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Sky and AMC Announce Season Two Greenlight of GANGS OF LONDON Photo Sky and AMC Announce Season Two Greenlight of GANGS OF LONDON
by TV News Desk - Jun 24, 2020

Sky and AMC today announced the season two pickup of the hit series Gangs of London produced by Pulse Films in association with SISTER for Sky Studios.  AMC is on board as co-producer for season two.

Amazon Prime Video to Premiere THE FEED on November 22 Photo Amazon Prime Video to Premiere THE FEED on November 22
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2019

On November 22, 2019, Amazon Prime Video will premiere all 10 episodes of The Feed in the US, Canada and Latin America. Written and executive produced by Channing Powell (The Walking Dead) and based on the novel by Nick Clark Windo, The Feed is a thrilling exploration about our addiction to technology, our fear of what it's doing to our brains, and our terror of having to live without it.

Hollyshorts Film Festival Unveils Opening Night Lineup For 15th Year Photo Hollyshorts Film Festival Unveils Opening Night Lineup For 15th Year
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2019

Over six-thousand submissions later, the Oscar-Qualifying HollyShorts Film Festival is thrilled to announce their star-studded opening night lineup. With last year's Best Short winner 'Skin' going on to win the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short, the stakes for accepted films were more competitive than ever for the festival's landmark 15th Anniversary. HollyShorts' Opening Night festivities will be on Thursday, August 8th at the iconic TCL Chinese Theatres in Hollywood, CA.

HAMILTON, HEATHERS Win Big at the 19th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards! Photo HAMILTON, HEATHERS Win Big at the 19th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2019

At a ceremony tonight at the Prince of Wales Theatre hosted by Vicky Vox and Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, the winners of the 19th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards were announced - the only major theatre awards decided entirely by the theatregoers themselves.

Joe Cole Cast in Sky and Cinemax's GANGS OF LONDON Photo Joe Cole Cast in Sky and Cinemax's GANGS OF LONDON
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2018

Joe Cole has joined the cast of Pulse Films' upcoming drama 'Gangs of London,' according to Variety. Sope Dirisu ('The Huntsman: Winter's War') has also been cast in the series, which air on Sky in the U.K. and CineMax in the U.S.

JULIUS CEASAR Comes To Esplanade Theatres On The Bay This Month Photo JULIUS CEASAR Comes To Esplanade Theatres On The Bay This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2018

Esplanade Theatres on the Bay presents a special movie-screening of JULIUS CEASAR on Sept. 29 at 8 p.m.

JULIUS CEASAR Comes To Esplanade Theatres On The Bay This Month Photo JULIUS CEASAR Comes To Esplanade Theatres On The Bay This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Esplanade Theatres on the Bay presents a special movie-screening of JULIUS CEASAR on Sept. 29 at 8 p.m.

National Theatre Live Launches At The Bickford Theatre, 9/23 Photo National Theatre Live Launches At The Bickford Theatre, 9/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

The Morris Museum will launch its new partnership with National Theatre Live on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 2:00PM in the Bickford Theatre. This new opportunity to experience theatre at the Bickford, provides the best seat in the house for live performances and encore screenings transmitted by satellite from stages in the UK.  Attendees will experience some of the foremost talents in these world-class productions.

Majestic Theater Presents its 3rd Annual National Theatre Live Festival Photo Majestic Theater Presents its 3rd Annual National Theatre Live Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

The Majestic Theater in Gettysburg, PA is proud to announce the 3rd annual National Theatre Live Festival! National Theatre Live is a groundbreaking project to broadcast the best of British theatre live from the London stage to cinemas around the world. The Majestic is the only theater in America to feature a festival with these 6 PLAYS in 3 DAYS! Back by popular demand you can purchase a full Festival pass for $125 to see all 6 shows in the 3 days, or you can purchase individual show tickets: Adults $25, Students $12.

CRAZY RICH ASIANS' Jing Lusi Cast in Amazon's THE FEED Photo CRAZY RICH ASIANS' Jing Lusi Cast in Amazon's THE FEED
by TV News Desk - Aug 31, 2018

Jing Lusi, who plays Amanda Ling in 'Crazy Rich Asians,' has been cast in Amazon's psychological thriller series “The Feed,” according to Variety. Lusi will star alongside Guy Burnet, Nina Toussaint White, David Thewlis and Michelle Fairley.

BWW Interview: Debra Gillett Talks EXIT THE KING Photo BWW Interview: Debra Gillett Talks EXIT THE KING
by Rona Kelly - Jul 16, 2018

Exit the King marks the first time Eugène Ionesco work has been performed at the National. Playing on the vast Olivier stage, this absurdist play features a cast of just six actors, an intimate staging. One of those is actress Debra Gillett, making her return to the National. With the production opening tomorrow, Debra shares how rehearsals have been going and looks ahead to how Exit the King will resonate with audiences and actors alike.

A Role By Any Other Name: Gender in Shakespeare and Making Room for Women Photo A Role By Any Other Name: Gender in Shakespeare and Making Room for Women
by Julie Musbach - Jul 7, 2018

Earlier this week news broke that Glenda Jackson, fresh from her triumphant, Tony-winning run in Three Tall Women, will next don the crown as Shakespeare's tragic monarch King Lear. Broadway is making much ado about something and understandably so. New York stages haven't seen much gender-swapped or gender-blind casting of Shakespeare, but take a peek across the pond to find a revolution of sorts in the interpretation of the Bard's work.

