BWW Review: JUDE, Hampstead TheatreBWW Review: JUDE, Hampstead Theatre
by Charlie Wilks - May 3, 2019

This is Edward Hall's last production as Artistic Director. After almost 10 years he is stepping down to make way for pastures new. Before he joined the Hampstead was under threat of closure, as it scraped close to bankruptcy. Nowadays, it has established itself as one of the leading new writing venues, premiering over hundred plays - some of them proving to be a massive hit. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at JUDE at Hampstead TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at JUDE at Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2019

Hampstead Theatre presents the world premiere of Howard Brenton's latest play Jude, directed by Edward Hall which will be the last production that Edward will direct during his tenure as Artistic Director of Hampstead. Loosely inspired by Thomas Hardy's novel Jude the Obscure, Jude is a modern day tale of unexpected genius and of our struggle to accommodate extraordinary talent.Isabella Nefar stars as Jude alongside Paul Brennen, Merch Husey, Caroline Loncq, Luke MacGregor, Shanaya Rafaat, Anna Savva and Emily Taaffe. (more...)

THE STARRY MESSENGER Leads May's Top 10 New London ShowsTHE 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! (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For JUDE at Hampstead TheatrePhoto Flash: Inside Rehearsal For JUDE at Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019

Hampstead Theatre presents the world premiere of Howard Brenton's latest play Jude, directed by Edward Hall which will be the last production that Edward will direct during his tenure as Artistic Director of Hampstead. Loosely inspired by Thomas Hardy's novel Jude the Obscure, Jude is a modern day tale of unexpected genius and of our struggle to accommodate extraordinary talent. Isabella Nefar stars as Jude alongside Paul Brennen, Merch Husey, Caroline Loncq, Luke MacGregor, Shanaya Rafaat, Anna Savva and Emily Taaffe. (more...)

Isabella Nefar Will Lead JUDE at Hampstead TheatreIsabella Nefar Will Lead JUDE at Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

Hampstead Theatre presents the world premiere of Howard Brenton's latest play Jude, directed by Edward Hall which will be the last production that Edward will direct during his tenure as Artistic Director of Hampstead. Loosely inspired by Thomas Hardy's novel Jude the Obscure, Jude is a modern day tale of unexpected genius and of our struggle to accommodate extraordinary talent. (more...)

Ali Barouti, Ishia Bennison, Carlos Chahine, and More to Star in GOATS at Royal Court TheatreAli Barouti, Ishia Bennison, Carlos Chahine, and More to Star in GOATS at Royal Court Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Ali Barouti, Ishia Bennison, Carlos Chahine, Amir El-Masry, Souad Faress, Amer Hlehel, Ethan Kai, Khalid Laith, Adnan Mustafa, Isabella Nefar, Farshid Rokey and Sirine Saba have been cast in the world premiere of Goats, written by Liwaa Yazji and translated by Katharine Halls. (more...)

National Theatre Announces June 2017-January 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

National Theatre has announced today the new season for June 2017 - January 2018. Take a look at the shows coming to the theatre! (more...)

BWW Review: SALOME, National Theatre
by Marianka Swain - May 10, 2017

Salome, that dancing seductress who demanded the head of John the Baptist, has been reclaimed by Yael Farber in this new feminist interpretation (the RSC stages Oscar Wilde's more familiar take next month). Or at least that's the intention, but Farber's production sacrifices the personal for the mythic - ironically once again losing the girl history erased in a storm of overblown symbolism. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsals for SALOME at National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

The story has been told before, but never like this. (more...)