BWW Feature: 9 SHOWS IN RUSSIA TO LOOK FORWARD TO IN 2019BWW Feature: 9 SHOWS IN RUSSIA TO LOOK FORWARD TO IN 2019
by Daria Vorobyeva - Jan 10, 2019

2019 has been announced as the Theatre Year in Russia. Will it be great? What are the shows that you don't want to miss? Here are 9 musicals and plays, which I expect to be interesting. And they are going to premiere this year in Russia! (more...)

BWW Interview: Saskia Reeves Talks THE TRAGEDY OF KING RICHARD THE SECONDBWW Interview: Saskia Reeves Talks THE TRAGEDY OF KING RICHARD THE SECOND
by Rona Kelly - Dec 17, 2018

Discussing how relevant the play is to not only our time but this very week, Saskia Reeves also shares the joys of working on Shakespeare with Declan Donnellan and Joe Hill-Gibbins, 'directors who have real imagination and love the text and storytelling'. (more...)

Adrian Lester, Katy Sullivan, Emily Barber and Jack Hunter Cast in Hampstead Theatre's COST OF LIVINGAdrian Lester, Katy Sullivan, Emily Barber and Jack Hunter Cast in Hampstead Theatre's COST OF LIVING
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2018

Winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Martyna Majok's Cost of Living receives its highly anticipated UK Premiere at Hampstead Theatre - making it the 100th premiere since Edward Hall and Greg Ripley-Duggan took charge in 2010. (more...)

Niamh O'Flaherty Appointed Executive Director Of Cheek By JowlNiamh O'Flaherty Appointed Executive Director Of Cheek By Jowl
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

Cheek by Jowl today announces the appointment of Niamh O'Flaherty as Executive Director. Niamh joins the company in March 2019, from her current position as Senior Producer at Hofesh Shechter Company. She will be taking over from Natalie Highwood who is Interim Executive Director. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with THE MAIDSPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with THE MAIDS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

Check out rehearsal photos below for HOME's major new production of Jean Genet's The Maids, between Friday 16 November - Saturday 1 December 2018. Based on the true story of murderous duo The Papin sisters, Genet's infamous The Maids is a radical modern classic. Well ahead of its time, it explodes with contemporary ideas about class conflict, sexual identity, and political outcasts. (more...)

BWW Review: Bracingly Timely Russian MEASURE FOR MEASURE at Kennedy CenterBWW Review: Bracingly Timely Russian MEASURE FOR MEASURE at Kennedy Center
by Roger Catlin - Oct 11, 2018

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The Barbican's Framed Film Festival Returns For Another Weekend Of Screenings & Free WorkshopsThe Barbican's Framed Film Festival Returns For Another Weekend Of Screenings & Free Workshops
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

The Barbican's Framed Film Festival returns for another weekend of screenings and free workshops and events that celebrates the best cinema from around the world for younger film lovers. (more...)

Barbican Theatre and Dance Programme January to June 2019 AnnouncedBarbican Theatre and Dance Programme January to June 2019 Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

The Barbican today announces its full January to June 2019 Theatre and Dance programme. Tickets for the season go on sale to Barbican Members Plus on Wednesday 17 October, to Barbican Members on Friday 19 October and on general sale on Friday 26 October 2018. (more...)

HOME Presents THE MAIDS By Jean Genet Directed By Lily Sykes December 2018HOME Presents THE MAIDS By Jean Genet Directed By Lily Sykes December 2018
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Full casting is today announced for HOME's major new production of Jean Genet's The Maids, between Friday 16 November - Saturday 1 December 2018. Based on the true story of murderous duo The Papin sisters, Genet's infamous The Maids is a radical modern classic. Well ahead of its time, it explodes with contemporary ideas about class conflict, sexual identity, and political outcasts. (more...)

FASCINATING AIDA's Adele Anderson Joins Cast Of DOCTOR DOLITTLEFASCINATING AIDA's Adele Anderson Joins Cast Of DOCTOR DOLITTLE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Fascinating Aida's Adele Anderson is confirmed to join Mark Williams, who plays Doctor Dolittle, in the UK & Ireland Tour of Doctor Dolittle. Adele will play Lady Bellowes/Poison Arrow at the first six venues of the tour - Bromley, Salford, Oxford, Wolverhampton, Newcastle and Hull. There will be a national press night on Thursday 17 January 2019 at the Oxford New Theatre. (more...)

Lara Pulver And Stephen Mangan Join GUYS AND DOLLS At The Royal Albert HallLara Pulver And Stephen Mangan Join GUYS AND DOLLS At The Royal Albert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

It was today announced that Lara Pulver, Stephen Mangan, Sharon D. Clarke and Paul Nicholas will join the cast of Guys and Dolls at the Royal Albert Hall. Pulver who recently won an Olivier Award for her performance in Gypsy, and is known for her roles in Sherlock and Spooks, will play Sarah Brown. Stephen Mangan, who was in the West End earlier this year in an anniversary production of Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party, joins the cast as the narrator. Clarke, most recently on stage in acclaimed Caroline, or Change, will take the role of General Cartwright and Nicholas will be Arvide Abernathy. They join previously announced cast including Adrian Lester, Jason Manford, Meow Meow, Clive Rowe and Joe Stilgoe. Guys and Dolls will come to the iconic London venue for three performances between 19 - 20 October, directed and choreographed by Stephen Mear (Gypsy, Hello Dolly!, Mary Poppins) and featuring the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra. This will be the first time it has ever been presented in its entirety at the venue. (more...)

