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Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for UK Tour of Frederick Knott's WAIT UNTIL DARKPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal for UK Tour of Frederick Knott's WAIT UNTIL DARK
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Set amidst the social turbulence of 1960s London, the play follows the story of Susy, a blind woman who, left alone in her apartment, becomes the victim of an elaborate scam hatched by a group of conmen. Susy is left to fend for herself, and eventually finds a way to turn the tables on the conmen and give them a taste of life in the dark. (more...)

Cambridge Arts Theatre Announces Spectacular Autumn SeasonCambridge Arts Theatre Announces Spectacular Autumn Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Cambridge Arts Theatre's autumn season is now on sale, boasting an exceptional line-up of distinguished dramas, acclaimed post and pre-West End productions, famous faces and one-night events. Catering for all artistic tastes, the autumn season showcases the very best of the West End and beyond. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Tour of WAIT UNTIL DARKFull Cast Announced for Tour of WAIT UNTIL DARK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Graeme Brookes and Tim Treloar will play Croker and Roat respectively in Frederick Knott's thriller, WAIT UNTIL DARK. They join the previously announced Jack Ellis as Mike, Karina Jones as Susy and Oliver Mellor as Sam Henderson. Shannon Rewcroft and Thomas McCarron complete the cast as Gloria and Policeman. (more...)

Jack Ellis, Karina Jones, and Oliver Mellor Star in National Tour of WAIT UNTIL DARKJack Ellis, Karina Jones, and Oliver Mellor Star in National Tour of WAIT UNTIL DARK
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The Original Theatre Company is delighted to present the national tour and a major revival of Frederick Knott's gripping thriller, WAIT UNTIL DARK, directed by Alastair Whatley and starring Jack Ellis as Mike, Karina Jones as Susy and Oliver Mellor as Sam Henderson. (more...)

BWW Review: THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION, Theatre Royal, Glasgow, 21 November 2016BWW Review: THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION, Theatre Royal, Glasgow, 21 November 2016
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Nov 22, 2016

Despite protests of his innocence, Andy Dufresne is handed a double life sentence for the brutal murder of his wife and her lover. Incarcerated at the notorious Shawshank facility, he quickly learns that no one can survive alone. Andy strikes up an unlikely friendship with the prison fixer Red, and things take a slight turn for the better. However, when Warden Stammas decides to bully Andy into subservience, a desperate plan is quietly hatched. (more...)

THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION Comes to the Marlowe This SeptemberTHE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION Comes to the Marlowe This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Inspired by the classic film and based on the novella by Stephen King, The Shawshank Redemption comes to Canterbury next month (September). (more...)

Casting Announced for THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTIONCasting Announced for THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Paul Nicholls, Jack Ellis and Ben Onwukwe will star in the 2016 UK Tour of THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from Tuesday 27 September - Saturday 1 October 2016. (more...)

Paul Nicholls, Jack Ellis And Ben Onwukwe To Star In The 2016 UK Tour Of THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTIONPaul Nicholls, Jack Ellis And Ben Onwukwe To Star In The 2016 UK Tour Of THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION
by Edward Baker - Jul 28, 2016

Paul Nicholls, Jack Ellis and Ben Onwukwe will star in the 2016 UK Tour of The Shawshank Redemption. Following a hugely successful 2015 tour, Bill Kenwright's production, inspired by the classic film and based on the short novel by Stephen King, begins performances 31st August at Theatre Royal Windsor. (more...)

TV favourites Paul Nicholls and Jack Ellis Star in THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTIONTV favourites Paul Nicholls and Jack Ellis Star in THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Paul Nicholls (Eastenders), Jack Ellis (Bad Girls) and Ben Onwukwe (London's Burning) will star in the 2016 UK Tour of The Shawshank Redemption. Following its hugely successful launch last year, Bill Kenwright's new production of The Shawshank Redemption embarks on a national tour for 2016 coming to the Theatre Royal Glasgow from Monday 21 until Saturday 26 November. (more...)

Adam Rapp's WOLF IN THE RIVER Extends Through May 16 at The FleaAdam Rapp's WOLF IN THE RIVER Extends Through May 16 at The Flea
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

Adam Rapp's WOLF IN THE RIVER, an impressionistic glimpse into the poetry of broken people, will now run through May 16. Written and directed by Adam Rapp, featuring members of The Bats, The Flea's resident acting company. (more...)

