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Broadway Rewind: The Royal Family Comes to Broadway in KING CHARLES III Photo Broadway Rewind: The Royal Family Comes to Broadway in KING CHARLES III
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 22, 2020

Today we rewind to 2015, when King Charles III arrived on Broadway at the Music Box Theatre, where it ran for 103 performances. Directed by Rupert Goold, the Mike Bartlett play was led by Tim Pigott-Smith, with Oliver Chris, Richard Goulding, Adam James, Margot Leicester and more. 

VIDEO: Broadway and UK Musicians of The Craze Perform 'The Brighton Line' From ONE MA Photo VIDEO: Broadway and UK Musicians of The Craze Perform 'The Brighton Line' From ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2020

The original line up of The Craze joined forces with some of their compadres from Broadway and the International tour to conclude the Lockdown Skiffle Sessions.

Broadway Rewind: James Corden Returns to Broadway in ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS Photo Broadway Rewind: James Corden Returns to Broadway in ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 31, 2020

Today we rewind to 2012, when One Man, Two Guvnors opened on Broadway. The play opened on April 18 at the Music Box Theatre, where it ran for 159 performances.

Riverside Studios Announces Encores of FRANKENSTEIN, FLEABAG and More Photo Riverside Studios Announces Encores of FRANKENSTEIN, FLEABAG and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 28, 2020

With Riverside Studios' programme of monthly first read throughs and discussions of new plays Riverside Reads commencing on Tuesday 1 September, Christopher Nolan's acclaimed Tenet currently playing and the commencement of Dive-In, today they announced additional screenings of National Theatre Live as part of their cinema programme.

BWW Review: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Bridge Theatre via National Theatre At Home Photo BWW Review: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Bridge Theatre via National Theatre At Home
by Shane Morgan - Jun 25, 2020

Hytner has capitalised on the success of his Julius Caesar the year before by placing his audience at the centre of the action. By creating a magical mosh pit in the heart of the Bridge, his production, along with Bunny Christie's beautiful design, brings out some of the very best of Shakespeare's hugely popular comedy.

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, June 25- FALSETTOS, Billy Porter and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, June 25- FALSETTOS, Billy Porter and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 25, 2020

Today (June 25) in live streaming: Can't Cancel Pride, Falsettos, and so much more!

The National Theatre Announces A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, THE DEEP BLUE SEA, and More Photo The National Theatre Announces A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, THE DEEP BLUE SEA, and More to Be Streamed as Part of National Theatre at Home
by Stephi Wild - Jun 11, 2020

The National Theatre today announces a further five productions that will be streamed as a part of the National Theatre at Home series.

BWW Review: TWELFTH NIGHT, National Theatre at Home Photo BWW Review: TWELFTH NIGHT, National Theatre at Home
by Caroline Cronin - Apr 24, 2020

The hype around the National Theatre's production of Twelfth Night when it premiered in 2017 was, understandably, centred around Tamsin Greig. Not necessarily because of her celebrity status (although that of course will have been a factor), but primarily because she would be undertaking a gender-swapped role - from Malvolio to Malvolia.

VIDEO: Watch a ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS Reunion With James Corden and More Photo VIDEO: Watch a ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS Reunion With James Corden and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2020

James Corden (Francis Henshall), Oliver Chris (Stanley Stubbers), Jemima Rooper (Rachel Crabbe), Nick Hytner (director) and Richard Bean (writer) reunited on a Zoom call to chat about One Man, Two Guvnors for National Theatre at Home!

BWW Review: ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS, National Theatre At Home Photo BWW Review: ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS, National Theatre At Home
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Apr 3, 2020

Wouldn't it be ironic that the time that the whole of the UK (and indeed the world) really fell in love with theatre was when no-one could actually go there? Millions of people who already love the performing arts are desperately missing their fixes. But now this virus is the great equaliser; everyone is at home, yet still want and need to be entertained.

Full Casting Announced For JACK ABSOLUTE FLIES AGAIN at the National Theatre Photo Full Casting Announced For JACK ABSOLUTE FLIES AGAIN at the National Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Mar 10, 2020

As rehearsals begin, the National Theatre announce the full casting for Jack Absolute Flies Again, which will play in repertoire in the Olivier from 15 April until 25 July.

