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BWW Review: GHOST HOUSE, VAULT Festival Photo BWW Review: GHOST HOUSE, VAULT Festival
by Cindy Marcolina - Mar 11, 2020

Jay has just bought his first home. And not just any home, a luxury flat in a swanky complex with a concierge. A dream. In the matter of days he realises that there must be something wrong with his new abode, and it turns out that even though he keeps hearing noises and meeting neighbours, he's the only one living in the brutalist Balfron Tower.

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by Cindy Marcolina - Mar 7, 2020

Cast And Creative Announced For GHOST HOUSE By Tristan Bernays at VAULT Festival Photo Cast And Creative Announced For GHOST HOUSE By Tristan Bernays at VAULT Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2020

Victor Alli will perform the role of 'V' in the world premiere of Ghost House, a new horror play by Tristan Bernays directed by Andrew Twyman.

BWW Review: MACBETH, Wilton's Music Hall Photo BWW Review: MACBETH, Wilton's Music Hall
by Cindy Marcolina - Jan 24, 2020

The curse struck again on press night of The Watermill Theatre's London transfer of Macbeth, with Lauryn Redding (allegedly) dislocating both knees during Paul Hart's energetic opening. A hero was lying low in the audience. Emma Barclay, former Lady Macduff of the project when it was touring the country last year and a guest on the evening, took over and delivered the role and ensemble track flawlessly and seemingly off book. The show went on to be an electric and sexually charged revisitation of the tragedy.

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of GHOST QUARTET Perform 'Starchild' Photo VIDEO: Watch the Cast of GHOST QUARTET Perform 'Starchild'
by Stage Tube - Dec 17, 2019

Check out the London cast of Dave Malloy's Ghost Quartet, directed by Bill Buckhurst, performing Starchild. Video below!

The Watermill Theatre Announces Four New Associate Directors Photo The Watermill Theatre Announces Four New Associate Directors
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019

Today, The Watermill Theatre announces the appointment of four new Associate Directors as part of its Associate Artist Programme. The four emerging directors have been selected to work with the producing theatre to develop their skills and build experience as they embark on the next phase of their careers. Under the guidance of Artistic Director Paul Hart, each will take on roles ranging from Assistant Directorships to fully directing productions, all with the aim of nurturing their talents and extending their knowledge. These new appointments are a part of The Watermill's continued commitment to supporting emerging theatre-makers and nurturing the talent of the future.

Review Roundup: Dave Malloy's GHOST QUARTET in London - Read the Reviews! Photo Review Roundup: Dave Malloy's GHOST QUARTET in London - Read the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Nov 1, 2019

Dave Malloy's Ghost Quartet recently opened in London at the Boulevard Theatre!

Casting Announced For GHOST QUARTET At The Boulevard Theatre Photo Casting Announced For GHOST QUARTET At The Boulevard Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019

The Boulevard Theatre today announces casting for its opening production Ghost Quartet. The cast will include Carly Bawden (Romantics Anonymous, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse), Niccolò Curradi (Hotel for Criminals, New Wimbledon Studio), Maimuna Memon (Jesus Christ Superstar, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre) and Zubin Varla (Fun Home, Young Vic).

Will Gregory Joins RSC Winter Season Photo Will Gregory Joins RSC Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019

The Royal Shakespeare Company has announced that singer-songwriter Will Gregory will compose the music for a new production of William Shakespeare's rarely performed tale of a nation in turmoil, King John, directed by Eleanor Rhode.

RSC Announces Casting For KING JOHN and A MUSEUM IN BAGHDAD Photo RSC Announces Casting For KING JOHN and A MUSEUM IN BAGHDAD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019

Casting details are announced for the Royal Shakespeare Company's productions of King John and A Museum in Baghdad opening in the Swan Theatre this winter.

Boulevard Theatre Announces Opening Plans - London Premiere of GHOST QUARTET, and Mor Photo Boulevard Theatre Announces Opening Plans - London Premiere of GHOST QUARTET, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2019

Director of Soho Estates Fawn James and Artistic Director Rachel Edwards together announce the opening programme for the Boulevard as the newly-reimagined venue opens its doors to the public for the first time in October 2019. The first show will be the London premiere of Dave Malloy's celebrated song cycle Ghost Quartet brought to life by the team behind the recent hit production of Sweeney Todd which won great acclaim in London and New York. Ghost Quartet will run alongside a packed roster of late-night and Sunday performances of cabaret, improv, jazz, comedy, classical music and poetry. The Boulevard Theatre's 2020 season will be announced in September.

Rachel Edwards And Fawn James Announce Opening Plans For The Brand New Boulevard Thea Photo Rachel Edwards And Fawn James Announce Opening Plans For The Brand New Boulevard Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2019

Director of Soho Estates Fawn James and Artistic Director Rachel Edwards together announce the opening programme for the Boulevard as the newly-reimagined venue opens its doors to the public for the first time in October 2019. The first show will be the London premiere of Dave Malloy's celebrated song cycle Ghost Quartet brought to life by the team behind the recent hit production of Sweeney Todd which won great acclaim in London and New York. Ghost Quartet will run alongside a packed roster of late-night and Sunday performances of cabaret, improv, jazz, comedy, classical music and poetry. The Boulevard Theatre's 2020 season will be announced in September.

