The Resident Acting Company Presents POLISHING SHAKESPEAREThe Resident Acting Company Presents POLISHING SHAKESPEARE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019

In 2015, the news that the Oregon Shakespeare Festival had commissioned modern English translations of all of Shakespeare's plays drew alarm from purists. Over the past month, the PlayOn! Festival has been presenting all 39 translations. The month-long festival concludes on June 30th and on July 1st The Resident Acting Company will present a new play based on the powerful debate behind these translations-Polishing Shakespeare by HBO Def Poet and critically acclaimed playwright, Brian Dykstra and starring Bradford Cover, Robin Leslie Brown and Kate Rigg. The play will be directed by Margarett Perry. (more...)

Rose Theatre Kingston Announces Full Programme For Accessible Theatre Festival, Let Me InRose Theatre Kingston Announces Full Programme For Accessible Theatre Festival, Let Me In
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019

Rose Theatre Kingston today announces the full programme for Let Me In, running across two days throughout the theatre from 21 - 22 June 2019. Let Me In is an inclusive drama festival with a line-up of both free and ticketed events for guests with physical, learning and sensory needs, carers, families and friends. Since its inception in 2011, the event has engaged hundreds of children and their families, embedding strong working relationships with local schools, community groups, parents and carers alike. This year's programme includes immersive events, backstage tours and workshops run by Rose Youth Theatre, as well as performances from What's Coming out of the Box and Bloomin' Arts. The festival has been programmed by Rose Theatre Kingston festival co-ordinator Harriet Astbury. (more...)

David Hargreaves Joins Cast of Shakespeare@ Inaugural Production Of HAMLETDavid Hargreaves Joins Cast of Shakespeare@ Inaugural Production Of HAMLET
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2019

The Legendary David Hargraves is the voice of the ghost of Hamlet's father in the Shakespeare@ inaugural production of HAMLET, which begins performances Thursday, March 28th. HAMLET opens on Sunday, March 31st at Grace Church Van Vorst (39 Erie Street, Jersey City - a five-minute walk from the Path Train). Directed by Shakespeare@ Artistic Director Sean Hagerty, HAMLET is set against the stunning architecture of Grace Church Van Vorst, offering a suspenseful reverence, aided by the masterful storytelling of a cast of veteran and rising stars of stage, television and film. Tickets, priced at $25, are available at shakespeare-at.org. (more...)

Rose Theatre Kingston Announce Melly Still As Associate ArtistRose Theatre Kingston Announce Melly Still As Associate Artist
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019

Rose Theatre Kingston today announce Melly Still as an Associate Artist. Still takes on the role having previously directed the world premiere stage adaptation of Elena Ferrante's My Brilliant Friend for the company. She is currently directing the UK tour and first stage adaptation of Louis de Bernieres' best-selling novel Captain Corelli's Mandolin, a co-production between Rose Theatre Kingston, Neil Laidlaw and Birmingham Repertory Theatre. (more...)

Rose Theatre Kingston Announce Fay Lomas As Winner Of The Inaugural Peter Hall Emerging Artist FellowshipRose Theatre Kingston Announce Fay Lomas As Winner Of The Inaugural Peter Hall Emerging Artist Fellowship
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

Rose Theatre Kingston today announce Fay Lomas as the winner of the inaugural Peter Hall Emerging Artist Fellowship (PHEAF), an award introduced to commemorate the legacy of Sir Peter Hall, founding Artistic Director of the theatre. (more...)

Athol Fugard's A LESSON FROM ALOES Comes to Finborough TheatreAthol 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). (more...)

Rose Theatre Kingston Makes Commitment To Stop Using Single-Use PlasticRose Theatre Kingston Makes Commitment To Stop Using Single-Use Plastic
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

Rose Theatre Kingston today announces its commitment to stop using single-use plastic within the venue as part of its continued efforts to become a greener organisation. (more...)

Rose Theatre Kingston Announces 2018 Christmas Show HANSEL & GRETELRose Theatre Kingston Announces 2018 Christmas Show HANSEL & GRETEL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018

Rose Theatre Kingston today announces its 2018 Christmas show, a festive new version with original music of the Brothers' Grimm classic Hansel & Gretel written by Ciaran McConville, who returns to the theatre following last year's successful adaptation of Alice in Winterland. Rosie Jones will direct a cast of local young actors from Rose Youth Theatre led by a team of professional actors. The production opens on Friday 14 December, with previews from Thursday 6 December, and runs until Sunday 6 January 2019. (more...)

Schoolhouse Founder Lee Pope To Receive Arts Westchester Award-Schoolhouse TheaterSchoolhouse Founder Lee Pope To Receive Arts Westchester Award-Schoolhouse Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

 Schoolhouse Theater & Arts Center Founder Leandra (Lee) Pope to Receive ArtsWestchester Community Award on April 11th. (more...)


by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 26, 2018

Greg Wilson, artistic director of Actors Point Theatre Company, will direct Little Women - The Broadway Musical, which is based on the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott, running March 8-17. (more...)

