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International Post-Post-Modern Phenomenon Meow Meow Creates PANDEMONIUM At The McCall Photo International Post-Post-Modern Phenomenon Meow Meow Creates PANDEMONIUM At The McCallum
by David Green - Mar 4, 2020

The phenomenon that is Meow Meowa?"she's an international siren, a comedienne extraordinaire and a creator of beautiful mayhema?"will return to the McCallum Theatre at 8:00pm, Wednesday, April 1. The spectacular crowd-surfing queen of song creates an unforgettable evening of exquisite music and mayhem. Prepare for Piazzolla tangos, Weill, Brecht, Brel and even Radiohead, alongside original chansons.

Bristol Old Vic Launches Sound Installation Celebrating Female Achievement In Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020

In honour of International Women's Day, Bristol Old Vic is launching a series of interviews and stories centred on inspirational women from the theatre's past and present. The sound installation, titled Women of Bristol Old Vic, aims to bring the voices of women in theatre to the forefront of the industry and celebrate their achievements across theatrical history. The seven installations combine archive material, oral histories and locations across the theatre's foyer. These can be accessed through a QR code, which visitors can scan on their phones.

140 Drama Teachers From Across The UK Attend National Theatre's Drama Teacher Confere Photo 140 Drama Teachers From Across The UK Attend National Theatre's Drama Teacher Conference
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020

The annual Drama Teacher Conference took place at the National Theatre on 20th a?' 21st February 2020, with over 140 drama teachers attending from Inverness to Plymouth.

The Wallis Will Present the U.S. Premiere of ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS Photo The Wallis Will Present the U.S. Premiere of ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2020

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents the U.S. Premiere of Plush Theatricals in Association with Wise Children Production of ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS, a new musical experience, from Tuesday, March 17 through Sunday, March 29, 2020, in The Wallis' Bram Goldsmith Theater.

National Theatre Announces New Work For 2020 ��" 2021; Including Kristin Scott Thomas Photo National Theatre Announces New Work For 2020 ��" 2021; Including Kristin Scott Thomas and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020

The National Theatre today announces nine productions that will play on the South Bank in 2020-2021 alongside previously announced shows. These run alongside our international touring productions, three plays that will tour to multiple venues across the UK and a West End transfer. The NT also announces today that it will increase the quantity of low-price tickets on the South Bank by 25%, with 250,000 available across the year at £20 or less.

MALORY TOWERS Tour Comes to Storyhouse in Spring 2020 Photo MALORY TOWERS Tour Comes to Storyhouse in Spring 2020
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020

A new musical adaptation of Enid Blyton's Malory Towers is heading to Storyhouse during Summer 2020.

MALORY TOWERS Returns With A Summer Run At Southbank Centre Photo MALORY TOWERS Returns With A Summer Run At Southbank Centre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020

David Pugh will present Emma Rice's critically acclaimed musical adaptation of Enid Blyton's Malory Towers, originally created with Wise Children. This new production will be co-produced with Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, where the production will open on 27 March 2020, before going on a national tour, concluding at Southbank Centre's Queen Elizabeth Hall, where it will play from 27 July to 31 August, with national press performances on 31 July, 1 and 2 August.

Photo Flash: First Look at ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS at Bristol Old Vic Photo Photo Flash: First Look at ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS at Bristol Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020

Wise Children presents the revival of Emma Rice's musical adaptation of Romantics Anonymous in a co-production with Plush Theatricals. Joining the previously announced returning cast members Marc Antolin (Jean-René) and Carly Bawden (Angélique) are Brett Brown (Salesman/Fred), Me'sha Bryan (Suzanne/Mimi), Harry Hepple (Ludo/Remi), Laura Jane Matthewson (Young Woman), Sandra Marvin (Magda/Brigitte/Dr Maxim), Craig Pinder (Father/Pierre/Receptionist) and Gareth Snook (Mercier/Mumbler/Marini).

BWW Interview: Carly Bawden talks ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS at Bristol Old Vic Photo BWW Interview: Carly Bawden talks ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS at Bristol Old Vic
by Debbie Gilpin - Jan 16, 2020

Emma Rice's Wise Children are back, bringing her acclaimed production Romantics Anonymous to the Bristol Old Vic for a limited run. Carly Bawden, who plays Angélique in the show, talks chocolatiers, suffragettes, and her passion for new writinga??

The Marlowe Theatre Will Introduce Chilled Performances Photo The Marlowe Theatre Will Introduce Chilled Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020

The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, has introduced chilled performances to its programme, with the first one taking place next month (February).

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS at Bristol Old Vic Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS at Bristol Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2019

Go inside rehearsal for Emma Rice's musical adaptation of Romantics Anonymous!

