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Capital Theatres And Pitlochry Festival Theatre Announce New Joint Venture, The Music Photo Capital Theatres And Pitlochry Festival Theatre Announce New Joint Venture, The Musical Commissioning Hub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2020

Capital Theatres and Pitlochry Festival Theatre announce their new joint venture, the Musical Commissioning Hub. The Studio is set to become the home of great new Scottish musicals

Ottawa Theatres Remain Closed Due to Resurgence in COVID-19 Cases Photo Ottawa Theatres Remain Closed Due to Resurgence in COVID-19 Cases
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2020

Ottawa theatres have been forced to remain closed due to a resurgence of COVID-19 cases.

National Theatre Of Scotland Announces New Digital And Streamed Theatre Projects Photo National Theatre Of Scotland Announces New Digital And Streamed Theatre Projects
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2020

The National Theatre of Scotland is set to continue its new work over the coming months, with an innovative mix of streamed theatre and digital projects, including two new productions from leading Scottish creatives Hannah Lavery and Adura Onashile, both addressing urgent contemporary and historical issues around race in Scotland today.

Edinburgh International Festival's Digital Programme Attracts A Global Audience Of Ov Photo Edinburgh International Festival's Digital Programme Attracts A Global Audience Of Over A Million
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2020

Edinburgh International Festival's digital programme My Light Shines On, filmed primarily in empty venues throughout Edinburgh, attracted a global audience with 1,013,000 video views following its premiere on what would have been the opening weekend of the Festival.

Edinburgh International Festival Announces Series of Video Works and Light Installati Photo Edinburgh International Festival Announces Series of Video Works and Light Installations, MY LIGHT SHINES ON
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2020

Edinburgh International Festival, the world's leading performing arts festival, today unveils My Light Shines On a?" a series of video works and light installations across Scotland's capital to mark the beginning of the festival season and celebrate the enduring spirit of the Festival City. 

National Theatre Of Scotland Announces New Scenes For Survival Films, First BBC Scotl Photo National Theatre Of Scotland Announces New Scenes For Survival Films, First BBC Scotland Broadcasts and iPlayer Releases
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2020

Scenes for Survival, the ongoing digital project created by the National Theatre of Scotland, continues to entertain audiences with new weekly releases across BBC and National Theatre of Scotland online platforms.

The Gladestone Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Photo The Gladestone Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2020

The Gladstone will present Midsummer [a play with (pre-recorded) songs] on their socially distanced outdoor patio July 29th, 2020 - August 9th, 2020.

BWW Review: ADVENTURES WITH THE PAINTED PEOPLE, Pitlochry Festival Theatre, BBC Radio Photo BWW Review: ADVENTURES WITH THE PAINTED PEOPLE, Pitlochry Festival Theatre, BBC Radio 3
by Shane Morgan - Jun 7, 2020

Theatre is a powerful being, so much so that when a pandemic closes one door, the creative team behind BBC Radio 3's Adventures With The Painted People blasts open another one with a world premiere that will fill the heart of anyone within hearing distance.

BWW Interview: David Greig Talks ADVENTURES WITH THE PAINTED PEOPLE Photo BWW Interview: David Greig Talks ADVENTURES WITH THE PAINTED PEOPLE
by Jonathan Marshall - Jun 4, 2020

Prolific playwright David Greig has a varied catalogue of work ranging from the recently revived Europe to West End hit Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and his acclaimed adaptation of Touching the Void. He is also Artistic Director of Edinburgh's Royal Lyceum Theatre. Greig's first original play in 7 years Adventures with the Painted People was due to begin its run in Edinburgh this summer but has since been adapted for radio due to the pandemic. The writer spoke with BroadwayWorld about his creative process, the future of theatre and his latest work. 

National Theatre Of Scotland Reveals First Scenes For Survival Films And Launch Night Photo National Theatre Of Scotland Reveals First Scenes For Survival Films And Launch Night Details
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020

The National Theatre of Scotland has today revealed the details of the Scenes for Survival launch night and the first a?oescenesa?? to be released as part of its crisis responsive artistic project:

BBC Radio 3 To Premiere Pitlochry Festival Theatre Production Of ADVENTURES WITH THE  Photo BBC Radio 3 To Premiere Pitlochry Festival Theatre Production Of ADVENTURES WITH THE PAINTED PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2020

A new play by David Greig, Adventures with the Painted People, originally commissioned by Pitlochry Festival Theatre as part of the theatre's 2020 season, and now a BBC ARTS a?" Culture in Quarantine, BBC Radio 3, Naked Productions, Pitlochry Festival Theatre in association with The Royal Lyceum Edinburgh production, is set to have its première on Sunday, 7 June at 7.30pm on BBC Radio 3 as part of the BBC Arts' Culture in Quarantine season.

