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Niamh Cusack and Patrick Baladi to Star in CHRISTMAS EVE at Ustinov StudioNiamh Cusack and Patrick Baladi to Star in CHRISTMAS EVE at Ustinov Studio
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Theatre Royal Bath announces full casting for Christmas Eve, which today begins rehearsals. Niamh Cusack will play philosophy professor Judith and Patrick Baladi will play police officer Thomas. The new thriller is the latest play from multi-award winning writer Daniel Kehlmann and will be directed by Laurence Boswell, in a translation by Christopher Hampton. The production will run at the Ustinov Studio from Thursday 19 October to Saturday 18 November, with opening night for press on Wednesday 25 October. (more...)

Tron Theatre's Original Artistic Director Returns To Stage Russian Classic In 35th Anniversary YearTron Theatre's Original Artistic Director Returns To Stage Russian Classic In 35th Anniversary Year
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

2017 is the Tron Theatre's 35th anniversary year and several milestone events have been programmed to mark this significant birthday.  Central to this programme of activity is our autumn production Brothers Karamazov.  (more...)

Henry Christensen III Retires as Chairman of TFANA's BoardHenry Christensen III Retires as Chairman of TFANA's Board
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience has announced the retirement of Henry Christensen III as Chairman of the Theatre's Board, a position he has held since 2012, due to health reasons. Theodore C. Rogers and Robert Buckholz will succeed Mr. Christensen as TFANA's Chairman and Vice Chairman, respectively. Mr. Christensen will continue as a member of the Board of Directors. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for New Production of THE CARETAKER at Bristol Old Vic this AutumnFull Cast Announced for New Production of THE CARETAKER at Bristol Old Vic this Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Bristol Old Vic and Royal & Derngate, Northampton have announced the full cast for The Caretaker which will begin rehearsals today. (more...)

CABARET DE PARIS Returns To Adelaide Next MonthCABARET DE PARIS Returns To Adelaide Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Following sell-out success in Adelaide in 2015 and 2016 the burlesque extravaganza, Cabaret de Paris is returning to Her Majesty's Theatre for two performances only on 23 September at 2.00pm and 7.30pm. (more...)

Annie Golden, NaTasha Yvette Williams, Allen Nichols and More Set for INNER CITY in ConcertAnnie Golden, NaTasha Yvette Williams, Allen Nichols and More Set for INNER CITY in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Tom O'Horgan's controversial 1971 Broadway musical INNER CITY will be presented in concert on August 17th at Feinstein's/54 Below, with shows at 7:00pm and 9:30pm. (more...)

Patrice Naiambana Announced as 'Davies' in Revival of THE CARETAKERPatrice Naiambana Announced as 'Davies' in Revival of THE CARETAKER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Bristol Old Vic and Royal & Derngate, Northampton today announced Patrice Naiambana will take on the iconic role of 'Davies' in Pinter's blistering classic The Caretaker, celebrated as one of 20th century theatre's most significant plays. (more...)

Simon Godwin's MEASURE FOR MEASURE Enters Final Week at TFANASimon Godwin's MEASURE FOR MEASURE Enters Final Week at TFANA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Simon Godwin's (Associate Director, London's National Theatre) acclaimed staging of Measure for Measure, William Shakespeare's dark comedy about justice, faith, power, sex and family, will close as scheduled next week, on July 16. Just 15 New York performances remain of the production. (more...)

Simon Godwin's MEASURE FOR MEASURE Begins This Weekend at TFANASimon Godwin's MEASURE FOR MEASURE Begins This Weekend at TFANA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience presents Simon Godwin's (Associate Director, London's National Theatre) Measure for Measure, William Shakespeare's dark comedy about justice, faith, power, sex and family. Measure for Measure is the first time Godwin is directing Shakespeare with an American company. The production runs this weekend, June 17, through July 16 at Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place) in the Brooklyn Cultural District. (more...)

TFANA Presents Simon Godwin's New Staging of MEASURE FOR MEASURETFANA Presents Simon Godwin's New Staging of MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) is pleased to announce casting for British director Simon Godwin's new staging of Measure for Measure, William Shakespeare's dark comedy about justice, faith, power, sex, and family. The production, which marks Godwin's first time directing Shakespeare for an American company, runs June 17 - July 16 at Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place) in the Brooklyn Cultural District. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch a Scene from RSC's JULIUS CAESAR, Screening Across North America as Part of 'Live from Stratford-Upon-Avon' SeriesBWW TV: Watch a Scene from RSC's JULIUS CAESAR, Screening Across North America as Part of 'Live from Stratford-Upon-Avon' Series
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 5, 2017

The Royal Shakespeare Company's Rome MMXVII Season of four Shakespeare plays will play in select movie houses across North America, directly from Shakespeare's home town, Stratford-upon-Avon, England. The productions are filmed for 'Live from Stratford-upon-Avon,' the RSC program that screens the world's greatest classical theatre company around the world through a continued partnership with Trafalgar Releasing (formerly Picturehouse Entertainment). Scroll down for a sneak peek at a full scene from Julius Caesar! (more...)

