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The National Theatre's ROMEO & JULIET Film Will Be Streamed in Cinemas in September Photo The National Theatre's ROMEO & JULIET Film Will Be Streamed in Cinemas in September
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2021

The film stars Josh O’Connor (The Crown, God’s Own Country) as Romeo and Jessie Buckley (Chernobyl, Judy) as Juliet, and will be available to screen across the UK and Ireland. 

BWW Review: Simon Godwin's Production of ROMEO AND JULIET Photo BWW Review: Simon Godwin's Production of ROMEO AND JULIET
by Timothy Treanor - Apr 26, 2021

The thing about Romeo and Juliet – but you know this, Grasshopper – is that it isn’t a love story – not at all, not even a little bit. It is rather a story of desperation, ego and self-regard. Juliet is a thirteen-year-old girl who has just been given the alarming news that she will be forced to marry a man she’s never met.

Review Roundup: Josh O'Connor & Jessie Buckley Star in The National Theatre's ROMEO & Photo Review Roundup: Josh O'Connor & Jessie Buckley Star in The National Theatre's ROMEO & JULIET
by Review Roundups - Apr 23, 2021

Golden Globe winner and star of 'The Crown Josh O'Connor and 'Fargo' star Jessie Buckley lead the original film for television by The National Theatre, Great Performances: Romeo & Juliet, which premieres tonight, Friday, April 23 at 9 p.m.

Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, April 23- with Lesli Margherita and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, April 23- with Lesli Margherita and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 23, 2021

Today (April 23) in live streaming: Lesli Margherita chats on Clubhouse, Romeo & Juliet premieres on PBS Great Performances, and more!

BWW Review: INSIDE, Orange Tree Theatre Online Photo BWW Review: INSIDE, Orange Tree Theatre Online
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Mar 26, 2021

Over a year since the lights went out, the Orange Tree Theatre is now entering the realm of live streaming with a new concept: Inside/Outside. This showcase of six new plays is written by both emerging and established writers, who were asked to think about the mental and physical thresholds that we have all been forced to confront during this past year. Inspired by this, the results provide contrasting interpretations of this concept.

VIDEO: Watch Josh O'Connor & Jessie Buckley in the Trailer for GREAT PERFORMANCES: RO Photo VIDEO: Watch Josh O'Connor & Jessie Buckley in the Trailer for GREAT PERFORMANCES: ROMEO & JULIET
by Stage Tube - Mar 17, 2021

An original film for television by the National Theatre, Great Performances: Romeo & Juliet premieres Friday, April 23 at 9 p.m. on PBS, pbs.org/gperf and the PBS Video app.

Orange Tree Theatre Announces Play Titles and Full Casting For INSIDE Photo Orange Tree Theatre Announces Play Titles and Full Casting For INSIDE
by Stephi Wild - Mar 15, 2021

Orange Tree Theatre today announces the play titles and full cast for Inside – the first instalment of Inside/Outside, a collection of world premiere short plays by emerging and established writers.

PHOTO: First Look at Josh O'Connor and Jessie Buckley In the National Theatre's ROMEO Photo PHOTO: First Look at Josh O'Connor and Jessie Buckley In the National Theatre's ROMEO & JULIET
by Stephi Wild - Jan 27, 2021

A first-look image has today been released for the National Theatre’s Romeo & Juliet, a feature film for broadcast on Sky Arts and PBS this April. The image features Romeo, played by Josh O’Connor (The Crown, God’s Own Country) and Juliet, played by Jessie Buckley (Chernobyl, Judy), as they meet by moonlight at Juliet’s balcony. The image was taken during filming at the National Theatre.  

Josh O'Connor and Jessie Buckley-Led ROMEO & JULIET Will Air on PBS This Spring Photo Josh O'Connor and Jessie Buckley-Led ROMEO & JULIET Will Air on PBS This Spring
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 25, 2021

The National Theatre's new filmed version of Romeo & Juliet for television is coming soon! The play was originally to have played to theatre audiences in the NT's Olivier auditorium from Summer 2020.

National Theatre Announces Original Film Of ROMEO & JULIET With Josh O'Connor and Jes Photo National Theatre Announces Original Film Of ROMEO & JULIET With Josh O'Connor and Jessie Buckley
by Stephi Wild - Oct 26, 2020

The National Theatre has today announced it is creating a new filmed version of Romeo & Juliet for television, temporarily transforming the vast stage spaces of its Lyttelton theatre into a film studio to capture Shakespeare's timeless play for a new generation of audiences.

