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ONCE A CATHOLIC Playwright Mary O'Malley Dies At 79 Photo ONCE A CATHOLIC Playwright Mary O'Malley Dies At 79
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2020

The acclaimed playwright Mary O'Malley, author of the award-winning comedy ONCE A CATHOLIC, has died at the age of 79. She passed away on September 19, 2020. 

Photo Flash: First Look at Frantic Assembly's I THINK WE ARE ALONE Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Frantic Assembly's I THINK WE ARE ALONE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020

Frantic Assembly have released production images for I Think We Are Alone a major new play by Sally Abbott (The Coroner, Vera), which will run at King's Theatre Edinburgh from Tuesday 18 February โ€“ Saturday 22 February

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For Frantic Assembly's I THINK WE ARE ALONE Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For Frantic Assembly's I THINK WE ARE ALONE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020

Frantic Assembly have today released rehearsal images for I Think We Are Alone a major new play by Sally Abbott (The Coroner, Vera), co-directed by Kathy Burke (Lady Windermere's Fan, The Retreat) and Scott Graham (Fatherland, Things I Know to be True).

The Turbine Theatre Announces 2020 Spring Season Photo The Turbine Theatre Announces 2020 Spring Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2019

The Turbine Theatre in Circus West Village, the first chapter in the regeneration of the iconic Battersea Power Station, announces an exciting and diverse Spring 2020 season, which includes the programming of a variety of new work and emerging talent from visiting companies, as well as the transfer of one of the Edinburgh Festival's 2019 hit shows, #HonestAmy.

BWW Interview: Gemma Dobson Talks A TASTE OF HONEY at Trafalgar Studios Photo BWW Interview: Gemma Dobson Talks A TASTE OF HONEY at Trafalgar Studios
by Fiona Scott - Dec 20, 2019

Gemma Dobson is currently making her West End debut in A Taste of Honey alongside Jodie Prenger at the Trafalgar Studios. We caught up with Gemma to chat about her career so far and her role in the play.

Kevin & Perry's 20th Anniversary Tribute Will Take Place At Amnesia Photo Kevin & Perry's 20th Anniversary Tribute Will Take Place At Amnesia
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2019

In 2000 Kevin & Perry Go Large was released, a film which has since gone on to earn cult status amongst clubbers across the Globe largely for its soundtrack, humour, performances from Harry Enfield and Kathy Burke and its references to Ibiza's rave culture.

West End Stars Return To Scotland For Fifth Annual Christmas Concert Raising Funds Ma Photo West End Stars Return To Scotland For Fifth Annual Christmas Concert Raising Funds Maggie's Centre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019

A host of West End musical performers are set to descend on Grangemouth for the fifth annual concert A West End Christmas In Falkirk! 

Photo Flash: First Look at A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at the Criterion Theatre Photo Photo Flash: First Look at A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at the Criterion Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019

The National Youth Theatre (NYT) has released production images for its West End production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Matt Harrison working in association with Kneehigh and abridged by Kate Kennedy, which runs at the Criterion Theatre until 17 January 2020, with its official press matinee taking place on 10 December, marking the final production in the 2019 NYT REP Season.

BWW Review: The Central New York Playhouse Presents ANNIE for the Holiday Season Photo BWW Review: The Central New York Playhouse Presents ANNIE for the Holiday Season
by Natasha Ashley - Dec 9, 2019

The family-friendly show that the Central New York Playhouse brings to their stage every holiday season is always something to look forward to and this time around, it's a definite audience favorite. Featuring spot-on direction by Shannon Tompkins, this production of Annie is, without a doubt, the best production that has graced the stage at the Central New York Playhouse for the holidays.

Bristol Old Vic Announces Full 2020 Programme 'Year Of Artists' Headlined By Mark Ryl Photo Bristol Old Vic Announces Full 2020 Programme 'Year Of Artists' Headlined By Mark Rylance
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019

Bristol Old Vic today launched its 2020 programme of work, Year of Artists a?" shining a spotlight on the role of artists in a changing world, and celebrating creativity in us all. Work from some of the most incredible talent in British theatre today (from Emma Rice, Sally Cookson, Joel Horwood and Maria Aberg) sits alongside dazzling new writers and artists (such as Ross Willis and Miranda Cromwell) and opportunities for everyone from across the region, regardless of age, experience or background, to get creatively involved.

Everyman and Playhouse Announce Full Spring/Summer 2020 Season Photo Everyman and Playhouse Announce Full Spring/Summer 2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019

The first wave of casting has been announced for Jonathan Harvey's Our Lady of Blundellsands, as the Everyman & Playhouse announce their full 2020 spring summer season filled with new works, big titles, family fun and re-imagined stories.

Frantic Assembly Announce Full Casting For I THINK WE ARE ALONE Photo Frantic Assembly Announce Full Casting For I THINK WE ARE ALONE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2019

Frantic Assembly today announced the full casting for I Think We Are Alone, a major new play by Sally Abbott (The Coroner, Vera), co-directed by Kathy Burke (Lady Windermere's Fan, The Retreat) and Scott Graham (Fatherland, Things I Know to be True). The work will premiere at Theatre Royal Plymouth on 3rd February and tour to venues including Theatre Royal Stratford East, The Lowry, Nuffield Southampton, Bristol Old Vic, and Leicester's Curve in Spring 2020. The production sits at the centre of a year of programming celebrating 25 years of Frantic Assembly.