MEASURE FOR MEASURE Comes to ArtsEmersonMEASURE FOR MEASURE Comes to ArtsEmerson
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

ArtsEmerson, Boston's leading presenter of contemporary world theatre, proudly welcomes Cheek by Jowl (UK) and The Pushkin Theatre Moscow (Russia) with Measure for Measure. This production of Shakespeare's play by the international award-winning director Declan Donnellan and designer Nick Ormerod asks vital and unsettling questions about how we are governed and, in the process, unmasks the true nature of authority, love and justice. The limited run of only six performances takes place October 24 through 28, 2018 at the Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre, located at 219 Tremont Street in downtown Boston. Tickets range from $20-$80, and may be purchased online at www.ArtsEmerson.org, by phone at 617.824.8400, or in person at the box office. Student, senior and group discounts are available. (more...)

Annette Badland Announced As A Patron Of Arion ProductionsAnnette Badland Announced As A Patron Of Arion Productions
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

Arion Productions has announced actor Annette Badland as their patron. She joins composer Howard Goodall CBE and playwright Martin Sherman as champions of the London based theatre company, under the Artistic Direction of Andrew Keates. (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting For MEASURE FOR MEASUREDonmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting For MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

The Donmar announces full casting for Artistic Director Josie Rourke's production of Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare. Joining the previously announced Hayley Atwell and Jack Lowden are Ben Allen, Matt Bardock, Nicholas Burns, Jackie Clune, Rachel Denning, Molly Harris, Adam McNamara, Raad Rawi, Sule Rimi, Anwar Russell and Helena Wilson. (more...)

Bristol Old Vic And Lyceum Edinburgh Announce Casts For Double Co-Productions TWELFTH NIGHT and TOUCHING THE VOIDBristol Old Vic And Lyceum Edinburgh Announce Casts For Double Co-Productions TWELFTH NIGHT and TOUCHING THE VOID
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

Casting for both Touching the Void and Twelfth Night was announced today, heralding the first two-production partnership between leading regional theatrical powerhouses, Bristol Old Vic and The Lyceum, Edinburgh. (more...)

Keith Allen, Bryan Dick, And More Lead Rose Theatre Kingston's World Premiere Of HOGARTH'S PROGRESSKeith Allen, Bryan Dick, And More Lead Rose Theatre Kingston's World Premiere Of HOGARTH'S PROGRESS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

Rose Theatre Kingston today announces the full cast for Nick Dear's double-bill Hogarth's Progress. Anthony Banks directs Bryan Dick as the younger William Hogarth in the first major UK revival of Dear's acclaimed comedy The Art of Success, which follows Hogarth through a bawdy night in 1730 and Keith Allen as the older William Hogarth in the world premiere of The Taste of the Town which rejoins the now hugely successful artist 30 years later towards the end of his career. Ruby Bentall (Jane Hogarth and Nancy/Mrs Ryott), Emma Cunniffe (Louisa and Mrs Colquhoun/Mrs Bascombe), Ben Deery (Frank and Zachariah Blunt), Jack Derges (Henry Fielding and Parson Venables), Ian Hallard (Oliver and Horace Walpole), Susannah Harker (Queen Caroline and Jane Hogarth), Jasmine Jones (Sarah Sprackling and Bridget), Sylvestra Le Touzel (Mrs Needham and Lady Thornhill) and Mark Umbers (Robert Walpole and David Garrick) complete the company. (more...)

Syracuse Stage Single Tickets On SaleSyracuse Stage Single Tickets On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

It's Christmas in July at Syracuse Stage with a special offer to the first 10 performances of the holiday favorite 'Elf the Musical' and the release of single tickets for sale to all shows in the 2018/2019 season. (more...)

Brian Capron and Vicky Entwistle Join Mark Williams In UK and Ireland Tour Of DOCTOR DOLITTLEBrian Capron and Vicky Entwistle Join Mark Williams In UK and Ireland Tour Of DOCTOR DOLITTLE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

Brian Capron, Vicky Entwistle, Mollie Melia-Redgrave and Patrick Sullivan are confirmed to join Mark Williams, who plays Doctor Dolittle, in the UK & Ireland Tour of Doctor Dolittle. Brian will play Albert Blossom/Straight Arrow, Vicky will play Polynesia, Mollie Emma Fairfax and Patrick Matthew Mugg. Mark Williams and Brian Capron will play the first ten venues on the tour - Bromley, Salford, Oxford, Wolverhampton, Newcastle, Hull, Aberdeen, Northampton, Nottingham and Sheffield. The others will play the entire tour. There will be a national press night on Thursday 17 January 2019 at the Oxford New Theatre. (more...)

Eleanor Lang to Be the New Executive Director of Theatre Royal Stratford East
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

Theatre Royal Stratford East is pleased to announce that Eleanor Lang has been appointed Executive Director from 1st October. Eleanor joins Theatre Royal Stratford East from Cheek by Jowl, where she is currently Executive Director, at the start of new Artistic Director Nadia Fall's inaugural season and will be working closely with Nadia on the overall strategic leadership of the theatre. (more...)

GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS To Arrive On The Opera House Manchester StageGLENGARRY GLEN ROSS To Arrive On The Opera House Manchester Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

After 'sealing the deal' with critics and audiences alike during its smash hit West End run, Sam Yates' unmissable production of one of David Mamet's greatest and most lauded plays, Glengarry Glen Ross will embark on a nationwide tour from 14 February 2019 opening at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking. The hard-nosed sales team in this darkly funny classic will then visit Birmingham, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Glasgow, Richmond, Brighton and Cardiff with further tour dates to be announced shortly. (more...)

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