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BWW Interview: Martin Sherman Talks ROSE  at Hope Mill Theatre Photo BWW Interview: Martin Sherman Talks ROSE at Hope Mill Theatre
by Eleni Cashell - Sep 10, 2020

Martin Sherman's Olivier-nominated play Rose is getting an online revival thanks to Hope Mill Theatre. He talks about his legacy, why the theatre was such a lifeline for him and what he's missing about it.

Jewish Book Week: London's Longest Running International Literary Festival Comes To K Photo Jewish Book Week: London's Longest Running International Literary Festival Comes To Kings Place and JW3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020

For nine days, from the 29th February to the 8th March, Jewish Book Week brings together nearly 200 multi-award winning writers from the worlds of history, theatre, journalism, philosophy, science, art, music, poetry and fiction in a celebration of ideas. The 2020 line-up includes Emma Barnett, Tom Bower, Camilla Cavendish, Gavin Esler, Jonathan Freedland, Nicci Gerrard, Adam Gopnik, Howard Jacobson, Rachel Johnson, Norman Lebrecht, Sue MacGregor, Douglas Murray, Melanie Phillips, Philippe Sands, Marcus du Sautoy, Simon Schama, Tom Segev, Elif Shafak, Martin Rees, Andrew Robinson and Edmund de Waal.

KUNENE AND THE KING Comes To The West End's Ambassadors Theatre In 2020 Photo KUNENE AND THE KING Comes To The West End's Ambassadors Theatre In 2020
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019

John Kani's two-hander Kunene and the King will transfer to the Ambassadors Theatre, London for a strictly limited West End run from 24 January to 28 March 2020.

Watford Palace Theatre Announces 2019-2020 Season Photo Watford Palace Theatre Announces 2019-2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019

Artistic Director Brigid Larmour today announces programming to complete Watford Palace Theatre's season for September 2019 - June 2020, following the world première of Mushy: Lyrically Speaking earlier this month. The co-production with Rifco Theatre Company is now on tour across the UK until 5 October.

Watford Palace Theatre Announces Full Cast For Patrick Hamilton's GASLIGHT Photo Watford Palace Theatre Announces Full Cast For Patrick Hamilton's GASLIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019

Watford Palace Theatre today announce full cast for Patrick Hamilton's classic psychological thriller, Gaslight. Richard Beecham directs Hannah Hutch (Nancy), Sandra James-Young (Elizabeth), Jasmine Jones (Jack Manningham), Tricia Kelly (Inspector Rough) and Sally Tatum (Bella Manningham). The production opens on 7 October with previews from 2 October and runs until 26 October.

THE CHERRY ORCHARD And BONES Announced At The Royal Central School Of Speech And Dram Photo THE CHERRY ORCHARD And BONES Announced At The Royal Central School Of Speech And Drama
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2019

MA Acting Classical and MA Acting Contemporary students at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama will perform in their final-year productions of 'The Cherry Orchard' and 'Bones', respectively.

Access Entertainment Donates  300k To Support West End Theatre Charity Masterclass Photo Access Entertainment Donates 300k To Support West End Theatre Charity Masterclass
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019

Leading West End theatre charity the Theatre Royal Haymarket Masterclass Trust (Masterclass) is delighted to be the recipient of a 300k donation from Access Entertainment. This support over the next three years comes as part of Access Industries' commitment to the development of new and emerging talent in the theatre industry.

LAMDA Raises £230,000 At Inaugural Fundraising Gala Hosted By Benedict Cumberbatch Photo LAMDA Raises £230,000 At Inaugural Fundraising Gala Hosted By Benedict Cumberbatch
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2019

On Sunday 23 June, LAMDA (London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art) held its first biennial fundraising gala, hosted by LAMDA President and alumnus Benedict Cumberbatch CBE and LAMDA Chairman, The Rt. Hon Shaun Woodward. VIP guests, LAMDA alumni and current students enjoyed an evening of entertainment at the drama school's West London campus. £230,000 was raised, which will support LAMDA's ongoing work to ensure a wider group of young people can experience world-class Conservatoire training.

Watford Palace Theatre Announces A Radical Re-imagining Of Patrick Hamilton's GASLIGH Photo Watford Palace Theatre Announces A Radical Re-imagining Of Patrick Hamilton's GASLIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2019

Watford Palace Theatre today announce a radical re-imagining of Patrick Hamilton's classic psychological thriller, Gaslight, directed by Richard Beecham. The production opens on 7 October with previews from 2 October and runs until 26 October.

