National Theatre Announces December 2019 " June 2020 Lineup; ROMEO & JULIET, SEA SICK, and More!National Theatre Announces December 2019 " June 2020 Lineup; ROMEO & JULIET, SEA SICK, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019

The National Theatre has announced its upcoming lineup for December 2019 - June 2020. (more...)

National Theatre Live Will Broadcast CYRANO DE BERGERAC and THE WELKINNational Theatre Live Will Broadcast CYRANO DE BERGERAC and THE WELKIN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019

National Theatre Live will broadcast two productions, Cyrano de Bergerac and The Welkin. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Rehearsal Photos of CYRANO DE BERGERAC Starring James McAvoyPhoto Flash: First Look at Rehearsal Photos of CYRANO DE BERGERAC Starring James McAvoy
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019

The Jamie Lloyd Company, the successful partnership between Ambassador Theatre Group, the UK's leading theatre company, and artistic director Jamie Lloyd, in association with British Airways announced the full cast for Edmond Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac, freely adapted by Martin Crimp, directed by Jamie Lloyd. Joining the Golden Globe and Olivier Award nominated James McAvoy (Cyrano de Bergerac) to complete the cast are Michele Austin (Ragueneau), Adam Best (Le Bret), Sam Black (Armand/Priest), Nari Blair-Mangat (Valvert), Philip Cairns (Referee), Tom Edden (De Guiche), Eben Figueiredo (Christian), Chris Fung (Usher), Adrian Der Gregorian (Montfleury), Carla Harrison-Hodge (Denise/Medic), Seun Shote (Theatre Owner), Kiruna Stamell (Marie-Louise), Nima Taleghani (Ligniere), and Anita-Joy Uwajeh (Roxane) with Vaneeka Dadhria, Mika Johnson and Brinsley Terence. (more...)

The First £15 Performances Go On Sale Today For CYRANO DE BERGERAC Starring James McAvoyThe First £15 Performances Go On Sale Today For CYRANO DE BERGERAC Starring James McAvoy
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2019

The first £15 performances go on sale today, Monday 4 November, at 12pm for The Jamie Lloyd Company's production of Edmond Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac, freely adapted by Martin Crimp, directed by Jamie Lloyd and starring Golden Globe and Olivier Award nominee James McAvoy. In association with British Airways, £15 tickets will be offered throughout the season as part of the company's commitment to making theatre more accessible. The Jamie Lloyd Company is the successful partnership between Ambassador Theatre Group, the UK's leading theatre company, and artistic director Jamie Lloyd. (more...)

Jessica Chastain Will Lead A DOLL'S HOUSE In The West EndJessica Chastain Will Lead A DOLL'S HOUSE In The West End
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2019

Two-time Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe Award-winner Jessica Chastain is to make her UK theatre debut leading the company of Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House, in a version by Frank McGuiness. (more...)

The Jamie Lloyd Company Announce Full Cast For CYRANO DE BERGERAC At The Playhouse TheatreThe Jamie Lloyd Company Announce Full Cast For CYRANO DE BERGERAC At The Playhouse Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019

The Jamie Lloyd Company, the successful partnership between Ambassador Theatre Group, the UK's leading theatre company, and artistic director Jamie Lloyd, in association with British Airways today announce the full cast for Edmond Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac, freely adapted by Martin Crimp, directed by Jamie Lloyd. Joining the Golden Globe and Olivier Award nominated James McAvoy (Cyrano de Bergerac) to complete the cast are Michele Austin (Ragueneau), Adam Best (Le Bret), Sam Black (Armand/Priest), Nari Blair-Mangat (Valvert), Philip Cairns (Referee), Tom Edden (De Guiche), Eben Figueiredo (Christian), Chris Fung (Usher), Adrian Der Gregorian (Montfleury), Carla Harrison-Hodge (Denise/Medic), Seun Shote (Theatre Owner), Kiruna Stamell (Marie-Louise), Nima Taleghani (Ligniere), and Anita-Joy Uwajeh (Roxane) with Vaneeka Dadhria, Mika Johnson and Brinsley Terence. (more...)

Tickets Go On Sale For The Jamie Lloyd Company's CYRANO DE BERGERAC Starring James McavoyTickets Go On Sale For The Jamie Lloyd Company's CYRANO DE BERGERAC Starring James Mcavoy
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019

Tickets go on sale at 8.30am today to ATG Theatre Card Members and British Airways Executive Club Members for The Jamie Lloyd Company's production of Edmond Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac, freely adapted by Martin Crimp, directed by Jamie Lloyd and starring the Golden Globe and Olivier Award nominated James McAvoy. The Jamie Lloyd Company is the successful partnership between Ambassador Theatre Group, the UK's leading theatre company, and artistic director Jamie Lloyd. (more...)

MOUTHPIECE Earns Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh AwardMOUTHPIECE Earns Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019

The Carol Tambor Theatrical Foundation announces the winner of this year's The Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award, the highest honor at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Chosen by Carol Tambor and members of her Foundation, along with The Scotsman Newspaper's Arts Writers Joyce McMillian, Jackie McGlone and Mark Fisher, Mouthpiece was announced as the winner at the Scotsman Award Ceremony during the closing ceremonies of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe on Friday, August 23. (more...)

