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Final Casting Announced For TWO LADIES At The Bridge TheatreFinal Casting Announced For TWO LADIES At The Bridge Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019

Lorna Brown, Raghad Chaar and Yoli Fuller join the previously announced Zoe Wanamaker and Zrinka Cviteši? to complete the casting for Two Ladies, a new play by Nancy Harris to be directed by Nicholas Hytner at the Bridge Theatre. (more...)

The Young Curators Festival Presents MY DAD'S BLIND By Anna Sheils-McNameeThe Young Curators Festival Presents MY DAD'S BLIND By Anna Sheils-McNamee
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2019

My Dad's Blind by Anna Sheils-McNamee is returning to the stage at the end of July. The WINNER of Best Production at the Dublin Fringe Festival Awards 2018 is coming to the Abbey Theatre on the Peacock Stage as part of The Young Curators Festival, ahead of a national tour. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at WHODUNNIT (UNREHEARSED) at Park TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at WHODUNNIT (UNREHEARSED) at Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2019

Further performers have been revealed for Park Theatre's World Premiere murder mystery Whodunnit [Unrehearsed], as Adam Hills, Jason Manford, Neil Morrissey, Clarke Peters and Sandi Toksvig - with the voice of Miriam Margolyes - join the stellar list of participants. Every night, a different guest performer will step onstage to join the rehearsed ensemble of a scripted murder mystery play, having attended no rehearsals, read no script, nor received any direction. Armed only with a hidden earpiece to receive instructions, they will endeavour to solve the crime in real time. (more...)

SKETCH YOU UP! Comes to Edinburgh Festival FringeSKETCH YOU UP! Comes to Edinburgh Festival Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2019

Debuting at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe is Sketch You Up! A brand-new one-hour comedy sketch show with an LGBTQ+ angle, taking the observational and familiar to a modern and fresh level…with bite! (more...)

Nigel Planer To Play 'Grandpa' In David Walliams' GRANDPA'S GREAT ESCAPE LIVENigel Planer To Play 'Grandpa' In David Walliams' GRANDPA'S GREAT ESCAPE LIVE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019

Actor and comedian Nigel Planer will star as Grandpa in the first ever stage adaptation of Grandpa's Great Escape, the exhilarating number one best-selling children's book by David Walliams which will tour UK arenas this Christmas. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

David Walliams' Best-Selling Kids Book GRANDPA'S GREAT ESCAPE To Be Transformed Into Live ShowDavid Walliams' Best-Selling Kids Book GRANDPA'S GREAT ESCAPE To Be Transformed Into Live Show
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019

The first ever stage adaptation of Grandpa's Great Escape, the exhilarating number one bestselling children's book by actor and comedian David Walliams, is to tour UK arenas this Christmas. The live version of the kids' favourite, which has sold over two million copies around the world begins in Birmingham on 23 December. It will then visit London, Sheffield, Nottingham, Manchester, Newcastle and Glasgow before culminating in Liverpool on 4 January. Tickets go on sale at 8am on Tuesday 4 June. (more...)

VIDEO: Get a First Listen of Ian McKellen in WHODUNNIT (UNREHEARSED); Additional Casting Announced!VIDEO: Get a First Listen of Ian McKellen in WHODUNNIT (UNREHEARSED); Additional Casting Announced!
by Stage Tube - May 30, 2019

Further performers have been revealed for Park Theatre's World Premiere murder mystery Whodunnit [Unrehearsed], as Adam Hills, Jason Manford, Neil Morrissey, Clarke Peters and Sandi Toksvig - with the voice of Miriam Margolyes - join the stellar list of participants. Every night, a different guest performer will step onstage to join the rehearsed ensemble of a scripted murder mystery play, having attended no rehearsals, read no script, nor received any direction. Armed only with a hidden earpiece to receive instructions, they will endeavour to solve the crime in real time. (more...)

AMC Greenlights First Episodic Anthology SeriesAMC Greenlights First Episodic Anthology Series
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2019

AMC announced today that it has greenlit a new, yet-to-be-titled original episodic anthology drama created by Emmy-Award winning writer Will Bridges (“Black Mirror,” “Stranger Things”) and Brett Goldstein (“Superbob,” “Adult Life Skills”). Bridges and Goldstein will executive produce with Jolyon Symonds through Fearless Minds, a Banijay Group company ('Thorne' series for Sky One, “Complicit”). The Untitled Bridges/Goldstein Project, produced by AMC Studios, will consist of six, hour-long episodes, and is slated for a 2020 debut on AMC. (more...)

Park Theatre Announce Jul-Dec 2019 Season - ACTOR'S NIGHTMARE, THE SNOW QUEEN, and More!Park Theatre Announce Jul-Dec 2019 Season - ACTOR'S NIGHTMARE, THE SNOW QUEEN, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2019

Park Theatre today announced their new July - December 2019 season. Featuring four World Premiere productions, two UK and London Premieres and a range of revivals from Broadway and the West End, the theatre also introduces a revised young person's membership scheme called Park Up. (more...)

Gillian Anderson, Ian McKellen, and More Will Lead World Premiere Of WHODUNNIT [UNREHEARSED]Gillian Anderson, Ian McKellen, and More Will Lead World Premiere Of WHODUNNIT [UNREHEARSED]
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019

In the first glimpse of Park Theatre's new season, the theatre can reveal initial star casting for their World Premiere murder mystery Whodunnit [Unrehearsed], in association with Avalon. Every night, a different guest performer will step onstage to join the rehearsed ensemble of a scripted murder mystery play, having attended no rehearsals, read no script, nor received any direction. Armed only with a hidden earpiece to receive instructions, they will endeavour to solve the crime in real time. (more...)