National Theatre Announces New Work For 2020 ‚Ä" 2021; Including Kristin Scott Thomas Photo National Theatre Announces New Work For 2020 ‚Ä" 2021; Including Kristin Scott Thomas and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 19, 2020

The National Theatre today announces nine productions that will play on the South Bank in 2020-2021 alongside previously announced shows. These run alongside our international touring productions, three plays that will tour to multiple venues across the UK and a West End transfer. The NT also announces today that it will increase the quantity of low-price tickets on the South Bank by 25%, with 250,000 available across the year at £20 or less.

Saffron Burrows, Oliver Chris and Belinda Stewart-Wilson Join Cast Of EVERYTHING I EV Photo Saffron Burrows, Oliver Chris and Belinda Stewart-Wilson Join Cast Of EVERYTHING I EVER WANTED TO TELL MY DAUGHTER ABOUT MEN
by Stephi Wild - Jan 29, 2020

Shakespeare's Globe has announced further casting for Everything I Ever Wanted to Tell My Daughter About Men, a new black comedy by actor and writer Lorien Haynes, directed by Tara Fitzgerald (Brassed Off, Game of Thrones), being hosted in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse on Thursday 20 February.

Emelin Theatre Announces March 2020 Events Photo Emelin Theatre Announces March 2020 Events
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 22, 2020

Emelin Theatre For The Performing Arts has announced its lineup of events for March. See full details below:

Kevin Kwan, Arturo Sandoval, Lucie Arnaz & More Coming To Irvine Barclay Theatre Photo Kevin Kwan, Arturo Sandoval, Lucie Arnaz & More Coming To Irvine Barclay Theatre
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 13, 2020

Kevin Kwan, author of Crazy Rich Asians, will take the stage at Irvine Barclay Theatre on February 6 as part of the venue's new speaker series, Fresh Take. Kwan, along with Tony-winning Ain't Misbehavin', Grammy winner Arturo Sandoval and others, highlight the variety of spring performances at Irvine Barclay Theatre. See below for some notable shows through May, and here is a link to the entire season: https://mailchi.mp/thebarclay/announcing-irvine-barclay-theatres-2019-20-season).

National Theatre Announces December 2019 ‚Ä" June 2020 Lineup; ROMEO & JULIET, SEA SI Photo National Theatre Announces December 2019 ‚Ä" June 2020 Lineup; ROMEO & JULIET, SEA SICK, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2019

The National Theatre has announced its upcoming lineup for December 2019 - June 2020.

See The Current Standings In The 2019 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote! Photo See The Current Standings In The 2019 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote!
by Marianka Swain - Nov 11, 2019

Check out the current standings in the 2019 BroadwayWorld UK Awards and cast your vote!

National Theatre Announces New Productions, Including Emma Rice and Tony Kushner Adap Photo National Theatre Announces New Productions, Including Emma Rice and Tony Kushner Adaptations
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2019

The National Theatre has announced its productions on-sale for October 2019 a?' March 2020

Photo Flash: Loft Ensemble in North Hollywood Presents OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET Photo Photo Flash: Loft Ensemble in North Hollywood Presents OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 12, 2019

Loft Ensemble in North Hollywood has announced the first production of its eighth season, Our Lady of 121st Street by Stephen Adly Guirgis. Under the direction of Adam Chambers, the cast will feature (in alphabetical order) Ben Anderson, Bridget Avildsen, Ela Castillo, Nandi Chapman, Brett Clevenger, Noah Copfer, Paige Gallagher, Barbera Ann Howard, Zenarra James, Mark Leclerc, Brian Majestic, Kristian Maxwell-McGeever, Mphatso Mgongira, Ignacio Navarro, Chris Oliver, Kevin Padilla, La'Vel Stacy, Abbygail Williams, Jared Wilson, and Nora Yessayan. Opening is set for Saturday, August 10, at 8pm and the engagement will continue through Sunday, September 15 only.

Loft Ensemble Presents OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET By Stephen Adly Guirgis Photo Loft Ensemble Presents OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET By Stephen Adly Guirgis
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 26, 2019

Loft Ensemble in North Hollywood has announced the first production of its eighth season, Our Lady of 121st Street by Stephen Adly Guirgis.

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