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Show Spotlight: What You Should Know About CAROLINE, OR CHANGE Photo Show Spotlight: What You Should Know About CAROLINE, OR CHANGE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2020

Every episode of It's the Day of the Show Y'all is your chance to learn about musicals that you may may not know yet, but always wanted to. The series, which airs every Tuesday hosted by Spencer Glass, is an ode to musical underdogs that deserve air-time- the perfect must-watch for the little theatre nerd within all of us. This week's episode was all about Caroline, Or Change.

Nottingham Playhouse Launches The Amplify Podcast Photo Nottingham Playhouse Launches The Amplify Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2020

Nottingham Playhouse has released the first three episodes of a new podcast series that will explore the careers, processes and lockdown experiences of nationally and internationally renowned artists.

BWW Review: QUIZ,  ITV Photo BWW Review: QUIZ, ITV
by Jonathan Marshall - Apr 9, 2020

At its height in the late 90s, Who Wants to be a Millionaire was must-see television. Hosted by Chris Tarrant, the show premiered in 1998 and was an overnight ratings sensation. After an unwavering run of success, controversy reared its head in 2001. Major Charles Ingram bagged the big prize, only to later be exposed as a cheat thanks to an accomplice who coughed to signal each correct answer. The show's life went on, but in many ways its once bright light had been irrevocably dimmed.

Chichester Festival Theatre is Postponing Upcoming Productions Photo Chichester Festival Theatre is Postponing Upcoming Productions
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2020

Chichester Festival Theatre has released the following statement regarding upcoming performances:

Photo Flash: First Look at LOVE, LOSS, and CHIANTI at Riverside Studios Photo Photo Flash: First Look at LOVE, LOSS, and CHIANTI at Riverside Studios
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020

Robert Bathurst returns to the stage with Love, Loss & Chianti, an exciting double-bill from award-winning British poet Christopher Reid. This is part of the highly anticipated relaunch of Riverside Studios in Hammersmith.

QUIZ Will Embark on UK and Ireland Tour Photo QUIZ Will Embark on UK and Ireland Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020

James Graham's critically acclaimed smash hit comedy, Quiz, will embark on a 20-week UK and Ireland tour from August 2020.

Jane Austen's House Announces Laura Wade And Samuel West As Ambassadors For 2020 Photo Jane Austen's House Announces Laura Wade And Samuel West As Ambassadors For 2020
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020

Jane Austen's House in Chawton, Hampshire, has announced that Laura Wade, Olivier Award-winning playwright and screenwriter and her partner, actor and theatre director Samuel West will be its joint Ambassadors for 2020.

Menier Chocolate Factory Announces Spring Season For 2020 Photo Menier Chocolate Factory Announces Spring Season For 2020
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020

With the critically acclaimed production of The Boy Friend currently running at the theatre, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announce the forthcoming two productions a?" the European première of Paula Vogel's Tony Award-winning play Indecent, directed by Rebecca Taichman; and Alan Bennett's Habeas Corpus directed by Patrick Marber, who returns to the Menier following his smash-hit production of Tom Stoppard's Travesties.

Cold Feet's Robert Bathurst Returns to the London Stage in LOVE, LOSS, & CHIANTI at R Photo Cold Feet's Robert Bathurst Returns to the London Stage in LOVE, LOSS, & CHIANTI at Riverside Studios
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019

Robert Bathurst (Cold Feet, ITV; Downton Abbey, ITV; Dad's Army: The Lost Episodes, BBC) returns to the stage with Love, Loss & Chianti, an exciting double-bill from award-winning British poet Christopher Reid. This is part of the highly anticipated relaunch of Riverside Studios in Hammersmith.

THE WATSONS Will Transfer To The West End Photo THE WATSONS Will Transfer To The West End
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019

Following sold-out runs at both Chichester Festival Theatre and the Menier Chocolate Factory, Laura Wade's The Watsons transfers to the West End in 2020. The production opens at the Harold Pinter Theatre on 19 May, with previews from 8 May, and runs until 26 September. Public booking opens on 15 November, priority booking is open now.

BWW Review: HEDDA TESMAN, Minerva Theatre, Chichester Festival Theatre Photo BWW Review: HEDDA TESMAN, Minerva Theatre, Chichester Festival Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Sep 10, 2019

Hedda Tesman transports one of theatre's great roles into the present day, but Cordelia Lynn's script never quite lands.

Full Company Confirmed For THE BUTTERFLY LION At Chichester Festival Theatre Photo Full Company Confirmed For THE BUTTERFLY LION At Chichester Festival Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019

The Butterfly Lion by Michael Morpurgo, in a new adaptation by Anna Ledwich, will premiere at Chichester's Minerva Theatre from 5 October a?" 15 November, directed by Dale Rooks.

Chichester Festival Theatre and Menier Chocolate Factory Announce Full Cast For The L Photo Chichester Festival Theatre and Menier Chocolate Factory Announce Full Cast For The London Premiere Of THE WATSONS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019

Chichester Festival Theatre and Menier Chocolate Factory today announce the full cast for the London première of Olivier Award-winner Laura Wade's The Watsons at the Menier. Samuel West directs original cast members Sam Alexander (Robert Watson), Sally Bankes (Nanny), Joe Bannister (Lord Osborne), Jane Booker (Lady Osborne), Elaine Claxton (Mrs Edwards), Tim Delap (Mr Howard), Sophie Duval (Mrs Robert), Louise Ford (Laura), John Wilson Goddard (Mr Watson), Grace Molony (Emma Watson), Elander Moore (Bertie), Paksie Vernon (Elizabeth Watson), Cat White (Miss Osborne) and Laurence Ubong Williams (Tom Musgrave), who are joined by Rhianna McGreevy (Margaret Watson), with Isaac Forward, Sonny Fowler and Teddy Probets sharing the role of Charles Howard for the run at the Menier. The Watsons played to critical acclaim at Chichester Festival Theatre in 2018. The production opens at the Menier on 30 September, with previews from 20 September, and runs until 16 November.

