Date of Death: September 20, 2002

Birth Place: London, ENGLAND
BWW Blog: Let's Get Physical: What I Learned from My First Physical Theatre Experience BWW Blog: Let's Get Physical: What I Learned from My First Physical Theatre Experience
by Student Blogger: Mark McKelvie - Mar 11, 2020

When I walked into the audition room for Oh, What a Lovely War (the fourth and final show of Hart House's season), I was expecting that the production would be a remount of the beloved Joan Littlewood First World War satire musical from the 1960s. (more...)

Don Black To Receive Special Award At Olivier Awards 2020 Don Black To Receive Special Award At Olivier Awards 2020
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020

Renowned lyricist Don Black will be honoured with this year's Special Olivier Award in recognition of his outstanding contribution to theatre. (more...)

A TASTE OF HONEY At Trafalgar Studios Enters Its Final Four Weeks A TASTE OF HONEY At Trafalgar Studios Enters Its Final Four Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020

A Taste of Honey at Trafalgar Studios must end on Saturday 29 February 2020. (more...)

National Theatre Production of A TASTE OF HONEY Opens in the West End This Week National Theatre Production of A TASTE OF HONEY Opens in the West End This Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019

Bijan Sheibani's (Barber Shop Chronicles, The Arrival) production of A Taste of Honey returns to the West End for the first time in 60 years this week, opening on Thursday at Trafalgar Studios. The remarkable taboo-breaking 1950s play written by Shelagh Delaney when she was just 19 will play a limited 12-week run in a co-production with Trafalgar Theatre Productions, with a press night on Monday 9 December. (more...)

Frances Fisher and Gregory Harrison Will Lead Laguna Playhouse's THE LION IN WINTER Frances Fisher and Gregory Harrison Will Lead Laguna Playhouse's THE LION IN WINTER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2019

Laguna Playhouse announces the final cast and creative team to join acclaimed film, TV and theatre veterans Frances Fisher (a?oeTitanic,a?? Native Gardens, Barbeque), as a?oeQueen Eleanora?? and Gregory Harrison (a?oeTrapper John, M.D.,a?? Broadway's Chicago, Steel Pier), as a?oeKing Henry IIa?? in THE LION IN WINTER (more...)

The Cell Presents Sister Sylvester's DOLL DNA Just in Time for Halloween The Cell Presents Sister Sylvester's DOLL DNA Just in Time for Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2019

Nancy Manocherian's the cell presents Sister Sylvester's DOLL DNA - a genetically modified performance event just in time for Halloween. The renown Cyborg Theater artist will create cocktails infused with DNA swabbed from dolls currently featured in fine artist Mikel Glass' critically acclaimed immersive art installation, FOUND. (more...)

The National Theatre's Production Of A TASTE OF HONEY Will Transfer To The West End The National Theatre's Production Of A TASTE OF HONEY Will Transfer To The West End
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019

The National Theatre today announced that Bijan Sheibani's (Barber Shop Chronicles, Dance Nation) production of A Taste of Honey, the remarkable taboo-breaking 1950s play written by Shelagh Delaney when she was just 19, will transfer to the West End immediately following a nine-week UK tour. A Taste of Honey will play a limited 12-week run at Trafalgar Studios from 5 December in a co-production with Trafalgar Theatre Productions, with an opening night on Monday 9 December. Tickets will go on sale to the general public from 11 October. (more...)

Jodie Prenger Stars In The National Theatre's Production Of A TASTE OF HONEY At The Marlowe Theatre Jodie Prenger Stars In The National Theatre's Production Of A TASTE OF HONEY At The Marlowe Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019

Jodie Prenger stars in the National Theatre's production of A Taste Of Honey at The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, next month. (more...)

BWW Interview: John Godber Talks SCARY BIKERS at Trafalgar Studios BWW Interview: John Godber Talks SCARY BIKERS at Trafalgar Studios
by Gary Naylor - Mar 24, 2019

John Godber talks about his life in theatre and about his Brexit flavoured play, Scary Bikers, running at Trafalgar Studios in April. (more...)

National Theatre's A Taste of Honey to tour to Edinburgh in 2019 National Theatre's A Taste of Honey to tour to Edinburgh in 2019
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Feb 7, 2019

The National Theatre today announced a UK tour of Bijan Sheibani's production of A Taste of Honey, Shelagh Delaney's remarkable taboo-breaking 1950s play, which was first produced in the Lyttelton Theatre in 2014, designed by Hildegard Bechtler and reconceived in an exciting new production, featuring a live on-stage band, for the tour. (more...)

