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LUCY PARHAM'S CELEBRITY CHRISTMAS GALA Announced Photo LUCY PARHAM'S CELEBRITY CHRISTMAS GALA Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 24, 2021

Pianist Lucy Parham is joined on stage by celebrities, including Ed Balls, Alistair McGowan, Cathy Newman, Dame Harriet Walter and Katie Derham, in a performance of piano music, narration and festive surprises.

BWW Review: THE SEVEN POMEGRANATE SEEDS, Rose Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE SEVEN POMEGRANATE SEEDS, Rose Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Nov 12, 2021

There’s a huge amount going on in a short time in Colin Teevan’s The Seven Pomegranate Seeds, now showing at the Rose Theatre. Seven stories about maternal pain and loss from the women in the plays of Euripides are transported from classic mythology to modern-day scenarios. Despite this intriguing concept, the resulting production feel rushed and fails to live up to its potential.

Photos: First Look at THE SEVEN POMEGRANATE SEEDS at the Rose Photo Photos: First Look at THE SEVEN POMEGRANATE SEEDS at the Rose
by Stephi Wild - Nov 10, 2021

The Seven Pomegranate Seeds takes seven contemporary stories grounded in prominent, mythical origins. Persephone, Hypsipyle, Medea, Alcestis, Phaedra, Creusa and Demeter, the women of Euripides' plays, are reimagined as people of today in a fusion of celebrity, inappropriate desires, historical police investigations and missing children.

Final Casting Announced For THE SEVEN POMEGRANATE SEEDS at Rose Theatre Photo Final Casting Announced For THE SEVEN POMEGRANATE SEEDS at Rose Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Sep 30, 2021

Shannon Hayes will join the previously announced Niamh Cusack in the world premiere of Colin Teevan's The Seven Pomegranate Seeds directed by Melly Still.  This will be the second Rose Original production in Christopher Haydon's inaugural season as Rose Theatre's Artistic Director.

Photos: Inside Press Night For LEOPARDS at the Rose Theatre Photo Photos: Inside Press Night For LEOPARDS at the Rose Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2021

All new photos have been released for press night of the world premiere of Alys Metcalf’s Leopards, the opening Rose Original production in Artistic Director Christopher Haydon’s inaugural season at Rose Theatre, starring Saffron Coomber and Martin Marquez. Guests in attendance included Deborah Frances-White & Niamh Cusack.

Saffron Coomber & Niamh Cusack Will Lead LEOPARDS and THE SEVEN POMEGRANATE SEEDS as Part of Rose Theatre's New Season
by Stephi Wild - Jul 26, 2021

In Leopards, by rising playwright Alys Metcalf, Niala will be played by Saffron Coomber. Niamh Cusack will be reuniting with director Melly Still in the world premiere of Colin Teevan’s The Seven Pomegranate Seeds.

RSC's ROMEO AND JULIET Returns To BBC Two as Part of BBC Lockdown Learning Photo RSC's ROMEO AND JULIET Returns To BBC Two as Part of BBC Lockdown Learning
by Stephi Wild - Feb 1, 2021

The Royal Shakespeare Company's (RSC) 2018 production of Romeo and Juliet will be broadcast on BBC Two at 2pm on Tuesday 9 February as part of the BBC's Lockdown Learning's Shakespeare Week.  The production will then be available on BBC iPlayer for 60 days.  

RSC Offers Resources to Pupils Learning at Home and Teachers Delivering Lessons Onlin Photo RSC Offers Resources to Pupils Learning at Home and Teachers Delivering Lessons Online
by Stephi Wild - Jan 26, 2021

The Royal Shakespeare Company is offering a large number of free Shakespeare-related resources to students currently learning at home, and to teachers looking to create lesson plans to deliver online.

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 Stephi Wild - 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.

RSC's ROMEO AND JULIET Will Premiere On BBC Four As Part Of 'Culture In Quarantine' Photo RSC's ROMEO AND JULIET Will Premiere On BBC Four As Part Of 'Culture In Quarantine'
by Stephi Wild - May 29, 2020

The Royal Shakespeare Company production of Romeo and Juliet (2019) will be broadcast on BBC Four at 9pm on Sunday 7 June as part of Culture in Quarantine, it was announced today.

