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Bio:
Alexandra is a London-based playwright. Her plays include THE HUMAN EAR (Paines Plough); a translation of Manfred Karge's MAN TO MAN (Wales Millennium Centre); AGES (Old Vic New Voices); MERIT (Plymouth Drum); THE INITIATE (Paines Plough, winner of a Scotsman Fringe First); THE EMPTY QUARTER ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Alexandra is a London-based playwright. Her plays include THE HUMAN EAR (Paines Plough); a translation of Manfred Karge's MAN TO MAN (Wales Millennium Centre); AGES (Old Vic New Voices); MERIT (Plymouth Drum); THE INITIATE (Paines Plough, winner of a Scotsman Fringe First); THE EMPTY QUARTER ... (read complete bio)
Audible Announces Third Emerging Playwrights Fund Class Photo Audible Announces Third Emerging Playwrights Fund Class
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 24, 2020

Audible has announced  its latest Emerging Playwrights Fund class.

Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Recipients of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiat Photo Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Recipients of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiative Commissions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2020

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced this year's six recipients of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiative commissions. The commissioned writers are Kate Attwell, Mia Chung, Noah Diaz, Julia Izumi, Ife Olujobi, and Stacey Rose.

International Actors Star In GRUESOME PLAYGROUND INJURIES In Vancouver Photo International Actors Star In GRUESOME PLAYGROUND INJURIES In Vancouver
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 16, 2020

An International cast brings to life Doug and Kathleen in Gruesome Playground Injuries next month at The Cultch Theatre in Vancouver.

International Cast Stars In GRUESOME PLAYGROUND INJURIES In Vancouver Photo International Cast Stars In GRUESOME PLAYGROUND INJURIES In Vancouver
by Stephi Wild - Jan 14, 2020

An international cast is set to star in a new production of Gruesome Playground Injuries next month. The original production premiered at the Alley Theatre in Houston in 2009, then off-Broadway in 2011. The play will be put up during the both romantic and equally commercialized Valentine's day season.

BWW Review: THE TYLER SISTER, Hampstead Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE TYLER SISTER, Hampstead Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Jan 8, 2020

Hampstead Theatre opens the new year with a heartwarming but generally forgettable play on their smaller stage. The Tyler Sisters follows three girls as they grow up and find their place in the world from 1990 to 2030. What the audience gets to see of this time frame in the life of women who might not like each other all the time but who are bound by blood is a series of single scenes for each one of the 40 years.

Photo Flash: First Look at THE TYLER SISTERS at Hampstead Theatre Photo Photo Flash: First Look at THE TYLER SISTERS at Hampstead Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jan 6, 2020

The Tyler Sisters comes to the Hampstead Theatre, beginning January 7.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal For THE TYLER SISTERS at Hampstead Theatre Photo Photo Flash: In Rehearsal For THE TYLER SISTERS at Hampstead Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Dec 2, 2019

The world premiere of The Tyler Sisters, written by Alexandra Wood, will open at Hampstead Theatre on Tuesday 7 January 2020. Directed by Abigail Graham, this innovative new play explores the deep and unruly waters of sisterhood. The cast will include Caroline Faber as Maddy, Angela Griffin as Katrina and Bryony Hannah as Gail.

Full Programme Of Events Announced Around Ai Weiwei's New Flag For Human Rights Photo Full Programme Of Events Announced Around Ai Weiwei's New Flag For Human Rights
by Stephi Wild - Jun 12, 2019

Today the full programme of events has been announced around Fly The Flag, a major new project marking the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and brand new images of Ai Weiwei with young people have been released.

Vibrant - A Festival Of Finborough Playwrights Returns For 11th Year Photo Vibrant - A Festival Of Finborough Playwrights Returns For 11th Year
by Stephi Wild - May 16, 2019

Now in its eleventh consecutive year, the multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre presents Vibrant 2019 A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, its annual explosion of new writing, running between 16 June-4 July 2019.

MTC Announces Full Cast For CONTINUITY Photo MTC Announces Full Cast For CONTINUITY
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 5, 2019

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) are pleased to announce the complete casting for the world premiere of Continuity, the new play by Lortel and Drama Desk Award nominee Bess Wohl (Small Mouth Sounds, American Hero) and directed by Tony Award nominee Rachel Chavkin (Hadestown; Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812). The production will feature Max Baker (1984, The Explorers Club), Jasmine Batchelor (The River), Rosal Colon ('Orange is the New Black,' Between Riverside and Crazy), Curran Connor (Pidgeon, A Picture of Autumn), Garcia ('Tales of the City'), Darren Goldstein (Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes, The Madrid), Alex Hurt (Cardinal, The Whirligig) and Megan Ketch (The Big Wedding, 'American Gothic').

