BWW Review: ROSENBAUM'S RESCUE, Park TheatreBWW Review: ROSENBAUM'S RESCUE, Park Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Jan 16, 2019

Rosenbaum's Rescue compelling drama concerns itself with big questions (like what is truth) as they apply to a fractured family today and the interpretation of traumatic events in the past. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Park Theatre's ROSENBAUM'S RESCUEPhoto Flash: First Look at Park Theatre's ROSENBAUM'S RESCUE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

Get a first look below at Rosenbaum's Rescue, the World Premiere play exploring the true story of how over 7,000 Danish Jews managed to escape the Nazi occupation in 1943. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For Park Theatre's ROSENBAUM'S RESCUEPhoto Flash: Inside Rehearsal For Park Theatre's ROSENBAUM'S RESCUE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2018

Rosenbaum's Rescue is the World Premiere play exploring the true story of how over 7,000 Danish Jews managed to escape the Nazi occupation in 1943. Starring Olivier Award-winner David Bamber, Neil McCaul, Dorothea Myer-Bennett and Julia Swift, the production unearths new accounts behind one of history's most compelling mysteries. Directed by Kate Fahy and written by A. Bodin Saphir, the official press night at Park Theatre will be Tuesday 15 Jan, 7pm. (more...)

ROSENBAUM'S RESCUE Comes To Park TheatreROSENBAUM'S RESCUE Comes To Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2018

Casting has been announced for Rosenbaum's Rescue, the World Premiere play exploring the true story of how over 7,000 Danish Jews managed to escape the Nazi occupation in 1943. Starring Olivier Award-winner David Bamber, Neil McCaul, Dorothea Myer-Bennett and Julia Swift, the production unearths new accounts behind one of history's most compelling mysteries. Directed by Kate Fahy and written by A. Bodin Saphir, the official press night at Park Theatre will be Tuesday 15 Jan, 7pm. (more...)

The Bach Choir Performs Prokofiev's Alexander Nevsky For The First Time With Actor David Bamber As ProkofievThe Bach Choir Performs Prokofiev's Alexander Nevsky For The First Time With Actor David Bamber As Prokofiev
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2018

The Bach Choir will perform two modern day masterpieces: Prokofiev's Alexander Nevsky and Bernstein's Chichester Psalms at 7.30pm Thursday May 3rd in the Royal Festival Hall, London. (more...)

HBO Debuts 3-Part Historical Thriller GUNPOWDER, 12/18HBO Debuts 3-Part Historical Thriller GUNPOWDER, 12/18
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

GUNPOWDER, a three-part thriller based on the real-life 17th century events that led to Guy Fawkes Day, debuts MONDAY, DEC. 18 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), followed by the other parts the subsequent two nights (more...)

New Miniseries GUNPOWDER, Starring Kit Harington Debuts on HBO 12/18New Miniseries GUNPOWDER, Starring Kit Harington Debuts on HBO 12/18
by TV News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

GUNPOWDER, a three-part thriller based on the real-life 17th century events that led to Guy Fawkes Day, will debut on HBO this December. The first episode will debut MONDAY, DEC. 18 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), followed by the other parts the subsequent two nights TUESDAY, DEC. 19 and WEDNESDAY, DEC. 20 at the same time. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Maria's Back! Watch ITV's First Ad for THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2015

ITV is putting on its own live version of Rodgers and Hammerstein's THE SOUND OF MUSIC this Christmas. As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the December 20 live telecast will star Julian Ovenden as 'Captain Von Trapp', Olivier winner Maria Friedman as Mother Abbess, Mel Giedroyc as Frau Schmidt, and Kara Tointon as Maria. Tointon appears in a just-released commercial for the television event and you can check it out below! (more...)

Maria Friedman, Mel Giedroyc, Kara Tointon & More Join Julian Ovenden in ITV's Live THE SOUND OF MUSIC This Christmas
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

ITV is putting on its own live version of Rodgers and Hammerstein's THE SOUND OF MUSIC this Christmas. As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Julian Ovenden will star as 'Captain Von Trapp' in the upcoming live telecast, and according to BBC News, he'll be joined by Olivier winner Maria Friedman as Mother Abbess, Mel Giedroyc as Frau Schmidt, and Kara Tointon as Maria. (more...)

BWW Reviews: COMMUNICATING DOORS, Menier Chocolate Factory, May 13 2015
by Laura Jones - May 16, 2015

Alan Ayckbourn's time-travelling 1994 play Communicating Doors is not just a typical sci-fi production. It is filled to the brim with tension, comedy and real heart as a dominatrix named Poopay is given the chance to change the lives of a number of people. (more...)

Rehearsals Now Underway for Menier Chocolate Factory's COMMUNICATING DOORS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

Rehearsals began this week for the first London revival of Alan Ayckbourn's comedy thriller Communicating Doors. (more...)

Lucy Briggs-Owen, Imogen Stubbs & More to Lead Menier Chocolate Factory's COMMUNICATING DOORS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

Following the opening of the UK premiere of Buyer and Cellar, The Menier Chocolate Factory announces the cast for the first London revival of Alan Ayckbourn's comedy thriller Communicating Doors. (more...)

