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FEMINIST THEATRE - THEN & NOW Out From Supernova Books On This May
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 10, 2024

Celebrate 50 years of Feminist Theatre with the release of 'Feminist Theatre - Then & Now' by Supernova Books.

Friends and Colleagues Celebrate the Life of Murray Melvin
by Stephi Wild - Aug 24, 2023

On Sunday 13 August friends, colleagues and loved ones came together to raise a glass and celebrate the life of actor, archivist and author Murray Melvin. The event was organised by Murray’s close friend and mentee, Artistic Director Kerry Kyriacos Michael. The day consisted of performances, tributes and speeches.

Photos: First Look at San Jose Stage Company's MEET JOHN DOE
by Stephi Wild - Nov 29, 2022

San Jose Stage Company has released all new production photos from The Stage’s World Premiere adaptation of Frank Capra’s classic MEET JOHN DOE by Robert Riskin.

Cast And Creative Team For MEET JOHN DOE Announced At San Jose Stage Co.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 11, 2022

San Jose Stage Company (Randall King, Artistic Director and Cathleen King, Executive Director) has announced the full cast and creative team for The Stage’s World Premiere adaptation of Frank Capra’s classic MEET JOHN DOE by Robert Riskin.

Rehearsals For 2021-2022 Ballet Palm Beach Season Begin August 16th
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2021

The productions include a debut production of Peter Pan & Tinker Bell on Thursday through Sunday, October 14 - 17, 2021 in the Rinker Playhouse, The Nutcracker performed in the grand 2,195-seat Dreyfoos Hall on Saturday, and Sunday, December 4 and 5, 2021, and Giselle in the Rinker Playhouse on Friday through Sunday, March 4 - 6, 2022.

Audible Inks Multi-Project Development and First Look Deal With Elizabeth Banks
by TV News Desk - Jun 17, 2021

Multi-cast scripted comedy series Fugly, created by Jenny Rachel Weiner, will center on a 20-something researcher for a tech company who goes undercover at a high school to find out what makes today’s teens tick, and finds herself at the center of a gender war.

BWW Review: UNCLE VANYA, Theatre Royal Bath
by Kerrie Nicholson - Jul 31, 2019

In his introduction to the play in the programme, David Hare remarks that: a?oeit's not just that Vanya soaks up a bewildering variety of interpretation... it's also, that, in the theatre, it's often hard to discern exactly what it's about.a?? This elusiveness characterises this specially commissioned production at Theatre Royal Bath very well: it's sumptuously staged with some brilliant performances, yet the changes of tone don't quite blend as well as they may.

Photo Flash: First Look at UNCLE VANYA at Theatre Royal Bath
by Stephi Wild - Jul 26, 2019

Theatre Royal Bath Productions today releases production images for Uncle Vanya, which sees Rupert Everett direct his first stage play and lead the cast in Chekhov's theatrical masterpiece in a new version by renowned playwright and screenwriter David Hare. The production runs in the Main House until Saturday 3 August with opening night for press now on Tuesday 30 July.

Further Casting Announced For Theatre Royal Bath's 2019 Summer Season
by Stephi Wild - May 28, 2019

Jonathan Church, Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Bath's Summer Season 2019 today announces further casting for its upcoming programme of eight plays.

Clean Break Celebrates 40th Year With New Anthology of Monologues and Launch at Donmar Warehouse
by Cindy Marcolina - May 14, 2019

Jenny Hicks and Jacqueline Holborough were both serving sentences in HMP Askham Grange when they decided that prison needed theatre. Hence, Clean Break was born. From a collective of ex-prisoners, the company grew to be one of Britain's most progressive, life-changing, and groundbreaking organisations.

Clean Break Announce Playwrights Featuring In Its Metheun Drama Rebel Voices Anthology
by Stephi Wild - Apr 25, 2019

Over 40 years, Clean Break has commissioned some of the most progressive and brilliant women writers to write ground-breaking plays, alongside developing the writing skills of the women it works with in its London studios and in prisons. As part of the company's 40th Anniversary year, Methuen Drama publishes a collection of monologues from this canon.

New Productions And Further Casting Announced For Theatre Royal Bath's Summer Season 2019
by Stephi Wild - Apr 19, 2019

Theatre Royal Bath today announces four additional productions - Vienna 1934-Munich 1938, The Life I Lead, Trying It On and The Man in the White Suit, to complete its Summer Season 2019 programme and further casting with Katherine Parkinson, Janie Dee as well as Vanessa Redgrave, Miles Jupp and David Edgar among the stars set to take to the stage in both treasured classics and acclaimed new works.

