Photo Flash: Ian & Victoria Hislop Attend EASTERN STAR Press Night At Tara TheatrePhoto Flash: Ian & Victoria Hislop Attend EASTERN STAR Press Night At Tara Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Tara Theatre in London has dedicated a three-week run of Eastern Star, a play about freedom of expression in Myanmar to the two Reuters journalists, U Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, given seven-year prison sentences in Yangon, for 'violating a state secrets act'. This news comes shortly after the 30th anniversary of the 1988 student uprising against the military dictatorship in Burma (now Myanmar) on 8th August. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at EASTERN STAR at Tara TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at EASTERN STAR at Tara Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

8th August, 2018, marks the 30th anniversary of the 1988 student uprising against the military dictatorship in Burma (now Myanmar), and Guy Slater in association with Tara Arts is proud to announce the casting for its World Premiere production of Eastern Star, to be performed at Tara Theatre from 11th - 29th September. Press night is on Wednesday 12th September at 7.30pm. (more...)

London Theatre To Dedicate New Play EASTERN STAR To Two Imprisoned Reuters Journalists In YangonLondon Theatre To Dedicate New Play EASTERN STAR To Two Imprisoned Reuters Journalists In Yangon
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

Tara Theatre in London has dedicated a three-week run of Eastern Star, a play about freedom of expression in Myanmar to the two Reuters journalists, U Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, given seven-year prison sentences in Yangon, for 'violating a state secrets act'. This news comes shortly after the 30th anniversary of the 1988 student uprising against the military dictatorship in Burma (now Myanmar) on 8th August. (more...)

Casting Announced For EASTERN STAR by Guy SlaterCasting Announced For EASTERN STAR by Guy Slater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

Today (Wednesday 8th August, 2018) marks the 30th anniversary of the 1988 student uprising against the military dictatorship in Burma (now Myanmar), and Guy Slater in association with Tara Arts is proud to announce the casting for its World Premiere production of Eastern Star, to be performed at Tara Theatre from 11th - 29th September. Press night is on Wednesday 12th September at 7.30pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at National Theatre's THE GREAT WAVEPhoto Flash: First Look at National Theatre's THE GREAT WAVE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

On a Japanese beach, teenage sisters Hanako (Kirsty Rider) and Reiko (Kae Alexander) are caught up in a storm. Reiko survives while Hanako is lost to the sea. Their mother (Rosalind Chao), however, can't shake the feeling that her missing daughter is still alive, and soon family tragedy takes on a global political dimension. Set in Japan and North Korea, Francis Turnly's epic new thriller is directed by Artistic Director of the Tricycle Theatre Indhu Rubasingham in a co-production with the Tricycle Theatre. (more...)

The National Theatre's MACBETH Leads March's Top 10 New London ShowsThe National Theatre's MACBETH Leads March's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Feb 28, 2018

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From Shakespeare and Tennessee Williams to a new epic and a lush romance, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld reviews, interviews and features! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Rehearsal for National Theatre's THE GREAT WAVEPhoto Coverage: Inside Rehearsal for National Theatre's THE GREAT WAVE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

On a Japanese beach, teenage sisters Hanako (Kirsty Rider) and Reiko (Kae Alexander) are caught up in a storm. Reiko survives while Hanako is lost to the sea. Their mother (Rosalind Chao), however, can't shake the feeling that her missing daughter is still alive, and soon family tragedy takes on a global political dimension. Set in Japan and North Korea, Francis Turnly's epic new thriller is directed by Artistic Director of the Tricycle Theatre Indhu Rubasingham in a co-production with the Tricycle Theatre. (more...)

National Theatre Announces New Casting for Upcoming SeasonNational Theatre Announces New Casting for Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

New casting announced for the new National Theatre season. Full cast has been announced for Brian Friel's Translations including Colin Morgan and Ciaran Hinds, part of the Travelex season with thousands of tickets available at £15. Eric Kofi Abrefa and Thalissa Teixeira join Vanessa Kirby in the cast of Julie, part of the Travelex season with thousands of tickets available at £15. Sam Mendes directs The Lehman Trilogy, a co-production with Neal Street Productions, cast includes Adam Godley, Ben Miles and Simon Russell Beale. Full casting is announced for the award winning An Octoroon by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, transferring to the National Theatre in a co-production with the Orange Tree Theatre. The NT will tour to 30 venues in 27 towns and cities across the UK and Ireland, for a total of 83 playing weeks over the next year. Rufus Norris' Macbeth to tour to 18 venues across the UK and Ireland from autumn 2018. War Horse returns to the National Theatre marking the centenary of Armistice Day. (more...)

Rehearsals Begin For National Theatre's THE GREAT WAVERehearsals Begin For National Theatre's THE GREAT WAVE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

Rehearsals have started for The Great Wave, a co-production with the Tricycle Theatre. a new play by Francis Turnly. Previews from 10 March, press night 19 March, playing until 14 April at the Dorfman theatre. (more...)

National Theatre Announces Casting for MACBETH, THE GREAT WAVE, JOHN and MoreNational Theatre Announces Casting for MACBETH, THE GREAT WAVE, JOHN and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

Dates and casting have announced for new National Theatre season! (more...)

