EUROPE Leads June's Top 10 New London ShowsEUROPE Leads June's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - May 26, 2019

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a drama about Europe to immersive Shakespeare and open-air opera, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews, interviews and features! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at RUTHERFORD AND SONPhoto Flash: First Look at RUTHERFORD AND SON
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2019

In a Northern industrial town, John Rutherford rules both factory and family with an iron will. But even as the furnaces burn relentlessly at the Glassworks, at home his children begin to turn against him. (more...)

Lyric Hammersmith Theatre Announces Rachel O'Riordan's First Season As Artistic DirectorLyric Hammersmith Theatre Announces Rachel O'Riordan's First Season As Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019

The Lyric Hammersmith Theatre today announces its 2019/2020 programme of work, Rachel O'Riordan's inaugural season as Artistic Director: (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the National's RUTHERFORD AND SONPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with the National's RUTHERFORD AND SON
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2019

In a Northern industrial town, John Rutherford rules both factory and family with an iron will. But even as the furnaces burn relentlessly at the Glassworks, at home his children begin to turn against him. (more...)

National Theatre Announces Listings For May - October 2019National Theatre Announces Listings For May - October 2019
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019

National Theatre has announced its listings for May - October 2019. Check out the full lineup below! (more...)

West End Production of SUMMER AND SMOKE Must Close 19 JanuaryWest End Production of SUMMER AND SMOKE Must Close 19 January
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019

Sonia Friedman Productions confirms the previously announced end-date of 19 January 2019 for the West End production of Summer and Smoke. Audiences have less than three weeks to catch Rebecca Frecknall's critically acclaimed revival and reinvention of Tennessee Williams' intoxicating and gripping classic. This breathtaking production starring the sensational Patsy Ferran and Matthew Needham completes its highly successful West End run at the Duke of York's Theatre. (more...)

BWW Interview: Forbes Masson Talks SUMMER AND SMOKEBWW Interview: Forbes Masson Talks SUMMER AND SMOKE
by Rona Kelly - Dec 21, 2018

Music sits very much at the heart of director Rebecca Fracknell's vision of Summer and Smoke, the stage surrounded by pianos. Giving us an insight into how that world is created on stage, actor Forbes Masson also shares how that music continues offstage with a certain cast tradition. (more...)

BWW Review: SUMMER AND SMOKE, Duke Of York's TheatreBWW Review: SUMMER AND SMOKE, Duke Of York's Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Nov 21, 2018

Rebecca Frecknall's production of Summer and Smoke lands in the West End after a starry run at Almeida Theatre earlier this year. In its new incarnation, one of Tennessee Williams' undervalued pieces is turned into an aesthetic dream to inspire a broader reflection on how the 1948 play resonates 70 years later. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SUMMER & SMOKE at Duke of Yorks TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at SUMMER & SMOKE at Duke of Yorks Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2018

The West End transfer of Tennessee Williams' intoxicating and rarely staged classic, Summer and Smoke, follows a sold-out and critically lauded run at the Almeida Theatre. Directed by the Almeida's Associate Director Rebecca Frecknall with the full cast reprising their roles for the West End run, this innovative new production of Summer and Smoke has a limited run from 10 November 2018 - 19 January 2019, at the Duke Of York's Theatre, with press night on Tuesday 20 November at 7pm. (more...)

HADESTOWN Leads November's Top 10 New London ShowsHADESTOWN Leads November's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Oct 27, 2018

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From new musicals to Shakespeare, Pinter and Magic Mike, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld reviews, interviews and features! (more...)

BWW Review: OTHELLOMACBETH, Lyric HammersmithBWW Review: OTHELLOMACBETH, Lyric Hammersmith
by Rona Kelly - Oct 11, 2018

'But men are men...' Gender is taking centre stage in the current climate, telling her story not history. From new writes like SIX and The Old Vic's Sylvia, to the reframing of classics from a female perspective, the Liverpool Everyman's female led Othello and the Globe's Imogen prove the relevance of these texts to modern audiences. Elayce Ismail and Jude Christian's othellomacbeth is a hybrid of these: retelling two of Shakespeare's greatest plays, with the emphasis on the women and new additions. While bold it may be, the result is a mixed bag of 'confused events, new hatch'd to [this] woeful time'. (more...)

Less Than Six Weeks Until The West End Transfer Of Tennessee Williams' SUMMER AND SMOKELess Than Six Weeks Until The West End Transfer Of Tennessee Williams' SUMMER AND SMOKE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

To celebrate less than six weeks until the West End transfer, an exclusive trailer for Tennessee Williams' intoxicating and rarely staged classic, Summer and Smoke, has been released. (more...)

BWW Review: AN ADVENTURE, Bush TheatreBWW Review: AN ADVENTURE, Bush Theatre
by Charlie Wilks - Sep 12, 2018

Documenting his grandparent's experiences of moving overseas, Vinay Patel has written a three-hour epic, which puts ethical choice and identity at the forefront of the narrative. Spanning 60 years and a couple of generations, Madani Younis' production is a beautiful reminder of the importance of family, and the values we place upon it. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at AN ADVENTURE at Bush TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at AN ADVENTURE at Bush Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

A drama of unprecedented scope and heart, spanning seven decades and three continents, inspired by the experiences of his immigrant grandparents, Vinay Patel's An Adventure opens at Bush Theatre on 6 September (press night 11 September). (more...)

Book Now For Tennessee Williams' SUMMER AND SMOKE in the West EndBook Now For Tennessee Williams' SUMMER AND SMOKE in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

Following a critically acclaimed, sold-out run at the Almeida Theatre, Rebecca Frecknall's production of Tennessee Williams' SUMMER AND SMOKE transfers to the West End's Duke of York's Theatre for a strictly limited season. Book tickets here! (more...)

Tennessee Williams' SUMMER AND SMOKE Transfers To The Duke Of York's TheatreTennessee Williams' SUMMER AND SMOKE Transfers To The Duke Of York's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

The West End transfer of Tennessee Williams' intoxicating and rarely staged classic, Summer and Smoke, follows a sold-out and critically lauded run at the Almeida Theatre. Directed by the Almeida's Associate Director Rebecca Frecknall with the full cast reprising their roles for the West End run, this innovative new production of Summer and Smoke has a limited run from 10 November 2018 - 19 January 2019, at the Duke Of York's Theatre, with press night on Tuesday 20 November at 7pm. (more...)

Further Events Announced For Almeida For Free Summer & SmokeFurther Events Announced For Almeida For Free Summer & Smoke
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

Further events are today announced for Almeida For Free - Summer & Smoke, the Almeida Theatre's free festival for anyone aged 25 and under taking place from Tuesday 3 - Thursday 5 April. (more...)

BWW Review: SUMMER AND SMOKE, Almeida TheatreBWW Review: SUMMER AND SMOKE, Almeida Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Mar 8, 2018

Bold re-imagining of an early Tennessee Williams play that gives its themes a universality in a uniquely theatrical experience. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SUMMER AND SMOKE at Almeida TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at SUMMER AND SMOKE at Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

The girl who said 'no' - she doesn't exist anymore, she died last summer - suffocated in smoke from something on fire inside her. In the heat of summer - under the wings of an angel - Alma meets John. Trapped between desire and fear in a life of obligation, her world turns upside down in the search for salvation. Check out photos from the production below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals for SUMMER AND SMOKE at the AlmeidaPhoto Flash: Inside Rehearsals for SUMMER AND SMOKE at the Almeida
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

The girl who said 'no' - she doesn't exist anymore, she died last summer - suffocated in smoke from something on fire inside her. In the heat of summer - under the wings of an angel - Alma meets John. (more...)

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