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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!

Bristol Old Vic Completes Online Season With WISE CHILDREN Photo Bristol Old Vic Completes Online Season With WISE CHILDREN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2020

Bristol Old Vic today announced the final two titles to be streamed as part of its pilot At Home season, presented in collaboration with the city-wide Bristol Arts Channel.

Wise Children Today Announces THE SCHOOL FOR WISE CHILDREN'S SUMMER SPREAD Photo Wise Children Today Announces THE SCHOOL FOR WISE CHILDREN'S SUMMER SPREAD
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020

Wise Children today announced The School for Wise Children's Summer Spread a?" offering a delicious array of theatrical courses delivered online by Emma Rice and her trusted team of collaborators. Guest tutors include Simon Baker, Nandi Bhebhe, Lez Brotherston, Tanika Gupta, Joel Horwood, Laura Keefe, Poppy Keeling, Nadine Lee and more.

Looking Back At Emma Rice's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Photo Looking Back At Emma Rice's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by Debbie Gilpin - Apr 23, 2020

It's hard to believe that it's been four years since Emma Rice made her debut at Shakespeare's Globe, beginning her brief tenure as artistic director with the Wonders season and her own production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. As a Shakespeare fan (I was one of those rare beings: someone who actually enjoyed studying his plays at school), I'd been meaning to go to the Globe for some time but had never quite got round to it a?' and I'd never seen anything by Emma Rice before. How times change.

BBC iPlayer to Present Shakespeare Productions Starring Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompso Photo BBC iPlayer to Present Shakespeare Productions Starring Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2020

BBC iPlayer is partnering with Royal Shakespeare Company and Shakespeare's Globe - in releasing productions of some of Shakespeare's greatest works in a Culture in Quarantine special, which will be available for over three months.

Belgrade Launches Online Programme Photo Belgrade Launches Online Programme
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2020

Following the recent announcement of its Autumn 2020 Season, the Belgrade Theatre has now launched an online programme of activity to inspire and entertain its audiences during the lockdown period. 

BWW Review: WISE CHILDREN, BBC Culture in Quarantine Photo BWW Review: WISE CHILDREN, BBC Culture in Quarantine
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Apr 15, 2020

After a hugely successful debut in 2018 at London's Old Vic Theatre and a subsequent UK tour, Emma Rice's highly theatrical adaptation of Angela Carter's Wise Children is a welcome and absurdist addition to the BBC's Culture in Quarantine series, filmed at York Theatre Royal in 2019.

“Theatre is the love of my life”: Emma Rice Shares Her Thoughts in WISE CHILDREN' Photo “Theatre is the love of my life”: Emma Rice Shares Her Thoughts in WISE CHILDREN'S DETENTION
by Debbie Gilpin - Apr 10, 2020

Following a short run in Bristol at the beginning of the year, Wise Children's Romantics Anonymous was due to head across the Atlantic for an American tour a?' and their new tour of Malory Towers was also on the verge of opening in Cumbria. All their plans were thrown into disarray, however, when first America and then the UK started to close the theatres (the Romantics Anonymous set, as well as the sound and lighting equipment, is currently stranded in LA). To try and come to terms with this loss, to a?oestay sanea??, and to plug the gap during the shutdown, Emma Rice and the team have begun a series of livestream editions of the Wise Children podcast.

Belgrade Theatre Launches Autumn 2020 Season Featuring THE CROWN - LIVE! and More Photo Belgrade Theatre Launches Autumn 2020 Season Featuring THE CROWN - LIVE! and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2020

While venues across the UK have temporarily shut their doors in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Belgrade Theatre is already looking forward to an exciting new season, offering plenty to look forward to once the lockdown is over.

WISE CHILDREN Comes To BBC iPlayer Today Photo WISE CHILDREN Comes To BBC iPlayer Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2020

Wise Children today announce that Angela Carter's Wise Children, their critically-acclaimed co-production with The Old Vic, Belgrade Theatre Coventry, Oxford Playhouse and York Theatre Royal, adapted and directed by Emma Rice, will be available to stream on BBC iPlayer from this weekend for 3 months as part of the BBC's Culture in Quarantine programme. It will also air on BBC 4 in May 2020 a?" date to be announced.

Wise Children Announce First Video Live Stream Edition Of Its Podcast Series WISE CHI Photo Wise Children Announce First Video Live Stream Edition Of Its Podcast Series WISE CHILDREN'S DETENTION
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2020

Wise Children today announce they will be presenting the first video live stream edition of their long-running podcast series, Wise Children's Detention. Emma Rice will host direct from her home office sharing exclusive rehearsal footage and clips of Malory Towers, Romantics Anonymous and Wise Children.

NSDF 20 Festival Goes Online Photo NSDF 20 Festival Goes Online
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2020

National Student Drama Festival (NSDF) has relaunched as a virtual Festival for 2020 with the support of a string of star artists and speakers including Emma Rice.

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.

Spoleto Festival USA Announces Cancellation of Its 2020 Season Photo Spoleto Festival USA Announces Cancellation of Its 2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2020

For 43 years, Spoleto Festival USA has gathered artists of all kinds, turning Charleston, South Carolina, into a cultural havena?"a place where opera, dance, theater, and music converge for a 17-day celebration of artistic innovation and tradition.

The BBC Announces Virtual Arts Festival CULTURE IN QUARANTINE Photo The BBC Announces Virtual Arts Festival CULTURE IN QUARANTINE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2020

The BBC is responding to the Covid-19 outbreak with a wonderful initiative: bringing arts and culture into the home via a virtual festival, Culture in Quarantine. Jonty Claypoole, director of BBC Arts, praised 'the clear determination of artists, performers, curators and producers to keep creating and connecting with audiences whatever the circumstances'.

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