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Casting Announced For Jo Clifford's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW Photo Casting Announced For Jo Clifford's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
by Stephi Wild - Jan 28, 2019

Sherman Theatre and Tron Theatre Company are delighted to announce the cast for their world premiere co-production of Jo Clifford's bold new play based on Shakespeare's The Taming of The Shrew. The production directed by Michael Fentiman runs at Sherman Theatre, Cardiff from 28 Feb - 16 Mar and Tron Theatre, Glasgow from 20 - 30 Mar.

BWW Interview: Forbes Masson Talks SUMMER AND SMOKE Photo BWW Interview: Forbes Masson Talks SUMMER AND SMOKE
by Rona Kelly - Dec 21, 2018

Music sits very much at the heart of director Rebecca Fracknell's vision of Summer and Smoke, the stage surrounded by pianos. Giving us an insight into how that world is created on stage, actor Forbes Masson also shares how that music continues offstage with a certain cast tradition.

Tron Theatre Announces A Season Of Radical Takes On Classic Drama Photo Tron Theatre Announces A Season Of Radical Takes On Classic Drama
by Stephi Wild - Nov 26, 2018

Tron Theatre's Spring-Summer 2019 season is packed full of work that will challenge conventions and subvert some of drama's most classic of texts. Andy Arnold's programme for the new year sees him welcome early career influencers like Pete Brook of Impact Theatre and Linda Marlowe alongside some of the finest emergent artists and companies making work. Highlights will include:

Sherman Theatre Announces its 2019 Spring Season Photo Sherman Theatre Announces its 2019 Spring Season
by Stephi Wild - Nov 20, 2018

Sherman Theatre's Spring 2019 season is the final season Rachel O'Riordan has programmed as Artistic Director prior to her move to London's Lyric Hammersmith. The season includes three world premieres which together explore issues important to society today. In common with all of the seasons Rachel has programmed for Sherman Theatre, work from established and emerging Welsh and Wales-based actors, creatives and writers is a crucial element of the Spring 2019 season.

Wake Up With BWW 10/30: Rewatch the Performances From A VERY WICKED HALLOWEEN, and Mo Photo Wake Up With BWW 10/30: Rewatch the Performances From A VERY WICKED HALLOWEEN, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 30, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: relive the magic of last night's A Very Wicked Halloween special by watching all of the evening's performances, and more!

The Watermill Theatre Announces New Season Including UK Premiere Of AMELIE Photo The Watermill Theatre Announces New Season Including UK Premiere Of AMELIE
by Stephi Wild - Oct 29, 2018

The Watermill Theatre's new season, announced today by Artistic Director, Paul Hart, includes the UK premiere of AMELIE, a new production of Shakespeare's MACBETH from the Watermill Ensemble, the revival of hit comedy MURDER FOR TWO, a lively adaptation of an Oscar Wilde classic and two premieres. Booking opens on Tuesday 30 October. Friends of The Watermill priority booking is open now.

AMELIE The Musical Will Open in the UK in 2019 Photo AMELIE The Musical Will Open in the UK in 2019
by Stephi Wild - Oct 29, 2018

Amelie The Musical, an adaptation of the much-loved 2001 award-winning film Amelie, will have its UK stage premiere at the Watermill Theatre in Newbury from 11 April to 18 May, and then embark on an extensive UK tour from 20 May. With music by Hem's Daniel Messe, lyrics by Nathan Tysen and Daniel Messe and book by Craig Lucas, this new musical adaptation of the five-time Oscar-nominated film written by Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Guillaume Laurant, will be directed by Michael Fentiman, with star casting to be announced.

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST and THE WINTER'S TALE Will Come to Cinemas This Octob Photo THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST and THE WINTER'S TALE Will Come to Cinemas This October
by Stephi Wild - Sep 18, 2018

On Thursday 4 October, Shakespeare's much-loved late romance The Winter's Tale will be broadcast from the iconic Globe Theatre, hosted by Jeanette Winterson and Emma Freud.

