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BWW Review: Kennedy Center's BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES Celebrates Community Photo BWW Review: Kennedy Center's BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES Celebrates Community
by Benjamin Tomchik - Nov 30, 2018

After a divisive election, and with a government shutdown looming next week, it's hard to think about what unites us. That is why Barber Shop Chronicles at the Kennedy Center could not be timelier.

Actors Touring Company Announces Matthew Xia as New Artistic Director Photo Actors Touring Company Announces Matthew Xia as New Artistic Director
by Stephi Wild - Nov 27, 2018

Internationally acclaimed Actors Touring Company has today announced the appointment of Matthew Xia as its new Artistic Director. Matthew will take up the position part-time in December 2018 and will be in place full-time from March 2019. He will lead alongside ATC's Executive DirectorAndrew Smaje.

Lab PerForum Collaboration Kicks Off with BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES Photo Lab PerForum Collaboration Kicks Off with BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES
by Julie Musbach - Nov 16, 2018

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Georgetown University's Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics (The Lab) present Lab PerForum, a series of public discussions and workshops with artists from the Kennedy Center's WORLD STAGES series. The Lab PerForumcollaboration begins with discussions provoked by the Fuel, Royal National Theater, and West Yorkshire Playhouse co-production of Barber Shop Chronicles by Inua Ellams.

Bristol Old Vic Announces 24 New Shows For Its Winter/Spring 2019 Season Photo Bristol Old Vic Announces 24 New Shows For Its Winter/Spring 2019 Season
by Stephi Wild - Oct 31, 2018

Bristol Old Vic today went on sale with its Winter/Spring 2019 programme, launching a new season of inspiring, cutting-edge and award-winning theatre, set to take Bristol by storm following its ground-breaking Year of Change.

Actors Touring Company Presents LIVING WITH THE LIGHTS ON UK Tour Photo Actors Touring Company Presents LIVING WITH THE LIGHTS ON UK Tour
by Stephi Wild - Oct 25, 2018

Back by popular demand, Mark Lockyer's critically acclaimed Living with the Lights On - produced by ATC - will tour the UK again in early 2019. This follows three previous UK and European sell-out tours and two sell-out runs at the Young Vic London.

Inua Ellam's BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES Will Embark On A UK Tour In Spring 2019 Photo Inua Ellam's BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES Will Embark On A UK Tour In Spring 2019
by Stephi Wild - Oct 12, 2018

The runaway success of Inua Ellams' highly acclaimed play Barber Shop Chronicles continues as today Kate McGrath, Director of Fuel, is delighted to confirm that Barber Shop Chronicles will tour the UK from March 2019. Working closely with a national partnership of venues (including Leeds Playhouse, Birmingham Rep, Bristol Old Vic and Royal Exchange Manchester with Contact) Fuel is thrilled that the UK tour of Barber Shop Chronicles will be supported by a grant from Arts Council England. This support will help the production to attract new, young and diverse audiences with a minimum of 10% of all available tickets across the entire tour will be made available for free via local engagement initiatives aimed at young people who traditionally wouldn't attend theatre performances.

CAP UCLA presents BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES Photo CAP UCLA presents BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES
by Julie Musbach - Sep 19, 2018

UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA) presents the West Coast premiere of Nigerian-born, UK-based poet, playwright and performer Inua Ellams' celebrated play Barber Shop Chronicles, a co-production of Fuel, National Theatre and West Yorkshire Playhouse, from Thursday, Oct. 18 to Saturday, Oct. 20 at 8 p.m. at the Freud Playhouse, UCLA.

Casting and Dates Announced For The US Tour Of Inua Ellam's BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES Photo Casting and Dates Announced For The US Tour Of Inua Ellam's BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES
by Stephi Wild - Sep 17, 2018

Casting and venue information was announced today for the US tour of Inua Ellams' celebrated play Barber Shop Chronicles.

