Battersea Arts Centre News

Bunbury Banter and The Theatre Royal, Dumfries Launch 'A Play, A Poet & A Pastry'Bunbury Banter and The Theatre Royal, Dumfries Launch 'A Play, A Poet & A Pastry'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Brand new theatre and poetry is on its way to Scotland's oldest working theatre thanks to a series of events called A Play, A Poet & A Pastry. (more...)

Mitchell Hunt and Tom Berkeley to Star in the 25th Anniversary Production of THE TAILOR-MADE MANMitchell Hunt and Tom Berkeley to Star in the 25th Anniversary Production of THE TAILOR-MADE MAN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Tailor-Made Man, the powerful true story about the Hollywood studio system and its hypocrisy and the star who gave up everything for the man he loved, is to get a 25th anniversary production in London. (more...)

Art School Announces New Series On How To Improve And Protect Arts EducationArt School Announces New Series On How To Improve And Protect Arts Education
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Art School, the new company set up to support the education sector and arts industry to come together to improve and protect arts education, has announced details of its new series of events on how to improve arts education. (more...)

China Plate Announces Return of its Producer Training Programme THE OPTIMISTSChina Plate Announces Return of its Producer Training Programme THE OPTIMISTS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Independent producing studio China Plate is seeking candidates to apply for its producer training programme the Optimists, which returns this Autumn and again next Spring. (more...)

VIBRANT 2017 to Return for Ninth Consecutive Year at Finborough TheatreVIBRANT 2017 to Return for Ninth Consecutive Year at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Now in its ninth consecutive year, the multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre - the coalface of British Theatre - presents Vibrant 2017 - A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, its annual explosion of new writing, performing on Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays, 8, 9, 12, 15, 16, 19, 22, 23, 26 October 2017. (more...)

THE FLYING LOVERS OF VITEBSK Wins 2017 Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh AwardTHE FLYING LOVERS OF VITEBSK Wins 2017 Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

The Carol Tambor Theatrical Foundation has announced the winner of this year's The Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award, the highest honor at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

THE LOVER and THE COLLECTION Double Bill Set for Shakespeare Theatre CompanyTHE LOVER and THE COLLECTION Double Bill Set for Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Building on the critical success of his 2011 production of Harold Pinter's Old Times, STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn will return to the British playwright's gripping realm of doubt and disquiet to direct a double bill of short plays. The Lover and The Collection will run from September 26-October 29 at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street NW). (more...)

National Theatre to Take Over River Stage for Bank Holiday WeekendNational Theatre to Take Over River Stage for Bank Holiday Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

This weekend The River Stage Festival comes to an end with a jam-packed bank holiday weekend of music, performance and workshops from the National Theatre all completely FREE. (more...)

Emma Dennis-Edwards, Wil Coban, and More to Star in New British Play GATEEmma Dennis-Edwards, Wil Coban, and More to Star in New British Play GATE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Emma Dennis-Edwards (Eve), Wil Coban (Mark), Eleanor Henderson (Rebecca), Joe McArdle (Luke) and Katie Sherrard (Esther) will star in the premiere of Artemis Fitzalan Howard's play GATE at the Cockpit Theatre in London.  (more...)

Works by Torben Betts, Scott Organ and Lee Blessing Headline The Barrow Group's 2017-18 SeasonWorks by Torben Betts, Scott Organ and Lee Blessing Headline The Barrow Group's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The Barrow Group Theatre Company, recipient of the Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Awards, has announced its lineup for the 2017-2018 season with the New York premiere of Muswell Hill, a play by Torben Betts, followed by the world premiere of The Thing With Feathers, a new play by Scott Organ, the revival of A Walk in the Woods by Lee Blessing, and a special benefit performance of the award-winning solo play The Tricky Part by Martin Moran at The Barrow Group Mainstage Theatre (312 West 36th Street, 3rd Floor). (more...)

Phil Spencer and Julia Johnson Bring HOOTING & HOWLING to Melbourne FringePhil Spencer and Julia Johnson Bring HOOTING & HOWLING to Melbourne Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Mixing storytelling, stand-up and live music, HOOTING & HOWLING is a real-life, late-night tale of ghost hunting. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Ellen McDougall today announced the full cast for The Unknown Island, her inaugural production of Artistic Director of Gate Theatre.  She directs Jon Foster, Hannah Ringham, Thalissa Teixera and Zubin Varla in the adaptation of Nobel Prize winner Jose Saramago's short story which opens on 18 September, with previews from 11 September, running until 7 October.  (more...)

Regional Premiere of AIRSWIMMING to Take Flight in Redwood City This AugustRegional Premiere of AIRSWIMMING to Take Flight in Redwood City This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Airswimming is a part of Dragon Productions Theatre Company's 2017 Main Stage Series. (more...)

Eggs Collective's GET A ROUND Returns to Edinburgh Fringe Ahead of its BBC Two DebutEggs Collective's GET A ROUND Returns to Edinburgh Fringe Ahead of its BBC Two Debut
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Manchester cabaret trio Eggs Collective will be performing a limited run of their hit show Get A Round at Edinburgh Fringe this August, before a special edition of the show is broadcast on BBC Two television. (more...)

BWW Interview: Mike Shepherd Talks KNEEHIGHBWW Interview: Mike Shepherd Talks KNEEHIGH
by Tim Wright - Jul 19, 2017

Mike Shepherd is an actor, director, teacher and the Artistic Director of Kneehigh. He started Kneehigh in 1980 and has worked almost exclusively for the company ever since. He is currently playing King Mark in their acclaimed production of Tristan & Yseult and is about to direct a new production of The Tin Drum. We met in the surrounds of the Bristol Old Vic Backstage Bar to talk. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Sleeping TreesEDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Sleeping Trees
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 19, 2017

BWW speaks to Sleeping Trees about bringing Sleeping Trees At The Movies to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Stella Gonet to Star in the London Revival of John Patrick Shanley's DOUBT, A PARABLEStella Gonet to Star in the London Revival of John Patrick Shanley's DOUBT, A PARABLE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Stella Gonet is to star in Doubt, A Parable by John Patrick Shanley one of the most acclaimed plays in recent memory. (more...)

Madani Younis Announces the Autumn/Winter Season of Plays at Bush TheatreMadani Younis Announces the Autumn/Winter Season of Plays at Bush Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Artistic Director Madani Younis introduces the new season of work for Autumn/Winter 2017. (more...)

GREAT COMET's Rachel Chavkin to Helm TEAM's PRIMER FOR A FAILED SUPERPOWER in BrooklynGREAT COMET's Rachel Chavkin to Helm TEAM's PRIMER FOR A FAILED SUPERPOWER in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Award-winning Brooklyn ensemble the TEAM will present PRIMER FOR A FAILED SUPERPOWER, a two-night-only concert event featuring a multigenerational band of teenagers, TEAM performers, and Baby Boomers, directed by the TEAM's Artistic Director and Tony Award nominee Rachel Chavkin (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812). (more...)

GOLEM Adds New Tour DatesGOLEM Adds New Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2017

With newly added dates including in the UK and Europe, award-winning theatre company 1927's Golem continues to challenge and satirise our misuse of technology. (more...)

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