse, 1 April - 7 May, 2022.

VIDEO: Helen Mirren Accepts the Life Achievement Award at the SAG Awards Videoplay
VIDEO: Helen Mirren Accepts the Life Achievement Award at the SAG Awards

by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2022

The Screen Actors Guild Awards were held last night, Sunday, Feb. 27 at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, and aired on TNT and TBS. Kate Winslet and Cate Blanchett presented Helen Mirren with the 57th Life Achievement Award, which was preceded by a montage of some of her most iconic screen performances.

VIDEO: First Listen to a Song From New Musical THE REGULARS at Hope Mill Theatre's TU Videoplay
VIDEO: First Listen to a Song From New Musical THE REGULARS at Hope Mill Theatre's TURN ON FEST

by Stephi Wild - Jan 14, 2022

The first song and video has been released from new musical The Regulars, which is set to be the headline show for the Hope Mill Theatre's third annual LGBTQIA+ Arts Festival Turn On Fest.

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsal For Signature Theatre's RENT Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsal For Signature Theatre's RENT

by Stage Tube - Oct 25, 2021

Go inside first day of rehearsal for Signature Theatre's production of RENT! The production will reopen Signature's MAX Theatre for live performances from November 2, 2021 - January 2, 2022.

VIDEO: Go Inside First Day Of Rehearsal For Signature Theatre's RENT Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside First Day Of Rehearsal For Signature Theatre's RENT

by Stage Tube - Oct 8, 2021

Go inside first day of rehearsal for Signature Theatre's production of RENT! The production will reopen Signature's MAX Theatre for live performances from November 2, 2021 - January 2, 2022.

VIDEO: Watch Sneak Peek of West End Premiere of THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Sneak Peek of West End Premiere of THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE

by Stage Tube - Apr 20, 2021

The Ocean at the End of the Lane, which was scheduled to begin performances last autumn, will now open at the Duke of York's Theatre in 2021, with previews beginning from 23 October 2021, playing for a limited run, with a press night on 4 November 2021. Check out a sneak peek!

VIDEO: Josh O'Connor, Jessie Buckley & the Cast of ROMEO & JULIET Play 'William Shake Videoplay
VIDEO: Josh O'Connor, Jessie Buckley & the Cast of ROMEO & JULIET Play 'William Shakespeare or Taylor Swift?'

by Stage Tube - Mar 30, 2021

In this contemporary rendering of Shakespeare’s beloved romantic tragedy, a company of actors in a shuttered theater bring to life the tale of two young lovers who strive to transcend a world of violence and hate.