Clean Break Announces 40th Anniversary Season Two - SWEATBOX, REBEL VOICES, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 2, 2019

Clean Break continues its 40th anniversary year following the success of its Spring season, which opened with the sold-out run of Inside Bitch at the Royal Court Theatre.

Zawe Ashton, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Lucy Kirkwood And Tanya Moodie Announced As Clean Break Patrons
by Julie Musbach - Nov 29, 2018

Clean Break is thrilled to announce that playwright Lucy Kirkwood and actors Zawe Ashton, Sharon Duncan-Brewster and Tanya Moodie join the company as Patrons with immediate effect.

Everything Must Go In Historic Citizens Theatre Moving Out Sale
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2018

Ahead of Saturday's On the Move event, which includes a once in a lifetime sale of Citizens Theatre memorabilia, a number of the weird and wonderful items available to buy have been revealed including costumes worn by Ciaran Hinds, Glenda Jackson and Ann Mitchell.

Heidi Blickenstaff, Alexander Gemignani, Karen Ziemba and More Join Prospect Gala
by Julie Musbach - May 4, 2018

Prospect Theater Company (Cara Reichel, Producing Artistic Director / Melissa Huber, Managing DIrector) is pleased to announce the line-up of performers for its 2018 Spring Gala event, to be held on Monday, May 14, 2018 from 6 - 10pm at Manhattan Penthouse (80 Fifth Avenue at 14th Street).

The McCammon Voice Competition Announces The 2018 McCammon Semi-Finalists
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 5, 2018

The 2018 McCammon Voice Competition judges have chosen the semi-finalists for the eighteenth biennial competition, to be held on March 16, 2018 at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. The finals will be held March 17, 2018 at Bass Performance Hall. This year's competitors are David Araujo, Amanda Blue, Nicolette Book, Ryan Bradford, Rachael Braustein, Kathleen Buccleugh, Chelsea Coyne, Danielle Davis, Peter Scott Drackley, Helen Huang, Hao Hu, Emily Michiko Jensen, Abigail Kempson, Chonghwa Kim, Abigail Levis, Brandon Morales, Elizabeth Moran, Langelihle Mngxati, Chong Yoon Noh, Brittany Nickell, Yulan Piao, Anthony Reed, Michael St. Peter and Andrew Wannigman.

The New Disney Musical FREAKY FRIDAY Puts a Contemporary Spin on a Beloved Classic
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 29, 2017

Cleveland Play House will close out their 2016-17 season with the joyful new musical romp, Freaky Friday. Based on the celebrated novel by Mary Rodgers which spawned two hit Disney films, Freaky Friday tells the story of a mother and daughter who magically swap bodies for 24 chaotic hours. The contemporary update of this American classic includes a hilarious new book by Bridget Carpenter ("Parenthood," "Friday Night Lights"), and a pop?rock score by Tony Award® and Pulitzer Prize winners Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey (Next to Normal, If/Then). Directed by Christopher Ashley, Artistic Director of La Jolla Playhouse, it has been hailed as "a polished, peppy, modern fairy tale" by The Washington Post. With high-energy choreography by Sergio Trujillo (Memphis, Jersey Boys), this vivacious production is "delightfully spunky" with "timeless appeal" (Variety).

Heidi Blickenstaff and Emma Hunton to Reprise Mother-Daughter Roles When FREAKY FRIDAY Hits Cleveland; Show Extended!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

The body-swapping duo in Cleveland Play House's (CPH) musical production of Disney's Freaky Friday will be played by Heidi Blickenstaff (Broadway's Something Rotten!) and Emma Hunton (Broadway's Spring Awakening).

Heidi Blickenstaff, Emma Hunton to Reprise Roles in Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

La Jolla Playhouse has announced the two lead roles for its upcoming production of Freaky Friday, book by Bridget Carpenter (TV's 'Friday Night Lights,' 'Parenthood'), music and lyrics by the Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning team of Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey (Next to Normal, If/Then), based on the novel 'Freaky Friday' by Mary Rodgers and the Walt Disney motion pictures, to be directed by Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley, running January 31 - March 12, 2017 in the Mandell Weiss Theatre.


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