Paines Plough Announces Programme 2019Paines Plough Announces Programme 2019
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

Artistic Directors of Paines Plough James Grieve and George Perrin today announced the company's Programme 2019, marking the final season from the pair who will step down later this year after nearly a decade at the helm. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For the Tour of CAPTAIN CORELLI'S MANDOLINFull Casting Announced For the Tour of CAPTAIN CORELLI'S MANDOLIN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

The 2019 UK tour and first major stage production of CAPTAIN CORELLI'S MANDOLIN features an ensemble cast of 15 with Alex Mugnaioni playing the title character and Madison Clare, Fred Fergus and Joseph Long playing Pelagia, Francesco and Dr Iannis respectively. (more...)

Casting Update For Young Vic's Productions Of JESUS HOPPED THE 'A' TRAIN and WILD EASTCasting Update For Young Vic's Productions Of JESUS HOPPED THE 'A' TRAIN and WILD EAST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

With the Young Vic's recent run of critical-success including The Convert currently running at Young Vic, The Inheritance at the Noel Coward Theatre and The Jungle now playing at St Ann's Warehouse in New York, Artistic Director of the Young Vic, Kwame Kwei-Armah, today announces the full cast for Stephen Adly Guirgis' Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train, directed by Kate Hewitt in the Main House, and April de Angelis' Wild East, directed by recipient of Genesis Future Directors Award, Lekan Lawal, in The Clare. (more...)

Rose Theatre Kingston Announces Spring 2019 SeasonRose Theatre Kingston Announces Spring 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

With the world premiere double-bill of Nick Dear's Hogarth's Progress currently playing at Rose Theatre Kingston as part of its 10th anniversary season, the company today announces its Spring 2019 season. This will be the first season presented in the venue's newly reconfigured auditorium, with developments taking place in January 2019 following a capital fundraising programme. (more...)

First Major Stage Production Of CAPTAIN CORELLI'S MANDOLIN to Tour the UKFirst Major Stage Production Of CAPTAIN CORELLI'S MANDOLIN to Tour the UK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

The first major stage production of CAPTAIN CORELLI'S MANDOLIN, based on the best-selling novel by Louis de Bernieres will tour the UK in 2019, 25 years after the book was first published. CAPTAIN CORELLI'S MANDOLIN will be directed by Olivier and Tony Award nominee Melly Still and adapted by Evening Standard Award winner and Golden Globe and BAFTA Award nominee Rona Munro. Casting to be announced. (more...)

Casting Announced For Regional Premiere Of Rebecca Lenkiewicz's HER NAKED SKINCasting Announced For Regional Premiere Of Rebecca Lenkiewicz's HER NAKED SKIN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

Salisbury Playhouse marks the centenary of women being given the right to vote with the regional premiere of Her Naked Skin by Rebecca Lenkiewicz this autumn. (more...)

TRILLS Release Sneak Peek Of New Single Ahead Of World Premiere Edinburgh ShowTRILLS Release Sneak Peek Of New Single Ahead Of World Premiere Edinburgh Show
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018

Award-wining female four-piece, TRILLS, have today released a sneak peek of their latest single 'Green Ghost', set for digital release on 10th August. The single forms part of the soundtrack to their brand-new play-come-gig Songlines by band member Tallulah Brown, a song-laced coming of age tale set in Reydon, Suffolk, featuring live folk music with the band on stage throughout. Songlines will premiere at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival from 1 August before travelling to Aldeburgh, Suffolk-born Brown's home town, and then to Walthamstow for the show's London premiere. The production, directed by George Chilcott, is presented by HighTide and DugOut Theatre. (more...)

Hightide To Present World Premieres in 2018 Festival; Full Programme Revealed!Hightide To Present World Premieres in 2018 Festival; Full Programme Revealed!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2018

Steven Atkinson, Artistic Director of HighTide, has today released the full line up for the 2018 HighTide Festivals in Aldeburgh and Walthamstow. At the same time he has announced his intention to move on from HighTide in 2019 after twelve years of successful leadership. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2018: Pick Of The Programme - MusicalsEDINBURGH 2018: Pick Of The Programme - Musicals
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jun 14, 2018

BWW reviewer Natalie O'Donoghue selects her top pick of musicals from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe programme. (more...)

