David Glass Returns to the UK Stage With BLEAK HOUSE on TourDavid Glass Returns to the UK Stage With BLEAK HOUSE on Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019

Returning to the UK stage 12 years after the award-winning success of Gormenghast, the reformed David Glass Ensemble present their breath-taking physical adaptation of Bleak House by international master theatre maker David Glass. (more...)

Laurie Anderson's TO THE MOON Will Make UK PremiereLaurie Anderson's TO THE MOON Will Make UK Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2019

Fifty years after the Apollo Moon landings, artist Laurie Anderson will be flying audiences there with the UK premiere of her virtual reality work, To The Moon, developed with the artist Hsin-Chien Huang. (more...)

THE CHEVIOT, THE STAG, AND THE BLACK, BLACK OIL Returns For Nationwide TourTHE CHEVIOT, THE STAG, AND THE BLACK, BLACK OIL Returns For Nationwide Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019

One of Scottish theatre's most iconic and influential productions returns to the stage in 2019, in a special revival from the National Theatre of Scotland. First staged by the 7:84 company in the 1970s, John McGrath's The Cheviot, The Stag, and the Black, Black Oil has become a cornerstone of contemporary Scottish theatre. Successfully restaged by director Joe Douglas in 2015, the show broke box office records at Dundee Rep Theatre before touring Scotland to critical and audience acclaim. (more...)

Hidden Track Presents DRAWING THE LINEHidden Track Presents DRAWING THE LINE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019

An ambitious and talented group of theatre makers, who explore narrative and audience in intriguing ways. John McGrath, Artistic Director, Manchester International Festival (more...)

Carriageworks And Manchester International Festival Co-commission Major New Work, STUDIO CREOLECarriageworks And Manchester International Festival Co-commission Major New Work, STUDIO CREOLE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

Carriageworks today announced a major new co-commission with Manchester International Festival to present a transformative multi-lingual performance-based installation. Studio Creole is curated by award-winning author Adam Thirlwell in collaboration with Hans Ulrich Obrist, designed by world-leading architect Rem Koolhaas, and directed by US theatre director John Collins. (more...)

David Lynch, Philip Glass, Maxine Peake, Laurie Anderson, and More Set For Manchester International FestivalDavid Lynch, Philip Glass, Maxine Peake, Laurie Anderson, and More Set For Manchester International Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

Manchester International Festival today unveils its 2019 programme, which takes place across 18 extraordinary days (4-21 July 2019). Internationally-acclaimed artists from over 20 countries - many working in one-off creative collaborations - will present 20 UK and world premieres at the cross-art form biennial festival, the second with John McGrath as Artistic Director. (more...)

National Theatre Of Scotland Announces Its 2019 SeasonNational Theatre Of Scotland Announces Its 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2018

What Scottish theatre can do like no other national culture is tackle the big questions of our times, with a unique sense of joy and a love of communal celebration. (more...)

Idris Elba & Kwame Kwei-Armah's TREE Among First Commissions for Manchester International Festival; Full ListIdris Elba & Kwame Kwei-Armah's TREE Among First Commissions for Manchester International Festival; Full List
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018

Manchester International Festival (MIF) today announces the first artists for its 2019 programme, with each commission set to offer a distinctive and very personal take on how we relate to today's world. MIF19 takes place from 4-21 July 2019, with artists from across the globe creating an enormous variety of new work in spaces throughout the city. (more...)

Winners Of The WOW Women In Creative Industries Awards AnnouncedWinners Of The WOW Women In Creative Industries Awards Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

Winners, presenters and nominees for the WOW Women in Creative Industries Awards at Southbank Centre including (L-R) Lennie Goodings, Sabrina Mahfouz, Phyllida Lloyd, Bobby Baker, Liz Carr, Kate Mosse, Lubaina Himid, Shobana Jeyasingh, Amy Lame, Mary Portas, Jackie Hagan, Juno Dawson, Louis Weaver, Dawn Walton, Mona Hammond, Jude Kelly, Liv Little, Roshni Goyate, Chi-chi Nwanoku, Sarah Crompton, Vicky Featherstone, Mira Kaushik, Josette Bushell-Mingo, Deborah Williams and Adjoa Andoh (more...)

Photo Flash: Donmar Warehouse presents THE YORK REALISTPhoto Flash: Donmar Warehouse presents THE YORK REALIST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

Donmar Associate Robert Hastie returns for this timely revival from one of our greatest living playwrights, following his previous productions My Night with Reg and Splendour. (more...)

Jonathan Bailey, Ben Batt, Lucy Black Join THE YORK REALIST at Donmar Warehouse; Full Cast AnnouncedJonathan Bailey, Ben Batt, Lucy Black Join THE YORK REALIST at Donmar Warehouse; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

The Donmar Warehouse and Sheffield Theatres today announce full casting for Donmar Associate Director and Sheffield Theatres Artistic Director Robert Hastie's new revival of Peter Gill's modern masterpiece The York Realist. (more...)

Full Lineup Announced for MIF Live at the Pavilion Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Salford's foremost festival Sounds from the Other City and legendary London producers Serious present a packed programme of live music each Wednesday to Sunday at Manchester International Festival's Festival Square running from 30 June to 16 July. (more...)

Photo Flash: WHAT IS THE CITY BUT THE PEOPLE? Launches Manchester International Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Artistic Director John McGrath's inaugural Manchester International Festival opened with an invitation - come to Piccadilly Gardens and join friends, neighbours and total strangers for a self-portrait of the city. Scroll down for photos from the launch event below! (more...)

Full Programme Announced for Manchester International Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Manchester International Festival today announces the programme for the 2017 Festival, which takes place 29 June - 16 July this year. (more...)

PARTY SKILLS FOR THE END OF THE WORLD Claims Venue at Manchester International Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Award-winning theatrical innovators Nigel Barrett and Louise Mari have today revealed further details for their subversive and joyfully unsettling alternative Party Skills for the End of the World, their Manchester International Festival debut. (more...)

Manchester International Festival 2017 Opens Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Manchester International Festival opens at 6.30pm on Thursday 29 June with What is the City but the People? a large-scale public celebration of Manchester that sees local people walking a specially created runway in Piccadilly Gardens for audiences of thousands both live and online; followed by Manchester music legends New Order performing at Old Granada Studios in a spectacular immersive environment designed by leading artist Liam Gillick. (more...)

Full Programme Announced for Manchester International Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Manchester International Festival has announced its full 2017 programme. (more...)

PARTY SKILLS FOR THE END OF THE WORLD Claims Venue at Manchester International Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Award-winning theatrical innovators Nigel Barrett and Louise Mari have today revealed further details for their subversive and joyfully unsettling alternative Party Skills for the End of the World, their Manchester International Festival debut. (more...)

Manchester International Festival Announces Artists for Sangam 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

A one-off concert bringing together two of Sufi music's brightest female stars, Sanam Marvi from Pakistan and Harshdeep Kaur from India, performing together for the first time as part of Manchester International Festival.  (more...)

Orbit Festival Returns To HOME This September/October
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Following the success of the first Orbit Festival in autumn 2016, HOME is delighted to confirm the programme for this year's festival, to be staged Thu 28 Sep - Sun 15 Oct 2017, bringing together exciting new work from theatre-makers across the globe who want to explore our place in the world, and which investigate our relationship with our past. (more...)

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