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The Almeida Launches 2024 Season, Including THE COMEUPPANCE, ALMA MATER, and More
by Stephi Wild - Feb 13, 2024

The Almeida Theatre has announced a new season for 2024! Learn more about highlights from the season here!

Full Cast Set for PLAYER KINGS Starring Ian McKellen, Toheeb Jimoh & Richard Coyle
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2024

IAN MCKELLEN, TOHEEB JIMOH & RICHARD COYLE star in Robert Icke's production of PLAYER KINGS, adapted from Shakespeare's Henry IV, Parts 1 & 2.

Interview: 'This Play Is Not What You Think It Is': The Cast of CUCKOO at the Royal Court Chat Penguin Bars, iPads and Pinter
by Alexander Cohen - Aug 2, 2023

The cast of Cuckoo chat performing, working on Vicky Featherstone's swansong performance, and the navigating Michael Wynne's brilliantly slippery writing.

Interview: 'It's In Our Bones': Amy Rosenthal, Ryan Craig and Alexis Zegerman on Jewishness, Humanity and Chekhov in THE ARC: A TRILOGY OF NEW JEWISH PLAYS
by Alexander Cohen - Aug 8, 2023

Emanate production are bringing The Arc: A Trilogy of New Jewish Plays, three plays by writers Amy Rosenthal, Alexis Zegerman, and Ryan Craig, to Soho Theatre. Following its inaugural production at the Kiln Theatre last year, Emanate have forged a space for Jewish voices to shine a spotlight on and celebrate modern Jewish stories in theatre.

CHOPPED LIVER AND ONIONS Comes to Edinburgh Fringe
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2023

Lottie Walker will appear as Sara in Chopped Liver & Unions, by J.J. Leppink, at theSpace on the Mile from 4-26 August as part of the 2023 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The one-woman play gives a vivid account of her life and the long struggle to improve the working conditions of female garment workers in the East End of London. 

by Blair Ingenthron - Mar 19, 2023

On Friday 17 March, the Olivier Awards 2023 with Mastercard hosted their Nominees’ Celebration, in partnership with Cunard at The Londoner hotel, the world's first super boutique hotel in the heart of London's theatre district. Notable nominees such as Rose Ayling-Ellis, Beverley Knight, Rob Madge, Rafe Spall and Giles Terera were in attendance, among many of the other nominated theatre makers. Check out the photos here!

Olivier Awards 2023 Industry Recognition Winners Announced
by Stephi Wild - Mar 6, 2023

The Olivier Awards with Mastercard 2023 have formally announced the recipients for this year's Industry Recognition Award. The event is organised annually by the Society of London Theatre to recognise excellence in professional theatre.

American Premiere of Noël Coward's THE RAT TRAP to Open Next Week NY City Center Stage II
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2022

Mint Theater Company returns to New York City Ce nter Stage II with the American premiere of Noël Coward’s The Rat Trap, directed by Alexander Lass, opening Monday November 21st (7pm) at New York City Center Stage II for a limited Off-Broadway engagement through December 10th only. 

Mint Theater to Present American Premiere of Noël Coward's THE RAT TRAP & World Premiere of BECOMES A WOMAN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2022

The Mint Theater company will be presenting the American Premiere of Noel Coward's The Rap Trap, and the world premiere of Becomes a Woman by Betty Smith (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn).

Adriana Roel, Actriz Memorable En La Historia Del Teatro Mexicano
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 4, 2022

La Secretaría de Cultura del Gobierno de México y el Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura (Inbal) lamentan el deceso de Adriana Roel, actriz emérita de la Compañía Nacional de Teatro, quien obtuvo dos premios Ariel como Mejor Actriz. Figura memorable en la historia de la escena mexicana participó en más de 50 montajes, 40 películas y alrededor de 30 telenovelas durante 60 años de trayectoria en cine, teatro y televisión.

RSL Announces 60 New Fellows and Honorary Fellows For 2022
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2022

This evening, at an event held at Battersea Arts Centre, The Royal Society of Literature (RSL), the charity that represents the voice of literature in the UK, announced 60 new appointments including the first induction of writers elected to Fellowship through the Bicentenary RSL Open Initiative. 

Austin Pendleton and Katharine Cullison Head Cast Of Five In THE DARK OUTSIDE By Bernard Kops
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 18, 2021

In 'The Dark Outside' by Bernard Kops, a birthday celebration for a one-armed East London tailor, who is in a life crisis, brings home his three grown children.

World Premiere Of THE DARK OUTSIDE to be Presented at Theater for the New City
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 8, 2021

In 'The Dark Outside' by Bernard Kops, a birthday celebration for a one-armed East London tailor, who is in a life crisis, brings home his three grown children.  All are facing traumatic changes.  It falls to his wife--the family matriarch and unfailing strength--to hold the clan together. 

The National Arts Club Presents A Conversation With Sir Ian McKellen
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 18, 2021

McKellen talks about his work on stage (Richard III, Acting Shakespeare, Waiting for Godot) and screen (The Lord of the Rings, The X-Men, Gods and Monsters, The Good Liar) during this wide-ranging dialogue.

Ian McKellen Shares Journal Entries From His Time Working on THE LORD OF THE RINGS
by Stephi Wild - Jan 11, 2020

Ian McKellen is giving fans a peek into what his life was like while working on Lord of the Rings. He took to Twitter yesterday to share a link to some journal entries, during his time working on the film franchise over 20 years ago.

Rialto Chatter: Will Ian McKellen Bring His One-Man Show to Broadway?
by Stephi Wild - Nov 1, 2019

Could Ian McKellen be headed back to Broadway? According to The New York Post, the actor says he'd consider bringing his one-man show, Ian McKellen On Stage, to the Great White Way.

Ian McKellen Joins LES MISERABLES UK Tour For One Performance Only
by Stephi Wild - Aug 17, 2019

Ian McKellen joined the UK tour of Les Miserables for one performance today.

Ian McKellen Apologizes For Insensitive Remarks About Abuse Allegations
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2019

According to Vanity Fair, Ian McKellen recently made some offensive remarks regarding abuse allegations.

Creative Team Announced For INSIDE BITCH
by Stephi Wild - Feb 4, 2019

You've seen Orange is the New Black. You've seen Locked Up. You've seen Bad Girls. So, what have we got that's different? Well, for one, we've been to prison.

UCLA School Of Theater, Film And Television Announces 2018-19 Theater Season
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 14, 2018

The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television's (UCLA TFT) Department of Theater announced today its upcoming Mainstage theater season, which includes the production of two plays by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel, who was previously announced as the school's inaugural Hearst Theater Lab Initiative Distinguished Playwright-in-Residence for the 2018-19 academic year.

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