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Casting Announced For WAITING FOR LEFTY Zoom Production Photo Casting Announced For WAITING FOR LEFTY Zoom Production
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2021

Waiting for Lefty is a well-known piece of agitprop theatre, written in 1935 when America was in the midst of the Great Depression and saw no light at the end of the tunnel.

BWW Review: BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR, Southwark Playhouse Photo BWW Review: BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR, Southwark Playhouse
by Louis Train - Mar 18, 2019

An upright piano, a bottle of something strong, a door leading somewhere else. Billy Bishop Goes to War, on now at the Southwark Playhouse, after transferring from the Jermyn Street Theatre, is evocative and wistful, like a tune you remember from your youth, but no one else does.

BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR Transfers To Southwark Playhouse Photo BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR Transfers To Southwark Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Jan 21, 2019

Proud Haddock and Arsalan Sattari Productions today announce the transfer of Billy Bishop Goes to War to the Southwark Playhouse, following its successful run at the Jermyn Street Theatre. Charles Aitken (Younger Billy) and Oliver Beamish (Older Billy) reprise their roles. The production runs from 15 March, with previews from 13 March, until 6 April.

BWW Review: BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR, Jermyn Street Theatre Photo BWW Review: BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR, Jermyn Street Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Nov 3, 2018

Proud Haddock remembers the centenary of the Armistice at Jermyn Street Theatre with the dynamic and heartbreaking tale of Canadian war hero Billy Bishop. Written by John MacLachlan Gray with Eric Peterson, Billy Bishop Goes to War sees an older Bishop (Oliver Beamish) overseeing his younger self (Charles Aitken).

Guest Blog: Actor Charles Aitken On BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR Photo Guest Blog: Actor Charles Aitken On BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR
by Guest Blog: Charles Aitken - Oct 10, 2018

To be playing Billy Bishop on the eve of the hundredth anniversary of Armistice Day is an incredible honour.

Charles Aitken and Oliver Beamish to Star in BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2018

Coinciding with the centenary of the end of World War I, Proud Haddock are reviving Billy Bishop Goes To War as part of their War Season and Jermyn Street Theatre's Rebels Season. This striking drama is based upon the true story of young Billy Bishop, a failing military college student who became Canada's indomitable flying ace, the most successful pilot of his generation.

Cinemax Cancels Steven Soderbergh's THE KNICK After Two Seasons
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 23, 2017

Cinemax has cancelled Steven Soderbergh's THE KNICK following two seasons. Starring Clive Owen, André Holland), Eve Hewson and Juliet Rylance, THE KNICK kicks off its ten-episode second season, exclusively on CINEMAX.

Ruby Modine Joins Horror Flick HALF TO DEATH
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 8, 2016

The horror movie “Half to Death” has announced a number of new cast members. Ruby Modine, Charles Aitken and Rachel Matthews have all been announced to joined Jessica Rothe and Israel Broussard in the cast of the horror film, produced by Blumhouse Productions.

Scoop: SLEEPY HOLLOW on FOX - Today, March 4, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

Get all the scoop on SLEEPY HOLLOW, airing on FOX today, March 4, 2016!

Scoop: SLEEPY HOLLOW on FOX - Friday, March 4, 2016
by - Feb 29, 2016

Get all the scoop on SLEEPY HOLLOW, airing on FOX on Friday, March 4, 2016!

Scoop: THE KNICK on HBO - Today, December 11, 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

Get all the scoop on THE KNICK, airing on HBO today, December 11, 2015!

Emmy-Winning Drama Series THE KNICK Returns to Cinemax Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

Starring Clive Owen (Emmy® nominee for HBO's “Hemingway & Gellhorn”; Oscar® nominee and Golden Globe winner for “Closer”), André Holland (“Selma,” “42”), Eve Hewson (“Enough Said“) and Juliet Rylance (“Frances Ha”), THE KNICK kicks off its ten-episode second season FRIDAY, OCT. 16 (

Tom Mannion, Brid Brennan and More Star in ALL MY SONS at Regent's Park Open Air, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's 2014 production of All My Sons opens tonight, 15 May.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Tom Mannion, Brid Brennan & Cast of Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's ALL MY SONS
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 30, 2014

All My Sons is set to run 15 May to 7 June 2014 at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre - and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in rehearsal, including Tom Mannion and Brid Brennan!

Tom Mannion, Brid Brennan and More Star in ALL MY SONS at Regent's Park Open Air, May 15
by Christina Mancuso - Mar 26, 2014

Casting for Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's 2014 production of All My Sons was announced today, with further casting confirmed for Hobson's Choice and the Gershwins' Porgy and Bess. The season opens on 15 May.

Photo Flash: Kim Cattrall & Seth Numrich Celebrate Opening Night of SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 13, 2013

Kim Cattrall stars alongside acclaimed Broadway actor Seth Numrich in Tennessee Williams' powerful and poetic play, Sweet Bird of Youth, directed by Olivier Award-winner Marianne Elliott. The show just opened and you can check out photos from the festivities below!

Regent's Park Makes INTO THE WOODS Feat. Waddingham, AS YOU LIKE IT, et al. Available for Download in 2011
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 14, 2011

Digital Theatre today (14 February 2011) announces William Shakespeare's As You Like It - their second collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company; the critically acclaimed Regent's Park Open Air Theatre production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Into The Woods, and the sell out West End production of Arthur Miller's All My Sons as their next three downloadable productions which will also be available to stream from £6.99 at www.digitaltheatre.com. As You Like It will be available from today followed shortly by Into The Woods and All My Sons.

RSC Brings Goold's ROMEO AND JULIET et al. to Lincoln Center '11
by Nicolas Coburn - Aug 2, 2010

The Royal Shakespeare Company's 44 member acting ensemble will perform five plays by William Shakespeare at Park Avenue Armory as part of Lincoln Center Festival next summer. Lincoln Center Festival and Park Avenue Armory, in association with The Ohio State University, are bringing the Royal Shakespeare Company to New York for this six-week engagement. This unprecedented theatrical event takes place July 6 through August 14, 2011.

Bette Bourne Returns to the London Stage in Fountain's RESIDENT ALIENT
by Reynard Loki - Nov 17, 2008

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Quentin Crisp (immortalised on TV by John Hurt in 'The Naked Civil Servant'), Bette Bourne returns to the London stage with his acclaimed, multi award-winning performance in Tim Fountain's 'Resident Alien'. A 10-week season opens at the New End Theatre, Hampstead, on Wednesday 28 January and will run to Sunday April 5.