Paines Plough Announce Anniversary Gala Paines Plough Announce Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019

Paines Plough have today announced a special one-off event at the Criterion Theatre on 18th November and a transfer of Sam Steiner's YOU STUPID DARKNESS! to Southwark Playhouse, a co-production with Theatre Royal Plymouth. The announcements mark the final programming from former co-Artistic Directors James Grieve and George Perrin. Charlotte Bennett and Katie Posner are set to announce their new season for the company on Friday 4 October. (more...)

Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre Announces Associate Companies Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre Announces Associate Companies
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2019

Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre is collaborating with two young and innovative theatre companies in what will become an ongoing programme of exciting new creative partnerships. (more...)

Liverpool Irish Festival Announces Lineup Liverpool Irish Festival Announces Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

Liverpool Irish Festival (18-28 Oct) is the largest festival of Irish art and culture in the UK. With over 60 events across the city incorporating visual art, film, performance, music, talks, tours, dance and more, the festival is in its 16th year and celebrates the connections between Liverpool and Ireland. (more...)

BWW Review: TO HAVE TO SHOOT IRISHMEN, Omnibus Theatre BWW Review: TO HAVE TO SHOOT IRISHMEN, Omnibus Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Oct 5, 2018

To Have To Shoot Irishmen brings the tragic story of Francis Sheehy Skeffington to the stage, with music and lyricism, a reminder of Ireland's fractured past and a warning about its fragile present. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Lizzie Nunnery's TO HAVE TO SHOOT IRISHMEN Photo Flash: First Look at Lizzie Nunnery's TO HAVE TO SHOOT IRISHMEN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

Get a first look at the production Images for the premiere of UK Theatre award-winning playwright Lizzie Nunnery's new play with songs To Have To Shoot Irishmen. (more...)

Guest Blog: Playwright Lizzie Nunnery On TO HAVE TO SHOOT IRISHMEN Guest Blog: Playwright Lizzie Nunnery On TO HAVE TO SHOOT IRISHMEN
by Guest Blog: Lizzie Nunnery - Sep 10, 2018

In January 1917, four months after the murder of her husband, Hanna Sheehy Skeffington smuggled herself in to America with her eight-year-old son, Owen. As she'd previously been imprisoned for smashing the windows of Dublin Castle in suffragist protest, the British government wouldn't give her a passport. (more...)

Gerard Kearns To Star In The Premiere Of Lizzie Nunnery's New Play TO HAVE TO SHOOT IRISHMEN at Omnibus Theatre Gerard Kearns To Star In The Premiere Of Lizzie Nunnery's New Play TO HAVE TO SHOOT IRISHMEN at Omnibus Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

Almanac Arts has announced full casting for the premiere of Lizzie Nunnery's new play with songs To Have To Shoot Irishmen which will open at the Omnibus Theatre in London from 2-20 Oct and then tour. (more...)

Alamanac Arts Premieres Lizzie Nunnery's New Play TO HAVE TO SHOOT IRISHMEN Alamanac Arts Premieres Lizzie Nunnery's New Play TO HAVE TO SHOOT IRISHMEN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2018

Almanac Arts in association with Liverpool Irish Festival present the premiere of TO HAVE TO SHOOT IRISHMEN. A new play with songs by Lizzie Nunnery. (more...)

Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse Reveal Autumn Winter 2018 Season Ahead Of Public Sale Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse Reveal Autumn Winter 2018 Season Ahead Of Public Sale
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

Following the announcement of The Lovely Bones, A Christmas Carol and Everyman rock 'n' roll panto The Snow Queen earlier this year, the Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse has revealed its full programme for Autumn Winter 2018. Book adaptations, comedians, music, familiar faces and new collaborations to join their in-house productions for the season. (more...)

Paines Plough Announce Programme 2018 Paines Plough Announce Programme 2018
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2018

Artistic Directors of Paines Plough James Grieve and George Perrin today announced the company's full Programme 2018. (more...)

Nominations Announced for the Manchester Theatre Awards Nominations Announced for the Manchester Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Nominations have been announced for the forthcoming Manchester Theatre Awards, to be held at The Lowry's Quays Theatre on Friday 9 March, hosted by actor and comedian Justin Moorhouse. (more...)

The Capstone Theatre Launches Spring 2018 Season The Capstone Theatre Launches Spring 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

The Capstone announces the launch of its spring 2018 season, which runs from late January to May 2018, and promises an eclectic range of artistic delights with a particular focus on contemporary music, jazz, world music and contemporary dance. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For The National Tour of CHIP SHOP CHIPS Full Casting Announced For The National Tour of CHIP SHOP CHIPS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

Box of Tricks announces full casting for their forthcoming tour of their sold-out 2016 production of Becky Prestwich's nostalgic tale of love over fish and chips with a side order of some Northern soul - Chip Shop Chips. (more...)

Box Of Tricks To Tour Becky Prestwich's CHIP SHOP CHIPS Across UK in 2018 Box Of Tricks To Tour Becky Prestwich's CHIP SHOP CHIPS Across UK in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

After the critical national success earlier this year with their UK Theatre award-winning production of Lizzie Nunnery's Narvik, Manchester theatre company Box of Tricks are set to tour in 2018 their acclaimed 2016 production of Becky Prestwich's funny and nostalgic tale of love over fish and chips and some Northern soul - Chip Shop Chips. (more...)

Winners Announced for UK Theatre Awards 2017 Winners Announced for UK Theatre Awards 2017
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2017

UK Theatre has announced the winners of the UK Theatre Awards 2017 the only awards to honour outstanding achievement in performing, producing and management in theatres throughout the United Kingdom. The awards were hosted by Sharon D Clarke. (more...)

David Hare Receives The Gielgud Award at the 2017 UK Theatre Awards David Hare Receives The Gielgud Award at the 2017 UK Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

David Hare is to receive this year's Gielgud Award for Excellence in the Dramatic Arts at the UK Theatre Awards 2017. The ceremony will take place on Sunday 15 October at London's Guildhall. (more...)

Lyn Gardner to Receive Outstanding Contribution to British Theatre Award Lyn Gardner to Receive Outstanding Contribution to British Theatre Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Lyn Gardner will receive the award for Outstanding Contribution to British Theatre at the UK Theatre Awards 2017 on Sunday 15 October. (more...)

Inis Nua Presents American Premiere of THE SWALLOWING DARK by Lizzie Nunnery Inis Nua Presents American Premiere of THE SWALLOWING DARK by Lizzie Nunnery
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Myths and dreams will swirl through the Louis Bluver Theatre at The Drake (302 South Hicks Street) in October as Inis Nua presents Lizzie Nunnery's The Swallowing Dark. From England, this drama deals with the bureaucratic fragility of asylum for one family, but the nature of truth itself commands center stage. As The Independent said, Can the truth ever be turned into a clear, consistent story? That's one of the troubling questions that underlie The Swallowing Dark, Lizzie Nunnery's powerfully suggestive new play. (more...)

EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE and More Nominated For UK Theatre Awards; Full List! EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE and More Nominated For UK Theatre Awards; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

UK Theatre has announced the nominations for the UK Theatre Awards 2017. (more...)

OC Premiere of Nina Raine's TRIBES Begins 9/24 at Chance Theater OC Premiere of Nina Raine's TRIBES Begins 9/24 at Chance Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is pleased to announce the fifth show in our 19th Anniversary Season… Tribes. Written by Nina Raine and directed by Marya Mazor, Tribes will preview from September 24 through September 29; regular performances will begin September 30 and continue through October 22 at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center on the Cripe Stage. (more...)

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