World Premiere Of LADIES Announced At Boston Court PasadenaWorld Premiere Of LADIES Announced At Boston Court Pasadena
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2019

Boston Court Pasadena continues their 2019 theatre season with the world premiere of Kit Steinkellner's Ladies, directed by Jessica Kubzansky, May 24 - June 30 (press opening: June 1). Ladies features Meghan Andrews (Elizabeth Montagu), Carie Kawa (Elizabeth Carter), Jully Lee (Fanny Burney), and Tracey A. Leigh (Angelica Kauffman). (more...)

BWW Review: HOGARTH'S PROGRESS, Rose Theatre KingstonBWW Review: HOGARTH'S PROGRESS, Rose Theatre Kingston
by Debbie Gilpin - Sep 30, 2018

Over 30 years since The Art of Success was first performed, beginning in Stratford-upon-Avon and running in both New York and London (where it picked up an Olivier Award nomination), and Nick Dear's play has been revived alongside the world premiere of his new work The Taste of the Town. William Hogarth is the focal point of both plays, alongside wife Jane, fittingly set 30 years apart. They show a marked contrast between the up-and-coming, angry young artist and the disgruntled establishment figure - neither quite fitting in, instead blazing a trail for themselves. Together they form Hogarth's Progress, a curious but entertaining double bill of plays. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE TASTE OF THE TOWN From HOGARTH'S PROGRESSPhoto Flash: First Look at THE TASTE OF THE TOWN From HOGARTH'S PROGRESS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

Rose Theatre Kingston presents Nick Dear's double-bill Hogarth's Progress. Anthony Banks directs Bryan Dick as the younger William Hogarth in the first major UK revival of Dear's acclaimed comedy The Art of Success, which follows Hogarth through a bawdy night in 1730 and Keith Allen as the older William Hogarth in the world premiere of The Taste of the Town which rejoins the now hugely successful artist 30 years later towards the end of his career. Ruby Bentall (Jane Hogarth and Nancy/Mrs Ryott), Emma Cunniffe (Louisa and Mrs Colquhoun/Mrs Bascombe), Ben Deery (Frank and Zachariah Blunt), Jack Derges (Henry Fielding and Parson Venables), Ian Hallard (Oliver and Horace Walpole), Susannah Harker (Queen Caroline and Jane Hogarth), Jasmine Jones (Sarah Sprackling and Bridget), Sylvestra Le Touzel (Mrs Needham and Lady Thornhill) and Mark Umbers (Robert Walpole and David Garrick) complete the company. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with HOGARTH'S PROGRESSPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with HOGARTH'S PROGRESS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

Rose Theatre Kingston is now in rehearsal for Nick Dear's double-bill Hogarth's Progress. Anthony Banks directs Bryan Dick as the younger William Hogarth in the first major UK revival of Dear's acclaimed comedy The Art of Success, which follows Hogarth through a bawdy night in 1730 and Keith Allen as the older William Hogarth in the world premiere of The Taste of the Town which rejoins the now hugely successful artist 30 years later towards the end of his career. (more...)

Keith Allen, Bryan Dick, And More Lead Rose Theatre Kingston's World Premiere Of HOGARTH'S PROGRESSKeith Allen, Bryan Dick, And More Lead Rose Theatre Kingston's World Premiere Of HOGARTH'S PROGRESS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

Rose Theatre Kingston today announces the full cast for Nick Dear's double-bill Hogarth's Progress. Anthony Banks directs Bryan Dick as the younger William Hogarth in the first major UK revival of Dear's acclaimed comedy The Art of Success, which follows Hogarth through a bawdy night in 1730 and Keith Allen as the older William Hogarth in the world premiere of The Taste of the Town which rejoins the now hugely successful artist 30 years later towards the end of his career. Ruby Bentall (Jane Hogarth and Nancy/Mrs Ryott), Emma Cunniffe (Louisa and Mrs Colquhoun/Mrs Bascombe), Ben Deery (Frank and Zachariah Blunt), Jack Derges (Henry Fielding and Parson Venables), Ian Hallard (Oliver and Horace Walpole), Susannah Harker (Queen Caroline and Jane Hogarth), Jasmine Jones (Sarah Sprackling and Bridget), Sylvestra Le Touzel (Mrs Needham and Lady Thornhill) and Mark Umbers (Robert Walpole and David Garrick) complete the company. (more...)

