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Last Chance to Submit For ImagiNation Storytelling Project Photo Last Chance to Submit For ImagiNation Storytelling Project
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2020

Since its launch, over 250 people from different areas of the country have come together as part of the national storytelling project, ImagiNation, led by Theatre Centre and Theatre503.

Theatre Centre and Theatre503 Collaborate On National Project - ImagiNation Photo Theatre Centre and Theatre503 Collaborate On National Project - ImagiNation
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2020

Theatre Centre, in collaboration with Theatre503, has commissioned 19 playwrights to write a series of short pieces for the nation, for anyone to read and record a performance.

Tamasha Theatre Company Invites Actors To Share #NHSlove Photo Tamasha Theatre Company Invites Actors To Share #NHSlove
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2020

Supported by the actors' union Equity, #NHSLove is an initiative launched by Tamasha theatre company to boost the morale of frontline NHS staff during the coronavirus crisis. Through Twitter and one hashtag, the aim is to send messages of LOVE to them via content they can dip into, whenever they can.

SOMETHING ROTTEN!, BREAKFAST ON PLUTO & More Announced For Birmingham Rep's New Seaso Photo SOMETHING ROTTEN!, BREAKFAST ON PLUTO & More Announced For Birmingham Rep's New Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020

Birmingham Repertory Theatre's Artistic Director, Sean Foley, alongside Executive Director, Rachael Thomas, and Deputy Artistic Director, Amit Sharma today announced their first full season of work for the theatre.

UG! COMEDY SHOW!! Comes to Drexler's For Tuesday Feb. 25th, 2020 Edition Photo UG! COMEDY SHOW!! Comes to Drexler's For Tuesday Feb. 25th, 2020 Edition
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2020

UG! COMEDY SHOW!! returns to Drexler's for its Tuesday Feb. 25th, 2020 edition.

UG! COMEDY SHOW! Returns to Drexler's on February 11 Photo UG! COMEDY SHOW! Returns to Drexler's on February 11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2020

UG! COMEDY SHOW!! NOW @ Drexler's: Tuesday Feb. 11th, 2020 ed.

CYRANO DE BERGERAC Leads December's Top 10 New London Shows Photo CYRANO DE BERGERAC Leads December's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Nov 25, 2019

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a starry revival to musical comedies and an incendiary Pulitzer winner, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews, interviews and features!

Founder Of Tara Arts, Jatinder Verma MBE, Will Step Down As Artistic Director Photo Founder Of Tara Arts, Jatinder Verma MBE, Will Step Down As Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2019

Founder of Tara Arts, Jatinder Verma MBE, is to step down as Artistic Director, forty years after founding the ground-breaking company.

Casting Announced For A KIND OF PEOPLE By Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti Photo Casting Announced For A KIND OF PEOPLE By Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2019

Richie Campbell, Thomas Coombes, Claire-Louise Cordwell, Asif Khan, Petra Letang, Amy Morgan and Manjinder Virk have been cast in the world premiere of A Kind of People by Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti, directed by Michael Buffong. With design by Anna Fleischle, lighting design by Aideen Malone and sound design by Emma Laxton. A Kind of People will be performed in the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Downstairs from Thursday 5 December 2019 to Saturday 18 January 2020, with press night on Wednesday 11 December 2019, 7pm.

Photo Flash: WHEN THE CROWS VISIT At The Kiln Theatre Photo Photo Flash: WHEN THE CROWS VISIT At The Kiln Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2019

Indhu Rubasingham presents the world première of Anupama Chandrasekhar's When the Crows Visit.

& JULIET Leads November's Top 10 New London Shows Photo & JULIET Leads November's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Oct 28, 2019

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From highly anticipated musicals to mountaineering and Welsh apocalypse, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews, interviews and features!

