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Kaley Cuoco Will Play Doris Day in New Limited Series Photo Kaley Cuoco Will Play Doris Day in New Limited Series
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 15, 2021

Kaley Cuoco is set to star as Doris Day in a limited series based on¬†A.E. Hotchner‚Äôs 1976 biography, ‚ÄúDoris Day: Her Own Story.‚ÄĚ The project will be produced by Cuoco‚Äôs Yes, Norman Productions¬†with Berlanti Productions and¬†Warner Bros. Television.

Patricia Hodge and Nigel Havers Will Star in a UK Tour of PRIVATE LIVES Photo Patricia Hodge and Nigel Havers Will Star in a UK Tour of PRIVATE LIVES
by Stephi Wild - Apr 17, 2020

Patricia Hodge and Nigel Havers will lead a UK Tour of Noel Coward's PRIVATE LIVES. This will be the inaugural show for The Nigel Havers Theatre Company, which will be touring the country with a wonderful line-up of theatrical gems. The plan is that the UK Tour of PRIVATE LIVES will begin at Theatre Royal Bath on 1 October 2020.

Susie Vanner Announces New Album and Shares 'Nobody Does It Better' Photo Susie Vanner Announces New Album and Shares 'Nobody Does It Better'
by Abigail Charpentier - Feb 28, 2020

If you're one of the many millions of Bond fans, you will know Susie Vanner. If you frequented the Northern Soul dancefloors of the 60's, you may even recognise her voice.

BWW Review: AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS at Asolo Repertory Theatre Photo BWW Review: AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS at Asolo Repertory Theatre
by Carolan Trbovich - Jun 9, 2019

Get Your Passport Stamped at the Asolo for a Whimsical Romp Around the Globe

BWW Review: The Asolo's Inventive, Slapstick Production of Jules Verne's AROUND THE W Photo BWW Review: The Asolo's Inventive, Slapstick Production of Jules Verne's AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS - Perfect for the Kid Inside Every Adult
by Peter Nason - Jun 8, 2019

It's crazily creative, winding up like Disney's 'It's a Small World' ride on methamphetamine.

Review Roundup: Matthew Bourne's CINDERELLA at the Ahmanson Photo Review Roundup: Matthew Bourne's CINDERELLA at the Ahmanson
by Alan Henry - Feb 20, 2019

Matthew Bourne's 'Cinderella' from New Adventures, presented by Center Theatre Group is now on stage at the Ahmanson Theatre through March 10, 2019.

BWW Interview: Matthew Bourne's Prince of a Performer - CINDERELLA's Andrew Monaghan Photo BWW Interview: Matthew Bourne's Prince of a Performer - CINDERELLA's Andrew Monaghan
by Gil Kaan - Jan 30, 2019

Choreographer extraordinaire Matthew Bourne, already a force of nature in the British dance arena since 1988, turned the international dance world upside down with his ground-breaking SWAN LAKE in 1995. His unique take on CINDERELLA will land at Los Angeles' Ahmanson Theatre beginning February 5, 2019, as part of its international tour. I had the wonderful occasion to interview Andrew Monaghan, who's dancing the dual lead role of Cinderella's heroic pilot Harry, as well as, The Prince.

West End Productions Presents Terence Rattigan's SEPARATE TABLES Photo West End Productions Presents Terence Rattigan's SEPARATE TABLES
by Stephi Wild - Aug 18, 2018

West End Productions' final presentation of 2018 is Terence Rattigan's SEPARATE TABLES. You might have seen the movie which starred Rita Hayworth, Deborah Kerr, Burt Lancaster and David Niven. Rattigan's play was first produced in London, 1954. Two one-acts, set eighteen months apart in the lounge and dining room of a small hotel on the south coast of England, are 'deftly woven together into an intelligent, handsome' comedy/drama. The play examines social attitudes towards lifestyles and behavior deemed morally reprehensible in 1950s Britain.

BWW Review: AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS at Geordie Productions Photo BWW Review: AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS at Geordie Productions
by Andee Shuster - Apr 21, 2018

Admittedly, I was not overly excited about Geordie Artistic Director, Mike Payette's choice of Jules Vern's Around the World in 80 Days. I recall being a bit bored as a child by the original David Niven film and I wondered, despite the book being revered as a classic, would the play appeal to today's families? My reservations were immediately put to rest moments after the house lights went down. Setting the scene for our action-packed adventure, the audience is privy to a cleverly staged bank heist.