Up The Road and Unity Theatres to Launch BARDOLPH'S BOX Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

Up The Road Theatre and the Unity Theatre are excited to announce their new 2016 tour; BARDOLPH'S BOX, a small-scale, Shakespeare-inspired production for 8-to-12-year-olds, celebrating 400 years of Shakespeare's work. (more...)

Les Deux Mondes and Unity Theatre to Present GOLD MOUNTAIN at Theatre Aux Ecuries, April 16-27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2013

Award-winning Montreal theatre company Les Deux Mondes is excited to present their internationally acclaimed show, Gold Mountain, for the first time in their home theatre, Aux Ecuries, from April 16-27. Written by talented British playwright, actor and filmmaker David Yip, along with Kevin Wong, the play is performed by the original actors: David Yip as father figure, Yee Lui and Eugene Salleh, as his son, David Yee. This visually stunning multimedia presentation is the collaboration of the inspired Les Deux Mondes creative team: director/designer Daniel Meilleur, visual artist Yves Dube and sound/multimedia designer Michel Robidoux. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Les Deux Mondes' GOLD MOUNTAIN Shines
by Krista Garver - Apr 17, 2013

GOLD MOUNTAIN is an intimate portrait of a son's attempt to connect with his father and an exploration of cultural, racial, and generational divides. Written by David Yip and Kevin Wong, the story follows the father's journey from a small town in China just starting to be touched by Communism to Liverpool (home of Europe's first Chinatown), where he strives to build a new life and family. (more...)

Les Deux Mondes and Unity Theatre Presents GOLD MOUNTAIN at Theatre Aux Ecuries, Now thru 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2013

Award-winning Montreal theatre company Les Deux Mondes is excited to present their internationally acclaimed show, Gold Mountain, for the first time in their home theatre, Aux Ecuries, from tonight, April 16-27. Written by talented British playwright, actor and filmmaker David Yip, along with Kevin Wong, the play is performed by the original actors: David Yip as father figure, Yee Lui and Eugene Salleh, as his son, David Yee. This visually stunning multimedia presentation is the collaboration of the inspired Les Deux Mondes creative team: director/designer Daniel Meilleur, visual artist Yves Dube and sound/multimedia designer Michel Robidoux. (more...)

BWW Interview: Montreal Sound Designer Michel Robidoux Talks About GOLD MOUNTAIN and the Creative Process
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2013

Following performances in the UK, Stockholm, and Vancouver, GOLD MOUNTAIN is coming home. Award-winning Montreal theatre company Les Deux Mondes will present the production at Théâtre Aux Ecuries from April 16 to 27. BroadwayWorld caught up with sound/multimedia designer Michel Robidoux to talk about his work, the company (for which Robidoux is the co-artistic director), and the creative process behind GOLD MOUNTAIN. (more...)

Unity Theatre Artistic Director to Attend Les Deux Mondes' GOLD MOUNTAIN Opening, Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2013

Pierre MacDuff, General Manager of Les Deux Mondes, has announced that Unity Theatre's Artistic Director, Graeme Phillips, and Executive Director, Sue Williams, will be in town from Liverpool to attend the opening night performance of Gold Mountain. (more...)

Unity Theatre Artistic Director to Attend Les Deux Mondes' GOLD MOUNTAIN Opening, April 16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2013

Pierre MacDuff, General Manager of Les Deux Mondes, has announced that Unity Theatre's Artistic Director, Graeme Phillips, and Executive Director, Sue Williams, will be in town from Liverpool to attend the opening night performance of Gold Mountain. (more...)

BWW Interview: Montreal Sound Designer Michel Robidoux Talks About GOLD MOUNTAIN and the Creative Process
by Krista Garver - Apr 7, 2013

Following performances in the UK, Stockholm, and Vancouver, GOLD MOUNTAIN is coming home. Award-winning Montreal theatre company Les Deux Mondes will present the production at Théâtre Aux Ecuries from April 16 to 27. BroadwayWorld caught up with sound/multimedia designer Michel Robidoux to talk about his work, the company (for which Robidoux is the co-artistic director), and the creative process behind GOLD MOUNTAIN. (more...)

Les Deux Mondes and Unity Theatre to Present GOLD MOUNTAIN at Theatre Aux Ecuries, April 16-27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2013

Award-winning Montreal theatre company Les Deux Mondes is excited to present their internationally acclaimed show, Gold Mountain, for the first time in their home theatre, Aux Ecuries, from April 16-27. Written by talented British playwright, actor and filmmaker David Yip, along with Kevin Wong, the play is performed by the original actors: David Yip as father figure, Yee Lui and Eugene Salleh, as his son, David Yee. This visually stunning multimedia presentation is the collaboration of the inspired Les Deux Mondes creative team: director/designer Daniel Meilleur, visual artist Yves Dube and sound/multimedia designer Michel Robidoux. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tricycle's THE BOMB- A Partial History
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2012

Nathalie Armin, Paul Bhattacharjee, Simon Chandler, Michael Cochrane, Tariq Jordan, Belinda Lang, Shereen Martin, Daniel Rabin, Simon Rouse, Rick Warden and David Yip comprise the cast for THE BOMB - a partial history. (more...)

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