Celise Hicks, Shelley Maxwell, Michelle McGivern, and Clement Ishmael Launch Bennu Cr Photo Celise Hicks, Shelley Maxwell, Michelle McGivern, and Clement Ishmael Launch Bennu Creative House
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2020

The new multimedia production company Bennu Creative House Limited formed in May 2020 by Celise Hicks, Shelley Maxwell, Michelle McGivern, and Clement Ishmael, is opening its doors to build innovative artistic concepts encompassing content across film, television, theatre, and digital media.

BWW Review: BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES, National Theatre At Home Photo BWW Review: BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES, National Theatre At Home
by Aliya Al-Hassan - May 15, 2020

In these days of lockdown, the barber's shop and hairdressers have become a focal point; recent social media photos are proving that haircuts are not something we should undertake ourselves. For many, these places are not just somewhere to get a trim, but to socialise, debate, moan and joke. Filmed in January 2018, this never-before-seen screening of Inua Ellam's delightful Barber Shop Chronicles is the latest offering from the National Theatre's wonderful At Home series and is a bittersweet reminder of the social interaction and gossip that takes place when we go for a haircut.

National Theatre Announces Further Online Programming Including CORIOLANUS, STREETCAR Photo National Theatre Announces Further Online Programming Including CORIOLANUS, STREETCAR, BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES, and More
by Stephi Wild - May 7, 2020

The National Theatre has announced additional online programming, including A Streetcar Named Desire, Barber Shop Chronicles, Coriolanus (starring Tom Hiddleston), and more!

VIDEO: Watch Andrew Scott Performing HAMLET's 'To Be Or Not To Be' Photo VIDEO: Watch Andrew Scott Performing HAMLET's 'To Be Or Not To Be'
by Marianka Swain - Apr 3, 2020

London's Almeida Theatre has put together a fantastic playlist of monologues from its past productions to keep us entertained at home, including Andrew Scott performing the famous 'To be, or not to be' soliloquy from Shakespeare's Hamlet. Robert Icke directed Scott in the title role at the Almeida, to great acclaim, in 2017.

THE VOTE By James Graham Will Be Presented at Bush House Auditorium Photo THE VOTE By James Graham Will Be Presented at Bush House Auditorium
by Stephi Wild - Dec 7, 2019

The Vote 2019 looks at what happens in Britain on election night through the eyes of those at the polling station. Once every 5 yearsa?" although, in recent times, increasingly more! - we assert our rights as citizens to uphold or replace our government. As we engage with democracy, we do it in the most unremarkable and understated ways- in local parish churches, primary schools and community centres across the country. James Graham set out to illuminate a?oethe diverse, diligent and often hilarious individualsa?? who turn the a?oeunglamorousa?? settings of polling stations into a?oeplaces where history is made.a?? Labelled a?oea glorious night at the polling stationa?? (Observer) and a?oebrilliant apta?? (Telegraph),the original Donmar production was broadcast live on More4 in 2015 and nominated for a BAFTA

National Theatre Announces December 2019 â€" June 2020 Lineup; ROMEO & JULIET, SEA SI Photo National Theatre Announces December 2019 â€" June 2020 Lineup; ROMEO & JULIET, SEA SICK, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2019

The National Theatre has announced its upcoming lineup for December 2019 - June 2020.

See The Current Standings In The 2019 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote! Photo See The Current Standings In The 2019 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote!
by Marianka Swain - Nov 11, 2019

Check out the current standings in the 2019 BroadwayWorld UK Awards and cast your vote!

BWW Review: THE ANTIPODES, National Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE ANTIPODES, National Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Oct 31, 2019

Is this a great time to tell stories, shedding light in dark times? Or is it an impossible task? That's the loose premise of Annie Baker's wilfully elusive new piece, featuring the brainstorming session from hell a?' or possibly about hell, or in hell. Immaculately directed by Baker herself and designer Chloe Lamford, it's monstrously clever: a philosophical Fright Night.

Photo Flash: First Look at THE ANTIPODES at the National Theatre Photo Photo Flash: First Look at THE ANTIPODES at the National Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Oct 27, 2019

Their phones switched off, a group of people sit around a table telling, categorising and theorising stories. This is a world that is both familiar and fantastical. Their real purpose is never quite clear, but they continue on, searching for the monstrous. Part satire, part sacred rite, The Antipodesasks what value stories have for a world in crisis.

See The Current Standings In The 2019 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote! Photo See The Current Standings In The 2019 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote!
by Marianka Swain - Oct 24, 2019

Voting continues for the 2019 BroadwayWorld UK Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favourites. Check out the current standings and cast your vote.

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