The National Theatre Will Tour Shelagh Delaney's A TASTE OF HONEY The National Theatre Will Tour Shelagh Delaney's A TASTE OF HONEY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

The National Theatre today announced a UK tour of Bijan Sheibani's production of A Taste of Honey, Shelagh Delaney's remarkable taboo-breaking 1950s play, which was first produced in the Lyttelton Theatre in 2014, designed by Hildegard Bechtler and reconceived in an exciting new production, featuring a live on stage band, for the tour. (more...)

Julie McBride, Sally Ann Triplett, and More Lead Reading of IN THE THEATRE Julie McBride, Sally Ann Triplett, and More Lead Reading of IN THE THEATRE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

The York Theatre Company as part of its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series will present a staged reading of the new musical In the Theatre with book by Joan Ross Sorkin (The Black Swan) and music and lyrics by Steven Fisher (The Little Dancer). In the Theatre will play two performances only on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's. (more...)

BWW Interview: Kristine Landon-Smith Talks Tamasha Theatre and THE ORCHESTRA BWW Interview: Kristine Landon-Smith Talks Tamasha Theatre and THE ORCHESTRA
by Gary Naylor - Jan 17, 2019

Kristine Landon-Smith talks about directing her revival of Jean Anouilh's The Orchestra and about her unique life in theatre. (more...)

Hampstead Theatre Announces A New Version Of Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA and Casting For The World Premiere Of THE HOES Hampstead Theatre Announces A New Version Of Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA and Casting For The World Premiere Of THE HOES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

Hampstead Theatre announces a new version of Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya by Terry Johnson and casting for the world premiere of The Hoes. (more...)

Full Lineup Announced For 5th Annual Fun Palaces
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Fun Palaces is both an ongoing campaign for culture at the heart of every community, and an annual weekend of action - arts, science, craft, tech, digital, heritage and sports events and activities - run by, for and with local communities. Fun Palaces weekend is the first weekend of October every year. They are always free, local, inclusive, hands-on, and YOURS! (more...)

BWW Interview: Charity Wakefield Talks EMILIA at Shakespeare's Globe BWW Interview: Charity Wakefield Talks EMILIA at Shakespeare's Globe
by Gary Naylor - Aug 20, 2018

Charity Wakefield, currently appearing in Morgan Lloyd Malcolm's all-female Emilia, is the first woman to play William Shakespeare on the Globe stage. (more...)

First Ever LGBT+ Fun Palace Announced First Ever LGBT+ Fun Palace Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

Fun Palaces have announced their first LGBT+ Fun Palace - an absolutely open and inclusive space for all people; gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, queer, non-binary, straight and beyond. You don't have to be LGBT+ to attend, or participate in creating it, but it will by and large be a space opened and held by the LGBT+ community. (more...)

LAMDA Professor To Teach A Class At United Solo Festival LAMDA Professor To Teach A Class At United Solo Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018

United Solo will host Penny Cherns, Director of the MA in Classical Acting at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), to teach a Master Class as part of the United Solo Professional Training Program on Monday, August 13, 2018 at Theatre Row in New York City. This class, "Trusting the Text," investigates the ways in which the actor can mine, analyze, and explore the text to find a variety of personal resonance and character journeys. (more...)

Casting Announced for THE VILLAGE at Theatre Royal Stratford East
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

Theatre Royal Stratford East is pleased to announce the full cast for the world premiere of The Village, a new adaptation by April De Angelis of Lope de Vega's Fuenteovejuna and the first production in Nadia Fall's inaugural season as Artistic Director. The Village stars Anya Chalotra as Jyoti and Art Malik as The Inspector, they will be joined by Harki Bhambra, Sudha Bhuchar, Ameet Chana, Neil D'Souza, Souad Faress, Rina Fatania, Naeem Hayat, Scott Karim, Arian Nik, Humera Syed and Ragevan Vasan. Musicians include Nawazish Ali-Khan (Vocals, violin and harmonium), Robinkumar R Christian (Bansuri) and Keval Joshi (Percussion). (more...)

Shaw Festival's OH WHAT A LOVELY WAR Explores Canadian Voices Shaw Festival's OH WHAT A LOVELY WAR Explores Canadian Voices
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

Niagara-on-the-Lake's World War I connections - from residents who enlisted to the garrisoned troops being entertained in the Royal George Theatre - are highlighted in director Peter Hinton's re-improvised Oh What a Lovely War. With music direction by Paul Sportelli and movement direction by Alexis Milligan, this provocative production about the theatre of war begins previews at the Royal George Theatre on July 14. (more...)

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