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Gate Theatre Announces LETTERS, A New Digital Production To Be Live Streamed On Zoom Photo Gate Theatre Announces LETTERS, A New Digital Production To Be Live Streamed On Zoom
by Stephi Wild - Aug 17, 2020

From the team who created the Gate's critically acclaimed production of Dear Elizabeth, Letters is a funny and often moving reflection on the global situation we find ourselves in.

BWW Review: WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF, The Tobacco Factory Photo BWW Review: WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF, The Tobacco Factory
by Alice Cope - Feb 29, 2020

There is something perversely voyeuristic about this play, watching the self-destruction of these four individuals, and in particular the complex and antagonistic relationships.

Cast Announced for WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? at Tobacco Factory Theatres Photo Cast Announced for WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? at Tobacco Factory Theatres
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2019

Tobacco Factory Theatres has announced the casting of its co-production with Wiltshire Creative of Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? for spring 2020.

BWW Review: GERM FREE ADOLESCENT, The Bunker Photo BWW Review: GERM FREE ADOLESCENT, The Bunker
by Jonathan Marshall - Nov 3, 2019

Germ Free Adolescent centres on Ashley, a teenage girl with OCD. Developing an obsession with STIs, Ashley collects sexual health leaflets and offers an advice clinic at school. As she reels off numerous statistics, her peers assume she's highly experienced with sex, but in fact it's the polar opposite. When boyfriend Ollie invites her over, Ashley is of course nervous, however behind the laddish exterior, Ollie is also a virgin.

BWW Review: OUR TOWN, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Photo BWW Review: OUR TOWN, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by Laura Jones - May 23, 2019

The first production for Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's summer 2019 season is a revival of Thornton Wilder's 1938 play, Our Town. It's a show that is constantly being revived, particularly popular in the United States where the play is set. It was last on the London stage at the Almeida in 2014 in a production directed by David Cromer.

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For OUR TOWN at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For OUR TOWN at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by Stephi Wild - May 9, 2019

Birth; marriage; death. And everything in between. As day breaks on another ordinary day, the townsfolk of Grover's Corners go about their business: newspapers are delivered; people go to work; gardens are tended to. And a boy and girl fall in love. But as life's events unfold and a community comes together, one question remains: 'do any human beings ever realise life as they live it? Every, every minute?'

THE STARRY MESSENGER Leads May's Top 10 New London Shows Photo THE STARRY MESSENGER Leads May's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Apr 25, 2019

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From timely plays to the beginning of open-air theatre season, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews, interviews and features!

Natalie Klamar and More Will Lead Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's OUR TOWN Photo Natalie Klamar and More Will Lead Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's OUR TOWN
by Stephi Wild - Apr 10, 2019

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre have today announced full casting for Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Our Town. Directed by The Gate Theatre's Artistic Director, Ellen McDougall, the cast is led by Natalie Klamar in the central role of Stage Manager.

Francesca Henry to Star in OUR TOWN, Plus Full Creative Photo Francesca Henry to Star in OUR TOWN, Plus Full Creative
by Julie Musbach - Mar 29, 2019

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre have today confirmed the full Creative Team behind Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Our Town. Launching their 2019 season on 16 May, designer Rosie Elnile joins the already announced director, Ellen McDougall. Also confirmed are Sasha Milavic Davies (Movement Director), Orlando Gough (Composer), Lizzie Powell (Lighting Designer), Tom Gibbons (Sound Designer) and David Ridley (Musical Director). Casting is by Jacob Sparrow and Barbara Houseman is Season Associate Director (Voice and Text).

COMPANY Leads October's Top 10 New London Shows Photo COMPANY Leads October's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Sep 29, 2018

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From gender-flipped Sondheim to David Hare and Martin McDonagh, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld reviews, interviews and features!

Theatre Royal Stratford East Announces Full Casting For THE WOLVES Photo Theatre Royal Stratford East Announces Full Casting For THE WOLVES
by Marianka Swain - Sep 3, 2018