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Bio:
Lee Hall was born in Newcastle Upon Tyne in 1966 and studied English Literature at Cambridge University. He has worked as a writer in theatre, TV, radio and film. He has been writer in residence at the Royal Shakespeare Company and Live Theatre, Newcastle Upon Tyne.Theatre: Wittgenstein on Tyne, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Lee Hall was born in Newcastle Upon Tyne in 1966 and studied English Literature at Cambridge University. He has worked as a writer in theatre, TV, radio and film. He has been writer in residence at the Royal Shakespeare Company and Live Theatre, Newcastle Upon Tyne.Theatre: Wittgenstein on Tyne, ... (read complete bio)
Vintage Theatre Productions Announces 2021-2022 Season Photo Vintage Theatre Productions Announces 2021-2022 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2021

Vintage Theatre Productions announces the return of live performances with eleven shows scheduled for the 2021 - 2022 season. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. at Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St. in Aurora..

Theater Stories: AIN'T TOO PROUD, The Premiere of PIPPIN, The Debut of Mary Martin &  Photo Theater Stories: AIN'T TOO PROUD, The Premiere of PIPPIN, The Debut of Mary Martin & More About The Imperial Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 12, 2020

This week's Theater Stories features the Imperial Theatre. Learn about the stars and shows to have graced the theatre's stage, including Ethel Merman in Annie Get Your Gun and Gypsy; the Broadway premiere of Mary Martin; the theatre's current show, Ain't Too Proud, and much more!

Tickets For The World Premiere of GET UP, STAND UP! THE BOB MARLEY MUSICAL Are On Sal Photo Tickets For The World Premiere of GET UP, STAND UP! THE BOB MARLEY MUSICAL Are On Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2020

Tickets for the brand new musical Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical are finally on sale today.

VIDEO: On This Day, November 13- BILLY ELLIOT Opens On Broadway! Photo VIDEO: On This Day, November 13- BILLY ELLIOT Opens On Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2020

Billy Elliot: The Musical is based on the 2000 film of the same name. The show features music by Elton John, and the book and lyrics by Lee Hall, who also wrote the film's screenplay.

COCA Announces 2020‚Ä"2021 COCA Presents Performance Season Photo COCA Announces 2020‚Ä"2021 COCA Presents Performance Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2020

COCA has announced its 2020-2021 COCA Presents performance season, offering innovative performances that transform the way audiences think about the world, as part of the organization's Grand Opening season following the conclusion of its Create Our Future campaign.

Music Theater Works Announces Updated 2021 Season Photo Music Theater Works Announces Updated 2021 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2020

Music Theater Works has announced the updates to its current production season. The 2021 season is to be performed at its new home at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie, 9501 Skokie Blvd.

EDUCATING RITA 2020 Tour Recommences in October Photo EDUCATING RITA 2020 Tour Recommences in October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2020

Following the huge success of the run in August at the Minack Open Air Theatre, the acclaimed 40th anniversary production of Willy Russell's EDUCATING RITA is coming back from Wednesday 28 October.

Salzburger Landestheater Presents NETWORK Photo Salzburger Landestheater Presents NETWORK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2020

Network makes its Austrian premiere at Salzburger Landestheater, beginning September 25, 2020.

Theatre Artist Fund Raises Running Total Of £3.5m; Now Open For Next Round of Applic Photo Theatre Artist Fund Raises Running Total Of £3.5m; Now Open For Next Round of Applications!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2020

Theatre Artist Fund today announces that thanks to significant investment from Arts Council England, the fund is now open for its next round of applications. The Arts Council has contributed £1 million to the Theatre Artist Fund, following on from the £4 million distributed to benevolent funds earlier in the year as part of its Covid-19 Emergency Response Package. 

Clint Dyer Will Replace Dominic Cooke as Director of GET UP, STAND UP  - The Bob Marl Photo Clint Dyer Will Replace Dominic Cooke as Director of GET UP, STAND UP - The Bob Marley Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2020

Clint Dyer will replace Dominic Cooke as director Of Get Up, Stand Up a?' The Bob Marley Musical.

