Maria Friedman Stars In Reading Of New Musical THE TROJAN WOMEN Maria Friedman Stars In Reading Of New Musical THE TROJAN WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019

The cast is set for an industry reading of The Trojan Women, which will be presented on 9 August 2019, at Dragon Hall in Covent Garden. (more...)

Nevill Holt Opera Wins RIBA National Award 2019 Nevill Holt Opera Wins RIBA National Award 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019

Having won three RIBA East Midlands Awards earlier this year, Nevill Holt Opera's beautiful 400-seat theatre has now been awarded a prestigious RIBA National Award. These awards are given to buildings across the UK recognised as being significant contributions to architecture. (more...)

Nevill Holt Opera Wins Prestigious RIBA East Midlands Building Of The Year Award 2019 Nevill Holt Opera Wins Prestigious RIBA East Midlands Building Of The Year Award 2019
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019

The striking new 400 seat theatre at Nevill Holt Opera, hidden inside a historic courtyard, has won three RIBA East Midlands Awards 2019 including the RIBA award for Conservation, and the coveted Building of the Year award. Designed by Stirling Prize winning architects Witherford Watson Mann and theatre designers Sound Space Vision, built by Messenger BCR and supported by the David Ross Foundation, this incredible award underpins Nevill Holt Opera's commitment to delivering world class opera in a truly exceptional setting. (more...)

Shakespeare's Globe Announces Full Casting For THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR and BARTHOLOMEW FAIR Shakespeare's Globe Announces Full Casting For THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR and BARTHOLOMEW FAIR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2019

Shakespeare's Globe announced the full cast for William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor, directed by Elle While, and Ben Jonson's Bartholomew Fair, directed by Blanche McIntyre. (more...)

BWW Review: BERENICE, Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House BWW Review: BERENICE, Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House
by Gary Naylor - Mar 28, 2019

Berenice is something of a forgotten delight, its tortuous plotting more than offset by its splendid arias and delightful characters, with plenty of contemporary resonance on hand if you need it. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Royal Opera and London Handel Festival's BERENICE Photo Flash: First Look at Royal Opera and London Handel Festival's BERENICE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019

Handel's Berenice returns to Covent Garden in a new co-production by The Royal Opera and London Handel Festival, nearly 282 years after its 1737 premiere at the Covent Garden Theatre, a forerunner to the Royal Opera House. Staged in the Royal Opera House's Linbury Theatre, the West's End's newest and most intimate theatre, the new production is directed by Adele Thomas and sung in a new English translation by Selma Dimitrijevic. (more...)

THE MEMORY OF WATER Comes to Nottingham Playhouse THE MEMORY OF WATER Comes to Nottingham Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2019

Nottingham Playhouse has announced the full cast list for hilarious and heart-breaking drama, The Memory of Water. (more...)

Nottingham Playhouse Announces Autumn Season - Alex Kingston in AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE, ASSASSINS, and More! Nottingham Playhouse Announces Autumn Season - Alex Kingston in AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE, ASSASSINS, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2019

Nottingham Playhouse has unveiled its 2019 Autumn season, including a specially-adapted version of An Enemy of the People starring Alex Kingston. (more...)

Emma Fielding And Katy Stephens Star In MARY'S BABIES At Jermyn Street Theatre Emma Fielding And Katy Stephens Star In MARY'S BABIES At Jermyn Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

Artistic Director Tom Littler has announced casting for the world premiere of Mary's Babies. Two of Britain's best-known classical actors, Emma Fielding and Katy Stephens, will co-star in Maud Dromgoole's funny and compelling play about family and fertility. (more...)

Cast And Creatives Announced For Nevill Holt Opera's 2019 Season Cast And Creatives Announced For Nevill Holt Opera's 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019

2018 saw Nevill Holt Opera open their stunning 400-seat theatre designed by Stirling Prize winning architects Witherford Watson Mann in conjunction with theatre designers Sound Space Vision, acclaimed as a place that can make opera feel fresh and alive (The Observer). (more...)

MARY'S BABIES Comes to Jermyn Street Theatre MARY'S BABIES Comes to Jermyn Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019

Mary Barton, a pioneer of fertility treatment, thought her husband was perfect. And doesn't every child deserve the perfect father? So Mary used her husband's sperm to impregnate up to a thousand women, and then burnt all the records. A thousand resulting children, the 'Barton Brood', have no idea about their shared father. Meeting each other. Making friends. Having babies. (more...)

