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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.

National Theatre Announces New Productions, Including Emma Rice and Tony Kushner Adap Photo National Theatre Announces New Productions, Including Emma Rice and Tony Kushner Adaptations
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019

The National Theatre has announced its productions on-sale for October 2019 a?' March 2020

Emma Rice Adapts And Directs Emily Bronte's WUTHERING HEIGHTS At The Lyttelton Before Photo Emma Rice Adapts And Directs Emily Bronte's WUTHERING HEIGHTS At The Lyttelton Before Embarking On Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019

Wise Children today announces the world première of Artistic Director Emma Rice's adaptation of Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights, which she also directs, as part of their 2020 season of work. With her trademark musical and visual style, Rice brings new life to the classic story in this elemental stage adaptation. This co-production with the National Theatre, in association with York Theatre Royal, opens at the Lyttelton in autumn 2020 before touring the UK, with venues to be announced.

BWW Review: MALORY TOWERS, York Theatre Royal Photo BWW Review: MALORY TOWERS, York Theatre Royal
by Sarah Ryan - Sep 11, 2019

After a sparkling debut last year with an adaptation of Angela Carter's Wise Children, Emma Rice's company of the same name returns for its second outing with another literary classic - Malory Towers.

MALORY TOWERS Announced At HOME Manchester Photo MALORY TOWERS Announced At HOME Manchester
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019

Nostalgic, naughty and perfect for now, Malory Towers is the original 'Girl Power' story. Join Wise Children for high jinks, high drama and high spirits, all set to sensational live music and breathtaking animation, at HOME Manchester, Tue 24 - Sat 28 September. Co-produced by York Theatre Royal in association with Bristol Old Vic, Malory Towers, based on the novels of Enid Blyton, is adapted and directed by Emma Rice. 

MOUTHPIECE Earns Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award Photo MOUTHPIECE Earns Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019

The Carol Tambor Theatrical Foundation announces the winner of this year's The Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award, the highest honor at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Chosen by Carol Tambor and members of her Foundation, along with The Scotsman Newspaper's Arts Writers Joyce McMillian, Jackie McGlone and Mark Fisher, Mouthpiece was announced as the winner at the Scotsman Award Ceremony during the closing ceremonies of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe on Friday, August 23.

The Albany Theatre's New Season Goes on Sale August 19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2019

The Albany's Autumn|Winter season will go on sale on Monday 19 August with a jam-packed schedule of dance, music, drama and comedy. The programme includes UK Tour Premieres, a series of shows for younger audiences and of course, festive, family adventure, THE SNOW QUEEN as the Christmas treat.

BWW Review: MALORY TOWERS, Passenger Shed Photo BWW Review: MALORY TOWERS, Passenger Shed
by Tim Wright - Jul 26, 2019

At first glance, Enid Blyton's Malory Towers seems an odd choice for the second outing of Emma Rice's Wise Children theatre company. A genteel tale of a privileged girl's boarding school in Cornwall with mild peril and even milder themes doesn't seem like classic Rice.

Photo Flash: First Look at the UK Tour of MALORY TOWERS Photo Photo Flash: First Look at the UK Tour of MALORY TOWERS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019

Check out photos for the national tour of Emma Rice's adaptation of Enid Blyton's MALORY TOWERS. The show officially opens this Thursday 25 July at The Passenger Shed in Bristol, running there until 18 August 2019. The tour then continues until 5 October 2019.

Bristol Old Vic All-Stars Announced As Cast For CYRANO Photo Bristol Old Vic All-Stars Announced As Cast For CYRANO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2019

Bristol Old Vic today announced the full cast for its major autumn production - Cyrano - directed by Tom Morris, in what amounts to a Bristol All-Stars line-up of the theatre's most charismatic actors from some of the best-loved productions of recent years, with six of the seven living in the South West.

