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Almeida Theatre Announces Full Casting For SPRING AWAKENING Photo Almeida Theatre Announces Full Casting For SPRING AWAKENING
by Stephi Wild - Oct 8, 2021

The Almeida Theatre announces the full cast for Rupert Goold's revival of the award-winning musical Spring Awakening.

TAKE OFF YOUR CORNFLAKES Will Be Performed at the White Bear Theatre in June Photo TAKE OFF YOUR CORNFLAKES Will Be Performed at the White Bear Theatre in June
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2021

Tom loves a laugh!  But it's no joke when he can't even remember where he's parked the car… let alone where he's left the biscuits. Fortunately, his loving wife Trish comes to the rescue...again! 

TAKE OFF YOUR CORNFLAKES to be Presented at the White Bear Theatre Photo TAKE OFF YOUR CORNFLAKES to be Presented at the White Bear Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2021

When Tom is diagnosed with early on-set dementia at only 53, life changes dramatically for them both as they navigate the unpredictable years they have left together. Searingly funny without a hint of self-pity, this visceral play about a subject that touches us all smashes  through the  boundaries of what it means to care and how we truly love…

Cast Announced For BYSTANDERS From Cardboard Citizens Ahead Of Edinburgh Fringe Premi Photo Cast Announced For BYSTANDERS From Cardboard Citizens Ahead Of Edinburgh Fringe Premiere
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2019

Cardboard Citizens today announce the full cast for Bystanders, which will receive its world premiere at Edinburgh Festival Fringe as the company return following their 2017 success with Cathy. The company are known as the UK's leading homelessness theatre company and each of the four cast in Bystanders have experienced homelessness themselves.

ATC Tours Mark Lockyer's KEEP ON WALKING FEDERICO Photo ATC Tours Mark Lockyer's KEEP ON WALKING FEDERICO
by Stephi Wild - Feb 14, 2019

This Spring, the writer and performer of the acclaimed Living With The Lights On, Mark Lockyer is set to tour the UK with his new show KEEP ON WALKING FEDERICO. This follows its sell-out premiere at Theatre Lliure, Barcelona last October.

Traverse Theatre Announces May-June 2019 Season Photo Traverse Theatre Announces May-June 2019 Season
by Stephi Wild - Feb 13, 2019

The Traverse Theatre's past, present and future centre on the showcase of the brightest and most adventurous playwrights from Scotland and beyond. With each new season, we invite you to get under the skin of new writing in all of its forms, exploring the journey from page to stage, and experiencing exciting stories as they unfold for the first time.

Tobacco Factory Theatres Announces Dec 18 - May 19 Lineup Photo Tobacco Factory Theatres Announces Dec 18 - May 19 Lineup
by Stephi Wild - Nov 19, 2018

Tobacco Factory Theatres has announced the programme for its Dec 18 - May 19 season. The new season is packed full of theatrical delights, including the second Factory Company season, featuring a brand new resident professional ensemble, and a co-commissioned piece made in Bristol and developed during an artist residency at Tobacco Factory Theatres.

Actors Touring Company Presents LIVING WITH THE LIGHTS ON UK Tour Photo Actors Touring Company Presents LIVING WITH THE LIGHTS ON UK Tour
by Stephi Wild - Oct 25, 2018

Back by popular demand, Mark Lockyer's critically acclaimed Living with the Lights On - produced by ATC - will tour the UK again in early 2019. This follows three previous UK and European sell-out tours and two sell-out runs at the Young Vic London.

Actors Touring Company Presents KEEP ON WALKING FEDERICO Photo Actors Touring Company Presents KEEP ON WALKING FEDERICO
by Stephi Wild - May 30, 2018

Mark Lockyer was once a promising young actor with juicy roles at the National Theatre and RSC. But that came to an abrupt halt when he was hit full on with a bipolar breakdown that all but destroyed his career and very nearly his life. In 2016, after years in the wilderness, Mark returned with his extraordinary show Living with the Lights On ,which told the story of those years. Now, following three tours, taking in theatres from Bristol to Barcelona, including 2 sell-out runs at the Young Vic, Mark has created a new play. This time, it's not about his past life - it's about living with the present. And the future, hopefully…

