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National Theatre Announces New Productions, Including Emma Rice and Tony Kushner Adap Photo National Theatre Announces New Productions, Including Emma Rice and Tony Kushner Adaptations
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2019

The National Theatre has announced its productions on-sale for October 2019 a?' March 2020

Jodie Prenger Stars In The National Theatre's Production Of A TASTE OF HONEY At The M Photo Jodie Prenger Stars In The National Theatre's Production Of A TASTE OF HONEY At The Marlowe Theatre
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 10, 2019

Jodie Prenger stars in the National Theatre's production of A Taste Of Honey at The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, next month.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with A TASTE OF HONEY Photo Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with A TASTE OF HONEY
by Julie Musbach - Aug 27, 2019

Get a sneak peek inside rehearsal for the National Theatre's UK tour of A Taste of Honey.

BWW Review: BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES, Roundhouse Photo BWW Review: BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES, Roundhouse
by Charlie Wilks - Jul 30, 2019

Never before has there been a show filled with such exuberance, or has there been a play that fires the audience up in such a way. Before the action even starts, people are up dancing and laughing along with the 12-strong ensemble. There's so much joy happening in the centre, and the buzzing enthusiasm beams across the auditorium, being felt by everyone.

BWW Interview: David Webber Talks BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES at Roundhouse Photo BWW Interview: David Webber Talks BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES at Roundhouse
by Cindy Marcolina - Jul 10, 2019

Inua Ellams's Barber Shop Chronicles returns to London after a tour around the world to play the Roundhouse in Camden for a limited six-week run. The play had an overwhelming success at the National Theatre back in 2017, and David Webber has been part of the cast since its inception. We caught up with him ahead of their new opening to hear about the tour, its reception overseas, and why the play is so successful.

Lynette Linton Announces Her First Season At The Bush Theatre Photo Lynette Linton Announces Her First Season At The Bush Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jun 17, 2019

Lynette Linton has this morning announced her inaugural season as Artistic Director of the Bush Theatre. The 2019 - 2020 season includes UK debut plays from six playwrights alongside a new production of celebrated poet and playwright Jackie Kay's first play Chiaroscuro directed by Lynette Linton. Five Senior Artistic Associates have been announced as actress Adjoa Andoh, movement director Polly Bennett, producers Shawab Iqbal and Tobi Kyeremateng and actress Martha Plimpton. The associates will support an expansion of the Bush Theatre's initiatives to involve new writers and theatre practitioners in the theatre industry.

The National Theatre Announces 15 Productions Of New Plays And Fresh Adaptations By L Photo The National Theatre Announces 15 Productions Of New Plays And Fresh Adaptations By Leading Writers
by Stephi Wild - Jun 13, 2019

The National Theatre has announced 15 productions of new plays and fresh adaptations by leading writers.

BAM Announces Next Wave 2019 Photo BAM Announces Next Wave 2019
by Julie Musbach - May 22, 2019

BAM Artistic Director David Binder today announced programming for his first artistic season, the Next Wave 2019. With 16 adventurous engagements by artists making BAM debuts, the season includes theater, dance, music, film, site-specific, and multi-genre work across BAM's venues and off-site, as well as Holiday programming.

BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES Celebrates 250th Performance With New Tour Information Photo BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES Celebrates 250th Performance With New Tour Information
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2019

Inua Ellams' hit play Barber Shop Chronicles today marks its 250th performance by announcing new autumn dates and a special programme of work Fades, Braids & Identity which will run alongside the season at the Roundhouse in London, opening in nine weeks. The overwhelmingly successful Barber Shop Chronicles returns to London for the first time since its premiere in 2017, playing two sold out runs at the National Theatre and acclaimed performances at Leeds Playhouse. It has subsequently toured across Australia, New Zealand, the United States of America and Canada.

Birmingham Repertory Theatre Announces Autumn And Winter Season 2019 Photo Birmingham Repertory Theatre Announces Autumn And Winter Season 2019
by Stephi Wild - Apr 24, 2019

Birmingham Repertory Theatre's outgoing Artistic Director, Roxana Silbert, today announces the theatre's Autumn and Winter 2019 season, launching a programme of familiar favourites side-by-side with new and inspiring theatre.

