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Photo Flash: London's Independent, Fringe & Alternative Theatres Celebrated at THE OF Photo Photo Flash: London's Independent, Fringe & Alternative Theatres Celebrated at THE OFFIE AWARDS 2020
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020

Celebrating its 10th anniversary with a ceremony held in the iconic Grand Hall of Battersea Arts Centre on Sunday 8 March 2020, the Off West End Awards once again celebrated the best of independent, fringe and alternative theatres across London.

New Victory Theater Will Present the US Premiere of SNOW WHITE Photo New Victory Theater Will Present the US Premiere of SNOW WHITE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020

This is not your typical fairy tale. Making its U.S. Premiere at New Victory Theater from April 24 - May 3, 2020, Snow White is part play, part rollicking music-filled romp about the ridiculousness of vanity.

BWW Review: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Wilton's Music Hall Photo BWW Review: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Wilton's Music Hall
by Laura Fuller - Jan 31, 2020

Watermill Ensemble's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream (directed by Paul Hart) offers up a wonderful reimagining of one of Shakespeare's most well-loved plays.

Casting Announced For ASSASSINS at the Watermill Theatre and Nottingham Playhouse Photo Casting Announced For ASSASSINS at the Watermill Theatre and Nottingham Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019

Full casting has been announced for The Watermill Theatre's / Nottingham Playhouse forthcoming co-production of Assassins.

Alex Kingston to Star in Nottingham Playhouse's AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE; Plus PINOCCHI Photo Alex Kingston to Star in Nottingham Playhouse's AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE; Plus PINOCCHIO, HOLES, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019

Nottingham Playhouse has unveiled the latest updates for its autumn/winter season, including the announcement of Pinocchio as the Neville Studio Christmas show.

BWW Review: THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON, Southwark Playhouse Photo BWW Review: THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON, Southwark Playhouse
by Cindy Marcolina - May 18, 2019

F. Scott Fitzgerald was 26 years old when his short story The Curious Case of Benjamin Button was first published in Collier's Magazine. It tells the tale of Benjamin, a man born in unusual circumstances. Instead of growing old, he becomes younger, trapped into a body he doesn't recognise as his own and forced to experience his life backwards. 

Asolo Repertory Theatre and the FSU/Asolo Conservatory Announce 2019-20 Seasons Photo Asolo Repertory Theatre and the FSU/Asolo Conservatory Announce 2019-20 Seasons
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2019

Asolo Repertory Theatre and the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training have announced their 2019-20 seasons on March 25.

THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON Musical Will Have World Premiere at Southwark Pla Photo THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON Musical Will Have World Premiere at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2019

The world premiere of a new musical based on the film The Curious Case of Benjamin Button will play Southwark Playhouse this spring.

Casting Announced For World Premiere Of Musical THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON Photo Casting Announced For World Premiere Of Musical THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2019

Casting announced for the world premiere of a brand new Celtic musical based on F. Scott Fitzgerald's short story.

Julia Frith, Liam Jeavons, Jack Whittle, and Jean-Luke Worrell Join the Cast of THE C Photo Julia Frith, Liam Jeavons, Jack Whittle, and Jean-Luke Worrell Join the Cast of THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2018

Mischief Theatre today announces new cast members and 2019 extension for the critically acclaimed and Olivier Award nominated The Comedy About A Bank Robbery. Due to continued high demand, The Comedy About A Bank Robbery announces an extension of their run until 3 November 2019, as they approach their third year on the West End.

Mischief Theatre's THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY Opens Spring Season 2019 At Storyh Photo Mischief Theatre's THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY Opens Spring Season 2019 At Storyhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

Following the phenomenal sell-out success of its multi award-winning comedy The Play That Goes Wrong, Mischief Theatre's Olivier Award nominated West End smash hit The Comedy About A Bank Robbery opens the new spring season at Storyhouse in Chester.

BWW Review: THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY, Theatre Royal Brighton Photo BWW Review: THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY, Theatre Royal Brighton
by Fiona Scott - Nov 14, 2018

If you're looking for a funny play concerning a heist, this is the show for you. Mischief Theatre's third production The Comedy About A Bank Robbery opened at the Criterion Theatre on London's West End in March 2016. A 2018-2019 touring production opened in Birmingham in August 2018. It is currently playing to crowds in Brighton's Theatre Royal.

THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY Announces New UK Tour Dates Photo THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY Announces New UK Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018

Following the phenomenal sell-out success of its multi award-winning comedy The Play That Goes Wrong, Mischief Theatre's Olivier Award nominated West End smash hit The Comedy About A Bank Robbery announces its Irish Premiere at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin (7-11 May) plus additional UK tour dates for 2019.

THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY Celebrates 1,000 West End Performances Photo THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY Celebrates 1,000 West End Performances
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2018

BWW Review: THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY, Birmingham Rep Photo BWW Review: THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY, Birmingham Rep
by Jenny Ell - Aug 30, 2018

Mischief Theatre's A Comedy About A Bank Robbery has recently embarked on its first UK tour, opening at the Rep in Birmingham this week. This production is the company's third large-scale show, following The Play That Goes Wrong and Peter Pan Goes Wrong, and it's also been running in the West End since March 2016.

THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY Announces New Cast For Its First UK Tour Photo THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY Announces New Cast For Its First UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

Mischief Theatre's Olivier Award nominated West End smash hit The Comedy About A Bank Robbery today announces the full cast for its 2018/19 UK tour. The touring cast presents: Sean Carey as 'Sam Monaghan', David Coomber as 'Neil Cooper', Julia Frith as 'Caprice Freeboys', George Hannigan as 'Everyone Else', Liam Jeavons as 'Mitch Ruscitti', Damian Lynch as 'Robin Freeboys', Killian Macardle as 'Officer Randal Shuck', Yolanda Ovide as 'Ruth Monaghan', and Jon Trenchard as 'Warren Slax'. With Understudies: Charlotte Duffy, Tom Hopcroft, Ashley Tucker, Ross Virgo and Eddy Westbury.

WE'RE GOING ON A BEAR HUNT LIVE ON STAGE Announces Full Cast For 10th Anniversary Wes Photo WE'RE GOING ON A BEAR HUNT LIVE ON STAGE Announces Full Cast For 10th Anniversary West End Run
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

We're Going on a Bear Hunt announces full cast for the smash-hit production which returns to the West End at Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue from 4 July, ten years after its first UK tour. Benjamin Hills (Dog/Musician), Rebecca Newman (Girl) and Thos Wainwright (Dad) return to the cast and they will be joined by Joey Hickman (Boy).

Tyrone Huntley and Sophie Stone Join The Watermill Ensemble For A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S D Photo Tyrone Huntley and Sophie Stone Join The Watermill Ensemble For A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

The Watermill Ensemble will be joined by Tyrone Huntley in the role of Lysander and Sophie Stone as Hermia for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM by William Shakespeare, directed by Artistic Director, Paul Hart. Also joining the Ensemble are Eva Feiler (Puck), Lillie Flynn (Helena) and Joey Hickman (Demetrius). Fusing actor-musicianship with one of Shakespeare's great comedies, the production runs at the theatre from Today 10 May to Saturday 16 June.

Tyrone Huntley and Sophie Stone Join The Watermill Ensemble For A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S D Photo Tyrone Huntley and Sophie Stone Join The Watermill Ensemble For A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

The Watermill Ensemble will be joined by Tyrone Huntley in the role of Lysander and Sophie Stone as Hermia for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM by William Shakespeare, directed by Artistic Director, Paul Hart. Also joining the Ensemble are Eva Feiler (Puck), Lillie Flynn (Helena) and Joey Hickman (Demetrius). Fusing actor-musicianship with one of Shakespeare's great comedies, the production runs at the theatre from Thursday 10 May to Saturday 16 June.

Photo Flash: First Look at the Brand New Cast of Mischief Theatre's THE COMEDY ABOUT  Photo Photo Flash: First Look at the Brand New Cast of Mischief Theatre's THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

Ahead of its second birthday in the West End this spring, the critically acclaimed and Olivier Award-nominated The Comedy About A Bank Robbery announces a new company. After a year of good behaviour at the Criterion the second company have been released on parole, with a new band of inmates starting performances from 27 February. Joining the cast are Samson Ajewole (Cooper), Jenna Augen (Ruth Monaghan), Jack Baldwin (Officer Shuck), Leonard Cook (Robin Freeboys), Matt Douglas-Hunt (Mitch Ruscitti) and Peter McGovern (Warren Slax). Continuing their roles as the bars-crossed lovers are Samuel Fogell (Sam Monaghan) and Holly Sumpton (Caprice Freeboys), and literally completing the cast is Chris Leask (Everyone Else).

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