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Debut of the Month: A SOLDIER'S PLAY's Nnamdi Asomugha Marches Into His Broadway Debu Photo Debut of the Month: A SOLDIER'S PLAY's Nnamdi Asomugha Marches Into His Broadway Debut
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 27, 2020

Today, A SOLDIER'S PLAY's Nnamdi Asomugha speaks with BroadwayWorld and shares his tenacious journey from the football field to the Broadway stage.  

Meet the Cast of A SOLDIER'S PLAY - Now in Previews on Broadway! Photo Meet the Cast of A SOLDIER'S PLAY - Now in Previews on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Dec 27, 2019

A Soldier's Play is officially in previews on Broadway! A Soldier's Play opens officially on January 21, 2020. This is a limited engagement at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). It stars David Alan Grier, Blair Underwood, Nnamdi Asomugha, Jerry O'Connell, McKinley Belcher III, Rob Demery, Jared Grimes, Billy Eugene Jones, Nate Mann, Warner Miller, J. Alphonse Nicholson and Lee Aaron Rosen.

Susie Blake and Emily Head Join Cast of BOEING-BOEING Photo Susie Blake and Emily Head Join Cast of BOEING-BOEING
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019

Dan Looney, Adam Paulden and Jason Haigh-Ellery for DLAP Entertainment are delighted to announce that Susie Blake will play Bertha and Emily Head will play Gretchen in the national tour of the classic West End and Broadway smash hit comedy BOEING-BOEING opening at Theatre Royal Brighton on 4 September 2019. They join the previously announced Tom Lister as Bernard and Daniel Casey as Robert. Full casting to be announced soon.

Susie Blake and Emily Head Join Cast Of BOEING-BOEING With Tom Lister And Daniel Case Photo Susie Blake and Emily Head Join Cast Of BOEING-BOEING With Tom Lister And Daniel Casey
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019

Dan Looney, Adam Paulden and Jason Haigh-Ellery for DLAP Entertainment are delighted to announce that Susie Blake will play Bertha and Emily Head will play Gretchen in the national tour of the classic West End and Broadway smash hit comedy BOEING-BOEING opening at Brighton Theatre Royal on 4 September 2019. They join the previously announced Tom Lister as Bernard and Daniel Casey as Robert. Full casting to be announced soon. Tour schedule below. boeing-boeing.com

BOEING-BOEING Will Embark on UK Tour Photo BOEING-BOEING Will Embark on UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019

Dan Looney, Adam Paulden and Jason Haigh-Ellery for DLAP Entertainment are delighted to announce a national tour of the classic West End and Broadway smash hit comedy BOEING-BOEING starring Tom Lister as Bernard and Daniel Casey as Robert, opening at Theatre Royal Brighton on 4 September 2019.

Tom Lister And Daniel Casey Star in UK Tour of BOEING-BOEING Photo Tom Lister And Daniel Casey Star in UK Tour of BOEING-BOEING
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019

DLAP Entertainment announces a national tour of the classic West End and Broadway smash hit comedy BOEING-BOEING starring Tom Lister as Bernard and Daniel Casey as Robert, opening at Brighton Theatre Royal on 4 September 2019.

GOOD GRIEF Begins Previews Tomorrow At Vineyard Theatre Photo GOOD GRIEF Begins Previews Tomorrow At Vineyard Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

The New York premiere of Ngozi Anyanwu's GOOD GRIEF, directed by Awoye Timpo, will begin performances the Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Street) on Thursday, October 11.  Opening night is set for Tuesday, October 30th.

Official: Lulu To Join Cast Of 42ND STREET as Dorothy Brock Photo Official: Lulu To Join Cast Of 42ND STREET as Dorothy Brock
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Lulu returns to the West End after 30 years to join the cast of 42nd Street, the dazzling and romantic homage to the world of musical theatre in the iconic role of 'Dorothy Brock' in this five star production.

BWW Interview: Tom Lister Talks West End Revival of 42ND STREET
by Marianka Swain - Mar 15, 2017

Actor Tom Lister is best known for playing Carl King on Emmerdale, but he's also amassed a number of stage credits, including Legally Blonde, Calamity Jane and Water Babies. He's currently starring in the West End revival of 42nd Street, alongside Sheena Easton, Clare Halse and Stuart Neal. The show begins previews on 20 March.

2017 Sundance Film Festival Awards Celebrate Global Independent Creative
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2017

After 10 days, 119 feature films and three feet of snow, an evening of humor and humanity marked the 2017 Sundance Film Festival's Awards Ceremony, with host Jessica Williams emceeing and jurors presenting 27 prizes for feature filmmaking in Park City, Utah. Honorees, named in total below, range from sharp comedies to provocative and timely documentaries and represent new achievements in global independent storytelling. Human stories prevailed across categories, with Grand Jury Prizes awarded to Dina (U.S. Documentary), Last Men in Aleppo (World Documentary), I don't feel at home in this world anymore. (U.S. Dramatic) and The Nile Hilton Incident (World Dramatic). Chasing Coral, showcased in the Festival's environmental program The New Climate, won an Audience Award in the U.S. Documentary category.

Sheena Easton To Make West End Debut In 42ND STREET
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Sheena Easton - the Grammy Award winning artist who has sold over 20 million records around the world - is to make her West End debut in the forthcoming production of 42nd Street.

CALAMITY JANE Coming to King's Theatre Glasgow
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

Following a sell-out run at The Watermill Theatre in Newbury "CALAMITY JANE" has embarked on a national UK tour coming to the King's Theatre Glasgow from Tuesday 16 until Saturday 20 June 2015. "CALAMITY JANE" stars Jodie Prenger in the title role, Tom Lister as 'Wild Bill Hickok, Alex Hammond as 'Danny' and Phoebe Street as Katie Brown.

Tom Lister to Join Jodie Prenger in CALAMITY JANE National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

The Watermill Theatre Newbury, Jamie Wilson, Paul Elliott and Duncan C Weldon are delighted to announce full casting and further touring dates for the forthcoming new production of the musical 'CALAMITY JANE', opening at The Watermill Theatre, Newbury on Thursday 17 July 2014 where it will play until Saturday 6 September 2014 prior to embarking on a national tour that opens at the Plymouth Theatre Royal on Thursday 16 September. Tour schedule attached. More dates to be announced.

BWW Reviews: WATER BABIES, Curve Theatre Leicester, May 6 2014
by Jenny Antill - May 7, 2014

New musical theatre is often showcased in fringe venues to test the water and see if the show could have success on a larger platform. Water Babies, however, has its first outing on the stage of one of the largest producing houses in the country, the Curve in Leicester. The production values are extremely high and it is evident that there is a lot of belief in this project. Judging by what I witnessed last night, this production absolutely needs and deserves a future.

Richard E Grant To Play Kraken In WATER BABIES, From Apr 24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Richard E Grant will appear 'as live' on stage interacting with the real actors in a never seen before 3D hologram effect - a first for a theatrical production. Using a combination of cutting edge technology and traditional theatre illusion this effect allows live actors to perform alongside filmed sequences.

Lister Joins Cast Of WATER BABIES, Apr 2014
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Directed by Ed Curtis, with music by Chris Egan, and book and lyrics by Ed Curtis and Guy Jones, this enthralling new musical, with landmark special effects, will open on 6 May, with previews from the 24 April, and run until 17 May. Cementing its reputation for staging major new musicals, Curve sets Water Babies on its journey.