BWW Review: THE WEDDING PARTY at Alberta Theatre Projects is an Absolute RiotBWW Review: THE WEDDING PARTY at Alberta Theatre Projects is an Absolute Riot
by Vicki Trask - Sep 16, 2019

Alberta Theatre Projects has opened their 2019/2020 season with a hilarious comedy that reminds us: we don't always have to like our family even if we love them. Written by Kristen Thomson (I, Claudia) and directed by Darcy Evans, The Wedding Party is one not to be missed. (more...)

THE WEDDING PARTY Brings Cabaret Seating To Alberta Theatre Projects For The First Time In Over 20 YearsTHE WEDDING PARTY Brings Cabaret Seating To Alberta Theatre Projects For The First Time In Over 20 Years
by Vicki Trask - Sep 9, 2019

Alberta Theatre Projects is excited to open this season with The Wedding Party, written by acclaimed Canadian playwright Kristen Thomson and directed by Alberta Theatre Projects' Executive and Artistic Director Darcy Evans. Running Sept. 11-29, this is a hilarious gender-bending comedy about the joining of two very unlikely families. (more...)

Black Radish Theatre Presents Inaugural Production WAITING FOR GODOTBlack Radish Theatre Presents Inaugural Production WAITING FOR GODOT
by Vicki Trask - Mar 28, 2019

Black Radish Theatre presents their inaugural production of WAITING FOR GODOT, by Samuel Beckett, April 25-May 12, 2019, at the GRAND's Flanagan Theatre (608 1 Street SW). Performance times are evenings at 7:30pm Tue-Sat, with additional matinees at 2pm on Sat-Sun. (more...)

BWW Review: 1979 is a Crash Course in Canadian PoliticsBWW Review: 1979 is a Crash Course in Canadian Politics
by Isabella Perrone - Jan 10, 2019

What happened in the Prime Minister's office on the ill-fated day of Joe Clark's budget vote? Michael Healey's play on the downfall of the 16th PM of Canada, produced by The 1979 Group and directed by Miles Potter, explores the ideology of the morally-motivated Albertan and his interactions with some of the most well-known names in modern Canadian politics. (more...)

1979, A New Comedy By Michael Healey, Comes to The Berkeley Street Theatre1979, A New Comedy By Michael Healey, Comes to The Berkeley Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

The 1979 Group presents 1979, a new comedy by Michael Healey (Proud, The Drawer Boy), directed by Miles Potter (The New Canadian Curling Club / Blyth Festival, The Drawer Boy), for a limited run at the Berkeley Street Theatre, Downstairs, January 9-27, 2019. (more...)

Tony Award-Winning Comedy 'ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD' Turns Shakespeare's Classic Tragedy Inside OutTony Award-Winning Comedy 'ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD' Turns Shakespeare's Classic Tragedy Inside Out
by Vicki Trask - Oct 4, 2018

Opening Tuesday, October 9 and running until October 21, Alberta Theatre Projects will present The Shakespeare Company and Hit & Myth's imaginative new production of Tom Stoppard's dark, witty comedy Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead. Set against the backdrop of Shakespeare's Hamlet, Stoppard's masterpiece follows the hilarious antics of two minor characters, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, as they question their place in the story of Hamlet and their inevitable fate. (more...)

Christopher Hunter to Make Edinburgh Fringe Debut with VENUS AND ADONISChristopher Hunter to Make Edinburgh Fringe Debut with VENUS AND ADONIS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

With an impressive body of work including Sherlock, 51st State, Mr Selfridge, Silent Witness, The Bill and Dracula, leading theatre, television and film actor Christopher Hunter makes his Edinburgh Fringe debut this year, in his new solo interpretation of Shakespeare's Venus and Adonis at C Venues Hill Street. (more...)

Christopher Hunter to Make Edinburgh Fringe Debut with VENUS AND ADONIS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

With an impressive body of work including Sherlock, 51st State, Mr Selfridge, Silent Witness, The Bill and Dracula, leading theatre, television and film actor Christopher Hunter makes his Edinburgh Fringe debut this year, in his new solo interpretation of Shakespeare's Venus and Adonis at C Venues Hill Street. (more...)

Mixed Magic Theatre Presents CHRISTMAS AT CHATTY'S PLACE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

In Ricardo Pitts-Wiley's holiday musical, Chatty's Place had been a legendary Rhode Island night club. (more...)