Two New Installments of Award-Winning BLOOD ON THE STAGE Series Coming this FallTwo New Installments of Award-Winning BLOOD ON THE STAGE Series Coming this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Amnon Kabatchnik's celebrated Blood on the Stage series will grow by two volumes this Fall with the release of two new installments:  Blood on the Stage: 1600-1800 and Blood on the Stage: 1800-1900. Published by Rowman & Littlefield, Blood on the Stage: 1600-1800 and Blood on the Stage: 1800-1900 will be available nationwide in late August 2017 and late September 2017 respectively. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Announces ARCADIA Special Events
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Lantern Theater Company presents In Arcadia: Celebrating Tom Stoppard's Masterpiece, a four-day festival that celebrates of the enduring brilliance of Arcadia, a play that weaves together romance, science, mathematics, sex, and so much more into a deeply personal, funny exploration of human experience. (more...)

First Folio Theatre's THE CASTLE OF OTRANTO Runs Through 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2009

First Folio Theatre begins its Season of Invention with the world premier of The Castle of Otranto. One family curse, two murders, and three ghosts add up to one of the greatest Gothic horror adventures ever written, giving First Folio the perfect follow-up to its past productions of the works of Edgar Allan Poe and Bram Stoker. (more...)

First Folio Theatre's 'Season Of Invention' Begins With THE CASTLE OF OTRANTO 9/30-11/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2009

First Folio Theatre begins its Season of Invention with the world premier of The Castle of Otranto. One family curse, two murders, and three ghosts add up to one of the greatest Gothic horror adventures ever written, giving First Folio the perfect follow-up to its past productions of the works of Edgar Allan Poe and Bram Stoker. (more...)

First Folio Theatre's 'Season Of Invention' Begins With THE CASTLE OF OTRANTO 9/30-11/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2009

First Folio Theatre begins its Season of Invention with the world premier of The Castle of Otranto. One family curse, two murders, and three ghosts add up to one of the greatest Gothic horror adventures ever written, giving First Folio the perfect follow-up to its past productions of the works of Edgar Allan Poe and Bram Stoker. (more...)

First Folio Theatre's THE CASTLE OF OTRANTO Runs Through 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2009

First Folio Theatre begins its Season of Invention with the world premier of The Castle of Otranto. One family curse, two murders, and three ghosts add up to one of the greatest Gothic horror adventures ever written, giving First Folio the perfect follow-up to its past productions of the works of Edgar Allan Poe and Bram Stoker. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Folio Theatre's THE CASTLE OF OTRANTO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2009

First Folio Theatre begins its Season of Invention with the world premier of The Castle of Otranto. One family curse, two murders, and three ghosts add up to one of the greatest Gothic horror adventures ever written, giving First Folio the perfect follow-up to its past productions of the works of Edgar Allan Poe and Bram Stoker. (more...)

First Folio Theatre's 'Season Of Invention' Begins With THE CASTLE OF OTRANTO 9/30-11/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2009

First Folio Theatre begins its Season of Invention with the world premier of The Castle of Otranto. One family curse, two murders, and three ghosts add up to one of the greatest Gothic horror adventures ever written, giving First Folio the perfect follow-up to its past productions of the works of Edgar Allan Poe and Bram Stoker. (more...)

First Folio Theatre's 'Season Of Invention' Begins With THE CASTLE OF OTRANTO 9/30-11/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2009

First Folio Theatre begins its Season of Invention with the world premier of The Castle of Otranto. One family curse, two murders, and three ghosts add up to one of the greatest Gothic horror adventures ever written, giving First Folio the perfect follow-up to its past productions of the works of Edgar Allan Poe and Bram Stoker. (more...)

First Folio Theatre's 'Season Of Invention' Begins With THE CASTLE OF OTRANTO 9/30-11/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2009

First Folio Theatre begins its Season of Invention with the world premier of The Castle of Otranto. One family curse, two murders, and three ghosts add up to one of the greatest Gothic horror adventures ever written, giving First Folio the perfect follow-up to its past productions of the works of Edgar Allan Poe and Bram Stoker. (more...)

First Folio Theatre's 'Season Of Invention' Begins With THE CASTLE OF OTRANTO 9/30-11/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2009

First Folio Theatre begins its Season of Invention with the world premier of The Castle of Otranto. One family curse, two murders, and three ghosts add up to one of the greatest Gothic horror adventures ever written, giving First Folio the perfect follow-up to its past productions of the works of Edgar Allan Poe and Bram Stoker. (more...)

First Folio's Season Of Invention To Feature THE CASTLE OF OTRANTO, TWELFTH NIGHT, WILL ROGERS, And JEEVES IN BLOOM
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2009

First Folio has just announced its 2009-2010 season - A Season of Invention: two world premieres and a Chicago premiere, plus Shakespeare's most romantic comedy. (more...)