Photo Flash: James Dreyfus and More Star in HARVEY, Opening Tonight at Theatre Royal Haymarket
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

The new production of Mary Chase's Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy Harvey directed by Lindsay Posner and starring James Dreyfus as Elwood P. Dowd and Maureen Lipman as Veta Louise Simmons, will play a limited season at London's Theatre Royal Haymarket from tonight 17 March until Saturday 2 May, with a Gala Night on Monday 23 March. Scroll down for a peek at the cast onstage! (more...)

West End's HARVEY, with James Dreyfus, to Begin Limited Engagement, Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

The new production of Mary Chase's Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy HARVEY directed by Lindsay Posner and starring James Dreyfus as Elwood P. Dowd and Maureen Lipman as Veta Louise Simmons, will play a limited season at London's Theatre Royal Haymarket from Today 17 March until Saturday 2 May, with a Gala Night on Monday 23 March. The production will first open at Birmingham Repertory Theatre on 6 February, running until 21 February, with a national press night today 17 February. After Birmingham, the production will play in Malvern from 24 to 28 February and Richmond from 3 to 7 March. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at New Trailer for HARVEY at Theatre Royal Haymarket
by Stage Tube - Feb 26, 2015

The new production of Mary Chase's Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy HARVEY directed by Lindsay Posner and starring James Dreyfus as Elwood P. Dowd and Maureen Lipman as Veta Louise Simmons, will play a limited season at London's Theatre Royal Haymarket from Tuesday 17 March until Saturday 2 May, with a Gala Night on Monday 23 March. The production will first open at Birmingham Repertory Theatre on 6 February, running until 21 February, with a national press night on Tuesday 17 February. After Birmingham, the production will play in Malvern from 24 to 28 February and Richmond from 3 to 7 March. Check out the trailer below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at James Dreyfus and More in HARVEY at Birmingham Rep
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

The new production of Mary Chase's Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy HARVEY directed by Lindsay Posner and starring James Dreyfus as Elwood P. Dowd and Maureen Lipman as Veta Louise Simmons, will play a limited season at London's Theatre Royal Haymarket from Tuesday 17 March until Saturday 2 May, with a Gala Night on Monday 23 March. The production first plays Birmingham Repertory Theatre beginning 6 February, running until 21 February, with a national press night on Tuesday 17 February. After Birmingham, the production will play in Malvern from 24 to 28 February and Richmond from 3 to 7 March. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with James Dreyfus & More for UK Tour of HARVEY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

The new production of Mary Chase's Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy HARVEY directed by Lindsay Posner and starring James Dreyfus as Elwood P. Dowd and Maureen Lipman as Veta Louise Simmons, will play a limited season at London's Theatre Royal Haymarket from Tuesday 17 March until Saturday 2 May, with a Gala Night on Monday 23 March. The production will first open at Birmingham Repertory Theatre on 6 February, running until 21 February, with a national press night on Tuesday 17 February. After Birmingham, the production will play in Malvern from 24 to 28 February and Richmond from 3 to 7 March. (more...)

West End's HARVEY, with James Dreyfus, to Begin Limited Engagement, March 17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

The new production of Mary Chase's Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy HARVEY directed by Lindsay Posner and starring James Dreyfus as Elwood P. Dowd and Maureen Lipman as Veta Louise Simmons, will play a limited season at London's Theatre Royal Haymarket from Tuesday 17 March until Saturday 2 May, with a Gala Night on Monday 23 March. The production will first open at Birmingham Repertory Theatre on 6 February, running until 21 February, with a national press night on Tuesday 17 February. After Birmingham, the production will play in Malvern from 24 to 28 February and Richmond from 3 to 7 March. (more...)

Maureen Lipman and James Dreyfus Star in HARVEY, Opening Next Month at Birmingham Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Mary Chase's Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy HARVEY directed by Lindsay Posner, will open at Birmingham Repertory Theatre on 6 February, running until 21 February. First produced on Broadway in 1944 where it ran for four years, this new production stars James Dreyfus as Elwood P. Dowd and Maureen Lipman as his sister, Veta. (more...)

UK's HARVEY Reveals Full Cast, Including James Dreyfus and David Bamber
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

The full cast has been announced for the new production of Mary Chase's Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy HARVEY directed by Lindsay Posner, which will open at Birmingham Repertory Theatre on 6 February, running until 21 February, prior to a UK Tour and the West End. Joining James Dreyfus as Elwood P. Dowd and Maureen Lipman as Veta Louise Simmons, are David Bamber as William R. Chumley, Desmond Barrit as Judge Omar Gaffney, Felicity Dean as Betty Chumley, Ingrid Oliver as Myrtle Mae Simmons, Amanda Boxer as Miss Ethel Chauvenet, Sally Scott as Nurse Ruth Kelly, Youssef Kerkour as Duane Wilson, Jack Hawkins as Lyman Sanderson and Linal Haft as E J Lofgren. (more...)

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