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National Theatre Announces Lineup for November 2021 - February 2022 Photo National Theatre Announces Lineup for November 2021 - February 2022
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2021

The National Theatre today announces the on-sale dates of upcoming productions Trouble in Mind, Wuthering Heights and Small Island, as well as the return of daytime opening for visitors.

Full Cast and Further Tour Dates Announced For Emma Rice's  WUTHERING HEIGHTS Photo Full Cast and Further Tour Dates Announced For Emma Rice's WUTHERING HEIGHTS
by Stephi Wild - Aug 26, 2021

With their latest production Bagdad Cafe streaming live via Old Vic: In Camera this week (25 ‚Äď 28 August) Wise Children today announce full cast and further tour dates for the world premi√®re production of Emily Bront√ę's Wuthering Heights. Adapted and directed by Emma Rice, the show is a co-production with the National Theatre, Bristol Old Vic and York Theatre Royal.

Bristol Old Vic Announces 2021-2022 Autumn-Winter Season Photo Bristol Old Vic Announces 2021-2022 Autumn-Winter Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2021

Bristol Old Vic today announced a bold season for Autumn‚ÄďWinter 2021/22. The programme includes new productions from brilliant talent, long-awaited new dates for world premieres and new ways to share those stories live and online.

BWW Interview: Audrey Brisson talks THE FLYING LOVERS OF VITEBSK at Bristol Old Vic Photo BWW Interview: Audrey Brisson talks THE FLYING LOVERS OF VITEBSK at Bristol Old Vic
by Debbie Gilpin - Nov 26, 2020

Following the success of their Romantics Anonymous livestream, Wise Children are back at Bristol Old Vic with an early Christmas present for theatre-lovers: a limited run of Kneehigh’s The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk. Audrey Brisson returns to the role of Bella Chagall; she talked to us about her love for Bristol Old Vic and other fond theatrical memories from her career so far.

NYU Skirball Co-presents the Digital Tour of THE FLYING LOVERS OF VITEBSK Photo NYU Skirball Co-presents the Digital Tour of THE FLYING LOVERS OF VITEBSK
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 20, 2020

NYU Skirball will co-present the digital tour of Daniel Jamieson's The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk, a play with music and dance directed by Emma Rice, on Friday, December 11 at 7:30 pm EST (available for streaming through December 18).

New Adventures Announce ADVENTURES IN FILM Photo New Adventures Announce ADVENTURES IN FILM
by Stephi Wild - Aug 20, 2020

New Adventures has announced their latest digital endeavour, ADVENTURES IN FILM. This exciting new project is a unique opportunity for three carefully selected and talented female choreographers to work with TEA films to create bold and innovative dance films based on the New Adventures love of Storytelling.

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 Chloe Rabinowitz - 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.

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.

WISE CHILDREN Comes To BBC iPlayer Today Photo WISE CHILDREN Comes To BBC iPlayer Today
by Stephi Wild - 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.

The Wallis Will Present the U.S. Premiere of ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS Photo The Wallis Will Present the U.S. Premiere of ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - 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.

BWW Review: ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS, Bristol Old Vic Photo BWW Review: ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS, Bristol Old Vic
by Kerrie Nicholson - Jan 24, 2020

When Romantics Anonymous originally premiered at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse in 2017, it received wonderful reviews and there was such a joyful buzz surrounding this show that I unfortunately didn't get to experience for myself. How lucky then, that the collaboration between Wise Children and Plush Theatricals has returned, this time to Bristol Old Vic before heading across the pond to Los Angeles and Washington D.C.

Photo Flash: First Look at Matthew Bourne's ROMEO AND JULIET at Sadler's Wells Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Matthew Bourne's ROMEO AND JULIET at Sadler's Wells
by Stephi Wild - Aug 10, 2019

New Adventures World Premiere tour of Matthew Bourne's ‚ÄúROMEO AND JULIET‚ÄĚ will have a four-week summer season at Sadler's Wells from Wednesday 7 August to Saturday 31 August 2019. The two casts, 'The Capulets' and 'The Montagues', will perform at different times.

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 Stephi Wild - 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

Mikah Smillie Steps Down As Artistic Director Of National Youth Ballet Photo Mikah Smillie Steps Down As Artistic Director Of National Youth Ballet
by Stephi Wild - Mar 15, 2019

It is announced today that Mikah Smillie will step down as Artistic Director of National Youth Ballet this month after three years leading the Company. Mikah was appointed in 2016 following the passing of Founding Director Jill Tookey, and has programmed three highly successful seasons that have continued to build upon the legacy of empowering young people and emerging professional artists. Mikah has a longstanding association with National Youth Ballet spanning over 11 years, and under her artistic leadership the Company.

WISE CHILDREN Begins at Storyhouse Next Week Photo WISE CHILDREN Begins at Storyhouse Next Week
by Julie Musbach - Mar 13, 2019

The new theatrical production of novelist Angela Carter's Wise Children comes to Storyhouse next week.

Emma Rice's WISE CHILDREN Plays At HOME Manchester Photo Emma Rice's WISE CHILDREN Plays At HOME Manchester
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

Wise Children and The Old Vic bring their world premiere production of Angela Carter's novel Wise Children, adapted and directed by Emma Rice and co- produced by the Belgrade Theatre Coventry, Oxford Playhouse, and York Theatre Royal, to HOME in Manchester Today 26 February - Saturday 2 March 2019.

New Adventures Announces Casts of Matthew Bourne's ROMEO AND JULIET Photo New Adventures Announces Casts of Matthew Bourne's ROMEO AND JULIET
by Stephi Wild - Feb 14, 2019

New Adventures has announced details of the two touring casts for the World Premiere of Matthew Bourne's "ROMEO AND JULIET" opening at Curve, Leicester on Monday 13 May 2019. The show will tour to 13 venues in the UK including a four-week summer season at Sadler's Wells from Wednesday 7 August to Saturday 31 August 2019. Full tour schedule below.

Emma Rice Steps Into The Cast Of WISE CHILDREN At Richmond Theatre Photo Emma Rice Steps Into The Cast Of WISE CHILDREN At Richmond Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 7, 2019

Wise Children today announce that Artistic Director, Emma Rice will be stepping into the role of Nora Chance in the critically acclaimed West End production of WISE CHILDREN direct from The Old Vic. Rice will be taking over the role from Etta Murfitt, for all performances at Richmond Theatre from Tue 26 - Sat 30 Mar. Press are invited to attend for review on Tuesday 26th March at 7.30pm.

Emma Rice To Star In WISE CHILDREN At The Belgrade Theatre Photo Emma Rice To Star In WISE CHILDREN At The Belgrade Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Feb 4, 2019

The Belgrade Theatre is thrilled to announce that Wise Children Artistic Director Emma Rice will take on a starring role in her critically acclaimed production of the same name when it arrives in Coventry 2-6 April 2019.

Emma Rice Will Step Into Role Of Nora Chance During Final Weeks Of UK Tour of WISE CH Photo Emma Rice Will Step Into Role Of Nora Chance During Final Weeks Of UK Tour of WISE CHILDREN
by Stephi Wild - Feb 4, 2019

Wise Children today announce that Artistic Director, Emma Rice will be stepping into the role of Nora Chance in the critically acclaimed production of Wise Children. Rice will be taking over the role from Etta Murfitt, between 26 March - 6 April, covering performances at Richmond Theatre and Belgrade Theatre.

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