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BWW Feature: RICHARD II to close Kingsmen Shakespeare Company's Summer Season Photo BWW Feature: RICHARD II to close Kingsmen Shakespeare Company's Summer Season
by Ellen Dostal - Jul 15, 2019

For the first time in its history, Kingsmen Shakespeare Company will present Shakespeare's RICHARD II with the company's associate artistic director Brett Elliott in the title role and Los Angeles-based actor Hannah Tamminen playing Richard's cousin and adversary, Bolingbroke. Women will also take on many of the traditional male roles such as politicians and soldiers.

BWW Interview: Creators Jake Brunger and Pippa Cleary Talk The ADRIAN MOLE Musical
by Marianka Swain - Jul 10, 2017

Playwright Jake Brunger and composer Pippa Cleary have been creating musicals together since they met at Bristol University in 2008. Their work includes Jet Set Go!, The Great British Soap Opera and an adaptation of Sue Townsend's beloved The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 . The latter begins a London run at the Menier Chocolate Factory this week.

Full Casting Announced for THE SECRET DIARY OF ADRIAN MOLE AGED 13 ¬ĺ at Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The Menier Chocolate Factory today has announced¬†the full company for their brand new production of Sue Townsend's The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 ¬ĺ - The Musical which opens in Adrian's 50th birthday year.

Photo Flash: First Look at Michael Begley, Miria Parvin, Rebecca Thornhill & More in RSC's MATILDA THE MUSICAL
by Matt Smith - Oct 19, 2015

New production images of the cast of the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Matilda The Musical are now available. Evie Hone and Lizzie Wells have joined Anna-Louise Knight and Lara McDonnell in the title role, alongside Michael Begley (Mr Wormwood), Miria Parvin (Miss Honey) and Rebecca Thornhill (Mrs Wormwood). Craige Els will continue in the role of Miss Trunchbull. Matilda The Musical, which celebrates its 4th birthday on Sunday 25 October, is now booking at the Cambridge Theatre until 18 December 2016.

Michael Begley, Miria Parvin and Rebecca Thornhill Join West End's MATILDA
by Christina Mancuso - Jul 20, 2015

Evie Hone and Lizzie Wells will join Anna-Louise Knight and Lara McDonnell in the title role of the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical from Tuesday 15 September 2015. Joining the four actresses will be Michael Begley (Mr Wormwood), Miria Parvin (Miss Honey) and Rebecca Thornhill (Mrs Wormwood). Craige Els will continue in the role of Miss Trunchbull.

New Cast Announced For London MATILDA - Craige Els Continues As Miss Trunchbull!
by Carrie Dunn - Jul 20, 2015

BWW Reviews: Hollywood Meets Fascist Italy in ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA
by Ellen Dostal - Jul 30, 2014

It's all about the love story in Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra and this one has at its core the epic romance of the ages - Mark Antony and the notorious Queen of the Nile - two dramatic individuals consumed with passion of whom much has been written. It's a perfect choice for Kingsmen Shakespeare Company's final offering of the 2014 summer season and delivers another lovely night of Shakespeare under the stars just a short drive up the 101 to Thousand Oaks.

BWW Reviews: Kingsmen Shakespeare Company Conjures THE TEMPEST
by Ellen Dostal - Jul 4, 2013

A short drive up the 101 to Thousand Oaks, and located on the campus of Cal Lutheran University, you'll find the summer home of Kingsmen Shakespeare Company. For 17 years the professional theatre group has been presenting Shakespeare's classic plays outdoors in a lovely corner of the grounds, bordered by grand old trees and a creek that runs behind the stage