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Date of Birth: May 24, 1932 (89)
THE LOVESONG OF ALFRED J HITCHCOCK Begins Tonight at the Curve
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2013

As part of Curve's celebratory 5th Birthday Autumn Season, the Leicester theatre reunites with New Persepectives Theatre Company, the East Midlands' leading touring theatre producer, to co-produce the world premiere of David Rudkin's; The Lovesong of Alfred J Hitchcock.

A TALE OF TWO CITIES Opens at King's Head Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

For the first time ever, Terence Rattigan and John Gielgud's stage adaptation of Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities will be produced on stage, directed by Adam Spreadbury-Maher and opening at the King's Head Theatre tonight, 25 September for a limited season, ending on 19 October.

Terence Rattigan & John Gielgud's A TALE OF TWO CITIES Adaptation to Play King's Head Theatre, 25 Sept. - 19 Oct.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

For the first time ever, Terence Rattigan and John Gielgud's stage adaptation of Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities will be produced on stage, directed by Adam Spreadbury-Maher and opening at the King's Head Theatre on 25 September for a limited season, ending on 19 October.

Theater for the New City Presents U.S. Premiere of PLAYING SINATRA, Now thru 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2013

In 'Playing Sinatra' by Bernard Kops, grown up siblings in Streatham, London, resist their lonely future by idolizing ol' Blue Eyes. Norman can't leave their family nest; his sister, Sandra, knows she must try. Her new friend, Philip, is drawn into their trap to escape his painful past. Theater for the New City will present the play's American premiere tonight, September 12 to October 6, performed by Austin Pendleton, Katharine Cullison and Richard McElvain. Kelly Morgan directs.

THE LOVESONG OF ALFRED J HITCHCOCK Opens at the Curve, Sept 27
by Christina Mancuso - Sep 5, 2013

As part of Curve's celebratory 5th Birthday Autumn Season, the Leicester theatre reunites with New Persepectives Theatre Company, the East Midlands' leading touring theatre producer, to co-produce the world premiere of David Rudkin's; The Lovesong of Alfred J Hitchcock.

Theater for the New City to Present U.S. Premiere of PLAYING SINATRA, 9/12-10/6
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 14, 2013

In 'Playing Sinatra' by Bernard Kops, grown up siblings in Streatham, London, resist their lonely future by idolizing ol' Blue Eyes. Norman can't leave their family nest; his sister, Sandra, knows she must try. Her new friend, Philip, is drawn into their trap to escape his painful past. Theater for the New City will present the play's American premiere September 12 to October 6, performed by Austin Pendleton, Katharine Cullison and Richard McElvain. Kelly Morgan directs.

Linda Bassett, David Burke and More Cast in Donmar's ROOTS - Full Cast Announced!
by Christina Mancuso - Aug 12, 2013

Donmar Warehouse presents Arnold Wesker's ROOTS, 03 October 2013 - 30 November 2013, Press Night: Tuesday 8 October 2013. Director: James Macdonald, Designer: Hildegard Bechtler, Lighting Designer: Guy Hoare, Sound Designer: Ian Dickinson for Autograph, Video Designer: Dick Straker

Terence Rattigan & John Gielgud's A TALE OF TWO CITIES Adaptation to Play King's Head Theatre, 25 Sept. - 19 Oct.
by Tyler Peterson - Jul 23, 2013

For the first time ever, Terence Rattigan and John Gielgud's stage adaptation of Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities will be produced on stage, directed by Adam Spreadbury-Maher and opening at the King's Head Theatre on 25 September for a limited season, ending on 19 October.

A TALE OF TWO CITIES Opens at King's Head Theatre, Sept 25
by Christina Mancuso - Jul 23, 2013

For the first time ever, Terence Rattigan and John Gielgud's stage adaptation of Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities will be produced on stage, directed by Adam Spreadbury-Maher and opening at the King's Head Theatre on 25 September for a limited season, ending on 19 October.