Will Ashford Awarded The Inaugural JMK Bob Carlton Bursary Photo Will Ashford Awarded The Inaugural JMK Bob Carlton Bursary
by Julie Musbach - Apr 2, 2019

he JMK Trust, in partnership with Birmingham Repertory Theatre, today announce that Will Ashford receives the inaugural JMK Bob Carlton Bursary, which through the generous support of Bob's family, will fund a role as an Assistant Director at Birmingham Rep. This bursary has been established in Bob's name as an opportunity for a new director with a connection to the Midlands, where Bob hailed from.

National Theatre Announces Listings For May - October 2019 Photo National Theatre Announces Listings For May - October 2019
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 28, 2019

National Theatre has announced its listings for May - October 2019. Check out the full lineup below!

Jimmy Carr, Shane Richie, Jodie Prenger And Milos Karadaglic Feature In New Season At Photo Jimmy Carr, Shane Richie, Jodie Prenger And Milos Karadaglic Feature In New Season At Wolverhampton Grand
by Julie Musbach - Mar 6, 2019

THE OLD GOLD CLUB LIVE on Friday 7 June is a weekly multi-platform podcast and television show that features a different former Wolves player interviewed about their career at Molineux this will be the first opportunity to see it live this summer and on the Grand Theatre stage.

Maynard Eziashi, Mohammed Mansaray, and More Will Lead the UK Tour of BARBER SHOP CHR Photo Maynard Eziashi, Mohammed Mansaray, and More Will Lead the UK Tour of BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES - Full Cast Announced!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 18, 2019

Fuel have today announced the cast for the UK tour of Inua Ellams' critically acclaimed Barber Shop Chronicles which returns by popular demand.

National Theatre's A Taste of Honey to tour to Edinburgh in 2019 Photo National Theatre's A Taste of Honey to tour to Edinburgh in 2019
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Feb 7, 2019

The National Theatre today announced a UK tour of Bijan Sheibani's production of A Taste of Honey, Shelagh Delaney's remarkable taboo-breaking 1950s play, which was first produced in the Lyttelton Theatre in 2014, designed by Hildegard Bechtler and reconceived in an exciting new production, featuring a live on-stage band, for the tour.

The National Theatre Will Tour Shelagh Delaney's A TASTE OF HONEY Photo The National Theatre Will Tour Shelagh Delaney's A TASTE OF HONEY
by Stephi Wild - Feb 7, 2019

The National Theatre today announced a UK tour of Bijan Sheibani's production of A Taste of Honey, Shelagh Delaney's remarkable taboo-breaking 1950s play, which was first produced in the Lyttelton Theatre in 2014, designed by Hildegard Bechtler and reconceived in an exciting new production, featuring a live on stage band, for the tour.

National Theatre Announces Lineup For First Half of 2019 Photo National Theatre Announces Lineup For First Half of 2019
by Stephi Wild - Jan 18, 2019

The National Theatre has announced its upcoming lineup for the first half of 2019.

BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES Returns To London For A Summer Run At The Iconic Roundhouse Photo BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES Returns To London For A Summer Run At The Iconic Roundhouse
by Stephi Wild - Jan 17, 2019

As the overwhelmingly successful North American tour of Inua Ellams' much celebrated play Barber Shop Chronicles draws to a close, it is today announced that the production will return to London, two years after opening at the National Theatre. Back by popular demand, the production, spanning six cities over the course of one day, will be remounted specifically for the Roundhouse, London's most iconic in-the-round performance space.

BWW Review: BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES: Conversations and Coiffures Photo BWW Review: BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES: Conversations and Coiffures
by Nancy Grossman - Dec 13, 2018

BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES takes you on a cultural exchange trip across the continent of Africa, with a side journey to the UK, to meet and listen in on communities of men who go to the barber shop for much more than a shave and a haircut. Focusing on the relationships of men with fathers, children, friends, and lovers, playwright Inua Ellams provides an intimate view of a time-honored tradition. An ensemble of twelve populates the stage with 30 characters who give a lively, colorful performance.

JMK Award Partners With Orange Tree Theatre As New Home Photo JMK Award Partners With Orange Tree Theatre As New Home
by Julie Musbach - Dec 11, 2018

The Trustees of the JMK Trust today announce that from 2019 the JMK Award will enter a new partnership with the Orange Tree Theatre, with the winner's production forming a core part of the theatre's annual programming. At this new home, the JMK Award will offer one director the opportunity to direct a full-scale Orange Tree show with the production values and nurturing guidance the building is famous for. The JMK Award, which had previously been resident at the Young Vic for seven years, forms part of the national programme for the The JMK Trust, running alongside the Regional Directors Programme.

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