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Ralph Fiennes To Create Regional Theatre Tour Of T.S. Eliot's FOUR QUARTETS Photo Ralph Fiennes To Create Regional Theatre Tour Of T.S. Eliot's FOUR QUARTETS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2021

Ralph Fiennes will create a brand-new stage adaptation of T.S. Eliot's Four Quartets this summer. Announced this week as Britain marks a year since regional theatres were forced to close, this world premiere production will welcome audiences back to live theatre when it re-opens the Theatre Royal Bath.

BWW Review: OPPENHEIMER, Royal Shakespeare Company Online Photo BWW Review: OPPENHEIMER, Royal Shakespeare Company Online
by Ella Satin - Oct 16, 2020

An epic biography about J. Robert Oppenheimer, the inventor of the atom bomb. This is a staged reading by the cast from the original RSC production in 2015.

RSC's HAMLET With Paapa Essiedu, and More Will Be Broadcast on BBC Four Photo RSC's HAMLET With Paapa Essiedu, and More Will Be Broadcast on BBC Four
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2020

The Royal Shakespeare Company production of Macbeth (2018) will be broadcast on BBC Four this Sunday 14 June at 9.30pm as part of Culture in Quarantine. This will be followed by Simon Godwin's landmark production of Hamlet (2016) with Paapa Essiedu in the title role on Sunday 21 June at 9pm.

Shakespeare Theatre Company Has Announced Casting For TIMON OF ATHENS Photo Shakespeare Theatre Company Has Announced Casting For TIMON OF ATHENS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2020

Shakespeare Theatre Company has announced casting for Artistic Director SIMON GODWIN's directorial debut at the Theatre-a restaging of his recent acclaimed production of Timon of Athens, a co-production with Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA), produced in association with The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC). Timon of Athens will be onstage at the Michael R. Klein Theatre at the Lansburgh starting February 20 and running until March 22, 2020.

Theatre for a New Audience Presents TIMON OF ATHENS Starring Kathryn Hunter Photo Theatre for a New Audience Presents TIMON OF ATHENS Starring Kathryn Hunter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2019

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) presents William Shakespeare's Timon of Athens, a co-production with Shakespeare Theatre Company in association with the Royal Shakespeare Company. Director Simon Godwin (Measure for Measure) returns to TFANA with a reimagining of his vibrant staging of Timon of Athens, which premiered at the Royal Shakespeare Company in 2018 - the first time the play had been staged with a female lead.

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 BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019

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

BWW Review: BOTTICELLI IN THE FIRE, Hampstead Theatre Photo BWW Review: BOTTICELLI IN THE FIRE, Hampstead Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Oct 25, 2019

The Renaissance is in full swing with Lorenzo de' Medici's (Adetomiwa Edun) modern policies and Sandro Botticelli (Dickie Beau) is at the peak of his success. Parties are held in his honour and Florence is thriving as the home of some of the most sought-after painters of their age.

Re-Imagining Of PETER PAN Flies Into Birmingham Repertory Theatre Photo Re-Imagining Of PETER PAN Flies Into Birmingham Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019

A thrilling re-imagining of Peter Pan flies into Birmingham Repertory Theatre for Christmas 2019. Directed by Liam Steel, this new staging of the classic story will play from 30 November to 19 January.

Full Cast Announced For Peter Pan at Birmingham Repertory Theatre Photo Full Cast Announced For Peter Pan at Birmingham Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019

Birmingham Repertory Theatre has today announced the full cast for their festive production of Peter Pan. Bringing director and choreographer Liam Steel's thrilling new imagining of the classic story to life will be a company of 18 actors.

BWW Review: GLASS. KILL. BLUEBEARD. IMP., Royal Court Photo BWW Review: GLASS. KILL. BLUEBEARD. IMP., Royal Court
by Marianka Swain - Sep 27, 2019

Caryl Churchill returns with a new quartet of shorts a?' and, at 81, she's still one of the most daring, formally inventive and linguistically dexterous playwrights working today. There's never any sense that her work could slide into another medium; it requires theatre's abstract arena, its live-wire liveness, the crucial space for an audience to bring their own readings, and the very act of storytelling unfolding.

