Christopher Renshaw News

 
Theater J Returns To Home Theater With Musical LOVE SICKTheater J Returns To Home Theater With Musical LOVE SICK
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019

After a year of producing at venues around DC, Theater J returns to a beautifully renovated Aaron and Cecile Goldman Theater at the Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center with the passionate new musical Love Sick, the first show of its 19/20 season. Love Sick is written and adapted by Israeli actress/writer Ofra Daniel, with music by Daniel and Lior Ben-Hur. It is directed by Olivier and Tony Award nominee Christopher Renshaw, music directed by celebrated Palestinian musician Ali Paris, who also performs, and choreographed by Matt Cole. The press is invited to Opening Night of Love Sick on Monday, September 9 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Miami New Drama Announces 2019-2020 SeasonMiami New Drama Announces 2019-2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019

Miami New Drama continues its mission to present innovative theater as diverse and dynamic as Miami itself in 2019-2020. The company's third full season at Miami Beach's Colony Theatre features world premieres by two exciting young Miami playwrights; a poetic adaptation of a great American novel; and a timely comedic drama on clashes and connections between China and the United States. (more...)

Theatre Of Yugen Presents RESONANCE IIITheatre Of Yugen Presents RESONANCE III
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019

In this solo concert, RESONANCE III, Miki Orihara will be dancing Martha Graham's 'Lamentation (1930)', Doris Humphrey's 'Two Ecstatic Themes (1931)', Seiko Takata's work 'Mother (1938)' Konami Ishii's 'Moon Desert (early 1930's)' and Yuriko's 'Cry (1963)'. (more...)

Theater J Announces Its 19/20 Season - OCCUPANT, THE WANDERERS, and More!Theater J Announces Its 19/20 Season - OCCUPANT, THE WANDERERS, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

Theater J Artistic Director Adam Immerwahr and Managing Director Jojo Ruf announce the 2019-2020 season, welcoming home audiences to a beautiful and refreshed theater located in the newly renovated Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center on 16th Street. The season includes four plays and one musical, all being produced for the first time in DC, as well as the triumphant return of a recent Theater J hit. From an intoxicating new musical set in Tel Aviv based on the Song of Songs to the late-career masterpiece by multiple Pulitzer Prize-winner Edward Albee, Theater J's season celebrates journeys of every kind with a provocative and ambitious slate of plays. Of the six shows, three have future runs: two in New York City and one at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the UK Tour of DOCTOR DOLITTLEPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with the UK Tour of DOCTOR DOLITTLE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

DOCTOR DOLITTLE stars Mark Williams as Doctor Dolittle, Brian Capron as Albert Blossom/Straight Arrow, Vicky Entwistle as Polynesia, Adele Anderson as Lady Bellows/Poison Arrow, Mollie Melia-Redgrave as Emma Fairfax, and Patrick Sullivan as Matthew Mugg.     (more...)

MAMMA MIA!, JERSEY BOYS, and More Will Play the UK This Christmas SeasonMAMMA MIA!, JERSEY BOYS, and More Will Play the UK This Christmas Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

Amanda Malpass PR has announced the shows it will be representing this upcoming holiday season. (more...)

DOCTOR DOLITTLE Tour Supports WWFDOCTOR DOLITTLE Tour Supports WWF
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

The producers of the UK & Ireland Tour of Leslie Bricusse's much loved musical Doctor Dolittle, which opens at the Churchill Theatre Bromley on 9 November, with a national press night at the New Theatre Oxford on 17 January 2019, are delighted to announce their support of WWF. (more...)

BWW Review: CARMEN LA CUBANA at Admiralspalast Berlin - A Cuban 'Star is Born'BWW Review: CARMEN LA CUBANA at Admiralspalast Berlin - A Cuban 'Star is Born'
by Mark Janicello - Oct 5, 2018

Some performers walk on stage. Other performers make an 'entrance,' and then there is Luna Manzanares Nardo, the star and 'raison d'etre' for the touring production of CARMEN LA CUBANA.   Last night at the Admiralspalast, this gorgeous embodiment of Latin sensuality with a voice to match didn't 'make an entrance,' but rather devoured the entire production, the city of Berlin and most-probably the majority of northern Germany with a sexy blink of her eye and one quick flick of her pericon. (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...)

Photo Flash: First Look at CARMEN LA CUBANA at Sadler's WellsPhoto Flash: First Look at CARMEN LA CUBANA at Sadler's Wells
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2018

Carmen La Cubana is a sizzling new musical featuring Bizet's classic score flavoured with authentic Cuban styles. BroadwayWorld has the exclusive look below! (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...)