The Fugard Bioscope Announces Winter Line Up Photo The Fugard Bioscope Announces Winter Line Up
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

The Bioscope presents screenings of the world's best recorded live theatre, opera and ballet productions to be enjoyed from the comfort of a Fugard Theatre seat and on the Fugard's full size high definition cinema screen with a 7.1 dolby digital surround sound system.

Players Present National Theatre's JULIUS CAESAR On April 8 Photo Players Present National Theatre's JULIUS CAESAR On April 8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018

The Peterborough Players will present an encore screening of the National Theatre's production of Julius Caesar on Sunday, April 8 at 1:00pm.

BWW Interview: Bunny Christie and Tony Grech-Smith On the JULIUS CAESAR NT Live Broad Photo BWW Interview: Bunny Christie and Tony Grech-Smith On the JULIUS CAESAR NT Live Broadcast
by Marianka Swain - Mar 16, 2018

On 22 March, the Bridge Theatre's production of Julius Caesar - directed by Nicholas Hytner and starring Ben Whishaw, David Morrissey, David Calder and Michelle Fairley - will be broadcast via NT Live. Bunny Christie and Tony Grech-Smith discuss, respectively, designing the show and translating it to screen.

The Ridgefield Playhouse to Show The National Theatre of London's Production of Shake Photo The Ridgefield Playhouse to Show The National Theatre of London's Production of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar in HD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

See an encore presentation of The National Theatre of London's recent production of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar in HD on Tuesday, March 27th at 6:30 pm as part of the Benchmark Senior Living at Ridgefield Crossings Live in HD & Classical Series, underwritten by Jeanne Cook, Lori & John Berisford, Liz & Steven Goldstone, and Sabina & Walter Slavin?, with support from The Ridgefield Press and Whistle Stop Bakery. The play, recorded at The Bridge Theatre in London, is directed by Nicholas Hytner and stars Ben Whishaw (The Danish Girl, Skyfall, Hamlet) and Michelle Fairley (Fortitude, Game of Thrones) as Brutus and Cassius, David Calder (The Lost City of Z, The Hatton Garden Job) as Caesar and David Morrissey (The Missing, Hangmen, The Walking Dead) as Mark Antony.

National Theatre Announces New Casting for Upcoming Season Photo National Theatre Announces New Casting for Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

New casting announced for the new National Theatre season. Full cast has been announced for Brian Friel's Translations including Colin Morgan and Ciaran Hinds, part of the Travelex season with thousands of tickets available at £15. Eric Kofi Abrefa and Thalissa Teixeira join Vanessa Kirby in the cast of Julie, part of the Travelex season with thousands of tickets available at £15. Sam Mendes directs The Lehman Trilogy, a co-production with Neal Street Productions, cast includes Adam Godley, Ben Miles and Simon Russell Beale. Full casting is announced for the award winning An Octoroon by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, transferring to the National Theatre in a co-production with the Orange Tree Theatre. The NT will tour to 30 venues in 27 towns and cities across the UK and Ireland, for a total of 83 playing weeks over the next year. Rufus Norris' Macbeth to tour to 18 venues across the UK and Ireland from autumn 2018. War Horse returns to the National Theatre marking the centenary of Armistice Day.

National Theatre Live Adds Two Shakespearean Classics, JULIUS CAESAR And MACBETH To S Photo National Theatre Live Adds Two Shakespearean Classics, JULIUS CAESAR And MACBETH To Slate Of U.S. Cinema Offerings This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

Fathom Events, BY Experience and National Theatre Live have a full line-up of top London stage productions set for U.S. cinema audiences in early 2018. Newly added titles include director Nicholas Hytner's Bridge Theatre production of 'Julius Caesar' (March 22) and Rory Kinnear's return to the National Theatre stage as the title role in 'Macbeth' (May 17). These two titles are in addition to Tennessee Williams' 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof' (February 22), captured live from London's West End, and the fastest-selling show in London theatre history -- and most-watched NT Live broadcast -- 'Hamlet' (March 8).

BWW Review: JULIUS CAESAR, Bridge Theatre Photo BWW Review: JULIUS CAESAR, Bridge Theatre
by Emma Watkins - Feb 2, 2018

Julius Caesar has arrived at the Bridge Theatre, nestled beside London's City Hall and Tower Bridge. Featuring a large section of the audience in promenade in the 'pit', this kinetic, frenetic production with a universally strong cast feels up-to-date and accessible for a broad audience.

Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of London Theatre Company's JULIUS CAESAR? Photo Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of London Theatre Company's JULIUS CAESAR?
by Review Roundups - Jan 31, 2018

Nicholas Hytner's production of Julius Caesar, the London Theatre Company's second production at the Bridge Theatre, runs from 20 January to 15 April 2018, with opening night on Tuesday 30 January 2018. Designs are by Bunny Christie, with costumes by Christina Cunningham, music by Nick Powell, lighting by Bruno Poet and sound by Paul Arditti.

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