Photo Flash: First Look at GLASS. KILL. BLUEBEARD. IMP. at the Royal Court Jerwood Th Photo Photo Flash: First Look at GLASS. KILL. BLUEBEARD. IMP. at the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Downstairs
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019

Kwabena Ansah, Caelan Edie, Deborah Findlay, Louisa Harland, Toby Jones, Patrick McNamee, Tom Mothersdale, Rebekah Murrell, Sarah Niles, Leo Rait and Sule Rimi lead the world premiere of Glass. Kill. Bluebeard. Imp., four plays written by Caryl Churchill and directed by James Macdonald. With set design by Miriam Buether, costume design by Nicky Gillibrand, lighting design by Jack Knowles and sound design by Christopher Shutt.

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 BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019

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

Photo Flash: First Look at Lindsay Duncan and Alex Jennings in HANSARD at the Nationa Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Lindsay Duncan and Alex Jennings in HANSARD at the National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2019

Get a first look at HANSARD, a new play by Simon Woods, starring Alex Jennings and Lindsay Duncan. It plays in the National Theatre's repertoire until November 25. Hansard will be broadcast live to cinemas in the UK and internationally on 7th November.

Cast Announced For Caryl Churchill's GLASS. KILL. BLUEBEARD. IMP. Photo Cast Announced For Caryl Churchill's GLASS. KILL. BLUEBEARD. IMP.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019

Kwabena Ansah, Caelan Edie, Deborah Findlay, Louisa Harland, Toby Jones, Patrick McNamee, Tom Mothersdale, Rebekah Murrell, Sarah Niles, Leo Rait and Sule Rimi have been cast in the world premiere of Glass. Kill. Bluebeard. Imp., four plays written by Caryl Churchill and directed by James Macdonald. With set design by Miriam Buether, costume design by Nicky Gillibrand, lighting design by Jack Knowles and sound design by Christopher Shutt.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the National's HANSARD Photo Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the National's HANSARD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2019

Get a peek inside rehearsals for Hansard, a new play by Simon Woods.

The National Theatre Announces 15 Productions Of New Plays And Fresh Adaptations By L Photo The National Theatre Announces 15 Productions Of New Plays And Fresh Adaptations By Leading Writers
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019

The National Theatre has announced 15 productions of new plays and fresh adaptations by leading writers.

New Caryl Churchill Play, IMP, Just Announced Photo New Caryl Churchill Play, IMP, Just Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019

Following last month's announcement of new work which included details of three new Caryl Churchill plays, the Royal Court Theatre announces today a fourth play, Imp, just received from the celebrated writer.

WAR HORSE--An Unmissable Theatrical Feat--Must Close in Hong Kong Today, June 2 Photo WAR HORSE--An Unmissable Theatrical Feat--Must Close in Hong Kong Today, June 2
by Oliver Oliveros - Jun 1, 2019

After a week of extended performances, the second UK and international touring company of the Tony-Award winning play WAR HORSE must close its Hong Kong leg today, June 2, 2019, at the Lyric Theatre of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts--the venue was packed to the rafters when we watched it last Tuesday, May 28, 2019.

THE TWILIGHT ZONE Will Hold Post-Show Q&A To Celebrate The 60th Anniversary Of The Or Photo THE TWILIGHT ZONE Will Hold Post-Show Q&A To Celebrate The 60th Anniversary Of The Original CBS Television Series
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2019

With only one week left until The Twilight Zone completes its run in the West End, the celebration of the show's 60th anniversary continues. After a hugely successful post-show Q&A with Christopher Beaumont and Roger Luckhurst, The Twilight Zone have announced a second post-show Q&A.

WAR HORSE Debuts in Hong Kong; Show Runs Now Thru June 2 Photo WAR HORSE Debuts in Hong Kong; Show Runs Now Thru June 2
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019

WAR HORSE, the unforgettable theatrical event from the National Theatre of Great Britain, producers of the smash-hit production of "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time," made its debut at the Lyric Theatre, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, with a star-studded gala premiere held Saturday, May 11. The gala night audience included invited VIPs, show sponsors, and a host of local celebrities such as Cecil Chao, Gigi Chao, Stephen Chan, Ankie Beilke, Vincci Cheuk, Sabrina Leung, Bianca Wu, Cheung Tat-Ming, Geoff Wong, Cecilia Yip, Rita Carpio, and Tony Cruz.

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