Assembly Announces Full Programme For 2018Assembly Announces Full Programme For 2018
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Assembly Festival (1st - 27th August 2018) announced its FULL programme goes on sale at 10am today (Thu 17 May 2018). This year there are 208 shows - 60 theatre acts, 60 comedy shows and the biggest programme of cabaret Assembly Festival has ever staged. (more...)

Hightide To Present Five Brand-New Productions At Edinburgh Fringe 2018Hightide To Present Five Brand-New Productions At Edinburgh Fringe 2018
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

Steven Atkinson, Co-Founder and Artistic Director of HighTide, has today announced that the company will present five world premiere productions at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe, before transferring them to its Aldeburgh and Walthamstow Festivals, as part of a brand-new mentoring scheme for new playwrights and producers. The launch of the programme marks the company's commitment to creating a bridge that supports new theatre makers starting out on the fringe and is indicative of festival's proven ability in providing a platform for launching professional careers with the UK's leading theatres. (more...)

TUMBLE TUCK to Transfer to King's Head Theatre to Headline the Who Runs the World? SeasonTUMBLE TUCK to Transfer to King's Head Theatre to Headline the Who Runs the World? Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

Following a highly-acclaimed run at Edinburgh Fringe 2017, Tumble Tuck, written by Sarah Milton and presented by BackHere! Theatre, now transfers to London to headline the Who Runs the World? season at the King's Head Theatre. This exciting season showcases work by female playwrights in direct response to the under-representation of female voices on stage. (more...)

Directors Announced for BEAM2018 Biennial ShowcaseDirectors Announced for BEAM2018 Biennial Showcase
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

Musical Theatre Network and Mercury Musical Developments today announce Hannah Chissick, Adam Lenson, James Dacre, Peter Rowe, Josh Seymour, Tania Azevedo, Cressida Carre and Kate Golledge as directors for the eight 25-minute extracts from new musicals to be presented at BEAM2018. (more...)

Programme Announced For BEAM2018   The Biennial Industry Showcase Of New British Musical TheatreProgramme Announced For BEAM2018 The Biennial Industry Showcase Of New British Musical Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017

Musical Theatre Network and Mercury Musical Developments today announce the programme selected from their pitching days held around the UK between September and November for BEAM2018. Fifty-eight of the new British musicals pitched at these days have been selected to be shared at the biennial industry showcase which will next year be held at Theatre Royal Stratford East on 1 and 2 March. BEAM is designed for anyone in a position to help develop and stage new British musicals to attend, bringing the most exciting musical theatre projects together from around the UK for industry professionals to grab the opportunity to become involved from the early stages of development. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: A Day At The Fringe- Sarah MiltonEDINBURGH 2017: A Day At The Fringe- Sarah Milton
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 17, 2017

Edinburgh Festival Fringe performer Sarah Milton blogs for BWW to give us an insight into her typical day at the Fringe. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Sarah Milton
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 10, 2017

BWW speaks to Sarah Milton about her 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show Tumble Tuck. (more...)

Olivier Award-Winning ROTTERDAM Returns to London Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

After its triumphant win at the 2017 Olivier Awards for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre, Donnacadh O'Briain's critically acclaimed production of Rotterdam by Jon Brittain will be returning to London following a highly successful run at Trafalgar Studios and at 59E59 Theater's Brits Off Broadway in New York. (more...)

Olivier Award-Winning ROTTERDAM to Return to London
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

After its triumphant win at the 2017 Olivier Awards for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre, Donnacadh O'Briain's critically acclaimed production of Rotterdam by Jon Brittain will be returning to London following a highly successful run at Trafalgar Studios and at 59E59 Theater's Brits Off Broadway in New York. (more...)

ROTTERDAM to Make U.S. Premiere as Part of 'Brits Off Broadway' at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

59E59 Theaters will present ROTTERDAM, written by Jon Brittain and directed by Donnacadh O'Briain. Produced by Hartshorn - Hook Foundation Ltd, ROTTERDAM begins performances on Wednesday, May 17 for a limited engagement through Saturday, June 10. Press Opening is Wednesday, May 24 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

OperaUpClose Presents LA TRAVIATA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

???????Following two London transfers (Soho Theatre and Tricycle Theatre) and an extensive UK tour, Olivier Award-winning OperaUpClose present their critically acclaimed, new English version of Verdi's La Traviata; for their debut performance at Exeter's Northcott Theatre. (more...)

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