Alice Malin to Direct UK premiere of BIG AFTERMATH OF A SMALL DISCLOSURE Photo Alice Malin to Direct UK premiere of BIG AFTERMATH OF A SMALL DISCLOSURE
by Julie Musbach - May 23, 2018

Louise and Jon are part of a tight friendship group along with Sjon and Johan. But Jon's fed up. He wants out. First he has to tell the others. It is this simple act that starts a cycle of misinformation, rumour and suspicion. Friendship sours to enmity and old rivalries come to the surface forcing Louise to make a choice. Should she take her chance and leave too, or stick with what she knows? Not only does she have to decide how she actually feels ... she then has to say it out loud. 

BWW Review: THE SUPPLIANT WOMEN ends the Hong Kong Arts Festival at Hong Kong City Ha Photo BWW Review: THE SUPPLIANT WOMEN ends the Hong Kong Arts Festival at Hong Kong City Hall Theatre with a glorious ritual
by Clement Lee - Apr 3, 2018

Retelling the ancient Greek play by Aeschylus, which is the first part of his three Danaid plays (part two THE EGYPTIANS and part three THE DANAIDS do not survive), THE SUPPLIANT WOMEN, this new version by David Greig after the ancient Greek tragedian, is an actual and glorious ritual to make a testimony to the theatre, to the Festival, to the people and to the world we are living in.

Roland Schimmelpfennig's WINTER SOLSTICE Takes To The Road Photo Roland Schimmelpfennig's WINTER SOLSTICE Takes To The Road
by Stephi Wild - Jan 18, 2018

When Actors Touring Company's English language version of Winter Solstice received its world premiere at Orange Tree Theatre in early 2017, it received rave reviews and played to sell out audiences. From February to March 2018, the company takes Roland Schimmelpfennig's startling drama to the road for a national tour of the UK.

New Autumn/Winter Season at Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre Announced Photo New Autumn/Winter Season at Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

There's something for everyone at Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre this autumn and winter with shows ranging from festive family entertainment to political drama, and including music and dance.

Tobacco Factory Theatres Announces Ambitious 2017 Season, Creation of Factory Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

This week Tobacco Factory Theatres launches its most ambitious ever season of productions for Aug - Dec 2017, including five in-house productions throughout the autumn and at Christmas. In addition, the theatre announces a new chapter in its history: the creation of the Factory Company which will perform two electrifying plays between February and May 2018.

LIVING WITH THE LIGHTS ON to Tour UK and Europe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Mark Lockyer's critically acclaimed Living with the Lights On - produced by ATC and directed by Ramin Gray -  hits the road this autumn with a UK and European tour, following two sell-out tours in 2016, including an extended sell-out run at the Young Vic.

SUNSET BOULEVARD, TITANIC and JERSEY BOYS Coming to Sheffield This Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Sheffield Theatres have announced a new season of productions including Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard, critically acclaimed Titanic the Musical and a return visit from smash hit musical Jersey Boys. The season also includes drama and dance, and a selection of one night shows.

BWW Review: OTHELLO, Wilton's Music Hall
by Gary Naylor - May 20, 2017

Othello's extraordinary tapestry of human vulnerabilities, brilliantly woven in Richard Twyman's brutal production, remains as relevant today as ever.

A Season of Power, Violence, and Revenge Comes to Citizens Theatre This Autumn
by A.A. Cristi - May 16, 2017

Today the Citizens Theatre announces its Autumn 2017 season including plays from different ages and countries focusing on the very personal consequences of absolute power, violence and revenge. The season of ancient and modern plays that respond directly and indirectly to the world today goes on sale Tuesday 16 May at 10am.

Actors Touring Company Appoints Associate Director
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Internationally acclaimed Actors Touring Company (ATC) today announced the appointment of Alice Malin as their new Associate Director.

Less Than A Month To Go Before Wilton's Music Hall Play Host To Acclaimed OTHELLO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

There is less than a month to go before one of Shakespeare's most contemporary plays, Othello, comes to Wilton's Music Hall for a limited number of performances, following on from a critically acclaimed run at the renowned Tobacco Factory Theatres in Bristol.

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