BWW Review: DANCE NATION, Almeida Theatre Photo BWW Review: DANCE NATION, Almeida Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Sep 5, 2018

Wild, raw, hilarious and tender, Clare Barron's electrifying play - first seen in New York earlier this year - is a candid portrait of prepubescent girls, rare compared with the myriad male coming-of-age tales. But, like its warrior women, Barron's piece fights for its space, and with a formal daring that teeters thrillingly on the edge of chaos.

Photo Flash: First Look at DANCE NATION at the Almeida Theatre Photo Photo Flash: First Look at DANCE NATION at the Almeida Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Sep 4, 2018

Winner of the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize and The Relentless Award, Clare Barron's explosive new play Dance Nation makes its UK debut in summer 2018, directed by Bijan Sheibani. Get a first look in the photos below!

SYLVIA Leads September's Top 10 New London Shows Photo SYLVIA Leads September's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Sep 2, 2018

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a new hip-hop history lesson to Pinter and Shakespeare, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld reviews, interviews and features!

Almeida Theatre Announces Full Cast For The UK Premiere Of DANCE NATION Photo Almeida Theatre Announces Full Cast For The UK Premiere Of DANCE NATION
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2018

Somewhere in America, a revolution is coming. An army of competitive dancers is ready to take over the world, one routine at a time.

American Repertory Theater Announces 2018/19 Season Photo American Repertory Theater Announces 2018/19 Season
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 21, 2018

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.), under the leadership of Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Producer Diane Borger, is pleased to announce its 2018/19 programming, including subscription offerings, A.R.T. Breakout, Live @ OBERON, and Afterglow @ OBERON.

The Grinning Man Extends for Three Final Weeks at Trafalgar Studios Photo The Grinning Man Extends for Three Final Weeks at Trafalgar Studios
by Robert Diamond - Mar 22, 2018

London's critically acclaimed new British musical The Grinning Man, now playing at the Trafalgar Studios, has today announced a final extended three week booking period until 5 May.

Almeida Theatre Announces New Season Photo Almeida Theatre Announces New Season
by Stephi Wild - Feb 1, 2018

Artistic Director Rupert Goold today announces the Almeida Theatre's new season.

BWW Review: THE BROTHERS SIZE, Young Vic Photo BWW Review: THE BROTHERS SIZE, Young Vic
by Charlie Wilks - Jan 28, 2018

After a time spent apart, two brothers reunite in an attempt to understand one another. Charting their differences and uniting via their similarities, they laugh, dance, sing, fight, and slowly begin to recognise that everything they once knew has forever changed.

THE GRINNING MAN Extends At Trafalgar Studios Through April 2018 Photo THE GRINNING MAN Extends At Trafalgar Studios Through April 2018
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 8, 2018

London's new smash hit musical The Grinning Man, now playing at the Trafalgar Studios, has today announced a new extended booking period until 14 April.

Photo Flash: First Look at THE GRINNING MAN Photo Photo Flash: First Look at THE GRINNING MAN
by Stephi Wild - Dec 14, 2017

The critically acclaimed production of The Grinning Man, directed by Tony award-winning Tom Morris (War Horse) and based on the classic Victor Hugo (Les Mis rables) novel, The Man Who Laughs, has taken over Studio 1 at Trafalgar Studios from 6 December, following a hugely successful autumn 2016 premiere at Bristol Old Vic. Check out photos from the production here!

BWW Review: BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES, National Theatre Photo BWW Review: BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES, National Theatre
by Charlie Wilks - Nov 24, 2017

Inua Ellams' dynamic new play debuted last June, to critical acclaim. Following its successful run at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, Barber Shop Chronicles returns to the National with a bang. The story takes its audience to barber shops in Peckham, Johannesburg, Lagos, Accra, Harare and Kampala.

National Theatre Announces Casting for MACBETH, THE GREAT WAVE, JOHN and More Photo National Theatre Announces Casting for MACBETH, THE GREAT WAVE, JOHN and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

Dates and casting have announced for new National Theatre season!

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