David Tennant, David Bradley & More RSC Actors Give Homework Help to Coincide With Th Photo David Tennant, David Bradley & More RSC Actors Give Homework Help to Coincide With Thank a Teacher Day
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2020

With no set date for schools to fully reopen in the UK, thousands of young people and families are continuing to home school. The #RSCHomeworkHelp initiative has received hundreds of questions from young people studying Shakespeare in the UK and around the world.

Rose Theatre Launches READINGS FROM THE ROSE Photo Rose Theatre Launches READINGS FROM THE ROSE
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 28, 2020

As a means of bringing joy and creativity into homes during these uncertain times, the Rose has today announced their latest initiative, 'Readings from the Rose'.

Rose Theatre Launches 'Readings From The Rose' Photo Rose Theatre Launches 'Readings From The Rose'
by Stephi Wild - Apr 28, 2020

As a means of bringing joy and creativity into homes during these uncertain times, the Rose has today announced their latest initiative, 'Readings from the Rose'.

VIDEO: RSC Actors Help Students Studying Shakespeare Under Lockdown Photo VIDEO: RSC Actors Help Students Studying Shakespeare Under Lockdown
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2020

As part of the newly launched Royal Shakespeare Community initiative, artists from the Royal Shakespeare Company, who are currently unable to rehearse or perform, will lend a hand in helping to unlock Shakespeare for thousands of children and young people studying at home.

BWW Interview: Finbar Lynch Talks INDECENT at Menier Chocolate Factory Photo BWW Interview: Finbar Lynch Talks INDECENT at Menier Chocolate Factory
by Laura Fuller - Mar 16, 2020

Finbar Lynch has enjoyed an extensive acting career, spanning stage, film and television. His theatre work includes Girl From the North Country (Noel Coward Theatre, Gielgud Theatre and Toronto) Translations (Donmar Warehouse), Richard III (Almeida Theatre), Antony and Cleopatra (National Theatre), and Antigone (Barbican and world tour). In 1999, he was nominated for both Tony and Drama Desk awards for his performance as Canary Jim in Tennessee Williams' Not About Nightingales. He talks to BroadwayWorld about his role as the Stage Manager in the London transfer of Paula Vogel's Indecent at the Menier Chocolate Factory. A Tony Award-winning hit on Broadway, Indecent explores the origins of the controversial play God of Vengeance by Sholem Asch.

Photo Flash: The Theatre Group at SBCC Presents THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN TH Photo Photo Flash: The Theatre Group at SBCC Presents THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 12, 2020

The Theatre Group at SBCC continues the 19/20 season with the touching play THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, by Simon Stephens, based on the novel by Mark Haddon, February 26-March 14, 2020 in the Garvin Theatre, directed by Katie Laris.

BWW Interview: Toby Olié Talks MY BRILLIANT FRIEND Photo BWW Interview: Toby Olié Talks MY BRILLIANT FRIEND
by Rona Kelly - Dec 2, 2019

Taking us through bringing puppets and stories to life on stage in My Brilliant Friend, Toby shares how he got his start in the field and what the puppetry equivalent of playing Hamlet is!

BWW Review: MY BRILLIANT FRIEND, National Theatre Photo BWW Review: MY BRILLIANT FRIEND, National Theatre
by Anthony Walker-Cook - Nov 27, 2019

At the beginning of My Brilliant Friend, all there is on stage is a desk, a chair and a laptop. For the Olivier stage (and the for the National Theatre in general), it's noticeably, surprisingly bare, but one thing is clear: a story is about to be told.

Photo Flash: First Look at MY BRILLIANT FRIEND at the National Theatre Photo Photo Flash: First Look at MY BRILLIANT FRIEND at the National Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Nov 21, 2019

Following a sell-out run at Rose Theatre Kingston, the acclaimed two-part adaptation of Elena Ferrante's MY BRILLIANT FRIEND by April De Angelis is reworked for the Olivier stage by Melly Still. Niamh Cusack and Catherine McCormack return to the roles they originated as Lenu and Lila.

National Theatre Announces December 2019 â€" June 2020 Lineup; ROMEO & JULIET, SEA SI Photo National Theatre Announces December 2019 â€" June 2020 Lineup; ROMEO & JULIET, SEA SICK, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2019

The National Theatre has announced its upcoming lineup for December 2019 - June 2020.

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