James McAvoy Will Lead CYRANO DE BERGERAC in the West EndJames McAvoy Will Lead CYRANO DE BERGERAC in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2019

The Jamie Lloyd Company, the hugely successful partnership between the UK's leading theatre company Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) and Artistic Director Jamie Lloyd, today announces Golden Globe and Olivier Award nominated James McAvoy is to lead the company of Edmond Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac, freely adapted by Martin Crimp. The production marks the first in a new season directed by Jamie Lloyd at the Playhouse Theatre from November 2019 to August 2020. Further productions to be announced. (more...)

UK Premiere of YOUTH WITHOUT GOD Comes to The Coronet TheatreUK Premiere of YOUTH WITHOUT GOD Comes to The Coronet Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2019

Playwright and novelist ?-dön von Horváth is one of the foremost German language writers. His last novel, Youth Without God, written in 1937, is his message from the past written to the future - a shocking evocation of life under fascism. It is brought to The Coronet Theatre stage by multi award-winning dramatist Christopher Hampton. (more...)

Lincoln Center Announces 2019 White Light FestivalLincoln Center Announces 2019 White Light Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts today announced its 2019 White Light Festival, which will run October 19 through November 24. For its tenth anniversary season, the multidisciplinary festival will feature events presented in eight venues across the city, including U.S. and New York premieres and the return of festival favorites. (more...)

UMS Announces Upcoming Season - Yo-Yo Ma, SWAN LAKE, and More!UMS Announces Upcoming Season - Yo-Yo Ma, SWAN LAKE, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2019

The University Musical Society (UMS) announces its 141st season, which runs from September 2019 through April 2020. One of the most acclaimed and innovative performing art presenters in the nation and a 2014 recipient of the National Medal of Arts, UMS will continue to showcase time-honored ensembles and artists alongside a diverse lineup of young performers who push the boundaries of their art forms in new directions. In addition to presenting world-class performances, UMS is also committed to creating unique and engaging ways for audiences to connect with the artists on stage through a robust offering of education and community engagement activities. (more...)

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh in on Cate Blanchett in WHEN WE HAVE SUFFICIENTLY TORTURED EACH OTHERReview Roundup: Critics Weigh in on Cate Blanchett in WHEN WE HAVE SUFFICIENTLY TORTURED EACH OTHER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

The National Theatre's When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other, a new play by Martin Crimp is now on stage. It is directed by Katie Mitchell, with a cast including Cate Blanchett, who makes her National Theatre debut alongside Stephen Dillane returning to the National Theatre for the first time since The Coast of Utopia in 2002. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at COUGAR at Orange Tree TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at COUGAR at Orange Tree Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

The Orange Tree Theatre presents Mike Noble (The Almighty Sometimes, Royal Exchange; Road, Royal Court; Christopher in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time in the West End) and Charlotte Randle (Yerma, Young Vic/New York; Medea, Almeida) in the world premiere of Rose Lewenstein's new play Cougar, a co-production with English Touring Theatre, which explores the impact of climate change and consumerism. (more...)

BWW Review: WHEN WE HAVE SUFFICIENTLY TORTURED EACH OTHER, National TheatreBWW Review: WHEN WE HAVE SUFFICIENTLY TORTURED EACH OTHER, National Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Jan 23, 2019

Step away from the returns queue. The rare presence of Hollywood star Cate Blanchett on a London stage has caused a box office frenzy, but sadly this would-be provocative vehicle - Martin Crimp's loose variations on Samuel Richardson's 1740 proto-novel Pamela, directed by Katie Mitchell - isn't worthy of her talents, nor those of the excellent Stephen Dillane. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Cate Blanchett & Cast In WHEN WE HAVE SUFFICIENTLY TORTURED EACH OTHERPhoto Flash: First Look at Cate Blanchett & Cast In WHEN WE HAVE SUFFICIENTLY TORTURED EACH OTHER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019

Ahead of its opening tonight, the National Theatre have released the image for When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other, a new play by Martin Crimp, directed by Katie Mitchell, with a cast including Cate Blanchett, who makes her National Theatre debut alongside Stephen Dillane returning to the National Theatre for the first time since The Coast of Utopia in 2002. See production photos below! (more...)

National Theatre Announces Lineup For First Half of 2019National Theatre Announces Lineup For First Half of 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019

The National Theatre has announced its upcoming lineup for the first half of 2019. (more...)

ASPECTS OF LOVE Leads January's Top 10 New London ShowsASPECTS OF LOVE Leads January's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Jan 3, 2019

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From Cate Blanchett's UK stage debut to a reborn Andrew Lloyd Webber, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews, interviews and features! (more...)

BWW Overview: A Look-Back at Opera's Many-Colored Dream Coat of Performance Highs in 2018BWW Overview: A Look-Back at Opera's Many-Colored Dream Coat of Performance Highs in 2018
by Richard Sasanow - Dec 27, 2018

Well, it's that time of the year again--time for a look-back on what was worth making note of during the calendar year that's about to come to an end. It's from a totally personal, subjective point of view, of course, but frankly that's the way opera-lovers always seem to like it, n'est-ce pas? The productions worth noting come from places big, small and in-between, from composers old as the hills to freshly minted or somewhere in between (likewise the performers), from traditional or boldly modern to simply stand up and sing. (more...)

2018 Year in Review: Aliya Al-Hassan's Best of Theatre2018 Year in Review: Aliya Al-Hassan's Best of Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Dec 15, 2018

What a bizarre year 2018 has been. In the months that saw too much Trump, devastating Californian wildfires, an escalation in the refugee crisis, not to mention the dreaded 'B' word, it makes me more grateful than ever for the pure escapism that live theatre so often provides. (more...)

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