The North Wall Announce Full Programme For Alchymy Festival 2019The North Wall Announce Full Programme For Alchymy Festival 2019
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2019

The North Wall today announce the full programme for Alchymy Festival 2019, running from 12-14 April at The North Wall Arts Centre. The programme includes performances, industry events, work-in-progress showings, and workshops, as well as performances from winners of the inaugural Alchymy Company Award and Alchymy Writing Residencies. The festival was programmed by The North Wall co-directors John Hoggarth and Ria Parry, and producer Ellie Keel, and is supported by Arts Council England. (more...)

Laurie Sansom Appointed New Artistic Director And CEO Of Northern BroadsidesLaurie Sansom Appointed New Artistic Director And CEO Of Northern Broadsides
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

Northern Broadsides has announced that Laurie Sansom will succeed Conrad Nelson as Artistic Director and CEO in June this year. (more...)

The North Wall Announces The Alchymy Company AwardThe North Wall Announces The Alchymy Company Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

The North Wall today announces a new award as part of the continuation and expansion of its annual celebration of emerging theatre, Alchymy Festival. The Alchymy Company Award offers a young theatre company ongoing support to develop and showcase a new piece of written or devised theatre at Alchymy Festival in 2019. (more...)

BWW Review: NIGHTFALL, Bridge TheatreBWW Review: NIGHTFALL, Bridge Theatre
by Rona Kelly - May 10, 2018

Part of the inaugural season at the Bridge Theatre, Laurie Sansom directs Nightfall. An exquisiteáexploration into grief, anxiety and change, Barney Norris' new play is an introspective character study and one which plays as such. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at NIGHTFALL at the Bridge TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at NIGHTFALL at the Bridge Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

Barney Norris' Nightfall, directed by Laurie Sansom and starring Ophelia Lovibond (Lou), Ukweli Roach (Pete), Claire Skinner (Jenny) and Sion Daniel Young(Ryan) continues at the Bridge Theatre booking to 26 May 2018. For this world premiere Nightfall has designs by Rae Smith, lighting by Chris Davey and sound byChristopher Shutt with music composed by Gareth Williams. (more...)

RED Leads May's Top 10 New London ShowsRED Leads May's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Apr 30, 2018

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. Fromámeaty revivals to the open-air theatres opening their doors, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld reviews, interviews and features! (more...)

BWW Interview: Barney Norris Talks NIGHTFALLBWW Interview: Barney Norris Talks NIGHTFALL
by Rona Kelly - Apr 27, 2018

Bestselling novelist and award winning playwrightáBarney Norris brings his new play Nightfall to the Bridge Theatre. Speaking to us during rehearsals, Barney takes us through the process of mounting a new play in a new space, as part of the theatre's inaugural season. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals for London Theatre Company's NIGHTFALLPhoto Flash: Inside Rehearsals for London Theatre Company's NIGHTFALL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2018

The world premiere of Barney Norris' Nightfall, directed by Laurie Sansom, starring Ophelia Lovibond (Lou), Ukweli Roach (Pete), Claire Skinner (Jenny) and Sion Daniel Young (Ryan) will run at the Bridge Theatre from 28 April - 26 May 2018, with press night on 8 May 2018. Designed by Rae Smith, Nightfall will have lighting by Chris Davey, sound by Christopher Shutt with music composed by Gareth Williams. (more...)

BWW Review: KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN, Menier Chocolate FactoryBWW Review: KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN, Menier Chocolate Factory
by Cindy Marcolina - Mar 23, 2018

Kiss of the Spider Woman has taken the shape of a novel, a play, a film, a musical, and is now being adapted for the stage again by JosÚ Rivera and Allan Baker. Directed by Laurie Sansom, Manuel Puig's work becomes a story of acceptance and hope. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN at Menier Chocolate FactoryPhoto Flash: First Look at KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN at Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

The Menier Chocolate Factory, in association with Darren Bagert, present a new production of Manuel Puig's ground-breaking novel Kiss of the Spider Woman in a new adaptation by Jose Rivera and Allan Baker. Laurie Sansom directs this iconic play, making his Menier debut. The production opens on 21 March, with previews from 8 March, and runs until 5 May. (more...)

