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Tune in to The Dark Comedy CAROLINE'S KITCHEN Premiering with Brits Off Broadway at 59E59Tune in to The Dark Comedy CAROLINE'S KITCHEN Premiering with Brits Off Broadway at 59E59
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

59E59 Theaters is thrilled welcome to Brits Off Broadway the US premiere of CAROLINE'S KITCHEN, written by Torben Betts and directed by Alastair Whatley. Produced by Original Theatre Company, Ghost Light Theatre & Eilene Davidson, CAROLINE'S KITCHEN begins performances on Thursday, April 25 for a limited engagement through Saturday, May 25. (more...)

The Original Theatre Company Announces 2019 Season - CAROLINE'S KITCHEN, THE NIGHT WATCH, and More!The Original Theatre Company Announces 2019 Season - CAROLINE'S KITCHEN, THE NIGHT WATCH, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

The Original Theatre Company (OTC), under the Artistic Direction of Alastair Whatley, announces its most ambitious season yet, with an original commission (Caroline's Kitchen), a European premiere (Napoli, Brooklyn), a first revival (The Night Watch) and a 30th anniversary production and first revival (Valued Friends). (more...)

59E59 Theaters Announces Productions For 2019 Brits Off Broadway59E59 Theaters Announces Productions For 2019 Brits Off Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

59E59 Theaters announce the line-up of shows for 2019's Brits Off Broadway, the critically acclaimed festival dedicated to featuring the UK's most innovative and provocative theater in New York City. Brits Off Broadway begins on Tuesday, April 16 and runs through Sunday, June 30. (more...)

Guest Blog: Director Alastair Whatley On CAROLINE'S KITCHENGuest Blog: Director Alastair Whatley On CAROLINE'S KITCHEN
by Guest Blog: Alastair Whatley - Jan 16, 2019

Caroline's Kitchen has been simmering away since 2016, when we commissioned Torben Betts to write a brand-new play about a (fictional…) celebrated TV chef whose gleaming life in front of the cameras masked an escalating crisis behind them. (more...)

BWW Interview: Rachel Kavanaugh Talks A CHRISTMAS CAROLBWW Interview: Rachel Kavanaugh Talks A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Rona Kelly - Dec 11, 2018

Having recently worked on a number of musicals (including the acclaimed Half a Sixpence), Rachel Kavanaugh returns to the RSC for a play which has some ghosts of the past and present. Sharing some of her earliest experiences with theatre, Rachel reveals what it's like to work alongside a figure from then, and what audiences can expect from this show now. (more...)

Jasmyn Banks Joins Cast Of Torben Betts' CAROLINE'S KITCHENJasmyn Banks Joins Cast Of Torben Betts' CAROLINE'S KITCHEN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2018

Jasmyn Banks and Tom England will join the previously announced Caroline Langrishe, Aden Gillett, James Sutton and Elizabeth Boag in the 2019 national tour of Torben Betts's biting comedy, CAROLINE'S KITCHEN, beginning on 24 January 2019 at Derby Theatre, running through to 13 April 2019 at the Mercury Theatre, Colchester. This will be followed by an off-Broadway season in New York Spring 2019. There will be a national press night at Cambridge Arts Theatre on Tuesday 29 January 2019. (more...)

SWEENEY TODD Comes to The EverymanSWEENEY TODD Comes to The Everyman
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018

A politically-charged production of the gruesome musical Sweeney Todd (Fri 12 Apr to Sat 18 May) will be brought to life on the Everyman stage in April 2019. Directed by Nick Bagnall, the production explores the social inequalities in a decaying nineteenth century England ruled by the corruption of the upper classes. Liam Tobin (Everyman Company 2017 and 2018) plays the role of Sweeney Todd, with the full cast to be announced in the New Year. This bold production is joined by exciting collaborations with other theatre-makers. (more...)

Torben Betts' CAROLINE'S KITCHEN to Embark on UK TourTorben Betts' CAROLINE'S KITCHEN to Embark on UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018

Torben Betts's biting comedy, CAROLINE'S KITCHEN, was staged earlier this year on tour and at Park Theatre, London, under the title Monogamy, starring Janie Dee. Betts and his producers, Original Theatre Company, under the Artistic Direction of Alastair Whatley, have reworked the play and, with a new cast led by Caroline Langrishe, Aden Gillett, James Sutton and Elizabeth Boag (further casting to be announced), will begin a new national tour on 24 January 2019 at Derby Theatre, running through to 13 April 2019 at the Mercury Theatre, Colchester. This will be followed by an off-Broadway season in New York Spring 2019. (more...)

The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, Welcomes A Major New Production Of Terence Rattigan's THE WINSLOW BOYThe Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, Welcomes A Major New Production Of Terence Rattigan's THE WINSLOW BOY
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018

The classic family drama stars Tessa Peake-Jones (Only Fools And Horses), Aden Gillen (House Of Eliott, Holby City), and Timothy Watson (BBC Radio 4's The Archers). (more...)

