Photo Flash: First Look at Elliot Harper Terrifying MATILDA as Miss TrunchbullPhoto Flash: First Look at Elliot Harper Terrifying MATILDA as Miss Trunchbull
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019

The Royal Shakespeare Company have released the first images of Elliot Harper as Miss Trunchbull in Matilda The Musical's UK and Ireland tour, check them out below! (more...)

Elliot Harper Will Play Miss Trunchbull in The UK & Ireland Tour Of MATILDAElliot Harper Will Play Miss Trunchbull in The UK & Ireland Tour Of MATILDA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2018

The Royal Shakespeare Company has announced that Elliot Harper will play Miss Trunchbull in Matilda The Musical's UK and Ireland Tour from Tuesday 15 January at Theatre Royal Plymouth. The tour will then play at the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford (19 February - 23 March 2019), Edinburgh Playhouse (2 - 27 April 2019), The Bristol Hippodrome (7 May - 8 June 2019), Mayflower Theatre, Southampton (11 June - 6 July 2019) and Norwich Theatre Royal (16 July - 17 August 2019). The West End production will continue to play at the Cambridge Theatre, where it is now in its eighth year and is booking until 24 May 2020. (more...)

The Royal Shakespeare Company Announces New Child Casting For The UK & Ireland Tour Of MATILDAThe Royal Shakespeare Company Announces New Child Casting For The UK & Ireland Tour Of MATILDA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

The Royal Shakespeare Company has announced new child casting for the Matilda The Musical UK and Ireland Tour with Sophia Ally and Scarlett Cecil joining Annalise Bradbury and Nicola Turner in sharing the title role of Matilda from 29 August. The West End production will continue to play at the Cambridge Theatre, where it is now in its seventh year and is booking until 20 October 2019. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2018: BWW Q&A- Old BoyEDINBURGH 2018: BWW Q&A- Old Boy
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 20, 2018

BWW catches up with Jess Thorpe from Glas(s) Performance to chat about bringing Old Boy to the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

BWW Review: Wondrous Ensemble in THE PITMEN PAINTERS at American Stage
by Peter Nason - Jul 27, 2016

Lee Hall's play ends the American Stage season with a bang; it's a lovely production. (more...)

Guest Star in NewWorks Final Show of the Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

The Dan Schay New Works Festival comes to a close this weekend. The festival was renamed in honor of Dan and his dedication to providing new experiences for playwrights, actors and our community. The Dan Schay New Works Festival is a platform for artists to launch their new works. Each work is performed as a staged reading. If you wish to support the Dan Schay New Works Festival you can do so in memory of Dan HERE. It has been a festival season that would have made Dan proud, we hope that you join us for the last shows of the season! (more...)

THE PITMEN PAINTERS to Embark on UK Tour, March 2013
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2013

Originally produced by Newcastle's acclaimed Live Theatre, and following sell-out seasons at the National Theatre, on Broadway and in the West End, Bill Kenwright presents the award winning play THE PITMEN PAINTERS, as it embarks on a new national tour in the spring of 2013. (more...)

Miners Alley Playhouse Presents THE PITMAN PAINTERS, 3/1-4/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2013

In 1934, a group of Ashington miners hired a professor to teach an art appreciation evening class. Rapidly abandoning theory in favour of practice, the pitmen began to paint - prolifically. Within a few years avant-garde artists became their friends and their work was acquired by prestigious collectors; but every day they continued to work, as before, down the mine. (more...)

THE PITMEN PAINTERS to Embark on UK Tour, March 2013
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2013

Originally produced by Newcastle's acclaimed Live Theatre, and following sell-out seasons at the National Theatre, on Broadway and in the West End, Bill Kenwright presents the award winning play THE PITMEN PAINTERS, as it embarks on a new national tour in the spring of 2013. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE PITMEN PAINTERS Highlights Class Struggle and Art Now Thru Feb. 12th
by Linda Hodges - Jan 24, 2012

Heartfelt, honest and peppered with humor, the TheatreWorks premiere of The Pitmen Painters will leave you with a desire to pick up a paintbrush yourself. (more...)

Original Cast of THE PITMEN PAINTERS Head Back to West End
by BWW - Aug 22, 2011

Casting has been announced for the forthcoming West End production of Lee Hall's The Pitmen Painters, presented by Bill Kenwright. The climax of an extraordinary journey, which started at Newcastle's Live Theatre and continued on to the National, Broadway, and all round the UK, The Pitmen Painters is highly amusing, deeply moving and always entertaining as it examines the lives of a group of ordinary men who do extraordinary things. (more...)

American Premiere of THE PITMEN PAINTERS Starring Original UK Cast Coming to MTC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2010

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) announce that Manhattan Theatre Club, by special arrangement with Bob Boyett, will produce the Live Theatre, Newcastle /National Theatre of Great Britain's co-production of THE PITMEN PAINTERS by Tony Award winner Lee Hall (Billy Elliot) with direction by Max Roberts starring the original English company. (more...)

Keen Company Opens BEASLEY'S CHRISTMAS PARTY 12/2
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2008

Keen Company (Artistic Director Carl Forsman; Executive Director Wayne Kelton) will present its first holiday offering, perfect for all audiences, Beasley's Christmas Party. (more...)

Keen Company Presents BEASLEY'S CHRISTMAS PARTY Starting 12/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2008

Keen Company (Artistic Director Carl Forsman; Executive Director Wayne Kelton) will present its first holiday offering, perfect for all audiences, Beasley's Christmas Party. (more...)