Pitlochry Festival Theatre Announces New Series of Commissions from British Writers Photo Pitlochry Festival Theatre Announces New Series of Commissions from British Writers
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2020

Pitlochry Festival Theatre has today announced the postponement of their Summer Season, prioritising the health and wellbeing of all audiences, artists, and employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. The season, which has been moved to 2021, will be replaced by a series of digital works as part of Shades of Tay.

BBC Arts Announces Line-up for Culture In Quarantine; Includes RSC and Margaret Atwoo Photo BBC Arts Announces Line-up for Culture In Quarantine; Includes RSC and Margaret Atwood!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2020

BBC Arts today announced further programming for Culture In Quarantine, a virtual festival of the arts rooted in the experience of national lockdown, with more to be announced over the coming weeks.

Where To Get Your Cultural Fix Online Photo Where To Get Your Cultural Fix Online
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Mar 19, 2020

As we all adjust to the new, strange reality, online entertainment and education has become even more vital. There are a wave of new initiatives and offers coming in all the time, but here is a short guide of where to start in your online theatre and entertainment fix.

All Performances of Thalia's Umbrella's EUROPE Canceled Photo All Performances of Thalia's Umbrella's EUROPE Canceled
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2020

All performances of Thalia's Umbrella's production of EUROPE, by David Greig, have been canceled.

Guerilla Opera to Showcase Five Cutting-Edge Composers at Brandeis University Photo Guerilla Opera to Showcase Five Cutting-Edge Composers at Brandeis University
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2020

Guerilla Opera's season starts Saturday, March 14, 2020! Experience a showcase of five world premiere one-act operas written by composers from Guerilla Opera's inaugural Emergence Composer Fellowship in Slosberg Recital Hall at Brandeis University in Waltham. Featured composers and librettists include: Leah Reid, Caroline Louise Miller, Daniel Reza Sabzghabaei (دانیال رضا سبزقبایی) and Mina Salehpour (librettist), Jeremy Rapaport-Stein, and Niko Yamamoto and Athanasia Giannetos (librettist).

US Premiere Of EUROPE By David Greig Comes to Thalia's Umbrella Photo US Premiere Of EUROPE By David Greig Comes to Thalia's Umbrella
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2020

The best play about BREXIT was written in Scotland in 1994. (It's also about a few other places.) In a time when words and ideas are divisive, come join the feast that is David Greig's powerful play about two refugees who change a small town. The town is already reeling from layoffs at the local factory, and because the trains that link all of Europe no longer stop in the town's station. Everyone in town, old and new, must decide where home is and what they will do to find, make, or keep it. Come see the terror and triumph of worlds colliding in a play that Arts Desk called a?oeTimely, tender, brutal, and brilliant.a??

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Will Make its St. Louis Debut at the Fabulous Fox T Photo CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Will Make its St. Louis Debut at the Fabulous Fox Theatre in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020

Complete casting has been announced for the St. Louis engagement of Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY coming the Fabulous Fox Theatre March 17-29.

PRUDENCIA HART Extends Through February 8 By Popular Demand Photo PRUDENCIA HART Extends Through February 8 By Popular Demand
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020

The Wilbury Theatre Group announces additional performances of THE STRANGE UNDOING OF PRUDENCIA HART, now running through Saturday, February 8. Running to wide-spread acclaim and sold-out houses, THE STRANGE UNDOING OF PRUDENCIA HART is the wildly popular play with music by David Greig about a Scottish academic's supernatural encounter with the Devil.

BWW Review: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY OPENS AT THE KAUFFMAN CENTER FOR THE PE Photo BWW Review: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY OPENS AT THE KAUFFMAN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS IN KANSAS CITY
by Steve Wilson - Jan 22, 2020

On occasion a show comes along that puts a smile on your lips from the opening curtain to the final bows, CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY is that kind of show. CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, presented by The American Theatre Guild, opened on Tuesday night at the Kauffman Center for Performing Arts. The staged musical is adapted from the children's novel by Roald Dahl with book by David Greig, music by Marc Shaiman, and lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman.

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