Photo Flash: First Look at LA BOHEME at Trafalgar Studios 2Photo Flash: First Look at LA BOHEME at Trafalgar Studios 2
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

The King's Head Theatre, following on from the exciting news that the company will be moving in 2018 to a purpose built, permanent space in the heart of Islington Square, and Joe C Brown will present the West End transfer of their sell-out production of Puccini's La boh me. Adam Spreadbury-Maher, Artistic Director of the King's Head Theatre, will direct the production, which is running at Trafalgar Studios 2 from 6 December 2017 to 6 January 2018. (more...)

Guest Blog: Becca Marriott On Studio Opera and LA BOHEMEGuest Blog: Becca Marriott On Studio Opera and LA BOHEME
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

What does performing opera in a studio space do to the art form to the artist? My relationship with this relatively new form of fringe opera or 'studio opera' - or 'in your face opera' or 'opera up close' - is twofold. I am a translator-librettist and adaptor, working with Adam Spreadbury-Maher, artistic director of the King's Head Theatre, to create new versions of popular operas; but also a singer and actress performing opera's iconic roles in intimate venues. (more...)

King's Head to Present LA BOHEME and STRANGERS IN BETWEEN at Trafalgar Studios 2King's Head to Present LA BOHEME and STRANGERS IN BETWEEN at Trafalgar Studios 2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The King's Head Theatre, following on from the exciting news that the company will be moving in 2018 to a purpose built, permanent space in the heart of Islington Square, is delighted to announce that they and Joe C Brown will present the West End transfers of their sell-out productions of Puccini's La boh me and Tommy Murphy's Strangers in Between. (more...)

The King's Head Theatre Presents New Staging of MADAM BUTTERFLY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Paul Higgins returns to the King's Head Theatre after his acclaimed reality TV set Cosi Fan Tutti to direct Puccini's Madam Butterfly in a new English version by Amanda Holden who won the Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Opera in 2001.  (more...)

BWW Review: LA BOHÈME, King's Head Theatre, 5 September 2016
by Gary Naylor - Sep 6, 2016

Gary Naylor sees another triumphant boutique opera at the genre's spiritual home with all the thrills of operatic voices at close quarters and plenty of laughter and tears too. (more...)

BWW Feature: Theatre Stars, Letts, Linklater, Magnussen, More in Oscar-Nominated THE BIG SHORT
by Allison Pichowicz - Feb 24, 2016

Did you see the Oscar Award nominated film THE BIG SHORT? Could you have sworn you recognized a few faces from recent productions... (more...)