BWW Review: A LESSON FROM ALOES, Finborough Theatre Photo BWW Review: A LESSON FROM ALOES, Finborough Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Mar 7, 2019

Seen for the first time in 35 years, Athol Fugard's play loses none of its relevance as two men and one woman fall apart under the strain of living under the Apartheid regime.

New Season Announced At The Finborough Theatre Photo New Season Announced At The Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

The Finborough Theatre's Spring season features three stunning rediscoveries, all unseen in London for many years - a heart-breaking play set against the backdrop of apartheid South Africa by Athol Fugard; a hit British musical of the 1960s from the composer of Oliver!, Lionel Bart; and our third rediscovery from neglected Ulster playwright St John Ervine.

Athol Fugard's A LESSON FROM ALOES Comes to Finborough Theatre Photo Athol Fugard's A LESSON FROM ALOES Comes to Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018

The acclaimed South African/British actor, writer and director Janet Suzman directs the first London production in 35 years of Athol Fugard's A Lesson From Aloes at the multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre, running for a strictly limited four week season from Wednesday, 27 February to Saturday, 23 March 2019 (Press Nights: Tuesday, 5 March and Wednesday, 6 March 2019 at 7.30pm).

Joanna Weinberg Returns To South Africa To Perform Her Hit Cabaret Show Photo Joanna Weinberg Returns To South Africa To Perform Her Hit Cabaret Show
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

Actress, songwriter and cabaret artist Joanna Weinberg returns to South Africa after many years, to perform her entertaining hit solo cabaret, Pandora's Bag at the Baxter Golden Arrow Studio, for a limited season, from 23 October to 3 November, at 8.15pm.

New Musical THE STRANGER FROM SEVILLE to Receive Industry Reading Today Photo New Musical THE STRANGER FROM SEVILLE to Receive Industry Reading Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

Quill and Quaver Associates P/L will present industry readings of The Stranger From Seville - A New Musical, based on The Mapmaker's Opera by Bea Gonzalez, with music by Kevin Purcell and book & lyrics by Victor Kazan.  Directed by Martin Platt, with music direction by Matt Castle and orchestrations by Mark Buys, the readings will be held on Today, September 25.  

New Musical THE STRANGER FROM SEVILLE to Receive Industry Readings Photo New Musical THE STRANGER FROM SEVILLE to Receive Industry Readings
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Quill and Quaver Associates P/L will present industry readings of The Stranger From Seville - A New Musical, based on The Mapmaker's Opera by Bea Gonzalez, with music by Kevin Purcell and book & lyrics by Victor Kazan.  Directed by Martin Platt, with music direction by Matt Castle and orchestrations by Mark Buys, the readings will be held on Tuesday, September 25.  

Winners Announced At Today's Manchester Theatre Awards Photo Winners Announced At Today's Manchester Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

Sheridan Smith and Danny Mac were among the winners at the Manchester Theatre Awards - which were announced today at The Lowry.

Nominations Announced for the Manchester Theatre Awards Photo Nominations Announced for the Manchester Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Nominations have been announced for the forthcoming Manchester Theatre Awards, to be held at The Lowry's Quays Theatre on Friday 9 March, hosted by actor and comedian Justin Moorhouse.

Splitmoon Theatre to Present Dostoevsky's DEMONS At St Leonard's Church Photo Splitmoon Theatre to Present Dostoevsky's DEMONS At St Leonard's Church
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

SplitMoon Theatre has just announced the premiere of a new production of Demons at St Leonard's Church in Shoreditch. Dramatised from Dostoevsky's novel by Peter Sturm, who also directs, the site-responsive show will run from 25 October to 11 November 2017 and coincide with the Centenary of the Russian Revolution. 

BENNY & JOON Musical, Anna Ziegler's THE WANDERERS and More Slated for The Old Globe's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

The Old Globe today announced its 2017-2018 Season, which will kick off with the world premiere musical Benny & Joon, with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, and lyrics by Mindi Dickstein.

Breach Theatre to Bring TANK to HOME Manchester This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Breach Theatre follows up The Beanfield with Tank, which runs for three nights at HOME in Manchester, after its string of four-star reviews at last year's Edinburgh Festival. Performances will play Thursday 4 - Saturday 6 May 2017.

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