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Wise Children Continue To Live Broadcast With The Announcement Of A Revival Of THE FL Photo Wise Children Continue To Live Broadcast With The Announcement Of A Revival Of THE FLYING LOVERS OF VITEBSK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2020

Following the success of the live broadcast of Romantics Anonymous, watched by more than 20,000 people worldwide, Wise Children today announce their plan to offer live broadcast events as part of all future programming. The online format that they trailblazed for Romantics Anonymous was so successful that the company believe they will continue working in this way, long into the future.

2020 Tony Awards - The Nominees React! Photo 2020 Tony Awards - The Nominees React!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2020

Earlier today, Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart announced the nominees for the 2020 Tony Awards and BroadwayWorld will be bringing you their reactions all day. Be sure to check back later for updates

BWW Review: ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS, Bristol Old Vic Photo BWW Review: ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS, Bristol Old Vic
by Maya Bowles - Sep 26, 2020

Emma Ricea??s acclaimed Romantics Anonymous was supposed to be embarking on a US tour in March, which was cancelled due to the pandemic. Instead, Wise Children have created a a??digital toura??, in which the musical is performed live at the Bristol Old Vic from 22-26 September and streamed both internationally and across the UK, with each night presented in partnership with a different group of theatres. Finally, on 27 September the show will be performed to a socially distanced audience at the Bristol Old Vic.

St. Ann's Warehouse Announces Fall 2020 Season Photo St. Ann's Warehouse Announces Fall 2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2020

Now, as New York City struggles to get back on its feet after long COVID-19 shutdowns, and theaters are still months from being able to reopen, St. Ann's Warehouse, which turned 40 this year, has found a range of meaningful ways to program for New Yorkers and more far-flung audiences.

BWW Interview: Marc Antolin On Entering the ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS Bubble Photo BWW Interview: Marc Antolin On Entering the ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS Bubble
by Gil Kaan - Sep 18, 2020

Emma Rice, the creator and leader of the UK theatre company Wise Children, has remounted the interrupted U.S. tour of her ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS. Wise Children will present a LIVE production of ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS (with dancing and kissing) livestreaming from the Bristol Old Vic stage September 22 through 26, benefiting 30+ theatres worldwide, with each night targeting a different country or region.

Raúl Esparza Will Lead Premiere of THE WAVES IN QUARANTINE at Berkeley Rep; New Virt Photo Raúl Esparza Will Lead Premiere of THE WAVES IN QUARANTINE at Berkeley Rep; New Virtual Programming Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2020

Berkeley Rep's Artistic Director Johanna Pfaelzer today announced three additional virtual projects for the fall. The season, titled Rep On-Air, will include collaborations with Tony Award nominee Raúl Esparza (Company, Speed-the-Plow, and Taboo), celebrated New Yorker cartoon artist Tom Toro, Pulitzer Finalist Eisa Davis, and Bay Area favorite Hershey Felder.

ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS Cast Announced For U.S. Digital Premiere Benefiting The Wallis Photo ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS Cast Announced For U.S. Digital Premiere Benefiting The Wallis
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2020

Wise Children, Bristol Old Vic and Plush Theatricals, in conjunction with the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, announces the cast for Emma Rice's critically acclaimed musical Romantics Anonymous, which will be performed live in the U.K. as part of a 'digital tour' that will livestream in the U.S. as a benefit for a collective of theaters across the country, including The Wallis in Beverly Hills, CA, on  Saturday, September 26, 2020, 1 pm (PDT).

Casting Announced for Emma Rice's ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2020

Full casting has now been confirmed for Romantics Anonymous a?" the delicious new musical from visionary director Emma Rice (Wise Children). Embarking on a virtual tour this autumn, the show will be co-hosted online by the Belgrade Theatre on Wednesday 23 September.

Socially Distanced Performance Of ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS Launches Bristol Old Vic's Autu Photo Socially Distanced Performance Of ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS Launches Bristol Old Vic's Autumn Season Of Live Performance
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2020

Following a successful trial period of pilot performance in the newly launched Courtyard and outdoor Garden Stage, Bristol Old Vic will present a rolling schedule of performances to socially distanced audiences throughout the autumn.

