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Date of Birth: May 24, 1932 (89)
Royal Court Artistic Director Programs 'Day of Action' in Response to Weinstein Revel Photo Royal Court Artistic Director Programs 'Day of Action' in Response to Weinstein Revelations
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

The Royal Court Theatre Artistic Director Vicky Featherstone has programmed a day of action in response to the revelations about Harvey Weinstein.

James Norton, Imogen Poots and Linda Bassett In New Donmar Warehouse Season Photo James Norton, Imogen Poots and Linda Bassett In New Donmar Warehouse Season
by Marianka Swain - Sep 28, 2017

Artistic Director Josie Rourke and Executive Producer Kate Pakenham announce today three new productions at the Donmar Warehouse for late 2017 and through to 2018: a new play by Amy Herzog, Belleville, a revival of Peter Gill's modern classic, The York Realist, and a new production of William Congreve's Restoration comedy The Way of the World.

Cast Set for Royal Court's MANWATCHING at Edinburgh Fringe Photo Cast Set for Royal Court's MANWATCHING at Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

Comedians Edward Aczel, Eshaan Akbar, Dan Antopolski, Mitch Benn, Markus Birdman, Jason Byrne, Keith Farnan, Stuart Goldsmith, Darren Hariott, Pete Johansson, Tony Law, Andrew Maxwell, Simon Munnery, Andrew O'Neill and Mark Watson will be performing MANWATCHING at Paines Plough's ROUNDABOUT @ SUMMERHALL at Edinburgh Festival Fringe this August.

Cast Set for Royal Court's MANWATCHING at Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Comedians Edward Aczel, Eshaan Akbar, Dan Antopolski, Mitch Benn, Markus Birdman, Jason Byrne, Keith Farnan, Stuart Goldsmith, Darren Hariott, Pete Johansson, Tony Law, Andrew Maxwell, Simon Munnery, Andrew O'Neill and Mark Watson will be performing MANWATCHING at Paines Plough's ROUNDABOUT @ SUMMERHALL at Edinburgh Festival Fringe this August.

BWW REVIEW: Jim Brochu Returns With Drama Desk-Winning Mostel Tribute ZERO HOUR
by Michael Dale - Jun 19, 2017

When playwright/actor Jim Brochu was announced as the 2010 Drama Desk Outstanding Solo Performance Award winner for his loving tribute to the great Zero Mostel, ZERO HOUR, circumstances of the evening set up an opportunity for him to open his acceptance speech with an incredibly funny, totally filthy line involving something Mitzi Gaynor supposedly told him to do.

Ellen McDougall Announces Inaugural Season as Artistic Director of Gate Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Ellen McDougall announces her inaugural season as Artistic Director of the Gate Theatre, running from June 2017 to June 2018, comprising five full productions, and a one-day takeover of local Notting Hill festival InTRANSIT.

HEDWIG Creator's New Show THIS AIN'T NO DISCO to Bring Drifters & Dreamers to Atlantic Theater Company's 2017-18 Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company has announced its 2017-18 season productions and one Atlantic for Kids production.

CTG Announces Partnerships with Royal Court, National Theatre, Second Stage, Danai Gurira and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Center Theatre Group Artistic Director Michael Ritchie announced separate co-commissioning partnerships with four internationally renowned theatres.

BWW Interview: Hadley Fraser On His Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Show
by Marianka Swain - Mar 13, 2017

Hadley Fraser's work ranges from Les Miserables and Phantom of the Opera to Coriolanus at the Donmar and The Winter's Tale at the Garrick. He's collaborated with pianist Will Butterworth on a show that imagines Tony Bennett and Bill Evans did a third album together; the result is a mix of jazz, Broadway and contemporary classics, performed at Zedel on 1 April.

U.S. Premiere of Caryl Churchill's ESCAPED ALONE Heads to BAM Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

BAM presents the acclaimed Royal Court Theatre production of Caryl Churchill's Escaped Alone in its US premiere.

U.S. Premiere of Caryl Churchill's ESCAPED ALONE Headed to BAM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

BAM presents the acclaimed Royal Court Theatre production of Caryl Churchill's Escaped Alone in its US premiere, running February 15-26, 2017.

Greenwich Theatre Announces Autumn 2016 Season
by Ashlee Latimer - Aug 21, 2016

The Greenwich Theatre announces its Autumn 2016 season! Beginning with the How Small How Far Production of Garden, the company will present and produce two dozen productions in the coming autumn months. Details for each production are below. For more information, visit http://www.greenwichtheatre.org.uk.

British Playwright Arnold Wesker Dies at 83
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 13, 2016

British playwright Arnold Wesker, whose works include 'Chips with Everything' and 'Chicken Soup with Barley', has died at the age of 83.

London's Roundhouse Announces 50th Anniversary Plans
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 8, 2016

Fifty years since opening as a groundbreaking new arts venue, London's Roundhouse has announced plans for a major anniversary year. The building, one of the most iconic performance spaces in the world and a state-of-the-art creative centre for young people, will mark three major anniversaries in 2016. In recognition of this momentous year they have announced the intention to add to the physical footprint of the building with a brand new campus as a centre of creative excellence for young people, continuing Sir Torquil Norman's original mission.

THE MAN WHO HAD ALL THE LUCK Heads to the King's Head Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

The Man Who Had All the Luck is Arthur Miller's rarely performed first produced play. Searchingly philosophical and vehemently political, it intimates much that will take centre stage in his better- known work for decades to come. This revival in Miller's centenary year will be the second production from renowned theatre company End of Moving Walkway, whose critically acclaimed Oh, the Humanity and Other Good Intentions was nominated for a What's On Stage Award and two Off West End Awards. The play runs tonight, September 2nd, through September 26th, 2015. Press Night: September 4th, 2015, 7pm.

THE MAN WHO HAD ALL THE LUCK Heads to the King's Head Theatre This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

The Man Who Had All the Luck is Arthur Miller's rarely performed first produced play. Searchingly philosophical and vehemently political, it intimates much that will take centre stage in his better- known work for decades to come. This revival in Miller's centenary year will be the second production from renowned theatre company End of Moving Walkway, whose critically acclaimed Oh, the Humanity and Other Good Intentions was nominated for a What's On Stage Award and two Off West End Awards. The play runs September 2nd - 26th, 2015. Press Night: September 4th, 2015, 7pm.

UK Stage Actor Alan Howard Passes Away at 77
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 19, 2015

According to published reports, Alan Howard, who was a memeber of the Royal Shakespeare Company and actor at the Royal National Theatre, passed away last week in London from pneumonia. He was 77 years old.

THE GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN and More Set for Fourth Monkey Theatre's Spring 2014 Programme
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

Following its successful transfer of the Edinburgh Fringe hit The Peculiar Tale of Pablo Picasso and the Mona Lisa to the Brockley Jack Studio Theatre in February and its current Marlowe450 season at Canterbury's Marlowe Theatre, the Fourth Monkey Theatre Company can now reveal the remainder of its spring programme.

THE GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN and More Set for Fourth Monkey Theatre's Spring 2014 Programme
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

Following its successful transfer of the Edinburgh Fringe hit The Peculiar Tale of Pablo Picasso and the Mona Lisa to the Brockley Jack Studio Theatre in February and its current Marlowe450 season at Canterbury's Marlowe Theatre, the Fourth Monkey Theatre Company can now reveal the remainder of its spring programme.

Review Roundup: ROOTS at the Donmar Warehouse
by Review Roundups - Oct 11, 2013

Let's see what the critics had to say...

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