BWW Review: THE WINSLOW BOY, Theatre Royal BrightonBWW Review: THE WINSLOW BOY, Theatre Royal Brighton
by Fiona Scott - Apr 24, 2018

How much are we willing to sacrifice for the pursuit of truth and justice? Terence Rattigan's The Winslow Boy explores this thorny question. (more...)

Casting Announced For THE WINSLOW BOY At Birmingham Repertory TheatreCasting Announced For THE WINSLOW BOY At Birmingham Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

Timothy Watson, best known for his role as the villainous Rob Titchener in BBC Radio 4's long-running dramatic favourite, The Archers, is to join the cast of The Winslow Boy which opens at Birmingham Repertory Theatre on 21 February 2018. (more...)

Timothy Watson Joins Tessa Peake-Jones And Aden Gillett As New Casting Is Announced For UK Tour of THE WINSLOW BOYTimothy Watson Joins Tessa Peake-Jones And Aden Gillett As New Casting Is Announced For UK Tour of THE WINSLOW BOY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017

Timothy Watson, best known for his role as the villainous Rob Titchener in BBC Radio 4's long-running dramatic favourite The Archers is today confirmed to join the cast of The Winslow Boy which opens at Chichester Festival Theatre on February 8th 2018 before touring to the country's most prestigious drama houses including Birmingham Rep, Bath Theatre Royal, Oxford Playhouse, Cambridge Arts Theatre, Salford Lowry, Cheltenham Everyman Theatre, Brighton Theatre Royal, Belfast Grand Opera House, Richmond Theatre and Canterbury's Marlowe Theatre. (more...)

Tessa Peake-Jones and Aden Gillett to Lead 2018 UK Tour of THE WINSLOW BOYTessa Peake-Jones and Aden Gillett to Lead 2018 UK Tour of THE WINSLOW BOY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2017

Lead casting is today announced for a 2018 UK tour of Terence Rattigan's classic family drama, The Winslow Boy - directed by Olivier Award-nominated Rachel Kavanaugh. Tessa Peake-Jones (Only Fools and Horses, Grantchester) stars as Grace Winslow wife of Arthur Winslow, played by Aden Gillett (House of Eliott, Holby City), the father who embarks on an extraordinary campaign for justice for his son. (more...)

THE CARDINAL Finds Full Company at Southwark Payhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Natalie Simpson (Royal Shakespeare Company's recent productions of King Lear, Hamlet and Cymbeline) joins an eleven-strong cast to play Duchess Rosaura alongside the previously announced Stephen Boxer in THE CARDINAL at Southwark Playhouse. James Shirley's tragic masterpiece, directed by Justin Audibert, plays from 26 April - 27 May with a press performance on 28 April. (more...)

THE CARDINAL Comes to Southwark Playhouse Next Year
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

"All great men know, the soul of life is fame." (more...)

BWW Review: ORCA, Southwark Playhouse, 4 November 2016
by Gary Naylor - Nov 6, 2016

Gary Naylor sees an accomplished, eerie play about a remote Scottish community that doesn't quite have the courage of its convictions. (more...)

Rodney Ackland's AFTER OCTOBER Rediscovered at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

The first Central London production in eighty years of Rodney Ackland's After October opens at the Finborough Theatre for a limited four and a half week season on Tuesday, 22 November 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Papatango's ORCA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Papatango has just released rehearsal photos of Orca - Matt Grinter's winning entry from a record 1053 submissions to the 8th annual Papatango New Writing Prize. Alice Hamilton directs Aden Gillett, Simon Gregor, Carla Langley, Rona Morison and Ellie Turner in the production opening at Southwark Playhouse on 4 November, with previews from 2 November, running until 26 November. Design is by Frankie Bradshaw, with lighting by Johanna Town and sound by Richard Hammarton. (more...)

Papatango Announces Cast of ORCA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Papatango today announces the cast of Orca - Matt Grinter's winning entry from a record 1053 submissions to the 8thannual Papatango New Writing Prize. Alice Hamilton directs Aden Gillett, Simon Gregor, Carla Langley, Rona Morisonand Ellie Turner in the production opening at Southwark Playhouse on 4 November, with previews from 2 November, running until 26 November. Design is by Frankie Bradshaw, with lighting by Johanna Town and sound by Richard Hammarton. (more...)

BWW Reviews: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Rose Theatre Kingston, September 5 2014
by Gary Naylor - Sep 6, 2014

Gary Nayor sees a production of Shakespeare's most loved comedy brimming with the traditional charm and wit one has come to expect from the Globe Theatre, about to tour the Far East. (more...)

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