Capital Theatres Sends Crucial Appeal To Nicola Sturgeon Photo Capital Theatres Sends Crucial Appeal To Nicola Sturgeon
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2020

Capital Theatres has sent a letter to First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, as well as to Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Fair Work and Culture Fiona Hyslop, copied to Iain Munro, Chief Executive of Creative Scotland and Robert Wilson Chair of Creative Scotland which shows the scale of the crisis facing Capital Theatres and the depth of support from its peers.

BWW Interview: Bursting Emma Rice's ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS Bubble Photo BWW Interview: Bursting Emma Rice's ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS Bubble
by Gil Kaan - Sep 8, 2020

Emma Rice, the creator and leader of the UK theatre company Wise Children, will virtually premiere her ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS months after live theatre was shuttered aborting their U. S. tour. The livestreaming from the Bristol Old Vic stage September 22 through 28 will benefit 30+ theatres worldwide, with each night targeting a different country or region.

Live Theatre To Return To HOME In October Photo Live Theatre To Return To HOME In October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2020

Live theatre will return to HOME from October with a programme including World Premieres from RashDash, David Hoyle and Robin Richards & Clara Casian. Also returning will be critically-acclaimed artists Javaad Alipoor, Sh!t Theatre and Le Gateau Chocolat, among others. 

Spoleto Festival USA to Present New Presentation of ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS Photo Spoleto Festival USA to Present New Presentation of ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2020

Wise Children, Bristol Old Vic, and Plush Theatricals announce that Emma Rice's critically acclaimed musical adaptation of Romantics Anonymous will be performed live at Bristol Old Vic and broadcast to audience's homes from September 22 to 26.

Chicago Shakespeare Theater Announces 35th Anniversary Season Photo Chicago Shakespeare Theater Announces 35th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2020

Regional Tony Award-winner Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces its 35th Anniversary Season with a dynamic line-up of artistic offeringsa?"both ina?'person and virtuala?"including plays written and inspired by Shakespeare, new musicals, a timely contemporary opera, and engaging digital content for audiences, students, and teachers.

The Wallis Announces Virtual U.S. Premiere Of ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS Photo The Wallis Announces Virtual U.S. Premiere Of ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2020

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts announces a one-time-only live-streamed broadcast of the Wise Children production of ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS, a new musical experience presented live from the UK's Bristol Old Vic, to benefit The Wallis, on Saturday, September 26, 2020, 1 pm (PDT).

Bristol Old Vic Launches New Programme Of Work, Including Bristol Ferment's TAKEOVER, Photo Bristol Old Vic Launches New Programme Of Work, Including Bristol Ferment's TAKEOVER, The HandleBards, and Wise Children's ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2020

Following the reopening of its bar and café and the launch of 'Live at Bristol Old Vic', Bristol Old Vic has shared further plans for its programme, designed to suit the flexible performance spaces within and outside of the theatre's foyer.

Wise Children's ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS Will Be Performed And Broadcast Live From Bristol Photo Wise Children's ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS Will Be Performed And Broadcast Live From Bristol Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2020

Wise Children, Bristol Old Vic and Plush Theatricals announce that Emma Rice's critically-acclaimed musical adaptation of Romantics Anonymous will be performed at Bristol Old Vic, and broadcast live, direct to audience's homes nationally and globally.

BWW Review: FAUST, Royal Opera House Online Photo BWW Review: FAUST, Royal Opera House Online
by Bella Bevan - Jul 18, 2020

Last night was the online premiere of the Royal Opera House's Faust, broadcast for free as part of the #OurHouseToYourHouse series. This is David McVicar's production, recorded in 2019.

BWW Feature: 13 Unmissable Theatre Podcasts Photo BWW Feature: 13 Unmissable Theatre Podcasts
by Eleni Cashell - Jul 6, 2020

If you're looking to digest more theatre, why not check out some of these stagey podcasts!

BWW Feature: Our Favourite Outdoor Theatre Memories Photo BWW Feature: Our Favourite Outdoor Theatre Memories
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2020

This summer, we're sadly not going to be seeing all the outdoor theatre that we've loved in past years - whether at venues like Regent's Park and Shakespeare's Globe or dedicated festivals and other open-air arts gatherings. So, until we can welcome all these wonderful events back again, BroadwayWorld reviewers are paying tribute to them with some of our favourite memories!

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