Mark Williams Will Star in UK and Ireland Tour of DOCTOR DOLITTLEMark Williams Will Star in UK and Ireland Tour of DOCTOR DOLITTLE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

Mark Williams, star of The Fast Show, Father Brown, 101 Dalmatians, The Borrowers, Shakespeare in Love and seven of the Harry Potterfilms, will star as Doctor Dolittle at the first ten venues of the new UK & Ireland Tour of Doctor Dolittle, with book, music and lyrics by double Academy Award-winner Leslie Bricusse. Featuring stunning visual puppetry, this new production, with the book reworked by Leslie Bricusse, will be part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the original film starring Rex Harrison and will feature the same songs, including the Academy Award-winning Talk To The Animals. (more...)

Sadler's Wells Announces 20th Anniversary SeasonSadler's Wells Announces 20th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2018

Sadler's Wells today announced 20 landmark commissions to mark the 20th anniversary of its iconic London theatre. Natalia Osipova, Mark Morris, William Forsythe, Sharon Eyal and Akram Khan are among the internationally acclaimed artists presenting new work, which will be produced or co-produced by Sadler's Wells in 2018. (more...)

New Production of DOCTOR DOLITTLE to tour the UK and IrelandNew Production of DOCTOR DOLITTLE to tour the UK and Ireland
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

Music & Lyrics Limited, the producers behind the highly successful recent tours of The Addams Family, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Oklahoma!, Fiddler on the Roof, High Society and The King and I, in association with Churchill Theatre Bromley, will be producing a new UK & Ireland Tour of Doctor Dolittle, with book, music and lyrics by double Academy Award-winner Leslie Bricusse. Featuring stunning visual puppetry, this new production, with the book reworked by Leslie Bricusse, will be part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the original film starring Rex Harrison and will feature the same songs, including the Academy Award-winning Talk To The Animals. Casting to be announced. (more...)

Old Testament-Inspired Musical LOVE SICK to Hold NYC Industry ReadingsOld Testament-Inspired Musical LOVE SICK to Hold NYC Industry Readings
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Following its developmental San Francisco Bay Area run earlier this year, LOVE SICK, the award-winning new musical, will hold an industry invite-only reading in New York today, November 16 and Friday, November 17. (more...)

Old Testament-Inspired Musical LOVE SICK to Hold NYC Industry ReadingsOld Testament-Inspired Musical LOVE SICK to Hold NYC Industry Readings
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

Following its developmental San Francisco Bay Area run earlier this year, LOVE SICK, the award-winning new musical, will hold an industry invite-only reading in New York on Thursday, November 16 and Friday, November 17. (more...)

BWW Review: LE GRAND MORT, Trafalgar StudiosBWW Review: LE GRAND MORT, Trafalgar Studios
by Rona Kelly - Sep 26, 2017

Sex and death often go hand in hand. The french term 'La petite mort' literally means 'the sensation of orgasm as likened to death' (OED). And Le Grand Mort certainly goes big on this theme. Intimate and intense, Christopher Renshaw's production is packed with passion, but feels rather anticlimactic. (more...)

Photo Flash: Dark Comedy LE GRAND MORT Premieres at Trafalgar StudiosPhoto Flash: Dark Comedy LE GRAND MORT Premieres at Trafalgar Studios
by Roy Tan - Sep 23, 2017

Julian Clary and James Nelson-Joyce lead the world premi re of the two-handed black comedy. (more...)

Julian Clary and James Nelson-Joyce Lead LE GRAND MORT, Opening Tonight at Trafalgar StudiosJulian Clary and James Nelson-Joyce Lead LE GRAND MORT, Opening Tonight at Trafalgar Studios
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Julian Clary and James Nelson-Joyce lead the world premi re of the two-handed black comedy, Le Grand Mort. Directed by Christopher Renshaw, Le Grand Mort will premi re at Trafalgar Studios from Today 20 September - Saturday 28 October. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the stars in rehearsal below! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Julian Clary and James Nelson-Joyce for LE GRAND MORT at Trafalgar StudiosPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with Julian Clary and James Nelson-Joyce for LE GRAND MORT at Trafalgar Studios
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Julian Clary and James Nelson-Joyce lead the world premi re of the two-handed black comedy, Le Grand Mort. Directed by Christopher Renshaw, Le Grand Mort will premi re at Trafalgar Studios from Wednesday 20 September - Saturday 28 October. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the stars in rehearsal below! (more...)

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