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BWW Review: TAMBURLAINE, Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon Photo BWW Review: TAMBURLAINE, Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon
by Gary Naylor - Aug 24, 2018

Christopher Marlowe's tale of relentless, ruthless ambition has a Game of Thrones vibe and a distressingly familiar topicality

English Touring Theatre Announces Full Cast For Othello Photo English Touring Theatre Announces Full Cast For Othello
by Stephi Wild - Aug 13, 2018

English Touring Theatre today announces the full cast for the upcoming revival of Richard Twyman's critically acclaimed production of Othello, a co-production with Oxford Playhouse and Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory. Richard Twyman directs Kitty Archer (Desdemona), Philip Correia (Cassio), Naby Dakhli (Montano), James Ellis (Duke), James Godden (Soldier/Senator), Paul McEwan (Iago) Victor Oshin (Othello) and Kelly Price (Emilia) joining returning cast members Chris Bianchi (Brabantio), Hayat Kamille (Bianca), Brian Lonsdale (Roderigo) and John Sandeman (Lodovico).

BWW Interview: Blood, Guts & More - Special Effects in Theatre Photo BWW Interview: Blood, Guts & More - Special Effects in Theatre
by Rona Kelly - Aug 11, 2018

Ever wondered what goes into creating your favourite productions? Those moments of magic (or macabre) where you go 'How did they do that?!' In our new Special Effects series, we'll be discovering how the worlds on stage come to life by exploring the worlds off stage, talking to the creatives and crews from some of the UK's biggest shows and theatre companies. This month, we're looking at stage blood and effects in two infamously bloody shows. We spoke to the Company Stage Manager on Michael Grandage's The Lieutenant of Inishmore and the Designer of the Royal Shakespeare Company's Tamburlaine, who shared their practices (and a few secrets).

English Touring Theatre Announces Victor Oshin's Professional Debut in OTHELLO Photo English Touring Theatre Announces Victor Oshin's Professional Debut in OTHELLO
by Stephi Wild - Jul 20, 2018

English Touring Theatre today announces Victor Oshin as Othello in the upcoming revival of Richard Twyman's critically acclaimed production of Othello, a co-production with Oxford Playhouse and Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory. Full cast to be announced shortly.

Michael Boyd's MYSTIQUE Begins 30 September at The Dunstan Playhouse Photo Michael Boyd's MYSTIQUE Begins 30 September at The Dunstan Playhouse
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 19, 2018

Internationally acclaimed Australian illusionist Michael Boyd returns to Adelaide with some of the world's best illusions in a new incarnation of Mystique for two performances only on Sunday 30 September at 2.00 pm and 8.00 pm in The Dunstan Playhouse.

TFANA-Commissioned TAMBURLAINE Will Open RSC's Swan Season Photo TFANA-Commissioned TAMBURLAINE Will Open RSC's Swan Season
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2018

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) is pleased to announce that Gregory Doran, artistic director, Royal Shakespeare Company, has invited Michael Boyd to stage his edit of Tamburlaine, Boyd's version of Christopher Marlowe's two-part epic, Tamburlaine the Great, which will open the Swan Theatre season at the Stratford-Upon-Avon based RSC.

Bringing The Glamour Of Paris To Sydney's State Theatre - CABARET DE PARIS Photo Bringing The Glamour Of Paris To Sydney's State Theatre - CABARET DE PARIS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2018

Sydney's magnificent State Theatre will be transported by the atmosphere and excitement of Parisian-themed revue Cabaret De Paris when a parade of exquisitely bejewelled international entertainers reveal all (nearly all) with 2 shows only on SATURDAY 30 JUNE.

The Theater At The 14th St Y Announces its 2018-2019 Season Photo The Theater At The 14th St Y Announces its 2018-2019 Season
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2018

The Theater at the 14th Street Y continues to honor the edgy, diverse, and rich history of innovative culture-making in the East Village with the 2018-2019 Season. The Season kicks-off on September 5, 2018 and runs through May 2019. All productions are chosen through a submission process and are co-presented by the Theater at the 14th Street Y. Hundreds of artists apply every year to join the programming and have artistic discourse over a chosen theme.

Tyne Daly Joins Staged Reading of Will Eno's GNIT, Full Cast Photo Tyne Daly Joins Staged Reading of Will Eno's GNIT, Full Cast
by Julie Musbach - Jun 14, 2018

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) announces additional casting for a public reading of Obie and Drama Desk Award-winning playwright Will Eno's Gnit, directed by Oliver Butler (The Open House, 2014).

The Theater at the 14th Street Y Announces 2018-2019 Season: War & Peace Photo The Theater at the 14th Street Y Announces 2018-2019 Season: War & Peace
by Julie Musbach - Jun 11, 2018

The Theater at the 14th Street Y continues to honor the edgy, diverse, and rich history of innovative culture-making in the East Village with the 2018-2019 Season. The Season kicks-off on September 5, 2018 and runs through May 2019. All productions are chosen through a submission process and are co-presented by the Theater at the 14th Street Y. Hundreds of artists apply every year to join the programming and have artistic discourse over a chosen theme.

