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Almeida Theatre Announces On-Demand Streaming For HYMN Photo Almeida Theatre Announces On-Demand Streaming For HYMN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2021

Following an acclaimed, sold-out run of live streamed performances, a recording of Hymn will be available to stream on-demand for a limited time from Wednesday 3 – Tuesday 9 March.

Mountview Welcomes Dame Rosemary Squire as New Chairman and Giles Terera as Deputy Ch Photo Mountview Welcomes Dame Rosemary Squire as New Chairman and Giles Terera as Deputy Chairman
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2021

Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts has today announced the appointment of Dame Rosemary Squire, the Joint Chief Executive of Trafalgar Entertainment, to be the next Chairman of Mountview when the current Chairman, Dame Vikki Heywood completes her eight-year term in October of this year.

BWW Review: HYMN at Almeida Theatre (online) Photo BWW Review: HYMN at Almeida Theatre (online)
by Louise Penn - Feb 19, 2021

Two men meet at a funeral in Lolita Chakrabarti's intense and uncompromising new play, which proves a lively yet thoughtful piece on family and friendship and features her husband, Adrian Lester, in the cast.

BWW Feature: WE SAW THEM FIRST/THE MUSICAL ACTORS - Five Musicals Whose Male Performe Photo BWW Feature: WE SAW THEM FIRST/THE MUSICAL ACTORS - Five Musicals Whose Male Performers Later Became Stars
by Matt Wolf - Feb 15, 2021

We've looked across successive weeks at a range of plays over time that offered crucial opportunities to an array of then little-known men and women who have since shot to varying degrees of renown. Now, it's time to cast a glance at those stage musicals in London that brought to the attention of keen-eyed playgoers various names whom the world would get to know later.

Hearts For The Arts 2021 Recognizes the UK's Unsung Local Authority Arts Heroes Photo Hearts For The Arts 2021 Recognizes the UK's Unsung Local Authority Arts Heroes
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2021

The winners have been announced for the annual National Campaign for the Arts' (NCA) Hearts for the Arts Awards 2021. The awards celebrate the unsung heroes of Local Authorities who are championing the arts against all odds.

Almeida Theatre Presents a Live Stream of Lolita Chakrabarti's HYMN Photo Almeida Theatre Presents a Live Stream of Lolita Chakrabarti's HYMN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2021

The Almeida Theatre announces live streamed performances of Lolita Chakrabarti's Hymn. 

PHOTO: First Look at Josh O'Connor and Jessie Buckley In the National Theatre's ROMEO Photo PHOTO: First Look at Josh O'Connor and Jessie Buckley In the National Theatre's ROMEO & JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2021

A first-look image has today been released for the National Theatre’s Romeo & Juliet, a feature film for broadcast on Sky Arts and PBS this April. The image features Romeo, played by Josh O’Connor (The Crown, God’s Own Country) and Juliet, played by Jessie Buckley (Chernobyl, Judy), as they meet by moonlight at Juliet’s balcony. The image was taken during filming at the National Theatre.  

BWW Review: STAGED, SERIES 2, BBC One Photo BWW Review: STAGED, SERIES 2, BBC One
by Eleni Cashell - Jan 26, 2021

Staged is back on our screens, and this time David Tennant and Michael Sheen are bickering over an American remake of their own series.

The BroadwayWorld Beginner's Guide to: Shakespeare Photo The BroadwayWorld Beginner's Guide to: Shakespeare
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jan 22, 2021

One of the few positives that has come out of the pandemic is that there has never been more opportunity to experience something new. Theatre, ballet and opera companies have quickly realised that their reach is now potentially world-wide and a new audience awaits online. For many, their introduction to Shakespeare came at school and this experience probably set up your opinion of his work until this day. You may have fallen in love with him, but often people’s memories are of dry, tedious and impenetrable text. Broadway World would like to try and change that with this beginner's guide.

Five 2021 London Shows We Can't Wait To See Photo Five 2021 London Shows We Can't Wait To See
by Matt Wolf - Jan 10, 2021

In the spirit of eternal optimism, here is a handful of London show titles promised for the year ahead that have us giddy with anticipation to be in a playhouse once again.

Olivia Colman, Paapa Essiedu, And Sir Lenny Henry Announced As Guests For Mountview L Photo Olivia Colman, Paapa Essiedu, And Sir Lenny Henry Announced As Guests For Mountview Live Season 4
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2020

Mountview LIVE, the series of online conversations with leading industry professionals, has announced the line-up for their fourth season. The latest season begins this evening with Lenny Henry, followed by rising star Paapa Essiedu and Academy Award-winning actress Olivia Colman.

Almeida Theatre Announces Socially Distanced Season of Three World Premieres for Chri Photo Almeida Theatre Announces Socially Distanced Season of Three World Premieres for Christmas 2020 and Into 2021
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2020

Almeida Theatre has announced a socially distanced season of three world premieres for Christmas 2020 and into 2021.

Almeida Theatre Announces In-Person Productions Beginning December 2 Photo Almeida Theatre Announces In-Person Productions Beginning December 2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020

Almeida Theatre will launch its season on December 2 with Nine Lessons And Carols, a new play from Chris Bush examining themes of isolation and connection. 

Mountview Live Announces Craig Revel Horwood, Paule Constable & Tom Piper, and Adrian Photo Mountview Live Announces Craig Revel Horwood, Paule Constable & Tom Piper, and Adrian Lester For Season 3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2020

Mountview LIVE, the series of online conversations with leading theatre professionals, have announced the line-up for their third season. Reflecting the breadth of skills taught at Mountview, the latest season includes Strictly Come Dancing star Craig Revel Horwood; one of our leading actors and directors, Adrian Lester; lighting designer Paule Constable and designer Tom Piper.

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of August 10 Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of August 10
by Stephi Wild - Aug 12, 2020

Need something new to read or listen to? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases! This week's newly-announced releases include music from Forbidden Broadway, the cast recording for A Killer Party, and more.

The National Theatre Announces A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, THE DEEP BLUE SEA, and More Photo The National Theatre Announces A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, THE DEEP BLUE SEA, and More to Be Streamed as Part of National Theatre at Home
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2020

The National Theatre today announces a further five productions that will be streamed as a part of the National Theatre at Home series.

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of June 1 - AMELIE U.K. Cast Recording, THE LE Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of June 1 - AMELIE U.K. Cast Recording, THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Novel, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 3, 2020

Need something new to listen to or read? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases, including The Lehman Trilogy, Amelie U.K. Cast Recording, and more!

The Old Vic Launches New Programming Through YOUR OLD VIC - Streaming Productions, Ev Photo The Old Vic Launches New Programming Through YOUR OLD VIC - Streaming Productions, Events, Podcast, and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2020

Today, The Old Vic announces details of Your Old Vic, a programme of creative, fun and inspiring events, projects and content to keep the theatre connected with audiences, and audiences connected with each other.

Belgrade Theatre Announces Online Programming and Launches Autumn Season Photo Belgrade Theatre Announces Online Programming and Launches Autumn Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2020

Tickets for the Belgrade Theatre's Autumn Season go on general release today with a whole range of exciting productions to look forward to when the lockdown is lifted.

Belgrade Theatre Launches Autumn 2020 Season Featuring THE CROWN - LIVE! and More Photo Belgrade Theatre Launches Autumn 2020 Season Featuring THE CROWN - LIVE! and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2020

While venues across the UK have temporarily shut their doors in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Belgrade Theatre is already looking forward to an exciting new season, offering plenty to look forward to once the lockdown is over.

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