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Emma Dewhurst Joins the Company of Merlynn Tong's Adaptation of ANTIGONE at the Mercu Photo Emma Dewhurst Joins the Company of Merlynn Tong's Adaptation of ANTIGONE at the Mercury Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 24, 2021

Steve Mannix, Executive Director and Tracey Childs, Executive Producer of the Mercury Theatre, which reopened this summer, following an £11.3 million refurbishment, today announced that Emma Dewhurst joins the company of the UK première of Antigone by Merlynn Tong (after Sophocles).

Photo: Go Inside the UK Premiere of ANTIGONE at Mercury Theatre Photo Photo: Go Inside the UK Premiere of ANTIGONE at Mercury Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 15, 2021

Go inside rehearsal for the upcoming UK première of Antigone by Merlynn Tong (after Sophocles). See photos from inside the process below!

Full Cast Announced For Merlynn Tong's Adaptation of ANTIGONE Photo Full Cast Announced For Merlynn Tong's Adaptation of ANTIGONE
by Stephi Wild - Aug 24, 2021

Dawn Walton OBE directs Francesca Amewudah-Rivers (Ismene), Liz Crowther (Tiresias), Wendy Kweh (Creon), Joseph Payne (Haemon) and Adeola Yemitan in her professional stage debut as Antigone.

Hampstead Theatre's Associate Company, The Mono Box, Launches 'The Monologue Library' Photo Hampstead Theatre's Associate Company, The Mono Box, Launches 'The Monologue Library'
by Stephi Wild - May 1, 2020

Hampstead Theatre's Associate Company, The Mono Box, has announced the launch of The Monologue Library, audio recordings of renowned artists performing their favourite theatrical speeches.

Photo Flash: First Look at A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Regent's Park Open Air Theatr Photo Photo Flash: First Look at A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Jul 3, 2019

A Midsummer Night's Dream (until 27 July) returns to the theatre for the first time in seven years in a new production directed by Dominic Hill, Artistic Director of the Citizens Theatre, Glasgow. See production photographs below by Jane Hobson!

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Regent's Park Open Air Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jun 18, 2019

Shakespeare's fantastical fable of desire, confusion, jealousy and growing up. Through live music, playful adventure and physical invention, see the lovers' world transformed into a place of magic, laughter and healing, as we journey into the woods.

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Announce Full Casting For A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Photo Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Announce Full Casting For A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2019

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre have today announced full casting for A Midsummer Night's Dream (28 June - 27 July). Directed by Dominic Hill, Artistic Director of Citizen's Theatre, Glasgow, the production features Amber James as Hippolyta/Titania, Kieran Hill (Theseus/Oberon), Susan Wokoma (Bottom) and Myra McFadyen (Puck).

BWW Review: A PASSAGE TO INDIA, Bristol Old Vic Photo BWW Review: A PASSAGE TO INDIA, Bristol Old Vic
by Kerrie Nicholson - Feb 3, 2018

In a new UK tour currently playing at Bristol Old Vic, award-winning theatre company simple8 have joined forces with Northampton's Royal & Derngate to present Simon Dormandy's adaptation of E.M. Forster's novel A Passage to India.

E.M. Forster's A PASSAGE TO INDIA is Adapted For The Stage At Park Theatre Photo E.M. Forster's A PASSAGE TO INDIA is Adapted For The Stage At Park Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jan 11, 2018

One of the great novels of the twentieth century, E. M. Forster's A Passage to India is vividly re-imagined by award-winning ensemble simple8, in a co-production with Royal & Derngate, Northampton. The press night will be Thursday 22 February, at 7pm.

Photo Flash: OLIVER TWIST Opens this Weekend at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre brings two of Charles Dickens's most popular stories out in the open as part of the 2017 season, Dickens Uncovered celebrating the greatest storyteller of London life.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsals for OLIVER TWIST at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre brings two of Charles Dickens's most popular stories out in the open as part of the 2017 season, Dickens Uncovered celebrating the greatest storyteller of London life.

RUNNING WILD is Brought to Life at The Marlowe Theatre this Month
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Michael Morpurgo's novel Running Wild is brought to life at The Marlowe Theatre later this month.

Photo Flash: First Look at Production Photos for the UK Tour of RUNNING WILD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Children's Touring Partnership is delighted to announce the full cast for the first UK Tour of Running Wild by Michael Morpurgo in an adaptation by Samuel Adamson, beginning at Chichester Festival Theatre on 10 February 2017.

Photo Flash: First Look at Rehearsal Photos for the UK Tour of RUNNING WILD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Children's Touring Partnership is delighted to announce the full cast for the first UK Tour of Running Wild by Michael Morpurgo in an adaptation by Samuel Adamson, beginning at Chichester Festival Theatre on 10 February 2017.

RUNNING WILD Comes To Edinburgh's King's Theatre
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jan 6, 2017

Children's Touring Partnership is delighted to present the only Scottish dates on the first UK Tour of Running Wild by Michael Morpurgo.

Cast Announced for UK Tour of RUNNING WILD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Children's Touring Partnership is delighted to announce the full cast for the first UK Tour of Running Wild by Michael Morpurgo in an adaptation by Samuel Adamson, beginning at Chichester Festival Theatre on 10 February 2017. 

Photo Flash: Notre Dame Presents RICHARD III
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

William Shakespeare's Richard III will be performed by the renowned five-member British touring group, Actors From The London Stage (AFTLS) October 12, 13, and 14 at Notre Dame's Washington Hall. Founded by Homer "Murph" Swander, Sir Patrick Stewart, and members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1975, AFTLS has been visiting university campuses for week-long residencies ever since. "There are two details that make this tour special," says Scott Jackson, executive director of Shakespeare at Notre Dame, AFTLS's American home. "This is the first time that AFTLS has adapted a history and utilized gender-fluid casting."

Photo Flash: Notre Dame Presents RICHARD III
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 22, 2016

William Shakespeare's Richard III will be performed by the renowned five-member British touring group, Actors From The London Stage (AFTLS) October 12, 13, and 14 at Notre Dame's Washington Hall. Founded by Homer "Murph" Swander, Sir Patrick Stewart, and members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1975, AFTLS has been visiting university campuses for week-long residencies ever since. "There are two details that make this tour special," says Scott Jackson, executive director of Shakespeare at Notre Dame, AFTLS's American home. "This is the first time that AFTLS has adapted a history and utilized gender-fluid casting."

Full Cast Announced For Gregory Doran's THE WITCH OF EDMONTON at Swan Theatre
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 28, 2014

Full casting is announced for Gregory Doran's new production of the rarely-performed Jacobean domestic tragedy by Dekker, Ford and Rowley, The Witch of Edmonton. As previously announced Eileen Atkins returns to the RSC in the title role of Elizabeth Sawyer as the RSC continues to stage the plays of Shakespeare's contemporaries in the Swan Theatre. The Witch of Edmonton opens for previews on the 23 October 2014 and will play in repertoire with an extended run of The White Devil until the 29 November 2014.

Kirsty Bushell, Laura Elphinstone & More to Lead RSC'S THE WHITE DEVIL
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 9, 2014

Full casting is announced for Maria Aberg's production of Webster's violent tragedy The White Devil, which continues the Royal Shakespeare Company's 'Roaring Girls' season in the Swan Theatre, revealing some of the great parts written for and about women.

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