Full Casting Announced For YOU STUPID DARKNESS!Full Casting Announced For YOU STUPID DARKNESS!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

Paines Plough and Theatre Royal Plymouth have today announced the full cast for YOU STUPID DARKNESS!, a World Premiere from Sam Steiner (Lemons, Lemons, Lemons, Lemons, Lemons; Kanye the First), directed by Paines Plough Joint Artistic Director James Grieve. The new play, set in a call centre for Brightline helpline, looks at the struggle for optimism and community amid the chaos of a collapsing world. The cast includes David Carlyle, Andrew Finnigan, Becci Gemmell and Lydia Larson. The production marks the continuation of a long-standing relationship between Paines Plough and Theatre Royal Plymouth and follows the success of Love, Love, Love and The Angry Brigade. (more...)

Poet Simon Mole And Musician Gecko Announce Spring 2019 Tour Of Mole & Gecko: THE SHOWPoet Simon Mole And Musician Gecko Announce Spring 2019 Tour Of Mole & Gecko: THE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2018

Poet Simon Mole and musician Gecko have joined forces to collaboratively write and perform a new show for children and families, Mole & Gecko: THE SHOW, which will tour theatres in, and around, London in Spring 2019. (more...)

Roxana Silbert Announces Her Departure From Birmingham Repertory TheatreRoxana Silbert Announces Her Departure From Birmingham Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2018

Birmingham Repertory Theatre has today announced that its Artistic Director, Roxana Silbert, will be leaving the company to take up the post of Artistic Director of Hampstead Theatre, London in June 2019. (more...)

Julie Cunningham's TO BE ME Comes to PyramidJulie Cunningham's TO BE ME Comes to Pyramid
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018

An intimate and intriguing show from a 'one to watch' choreographer is to grace the Pyramid stage next week. (more...)

Josie Lawrence And Joe McGann Star In LOVE LIES BLEEDING By Don DeLilloJosie Lawrence And Joe McGann Star In LOVE LIES BLEEDING By Don DeLillo
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Josie Lawrence and Joe McGann lead the cast in the first UK production of American literary icon Don DeLillo's Love-Lies-Bleeding. The Print Room rounds off a year of bold and innovative theatre, dance, poetry and film with this perceptive and surprisingly witty story about a family trying to take death into their own hands. (more...)

Second Round Of Shows Go On Sale For Pleasance's THE CALEDONIAN EXPRESSSecond Round Of Shows Go On Sale For Pleasance's THE CALEDONIAN EXPRESS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

Adding to the amazing line-up for The Caledonian Express eleven more exciting shows are arriving in London fresh from the Edinburgh Fringe. With comedy, cabaret, spoken word, world music, physical theatre and clowning, this programme will be sure to power up your theatre calendar over the coming weeks. (more...)

Apples and Snakes Presents RALLYING CRYApples and Snakes Presents RALLYING CRY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

2018 has seen hundreds of thousands take to the streets in protest: against Trump, against immigration policies, for women's rights. Apples and Snakes, who for 35 years have been providing a platform for both established and emerging spoken word performers, will be holding a rallying, raucous call to arms in the form of an immersive journey through the iconic Battersea Arts Centre to celebrate and empower those taking a stand. (more...)

Full Dates and Casting Announced for World Premiere of Anna Jordan's POP MUSICFull Dates and Casting Announced for World Premiere of Anna Jordan's POP MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2018

Paines Plough and Birmingham Repertory Theatre have today announced the full cast and UK tour dates for POP MUSIC, a World Premiere from Bruntwood Award-winner Anna Jordan (Yen). The new play, which promises to be a night at the theatre like no other, charts two wedding guests' rollercoaster journey through thirty epic years of pop. (more...)

THE JUNGLE Comes To St. Ann's Warehouse For American PremiereTHE JUNGLE Comes To St. Ann's Warehouse For American Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

St. Ann's Warehouse will present the U.S. Premiere of The Jungle, the immensely acclaimed Good Chance Theatre co-production with the National Theatre and Young Vic. Currently opening a five-month run at London's Playhouse Theatre on the West End, The Jungle comes to St. Ann's beginning December 4, 2018. (more...)

Polka Theatre Announces New Season For Autumn/Winter 2018Polka Theatre Announces New Season For Autumn/Winter 2018
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

Artistic Director of Polka Theatre, Peter Glanville today announces their new season for Autumn/ Winter 2018 comprising both new Polka productions and visiting work as well as classes and workshops, celebrating some of the greatest living writers for children. (more...)

All-Female Shakespeare Trilogy Makes U.S. Screen PremiereAll-Female Shakespeare Trilogy Makes U.S. Screen Premiere
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

St. Ann's Warehouse welcomes back the Donmar Warehouse to present the American screen premieres of their acclaimed, visceral all-female Shakespeare Trilogy-Julius Caesar, Henry IV, and The Tempest-directed by Phyllida Lloyd, May 31-June 3. (more...)

