THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN Makes a Stop At The Belgrade TheatreTHE GIRL ON THE TRAIN Makes a Stop At The Belgrade Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2019

Following its phenomenally successful West End stage debut in 2018, Paula Hawkins' nail-biting thriller The Girl on the Train heads out on a UK tour this spring, pulling into the Belgrade Theatre 13-18 May. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Announces Casting Updates for 2019 Summer SeasonSan Francisco Opera Announces Casting Updates for 2019 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

Beginning June 5 and continuing through the 29th, San Francisco Opera presents a trio of extraordinary lyric works Georges Bizet's Carmen, George Frideric Handel's Orlando and Anton n Dvo k's Rusalka featuring powerful leading women in the title roles. Spanning three centuries and sung in French, Italian and Czech, the 2019 Summer Season repertory will occasion the Company debuts of four conductors, including two women, in productions that are new to the War Memorial Opera House stage. Some casting updates for the repertory were announced today and additional casting of supporting roles will be released at a future date. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Samantha Womack and the Cast of THE GIRL ON THE TRAINPhoto Flash: First Look at Samantha Womack and the Cast of THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019

Get a first look below at Samantha Womack starring as Rachel Watson in a new production of The Girl on the Train! (more...)

BWW Review: THE BOX OF DELIGHTS, Wilton's Music HallBWW Review: THE BOX OF DELIGHTS, Wilton's Music Hall
by Gary Naylor - Dec 6, 2018

Some spectacular special effects and a wonderful set are let down by a stodgy and confusing script. (more...)

Royal Court Theatre Announces Casting For PITY By Rory MullarkeyRoyal Court Theatre Announces Casting For PITY By Rory Mullarkey
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

Paul Bentall, Sandy Grierson, Helena Lymbery, Sophia Di Martino, Siobhan McSweeney, Francesca Mills, Abraham Popoola, Paul G Raymond and Dorian Simpson have been cast in the world premiere of Pity, by Rory Mullarkey. It is directed by Royal Court Associate Director (International) Sam Pritchard and will feature members of Fulham Brass Band. (more...)

BWW Review: TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992, Gate TheatreBWW Review: TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992, Gate Theatre
by Charlie Wilks - Jan 16, 2018

In 1992 Anna Deavere Smith interviewed a selection of people who were, in some way, involved with the LA riots. In total, 300 people were spoken to, and the actor and playwright then turned this compilation into her verbatim-style play, Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992. Ola Ince's production has taken 19 of the original interviews, and all are brought to life by Nina Bowers. (more...)

BWW Review: KING LEAR, Shakespeare's GlobeBWW Review: KING LEAR, Shakespeare's Globe
by Debbie Gilpin - Aug 16, 2017

Nancy Meckler makes her Globe debut with the penultimate show of the season, a well-known tragedy to contrast with recent comedies: King Lear. It casts a darker shadow over the Summer of Love, looking more at familial love and various struggles for power. (more...)

Lyric Hammersmith Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

The Lyric Hammersmith has announced its new season running May 2017 to January 2018 including three major new productions: a UK premiere, a new adaptation of a classic and the return of the now traditional Lyric pantomime. (more...)

BWW Review: SNOW IN MIDSUMMER, Royal Shakespeare Company
by Emma Cann - Mar 4, 2017

Snow in Midsummer is a modern retelling of an ancient Chinese drama, which marks the start of an ambitious cultural project translating Eastern classics into English, and Shakespeare into Chinese. The original 13th century play, by Guan Hanqing, bears all the hallmarks of traditional Chinese drama, with sung arias, mime and acrobatic feats. The RSC's new version, written by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig, is transported to a contemporary setting.  (more...)

Lyrics Hammersmith Announces Full Cast for SHOPPING AND F***ING
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces full casting for Shopping and Fucking. Alex Arnold will be playing Robbie, Ashley McGuire will be playing Brian, David Moorst will be playing Gary, Sam Spruell will be playing Mark, Sophie Wu will be playing Lulu. (more...)

Lyric Hammersmith to Present SHOPPING AND F***ING This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

As the Lyric's smash-hit Bugsy Malone, returns to the stage for a limited 12-week run, the theatre announces a new production to complete their autumn season - Mark Ravenhill's Shopping and Fucking. (more...)

Lyric Hammersmith to Present SHOPPING AND F***ING This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

As the Lyric's smash-hit Bugsy Malone, returns to the stage for a limited 12-week run, the theatre announces a new production to complete their autumn season - Mark Ravenhill's Shopping and Fucking. (more...)

Lyric Hammersmith to Present SHOPPING AND F***ING
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

As the Lyric's smash-hit Bugsy Malone, returns to the stage for a limited 12 week run, the theatre announces a new production to complete their autumn season - Mark Ravenhill's Shopping and Fucking. The Lyric's main house will be transformed for this production with part of the audience seated on the stage, creating a bold intimate experience within their Victorian auditorium. (more...)

Cast Set for PLAQUES AND TANGLES at The Royal Court Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2015

The cast has been announced today for Nicola Wilson's play Plaques and Tangles at the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs, Royal Court Theatre in London (14 October to 21 November). The full cast is Vanessa Babirye, Brid Brennan, Monica Dolan, Rosalind Eleazar, Alice Felgate, Robert Lonsdale, Ted Reilly and Ferdy Roberts. (more...)

Jo Anna Watson Releases LOVE THE HEARTBEAT OF GOD FOR REVIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

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ArtReach Educational Theatre Stages SEUSSICAL, Beginning Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

ArtReach Educational Theatre is staging Seussical, the Musical!Shows will be performed tonight, April 17th at 7:30pm, Saturday, April 18th at 2 and 7:30pm, Today, April 24th at 7:30pm, Saturday, April 25th at 2 and 7:30pm at The Cutting Hall Theatre located at 150 East Wood Street in Palatine. (more...)

ArtReach Educational Theatre & Spotlite Theatrix Production to Present SEUSSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

ArtReach Educational Theatre is staging Seussical, the Musical!Shows will be performed on Friday, April 17th at 7:30pm, Saturday, April 18th at 2 and 7:30pm, Friday, April 24th at 7:30pm, Saturday, April 25th at 2 and 7:30pm at The Cutting Hall Theatre located at 150 East Wood Street in Palatine. (more...)

Casting Announced RSC's THE ROARING GIRL, ARDEN OF FAVERSHAM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

Full casting is announced for the first two plays in the 'Roaring Girls' season. Led by Royal Shakespeare Company Deputy Artistic Director, Erica Whyman these rarely performed Jacobethan plays reveal some of the great parts written for and about women. (more...)

Royal & Derngate Announce Their Autumn Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2010

From the opulent 16th Century Amalfi court to the beautiful, serene landscape of the Italian Riviera in the 1950s, the Royal & Derngate's pairing of plays for the Autumn season chooses Italy as the stage for two psychological dramas incorporating deception, love, murder and revenge. (more...)

Royal & Derngate Closes MY ZINC BED and HONEST, 3/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2010

Following End of the Rainbow, Royal & Derngate's Addicted to You season continues with the stage premiere of a new version of My Zinc Bed created by David Hare especially for the Royal & Derngate, which takes to the Royal stage from Friday 26 February to Saturday 13 and Honest by Northampton playwright DC Moore, which will be performed in the Mailcoach pub, adjacent to the theatre, at 6.30pm, before each evening's performance of My Zinc Bed. (more...)

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