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Photo Flash: Jobsite Theater Presents Lucy Kirkwood's HEDDAPhoto Flash: Jobsite Theater Presents Lucy Kirkwood's HEDDA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2019

Jobsite Theater has broken all-time sales records with three of the first four plays in their 20th Anniversary Season, ensuring that this will be their best season to date in every category. The resident theater company of the Straz Center now turns their eyes to Lucy Kirkwood's Hedda, a gripping modern-day adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's Hedda Gabler, on stage in a North American professional premiere May 10 - Jun. 2, 2019. (more...)

New Productions And Further Casting Announced For Theatre Royal Bath's Summer Season 2019New Productions And Further Casting Announced For Theatre Royal Bath's Summer Season 2019
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2019

Theatre Royal Bath today announces four additional productions - Vienna 1934-Munich 1938, The Life I Lead, Trying It On and The Man in the White Suit, to complete its Summer Season 2019 programme and further casting with Katherine Parkinson, Janie Dee as well as Vanessa Redgrave, Miles Jupp and David Edgar among the stars set to take to the stage in both treasured classics and acclaimed new works. (more...)

Pet Shop Boys Announce New Musical MUSIKPet Shop Boys Announce New Musical MUSIK
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019

Writer Jonathan Harvey and Pet Shop Boys Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe are to present the world premiere of a new cabaret show at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe. (more...)

A Love Triangle Points To A Larger World Off Kilter In THE CHILDRENA Love Triangle Points To A Larger World Off Kilter In THE CHILDREN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2019

Studio Theatre concludes its 40th Anniversary Season Main Series productions with the DC premiere of playwright Lucy Kirkwood's urgent and unsettling eco-thriller The Children, directed by Studio Artistic Director David Muse. Inspired in part by the 2011 Fukushima nuclear explosion in Japan, Kirkwood's disaster drama begins as an old love triangle flaring to life in the aftermath of a natural disaster and morphs into a disquieting look at the cataclysmic impact of human intervention in the natural world. The Children deepens Muse's relationship with Kirkwood's work he directed the US premiere of her Olivier Award-winning epic play Chimerica in 2015. (more...)

Opening This Friday-Tony Award Nominee Helen Edmundson's THE CLEARINGOpening This Friday-Tony Award Nominee Helen Edmundson's THE CLEARING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019

Hub Theatre Company of Boston launches its highly anticipated seventh season with Helen Edmundson's captivating drama The Clearing, directed by Daniel Bourque, running Friday, April 5 - Saturday, April 20 at First Church Boston, 66 Marlborough Street in Boston's Back Bay. Performances are Thursdays at 7:30 pm, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm, and Sundays at 5 pm. All performances are "Pay-What-You-Can."  Donations of non-perishable food items will be collected at each performance for local charities. For tickets and more information visit www.hubtheatreboston.org  (more...)

FRANKENSTEIN Will Embark on a New UK TourFRANKENSTEIN Will Embark on a New UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2019

A new theatrical adaptation of Mary Shelley's seminal 1818 gothic horror novel Frankenstein is set to depict Shelley onstage, as she unfolds her monstrous tale of creature and creator. Adapted by award-winning writer Rona Munro and co-produced by leading company Selladoor (in the company's tenth anniversary year), Matthew Townshend Productions, Belgrade Theatre Coventry, and Perth Theatre at Horsecross Arts, the production will tour nationwide from 2 September - 30 November 2019. Further dates and casting are yet to be announced. (more...)

THE CHILDREN, A Chilling Chicago Premiere Begins April 18THE CHILDREN, A Chilling Chicago Premiere Begins April 18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the Chicago premiere of The Children written by acclaimed British playwright Lucy Kirkwood and helmed by celebrated Chicago director Jonathan Berry. Filled with dark humor, this thought-provoking and haunting play features three of Chicago's top actors tackling complex roles: ensemble members Ora Jones (Rose) and Yasen Peyankov (Robin) with Janet Ulrich Brooks (Hazel). Following sold-out runs in London and New York, Steppenwolf proudly presents this brave and profound work that confronts the responsibility each generation must face for the way it leaves the world. (more...)

Hub Theatre Company Of Boston Presents Helen Edmundson's THE CLEARINGHub Theatre Company Of Boston Presents Helen Edmundson's THE CLEARING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

Hub Theatre Company of Boston launches its highly anticipated seventh season with Helen Edmundson's captivating drama The Clearing, directed by Daniel Bourque, running Friday, April 5 - Saturday, April 20 at First Church Boston, 66 Marlborough Street in Boston's Back Bay. Performances are Thursdays at 7:30 pm, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm, and Sundays at 5 pm. All performances are "Pay-What-You-Can."  Donations of non-perishable food items will be collected at each performance for local charities. For tickets and more information visit www.hubtheatreboston.org  (more...)

Tony Award Nominee Helen Edmundson's THE CLEARING Presented By Hub Theatre Company Of BostonTony Award Nominee Helen Edmundson's THE CLEARING Presented By Hub Theatre Company Of Boston
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

Hub Theatre Company of Boston launches its highly anticipated seventh season with Helen Edmundson's captivating drama The Clearing, directed by Daniel Bourque, running Friday, April 5 - Saturday, April 20 at First Church Boston, 66 Marlborough Street in Boston's Back Bay. Performances are Thursdays at 7:30 pm, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm, and Sundays at 5 pm. All performances are "Pay-What-You-Can."  Donations of non-perishable food items will be collected at each performance for local charities. For tickets and more information visit www.hubtheatreboston.org  (more...)