TROUBLE IN MIND, THE OPEN HOUSE and More Set for Print Room's 2017-18 SeasonTROUBLE IN MIND, THE OPEN HOUSE and More Set for Print Room's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Print Room at the Coronet has today announced its Autumn/Winter season, featuring: the London transfer from Theatre Royal Bath, of ground-breaking US playwright Alice Childress's courageous Trouble in Mind; Coronet International Festival, celebrating the work of artists from across the world; and Winter's Tales, a series of Christmas readings by friends and famous faces for children and their families. The season concludes with the return of multi-award-winning US playwright Will Eno, whose The Open House, directed by former RSC Artistic Director Michael Boyd, is being presented in a second collaboration with Theatre Royal Bath. (more...)

Theatre Royal Bath Announces a Season of International UK Premieres at The Ustinov StudioTheatre Royal Bath Announces a Season of International UK Premieres at The Ustinov Studio
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Theatre Royal Bath today announces a season of international UK premieres which open at the Ustinov Studio this Autumn. (more...)

Theatre for a New Audience Celebrates Capital Campaign CompletionTheatre for a New Audience Celebrates Capital Campaign Completion
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA) has announced that it has successfully completed its capital campaign to stabilize the institution's finances and open a permanent home, surpassing the campaign's $69.1 million goal. (more...)

INNER CITY Reunion Concert Announced for Feinstein's/54 BelowINNER CITY Reunion Concert Announced for Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW will be hosting a Reunion Concert of the 1971 Broadway musical, INNER CITY. The original Broadway production, directed by Tom O'Horgan, featured music by Helen Miller and lyrics by Eve Merriam.  The show was based on Merriam's book "The Inner City Mother Goose," a collection of updated nursery rhymes reflecting life of the disenfranchised inhabitants of America's urban inner cities circa 1970. The production ran at Broadway's Barrymore Theater from December 1971 to March 1972. Featured cast member, Linda Hopkins, was awarded a 1972 Tony Award for her performance. (more...)

Simon Godwin's MEASURE FOR MEASURE Finds Full Company at TFANASimon Godwin's MEASURE FOR MEASURE Finds Full Company at TFANA
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience has announced casting for British director Simon Godwin's new staging of Measure for Measure, William Shakespeare's dark comedy about justice, faith, power, sex, and family. (more...)

ROTTERDAM to Make U.S. Premiere as Part of 'Brits Off Broadway' at 59E59 TheatersROTTERDAM to Make U.S. Premiere as Part of 'Brits Off Broadway' at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

59E59 Theaters will present ROTTERDAM, written by Jon Brittain and directed by Donnacadh O'Briain. Produced by Hartshorn - Hook Foundation Ltd, ROTTERDAM begins performances on Wednesday, May 17 for a limited engagement through Saturday, June 10. Press Opening is Wednesday, May 24 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

English Touring Theatre Announces Richard Twyman's Inaugural Season As Artistic DirectorEnglish Touring Theatre Announces Richard Twyman's Inaugural Season As Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Richard Twyman today announces his inaugural season as Artistic Director of English Touring Theatre which includes a series of first-time collaborations with theatres, theatre companies and artists.  (more...)

BWW Review: THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE..., Hampstead TheatreBWW Review: THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE..., Hampstead Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Oct 31, 2016

It's not just the title that's daunting in Tony Kushner's exhaustive three-and-a-half-hour epic, which tackles everything from socialist history, belief systems and family dysfunction to maternity strap-ons and meta jokes about cell phones at the theatre. It's such a barrage of polyphonic arguments and relentlessly destructive behaviour that one begins to develop a sneaking sympathy with the patriarch's desire for 'self-delivery' AKA suicide. But, under Michael Boyd's sure hand, a strong cast delivers the meat of this hefty piece - for those who can stick with it. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Tamsin Greig and More in 'THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE' at HampsteadPhoto Flash: First Look at Tamsin Greig and More in 'THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE' at Hampstead
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Hampstead Theatre presents the UK premiere of Pulitzer prize winning Tony Kushner's The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures, directed by Olivier award winning Michael Boyd. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

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