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BWW Blog: Aimee Hunsinger - Full Swing at the Barn
by Guest Blogger: Aimee Hunsinger - Jun 16, 2016

Sorry for the late update but things are in full swing here at the barn. I am finishing up the first week of rehearsals for Peace Love and Cupcakes! The main stage show Smoke on the Mountain opened this week! (It's fantastic) The first show downstairs began rehearsals and it already sounds amazing! Everything is in full swing and the barn is busy once again.

WOMAN IN BLACK Celebrates 27th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

On Monday 6th June, The Woman in Black celebrates its 27th anniversary in the West End. Stephen Mallatratt's adaptation of Susan Hill's best-selling novel has terrified over 7 million theatregoers since it first opened. Robin Herford's gripping production is a brilliantly successfully study in atmosphere, illusion and controlled horror.

BWW Review: 1984 is Inventive and Immediate at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by Barbara Johnson - Mar 16, 2016

"War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength." Most of us are familiar with the slogans of the bleak, dystopian society George Orwell constructed in his novel 1984. The inventive production of 1984 at Shakespeare Theatre Company takes these phrases and makes them more relevant than ever to a contemporary Washington, DC, audience.

Shakespeare Theatre Company to Stage 1984
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

Next up in the 2015-2016 season The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) presents 1984 as part of an ongoing initiative to include productions by international companies on its mainstage.

BWW REVIEW: What's Scarier than George Orwell's 1984? Politics in 2016.
by Jan Nargi - Feb 26, 2016

The horrific future depicted in George Orwell's cautionary tale '1984' feels that much more frightening in 2016 because so much of the oligarchical world predicted by the visionary author in his dystopian 1949 novel has come to fruition. The power gap between the haves and the have-nots is alarming. Politicians use doublethink to twist hypocrisies into mind-numbing (and brainwashing) campaign slogans. Three-second sound bites and 140-character tweets are the newspeak that distills thought into easily regurgitated propaganda.

Theatre Director Jane Stanton Passes Away at 96
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Jane Strahan Stanton, an accomplished theatrical director and children's theatre pioneer who brought the joy of live productions to many during a 65-year career, died at age 96 on December 31, 2015. In recent years she was living with her family in Mendocino, California.

BWW Review: New Adaptation of George Orwell's Bleak 1984 Docks at the Broad
by Don Grigware - Jan 15, 2016

The Headlong, Nottingham Playhouse, and Almeida Theatre Production of/1984/by George Orwell/in a new adaptation by Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan/directed by Icke and Macmillan/The Broad Stage, Santa Monica/through February 6

American Repertory Theater Sets 1984 Cast
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Diane Quinn, presents George Orwell's 1984, in a new adaptation created by Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan. 

Saatchi Gallery and The Firtash Foundation Announce Shortlist for UK/RAINE Art Competition
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2015

The Firtash Foundation and Saatchi Gallery are delighted to announce the shortlist for UK/RAINE, the first open competition worth GB£75,000 for emerging artists from the UK and Ukraine as part of the Days of Ukraine in the UK festival. 

Over 60 Artists Set for THE ILIAD at Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

A company of more than 60 artists will bring The Iliad to life in a durational reading on Friday 14 August. The reading will begin at the British Museum and culminate on the Almeida stage. The marathon reading is the latest event in the theatre's Almeida Greeks Festival which has so far seen Robert Icke's critically acclaimed production of Oresteia transfer to Trafalgar Studios in the West End and James Macdonald's production of Bakkhai play to sold out houses at the Almeida.

Cast Set for 1984's West End Run
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

 Julia will be played by Janine Harouni until 25 July, and then Hara Yannas from 27 July to the end of the run. Simon Coates, Tim Dutton, Stephen Fewell, Christopher Patrick Nolan, Ben Porter, Gavin Spokes and Mandi Symonds complete the cast.

Simon Coates, Stephen Fewell, & More Complete Casting for West End's 1984
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Matthew Spencer will play the role of George Orwell's Winston Smith in the hit West End stage production of 1984 this summer.              Julia will be played by Janine Harouni until 25 July, and then Hara Yannas from 27 July to the end of the run. Simon Coates, Tim Dutton, Stephen Fewell, Christopher Patrick Nolan, Ben Porter, Gavin Spokes and Mandi Symonds complete the cast.

GROW RICH WITH EBAY CONSIGNMENT by Christopher Matthew Spencer is Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

Author Christopher Matthew Spencer answers the age-old question '...can I do it all...from home?' in his latest book release. 'GROW RICH with eBay Consignment' explores Spencer's 15 years of experience in the eBay consignment industry, where items are sold on commission for others; an ideal business for someone who has no start-up capital to open their own business. Spencer operates his eBay consignment enterprise while simultaneously carrying on a full time job providing marketing and business development consulting to kathy ireland Worldwide and many Fortune 1000 companies, including eBay, NETGEAR, Visa, and Qualcomm.

Mark Arends, Hara Yannas & More to Lead 1984 at Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2013

The full cast is Mark Arends (Winston), Tim Dutton (O'Brien), Stephen Fewell (Charrington), Christopher Patrick Nolan (Martin), Matthew Spencer (Syme),Gavin Spokes (Parsons), Mandi Symonds (Mrs Parsons), Hara Yannas (Julia).

WAR HORSE Releases 300,000 New Tickets For West End Run
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2009

Today, 2 November, the National Theatre's award-winning production of War Horse will release over 300,000 new tickets for sale, taking bookings at the New London Theatre to 23 October 2010.

New Cast Announced for National Theatre's WAR HORSE; Behind the Scenes DVD on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2009

From 30 September 2009, a new cast of actors and puppeteers will join the National Theatre?s award-winning West End hit War Horse which is currently playing to packed houses at the New London Theatre. The National?s sell-out production of Nick Stafford?s adaptation of Michael Morpurgo?s book which transferred to the West End in March this year, has recently welcomed its 100,000th visitor to the New London Theatre. In June this year 150,000 new tickets were released for sale, taking bookings up to 12 February 2010.

Casting Announced for West End Transfer of National Theatre's War Horse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2009

Full casting is now confirmed for the West End Transfer of the National Theatre?s sell-out production of Michael Morpurgo?s War Horse, adapted by Nick Stafford. War Horse will run at the New London Theatre from 28 March booking until 26 September with press night on 3 April.

Full Casting Announced for London Bent Revival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2006

Casting is now complete for Daniel Kramer's new production of Martin Sherman's award-winning Bent, which will open at the Trafalgar Studios on September 22nd with press night on October 5th; Alan Cumming stars