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Soho Theatre Announces Soho Six, Record Verity Bargate Award Submissions, Three New O Photo Soho Theatre Announces Soho Six, Record Verity Bargate Award Submissions, Three New On Demand Plays, and Masterclasses
by Stephi Wild - May 14, 2020

The Soho Theatre has announced  Soho Six, Record Verity Bargate Award submissions, plus new on-demand plays and masterclasses.

BWW Interview: James Morton Talks Debut Play FATHER'S SON, Lockdown, Labels and Menta Photo BWW Interview: James Morton Talks Debut Play FATHER'S SON, Lockdown, Labels and Mental Health
by Jonathan Marshall - Apr 22, 2020

James Morton is a playwright from Stoke-On-Trent. His debut play Father's Son was shortlisted for the Tony Craze Award and after a reading at Soho Theatre premiered at this year's Vault Festival. Morton spoke with Broadway World about the process of writing and putting on the play as well as mental health, labels and the lockdown.

DUST Opens Tonight At NYTW Fourth Street Theatre Photo DUST Opens Tonight At NYTW Fourth Street Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Sep 5, 2019

Dust, the award-winning new play written and performed by Milly Thomas and directed by Sara Joyce, opens tonight, Thursday, September 5, at New York Theatre Workshop's Next Door at NYTW in the Fourth Street Theatre (79 East 4th Street). The limited run will end September 29.

BWW Interview: Milly Thomas's DUST Tackles Suicide With Wit Photo BWW Interview: Milly Thomas's DUST Tackles Suicide With Wit
by Naomi Serviss - Aug 19, 2019

Laced with one-liners and wisecracks, the one-woman show has resonated with audiences in the UK, and Thomas hopes her New York debut will encourage conversations about mental health.

Tickets Now on Sale for DUST Photo Tickets Now on Sale for DUST
by Julie Musbach - Jul 24, 2019

Tickets are now on sale for the award-winning Dust, a new play written and performed by Milly Thomas and directed by Sara Joyce. Performances begin August 29 at New York Theatre Workshop's Next Door at NYTW in the Fourth Street Theatre (79 East 4th Street). The limited run will end September 29.

Milly Thomas's DUST to Make US Premiere at NYTW in August Photo Milly Thomas's DUST to Make US Premiere at NYTW in August
by Julie Musbach - May 23, 2019

Following award-winning, sell out runs in London, Dust, a new play written and performed by Milly Thomas and directed by Sara Joyce, will make its American Premiere as part of New York Theatre Workshop's New Door at NYTW in the Fourth Street Theatre (79 East 4th Street).

Lineup Announced for NYTW's 2019/20 Season of NEXT DOOR Photo Lineup Announced for NYTW's 2019/20 Season of NEXT DOOR
by Julie Musbach - May 20, 2019

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) announces the 2019/20 season of Next Door at NYTW in the Fourth Street Theatre, NYTW's 65-seat black box space.

Casting Announced For Synergy Theatre Project's THERE IS A FIELD At Theatre503 Photo Casting Announced For Synergy Theatre Project's THERE IS A FIELD At Theatre503
by Stephi Wild - Jan 21, 2019

Esther Baker will direct Martin Askew's provocative and compelling new play There is a Field, a London story of faith, death and family strife reshaped by local crises and global events.

BroadwayWorld UK's 100 People To Follow On Twitter In 2019 Photo BroadwayWorld UK's 100 People To Follow On Twitter In 2019
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jan 9, 2019

Team BWW have compiled the following list of their favourite Twitter users in the UK who post about theatre and the arts. Ranging from independent bloggers and theatre-makers to West End performers who are particularly engaging with their social media accounts.

Further Dates Announced For A HUNDRED WORDS FOR SNOW Photo Further Dates Announced For A HUNDRED WORDS FOR SNOW
by Stephi Wild - Nov 29, 2018

Playwright Tatty Hennessy's acclaimed coming of age story about grief, courage and polar bears returns after a run at VAULT Festival earlier this year for a UK tour, including a London run. A Hundred Words for Snow is a journey of epic proportions in every sense - through grief, adolescence and across the Arctic - as it follows Rory on her mission to get the ashes of her Arctic enthusiast dad to the North Pole, whilst discovering the full extent of the planet's destruction and a lot about herself along the way.

