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BWW Review: THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH, Almeida Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH, Almeida Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Oct 14, 2021

Saoirse Ronan provides a much needed opportunity to listen and learn from Shakespeare's tale of ambition's dangers amidst much wailing and gnashing of teeth

 Full Cast Announced For THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH at Almeida Theatre Photo Full Cast Announced For THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH at Almeida Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Aug 18, 2021

Ya√ęl Farber¬†directs¬†James McArdle¬†and¬†Saoirse Ronan, in an elemental production about a world in transformation, the shadows in all of us, and one couple‚Äôs spine-chilling quest for power.¬†¬†

Panelists Announced For Giles Terera's THE MEANING OF ZONG Open Conversation Photo Panelists Announced For Giles Terera's THE MEANING OF ZONG Open Conversation
by Stephi Wild - Mar 29, 2021

This Wednesday 31 Mar, Bristol Old Vic will host a free Open Conversation around Giles Terera's debut play The Meaning Of Zong, looking at the issues raised by the play and its resonance today.

Bristol Old Vic Premiere THE MEANING OF ZONG To Be Broadcast as BBC Radio Play This M Photo Bristol Old Vic Premiere THE MEANING OF ZONG To Be Broadcast as BBC Radio Play This Month
by Stephi Wild - Mar 12, 2021

As the UK approaches the anniversary of theatre closures due to lockdown, Bristol Old Vic partners with the BBC Lights Up season celebrating British Theatre and new writing, with a radio broadcast of Olivier Award-winner Giles Terera's debut play, The Meaning of Zong. 

Bristol Old Vic Launches Full Season Of Digital Theatre For Spring 2021 Photo Bristol Old Vic Launches Full Season Of Digital Theatre For Spring 2021
by Stephi Wild - Feb 15, 2021

Bristol Old Vic today announced an ambitious range of digital work running Feb-May to keep people entertained through the Spring and beyond, allowing stories to be shared and creativity to flourish in new ways once again.

BWW Review: DIRTY CRUSTY, The Yard Theatre Photo BWW Review: DIRTY CRUSTY, The Yard Theatre
by Mert Dilek - Oct 31, 2019

It's not been a long time since Clare Barron took both New York and London by storm with her 2018 play Dance Nation, whose portrayal of a group of teenage competitive dancers had gloriously ruptured into feminist fireworks. Her next work to appear on a London stage is not a new play, but an earlier piece titled Dirty Crusty. Directed by Jay Miller, this hyped-up production at The Yard thrusts itself upon the audience with a near-reckless openness, but consistently proves devoid of anything that could transform its daring, even subversive, spirit into meaningful substance.

VIDEO: Rosamund Pike, Kate Winslet and Taron Egerton Lend Voices to MOOMINVALLEY Photo VIDEO: Rosamund Pike, Kate Winslet and Taron Egerton Lend Voices to MOOMINVALLEY
by Stage Tube - Jan 28, 2019

Sky One has released the trailer for Moominvalley. Based on the much-loved Moomin stories by Finnish-Swedish artist Tove Jansson, upcoming family drama is coming to Sky One and Sky Kids Easter 2019.

Fuel Presents THE DARK by Nick Makoha Photo Fuel Presents THE DARK by Nick Makoha
by Stephi Wild - Jan 10, 2019

Fuel open Tron Theatre's main house season this Spring with The Dark (15 & 16 Feb), the harrowing and uplifting autobiographical story of poet Nick Makoha's migration with his mother at the age of four to escape a country divided by dictatorship and consumed by conflict.

Cast Announced For Olivier Award-Winner Giles Terera's Workshop Performance of THE ME Photo Cast Announced For Olivier Award-Winner Giles Terera's Workshop Performance of THE MEANING OF ZONG
by Stephi Wild - Oct 9, 2018

Hamilton's Olivier Award-winning actor Giles Terera will present his new play The Meaning of Zong on Bristol Old Vic's stage this Thursday (11 Oct) for a one-night-only workshop performance. The piece examines the massacre aboard the slave ship Zong in 1781 and the repercussions of these events, which influenced the growing abolition movement in the UK. This rehearsed reading will be followed by a free post-show talk with Giles Terera, Tom Morris and the cast.

Exclusive Pre-Release screening of MACBETH Set for Notre Dame October 24th Photo Exclusive Pre-Release screening of MACBETH Set for Notre Dame October 24th
by Robert Diamond - Oct 17, 2017

Shakespeare at Notre Dame announces the first United States screening of Kit Monkman's film Macbeth, a bold new interpretation of the classic tragedy filmed entirely on green screens. Macbeth will screen at 8pm on Tuesday, October 24th at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center at the University of Notre Dame. A Q&A with the film's co-writer and Shakespeare advisor, Judith Buchanan, will follow.