Review Roundup: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST at Vaudeville Theatre Photo Review Roundup: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST at Vaudeville Theatre
by Review Roundups - Aug 3, 2018

Oscar Wilde's comedy classic, The Importance of Being Earnest opened this week at the Vaudeville Theatre. Let's see what the critics had to say!

BWW Review: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, Vaudeville Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, Vaudeville Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Aug 3, 2018

Classic Spring's year-long season ends with Wilde gone wild: a free love riot that yanks the homosexual subtext into text, with everyone from masters and servants to, er, the long-lost brothers sharing snogs and cigarettes. The famous passive aggressive tea party turns into a food fight, and even Lady Bracknell is at the sherry.

OTHELLO Leads August's Top 10 New London Shows Photo OTHELLO Leads August's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Jul 30, 2018

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From starry Shakespeare and a new musical to family entertainment, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld reviews, interviews and features!

Save 34% On Tickets To THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Photo Save 34% On Tickets To THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by Marianka Swain - Jul 23, 2018

Olivier Award winner Sophie Thompson stars as Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde's beloved social comedy The Importance of Being Earnest, playing at the Vaudeville Theatre in London's West End until 20 October. Book tickets here! 

Fiona Button, Pippa Nixon And Stella Gonet Join The Cast Of THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING E Photo Fiona Button, Pippa Nixon And Stella Gonet Join The Cast Of THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2018

Classic Spring is delighted to announce that Fiona Button, Pippa Nixon and Stella Gonet will join the cast of Michael Fentiman's The Importance of Being Earnest.

Sophie Thompson, Jeremy Swift and Sinead Matthews to Star in Classic Spring's THE IMP Photo Sophie Thompson, Jeremy Swift and Sinead Matthews to Star in Classic Spring's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by Stephi Wild - May 22, 2018

Classic Spring announces Olivier-Award winner Sophie Thompson as Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest, from 20 July at the Vaudeville theatre. Directed by Michael Fentiman, the production also stars Jeremy Swift in the role of Reverend Chasuble and Sinead Matthews as Gwendolyn Fairfax.

Photo Coverage: First Look at LOOT at Park Theatre Photo Photo Coverage: First Look at LOOT at Park Theatre
by Roy Tan - Aug 22, 2017

Tom O'Connell, James Seabright and The Watermill Theatre in association with King's Head Theatre and Park Theatre present Loot by Joe Orton, directed by Michael Fentiman. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Deleted Dialogue from Joe Orton's LOOT to Be Reinstated for 50th Anniversary Producti Photo Deleted Dialogue from Joe Orton's LOOT to Be Reinstated for 50th Anniversary Production
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Dialogue Joe Orton wrote 50 years ago for his darkly comic masterpiece Loot is to be heard for the very first time on stage in the UK.

Final Casting Announced for the 50th Anniversary Production of Joe Orton's LOOT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Final casting is announced today for the 50th anniversary production of Joe Orton's darkly comic masterpiece, LOOT.

Calvin Demba, Sam Frenchum and Sinéad Matthews Star in the 50th Anniversary Production of LOOT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Rising British stars Calvin Demba (Evening Standard Emerging Talent Award nominee, The Red Lion,  National Theatre), Sam Frenchum (Private Peaceful, Grantchester) and award-winning Sinead Matthews (Mrs Elvsted in Ivo van Hove's Hedda Gabler, National Theatre), are to star in the 50th anniversary production of Joe Orton's darkly comic masterpiece, LOOT.

A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, LOOT, OUR TOWN and More Set for The Watermill Theatre's 50th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The Watermill Theatre announces the second part of its 50th anniversary season which goes on sale on 22 May with priority booking for Friends of The Watermill opening on 15 May.

50th Anniversary Production of Joe Orton's LOOT to Open this Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

???????From the producers of the recent sell-out hit The Boys in the Band comes another darkly comic masterpiece: Joe Orton's classic farce LOOT, voted Best Play of the Year in the Evening Standard Awards.

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