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Jimmy Henderson's THE PREY Opens on VOD Next Week Photo Jimmy Henderson's THE PREY Opens on VOD Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2020

Loosely based on Richard Connell's story of survival and adventure The Most Dangerous Game,  THE PREY comes from writer/director Jimmy Henderson and the team behind genre festival hit JAILBREAK. 

RSC's HAMLET With Paapa Essiedu, and More Will Be Broadcast on BBC Four Photo RSC's HAMLET With Paapa Essiedu, and More Will Be Broadcast on BBC Four
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2020

The Royal Shakespeare Company production of Macbeth (2018) will be broadcast on BBC Four this Sunday 14 June at 9.30pm as part of Culture in Quarantine. This will be followed by Simon Godwin's landmark production of Hamlet (2016) with Paapa Essiedu in the title role on Sunday 21 June at 9pm.

Cast Announced For SING YER HEART OUT FOR THE LADS At The Chichester Spiegeltent Photo Cast Announced For SING YER HEART OUT FOR THE LADS At The Chichester Spiegeltent
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2019

Roy Williams's SING YER HEART OUT OF THE LADS will be performed in a pop-up venue at Chichester Festival Theatre, the Spiegeltent, which will be transformed into a pub setting to create an immersive theatrical experience. Directed by Nicole Charles, the cast is: Harold Addo, Makir Ahmed, Dajay Brown, Alexander Cobb, Rob Compton, Kirsty J Curtis, Jennifer Daley, Martyn Ellis, Michael Hodgson, Jack James Ryan, Billy Kennedy, Sian Reese-Williams, Richard Riddell and Mark Springer.

The Royal Shakespeare Company's ROMEO AND JULIET Young Local Casting Announced Photo The Royal Shakespeare Company's ROMEO AND JULIET Young Local Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

The Royal Shakespeare Company and Theatre Royal Glasgow have confirmed local casting for Romeo and Juliet which is to run at Theatre Royal, Glasgow next month as part of a UK tour.

BWW Interview: Stevie Basaula On His First RSC Season Photo BWW Interview: Stevie Basaula On His First RSC Season
by Rona Kelly - Dec 5, 2018

The Royal Shakespeare Company brings their latest season to the Barbican this Winter, made up of Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth and The Merry Wives of Winter. A number of the cast appear in one or two of these shows; Stevie Basaula features in all three, taking on more than ten roles.

BWW Review: ROMEO AND JULIET, Barbican Photo BWW Review: ROMEO AND JULIET, Barbican
by Rona Kelly - Nov 7, 2018

Grounded in the text with clear intentions from the director and actors, Erica Whyman's Romeo and Juliet feels like you're hearing the play anew.

HADESTOWN Leads November's Top 10 New London Shows Photo HADESTOWN Leads November's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Oct 27, 2018

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

BWW Review: MACBETH, Barbican Photo BWW Review: MACBETH, Barbican
by Rona Kelly - Oct 24, 2018

Embracing the darkness of the play and space, we are 'cabined, cribbed, confined, bound in to saucy doubts and fears' alongside Macbeth in Polly Findlay's terrifying and thoughtful production.

RSC's ROMEO AND JULIET Comes to Theatre Royal Photo RSC's ROMEO AND JULIET Comes to Theatre Royal
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

The Royal Shakespeare Company's 2019 tour Romeo and Juliet will run at Theatre Royal, Glasgow next year as part of a UK tour. Tickets are on sale to ATG Theatre Card holders on Tuesday 4 September on go on general sale on Friday 7 September.

BWW Review: OLIVER TWIST, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jul 24, 2017

There is much about Charles Dickens' Classic tale Oliver Twist to recommend it to children; the comic pomposity of Mr Bumble, the sinister actions of Fagin, the cheekiness of the Artful Dodger and, of course, the adventures and eventual salvation of poor orphan Oliver.

Photo Flash: OLIVER TWIST Opens this Weekend at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre brings two of Charles Dickens's most popular stories out in the open as part of the 2017 season, Dickens Uncovered celebrating the greatest storyteller of London life.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsals for OLIVER TWIST at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre brings two of Charles Dickens's most popular stories out in the open as part of the 2017 season, Dickens Uncovered celebrating the greatest storyteller of London life.

Casting Announced For DICKENS UNCOVERED: A TALE OF TWO CITIES AND OLIVER TWIST At Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Bringing two of Charles Dickens's most popular stories out in the open as part of the 2017 season at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, Dickens Uncovered celebrates the greatest storyteller of London life.

BWW Review: TREASURE ISLAND, Birmingham Rep, 29 November 2016
by Emma Cann - Dec 4, 2016

Originally commissioned by the National Theatre two years ago, Bryony Lavery's adaptation of Treasure Island swings into the Birmingham Rep for a lengthy Christmas run. This classic tale of adventure, buried treasure and dastardly pirates follows Jim Hawkins on a voyage to find the lost treasure of Captain Flint, with her friends Doctor Livesey and Squire Trelawney. When the unwitting squire hires a crew of undercover pirates, led by Long John Silver, the treasure hunt becomes a fight for survival. 

BWW Review: ROMEO AND JULIET, Crucible, Sheffield, September 23 2015
by Ruth Deller - Sep 26, 2015

Photo Flash: First Look at Freddie Fox and Morfydd Clark in Sheffield's ROMEO & JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2015

ROMEO & JULIET by William Shakespeare is currently in previews for an opening tomorrow, 23 September, at Sheffield Theatres' Crucible Theatre. The production, starring Freddie Fox and Morfydd Clark in the title roles, runs through 17 October 2015, directed by Jonathan Humphreys. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the star-cross'd lovers in action below!

Sheffield Theatres Sets Cast of ROMEO & JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

Artistic Director Daniel Evans today announces the full company for Jonathan Humphreysproduction of William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet. Humphreys directs Scott Arthur (Benvolio), Charlie Bate (Pastor), Morfydd Clark (Juliet), Joanna Croll (Lady Montague/Sister), Freddie Fox (Romeo), Michael Hodgson (Capulet), Jonny Holden (Tybalt), Hugh John (The Prince), Robin Kingsland (Montague), Andrew Leung (Paris/Abram), Rachel Lumberg (The Nurse), Simon Manyonder (Mercutio),Shaun Mason (Sampson/Capitan), Joshua Miles (Peter/Gregory/Balthasar) and Natalie Thomas (Lady Capulet). The production opens on 23 September, with previews from 17 September, and runs until 17 October.

BWW Reviews: CATCH 22, Richmond Theatre, June 24 2014
by Gary Naylor - Jun 25, 2014

Gary Naylor sees a long, but rewarding adaptation of Joseph Heller's notoriously unadaptable anti-war novel, Catch 22. Fifty-three years on, its message is still as relevant today as ever.

CATCH-22 to Play Birmingham Repertory Theatre, 20-24 May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

Joseph Heller's war time satire Catch-22 comes to Birmingham Repertory Theatre from May 20 -24. The novel, published in 1961, has sold more than 10 million copies worldwide. It is often cited as one of the greatest novels of all time, ranking 11th in the 2003 BBC survey The Big Read.

Original Cast of THE PITMEN PAINTERS Head Back to West End
by BWW - Aug 22, 2011

Casting has been announced for the forthcoming West End production of Lee Hall's The Pitmen Painters, presented by Bill Kenwright. The climax of an extraordinary journey, which started at Newcastle's Live Theatre and continued on to the National, Broadway, and all round the UK, The Pitmen Painters is highly amusing, deeply moving and always entertaining as it examines the lives of a group of ordinary men who do extraordinary things.

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