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Toby Jones, Josie Lawrence, and Juliet Stevenson Lead Audio Series PLACEPRINTS Photo Toby Jones, Josie Lawrence, and Juliet Stevenson Lead Audio Series PLACEPRINTS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2020

From a Celtic warrior imprisoned on the banks of Stratford Upon Avon, to a plague ravaged town in Derbyshire via a sacred pagan site in West Cornwall, this new audio series invokes the hidden stories imprinted on ten different locations around the UK.

Olivia Colman, Helena Bonham Carter, Tobias Menzies and More Join Jermyn Street Theat Photo Olivia Colman, Helena Bonham Carter, Tobias Menzies and More Join Jermyn Street Theatre's SONNET PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2020

Stars of stage and screen including Olivia Colman, Helena Bonham Carter, David Suchet, Dame Penelope Keith, Timothy West, Jamael Westman, Tobias Menzies, Aimee Lou Wood, Grace Saif, Dame Penelope Wilton, and Julie Hesmondhalgh have joined forces to perform Shakespeare's 154 sonnets for Jermyn Street Theatre, a 70-seat studio in London's West End.

Jermyn Street Theatre Suffers Flood Photo Jermyn Street Theatre Suffers Flood
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2020

Just after reaching its initial ยฃ10,000 target in a public fundraising campaign, Jermyn Street Theatre was severely flooded on Wednesday 8 April.

Social Roundup: What Are Theatres, Artists and Creatives Doing During The Shutdown? Photo Social Roundup: What Are Theatres, Artists and Creatives Doing During The Shutdown?
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2020

The closures of major shows, events and venues, in response to the Covid-19 outbreak, has left many people in the theatre industry suddenly without work or a project to develop. So, what are artists, creatives and theatre staff doing during the shutdown?

BWW Review: THE TEMPEST, Jermyn Street Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE TEMPEST, Jermyn Street Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Mar 14, 2020

William Shakespeare's swansong lands on Jermyn Street Theatre's tiny stage in fetching fashion. Traditionally a grand spectacle, Tom Littler transforms The Tempest into boutique theatre at its finest. Shakespearean veteran Michael Pennington leads as Prospero, and the result is a myth-imbued and aesthetically exquisite show.

Jermyn Street Theatre Will Present Alan Ayckbourn's RELATIVELY SPEAKING Photo Jermyn Street Theatre Will Present Alan Ayckbourn's RELATIVELY SPEAKING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020

Greg only met Ginny a month ago, but he knows they're meant for each other. When she announces that she's going to visit her parents, Greg decides this is the moment to ask her father for his daughter's hand. Discovering a scribbled address, he follows her to Buckinghamshire where he finds Philip and Sheila enjoying a peaceful Sunday morning breakfast in the garden, but the only thing is - they're not Ginny's parents.

Michael Pennington Leads THE TEMPEST At Jermyn Street Theatre Photo Michael Pennington Leads THE TEMPEST At Jermyn Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020

This March, one of the leading Shakespearean actors of his generation, Michael Pennington, is to play Prospero for the first time in Jermyn Street Theatre's staging of Shakespeare's final work The Tempest.

Trevor Nunn Directs David Threlfall, Niall Buggy, Lisa Dwan and James Hayes In A Beck Photo Trevor Nunn Directs David Threlfall, Niall Buggy, Lisa Dwan and James Hayes In A Beckett Triple Bill At Jermyn Street
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019

Jermyn Street Theatre kicks off its 2020 season with three of Samuel Beckett's finest short plays. The Beckett Triple Bill will be directed by Trevor Nunn and feature the stellar cast of Niall Buggy, Lisa Dwan, James Hayes and David Threlfall. These works are as funny as they are poignant, as compelling as they are lyrical and, together, they demonstrate Beckett's remarkable range, inventiveness, and wit.

Casting Announced For ONE MILLION TINY PLAYS ABOUT BRITAIN At Jermyn Street Theatre Photo Casting Announced For ONE MILLION TINY PLAYS ABOUT BRITAIN At Jermyn Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2019

A couple peer into an estate agent's window; two sports fans have a heart-to-heart in the loo; a daughter has questions about her mother's love life; and as a father helps his son tie his football boots, he realises they are growing apart. If you keep your eyes and ears open, there are a million tiny plays happening every day.