Paines Plough Announces Casting For Roundabout 2018Paines Plough Announces Casting For Roundabout 2018
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018

Artistic Directors of Paines Plough James Grieve and George Perrin today announced casting and creative team for Roundabout, Paines Plough's award-winning portable in-the-round auditorium. Roundabout will showcase three world premieres across the country, with full dates to be announced in May. (more...)

St. Ann's Warehouse to Screen Donmar Warehouse ProductionsSt. Ann's Warehouse to Screen Donmar Warehouse Productions
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

St. Ann's Warehouse welcomes back the Donmar Warehouse to present the American screen premieres of their acclaimed, visceral all-female Shakespeare Trilogy-Julius Caesar, Henry IV, and The Tempest-directed by Phyllida Lloyd, May 31-June 3. In 2016, following a 13-week final repertory season, the plays were filmed in front of a live audience in London and edited for the screen to include separately shot, hand-held and GoPro footage breaking the formality of the traditional live camera "capture" of stage productions. (more...)

Dom Coyote's WE CAN TIME TRAVEL to Embark on UK TourDom Coyote's WE CAN TIME TRAVEL to Embark on UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

Storytelling and gig combine in this contemporary sci-fi fairy tale inspired by H.G Wells' 1895 novella The Time Machine. In his first solo piece, musician and theatre-maker Dom takes us on a joyous journey through time with a wakeup call to stop our chaotic present becoming a dystopian future. This lyrical new work, part sung, part spoken, to a back drop of 80's synths and drum machines, is a story of adventure, hope and the secret societies that meet in the pub on the corner. Dom Coyote's last show, Songs for the End of the World, a rock n' roll gig-theatre piece inspired by David Bowie and Philip K Dick, won a Vault Festival Origins Award 2016. (more...)

Southwark Playhouse Young Company Announce Two New Productions As Part Of Their Spring Season TakeoverSouthwark Playhouse Young Company Announce Two New Productions As Part Of Their Spring Season Takeover
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2018

Southwark Playhouse Young Company will take over The Little at Southwark Playhouse for 4 days this April to showcase two performances. The 14-18 group will perform Remote by Stef Smith whilst the 19-25 group will present There is a War by Tom Basden. Both plays are performed by a cast of over twenty-five members of the Young Company - Southwark Playhouse's dynamic in-house theatre company for young people aged 14 - 25 that offers local young people and emerging artists the opportunity to perform at one of London's leading Off West End venues. (more...)

THE BIRDS Directed By Nikos Karathanos, Comes To St. Ann's WarehouseTHE BIRDS Directed By Nikos Karathanos, Comes To St. Ann's Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018

St. Ann's Warehouse and Onassis Cultural Centre-Athens present the American Premiere of Nikos Karathanos' The Birds, a modern, feast-for-the-senses adaptation of Aristophanes' offbeat and poetic comedy. (more...)

St. Ann's Warehouse Presents THE FALLSt. Ann's Warehouse Presents THE FALL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

St. Ann's Warehouse presents Baxter Theatre Centre's The Fall, a vital new production devised collaboratively by a group of University of Cape Town graduates, re-enacting their revolt against a fraught symbol looming over their campus: a statue of 19th century colonialist Cecil Rhodes. (more...)

The Roundhouse Presents THE LAST WORDThe Roundhouse Presents THE LAST WORD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

The annual festival of fearless storytelling returns to the Roundhouse for two weeks and a half week of bold performances from established and emerging spoken word artists. Internationally renowned American artist Saul Williams is a pioneer of slam poetry, and has worked with everyone from KRS_One to Allen Ginsberg, not to mention The Fugees, De La Soul and Nine Inch Nails. Drawn from his sixth album MartyrLoserKing, he headlines the festival with a story of a Burundi hacker who becomes an internet sensation when he hacks NASA. Written and recorded between Senegal, Reunion Island, Paris, Haiti, and New Orleans and New York, MartyrLoserKing is a multimedia project that engages the digital dialogue between the developed and developing worlds. (more...)

Daniel Fish-Directed OKLAHOMA! Lassos its Way to St. Ann's Warehouse This FallDaniel Fish-Directed OKLAHOMA! Lassos its Way to St. Ann's Warehouse This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Oklahoma! is making its way back to New York. St. Ann's Warehouse and Eva Price will present a limited run of the Bard SummerScape production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma!, directed by Daniel Fish. (more...)

BANG SAID THE GUN Returns To Soho TheatreBANG SAID THE GUN Returns To Soho Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

Poetry pioneers Bang Said The Gun continue their rise as the Best Poetry Night in the UK (voted by the Times) performing a further three shows at Soho Theatre in 2018, having taken their trademark raucous stand-up poetry to the venue last year. The spoken word impresarios will showcase their latest verse on 26th January featuring special guests 4 Talent, The Stage, and Fringe First Award winner Luke Wright and Ferrago Slam winner Sophie Cameron, with more poetry spectaculars on the 26th of February and March. (more...)

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