Michael C. Hall to Star in Staged Reading of Will Eno's GNIT at Theatre for a New Aud Photo Michael C. Hall to Star in Staged Reading of Will Eno's GNIT at Theatre for a New Audience
by Julie Musbach - May 24, 2018

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) announces a public reading of Obie and Drama Desk Award-winning playwright Will Eno's Gnit, directed by Oliver Butler (The Open House, 2014), and starring acclaimed stage and screen actor Michael C. Hall (stage: Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway, David Bowie's Lazarus at NYTW; screen: Six Feet Under, Dexter). The reading will take place June 18 at 7pm at Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY).

Bringing The Glamour Of Paris To Sydney's State Theatre - CABARET DE PARIS Photo Bringing The Glamour Of Paris To Sydney's State Theatre - CABARET DE PARIS
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 13, 2018

Sydney's magnificent State Theatre will be transported by the atmosphere and excitement of Parisian-themed revue Cabaret De Paris when a parade of exquisitely bejewelled international entertainers reveal all (nearly all) with 2 shows only on SATURDAY 30 JUNE.

Works by Lynn Nottage, World Premiere from Dave Malloy and More Announced for Signatu Photo Works by Lynn Nottage, World Premiere from Dave Malloy and More Announced for Signature's 2018-19 Season
by Julie Musbach - Apr 12, 2018

The 2018-19 Signature Theatre Season will feature six works by five resident playwrights, including two productions by Signature's new Residency 1 playwright, Lynn Nottage, and a world premiere musical from Signature's first musical theatre writer-in-residence Dave Malloy, the company announced today.

CABARET DE PARIS Comes To Sydney's State Theatre Photo CABARET DE PARIS Comes To Sydney's State Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Apr 3, 2018

Sydney's magnificent State Theatre will be transported by the atmosphere and excitement of Parisian-themed revue Cabaret De Paris when a parade of exquisitely bejewelled international entertainers reveal all (nearly all) with 2 shows only on SATURDAY 30 JUNE.

VIDEO: Alan Cumming Discusses His Groundbreaking Role on CBS' INSTINCT with Seth Meye Photo VIDEO: Alan Cumming Discusses His Groundbreaking Role on CBS' INSTINCT with Seth Meyers
by Macon Prickett - Mar 14, 2018

Alan Cumming talks about Instinct and how proud he is to play the first openly gay lead character on a network television drama series.

Tony-Winner Alan Cumming To Portray 17th Century Monarch On Upcoming Season of BBC Hi Photo Tony-Winner Alan Cumming To Portray 17th Century Monarch On Upcoming Season of BBC Hit DOCTOR WHO
by Macon Prickett - Mar 9, 2018

According to Entertainment Weekly, Alan Cumming has revealed he will guest star on the upcoming season of BBC hit series DOCTOR WHO. The Broadway/TV star will play King James I alongside Jodie Whittaker's Doctor. 

BWW Review: THE CHERRY ORCHARD, Bristol Old Vic Photo BWW Review: THE CHERRY ORCHARD, Bristol Old Vic
by Tim Wright - Mar 9, 2018

The Bristol Old Vic has opened it's 'Year of Change' in spectacular fashion in this riveting new translation of Chekhov's final play The Cherry Orchard.

TFANA Announces Full Cast and Creative Team of THE WINTER'S TALE Photo TFANA Announces Full Cast and Creative Team of THE WINTER'S TALE
by Julie Musbach - Feb 26, 2018

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) announces the full cast and creative team for William Shakespeare's tragicomedy The Winter's Tale, directed by OBIE Award-winner Arin Arbus. The production plays March 13-April 15, 2018, at Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place), TFANA's home in the Brooklyn Cultural District.

The Lyric Hammersmith And Filter Announce Casting For The UK Tour Of A Midsummer Nigh Photo The Lyric Hammersmith And Filter Announce Casting For The UK Tour Of A Midsummer Night's Dream
by Stephi Wild - Feb 20, 2018

The Lyric Hammersmith and Filter's critically acclaimed production of A Midsummer Night's Dream today announces the casting for the UK tour, which opens at the Lyric Hammersmith on Friday 13 April 2018. The cast and band includes Allyson Ava-Brown, George Fouracres, Daniel Fraser, David Ganly, Harry Jardine, Matt King Smith, Amy Marchant, Kayla Meikle, Alan Pagan, Michael Palmer and Dharmesh Patel.

BWW Interview:  Zachary Infante in THE BRIDGE OF SAN LUIS REY at TRT Photo BWW Interview: Zachary Infante in THE BRIDGE OF SAN LUIS REY at TRT
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 12, 2018

Two River Theater will be presenting the world premiere of 'The Bridge of San Luis Rey' by Thornton Wilder from 2/17 to 3/18. Directed by Ken Rus Schmoll, it has been adapted for the stage by and stars David Greenspan. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Zachary Infante who plays Esteban in The Bridge of San Luis Rey.

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