BWW Review: MEDEA, Bristol Old Vic
by Tim Wright - May 11, 2017

Oh dear. It's hard to know where to start with this confused and disjointed version of Euripides' tragedy.  Based on a concept by director George Mann, this new production weaves the Greek myth of Medea with the story of Maddy - a modern woman who is cheated on and suddenly divorced by her husband.

All-Female Cast Reclaim MEDEA for the Modern Era at Bristol Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Bristol Old Vic today announced a brand new version of Medea which will weave together the poetic Greek tragedy by Euripides and a contemporary story of female injustice, written by Chino Odimba and performed by an all-female cast. 

BWW Interview: Jack Shalloo On THE LITTLE MATCHGIRL AND OTHER HAPPIER TALES
by Marianka Swain - Nov 17, 2016

Singer and actor Jack Shalloo's theatre credits include Madness musical Our House, Departure Lounge and Hamlet the Musical, and he released an album, London Soul, in 2011. He's currently appearing in The Little Matchgirl and Other Happier Tales at Shakespeare's Globe, which begins previews on 24 November.

AMADEUS Leads October's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Oct 1, 2016

London is never short of theatre temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From Amadeus and a starry Stoppard revival to exciting new musicals, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews…

Full Cast Announced for New Musical A PACIFIST'S GUIDE TO THE WAR ON CANCER
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 22, 2016

Full cast is today announced for the world premiere of new musical A Pacifist's Guide to the War on Cancer with book by Bryony Kimmings and Brian Lobel, music by Tom Parkinson and lyrics by Bryony Kimmings.  Francesca Mills, Max Runham and Lottie Vallis complete the company and join the previously announced Naana Agyei-Ampadu, Amy Booth-Steel, Hal Fowler, Amanda Hadingue, Akiya Henry, Golda Rosheuvel, Rose Shalloo, Gareth Snook and Gary Wood.

Casting Announced for Bryony Kimmings' A PACIFIST'S GUIDE TO THE WAR ON CANCER
by Marianka Swain - Jun 2, 2016

A casting update is announced today for the world premiere of new musical A Pacifist's Guide to the War on Cancer with book by Bryony Kimmings and Brian Lobel, music by Tom Parkinson and lyrics by Bryony Kimmings. Kimmings directs a cast including Naana Agyei-Ampadu, Amy Booth-Steel, Hal Fowler, Amanda Hadingue, Akiya Henry, Golda Rosheuvel, Rose Shalloo, Gareth Snook and Gary Wood.

Ken Urban's SENSE OF AN ENDING Premieres at Theatre503 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

The world premiere of award-winning playwright Ken Urban's Sense of an Ending, directed by Jonathan O'Boyle, will be showing at Theatre503 from May. This compelling political thriller shines a light on journalistic truth amid the atrocity of the Rwandan genocide. The production will run at Theatre503, The Latchmere, 503 Battersea Park Road, London SW11 3BW from today 12th May through Saturday 6th June 2015. Press Night: Friday 15th May 2015.

Cast Set for Ken Urban's SENSE OF AN ENDING World Premiere at Theatre503 This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

The world premiere of award-winning playwright Ken Urban's Sense of an Ending, directed by Jonathan O'Boyle, will be showing at Theatre503 from May. This compelling political thriller shines a light on journalistic truth amid the atrocity of the Rwandan genocide. The production will run at Theatre503, The Latchmere, 503 Battersea Park Road, London SW11 3BW from Tuesday 12th May through Saturday 6th June 2015. Press Night: Friday 15th May 2015.

Ben Addis, Akiya Henry & More to Star in DEPOSIT at Hampstead Downstairs
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 20, 2015

Hampstead has announced that the cast for Matt Hartley's Hampstead Downstairs debut is Ben Addis, Akiya Henry, Jack Monaghan and Laura Morgan.

BWW Reviews: Visually Stunning A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Wows Audiences at The Broad Stage
by Shari Barrett - Apr 18, 2014

The production is visually stunning, blending live actors, puppets and keenly choreographed movement that breathe life into everyday inanimate objects. The puppetry involves a huge range of ground-breaking techniques and variety of creations - from the smallest mechanical creatures to the huge god-like masks and limbs that represent Oberon and Titania, King and Queen of the Fairies.

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