BroadwayHD Soars Into April With Iconic Family Hit PETER PANBroadwayHD Soars Into April With Iconic Family Hit PETER PAN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2019

"Dreams do come true, if only we wish hard enough," says Peter Pan, and this month it definitely seems that BroadwayHD subscribers will be getting everything they've dreamed about and even more! In April, BroadwayHD, the premier streaming service for live theater, will be adding a number of standout productions to their service including the beloved family favorite Peter Pan starring Cathy Rigby, remastered in high definition and available on streaming for the very first time, and an intriguing documentary Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story. In addition, one of the most renown music festivals, the BBC Prom, will be coming to the service with the debut of BBC Prom: Dawn at Dusk and BBC Prom: Rogers and Hammerstein this month as well. (more...)

Maynard Eziashi, Mohammed Mansaray, and More Will Lead the UK Tour of BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES - Full Cast Announced!Maynard Eziashi, Mohammed Mansaray, and More Will Lead the UK Tour of BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

FULLER HOUSE's Juan Pablo Di Pace Completes Cast of  Lythgoe Family Panto's THE WONDERFUL WINTER OF OZFULLER HOUSE's Juan Pablo Di Pace Completes Cast of Lythgoe Family Panto's THE WONDERFUL WINTER OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2018

Lythgoe Family Panto (LFP), in association with the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, announce final casting for their newest production, the world premiere of THE WONDERFUL WINTER OF OZ at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, (300 East Green Street, Pasadena CA 91101) which will play a strictly limited engagement from December 15 through December 30. (more...)

Niamh Bracken, Denis Conway, and More Will Lead The World Premiere Of CHASING BONO At Soho TheatreNiamh Bracken, Denis Conway, and More Will Lead The World Premiere Of CHASING BONO At Soho Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018

Final casting is announced for the world premiere of CHASING BONO, a new play by Ian La Frenais and Dick Clement based on I Was Bono's Doppelganger by Neil McCormick, a wise and witty memoir which recounted his friendship and rivalry with his school friend and Superstar Bono. (more...)

Book Tickets Now For THE CATHERINE TATE SHOW - LIVEBook Tickets Now For THE CATHERINE TATE SHOW - LIVE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018

The critically acclaimed, award-winning comedian and actor Catherine Tate, will bring THE CATHERINE TATE SHOW - LIVE to London's Wyndham's Theatre, for a strictly limited season of seven shows from 7 January, 2019. Tickets are now on sale - book here! (more...)

The Catherine Tate Show Comes to LondonThe Catherine Tate Show Comes to London
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Catherine Tate is making a welcome return to the West End stage in early 2019 with The Catherine Tate Show Live. The critically acclaimed, award-winning comedian and actor will open for a strictly limited season of seven shows at London's Wyndham's Theatre from 7 January 2019. (more...)

BWW Review: PRIDE AND PREJUDICE at Pittsburgh Public Is a Game Worth PlayingBWW Review: PRIDE AND PREJUDICE at Pittsburgh Public Is a Game Worth Playing
by Greg Kerestan - Oct 11, 2018

There are plenty of ways of describing Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. Sophisticated, approachable, elegant, witty. But very few would describe it as wacky... unless those lucky few had seen Kate Hamill's production, as directed by Desdemona Chiang at the Pittsburgh Public Theater. I can't remember the last time I had quite as much fun at a 'classical' period piece, even while realizing that this was certain to be one of the most divisive shows in PPT history. Throughout the evening I heard audiences laughing, clapping, even cheering the production's gleeful ingenuity, while at intermission I heard several people complain that 'it's a wonderful production of a stupid play' and that they 'thought it would be more Masterpiece Theatre.' (more...)

Celebrity Cast for the New Season of DANCING WITH THE STARS AnnouncedCelebrity Cast for the New Season of DANCING WITH THE STARS Announced
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

“Dancing with the Stars” is waltzing its way into its upcoming season, and the new celebrity cast is adding some glitzy bling to their wardrobe, breaking in their dancing shoes and readying themselves for their first dance on the ballroom floor, as the season kicks off MONDAY, SEPT. 24 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand. This season's lineup of celebrity dancers includes an “American Idol” mentor, the first-ever blind contestant to take part in the show, an alumnus from Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, a Duke of Hazzard, an Olympic Gold medal-winning gymnast and a Bachelor Nation favorite, among others. (more...)

Cast Complete for BENIDORM: LIVE, Debuting This Autumn at Newcastle Theatre RoyalCast Complete for BENIDORM: LIVE, Debuting This Autumn at Newcastle Theatre Royal
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

Derren Litten's smash hit ITV comedy BENIDORM is set to bring sunshine and smiles to the UK and Ireland as the first ever stage version of the ITV comedy marks its world premiere at the Theatre Royal, Newcastle from Today 7th September 2018. The show will be produced for the stage by Michael Harrison and David Ian. (more...)

BWW Preview: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at 30 By Ninety Theatre - Sigh No More!BWW Preview: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at 30 By Ninety Theatre - Sigh No More!
by Angelle Albright - Aug 15, 2018

'Hey Nonny Nonny!' 'Sigh No More!' Shakespeare's classic, playful comedy, Much Ado About Nothing, is this year's rip-roaring Season 5 opener for the vibrant, 30 by Ninety Theatre in Mandeville, Louisiana. This suburban playhouse, positioned just across the lake from New Orleans, is named for its' common latitude and longitude, but doesn't hold back on big city ambitions to invigorate, entertain, and challenge local audiences to grow from shared experiences through the stage. It is an idea not lost on Shakespeare himself nearly five millennials ago. (more...)

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