British Muslim Stories Take Centre Stage In Family Show Commission Photo British Muslim Stories Take Centre Stage In Family Show Commission
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019

In a move to address the lack of British Muslim stories seen on UK stages, east London's Stratford Circus Arts Centre and Bradford's Kala Sangam Arts Centre are to offer seed funding to theatre companies. Artists and companies were invited to apply for funding to create new family shows that celebrate British Muslim experiences, culture and communities. As part of the initial phase, three theatre companies have been selected to receive £2000, free rehearsal space and the opportunity to pitch to the Theatre for Young Audiences Consortium in November. From these, one company will then be offered the opportunity to take their idea to full production and will premiere in London or Bradford in October 2020.

Full Cast Announced For The World Premiere Of WHEN THE CROWS VISIT At The Kiln Theatr Photo Full Cast Announced For The World Premiere Of WHEN THE CROWS VISIT At The Kiln Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019

With Blues in the Night about to open at the theatre, and The Son soon to transfer to the West End, Artistic Director of Kiln Theatre, Indhu Rubasingham, today announces the full cast for her production of the world premiere of Anupama Chandrasekhar's When the Crows Visit - Ayesha Dharker (Hema), Bally Gill (Akshay), Mariam Haque (Uma / Kavita), Asif Khan (Gopi / Inspector), Aryana Ramkhalawon (Ragini), Paul G Raymond (David) and Soni Razdan (Jaya). The production opens on 29 October, with previews from 23 October, and runs until 30 November.

National Youth Theatre Announces Summer/Autumn 2019 Season Photo National Youth Theatre Announces Summer/Autumn 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2019

The National Youth Theatre today announces its 2019 Summer and Autumn Season which will feature an extended 7th annual REP season of three plays in London, brand new commissions staged in five cities across the UK and festival appearances at the Edinburgh Fringe, Latitude and Bradford Literature Festival. This is the first time the majority of NYT's summer / autumn season productions will be staged outside of London. Three NYT members have also been appointed as paid Centre Stage Creatives and have also been commissioned to build local NYT networks and create new work in towns around the UK.

BWW Review: One-Man LOVE, BOMBS & APPLES at the Kennedy Center Photo BWW Review: One-Man LOVE, BOMBS & APPLES at the Kennedy Center
by Roger Catlin - Mar 21, 2019

Middle East conflict is normally not thought of a rich source of laughter, but Hassan Abdulrazzak's 'Love, Bombs & Apples' finds a way to be amusing as well as a thought-provoking way to reconsider the conflicts.

BWW Review: TARTUFFE, Swan Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon Photo BWW Review: TARTUFFE, Swan Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon
by Gary Naylor - Sep 19, 2018

Moliere's farce updated for the 21st century and set within a family from Birmingham, with Pakistani heritage and plenty of issues.

National Youth Theatre Announces Full 2018 Season Photo National Youth Theatre Announces Full 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

Paul Roseby OBE, Artistic Director and Chief Executive of the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain (NYT) has today announced the summer and autumn season of work for 2018.

4 Future Theatre Campaign Launches With 'Money-Can't-Buy' Prizes Photo 4 Future Theatre Campaign Launches With 'Money-Can't-Buy' Prizes
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2018

London theatre companies Border Crossings, Boundless Theatre, CASA Festival, ice&fire and Tamasha are joining forces to raise funds for theatre projects that celebrate diverse talent and champion human rights, cultural cohesion and equality.

LOVE, BOMBS, & APPLES Makes U.S. Debut After Two Sold-out Runs In London! Photo LOVE, BOMBS, & APPLES Makes U.S. Debut After Two Sold-out Runs In London!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018

Golden Thread Productions, the first American theatre company devoted to the Middle East, in association with U.K.'s Turtle Key Arts, presents the U.S. premiere of Golden Thread Resident Artist Hassan Abdulrazzak's tour-de-force comedy Love, Bombs & Apples, which played to sold-out houses in London over two extended runs and at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

BWW Review: A PASSAGE TO INDIA, Bristol Old Vic Photo BWW Review: A PASSAGE TO INDIA, Bristol Old Vic
by Kerrie Nicholson - Feb 3, 2018

In a new UK tour currently playing at Bristol Old Vic, award-winning theatre company simple8 have joined forces with Northampton's Royal & Derngate to present Simon Dormandy's adaptation of E.M. Forster's novel A Passage to India.

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