BWW Review: 8 HOTELS, Minerva Theatre Photo BWW Review: 8 HOTELS, Minerva Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Aug 9, 2019

Nicholas Wright's new play, set on the road in wartime America, examines the relationships between Paul Robeson and his Othello co-stars, José Ferrer and Uta Hagen. It does not waste that wonderful set up.

BWW Review: THE DEEP BLUE SEA, Chichester Festival Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE DEEP BLUE SEA, Chichester Festival Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Jun 29, 2019

The second production housed at the Minerva Theatre in Chichester's 2019 line-up is Terence Rattigan's The Deep Blue Sea. Written after the writer lost his lover Kenny Morgan to suicide, the play details the day that follows Hester Collyer's attempted one. When her nosy neighbours find her unconscious body, they contact her husband Bill - a judge and established member of London's high society - whom she left ten months prior to jump head-first in a passionate affair with Freddie Page, an ex-RAF pilot who's now unemployed and struggling.

Casting Announced For 8 HOTELS At Chichester's Minerva Theatre Photo Casting Announced For 8 HOTELS At Chichester's Minerva Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019

Pandora Colin, Ben Cura, Tory Kittles and Emma Paetz will make their Chichester debuts in Nicholas Wright's new play 8 Hotels, which Richard Eyre directs at the Minerva Theatre from 1 - 24 August (press night: 7 August).

Additional Casting Announced for Festival 2019 At Chichester Festival Theatre Photo Additional Casting Announced for Festival 2019 At Chichester Festival Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2019

Haydn Gwynne will make her Chichester debut in the title role of HEDDA TESMAN by Cordelia Lynn, after Henrik Ibsen. Holly Race Roughan directs this co-production with Headlong and The Lowry, running at the Minerva Theatre from 30 August - 28 September.

Hattie Morahan & Seth Numrich Will Lead Theatr Clwyd and Menier Chocolate Factory's O Photo Hattie Morahan & Seth Numrich Will Lead Theatr Clwyd and Menier Chocolate Factory's ORPHEUS DESCENDING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

The full cast is announced for the Theatr Clwyd and Menier Chocolate Factory co-production of Tennessee Williams' Orpheus Descending. Theatr Clwyd's Artistic Director Tamara Harvey directs Catrin Aaron (Beulah Binnings), Michael Geary (Pee Wee Binnings), Valentine Hanson (Uncle Pleasant), Jenny Livsey (Eva Temple / Woman), Laura Jane Matthewson (Dolly Hamma), Mark Meadows (Jabe Torrance), Ifan Meredith (David Cutrere / Dog Hamma), Hattie Morahan (Lady Torrance), Seth Numrich (Val Xavier), Ian Porter (Sheriff Talbott), Jemima Rooper (Carol Cutrere), Carol Royle (Vee Talbott) and Carrie Quinlan (Sister / Nurse Porter). Public booking for the Menier Chocolate Factory dates opens at 9am today.

Royal Stratford East's EQUUS Opens Today Photo Royal Stratford East's EQUUS Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

English Touring Theatre and Theatre Royal Stratford East today announce the full cast for Ned Bennett's bold new production of Peter Shaffer's critically-acclaimed classic, psychological thriller Equus. Bennett directs Robert Finch (Frank Strang/Horse), Keith Gilmore (Harry Dalton/Nurse/Horse), Ethan Kai (Alan Strang), Syreeta Kumar (Dora Strang/Horse), Norah Lopez Holden (Jill Mason/Horse), Ruth Lass (Hester Salomon/Horse), Ira Mandela Siobhan (Young Horseman/Nugget) and Zubin Varla (Martin Dysart) completes the cast. The production opens at Theatre Royal Stratford East on 21 February, with previews from 15 February and runs until 23 March prior to embarking on a UK tour to Cambridge Arts Theatre, Theatre Royal Bath, Bristol Old Vic, The Lowry, Northern Stage and Yvonne Arnaud Theatre.

Full Cast Announced For English Touring Theatre And Theatre Royal Stratford East's EQ Photo Full Cast Announced For English Touring Theatre And Theatre Royal Stratford East's EQUUS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

English Touring Theatre and Theatre Royal Stratford East today announce the full cast for Ned Bennett's bold new production of Peter Shaffer's critically-acclaimed classic, psychological thriller Equus. Bennett directs Robert Finch (Frank Strang/Horse), Keith Gilmore (Harry Dalton/Nurse/Horse), Ethan Kai (Alan Strang), Syreeta Kumar (Dora Strang/Horse), Norah Lopez Holden (Jill Mason/Horse), Ruth Lass (Hester Salomon/Horse), Ira Mandela Siobhan (Young Horseman/Nugget) and Zubin Varla (Martin Dysart) completes the cast. The production opens at Theatre Royal Stratford East on 21 February, with previews from 15 February and runs until 23 March prior to embarking on a UK tour to Cambridge Arts Theatre, Theatre Royal Bath, Bristol Old Vic, The Lowry, Northern Stage and Yvonne Arnaud Theatre.

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