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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.

Pitlochry Festival Theatre Will Premiere A LOVE LETTER TO SCOTLAND Photo Pitlochry Festival Theatre Will Premiere A LOVE LETTER TO SCOTLAND
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2020

The series of new digitals works a?" titled A Love Letter to Scotland and written by an exciting lineup of British playwrights and poets including Timberlake Wertenbaker,  Jo Clifford, Hannah Khalil, Peter Arnott, Abi Zakarian  and Chinonyerem Odimba, and brought to life by the theatre's 2020 Summer Season ensemble.

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. 

Pitlochry Festival Theatre Announces HOW TO BUILD YOUR OWN THEATRE Photo Pitlochry Festival Theatre Announces HOW TO BUILD YOUR OWN THEATRE
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020

To celebrate what would have been the opening night of the Pitlochry Festival Theatre's 2020 season, Friday 22 May - and the 69th anniversary of the acclaimed Perthshire theatre opening up as a Tent Theatre, in 1951 - the venue are offering families a fun-filled, illustrated, online book to help them create their own amazing theatre tent.

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.

BWW Review: BAREFOOT IN THE PARK, Pitlochry Festival Theatre Photo BWW Review: BAREFOOT IN THE PARK, Pitlochry Festival Theatre
by Fiona Scott - Mar 15, 2020

What happens after the honeymoon? Do opposites really attract? Neil Simon's hit play, Barefoot in the Park, has been revived and is currently running at Pitlochry Festival Theatre, in collaboration with the Royal Lyceum Theatre in Edinburgh.

Sphinx Theatre, University Women In The Arts And The December Group Announce Major Wo Photo Sphinx Theatre, University Women In The Arts And The December Group Announce Major Women In Theatre Forum
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020

The UK's leading women's theatre company Sphinx Theatre, University Women in the Arts, the mentoring programme to improve the transition for women from studying the arts to working in the arts, and the December Group, a new group of leading women in theatre, have announced a major forum on Women in Theatre in the UK.

Theatres Have Teamed Up to Launch PERTHSHIRE PLAYS in Support of Local Playwrights Photo Theatres Have Teamed Up to Launch PERTHSHIRE PLAYS in Support of Local Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020

Perth Theatre has teamed up with Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Birnam Arts, Playwrights' Studio, Scotland and local playwright Lesley Wilson to launch Perthshire Plays, an intensive 2-year programme to support new and existing playwrights from across Perth and Kinross.

All the Way West Productions Presents THE BLUEST EYE Photo All the Way West Productions Presents THE BLUEST EYE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020

All the Way West Productions, Inc. is thrilled to bring its Black History Month Production of The Bluest Eye, an adapted play by Lydia Diamond and the Los Angeles tribute and 50th Anniversary celebration of the Pulitzer and Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison.

Ian McKellen Tops The Stage's 2020 List of The Most Influential People In Theatre; Fu Photo Ian McKellen Tops The Stage's 2020 List of The Most Influential People In Theatre; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2020

The Stage has announced its 2020 list of most influential people in theatre.

Pitlochry Festival Theatre Announces 2020 Season Photo Pitlochry Festival Theatre Announces 2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019

Pitlochry's 2020 Season, announced today, is a great blend of new work from leading Scottish writers, timeless favourites and an extraordinary Broadway Musical.

BWW Review: 100 PLANES - Filigree Takes Off With World Premier Photo BWW Review: 100 PLANES - Filigree Takes Off With World Premier
by Lynn Beaver - Apr 10, 2019

Lila Rose Kaplan's, 100 PLANES gets its first full staging at Mastrogeorge Theatre under the direction of Elizabeth Newman. Set in 1997, the story revolves around an ambitious young Air Force pilot, Kay (Alain Rose Chock) and her intention to be chosen to fly the latest aircraft.

Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre Leads UK Theatre Award Nominations - Check Out Th Photo Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre Leads UK Theatre Award Nominations - Check Out The Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

The list of nominees has been announced for this year's UK Theatre Awards, the only nationwide awards to honour and celebrate outstanding achievements in theatre throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Michael Peavoy, Robert Jackson, Alexander Bean and Anne O'Riordan Lead Octagon Theatr Photo Michael Peavoy, Robert Jackson, Alexander Bean and Anne O'Riordan Lead Octagon Theatre's GULLIVER'S TRAVELS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

The Octagon Theatre's retelling of the classic Swift novel will be enjoyed in Bolton this Summer in Queens Park from 16 - 27 August featuring familiar faces to the Octagon stage stepping out as the theatre building is closed for redevelopment.

Pitlochry Festival Theatre Announces Elizabeth Newman as New Artistic Director Photo Pitlochry Festival Theatre Announces Elizabeth Newman as New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

Pitlochry Festival Theatre is delighted to announce that Elizabeth Newman has been appointed as its new Artistic Director from September this year.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Octagon Theatre Bolton's SUMMER HOLIDAY Photo Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Octagon Theatre Bolton's SUMMER HOLIDAY
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

Octagon Theatre Bolton have released rehearsal images for the forthcoming site-specific production of Summer Holiday; check out the cast in action below! 

Casting Announced For The Octagon Theatre Bolton's Site-Specific Production Of SUMMER Photo Casting Announced For The Octagon Theatre Bolton's Site-Specific Production Of SUMMER HOLIDAY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

Octagon Theatre Bolton announce full casting for their forthcoming site-specific production of the musical Summer Holiday.

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