The Royal Court Theatre's Poet in Da Corner Comes to HOME Manchester
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020

Poet in Da Corner, inspired by Dizzee Rascal's seminal 2003 album Boy in the Corner, comes to HOME in a brand-new production from London's Royal Court Theatre.

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For ALL OF US at the National Theatre Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For ALL OF US at the National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020

Writer and comedian Francesca Martinez's debut play All of Us is directed by Ian Rickson, runs in the Dorfman Theatre from 18 March until 16 May. Press night is the 26 March.

Casting News And Album Launch Announced For POET IN DA CORNER at Royal Court Theatre Photo Casting News And Album Launch Announced For POET IN DA CORNER at Royal Court Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019

Stacy Abalogun will join the previously announced cast of Poet in da Corner for its return to the Royal Court Theatre in January 2020.

National Theatre Announces December 2019 â€" June 2020 Lineup; ROMEO & JULIET, SEA SI Photo National Theatre Announces December 2019 â€" June 2020 Lineup; ROMEO & JULIET, SEA SICK, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019

The National Theatre has announced its upcoming lineup for December 2019 - June 2020.

Watford Palace Theatre Announces 2019-2020 Season Photo Watford Palace Theatre Announces 2019-2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019

Artistic Director Brigid Larmour today announces programming to complete Watford Palace Theatre's season for September 2019 - June 2020, following the world première of Mushy: Lyrically Speaking earlier this month. The co-production with Rifco Theatre Company is now on tour across the UK until 5 October.

National Theatre Announces New Productions, Including Emma Rice and Tony Kushner Adap Photo National Theatre Announces New Productions, Including Emma Rice and Tony Kushner Adaptations
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019

The National Theatre has announced its productions on-sale for October 2019 a?' March 2020

Alex Ferns, Marc Elliott & Philip McKinley Join West End Cast Of THE GIRL ON THE TRAI Photo Alex Ferns, Marc Elliott & Philip McKinley Join West End Cast Of THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019

It was announced today that Alex Ferns, Marc Elliott and Philip McGinley will join the cast of the record-breaking production of The Girl on the Train for its London run.

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN Plays Bord Gais Energy Theatre Early June 2019 Photo THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN Plays Bord Gais Energy Theatre Early June 2019
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2019

The Girl on the Train will be thrilling Dublin audiences as it plays the Bord Gais Energy Theatre June 3-8.

San Francisco Opera Presents George Frideric Handel's ORLANDO Photo San Francisco Opera Presents George Frideric Handel's ORLANDO
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2019

San Francisco Opera presents George Frideric Handel's Orlando in a bold production by director Harry Fehr that updates the setting to World War II London during the Blitz. English conductor Christopher Moulds makes his Company debut leading the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and a cast of five leading Handelian artists, each of whom is singing their roles for the first time. Handel's rarely performed work of love and madness will be presented June 9 27 at the War Memorial Opera House.

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN Comes to Theatre Royal Brighton Photo THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN Comes to Theatre Royal Brighton
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2019

Samantha Womack stars in a new production of The Girl on the Train, a gripping thriller based on the internationally acclaimed number one best-selling novel by Paula Hawkins and the Dreamworks film. The Girl on the Train heads to Theatre Royal Brighton from Monday 17 - Saturday 22 June.

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN Makes a Stop At The Belgrade Theatre Photo THE 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.

San Francisco Opera Announces Casting Updates for 2019 Summer Season Photo San 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.

Photo Flash: First Look at Samantha Womack and the Cast of THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN Photo Photo 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!

BWW Review: THE BOX OF DELIGHTS, Wilton's Music Hall Photo BWW 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.

Royal Court Theatre Announces Casting For PITY By Rory Mullarkey Photo Royal 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.

BWW Review: TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992, Gate Theatre Photo BWW 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.

BWW Review: KING LEAR, Shakespeare's Globe Photo BWW 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.

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.

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. 

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.

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