Jermyn Street Theatre Announces A Full Year Of Programming Photo Jermyn Street Theatre Announces A Full Year Of Programming
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019

For the first time in its twenty-five year history Jermyn Street Theatre is able to announce a full year of programming. Artistic Director Tom Littler, today reveals the full 2020 Season, with an array of work that ranges from world premieres to rare revivals, theatre legends to new talent and literary classics to new writing.

Nick Hern Books To Publish Three New Releases By Peter Brook Photo Nick Hern Books To Publish Three New Releases By Peter Brook
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019

Leading theatre publishers Nick Hern Books are to publish three new releases by world-renowned theatre-maker Peter Brook, described by the Independent as 'our greatest living theatre director'.

New THE WORLD'S A STAGE Series Launches at Seattle Shakespeare Company Photo New THE WORLD'S A STAGE Series Launches at Seattle Shakespeare Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019

For acclaimed British actor Michael Pennington, Shakespeare has been a companion and inspiration for more than 50 years. Lisa Wolpe, who may have played more of Shakespeare's male roles than any other actress, has outright stated, "I feel like Shakespeare saved my life." After his tour of duty in the army, it was Shakespeare that helped veteran Stephan Wofert cope with PTSD and find his own way in the civilian world. All three artists are a part of Seattle Shakespeare's new performance series that shares personal and unique relationships with Shakespeare.

Theatre Royal Winchester Commemorates the Centenary of the End of the First World War Photo Theatre Royal Winchester Commemorates the Centenary of the End of the First World War With Armistice Event
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2018

On Sunday 11 November Michael Pennington, Pamela Miles and John Miller visit Theatre Royal Winchester for The Armistice Centenary Recalled.

PRIVATE PEACEFUL Comes to Theatre Royal Winchester Photo PRIVATE PEACEFUL Comes to Theatre Royal Winchester
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018

On Tuesday 13 November Scamp Theatre's Private Peaceful opens its highly-anticipated five day run at Theatre Royal Winchester.

Theatre Royal Winchester Announces November Lineup, Including Two WWI Events Photo Theatre Royal Winchester Announces November Lineup, Including Two WWI Events
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

Theatre Royal Winchester has a busy programme of varied performance this November, including two special events commemorating the centenary of the end of the First World War.

Fuel Announces More Work For 2018 - BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES, TOUCHING THE VOID, and Mo Photo Fuel Announces More Work For 2018 - BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES, TOUCHING THE VOID, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

Fuel Director, Kate McGrath confirmed more projects to take place in 2018 in the UK and beyond.

ROMEO AND JULIET Return to DC For Annual Free For All Photo ROMEO AND JULIET Return to DC For Annual Free For All
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

Free For All, one of the capital's cherished annual traditions, will return this summer to Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC), offering two weeks of free performances of the Company's 2016 production of Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet. Directed by STC Associate Artistic Director Alan Paul, whose hit production of Camelot has extended through July 8 due to popular demand, the production will run at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F St NW) from August 21-September 2, providing more than 12,000 people the chance to see the play free of charge.

Milwaukee Rep's PTI Ensemble Performs LOST GIRL Photo Milwaukee Rep's PTI Ensemble Performs LOST GIRL
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents the World Premiere production of Lost Girl by Kimberly Belflower performed by the 2017/18 Professional Training Institute (PTI) ensemble this July 19-22, 2018 in the Stiemke Studio.  PTI is an advanced actor-training program for students in 8th-12th grade who may have an interest in pursuing a career as a professional theater artist.   The 2017/18 PTI ensemble features sixteen students hailing from fourteen different high schools who received free training from some of the top theater professionals in the world, culminating in this capstone performance  of Lost Girl where they will be employed as paid, professional actors.

The National Theatre's MACBETH Leads March's Top 10 New London Shows Photo The National Theatre's MACBETH Leads March's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Feb 28, 2018

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

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 BWW News Desk - 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.

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