Final Casting And Creative Team Announced For The UK Premiere Of AFTERGLOW Photo Final Casting And Creative Team Announced For The UK Premiere Of AFTERGLOW
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019

Final casting and creative team are today announced for the eagerly anticipated UK premiere of Afterglow at Southwark Playhouse.

Ben Rimalower's PATTI ISSUES and BAD WITH MONEY Come to LA Photo Ben Rimalower's PATTI ISSUES and BAD WITH MONEY Come to LA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2019

Ben Rimalower will return to Los Angeles with his acclaimed long-running solo plays, PATTI ISSUES (about his obsession with Broadway diva Patti LuPone and his relationship with his troubled gay father) and BAD WITH MONEY (about how an addiction to spending beyond his means has driven him to extreme lengths all his life). Los Angeles performances will be Casita Del Campo's Cavern Club Celebrity Theater (1920 Hyperion Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90027) on Tuesday, March 26. Tickets are available separately and for the combined evening of both shows.

BWW Review: BLUE DOOR, Theatre Royal Bath Photo BWW Review: BLUE DOOR, Theatre Royal Bath
by Leah Tozer - Feb 20, 2019

From mathematics professor Lewis's insomnia and amnesia plagued night emerges a poetic, fragmented and poignant reflection on race, forgetfulness, and legacy enlightened by two fine performances in a thoughtfully directed production from Eleanor Rhode as part of the Ustinov Studio's UK premieres from the Americas.

The Players Club of Swarthmore Presents COMPANY Photo The Players Club of Swarthmore Presents COMPANY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2018

To open the new year, The Players Club of Swarthmore presents Company, a witty musical look at marriage and relationships. Company features music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim (A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to The Forum, Sweeney Todd, Sunday in the Park with George, Assassins). Book by George Furth. Company is directed and choreographed by Eddie Donlevie. Music direction is by Pat D'Amato. Tickets are available online at www.pcstheater.org. For group rates, contact groupsales@pcstheater.org.

Billy Postlethwaite To Play Lead Role In MACBETH At The Watermill Theatre Photo Billy Postlethwaite To Play Lead Role In MACBETH At The Watermill Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2018

Billy Postlethwaite will return to The Watermill Theatre to play the lead role in Shakespeare's MACBETH it is announced today. Postlethwaite's credits include Stanhope in Journey's End for The Watermill, The Madness of King George (Nottingham Playhouse), Chernobyl (HBO/Sky) and Game Of Thrones (HBO).

SOUNDS AND SORCERY CELEBRATING DISNEY FANTASIA Ends September 30 Photo SOUNDS AND SORCERY CELEBRATING DISNEY FANTASIA Ends September 30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Sounds and Sorcery celebrating Disney FANTASIA, the ground-breaking hit show inspired by the 1940 Disney animation must end its strictly limited London run on 30 September. The Vaults' latest immersive show has been casting a spell over audiences this summer with its unique installations, theatrical performances and technical wizardry bringing to life the world's most iconic classical music in a modern reimagining of Fantasia.

Hedonistic 1920's TWELFTH NIGHT Opens This Week At Wilton's Music Hall Photo Hedonistic 1920's TWELFTH NIGHT Opens This Week At Wilton's Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Following the success of its run at The Watermill and its UK and international tour last year, The Watermill Ensemble will revive TWELFTH NIGHT at Wilton's Music Hall from 12 to 22 September. Renowned for its bold, progressive and collaborative approach to Shakespeare, The Watermill Ensemble re-imagines TWELFTH NIGHT in the hedonistic 1920s, where prohibition is rife. Fused with innovative staging and actor-musicianship, the radical spirit of Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald collides with the contemporary influence of Postmodern Jukebox to create a dizzying and beautiful version of Shakespeare's perfect play.

The Watermill Transfers TWELFTH NIGHT and BURKE AND HARE Announce Casting Photo The Watermill Transfers TWELFTH NIGHT and BURKE AND HARE Announce Casting
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

The Watermill Theatre will transfer two productions to London this autumn. Following the success of its run at The Watermill and its UK and international tour last year, The Watermill Ensemble will revive TWELFTH NIGHT at Wilton's Music Hall from 12 to 22 September. Renowned for its bold, progressive and collaborative approach to Shakespeare, The Watermill Ensemble, re-imagines TWELFTH NIGHT in the hedonistic 1920s, where prohibition is rife. Fused with innovative staging and actor-musicianship, the radical spirit of Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald collides with the contemporary influence of Postmodern Jukebox to create a dizzying and beautiful version of Shakespeare's perfect play.

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