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SUGAR COAT Comes to VAULT Festival SUGAR COAT Comes to VAULT Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020

From the award winning writer Joel Samuels (A Wake in Progress, Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019) and producers of Fringe First award winning show Bobby & Amy (Edinburgh Fringe 2019) comes Sugar Coat, a new live music play about love, loss and lubrication. Based on a true story, this powerful feminist gig theatre show follows the coming-of-age story of a young woman, spanning across eight years of sexual highs and lows, from nineties shag bracelets to 21st century non-monogamous relationships. (more...)

National Theatre Announces New Productions, Including Emma Rice and Tony Kushner Adaptations 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 (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at PETER GYNT at the National Theatre Photo Flash: First Look at PETER GYNT at the National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2019

PETER GYNT by David Hare after Henrik Ibsen plays at the National Theatre until 8 October, in a co-production with Edinburgh International Festival. See production photos (more...)

The National Theatre Announces 15 Productions Of New Plays And Fresh Adaptations By Leading Writers 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. (more...)

National Theatre Announces Listings For May - October 2019 National Theatre Announces Listings For May - October 2019
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019

National Theatre has announced its listings for May - October 2019. Check out the full lineup below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at LONG SHADOWS Photo Flash: First Look at LONG SHADOWS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019

Daniel Schumann, Lee Dean and Cambridge Arts Theatre in association with Birmingham Repertory Theatre today present the UK tour of Rebus: Long Shadows due to public demand. The production written exclusively for the stage by author of the original novels, Ian Rankin and playwright Rona Munro toured from September to November 2018, and in 2019 will tour to a further five cities - Glasgow from 29 January, then visiting Cardiff, Cambridge and Newcastle, before completing its run in Bath on 9 March. (more...)

Additional Venue Added To UK Tour Of Ian Rankin And Rona Munro's REBUS: LONG SHADOWS Additional Venue Added To UK Tour Of Ian Rankin And Rona Munro's REBUS: LONG SHADOWS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019

Daniel Schumann, Lee Dean and Cambridge Arts Theatre in association with Birmingham Rep today announce the additional venue of Rose Theatre Kingston to the successful UK tour of Rebus: Long Shadows. The production written exclusively for the stage by author of the original novels, Ian Rankin and playwright Rona Munro toured from September to November 2018, and will tour to a further six cities, starting this week in Glasgow from 29 January. Then visiting Cardiff, Cambridge and Newcastle, Bath before completing its run in Kingston on 16 March. (more...)

UK Tour Of Ian Rankin And Rona Munro's REBUS LONG SHADOWS Extends Into 2019 UK Tour Of Ian Rankin And Rona Munro's REBUS LONG SHADOWS Extends Into 2019
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

Daniel Schumann, Lee Dean and Cambridge Arts Theatre in association with Birmingham Repertory Theatre today announce an extension to the successful UK tour of Rebus: Long Shadows due to public demand. The production written exclusively for the stage by author of the original novels, Ian Rankin and playwright Rona Munro toured from September to November 2018, and in 2019 will tour to a further five cities - Glasgow from 29 January, then visiting Cardiff, Cambridge and Newcastle, before completing its run in Bath on 9 March. (more...)

Ian Rankin's Legendary Detective REBUS Comes To The Stage For The First Time Ian Rankin's Legendary Detective REBUS Comes To The Stage For The First Time
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

The world premiere of Rebus: Long Shadows, the latest story in Ian Rankin's legendary detective series, will be told exclusively on stage at Birmingham Repertory Theatre from 20 September to 6 October. Ian Rankin's Rebus novels have dominated the detective fiction market with the subsequent television series ensuring the detective's legendary status. Now, alongside award-winning playwright Rona Munro, Ian Rankin brings his beloved creation to the stage for the very first time. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For The World Premiere UK Tour Of REBUS: LONG SHADOWS Full Cast Announced For The World Premiere UK Tour Of REBUS: LONG SHADOWS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

Daniel Schumann, Lee Dean and Cambridge Arts Theatre in association with Birmingham Repertory Theatre today announce the full cast for Rebus: Long Shadows.. Dani Heron (Angela), Eleanor House (Heather/Maggie) and Neil McKinven (Mordaunt) join Charles Lawson (John Rebus), John Stahl (Big Ger Cafferty) and Cathy Tyson (Siobhan Clarke) to complete the company. (more...)

Ian Rankin's Legendary Detective REBUS Comes To The Stage For The First Time Ian Rankin's Legendary Detective REBUS Comes To The Stage For The First Time
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2018

The world premiere of Rebus: Long Shadows, the latest story in Ian Rankin's legendary detective series, will be told exclusively on stage at Birmingham Repertory Theatre from 20 September to 6 October. Ian Rankin's Rebus novels have dominated the detective fiction market with the subsequent television series ensuring the detective's legendary status. Now, alongside award-winning playwright Rona Munro, Ian Rankin brings his beloved creation to the stage for the very first time. (more...)

BWW Review: IMMACULATE CORRECTION, King's Head Theatre BWW Review: IMMACULATE CORRECTION, King's Head Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Jul 11, 2018

Written by King's Head Theatre's Junior Associate Catherine Exposito, Immaculate Correction details what it feels like to be a working class Catholic schoolgirl in rural Scotland in 2005. Stacey (Dani Heron) has big dreams of running away and being the first Scottish girl on the X Factor, but small town talk, a single mum, and the growing pains of a failing education system keep her down. (more...)

Casting Announced for Dominic Hill Production of A LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT Casting Announced for Dominic Hill Production of A LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

The Citizens Theatre has released casting details for its forthcoming co-production with HOME, Manchester, of Eugene O'Neill's masterpiece Long Day's Journey Into Night, which runs from 13 Apr - 5 May at the Citizens Theatre and at HOME, Manchester from 9 - 16 May. (more...)

BWW Review: ADELAIDE FESTIVAL 2016: THE JAMES PLAYS TRILOGY Is A Slice Of Overlooked History
by Barry Lenny - Mar 1, 2016

The big theatre event for this year's Adelaide Festival is titled, with deceptive simplicity, The James Plays Trilogy, (more...)