COME FROM AWAY Celebrate Canada Day With Random Acts Of KindnessCOME FROM AWAY Celebrate Canada Day With Random Acts Of Kindness
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019

Cast, band members and fans of hit musical Come From Away in London celebrated Canada Day today, 1 July, by performing at Tottenham Court Road Station and sharing random acts of kindness with 500 passing commuters by handing out £5 travelcards. With this show of goodwill they hoped to honour the spirit of the musical and the residents of Newfoundland, Canada who welcomed stranded air passengers from around the world in the wake of 911. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY Extends Its Run In The West EndCOME FROM AWAY Extends Its Run In The West End
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019

Hit musical Come From Away will extend its run in the West End until 15 February 2020. Telling the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded air passengers during the wake of 9/11, and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them, the critically acclaimed production recently earned great success at the Olivier Awards, winning "Best New Musical", "Best Theatre Choreographer", "Best Sound Design" and "Outstanding Achievement in Music". (more...)

Review Roundup: Did Critics Feel Welcomed to the Rock in the UK Premiere of COME FROM AWAY?Review Roundup: Did Critics Feel Welcomed to the Rock in the UK Premiere of COME FROM AWAY?
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2019

Telling the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded air passengers during the wake of 9/11, and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them, will be Jenna Boyd (Beulah and others), Nathanael Campbell (Bob and others), Clive Carter (Claude and others), Mary Doherty (Bonnie and others), Robert Hands(Nick, Doug and others), Helen Hobson (Diane and others), Jonathan Andrew Hume (Kevin J, Ali and others), Harry Morrison (Oz and others), Emma Salvo(Janice and others), David Shannon (Kevin T, Garth and others), Cat Simmons(Hannah and others) and Rachel Tucker (Beverley, Annette and others) with Mark Dugdale, Bob Harms, Kiara Jay, Kirsty Malpass, Tania Mathurin, Alexander McMorran, Brandon Lee Sears and Jennifer Tierney. (more...)

Photo: Islanders and From Aways Descend On London For COME FROM AWAY OpeningPhoto: Islanders and From Aways Descend On London For COME FROM AWAY Opening
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

Come From Away is gearing up for its official London opening next week, and to join in celebrations, the real-life Islanders and From Aways have descended on London! (more...)

Photo Flash: Get a Look at the West End Cast of COME FROM AWAY With These Exclusive Photos!Photo Flash: Get a Look at the West End Cast of COME FROM AWAY With These Exclusive Photos!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

Telling the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded air passengers during the wake of 9/11, and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them, Come From Away features a book, music and lyrics by Irene Sankoff and David Hein and is directed by Christopher Ashley, with musical staging by Kelly Devine, music supervision and arrangements by Ian Eisendrath, scenic design by Beowulf Boritt, costume design by Toni-Leslie James, lighting design by Howell Binkley, sound design by Gareth Owen, orchestrations by August Eriksmoen, and casting by Pippa Ailion CDG and Natalie Gallacher CDG. (more...)

BWW TV: Inside the Launch of the West End Production of COME FROM AWAYBWW TV: Inside the Launch of the West End Production of COME FROM AWAY
by TV - On the Road - Oct 18, 2018

The Tony Award-winning musical Come From Away had its official launch on October 10 at London's Canada House - where the full cast was unveiled! The show will have its European premiere at The Abbey Theatre this December, before transferring to The Phoenix Theatre in the West End. (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Rachel Tucker And The UK Cast Of COME FROM AWAYVIDEO: Get A First Look At Rachel Tucker And The UK Cast Of COME FROM AWAY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

The Tony Award-winning musical Come From Away had its official launch today at London's Canada House - where the full cast was unveiled! The show will have its European premiere at The Abbey Theatre this December, before transferring to The Phoenix Theatre in the West End. (more...)

Inside the Launch of the West End Production of COME FROM AWAY; Full Cast AnnouncedInside the Launch of the West End Production of COME FROM AWAY; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

The Tony Award-winning musical Come From Away had its official launch today at London's Canada House - where the full cast was unveiled! The show will have its European premiere at the Abbey Theatre this December, before transferring to the Phoenix Theatre in the West End. (more...)

Rachel Tucker and More Cast in COME FROM AWAY's European RunRachel Tucker and More Cast in COME FROM AWAY's European Run
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

Casting has been announced for COME FROM AWAY the Tony Award-winning musical which will land in Dublin for its long-awaited European premiere at the Abbey Theatre from 6 December 2018 to 19 January 2019 before transferring to London's West End next year for performances at the Phoenix Theatre from 30 January 2019. (more...)

Guest Blog: Actor and Producer Aaron Vodovoz On LONELY PLANETGuest Blog: Actor and Producer Aaron Vodovoz On LONELY PLANET
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

This month's London Pride Festival celebrates the equality and diversity within the LGBTQ+ community, showcasing them in talks, events and performances, and culminating with the iconic Pride parade. But as much as London Pride is about empowering the community and accepting who you are in all forms, it will always be rooted in the political activism that started it. (more...)

Surgent Theatre Announces Production Of Steven Dietz's LONELY PLANET To Open At Trafalgar StudiosSurgent Theatre Announces Production Of Steven Dietz's LONELY PLANET To Open At Trafalgar Studios
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

Surgent Theatre today announces their production of Steven Dietz's Lonely Planet to open at Trafalgar Studio 2 in the run up to London's iconic Pride parade. The play originally premiered in the US at the Northlight Theatre, Illinois in 1993 and this production made its UK premiere at the Tabard Theatre last year. Ian Brown returns to direct Alexander McMorran (Jody) and Aaron Vodovoz (Carl) for this strictly limited run; opening on 14 June, with previews from 12 June and running until 7 July. (more...)

Surgent Theatre Announces Production Of Steven Dietz's LONELY PLANET To Open At Trafalgar StudiosSurgent Theatre Announces Production Of Steven Dietz's LONELY PLANET To Open At Trafalgar Studios
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Surgent Theatre today announces their production of Steven Dietz's Lonely Planet to open at Trafalgar Studio 2 in the run up to London's iconic Pride parade. The play originally premiered in the US at the Northlight Theatre, Illinois in 1993 and this production made its UK premiere at the Tabard Theatre last year. Ian Brown returns to direct Alexander McMorran (Jody) and Aaron Vodovoz (Carl) for this strictly limited run; opening on 14 June, with previews from 12 June and running until 7 July. (more...)

Surgent Theatre Announces Production Of Steven Dietz's LONELY PLANET To Open At Trafalgar StudiosSurgent Theatre Announces Production Of Steven Dietz's LONELY PLANET To Open At Trafalgar Studios
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

Surgent Theatre today announces their production of Steven Dietz's Lonely Planet to open at Trafalgar Studio 2 in the run up to London's iconic Pride parade. The play originally premiered in the US at the Northlight Theatre, Illinois in 1993 and this production made its UK premiere at the Tabard Theatre last year. Ian Brown returns to direct Alexander McMorran (Jody) and Aaron Vodovoz (Carl) for this strictly limited run; opening on 14 June, with previews from 12 June and running until 7 July. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, New Wimbledon Studio Theatre, May 27 2015
by Gary Naylor - May 28, 2015

Gary Naylor sees a gender-flipped Taming of the Shrew that would benefit from further focus on its two lead lovers (and fighters). (more...)

BWW Reviews: JULIUS CAESAR, Saatchi Gallery, October 2 2014
by Gary Naylor - Oct 3, 2014

Gary Naylor sees the first ever drama production to be hosted by the Saatchi Gallery, Proud Haddock's smart Julius Caesar, set in the present day - and powerfully so. (more...)