Wise Children Announces Full Cast For The Revival Of ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS At Bristol O Photo Wise Children Announces Full Cast For The Revival Of ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS At Bristol Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019

Wise Children today announce the full cast for the revival of Emma Rice's musical adaptation of Romantics Anonymous in a co-production with Plush Theatricals. Joining the previously announced returning cast members Marc Antolin (Jean-René) and Carly Bawden (Angélique) are Brett Brown (Salesman/Fred), Me'sha Bryan (Suzanne/Mimi), Harry Hepple (Ludo/Remi), Laura Jane Matthewson (Young Woman), Sandra Marvin (Magda/Brigitte/Dr Maxim), Craig Pinder (Father/Pierre/Receptionist) and Gareth Snook (Mercier/Mumbler/Marini).

End of the 2010s: BroadwayWorld's Best Shows of the Decade! Photo End of the 2010s: BroadwayWorld's Best Shows of the Decade!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2019

As the 2010s draw to a close, we thought we'd look back at all the incredible theatre of the past decade. What's been your highlight? Here, BroadwayWorld reviewers share some of theirs!

ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS Comes to Spoleto Festival USA Photo ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS Comes to Spoleto Festival USA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019

Spoleto Festival USA announces Romantics Anonymous, a musical theater production set to run during the 2020 season. Produced by Plush Theatricals in association with Wise Children, the work, which premiered in 2017 at Shakespeare's Globe in Londona?"comes from the mind of Emma Rice, an acclaimed director whose many piecesa?"The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk (2018), The Red Shoes (2011), Don Jon (2009), and Tristan and Yseult (2006)a?"have been seen and adored by Festivalgoers. Rice adapted this musical from the French-Belgian romantic-comedy Les Emotifs anonymes; Christopher Dimond and Michael Kooman developed the lyrics and music.

Bristol Old Vic Announces Full 2020 Programme 'Year Of Artists' Headlined By Mark Ryl Photo Bristol Old Vic Announces Full 2020 Programme 'Year Of Artists' Headlined By Mark Rylance
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019

Bristol Old Vic today launched its 2020 programme of work, Year of Artists a?" shining a spotlight on the role of artists in a changing world, and celebrating creativity in us all. Work from some of the most incredible talent in British theatre today (from Emma Rice, Sally Cookson, Joel Horwood and Maria Aberg) sits alongside dazzling new writers and artists (such as Ross Willis and Miranda Cromwell) and opportunities for everyone from across the region, regardless of age, experience or background, to get creatively involved.

Wise Children Announce Revival Of ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS At Bristol Old Vic Photo Wise Children Announce Revival Of ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS At Bristol Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2019

Wise Children today announce further programming for 2020, with a revival of Emma Rice's musical adaptation of Romantics Anonymous in a co-production with Plush Theatricals. Marc Antolin and Carly Bawden return to the cast to play Jean-René and Angélique respectively. The production opens at Bristol Old Vic on 23 January, with previews from 18 January and runs until 1 February, ahead of a US tour to Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in LA and Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington D.C.. Further US dates and the full cast will be announced shortly.

THE SIX WIVES OF HENRY VIII Will Come to The Kings Head Theatre Photo THE SIX WIVES OF HENRY VIII Will Come to The Kings Head Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2019

Craig Edwards directs Howard Coggins and Stu McLoughlin in the acclaimed comedy of many errors and frequent mistakes, The Six Wives of Henry VIII, a lively and absurd journey through the hysterical history of one of England's most famous Kings and his poor, unfortunate wives.

Winners Announced For UK Theatre Awards 2019 Photo Winners Announced For UK Theatre Awards 2019
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2019

The 2019 UK Theatre Awards winners were revealed today (Sunday 27 October) in a lunchtime ceremony at London's Guildhall.

Cameron Mackintosh to Receive Gielgud Award for Excellence in the Dramatic Arts; Deta Photo Cameron Mackintosh to Receive Gielgud Award for Excellence in the Dramatic Arts; Details Announced For 2019 UK Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019

Jodie Prenger will host this year's UK Theatre Awards, which take place on Sunday 27 October at London's Guildhall. The Blackpool-born actor has spent 2019 touring the UK in a succession of hit productions including Abigail's Party and Annie, and is currently starring in the tour of the National Theatre's production of A Taste Of Honey, which transfers to the West End in December.

Emma Rice Will Receive Outstanding Contribution To British Theatre Award At The 2019  Photo Emma Rice Will Receive Outstanding Contribution To British Theatre Award At The 2019 UK Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019

Theatremaker Emma Rice is to be honoured with this year's Outstanding Contribution to British Theatre Award at the 2019 UK Theatre Awards, in recognition of the unique, innovative and socially relevant work that she has created and directed all over the country, and her significant influence on the contemporary theatre landscape.

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