Royal Shakespeare Company Announces Winter 2018 Artistic ProgrammeRoyal Shakespeare Company Announces Winter 2018 Artistic Programme
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2018

RSC Artistic Director, Gregory Doran, announces the RSC's winter 2018 season, a nationwide schools' tour and a new 10 ticket offer for first time visitors. (more...)

Rose Theatre Kingston Announces Full Cast for CURTAINSRose Theatre Kingston Announces Full Cast for CURTAINS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

As part of their 10th anniversary season Rose Theatre Kingston today announces the full cast for Stephen Bill's award-winning play Curtains. Lindsay Posner directs Leo Bill (Michael), Caroline Catz (Susan), Jonathan Coy (Geoffrey), Tim Dutton (Douglas), Wendy Nottingham (Margaret), Saskia Reeves (Katherine), Sandra Voe (Ida) and Marjorie Yates (Mrs Jackson). The production opens on Wednesday 28 February, with previews from Thursday 22 February, and runs until Saturday 17 March. (more...)

Casting Announced For UK Tour of DR JEKYLL & MR HYDECasting Announced For UK Tour of DR JEKYLL & MR HYDE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

Touring Consortium Theatre Company and Rose Theatre Kingston today announce the full company for Robert Louis Stevenson's Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde adapted for the stage by David Edgar. Joining the previously announced Phil Daniels as Jekyll/Hyde are Rosie Abraham (Lucy/Maid/Singer), Sam Cox (Poole), Polly Frame (Katherine Urquart), Anyebe Godwin (Charles), Ben Jones (Lanyon/Carew), Robin Kingsland (Gabriel John Utterson), Grace Hogg-Robinson (Annie Loder) and Matthew Romain (Enfield/Parson). (more...)

Cast Announced for UK Premiere of BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY at The PlayhouseCast Announced for UK Premiere of BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY at The Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2017

The legendary Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson will be played by James Taylor and Patrick Robinson in the UK premiere of playwright Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery. (more...)

Cast Announced for UK Premiere of BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY at The PlayhouseCast Announced for UK Premiere of BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY at The Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

The legendary Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson will be played by James Taylor and Patrick Robinson in the UK premiere of playwright Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery. (more...)

THE ENLIGHTENMENT OF MR. MOLE to Premiere at The Schoolhouse TheaterTHE ENLIGHTENMENT OF MR. MOLE to Premiere at The Schoolhouse Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

The Schoolhouse Theater will present the premiere of The Enlightenment of Mr. Mole, an adaptation of The Wind and the Willows, written and directed by Tony-award winner B.H. Barry, beginning November 9 and running through November 26, 2017. (more...)

THE ENLIGHTENMENT OF MR. MOLE to Premiere at The Schoolhouse TheaterTHE ENLIGHTENMENT OF MR. MOLE to Premiere at The Schoolhouse Theater
by BroadwayWorld JR - Oct 30, 2017

The Schoolhouse Theater will present the premiere of The Enlightenment of Mr. Mole, an adaptation of The Wind and the Willows, written and directed by Tony-award winner B.H. Barry, beginning November 9 and running through November 26, 2017. (more...)

THE ENLIGHTENMENT OF MR. MOLE Opens 11/9 At The Schoolhouse Theater & Arts CenterTHE ENLIGHTENMENT OF MR. MOLE Opens 11/9 At The Schoolhouse Theater & Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

The Schoolhouse Theater (Bram Lewis, Artistic Director; Lynne Darlington, Managing Director) to present the premiere of The Enlightenment of Mr. Mole, an adaptation of The Wind and the Willows, written and directed by Tony-award winner B.H. Barry. (more...)

Valorie Curry, Christopher Innvar, Matthew Rauch and More to Lead THE ROVER Reading at Red Bull TheaterValorie Curry, Christopher Innvar, Matthew Rauch and More to Lead THE ROVER Reading at Red Bull Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for their next REVELATION READING, Aphra Behn's The Rover. (more...)

Rose Theatre Kingston to Launch The Peter Hall Emerging Artists Fellowship in Honour of its Founding Artistic DirectorRose Theatre Kingston to Launch The Peter Hall Emerging Artists Fellowship in Honour of its Founding Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

In honour of Sir Peter Hall's remarkable achievements and his service to theatre, and to recognise his role as Rose Theatre Kingston's Founding Artistic Director and his time as Chancellor of Kingston University, the Rose will launch The Peter Hall Emerging Artists Fellowship (PHEAF) in October 2018 the Rose's tenth year of operation. (more...)

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