The National Theatre's MACBETH Leads March's Top 10 New London ShowsThe National Theatre's MACBETH Leads March's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Feb 28, 2018

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From Shakespeare and Tennessee Williams to a new epic and a lush romance, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld reviews, interviews and features! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMANPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2018

The Menier Chocolate Factory, in association with Darren Bagert, recently announcedáthat Samuel Barnett (Molina) and Declan Bennett (Valentin) join the company of their new production of Manuel Puig's ground-breaking novel Kiss of the Spider Woman in a new adaptation by Jose Rivera and Allan Baker. Laurie Sansom directs this iconic play, making his Menier debut. The production opens on 21 March, with previews from 8 March, and runs until 5 May. (more...)

Hampstead Theatre Announces Upcoming SeasonHampstead Theatre Announces Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Artistic Director Edward Hall announces Hampstead Theatre's spring/summer season. The UK premiere of Rajiv Joseph's darkly comic post-truth play Describe the Night will be directed by Lisa Spirling. The world premiere of Jemma Kennedy's blisteringly entertaining Genesis Inc. will be directed by Laurie Sansom. The world premiere of Fiona Doyle's haunting and provocative new drama The Strange Death of John Doe will be directed by Artistic Director Edward Hall for Hampstead Downstairs. The production is a Hampstead Theatre commission and a finalist for The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. Under 30s can access Priority Booking for all shows via The Downstairs Club - Hampstead's free membership scheme to allow better access to the cheaper seats. (more...)

Samuel Barnett and Declan Bennett Join KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN at Menier Chocolate FactorySamuel Barnett and Declan Bennett Join KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN at Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

The Menier Chocolate Factory, in association with Darren Bagert, today announces that Samuel Barnett (Molina) and Declan Bennett (Valentin) join the company of their new production of Manuel Puig's ground-breaking novel Kiss of the Spider Woman in a new adaptation by Jose Rivera and Allan Baker. Laurie Sansom directs this iconic play, making his Menier debut. The production opens on 21 March, with previews from 8 March, and runs until 5 May. (more...)

Menier Chocolate Factory To Stage A Major New Production Of KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMANMenier Chocolate Factory To Stage A Major New Production Of KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

The Menier Chocolate Factory, in association with Darren Bagert, today announces a major new production of Manuel Puig's ground-breaking novel Kiss of the Spider Woman by Jos Rivera and Allan Baker. Laurie Sansom directs this iconic play, making his Menier debut. The production opens on 21 March, with previews from 8 March, and runs until 5 May. (more...)

Casting Announced For NIGHTFALL At The Bridge TheatreCasting Announced For NIGHTFALL At The Bridge Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

Laurie Sansom will direct Ophelia Lovibond (Lou), Ukweli Roach (Pete) and Sion Daniel Young (Ryan) in the world premiere of Barney Norris's Nightfall running at the Bridge Theatre from 28 April 3 June 2018, with press night on 8 May 2018. Final casting will be announced shortly. (more...)

Martin McDonagh's New Play Will Premiere at Bridge Theatre In 2018Martin McDonagh's New Play Will Premiere at Bridge Theatre In 2018
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

Following Martin McDonagh's success at the Venice, Toronto and London film festivals with his critically acclaimed Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri the London Theatre Company announces, in advance of its next programme, the world premiere next autumn at the Bridge Theatre of a new play by McDonagh. (more...)

Rory Kinnear, Ben Whishaw, Simon Russell Beale Among Lineup for London Theatre Company's Season at the Bridge Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

London Theatre Company announces the first productions at its new Bridge Theatre, which opens this October on the river by Tower Bridge and City Hall. (more...)

Tennessee Williams Festival Announces Special Guest Scholar for 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival is pleased to announce Felicia Hardison Londre, professor of theater at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, as the special guest scholar at the sixth annual Tennessee Williams Institute (TWI), an immersive University-level symposium offered during the Festival from Sept. 20-24, 2017. (more...)

Major New Initiative THEATRE IN SCHOOLS SCOTLAND Launched
by Marianka Swain - Jun 1, 2016

Theatre in Schools Scotlandáis a new initiative, established to support and develop the provision of theatre in Scotland's schools, with the ultimate aim of ensuring that every child in Scotland receives - at their nursery or school - a minimum of one performing arts production, per year, as a core part of their education. (more...)

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