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Steppenwolf Names Annette Bening and Sherry Lansing 2021 Women in the Arts Honorees

Steppenwolf Theatre Company will honor Tony Award and two-time Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award winner Annette Bening and trailblazing leader in the film industry Sherry Lansing as the 2021 Women in the Arts honorees.

BWW Interview: Greg Homann Joins HOW NOW BROWN COW's Promising Playwrighting Initiative

Founded at the end of last year, local production company HOW NOW BROWN COW has launched a new and exciting writing programme. As one of the participants of its first instalment — director, playwright and academic Greg Homann chats to BroadwayWorld about his writing and his involvement with THE WRITERS' COLLECTIVE.

How Now Brown Cow Encourages New South African Plays With Launch Of The Writers' Collective

A new writing programme, launched by theatre production company HOW NOW BROWN COW, will encourage the creation of twelve new works by South African playwrights. 

Major Exhibition Of Noel Coward's Life and Work Comes to Guildhall Art Gallery

The visual impact of Noël Coward's life and work will be celebrated in a major exhibition at the City of London Corporation's Guildhall Art Gallery later this year.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for HOPE GAP, Starring Annette Bening & Bill Nighy

The intimate, intense and loving story of HOPE GAP charts the life of Grace (Annette Bening), shocked to learn her husband (Bill Nighy) is leaving her for another after 29 years of marriage, and the ensuing emotional fallout the dissolution has on their only grown son (Josh O'Connor). Unraveled and feeling displaced in her small seaside town, Grace ultimately regains her footing and discovers a new, powerful voice.

Veteran Actor Of Screen And Stage - Jordan Charney - Will Appear At PREformances At Merkin Hall

For over half a century Jordan Charney has been a forceful presence in the world of entertainment as a performer, writer, director and teacher.

BWW Review: THE VELVETEEN RABBIT at Adventure Theatre

This veddy British tale of the undying love between a child and her lop-eared, sawdust-filled velveteen rabbit is a storybook treat to look at --  pretty enough to honor the classic children's book on which it is based and well played by a cast adept at posh British accents and lots of hopping. 

JOKER, FORD V FERRARI, HUSTLERS Among Premieres at 2019 Toronto International Film Festival

TIFF Co-Heads Cameron Bailey and Joana Vicente today announced the first round of titles selected for the Gala and Special Presentations programmes at the 44th Toronto International Film Festival. This first batch of films from the 2019 Official Selection features 18 Galas and 38 Special Presentations.

BEAM2020 Returns as the UK's Leading Industry Showcase of New Musical Theatre

Musical Theatre Network and Mercury Musical Developments, in partnership with Royal & Derngate, Northampton, today announce the dates of BEAM2020, the third presentation of their biennial industry showcase of new British musical theatre, and that it will take place outside London for the first time.

BWW Review: SHADOWLANDS, Chichester Festival Theatre

Shadowlands can feel a little outdated, but it wins you over with the warmth and wit of the characters and two wonderful performances from Hugh Bonneville and Liz White.

Meet the Cast of ALL MY SONS- Now in Previews!

Arthur Miller's All My Sons begins preview performances tonight, April 4, 2019, and opens officially on Monday, April 22, 2019.

Full Company Announced For SHADOWLANDS At Chichester Festival Theatre

Liz White will make her Chichester debut as Joy Gresham, opposite Hugh Bonneville as C.S. Lewis, in William Nicholson's award-winning play Shadowlands, directed in the Festival Theatre by Rachel Kavanaugh and running from 26 April - 26 May (press night: 2 May). They are joined by Sally Cheng, Giles Coram, Emilio Doorgasingh, Lauren Hall, Andrew Havill, Beruce Khan and Timothy Watson, with Ruari Finnegan and Eddie Martin sharing the role of Joy Gresham's young son.

Hugh Bonneville, Hadley Fraser & More Join Chichester Festival Theatre's Festival 2019

Chichester Festival Theatre's Festival 2019 has been announced today by Artistic Director Daniel Evans, offering the colourful variety of work for which Chichester is renowned. New for 2019 is The Spiegeltent, a unique venue for an eclectic range of events.

Claire Foy and Chuck Lorre to be Honored at the CRITIC'S CHOICE AWARDS

Actress Claire Foy and producer Chuck Lorre will receive very special honors at the 24th annual Critics' Choice Awards gala, the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) announced today. 

Breaking: Annette Bening and Tracy Letts to Star in ALL MY SONS on Broadway

Roundabout Theatre Company announces a new Broadway production of Arthur Miller's All My Sons starring Golden Globe winner and Academy, Tony & Emmy nominee Annette Bening as "Kate Keller" and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts as "Joe Keller," directed by Tony Award winner Gregory Mosher.

BWW Interview: Christa Scott-Reed in DANCING AT LUGHNASA at TRT

Dancing at Lughnasa will be performed at Two River Theater from April 14 to May 13. Written by Brian Friel and directed by Jessica Stone, the cast includes Megan Byrne, Michael Cumpsty, Meredith Garretson, Mylinda Hull, Cillian O'Sullivan, Christa Scott-Reed, Mandy Siegfried , and Harry Smith. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Christa Scott-Reed who plays Agnes about her career and the show.

Directors Announced for BEAM2018 Biennial Showcase

Musical Theatre Network and Mercury Musical Developments today announce Hannah Chissick, Adam Lenson, James Dacre, Peter Rowe, Josh Seymour, Tania Azevedo, Cressida Carre and Kate Golledge as directors for the eight 25-minute extracts from new musicals to be presented at BEAM2018.

TV Star And Sensational Songstress Joins Cast Of KING KONG

TV star and sensational songstress Sihle Ndaba has joined the cast of the KING KONG - THE MUSICAL at the Fugard Theatre.  

Dominic West, David Oyelowo, Lily Collins Join Six Part BBC/Masterpiece LES MISERABLES

Dominic West, David Oyelowo, Lily Collins Join Six Part BBC/Masterpiece LES MISERABLES

Multiple Award-Winning Star Desmond Dube Joins Cast Of Fugard's Acclaimed KING KONG

Multiple award-winning actor and popular TV and film star Desmond Dube joins the cast of the Fugard Theatre's hit production of the iconic South African musical KING KONG. From 2 January 2018 he steps in to the central role of Pop in the production, which is currently playing at the Fugard Theatre in Cape Town until 18 February 2018.


William Nicholson has written 2 shows including Shadowlands (Playwright), The Retreat From Moscow (Playwright).

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