Adam Penford Announces Second Spring Season At Nottingham Playhouse Adam Penford Announces Second Spring Season At Nottingham Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

Nottingham Playhouse is delighted to announce Adam Penford's second season as artistic director, including the return of the hugely popular Wonderland. (more...)

BWW Review: EYAM, Shakespeare's Globe BWW Review: EYAM, Shakespeare's Globe
by Charlie Wilks - Sep 22, 2018

Eyam, a place located in Derbyshire that has a law to its own. Isolated from the rest of the country, it has become a microcosm of anarchy, upheaval and deprivation. The villagers play by their own rules, shown quite clearly in the opening scenes with the hanging of their Reverend. Rallying together they tie a noose around his neck, watching as gravity does its job and crows of death circle above. (more...)

The Royal Opera House Reveals New Linbury Theatre Season The Royal Opera House Reveals New Linbury Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

The Royal Opera House today opens the doors to its transformed new home, following an extensive three-year construction project. (more...)

Shakespeare's Globe Announces Full Casting For Matt Hartley's New Play EYAM Shakespeare's Globe Announces Full Casting For Matt Hartley's New Play EYAM
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

Shakespeare's Globe has announced full casting for Matt Hartley's new play Eyam, directed by Adele Thomas, opening in The Globe on Saturday 15 September. When the plague arrives surprisingly in the Derbyshire village of Eyam in 1665, the community face a moral dilemma. They must decide whether to flee and risk spreading the vicious disease, or stay, protect others from the risk, and face the potential of their own slow and painful death. (more...)

Tobacco Factory Theatres to Stage A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE Tobacco Factory Theatres to Stage A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2018

A View From the Bridge is the second production in the inaugural Factory Company season at Tobacco Factory Theatres. Following Adele Thomas's dynamic production of Macbeth, the Factory Company will perform a new, in the round production of this dramatic family drama by Arthur Miller in the atmospheric Factory Theatre. The production will be directed by the theatre's Artistic Director Mike Tweddle in his first production for Tobacco Factory Theatres. (more...)

BWW Review: MACBETH, Tobacco Factory Theatres BWW Review: MACBETH, Tobacco Factory Theatres
by Tim Wright - Feb 28, 2018

There were more than a few raised eyebrows when the all new Factory Company from Tobacco Factory Theatres announced it's first play would be a Shakespeare. Having moved the acclaimed Shakespeare at The Tobacco Factory company from their usual Spring slot to accommodate its inaugural season, it seemed strange to then open with a Shakespeare- an area that this theatre seemed to have all sewn up.  (more...)

English Touring Theatre Sets 2018 Dates for Extended Tour of Conor McPherson's THE WEIR English Touring Theatre Sets 2018 Dates for Extended Tour of Conor McPherson's THE WEIR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2018

English Touring Theatre today announces additional tour dates of their production of Conor McPherson's Olivier Award-winning play The Weir, co-produced with Mercury Theatre Colchester. (more...)

Tobacco Factory Theatres Announces Cast For MACBETH and A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE Tobacco Factory Theatres Announces Cast For MACBETH and A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

Tobacco Factory Theatres is delighted to announce the casting of its Factory Company - the resident professional ensemble that will perform new in-house productions of Shakespeare's Macbeth and Miller's A View From the Bridge at Tobacco Factory Theatres between February and May 2018. Drawn from across Bristol and further afield following an extensive open casting call, the Factory Company will create dynamic and fresh productions of two of the most dramatic plays you could hope to see, both perfectly suited to the atmospheric Factory Theatre. (more...)

Andre Holland, Mark Rylance & More Join New Season at Shakespeare's Globe Andre Holland, Mark Rylance & More Join New Season at Shakespeare's Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Shakespeare's Globe is delighted to announce Michelle Terry's first season as Artistic Director. 2018's Shakespeare productions include Hamlet, As You Like It, The Two Noble Kinsmen, The Winter's Tale, Othello and Love's Labour's Lost. A premiere of three new plays, a national and international tour of Shakespeare and other performances on and off site are announced together with a year-long programme of events exploring the history and future of theatre censorship, as well as a series of events looking at race, refuge and refugees in relation to Shakespeare. (more...)

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