A HUNDRED WORDS FOR SNOW Comes To Trafalgar Studios Photo A HUNDRED WORDS FOR SNOW Comes To Trafalgar Studios
by Stephi Wild - Oct 23, 2018

Playwright Tatty Hennessy's acclaimed coming of age story about grief, courage and polar bears returns after a run at VAULT Festival earlier this year for a London run. With renowned polar explorer Felicity Aston MBE as a consultant, A Hundred Words for Snow is a journey of epic proportions in every sense - through grief, adolescence and across the Arctic - as it follows Rory on her mission to get the ashes of her Arctic enthusiast dad to the North Pole, whilst discovering the full extent of the planet's destruction and a lot about herself along the way.

BWW Review: DUST, Trafalgar Studios Photo BWW Review: DUST, Trafalgar Studios
by Dzifa Benson - Sep 8, 2018

It isn't often that the trifecta of the writing, directing and acting of a play harmonise perfectly into a deeply satisfying whole, but when that happens - as it does in Milly Thomas's award winning one-person play Dust - it makes for a very thrilling 80 minutes of pure theatre.

DUST by Milly Thomas Comes to Trafalgar Studios Photo DUST by Milly Thomas Comes to Trafalgar Studios
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2018

Following award-winning, sell-out runs at Edinburgh Fringe 2017 and Soho Theatre, Dust by Milly Thomas (Clique, BBC3; Clickbait and A First World Problem, Theatre503), directed by Sara Joyce (The Scar Test, Soho Theatre; Act Without Words I, Rough For Theatre II, Old Red Lion Theatre; Director with Old Vic 12), now transfers to the West End's Trafalgar Studios. Dust is a refreshing, caustic and comedic treatment of one woman's depression and suicide.

BWW Review: DUST, Soho Theatre Photo BWW Review: DUST, Soho Theatre
by Charlie Wilks - Feb 24, 2018

Alice has been dead for three days. She's committed suicide, but finds herself stuck in the position of not knowing where she's at. Having the ability to travel around her old surroundings, she views the aftermath of her fatal decision. Her family mourn, her friends question why and other acquaintances don't really know what to feel.

Isobel Rogers' ELSA Comes to VAULT Festival 2018 Photo Isobel Rogers' ELSA Comes to VAULT Festival 2018
by Stephi Wild - Jan 10, 2018

With song and satire, a waitress delves beneath the stereotypes of her flat-white drinking customers to serve up a straight-talking look at expectations of millennial women. Through character comedy, satirical songs and off-the-cuff stand-up covering the contradictions of slut-shaming to Instagram-envy, Isobel Rogers explores cultural stereotypes and what lies underneath. Isobel Rogers' debut show is directed by Sara Joyce, who directed Milly Thomas' The Stage Award-winning Dust at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 and was recently announced as one of the Old Vic 12 directors for 2017/18.

Milly Thomas's BRUTAL CESSATION to Transfer to Theatre503 This Autumn Photo Milly Thomas's BRUTAL CESSATION to Transfer to Theatre503 This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

Following its Edinburgh success, Milly Thomas's Brutal Cessation comes to London for a one-week run at Theatre503, playing October 31 - November 4, 2017 at 7:30 pm and 3 pm November 4, 2017.

Milly Thomas's BRUTAL CESSATION to Transfer to Theatre503 This Autumn Photo Milly Thomas's BRUTAL CESSATION to Transfer to Theatre503 This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

Following its Edinburgh success, Milly Thomas's Brutal Cessation comes to London for a one-week run at Theatre503, playing October 31 - November 4, 2017 at 7:30 pm and 3 pm November 4, 2017.

Milly Thomas's DUST to Transfer to Soho Theatre This Winter Photo Milly Thomas's DUST to Transfer to Soho Theatre This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Fresh from an award-winning, sell-out run at Edinburgh Fringe 2017, Dust by Milly Thomas (Clique, BBC3; Clickbait and A First World Problem, Theatre503), directed by Sara Joyce, now transfers to London's Soho Theatre. Dust is a refreshing, caustic and comedic treatment of one woman's depression, suicide and everything that happens afterwards.

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Review: DUST, Underbelly Photo EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Review: DUST, Underbelly
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 23, 2017

'I've been dead for three days.' A woman. A suicide. A choice. A fly on the wall. A funeral. A Bakewell tart. A life. A lie. A truth. An ending. Of sorts. Life, Alice thinks, isn't worth living. So, Alice kills herself. Sort of. Forced to watch the aftermath of her suicide and its ripple effect on her family and friends, Alice quickly learns that death changes people. And that death isn't the change she hoped for

Milly Thomas Wins Stage Edinburgh Award for DUST Photo Milly Thomas Wins Stage Edinburgh Award for DUST
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Milly Thomas (Clique, BBC3; Clickbait and A First World Problem, Theatre503) has won a Stage Edinburgh Award for her performance in Dust - a self-penned piece, directed by Sara Joyce.

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