BWW Review: DOODLE - THE MUSICAL!, Waterloo East Theatre Photo BWW Review: DOODLE - THE MUSICAL!, Waterloo East Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Jan 19, 2018

Doodle - The Musical starts with an unlikely idea that's spun out for nearly three hours - even some decent songs prove insufficient to rescue its poor script and dull characters.

DOODLE - Comedy World War II Musical Comes To Waterloo East In 2018 Photo DOODLE - Comedy World War II Musical Comes To Waterloo East In 2018
by Stephi Wild - Nov 29, 2017

Doodle - The Musical! is a new all-singing all-dancing comedy musical written by American Idol's Andy Street and actor Jonathan Kydd, and directed by Olivier award nominee Jonathan Moore. The show is a loving pastiche of World War II action movies, with cameo impersonations including Charles Bronson, David Niven, and Sam Kydd, Jonathan's father, who was in 240 films between 1945 and 1982 (more than any other English actor) in dozens of which he played members of the armed forces.

Tony Winner Alex Sharp Signs on for DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS Remake Photo Tony Winner Alex Sharp Signs on for DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS Remake
by Movies News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Alex Sharp, Tony winner for Broadway's THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, has signed on for the upcoming DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS remake titled NASTY WOMEN, starring previously announced Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson.

BWW Review: Isolation and Romance Pervade Theatre 40 in Handsome Revival of Rarely Seen SEPARATE TABLES
by Don Grigware - May 22, 2017

Dated? Most definitely. Terence Rattigan's Separate Tables is about 1950s morality as it was experienced in Great Britain. Things have changed over 60 years; let's hope first and foremost that women are treated more humanely by men, and secondly, one's social class - does it even exist today? - is much less a priority.  On another level, it's fascinating to witness the desperate loneliness that existed - and still may- among both young and older couples, particularly when they're encumbered with one addiction or another. That's Rattigan's Separate Tables with two completely different lead couples in each act who try to uncover or rediscover the meaning of love. With expert direction from Jules Aaron and a superb ensemble of players, Theatre 40's Separate Tables is quite a handsome and emotionally charged production.

Photo Flash: Take a Peek at the Costumes for PlayMakers' TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

PlayMakers Repertory Company proudly presents Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" at the Paul Green Theatre, from March 1 through 19, 2017. The Slim Aarons flavor of the production design can be seen in newly released promotional photos below.

Anne Hathaway Joins Cast of DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS Remake
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 20, 2017

Oscar winner Anne Hathaway (LES MISERABLES) will join Rebel Wilson in a remake of the 1988 comedy DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS.

Rebel Wilson to Star in DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS Remake at MGM
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 4, 2016

Rebel Wilson, currently making her West End debut in the revival of GUYS AND DOLLS, is set to star in a reboot of the 1988 comedy DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS from MGM studios.

James Shapiro Wins 9th Annual Sheridan Morley Prize for Theatre Biography
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 2, 2016

At a ceremony at the Garrick Club today, James Shapiro was awarded the Sheridan Morley Prize for Theatre Biography for 1606 William Shakespeare and the Year of Lear.

Shortlist Announced for The Sheridan Morley Prize for Theatre Biography 2015
by Marianka Swain - Feb 24, 2016

The Sheridan Morley Prize for Theatre Biography 2015 shortlist has been revealed. The contenders are Peter Whitebrook for John Osborne Anger is not about..., James Shapiro for 1606 William Shakespeare and the Year of Lear, David Hare for The Blue Touch Paper, Qais Akbar Omar and Stephen Landrigan for A Night in the Emperor's Garden and Michael Pennington for Let Me Play The Lion/How to Be an Actor.

DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS Begins Tomorrow at Hackmatack
by Tyler Peterson - Jul 28, 2015

The hilarious story of two con men, a beautiful woman and the elite of the French Riviera collide in a sexy and irreverent farce opening this week at Hackmatack Playhouse in Berwick.

UPDATE: MGM Says JAMES BOND Musical is NOT In the Works
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 8, 2015

New intelligence has emerged regarding yesterday's reports that JAMES BOND: THE MUSICAL is currently in the works!

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