Photo Flash: First Look at MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS GOT HER HEAD CHOPPED OFF at the King's Head
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2013

Previously only seen in London for one week at the Donmar Warehousein 1987, Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off will get its first full London season, 25 years after its Scottish premiere, directed by Olivier Award Winning La Boheme director Robin Norton-Hale at the King's Head Theatre, Islington, now through Saturday 22 June. Press night is tomorrow, Friday 31 May at 7.15pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Donmar Warehouse Announces 2013 Autumn Season - ROOTS, THE SAME DEEP WATER AS ME & More
by Christina Mancuso - May 20, 2013

Donmar Warehouse announces 2013 Autumn Season

Donmar Warehouse Announces New Season
by Carrie Dunn - May 20, 2013

Today the Donmar Warehouse announces its 2013 Autumn season of five productions in London, Manchester and New York and on cinema screens with National Theatre Live. Artistic Director Josie Rourke has programmed a compelling mix of new writing, a modern classic and Shakespeare.

King's Head Theatre Presents MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS GOT HER HEAD CHOPPED OFF, May 29-June 22
by Samantha Vega - May 7, 2013

Exploring the rivalry and mutual fascination between Mary Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I, Liz Lochhead's Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off re-tells this murky tale of political and sexual intrigue with ferocious wit and innovation and examines Mary's legacy through the eyes of Corbie, a carrion crow who is her unseen attendant through life and death.

Celebrate Ontario Donates $1 Million to 2013 Stratford Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2013

The Stratford Festival gratefully acknowledges the support of the provincial government through Celebrate Ontario, which has just announced funding of more than $1 million to support the 2013 season's productions of The Merchant of Venice, Fiddler on the Roof and Tommy.

Photo Flash: First Look at Steven Webb and Zoe George in QUASIMODO at King's Head Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2013

Quasimodo, the last great unproduced musical by Oliver! composer Lionel Bart, is getting its World Premiere, 50 years after it was written. In a major coup for the King's Head Theatre in London, Quasimodo will play for a 4-week season from last night, 20 March through 13 April 2013. Scroll below for a first look at the show's stars Steven Webb and Zoe George!

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes - Steven Webb, Richard Chevara and More in King's Head QUASIMODO World Premiere!
by Stage Tube - Mar 20, 2013

Ahead of the first public preview tonight, producers have released rehearsal footage and creative interviews for Quasimodo, the last great unproduced musical by Oliver! composer Lionel Bart, which is getting its World Premiere, 50 years after it was written. In a major coup for the King's Head Theatre in London, Quasimodo will play for a 4-week season from Wednesday 20 March - Saturday 13 April. Click below to watch the behind-the-scenes video!

Lionel Bart's Final Great Musical QUASIMODO Makes London Premiere Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2013

Fifty years after he started writing it, Quasimodo, a major musical by Oliver! composer Lionel Bart, will finally get its World Premiere at the King's Head Theatre in London this month, March 2013.

Steven Webb to Lead QUASIMODO's World Premiere at King's Head Theatre
by Kelsey Denette - Feb 4, 2013

Casting is now complete for Quasimodo, the last great unproduced musical by Oliver! composer Lionel Bart, which is getting its World Premiere, 50 years after it was written.

London Producers Search for New Talent to Play 'Quasimodo' in Lionel Bart's World Premiere; Open Auditions Begin Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2013

Producers are hunting for an undiscovered singing talent for the role of a lifetime to star as the infamous and tragic Parisian hunchback Quasimodo in the last great unproduced musical by Oliver! composer Lionel Bart.

London Producers Search for New Talent to Play 'Quasimodo' in Lionel Bart's World Premiere; Open Auditions Begin Jan 15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2013

Producers are hunting for an undiscovered singing talent for the role of a lifetime to star as the infamous and tragic Parisian hunchback Quasimodo in the last great unproduced musical by Oliver! composer Lionel Bart.

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