York Theatre Royal Announces Autumn/Winter 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2019

Emma Rice's Wise Children company return with Enid Blyton's Malory Towers in York Theatre Royal's autumn-winter season, which also features new productions of Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge and Athol Fugard's Hello and Goodbye.

Manchester's HOME Announces 2019/2020 Theatre Programme Photo Manchester's HOME Announces 2019/2020 Theatre Programme
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2019

HOME, Manchester has today announced its theatre programme for Autumn 2019 into Spring 2020 featuring brand-new HOME commissions, returning favourites, UK premieres and brand-new work.

New Shows Announced As Part Of Bristol Old Vic's Jun 2019 ��" Jan 2020 Season Photo New Shows Announced As Part Of Bristol Old Vic's Jun 2019 ��" Jan 2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2019

Bristol Old Vic's Jun 2019 - Jan 2020 season brochure was launched today, revealing some new additions to the tantalising list of productions already on sale.

Emma Rice's MALORY TOWERS Announces Full Cast Photo Emma Rice's MALORY TOWERS Announces Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019

Wise Children's adaptation of Enid Blyton's Malory Towers, co-produced by York Theatre Royal in association with Bristol Old Vic, will star Rebecca Collingwood as Gwendoline Lacey, Mirabelle Gremaud as Irene Bartlett, Vinnie Heaven as Bill Robinson, Izuka Hoyle as Darrell Rivers, Renee Lamb as Alicia Johns, Francesca Mills as Sally Hope and Rose Shalloo as Mary Lou Atkinson. Adapted and directed by Emma Rice, the musical opens on 25 July 2019 at The Passenger Shed in the company's home city of Bristol, before embarking on a national tour to Cambridge, York, Exeter, Manchester and Oxford.

Emma Rice's Production Of WISE CHILDREN Will Be Screened In Cinemas Across UK And Ire Photo Emma Rice's Production Of WISE CHILDREN Will Be Screened In Cinemas Across UK And Ireland
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2019

More2Screen today announces the cinema release of the critically acclaimed stage adaptation of Angela Carter's Wise Children which will be screened in more than 250 cinemas across the UK and Ireland from 3 October 2019. Directed and adapted for the stage by Emma Rice, the production is the first from her new company Wise Children. Cinema tickets are on sale now at WiseChildrenCinema.com

Wallis Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts Announces 2019/20 Season Photo Wallis Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts Announces 2019/20 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts announced today the 2019/2020 season, expanding its reach with twelve months of groundbreaking produced and presented works in dance, music, theater, cinema, and contemporary circus from renowned artists and companies around Southern California, the country, and the world. The season begins September 17, 2019, marking the fourth year of programming under the leadership of Artistic Director Paul Crewes and Executive Director/CEO Rachel Fine, and the seventh for the institution.

Wallis Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts Announces 2019/2020 Season Photo Wallis Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts Announces 2019/2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2019

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts announced today the 2019/2020 season, expanding its reach with twelve months of groundbreaking produced and presented works in dance, music, theater, cinema, and contemporary circus from renowned artists and companies around Southern California, the country, and the world. The season begins September 17, 2019, marking the fourth year of programming under the leadership of Artistic Director Paul Crewes and Executive Director/CEO Rachel Fine, and the seventh for the institution.

Shakespeare's Globe Announces Full Casting For THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR and BARTHOL Photo Shakespeare's Globe Announces Full Casting For THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR and BARTHOLOMEW FAIR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2019

Shakespeare's Globe announced the full cast for William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor, directed by Elle While, and Ben Jonson's Bartholomew Fair, directed by Blanche McIntyre.

BWW Interview: Nigel Lilley Talks FOLLIES Photo BWW Interview: Nigel Lilley Talks FOLLIES
by Rona Kelly - Apr 3, 2019

Nigel Lilley serves as Music Director, part of a team who have worked alongside Stephen Sondheim and Jonathan Tunick on this production. Taking us back to his early experiences of Sondheim, Nigel also shares what it means to work with him and Jonathan today.

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