BWW Interview: Henry Filloux-Bennett Discusses The Virtual Production of Nigel Slater Photo BWW Interview: Henry Filloux-Bennett Discusses The Virtual Production of Nigel Slater's TOAST
by Jenny Ell - Jul 22, 2020

A brand new online production of Nigel Slater's critically acclaimed play Toast has been made available to worldwide audiences by Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield. Half-radio play and half-animated film, Toast can be listened to, or watched as an animated film, by audiences from the comfort of their own homes until 31 July.

Stephen Tompkinson Leads EDUCATING RITA at Minack Theatre, Cornwall This August Photo Stephen Tompkinson Leads EDUCATING RITA at Minack Theatre, Cornwall This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2020

The acclaimed 40th anniversary production of Willy Russell's EDUCATING RITA will play the Minack Theatre, Cornwall this August. 

Syncopated Ladies to Perform at Mississippi State University's Lyceum Series Photo Syncopated Ladies to Perform at Mississippi State University's Lyceum Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2020

Los Angeles tap dance band Syncopated Ladies will be the opening act for Mississippi State's 2020-21 Lyceum Series, according to the Mississippi State University Newsroom.

BWW Feature: Brelby Theatre Company Thrives In Spite of COVID-19 Photo BWW Feature: Brelby Theatre Company Thrives In Spite of COVID-19
by Jeanmarie Simpson - May 15, 2020

Brelby Theatre Company is a prolific, independent theatre located in the heart of Historic Downtown Glendale Arizona.

VIDEO: EVERYBODY DANCE NOW! A Look Back at 'Electricity' From BILLY ELLIOT Photo VIDEO: EVERYBODY DANCE NOW! A Look Back at 'Electricity' From BILLY ELLIOT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2020

In this time of social distancing and remaining responsibly indoors, we are all looking for ways to brighten our days and get moving any way we can! In the spirit of celebrating theater and providing motivation to get up and get shakin', we're taking a look back and paying tribute to some of the greatest dance numbers in musical theater history! Today's number, 'Electricity' from Billy Elliot!

BroadwayHD April Lineup Includes PIPPIN, FAME, BILLY ELLIOT, and More! Photo BroadwayHD April Lineup Includes PIPPIN, FAME, BILLY ELLIOT, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2020

BroadwayHD has announced its lineup for April.

Broadway Rewind: BILLY ELLIOT Pirouettes to Broadway in 2008! Photo Broadway Rewind: BILLY ELLIOT Pirouettes to Broadway in 2008!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 14, 2020

Billy Elliot made a huge splash in London in 2005 before it crossed the Atlantic. The Broadway production opened at the Imperial Theatre on November 13, 2008, where it remained for over three years and 1312 performances. The show made Tony winners of its three pint-sized leading men (David √Ālvarez, Trent Kowalik and Kiril Kulish) and picked up nine other Tonys that season. The production also notabley starred Haydn Gwynne, Gregory Jbara and a young, future Tony-winner, Santino Fontana.

SHE LOVES ME, MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS and More Announced in Pittsburgh Public Th Photo SHE LOVES ME, MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS and More Announced in Pittsburgh Public Theater's 2020/2021 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2020

Artistic Director Marya Sea Kaminski and Managing Director Lou Castelli have announced Pittsburgh Public Theater's 2020/2021 six-play subscription series, two special events, and new programs for the company.

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by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2020

Kentucky Shakespeare Announces 2020 Summer Season Photo Kentucky Shakespeare Announces 2020 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020

Kentucky Shakespeare, the Official Shakespeare Festival of the Commonwealth, announces the 60th anniversary season of the free Kentucky Shakespeare Festival. The extended 11-week, 7-production, 64-performance season runs May 27-August 9, 2020, at the C. Douglas Ramey Amphitheater in Old Louisville's Central Park.

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