Adam Rapp's WOLF IN THE RIVER Extends Through May 16 at The FleaAdam Rapp's WOLF IN THE RIVER Extends Through May 16 at The Flea
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Adam Rapp's WOLF IN THE RIVER, an impressionistic glimpse into the poetry of broken people, will now run through May 16. Written and directed by Adam Rapp, featuring members of The Bats, The Flea's resident acting company. (more...)

Adam Rapp's WOLF IN THE RIVER Begins Tonight at The FleaAdam Rapp's WOLF IN THE RIVER Begins Tonight at The Flea
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

Adam Rapp returns to The Flea with WOLF IN THE RIVER. Featuring members of The Bats, The Flea's resident acting company, WOLF IN THE RIVER is written and directed by Rapp. Previews start tonight, March 10, with opening night slated for Monday, March 21. (more...)

VIDEO: The Bats Are Looking Vicious For Adam Rapp's WOLF IN THE RIVERVIDEO: The Bats Are Looking Vicious For Adam Rapp's WOLF IN THE RIVER
by Michael Dale - Mar 3, 2016

Rapp directs his newest play with a cast from The Flea's resident acting company, The Bats. (more...)

The Flea to Premiere Adam Rapp's WOLF IN THE RIVER This MarchThe Flea to Premiere Adam Rapp's WOLF IN THE RIVER This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

Adam Rapp returns to The Flea with WOLF IN THE RIVER. Featuring members of The Bats, The Flea's resident acting company, WOLF IN THE RIVER is written and directed by Rapp. Previews start March 10, with opening night slated for Monday, March 21. (more...)

Kennedy Center Names 2015 Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Award WinnersKennedy Center Names 2015 Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced the 2015 winners of Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards -- a series of annual grants which recognize American teachers by spotlighting their extraordinary impact on the lives of students. Thirteen teachers were selected in 2015 from a pool of nominations received through the Kennedy Center's website. Award recipients each receive $10,000 and are showcased, along with the people they inspired, on a website dedicated to inspirational teachers. The awards were created in honor of Stephen Sondheim's 80th birthday in 2010 and were initiated and funded through the generous support of Myrna and Freddie Gershon. (more...)

The Old Vic, DigitalTheatre.com and CinemaLive present: Arthur Miller's THE CRUCIBLEThe Old Vic, DigitalTheatre.com and CinemaLive present: Arthur Miller's THE CRUCIBLE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

The Old Vic, DigitalTheatre.com & CinemaLive are delighted to announce that The Old Vic's five-star, sold-out production of Arthur Miller's The Crucible directed by Yael Farber and starring Richard Armitage ('The Hobbit', 'Into the Storm') will be screened in over 350 cinemas across the UK for two screenings only, Thursday 4th & Sunday 7th December 2014. Further worldwide territories announced shortly. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE CRUCIBLE, Old Vic, July 8 2014BWW Reviews: THE CRUCIBLE, Old Vic, July 8 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Since becoming Artistic Director of the Old Vic, Kevin Spacey has proven time and time again that he has the knowledge and understanding to constantly provide London theatre-goers with fantastic productions. Yael Farber's adaptation of Arthur Miller's The Crucible is no exception. Though three and a half hours long, the continued intensity and drama means that the audience is flabbergasted at how quickly the time goes. (more...)

West End's GREAT EXPECTATIONS Set for 7 Feb DVD ReleaseWest End's GREAT EXPECTATIONS Set for 7 Feb DVD Release
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

On Friday 7th February, Beckman Unicorn's critically acclaimed West End production of Great Expectations The Play will be released on DVD exactly one year after it was filmed and screened in cinemas across the UK (more...)

GREAT EXPECTATIONS Closes at the Vaudeville Theatre TodayGREAT EXPECTATIONS Closes at the Vaudeville Theatre Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2013

Great Expectations closes at the Vaudeville Theatre today, 30 March 2013, two months earlier than its original run date. (more...)

GREAT EXPECTATIONS to be Broadcast at Town Hall Theater, 4/5GREAT EXPECTATIONS to be Broadcast at Town Hall Theater, 4/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2013

The Brits have a long history of adapting their own great literature into spectacular plays and musicals. This season the talk of London is Great Expectations, a spectacular staging of Dicken's classic. (more...)

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