Frantic Assembly Celebrates It's First Ever Performance 25 Years Ago Photo Frantic Assembly Celebrates It's First Ever Performance 25 Years Ago
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2019

On 21 October 1994, Frantic Assembly performed their first ever work a?" a production of John Osborne's Look Back in Anger performed by Scott Graham and Steven Hoggett at the Taliesin Arts Centre in Swansea. To mark the anniversary of their first performance, the company today announced a new fundraising initiative and revealed further details of projects forming a year of activity to celebrate 25 years of Frantic Assembly.

VIDEO: Christopher Fairbank Talks AGES OF THE MOON Photo VIDEO: Christopher Fairbank Talks AGES OF THE MOON
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 14, 2019

Joseph Marcell - best known as laconic British butler 'Geoffrey' in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - and Christopher Fairbank - best known for his role as 'Moxey' in the iconic British series Auf Wiedersehen, Pet - will star as 'Byron' and 'Ames' in the long-awaited UK premiere of Sam Shepard's play AGES OF THE MOON, directed by Alexander Lass, playing from Thursday 17 October - Sunday 24 November at the Vaults Theatre in London's Waterloo, with a press night on Wednesday 23 October.

Spring 2020 Celebrates 50 Years Of Northern Stage Photo Spring 2020 Celebrates 50 Years Of Northern Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019

Spring 2020 marks the start of Northern Stage's 50th anniversary year; featuring ambitious new productions made in Newcastle including stage premieres of Shandyland - originally developed through The Old Vic 12 scheme, written by Bruntwood Prize winning playwright Gareth Farr; a new theatrical version of The Ballad of Johnny Longstaff by Teesside folk trio The Young'uns, directed by Northern Stage Artistic Director Lorne Campbell; HERE - a co-production with Northern Stage associate artists Curious Monkey written by Lindsay Rodden; Northern Stage's Young Company presents the third part of their kaleidoscopic view of the state of our nation, asking Where Do We Go Now?; plus new shows from some of the UK's most exciting and innovative touring companies including Frantic Assembly, Headlong and Told By An Idiot.

National Youth Theatre Announces Full Casting For Its 2019 Autumn REP Season Of Three Photo National Youth Theatre Announces Full Casting For Its 2019 Autumn REP Season Of Three Plays
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019

The National Youth Theatre (NYT) today announces full casting for its 2019 REP Season which opens this month with the London premiere of Neil Bartlett's adaptation of Great Expectations followed by an Artificial Intelligence-inspired and female-led production of Frankenstein both at Southwark Playhouse (18 October to 30 November). A third production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, will run at the Criterion Theatre (6 December to 17 January 2020) directed by Matt Harrison working in association with Kneehigh. This year's season will also see the NYT REP stage relaxed performances for the first time and features the most number of performances ever in its seven-year history. The 2019 company of 16 actors, aged 18-25, includes newcomers Guy Clark, Ella Dacres, Natalie Dunne, Jordan Ford Silver, Jamie Foulkes, Alice Franziska, Billy Hinchliff, Jadie Hobson, Bede Hodgkinson, Tiwalade Ibirogba Olulode, Julia Kass, Sarah Lusack, Jemima Mayala, Joseph Payne, Sonny Poon Tip, Raj Singh.

The Boulevard Theatre Announces 2020 Season Photo The Boulevard Theatre Announces 2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019

Artistic Director Rachel Edwards introduces the 2020 season for the Boulevard Theatre.

Record 48 Titles Announced For 2020 Fugard Bioscope World Arts Cinema Season Photo Record 48 Titles Announced For 2020 Fugard Bioscope World Arts Cinema Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019

Presented by Eric Abraham and Ken Forrester Vineyards, the 2020 Fugard Bioscope World Arts Cinema Season features a record 48 titles to be screened as part of its ninth successful year.

Joseph Marcell and Christopher Fairbank Will Star In UK Premiere Of Sam Shepard's AGE Photo Joseph Marcell and Christopher Fairbank Will Star In UK Premiere Of Sam Shepard's AGES OF THE MOON
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2019

Joseph Marcell a?' best known as laconic British butler 'Geoffrey' in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air a?' and Christopher Fairbank a?' best known for his role as 'Moxey' in the iconic British series Auf Wiedersehen, Pet a?' will star as 'Byron' and 'Ames' in the long-awaited UK premiere of Sam Shepard's play AGES OF THE MOON, directed by Alexander Lass, playing from Thursday 17 October a?' Sunday 24 November at the Vaults Theatre in London's Waterloo, with a press night on Wednesday 23 October.

Edinburgh 2019: BWW Review: #HONESTAMY, Pleasance Photo Edinburgh 2019: BWW Review: #HONESTAMY, Pleasance
by Fiona Scott - Aug 4, 2019

Amy Booth-Steel picked up a ukulele while trying to find a new hobby and started to post performances of candid songs about life on twitter earlier this year. Fast forward to August and she has crafted a solo show, with direction from Kathy Burke, called #HonestAmy a?' because she, in her own words, a?oetells it like it isa??.

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