Irish Theatre Of Chicago Announces Special Fundraiser Remount Performances Of Owen McCafferty's MOJO MICKYBOIrish Theatre Of Chicago Announces Special Fundraiser Remount Performances Of Owen McCafferty's MOJO MICKYBO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

Irish Theatre of Chicago (ITC), Chicago's only professional theater company dedicated to presenting works that reflect the culture and history of Ireland, is pleased to bring the remount of its critically acclaimed 2009 production of Owen McCafferty's one act MOJO MICKYBO to The Davis Theatre (more...)

Additional Venue Added To UK Tour Of Ian Rankin And Rona Munro's REBUS: LONG SHADOWSAdditional Venue Added To UK Tour Of Ian Rankin And Rona Munro's REBUS: LONG SHADOWS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019

Daniel Schumann, Lee Dean and Cambridge Arts Theatre in association with Birmingham Rep today announce the additional venue of Rose Theatre Kingston to the successful UK tour of Rebus: Long Shadows. The production written exclusively for the stage by author of the original novels, Ian Rankin and playwright Rona Munro toured from September to November 2018, and will tour to a further six cities, starting this week in Glasgow from 29 January. Then visiting Cardiff, Cambridge and Newcastle, Bath before completing its run in Kingston on 16 March. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For THE RUBENSTEIN KISS at Southwark PlayhouseFull Cast Announced For THE RUBENSTEIN KISS at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

Devil You Know Theatre Company are delighted to announce full casting for the first London production since 2005 of the multi-award winning play THE RUBENSTEIN KISS by James Phillips. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For Steppenwolf's THE CHILDRENFull Casting Announced For Steppenwolf's THE CHILDREN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the Chicago premiere of The Children written by Lucy Kirkwood and helmed by celebrated Chicago director Jonathan Berry. The cast includes previously announced ensemble members Ora Jones (Rose) and Yasen Peyankov (Robin), with acclaimed actress Janet Ulrich Brooks (Hazel) rounding out the cast. Following sold out runs in London and New York, Steppenwolf is proud to present this brave, humane and beautifully written play that confronts the responsibility each generation must face for the way it leaves the world. (more...)

UK Tour Of Ian Rankin And Rona Munro's REBUS LONG SHADOWS Extends Into 2019UK Tour Of Ian Rankin And Rona Munro's REBUS LONG SHADOWS Extends Into 2019
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

Daniel Schumann, Lee Dean and Cambridge Arts Theatre in association with Birmingham Repertory Theatre today announce an extension to the successful UK tour of Rebus: Long Shadows due to public demand. The production written exclusively for the stage by author of the original novels, Ian Rankin and playwright Rona Munro toured from September to November 2018, and in 2019 will tour to a further five cities - Glasgow from 29 January, then visiting Cardiff, Cambridge and Newcastle, before completing its run in Bath on 9 March. (more...)

Zawe Ashton, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Lucy Kirkwood And Tanya Moodie Announced As Clean Break PatronsZawe Ashton, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Lucy Kirkwood And Tanya Moodie Announced As Clean Break Patrons
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2018

Clean Break is thrilled to announce that playwright Lucy Kirkwood and actors Zawe Ashton, Sharon Duncan-Brewster and Tanya Moodie join the company as Patrons with immediate effect. (more...)

THE RUBENSTEIN KISS Comes to Southwark PlayhouseTHE RUBENSTEIN KISS Comes to Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Devil You Know Theatre Company is delighted to announce the first London production since 2005 of the multi-award winning play THE RUBENSTEIN KISS by James Phillips, opening at Southwark Playhouse for a limited 4-week run from 14 March 2019, directed by Joe Harmston. There will be a national press night on 18 March 2019. (more...)

Hampstead Theatre Announces A New Version Of Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA and Casting For The World Premiere Of THE HOESHampstead 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...)

Photo Flash: Servant Stage & Lancaster Bible College Present TITANICPhoto Flash: Servant Stage & Lancaster Bible College Present TITANIC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Servant Stage Company and Lancaster Bible College are partnering to present the Broadway musical Titanic the last two weekends of September on stage at Lancaster Bible College. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For The World Premiere UK Tour Of REBUS: LONG SHADOWSFull Cast Announced For The World Premiere UK Tour Of REBUS: LONG SHADOWS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

Daniel Schumann, Lee Dean and Cambridge Arts Theatre in association with Birmingham Repertory Theatre today announce the full cast for Rebus: Long Shadows.. Dani Heron (Angela), Eleanor House (Heather/Maggie) and Neil McKinven (Mordaunt) join Charles Lawson (John Rebus), John Stahl (Big Ger Cafferty) and Cathy Tyson (Siobhan Clarke) to complete the company. (more...)

Ian Rankin's Legendary Detective REBUS Comes To The Stage For The First TimeIan Rankin's Legendary Detective REBUS Comes To The Stage For The First Time
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2018

The world premiere of Rebus: Long Shadows, the latest story in Ian Rankin's legendary detective series, will be told exclusively on stage at Birmingham Repertory Theatre from 20 September to 6 October. Ian Rankin's Rebus novels have dominated the detective fiction market with the subsequent television series ensuring the detective's legendary status. Now, alongside award-winning playwright Rona Munro, Ian Rankin brings his beloved creation to the stage for the very first time. (more...)

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