Photo Flash: UK Tour of A TALE OF TWO CITIES Kicks Off Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2016

The Touring Consortium Theatre Company and Royal & Derngate Northampton present Charles Dickens' literary masterpiece A TALE OF TWO CITIES, opening at Royal & Derngate today 10 September 2016, with a national press night on Wednesday 14 September, and touring the UK until November. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

BBC Cuffs Star Jacob Ifan to Star in A TALE OF TWO CITIES
by Nora Dominick - Aug 22, 2016

BBC Cuff's Jacob Ifan will make his professional theatrical debut in a new adaptation of Charles Dickens', A TALE OF TWO CITIES at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from Wednesday 19 - Saturday 22 October 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the UK Tour of A TALE OF TWO CITIES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

The Touring Consortium Theatre Company and Royal & Derngate Northampton present Charles Dickens' literary masterpiece A TALE OF TWO CITIES, opening at Royal & Derngate on Saturday 10 September 2016, with a national press night on Wednesday 14 September, and touring the UK until November. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

The Kennedy Center Sets 2015 Page-to-Stage New Play Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2015

The Kennedy Center hosts its 14th annual Page-to-Stage new play festival from Today, September 5 to Monday, September 7, 2015, featuring more than 50 theaters from the D.C. metropolitan area, all with a mission to produce and support new work. The 14th Annual Page-to-Stage event showcases more than 40 new plays by female playwrights and includes nine works that are part of the citywide Women's Voices Theater Festival, which officially begins on September 8. (more...)

The Kennedy Center Sets 2015 Page-to-Stage New Play Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

The Kennedy Center hosts its 14th annual Page-to-Stage new play festival from Saturday, September 5 to Monday, September 7, 2015, featuring more than 50 theaters from the D.C. metropolitan area, all with a mission to produce and support new work. The 14th Annual Page-to-Stage event showcases more than 40 new plays by female playwrights and includes nine works that are part of the citywide Women's Voices Theater Festival, which officially begins on September 8. (more...)

Centaur Theatre Presents the Canadian Premiere of THE GOODNIGHT BIRD Starring Nicola Cavendish, Christopher Hunt and Graham Cuthbertson
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

The Canadian premiere of THE GOODNIGHT BIRD, Centaur Theatre's fourth play of six in the 2014-15 season, plays from February 24 to March 22, 2015. The joint production with Vancouver's Kay Meek Centre, where the production made its Western Canadian premiere in January, is written by Colleen Murphy and directed by Centaur's Artistic and Executive Director, Roy Surette. (more...)

Christopher Hunter, Tom Mothersdale and Melody Grove Star in Spellbound Productions' IN LAMBETH at Southwark Playhouse, Now thru Aug 2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Spellbound Productions present IN LAMBETH, written by Jack Shepherd, directed by Michael Kingsbury and designed by Ruth Sutcliffe. Opening night is slated for today, 11 July 2014 at 7.30pm, with the regular run continuing through Saturday 2 August 2014 (one preview 10 July). (more...)

20TH CENTURY BOY THE MUSICAL Tours the UK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

West End and Musical theatre star Warren Sollars (Mamma Mia!, From Here To Eternity) will lead the cast of the musical, 20th Century Boy, playing the Glam Rock legend Marc Bolan. He will be joined by TV stars Sue Jenkins (Brookside, Coronation Street) and Luke Bailey (Waterloo Road, Casualty). (more...)

Christopher Hunter, Tom Mothersdale and Melody Grove to Star in Spellbound Productions' IN LAMBETH at Southwark Playhouse, July 10-Aug 2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

Spellbound Productions present IN LAMBETH, written by Jack Shepherd, directed by Michael Kingsbury and designed by Ruth Sutcliffe. Opening night is slated for Friday, 11 July 2014 at 7.30pm, with the regular run continuing through Saturday 2 August 2014 (one preview 10 July). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Joshua Silver, Yolanda Kettle and More in A TALE OF TWO CITIES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Royal & Derngate's Made in Northampton season starts with the world premiere of a new adaptation by Mike Poulton of Charles Dickens' literary masterpiece A Tale Of Two Cities. Directed by the theatre's new Artistic Director James Dacre and with music by the Oscar-winning Rachel Portman, this epic theatrical event takes to Northampton's Royal stage from Friday 21 February to Saturday 15 March. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Sollars and Jenkins To Star In UK Tour Of 20TH CENTURY BOY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

West End and Musical theatre star Warren Sollars (Mamma Mia!, From Here To Eternity) will lead the cast of the musical 20th Century Boy, playing the Glam Rock legend Marc Bolan. He will be joined by TV stars Sue Jenkins (Brookside, Coronation Street) and Luke Bailey (Waterloo Road, Casualty). (more...)

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