Donmar Warehouse Announces Michael Longhurst's First Season - FAR AWAY, EUROPE & More Photo Donmar Warehouse Announces Michael Longhurst's First Season - FAR AWAY, EUROPE & More!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 2, 2019

The first production will be a revival of David Greig's visionary early play Europe, directed by Michael Longhurst in his first production as Artistic Director of the Donmar. Written 25 years ago, it is prophetic in its vision of Europe today - as a continent, a refuge, an idea. Cast includes Billy Howle (MotherFatherSon, On Chesil Beach), Kevork Malikyan (Exodus: Gods and Kings, The Cut), Faye Marsay (Game of Thrones, The Darkest Hour), Stephen Wight (The Paradise, Bluestone 42), and Shane Zaza (Happy Valley, Press).

The Theater At The 14th Street Y Co-Presents The World Premiere Of / we / Photo The Theater At The 14th Street Y Co-Presents The World Premiere Of / we /
by Stephi Wild - Mar 6, 2019

The Theater at the 14th Street Y co-presents the world premiere of /we / featuring MICHIYAYA Dance on Thursday April 25, at 7:30 pm, Friday April 26, at 8:00 pm, Saturday April 27, at 7:30 pm, Sunday April 28, at 4:00 pm.

Vibrant Festival Returns For its Tenth Year Photo Vibrant Festival Returns For its Tenth Year
by Stephi Wild - Sep 7, 2018

Now in its tenth consecutive year, the multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre presents Vibrant 2018 - A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, its annual explosion of new writing, running between 7-25 October 2018.

Agatha Christie'sTHE MIRROR CRACK'D To Be Adapted For The Stage For The First Time Ev Photo Agatha Christie'sTHE MIRROR CRACK'D To Be Adapted For The Stage For The First Time Ever In The UK
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2018

Wales Millennium Centre and Wiltshire Creative are thrilled to announce the first ever UK stage adaptation of Agatha Christie's much-loved Miss Marple thriller The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side. The Mirror Crack'd will be a European Premiere, opening at Salisbury Playhouse on 15 February before touring to Dublin, Cambridge and Cardiff. The Mirror Crack'd will have an Opening Night on 25 February.

Rachel Chavkin to Direct MTC's World Premiere of CONTINUITY Photo Rachel Chavkin to Direct MTC's World Premiere of CONTINUITY
by Julie Musbach - Mar 19, 2018

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) are pleased to announce the world premiere of Continuity, the new play by Lortel and Drama Desk Award nominee Bess Wohl (Small Mouth Sounds, American Hero) and directed by Tony Award nominee Rachel Chavkin (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812).

Directors Announced for BEAM2018 Biennial Showcase Photo Directors Announced for BEAM2018 Biennial Showcase
by Stephi Wild - Feb 8, 2018

Musical Theatre Network and Mercury Musical Developments today announce Hannah Chissick, Adam Lenson, James Dacre, Peter Rowe, Josh Seymour, Tania Azevedo, Cressida Carre and Kate Golledge as directors for the eight 25-minute extracts from new musicals to be presented at BEAM2018.

Paines Plough Announce Programme 2018 Photo Paines Plough Announce Programme 2018
by Julie Musbach - Feb 2, 2018

Artistic Directors of Paines Plough James Grieve and George Perrin today announced the company's full Programme 2018.

Programme Announced For BEAM2018   The Biennial Industry Showcase Of New British Musi Photo Programme Announced For BEAM2018 The Biennial Industry Showcase Of New British Musical Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Dec 18, 2017

Musical Theatre Network and Mercury Musical Developments today announce the programme selected from their pitching days held around the UK between September and November for BEAM2018. Fifty-eight of the new British musicals pitched at these days have been selected to be shared at the biennial industry showcase which will next year be held at Theatre Royal Stratford East on 1 and 2 March. BEAM is designed for anyone in a position to help develop and stage new British musicals to attend, bringing the most exciting musical theatre projects together from around the UK for industry professionals to grab the opportunity to become involved from the early stages of development.

Wales Millennium Centre Makes BAM Debut with Manfred Karge's MAN TO MAN Tonight Photo Wales Millennium Centre Makes BAM Debut with Manfred Karge's MAN TO MAN Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

The Wales Millennium Centre makes its BAM debut with Manfred Karge's 1982 German masterpiece, Man to Man, a classic Weimar-era survival story, running tonight, November 7, through November 11, 2017.

Wales Millennium Centre to Make BAM Debut with Manfred Karge's MAN TO MAN Photo Wales Millennium Centre to Make BAM Debut with Manfred Karge's MAN TO MAN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

The Wales Millennium Centre will make its BAM debut with Manfred Karge's 1982 German masterpiece, Man to Man, a classic Weimar-era survival story, running November 7-11, 2017.

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