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National Theatre Of Scotland Announces New Scenes For Survival Films, First BBC Scotl Photo National Theatre Of Scotland Announces New Scenes For Survival Films, First BBC Scotland Broadcasts and iPlayer Releases
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2020

Scenes for Survival, the ongoing digital project created by the National Theatre of Scotland, continues to entertain audiences with new weekly releases across BBC and National Theatre of Scotland online platforms.

Marquee TV Will Host Shakespeare Festival Weekend in Support of the Royal Shakespeare Photo Marquee TV Will Host Shakespeare Festival Weekend in Support of the Royal Shakespeare Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2020

Marquee TV will be celebrating the work of the Royal Shakespeare Company by showcasing a selection of performances from the Company's 2019/20 season.

Royal Shakespeare Company Confirms Rescheduled Programme For Winter 2021 Photo Royal Shakespeare Company Confirms Rescheduled Programme For Winter 2021
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2020

The Royal Shakespeare company has today confirmed full performance dates for its previously scheduled productions of The Magician's Elephant and The Wars of The Roses Part 1 and 2 which will now take place in Winter 2021.

RSC Playmaking Festival Moves Online Photo RSC Playmaking Festival Moves Online
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2020

Over 100 young people from the Royal Shakespeare Company's (RSC) Associate Schools Programme, supported by Samsung, have been working in partnership with RSC practitioners and local theatres across the UK to share a series of original digital responses to Shakespeare's plays in lockdown.

Open Letter Written To The Culture Secretary From Black, Asian & Ethnically Diverse T Photo Open Letter Written To The Culture Secretary From Black, Asian & Ethnically Diverse Theatre Artistic Directors and Cultural Leaders
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2020

An Open Letter has been written to Oliver Dowden, Secretary of State for Culture, from black, Asian, and ethnically diverse theatre artistic directors and cultural leaders. The letter was written to emphasize the importance  of protecting representation in the sector.

National Theatre Of Scotland Reveals First Scenes For Survival Films And Launch Night Photo National Theatre Of Scotland Reveals First Scenes For Survival Films And Launch Night Details
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020

The National Theatre of Scotland has today revealed the details of the Scenes for Survival launch night and the first a?oescenesa?? to be released as part of its crisis responsive artistic project:

Unicorn Announces ANANSI THE SPIDER RE-SPUN as Part of Unicorn Online Photo Unicorn Announces ANANSI THE SPIDER RE-SPUN as Part of Unicorn Online
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2020

The Unicorn is responding to the times with a new digital theatre project Unicorn Online - a fresh, innovative approach to making online theatre for young audiences during the building's closure.

VIDEO: RSC Actors Help Students Studying Shakespeare Under Lockdown Photo VIDEO: RSC Actors Help Students Studying Shakespeare Under Lockdown
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2020

As part of the newly launched Royal Shakespeare Community initiative, artists from the Royal Shakespeare Company, who are currently unable to rehearse or perform, will lend a hand in helping to unlock Shakespeare for thousands of children and young people studying at home.

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.

Royal Shakespeare Company Returns To Chicago For First Time In 25 Years Photo Royal Shakespeare Company Returns To Chicago For First Time In 25 Years
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2020

Chicago Shakespeare Theater is proud to welcome the return of the world-renowned Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) to Chicago for the first time in nearly 25 years. Chicago Shakespeare will present the company's acclaimed gender-swapped production of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew, directed by Justin Audibert, in a special limited engagement April 15a?"May 2, 2020 in The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare.

Royal Shakespeare Company Announces 2020 Winter Season Photo Royal Shakespeare Company Announces 2020 Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020

On announcing the RSC's Winter 2020 season Gregory Doran, RSC Artistic Director, said: a?oeWhen I became Artistic Director, I wanted to stage every Shakespeare play in the canon once. We are more than two thirds of the way through that journey, which will conclude at the end of 2021.

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) Will Be Returning to The Marlowe Theatre Photo The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) Will Be Returning to The Marlowe Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2020

The RSC visit the Canterbury venue with As You Like It, The Taming Of The Shrew and Measure For Measure between Wednesday 29 January and Saturday 8 February. It is the first time the RSC has performed three plays in repertoire at the theatre.

Bailey Lock Will Join The Unicorn As Executive Dirctor And Joint Chief Executive Photo Bailey Lock Will Join The Unicorn As Executive Dirctor And Joint Chief Executive
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2019

The Unicorn Theatre has announced the appointment of Bailey Lock as its new Executive Director and Joint Chief Executive. Bailey will take up the position in March '20, succeeding Anneliese Davidsen who is leaving the company after eight years to become Director of Two Temple Place.

Photo Flash: First Look at THE CANTERVILLE GHOST at the Unicorn Theatre Photo Photo Flash: First Look at THE CANTERVILLE GHOST at the Unicorn Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019

Justin Audibert directs Anthony Weigh's new version of Oscar Wilde's comic novella, The Canterville Ghost - in a riotously spooky production for all the family, using magic and spectacular illusion to bring this classic and much-loved ghost story to life.  

BWW Review: THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, Barbican Centre Photo BWW Review: THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, Barbican Centre
by Anthony Walker-Cook - Nov 7, 2019

As you enter the Barbican's auditorium to watch the RSC's The Taming of the Shrew, you can't miss the sound of fireworks in the background. It's implied a celebration is coming. As part of this RSC season alongside As You Like It and Measure for Measure, The Taming of the Shrew is directed by Justin Audibert. But is it an explosion of theatrical goodness or a wet fizzle? Prithee, read on to find out.

Christmas at the Unicorn Announces Three Show Lineup Photo Christmas at the Unicorn Announces Three Show Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2019

Christmas at the Unicorn continues the theatre's hugely successful tradition of producing thrilling, imaginative and visual theatre for all the family.  

Royal Shakespeare Company Announces 2020 Summer Season Photo Royal Shakespeare Company Announces 2020 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019

On announcing the season Gregory Doran, RSC Artistic Director, said: a?oeCreated in Stratford-upon-Avon, shared around the world, crossing borders of creativity, community, culture and technology, our new season celebrates Shakespeare's unique contribution to world culture, whilst at the same time asking us to consider our own place within society, our families and community. Whether experiencing our work on stage in Stratford-upon-Avon, on nationwide tours, in schools and local communities, through live cinema screenings or via the latest digital innovations, the shared experiences and emotional connections forged through live theatre feel as urgent and necessary today as they ever havea??.

Photo Flash: First Look at the Unicorn's ANANSI THE SPIDER Photo Photo Flash: First Look at the Unicorn's ANANSI THE SPIDER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019

Justin Audibert directs Anansi the Spider, a lively and playful show for the younger members of the audience about the ultimate mischief-maker, Anansi. This production marks Audibert's first show in his opening season as Artistic Director.

Justin Audibert Directs His New Version Of ANANSI THE SPIDER Photo Justin Audibert Directs His New Version Of ANANSI THE SPIDER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019

Justin Audibert directs Anansi the Spider, a lively and playful show for the younger members of the audience about the ultimate mischief-maker, Anansi. This production marks Audibert's first show in his opening season as Artistic Director at the Unicorn Theatre.

Gender-Bent TAMING OF THE SHREW Comes to the Kennedy Center Photo Gender-Bent TAMING OF THE SHREW Comes to the Kennedy Center
by Stephi Wild - Aug 20, 2019

The Kennedy Center will present the US premiere of the Royal Shakespeare Company's gender-bent production of The Taming of the Shrew in 2020.

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